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.
Committee discusses reuse of Lewisburg High
LEWISBURG — A draft request for proposals will be ready Oct. 2 for the Lewisburg Area High School Repurposing Committee as the group tries to decide what the secondary school property will become — and what it won’t.
Trooper: Woman walking dog dies after hit by truck
MONTANDON — A 62-year-old Montandon woman died Thursday after she was struck by a pickup truck while walking her dog, state police at Milton said.
School to start on time in Danville district
DANVILLE — With no date set for state-mandated arbitration, the start of the 2014-15 school year in the Danville School District will not be interrupted by contract disputes.
Meals for Seals program aids more than 70 kids
SELINSGROVE — The pilot Meals for Seals program has been such a success, serving more than 70 children from 24 families this summer, coordinators hope to continue offering free food to eligible youngsters throughout the school year.
Northumberland County works to collect $3.6 million in overdue child support
SUNBURY — A Kulpmont resident who owes $33,000 in child support avoided jail Wednesday when a Northumberland County judge verified Jesse J. Feudale Sr.’s future employment and ordered his wages to be garnished.
Firefighters douse fryer fire at potato chip plant
MIDDLEBURG -- - Seven Valley fire departments responded this morning to a small grease fire in a fryer at Middleswarth Potato Chips in Middleburg, Middleburg Fire Chief Dwayne "Butch" Hackenberg said.
Dog owners not surprised to learn pooches get jealous
DANVILLE — Dogs are often considered man’s best friend, but a recent study shows that pooches can get a little green over how much time you spend with other canines.
Big lottery payouts pay off for seniors
HARRISBURG — State lottery officials say less means more for seniors.
Donations to Budd family near $60,000
SHAMOKIN DAM — The Valley continues to give as fundraisers keep forming and donations steadily pour in for the Budd family, of Ohio, while Sharon Budd continues her fight back from drastic injuries suffered when a rock thrown from an Interstate 80 overpass in Union County slammed through the windshield of the family’s vehicle three weeks ago.
B-17 fly-over to honor 'Dutch' VanKirk
NORTHUMBERLAND — A Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress will soar in honor of the late Theodore “Dutch” VanKirk during his graveside services Tuesday morning.
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