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  1. Part of Sunbury Street blocked while Shamokin police determine 'suspicious device' is Wi-Fi antennaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The News Item

    Rob wheary/Staff Photo This device, which later turned out to be a homemade Wi-Fi antenna, caused a bit of suspicion for Shamokin City Police, who blocked off a section of Route 61 while the situation was under investigation Wednesday. Rob wheary/Staff photo Shamokin City Police Patrolman Ray Siko II rolls out caution tape to cordon off four homes in the 100 block of East Sunbury Street Wednesday morning after a suspicious device was found on the porch on the second home from the left, 138 E. Sunbury St. It was later learned the device was a homemade Wi-Fi antenna, putting an end to the 90-minute incident.

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  2. Lost Dog Returns HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    The back of this dog's shirt says "Miss Trouble" and that's a good way to describe Emma, a Maltese Yorkie mix from Shamokin. The dog was returned home this weekend after being missing for 28 days.

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  3. Shamokin police take no chances with suspicious deviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The News Item

    ... on the doors earlier but no one had emerged. At that point, the state police unit , which was about half-way to Shamokin, was called off. The highway was reopened and the police tape taken down by 11:10 a.m. Assisting police and fire police were two ...

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  4. Duck Drop set for Saturday in ShamokinRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The News Item

    Starting at 12:30 p.m., the ducks will be dropped in Shamokin Creek behind the OIP Restaurant. The race will end at Claude Kehler Community Park, where representatives from the chamber and Shamokin Creek Restoration Alliance will catch the ducks and determine the winners.

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  5. New turning lane open on Route 61Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The News Item

    ... last summer nearly killed Pennsylvania Army National Guardsman Cory Thompson. Thompson's mother, Andrea Rollman, of Shamokin, started a petition to have a left-turn lane installed at the intersection after the crash. A 17-year-old Shamokin girl was ...

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  6. No one safe from effects of blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The News Item

    MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo A pile of water damaged antiques that belong to Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III sit on the floor of his three story garage located at the corner of Franklin and Commerce streets in Shamokin. MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo A pile of bricks and siding that collapsed onto the roof of a three-story garage on the corner of Franklin and Commerce streets owned by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III is seen Monday.

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  7. Second patient sues former Shamokin dentistRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The News Item

    A second malpractice suit was filed Friday against a former Shamokin dentist in the wake of his disaccreditation after he failed to keep records proving he sanitized his tools. Charles Backes Jr., of 870 W. Mulberry St., Coal Township, is the second of Dr. Vince J. Paczkoskie's former patients to file a lawsuit claiming he tested positive for an infectious disease after Paczkoskie used improperly sanitized dental instruments on him.

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  8. National visitors offer praise in stop at Shamokin MooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The News Item

    The lodge on Rock Street hosted Moose Supreme Gov. Terry L. Walls, from Oklahoma, along with seven young male residents and "family teachers" from Canada House, part of Mooseheart, a 1,000-acre community and school for youngsters in need located near Chicago. "We are here to thank you for all the work you do for this organization and these causes," Walls told the approximately 15 Shamokin members and guests.

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  9. Shamokin Help Fair a leg up for the helpers, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | The News Item

    Rob Wheary/Staff Photo Tammy Pursell, representing the Special Kids Network, uses an umbrella to shield herself from the sun during Saturday's Help Fair at Claude Kehler Community Park in Shamokin. Organizer Pastor James Bowers, right, takes a breather during the first Help Fair, held Saturday in Shamokin.

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  10. Noteworthy: Saturday, July 18, 2015Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | The News Item

    Magisterial District Judge John H. Gembic asks participants in the community service program to meet at 9 a.m. today at the Coal Bowl. SHAMOKIN - Fifteen cast members from the Northumberland County Council for the Arts Summer Children's Theatre production of "The Wizard of Oz" will be on WBRE LIVE between 4 and 5 p.m. Monday.

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  11. Shamokin code officer says property owners must maintain lots after buildings are razedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | The News Item

    ... remains of a stone wall at 624-628 W. Mulberry St., a vacant lot where weeds are shoulder high in some spots. SHAMOKIN - Tearing down blighted properties is no small task, but the city code officer says demolition doesn't absolve the owner from ...

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  12. Noteworthy: Friday, July 17, 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | The News Item

    Motorists in Northumberland County are advised that a PennDOT crew will be working Monday on Route 4026 in Rockefeller and Shamokin townships. The surface improvement project is expected to be completed in one day, weather permitting.

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  13. Local Lottery winners listedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | The News Item

    ... Joseph Namet, of Mount Carmel, Susan Dennan, of Danville, Michael Sinopoli, of Kulpmont, and Robert Apollo, of Shamokin, each won at least twice in the scratch-off tickets. According to the lottery's website, there are still approximately 13,944 ...

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  14. Lawsuit says ex-Shamokin dentist's unsanitary conditions caused infectious diseaseRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 16 | The News Item

    A malpractice lawsuit alleges a former Shamokin dentist whose practice was shuttered because of alleged unsanitary conditions caused a patient to contract an infectious disease. Dr. Vincent J. Paczkoskie, of Snydertown, is accused of negligence and assault and battery in a lawsuit filed June 24 in Northumberland County Court on behalf of Matthew A. Weikel, of Coal Township.

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  15. Suspect in Shamokin drug case to dispute chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The News Item

    ... incident on felony and misdemeanor charges. Bickert was issued a summons for misdemeanors. Charges were filed by Shamokin corporals Bryan Primerano and Jarrod Scandle. We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines: To ...

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  16. Noteworthy: Wednesday, July 15, 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The News Item

    The Shamokin City Police will be fingerprinting youngsters at the Shamokin-Coal Township Public Library today , starting at 10:30 a.m. BARNESVILLE - Waterway Conservation Officer , Doug Daniels from the U.S. Fish and Boat Commission, will lead a program on the native reptiles and amphibians of Pennsylvania at 6 p.m., July 25, at the Locust Lake Amphitheatre. WCO Daniels will speak about the differences between venomous and non-venomous animals.

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  17. 'Cat' burglars caught in vacant homeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The News Item

    An alleged burglar pitched a unique defense Tuesday in district court: She and an accomplice only entered an unoccupied Shamokin home because they were concerned by noises that turned out to be caused by stray cats. The pair were arraigned by Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III on felony charges of burglary and criminal trespass as well as misdemeanor counts of loitering and prowling at night and disorderly conduct.

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  18. Installations, commissioning and environmental actions highlight annual synodRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The News Item

    ... Williamsport, 125 years; St. John's Lutheran Church, Unityville, 125 years; Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Shamokin, 175 years; Sharon Lutheran Church, Selinsgrove, 225 years; St. John Lutheran Church (Ridge), McClure, 225 years, and Zion ...

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  19. Two blighted properties coming down on Shamokin StreetRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The News Item

    Two blighted buildings in the 700 block of North Shamokin Street will be torn down, clearing substantial space now owned by City Hall. City council will advertise for bids to demolish 701-703 N. Shamokin St. and 717-719 N. Shamokin St. using Keystone Communities grant funding.

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  20. Noteworthy: Tuesday, July 14, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The News Item

    ... high school lobby between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. There will be a night collection from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. SHAMOKIN - Participants in Magisterial District Judge John Gembic III's community service program should meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday in ...

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