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 March 28, 2015 - Page 5
Here are local egg hunts and other Easter activities: Today • BERWICK — Egg Hunt, 11 a.m., for children up to sixth grade, Ber-Vaughn Park...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital volunteers for the week of March 29: SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m., Dorene Miguelez...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 8
“Eventually, the ice and snow still covering much of Canada will melt, and the weather will warm up in Pennsylvania. But don’t count on that...
Published on March 28, 2015 - Page 14
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Comedian Tommy Chong and Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero are among those expected to address the crowd at an annual pro-marijuana...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia will avert a planned teacher strike after drafting a tentative agreement Thursday, with five days to spare before...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A couple and their adult son barely escaped an early morning fire that destroyed their home, their truck and likely killed the family...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — A Knoebels employee was transported to a hospital with head and hand injuries Thursday morning after he was struck by a passing coaster...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 3
Firemen responded to two reports of possible chimney fires Thursday, but no damage was reported at either home. The first happened about 7 a.m. near...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 3
Just before Mahoning Township’s fire chief was to take the stand to testify during a hearing Monday, she was called into action outside the courtroom...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 5
BERWICK — A delivery truck with a leaking fuel line left a trail of diesel fuel from the Berwick-Nescopeck Bridge all the way to Blair Street here...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 5
Grayson J. Moyer Alyssa (Montalvo) and Isaac Moyer of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Grayson Joseph, born Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 5
• Bill Karnes is recuperating and would appreciate hearing from friends and family. Cards will reach him at P.O. Box 465, Mifflinville, PA 18631...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 13
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from March 15-21: March 15 •1:09 a.m. — 300 block East Front Street, parking complaint •3:09 a....
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 13
Here are local egg hunts and other Easter activities: Saturday, March 28 • BERWICK — Egg Hunt, 11 a.m., for children up to sixth grade, Ber-Vaughn...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 14
“For the first time this year, the atmospheric ingredients have fallen into place for an outbreak of severe thunderstorms in the Central states. On...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A hiker who fell near Sullivan Falls earlier this week is in critical care at Geisinger Medical Center, where a friend said he will...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Within the walls of Geisinger’s new $64.4 million Laboratory Medicine Building is a miniature subway grid of “miles and miles” of track...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — A township man’s arm was cut down to the bone in a table-saw accident at his home Wednesday, police say. Michael Brobst, 28, of 283...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 3
The snow has finally melted and spring has sprung, so now’s a great time to get outside. The Girl Scouts have organized a 7.1-mile trail run and a...

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