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 July 31, 2014 - Page 3
The Southern Columbia School Board is reconsidering its regional seats after two years of struggling to fill a vacancy. In 2012, officials...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 4
Wills • William Benton Grasley, Berwick, died March 20, 2014, at 60; gun collection to daughter, Nicolette M. Grasley; half of remaining estate to...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 5
• World War II veteran John Scholl is a rehabilitation patient after being hospitalized. Cards will reach him at: Grandview Health Homes West...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 5
An ingredient was missing from a dressing recipe in the Amish Cook column published in Wednesday’s paper. The complete recipe appears below: Hot...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 5
• Jana Marie Wright, Bloomsburg, from Brian Ambrose Wright, Danville; married Aug. 9, 2008 • Shani H. Steward, Bloomsburg, from Timothy B. Steward,...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Wills filed in Montour County: • Stanley C. Shultz, Danville, died May 19, 2014, at 80; estate to trust; will dated Feb. 20, 2003 •...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 1985 Bloomsburg University alumnus who went on to helm an insurance company is donating $1 million to the Bloomsburg University...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Some residents have been feeding an expanding colony of feral cats here, leading frustrated officials to mull citing the Samaritans. The...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — With volunteers dwindling for years, the Southside Ambulance is shutting its doors for good, said company leader George Widger. The...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 3
Berwick Police are inviting the whole town over for free food and drinks, tours of emergency vehicles, a tour of police headquarters, and a children’...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 3
MIFFLINVILLE — Cash, savings bonds and valuable silver coins were among items stolen from a home here Monday. Someone broke into the Stout...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 4
ALLENTOWN — PPL Electric Utilities has received more than 70 scam reports this month alone and is sharing the information with law enforcement, a...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 5
Spencer shot at Fairview Drive home Frank Spencer was found shot to death at his home at 20 Fairview Drive. A story Tuesday about his stormy divorce...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 5
Mark E. Martz III Mark Edward Martz Jr. and Alyssa Rose Williams of Catawissa are the parents of a son, Mark Edward III, born Friday, July 25, 2014...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 6
“Since we’re already deep in the hottest time of summer, it appears we won’t see 100 degrees this year. Checking my records, we missed the century...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 23
• Brian Mitchell Mayer, 116 E. Third St., Mifflinville, son of Terrance Alan Mayer and Elladean Shipley, and Cheryl Jean Machey, same, daughter of...
Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Maria Sanutti-Spencer smiled and laughed as she watched her estranged husband’s home burn in 2010, he claimed in court papers. She was...
Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Dr. Glenn Steele Jr. will step down as Geisinger CEO in June 2015, the health system announced Monday. The system has already begun its...
Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A longtime fisherman who introduced the sport to hundreds of children will be remembered by a bench next to the river he loved. Ron...
Published on July 29, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — Council continues to deal with fallout after the woman picked to be the new borough manager turned down the job and someone sent anonymous...

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