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    Robertson’s Show canceled at Bloomsburg Fair

    BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair is issuing more refunds — and this time, Dancing With The Stars is to blame.  According to their website, the fair’s Evening With The Robertson’s Show has been cancelled “due to an unexpected conflict in scheduling.” The show was to feature Duck Dynasty stars Willie & Korie Robertson answering local fan questions. BloomsburgFair.com says Korie Robertson was summoned to Los Angeles in support of daughter Sadie on Dancing With The Stars. Since the show was booked as a package with both Willie & Korie, the parties opted to cancel the upcoming performance. Fair organizers say all ticket purchases will be refunded in full, but due to the large task of…

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    A busy weekend in The Valley

    UNDATED — People across The Valley are enjoying an eventful weekend. What is technically the last weekend of summer has proven to be a busy one.  In Sunbury, it was perfect weather for the second annual Lake Augusta Wine and Brew Festival. Nearly 900 guests came out to taste test drinks from eight local wineries and 26 craft beer breweries.   In Dornsife, the 44th Annual Line Mountain 4-Wheelers Club “7-Miler” saw a large turnout. A record 80 racers took to the track for the ATV/ UTV/Motorcycle category. There were also over 50 racers under 16, for the kid’s race Saturday night. As always, the modified jeeps and buggies slung up the most dirt, with…

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    Two Sunbury porches catch fire

    SUNBURY — Volunteers were up early Sunday morning, to battle a blaze in Sunbury. The fire was reported just after 5:00a.m. on North Seventh Street in the city. According to Northumberland County 911, two porches caught fire.   Heavy smoke could be seen in the area when crews arrived. The first alarm fire was brought under control by 6:30a.m. No injuries were reported in the fire. The fire is being investigated. (Codi Jade)

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    New Giant store progressing in Lewisburg

    LEWISBURG – At this time next year, grocery shoppers might have another choice in The Valley. A new Giant grocery store should open mid to late next year, according to Hank Baylor, an East Buffalo Township supervisor.   He says the initial ‘site construction’ is underway at Penn House Commons. That is the former Pennsylvania House site in Lewisburg, “I’m glad to say the infrastructure work is already under way. The general construction plan right now is for the opening of Giant to be during mid to late 2015.”   The new store is estimated at 66,000 square feet and will be located just off Route 15. Baylor says the development of the store has…

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    Milton Cultural Festival looking for volunteers

    MILTON — The Milton Cultural Festival committee is looking for volunteers. The committee is hard at work planning the 8th annual event, which is slated for May 9 in downtown Milton. The festival is a day to celebrate all cultures throughout The Valley and features crafts, children’s activities, an international food court, entertainment from around the world and educational displays. Anyone interested in helping to plan the festival is invited to attend the committee meetings the second Monday of each month. The next meeting will be October 13 at 6:00p.m. in the TIME office located at the Milton Moose. For more information, contact Donna Bridge at 570-742-3715 or Dan Langan at 570-490-3321. (Sara Bartlett)  

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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…