HERNDON — St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 1473 Urban Road, will host the 21st annual Urban Folk Day from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the church picnic grove. Day begins with breakfast featuring scrapple, potato cakes, and breakfast sandwiches. Lunch menu features three kinds of kettles soups, barbecue, hot dogs, kettle meat, funnel cakes, and baked goods. Homemade apple butter can be purchased by the quart or pint. A Native American camp-out will feature demonstrations of corn grinding and displays of Indian artifacts. Throughout the day, there will be other craftsmen demonstrating rifling a gun barrel, basket weaving, blacksmithing, and homemade soap making. Classic and antique cars and tractors will on display. Free entertainment features Saving Grace from 9 to 10:30 a.m.; Native American Indians, 11 a.m. to noon; and The Morgan Family and Uncle Bean from noon to 1:45 p.m. New this year will be a Chinese auction. A used book sale also held. For more information, call 570-758-8404 or e-mail email@example.com.
Budd fundraising run to pass Geisinger
MILTON — It’s “kickstands up” tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. from LT’s Tavern on Route 405 in Milton where hundreds of motorcycles will take off on a run to raise funds for the Budds, the Ohio family whose matriarch, Sharon, recovers at Geisinger Medical Center from grave injuries suffered in a rock-throwing incident two weeks ago.
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Attorneys seek $28G more from Line Mountain in wrestling case
WILLIAMSPORT — The legal fee issue between the Line Mountain School District and the Beattie family, which successfully sued the district to allow seventh-grader Audriana Beattie to participate on the all-male wrestling team, is not over.
Driver to police: 'Just shoot me'
WATSONTOWN — A Turbotville man has been charged with making terroristic threats and disturbing the peace after he allegedly threatened to shoot people in a bar and said he had a weapon.
New panel of officers installed by CSIU directors
MONTANDON — A new executive team was installed at Wednesday night’s Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit meeting, as the terms of the present leadership expired this month. Act 102 of 1970, which first created 29 IUs in Pennsylvania, requires intermediate unit directors to elect board of director officers annually in July.
Geisinger, Highmark deal moving ahead
DANVILLE — A five-year extension of the contract between Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. won’t be affected by a dispute last year over Highmark allegedly undervaluing Geisinger’s health plan and charging certain plan holders more for care at Geisinger facilities.
Pickleball players get game on
SUNBURY — Jan Dockey has been asking the City Council for three months to consider creating a pickleball court.
$23 million sweep under way
After years of finger-pointing and blame, Northumberland County officials have launched an initiative to try to collect $22.8 million in unpaid fines and restitution from what might be 14,000 cases.
Mazzeo a finalist for Middletown post
Former Sunbury police chief Steve Mazzeo is one of three finalists for the same position in a borough about 65 miles away.
Blighted block going bye-bye in Atlas
Nearly an entire township block in Atlas will be torn down in Mount Carmel Township, utilizing funds from Northumberland County and its Housing Authority in an effort to fight blight. Half of this block is proposed to be developed as low-income senior living units.
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