Smoke clears out downtown building

Last updated: April 2, 2017 - 5:45pm

Reliance firefighters Michael Kost, hidden and Jared Coolbaugh, use a ladder truck to check the roof of the Schain building for fire Sunday afternoon.

BERWICK — An electrical short in a heating system at the Schain building sent residents of the 100-unit apartment building to the streets...

Last Updated: November 16, 2017 - 2:44pm

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County property tax bills will rise by 6.4 percent in 2018 so the county can plug a $600,000 budget deficit.

The county commissioners approved the .75 mill...


Last Updated: November 15, 2017 - 1:49pm

SCOTT TWP. — A dryer fire Wednesday morning caused heavy smoke to fill a second-story bathroom but did little damage to the rest of a two-story townhouse here.

Firefighters from...


Last Updated: November 14, 2017 - 11:58am

BLOOMSBURG — Some of the money gas companies pay to drill fracking wells in the state will provide a down payment on a floodwall to protect town schools and homes in Bloomsburg's...



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