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    Female hit by vehicle in Montandon

    MONTANDON — A pedestrian accident is reported in Montandon. Union County 911 says the incident happened just after 3:00p.m. Thursday when a female was hit by a vehicle on Route 45 near 4th Street in Montandon. Injuries are reported and Life Flight was put on standby. Caution is advised in the area. We will have more information as it becomes available. (Sara Bartlett)  

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    Friend says Van Kirk had no regrets about atomic bomb

    UNDATED — Sunday will mark 69 years since the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, killing over 150,000 people in the final stages of World War II. This week, we have been remembering the last surviving member of the Enola Gay crew that dropped the bomb, Ted ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk. The Northumberland native died Monday at the age of 93. Friend of Van Kirk, Korean War veteran Thomas Reimensnyder of Mifflinburg, says Van Kirk never regretted his part of the Enola Gay crew, “There was also somebody that would say something to the effect, ‘Don’t you feel guilty for all the innocent people who were killed?’ He would come back and describe…

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    10th Anniversary for Ashley’s Auction

      SELINSGROVE –  For 10 consecutive years, Ashley Brubaker of Selinsgrove has been hosting Ashley’s Auction at the Susquehanna Valley Mall as part of the 94KX Cares for Kids Radiothon.   Ashley’s Auction will be held  Saturday, with all proceeds from the auction to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network and Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger Medical Center.  Since it is the 10th anniversary for the auction, there are hundreds of items to bid on. Ashley has raised over $131,000 over the past nine years through her auction.  Last year, she raised more than $26,700.   Ashley’s hopes to raise $30,000 this year.   Ashley’s mother Deb Brubaker said there will also be a live auction…

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    Girls on the Run needs coaches

    SELINSGROVE – You can help young girls build confidence and stay healthy by becoming a coach for Girls on the Run.  Girls on the Run of the Susquehanna Valley is looking for volunteer coaches to help with their upcoming fall season.  Cheryl Stumpf is executive director of Girls on the Run and said, “Because we are experiencing exponential growth in the Valley we are seeking more volunteer coaches”   Coaches will help teach the girls to reach their greatest potential with an emphasis on youth development. Stumpf said, “Running is not necessarily the emphasis of the program.  We are engaging in conversations about the different developmental needs and the issues the girls are dealing with beginning in…

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    Another big project coming to Sunbury

    SUNBURY – A section of another street in Sunbury is about to get some big improvements. We’ve been talking about next year’s Chestnut Street project, now word is from the mayor, that some work will take place on a section of Raspberry Avenue. Mayor David Persing discussed the plans at Monday’s city council meeting.   Persing said, “What we are addressing is between Third and Fourth streets, we are addressing from Court Street to Penn Street. There is a property for sale where Oaks Oil used to be, the whole area where the railroad owns some property, it needs fixed up. When you talk about rehab, it clearly needs rehabilitation. We need to put some trees in there, we need to…

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VIDEO HERE: Interview with Randy Budd

Watch the full interview with Randy Budd DANVILLE — Though she is improving from her critical injuries, 52-year-old Sharon Budd is far from a full recovery.  The Ohio woman was struck by a rock thrown over an overpass of I-80 in White Deer Township. Budd’s husband Randy Budd says according to doctors, his wife, who remains at Geisinger Medical Center, is out of the life-threatening stage, “They had to remove the right frontal lobe and some of the left also.  She lost the sight of her and the left eye is very swollen.  We haven’t got confirmation from the doctors that she can see out of it, but they are hopeful because some of the muscles are still in…

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VIDEO HERE: More charges filed in I-80 rock throwing

  MIFFLINBURG – I feel really bad about the critical injuries that nearly killed a women — So said the dad of the latest teen charged in the I-80 rock-throwing incident. 17-year-old Tyler Porter is being charged as an adult in the incident that critically injured an Ohio woman. Porter, who is from Milton but currently lives in Sunbury, is facing a number of charges including felony aggravated assault and felony criminal conspiracy. During an arraignment Monday, District Judge Jeffery Mensch said, only because of Porter’s cooperation with law enforcement, he will face $50,000 unsecured bail. He is on house arrest and will be under electronic monitoring. Mensch reminded Porter of the severity of his…

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NFL training for five Mifflinburg football players

LEWISBURG – Five Mifflinburg football players no longer have to wonder what it is like to work out like an NFL player.  Noah Stetler, Max Troutman, Cade Dressler, Josh Foster and Clayton Sheesley all got to find out first hand Wednesday in Lewisburg as they worked out with New York Giant Henry Hynoski. Sheesley will start his first year of high school and will play on the team, “It is pretty exciting that I got to meet one of the guys I look up to, a guy from Pennsylvania who made his dreams come true.  I want to follow in his footsteps. Hynoski and his personal trainer Paul ‘Babe’ Mayer put the boys through a…