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DANVILLE — Seth Ridgway has been looking for a job ever since he moved back to Danville.

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Wednesday 11/26/2014
400-year-old visitor drops in at St. Cyril’s
Posted: November 26, 2014

DANVILLE — Kindergarten and pre-school students at St. Cyril’s had a 400-year-old visitor on Tuesday when Pilgrim Elizabeth Hopkins came to their classroom.

Snow causes crash along Bloom Road
Posted: November 26, 2014

DANVILLE – The falling snow caused a crash along Bloom Road Wednesday morning, as a GMC Sierra slid into a Cadillac, causing both cars to come to a stop on the lawn of 3005 Bloom Road.

Posted: November 26, 2014

A GMC Sierra slid into a Cadillac on Wednesday’s snowy morning. The Cadillac driver was taken to GeisingerMedicalCenter.

Traffic Advisory: Route 54 reopens
Updated: November 26, 2014 - 1:46 pm

Wednesday's snowstorm has caused several accidents across the Susquehanna Valley, closing several stretches of road, including Route 54 in Northumberland County.

Liberty Valley reading fun ends in book battle
Posted: November 26, 2014

MOORESBURG — A show of hands revealed the fourth-graders had fun reading books.

No tax hike in Montour County
Posted: November 26, 2014

DANVILLE — For the third consecutive year, taxes are expected to remain the same in Montour County.

Iron Heritage store sale kicks off on Black Friday
Posted: November 26, 2014

DANVILLE — With the Iron Heritage Festival closing its company store, there are bargains to be had and chances to win the last festival model train.

Blue Ribbon: Students, staff celebrate Danville High School excellence award
Posted: November 26, 2014

DANVILLE — Members from across the Danville community celebrated their high school’s recognition as a top-tier school on Tuesday.

Drug suspect misses court appearance
Posted: November 26, 2014

DANVILLE — After a Tower City man failed to show up for his preliminary hearing Tuesday on drug charges, Montour County District judge Marvin Shrawder sent his case to court.

Grocery cart theft hearing waived to court
Posted: November 26, 2014

DANVILLE — A Danville man will face Montour County Court action on charges of removing a grocery cart with food and shoplifting cigarettes from two separate incidents.

Tuesday 11/25/2014
Danville Middle School hosts free holiday concert
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE – A free holiday concert will be given by the Danville Middle School chorus on Dec. 4.

Pie sales teach business skills
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE — Members of Ron Toczek’s life skills class, at Liberty Valley Intermediate School, held their first fundraiser last week.

Pilgrim Whipple shares tales of first Thanksgiving at Danville Primary School
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE — From a Pilgrim who tumbled off the Mayflower to boys caught with matches, Rand Whipple brought the first Thanksgiving alive.

Camp Dost earns Gold Ribbon
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE — The Danville Ronald McDonald House Camp Dost, a one-week summer camp for children with cancer, was recently awarded Gold Ribbon Status by the Children’s Oncology Camping Association International.

Pet of the Week: Vote for Stacy, Tagger, Mr. Rabbit, Octavius, Martin, Petey, Snickers or Edgar
Posted: November 25, 2014

Many families have found new best friends at the Danville Adoption Center of the Pennsylvania SPCA.

Stay warm, save money this winter
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE — With winter soon bearing down on the Susquehanna Valley, residents should make sure they’re getting the most out of their heating this season.

Southside tree sales start Black Friday
Posted: November 25, 2014

RIVERSIDE – The Southside Fire Company will be selling Christmas trees this year at the fire company along Avenue D.

4 cars crash at hospital entrance
Posted: November 25, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — One man was taken to the hospital following a four-vehicle crash at the main entrance of Geisigner Medical Center that tied up Monday morning work traffic.

Probation for defendant who furnished alcohol to minors
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE — A borough man who pleaded guilty to possessing drug paraphernalia, furnishing alcohol to minors and corruption of minors has been placed on three years of probation.

Stolen debit card case advances past district court level
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE — A Danville man will face court action on using a stolen debit card and removing cash from a wallet.

Knysh continues residency work with Head Start
Posted: November 25, 2014

DANVILLE — Danville Head Start teachers and students have been working again this year with teaching artist Mary Knysh on a 30-day artist in residency project. 

Monday 11/24/2014
Mahoning Township wants basketball hoops on streets moved
Posted: November 24, 2014

Members of the Mahoning Township supervisor board are asking residents to remove basketball hoops from the street’s right of way.

Snow forecast for Wednesday in Valley
Posted: November 24, 2014

SUNBURY — A storm system, starting with rain and turning midday to all snow, could cause travel disruptions and delays for Thanksgiving eve travel in the Valley and for people making their way to the East Coast for the holiday.

Biology class turns to NERF fun for molecules lesson
Posted: November 24, 2014

DANVILLE — Students had fun with biology by shooting NERF balls at plastic bottle targets.

Women of the Moose give to Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition
Posted: November 24, 2014

DANVILLE — The Women of the Moose Family Center have donated $2,205 from fundraisers to the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition.

Dog license sales to start doe 2015
Posted: November 24, 2014

DANVILLE – Dogs licenses for 2015 will go on sale in Montour County starting Dec. 1.

Liberty is dynamite: Beloved, soon-to-retire canine honored
Posted: November 24, 2014

MOORESBURG — Liberty, a long-time therapy dog at Liberty-Valley Intermediate School, received a special honor during dynamite assemblies Friday.

Danville levee project funding approved
Posted: November 24, 2014

DANVILLE — The borough of Danville recently received formal approval from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to use $689,000 in PA H2O Grant funds to perform a variety of maintenance and restoration projects on the community’s levee protection system in 2015.

Chef Robert to bring holiday food gift ideas to Doctor’s Inn
Posted: November 24, 2014

DANVILLE — Robert H. Brown Jr., also known as Chef Robert, will be featured during a special event at The Doctor’s Inn.

Charges: NCSTU attack fabricated
Posted: November 24, 2014

DANVILLE — A resident of the North Central Secure Treatment Unit has been charged with fabricating claims that she was groped in the company showers by a facility employee.

Sunday 11/23/2014
Northumberland Fire Police captain enjoys helping others
Posted: November 23, 2014

NORTHUMBERLAND — For folks like Jonathan Apple, captain of the Northumberland Fire Police, public service is a way of life.

GMC named fourth best hospital to work at in Northeast
Posted: November 23, 2014

DANVILLE — Geisinger Medical Center leaders credit their employees with helping the center gain recognition as one of the 10 best Northeast hospitals at which to work.

Wolf’s plans to pay for college appear shaky as debt grows for Pa. students
Posted: November 23, 2014

HARRISBURG — Tom Wolf made big promises when campaigning for governor about a booze-for-books plan to pour profits from state-run liquor stores into higher education.

Friday 11/21/2014
Danville Area School Menus
Posted: November 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.

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.

Child molestation trial delayed
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: 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.

Thursday 11/20/2014
Obama immigration policy draws praise, ire
Posted: November 20, 2014

President Obama’s decision to use an executive order to essentially grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants already in the country is the right thing to do, said several Hispanic residents in the Valley. But Rep. Lou Barletta strongly disagreed on Wednesday, and believes that Obama is circumventing Congress in order to accomplish his own short-term political ends.

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.


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