SELINSGROVE — Susquehanna University on Thursday was awarded a $261,888 U.S. Department of Education TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant that will provide students with opportunities for academic development. The SSS grant is one of eight U.S. Department of Education’s Federal TRIO Pro…

NORTHUMBERLAND— Construction continues on the $14 million Northumberland Reconstruction Project on Routes 147 and 11 (Duke, Front, Water and King Streets) in Northumberland Borough. 

SUNBURY — A woman accused of intentionally setting a fire with someone still in the house in Mount Carmel pleaded guilty on Friday to one felony count in Northumberland County Court. 

COAL TOWNSHIP — An inmate already facing attempted homicide charges tried to wrestle a Taser away from a correctional officer to use on him and other staff in Northumberland County Jail last week, according to court documents filed by county Detective Degg Stark.

SUNBURY — The Highway Safety Network Regional DUI Enforcement Group announced the city of Sunbury will be holding DUI checks from Aug. 8 through Aug. 15 on various county roads.

COAL TOWNSHIP — An incoming Northumberland County Jail inmate faces contraband charges as she was discovered with what law enforcement believed to be heroin and methamphetamine, according to Detective Degg Stark.

COAL TOWNSHIP — A defendant appearing for a preliminary hearing in Mount Carmel tried to smuggle drugs into the Northumberland County Jail in anticipation of being sent to the Coal Township facility.

TURBOTVILLE — This month's Act 34 Public Meeting on the Warrior Run School District's plan to build a $29 million new elementary school is the culmination of two-plus years of fact-finding, and the decision that the district's then two existing elementary school were too old and needed to be…

SUNBURY — Two unrelated cases involving two separate homicides from 2018 were delayed by the defense attorneys on Monday in Northumberland County Court.

The average price for gasoline across the Susquehanna Valley is two cents cheaper this week versus last week, at $2.35 per gallon, according to AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report. One year ago, the cost per gallon was $2.90. This week, the average price per gallon of unleaded gas in Valley …

SHAMOKIN DAM — Shamokin Dam Police Chief Tim Bremigen said his department was able to seize an undetermined amount of methamphetamine, issue 10 traffic citations and give various warnings during an aggressive driving campaign held within the borough.

SHAMOKIN DAM — During an aggressive driving operation by the Shamokin Dam Police Department, officers were able to locate a Megan's Law offender, according to officials.

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