News from Danville

Saturday, May 30, 2020

DANVILLE — For a second time in a month, a Danville man was spotted by police carrying around an axe and acting erratically, police said.

Both times, Brian R. Ferguson...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Saturday, May 30, 2020

DANVILLE —As Montour County moved into the “green” phase of Pennsylvania’s least-restrictive coronavirus mitigation measures Friday, people along Mill Street seemed more eager to get their hair...


Friday, May 29, 2020

DANVILLE — All 15 Montour County precinct polling sites will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday for the primary election.

The county has taken precautions to protect poll workers...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Thursday, May 28, 2020

DANVILLE — The Danville School Board opened the varsity boys basketball head coaching post during a virtual meeting Wednesday night.

The move likely brings an end to Lenny Smith’s...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

DANVILLE — Montour County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved borrowing $4 million to restore and realign county buildings.

The loan is expected to be adopted at a public...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Monday, May 25, 2020

DANVILLE — After problems at home landed Christopher Wintersteen at the Gate House shelter, the local Vo-Tech senior didn’t waver from his goals.

Instead, Wintersteen, 18, has taken an...


 | By Michael Lester
Saturday, May 23, 2020

DANVILLE — Geisinger Chief Executive Office Jaewon Rye predicts that people wearing face masks will continue to be the norm for months to come — possibly even into 2021 — as states across the...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Friday, May 22, 2020

DANVILLE — Danville Area Schools teacher Andrea Baney has wanted to be at the head of a classroom since she was in second grade.

Now she’s among 12 finalists vying for the title of...


Sunday, May 17, 2020

DANVILLE — The contact-tracing efforts that Geisinger began in April have resulted in consultations with nearly 1,300 people who tested positive for COVID-19, and close to 800 people who have...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 16, 2020

DANVILLE — Geisinger received its first shipment of an antiviral drug being touted as a possible treatment for the coronavirus, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Jaewon Ryu announced Friday.

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