Annual craft show celebrates local heritage

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NEW BERLIN—The 43rd annual Historic New Berlin Day kicked off Saturday with one of the largest street festivals in central PA. Celebration of the town’s heritage, artists, and craftsmen came with over 125 craft, food, and antique vendors. Jewelry designer Brandi Bobb detailed her love for artistry, highlighting the heart of the festival—family and love. “I actually got into crafting through my grandmother and my mother. They always did craft shows as long as I can remember since I was just a toddler. But I started really enjoying jewelry and what it looked like and I thought ‘hey, I could do that.’ So, I try to do things that are true to me and this…

State representative hosting a town hall meeting


SUNBURY – State Representative Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-108th, Sunbury) is hosting a town hall meeting on Monday in Northumberland. She will be at the Northumberland Borough Building located at 175 Orange Street at 6 p.m.   Culver said, ““I’ve held several town hall meetings and outreach events so far this summer, and I have received valuable feedback from residents at each one,” said Culver. “I am looking forward to returning to Harrisburg for session in the fall with a clear message of what issues area residents are most passionate about, as a result of the ideas they’ve shared at such meetings.”   Following this meeting, the next town hall meeting is scheduled for Monday September…

Another Penn State child sexual assault settlement

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  HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – An attorney says seven young men he represents have finalized deals with Penn State over claims of abuse by the school’s former assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky.   Lawyer Matt Casey said Friday his clients include Sandusky’s adopted son, Matt Sandusky, and three victims who testified last summer against Jerry Sandusky at his criminal trial. Casey said a fifth client, known as “Victim 2″ in court records, also reached a settlement.   “Victim 2″ was the boy seen by graduate assistant Mike McQueary being attacked by Sandusky in a shower. Casey didn’t disclose the settlement terms, and the university has not announced the deals.   The first settlement among the…

Project will close a portion of Stamm Road

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  TURBOTVILLE — Roadwork on a portion of Stamm Road in Turbot Township will close the road for five days next week. PennDOT says Stamm Road will be closed daily starting on Monday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. The road will be closed between Route 254 and Muddy Run Road.   Four pipes will be replaced and it should take until Friday for the work to be completed. A detour will use Stamm Road, Schoolhouse Road and Route 254. (Ali Stevens) Follow

Police chase man from Sunbury to Northumberland


SUNBURY – One man was injured in high speed chase with police last night in Northumberland County. Police say around 9:30 p.m., they tried to stop a man on a motorcycle for a traffic violation, when he sped up and tried to get away from officers.   The rider reached 100 miles per hour as he fled from Sunbury to Northumberland, where he crashed his bike on Priestley Avenue. The biker hit a curb in front of Emmanuel Home and landed in the grass. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Sunbury police were assisted by police from Northumberland and Point Township. The man has not yet been identified. (Ali Stevens) Follow