Local

News from Columbia and Montour counties and the region, sorted by most recent. (For news on crime, arrests and court cases, see Crime & Courts.


Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia school directors voted to look for a new soccer coach, even though the old one showed up Monday with about 50...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman trying to make a U-turn on West Main Street was injured Monday morning when her car was struck broadside by a Sheetz fuel tanker...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick police officer and his fiancée were injured in a car accident Friday in the Finger Lakes region of upstate New York, the borough’...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Come 2018, council members here will be making about 50 percent more than they are today. Current members recently approved the pay...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 3
The Millville American Legion is hosting a trick-or-treat with veterans Sunday, from 1-3 p.m. Children can receive treats and listen to stories from...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Due to an ongoing investigation, supervisors decided Monday to hold off on accepting the police chief’s retirement notice. Chief...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 3
WASHINGTONVILLE —Crews worked most of Monday to restore power knocked out to 364 customers here, a PPL spokesman said. An underground cable failure...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Paul Loomis will be the featured reader at River Poets’ annual Halloween celebration 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bloomsburg Public...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 4
• Bill Beitz, a member of Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans, is recuperating at Balanced Care of Bloomsburg. Cards will reach him at: Room 104 (by the...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — A Berwick woman was upset when a police officer pulled her over for an expired vehicle registration, telling the officer she was sorry and...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 4
Not an employee Quentin Mitchell Frey was never employed by Lee Young, Young says. Frey, who is charged with stealing from Young and others in...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 6
“This year’s lightning and thunder activity was close to or a little below normal, with storms occurring on about a couple of dozen days in most...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 6
Here’s what some local municipalities pay their councils: • Benton: $50 per meeting for council members and the mayor, roughly $600 per person for...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 11
Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Oct. 23 • BLOOMSBURG — BU’s Haunted Husky Hollow, 7-10 p.m., Quest Teambuilding Woods on Upper Campus,...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 12
BERWICK — When Berwick Police Officer Philip Mainiero spotted Michael Shane Bankes getting into the driver’s seat of a pickup just before 1 a.m. Oct...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 12
DANVILLE — A Polish-speaking truck driver from Chicago tied up traffic Monday afternoon when he was unable to twice make a turn onto Route 54, police...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Agriculture Vegetables and herbs - Herbs -Flowered Vinegar 1st - Holly...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Agriculture Fruits and nuts - Fruits - Wild berries;yew 1st - Aaron Bierly 2nd...
Published on October 20, 2014 - Page 3
BEACH HAVEN — A State Police fire marshal is investigating an overnight fire that destroyed a pickup and a boat parked at the home of residents who...
Published on October 20, 2014 - Page 3
Downtown Bloomsburg is having its annual Trick or Treat night at downtown businesses from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday night. Then, in a new twist, families...

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