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Gas prices in the Valley dropped an average of 8 cents in a week to $3.56 a gallon. Last year on this date the price was $4.40 a gallon, according to the latest AAA Pa. East Central Gas Price report released on Tuesday.
SELINSGROVE — Members of the Selinsgrove Moose Lodge celebrated the organization’s 100th anniversary on Feb. 14 and will be holding special events throughout the year.
MIDDLEBURG — Fire broke out late Tuesday morning at a Franklin Township home in Snyder County causing extensive damage and displacing two residents.
SUNBURY — Motorists are advised the road crews will be repairing delineators, the bright yellow markers that separate opposing lanes, this week on the Veterans Memorial Bridge between Sunbury and Shamokin Dam.
STATE COLLEGE — The National Weather Service has issued an advisory, warning residents that conditions are favorable for the spread of brush and wild fires.
MONTANDON — The Susquehanna Valley Marine Corps League Detachment 308 will be welcoming a guest speaker on April 29 at 1 p.m.
SHAMOKIN DAM — An overturned J.B. Hunt truck on Routes 11-15 near the W&L Collision Center slowed down traffic Monday morning.
SELINSGROVE — Selinsgrove Area High School graduate Betsy Babylon has been recognized as a top music teacher by the Maryland Music Educators Association.
MIDDLEBURG — A 25-year-old Sunbury man is charged with corruption of minors for sending sexually explicit photographs to a 14-year-old girl.
SUNBURY — Twelve projects in the Valley were approved for $2,889,894 in state infrastructure funding Friday.
MILTON — The Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit was awarded a $3.5 million grant to address the increasing needs of student mental health in its five-county service region.
Perry Township in Snyder County has been awarded a $258,000 state grant for a wastewater treatment plant upgrade.
SELINSGROVE — For this musical, the acting takes place both on the stage and several feet above it.
SUNBURY — Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper John Zaktansky wants the public to know about an emerging contaminant known as “forever chemicals” in Pennsylvania.
New COVID-19 infections were low for a third consecutive week statewide and in the Valley.
SELINSGROVE — Two Selinsgrove borough council members were replaced on the finance committee.
VICKSBURG — The gentleman who make up DayStar Vocal have been singing together for 15 years.
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An award-winning author, voice actor and editor of Catapult Magazine will speak at Susquehanna University on March 30.
LEWISBURG — Talking about youth suicide is difficult but necessary, according to a panel of experts on Tuesday.
LEWISBURG — A 31-year-old West Milton man is accused of raping a child.
MIDDLEBURG — Twenty people have applied for the Snyder County Board of Elections director position.
SELINSGROVE — Union County Conservation District watershed specialist Savannah Rhoads credits the experience gained as a Susquehanna University student working as an intern with the Chesapeake Conservancy with paving her career path.
HARRISBURG — Sen. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-27) will serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee, which will hold hearings and dig into the details of the governor’s budget plan during the next few weeks.
SELINSGROVE — Snyder County District Attorney Michael Piecuch has withdrawn felony sex charges filed against a Selinsgrove man due to the manner in which the case came about.
Food inflation and other costs of living increases are causing people to use local food pantries to help put food on their tables.
Valley food pantries, and their suppliers — including the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank — are gearing up for a 20 percent increase in the number of people seeking assistance in the wake of a federal cut back of up to $100 in monthly Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) allotments.
PennDOT intends to place the final parts—road signage — of the northern section of the $938 million Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project within weeks.
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SUNBURY — One incumbent and four challengers are seeking two open seats in Region II of the Milton Area School Board in the May primary, according to paperwork filed this week in the Northumberland County Board of Elections office in Sunbury.
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SELINSGROVE — Hana Rosen-Westhafer has been named president at Hempfield Behavioral Health.
SELINSGROVE — Following the vandalism of a Black Lives Matter banner at Degenstein Campus Center late Tuesday and prior racially-motivated incidents, the university’s executive board of the Black Student Union released a statement announcing they “do not feel safe.”
MIDDLEBURG — Nicholas R. Barnhart, formerly of Port Trevorton, was sentenced to serve up to six years in state prison for violating Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law,
MCALISTERVILLE — The Bunkertown Men’s Chorus will begin its 90th season of singing this month.
Economist Dr. Anirban Basu predicts an economic recession is coming later this year or in early 2024.
MILTON — “An Evening with Frank” will return to the Susquehanna Valley on March 25, with some new song selections and a star-studded live band. The event will give audiences a chance to re-live nostalgic Frank Sinatra music and nightclub atmosphere, as sought-after Sinatra tribute artist Fra…
LEWISBURG — RiverStage Community Theatre invites singers, actors and actresses of all ages and experience levels to fill the roles in its June production of “The Sound of Music.”
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Leaders of nonprofits in the Valley said they are looking forward to Raise the Region 2023.
MIDDLEBURG — Jeanne Weber consulted with her five children before filing a petition to seek an eighth four-year term as a Snyder County auditor.
SELINSGROVE — The two magisterial district judge races in Snyder County have challengers for each six-year seat.
SELINSGROVE — A 73-year-old Selinsgrove man is facing felony charges after he allegedly sought sex with a child.
SELINSGROVE — A proposed change to the application process for receiving funding from the Selinsgrove borough-administered Rudy Gelnett Trust failed to receive support from the council Monday.
Catherine Pierce, poet laureate of Mississippi, will deliver the keynote address at Susquehanna University’s commencement in May. Pierce is a Susquehanna University alum.
Two Middleburg youths died in an early morning crash on Route 104 in Snyder County on Monday.