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CDC: Montour County Still ‘High’ COVID Transmission

ATLANTA – Over half of Pennsylvania’s counties are experiencing rises in COVID transmission, including one Valley county still with ‘high’ levels. The CDC reported Friday Montour County remains in the ‘high’ category of COVID-19 for the third straight week. Montour now has a percent positivity rate of 11.22%. Overall, 23 Pennsylvania counties are now listed with ‘high’ transmission levels.
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Road Work Extended in Montour County

Road maintenance in Montour County has been extended. PennDOT says work on Bloom Road has been extended to between Kaseville Road and Cherry Street through at least tomorrow. Crews will be conducting patching operations, and lane closures are to be expected during the hours of 7 am and 5 pm.
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Five-County High Speed Internet Network to Double

TREVORTON – The newly launched five-county broadband network to provide more high speed internet will soon be doubling its capacity thanks to some help from Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation. Crews from ConnxxNE, INC. are completing a new microwave link at our radio station’s Trevorton tower site, this will allow the network’s capacity to double.
TREVORTON, PA
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All inclusive temple plans groundbreaking event this weekend

An organization in Montour County is holding a groundbreaking event for their new place of worship in Danville this weekend. The all-inclusive Hindu temple, Shanti Mandir, is meant to promote diversity in the area. “Everybody's welcome," said Amishi Khara, the treasurer of Shanti Mandir PA. The project has been in...
DANVILLE, PA
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UPDATE: Fire Hits Home, Former County Commissioner Hurt

DANVILLE – Fire heavily damaged a Montour County home on Tuesday afternoon and officials tell the Press-Enterprise that Tom Herman, a former Montour County Commissioner, was seriously injured in the fire. The fire was at 26 Ridge Drive, Mahoning Township at 4:20pm. Crews said a home that consisted of...
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Fire destroys home in Montour County

DANVILLE, Pa. — A home in Montour County was destroyed by flames on Tuesday afternoon. The fire broke out at a home along Ridge Road near Danville around 4 p.m. Crews had to pull one person out of the home; that person was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.
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Montour/Columbia County Solar Farm Plan Withdrawn

Plans for a new solar farm in Montour County have been withdrawn. An attorney for Montour Solar One told county commissioners during a public hearing the application has been taken off the table without prejudice, which means a resubmission is planned. The project involves one thousand acres of undeveloped land on 13 parcels in the northern part of the county, plus some land in Madison Township, Columbia County. Concerns have arisen over the location, a lack of a buffer zone for some residents and technical errors in the application.
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Letter to the editor: Thank a nurse this week

Every day across Pennsylvania, nurses make it possible for students with mental and physical health challenges to succeed at school and for patients everywhere to get the care they need. During National Nurses Week May 6-12, take a moment to say thank you to the certified school nurses, registered nurses...
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Customer concerns continue in wake of Vision Home Builders closure

DERRY TOWNSHIP, MONTOUR COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — More questions and concerns arise after a Columbia County Home Building Company abruptly closed last week. Customers want to know if they will get their money returned or somehow have their homes most of which only have finished foundations. Customers we spoke with say they are really in a financial […]
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