Name: Nisha Orren
School: Selinsgrove Area High School
Parents: Bill and Rita Orren
My talents or hobbies: I enjoy baking and making homemade gifts. I also love to play field hockey and geocache.
Among the leadership positions I have held: vice president of the Class of 2013 for all four years of high school, co-captain of 2012 field hockey team and co-editor of yearbook
Among my special achievements and awards: varsity letter winner in field hockey; National Honor Society; academic all-state team for field hockey
How I have given back to the community: Camp Spifida counselor; Soles 4 Souls; Girls on the Run; fifth-grade camp counselor; St. Pius X youth ministry
My plans upon graduation: attend a four-year college, study abroad and become a pediatrician
Why I was selected as a Young American: Because of my involvement in my school and community. I enjoy helping people and continuing to learn.
What you should know about me: I love to travel. Someday I hope to be on “The Amazing Race!”
Name: Nisha Orren
$17M Snyder County budget has $974G shortfall
MIDDLEBURG — A tentative $17.33 million Snyder County spending plan for 2014 was unanimously adopted despite the commissioners’ vow to trim a nearly $1 million budget shortfall.Continued ...
DA seeks to delay trial in grandma's death
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Middleburg Joint High School Class of 1963
MIDDLEBURG -- The Middleburg Joint High School Class of 1963 met recently for its 50th class reunion.Continued ...
Selinsgrove council to hold line on taxes
SELINSGROVE — The Borough Council has adopted a preliminary $1.4 million budget for 2014 that carries no tax increase after learning of a $115,000 surplus.Continued ...
American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program
MIDDLEBURG — The Snyder County Commissioners and other officials at the courthouse signed cards for service men and women and allowed a box to be present for a week for the collection of signed cards from employees.Continued ...
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Beta Sigma Phi Supports Project Linus
MIDDLEBURG — The Middleburg Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi recently completed 21 blankets that will be donated to the Central Susquehanna Valley Chapter of Project Linus.Continued ...
Three groups want to lead M-W superintendent search
MIDDLEBURG — Three executive search firms competing for the chance to recruit the next Midd-West School District superintendent made their pitches to the school board Monday night.Continued ...
- $17M Snyder County budget has $974G shortfall