Northumberland County Newswire

Northumberland County Newswire

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  1. Northumberland County senior judge in critical condition following fall in drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PennLive.com

    Recovery "does not seem possible," President Judge Charles H. Saylor said Thursday about Senior Judge William H. Wiest in a memo to colleagues he shared with the media. Wiest, who was reported in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center near Geisinger, initially was thought to have had a stroke, Saylor said.

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  2. How budding chefs turned their newfound skills to celebrating Northumberland DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Chronicle Live

    ... g all those good things and shouting about them further afield." The date was chosen as a precursor to Northumberland County Show on May 29 and because it falls during half-term.

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  3. Cops looking for man called 'The Giant' wanted in heroin overdose deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 24 | PennLive.com

    Lower Swatara Township police are looking for a Northumberland County man nicknamed "The Giant" who is accused of furnishing heroin that led to the death of a 36-year-old man last July. Warrants were issued for the arrest of Matthew Dean Header, 46, of the 2000 block of Mountain Road, Dalmatia, Northumberland County, police say.

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  4. Veteran Awarded World War II MedalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... him, but it was an honor for me to have my family witness this," said Michael Yonkovig. Yonkovig, from Northumberland County, received several medals, but the Air Medal, given to soldiers "who distinguished themselves in aerial flights," meant the ...

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  5. Son of woman who died at Cobourg, Ont., hospital speaks out after Global News storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | GlobalNews

    ... into the hospital for a routine appointment. Joyce's family said from the time she fell to the time Northumberland County paramedics arrived, 11 minutes had passed. They said it took 24 minutes to resuscitate her and that she died shortly after ...

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  6. Wanted: Volunteers to Help Clean Up RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Patrick McLaughlin spends a lot of time camping in Northumberland County, and he enjoys fishing at the Sunbury Boat Launch. He says it's disheartening to see all of the trash in and around the Susquehanna River.

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  7. Phoenix Court Apartments Rise from the AshesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... borough. This is Mount Carmel township, but as you come in on Route 61 this is what you see," said Northumberland County Housing Authority executive director Ed Christiano. Christiano calls Phoenix Court one of the best projects he's worked on. The ...

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  8. Northumberland County Show set to showcase the best of region's farming sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Chronicle Live

    Preparations are being made for the region's premier agricultural show with the aim of making it a showcase for the best of the region's farming industry. The Northumberland County Show will be held at Bywell Hall, near Stocksfield on May 29, with previous events having attracted more than 26,000 visitors to its mix of agricultural competitions and rural-themed entertainment.

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  9. Accused bigamist bail bondsman charged with submitting fake documents for new SS numberRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | PennLive.com

    ... Wednesday were in Buckley's name not Christopher Hauptmann as in earlier cases in other counties. The Northumberland County district attorney's office that is leading the investigation states the change was made because fingerprints have positively ...

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  10. More weapons charges filed against bail bondsman accused of bigamyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | PennLive.com

    Charges continue to mount against the Northumberland County bail bondsman accused of marrying a woman while he was still married to her mother. New charges of illegal possession of firearms as a convicted felon, tampering with public records and unsworn falsification to authorities were filed Wednesday against Christopher Edward Hauptmann.

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  11. Body pulled from Susquehanna River near Northumberland identified as suicide victimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | PennLive.com

    ... River near Northumberland on Saturday afternoon has been identified as a Luzerne County man. Northumberland County Coroner James F. Kelley on Thursday said dental records assisted in identifying Derick J. O'Neil, 40, of Plymouth, who was seen ...

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  12. Victor Hare Sentenced for Boy's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    It's been about two and a half years since a 9-year-old boy overdosed on oxycodone at a man's house near Northumberland. A Northumberland County judge sentenced Victor Hare to 25 to 50 years in prison.

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  13. Man gets tantamount to life sentence for causing drug death of 9-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 11 | PennLive.com

    A Northumberland County man has gotten what is tantamount to a life sentence for providing a fatal dosage of Oxycodone to a 9-year-old boy in 2014. Victor W. Hare III, 61, was sentenced Thursday by Northumberland County Judge Charles Saylor to 25 to 50 years in prison consecutive to a 5- to 10-year term he is serving on a firearms charge.

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  14. Columbia/Montour 911 Merger UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... are being changed. Montour County officials are even changing some addresses in riverside, which is in Northumberland County, because the Montour County 911 Center covers that community. "When responders go and look for the addresses it will all ...

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  15. Sunbury chief turns to Facebook in hopes of solving 1989 cold-case homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | PennLive.com

    ... task force via social media and once information starts to come in it will be all hands on deck." Northumberland County Chief Detective Degg Stark, who was a Sunbury officer when Miller disappeared, thinks creating a Facebook page is a good idea. ...

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  16. Northumberland County prothonotary pleads guilty in three cases, then resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | PennLive.com

    Justin Dunkelberger, 39, of the Northumberland area, Monday pleaded guilty to charges of misappropriation of entrusted property, election law fraud and drunken driving. He was sentenced to 72 hours to six months in the county prison and fined $1,000 on the DUI charge.

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  17. County official due in court in theft, election fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | NewsOK.com

    ... of a high school wrestling coach. Prosecutors say he used some of that money to fund his campaign for Northumberland County prothonotary. He was elected to the office that oversees filing of many civil records in 2014 and became well-known for ...

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  18. A Coca-Cola truck drives past a Burger King in Northumberland County, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | News 88.9 KNPR

    The advice to eat a healthy diet is not new. Back around 400 B.C., Hippocrates, the Greek doctor, had this missive: Let food be thy medicine.

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  19. Body of man pulled from North Branch of the Susquehanna River near NorthumberlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | PennLive.com

    The body was discovered about 1:30 p.m. by a local resident and recovered by emergency crews in the vicinity of the Splash Magic Campground in Point Twp. A positive identification has not been made due to the condition of the body, Northumberland County Coroner James F. Kelley said.

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  20. Body Found in Susquehanna RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    ... part of the state who is missing, but they would not give any other details about that case. The Northumberland County coroner says he is not sure how long identification will take. If he needs dental records, it could take until Monday. Otherwise, ...

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