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 February 27, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech’s board of directors recently took the unusual step of promoting its principal, Dave Bacher, to replace...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 3
Dan Knorr had a Valentine’s Day to remember, but it was the gift that got away that made it so. Knorr, Danville’s Administrator of Governmental...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 3
Driver, boy escape harm in accident RUSH TWP. — A Kulpmont man hit a guardrail and his vehicle rolled down an embankment with a 2-year-old boy...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 4
Jonah P. Wersinger Daniel Wersinger and Makayla Day of Berwick are the parents of a son, Jonah Paul, born Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Geisinger...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 4
Espy, Montour Township volunteer Chris Depoe serves as a volunteer with the Espy and Montour Township fire departments. A story published Thursday...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 5
Play bridge in Ralpho RALPHO TWP. — Bridge play at the Ralpho Township Public Library will resume Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. There is no charge, and Bob...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 5
Columbia County marriage licenses • John Gardner Trenholm, 50 Lincoln Ave., Bloomsburg, son of the late James Albert Trenholm and Joyce Elaine...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 12
“Even though arctic air has kept us very cold during the past several days, there’s no denying the effects the sun is beginning to have. Ever since...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — It appears the well supplying G.C. Hartman Elementary has run dry, canceling classes district-wide Wednesday and forcing the school...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A volunteer firefighter was fairly certain a tractor-trailer immediately ahead of him on West Main Street was about to run over a...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 3
It’s almost too cold to think about summer, but the folks at Knoebels have already started preparations for the park’s upcoming 89th season. The...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 5
DANVILLE — A retreat is planned at St. Cyril Spiritual Center from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 7. “Fasting and Feasting” will be presented...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 12
COLUMBIA COUNTY • Jason Howard Riffindifil, 77 Hellers Hill Road, Lot 47, Berwick, son of the late Curtis Riffindifil and Linda Riffindifil, and...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 22
NUMIDIA — The Roaring Creek and Catawissa Valley Historical Study Group will hold its monthly meeting at the Locust Township Municipal Building on...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A barefoot toddler slipped out of his house and wandered into the street in the 500 block of West Main here Monday night, but he was...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Early in December, the staff of the Animal Resource Center met Victory, a very pregnant boxer/pit bull mix that had been sadly neglected...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 3
The Mifflinville Village and Parade committee is dreaming of summer — it’s already got a meeting set to plan the three-day Memorial Day weekend, as...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 4
• Glovene Burke will celebrate her 96th birthday on Sunday, March 1. Cards will reach her at 1252 Salem Blvd., Berwick, PA 18603. EDITOR’S NOTE:...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 4
CEO’s right school Newly hired Geisinger CEO David Feinberg attended medical school at the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. A...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 5
LIBERTY TWP. — A neighbor who spotted a small blaze in a horse barn likely prevented a catastrophic fire when she quickly dialed 9-1-1, officials say...

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