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A group wants to help Pa. businesses impacted by COVID-19

An economic development agency says a 2021 survey during the COVID-19 pandemic showed 40% of businesses that responded had no emergency plan or online shopping websites to help them stay afloat.

By Aniya Faulcon

Christy Willis convicted of lying to police in child death case in Northumberland County

51-year-old Christy Willis of Sunbury proclaimed “I am innocent” while being led out of the Northumberland County courthouse following her conviction on charges of obstruction in child abuse cases, hindering apprehension and making false reports to law enforcement.

By The Associated Press

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Police in Sunbury detail steps to improve how officers do their job

“It goes back to the three tenets of what we’re talking about: training, transparency, and accountability.”
By Alanna Elder/WITF

Catholic Churches in yellow-phase counties to hold in-person mass this weekend

“We’re going to have to be patient with the limitations. People can’t sit in their usual seat and all that stuff.”
By Alanna Elder/WITF

Midstate probation office head sentenced for stealing house arrest money

The Attorney General’s office says Jimmie Cortelyou, 41, changed the way Northumberland County counted and deposited house arrest funds in the attempt to pad his personal account.

By Staff

Unwed Pa. teacher fired for being pregnant loses second bid to get her job back

Judge Hugh A. Jones found the one-year contract Naiad Reich signed June 14, 2018, to teach at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School
By John Beauge/PennLive

Man charged in 3-year-old Arabella Parker’s death won’t face death penalty in Northumberland County

Northumberland County District Attorney Tony Matulewicz wouldn't state the reasons for the decision.
By The Associated Press

Midstate school district will require coaches to use app to reach student athletes

A midstate school district is changing the way its coaches can talk electronically with student athletes.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

App developed in central Pa. aims to connect people with communities

Two midstate app developers hope their product will help people explore and feel more connected to their communities.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania