MT. PLEASANT MILLS — The Fremont Fire Department Apple Harvest Festival begins at 4 p.m. Oct. 12 at the fire department social hall and grounds. Featuring food stands, Chines auction tickets, craft vendors, an apple butter boil. Entertainment by Sadie Green Sales Jug Band, with first show at 6:30 p.m. Information, 539-8080.
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POTTSVILLE — Jury selection begins today for a coroner’s inquest into the death of a Schuylkill County prison inmate a year ago.
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped in January to its lowest rate since 2008, although hiring remained flat.
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POINT TWP – Two women were sent to Geisinger Medical Center following a two car crash at approximately 4:25 p.m. on Point Township Drive, just past the Northumberland county line.
Chief Josh Vankirk, of the Point Township Police Department, said both vehicles were traveling at normal speeds but declined to release the names of the two women involved.
Former Sunbury firefighter arrested on theft charges
SUNBURY — A former Sunbury firefighter who was instrumental in helping flood victims during the September 2011 disaster that hit the Valley, and his brother were arrested today after police said the pair stole more than $3,000 from a city fire department.
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