HARRISBURG -- Twenty people, prison inmates and other conspirators, have been accused of fraudulently applying to get $300,000 in unemployment benefits from a program created to help self-employed workers and gig employees.
SUNBURY — The Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA is preparing for the 17th Annual Coat Drive at the Sunbury YMCA on Nov. 9, 10 and 11. Last year’s coat drive provided over 1,000 coats with more than 60 percent of those coats for children.
SUNBURY — The Heart and Heritage committee meeting will meet Oct. 1 in another meeting to discuss the Sunbury's semiquincentennial celebration, slated for July 2022.
There is a confirmed COVID-19 case at The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit’s Head Start Program in the Sunbury Children’s Center officials confirmed on Wednesday.
SUNBURY — The Northumberland County District Attorney's office received a phone call from a 55-year-old Shamokin woman who reported a scam attempt from a letter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday again declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election.
With less than six weeks to go until the presidential election, Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a six-point lead over President Donald Trump, who continues to have strong support among Republicans in the commonwealth according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll released th…
HARRISBURG -- A bid to override a veto by Gov. Tom Wolf of legislation that would have allowed school districts to determine how many spectators could attend school sporting events failed to receive the required two-thirds support in a state House vote Wednesday.
HERNDON — Erica Miller-Driscoll wipes the tears from her eyes as she talks about the COVID-19 restrictions in place at senior centers across Pennsylvania.
An investigation found state health officials abandoned their urgency in implementing a faster process, leaving them ill-prepared to accurately report death data when the pandemic arrived.
State health officials have added 14 COVID-19 cases tied to Valley long-term care facilities and added four more deaths, including the first two at care facilities outside of Northumberland County.
SUNBURY — Pennsylvania State Sen. John Gordner on Wednesday expressed frustration in how Gov. Tom Wolf has not included the General Assembly in discussions about how to deal with the coronavirus — from mitigation mandates to dealing with the elderly in nursing homes.
LEWISBURG — The Degenstein Foundation approved a $20,000 grant for the Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority, according to BVRA’s executive director and board members.
SELINSGROVE — Frank Hummel wasn't thinking of getting a flu shot this year until Geisinger held its first community drive-thru clinic at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some Pennsylvania school districts are letting more fans in the stands after a federal judge’s ruling that tossed statewide pandemic limits on crowd size, although legislative Republicans on Wednesday lost an effort to enshrine local control of school sports into law.
The company that built the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline that went through approximately 10 miles of eastern Northumberland County paid a civil penalty of nearly a quarter-million dollars for violations associated with the construction of the project and also provided $100,000 to the Shamokin Cr…
HARRISBURG — Nominations are now open for the annual Pennsylvania Dairy Industry Award program, which recognizes dairy producers and industry professionals who excel in leadership, service and innovation. Award recipients will be recognized at the Pennsylvania Dairy Summit in February 2021.
MIDDLEBURG — Snyder County small businesses, nonprofit organizations and municipalities have until Oct. 2 to apply for grants to assist with expenses related to COVID-19.
HARRISBURG -- Pennsylvania officials on Tuesday unveiled a new app designed to automatically alert residents if they’ve come into close contact with a person diagnosed with COVID-19.
The average price for gasoline across the Susquehanna Valley is a penny lower this week at $2.48 per gallon, according to an AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report released Monday.
SELINSGROVE — For a fourth consecutive year, Susquehanna University is listed among the nation's top colleges and universities in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education ranking.
A Philadelphia man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Philadelphia earlier this year was captured by U.S. Marshals in Shamokin on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG -- U.S. District Judge William Stickman on Tuesday rejected a bid by the Wolf Administration to keep crowd-size limits in place while the state appeals his earlier ruling that the limits were unconstitutional
TURBOTVILLE — When it came time to think up a Girl Scout Gold Award project, Warrior Run High School senior Alyssa Hoffman had what was, for her, a perfectly logical solution.
MANDATA — The Line Mountain middle school student who tested positive for COVID-19 and the other students who were quarantined will return to classes Wednesday.
There are 69 active COVID-19 cases at the Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Coal Township, according to a letter posted to the center's website.
Bucknell University students organized a bread line outside the president’s office Tuesday in protest of meal plan changes they say threaten student health.
SUNBURY — Three people have been displaced and a state police fire marshal is investigating at the scene of a two-alarm fire in Sunbury.
HARRISBURG --- The state has frozen payments for new applicants seeking financial benefits from the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program after seeing a spike in applications state officials feared suggested attempted fraud.
PennDOT officials and railroad managers want to remind residents that putting up political signs on road signs is illegal and, in the case of railroad bridges and tracks, also highly dangerous.
SUNBURY — Prosecutors say accused serial rapist John Kurtz attempted to sexually assault an 18-year-old woman in 1993 and raped another female in 2002, showing a pattern of criminal behavior spanning 27 years.
A bill advancing in the state Senate would set strict criteria for drawing congressional and legislative maps, and make underlying data available for analysis.
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday declined to stay his own ruling that Gov. Tom Wolf’s size limits on gatherings are unconstitutional.
There were 12 more COVID-19 cases linked to long-term care facilities in Northumberland County on Wednesday, part of an increase of 22 across the Valley and 834 statewide.
Sen. Pat Toomey said Tuesday morning he will support moving forward the nomination of a new justice to the Supreme Court, saying "there is no reason to delay filling this vacancy."
A lottery scam from Jamaica has been reported to Pennsylvania Lottery officials in recent weeks. Callers, who have reported the scam, say that their contact is with a person who has a Caribbean accent. The criminal who makes the call tells the person on the other end that they are a winner o…
BEAVER SPRINGS — The Snyder County Solid Waste Management Authority’s recycling event at West Snyder Elementary School in Beaver Springs on Friday, Oct. 2 will start at 3:15 p.m.
NEW COLUMBIA — A New Columbia man spat in the face of a state trooper as he was taken into custody for a domestic violence incident, according to arrest papers.
LEWISBURG — Residents living near Bucknell University are advised that the institution will test its emergency notification systems at noon today.