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3 displaced by fire Saturday in Shamokin

SHAMOKIN - A Saturday morning kitchen fire displaced three city residents. Firefighters mostly contained the blaze to the kitchen of a half-double home at 324 W. Spruce St. Two elderly tenants escaped the fire unharmed, according to Chief Jason Zimmerman of the Shamokin Fire Bureau. Unattended stove

DAILY ITEM - 2017-12-16 23:25:26

Parents appeal legal fee ruling in suit against Shamokin Area

WILLIAMSPORT - The parents who sued Shamokin Area School District have filed an appeal after a federal judge awarded them just 20 percent of the legal fees they sought. In October, Judge Matthew W. Brann, of the U.S. Middle District of Pennsylvania in Williamsport, ordered the district to pay Patric


Arrest made in serial rapist case

MILTON - State police have announced that an arrest has been made in connection with the sexual assaults and attempted sexual assaults that occurred in our area recently. The subject, as yet unidentified, will be arraigned at Judge Michael Diehl's office at approximately 3:30 p.m. with a press confe

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

Grandma cares for boy, 5, whose mother is on drugs

Grandma cares for boy, 5, whose mother is on drugs Published: December 18, 2017 The letter to the Brighter Christmas Fund was short and sad: "I'm writing asking for help this holiday," said Roseanne, who lives outside of Catawissa. "I... Grandma cares for boy, 5, whose mother is on drugs Publis

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

West End reports active 2017, plans for facility upgrades, new equipment

KULPMONT - West End Fire Association is alive and well, according to President Michael D. Sinopoli Sr. Sinopoli said the picnic pavilion was renovated this past summer and several successful events were held. For the first time ever, a bonfire pep rally was held at the West End before the Mount Carm

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

The gift of home: Habitat for Humanity seeking family for donated Mount Carmel residence

SARAH DESANTIS/STAFF PHOTO The family of the former residents of 325 W. Olive St., Mount Carmel, recently donated the home to Snyder, Union and Northumberland Habitat for Humanity. A renovation is underway, and applicants are being sought to reside in the home after its completion, which is expected

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

Fall Food Show winners announced at Penn College

PHOTO PROVIDED The Best of Show recipient in Penn College's Fall Food Show was prepared by students Kelsie F. Thomas, left, of Darby, and Ashley R. Potrzebowski, of Williamsport, as part of their Advanced Garde Manger course. They were tasked with creating a cold platter and charcuterie board. Penns

WILLIAMSPORT SUN-GAZETTE - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

St. Joseph School to open kindergarten next year

DANVILLE - St. Joseph School will open a kindergarten program in the fall of 2018 for the first time. "We are so excited," said St. Joseph Principal Kimberly Winters. "This is a new chapter in the history of St. Joseph School," added Father James Lease, pastor of St. Joseph Church. "We're looking to

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-12-18 08:00:00

NH Highway Open After Overnight Crash Kills 1 Teen, Sends Several to Hospital

Written by NH1 News on December 18, 2017 5:33 am. MERRIMACK- The New Hampshire Department of Transportation notified drivers early Monday morning that the F. E. Everett Turnpike was open following Sunday's crash that killed one teen and sent several other people to the hospital. There is no offici

NH1.COM - 2017-12-18 13:33:00

Years ago, the Salvation Army came to the rescue. Now he delivers the help

Editor's note: With this article the Sentinel & Enterprise begins a new feature, "Be a Volunteer," focusing on people who join community nonprofits. If you have a suggestion for a profile, email it to cclark@sentinelandenterprise.com. By Amanda Burke aburke@sentinelandenterprise.com LUNENBURG -- D

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-12-18 11:52:12

Ashburnham voters face funding request to keep tax bills on track

AHBURNHAM - During a special town meeting Tuesday night, the town will ask voters to approve a request to transfer $171,000 from the stabilization "emergency" reserves fund to the sewer enterprise fund to make up for a deficit recently caught by the state Department of Revenue. The meeting is schedu

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-12-17 22:20:44

Assistant chief posts still vacant

In the months that followed the horrific fire that leveled the Lorraine Apartments building and the Temple Ahavat Achim 10 years ago, an after-action report commissioned by then-Mayor Carolyn Kirk found several flaws in the city's public safety departments - including the need for non-union assistan

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES - 2017-12-18 14:16:04

Fitchburg, former principal settle 'whistleblower' lawsuit

FITCHBURG -- A former South Street Elementary School principal who alleged he lost his job for calling attention to health and safety concerns at his school has settled a lawsuit against the School Committee and City of Fitchburg, it was learned by the Sentinel and Enterprise. According to the set

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-12-18 11:33:20

One dead in Templeton crash

TEMPLETON - One person was killed in a single car crash on Maple Street Sunday aftrnoon. The crash took place just after 4 p.m. near 1 Maple St. The car stuck a utility pole and a tree before overturning. Police have not released the identify of the victim. Return to Telegram.com for more on this st

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-12-18 14:26:44

Gap Mountain timber harvest tour

Forestry professionals will lead a tour of a working timber harvest at Gap Mountain next month. The tour, which is free and open to the public, is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a snow date of Saturday, Jan. 20. The Forest Society will conduct a timber harvest on 50 ac

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2017-12-18 17:00:00

Leominster teen brings holiday cheer for those in need

LEOMINSTER -- Even at just 16 years old, Kylee McCumber is no stranger to helping others. Since the age of 10, she's distributed food to school children in need, starting the non-profit Kylee's Kare Kits for Kidz. The goal was to feed 10 kids every week; in 2017, the organization's efforts reach ar

SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE - 2017-12-18 12:02:11

Wrong turn leads to arrest

The Orange Leader A GPS direction landed woman's car on railroad tracks. A woman from Houston using her GPS to navigate to a location, said it gave her a turn that landed her vehicle down the railroad tracks. According to the woman, she was navigating to a location, at approximately 7 a.m. on Saturd

ORANGE LEADER - 2017-12-18 18:09:08

Missing Orange county 13-year-old reported safe

Krista Chandler Published 11:20 am, Saturday, December 16, 2017 A missing 13-year-old girl from Orange is reportedly safe. Beaumont police said Akiyah Ward, who left West Orange Middle School without permission Dec. 12, was brought to the station by her father late Friday night. Police in Beaumont,


Orange police searching for 13 year old runaway

Orange Police are asking for help in finding a runaway, the department said in a release. Akiyah Heaven Ward, 13, was reported to have left West Orange Middle School without permission on Dec. 12, and her whereabouts are still unknown at this time, police said. The Orange Police Department has recei


Local flood victims still struggling to put roof over their heads

Ruby Robinson carries her insurance documents everywhere she goes, keeping the company's denial letter in her purse in case she needs it at a moment's notice. The letter, which says she did not qualify for any money from the damage done by Tropical Storm Harvey to her Nome home, is all she has to sh

BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE - 2017-12-18 14:49:12