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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.