$5.9M construction contract awarded for Point Twp. sewer project
NORTHUMBERLAND — Point Township Sewer Authority board members Thursday awarded a $5.9 million general construction contract to low-bidder Doli Construction Corp., of Chalfont, for the Lithia Springs sewer extension project.
Miranda defender: Toss knife cops took
SUNBURY — City police illegally obtained a knife from the home of murder suspect Miranda Barbour because the address was wrong on the officer’s search warrant, Mrs. Barbour’s attorney said in a motion to suppress the alleged evidence.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns
WASHINGTON — For five years, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law. But with sign-ups exceeding expectations and a new face soon to be in charge at HHS, the White House is eager to see if the poisonous atmosphere might give way to more pragmatic efforts aimed at fixing problems with the nation’s newest social program.
Governor sidesteps election politics during luncheon
HUMMELS WHARF — John Moran Jr. was surrounded by political friends at the EconomicsPennsylvania lunch Thursday honoring him, including Gov. Tom Corbett, but he noted one face that was absent.
TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Route 45 east of Montandon
MONTANDON — New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. has started a $1.38 million paving project on Route 45, east of Montandon.
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.
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