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Expect warm welcome at Mirror Image Fashions

DANVILLE — A couple of businesses sent flowers and some current customers and new customers stopped in to get a first look at the new J. Kleinbauer store in downtown Danville.

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Friday 01/30/2015
Charges: DUI suspect rates drunk level at 5-out-of-10
Posted: January 30, 2015

MAHONING TWP. — A Montgomery woman stopped by police admitted having quite a few drinks and rated herself as a 5 on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being really drunk.

Suspect whose car struck transformer charged with DUI
Posted: January 30, 2015

MAHONING TWP. — A Mahoning Township woman whose vehicle struck a transformer in August has been charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol.

Thursday 01/29/2015
Wolf's ban on new gas leases in state parks, forests lauded
Posted: January 29, 2015

SUNBURY —  Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision on Thursday to ban new gas drilling leases from being issued in 120 state parks and 20 state forests was hailed by Valley environmentalists as a clear victory for their cause.

Sharon Budd: 'I feel well'
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — Doctors are pleased with the progress of Sharon Budd, who likely will undergo surgery in March to insert a new, artificial skull cap onto her head, Mrs. Budd and her husband Randy said Thursday.

Danville school district personnel actions for Jan. 27
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE – The Danville school board voted to proceed with the following personnel actions at their Jan. 27 meeting:

Stars' cha chas and line dances will aid aphasia fight
Posted: January 29, 2015

LEWISBURG — Local dancers will see stars next weekend when Danville’s Central Pennsylvania Aphasia Center launches its second annual “Dancing with the Stars” fundraiser. 

Make your mark on new mural
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — All ages are invited to make their mark on Danville’s third downtown mural.

Helmets on! Time for Super Bolt: Quilt shop puts own spin on NFL's big game
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — You’ve heard of Super Bowl Sunday, but maybe not of Super Bolt Sunday.

Ironmen hold off Tigers: Riley's 3 sparks 19-2 run
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — Danville survived an early game cold spell and looked to be well on its way to avenging a 12-point loss before Christmas to Southern Columbia in the third quarter of Wednesday night’s Heartland Athletic Conference-Division II matchup.

New Geisinger CEO list cut down
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System’s board of directors has narrowed its list of successors for CEO Glenn Steele Jr., and expects to announce a final decision in March or April.

Blood donations during Black History Month
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE –  In honor of Black History Month, Geisinger Blood Center is highlighting the importance of blood donation among African-Americans. Thirty-seven percent of the population is eligible to donate blood, yet fewer than 10 percent actually donate.  Less than 1 percent of these blood donations are from African-Americans.

Warren expected PBA 'not-recommended' snub
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — An independent commission of the Pennsylvania Bar Association has not recommended Montour County District Attorney Rebecca L. Warren as a candidate for the state Supreme Court.

Danville school district ready for winter's worst
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — Winter Storm Juno may have given the Susquehanna Valley a pass, but Danville school district is ready for it or any other snowfall this winter.

Defendant in nursing home lockdown case charged in Montour County
Posted: January 29, 2015

MAHONING TWP. — A Bloomsburg man has been charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly making threats to kill his wife which resulted in a lockdown at an area nursing home.

Victim was going to pay debt before threatening call
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — A man allegedly threatened by a Danville resident said he planned to pay Boyd Teabo for watching his dogs.

Gospel singers new to Destination Blues festival
Posted: January 29, 2015

“To me, blues is gospel’s baby,” says Alexis P. Suter.

Gospel the mother and blues the son will be heard in Bloomsburg on Feb. 8 when Suter and her band, The Ministers of Sound, front a local choir for the final show of the second annual Destination Blues festival.

Warrant issued for heroin defendant
Posted: January 29, 2015

DANVILLE — A warrant has been issued for a Millville man who admitted to using heroin during a burglary investigation.

Wednesday 01/28/2015
Recycling refund available for Mahoning Township residents
Posted: January 28, 2015

MAHONING TWP – Residents of the township can pick up a $2 refund for the two months of 2014 that their recycling was not picked up by the township.

Danville German Society adds more activities for Elk-Toss cadets
Posted: January 28, 2015

DANVILLE — While the highlight is tossing, this year’s Elk Toss will feature more contests for kids.

Riverside crews studying pump station
Posted: January 28, 2015

RIVERSIDE — With the new year started, Riverside borough employees will begin shadowing Danville sewer workers maintaining a borough pump station, to determine if they can operate it and reduce costs.

DPS students step up to help Good Samaritan Mission
Posted: January 28, 2015

DANVILLE — Kindergarten students helped needy Danville-area families get back on their feet with a shoe donation that collected 253 pairs of footwear for the Good Samaritan Mission.

Alpaughs praised for farm show, fair contributions
Posted: January 28, 2015

DANVILLE — While Montour County’s commissioners praised county residents who won at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, Commissioner Jack Gerst lauded the Alpaugh family at Tuesday night’s commissioners’ meeting.

Elite Feet sprints onto Mill Street
Posted: January 28, 2015

DANVILLE — Elite Feet Inc., a running specialty store, is expected to open Feb. 10 in downtown Danville.

Goodwill to host Super Bowl Party
Posted: January 28, 2015

DANVILLE – Goodwill Hose Company, at 407 Center St., will hold its second annual Super Bowl party Feb. 1.

Grandview nursing home locked down
Posted: January 28, 2015

MAHONING TWP. — A Mahoning Township nursing home was under lockdown for about 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon after threats were reported to have been received.

Bus company sues former owner over unpaid taxes
Posted: January 28, 2015

DANVILLE — A Valley Township bus company is suing Pittston residents for breach of contract involving failure to file required taxes.

Teacher contract report from arbitrator expected Monday, Feb. 2
Posted: January 28, 2015

DANVILLE — A report by a state-appointed arbitrator will be released Monday, containing a recommendation on the contract dispute between teachers and the district that has lasted since summer 2012.

Tuesday 01/27/2015
Lewisburg woman injured in Monday Liberty Township crash
Posted: January 27, 2015

LIBETY TWP – A Lewisburg woman was injured Monday morning after her Dodge Avenger lost control on the snow-covered Purple Heart Highway in Montour County.

Applicants up 39% for Bucknell Class of 2019
Posted: January 27, 2015

LEWISBURG — More students want to be “Bison Proud” as applications for first-time Bucknell University students — 10,925 applications total — are up about 39 percent over last year’s admissions requests, officials of the Lewisburg school confirmed Tuesday.

Sunbury martial artist to fight Saturday night in Vegas
Posted: January 27, 2015

SUNBURY— It’s been five long months since Tim Boetsch, the martial artist who put Sunbury on the map, according to Mayor David Persing, stepped into the ring and clobbered Brad Tavares.

MARC: Still work to do on North Branch Canal Trail
Posted: January 27, 2015

DANVILLE — While the North Branch Canal Trail has been a long time coming, Bob Stoudt said a lot remains to be done.

Players needed: Danville Challenger Baseball expands to senior division
Posted: January 27, 2015

DANVILLE — Challenger Baseball, for anyone with special needs, has expanded and seeks players to help fill its new division.

Looking back at Geisinger's start: Abigail items, photos on display
Posted: January 27, 2015

DANVILLE — History lines the walls of Geisinger Medical Center, and nobody knows that better than Kathryn Heilman.

How much snow did we get?
Posted: January 27, 2015

A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast as of Tuesday morning after a massive winter storm:

SPCA Pets of the Week
Posted: January 27, 2015

DANVILLE — Cats, kittens, dogs, two Arabian horses are among pets in need of homes available for adoption at the Danville SPCA.

Thomas Beaver Free Library board considers options
Posted: January 27, 2015

DANVILLE — It remains up in the air what the Thomas Beaver Free Library will do regarding a proposed library tax.

Mahoning Township’s DeLong switches to Republican
Posted: January 27, 2015

MAHONING TWP. — Long-time Mahoning Township Supervisors Chairman Christine DeLong hasn’t decided if she will seek re-election in the May 19 primary election.

Tuesday's school delays and closings
Updated: January 27, 2015 - 5:15 am

Bloomsburg, 2-hour delay

Diaper Bank a savior for parents struggling with finances
Posted: January 27, 2015

DANVILLE — Babies don’t ask for much because they can’t. But we know what they need — food, love, shelter. And clean diapers. 

Dog killed on impact with state trooper's cruiser
Posted: January 27, 2015

VALLEY TWP. — A dog was killed upon impact when a state trooper couldn’t stop in time to avoid the animal in the roadway Jan. 23, according to state police at Milton.

Opening statements heard in birth complications civil trial
Posted: January 27, 2015

DANVILLE — We’re here because 9-year-old Logan Taylor can’t do the things he should be able to do and it was preventable, Attorney Joel Feller said during the opening day of a civil jury trial against a physician, two nurses and Geisinger Medical Center.

Pennsylvania liquor sales record falls again
Posted: January 27, 2015

Pennsylvania liquor sales continue to break records.

Monday 01/26/2015
Mahoning Township Christmas tree collection ends on Friday
Posted: January 26, 2015

MAHONING TWP – Friday, Jan. 30, is the last day for Christmas tree collection in the township.

Posted: January 26, 2015

From the Danville Area School District website this week:

Kauwell looks to return as Montour County Prothonotary
Posted: January 26, 2015

DANVILLE — Susan M. Kauwell is seeking re-election to another four-year term as prothonotary/clerk of courts and clerk of the orphans court of Montour County.

Weaver will run for Montour County Register and Recorder in 2015
Posted: January 26, 2015

DANVILLE — Montour County Register and Recorder Linda L. Weaver seeks re-election to another four-year term.

PennDOT lifts Interstate restrictions
Updated: January 26, 2015 - 12:53 pm

PennDOT announced this afternoon it has lifted a temporary reduction in the posted speed limit on Interstate and will monitor road conditions throughout the day.

Trainer: Use love, care not cruelty when teaching dogs
Posted: January 26, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — The key to training a puppy for both the family and hunting environment is through love and respect, not punishment and striking the animal, according to Mike Wagner, owner of Dusty W. German Shorthairs, of Palmerton.

TOWN TALK: Young Lungs signs, Riverside meeting schedule, Taser sale
Posted: January 26, 2015

RIVERSIDE — Members of the Riverside Borough Council are further pursing the adoption of a series of non-smoking signs for the playground next to the borough office building.

Funding can help with child care
Posted: January 26, 2015

DANVILLE  –  Child Care Information Services (CCIS) of Columbia, Montour and Northumberland Counties has funding available to help subsidize the cost of child care services for county residents.


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