McEWENSVILLE — Montgomery House Warrior Run Area Public Library and Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church are putting on two events in one location on July 28. A tractor ride is planned for the morning, on a route that covers about 23 miles. Ride starts at 204 Mill St., and ends at Holy Spirit, State Route 44, between McEwensville and Turbotville, for a pig roast dinner, beginning at 11 a.m. Library is holding their annual Cow Pie Bingo and Cowabunga Day events from 1 to 3 p.m. at Holy Spirit. Library features the Kiss the Cow “voting” machines. Attendees can purchase a square for Cow Pie Bingo. The Novel Quilters group from the library created several small quilts to be given to the highest bidders in a silent auction. Bidding ends at 3:30 p.m. Food available, as well as vendors and booths from other non-profit organizations. The tractor ride and Holy Spirit’s Fall Festival have been consolidated, with the pig roast proceeds going to support community outreach. To register for the tractor ride contact Dee at email@example.com or call 538-1405 or 713-9132.
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
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Big lottery payouts pay off for seniors
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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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