Dornsife, PA

Mifflinburg man allegedly points gun at woman's head, strangles her

Mifflinburg, Pa. — A man in Union County allegedly held a firearm to a woman’s head as he attempted to strangle her. On April 21, Shane A. Murray, 36, of Mifflinburg, got into an argument with the woman at a home in West Buffalo Township. The woman told police the argument began over food and it quickly escalated into a physical fight, according to Trooper George Aguirre of the Milton State Police.
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Blotter: Retail theft, receiving stolen property, DUIs, disorderly conduct

Vehicle Accident – At approximately 8:12 p.m. May 6, a vehicle crash occurred as state police trooper was on routine patrol in a marked unit, a 2016 Ford Taurus (X). The trooper was traveling east on Greble Road when he struck a deer that ran out in front of him. The trooper was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and was not injured. The Ford was towed from the scene after it began leaking fluids.
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Cause Not Known in Catawissa Mountain Fire

A Catawissa Township home was destroyed in a fire Friday. Crews were called to the scene in the first block of VFW Home Lane; flames spread to nearby brush and caused a wildfire. Several companies were involved in setting up a perimeter and keeping the fire from spreading further. Described as a summer vacation home, the building was destroyed. No injuries were reported.

Federal Inmate Charged With Possession of a Weapon

SCRANTON, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Clayvon Givens, age 33, an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution, Allenwood (FCI Allenwood), was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury for possessing contraband in prison. According to United States Attorney...

Five New Troopers Assigned to Local Counties’ Barracks

HARRISBURG PA – Of 103 cadets who graduated Friday (May 13, 2022) from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy, five are headed to assignments within western Montgomery and northern Chester counties, state police Commissioner Col. Robert Evanchick announced. Two new troopers, Anthony Rodriguez and Melissa M. Zukowski, will be stationed...

Men facing drug charges after traffic stop

Catawissa, Pa. — A man who believed he was wanted on a felony warrant allegedly made up a fake twin brother to fool police about his real identity during a traffic stop. But a piece of yellow fabric sticking out of the gas cap led police to the man's stashed wallet, which contained his driver's license, according to Catawissa Police Chief Josh Laidacker.

Sen. Casey visits former mineland in Shamokin

SHAMOKIN, NORTHUMBERLAND CO, (WOLF) — Members of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and Senator Bob Casey toured the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area in Shamokin, to highlight how abandoned mine reclamation projects can benefit local economies and communities. The AOAA sits on more than 6,500 acres of former mineland.

Young editor of Orange Street News reflects on crime reporting career

At age 15, Hilde Lysiak already has an accomplished journalism career. When Lysiak was 7 and living in Selinsgrove, the small borough didn't have a newspaper. Lysiak decided to change that when she started her own publication, Orange Street News. Lysiak recently published a memoir, “Hilde on the Record: Memoir...

Bloomsburg Police ask citizens to stop feeding geese

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA CO, (WOLF) — Bloomsburg Police are asking citizens to refrain from feeding geese in the area due to possible detrimental impacts it may lead to. "As the conversation regarding management of the waterfowl population in the Town of Bloomsburg evolves; there is broad agreement that artificial feeding of waterfowl is detrimental to both the geese and our community. The following are among the possible detrimental impacts of feeding waterfowl:

James Edward Jordan

Williamsport -- James Edward Jordan, 78, formerly of Williamsport, passed away on May 12, 2022 at Heritage Springs Memory Care in Lewisburg. Jim was born on July 6, 1943 to Edward S. and Betsy Clark Jordan in Upper Darby, Pa. He graduated from Drexel Hill High School in 1961. He then attended Kutztown State College (Now Kutztown University) until 1964 when he joined the U.S. Navy. He served active duty until 1966 when he was honorably discharged. It was at Kutztown where he met his future wife Cora Lynn Kane whom he married on April 16, 1966. For most of his career, he was a financial manager for Keeler-Hoff Supply Co. in Williamsport until his retirement in 1999.

Dave McCormick holds ‘Election Eve Rally’ in hometown

BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)– It’s a hometown rally in Bloomsburg as Dave McCormick returns to hold a campaign rally at his old high school. Dozens of supporters turned out at Bloomsburg High School for Dave McCormick on Monday. Mccormick is a Republican candidate currently running for the open Senate seat left by Pat Toomey. Republicans hope to hold this senate seat come November.

Yvonne M. Waring

Allenwood -- Yvonne M. Waring, 69, of Allenwood died Friday, May 13, 2022 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born September 19, 1952 in Williamsport, she was a daughter of the late Earl and Helen (McNamee) Koser. On April 7, 1973, she married Thomas Waring, who survives. Together they celebrated 49 years of marriage.
Bucknell University

Episode 42: The Residential vs. Commuter Experience

You know the familiar movie scene: A family car pulls up to a cluster of old brick buildings and out jumps a bright eyed-student and their parents. After a drawn-out, emotional goodbye the family car drives off, leaving the student to start this exciting new chapter in their life called "college."