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Sandy Hook elicits change at Danville schools
A year after the Sandy Hook tragedy and only a few days after a school shooting in Colorado, schools have been giving careful consideration to how they can be safer.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Thomas Beaver Free Library: We need county support
Thomas Beaver Free Library representatives are upset Montour County did not allocate money to the library for 2014.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Danville teachers vote for strike authorization
After a vote Monday night, members of the Danville Education Association are clear to hold a strike in the future if they decide to do so.
Expect plenty to do in Danville in 2014
Some might say there's nothing to do. Danville officials released a list of events planned so far in 2014.
Solicitor: Regional sewer group will form
Plans are in the works to form a regional sewer authority, Valley Township solicitor Robert Buehner Jr. told township supervisors Wednesday night.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Cops probe death of tot in Danville
State police at Milton, and the Montour County coroner and district attorney are investigating the death of a 4-month-old boy whose body was found early Saturday at a Mill Street apartment.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Nurse Charged With Providing Abortion Drug
A nurse from Montour County is accused of performing an illegal abortion on a 16-year-old girl.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Danville bans electronic cigarettes at district schools
With Harrisburg now considering a bill to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors, Danville's school district has voted to update its tobacco policy to also include a ban on the new devices.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
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Jackknifed tanker slams into sedan at Routes 54-61 in Mount Carmel Township
MIKE STAUGAITIS/Staff Photo This tanker truck jackknifed, sending the tanker portion spinning and into a car at the intersection of Routes 54 and 61 Friday evening in Mount Carmel Township.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
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Masser at hearing on family's behalf, remembers niece as 'sweet, fun-loving'
State Rep. Kurt Masser thought it was important that he be present for Thursday's hearing for one of the two men charged in connection with the heroin overdose of his niece, Erika Smith, who died Nov. 24 at Geisinger Medical Center.
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Numidia man charged in assault of 2-month-old son
A 25-year-old Numidia man with a history of child abuse has been charged with assaulting his 2-month-old son who suffered multiple fractures and bruises in October at the defendant's residence.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Wreaths for Warriors
In honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day this weekend, a group in central Pennsylvania is putting about 1,400 wreaths on the graves of veterans.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Gronsky dancers ready for annual holiday show
Madelyn and Ava Rarig talk about dancing all the time. "They practice at home," said their mother, Kristen Rarig, of Danville.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Montour home to more than 125 Bomboys
The name Bomboy can be traced to many families in Montour, Columbia and Northumberland counties.
Rehabbed houses to be sold
Three Danville homes which are being brought up to building code standards will soon be available for purchase.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Riverside council leader: Regionalization not dead
Sewer regionalization in the area is not dead just because Danville municipal authority has pulled out, according to Riverside's borough council president.
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'Sharing the Gift' service to be held today
The annual service of "Sharing the Gift of Christ's Love" sponsored by the Lutheran-Anglican-Roman Catholic group will be held at 2 p.m. today, the First Sunday in Advent, at the Basilica of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Maria Hall, in Danville.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Feed-A-Friend: Students spend day off on service
Students used their time off from school to give back and help others Tuesday. Boy Scouts, Key Club members, St. Joseph School students and others volunteered during the annual distribution of food baskets and boxes to the needy at Shiloh United Church of Christ.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
School bus slides off road this morning in Montour County
Fourteen vo-tech students were taken to a hospital after their bus slid off icy Klein Road and overturned Tuesday.
Fire and smoke outside game room sends boy to hospital
An ember from a wood-burning heater caught part of an East Front Street game room on fire, and sent a teenager to Geisinger Medical Center for smoke inhalation.