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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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."
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
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.
Michigan champs get big-league treatment at Little League World Series
ByLee Thompson | firstname.lastname@example.orgFollow 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
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."
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.
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
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.”