LEWISBURG — Bucknell University professor Judy Grisel, a noted addiction researcher and author, will participate in two panel discussions at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos, Switzerland, this week.
A week of events honoring the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today and runs through Sunday in Lewisburg and Selinsgrove. Several events feature notable guests, including "Hamilton" actor Bryan Terrell Clark and poet Amanda Gorman, National Youth Poet Laureate in the U.S. in 20…
1. A moderated Q&A with Black Lives Matter co-founder Opal Tometi is featured as part of a full week of events at Bucknell University commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
There have been 115 bills signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf in 2019. That’s just a fraction of the more than 2,800 bills introduced in the state House or Senate this legislative session. This ongoing series explores some of the proposals circulating at the Capitol that have not received much …
About two inches of snow fell in the Valley Saturday and later turned to sleet as temperatures fell, possibly causing an afternoon multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 80.
SUNBURY — Local hospital officials have said they are ready for an increased volume of patients in the wake of news that UPMC Susquehanna Sunbury is closing several departments by the end of the month, weeks ahead of a scheduled closure at the end of March.
The Valley remains in line for several inches of snow this weekend with the flakes to start flying early Saturday morning across most of the region.
A hundred years ago Friday, Prohibition (the 18th Amendment) officially began, and breweries throughout the Valley and across America shut down for what turned out to be 13 years.
HARRISBURG — Gamblers placed almost $1.5 billion in wagers and generated $30 million in revenue for the state in the first full year of legalized sports gambling.
The Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority’s executive director is working to obtain a state certification towards reopening the Nature’s Cool child care program.
More than 450 homes and businesses are still without power in Northumberland County this afternoon as high winds continue across the region.
A storm with the potential to drop 3 to 6 inches of snow is expected to reach the Valley early Saturday morning, said a forecaster from the National Weather Service, Wednesday night.
SELINSGROVE — Union-Snyder CAA is now scheduling appointments for its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which begins Jan. 27 and continues through April 15.
Pennsylvania's Safe2Say Something reporting system received more than 40,000 tips in its first year, according to Attorney General Josh Shapiro.
NEW COLUMBIA — PennDOT announced a soil remediation project this week along westbound Interstate 80 in White Deer Township, Union County, which will cause lane restrictions.
The Census 2020 effort to recruit census takers is in full swing in the Valley — and applicants are badly needed — said a Census supervisor.
MILTON — With an eye toward helping to grow Milton’s downtown and its own online capacity, the Tastecraft Cafe will open a section location in Milton next week.
The League of Women Voters of the Lewisburg Area (LWVLA) kicks off a year-long celebration this year to commemorate the founding of the League of Women Voters and the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment.
WILLIAMSPORT — State Sen. Gene Yaw, R-23, has announced his intention to run for re-election in this year's elections and represent the residents of Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Union counties.
MIFFLINBURG — Penn State Extension will host the Union County Crops Conference from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 31 at Harvest Union County Church in Mifflinburg. The church is located at 115 Freedom Road, Mifflinburg.
Two Union County deputy sheriffs extinguished an engine fire along the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension that threatened to burn an injured motorist trapped behind the steering wheel of a delivery van severely damaged in a crash, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
LEWISBURG — Directors and administrators of the Lewisburg Area School District face an estimated deficit of $692,000 as they work to balance an operating budget for the 2020-21 school year, according to John Fairchild, director of administrative services.
Knoebels Amusement Resort announced a thrill ride will be ready for the park's April opening while also confirming the closing of another ride this year.
LEWISBURG – Children with special developmental needs and their families are invited to a sensory-friendly showing of "Abominable," at The Campus Theatre, 413 Market St., on Jan. 26 at 2 p.m. The movie is part of Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute’s (ADMI) sensory-frie…
The PA Farm Show continued Wednesday, drawing in hundreds of competitors for various events. Several Valley residents won top honors in their categories. Among them were:
Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey applauded America's intelligence community and his counterpart, Sen. Bob Casey, urged the release of more details Wednesday in separate news conferences on the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani on Jan. 3.
A Lewisburg man sentenced to state prison last month on sex crimes charges involving two children in Union County stands accused of also sexually assaulting one of the accusers in Northumberland County, according to allegations filed in arrest papers.
Lewisburg Borough Council welcomed newly elected members Debra Sulai and Elijah Farrell during Monday’s reorganization meeting, chose Luis Medina and Jordi Comas as president and vice president, respectively, and formally learned longtime member Sue Mahon would resign.
LEWISBURG — A Girl Scouts official from the organization's Heart of Pennsylvania Council launched the 2020 Girl Scout Cookie™ season program on Tuesday afternoon, by introducing a new cookie, Lemon-Ups, at a media event.
MIFFLINBURG — More than 40 people attended a Buffalo Township Board of Supervisors meeting Monday night to hear about and discuss the possibility of enacting a Second Amendment Sanctuary ordinance at a future meeting.
Girl Scout cookie season is a week away, but Valley residents have the opportunity to taste the scouts' latest tasty treat — Lemon-Ups — today in Lewisburg.
MIFFLINBURG — Five-year-old Aiden Christopher Nagy walked into the multi-purpose room at the Mifflinburg Elementary School on Monday only to find his family and classmates waiting for him.