Did you know that many local and county governmental units as well as local school districts are eliminating per capita taxes? Why? Per capita taxes, like all taxes, cost money to collect, and per capita taxes are also inequitable. For example, a housewife with no income pays the same amount of taxes millionaire.
SELINSGROVE –One person was injured in an accident early Saturday morning in Snyder County. Selinsgrove state police tell us 22-year-old Christopher Koller was on Hetrick Ridge Road in Beaver Township just after midnight when he lost control of his car and struck a tree. Koller was taken to Geisinger,...
The North Shore Railroad Company is running a new route. The short-line freight company has opened a route through Snyder County, with a stop in Kreamer. North Shore was founded in 1984 and is based in Northumberland. It operates six rail lines across Central PA.
Kreamer, Pa. – The North Shore Railroad Company (NSHR) made history on May 4 when they ran their first train in Snyder County, to Kreamer, Pa., according to the company. NSHR is the only railroad to make this journey, other than Norfolk Southern (NS), in the past 23 years.
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Concern a $640 million road project threatens the livelihood of bald eagles nesting nearby, the Pennsylvania Transpiration Department says it will pump the brakes and undertake measures to protect the once-endangered species from harmful noise and visibility commotion.
KREAMER – There has been a change in the rail service to Kreamer in Snyder County. PennLive reports North Shore Railroad ran its first train to Kreamer Wednesday. The rail lines were previously owned by Norfolk Southern. PennLive says North Shore Railroad is now calling the new rail service its Selinsgrove branch.
SELINSGROVE – A regional shortline has taken over rail service to Kreamer in Snyder County from Norfolk Southern. North Shore Railroad Co. and Affiliates based in Northumberland ran its first train Wednesday over what it calls its Selinsgrove branch. The SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority in April purchased the 9...
MIDDLEBURG – An argument over an electric bill has a tenant hospitalized in critical condition and his Snyder County landlord in jail in lieu of $200,000 bail charged with attempted homicide. Justin T. Yerger, 41, is accused of shooting Chad Howard in the head during a fight Monday night...
Reprinted with permission from the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper. As bald eagles returned to a Snyder County nest along the Penns Creek earlier this spring, the Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association and several local concerned citizens reached out to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to see what impacts this may have on construction activities for the nearby southern section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway project.
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SNYDER COUNTY, Pa. — A man is locked up in Snyder County on attempted murder charges. According to the district attorney's office, Justin Yerger, 41, got into a fight with Chad Howard Monday night in Middlecreek Township. Yerger allegedly shot Howard in the head. Police say Yerger also pointed...
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