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Mahoning Township approves new recycling ordinance

MAHONING TWP – Members of the supervisor board approved a new recycling ordinance that will allow residents to choose what company hauls their recycling away.

  • icon Posted: October 22

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Wednesday 10/22/2014
Boy, 6, spends birthday on gifts for others
Posted: October 22, 2014

DANVILLE — Calvin Martin and his brother packed and shipped two shoeboxes for children living in poverty last year.

New mural above Mill Street will blend 1900s, present day
Posted: October 22, 2014

DANVILLE — An artist has begun work on a new mural for downtown Danville.

Public comments a first for Danville teacher contract arbitrator
Posted: October 22, 2014

DANVILLE — While state-appointed arbitrator Ralph Colflesh has settled dozens of school negotiations, the dispute between the Danville school board and its teacher’s union offers a new wrinkle for him.

Performance Nov. 2
Posted: October 22, 2014

TURBOTVILLE – The Joe Murray Band will present an evening of country gospel music titled “Receive a Message in Music” at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in Zion Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise St.

Police: Girl, 17 drank at Danville party
Posted: October 22, 2014

DANVILLE — A borough man allegedly hosted a party where a 17-year-old girl interviewed by Danville police slurred her words and was unsteady on her feet.

Police: Slow driver was drunk
Posted: October 22, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — A Danville area man was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol after Mahoning Township police observed him traveling at a low rate of speed on Route 54 east at 2:25 a.m. Oct. 16.

Remarkable recovery: Sharon Budd leaves today for home
Posted: October 22, 2014

DANVILLE — Three strong rings of the Victory Bell on Tuesday afternoon signaled the end of a three-month ordeal for Sharon Budd, the Ohio teacher so critically injured in a rock-throwing attack on a pitch-dark Interstate 80 that relatives were summoned to say their goodbyes.

Tuesday 10/21/2014
Charity bingo game to be held at Danville Elks
Posted: October 21, 2014

DANVILLE – A charity bingo game will be hosted at the Danville Elks at 1 p.m., Nov. 1. The cost is $20 for 20 games, with proceeds benefiting the Montour County Historical Society, Good Samaritan Fund and the Danville Area Diaper Bank.

Danville Making Strides walkers raise $23,000
Posted: October 21, 2014

DANVILLE — With $23,000 received from the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of the Greater Susquehanna Valley walk, the amount collected last year may be matched, according to an official of the American Cancer Society.

Businesses praise Danville code director
Posted: October 21, 2014

DANVILLE — Two business owners have praised Jackie Hart, Danville director of code and building development.

DHS expects more Blue Ribbons
Posted: October 21, 2014

DANVILLE — School district administrators and high school staff alike proudly showed off their new Blue Ribbon School banner during the Oct. 14 school board meeting.

Montour County jail saved $66,000 on inmate medical care
Posted: October 21, 2014

DANVILLE — Since July, the Montour County Jail has saved more than $66,000 on outpatient and inpatient costs for inmates.

Danville parade: Ghosts, goblins, tricks, treats hit streets Oct. 30
Posted: October 21, 2014

DANVILLE — Marchers, floats and groups are needed for the Danville Area Halloween Parade — Danville’s biggest parade of the year.

Scarves to help organization
Posted: October 21, 2014

DANVILLE – A holiday fashion scarf gift show fundraiser to benefit Many Hands Helping Others will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Danville Primary School library.

2014 Danville homecoming photos
Posted: October 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.

 


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