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    Accident closes road in Point Township

    POINT TOWNSHIP — An accident has closed a portion of Strawbridge Road in Point Township. Emergency dispatchers say a pole is down, closing Strawbridge Road between Neitz Road and Nottingham Drive. The crash took place around 6 a.m. One driver was injured in the accident. (Ali Stevens)

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    Fatal crash on Route 45 in Union County

    HARTLETON — One person was killed in a crash on Route 45 in Hartley Township, Union County early this morning. Emergency dispatchers say the crash took place around 12:10 a.m. when one vehicle went off the road west of the DCNR building.   The road was closed while they investigated the fatal crash. The road is now open and state police are expected to release more details on the deadly crash this morning. (Ali Stevens)

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    Two people hurt in head-on crash

    POINT TOWNSHIP — Two unidentified men were hurt in a head-on crash along Route 147 in Point Township Thursday afternoon. The crash took place on Route 147 at Thirteenth Street, causing major traffic delays for about an hour. Police say both men, who have not been identified, were taken to Geisinger Medical Center. The crash took place around 4:45 p.m. when a man driving a car crossed into oncoming traffic for unknown reasons and hit an SUV head-on. Both men were trapped in their vehicles and had to be extricated by emergency personnel. (Ali Stevens)

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    Storm causes outages, flooding in Valley

    LEWISBURG — A drenching storm that moved through the region caused some minor flooding in parts of The Valley, and led to some scattered power outages. Flooding was noted in Sunbury, Lewisburg and Winfield areas. The storm that moved through around 3:30 p.m. dumped about an inch of rain in less than an hour. PPL reported hundreds of power outages between 3 and 5pm. Most of the PPL customers had power back on by 7pm. No customers were still out in The Valley Friday morning. PPL still has about 1,000 outages in their entire service area as of 6am Friday. An accident took place on Route 15 at the intersection of Route 304 in Winfield…

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    Severe thunderstorms in The Valley

    SUNBURY — Severe weather has been rolling across The Valley.  The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for much of The Valley Thursday afternoon. Affected counties include Northumberland, Snyder, Union, Perry and Montour Counties. The warning was in effect until about 5:00p.m. A Tornado Warning was also in effect for Perry County until 4:00p.m.  The forecast is calling for rain throughout the evening and Friday as well.  You can see the latest AccuWeather radar here.   According to Northumberland County Communications, the Hamilton Underspass is currently closed due to flooding.  (Codi Jade)  

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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…

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VIDEO HERE: Dutch Van Kirk laid to rest

NORTHUMBERLAND – A hometown hero was laid to rest Tuesday in Northumberland.  Ted ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk was remembered by family and friends during his funeral at St. John’s Lutheran Church.  Veteran Joe Diblin of Northumberland attended the services, “He had a full life and he is a great hero.  It is sad to lose him, but we are born, we live, we die.  No exceptions.  His, was a great life.” Van Kirk is a Northumberland native, and Northumberland is where he wanted to return says mayor Len Zboray, “We are very proud and glad that he wanted to come back home.” Van Kirk was the last surviving crew member of Enola Gay, who dropped an…

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VIDEO HERE: B-17 Flyover for Dutch Van Kirk

View raw video here of the B-17 flyover that honored Northumberland native Dutch Van Kirk Tuesday: Van Kirk, the last surviving member of the Enola Gay crew, which dropped an atomic bomb on Japan in 1945, died last week.  The WWII plane flew over his burial at the Riverview Cemetery in Northumberland.  It then landed at the Sunbury Airport where it is on display to the public until 6:00p.m.  We will have more from his funeral services later today. (Sara Bartlett)