News from Danville

 | By Michael Lester
Saturday, April 25, 2020

DANVILLE — A man whose methamphetamine cooking sparked a fire that destroyed a double home on Chamber Street in May 2019 will spend at least 16 more months in state prison.

Richard A....

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thursday, April 23, 2020

DANVILLE — The school district here is focused on improving online education during the new coronavirus pandemic.

At Wednesday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Ricki Boyle...

Monday, April 20, 2020

DANVILLE — Danville Area School Board’s meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday will, for the first time, be held virtually due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The meeting will use Zoom video...

 | By Susan Schwartz
Monday, April 20, 2020

DANVILLE — A four-week-old effort by a few Geisinger doctors to make homemade filtering masks in their free time has blossomed into a team of hundreds of volunteers, businesses and schools that...

 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, April 18, 2020

DANVILLE — Researchers at Geisinger are involved in several clinical studies, testing the effectiveness of several types of drugs that could be used to fight the new coronavirus, hospital...

Thursday, April 16, 2020

DANVILLE — Danville borough council members approved next month’s opening of the Ferry’s Growers Market, but with modifications.

Members discussed the issue at length during their...

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

DANVILLE — A veteran borough lawman will take over as police chief as of July 1.

During Tuesday’s online meeting, council appointed Cpl. Jonathan Swank, officer-in-charge, to lead the...

 | By Julye Wemple
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

DANVILLE — Geisinger is rolling out a new program this week aimed at tracing coronavirus patients and their close contacts in an effort to slow the spread of the highly contagious and sometimes...

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

DANVILLE — The Hygiene Program of the Good Samaritan Mission in Danville will offer its Tuesday product giveaway as scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. However, the following restrictions will be...

 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, April 13, 2020

DANVILLE — For the first time in years, life expectancy in the United States is up, thanks in part to a decrease in drug overdose deaths, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control....