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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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35 min ago | The News Item

Shamokin creek wall work likely off until spring

Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo A crumbling channel wall of the Shamokin Creek, as it enters Shamokin, is shown Thursday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Danville News

Police set up heroin purchase

A New York man has been arrested after attempting to sell $900 worth of heroin in Mahoning Township to police informants.

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The News Item

Attorneys: $750K sought from prison over suicide

A $750,000 private settlement is sought by the widow of a Shamokin man who committed suicide in June inside Northumberland County Prison.

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The News Item

Man hurt in Coal Township crash

One person was injured in a two-car collision that occurred around noon Wednesday on Route 61 just east of Shamokin.

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The News Item

In the end, Cyrus Lewis couldn't beat his addiction

MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo Hope Lewis talks about her late husband, Cyrus Lewis, in her home in Shamokin over a photo collage that she made out of photographs of herself, Cyrus and their family.

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The News Item

Shamokin Twp. to use new coating on roads

Roadwork was the topic of discussion in the township Wednesday, when supervisors chose to maintain a different set of roads this year.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News Item

Irish Isle, freezer company settle

A settlement has been reached in a 2012 lawsuit filed by a local meat market against an Indiana company claiming its mistake cost $70,000 in products.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The News Item

County court sentencings: July 22, 2014

Ariel Parker, 27, of Coal Township, was sentenced by President Judge William H. Wiest to serve 90 days on house arrest after pleading guilty to his second offense of driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Man charged with sex assault of girl, 8, to serve up to 23 months

A Coal Township man accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl last summer will begin serving his 3 to 23-month county prison sentence Aug. 4. Northumberland County President Judge William H. Wiest imposed the sentence on Kevin C. Glazik, 36, of 510 N. First St., who once again expressed deep remorse for his actions.

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Shamokin man charged in Rock Street fight given credit for time already served

A 36-year-old man charged in a March 7 fight in Shamokin was given credit for 137 days previously served in prison and released after being sentenced Monday by Northumberland County President Judge William H. Wiest.

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Purse snatcher gets credit for 184 days served, which is her minimum sentence

A purse snatcher who pleaded guilty in April to a felony of robbery will be released in the near future from Northumberland County Prison, where she has been an inmate for 184 days.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The News Item

This week is set to be a scorcher

It's time to stock up on Popsicles and head out to the pool: this week's supposed to be a scorcher.

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Noteworthy: Monday, July 21, 2014

The Work Groups Camp coming into Shamokin today is in need of ladders. Anyone wishing to lend or donate their ladder can contact Keith Sawyer at 570-713-4578.

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District Court

Shamokin Properties, of Danville, against Phyllis Reichenbach and Jon Koons, both of Shamokin, for $1,100, filed July 18. A hearing is scheduled for August 4. William S. and Lisa A. Karpinski, both of Coal Township, awarded $2,429.88 July 14 in rent and court costs from Tracy Vetovich, of Shamokin.

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Group Cares to start sprucing up area homes

Sarah deSantis/Staff photo A group of girls from Glastonbury, Conn., relax in their "dorm," a classroom in Shamokin Area Middle-High School where they will live until Friday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The News Item

For the Record: Sunday, July 20, 2014

Helen Swartz , Helen Schwartz and Lorraine J. Halcovich to Dehlilah Betz-Lebleu, property in Shamokin, $3,000.

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Shamokin doctors OK with new opioid rules

Two Shamokin area doctors say new guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain will not have any effect on how they practice because the prescriptions they write already fit the criteria The guidelines, crafted by the Pennsylvania Medical Society in May and announced July 10, establish a pattern of behaviors for doctors to follow when ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The News Item

Police back at crash scene, but no update

Ralpho Township and Coal Township police on Friday morning were back at the scene of Sunday's accident that critically injured a motorcycle rider on Route 61 near The Wayside Inn, but no update on the investigation was provided.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WNEP-TV Moosic

Harry's Grill to Close in Shamokin

The oldest restaurant in Shamokin is closing next month after more than 70 years in business.

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Kaleta opposes objections in land access case

A Shamokin man is refuting objections filed by attorneys for Northumberland County and commissioners Vinny Clausi and Stephen Bridy in federal court over a recent decision to allow his lawsuit to proceed.

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