When Emily Berge, an eighth-grader at the Lewisburg Area Middle School last year, talked about her love for writing songs, her music teacher, Sarah Tiede, suggested she enter the Songs of the Susquehanna contest sponsored by the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association.
Route 11 in Snyder County has reopened following a multi-vehicle crash near Hilsher's General Store in Union Township.
SELINSGROVE — Northumberland resident Jean Long typically mails out Christmas packages the second week of December to make sure they reach their destination before the holiday.
The process for the special election that will be held no later than May 16 for former state Sen. John Gordner’s seat will begin in the next few days, according to Northumberland County Chief Clerk and former Chief Registrar Nate Savidge.
SUNBURY — Nominations are being accepted for the seventh Female Veterans Day Ceremony as part of Women’s History Month in March 2023.
MIDDLEBURG — A 62-year-old Richfield man was sentenced Tuesday to a prison term of 18 months to seven years for a felony corruption of minors conviction.
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that a new state law has changed the grading of certain offenses for driving under the influence (DUI), adding more stringent penalties for some violations.
MIDDLEBURG — There is no planned tax increase under the preliminary $26.3 million Snyder County spending plan for 2023 which contains a 3 percent pay raise for employees.
SELINSGROVE — Letters to Santa dropped off at three mailboxes in the next few weeks in Selinsgrove and Penn Township will be answered by Dauntless Hook & Ladder Fire Company elves.
In October, the Rev. D.C. Fortune, the pastor of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Susquehanna Valley, at 265 Point Township Drive, Northumberland, and church members led a sermon called “We Read Banned Books.”
SUNBURY — Participation and achievement data from the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment (PASA) and Keystone exams are now available.
The Danville SPCA is among numerous Valley organizations that benefit from the annual Giving Tuesday initiative which last year raised $2.7 billion nationwide.
According to public 911 radio communications, emergency personnel are working at the scene of a vehicle crash on Routes 11/15 near Texas Roadhouse.
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The campaign to encourage shoppers to support small and locally owned businesses today, on this Small Business Saturday has never been more important than this year as the Valley’s small business owners navigate, retool and pivot from the effects of the pandemic.
SELINSGROVE — The Department of Human Services is hosting a job fair at Selinsgrove Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday.
RICHFIELD — By now, people have come to look forward to Richfield’s annual holiday festival. After 21 years, it’s become a tradition.
The rebranded Here. For Good. campaign continues to offer a respite for Valley families during the holiday season and this year’s program promises more of the same.
NORTHUMBERLAND — Celebrate a homecoming rock show this Thanksgiving weekend with a group that hasn’t played together in a long time.
BLOOMSBURG — In Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s (BTE) 45-year history, “A Christmas Carol” has been a regular play in their holiday performance repertoire. While in the ensemble’s early years the play was an annual tradition, more recently it has been part of a five-year rotation of favorite C…
SELINSGROVE — Nadiia Ovsova recalls hiding in a basement in a small village outside Odessa, Ukraine, huddled with blankets as her children cried and the Russian bombs exploded just a street away from them.
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MIDDLEBURG — Complaints about the food Aramark has been serving Snyder County inmates has led the county to sign a meal service contract with a new company.
SELINSGROVE — Union-Snyder Community Action Agency (CAA)’s offices, located at 713 Bridge St., Selinsgrove, will be closed all day Thursday and Friday in observance of Thanksgiving.
Thanksgiving is the traditional start to the holiday season, and Valley food banks are already stocking up on products for an expected busy season.
NORTHUMBERLAND — PPL Electric Utilities is offering online-enabled “smart” thermostats capable of reducing energy consumption and costs.
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SELINSGROVE — Tree Fest of Children’s Books returns to the Rudy Gelnett Memorial Library on Saturday.
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He’s been Scott “The Printer” for 40 years, but in 1979, fresh out of the graphic arts program in Williamsport Area Community College, Scott Tanner thought his worries were over when he landed a position with a printing company.
LEWISBURG — The seats at St. John’s United Church of Christ were filled with family, friends and fans of The Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale Sunday for a special performance titled “Sing, Sing, Sing.”
Thanksgiving dinner for Americans this year won’t be cheap.
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NEW BERLIN — An early morning fire Friday has destroyed a building owned by Gilson Snow, the popular snowboard manufacturer in New Berlin.
MIDDLEBURG — Snyder County Chief Deputy Treasurer Larissa Hauck plans to seek the treasurer position in 2023.
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board reports that annual liquor sales were down 3.4 percent but still topped more than $2 billion in 2021-22.
SELINSGROVE – The timeless appeal of “A Christmas Carol” takes on a fresh look in a play focusing on what a “mean girl” needs to learn to find happiness.
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Now in its ninth year, the annual “Cash & Carry” show at Bloomsburg’s Exchange Gallery opened Monday.
MIDDLEBURG — Some people prefer to do their shopping early, to avoid crowds and predicted price hikes during the peak shopping months. But if you haven’t even started to think about Christmas shopping yet, don’t worry, you’re not alone.
Pennsylvania registered fewer than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases over the past week, the second time since weekly reports began that there were fewer than 10,000 new cases.
SELINSGROVE — Michaela Naugle’s passion for horses developed as a young teen involved in therapeutic riding and today, in her work as a veterinarian, she’s returning the favor.
SHAMOKIN DAM — Construction started for a $3.3 million fish passage project at the Adam T. Bower Memorial Dam.
SELINSGROVE — The proposed $1.8 million Selinsgrove borough spending plan for 2023 contains a tax increase of 1.5 mills.
MIDDLEBURG — A Midd-West Area School student has been expelled from the district for one year for undisclosed disciplinary reasons.
Since July 1, 2017, when Selinsgrove resident Delaney Farrell died less than a month shy of her 24th birthday from a heroin and carfentanil overdose, more than 14,000 Pennsylvanian deaths have been attributed to an opioid overdose.
Struggling families should expect another challenge this winter with rising heating costs, but there are programs and resources to assist.
An estimated 10 percent of Americans have a substance abuse disorder and only about 25 percent have been diagnosed, said Dr. Perry Meadows, medical director of government programs at Geisinger.
STATE COLLEGE - Meteorologists at AccuWeather in State College are sticking with their prediction of 2 to 4 inches of rain here in the Central Susquehanna Valley today, but the zone for the heaviest rains from tropical rainstorm Nicole have shifted toward western Pennsylvania.