The state Department of Health registered 5,489 new COVID cases on Thursday and Pennsylvania surpassed 29,000 COVID-related deaths since the pandemic began 18 months ago.
A slow-moving cold front from the west colliding with a "roadblock" front off the East Coast could cause storms to linger over the Valley Thursday, increasing the threat of floods for many areas, according to AccuWeather.
Three Valley long-term care facilities have more residents and health care professionals fully vaccinated than the national averages while 12 of 13 local licensed facilities have at least three-quarters of their residents vaccinated, according to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (C…
SELINSGROVE — For Selinsgrove Area High School senior Aiden Shay, being back in the classroom is something he is thankful for but so is helping his community.
SELINSGROVE — Susquehanna University student Sebastian Bortz said he was drawn to a protest on campus Tuesday to support classmates who have faced sexual violence in the wake of recent allegations against a male student.
BEAVER SPRINGS — Lines were everywhere on the first weekday event of the Beaver Community Fair on Monday as fair-goers, young and old, waited for food, rides, games and even to get into the annual fair based in Beaver Springs.
Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks accepted $348.5 million in wagers in August, down 4.5 percent from last August but up 14.5 percent from last month. The month-to-month increase was the first across the state since March, according to PlayPennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Department of Health officials announced 2,569 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, ending a string of 13 consecutive days with at least 3,000 new cases in Pennsylvania.
Whatever economic developments result along the northern section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project, the planning leaders for Northumberland and Union counties don’t expect immediate, large-scale changes.
The landscape in the Selinsgrove area will change drastically over the next six years as construction of the southern section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway (CSVT) begins.
MIDDLEBURG — New turf and a multi-purpose track is being installed at the Midd-West School District’s Middleburg campus and Athletic Director Bree Solomon couldn’t be happier.
MIDDLEBURG — The Midd-West School Board is considering holding virtual public board meetings and work sessions for the rest of the year due to masking non-compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DANVILLE — Geisinger is hosting its first Super Saturday drive-thru flu shot this weekend. Select Geisinger community medicine offices are hosting events for patients and Geisinger Health Plan members ages 3 and older. Select Geisinger 65 Forward Health Centers are also offering walk-in or d…
The state Department of Health reported 139 COVID cases linked to Valley schools in the latest seven-day window, a 26 percent increase over last week.
MIDDLEBURG — A 21-year-old Paxtonville man who was charged with pursuing sex with several young girls pleaded guilty Thursday to felony statutory sex assault.
Join Daily Item Sports Editor Kurt Ritzman and Lead Football Writer Todd Hummel as they break down every local high school football game scheduled for this weekend.
For the second time in a week, there were more than 100 new COVID-19 cases registered in the Valley as the state Department of Health announced 4,812 cases statewide.
The vote by a Senate panel allows it to demand information, including the name, address, driver license and partial social security numbers for all registered Pennsylvania voters.
MANDATA — The Line Mountain Little Girls Softball League and Line Mountain Recreational Board have joined together to honor the memory of the late president of the recreational board.
BLOOMSURG — The Bloomsburg University Department of Nursing is ranked sixth of 76 schools in Pennsylvania according to RNCareers.org. In addition, BU is ranked 67th in the Mid-Atlantic region by NursingSchoolAlmanac.com.
A U.S. Penitentiary (USP) at Lewisburg union representative blasted the vaccination mandate for federal employees as the union requests a state court to intervene over the governor’s recent mandate that they all get coronavirus vaccines or submit to weekly testing.
SELINSGROVE — Masks will be required inside all Selinsgrove Area School District buildings and buses unless an individual can produce a signed note from a physician exempting them from covering their nose and mouth.
An engineer involved in a new impact study for the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway said that while traffic on Routes 11-15 could be cut by nearly half the current volume, much of the redirected travel is pass-through traffic.
The Federal Highway Administration will soon review PennDOT’s plans for the southern section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation project, according to PennDOT.
With cases rising, health-care professionals are urging the legislature to extend the regulatory changes to maximize the number of workers in hospitals and long-term care facilities.