Nursing and EMT/paramedic shortages are nothing new, and the region’s local hospitals are not immune to the struggle.
WASHINGTONVILLE — Talen Energy is making some major changes in the coming years in how it generates power from and near its Montour Steam Electric Station.
RIVERSIDE — The Boyd Station soybean processing facility — the only natural organic vegetable oil refinery in the Northeast United States — is expanding this year with a $2.6 million lift from the state for rail siding improvements.
DANVILLE — The COVID-19 pandemic affected just about everything in the Geisinger health care system last year, and that impact will affect how health care is delivered in the future.
NORTHUMBERLAND — It is no secret that 2020 was a year like no other. Businesses were faced with great difficulty. Many are changing the way they conduct business for 2021.
SELINSGROVE — World War I and the “Spanish Flu” of 1918 were over, and songs like “Swanee,” “Makin’ Whoopee,” “Yes! We Have No Bananas” and “Ain’t Misbehavin’” filled the radios … and Thursday, the stage of an upcoming musical production too.
It can be exasperating to watch the annual Academy Awards while not having had a chance to view any of the short films nominated for a golden statue. Now there’s a way to view some or all of them from the comfort of your own home in plenty of time to be ready for the Oscars this Sunday.
LEWISBURG — With pandemic restrictions, the Lewisburg Arts Council (LAC) could have just bagged their annual two-week Celebration of the Arts this year, but they noticed how much community members have been yearning for artistic events. So even though the traditional Arts Festival in the str…
NORTHUMBERLAND — PPL Electric Utilities recorded one million avoided outages — immediate and automatic corrections made by technology in the grid that kept the lights on — during its 100-year anniversary last year.
DANVILLE — Donations from Geisinger, the Danville Business Alliance, local businesses and private contributors, is helping the Danville Community Center overcome the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Susquehanna River is an iconic feature of the Valley and a recent project is highlighting just one more service it provides — a source of inspiration.
The Mifflinburg branch of the Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA recently celebrated its fifth anniversary and the YMCA’s successes in its first five years, and its achievements to come in the future, are dependent on the branch’s members, director Angela Haines said.
LEWISBURG — The music director at First Baptist Church of Lewisburg has been able to use his skills to ensure the congregation has been able to stay connected over the past year.
SELINSGROVE — In a world where nothing makes sense anymore, many people turn to a higher power. But what happens when heaven itself is trying to quell a rebellion?
COAL TOWNSHIP — A wide range of emotions will be on display this weekend when the Shamokin Area High School Music Department presents "Godspell."
Here’s an opportunity. Consider the 1965 Mustang Shelby or ‘67 Corvette L88 Coupe, each recently selling for $3.85 million. While not confirmed by Mercedes-Benz, there are rumors the new E450 Cabriolet could fall victim to the growing demise of open-air classics.
LEWISBURG – The anticipation of a child’s birth is often met with excitement and even some anxiety. Add an unexpected pandemic, quarantine and masks, and pregnancy in the last year was more than memorable for many Valley women and their families.
DANVILLE — On Friday, April 9, Rock God Brewing Company is releasing a hazy session IPA to support Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day 2021 and celebrate women in the craft beer industry.
BLOOMSBURG — Starting today, the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble is offering the opportunity to put your crime-solving skills to work in an interactive murder mystery.
SUNBURY — A local venue is supporting local musicians every Thursday night and encouraging customers to support local eateries by bringing takeout food to enjoy while listening to the music.
We couldn’t gather together much last year, so most Easter events had to be canceled. This year, while we’re slowly gaining control of COVID-19, more events were able to go on — with proper masking and social distancing.
When Scott Letterman, security supervisor at Evangelical Community Hospital, in Lewisburg, received an alert about a patient yelling and screaming and trying to leave the hospital, the officer did not dash down the hall TV-style, ready for a showdown. Instead, he noticed the patient’s Bass M…
Security officers work with local law enforcement to run safety exercises, including fire drills, severe weather drills, mass casualty and haz-mat drills, said. Scott Letterman, security supervisor at Evangelical Community Hospital, in Lewisburg. Code Pink drills guard against possible infan…
Always a job with the potential for stress, hospital security has seen an increase in violent situations since the COVID-19 pandemic has entered our lives.
DANVILLE – Visitors to Geisinger Medical Center might notice a new security officer roaming the halls. She’s unarmed, but her sense of smell, keen hearing and constant alertness makes her a valued addition to Security Services.
BLOOMSBURG — Kids ages 7 to 17 are invited to learn about “white hat hacking” at a special conference hosted by the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum this Saturday.
SHAMOKIN — With several new businesses in town, a group of people decided it was time to host an event welcoming people to celebrate with music, food and fire.
SELINSGROVE — For once, the masks aren’t just about mitigating the spread of COVID-19, although they still do that too. In this play, they also give clues to viewers about each character.
Over the past 39 years that Edna Reinard has been involved with the American Red Cross, some tragedies to which she has offered aid have left a lasting impression on her mind and heart.
SELINSGROVE — Four students from Selinsgrove Area High School recently achieved the coveted honor of joining a select group of high school musicians from 13 states for the NAfME 2021 All-Eastern Honor Ensembles.
The eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) is a conifer that grows to heights over 100-foot-tall and has a range from Minnesota to Alabama and up to New Brunswick, Canada. It is not unusual to see hemlocks that are over 400 years old in Pennsylvania, they may be far between, but not unusual. It …
SUNBURY – Born in Germany, Frank Wicher was 3 years old when he and his immediate and some extended family came to the U.S and settled in southern Michigan. They all lived close and got together every weekend. Wicher remembers music being a part of those times together – specifically Bavaria…
LEWISBURG – The classic romance line is, “We could make beautiful music together.” Two internationally known pianists married to each other prove the line can be true, performing their music together around the world.