A Valley businessman expressed interest both in hiring employees from RR Donnelley in Lewisburg and acquiring the printing firm’s plant.
A federal court on Thursday finalized an agreement between Evangelical Community Hospital, Geisinger, and the Department of Justice which will allow Geisinger to maintain a minority investment in the Union County-based independent hospital.
COAL TOWNSHIP — An active investigation into the death of a Northumberland County Jail inmate found unresponsive is underway, according to county Commissioner Joe Klebon.
WILLIAMSPORT — Dr. Raymond Kraynak, who the Drug Enforcement Agency listed as the top prescriber of oxycodone in the state, continued to prescribe to patients he had placed on a “do not see” list according to testimony from a federal drug officer Thursday morning.
The state Department of Health on Thursday reported the most new COVID-19 infections since April 13 and the third-highest single-day death total since April 27.
Pennsylvania State Police announced a state trooper in Mercer County was arrested Wednesday on charges of falsifying his orders for military service with the Ohio Air National Guard.
Officials with the Mifflinburg Area School District provided few details about an alleged “threat” that spurred board directors to suddenly shift to an online meeting Tuesday night as dozens of parents and taxpayers waited outside the high school.
For the second time in a week, there were more than 100 new COVID-19 cases registered in the Valley as the state Department of Health announced 4,812 cases statewide.
SHAMOKIN — Small businesses and the people who invest in them were highlighted during a tour of Shamokin by Congressman Dan Meuser, R-9.
SHAMOKIN — Charges of felony wiretapping against a property manager from Coal Township will be moving to county court after a district judge said there was enough evidence to move forward.
Convicted murderer Maria Sanutti-Spencer will appear in Columbia County Court for a two-day Post Conviction Relief Act hearing later this month to argue her defense attorney did not allow her to testify in her own defense and lied to her during her week-long trial in 2015.
WASHINGTON — Influential government advisers will debate Friday if there’s enough proof that a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective — the first step toward deciding which Americans need one and when.
The vote by a Senate panel allows it to demand information, including the name, address, driver license and partial social security numbers for all registered Pennsylvania voters.
WILLIAMSPORT — When the United States Drug Enforcement Administration came knocking on the doors of Burch Drug Store in Elysburg to ask the owner whether any area doctors had questionable prescribing practices, pharmacist Karen Boltinghouse had only one name spring to mind: Dr. Raymond Kraynak.
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Community and Economic Development used a flawed and uneven process for determining which businesses could remain open during the state’s 2020 pandemic economic shutdown, Auditor General Tim DeFoor said Tuesday.
The GOP lawmakers have crafted a sweeping subpoena, requesting among other information the name, address and partial social security number of every voter registered as of November 2020.
DANVILLE — If Pennsylvania school districts don’t follow the state Department of Health mandate requiring everyone in schools to wear masks, they could face serious legal consequences, a school board attorney said Tuesday night.
CARLISLE — More than $104 million in Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls went uncollected last year as the agency fully converted to all-electronic tolling, with the millions of motorists who don’t use E-ZPass having a nearly 1 in 2 chance of riding without paying under the “toll-by-plate” license p…
SUNBURY — Misty Dunbar is back in jail and facing 20-years in prison after being convicted of attempted homicide for starting a fire at an occupied home in Mount Carmel in 2019.
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and the Temple University School of Pharmacy signed an agreement to guarantee admission for up to six qualified students per year to the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Temple.
The House Health committee has asked an obscure state committee to weigh in on whether Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam has the authority to order schools to mandate masks to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Democrats dismissed the move as “political theater” attacking a necessary public health measure.
LEWISBURG — The Southern Tier Community Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania awarded a $25,000 grant to Evangelical Community Hospital. The funds are designated to support Evangelical’s “commitment to diversity, equity and inclusivity training,” according to a p…
Pennsylvania residents who are unvaccinated against the coronavirus were far more likely to contract COVID-19, become hospitalized and die than those who got the shot, health officials said Tuesday in the first public release of data on so-called “breakthrough” infections in the state.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rite Aid is moving its headquarters to Philadelphia in what it calls a site “designed specifically for in-person collaboration and company gatherings, rather than office spaces."
SHAMOKIN — Prostitution charges against a Yardley woman will not go forward after a district judge ruled there was not enough evidence to proceed to court.
BLOOMSURG — The Bloomsburg University Department of Nursing is ranked sixth of 76 schools in Pennsylvania according to RNCareers.org. In addition, BU is ranked 67th in the Mid-Atlantic region by NursingSchoolAlmanac.com.
WILLIAMSPORT — A former employee of Dr. Raymond Kraynak on Monday testified that she is ashamed she didn’t leave the medical practice until only weeks before the now-suspended Mount Carmel doctor was arrested in December 2017.
The Office of Open Records ruled in favor of Spotlight PA and ordered the health department to disclose how many patients are certified for cannabis under each of the state’s qualifying conditions.
SUNBURY — A search warrant filed by state police for documents that are part of a child abuse case in Northumberland County has been granted by a district judge after the county’s Children and Youth agency ignored repeated requests for documented reports, according to court documents.
A U.S. Penitentiary (USP) at Lewisburg union representative blasted the vaccination mandate for federal employees as the union requests a state court to intervene over the governor’s recent mandate that they all get coronavirus vaccines or submit to weekly testing.
SELINSGROVE — Masks will be required inside all Selinsgrove Area School District buildings and buses unless an individual can produce a signed note from a physician exempting them from covering their nose and mouth.