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 24, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A teenage boy missing since November was found Tuesday after online newspaper readers called State Police with a tip about his whereabouts...
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger would consider employee layoffs as a “last resort” as the health system contends with a projected $25 million reduction in...
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia offered a rare glimpse into contract negotiations with teachers this week by issuing a public report detailing the...
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 3
Teachers at G.C. Hartman may soon be adding music to their day if the district eliminates five instructional positions next year. The furloughs and...
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 4
Danville High School ranked No. 26 in Pa. DANVILLE — As a teacher strike continues in Danville, its high school has been singled out for praise by U...
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 4
Bloomsburg — Tabitha McCormick has joined First Columbia Bank as Vice President, Deposit Operations and Electronic Banking group. She holds a...
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 5
• A thinking-of-you card shower is planned for Frank Garrison of Catawissa. Cards will reach him at Balanced Care at Bloomsburg, Room 104, 3298...
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — State Rep. Kurt Masser and the Danville School District will sponsor a Drug and Alcohol Community and Parent Awareness Program tonight....
Published on April 24, 2014 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — UGI Utilities Inc. has agreed to pay the state a $96,000 civil penalty because of an accidental explosion in Hazleton, a press release...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A 30-day burn ban that began earlier this month is needed because the dry conditions have led to one of the busiest brush-fire seasons...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Nearly 900 people are members of a Facebook page supporting the teenage girl who has accused teacher Gary Beveridge of indecent...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The last day Danville teachers can strike is Friday, so students will return to class Monday and graduation is now June 13. The district...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK —A 16-year-old boy has been missing for more than five months, and State Police are now turning to the public for help finding him. Olen...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 1
NESCOPECK — Single mother of three Kesha Pitre frequently replays in her head the February accident that disabled her and wonders why the driver who...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 3
Remember the show about Berwick being written by the Berwick Middle School Drama Club? It debuts Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the middle school cafeteria....
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 4
Clay T.M. Shotwell Jason and Elizabeth (Brudnak) Shotwell of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Clay Thomas-Matthew, born Friday, April 11, 2014...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 4
• June Long will celebrate her 96th birthday on Sunday, May 4, and would enjoy receiving cards. They will reach her at 214 Main St., Catawissa, PA...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 5
ALLENTOWN — PPL Electric Utilities has filed a plan with the Public Utility Commission to purchase electricity for default customers from June 1,...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 5
Columbia County marriage licenses • Michael Andrew Ritter, 23 Chandler Drive, Orangeville, son of Duane Keith Ritter and Joan Arlene Ritter, and...
Published on April 23, 2014 - Page 6
“Looking at the rest of the week and into the coming weekend, I see nothing but typical mid-April conditions. We’ll see a number of rapid changes and...

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