MANDATA — The public will be permitted to attend the Line Mountain School Board meetings in person again starting next month.
The Danville teachers strike is on for Monday, unless the school board negotiators come back with a proposal teachers can agree on, Danville Education Association President Dave Fortunato said on Tuesday.
SUNBURY — Officials in Northumberland County are warning voters of an effort to cast doubt on the county's process for mail-in voting.
TURBOTVILLE — Warrior Run School District board members approved a new five-year work contract for Superintendent Alan Hack, to begin in the school year 2021-22, at Tuesday night's meeting.
The state Department of Health (DOH) announced an additional 2,751 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, more than 500 cases higher than any other day since the pandemic began earlier this year.
SUNBURY — A Sunbury man who was allegedly stabbed by his live-in girlfriend in May testified on Tuesday that they are still in a relationship despite the attempted homicide charges.
Gas prices across the Valley have dropped to $2.43 a gallon, three cents cheaper than last week, according to AAA's East Central Gas Price Report, released Monday.
SUNBURY — A homeless man is jailed on $250,000 cash bail and will appear this morning at 8:45 for a preliminary hearing after city police said he held up the VP Racing gas station on Oct. 21.
DANVILLE — Danville teachers plan to hit the picket line next week after contract talks with the school board negotiators fell apart on Monday night.
MILTON — Tucson Barlow fled a religious sect in the Midwest without education or clear goals but said he was able to transform his life through programs at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU).
All four Valley counties saw more cases and a higher incidence rate of COVID-19 in the most recent update to the state's Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard, while three of four counties also saw an increase in testing positivity rate for the novel coronavirus.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced more than 3,000 COVID-19 cases in its two-day data release on Monday, a drop in new cases following the two largest increases since health officials began tracking the novel coronavirus in March.
There are 91 active COVID-19 cases at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Coal Township — the largest outbreak in the entire state prison system — according to an official with the Department of Corrections.
LEWISBURG — College students at Bucknell University are offering tutoring services for students in the region as part of a new collaboration during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When voters head to the polls on Nov. 3 — or the millions who have already voted — no issue will likely have a larger impact than how voters view President Donald Trump’s handling of COVID-19.
With only eight days remaining before the Nov. 3 general election, Valley voters remain entrenched and steadfast in their support of either President Donald Trump, the Republican incumbent seeking a second term, or former Vice President Joe Biden.
President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden are intensifying their efforts to persuade uncommitted voters to pick sides in the closing days of the presidential election campaign.
Swings in the enrollment figures of in-person students and remote learners vary district to district across the Valley as the spread of COVID-19 caused families to consider options beyond the traditional school day, according to data provided by public school administrators.
PENNS CREEK — Lions, tigers and bears continued to wow children of all ages as they strolled the pathways of T&D’s Cats of the World on Saturday for a Halloween event.
SUNBURY — United Plate Glass of Sunbury has achieved a milestone in the commercial glass and glazing industry — a 3-year safety award for zero incidents amongst its team members.
Pennsylvania has more than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for the second day in row the state Department of Health announced on Saturday, including 76 new cases in the Valley.
SUNBURY — An economic development entity is the new owner of 57 acres and a 400,000 square foot Sunbury facility, the former Glenn Raven Custom Fabrics LLC, which was donated by its owners Friday morning.
Pennsylvania had its highest one-day total of new COVID-19 cases on Friday when the state Department of Health announced 2,219 statewide cases and 62 more cases in the Susquehanna Valley.
SUNBURY — A Paxinos man accused of sexually assaulting a woman with an intellectual disability in December faces a lengthy probationary sentence and time on Megan's Law's website.
SELINSGROVE — Negotiations continue between the Susquehanna Valley Community Education Project (SVCEP) and an unnamed potential university partner that would provide umbrella accreditation for a new local community college.
The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association must turn over emails from District IV officials to The Daily item without charging fees after a June Right to Know request was granted by the state Office of Open Records.
SHAMOKIN — A search warrant for a wanted individual and traffic stop led Shamokin police to seize more than $10,000 in drugs during an unexpected raid Wednesday, according to police.
A relatively restrained President Donald Trump and a sometimes feisty former Vice President Joe Biden jousted for more than 90 minutes on a number of key issues ranging from the coronavirus to the Ukraine, jobs, and Black Lives Matter.
SUNBURY — A man who told police he wanted to commit “suicide by cop” faces felony robbery charges and is being held on $250,000 cash bail Thursday.
SUNBURY — The people of Pennsylvania are hurting because of Gov. Tom Wolf's "dictatorial" approach to using emergency declarations and taking actions under the guise of COVID-19, said Pa. House Rep. David Rowe, R-85, Lewisburg, at a Thursday afternoon Daily Item Editorial Board meeting.
SUNBURY — The second round of the Northumberland County CARES Act funding will provide emergency responders in Northumberland County with new radios worth $2.3 million.
SUNBURY — A woman who pleaded guilty to intentionally setting a fire while someone was in the Mount Carmel house will spend the next 2 1/2 to five years in state prison after a sentencing hearing in Northumberland County Court on Thursday.
A faulty data file that prevented some COVID-19 cases from being reported on Wednesday led to Thursday’s update from the Department of Health crossing 2,000 new cases for the first time since the pandemic began.
SUNBURY — The Shikellamy Area School District will sell 200 tickets for Friday night's football game between the Braves and the Milton Panthers.
Pope Francis' remarks regarding civil union laws for same-sex couples is not a change in the Catholic church doctrine, according to two Valley church members.
MOUNT CARMEL — Mount Carmel Area District Superintendent Pete Cheddar is continuing to take action in an effort to prevent any further instances of hazing following an undisclosed off-campus incident that caused the Red Tornado football season to be canceled.
DANVILLE — The reconstruction of Bald Top Road is nearly complete, and Mahoning Township officials anticipate its reopening before Election Day, Nov. 3, said Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Lynn on Wednesday afternoon.
WASHINGTONVILLE — The Washingtonville Municipal Authority has received a $2,774,376 grant and a $1,291,624 loan to construct a new wastewater treatment facility, including new process tanks, sludge storage and effluent disinfection. The project will provide efficient preventive maintenance b…