NORTHUMBERLAND — Touch a Truck held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16 at King Street Park. Local hometown heroes, such a firefighters will have many of their vehicles on display. The Pennsylvania Wood Mobile will be available for a walk through to find out Pennsylvania’s Hard Wood industry. Local companies such as Central Builders will display construction equipment. The Northumberland County Conservation District will have a hands on display. Sunbury Broadcasting will be doing a live remote. Kingdom Kidz Puppetry will do a live puppet show at 1 p.m. This event is free. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Kohl’s Department Store, The Priestley Forsyth Memorial Library and Northumberland Revitalization Committee are sponsoring this family day of activities.
Bids opened for Line Mountain school buildings
MANDATA — Two bids were opened by Line Mountain School District officials Tuesday for the purchase of closed elementary schools in Leck Kill and Dalmatia.
Midd-West residents rally
MIDDLEBURG — A group of Midd-West School District residents are encouraging the community to get involved and attend school board meetings.
FDA proposes first regulations for e-cigarettes
WASHINGTON — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.
While the proposal being issued Thursday won’t immediately mean changes for the popular devices, the move is aimed at eventually taming the fast-growing e-cigarette industry.
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Online ed could be answer to school fiscal woes, Cohrs says
SELINSGROVE — Superintendent Chad Cohrs said the Selinsgrove Area School District will last another 10 to 12 years before it could face closure unless the district moves in another direction — and fast.
Teen: I was just trying to get away, not hurt anyone
SUNBURY — A Shamokin teen driver shot by a city police officer who feared being run over following a late-night high-speed chase said Wednesday he never intended to hurt anyone.
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