There were another 80 COVID-19 cases in the Valley over the weekend, according to the state Department of Health's update on Monday, as the Valley surpassed 2,000 cases since the first case was confirmed in late March.
LEWISBURG — The building expansion project at The Public Library for Union County continues as officials there work to raise money to match dollar-for-dollar a combined $850,000 in grant funds received for the new addition.
The State Department of Health announced another 1,029 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, including 30 additional cases across the Valley. The largest increase locally is in Northumberland County, where there are 13 new cases and three additional deaths linked to the novel coronavirus.
MIFFLINBURG — Buffalo Township Supervisors announced a public hearing Oct. 5 to consider separate ordinances on parking restrictions, temporary sign regulations and regulating public assemblages and processions.
There are 62 new COVID-19 cases in the Valley today, the majority of which are coming from long-term care facilities in Northumberland and Snyder counties and federal prisons in Union County.
LEWISBURG — Julio Gonzalez, who allegedly fired at a Market Street home in a June drive-by shooting, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Thursday. His case now heads to Union County Court.
LEWISBURG — Preliminary data from a nearly completed audit shows the Lewisburg Area School District ended the 2019-20 school year with a surplus of $885,611.
LEWISBURG — Building principals and the superintendent at Lewisburg Area School District said students adjusted quickly to new virus mitigation protocol as the district ends its second full week of school.
State health officials reported eight new COVID-19 cases and another death linked to the virus in Northumberland County on Thursday.
SUNBURY — The Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA is preparing for the 17th Annual Coat Drive at the Sunbury YMCA on Nov. 9, 10 and 11. Last year’s coat drive provided over 1,000 coats with more than 60 percent of those coats for children.
With less than six weeks to go until the presidential election, Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a six-point lead over President Donald Trump, who continues to have strong support among Republicans in the commonwealth according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll released th…
State health officials have added 14 COVID-19 cases tied to Valley long-term care facilities and added four more deaths, including the first two at care facilities outside of Northumberland County.
LEWISBURG — The Degenstein Foundation approved a $20,000 grant for the Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority, according to BVRA’s executive director and board members.
SELINSGROVE — Frank Hummel wasn't thinking of getting a flu shot this year until Geisinger held its first community drive-thru clinic at the Susquehanna Valley Mall on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some Pennsylvania school districts are letting more fans in the stands after a federal judge’s ruling that tossed statewide pandemic limits on crowd size, although legislative Republicans on Wednesday lost an effort to enshrine local control of school sports into law.
The average price for gasoline across the Susquehanna Valley is a penny lower this week at $2.48 per gallon, according to an AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report released Monday.
Bucknell University students organized a bread line outside the president’s office Tuesday in protest of meal plan changes they say threaten student health.
SUNBURY — Prosecutors say accused serial rapist John Kurtz attempted to sexually assault an 18-year-old woman in 1993 and raped another female in 2002, showing a pattern of criminal behavior spanning 27 years.
There were 12 more COVID-19 cases linked to long-term care facilities in Northumberland County on Wednesday, part of an increase of 22 across the Valley and 834 statewide.
NEW COLUMBIA — A New Columbia man spat in the face of a state trooper as he was taken into custody for a domestic violence incident, according to arrest papers.
LEWISBURG — Residents living near Bucknell University are advised that the institution will test its emergency notification systems at noon today.
Pennsylvania surpassed 150,000 COVID-19 cases and 8,000 deaths over the weekend, with the state Department of Health announcing another 967 cases and 48 deaths in its two-day totals released today.
Lewisburg Children’s Museum (LCM) will host a virtual career day Saturday allowing kids to get a feel for the careers of scientists, police officers and more.
Geisinger is providing one year of identity theft protection to more than 700 patients free of charge after an employee inappropriately accessed their personal information, the health care system confirmed on Monday.
Alexice King left her job as a personal care aid and medical technician at Rockwell Retirement Center in Milton earlier this year because she said she was nervous about the COVID-19 pandemic.
State health officials reported 1,162 new COVID-19 cases during their Saturday data release, the second time in five days the state reported 1,151 or more cases in a day.
The Snyder County and Union County Office of Veterans Affairs received $40,000 in state grant funds to support homeless veterans and provide emergency assistance, according to an announcement from the Wolf administration.
Twenty of the Valley's 28 COVID-19 cases announced Friday are linked to long-term care facilities according to the latest round of data released by the state Department of Health.
To avoid forgetting masks in today's COVID-19 world, many people have started to hang masks from their rearview mirror, a practice AAA says drivers should try to avoid.
LEWISBURG — State troopers say a New Columbia woman admitted injecting two plastic baggies’ worth of heroin before nodding off behind the wheel of her vehicle at a red traffic signal with her 10-month-old child in the car.
Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine Thursday signed new orders amending the recent announcement that restaurants may increase indoor occupancy to 50 percent starting Monday.
LEWISBURG — A Union County woman faces multiple charges after police searched her apartment under warrant and found 4 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 5 grams of marijuana and 39 bundles of heroin, according to arrest papers.
Pennsylvania's unemployment rated dropped 2.2 percent in August, a larger drop than the national rate according to the latest Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) employment situation report released this morning.
Bucknell University administration sent students a letter urging them to remain on or near the Lewisburg campus as coronavirus cases rise at colleges and universities. Penn State’s University Park main campus in State College, Centre County, reported 1,145 cases since Aug. 7 — the highest nu…
Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties each had at least six new COVID-19 cases on Thursday as the Valley added another 23 cases of the novel coronavirus, part of a statewide increase of 933.
An online public forum is set for next month with the Buffalo Valley Regional Police Department allowing citizens and officials to discuss policies including use of force along with officer training and statistics.
Northumberland and Snyder counties accounted for 27 of the Valley’s 28 new COVID-19 cases announced on Wednesday, including another 13 cases linked to long-term care facilities.
LAURELTON — The West End Library is holding a drive-thru book sale on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West End Library parking lot, 45 Ball Park Road, Laurelton.
MONTANDON — Dayah Oyar enjoys watching her brothers ride their bikes around the cul-de-sac in their Bloomsburg neighborhood. Fortunately for her, just watching will be a thing of the past.