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    WINTERNET for Monday, March 2, 2014

    The following school districts have announced 2-hour delays:   Bloomsburg Christian Danville Line Mountain Juniata County School District Halifax Hazelton Luzerne County Community College Millersburg Area School District, Modified Kindergarten, No Breakfast Millville Northumberland Area Head Start Shamokin, including Pre K Counts Southern Columbia Tri-Valley Upper Dauphin

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    Weekend fender benders reported

    SHAMOKIN DAM — No major injuries reported after two accidents in Shamokin Dam over the weekend. State Police in Selinsgrove say an accident on the Old Trail at 8th Avenue involved two cars and happened just before 5 p.m. on Friday. 38-year old Jason Lehman, of Sunbury, was turning left onto 8th Avenue when he drove into the path of a car driven by 59-year old Gary Genth of Shamokin Dam. No injuries were reported in that accident. On Saturday, a four vehicle crash was reported on Baldwin Boulevard near Routes 11 and 15. Police say it happened around 7:30 p.m. when 57-year old William Buch of Shamokin Dam lost control of his vehicle and…

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    Community training targets poverty

    SUNBURY — The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way’s Poverty Impact Council, along with the Northumberland County Coalition from Central Susquehanna Opportunities, Inc., are holding free sessions on how individuals, community organizations and business owners can work together to address issues of poverty. The sessions titled “Bridges Out of Poverty” will be an overview and provide tools and strategies to prevent and reduce poverty. Rose Williams, Home based Manager with STEP, Inc and member of the Impact Council, will lead the trainings and says that poverty effects all of us. The upcoming trainings will be held on March 11th, with a morning session at the Northubmerland County Career and Arts Center in Shamoking and an afternoon…

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    Drop in PA deer population continues

    UNDATED – The Pennsylvania Game Commission will soon discuss allocation of deer licenses in the state.  Former president of the state’s game commission Tom Boop believes one way to increase the deer population is to limit antlerless licenses. He says he is an advocate for having different allocations for antlerless licenses on public and private land, “What has happened since about 2000 is that the commission has issued a lot of antlerless tags and most of them have been used on the public land.  They drop the numbers dramatically on the public land, while letting the numbers remain consistent for the most part on the private lands.” With a drop in the deer population, many…

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    No major issues reported from morning snow

    UNDATED — Some light snow was seen across the Valley this morning. Periods of snow is expected to continue throughout the morning into tonight. No major incidents reported by county 911 centers, but roads may be icy in spots. There is one weather related announcement: –Emmanuel Bible Fellowship Church on Mile Hill Road in Sunbury has CANCELLED all services today The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Susquehanna Valley that is in effect until 2 a.m. Monday morning. Snow accumulations could total 2-4 inches and light snow will overspread the region today, with part of the Valley seeing mostly flurries on and off throughout the day. Motorists should use caution on area…

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VIDEO HERE: Danville Drama Club to perform Bubble Boy

DANVILLE – It will be a groundbreaking musical in Danville.  In fact, Bubble Boy, which will be presented by the Danville High School Drama Club, just became a musical in 2014 and Danville will be the first public high school to perform it.  It is the story of Jimmy Livingston, a boy born with no immune system and therefore confined to a bubble. John Brady is Danville’s Drama Club Advisor, “It is so out there that you can take such artistic licenses and we have taken it to be the story being told in a comic strip.  It’s unbelievable, but it’s wonderful.” Director Caleb Sizemore says the group always tries to do a little something…

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VIDEO HERE: Local businesses honored by Chamber

WATSONTOWN — A company that will help you save money, an organization that helps businesses grow, and a start-up business owner, were all honored Thursday at the annual meeting of the Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber Impact Awards recognize individuals and companies that have a positive impact in The Valley. Chamber President Bruce Smith said, “What we have found out is our membership does  so much for the community as well as the Chamber, and sometimes those stories get lost in the shuffle.  So, we really wanted to recognize people that were making an impact, not only with the Chamber, but also to our community.  It’s where we live and where we all…

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VIDEO HERE: New additions to Sunbury YMCA

SUNBURY- The Sunbury branch of the Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA has made many new improvements and additions to begin the New Year. The Sunbury Branch Executive Director Wayne Stump says that there have been new additions made to the fitness center and swimming pool. Stump says, “In the fitness center we added a new floor and about 12 new pieces of cardio exercise equipment. In addition to that, we added free Wi-Fi so the member have access to Wi-Fi while they’re here working out. A new filtration system and dehumidification system was added to the pool which allowed us to make it a lot more comfortable for the members who are using the facility.” The…