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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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9 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | The News Item

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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14 hrs ago | The News Item

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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14 hrs ago | The News Item

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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The News Item

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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The News Item

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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The News Item

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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The News Item

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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The News Item

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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The News Item

Shamokin man charged with sexual assault of girl, 15

A game of "Truth or Dare" has landed a 20-year-old city man behind bars on a felony of statutory sexual assault.

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The News Item

Former Shamokin man charged with raping girl, 14, who helped him move

A 23-year-old former city man has been charged with raping a 14-year-old girl while she was helping him move in December.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Danville News

Police: High mom smashed parked car, sign

A mother was charged with driving while under the influence of controlled substances after taking her children to school and minutes later striking a parked car and a street sign.

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The News Item

Noteworthy: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Shamokin Police Department will host a National Night Out Event from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Claude Kehler Park, Third and Arch streets.

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The News Item

Senate may vote in fall on Act 47 bill that would triple local services tax

Legislation before the state Senate that would update the Act 47 distressed cities recovery program, which Shamokin entered in June, allows tripling of the local services tax from $52 to $156 annually.

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The News Item

Northumberland County hires two new ADAs, cuts deputy sheriff job

Recently-installed district attorney Ann Targonski said Anthony Matulewicz III will become a part-time assistant district attorney in her office, effective Monday.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The News Item

Resident pleads for more city action on blighted properties

The woman whose home neighbors the site of a novice demolition project is begging city council to eradicate the blight surrounding her home.

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