Strike could bump Danville graduation
Extra-curricular activities and sporting events will continue as planned if a teacher’s strike goes through as scheduled on April 17, according to a school district press release.
Crash near Mifflinburg kills N.J. biker
MIFFLINBURG — A New Jersey motorcyclist was killed Thursday morning when a Middleburg driver pulled into the biker’s lane on Forest Hill Road in West Buffalo Township, state police at Milton said.
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Police seek motive in high school stabbing rampage
MURRYSVILLE — It was just before the start of class and the hallways were packed as usual with students at their lockers or chatting with friends.
Court seeks to examine Penn State - NCAA agreement
HARRISBURG — A state court on Wednesday said it needed more information to examine whether Penn State and the NCAA acted legally when they entered into an agreement that imposed a $60 million fine and other penalties over the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal.
Courageous acts behind Little Rock 9
LEWISBURG - Ernest Green knew big things were happening in the late-1950s United States, and he knew that if things happened in his hometown of Little Rock, Ark., he wanted to be a part of them.
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- Decoy used in underage Snyder tryst
Offenders purchased way out of sentences
For the past seven years, any offender sentenced to community service by a Northumberland County judge was able to buy his way out of the punishment by giving the adult probation department a gift card.
Bidding info being drafted for rail line operations
LEWISBURG — The bidding war for a multi-year contract beginning in 2017 to operate 200 miles of railway owned by eight central Pennsylvania counties — including Montour, Northumberland and Union — is set to begin in earnest this summer. But only after the final draft of a request-for-proposals document is presented to and approved by the SEDA-Council of Governments’ Joint Rail Authority’s board of commissioners.
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