News from Danville

 | By Gary Pang
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

DANVILLE — A Sunbury man must spend at least a year in state prison for a theft case involving $50,000 worth of jewelry stolen from a home in Anthony Township.

Franklin Girard...


 | By Michael Lester
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

DANVILLE — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey’s re-election campaign has yanked from TV airwaves a political advertisement that challenger Lou Barletta decried as a hurtful personal attack on Barletta and his...


 | By Gary Pang
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

DANVILLE — The following defendants pleaded guilty in Montour County Court on Monday. Columbia-Montour County Judge Thomas James Jr. ordered them to return for sentencing at a...


 | By Gary Pang
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

DANVILLE — A Danville State Hospital patient told a judge he wants to fire his lawyers and plead guilty to punching a nurse.

“I did it, I hit a girl,” Barry Eugene Bubb...


 | By Gary Pang
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

DANVILLE — The following defendants were allowed to enter Montour County Court’s felony diversion program after entering guilty pleas Monday.

If they complete the one-year program,...


 | By Gary Pang
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

DANVILLE — The owner of a dog that bit a woman’s hand was sentenced to 12 months probation and $500 in fines on Monday.

Samarjit Sidhu, 51, pleaded guilty to a...


 | By Gary Pang
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

DANVILLE — A 45-year-old man must spend at least three years in state prison for having sex with a 14-year-old girl, whom his son also allegedly had sex with.

A lawyer for the defendant...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Monday, October 15, 2018

DANVILLE — Fire Chief Ken Strausser’s heart sank when he saw the address for the fire come across his pager Sunday evening.

It was his house.

“It’s never easy to talk to a...


Sunday, October 14, 2018

DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in July at the Montour County Courthouse:

Anthony Township

• Ruth M. Dugan, deceased to Dean O. and Donna M. Hostetter, $380...


 | By Gary Pang
Saturday, October 13, 2018

DANVILLE — Danville has received a $290,000 grant to develop a downtown grassy lot into a park with an amphitheater, officials say.

The site of Canal Park is tucked between Borough Hall...