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October 31, 2013

Digital Items 10.31.13

Hey. We're pleased to be back for our second installment of Digital Items.

Let's start off this evening with a big congratulations to the Selinsgrove Area High School girls field hockey team.

Brooke Zeiders scored the game-winning goal with 61-seconds left as Selinsgrove won its ninth straight District 4 field hockey finals on Wednesday.

Their opponents, the Lewisburg Green Dragons, also played a great game in the 2-1 showdown.

Reporter Shawn Wood filed this video report for The Daily Item.

Local News Headlines

Look for these stories in Friday’s edition of The Daily Item and online:

  • The Buffalo Valley Police Department will be moving to a new headquarters soon. Reporter Evamarie Socha will have the story on Friday morning.
  • The Northumberland County row officers will have their day in court Friday following action by the commisisoners to slash their salaries. Click Here
  • Federal investigators talk to the pilot in the recent local airplane mishap. Click Here
  • Good news for those who drive on Salem Road near Kratzerville. Click Here

The government has words for its airborne friends

Safety rules are changing to allow  airline passengers use most electronic devices from gate-to-gate. The change will let passengers read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music.

Reviewing the new MacBook Pro

Apple’s newest line of MacBook Pros has upped the ante when it comes to choosing a high-resolution laptop. The AP’s Nick Jesdanun takes a closer look.

Nice fall weather this weekend

Although it could be a bit breezy on Friday, the weekend weather isn't looking too bad - according to Accuweather

Love you Mom

We were looking all over the place for this video on Wednesday, and we finally snagged it today.

Watch this 10-month-old baby girl’s reaction as her mommy sings Rod Stewart’s 1988 hit “My Heart Can’t Tell You No”.

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