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Yesterday | The News Item

Carry, conceal requirements to be discussed

State Rep. Kurt Masser will host a seminar to discuss concealed carry gun requirements from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Brady Fire Company banquet hall.

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Yesterday | The News Item

Shamokin man attacked by dog in serious condition

A Fifth Ward man severely injured when attacked by his pit bull Wednesday afternoon remained in serious condition Thursday at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, while the canine reportedly has been removed from the home by a state dog warden.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Danville, PA, Schuylkill County, PA

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The News Item

Shamokin police officers want state audit of city finances

The city's police officers are requesting the state attorney general's office conduct a forensic analysis of Shamokin's finances.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Economics News, Bankruptcy

WNEP-TV Moosic

Community Mural Going Up At Warrior Run School

We found teachers and students installing the mural Thursday morning outside the auditorium at Warrior Run Middle School near Turbotville.

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Related Topix: Warrior Run, PA, Turbotville, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Diagnosing AVM

There's a 15 year old in Northumberland County living a normal teenage life right now despite a brush with death just six months ago.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England, Shamokin, PA, Danville, PA

The News Item

Contract awarded for storm water, demolition projects

Mount Carmel Township supervisors awarded contracts Wednesday night to CZOP Specter of Norristown for engineering services for the Strong storm water project and demolition of four to seven homes in the 100 block of West Girard Street in Atlas.

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The News Item

Miranda Barbour's attorney disputes assertion of aggravating circumstances

The attorney for accused murderer Miranda Barbour claims an autopsy report doesn't contain information to support the commonwealth's assertion that the homicide was committed by means of torture, which is one of the aggravating circumstances necessary to seek the death penalty.

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Related Topix: Selinsgrove, PA, Sunbury, PA

The News Item

Northumberland County Prison Board solicitor resigns

John P. Muncer resigned Wednesday as solicitor for the Northumberland County Prison Board after being advised by Commissioner Richard Shoch that holding the position may pose a conflict of interest with his duties as county assistant solicitor.

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Related Topix: Sunbury, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News Item

Millage rates change for SCA referendum

The millage rates have changed in Southern Columbia's referendum question for a tax increase to help balance its 2014-2015 budget.

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Related Topix: Tax, Columbia County, PA, Northumberland County, England, Northumberland, PA

The News Item

Northumberland County to consider free services for veterans

Northumberland County commissioners tabled a motion for further study Tuesday to allow three row officers authority to provide free services to veterans.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England, Montour County, PA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Northumberland, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News Item

Programs, people recognized by state department of aging

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging recognized six outstanding programs and individuals last week for their service to older Pennsylvanians.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Lebanon County, PA, Susquehanna County, PA, Tioga County, PA, Somerset County, PA

The News Item

Noteworthy: Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Representatives of Shamokin and Coal Township fire companies will go door to door from 5:30 to 8 p.m. today and Wednesday to collect money for the Dissinger family.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Coal Township, PA, Snydertown, PA, Kulpmont, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The News Item

Noteworthy: Sunday, April 13, 2014

The regular monthly meeting of the Shamokin Area School District Board of Directors will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the board conference room.

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Related Topix: Montoursville, PA, Trevorton, PA, Shamokin, PA, Northumberland County, England, Coal Township, PA

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The News Item

Locals push for funding during bus tour of blight

MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photos A row of blighted homes on the 600 block of Bear Valley Avenue in Shamokin is seen on Friday.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Coal Township, PA, Ferndale, PA, Sunbury, PA, Schuylkill County, PA

The Times-Tribune

Man gets probation in forgeries

A 61-year-old Northumberland County man accused of bilking a Tunkhannock car dealership of nearly $300,000, was sentenced Friday morning to four years' probation.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England, Tunkhannock, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Danville News

3 guards assaulted in lockup

Northumberland County Prison was on lockdown Friday after a state inmate housed in the lockup assaulted three corrections officers.

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Related Topix: Sunbury, PA

WNEP-TV Moosic

Traffic on I-80 Slowed By Rig Wreck

Traffic on part of Interstate 80 in Northumberland County is slow moving as crews work to tow a truck that crashed Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Northumberland County, England

The News Item

Fundraiser planned to help Dissinger family

With the help of local fire companies, Northumberland County Commissioner Vinny Clausi has organized a fundraiser to help the Dissinger family.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Coal Township, PA, Snydertown, PA

The Times Leader

Man appeals sentence for killing of informant

Seven years into his three-to-six-decade state prison sentence for killing a police drug informant, Joshua Bradshaw is seeking relief.

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Related Topix: State Prisons, Prison, Drugs, Luzerne County, PA, Coal Township, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Danville News

Miranda defender: Toss knife cops took

City police illegally obtained a knife from the home of murder suspect Miranda Barbour because the address was wrong on the officer's search warrant, Mrs. Barbour's attorney said in a motion to suppress the alleged evidence.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Northumberland County, England, Selinsgrove, PA

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