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    Child safety seat check in Milton

    MILTON — A child safety seat check will be held Sunday in Milton. Milton State Police is holding the free event Sunday from 3:00p.m.-7:00p.m. at their barracks on Lawton Lane. All are invited to the free event. (Sara Bartlett)

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    Assault charges against Lewisburg man

    LEWISBURG — A Lewisburg man is in jail after an alleged assault. Milton State Police say 41-year-old Randall Church is charged after he allegedly punched a 28-year-old Lewisburg female in the back of the head. The incident occurred Thursday at a home in Buffalo Township. Police also found Church was also in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Church has been charged with assault and drug possession. He was arraigned before District Judge Leo Armbruster in Lewisburg and was sent to Union County Prison on $5,000 bail. (Sara Bartlett)

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    PennDOT Deputy Secretary talks about CSVT

    LEWISBURG – Environmental concerns are a top issue as the ball gets rolling on the Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway. With funding for the entire project in place, the first step is building a 4,500-foot bridge, which will connect Union Township and Point Township. PennDOT Deputy Secretary Brad Mallory says building in the West Branch of the Susquehanna River requires several environmental precautions, “When you are crossing a river with a bridge of that size, you will have environmental issues. You absolutely will have them, they will have to be addressed, they should be addressed, and they should be adequately addressed.” Soil investigations were done in July when crews took soil samples to provide information needed…

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    Scores & Skeds

    High school football   PIAA Class AAA State Championship First Round Somerset 42, Selinsgrove 14 This game was on Eagle 107.   PIAA Class A State Championship First Round South Williamsport 40, Old Forge 0   Today’s game: Loyalsock vs. Montoursville 7pm   Men’s College Basketball   Penn State men’s basketball team played Cornell Friday night, and won. That game was on Newsradio 1070 WKOK. D.J. Newbill had 26 points including the driving layup as the buzzer sounded to lift Penn State to a 72-71 victory over Cornell at the Charleston Classic on Friday night.   The Bucknell Bison men’s basketball team plays Mount St. Mary’s tonight at 7pm at Sojka Pavilion in Lewisburg. The…

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    GameNight Scores

    CLICK HERE FOR GAMENIGHT SCORES! Listen to EAGLE 107 after the games for all highlights around the area.   2014 D4 AAA Football Bracket 2014 D4 AA Football Bracket 2014 Eastern Conference Class AA Football Bracket

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VIDEO HERE: President of Sunbury Motor Company honored for volunteerism

SUNBURY—The president of Sunbury Motor Company was recognized last night for his dedication to the community. The Spreading Antlers Children’s Foundation presented its inaugural Community Contributor Award to Robert Mertz, Jr. at the Sunbury Elks Lodge. Mertz was honored for his volunteerism and philanthropy by friends, family and elected officials. Linda Schlegel-Culver thanked Mertz for his lifetime of service to the community. “All the good things that you have done in Sunbury have been so appreciated and we wouldn’t be what we are without you.” Sunbury Mayor David Persing declared November 20, 2014 Robert M. Mertz, Jr. Day in the City of Sunbury and encouraged citizens to emulate Mertz’s service and passion for his community….

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VIDEO HERE: Stove fire damages home

SUNBURY — Upper Augusta Fire Chief Bill Brown says a quick response by firefighters saved a home from being destroyed by fire this morning on the Island between Sunbury and Northumberland. Brown described what he found when he arrived, “When I got here we had fire in the kitchen area of the home. From what we are seeing, it looks like it probably started as a stove fire and extended into the kitchen area.” The fire started around 8:20 a.m. at a home at 230 Pontius Avenue off Island Boulevard. Brown says the family wasn’t home at the time of the fire and a dog escaped unharmed. Firefighters cut through the roof with a saw…

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VIDEO HERE: Middle School groundbreaking

NORTHUMBERLAND—Shikellamy school board members picked up their shovels and wore hard hats to officially break ground on the new middle school. Parents, students and teachers joined local elected officials in celebrating the first step in construction of the new state-of-the-art building. According to project architect Vern McKissick, construction will begin this week. “I understand the Tonka trucks are showing up on Wednesday and things will start to move fairly quickly. What you can expect is think about where the football field is and as you look at this rendering which is almost a dead-on angle so afterwards take a walk out and take a look because that’s pretty much the same angle the finished building…