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    One injury in Route 125 accident

    UNDATED — One injury was reported in a Northumberland County crash Monday morning. The accident happened around 6:15a.m. in the 3500 block of Route 125 in East Cameron Township. Northumberland County 911 tells us one vehicle was involved and there was one injury reported. We will have more details as they become available. (Sara Bartlett)  

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    The old acting Sunbury police chief is back

      SUNBURY — Sunbury police, under new management again. This morning (Monday), formerly a corporal Brad Hare returns to work, and he is once again acting police chief. He was placed on administrative leave after a police shooting July 8th, and Sgt. Chris Blase was made acting chief.   The city is without a full time chief because of the demotion of patrolman Stephen Mazzeo. He was knocked back down to patrolman because of what mayor David Persing called ‘personnel issues. 22-year-old Erick Trometter was shot by Hare, along Mile Post Road, after Hare tried to stop Trometter from attacking him with a knife.   The new county D-A Anne Targonski said state police cleared…

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    Rolling fundraiser for Sharon Budd Saturday

      MILTON — If you saw a lot of motorcycle riders in The Valley Saturday–they might have been part of the BuddStrong fundraising ride that went from Milton to Danville. Bikers helping this weekend started at a tavern near Milton and around the Central Susquehanna Valley, and then to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.   That’s where 52-year-old Sharon Budd is still in critical condition with injuries sustained July 10 in Union County. The Budd family welcomed them at GMC. Several teenagers are facing criminal charges.   Organizers of the motorcycle run said there was little talk of the perpetrators Saturday; it was about fundraising, helping the family and making sure the Budd family knows…

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    Traffic charges filed after child hurt in crash

      BEAVER SPRINGS — A child was injured in a crash Friday in Snyder County–and the driver of the car is facing charges. State troopers are vague on the details of the accident–they say 26-year-old Kerry Wagner of Middleburg ran into the back of a car waiting to make a turn. The accident happened near Beaver Springs on Route 522 Friday morning around 8am.   Because of the crash, one unidentified child, who was not in a child safety seat, was injured and taken to the hospital. Another unidentified child–who was in a booster seat–was not injured. State police say several traffic citations will be filed against Wagner. The driver of the other car, 22-year-old…

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    Penn State hires new AD

    ESPN is reporting that Penn State has hired Sandy Barbour as their new athletic directory  Barbour comes from Cal as AD for 10 years.

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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…