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city (1990 pop. 11,591), seat of Northumberland co., E central Pa., on the Susquehanna River at the confluence of its north and west branches; laid out 1772, inc. 1921. It is in an agricultural area with grain, apples, livestock, and dairying. Foods, fiberboard insulation, steel wire and cable, apparel, textiles, and wood products are manufactured. The city was the site of a Native American village in the early 18th cent. In 1742 a mission was established, and in 1756 Fort Augusta was built (parts of the fort still stand). Thomas A. EdisonEdison, Thomas Alva,
1847–1931, American inventor, b. Milan, Ohio. A genius in the practical application of scientific principles, Edison was one of the greatest and most productive inventors of his time, but his formal schooling was limited to three months in Port Huron,
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 worked in Sunbury. On the Susquehanna is a large "fabridam"—a dam of a fabric that can be collapsed and inflated.
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As they passed Sunbury Church, the clock struck seven.
The Andrews Labor Government will add 83 Metro train services for Diggers Rest and Sunbury each week at the end of the year, and ensure local passengers retain access to most V/Line services.
A lifelong resident of Sunbury, PA, Robert Weis was born on June 10, 1919 to Harry and Stella Freeman Weis in the town where his father and his uncle, Sigmund, opened their first store, known as Weis Pure Foods, in 1912.
Neighbours in Sunbury Road, Tollbar End, told how they were met by a "river of water" invading their homes on Wednesday evening after the water main was damaged in nearby Stonehouse Lane.
In an interview with The Daily Item in Sunbury, 19-year-old Miranda Barbour said she wants to plead guilty to killing Troy LaFerrara in November.
The 19-year-old named Miranda Barbour admitted to murdering of the man and said that she had killed at least 22 people in different parts of the country, Sunbury - Pennsylvania's Daily Item newspaper said.
NINE HOMES: Ballarat, E Altona, Diamond V, Sunbury, Noble Park, Knights, Bayswater, S W Phoenix, Seaford.
They come on the heels of services already being provided by Radisphere to a third CHS Facility in the area - Sunbury Hospital in Sunbury, PA since November 2009.
McQuillan, who lives near the Sunbury track, has been taken on as a presenter for Kempton Park TV, which will launch next month, and as an ambassador for the course.
The incident happened in Sunbury, north of Melbourne, Australia.
Detective Inspector Dave Keegan, leading the investigation, said: "Merseyside Police are appealing for thosewhowere in Easedale Drive and Sunbury Drive at 1am on August 23 who may have witnessed an incident.
ENGLAND A Women had to settle for second best against the Nomads after a 15-24 defeat at Sunbury on Saturday.