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Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital unveils helipad

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital unveiled a new helipad to the public Wednesday. “Before the helipad’s construction, medical helicopter transports from the Jersey Shore area occurred at the Jersey Shore Airport in Antes Fort, nearly three miles from the hospital,” Marc Stempka, media ...

Jersey Shore school staff absences rose throughout pandemic year

JERSEY SHORE — Absences among staff in the Jersey Shore Area School District rose by over 800 during the 2020-21 pandemic school year as compared to the year before. That’s according to a presentation by DanelleWagner, of ESS, a hired service that provides substitute staff for the ...

Jury trial set for suspect in Lock Haven boy’s death

LOCK HAVEN — President Judge Craig Miller announced the date for a jury trial in the suspected homicide of 9-year-old Anson Stover during a pre-trial motion hearing Wednesday morning. Jamie Lynn Jackson, 36, is accused of abusing Stover — her nephew — and leaving him for dead in a ...

Investigators: Fugitive shot, killed after allegedly pulling a weapon

WESTFIELD — A fugitive who had been on the run for at least a year was shot to death Tuesday morning after he allegedly “pulled a weapon on officers of the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force,” according to investigators and the U.S. Marshals Office. The task force was attempting to serve ...

Loyalsock Township revenues bounce back from pandemic lull

Loyalsock Township’s finances are blooming back into what they were before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, according to township manager Bill Burdett. “We’re having a good year financially,” Burdett said. According to Burdett, the township experienced a drop of around $300,000 to ...

Loyalsock Township to take second look at Freedom Road erosion

Loyalsock Township’s supervisors will be contacting Wolyneic Construction to ensure compliance with an order given in February regarding a gravel drive leading up to the business’ property off Freedom Road. Don Plocinski, a Loyalsock Township resident, raised the issue of silt runoff and ...