WILLIAMSPORT — A 45-year-old Danville man will spend 210 months in federal prison after authorities said he was trafficking methamphetamine.
A special election will be held on Jan. 31 to fill the now-vacant state senate seat that opened when former Sen. John Gordner resigned this week.
DANVILLE — What better way to get into the holiday spirit than by getting out and enjoying some good food, some shopping and maybe even a visit with Santa himself? The second annual Hometown Holiday Market will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on Mill Street.
LEWISBURG — This Saturday, a local nonprofit will continue its mission of helping children dealing with a common visual deficiency.
A Danville-based fashion designer is receiving technical and marketing support during the holiday season from a Bucknell University student, through a program run by Bucknell’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), based in Lewisburg.
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.
LEWISBURG — The results of the recent mid-term elections, how social media influences voters, the challenges facing a future generation of leaders and the importance of keeping a mind open to opposing views were among a number of topics discussed Wednesday evening between CNN anchor and chie…
Power is out to more than 3,000 PPL customers this morning after strong winds knocked down utility lines across the region overnight.
DANVILLE — Today marks the opening of State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver’s new Danville district office in the Montour County Administration Building, 435, E. Front St., Danville.
New COVID-19 infections in the state and the four Valley counties increased for the second consecutive week, according to data released Wednesday by the state Department of Health.
Members of the Pennsylvania Senate on Wednesday finalized the upper chamber’s procedural actions in the impeachment of Philadelphia’s district attorney by authorizing a writ of summons for Larry Krasner to appear for trial.
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.
Originally from the Lehigh Valley, Alma Torruella recently moved to Mount Carmel after her father and mother passed away from cancer two months apart from one another. With these losses, Torruella said, came the inability to work, putting a strain on the holiday season for the mother of thre…
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.9% annual rate from July through September despite high interest rates and chronic inflation, the government said Wednesday in an upgrade from its initial estimate. Last quarter’s rise in the U.S. gross domestic product, or the economy’s total output of goods and services, followed two straight quarters of contraction. That decline in output had raised fears that the economy might have slipped into a recession in the first half of the year. Since then, though, most signs have pointed to a resilient if slow-moving economy. Wednesday’s report showed that the restoration of growth in the July-September period was led by solid gains in exports and consumer spending that was stronger than originally reported.
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.”
State Sen. John Gordner, R-27, of Berwick, will resign Wednesday to pursue a new opportunity with another colleague in the Legislature.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that undated and incorrectly dated mail ballots should not be counted in the Nov. 8 midterm election, a decision that is now being challenged in federal court.
DANVILLE — Mahoning Township Supervisors approved a four-year police contract at Monday night’s meeting. The contract calls for raises in each of the four years, said Supervisor John Whelan, vice chair.
According to public 911 radio communications, emergency personnel are working at the scene of a vehicle crash on Routes 11/15 near Texas Roadhouse.
SUNBURY — Pennsylvania state police investigated fewer crashes and fatal crashes but issued more citations during the Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period this year.
THARPTOWN — It’s nearly the “most wonderful time of the year” and families everywhere are looking for festive events and activities to get them in the holiday spirit. The Dunn family in Tharptown has made it easy for their community with their annual Christmas display.
Fueled by concerns about the teaching of critical race theory — which generally is not taught in public elementary, middle and high schools — New Hampshire’s GOP-controlled Legislature approved a “divisive concepts” law like many other states in 2021 (and 2022).
Leading his football team through yet another successful season, Danville Area High School senior Carson Persing shows up to every practice and game with enthusiasm and leadership second to none, his coach said. Persing said he is a wide receiver and cornerback for his football team.
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.
DANVILLE — A Danville man has been charged with felony endangering the welfare of a child after police say a pill he illegally purchased fell on the floor and was eaten by a child.
RICHFIELD — By now, people have come to look forward to Richfield’s annual holiday festival. After 21 years, it’s become a tradition.
LEWISBURG — Use the holiday season to learn about birds as they glide through the sky, or make a craft or wreath to decorate for the season, all while enjoying lessons on nature.
Now in its 39th year, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s Tree Fest will feature more than 85 decorated, locally-grown Christmas trees for the public to view. The trees will be on display from Friday to Dec. 4 at the Caldwell Consistory in Bloomsburg.
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.
HARRISBURG — The initial transition leadership teams announced by Josh Shapiro align with the governor-elect’s pledge to assemble an administration that “looks like” Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG — Impeachment articles against Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner will be presented to the Pennsylvania Senate next week with a trial in the upper legislative chamber scheduled for January, according to the Senate Republican caucus.
The teen fantasy book, “Daughter of Smoke and Bone” by Laini Taylor, hadn’t been checked out from the Western School Corporation library in Russiaville, Indiana for 10 years.
HARRISBURG — Two weeks removed from polls closing in the Pennsylvania midterms, Republican state representatives cast votes Tuesday to elect a leadership team for an upcoming legislative session marked by change and uncertainty.
DANVILLE — Montour County Sheriff Clair Heath participated in the 118th session of the National Sheriffs’ Institute (NSI) Leadership Development Course held in Quantico, Virginia, Nov. 14-18.
Geisinger Medical Center
- Thanking our veterans, honoring heroes
- Mobile health units bring clinics to rural Valley neighborhoods
- Geisinger doctors to hold session on enlarged prostate treatments
- Former Geisinger employees appeal COVID-19 vaccine lawsuit dismissal
- Vendor notifies Geisinger patients of data breach
- MIracle Kid happy, active six years later
- Geisinger doc: Moonshot a worthy goal long-term; patient care remains priority
- Geisinger offering Super Saturday drive-through and walk-in flu shot clinics
- Heart Walk returns
- MIracle Kid had rough start, but is happy, active six years later
- Doctor: 'No need to hit the panic button' on monkeypox
- Mount Carmel Township children are 'Miracle Kids'
- Specialized ECMO team saw 'a lot of death'
- Geisinger holding hiring event in Berwick
- Geisinger names first chief wellness officer
- Teen’s hospital assault case sent to county court
- Assault, harassment charges from hospital incident withdrawn
- Danville area police and court brief for Monday, May 2
- Police chief in huffing case may plea
- Felon gun theft defendant will face county court
- Police: Sunbury man had 1.2 pounds of spice
- Police: Driver in crash on morphine
- NCSTU resident faces assault charge
- Man, 18, charged with stealing milk, cough medicine
- Montour County police reports for Tuesday, March 15
- Police: Man lied about stealing milk
- Flashing brake lights led to Danville DUI arrest
- Danville police briefs for Monday, March 14
- Danville police briefs for Friday, March 11
- Danville police brief for Thursday, March 10