13.5-hour operation removes part of brain housing personality
Physicians should know within a week what resulted from Thursday’s 13½-hour surgery to reconstruct Sharon Budd’s face and remove part of her brain, her husband, Randy Budd, said Saturday at the family waiting room at Geisinger Medical Center’s intensive care unit.
Sunbury man helped rocket genius reach America
Sunbury attorney Sidney Apfelbaum may have interacted with a German space pioneer only briefly, but Wernher von Braun’s contribution to the U.S. space program may not have occurred if not for Apfelbaum.
PennDOT paves way for march
BEAVERTOWN — Plans for the Beavertown Borough Centennial celebrations were well under way when organizers were hit hard by the news that the August parade might not be able to go on as scheduled.
3 in Valley seek Miss Teen sash
SUNBURY — Three Valley girls are poised to compete in this week’s Miss Teen of Pennsylvania pageant, a coming-out party for the some of the best and brightest young women in the commonwealth.
Dog walk sparks trespassing, race salvos with aged
FREEBURG — Neighbors Raymond McNeil and Patricia Ziro moved to this bucolic town from metropolitan areas, looking for a peaceful place to live out their golden years.
Ex-official: Jail ignores actions that halt suicide
SUNBURY — A former Northumberland County official who wrote the prison’s suicide prevention policy and trained corrections officers in preventing suicide attempts says Warden Roy Johnson needs to accept responsibility for a lockup that is out of control.
Owner: Scrap metal stolen, sold
State Police, Milton
Theft. July 1 to July 15. 262 Pine Grove Lane, West Buffalo Township, Union County. David Meyers, 32, of South Ambroy, N.J., accused Michael Shirk, 25, of Mifflinburg and Gary Webb, 55, of Beavertown, of taking about $406 worth of scrap metal from his property without his permission and selling it at a recycling center for money.
More millennials are living with their parents
WASHINGTON — More Americans than ever live in multigenerational households, and the number of millennials who live with their parents is rising sharply, according to the Pew Research Center.
Man dives under fair train, dies
Three hundred yards into its first trip of the day at the Iron Heritage Festival, an eight-car North Shore Railroad excursion train loaded with hundreds of passengers struck and killed a 21-year-old transient who a witness says dived under a baggage car.
Montour County Coroner Scott E. Lynn ruled the death as a suicide and said he would not release the man’s identity until he had notified relatives.
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