WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of more than two dozen American hostages and wrongful detainees held overseas told President Joe Biden in a letter on Monday that they questioned his administration's commitment to bringing their loved ones home.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As the Gaza war raged and tensions surged across the Middle East last May, Instagram briefly banned the hashtag #AlAqsa, a reference to the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City, a flash point in the conflict.
LEWISBURG — A Lock Haven man previously charged for a break-in at Weis Markets in Kelly Township on Oct. 17 faces three additional sets of criminal charges from that night on allegations he smashed a pickup truck window and broke into the vehicle, broke into a beer distributor and attempted …
LEWISBURG — The League of Women Voters of the Lewisburg Area uploaded a new pre-election video to www.lwvlewisburgarea.org where four of seven candidates for the Lewisburg Area School Board address whether they’d follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations on masking in…
LEWISBURG — With work in the channel of Bull Run complete and concrete and paving of the shared-use path progressing, officials at Borough Hall expect Saint Louis Street at Hufnagle Park to reopen within the next two weeks.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The five-person commission redrawing Pennsylvania General Assembly district lines gave its approval on Monday to adjusted and validated census-based data they will use to craft preliminary maps over the coming months.
Moderna said Monday that a low dose of its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and appears to work in 6- to 11-year-olds, as the manufacturer joins its rival Pfizer in moving toward expanding shots to children.
The Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA and Kulpmont Borough Council members are asking residents in lower Northumberland County to fill out a needs-assessment survey to determine whether a new facility is needed in that part of the county.
COVID-19 booster shots of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are now available to eligible adults across Pennsylvania with appointments available for Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer shots at Valley locations.
Facebook the company is losing control of Facebook the product — not to mention the last shreds of its carefully crafted, decade-old image as a benevolent company just wanting to connect the world.
The Wolf administration could implement new oversight of recovery homes by mid-2022, though challenges could cause delays.
NEW BERLIN — Members of the New Berlin Heritage Association say the original courthouse and jail in New Berlin is one of the “best-kept secrets” in Union County.
Boys soccer teams from Northumberland Christian, Lewisburg and Danville, as well as the Mifflinburg girls, are seeded first in their respective classifications for District 4 tournaments that begin Tuesday and Wednesday.
BEAVER SPRINGS — The Merrill Linn Conservancy, in partnership with the Bucknell University Geology Department, held its third annual Community Fossil Dig on Sunday at Spring Township municipal grounds.
SELINSGROVE — Growing up in Tampa, Fla., David Wharton learned to bake Southern treats like tea cakes and sweet potato pie that he’s now creating in a commercial kitchen at All Saints Episcopal Church in Selinsgrove.
LEWISBURG — Nestled on 110 acres of farmland in Union County is a stone and brick mill that has stood the test of time, lasting more than two centuries along Buffalo Creek in Kelly Township.
SUNBURY — Sunbury Police Cpl. Brad Slack can function on a few hours of sleep when it comes to meeting with the public and especially when it involves painting pumpkins.
A 77-year-old Lewisburg man was killed when the bicycle he was riding was struck Friday night along Colonel John Kelly Road in Union County.
Federal health regulators said late Friday that kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues, as the U.S. weighs beginning vaccinations in youngsters.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — An assistant director unwittingly handed Alec Baldwin a loaded weapon and told him it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records released Friday show.
The $73 billion PSERS fund won a ruling keeping secret much of its dealings with three consultants who were brought in to probe a key figure for investment profits.
WASHINGTON (AP) — As supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6th, battling police and forcing lawmakers into hiding, an insurrection of a different kind was taking place inside the world’s largest social media company.
SUNBURY — A Turbotville mother who was charged following the death of her son in a swimming pool was found guilty this week of a misdemeanor charge of child endangerment.
The Department of Health registered 130 new COVID cases in the Valley on Friday, the second-highest total this month and part of a statewide increase of 4,496 cases.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing the Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in place, but has agreed to hear arguments in the case in early November.
WASHINGTON — A congressional ethics watchdog has concluded there is “substantial reason to believe” that the wife of Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Kelly used nonpublic information gained through her husband’s position in Congress to purchase stock last year, a likely violation of federal law and Ho…
A man accused of killing three people earlier this year was arrested on charges he was plotting an escape from the Northumberland County Jail, according to police.
The number of COVID-19 cases among school-aged children dropped statewide and in the Valley over the past week, officials from the state Department of Health reported.
LEWISBURG — The Bucknell Institute for Lifelong Learning (BILL) hosts top administrators with the Union-Snyder Community Action Agency at noon on Nov. 11 for the next talk in BILL’s ongoing series of special presentations.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after confirming that a prop firearm discharged by actor Alec Baldwin, while producing and starring in a Western movie, killed the cinematographer and wounded the director.
The Valley registered its highest one-day increase in new COVID cases in a week on Thursday and the Department of Health recorded nearly 5,000 new cases statewide.
MIFFLINBURG — Valley community members got to aid in the fight against breast cancer and sample a variety of chefs’ specialties in Mifflinburg Thursday night.
BLOOMSBURG — The state Attorney General’s office presented two witnesses who refuted Maria Sanutti-Spencer’s claims during the third and final day of her Post Conviction Relief Act hearing.
Note: This story was updated to clarify that restitution payments have been paid to the court and not directly to the victim.
SUNBURY — Sunbury Police Chief Brad Hare said there will be restrictive parking on some city streets beginning at 4 p.m. today to allow room for the city Halloween Parade.