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 November 24, 2014 - Page 1
Four local police chiefs have stepped out of line in little more than a year, with three of them being suspended, two retiring under fire, and one...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 1
TANK — Eric Naslund thought he had driven onto the set of a Hollywood movie when he saw a driver in front of him launch out of a van going about 70...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 3
You may have read last week that the town is looking at adding new digital parking meters to Main Street at a cost of $36,000 in the 2015 budget. At...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Geisinger is on a short list of the best hospitals to work for in the Northeast, according to Global Healthcare Magazine. The publication...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 5
Elliot W. Lavage Aaron and Megan (Witkowski) Lavage of Pittsburgh are the parents of a son, Elliot William, born Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 12
“What a difference several days can make! “During the past week, a couple of days had temperatures some 20 degrees below normal, while today’s...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — It appears two retailers will soon be building new stores along Front Street — and vacating two spaces at the Berwick Plaza. Family Dollar...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — To give Main Street an extra boost this holiday season, the Downtown Bloomsburg group will convert two vacant storefronts into indoor...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 1
A Shickshinny man found himself in a frenzy after winning $300,000 on a $10 instant ticket called $1,000 Frenzy. Shawn Williams wasn’t alone in...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 9
Sophia G. Kalnas Andrea Romig and John Kalnas, Hazleton, are the parents of a daughter, Sophia Grace, born Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Geisinger-...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 10
“One good thing about unseasonably cold temperatures in November: They don’t hang around very long. After enduring near-record cold this past week,...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 29
WILLIAMSPORT — Jeff Erdly, CEO of Masonry Preservation Services Inc., Bloomsburg, has endowed a second scholarship at Pennsylvania College of...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 29
Bloomsburg — First Columbia Bank says it certified 157 students in financial literacy during the 2013-14 school year through the First Columbia Bank...
Published on November 23, 2014 - Page 29
MetroCast expands locations of Wi-Fi Berwick — MetroCast has expanded Wi-Fi Hotspots in its cable system. They provide free, wireless web access to...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 1
FERNVILLE — The man who died in a house fire here last month actually set the blaze himself as a way to commit suicide, authorities confirm....
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 1
UNITYVILLE — A contractor from northern Columbia County died Thursday after his pickup side-swiped a tractor-trailer and crashed through a guardrail...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 3
NESCOPECK — The Nescopeck Community Cupboard needs more food donations, as well as volunteers to help carry bags Tuesday. A record 427 families...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 6
BERWICK — Volunteers have been coming to the aid of the beleaguered Berwick Christmas Boulevard, but more help is needed, an organizer told council...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 7
County considered business, not building Columbia County commissioners did not consider buying the Finn’s newsstand building after it closed. The...
Published on November 22, 2014 - Page 7
MONTOUR COUNTY MARRIAGE LICENSES • Matthew John Williams, Coal Township, son of John L. Williams and Antoinette M. Williams, and Jacqueline Arlene...

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