The Daily Item: Montour County

Montour County

rss feed

Top Stories - Danville News

Recent Headlines

Tuesday 10/21/2014
Mahoning Township tables police chief resignation
Posted: October 21, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — Supervisors unanimously voted to table the resignation of police chief Robert Blee pending the result of an ongoing investigation.

Delinquent Riverside sewer customers not rushing to pay up
Posted: October 21, 2014

RIVERSIDE — With less than two weeks to go before their names are published, delinquent sewer customers in the borough aren’t rushing to clear their debts.

Touch-screen puncher admits to disorderly conduct
Posted: October 21, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — A Danville area man admitted to punching a touch screen computerized system at a convenience market, resulting in $1,521 in damage, police said.

Monday 10/20/2014
Site for school district approved by borough
Posted: October 20, 2014

DANVILLE – A location for a new electronic sign for the school district has been approved by Danville borough, the school board reported at their Oct. 14 meeting.

Stuck truck halts Danville traffic during rush hour
Posted: October 20, 2014

DANVILLE — A truck unable to turn off West Mahoning Street onto Route 54 at the tunnel blocked traffic for more than an hour Monday afternoon.

Homecoming celebrated with pies to teachers' faces
Posted: October 20, 2014

DANVILLE — Students and teachers got into smashing whipped cream pies in teachers’ faces.

New police duty: Protect newborns
Posted: October 20, 2014

DANVILLE — Borough police are required to comply with a newly enacted order related to abandoned infants, according to Police Chief Eric Gill.

Musician Van Wagner adds to his albums
Posted: October 20, 2014

DANVILLE – Local musician, teacher and historian Van Wagner has released two new CDs.

BJ’s will be torn down
Posted: October 20, 2014

DANVILLE — The fire-damaged BJ’s Steak and Rib House building will be torn down.

Alumni honor Danville's difference-makers
Posted: October 20, 2014

DANVILLE — An honorary alumnus and two outstanding alumni all put community service forefront in their minds from the time they were young to today, according to Randy May.

Danville resident among big September winners
Posted: October 20, 2014

A Mount Carmel woman must have been in a frenzy when her $5 scratch game card yielded a $10,000 win. But she wasn’t the only big winner in September. A Danville player took a chance on a $20 card and won $5,000. Not a bad return on investment. 

Geisinger partnership with Holy Spirit approved
Posted: October 20, 2014

CAMP HILL — Holy Spirit Health System, the newest addition to Geisinger Health System’s network of healthcare facilities, will be granted greater autonomy than previous acquisitions as the partnership is seen as more financially stable.

Friday 10/17/2014
Danville Area Community Center purse bingo fundraiser Sunday
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE — For a $20 ticket, a lucky 21 people can win expensive Coach designer purses.

Danville Fire Department comes to Montour County's rescue
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE — Montour County’s commissioners have lauded the Danville Fire Department for its help.

DMS remembrance tree will grow forever
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE — A new bronze sculpture will honor those who have had trees dedicated to them through Danville school district, long after the plants themselves have gone.

Danville performance Oct. 25
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE – Ricky and Harv will perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Booth Theater, 116 Mill St.

Montour commissioners: Let's eradicate domestic violence
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE — The Montour County commissioners have proclaimed October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month as a way of drawing attention to the problem and the effort being made to eliminate domestic violence.

Computer graphics, AP course coming
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE — A new coat of paint will be added to the high school art program next school year with the addition of a computer graphics and AP art course.

Montour Motorcycle Riders ride for Jase on Sunday
Posted: October 17, 2014

JERSEYTOWN — Montour Motorcycle Riders will host a ride to help pay medical expenses for infant Jase William Thomas.

Danville school board may level field for athletics, forensics coaches
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE — A fifth forensics coach is currently being sought for Danville High School while school board members mull the possibility of increasing annual stipends for the leaders of one of the district’s most award-winning student groups.

Assessment appeals: County property values reduced
Posted: October 17, 2014

DANVILLE — The Montour County commissioners have made decisions following appeal hearings last week on property assessments.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Danville school board personnel actions for Oct. 14
Posted: October 16, 2014

 The Danville school board took the following personnel actions at their Oct. 14 meeting:

Crash rollover victim walks away
Posted: October 16, 2014

RIVERSIDE — A man was able to walk away from his car after it rolled over while driving near the intersection of Kipps Run Road and Avenue G on Thursday.

Collectables couple ready to do what they want
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE — Jim and Shirley Hill received an offer for their inventory at Collectables Unlimited and decided to accept it and retire.

Alumnus McWilliams, Backenstoe Bence to be honored for lifetime of achievement
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE — Bob McWilliams Jr. has a great love for Danville and tries to give back to the community.

High school, elementary students decorate together at Danville Primary School
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE — Black cats on windows greet visitors to the Danville Primary School.

Route 54 flood wall work may be done soon
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE —That familiar sight of heavy equipment and one-lane traffic along Route 54 in Danville could soon be gone.

CROP Walkers hope to raise at least $5,000 for needy
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE — Walkers will help stamp out hunger Sunday during the 26th annual Danville-Riverside CROP Walk at Hess Fields.

Jury chosen for Montour County meth sale trial
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE — A jury was chosen Tuesday for a Berwick man charged with selling $100 worth of methamphetamine to a confidential informant Jan. 8 at a Mill Street parking lot.

Teen arraigned on rape charge
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE — An 18-year-old charged with raping a woman he met online hid from the camera before being arraigned on charges of rape and indecent assault.

Homecoming: Danville Area High School Spirit Week
Posted: October 16, 2014

DANVILLE — Spirit Week continues through Friday at Danville Area High School.

Wednesday 10/15/2014
School board votes to deny personnel grievance
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE – Members of the Danville school board voted to deny a grievance filed by the Danville Education Association at their Oct. 14 meeting.

Farr Better Matches plans open events
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE — Matchmakers at Farr Better Matches are looking for some Mister and Misses Rights to attend their new wave of events.

500 pounds of turkey ready to serve
Posted: October 15, 2014

MAYBERRY TWP. — Every year, turkeys — lots of turkeys — help keep a Mayberry Township church operational.

Columbia, Montour domestic relations offices to consolidate
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE — Domestic relations offices in Montour and Columbia counties will be consolidated as of Nov. 1, the Montour commissioners announced Tuesday.

McDonald's Restaurant Day of Change Oct. 15
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE --  McDonald’s and Ronald McDonald House Charities are celebrating 40 years of keeping families together.

Danville issues building, zoning permits
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE – The Danville Borough Code Office in September issued building permits for $90 for an addition at 101 Water St., $50 for structural repair at 316 E. Market St., $475 for an addition at 268 Mill St., $50 for structural repair at 305B E. Market St., $200 for a roof replacement at 200 Northumberland St. and $50 for porch repair at 22-24 Bloom St.

Police: Van ran into Danville ambulance
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE — A woman suffered an arm injury when she pulled out in front of a Danville ambulance Tuesday morning in Danville, according to police.

Council: Stadium donors won’t give until teachers have contract
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE — While local donors support a proposed $1.8 million renovation to the Danville High School football stadium, they want to see contract negotiations with the teacher’s union settled before they put up any money.

Report: Danville owed $1.4M
Posted: October 15, 2014

DANVILLE — Mahoning Township Municipal Authority owes Danville nearly $1.4 million since 1994 for underreporting its number of sewer connections, borough officials said.

Tuesday 10/14/2014
Embattled Mahoning Township police chief resigns
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE — Embattled police Chief Robert Blee Jr. has submitted a letter of resignation to the Mahoning Township supervisors, who will vote on it at their meeting on Monday.

Bloomsburg Unviersity tutors available to help DHS students on Wednesday
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE – Tutors from Bloomsburg University will be available to help Danville High School students from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, in the high school cafeteria.

Bartholomew wins again; gets call to BloomU Hall
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE — Tina Bartholomew started running while in fifth grade and hasn’t stopped.

Danville co-op program confirms students' future plans
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE — High school senior Mikayla Plafcan loves going to kindergarten.

Valley fire chief: Accidents helped fuel start of fire prevention
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE — Liberty Valley students learned that accidents helped fuel the start of fire prevention.

Danville parking permit changes aid residents near Geisinger
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE — Borough officials expect to change the parking permit system to allow residents near Geisinger Medical Center to obtain free permits and for additional permits to be available for sale as an incentive to people living on second or third floors downtown.

Feed-a-Friend needs help
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE – Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and it is time to begin collecting food for needy neighbors through our 30th Annual Feed-A-Friend Program.

MARC will pursue PPL preserve educational programs
Posted: October 14, 2014

DANVILLE — The Montour Area Recreation Commission board allowed its director to pursue program coordination at the Montour Preserve on Monday night.

Woman cut free after crash on Route 11
Posted: October 14, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — A woman was freed by emergency personnel from an overturned vehicle that ran off Route 11 and struck an embankment and tree Monday morning.

Police: Husband crashes into wife’s car
Posted: October 14, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — A husband and wife were involved in an accident but in separate vehicles, police said.

 


To view or purchase photos, visit: dailyitem.smugmug.com

National Video