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Friday 11/21/2014
New Tasers approved for Mahoning
Posted: November 21, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — Members of the Mahoning Township supervisor board have approved a $6,200 purchase of six Tasers to replace outdated models in use by the police force.

Propane-powered bus fleet funded with $23,500 grant
Posted: November 21, 2014

DANVILLE — Reichard Auto Sales is propelling itself into the future of transportation with a new set of five propane-powered buses.

Free veterans dinner today
Posted: November 21, 2014

DANVILLE – A free veterans dinner and program will begin at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Danville Elks, Route 11.

Child molestation trial moved to July
Posted: November 21, 2014

DANVILLE — Convicted child molester Dereck Martz will not be going to trial in December on additional charges of rape and sexual molestation of a boy, now 23.

Charges: DUI suspect downed 2 beers while waiting for pizza order
Posted: November 21, 2014

DANVILLE — A man was charged with drunk driving after drinking two 24-ounce beers at Unida Pizza while waiting for his order.

Charges: Purse stolen from bench
Posted: November 21, 2014

DANVILLE — A Shamokin woman has been charged with stealing a purse left outside Geisinger Medical Center containing bank cards, a cell phone and prescription bottles of morphine and methadone.

Self-harm threat led to drug possession charges
Posted: November 21, 2014

DANVILLE — A teenager was arrested for marijuana possession after he called 911 threatening to hang himself with an extension cord.

Wednesday 11/19/2014
Infection brings Sharon Budd back to Geisinger Medical Center
Posted: November 19, 2014

DANVILLE — Sharon Budd, the Ohio wife and mother severely injured by a rock thrown off a Union County interstate overpass in July, is back in Pennsylvania and will undergo a sixth surgery today at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, to treat what appears to be an infection underneath her artificial skull, according to her husband Randy Budd.

Santa visits in Danville
Posted: November 19, 2014

DANVILLE – Santa Claus will be visiting with area children Dec. 6, 12, 13, 19 and 20 at his house next to the municipal building on Mill Street.

Tuesday 11/18/2014
Craft fair to benefit SPCA and Hands Helping Others
Posted: November 18, 2014

DANVILLE – The first annual craft fair to benefit two local charities will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 23 in the Abigail House Bed & Breakfast, 12 Center St. There will be more than 13 vendors selling handmade items.

Monday 11/17/2014
Danville school board personnel actions for November
Posted: November 17, 2014

DANVILLE – The Danville school board approved the following personnel actions at their Nov. 11 meeting:

Holiday events in Danville
Posted: November 17, 2014

DANVILLE – Holiday events are scheduled for Danville.

Friday 11/14/2014
Russell recounts adventures
Posted: November 14, 2014

DANVILLE — A former Pittsburgh Steeler made a surprise appearance during Friday’s Veterans Day program in Danville High School.

Rising Stars to perform nov. 21
Posted: November 14, 2014

DANVILLE – Stars Rising – students of the Music Box – will showcase their talent by playing guitars and singing some of their favorite songs at 7 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Booth Theater, 116 Mill.

Addiction program Nov. 20
Posted: November 14, 2014

DANVILLE – Addiction is a disease that plagues our community, and has touched many of us in some way – perhaps through a friend, co-worker, neighbor, or a loved one.

Thursday 11/13/2014
Mahoning Township reminds residents to find new recycling distributors
Posted: November 13, 2014

MAHONING TWP – The township would like to remind residents that curbside recycling will no longer be collected by the municipality's staff.

Danville High School seeking sponsors for Blue Ribbon shirts
Posted: November 13, 2014

DANVILLE – A ceremony celebrating Danville High School winning a Blue Ribbon Award will be held this coming Tuesday.

No hungry holiday for students thanks to Many Hands Helping Others
Posted: November 13, 2014

DANVILLE — Needy students won’t go hungry over the upcoming holiday breaks thanks to a school group.

Retired teacher embraces passion
Posted: November 13, 2014

ANTHONY TWP. — Whether it’s trogons in Arizona or bald eagles on the Susquehanna River in Maryland, Lauren Shaffer captures them in action.

Samaritan volunteers compassionate, strong
Posted: November 13, 2014

DANVILLE — Members of the Good Samaritan Mission have always been there when their community has needed them. 

Valley Township supervisors delay Hess Hill Road decision
Posted: November 13, 2014

By Karen Blackledge

Head Start turns 50: Danville program started in year 1, 1965
Posted: November 13, 2014

DANVILLE — Lisa Faux’s twin daughters are Danville Head Start alumni.

Jennifer Faux-Campbell holds a doctorate in anthropology which she teaches and Jillian Faux is a clinical social worker serving as a mental health consultant for a Head Start program.

Danville budget includes tax hike
Posted: November 13, 2014

DANVILLE — The Danville Borough Council tentatively approved a 2015 budget containing a 0.44-mill property tax increase on Wednesday.

Wednesday 11/12/2014
School board approves dump truck purchase
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE – School board members have approved the purchase of an F550 model dump truck for the district from McCafferty Ford.

Danville elementary will house meeting room
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE — A new project will transform unused space in the former Danville Elementary School into a “community” room to be used for both school board meetings and public gatherings.

Liberty Valley students gear up for game
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE — Twenty-six Liberty Valley students will participate in the upcoming Stock Market Game thanks to funding from FNB Bank.

Food needed to help the less fortuante
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE – Food is still desperately needed for families in need in Montour County.

Free Thanksgiving Day dinner in Danville
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE – A free Thanksgiving Day dinner will be served starting at noon Nov. 27 in the cafeteria of St. Joseph School, Ferry Street.

Wolfe chosen for Red Cross Pursel award
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE — Kids rocked back and forth, tapped their feet and shook their heads while singing “I am a pizza.”

Montour County officials get pay raises
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE — Montour County’s commissioners approved 3 percent salary increases for elected officials for each year of 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

White Elk shares customs of Cherokee, Muskogee
Posted: November 12, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — David White Elk Elmore tells stories by singing and playing the drum and flute.

Dark tail light led to DUI arrest in Mahoning
Posted: November 12, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — A Sunbury area man faces driving while under the influence of alcohol charges after police noticed his right rear tail light wasn’t working.

Jail, electronic monitoring for DUI defendant who struck curb
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE — A Danville man will spend 30 days in jail followed by electronic monitoring for driving while under the influence of alcohol after his car struck a curb while police were doing traffic enforcement April 25.

Charges: 17-year-old allowed to drink brandy
Posted: November 12, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — A Mahoning Township woman was charged with furnishing five shots of brandy to a 17-year-old girl after the girl’s mother contacted police.

Nurse in Fentanyl theft case admits to parole violation
Posted: November 12, 2014

DANVILLE — A former certified nursing assistant sentenced to jail time for removing Fentanyl patches of four nursing home patients violated conditions of her parole.

Tuesday 11/11/2014
Cold may be here to stay
Posted: November 11, 2014

SUNBURY — The Polar Vortex is back, and beginning today, temperatures in the Valley will drop sharply from midday highs in the 50s to the 20s, about 10 degrees below normal for this time of year.

St. Joseph's Catholic School hosts Christmas Craft Show
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE – St. Joseph’s Catholic School will host its second annual Christmas Craft Show on Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Students help veteran back to feet
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — An injured local veteran’s life was made a little easier thanks to a $200 donation made by the students of Danville Middle School’s Life Skills class.

Bridging the Gap goods and goodies available
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — Transition program students are handcrafting another school year’s worth of gifts at Bridging the Gap.

Veterans from World War II, Vietnam, Kuwait share war stories with Danville students
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — Henry Larsen doesn’t know a Vietnam veteran who came home in the daylight because of the unpopularity of the war at the time.

Kmiecinski among first in Danville with Silver Star
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — George V. Kmiecinski Sr. was easy to get along with, according to his sister.

Food to help for Thanksgiving
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE – Food is still desperately needed for families in need in Montour County.

County helps Iron Heritage board, asks community to step up
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — The Montour County commissioners approved $5,500 in hotel tax revenues to get the Iron Heritage Festival Committee out of debt.

Pocket dial burglary suspect violated probation
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — A man whose burglary confession was recorded during a “pocket dial” voice mail to his estranged wife has violated his probation by using marijuana.

Suspect's life turned around after prison release
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — A Danville man said he has turned his life around after being released from prison.

Sixth DUI lands defendant in jail for 6 months
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — A man, charged six times with driving while under the influence, was sentenced to 6 months to 18 months in jail.

6 months in jail for cigarettes purchase with stolen debit card
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man will spend a minimum of six months in jail for using a stolen debit card to buy cigarettes in March.

Suspect with brass knuckles sentenced to probation
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — A Danville man, who pleaded guilty to having brass knuckles while on parole, was sentenced Friday to one year of probation.

Defendant pleads no contest for fight with police
Posted: November 11, 2014

DANVILLE — A Lewistown man, who walked away from Geisinger Medical Center before being discharged, kicked and spit on an officer and was Tasered twice, pleaded no contest to simple assault and resisting arrest.

Monday 11/10/2014
East End Fire Department report for October
Posted: November 10, 2014

MAHONING TWP – East End Fire Department responded to a total of 10 incidents for the month of October, with 74.5 hours spent on emergency scenes.

 

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