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    SU alum still missing

    HOBOKEN, NJ –It’s been over three weeks since a former Susquehanna University student went missing, and few clues have surfaced. New Jersey police suspended their search last week, and now the family of 27-year-old Andrew Jarzyk is hoping the public will help.   Family members created the Facebook page “Help Find Andrew Jarzyk” in hopes that posts and shares might aid in his recovery. Nine billboards have also been posted throughout Hoboken and neighboring Jersey City, New Jersey.   Friends believe Jarzyk could be anywhere, so sharing of his picture is important. Susquehanna University alumni continue to post and share news of his disappearance. Jarzyk went missing in the early morning hours of March 30….

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    Bark For Life benefits cancer society

    SELINSGROVE — Dogs love walking — and this weekend they can do it for a good cause. The Selinsgrove Relay For Life is hosting “Bark for Life” Saturday.   Taylor Bickhart is in charge of the event. She says, “Bark For Life is a fundraiser for the Selinsgrove Relay For Life. It benefits the American Cancer Society. It’s an even in which your dog can come and enjoy the festivities, because your dog is your biggest caregiver.”   Bickhart says all money raised at the Bark For Life will help the American Cancer Society. “Registration for the event is $10. Your dog will receive a bandanna and treat. There will also be food stands set…

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    Two high ranking high schools in our area

    UNDATED – Two high schools in our region are high ranking in the latest US News & World Report’s 2013 high school rankings.  The survey ranks 168 high schools in Pennsylvania and more than 19-thousand nationwide.  Danville High School ranked 26th in the state and Lewisburg High School ranked 30th.  For Lewisburg, it is the third silver-medal award they have received in the magazine’s annual rankings.  (Ali Stevens)

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    Community Day for Kids Saturday in Sunbury

    SUNBURY — The 12th annual Community Day for Kids is set for Saturday from 10 to noon at the Youth Center at the Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA in Sunbury. The event will feature free activities for kids six and younger and readings associated with this year’s PA One Book. Children will receive a free copy of this year’s book, “Stripes of All Types,” by Susan Stockdale. PA One Book/Every Young Child, is a statewide initiative focused on the importance of early literacy. 94KX’s Drew Kelly will be reading at this event. The effort features a children’s book selection each year to be distributed in our communities. In Northumberland, Snyder and Union Counties, 2,000 books have…

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    Stabbing victims go home in Murrysville

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Two students injured in this month’s mass stabbing at Murrysville’s Franklin Regional High School have gone home from a hospital. Two other students injured in the attack remain hospitalized, with one in fair condition and the other still critical. The student accused in the attack, Alex Hribal (RY’-buhl), faces a preliminary hearing next week.  

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VIDEO HERE: Day one of Danville teachers strike

DANVILLE – On a day where most schools are in session, the buildings in the Danville School District are empty.  Thursday was day one of a teacher’s strike after they could not come to a decision with the school board.  Teachers with signs gathered in front of several schools in the district. They have been working without a contract for two years says Danville Education Association president Dave Fortunato, “We are asking for nothing but what is fair.  We are bargaining and looking at a settlement that is fair and equitable to the district, the taxpayers and the teachers.” Contract negotiations have fallen flat and Fortunato says they had no choice but to strike.  What…

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VIDEO HERE: Clausi to Shoch: Stop “attacking” people

Raw video from Tuesday’s commissioner meeting: SUNBURY – Northumberland County Commissioner Vinny Clausi wants his fellow commissioner Rick Shoch to stop “attacking” people in the county.  At Tuesday’s meeting, Clausi presented a letter to the media detailing a list of people he says Shoch has “attacked” since being in office.  Among those included in the list are Clausi himself, commissioner Stephen Bridy, former commissioner and state representative Merle Phillips, former president judge Robert Sacavage and more.  In all, there are 17 people named in the letter. It also prompted a heated discussion between the commissioners involving a number of past issues.  Shoch denies having attacked anyone and went through many people on the list, explaining…

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VIDEO HERE: Corbett and Moran speak at EconomicsPA lunch

SELINSGROVE – Governor Tom Corbett visited the Susquehanna Valley Country Club Thursday to honor local business leader and entrepreneur John Moran Jr., who received the 2014 EconomicsPennsylvania Adam Smith Distinguished Leadership Award. John Moran: Moran is the president and CEO of Moran Industries of Watsontown, a warehousing and logistics company. He thanked and praised EconomicsPA for their leadership in helping students become entrepreneurs in the workforce, “This is critical to our Commonwealth’s success in economic growth,” says Moran. “Pennsylvania is one of the most attractive places for students in this country to be educated. Why can’t it also be the most attractive destination for job creators and job seekers?” Corbett spoke about Moran as a…