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  1. Teen Pleads No Contest to Rock Throwing IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WNEP-TV Moosic

    There will be no trial in the case against four teenagers accused of throwing a rock off an overpass in Union County and badly hurting a woman from Ohio. The fourth teen in the case, Tyler Porter, entered a plea this afternoon.

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  2. Cops: Man did a George Jones, drove mower on roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KBMT

    ... the trooper's commands and was taken into custody. Upon leaving the state police station to be transported to Union County Jail, Anspach continued to be aggressive, according to the police, telling Andres that he had "better watch his back" and that ...

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  3. Montour County man driving lawn tractor home with a box of beer charged with DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Daily Mail

    ... Anspach standing in the road holding a box of beer. Upon leaving the state police station to be transported to Union County Jail, Anspach continued to be aggressive, police said. He indicated that Andres better watch his back and said, 'I am going ...

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  4. Local state police troop gets 2 new sergeantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Erie Times News

    ... to corporal in 2010. He was previously assigned to Troop E in Franklin. Girard M. Hughes, of Lewisburg, Union County, was promoted to sergeant and was assigned to Troop E in Lawrence Park. Hughes joined the state police in 1992 and was promoted to ...

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  5. Firefighters Rescue Ducks in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A post from the Mifflinburg Hose Company's Facebook page shows the volunteers helping several ducklings to safety after they fell in the drain on East Chestnut Street.

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  6. Truck tug-of-war joins county fair event favoritesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | This Week Community News

    The 169th Union County Fair will introduce two new attractions to its grandstand entertainment schedule this year: diesel drag racing and a tug-of-war for trucks. Fairground officials say the weeklong event is the perfect family outing, and it begins Sunday, July 26, and runs through Aug. 1. As usual, opening day will kick off with the Union County Fair Parade at 5 p.m. July 26 in Uptown Marysville.

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  7. A Book Lover's Dream in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    If you live in or near Union County and you like to read, it is a great week to be you. The Public Library for Union County is holding its annual book sale at Faith Lutheran Church near Lewisburg.

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  8. EXCLUSIVE: $12.5M for Plainfield man falsely imprisoned 22 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Courier News

    EXCLUSIVE: $12.5M for Plainfield man imprisoned 22 years for murders he didn't commit Union County prosecutors fought for years to deny DNA test that would eventually exonerate Byron Halsey in 2006. Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1Ms0Z2s Byron Halsey hugs one of his attorneys after charges were dropped against him on July 9, 2007, in the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

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  9. Man accused of killing 7 people in 2 statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    By the time police caught up with Todd West this week, the 22-year-old New Jersey man had allegedly gunned down seven people and wounded another in a rampage that stretched across two states, according to prosecutors. "It is horrific and unprecedented," acting Union County Prosecutor Grace Park told reporters, CNN affiliate WCBS reported.

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  10. Man accused of killing 7 people in New Jersey, PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Erie Times News

    This Thursday, July 9, 2015 booking photo provided by the Union County Prosecutor's Office shows Todd West, of Elizabeth, N.J. West killed seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including his cousin, between May and July, authorities said. The Associated Press ELIZABETH, N.J. "' Authorities say a man killed seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including his cousin, in May and June, often within a matter of hours.

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  11. Man accused of killing 7 in New Jersey, PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Erie Times News

    "' Authorities say a man killed seven people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including his cousin, in May and June, often within a matter of hours. In announcing charges Thursday against 22-year-old Todd West of Elizabeth, New Jersey, Union County Prosecutor Grace Park called the killing spree "unprecedented."

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  12. First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania Announces 2015 Fall Grant Opportunities RSSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | NorthcentralPa.com

    ... to nonprofit organizations with programs or projects that focus on youth ages 5-18 in Lycoming County and/or Union County. Application postmark is October 1. The Pearls with a Passion Fund was established at the FCFP in 2013. This women's giving ...

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  13. Vandalism Spree Near LewisburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    State police in Union County said two men went on a vandalism spree in the Lewisburg area and slashed the liners on several swimming pools. Troopers said the two men first stole a vehicle, put a burning piece of paper in another car, stole some stuff from other cars, and then slashed the pool liners.

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  14. Sen. Yaw's TV Report: Senator Yaw Visits Sun Area Technical Institute RSSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | NorthcentralPa.com

    This month's 'Conversation with Senator Gene Yaw' highlights Sun Area Technical Institute, a career and technical school located in New Berlin, Union County. Sun-Tech provides world-class hands-on education for 18 high-demand careers to both high school juniors and seniors, as well as adult learners.

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  15. Union County Awarded Recycling Grant RSSRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | NorthcentralPa.com

    State Senator Gene Yaw today announced that Union County will receive state funding to continue promoting its recycling program. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection , Union County will receive $23,088.48 under the County Recycling Coordinator Grant Program of Act 101 of 1988.

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  16. Controversy Surrounding Union County ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    A Civil War re-enactment group that carries a Confederate Flag in public events has withdrawn from a parade in Union County after coordinators asked that it not be displayed. The controversy over displaying the Confederate Flag has grown since last week's murders at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina.

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  17. Recovering Sharon Budd And Husband Get Wedding Anniversary SurpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | WNEP-TV Moosic

    It was a wedding anniversary surprise for an Ohio woman severely injured after rocks were thrown off an overpass on Interstate 80 last year in Union County. From their happy expressions, Sharon and Randy Budd certainly weren't expecting this welcome here at Applebee's near Lewisburg.

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  18. Continue ReadingRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | New Albany Gazette

    Even though a chance of rain is forecast, temperatures are expected to be considerably cooler for the Union County FreedomFest planned this weekend. The patriotically-themed event will return to the lawn of the historic Union County Courthouse and, because of the election year and number of races, will include a traditional political speaking.

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  19. Rock throwing that hurt Ohio teacher nets man up to 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | O-R Online

    ... for the fourth co-defendant, Tyler Porter, 18, said he was thinking over a plea deal with prosecutors, and Union County Judge Michael Sholley scheduled his trial for late July. Police have said the four young men were out to cause mayhem one night a ...

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  20. Pennsylvania man could serve 20 years for rock-throwing incident...Read the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | Ohio.com

    Sharon and Randy Budd enter the Union County Courthouse for a pre-trial motion Tuesday morning in Lewisburg, Pa. Two Pennsylvania men are admitting taking part in a rock-throwing incident that badly injured Sharon Budd, an Ohio teacher on Interstate 80 last year.

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