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Truck traffic troubling Lewisburg officials

LEWISBURG - Downtown traffic congestion is hurting the borough's image. So noted Lewisburg Mayor Judy Wagner during a borough council discussion of strategies to deal with the increase of truck traffic due to roadwork in Northumberland Borough. The topic was discussed earlier Tuesday at a meeting wi

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-20 13:55:00

Bail hiked; woman jailed

SUNBURY - One of the people named in a search warrant affidavit as having been involved in the homicide of Sean M. Maschal had his bail on unrelated DUI charges increased Monday to $75,000 cash. Meanwhile, a woman who the affidavit suggests may have also been involved was jailed Monday, also on unre

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Green Dragons win back-and-forth overtime battle

LEWISBURG - No one team seemed to be able to hold onto momentum Tuesday afternoon at the Pauling Complex in Lewisburg, as the Green Dragons and the Midd-West Mustangs battled through a tough game. Momentum swung back and forth in the game like a pendulum on a grandfather clock as each team's offense

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-20 13:52:00

Wal-Mart gives $750 grant to Child Development

LEWISBURG - Snyder, Union, Mifflin (SUM) Child Development, in partnership with the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way and The Daily Item, was awarded a $750 grant from the Lewisburg Wal-Mart in support of its new "Resource Bags for Moms" program. The program, which has already proven successful

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

Panelists: Don't be fooled by fake news

LEWISBURG - Fake news, a divisive and controversial subject that often undermines the truth, was one of several topics hashed out by a panel of media experts at a Tuesday night town hall event that drew 120 people to the old Lewisburg Area High School auditorium. Trust, Transparency and the News, th

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-20 02:39:03

New Snyder County Children and Youth leader has 17 years of experience

MIDDLEBURG - A licensed behavior specialist consultant with more than 17 years of experience in the child welfare field has been tapped to lead Snyder County's Children and Youth Services. Jennifer Napp Evans, of Winfield, was unanimously selected to fill the director position held since 2005 by Ros

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-19 23:25:40

Motorists trapped as suspicious object shuts main UK highway

LONDON (AP) - Hundreds of motorists were stuck for hours on one of Britain's main highways after it was closed Tuesday due to a "suspicious object." The M1 motorway was shut along a 10-mile (16-kilometer) stretch near Milton Keynes, 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of London, after the object was foun

WPXI - 2017-09-19 16:33:12

Second attempted child abduction in less than two months reported in Milton

MILTON -- For the second time in less than two months people claiming to be from Northumberland County Children and Youth Services have attempted to abduct children in Milton. "It's disgusting," Katrina Gamley, Children and Youth administrator, said Tuesday. The latest incident occurred just before

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-19 19:38:21

Man charged with DUI, aggravated assault relating to Route 61 accident

STONINGTON - A Shamokin Dam man has been charged with a dozen offenses including a felony of aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence of a combination of drugs relating to a Sept. 3 two-vehicle crash on Route 61 in Shamokin Township that injured two people. In addition to aggr

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Fundraising to fulfill family needs

MILTON - Tuesday night marked the kickoff event of the 2017-2018 Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way fundraising campaign with a stated goal of raising $1 million, said CEO and President Joanne Troutman. That goal exceeds last year's $700,000, "which we beat," Troutman said. Last year, the GSV Uni

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-20 10:30:00

H.S. Cross Country: Red Tornadoes host second meet at Weiser State Forest

LARRY DEKLINSKI/STAFF PHOTO Shamokin's Jessa Paczkoski nears the 3-mile mark during a cross country race Tuesday afternoon in the Roaring Creek Track of the Weiser State Forest. Paczkoski finish sixth. COAL TOWNSHIP - Mount Carmel Area cross country coach Chris Catton really likes his boys team, eno

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Tractor trailer crash causes I-80 lane shut down and traffic jam in Montour County

A tractor trailer crash has shut down a westbound lane on Interstate 80 in Montour County, said Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials. PennDOT officials said the crash closed the right driving lane at mile 227, east of Danville. They added there is a mile-long traffic backlog as of 3:

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-19 19:22:00

Police: Couple played poker with juveniles for money

BEAVER SPRINGS - A local couple is being charged for their alleged involvement in teaching youth how to play poker in their arcade in McClure. A preliminary hearing for Robert L. Henry, 37, and Amanda J. Henry, 36, of Beaver Springs, is scheduled for Oct. 10 with Magisterial District Judge Lori Hac

SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Rubberized material set on Danville track

DANVILLE - The new track at the Danville Area High School Stadium will enhance the school colors. The track will be a terra cotta color, which will complement the artificial purple turf surface around the green artificial turf recently installed. Danville's school colors are orange and purple, which

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-20 03:39:00

Danville native intern at museum commission

HARRISBURG - Emily Haney of Danville is working for the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission as part of a 15-week internship sponsored by Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Haney is a senior anthropology major and art history/archaeology minor at Bloomsburg University of Pennsyl

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-19 21:56:12

DJ Choices program offers MCA students hope with anti-drug recovery message

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Guest speakers Frank Rodriguez, a barber from Milton, and Pastor Lance Fessler of Lewisburg, address the student body in attendance at Mount Carmel Area High School auditorium during the DJ Choices assembly program, an anti-drug program sponsored by the Greater Susquehanna

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Green Dragons knock off Mustangs

LEWISBURG - The Lewisburg boys soccer team took the field against Midd-West Saturday with the title of defending PIAA Class AA champions. But with senior captain Nate Liscum as the only returning starter and a game already in the loss column you could forgive the Mustangs if they didn't think the 20

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-18 13:54:00

Police: Another attempted child abduction in Milton

MILTON - The Milton Police Department is once again looking for information following another attempted child abduction late Monday night where the suspect identified himself as a Children & Youth worker. At 11:51 Monday night, police said a male knocked on the door of an apartment in the Georgetown

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-19 11:51:00

Document: Man found dead on trail was botched robbery victim

ATLAS, Pa. (AP) - Authorities have said in a court document that investigators believe a man found slain on a Pennsylvania walking trail was killed in a botched robbery. The body of Sean Maschal, 33, was found Wednesday on a trail through wooded former coal lands near Locust Gap in Mount Carmel Town

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 13:30:00

Howe addresses residents in first town hall for 11th Congressional District seat election

From climate change to North Korea to a losing the war on drugs, Democrat Robert "Alan" Howe touched on a broad range of topics Monday during the first of many town hall meetings planned for his campaign for the 11th Congressional District seat. An Air Force veteran and Carlisle area resident, Howe

CUMBERLAND COUNTY SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 17:45:00