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KCSD passes budget with no tax increase

MILL HALL — For the second consecutive year, there will be no tax increase in the Keystone Central School District. The KCSD board adopted the 2021-22 budget, which came in at $82.987 million, on Thursday. The budget, which was unchanged from the presentation in May, was passed ...

Court denies Newman’s request for new trial

LOCK HAVEN — Joseph J. Newman Jr., 50, of Mill Hall, will continue to serve 14.5 to 29 years in state prison, according the Pennsylvania Superior Court in an Opinion filed June 15. The appeal was Newman’s latest effort to overturn his conviction and win his release from the department of ...

Five get probation for tampering with emission devices

WILLIAMSPORT — Five of six participants in a conspiracy a federal judge said “actively and directly poisoned the atmosphere” have received sentences of probation. U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew W. Brann on Thursday sentenced the five who admitted tampering with emission devices ...

Declaration of Juneteenth holiday sparks scramble in states

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Congress and President Joe Biden acted with unusual swiftness this week in approving Juneteenth as a national holiday, a move that sent many states scrambling to clarify their policies on the observance with less than a business day’s notice. Nearly all states ...

Time to ride

FARRANDSVILLE — Get ready to rev up those engines and get “durty” for this year’s Durty Dabbers National MotoTrials Championship set for this weekend in Farrandsville. This year’s national championship will see the return of around 150 mototrial riders who will compete after a ...