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 October 30, 2014 - Page 7
BERWICK — Eagle Hose Co. is holding a Halloween party 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Probable Cause will be playing, firefighters said. The fire...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 13
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls Oct. 19-25: Oct. 19 •6:45 a.m. — Washington and Sycamore streets, open door •7:17 a.m. — 100...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 14
Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Today • BLOOMSBURG —Trick-or-treat, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Emeritus, 420 Shaffer Road. • Berwick — Trick-or-...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A council committee says Bloomsburg needs to draw up a law protecting gays from discrimination. A resolution to ask the state to take...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 1
LIME RIDGE — Two Berwick women were injured when their vehicle crossed over two lanes of Route 11 and collided almost head-on with an oncoming...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 3
Bad news from Nescopeck Township — the Fire Company Auxiliary announced it’s shutting down, the latest in a scary trend. The Christmas Boulevard...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 4
Cali L. Patel Daniel and Janel (Kline) Patel, Catawissa, are the parents of a daughter, Cali Larke, born Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at Geisinger...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 4
• Shirley Kindt Lawton will celebrate her 91st birthday Thursday, Oct. 30. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 41 Woodbine Lane, Room 208,...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 6
“With a weak cold front and light showers having passed through the area while you slept last night, both today and tomorrow will be variably cloudy...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 12
DANVILLE — Trinity Lutheran Church will be open at 7 p.m. Thursday for the Danville Halloween Parade. Light snacks and hot beverages will be served...
Published on October 29, 2014 - Page 12
Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Today • BERWICK — Berwick Retirement Village Halloween candy giveaway, 6:30 p.m., for kids ages 2-10 in...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — Two teenage girls were hurt Monday afternoon while riding with three other friends in a pickup that crashed into a barn here. Driver...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 1
RIVERSIDE — A family-owned wholesale produce firm whose origins stretch back nearly 70 years will send out trucks for the final time Friday to...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A school director here is fuming, saying a teacher refused to write her son a letter of recommendation for college. Another teacher said...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A developer wants to tear down the Husky Korners building and two houses next to it at Main and East streets and replace them with a “...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 3
Halloween week is here. And that means trick-or-treating and parades all over, including two in northern Columbia County. Benton’s Halloween parade...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — A woman ran a red light at a Route 11 intersection and hit a pickup Monday morning, but no one was hurt, police say. Karen Awan, 50,...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 4
READING — UGI Utilities Inc. is encouraging eligible natural gas and electric customers to apply for federal energy funding. UGI will even help...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 4
Professor’s presentation is Nov. 4 A talk by Bloomsburg University professor Michael Shepard on Bloomsburg native and Nobel Prize winner Dr. H....
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 4
• Thomas Sienkiewicz will celebrate his 87th birthday on Wednesday, Nov. 5. Cards will reach him at 421 Columbia Ave., Box 146, Aristes, PA 17920...

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