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2 arrested at Mount Carmel home on drug charges

MOUNT CARMEL - Police filed drug charges against two people following the execution of a sealed search warrant at a borough home Wednesday. Christopher Ficca, 52, of Mount Carmel, and Sherry Wright, 43, of Berwick, were arrested on accusations they possessed sedatives and pain pills, used glass smok

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-21 14:15:00

3 Northumberland County men indicted on federal drug charges

WILLIAMSPORT - Three Northumberland County men have been indicted on federal drug charges and each has been ordered detained without bail. An indictment unsealed Wednesday in U.S. Middle District Court charges Frank J. Galasso, 64, of Sunbury, Adam Poeth 32, of Shamokin, and Chad Snyder, 34, of Nort

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-21 13:51:00

Orthodox Church joins community at Geisinger chapel

DANVILLE - The Rea Chapel at Geisinger Medical Center over the years has become a space where people from a variety of religions and beliefs come to pray. Now, every third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m., Orthodox Christianity will be represented with vespers services open to patients, staff, and t

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-22 14:46:10

'Soupie hot dogs' score TD at games Company bringing spice to local stadiums

SUBMITTED PHOTO The Soupie Brothers, Greg Kanowicz and Keith Good, have taken their special soupie hot dog to add a flavor kick to the concession stands at local football stadiums, including Mount Carmel, Shamokin, Southern Columbia and Danville. MOUNT CARMEL - The Soupie Brothers are adding a littl

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Crash victim sues over officer's U-turn

SUNBURY - A man injured in a 2015 crash he says occurred when a Mount Carmel Township police officer made an illegal U-turn is seeking more than $30,000 in a civil lawsuit. John Paul Baluta was driving a Pappy Baluta and Sons Plumbing and Heating van south in the passing lane of Route 61 in Atlas at

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Properties bought in fight against blight

POTTSVILLE - Several properties bought through a Schuylkill County judicial and repository sales earlier this month are set to be demolished. Four municipalities bought properties in the county repository for $1 that will be torn down with funding from the $1.4 million grant the state Department of

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-09-22 08:32:10

Lourdes wine festival will have 8 wineries, brewery

COAL TOWNSHIP - The fourth annual wine festival at Leo A. Mulhall Stadium on the campus of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School on Saturday will be the largest in terms of wineries and vendors and is expected to attract its biggest crowd and raise the most money. Lourdes Athletic Director Michael Kle

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Josiah Viera enters high school with clothing line, book coming

HEGINS - Josiah Viera officially became a teenager this year. The bittersweet, milestone birthday marked many firsts for the Hegins young man, who's celebrating his own clothing line, a new book and navigating his first year of high school at Tri-Valley on a new set of wheels. "It says, 'Never Give

REPUBLICAN & HERALD - 2017-09-22 08:17:44

Shamokin man indicted for heroin

WILLIAMSPORT - A Shamokin man was one of three from Northumberland County to be indicted on federal drug charges filed Wednesday in the U.S. Middle District Court. Adam Poeth, 32, of Shamokin, along with Frank J. Galasso, 64, of Sunbury, and Chad Snyder, 34, of Northumberland, were detained without

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Judge: Alleged Walmart shooter can stand trial

WILKES-BARRE - A county judge Thursday deemed accused Walmart shooter Scott Sargent competent to stand trial, paving the way for jury selection to begin next month. Sargent, 33, of Shenandoah, is facing attempted murder charges alleging he opened fire outside the store at the Wilkes-Barre Twp. Mar

STANDARD SPEAKER - 2017-09-22 08:19:39

Judge: Accused Wal-Mart shooter is fit to stand trial

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - A judge has determined a Pennsylvania man charged with firing a semi-automatic rifle at officers in the parking lot of a shopping center is competent to stand trial. A Luzerne County judge on Thursday determined 33-year-old Scott Sargent is competent to stand trial. The Shen

LANCASTERONLINE - 2017-09-22 13:48:46

LM Elementary School hosts annual Vehicular Career Day

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Officers Andrew Charnosky and Molly McCarthy of Northumberland County Adult Probation and Parole demonstrate how to wear a flak jacket to students of Line Mountain Elementary School during Vehicular Career Day Wednesday afternoon in Trevorton. TREVORTON - Students at Line

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Confederate Flag Burning in Columbia County

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) Controversy today in Columbia County involving the Confederate Flag. A citizen activist burned a combined Confederate and Nazi flag in front of the County Courthouse.. the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick reports from Bloomsburg. Drama here in downtown Bloomsburg thi

PAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2017-09-22 15:44:19

College towns get boost from family weekends

Lewisburg-based Dwellings Boutique has extended its hours and ordered their best products in advance of this weekend's Bucknell University Family Weekend. The event is a common practice for businesses in college towns, that understand the financial significance of a positive relationship with univer

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-22 14:55:00

Activist gets OK to burn Nazi-Confederate flag in protest

BLOOMSBURG (AP) - A Pennsylvania activist has gotten permission to burn a combination Nazi-Confederate flag to protest a town fair's decision to allow the sale of Confederate flags. Gene Stilp says he'll burn the flag Friday in a garbage can at the Columbia County courthouse after getting permission

POCONO RECORD - 2017-09-22 20:45:00

Activist gets OK to burn Nazi-Confederate flag on courthouse steps

BLOOMSBURG - Gene Stilp will burn his "racist" flag. Stilp appeared before the Columbia County commissioners Thursday morning to ask permission to burn a combination Nazi-Confederate flag on the steps of the county courthouse. Stilp said he was told he has the right to burn the flag, as allowed unde

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-22 02:40:09

Our view: Stilp turning his light on flag flap

If it were anybody else, it would be easy to dismiss as a gimmick, a cheap shot for a viral web video. Sew a Confederate flag and a Nazi flag together and burn them in public? C'mon, what's your angle? But it's not anybody else, it is Wilkes-Barre native Gene Stilp. And while Stilp has always had a

TIMES-LEADER - 2017-09-21 22:22:06

Milton man jailed on sex charges

MILTON - A Milton man is facing multiple counts after allegedly engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a 14-year-old Danville Middle School student. Nathan Irvin, 26, of 225 Willow St., Milton, has been charged with statutory sexual assault; involuntary deviate sexual intercourse; aggravated

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-22 15:00:00

Missing vet to be buried with full honors

Missing vet to be buried with full honors DANVILLE - A Danville Korean War veteran will finally be laid to rest 67 years after he went missing in action and was declared dead. A full military funeral... Missing vet to be buried with full honors DANVILLE - A Danville Korean War veteran will final

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Combined Nazi-Confederate flag burned in demonstration outside Bloomsburg court house

Activist Gene Stilp burned a combined flag representing both Nazi Germany and the Confederate States of America outside of the Columbia County Courthouse in downtown Bloomsburg. The demonstration drew a crowd of roughly three dozen, including journalists, and at least one counter-protester, who was

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 18:03:08