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 22, 2014 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP.— Drivers along Mall Boulevard and Millville Road here, beware. Hemlock Township has new funding to go after aggressive drivers. That...
Published on April 22, 2014 - Page 3
Benton’s municipal offices and the borough’s police station will be moving to a new location by May 15. The borough will move into a building owned...
Published on April 22, 2014 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A free workshop on interviewing techniques will be offered Monday at CareerLink. Call 570-387-6288, ext. 110, to register.
Published on April 22, 2014 - Page 6
“Have you noticed how scarce thunder and lightning have been so far this spring? We should have had them at least two or three times. Most of these...
Published on April 22, 2014 - Page 11
MIFFLINVILLE — Here is a list of people for whom arrest warrants have been issued by local courts. The list was issued by State Constable Warren R...
Published on April 22, 2014 - Page 12
CARLISLE — Giant and Martin’s stores say they have removed from sale Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners, because packages may contain Classic Cheese Dogs...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Fire ripped through BJ’s Steak and Rib House Sunday night, sending staff, neighbors and Easter diners fleeing into the street before...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Councilman Bill Kreisher doesn’t buy the argument that a Geisinger-owned nursing home is a nonprofit operation. So when a Geisinger...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Kidsburg needs help. Now. The volunteer committee planning the construction of a new playground in Town Park to replace the flood-...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 3
The Renaissance Jamboree street fair is this Saturday. Main Street will be shut down from Iron to Railroad streets, and stands for more than 100...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 5
A card shower is requested for Pat Watro, who is recovering from multiple surgeries. Cards may be sent to her at Berwick Retirement Village II, Room...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — The Berwick-area motorcyclist who crashed Saturday on Route 11 was still listed in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center Sunday...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 5
Travis W. Brecht Scott and Emily (Whitmire) Brecht of Ashburn, Va., are the parents of a son, Travis William, born Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Reston...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 8
The Bloomsburg/Catawissa/Danville-area river cleanup scheduled for Saturday has been canceled, as river conditions are not ideal, according to Bob...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 12
“While there will still be several cool spells in the coming month, it appears true spring conditions are here to stay. According to the new 30-day...
Published on April 21, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • April 22: Columbia Mall, Buckhorn, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. • April 28: Orangeville Nursing & Rehabilitation, 200 Berwick Road, Orangeville...
Published on April 20, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — If it weren’t for Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher Gary Beveridge, Nik Wolford believes he wouldn’t have graduated high school...
Published on April 20, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick-area motorcyclist was badly hurt Saturday when he wrecked his bike in Route 11 traffic. Police and witnesses said it appeared...
Published on April 20, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger headache doctors will begin recommending a $300 Star Trek-looking headband as an alternative to medications for patients...
Published on April 20, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — As the strike in Danville continues, teachers may have found some leverage: the high school and middle school are the best performing in...

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