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    Teal Pumpkin Project helps kids with allergies

    LEWISBURG — Kids with food allergies don’t always get to enjoy the treats that go along with trick-or-treating — but the “Teal Pumpkin Project” is working to make Halloween fun for all kids. Dr. Nathan Hare of Allergy Partners of Lewisburg says everyone can get involved.   “Teal is the color of food allergy awareness,” Hare says. “They are recommending that you, number one, buy low-cost non-food treats to hand out on Halloween, such as pencils or stickers. Number two, you paint a pumpkin teal. Number three, you place it by your door along with a sign indicating that you have non-food items available.”   The Teal Pumpkin Project is sponsored by the Food Allergy…

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    Crash on Route 104 near Mifflinburg

    MIFFLINBURG — One person was trapped inside a car following an accident in Union County Tuesday afternoon.  According to County Communications, the accident was on Route 104, just south of Burrow Line Road near Mifflinburg.   A person was said to be trapped inside the vehicle and had to be extracated.  The accident was reported around 2:00p.m.  (Codi Jade)  

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    Meth lab discovered in Mifflinburg

    MIFFLINBURG – Two people are in custody and police are seeking a third after a methamphetamine lab was discovered in Mifflinburg. The lab was busted around 10:00p.m. Monday after a confidential informant discovered meth was being cooked in the apartment at 428 ½ Chestnut Street. Police seized items from the apartment overnight. The two suspects, Adrienne James and Bradley Young, both of Mifflinburg, , were arraigned before District Judge Leo Armbruster and were sent to the Union County Prison. The third suspect has not been arrested, according to Mifflinburg police. He is identified as Robert Anderson of Mifflinburg and a warrant has been issued for his arrest. (Ali Stevens)

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    Police identify armed robbery suspects

    SUNBURY — Police have identified the men involved in an armed robbery Monday afternoon in Sunbury, but the investigation continues. Sunbury Police Chief Brad Hare says they know the identity of the two white males, who demanded money from a woman at knifepoint around 1:30p.m. The incident happened outside of the Turkey Hill convenience store on North Fourth Street in Sunbury. Police say the two males demanded money from the female, and one of the males had a knife. The woman gave the men an undisclosed amount of money and then she and the men fled the scene in separate directions. The woman then called police. Sunbury Police are continuing their investigation, but say the…

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    Lane changes on I-180 Wednesday

    TURBOTVILLE — Traffic will be down to a single lane in each direction on Interstate 180 in Northumberland and Lycoming Counties on Wednesday. PennDOT says the work zone will be between the Turbotville Interchange and the Muncy/Main Street Interchange. The work will be done during the day weather permitting. Motorists are advised to use caution. (Ali Stevens)

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VIDEO HERE: Local doctor talks Enterovirus

DANVILLE –Some good news for parents, children, doctors, and hospitals.  In the past few months, children across the country have been treated for a virus called enterovirus 68, but the cases will soon decline in our area. Dr. Michael Ryan is chair of pediatrics at the Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger Medical Center, “As the weather gets cold, enteroviruses migrate to colder weather.  Therefore, we are just about over with the enteroviral season.  Hopefully, it will bring an end to all this misery that we have had for the last month or two.” Dr. Ryan says they have had a number of suspected enterovirus cases at Geisinger, “The test that we use that tests…

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VIDEO HERE: Barletta: Airstrikes needed to happen months ago

SUNBURY – Airstrikes against ISIS should have happened months ago.  That is according to U.S. Congressman Lou Barletta (R-11), who says he supports the president’s initiative, but is not confident it will work. Speaking in Sunbury, Barletta says, “For over a year now, we have been talking about doing something to try and stop them when they were a small group of 1,500.  Now they are over 30,000.  They are well funded and have made it clear that they are coming to the United States to attack us.  I support the president in the airstrikes, but I do believe it was a little late.  Nonetheless, the option of doing nothing was not a good choice…

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VIDEO HERE: Restoring records in Northumberland County

SUNBURY – History fills the basement of the Northumberland County Courthouse in Sunbury.  It is where documents, dating back to the 1700’s are stored. Mary Zimmerman, Register and Recorder in Northumberland County says, “Everything that has ever been recorded in the county, in this office, is down there.  Deeds, mortgages, orphan’s court, marriages licenses, all documents recorded in this office have to be kept for historical and legal purposes.  We have marriage records from the 1800’s and orphans court records from the 1700’s.” Prothonotary Justin Dunkelberger adds, “We have lien dockets and appearance dockets from the 1880’s and 1890’s.  Four vaults contain all of these documents.” Even now, the vaults look more organized than they…