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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 December 18, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A town councilwoman says the Columbia County Democratic Committee tried to “bully” her and two other council members into voting for an...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 1
When the sun briefly peeked out from those way-too-familiar clouds between 10 and 11 Wednesday morning, it was the first time in exactly nine days it...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The town’s downtown manager will leave that post to take over the United Way of Columbia County early next year when its longtime...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 1
Lenny, 58, is new to Columbia County, but he’s already made a great impression. After his Georgia home burned down, Lenny moved to Berwick, lured by...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 3
A small metal medallion discovered in a retired teacher’s belongings initially had local historians scratching their heads. But, like any good TV...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 3
WAPWALLOPEN — The Columbia County coroner’s office is seeking family or friends of Clay Kotka, 51, of 10 Columbia Circle in Wapwallopen. Mr. Kotka...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A wheel rolled or fell off a vehicle Wednesday afternoon on Mill Street and damaged a car, police say. The driver of the vehicle that...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — Special giveaways by Berwick Police and two eateries are planned at the Christmas Boulevard Monday and Tuesday, in addition to the nightly...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 6
Mulligan did not oppose anti-bias rules Resident Kathleen Mulligan wanted to urge Bloomsburg’s council to delay adoption of an anti-discrimination...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 6
Harper G. Lapinski James and Holly (Travelpiece) Lapinski of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Harper Grace, born Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, at...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 6
The right names Josh Nespoli urged Berwick’s zoning board not to vote against a proposed sober house Tuesday. Marc Maset is the co-owner of the...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 6
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls Dec. 7-13: Dec. 7 •11:25 a.m. — 100 block Walnut Street, criminal mischief to building •11:40...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce wants council to move past its debate on an anti-discrimination law and get on with the...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 7
KELLY TWP. — A Danville man rear-ended a car stopped for traffic on Route 15 here in Union County, causing a chain-reaction crash that involved a...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 8
“If you don’t like snow, the mere mention of an East Coast storm worries you. These storms, which give us most of our snow and ice, continue to cause...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Dec. 10-16: Dec. 10 •6:16 a.m. — Motor vehicle accident, Park and Seventh streets •8:35 a...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 23
The pictures on this page were taken by photographers for The Morning Press of Bloomsburg during the Christmas season in 1954. They are from a...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
Crystal is determined to show her children a better life. The 30-year-old Danville woman recently went back to school to study computer science and...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For an hour-and-a-half Monday night, 40 people weighed in on if the town should adopt rules aimed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — A 70-year-old woman drove off the pavement and down an embankment Tuesday when she tried to glance at her phone on a winding road...

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