National Guardsmen return home


LEWISBURG — Several local members of the National Guard returned to Lewisburg Saturday afternoon.  According to The Daily Item, the 15 Guardsmen were deployed for a year, and stationed in Kuwait for eight months, before they returned home yesterday.   Among the soldiers were Zachary Randall of Millmont, Corey Roadcap of Sunbury, Troy Heimbach of White Deer, Brandon Rote of Millmont, and Travis Campbell of Sunbury.  The men were welcomed home by family and friends at the National Guard Armory in Lewisburg Saturday afternoon.  They will now have 90 days before they have report back to training.  (Codi Jade) Follow

State police looking for ‘underage’ interns


STONINGTON — ‘Underage’ and interested in going undercover?  The state police Liquor Control Enforcement Bureau is offering internships to young people willing to attempt to buy alcohol from area establishments.   There are 15 unpaid internship positions available.  State police are looking for people ages 18-20, who would be interested in learning about the criminal justice field.  The interns would work closely with undercover officers to ensure businesses are not selling to minors.  The internship could qualify for college credits.  Interested individuals are asked to call state police Sgt. Jeffrey McGinnis at 433-3959.  (Codi Jade) Follow

Dalmatia man injured on motorcycle


DALMATIA — A Dalmatia man was injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon.  According to police, 53-year-old Marlin Snyder was traveling north on Route 225 in Lower Mahanoy Township, when he failed to negotiate a left curve onto Middle Road.   Snyder exited the berm and struck a metal fence and shrubbery.  He was taken by Life Flight to Geisinger Medical Center where he is listed in serious condition today.  The accident took place just before 1:00p.m. Saturday.  Snyder was wearing a helmet.  (Codi Jade) Follow

Sunbury woman to be celebrated tonight

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SUNBURY — A memorial will be held this evening for a Sunbury woman who died in Maine earlier this week.  A “Celebration of Life for Melissa Moyer” will be held at 6:00p.m. in Cameron Park tonight. Tricia Shambach of Selinsgrove says Missy’s is a life worth celebrating.  “Missy was a wonderful person.  She was an excellent mother and a great friend.  She impacted a lot more lives, I think, than she knew.  The thing we’ll remember most about her is her adventurous spirit.” 38-year-old Melissa Moyer of Sunbury and 37-year-old Amy Stiner, originally from Bloomsburg, died Tuesday in a tragic accident.  The two reportedly drove the wrong way into the water off the coast of…