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  1. Geisinger begins to screen for 'bubble boy' diseaseRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | The News Item

    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville; Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital; Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre, and Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital test babies for severe combined immunodeficiency . Often referred to as the "bubble boy disease," SCID is a primary immune deficiency that usually results in one or more serious infections within the first few months of life.

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  2. Did pills kill boy? Police probe case of endangerment in Point Township caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The News Item

    The half brother of a 9-year-old Sunbury boy who died Monday morning of an apparent prescription drug overdose told police he repeatedly yelled at Victor W. Hare III to call 911 for help before the man finally took action. Hare, 58, told police that Korbin Rager may have taken Oxycontin before he became ill.

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  3. Strikes 'only harm students,' Line Mountain directors sayRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The News Item

    The Line Mountain School Board was critical of the performance of state teachers association representative Mark McDade in a statement Thursday, one day after the latest chance for a new contract failed and teachers gave official notice of a Nov. 5 strike. A strike at Line Mountain would be the third one in local districts represented by McDade, who has been working for the Pennsylvania State Education Association in this region for about one year.

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  4. Artley familyRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | The News Item

    The Jacob and Sarah J. Artley 93rd annual reunion was held Aug. 30 at St. Paul United Methodist Church Grove with 59 members in attendance. A luncheon was served at noon followed by a family meeting and games for adults and children.

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  5. Steroid bust defendants and their chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | The News Item

    A list of the 13 defendants arrested in Operation Gym Candy, and the charges filed against them, as reported by the office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane: - Brian Laubach, 36, 1225 5th Ave., Berwick; manufacturing anabolic steroids, two counts; corrupt organizations, two counts; delivery of anabolic steroids; possession with the intent to deliver anabolic steroids; possession of anabolic steroids; conspiracy to deliver anabolic steroids; dealing in unlawful proceeds; conspiracy to deal in unlawful proceeds. - Paul Dougal, 31, 935 Country Club Road, Apt.

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  6. Report: SCI-CT deputy super was rude to officers after DUI suspected accidentRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | The News Item

    A deputy superintendent at the state prison was allegedly under the influence of alcohol and belligerent toward police while another person tried to take the blame for an accident near the facility Sept. 20. According to a criminal complaint filed by Coal Township Police Wednesday, Michael Miller, 50, of Danville, responded unfavorably to police when asked to consent to a blood test, saying he is second in command at SCI-Coal Township.

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  7. Mount Carmel man injured after crash into farm pastureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | The News Item

    A 48-year-old Mount Carmel man suffered multiple injuries Saturday night when his sport utility vehicle crashed through a fence, descended an embankment and overturned into a pasture at the Neiswender farm along Route 54 between Elysburg and Riverside. State police at Stonington reported Robert Todisco, of 452 W. Third St., was injured in the 10 p.m. crash and transported by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

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  8. Mount Carmel man pledges winnings from demo derby to injured guardsmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | The News Item

    LARRY DEKLINSKI/Staff Photo Kevin Mains, right, and Bill Sierdzinski, driver and pit crew member, stand in front of a 2000 Dodge Neon, signed by dozens of Cory Thompson well-wishers, that Mains will drive in today's demolition derby at the Bloomsburg Fair. Mains has pledged his winnings from today's contest to Cory Thompson, a member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, who continues to recover from a motorcycle accident.

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  9. Felony drug trial delayedRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The News Item

    The felony drug trial of a Shamokin man accused of selling fatal doses of heroin last year to two Coal Township residents has been delayed. Northumberland County Judge William H. Wiest granted a continuance Wednesday to Ronald A. Dimm, 29, of 22 S. Fifth St. It was sought by Dimm's attorney, Michael Rudinski, to allow a reconsideration of his client's request to be admitted into the county's drug treatment court program.

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  10. Drug bust defendants and their chargesRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | The News Item

    The following individuals were charged during Thursday's drug sweep by the Pennsylvania office of the Attorney General, Pennsylvania State Police and the Northumberland-Montour Drug Task Force. - Pedro Acosta, 39, of 2930 W. 30th St., Apt.

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  11. Union rep defends criticisms he's holding up teacher contractsRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | The News Item

    Recent teacher contract talks in the Line Mountain School District have begun to look less like negotiations and more like a standoff. And manning each side's offense are two men who go head to head at a handful of other strife-ridden districts in the area.

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  12. Dimm facing trial Cases related to two deaths from heroin overdosesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | The News Item

    A Shamokin man accused of selling heroin to two Coal Township residents who died of overdoses last year will face trial next month. Ronald Dimm, 29, of 22 S. Fifth St., will stand trial Oct. 7 in Northumberland County Court on felony drug charges.

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  13. Dogs, music fill the air at KnoebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The News Item

    Rob Wheary/Staff Photo Julia Hill, of Paxinos, gives Delilah, her eight-year-old Basset Hound a kiss as the two swim together at the Doggie Dive Sunday at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Rob Wheary/Staff Photo Doc, a five-year-old Labrador retriever owned by Tom Mazol, of Danville, jumps off the one-meter board into Knoebels' Crystal Pool as part of the second annual Doggie Dive, held at the park Sunday.

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  14. Dogs, music fills the air at KnoebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | The News Item

    Rob Wheary/Staff Photo Julia Hill, of Paxinos, gives Delilah, her eight-year-old Basset Hound a kiss as the two swim together at the Doggie Dive Sunday at Knoebels Amusement Resort. Rob Wheary/Staff Photo Doc, a five-year-old Labrador retriever owned by Tom Mazol, of Danville, jumps off the one-meter board into Knoebels' Crystal Pool as part of the second annual Doggie Dive, held at the park Sunday.

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  15. Enough evidence exists in attack on grandmotherRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | The News Item

    Unlike at his arraignment, Erick R. Trometter was quiet and offered little comment Tuesday afternoon after a judge held him for Northumberland County Court on three charges for allegedly punching and kicking his 67-year-old grandmother.

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  16. Mount Carmel Township yard sales may require permitsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | The News Item

    Residents of Mount Carmel Township would be required to purchase a permit to host yard sales under the terms of a proposed ordinance.

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  17. Sunbury man accused of assaulting grandmother out of hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The News Item

    MARK GILGER/Staff Photo Erick R. Trometter grimaces while he's escorted by Sunbury Patrolman Corey Zerbe into the Sunbury office of Magisterial District Judge Benjamin Apfelbaum Tuesday afternoon on charges relating to the July 9 assault of his grandmother, Amanda Trometter.

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  18. Police: Heroin found on man accused of threatening to kill strangerRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | The News Item

    A Mount Carmel man said he was looking for his friend when he followed a Jeep onto a private driveway Monday night and allegedly threatened to kill someone, according to Locust Township police.

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  19. Marion Heights woman killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | The News Item

    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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  20. College news: Doctorate of physical therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | The News Item

    She has worked at Central Penn Physical Therapy in Ashland, Shamokin and Elysburg for several years.

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