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Multiple passengers injured in fatal crash involving bus
MILTON — At least one person was killed and dozens were injured in a three-vehicle crash involving a tour bus which occurred Friday afternoon along Route 147, just north of the Route 405 interchange, in West Chillisquaque Township.The Northumberland County Coroner’s Office was immediately called to
Next Level: Madison Mimnaugh running well at Bloomsburg | The Sunday Dispatch
Pittston Area graduate Madison Mimnaugh opened her junior season at Bloomsburg University by leading the women’s lacrosse team in its first two races, including picking up an overall win in a September dual meet at Mansfield.Mimnaugh won the 5-kilometer race at Mansfield in 19:21. She had led the te
Crews on scene of head-on collision involving bus, truck on Route 147
Emergency crews are responding to the scene of a head-on collision between a tour bus and pick-up truck on Route 147.The crash occurred around 2 p.m. just north of the 147 split with Route 405.According to emergency radio communications, there are at least 20 injured passengers on the bus.Crews are
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Pastor John Lee, as Civil War Chaplain William McCormick of the 150th regiment, Bucktails, will conduct the service. Civil War veteran Corporal Milton Airey, 43rd US Colored Infantry, was 27 years old when he died on Oct. 17, 1867. He was buried in his uniform in the Lewisburg Cemetery and his grave
Columbia County father convicted of murder
According to Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Anthony Rocco Franklin, 76, was convicted of first-degree murder and other charges in the execution-style death of Frank Spencer. Spencer was shot and killedin his home in Hemlock Township near Bloomsburg, Columbia County.
Former school board member fined by state ethics commission
HARRISBURG — Former Shamokin Area School Board member Richard Kashnoski has been ordered by the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission to pay a combined $12,930.88 in fines and restitution for violating the Public Official and Employee Ethics Act.An investigation revealed that Kashnoski violated three
Students Dismissed from Bancroft Elementary in Scranton after Utility Problem
SCRANTON, Pa. – A Scranton elementary school was evacuated Friday because of a utility problem.Students at George Bancroft Elementary on Albright Avenue were taken from the school around noon and dismissed from the evacuation point at Weston Field.The PPL Electric Utilities websiteindicates that pow
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New Games Room Opens In KUBKyla Smith-Brown-Oct 5, 20180The new games room will open today, Friday Oct. 5 at 4p.m. on the first floor of the Kehr Union Building (KUB).The games room is equipped with nine 65 inch TV screens, six pool...Read more
ACROSS THE VALLEY: Inmate charged with shoving sheriff deputy during transfer
Michael Robert Gilligbauer, 26, was charged with a summary offense of harassment in the office of Sunbury District Judge Michael Toomey. Gilligbauer was in court on an emergency bench warrant related to theft charges.
Students Decorate Bloomsburg for Halloween
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- BLOOMSBURG IS UNDERGOING A TEMPORARY TRANSFORMATION..MORE THAN 100 STUDENTS FROM 8 SCHOOLS ARE PAINTING FALL AND HALLOWEEN-THEMED MURALS AROUND TOWN..THIS IS THE 40TH YEAR FOR THE TRADITION IN COLUMBIA COUNTY.
Drunken driver left kids alone in car, cops say
State police reported Friday that Holly Paul, 35, of Tower City, was charged with child endangerment, drunken driving and marijuana possession for a Sept. 1 incident in Dauphin County's Washington Township.
15 sentenced in Lycoming County Court
• Donald A. Donato Sr., 42, 643 Elmira St., 12 to 36 months minus one day, 24 months of probation and 50 hours of community service for two charges of simple assault, driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Man wanted on child-sex charges in Wyoming Borough arrested in Hazleton | Times Leader
Luis Steve Rivera, 24, of Hazleton, was wanted on a number of charges, including aggravated indecent assault of a person under 16, indecent assault of a person less than 16, simple assault, and corruption of minors.
Welch Art Studios students win at Bloomsburg Fair
SHAMOKIN — Welch Art Studios students won ribbons on all 23 entries at this year’s Bloomsburg Fair art show. All are students of Lisa Welch Knecht at her studio inside the Northumberland County Arts Center,Artists and their awards are as follows:Alaina Glowatski- first place in colored pencil by a c
Coroner: Truck driver suffered fatal heart attack before crash
Niles P. Hoch, 75, was driving east on East Fifth Street in Bloomsburg at about 5 p.m. when the large dump truck traveled over the curb and plowed into a telephone pole and a tree, Bloomsburg police said.
State ethics commission cites former Shamokin school board member
Kashnoski abstained from votes on the matter and a conflict of interest was identified within Miners Bank’s submission, the investigation found, but investigators said he initiated the business dealings and participated in closed-door discussions during board executive sessions.
Facing trial next week, two charged as fugitives related to West Virginia murder | Times Leader
Elizabeth Chinn, 33, of Ohio, and Glenn Weaver, 26, of West Virginia, have been jailed at the county correctional facility since their capture in a hotel room at Mohegan Sun Casino on April 25.
Freezing warning in effect overnight
Low temperatures are expected around freezing and could damage sensitive vegetation. The warning was issued for nine counties including Montour, Northumberland, Snyder and Union.
County inmates moved from SCI-Coal to new prison overnight
Robert Inglis/The Daily Item Northumberland County Prison warden Bruce Kovach, left, helps raise the flag with Daniel Bordner for the first time over the new Northumberland County Prison which held a ribbon cutting ceremony last month.
District Court: Guilty pleas
• Shane M. Hart, 29, of 214 Cedar Road, Paxinos, pleaded guilty to possession of drug paraphernalia and was ordered to pay a $300 fine plus costs.