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Report: Sunbury man threatened code officer

Police said Phillip Cortellini, 33, of North Seventh Street, contacted Sunbury Mayor Kurt Karlovich over social media Aug. 9 to threaten a Sunbury code officer because he did not believe the official should have been on his property July 10.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-14 21:58:15

Crane collapse on bridge job closes Route 15 near Winfield; detours are in place

What caused the collapse is unknown and is under investigation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says. It is not known how long Route 15 will be closed, spokesman David Wise said.

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-15 09:31:00

CRANE COLLAPSE UPDATE: PennDOT, Sunbury discussing traffic patterns for this weekend’s River Festival

One of the festival’s events, the cardboard regatta, has been canceled due to unsafe river levels due to excessive rain the Susquehanna Valley this week.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-15 18:05:00

Two Sunbury employees leaving city clerk's office

Delsite, who was not present at the meeting, took another employment opportunity, but Karlovich did not say where.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-14 06:00:00

Emergency declared at Montour Preserve

Long-term detours listedWASHINGTONVILLE — An emergency was declared Tuesday at the dam at Lake Chillisquaque, Montour Preserve, due to localized heavy rainfall.Talen Energy Media Relations Manager Todd Martin noted water was being released to protect the dam and the public, and the mayor in Washingt

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2018-08-15 10:00:00

Lewisburg shooting update: Two dead after apparent murder-suicide

According to a release from the state police, 38-year-old Adam Bartlett, of Lewisburg, drove to the Kelly Meadow View Townhouse Apartments and hid in a wooded area near the parking lot.


Shikellamy grads honored for rejuvenating Sunbury sign

Ashlee Wertman, 17, who graduated in 2018, and Madison Moody, 19, who graduated in 2017, were honored by Karlovich for their efforts in taking on the sign that sits on land near the Hamilton baseball field on Route 61.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-14 21:12:00

Bloomsburg, Danville under flood warning

"At 23.0 feet, flooding occurs at the state hospital grounds on the east side of town" in Danville, NWS said in the alert. "Backwater produces flooding on Sechler Run in the center of town."

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-15 02:32:01

Elysburg woman charged with replacing fentanyl with saline

DANVILLE — Kelly Laughlin, 48, of 4 Elm St., Elysburg, is accused by Agent Duane Musser of the state Attorney General’s Office with removing fentanyl and replacing it with saline on April 23 while working as a certified registered cardiac invasive specialist at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.L

NEWSITEM.COM - 2018-08-14 09:00:00

Lewisburg family shares summer adventures online

LEWISBURG — Serial entrepreneur Kevin Langdon, of Lewisburg, is no stranger to start-up projects. He’s launched seven businesses that he has either sold or taken public.

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-14 10:45:00

Michigan champs get big-league treatment at Little League World Series

ByLee Thompson | lthomps2@mlive.comFollow on TwitterSOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA-- They ate breakfast with kids from Japan, Mexico and Spain.They stood on their balcony and gazed at the famed Howard J. Lamade Stadium.They chatted with ESPN.Life is good for the Grosse Pointe Woods-Shores baseball team at t

MLIVE.COM - 2018-08-14 14:52:00

UPDATE: Valley residents rescued from flooding

More heavy rain is expected today, said AccuWeather meteorologist Gordon Root, Monday night. "This is a system that is just not moving. Rather the storms are rotating over Pennsylvania, not moving away until Wednesday."

DAILY ITEM - 2018-08-14 02:15:00

Police searching for woman who went missing during flooding

She is operating a 2008 Dodge Avenger, red or maroon in color, bearing PA registration EBT0413.

PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-08-14 14:14:15

Pa. counties remain under flood watch, some are under warnings

A flash flood watch continues for Columbia, Montour, Northern Lycoming, Northumberland, Schuylkill, Southern Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga counties in central Pennsylvania. In northeast Pennsylvania, Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Northern Wayne, Pike, Southern Wayne, Susquehanna, and Wyoming counti

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-08-14 09:32:00

Overnight flooding near Watsontown leads to water rescue

“We were called out around 4:30 in the morning to a home that had about four or five feet of water. Rescue boats from Middleburg and Picture Rocks assisted in moving out some people,” said Witherite. “We had flooding on Matthew, Ninth Street and East 11th Street, along with some other areas.”


Police investigating shooting in Lewisburg

According to emergency communications, one person was shot in the head and was unresponsive at the scene. Police said they spoke to the alleged shooter's wife, according to 911 communications.


Heavy rain floods parts of Schuylkill County

The county's emergency management agency reported high waters in Pine Grove and Tremont, as well as Port Carbon, Pottsville, Frackville, Gilberton, Tower City, and St. Clair.


More Flash Flooding in Watsontown

Flash flooding in Watsontown this morning@WNEPpic.twitter.com/Ezd9AkBwIC— Sarah Buynovsky WNEP (@SarahBuynovsky)August 13, 2018WATSONTOWN, Pa. — There’s another round of flash flooding plaguing parts of northeast and central Pennsylvania.Parts of the Watsontown area are under water Monday morning.In


Two seriously hurt in head-on ATV crash

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — Two ATV operators suffered serious injuries Sunday afternoon in a head-on crash along a dirt trail, approximately one and a half miles off Route 54 between Strong and Natalie.Mount Carmel Township Patrolman Patrick McAndrew reported a male and female from New Jersey were inju


Bloomsburg issues flood evacuation order | Times Leader

Videoposted to the Fox56 websitefrom a viewer shows a camper floating along the muddy water under a bridge, as stunned onlookers can only say “oh, my God.”

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-08-13 21:10:00