WEST MILTON — A century after Ada Swengel Miller unveiled a monument commemorating Chief Shikellamy on the grounds of Central Oak Heights, her great-grandson helped rededicate the large stone memorial Sunday afternoon.
NORTHUMBERLAND — A business formed 12 years ago in Northumberland has merged with a western Pennsylvania firm to offer residential and commercial waterproofing needs across the state.
Almost all public school districts in the Valley plan to make masks and face coverings optional, or are trending in that direction, as students return to class later this month.
COAL TOWNSHIP —The Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) continues to be a hot spot in Northumberland County after Saturday’s 10th Coal Mountain Jeep Jamboree attracted 157 Jeeps from 22 states.
A homeless man accused of killing four people, including women from McClure and Bloomsburg, told authorities he was unsure if he would have killed again if he hadn’t been caught, according to court documents.
Whether it was Kurt Loder breaking news about the next big concert tour by Aerosmith, Carson Daly hanging out with Fred Durst on Total Request Live (TRL) or what Snooki was having for lunch, MTV has impacted the lives of people across the world for the past 40 years.
Pennsylvania's Department of Health (DOH) did not update its online COVID-19 statistics dashboard at noon on Saturday as it has for nearly every day since launching early in the pandemic in March 2020.
BLOOMSBURG — Dr. Bashar Hanna began his appointment as interim president of Mansfield University on Friday. Hanna succeeds President Charles Patterson, who transitioned to the role of interim president of Shippensburg University in early July.
SUNBURY — The Northumberland County Board of Commissioners, in cooperation with the Northumberland County Area Agency on Aging and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging, announce the Farmers Market Nutrition Program. The program, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, is off…
COVID-19 forced health care providers to meet growing telemedicine needs and medical professionals are continuing the practice and expanding it to other areas of care.
NORTHUMBERLAND — Steam rises when a lid is lifted from a cook kettle at River Run Foods as 6,000-odd pounds of spaghetti sauce simmers inside.
A commission created by Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed replacing the state’s gas tax largely through the creation of fees based on how much people drive and increased use of tolling.
BENSALEM (AP) — At least five people were injured when severe weather struck an auto dealership, homes and other businesses in eastern Pennsylvania, authorities said.
OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma Republican Party Facebook post on Friday was condemned for likening COVID-19 vaccine mandates to the persecution and murder of millions of Jews.
SUNBURY — Business owners and Valley leaders are putting their minds together in order to come up with ideas on how to better Sunbury and, on Friday, gathered together inside the Albright Center for a 90-minute discussion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.
The number of new COVID-19 cases recorded in Pennsylvania increased by 62 percent over the past week according to the state’s early warning monitoring dashboard.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia's elections board voted Friday to reject a Republican state senator's request for access to its voting machines for a "forensic investigation" into former President Donald Trump's 2020 reelection defeat.
LEWISBURG — Renovations began at Weis Markets along Route 15 in Kelly Township. The store will have new décor, expanded variety and a drive-thru pharmacy, according to a company press release. Project completion is expected sometime this fall.
Penn State’s Class of 2020, which missed its in-person commencement ceremony last year due to the pandemic, is getting a second chance at celebrating.
POTTS GROVE — A bridge replacement project will close a short portion of Route 642 near the Montour-Northumberland County line until October. Work is set to begin Monday on a bridge over a tributary to Beaver Run in Liberty Township.
CHARLEVOIX — A small amphibious airplane is on the bottom of Lake Michigan after crashing during the Fourth of July weekend — but fasten your seatbelts because the pilot says how it got there is one barnstormer of a story.
MOUNT PLEASANT MILLS — A 17-year-old Mount Pleasant Mills resident is fighting for his life at Hershey Medical Center after being shot in the head Wednesday.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health is planning to send text messages to more than 250,000 residents who’ve received an initial dose of COVID vaccine but didn’t get their second shot.
SUNBURY — "Think Sunbury" will host a community partnership forum later Friday and one of the topics is how to spend the $979,913 the city received in American Rescue Plan funding.
SHAMOKIN — A former Shamokin woman pleaded guilty in Cumberland County for her involvement in the 2016 death of her infant daughter.
As local governments and nonprofits race to distribute $870 million in federal funding for rent and utility relief, just 17% of that money has reached desperate tenants.
HARRISBURG (AP) — A transportation funding commission set up by Gov. Tom Wolf to find ways to end Pennsylvania’s reliance on its gas tax will issue a $15.6 billion package of recommendations, which lean heavily on shifting to a vehicle-miles-traveled fee that numerous states are exploring.
SELINSGROVE — Orientation Night for all students in grades 3, 4 and 5 and their families will be held Monday, Aug. 23, at the Selinsgrove Area Intermediate School. Doors will be open from 6 to 8 p.m. There will only be one tour given, and that will be for those students who are new to the di…