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 April 28, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — Knoebels’ new Impulse roller coaster debuted with a bit of a glitch Saturday. A coaster car with riders aboard stopped for a few minutes...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A motion to censure school director Rick Knorr was withdrawn Monday after he apologized for cursing at fellow board member Maryann...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Lucille Whitmire was a politician who wasn’t afraid to tell you what she thought or where she stood, even if she knew it wasn’t what you...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — A worker was taken to a hospital for observation Saturday night after his head was hit by a pry bar at the nuclear plant here. The man...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 3
Orange Township has come into some federal money to expand the township building along Route 487. Columbia County commissioners recently approved a...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 3
MAINVILLE — A PennDOT maintenance crew is scheduled to begin repairs today on Route 2018, Sycamore Road. A detour will be in place from 6 a.m. to 4...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 4
SUNBURY — A doctor and former Mount Carmel school director who approached police at a DUI checkpoint and told them, “I’m here to help,” appealed a...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 4
Not a suspect Josh Morris, 27, is named in a protection-from-abuse order leveled against him by the mother of his child, which is a civil court...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 4
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area High School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth grade...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 6
“I’m happy to say the clouds and scattered sprinkles we had yesterday moved away at night. We can now expect a couple of nicer days. “Today will be...
Published on April 27, 2015 - Page 1
Putting down the hand sanitizer and allowing children to be exposed to everyday germs can actually help them improve their immune systems, according...
Published on April 27, 2015 - Page 3
While some of their classmates were guzzling Natty Ice and roaming Fetterman Avenue, three Bloomsburg University students were manning the firehall...
Published on April 27, 2015 - Page 9
CARLISLE — Following a recall by Inventure Foods, Inc., Giant Food Stores announced it removed from sale select Jamba at Home Smoothie kits due to...
Published on April 27, 2015 - Page 12
“The weekend was dry with some sunshine, but there was still a chill in the air as we continued to be influenced by the upper-air storm that...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A peek behind a forbidden door inspired one Berwick student to help special education students nationwide. A strict baseball coach helped...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An employee of the Emeritus at Bloomsburg personal care home posted photos of a “recently deceased” resident on social media Nov. 6....
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — The state revoked a personal care home’s license and two of the home’s employees were fired after they physically restrained an agitated...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A popular Bloomsburg Fair stand that has been featured on the Food Network will now serve stuffed pretzels year-round in a storefront at...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — It’s official — Impulse, the newest roller-coaster at Knoebels, is open for business. An auction for the first rides raised $7,325 from...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — An SUV crashed through a guard rail and plunged down a steep 15-foot embankment before smashing headfirst into a tree Saturday...

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