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Shamokin, Pennsylvania is located in Northumberland County. Zip codes in Shamokin, PA include 17872. The median home price in Shamokin is $39,900. More Shamokin information.

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11 hrs ago | The News Item

Police: Shamokin woman stole wallet from G-SACH waiting room

A Shamokin couple were charged for allegedly stealing a wallet containing approximately $700 and other belongings from a hospital waiting room Aug. 9. Dawn Marie McCann, 37, of 630 E. Clay St., was charged by Patrolman Jason Adams with theft and receiving stolen property while her husband, Andrew McCann, 27, was charged with receiving stolen ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The News Item

Suspect jumps from roof in failed attempt to allude Shamokin police

A Shamokin man wanted for breaking into a vacant house in the 300 block of South Seventh Street earlier this month was taken into custody Tuesday night after jumping from a roof at his residence onto a neighboring property when police and probation officers attempted to serve him with a warrant.

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Noteworthy: August 20, 2014

A free "Concert in the Park," featuring the After Hours Big Band, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Claude Kehler Memorial Park.

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Northumberland County Prison Board ousts warden

On a split vote Tuesday, the county prison board fired Warden Roy Johnson and replaced him on an interim basis with operations commander Brian Wheary.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News Item

Man accused of drinking while tending bar pleads no contest

A Kulpmont man pleaded no contest Monday to consuming liquor while tending bar and was ordered to pay a $125 fine plus costs and fees.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The News Item

Noteworthy: Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

The Elysburg Rotary Club will hold its annual 5K run Monday, Sept. 1 at the All Home Days park in Elysburg.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The News Item

Wayside turning lane studied

PennDOT is studying the possibility of installing a two-way left turn lane on Route 61 near Masser's Wayside Inn, which has been the scene of 10 crashes in the past five years, one of them a fatality.

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Man wanted for murder arrested by U.S. marshals

LARRY DEKLINSKI/Staff Photos U.S. marshals arrest Tyshawn Waddy at gunpoint in front of 1011 W. Willow St., Coal Township, early Saturday, following an hour-long standoff.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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Organizer 'ecstatic' about Trevorton's first farmers market

Birdhouses, bottles and bars of soap were just a few of the items for sale in the parking lot of the Trevorton Foundry Thursday afternoon.

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Sunbury firehouse damaged by fire

Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo Firefighters gain access to a roof at the Friendship Hose Company in Sunbury during a fire Friday morning.

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Dryer believed to be cause of Excelsior fire

A dryer fire erupted into a major blaze that gutted a two-story home on Lower Excelsior Road Friday afternoon, leaving an uninsured couple homeless.

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Police: Someone vomited heroin outside station

Shamokin police are puzzled after finding a trail of vomit containing at least one deflated balloon and a white powder they suspect is heroin in front of their station Thursday afternoon.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The News Item

Salem UCC's Peach Festival from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today

MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo Peach pies wait to be boxed at the Salem United Church of Christ Thursday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Shamokin-Coal Twp. Joint Sewer Authority saves $500K with refunded bonds

The Shamokin-Coal Township Joint Sewer Authority will realize a net savings of more than $500,000 after refunding construction bonds issued in 2006.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The News Item

SCA board stands opposed to pipeline

Harry Deitz/For The News-Item A woman suffered a minor injury in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 54 and Reading Turnpike Road in Ralpho Township Tuesday.

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Shamokin man charged with emailing photos of tot to plead guilty

A city man accused of allegedly emailing pornographic images of a toddler plans to plead guilty in county court to felony offenses that call for a state prison sentence.

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Marion Heights woman killed in crash

State police at Stonington said Tonya M. Kehler was the driver of a 2002 Jeep Wrangler that struck a tree, and that she died at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, while being treated after the 1:42 p.m. crash.

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Shamokin residents ask for help with strays

Tom Makowski, of 403 E. Dewart St., and Susan Kleman, of 525 Bear Valley Ave., approached council separately about their issues with the vagabond felines.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

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Fire leaves 5 homeless

MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo A firefighter vents the roof with a chain saw during the fire on South Vine Street on Monday morning.

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Council moves to permit fire chiefs to live outside Shamokin

City council took the first step towards permitting fire chiefs to reside outside Shamokin's borders, a move that spurred a city councilman to again call for consolidation with Coal Township.

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