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Sunbury man collects, refurbishes hundreds of tin toys

SUNBURY - As happy as Geppetto must have been creating dolls and puppets in his toy shop, that's how excited Don Raker is in his own workroom, restoring toys and surrounded by hundreds more. It started with a simple desire to share his love of toys. "I always liked Matchbox," Don said. He bought som

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-18 21:00:00

Group stands for solidarity in Sunbury

SUNBURY - Fifteen people gathered Saturday afternoon in the gazebo in Cameron Park for a quickly planned solidarity rally in response to fliers advocating white nationalism hung throughout Sunbury last week. Regina Russell, a Democratic candidate for city council, helped organize the event. An Afric

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-16 23:07:59

Bail hiked; woman jailed

SUNBURY - One of the people named in a search warrant affidavit as having been involved in the homicide of Sean M. Maschal had his bail on unrelated DUI charges increased Monday to $75,000 cash. Meanwhile, a woman who the affidavit suggests may have also been involved was jailed Monday, also on unre

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Education, rewards prove effective in fighting bullying

School administrators around Pennsylvania are adopting various approaches to curtail bullying and many positives have emerged so far with the understanding that the work is continuous. The Line Mountain Elementary School has adopted the Project Team Program, developed through Penn State University,

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 02:09:46

DJ Choices program offers MCA students hope with anti-drug recovery message

CHRIS J. GREGO/STAFF PHOTO Guest speakers Frank Rodriguez, a barber from Milton, and Pastor Lance Fessler of Lewisburg, address the student body in attendance at Mount Carmel Area High School auditorium during the DJ Choices assembly program, an anti-drug program sponsored by the Greater Susquehanna

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Express carrier hurt in crash

A carrier for The Express was injured when her car was hit early today by a car that was allegedly being chased by police. Jenn Jackson, of West Fourth Street, Lock Haven, was transported to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, with a broken leg, according to her family. The accident occurred in Bald

LOCKHAVEN EXPRESS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Police: Another attempted child abduction in Milton

MILTON - The Milton Police Department is once again looking for information following another attempted child abduction late Monday night where the suspect identified himself as a Children & Youth worker. At 11:51 Monday night, police said a male knocked on the door of an apartment in the Georgetown

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-19 11:51:00

Mayor's attorney calls officers' motive 'evil'

WILLIAMSPORT - The attorney representing Shamokin Mayor Bill Milbrand in a false arrest lawsuit said plenty of evidence exists that two officers professionally and personally acted to smear his name. "They made the arrest to humiliate Milbrand in front of the community he has chosen to serve because

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Inmate claims Clausi set him up in knife incident at Mountain View

WILLIAMSPORT - An inmate in SCI-Coal Township is asking a federal judge to add former county commissioner Vinny Clausi as a defendant in a lawsuit he filed against a local magisterial district judge, an assistant district attorney and a former public defender alleging they conspired to use their pow

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Coal Twp. stands its ground on prison fees

COAL TOWNSHIP - Following an executive session Monday evening, Coal Township commissioners issued a statement that they would not be backing down from charging Northumberland County $220,801 in permitting fees for construction on the new prison. County commissioners have threatened to file a lawsuit

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

UK police quiz 2 ex-foster children over London subway bomb

LONDON - The two suspects detained over last week's London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple, according to a local official and media reports. The 18-year-old was detained Saturday at the southeast England

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 13:45:00

Document: Man found dead on trail was botched robbery victim

ATLAS, Pa. (AP) - Authorities have said in a court document that investigators believe a man found slain on a Pennsylvania walking trail was killed in a botched robbery. The body of Sean Maschal, 33, was found Wednesday on a trail through wooded former coal lands near Locust Gap in Mount Carmel Town

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-18 13:30:00

When to get your kid a cellphone?

Kaylee Shaffer started asking her parents for a cellphone at age eight. Jeremy Shaffer and Carrie Peterson, of Mifflinburg say they sat down with their oldest of three children and had a long discussion about the responsibilities of owning such a device and ultimately gave her what they called a tes

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-17 10:15:00

Police make second arrest in London subway station attack

Updated: 4:57 AM EDT Sep 17, 2017 British authorities say a 21-year-old man has been arrested on terrorism charges in connection with Friday's attack on a subway station in London. An 18-year-old man was arrested by police early Saturday morning. Authorities have not released the names of either s

WGAL - 2017-09-17 08:57:00

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Szot

MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Stone Manor Country Club, Middletown, Md., was the setting for the ceremony uniting Allison Reed and Christopher Szot in marriage. The Rev. Joyce Hilbery performed the service on June 24, 2017. The bride is the daughter of Timothy and Barbara Reed, of Selinsgrove, Pa. The bridegroo

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-17 06:00:00

Green Dragons knock off Mustangs

LEWISBURG - The Lewisburg boys soccer team took the field against Midd-West Saturday with the title of defending PIAA Class AA champions. But with senior captain Nate Liscum as the only returning starter and a game already in the loss column you could forgive the Mustangs if they didn't think the 20

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2017-09-18 13:54:00

Sun can help community pool save money

LEWISBURG - Community pools have become an expensive enterprise, said Buffalo Valley Recreational Authority executive director Stacey Sommerfield. "When they built all these community pools, utility costs were lower," she said. "Utilities costs are continuing to rise." It takes a lot of energy to

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-17 06:00:00

Lane of I-80 eastbound in Montour County closed this afternoon

A lane of Interstate 80 in Montour County will be shut down this afternoon. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation community relations coordinator Dave Thompson said I-80 eastbound's left lane will be closed for paving. He said crews will pave from mile 223 at Danville to mile 229 at the Columbi

DAILY ITEM - 2017-09-18 18:20:00

Cellphone policies offer some help for schools

It's a common site at Danville Area High School to see cellphones on the lunch table next to unwrapped sandwiches and trays of food and drinks. For students in the Montour County school district, using their devices in the cafeteria is as common as drinking a carton of milk. It's also in accordance

MEADVILLE TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 10:30:00

Birth: Arya Daenerys Muldor

A daughter, Arya Daenerys Muldor, was born at 10:01 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, to John Muldor Jr. and Jennifer Brown, of Shamokin, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. The baby weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Anitra and Tone, of Philadelphia, and Cry

NEWSITEM.COM - 2017-09-18 07:00:00