SELINSGROVE — Heritage Aviation host the third annual Aviation Heritage Days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at Penn Valley Airport. Parking is $5 and benefits the local Boy Scouts of America. Event includes static WWII airplane displays of several planes including a B25, TBM, SNJ, AT6, Stearman, Vultee, YAKS, WACO, Navion and Longeze. Spectators can purchase open air “Red Baron” rides in a true WACO bi-plane. Several different ride styles are available: Sightseeing rides are $80 a person with two people in the plane and solo rides are $150. One 30 minute sunset tour will be given and costs $350 for two people. Aerobatic rides (limit five rides) are approximately 20 minutes in length and cost $300 per person. Sky rides in three different Cessna 172 airplanes also available for $20 a seat when three people purchase a ride. WWII re-enactors also on site with two re-enactments that portray a typical altercation between German and American troops during WWII. Also, food vendors, and a car show and Corvette show, featuring Corvettes from 1953 to today. More information, visit online or call 374-7671.
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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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.
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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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