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Risk pool saves Montour county $20K

DANVILLE — The Pennsylvania Counties Risk Pool has saved Montour County about $20,000 by providing safety loss prevention grants.

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Friday 10/31/2014
Welcome: Aphasia Center roster grows
Posted: October 31, 2014

DANVILLE — When Sandra Nagle first came to the Central Pennsylvania Aphasia Center, the only thing she could say was “family.”

Danville Halloween Parade
Posted: October 31, 2014

The Danville Marching Band goes through Mill St during the Halloween Parade.

Good Samaritan still has 175 coats for needy
Posted: October 31, 2014

DANVILLE — Good Samaritan Mission has given away 220 coats in the past three weeks, with about 175 left to go to needy area families.

65 children have fun at Pumpkinville
Posted: October 31, 2014

RIVERSIDE — Sixty-five kindergartners through second-graders on Thursday got the ride of their life, a Halloween Eve trip in a stretch limousine from Danville Primary School to Pumpkinville at Whitenight’s Farm Market.

Thursday 10/30/2014
Weather will be fine for trick-or-treat
Posted: October 30, 2014

Winds won’t be strong enough tonight to propel witches on their brooms, nor will it be cold enough to freeze chocolate bars as children head out across Valley communities for trick-or-treating.

Tickets still available for Nov. 15 Brews N Bytes concert
Posted: October 30, 2014

DANVILLE – A pair of musicians, including a Grammy-nominated Latin artist, will be gracing Brews N Bytes’ stage for a special charity concert on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT: Art, bars a good match
Posted: October 30, 2014

DANVILLE— It may not seem like beer and art have anything in common at first.

Whitenights to close wholesale produce branch
Posted: October 30, 2014

RIVERSIDE — A wholesale produce business, of nearly seven decades, is closing because of the high cost of increased regulations.

Valley officials seek CDBG help for sewer connection
Posted: October 30, 2014

DANVILLE — Two Valley Township Municipal Authority officials are seeking Community Development Block Grant funds to help finance the township’s connecting to Danville’s sewer system.

Hung jury in meth sale trial
Posted: October 30, 2014

DANVILLE — A one-day trial of a Berwick man charged with selling $100 worth of methamphetamine ended in a hung jury in Montour County.

Riverside rollover crash victim freed
Posted: October 30, 2014

RIVERSIDE — The roof of an SUV had to be cut off in order to free a woman trapped in the overturned vehicle at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday.

Wolf in Bloomsburg: Where are the jobs?
Posted: October 30, 2014

BLOOMSBURG — Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf made a stop in Bloomsburg on Wednesday afternoon to motivate a crowd of about 100 campaign volunteers to work the phones and get out the vote in the last few days before the election. During the stop, he pledged to lower taxes, make education a priority and work toward the legalization of medical marijuana.

Wednesday 10/29/2014
Shakin’ It for Sharon fundraiser will aid rock attack victim
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — With the rock-throwing incident that injured Sharon Budd occurring near her hometown, Stacia Hile decided to organize a fundraiser for Budd.

Economics Pennsylvania's school supply donation to Danville Area School District welcome
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — Two tractor trailers worth of free school supplies were delivered to help Danville teachers and students, courtesy of Selinsgrove’s Economics Pennsylvania group.

Red Ribbon Week uses fun to combat drugs
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — Students may see Red Ribbon Week as a time for fun, but they’re also learning from a young age that you don’t need drugs to have a good time.

100 comment on teacher contract
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — More than 100 responses from district residents have been received ahead of Thursday’s arbitration between the Danville school board and the Danville Education Association, according to Superintendent Cheryl Latorre.

Montour County: Consolidation benefits taxpayers
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — The Montour County commissioners said they aren’t giving away the county by consolidating some services with Columbia County.

Mahoning Township plans to give East End $70,000 in 2015
Posted: October 29, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — The East End Fire Department is allotted to receive approximately $70,000 from Mahoning Township in 2015.

Bingo fundraiser goes big: 3 charities
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — A yearly bingo game fundraiser will support a trio of charitable causes this year while offering prizes from Vera Bradley and Pampered Chef.

Townhouses approved: Board puts stipulations on 21-unit project
Posted: October 29, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — After deliberating for 30 minutes, the Mahoning Township supervisors approved a 21-unit townhouse project with stipulations.

Danville police: Bike stolen, modified
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — A borough man allegedly stole a black Thruster mountain bike from another man, according to police.

Guilty plea in ex-girlfriend harassment, trespass case
Posted: October 29, 2014

DANVILLE — A Danville man pleaded guilty to several charges related to an incident involving an ex-girlfriend.

Tuesday 10/28/2014
Danville High School fall drama to be performed this weekend
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE – The high school’s fall drama, “Moose Murders,” will have two performances this weekend at the Danville Middle School auditorium.

Merck boosts science fairs
Posted: October 28, 2014

MOORESBURG — Science fairs at the Danville Primary School and Liberty-Valley Intermediate School received $2,500.

Science, math programs at Danville Child Development Center get $5,000 from Merck
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — Realizing the importance of science, technology, engineering and math or STEM studies, the Merck Foundation/Office of Corporate Philanthropy Neighbor of Choice Grant Program has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Danville Child Development Center. 

Montour County zoning hearing board approves firearms sales at home
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — The Montour County Zoning Hearing Board has approved a home occupation to sell firearms on property owned by Corey Parry.

Altars an invitation to friendly spirits
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — Mexicans celebrate the after-life during the Day of the Dead on Nov. 2.

Legion hosting free dinner for veterans
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE – The Danville American Legion Post 40 will hold a free Veterans Day dinner for all veterans and guests Nov. 9 in the legion, Route 11.

Skeletons walk at Danville Primary School: Students introduced to Day of the Dead
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — Students in new Spanish classes on the primary school level learned about how altars and skeletons relate to the Days of the Dead.

Route 11 and Railroad intersection will be upgraded
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — Left-turn arrows and pedestrian signals will be included in improvements to traffic signals at Route 11 and Railroad Street in Danville.

Anti-drug week this week
Posted: October 28, 2014

MOORESBURG – The Liberty-Valley Intermediate School is observing Red Ribbon Week this week.

Camera helps nab Danville shoplifter on first night
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — Its first day on the job, a downtown security camera helped Danville Police nab a shoplifter on Mill Street.

Motel crash drug case advances
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — A Berwick man, who tested positive for cocaine and benzodiazepines after his car struck a tree in Cooper Township, will face Montour County Court action.

Stabbing, slashing suspect waives hearing
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — A Danville woman charged with stabbing another woman will face court action.

Park curator Zamboni earns blue ribbon honor
Posted: October 28, 2014

DANVILLE — Montour County Treasurer Jesse Kline is amazed at the number of people who ask him who cares for Zamboni Park.

Monday 10/27/2014
Liberty Valley celebrates Red Ribbon Week
Posted: October 27, 2014

DANVILLE – Liberty Valley Intermediate School is holding a series of special events in honor of “Red Ribbon Week,” which promotes drug awareness. Monday was “Wear Red” day. The other events this week are:

TOWN TALK: Veterans group to meet at Riverside council office
Posted: October 27, 2014

RIVERSIDE — Members of the borough council have approved members of a local veterans group to use their office for monthly meetings.

Lee: Hunting for outhouse is the real trick
Posted: October 27, 2014

DANVILLE — Robert E. Lee III will look for a lilac bush in a yard because generally a former outhouse sat nearby.

Residents may be jailed for violating Danville rental rules; vote Nov. 2
Posted: October 27, 2014

DANVILLE — Violators of Danville’s rental ordinance could serve up to 30 days in jail, according to a proposed rental registration ordinance change.

Scenes & Sips Nov. 3
Posted: October 27, 2014

DANVILLE – The Susquehanna Greenway Partnership will sponsor Susquehanna Scenes & Sips gallery reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 3 in Old Forge Brewing Co., 298 Mill St.

Another tournament win for Danville golfer Marks
Posted: October 27, 2014

DANVILLE — A high school district golf team champion and a college player, Tommy Marks has proven he still has the right strokes.

300 take in the Fairytale Wedding Bridal Show in Danville
Posted: October 27, 2014

DANVILLE — Brides-to-be got help planning their storybook wedding Sunday at the Fairytale Wedding Bridal Show.

Friday 10/24/2014
Colonial visitors teach students about sugar cones and ice creepers
Posted: October 24, 2014

MOORESBURG — Fifth-graders got a good look at how people dressed, ate and worked during Colonial times.

Mahoning Township's $2.5M 2015 budget ready to review
Posted: October 24, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — Residents can review Mahoning Township’s tentative $2.517 million 2015 budget at the municipal building until Nov. 17.

Art in bars coming
Posted: October 24, 2014

DANVILLE – The Samek Art Museum at Bucknell University is bringing the museum to the Old Forge Brewery in Danville to pair beer with artworks from the Samek Art Museum’s collection at 7 p.m. Nov. 6.

Young scientists at St. Joseph School experiment, record pumpkin vitals
Posted: October 24, 2014

DANVILLE — Do pumpkins float? And how much do they weigh? How high are they? How big around?

Danville delays Clinton Street alley paving
Posted: October 24, 2014

DANVILLE — Members of Danville Borough Council will wait until next year to pave an alley off Clinton Street.

No extra funds for Danville Fire Police
Posted: October 24, 2014

DANVILLE — Mayor Bernie Swank’s proposal to give the Danville Fire Police an additional $1,000 this year failed for lack of a motion during the Oct. 14 borough council meeting.

SPORTS: Lincecum's back fine, expected to be ready Game 3
Posted: October 24, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum has no structural damage in his tight back and is expected to be available when the World Series resumes with Game 3 on Friday night.

Thursday 10/23/2014
Geisinger Medical Center hosting NICU reunion this Sunday
Posted: October 23, 2014

DANVILLE – Geisinger Medical Center will be holding its annual NICU Reunion from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, at the Henry Hood Center for Health Research.



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