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Sunbury man charged with exposing himself at Burger King

SUNBURY — A 26-year-old city man who allegedly masturbated in front of customers and employees at Burger King on Tuesday afternoon is in Northumberland County Jail after being charged with indecent exposure, open lewdness, corruption of minors and disorderly conduct.


Walmart shift from ‘people greeters’ to ‘customer hosts’ threatens disabled man’s job

A business decision by the nation’s largest retailer that, by many accounts, has been well-accepted by customers across the country may have the perverse effect of costing a Snyder County man his job.


Snowy, slick weather leads to crashes, closings

Wednesday’s wintry mix slickened roads and caused several crashes, as well as shut down schools, businesses and government offices. The state Department of Transportation on Tuesday already had placed vehicle restrictions on interstate highways for Wednesday.


Man, 96, sues again over property

SUNBURY — A company ordered in January to turn over the former Ames, Bi-Lo and Long John Silver’s buildings in Coal Township to their rightful owner allegedly sold a portion of the property about 20 minutes after the court ruling was filed, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday at the Northumberland


Sunbury demolishes collapsed Penn Street home

SUNBURY — A lot on Penn Street will soon be up for sale after a demolition crew razed the remains of a collapsed structure Monday morning. The Sunbury Redevelopment Authority and the city took control of homes at 241-243 Penn St. last May when the former owner began to tear down the structures himse


Female inmate dies at Northumberland County Jail; state prisoner passed away last week

COAL TOWNSHIP — A 45-year-old female inmate at Northumberland County Jail died Sunday at the prison. Warden Bruce Kovach said Tara Yancheski, of Kulpmont, passed away after being found unresponsive in her cell at about 5:15 p.m.


District Court: Guilty pleas

SHAMOKIN — Three defendants entered guilty pleas Tuesday and were ordered by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III to pay fines and costs. • John A. Reed, 39, of 1006 W. Mulberry St., Coal Township, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was ordered to pay a $300 fine plus costs and placed on


Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania

A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a


Support overwhelms, goal remains — man with disabilities wants to stay as Walmart greeter

Adam Catlin remains resolute after his story went viral online and fetched widespread media attention — the 30-year-old Middleburg man simply wants to keep his job as a greeter at Walmart Supercenter in Selinsgrove.


$63,000 from MCA Industrial Fund to be distributed to six entities, including four communities

SUNBURY — Four municipalities, Mount Carmel Area School District and Northumberland County Industrial Development Authority have been awarded more than $10,000 each from funds remaining in the inactive Mount Carmel Area Industrial Fund.


Slippery Conditions in Central Pennsylvania

PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Driving conditions were dangerous in some parts of central Pennsylvania on Wednesday. A van carrying students home from school swerved and hit a tree along Beaver Lake Road just outside Hughesville.


Inmate charged after police say he attacked drug/alcohol counselor

SHAMOKIN - A Lebanon County man serving 2 to 10 years for trying to make a cell phone video of a 14-year girl in a bookstore bathroom is accused of assaulting a female counselor at the Coal Twp. state prison in January.


Honor roll: Dean's list

PHILADELPHIA — Stefanie Cimino, of Mount Carmel, was named to the dean’s list at Thomas Jefferson University for the fall semester with a 4.0 grade point average. She is a senior majoring in medical laboratory science.


Storm brings up to 10 inches of snow to Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Officials say the winter storm that has dumped as much as 10 inches of snow on the commonwealth has also disrupted transportation and prompted school and other closures in Pennsylvania.


2 arraigned on drug charges

MONTGOMERY – After running two stop signs and traveling at excessive speeds, Justin Kennedy lost control of his 2001 Chevrolet Monte Carlo at Second and Broad streets, crashing into a curb and driving on the sidewalk and through a yard before he bailed out and fled on foot, borough police said.


Elbridge mom and son continue to recover from ‘flying wheel’ accident in Pennsylvania

An Elbridge mother and son hurt in a freak accident driving in Pennsylvania continue to recover in the hospital. Michael Griswold, 36, his wife Heather and their three children were driving from Elbridge to Pennsylvania to see friends last Friday when a tire and partial axle flew through their winds


Discount department store plans location on Lycoming Mall Circle

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, one of the largest retailers of closeout merchandise and excess inventory nationwide, is opening a branch in the former Toys ‘R’ Us building in Pennsdale, confirmed Gwen Pidcoe, Muncy Township office manager.


Five Pennsylvania locations top nation’s worst bottlenecks

Five Pennsylvania locations made the American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) top 100 most congested bottlenecks for trucks in the United States. The locations are I-76 at I-676 in Philadelphia, I-81 at I-83 in Harrisburg, I-476 at I-95 in Philadelphia, I-76 at I-476 in Philadelphia and R


Southern Poverty Law Center counts 36 active hate groups in Pennsylvania in 2018

The state of hate in Pennsylvania exploded onto the world stage last year with the October shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh that left 11 dead. The shooting is believed to be the single-worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history.


Going through the pain of predictions

Every year that I have been on the wrestling beat I sit in front of my computer a few days before districts and I ask myself the same question, “Do I really want to put myself through all this pain?”