A homeless man is jailed on $100,000 cash bail, charged with aggravated assault after city police said he stabbed a 72-year old man in the back because he was “told to do it.”

SUNBURY — City police and the Northumberland Montour County Drug Task Force as well Shamokin Dam and the state Attorney's General's Office made several arrests over the past few days in various controlled buys recently.

A homeless man is jailed on $100,000 cash bail, charged with aggravated assault after city police said he stabbed a 72-year old man in back because he was "told to do it."

Pennsylvania registered fewer than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases for the second day in a row on Monday while the Department of Health reported the fewest number of deaths linked to the novel coronavirus since early November.

COAL TOWNSHIP — The Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) seeks employees ahead of the start of its peak season at the off-road vehicle park in eastern Northumberland County.

Over the past two weeks, gas prices in the Valley have risen by an average of 14 cents. Just this week, prices rose six cents, to $2.96 a gallon, according to a AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report released on Monday. A year ago this week, the price per gallon averaged $2.70.

DALMATIA — A 21-year-old woman from Dalmatia was killed by a train just before 2 p.m. on Monday, according to state police at Stonington.

LEWISBURG — The Valley may be producing some science, technology, engineering, and mathematics professionals as more than twenty children arrived at the Lewisburg Children's Museum on Saturday for Bucknell University's first "STEM at LCM."

At a time when the Peace Corps has suspended all operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic and recalled 7,300 volunteers from 60 countries — a first for the six-decade-old program — six former volunteers with Valley connections recall the value of their “life-changing” experiences and praised …

Drivers who plan to use I-180 next week will have to contend with lane restrictions, Monday to Thursday, for crack sealing work on both the eastbound and westbound lanes in Delaware Township and Northumberland County.

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