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International Walk to School Day
Middle School and Upper Elementary School children in the Lewisburg Area School District are invited to join school children from around the world to celebrate International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.
Pennsylvania woman attacked by black bear
MONTGOMERY, Pa. (WHTM) - Pennsylvania game wardens are trying to capture a black bear that attacked and seriously injured a woman in Lycoming County. Officials told WNEP-TV the woman was outside her home with her dog when the bear grabbed her leg and dragged her more than 80 yards Wednesday night.
Human trafficking is close to home
LEWISBURG — Registered Nurse Rachel Gordner, also a sexual assault nurse examiner, told a Susquehanna Valley Conservatives audience Monday that it would be understandable if her presentation made them angry.
Mifflinburg man charged with rape of a child
MIFFLINBURG — A 47-year-old Mifflinburg man is jailed in Union County facing felony charges related to the alleged rape of a child. Charles Junior Westfall, of 839 Reber Road, has been charged with felony counts of rape of a child, statutory sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and
‘A lot of black bears in the area’ – Game Commission Investigates Lycoming County Bear Attack
MUNCY CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Game wardens are trying to figure out why a bear attacked and seriously injured a woman in Lycoming County. Investigators say the woman was outside her home with her dog when the bear grabbed her leg and dragged her more than 80 yards.
Lewisburg vs Loyalsock boys basketball
Lewisburg and Loyalsock renewed their Heartland Conference rivalry in boys HS Basketball. Lancers won big 72-46.
Canned Corn Recalled in New York and Pennsylvania
Thousands of cases of canned corn are being recalled because it could cause people to develop a fatal illness. According to the Food and Drug Administration, Del Monte Foods has taken the action because the corn was under-processed.
Single mom grateful for what Needy Family Fund has to offer
SUNBURY — A single Sunbury mom who is experiencing a rough patch between jobs says she is grateful for the gifts provided by the Needy Family Fund. “It helps out especially when I got into a pinch in between jobs,” said Shannon Ensinger, 31. “I left my previous job and I’m not making as much as befo
Snowy Slimdown focuses on health
MILTON — As each new year dawns, a focus on improving personal health comes to the forefront for many. The Milton YMCA is set to launch an annual program to help those looking to improve their health stay on track with their efforts.
Football player caught on camera vandalizing opposing team’s locker room with sledgehammer
SUTTER, Calif. – A Northern California high school is dealing with a social media-stoked controversy after video showing one of its football players vandalizing an opposing team's locker room was shared online, according to KTXL.
5-year-old boy hit, killed by truck near Pennsylvania school bus stop
MILLVILLE, Pa. (AP) - A 5-year-old boy crossing the road in front of his home to reach his bus stop was struck and killed by a pickup truck. WNEP-TV reports Silus Hunsinger was hit by the truck Wednesday morning near Millville, in Columbia County.
Troopers report gun, holster were stolen
DERRY TWP. — A handgun and holster were stolen from a 24-year-old man’s residence at Blue Springs Terrace, State Police at Milton say. Police identified the...
First grade project leaves lasting impression on students in Northumberland County
SUNBURY, NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY (WOLF) — A small-town elementary school is doing big things for it's students. Mr. Pratt has been creating a holiday display with his first grade class for the past 20 years.
Board Member Hires Attorney for Fired Pregnant Teacher
COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A school board member at a Catholic school near Shamokin is speaking out about the teacher who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried. The board member hired an attorney for the former teacher.
Student garners support for veterans
LEWISBURG — Lewisburg’s Sarah Mahoney, whose family members include a number of military veterans, recently succeeded in having a month designated for recognizing veterans.
Webb to seek Republican nomination for county commissioner
SUNBURY — A businessman focused on tourism has announced his candidacy for Northumberland County commissioner. Tom Webb, 56 and a registered Republican, confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he will be entering the 2019 race for commissioner.
Sunbury State Health Center distributing free naloxone Thursday
HARRISBURG — Naloxone will be distributed free in nearly 80 locations across the state from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday as part of the Wolf Administration's ongoing efforts to reduce the number of opioid overdoses across the commonwealth.
Lbg. senior offers personalized encouragement
LEWISBURG — New vistas opened up for Abbie Carney, a Lewisburg Area High School student, after she faced a challenging week in February. “I had money stolen out of the locker room,” she said. “The next day I found out that my ‘pop’...had a terminal illness...The day after that was the Parkland (Fla.
Expanded Vo-Tech just what we need
The proposed expansion of the Columbia Montour Area Vocational Technical School cannot come at a better time. At present, our region is experiencing economic...
Debris Removal on Rt. 147 Wednesday in Northumberland County - Delays Expected
From PennDOT in Montoursville – Flood debris removal work will continue tomorrow, Wednesday, December 12, 2018 on Route 147 in Northumberland County. The contractor will remove debris from bridge piers on Route 147 northbound between Packer Island and Northumberland Borough.