MIFFLINBURG — Shawna and Eugene Minnick both have jobs and go to work nearly every day, but with the expenses necessary to provide for their family of four, money can be tight, especially around the holidays.
Convicted killer Anthony "Rocco" Franklin filed on Dec. 7 an appeal to his 2018 murder conviction, claiming "wet blood" on the shorts of victim Frank Spencer was never tested.
SUNBURY — Mandy Kegler, the aunt and legal guardian of 3-year-old fatal child abuse victim Arabella Parker, will attend the preliminary arraignments of accused killer Jahrid Burgess and his girlfriend, Samantha Delcamp, at 9:30 a.m. Thursday.
MOUNT CARMEL — Two fires that badly damaged homes Tuesday in Mount Carmel and Shamokin are not considered suspicious, according to investigators.
SHAMOKIN — Physical pains and a lack of sleep are part of doing business as an emergency responder and over a 48-hour period this week, business boomed.
SUNBURY — A city man faces felony burglary and trespass charges after Sunbury police say he broke into a home and assaulted one of the occupants in the residence.
My mother’s spirit channeled through me before I could contain it. It came my turn to ring up my groceries. The cashier apologized, sighing: “Sorry for the wait.” Mom replied in my voice: “If you can’t wait in line in a grocery store, you’ve got bigger problems.”
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that the answer is “no” to speculation that he would agree to join a Democratic presidential nominee's ticket as the pick for vice president.
Expect the Democrat-controlled House judiciary committee to adopt the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Thursday and send it to the full House of Representatives for a vote by next week, said three university professors of political science, on Tuesday night.
SUNBURY — UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury officials are citing financial issues as the main reason the hospital is closing, according to city leaders.
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump mocked the Democratic impeachment effort as he sought to rally supporters Tuesday in the key swing state of Pennsylvania, calling the process “impeachment lite” and promising it would lead to his reelection in 2020.
NORTHUMBERLAND — Sunbury Christian Academy this week introduced its competitive archery program, becoming the first private Christian school in the Valley to start it.
A $1.65 million renovation project of the former M&T Bank adjacent the Middleburg courthouse and acquired by Snyder County in 2017 will likely be put out for bid next summer.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gun battle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy fire for hours, authorities said.
From 1990 to 2017, the average percentage of obese adults increased from 11.1 percent (for the 44 states and DC for which 1990 data are available) to 30.6 percent, according to statistics by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Firefighters are at the scene of a dwelling fire on West 5th Street in Mount Carmel. Initial reports for the incident were called around 9:35 p.m. and it escalated to a second alarm dwelling fire around 9:45 p.m.
ELKLAND, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot and wounded Tuesday afternoon at a home in a rural area near the border with New York state, prompting a standoff with the barricaded gunman that lasted into the evening, authorities said.
MOUNT CARMEL — A borough man who illegally owned three alligators refused to allow emergency responders inside his home while it was smoking on Dec. 5, according to Mount Carmel Police Department.
HARRISBURG — Republicans must start taking environmental issues, including the need to respond to climate change and embrace renewable energy, more seriously if they hope to compete for the support of younger voters, former Gov. Tom Ridge said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats and the White House announced a deal Tuesday on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that impeachment charges were announced against him. Both sides hailed the deal as a win for America…
House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he threatened the integrity of the U.S. election system and endangered national security in his dealings with…
BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania has named Daryl Fridley as the University’s Dean of the College of Education. Darlene Perner has been serving as the interim Dean.
A doctor visit in February 2018 sparked a drastic life change for Elizabeth Swartz, of Danville, as she realized she was quickly becoming part of the region’s statistical crescendo of obesity cases.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department inspector general report on the early days of the Russia investigation identified problems that are “unacceptable and unrepresentative of who we are as an institution,” FBI Director Chris Wray says in detailing changes the bureau plans to make in response.
MOUNT CARMEL — A mother of a 4-year-old daughter had methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the presence of her child when police came knocking on her residence in Mount Carmel on Nov. 11, according to Mount Carmel Borough Police.
MIDDLEBURG — A 27-year-old Selinsgrove man is in Snyder County jail on charges he broke into the home of his estranged wife while carrying a concealed weapon.
SELINSGROVE — Susquehanna University's Paul Dannelley chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of Amerca has been honored for its work in raising awareness about organ donation.
SUNBURY — Arabella Parker will be cremated after Northumberland County Judge Hugh Jones ruled in favor of the 3-year-old girl's aunt during a hearing Monday morning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — with an announcement expected early Tuesday.
DANVILLE — Mahoning Township Supervisor John Whelan said he is not opposed to upgrading the township's municipal building or police department, but he said the township has overspent this year on furniture, renovations and supplies with money that wasn't budgeted.
SUNBURY — Sunbury Council ended 2019 by passing its 2020 budget with no tax increase and saying goodbye to a longtime city leader on Monday.
As confirmed cases of Chronic Wasting inch closer to the Valley deer herd, rumors of diseased deer in Northumberland, Union and Snyder counties have risen.
Today Heaven received our angel: Peter Frates. A husband to Julie, a father to Lucy, a son to John and Nancy, a brother to Andrew and Jennifer, Pete passed away surrounded by his loving family, peacefully at age 34, after a heroic battle with ALS.
BEVERLY — Pete Frates, a Beverly resident whose inspirational battle against ALS helped raise millions of dollars to combat the incurable disease, died on Monday, his family announced. He was 34.
Beverly's Pete Frates was the guest speaker at the 51st Salem News Student-Athlete Banquet at Finz in Salem, in April 2013, and delivered our 13 nominees a moving message about being passionate, genuine and hard working.
We’ve become accustomed to seeing store clerks scan our cash with special pens or portable counterfeit money detectors, but just how regularly do they nab a fake bill? Not often, fortunately.