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    Medical marijuana to be discussed at forum

    NORTHUMBERLAND – Fighting for medical marijuana is not a fight against pharmaceutical drugs. That is one of the messages Lolly Bentch Myers will try to get across Monday during a public forum in Northumberland. Myers, who daughter suffers from medication resistant epilepsy, is an advocate for legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, “What I want everyone to know is that medical cannabis is something that can help people who are at the end of their road with pharmaceutical options. People like my daughter Anna; she doesn’t have any pharmaceutical medications to try. She is done with those. This could give her an opportunity to give her a full and happy life.” What is the proof? Myers…

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    UPDATE: Shooter died of self-inflicted gunshot

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) – Police in Washington state say the student who opened fire in a high school cafeteria died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials say one other person died and four others were wounded in the attack on Friday at Marysville Pilchuck High School, located about 30 miles north of Seattle. Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux could not provide more details about the student shooter and who he shot.   MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) – Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman. Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said Friday that police are continuing to search Marysville Pilchuck High School. A…

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    Milton armed robber still on the loose

    MILTON – Milton Police say they are still looking for a man who robbed a bank at gunpoint Thursday.  Police tell us they have been following up on several leads since the robbery at Northumberland County Schools Federal Credit Union around 2:20p.m.  In addition, they are working to get clearer and enhanced surveillance pictures of the suspect and the vehicle he drove. The armed robbery happened at the bank on Center Street and the man fled the scene on Broadway in a dark tan or gold colored four-door Pontiac Grand Am.  He got away with over $2,700.  He is described as white, 6-feet, weighing 200-pounds, wearing a dark colored sweatshirt, white mask and white sweatpants. …

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    More than just a Halloween parade

    NORTHUMBERLAND — A parade can be a give and get event — the kids get some candy, and you could donate canned goods and coats to a good cause.   Groninger Insurance is helping to coordinate the Northumberland Halloween Parade this year.   Jon Groninger says they saw an opportunity to make the parade something more, “There are so many people that come out to the curbside to get candy and see floats, and we thought it would be such a great opportunity for people to bring non-perishable food items and coats. We all have coats in our closets that the kids outgrew or we don’t wear anymore — This is a great time to easily…

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VIDEO HERE: Restoring records in Northumberland County

SUNBURY – History fills the basement of the Northumberland County Courthouse in Sunbury.  It is where documents, dating back to the 1700’s are stored. Mary Zimmerman, Register and Recorder in Northumberland County says, “Everything that has ever been recorded in the county, in this office, is down there.  Deeds, mortgages, orphan’s court, marriages licenses, all documents recorded in this office have to be kept for historical and legal purposes.  We have marriage records from the 1800’s and orphans court records from the 1700’s.” Prothonotary Justin Dunkelberger adds, “We have lien dockets and appearance dockets from the 1880’s and 1890’s.  Four vaults contain all of these documents.” Even now, the vaults look more organized than they…

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VIDEO HERE: After 52 years, Tedd’s Landing is closing

SHAMOKIN DAM – It is a familiar fixture at the intersection of Routes 11/15 in Shamokin Dam, but November 1, Tedd’s Landing will close. Owner Denise Skotedis says, “My in-laws, Tedd and Janet Skotedis, moved the family from New York in the early 1960’s.   In 1962, they purchased what had been the Blue Hill restaurant, and turned it into Tedd’s Landing.  So, it will be 52 years in October.” Skotedis says the decision, made between herself, her son Alexander Skotedis and her niece Jessica Reed was not an easy one, “It took a lot of thought.  The downturn in the economy hasn’t helped as far as fine dining.  People’s lifestyles are different, people are on…

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VIDEO HERE: Sandusky probe has ‘heroes’

Watch raw video of a portion of McGettigan and Fina’s talk in Danville: DANVILLE — Who are the people that helped unravel the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse cover up? While Sandusky prosecutors Frank Fina and Joseph McGettigan were in the public eye during the trial, they say there are several other people who were instrumental behind the scenes. McGettigan says former Penn State football coach Mike McQueary was one of those people. “When he was first contacted, he was forthright, honest, straight-forward and candid about everything. What made him look good, what made him look bad, what made him look indifferent; he told exactly what he did. He never in my experience wavered from…