Scollo reacts to Marino pullout

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Earlier today, from the Phil Sollo campign:   WKOK Radio Host: “It’s a shame really… [Marino] would rather hide, than face his opponent for three minutes.”   Dingman, PA – From Sunbury Radio station WKOK:     “U.S Congressman Tom Marino (R-10th, Cogan Station) suddenly withdrew from a scheduled On The Mark appearance when he found out his democratic opponent might call in. A campaign spokesman for Marino said if Phil Scollo were permitted to call the talk show, Marino wouldn’t appear on the program. Marino then withdrew from the interview…   The Marino spokesman said, ‘There just isn’t anything in it for us. We have nothing to gain by talking to Scollo. He said…

Richfield women taken to hospital after crash

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WEST PERRY TWP — Injuries were reported after a two-vehicle accident in Snyder County Friday morning. State Police in Selinsgrove say 77-year old, Joanne Shrader of Richfield, was traveling along Seven Stars Roadand attempted to pull out onto Route 35. Police say Shrader failed to see the oncoming car driven by 46-year old, Brent Snyder of Richfield, and pulled out in front of him. The crash happened around 11 a.m. Shrader was taken to Sunbury Community Hospital with moderate injuries and a nursing supervisor says she is in stable condition. Snyder was treated at the scene for minor injuries. (Sara Lauver) Follow

Injuries reported in chain reaction crash

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PENN TWP — Injuries are reported after a 3-vehicle accident in Snyder County Saturday night. State police in Selinsgrove say 38-year old, Walter Long of Middleburg, was traveling along Route 522 in Penn Township, when he failed to slow down for stopped traffic ahead of him and rear-ended the car driven by 74-year old, Leon Wagner of Middleburg. The 6 p.m.crash then sent Wagner’s vehicle into the back of another car driven by 57-year old Noreen Fry, of Lewisburg. Wagner and Fry were both taken to theEvangelical Community Hospital with moderate injuries. No word on their conditions at this time. Long was not injured in that crash. (Sara Lauver) Follow

PPL customers see the light


UNDATED — PPL has restored electricity to almost 18,000 customers in Snyder,Union, Northumberland, Montour andColumbiacounties. As of Saturday, aboua dozen local residents were still without power but those outages have since been restored. InUnionCounty, PPL says they have restored power to over 3,900 customers sinceSandyhit our region early last week. InNorthumberlandCounty, power was restored to nearly 4,900 customers and inSnyderCountyabout 4,850 customers have power again. PPL restored power to about 3,800 customers inColumbiaCountyand about 450 customers inMontourCountysince Monday. System wide, PPL says they still have over 23,000 customers without service; the vast majority of these are in the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. The utility says restoration work is still underway but outages in our…