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 July 23, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Katrina Karchner was angry when she opened the newspaper July 13. A picture she had snapped of a strange-looking tree was a winner in the...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 3
Bandit’s Roadhouse is holding a poker run in support of Berwick native and veteran Mike Viti, who is walking across the country in memory of the 7,...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 4
WILKES-BARRE — The 9-1-1 center is sending letters to all Luzerne County municipalities asking them to rename or renumber streets in an effort to...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — UGI Penn Natural Gas will begin tearing up Old Berwick Road today to replace a natural gas main, a company press release says. The four...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 5
Tytan S. Sauers Justin Sauers and Caitlin Sauers Levan, Danville, are the parents of a boy, Tytan Stone, born Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Geisinger...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 5
HOBBIE — The Hobbie Volunteer Fire Company will host its annual carnival Friday, Aug. 1, through Sunday, Aug. 3. • Hillbilly D’Lux will perform...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 5
EDITOR’S NOTE: In the summer between the end of high school and the beginning of college, Tonoya Sengupta is driving across the country with her...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 6
“Rainfall has been sufficient so far this month, but a few spots could use a good soaking. There will be a good chance for showers and storms later...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Newfoundland dog bit a Berwick student who was going door-to-door here selling fundraiser coupons for the football team, police say. The...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. wants to hire a consultant and raise $250,000 over the next few years to help improve a Main Street that now...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Ten days before he committed suicide as the Iron Heritage Festival train departed town, the same man — who had been missing for two months...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 3
New Millville Area Superintendent Cindy Jenkins is a Wellsboro native who’s married to a chiropractor. She’s a mother of two adult daughters and has...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 4
Jackson J. Vogt Joshua and Cassandra (Peluso) Vogt, Mocanaqua, are the parents of a boy, Jackson James, born Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at the...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 6
“Some summers can get hot and humid and stay that way for long periods. But that’s not happening this year. “We’ve had some muggy days, but only...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 17
EDITOR’S NOTE: In the summer between the end of high school and the beginning of college, Tonoya Sengupta is driving across the country with her...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 1
SUMMERHILL — The ranger at Camp Louise who was fired this year said he did everything he could to keep the camp operating. Instead, Joe Trivelpiece...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 3
When Commissioner Rich Ridgway was looking for a place for Gov. Tom Corbett to visit in Bloomsburg, he said he had lined up the Columbia County...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 4
EDITOR’S NOTE: In the summer between the end of high school and the beginning of college, Tonoya Sengupta is driving across the country with her...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 12
“After several days of sunny, warm, comfortable conditions, today will be warmer and more humid, followed by hot, humid conditions Tuesday and...
Published on July 21, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • Today: Columbia Valley Moose, 27 Seiple Drive, Bloomsburg, 1-6 p.m. • July 22: Bloomsburg University Kehr Union, East Second Street...

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