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  1. Celotex a 'viable option' for new prisonRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The News Item

    Sunbury Mayor David Persing and Northumberland County President Judge William H. Wiest are glad county commissioners want to build a new prison in Sunbury, but would rather see the historic courthouse repaired than relocated. The county prison, which was built in 1876, was ravaged by fire Jan. 14, and commissioners don't consider rebuilding at the current site a viable option.

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  2. PIAA boys basketball: Whitehall and Parkland focused for first round...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    ... runner-up, plays District 1 fourth place team Milton Area (22-5) at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Shikellamy Field House in Sunbury, Pa. Allen (19-8), the District 11 Class AAAA third place team, plays District 12 runner-up Martin Luther King (19-8) at 1 p.m. ...

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  3. Clausi proposes constructing new prison at Celotex siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The News Item

    Citing the cost involved in constructing a new county jail in Coal Township, Northumberland County Commissioner Chairman Vinny Clausi now favors erecting a new county lockup, pre-release center - and courthouse - at a 20-acre site in Sunbury. On Wednesday, Clausi proposed building the three structures, which he estimates could be done for approximately $25 million, at the former Celotex property, a 20-acre lot along Front Street owned by Moran Industries Inc., if the county is successful in negotiating a reasonable price.

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  4. Plans for a New PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... Vinny Clausi announced a plan. He would like to rebuild the prison at the former Celotex site on the outskirts of Sunbury. "I think that's the right place to put the prison because it's in the center of the county and it's the county seat," Clausi ...

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  5. Weis Q4 net income dropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Chain Store Age

    Sunbury, Pa. Decreasing pretax income helped reduce net income at Weis Markets Inc. 12% to $13.9 million in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 from $15.7 million in the year-ago period.

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  6. Drug take back to be held March 21Read the original story

    Wednesday | The News Item

    Northumberland County District Attorney Ann Targonski has announced that a drug take back day will be held Saturday, March 21. Expired, unwanted or unused prescription and over the counter drugs can be taken to drop off boxes located throughout the county for collection and destructions. The boxes can be found at police stations in Coal Township, Kulpmont, Milton, Mount Carmel Borough and Township, Ralpho Township, Shamokin, Sunbury, and the Northumberland County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. Stock Market Game begins at area schoolsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | The News Item

    In the Stock Market Game, sponsored by Sunbury Motor Co. and The News-Item, students are given a virtual cash account of $100,000 and are encouraged to create the best-performing portfolio using a live trading simulation.

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  8. Cold Weather Means Cracks in the RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... early this year. Because of Mother Nature, there are bumps and cracks in the roads. Newswatch 16 spent the day in Sunbury where the frigid temperatures took a toll on some of the roads. Street Foreman Mike Bordner says in extreme cold weather the ...

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  9. AOAA planning clean up in AprilRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The News Item

    ... records and not a reflection of Porzi's use of the card. - Engaging Real Estate Appraisal Marketing & Associates, of Sunbury, to have an appraisal performed on approximately 200 acres of property in East Cameron and West Cameron townships in an ...

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  10. Hundreds gather to learn about pipeline to Sunbury Generation LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The News Item

    Rob Wheary/Staff photo Craig and Shelly Adams, of Winfield, right, look over a map of their property with land use agent to see where part of a proposed natural gas pipeline will run through their 20-acre property Wednesday. Rob Wheary/Staff Photos The banquet hall of the Sunbury Social Club is packed for an informational meeting on the proposed Sunbury Pipeline, an interstate natural gas pipeline running from Lycoming to Snyder County to power the new Sunbury Generation LP power plant in Shamokin Dam.

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  11. Job Corps info, application meetings setRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The News Item

    Information and application meetings will be held at 10 a.m. March 3 at the Shamokin-Coal Township Library, 210 E. Independence St., Shamokin, and March 17 at CareerLink, 225 Market St., Sunbury, to discuss the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Public Affairs Job Corps program. For more than 50 years, Job Corps has been providing opportunities for millions of youth to prepare themselves for employment and independent living.

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  12. Cool cats invited to take plunge for Critter CrusadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The News Item

    Maria and Danielle Bressi are hosting Saturday's Pussycat Plunge to raise money for Bressi Critter Crusaders, their fledging Mount Carmel-based organization that provides trap, neuter, release and low-cost spay and neuter programs throughout the Coal Region and a cat adoption center. The event kicks off with a light lunch and refreshments at noon at the Bressi Farm, 451 S. Main St., Sunbury .

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  13. 'Harvest the fun'Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The News Item

    The Northumberland County Fair Board held its first meeting of the year Feb. 3 at the Sunbury Animal Hospital to begin planning the 15th edition of the event. Fair official Jane Rebuck said this year's fair will be held Aug. 19 to 22 at its new home, the Tall Cedars of Lebanon No.

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  14. Natural gas pipeline meeting today in SunburyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The News Item

    UGI Corporation will host an information meeting from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Sunbury Social Club, 352 E. Drive, on a proposed 35-mile pipeline feeding natural gas from an existing line in Lycoming County to Shamokin Dam, Snyder County. The open house will consist of a series of stations, which landowners and other interested parties can visit to learn more information about the proposed pipeline.

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  15. Softball legend Lutz to be inducted into ASA Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... for the honor by his late brother Irv Lutz, who passed away in January of 2012. The Hall of Fame is located in Sunbury. During a pitching career that spanned from 1964 to 2000, Lutz dominated the local scene for South Lebanon, piling up 872 wins ...

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  16. Noteworthy: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The News Item

    ... is asked to attend. NORTHUMBERLAND - The Susquehanna Valley Progressives will host a comedy-club style event feature Sunbury comedian Peterson Toscano from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Front Street Station, 2 Front St. Toscano, will present his show ...

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  17. Shoch announces bid for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The News Item

    ... over the years in various capacities with numerous local volunteer organizations, including Boy Scouts of America, Sunbury's Revitalization Inc., Susquehanna Valley and Pennsylvania State ARC boards and SUNCOM Inc. He was recently named to the board ...

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  18. Panda Power Funds To Jointly Develop 1,000 MW Pennsylvania Power ProjectRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Power Online

    Panda Power Funds has entered into a joint venture with Sunbury Generation LP to develop, finance, construct and operate a 1,000 megawatt natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power project near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. The Panda "Hummel Station" power facility will occupy an 18-acre parcel of the 192-acre Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone at the site of the recently retired Sunbury coal-fired power plant.

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  19. Tent event gets attentionRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Crusader

    ... the negatives for the cause. "One of our big philanthropies is Haven Ministries, which is a homeless shelter down in Sunbury and we're trying to raise money for them," Lloyd said. Sophomore Mike Leniw, a fellow Tau Kappa Epsilon member, said the ...

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  20. Panda Power Funds jointly to develop 1,000 MW coal to natural gas...Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Green Car Congress

    Panda Power Funds has entered into a joint venture with Sunbury Generation LP to develop, finance, construct and operate a 1,000 megawatt natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power project near Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pennsylvania. The Hummel Station generating facility will utilize the latest, most advanced emissions-control technology, making it one of the cleanest natural gas-fueled power plants in the US, according to Panda.

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