Report: 25 people died in local highway fatalities last year
HARRISBURG — The number of highway deaths on Pennsylvania roads tumbled to a record low last year when 1,208 were recorded, the lowest number since recordkeeping began in 1928, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today.
Truancy cases were pending before fatal fire near Riverside
DANVILLE — Three truancy cases remain active against a mother whose three sons died in a fire in Rush Township, according to court records.
Fact finder urged higher raises for Danville teachers
DANVILLE — During previous negotiations with the school district, Danville teachers requested salary rates below those recommended by a state-appointed fact finder, according to the president of the Danville Education Association.
Fire destroys Northumberland County home Monday evening
TREVORTON — A West Cameron Township home was destroyed by fire Monday evening.
'Smart' traffic signals coming to Route 15
LEWISBURG — Smart red lights at three intersections on Route 15 near Lewisburg are happening under a $325,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s District 3, which secured the funding with Union County’s needs in mind.
Montour DA tells crime victims she knows their pain
HARRISBURG — Speaking in the Capitol rotunda in Harrisburg on Monday morning, Montour County District Attorney Rebecca Warren recalled how her world was shattered when her brother and father were killed in a car crash six years ago.
Minor injuries reported in Route 147 crash
MILTON — A truck driver was taken to Evangelical Community Hospital for evaluation of minor injuries this afternoon following a collision along Route 147.
Tragic fire unites communities
RIVERSIDE - The community has joined together to support a family where three brothers died in a fire early Friday morning.
Hearing postponed for suspect in Snyder County assault case
SELINSGROVE — The preliminary hearing for a 19-year-old accused of assaulting a pregnant woman has been postponed until May.
President tests work policies on federal contractors
WASHINGTON — Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama is using the federal government’s vast array of contractors to impose rules on wages, pay disparities and hiring on a segment of the private sector that gets taxpayer money and falls under his control.
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