The Lewisburg Area School Board authorized a $9.8 million HVAC project that will result in air conditioning and efficient heating systems being installed in the district’s three oldest buildings.
The Green Dragon Foundation’s president, Robert Kallin, told directors of the Lewisburg Area School Board that the nonprofit is raising funds for a greenhouse and a multipurpose building for the high school campus.
Rainfall soaked the Valley overnight and into early afternoon Thursday, causing minor flooding of roadways and early dismissal for the Danville Area School District.
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…
LEWISBURG — Approximately 700 employees at Evangelical Community Hospital will see an increase in their wages when the hospital shifts to a minimum base pay of $15 per hour for all positions beginning Oct. 3.
LEWISBURG — Daevon Bodden, 20, of Lewisburg, pleaded guilty Friday to charges stemming from a drive-by shooting in June 2020 in East Buffalo Township. The plea canceled a two-day trial that had been scheduled to begin this week.
Employees from the U.S. Penitentiary at Lewisburg are joining other federal officers in helping to expel thousands of migrants from a Texas town, but a union representative said it is putting a strain on understaffed prisons.
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.
MIFFLINBURG — At 7:19 p.m. on Saturday, Union County Commissioner Preston Boop was eating dinner when he received an alarm that an electrical short circuit occurred at his chicken barn at 98 Comey Lane in Buffalo Township.
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.
Baking began as a hobby and blossomed into an at-home business for Dan MacArthur, but after four years, The Cookie Dude moved out of the house and into a storefront in downtown Lewisburg.
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.
LEWISBURG — The Lewisburg Arts Council’s Artists’ Guild and Photography Club will be having a Members’ Show throughout October. The display will be located at Galley 255 at the Public Library for Union County, 255 Reitz Blvd., Lewisburg.
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.
A Valley businessman expressed interest both in hiring employees from RR Donnelley in Lewisburg and acquiring the printing firm’s plant.
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.
Officials with the Mifflinburg Area School District provided few details about an alleged “threat” that spurred board directors to suddenly shift to an online meeting Tuesday night as dozens of parents and taxpayers waited outside the high school.
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.
LEWISBURG — The Southern Tier Community Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania awarded a $25,000 grant to Evangelical Community Hospital. The funds are designated to support Evangelical’s “commitment to diversity, equity and inclusivity training,” according to a p…
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.
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.