SELINSGROVE — In celebration of Susquehanna University homecoming–reunion weekend, a kids’ carnival held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 on the field behind Hassinger Hall and Blough-Weis Library. Children can enjoy carnival games and a moon bounce while adults can take a turn on the mechanical bull. Hot dogs, cotton candy, ice cream and other carnival food provided. The annual homecoming parade starts at 4:30 p.m., down Selinsgrove’s University Avenue, left on Market Street, and then left on Pine Street. Theme is “Celebrating Our Freedom.” Those with an eye for art can attend a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. for “Noir et Blanc,” an exhibition by former Susquehanna University art instructor Florence Putterman at Post & Lentil, 34 S. Market St. Susquehanna’s Department of Theatre presents a performance of the award-winning “Amadeus” at 2:30 and 8 p.m. in Degenstein Center Theater. Tickets are free for Susquehanna students, $7 for non-Susquehanna students and $10 for adults, and can be purchased by visiting the campus box office, weekdays from noon to 5 p.m., or call 372-ARTS.
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MIDDLEBURG — The Sunbury man who admitted fatally stabbing his grandmother inside her Snyder county home last year has been sentenced to 20 to 60 years in a state prison.
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READING, Pa. — Firefighters are battling a five-alarm blaze at a small motel. The fire broke out shortly before 11 a.m. today at Klein’s Motel in Muhlenberg Township, Berks County.
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STATE COLLEGE — With one Joe Paterno statue in storage, fans of the late Penn State football coach are commissioning a new one to be placed across from the university.
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If the Selinsgrove Area School District doesn’t bring in more revenue, it may face closure, Superintendent Chad Cohrs told school board members Tuesday night.
The district, he said, is financially unstable.
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