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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 is creating a community super site in Sunbury, linking a new kindergarten to schools, family services and community facilities so families can access them all at one handy location.
Earlier on Saturday, British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a property in Sunbury, a small town outside London, as they hunted for whoever planted the device.
UGI Energy Services launched construction of the 20-inch Sunbury Pipeline with a groundbreaking ceremony near the Panda Power Funds Hummel Station generating plant in Shamokin Dam.
Riverview Bank (OTCQX: RIVE) has announced the acquisition of the Sunbury, PA-based independent financial services firm, Shrawder Financial Services, its second wealth management acquisition since May 2016.
He was suspected of being behind the earlier Sunbury raid - where a man a woolly hat and glasses demanded money from a female cashier at the Chelsea Building Society.
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.
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On August 10, Bruno Garisto, vice president of center store merchandising and sales for Sunbury, Pa.
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