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 August 20, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — An animal-rescue network that frees dogs from puppy mills and “high-kill” shelters made a pit stop here last weekend while shuttling...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A teacher strike is on in Millville. Instead of starting a new school year instructing students in their classrooms, teachers will take...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 3
Vice President Pete Talanca is resigning from Berwick council, and the borough is looking for volunteers to take his place. Talanca was an active...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 6
“While air conditioners did their normal work in June and July, they’ve been able to take it easy in August. “So far this month, we’ve accumulated...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 11
ELYSBURG — A Catawissa driver rear-ended a car stopped to turn into Knoebels on Tuesday morning, snarling traffic headed to the park. Harold D....
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 17
Here are school menus for the week of Aug. 25: BENTON/breakfast —Monday: Pancake/sausage wrap, apple juice. Tuesday: Dutch waffle, orange slices....
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Township supervisors made the police chief’s week-long suspension official Monday, but they still won’t say why he was punished....
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 1
FERGUSON, Mo. — A Berwick High graduate has spent the last week on edge here, picking up bits of Molotov cocktails and boarding up windows on his...
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 3
Millville’s school board and teachers have one final chance to avoid a strike before the school year starts. Both sides are scheduled to meet tonight...
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 4
It’s a therapy dog Bonnie Sutton and son Cameron Macklem are training Athena as a therapy dog. A photo caption on Saturday’s Religion page...
Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 6
“With dry air remaining over the state, yesterday was partly sunny and warm, and most likely the best day of the week. “Starting today, moist air...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 1
Campers who own trailers parked permanently at campgrounds throughout Columbia County have begun receiving property-tax bills. The tax for the...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — The state Department of Environmental Protection has ordered Orange Township to take over a privately run sewer plant, citing what it...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 3
The story of Bloomsburg’s W.W. Bridal Boutique refusing to fit a lesbian couple for bridal gowns and the debate that ensued about discrimination...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 5
Ava L. Marino Jarod and Jennifer (Mohr) Marino, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Ava Leigh, born Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at Geisinger-...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 12
“So far this summer, the Central and Southeastern states have not had a long hot, humid spell, but that is about to change. “All the computers...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • Aug. 19: St. Mary’s Church, Berwick, 1-6 p.m. • Aug. 21: Danville Elks, in honor of Alexandria “Alex” Allen, paraplegic, 12-6 p.m. •...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 1
June sure proved to be June Mainzer’s month. The Bloomsburg woman took home two lottery prizes totaling $11,000. She got both her paydays through...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Some residents in a mobile home park here panicked when their landlord announced the park was closing and they had just three months to...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — “I’m going to get my gun!” a man yelled as he hurried back to his bedroom. It was just before midnight May 8, and Bloomsburg Police Sgt...

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