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Colonial visitors teach students about sugar cones and ice creepers

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

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Friday 10/24/2014
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.

Danville school directors approve cheerleading co-op
Posted: October 23, 2014

DANVILLE — An athletic cooperative allowing Danville cheerleaders to participate in the Southern Columbia competitive cheer program was approved, despite the girls already attending practices without the school board’s knowledge.

Ghouls, ghosts take over for fun, food and fantasy at Knoebels
Posted: October 23, 2014

ELYSBURG — Ghouls and ghosts will make one last appearance at Knoebels Amusement Resort this weekend as the award-winning Hallo-Fun event wraps up for the year.

Readmissions cost Geisinger $1 million in Medicare funds
Posted: October 23, 2014

DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System faces a $1 million deduction system-wide in Medicare reimbursements due to readmission rates above a certain quota.

Railroad Street spooktacular: Resident patented pumpkin decoration
Posted: October 23, 2014

DANVILLE — Three eerie songs and animated creatures await visitors to Railroad Street this Halloween season.

Merck boosts Many Hands’ funds
Posted: October 23, 2014

MOORESBURG — Volunteers from Many Hands Helping Others were busy packing food Friday at Liberty-Valley Intermediate School.

Geisinger monitors CDC Ebola guidelines
Posted: October 23, 2014

DANVILLE — Geisinger Medical Center is one of several hospitals across the nation closely following recommendation from the Center for Disease Control should any incidents of Ebola show up in the area.

State police cite NCSTU worker
Posted: October 23, 2014

MAHONING TWP. — A counselor at a maximum security juvenile detention center has been charged with a summary offense of disorderly conduct.

Honors pile up for Danville FFA
Posted: October 23, 2014

DANVILLE — Members of Danville High School’s FFA Club received a capital welcome last week with a public recognition from the Harrisburg House of Representatives.

Gas prices vary throughout Valley but they are sinking
Posted: October 23, 2014

Gas prices nationally have dropped every day for nearly four consecutive weeks, approaching levels not seen in four years.

Wednesday 10/22/2014
Mahoning Township approves new recycling ordinance
Posted: October 22, 2014

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

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.

 


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