DANVILLE — Area Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops will host a pork chop dinner on April 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Danville American Legion. The cost is $7 with tickets available at the door. Also included in the meal will be scalloped potatoes, harvard beets, vegetable soup and tossed salad. A DJ will also perform from 9 p.m. to midnight. All proceeds will benefit the scout troops. For more information, call 570-275-3896.
DHS students benefit from credit union's school branch
While the current class of Danville High School has already moved on to the next stage of their life, a few students felt they were given an extra leg up by Service 1st Federal Credit Union.
Danay Knorr, part of the senior class who graduated on June 7, has been working part-time at Service 1st since December as a service representative at the credit union’s DHS branch. “I thought this would be a really great opportunity to broaden my job skills,” said Knorr. “Everybody needs a bank or credit union.”Continued ...
Danville Area High School fourth quarter honor roll
DANVILLE -- The Danville Area HIgh School fourth quarter honor roll has been announced.Continued ...
Swimmers unite in record-breaking effort
DANVILLE — The Danville Area Community Center will participate for the first time in an attempt to set a record for the largest simultaneous swimming lesson.Continued ...
Danville Police Chief Gill working on meth house policies
DANVILLE — Police Chief Eric Gill is working on policies and procedures for condemnation of any methamphetamine houses found in Danville.Continued ...
Study could lead to grant for Danville flood system repairs
DANVILLE — Members of Danville Borough Council voted to pay for an engineering feasibility study in the hope of receiving a grant to repair seven areas of Danville’s flood protection system.Continued ...
Nameless donor helps fund Eagle Scout project for homeless shelter
A donor has covered the remaining money needed for an Eagle Scout’s $4000 pavilion construction at the Gate House homeless shelter.
Mark Hilkert, 16, of Danville’s Troop 39, had previously raised about $850 from a spaghetti dinner hosted on June 2 at the St. Joseph School cafeteria. He made approximately $400 more in donations and had been planning to contact local businesses for financial assistance before he met with his donor on June 13.Continued ...
Young congratulated for American Legion Firefighter of the Year honor
DANVILLE — Firefighters, elected officials and Legionnaires honored Leslie Young on Wednesday for being chosen National Firefighter of the Year by the American Legion.Continued ...
Marathon encourages kids to get out and move this summer
Local community groups want to get kids out and moving this summer with 2013 Montour County Kids Marathon.
The marathon encourages kids to stay in shape by challenging them to run the distance of a quarter marathon, half marathon or full marathon over the course of the summer.Continued ...
Vote on Danville rental rules set for July 9
DANVILLE — Two people spoke Tuesday night against the revised residential rental registration ordinance, which council won’t vote on until July.Continued ...
Cause of Bloom Street fire undeterminable
A cause for a late night Bloom Street apartment fire on June 2 cannot be determined, according to Danville Fire Department.
Ken Strausser, assistant fire chief for Danville, said that while a fire marshal was contacted to investigate the scene he was not able to arrive due to being busy at other fire sites. It has now been too long since the incident to get any information as to its cause, said Strausser.Continued ...
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