Multi-vehicle crash near Muncy

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MUNCY — A multi-vehicle crash is partially blocking I-180 eastbound in the Muncy area.  Traffic is backed up ahead of the crash scene at the Northumberland/Lycoming County line.  Traffic is moving slowly in the passing lane and there will be a lane restriction until a disabled truck is removed, which could last in to the late evening hours. Caution is advised in the area. (Sara Bartlett)

Red Robin to provide relief

SELINSGROVE — As many people on the East Coast are still suffering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy, a restaurant here in the valley wants to help. Red Robin in Selinsgrove invites everyone to eat out for a good cause tonight.  They will be donating 10% of each check received to help with Hurricane Sandy relief.  Beverages on special include Hurricanes and non-alcoholic smoothies, so the entire family can enjoy. Red Robin’s relief event is tonight, from 5:00-9:00p.m. at the Red Robin in Selinsgrove.  (Codi Jade)  

PennDOT is winter ready, are you?

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MONTOURSVILLE — As December can bring some treacherous driving conditions, PennDOT is gearing up for whatever may come our way. Spokesman Rick Mason said, “Statewide we have 2,000 pieces of snow removal equipment.  PennDOT is ready for whatever mother nature will throw our way.  We will continue to have internal web-based seminars prior to storm events to discuss with meteorologists what we can expect through different storms.  These webinars are also used to identify any issues statewide and discuss if there are any potential needs to share manpower, equipment and/or materials across the state.” Mason expressed the importance of everyone preparing for winter driving. He said, “We remind folks that to help us do our…

Local manufacturer gives to the United Way

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  KREAMER – As the United Way fundraising campaigns continue across the region, one local company is gearing up for their annual employee campaign. Wood Mode has contributed to the Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way for several years and since they are one of the largest employers in the region, it can make a great impact.   Tom Morgenson of Wood Mode says they have some very generous employees. He said, “Our employees believe in the community. We have employees that have been at Wood Mode for 35 to 40 years. Lots of folks live in the community and they know the need and they rise to the challenge.”   Morgenson said, “Some of our…

Toy drive continues in Northumberland

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NORTHUMBERLAND — The annual Martin Concini toy drive is underway to collect toys for families in need in Northumberland, Point Township, Sunbury and other communities. The Northumberland Police Department asks that unwrapped toys be dropped off at the Northumberland Police Station, the Northumberland borough office, Priestley/Forsyth Memorial Library in Northumberland, Northumberland National Bank on Front Street in Northumberland and Surplus Outlet on Route 11 in Point Township.   The toy drive started in 1990 when the late Chief Martin Concini Jr. saw a need to help families during the holiday season. The toy drive ended when Concini died in 1992, but the police department picked the program back up again in 1998. Since then, the…

Morgan family releases first CD with a big Sunbury party

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To order the Morgan Family’s CD click here: Morgan CD Order Form SUNBURY — A family band in Sunbury was very well received during their first CD release party.  The Morgan Family and Uncle Bean performed for a crowd at the Sunbury Market House over the weekend. Dave Morgan says the Market House was the perfect place to have their release party Saturday morning and he hopes it drew people to the great hometown store.  “Over the years, I think people got out of the habit of going to the Market House.  I like to try and come every Saturday, even if I don’t need anything, to support our local friends.” Country, folk, gospel and more…the…

Burglary in Buffalo Township

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LEWISBURG — State police are investigating a residential burglary in Buffalo Township, Union County. Someone entered a home at 113 Arrowhead Lane through an unlocked door between 4:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Once inside, plastic jugs of coins totaling about $600 were stolen. The investigation continues and anyone with information on the case is asked to call state police at Milton. (Ali Stevens)

Millmont man accused of cutting a man with a knife

MILLMONT — A Millmont man was arrested after state police say he cut another man with a knife. Troopers say 49-year-old Jeffrey Auman cut another Millmont man during an argument on Monday evening at an apartment on Maple Street in Hartley Township, Union County. The victim was not seriously injured. Auman was arraigned on a charge of simple assault. (Ali Stevens)

Today on Newsradio 1070 WKOK

On The Mark 8:30am: We’ll hear more of the Vinny Clausi news conference, we’ll have open phones, them at 9am Dan Johnson—founder People Against the NDAA.   Dan Patrick 10am: Jerome Bettis and Rich Eisen.   Michael Smerconish noon: Helicopter pet parents are featured. More Costas gun control talk too…   Steve Jones 3pm: PSU wrestles Indiana Saturday. Steve will interview PSU head wrestling coach Cael Sanderson.   The best of the Bettis, on WKOK!

Hear the entire Vinny Clausi news conference

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SUNBURY – Rick Shoch’s claims are ‘bizarre’ and ‘unacceptable. So said former Northumberland County Commissioner chairman Vinny Clausi today as he called a press conference today to respond to Richard Shoch’ s claim that Clausi should owe the county money.  Listen to the entire press conference here: Clausi said he wants to make peace and move forward. He said, “I tried. You know how many times I went to his office? I went to see him about three months ago and said ‘Rick let’s bury the hatchet. Let’s work for the people on Northumberland County.’ He said, ‘yeah, yeah, yeah,’ and then two days later he plays with your head and comes out with something…