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 6, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A $3,000 robotic stand-in allowed a fourth-grader to sit in class with her peers, wander the halls of Central Columbia after hours and...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Borough solicitor Mike Dennehy says he’s giving up his taxpayer-funded health insurance that recently became a point of contention. “We...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Three weeks into the spring semester and there are still 11 professors sitting in on Bloomsburg University classes, monitoring...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office is warning Pennsylvanians of a new “phishing” email hoax in which scammers have misrepresented...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 4
DALLAS — As PennDOT officials are about two months away from seeking bids to begin construction on a popular route into Wilkes-Barre, residents are...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2: Jan. 27 •8:43 a.m. — Driving complaint, West Fifth and Market streets...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 5
VALLEY TWP. — Two vehicles collided here Friday, sending an SUV into a house and its driver into custody for suspicion of DUI, police say. Frank...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Forms for the state’s Property Tax/ Rent Rebate program as well as assistance completing the paperwork are now available through state...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 7
SCOTT TWP. — Local filmmaker Scott Cannon will be showing a documentary that highlights firsthand stories of Pennsylvania residents whose lives and...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — The McDowell Institute Speakers Series is set for Tuesday at Bloomsburg University. The theme for a series of events throughout the day...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 7
HAZLETON — Penn State Hazleton’s Office of Student Aid will conduct a financial aid workshop Tuesday at 6 p.m. This free session is open to parents...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 7
PITTSTON TWP. — A Bloomsburg businessman is opening a new restaurant here near the Mohegan Sun casino, according to published reports. Construction...
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 12
To read more about her family’s experience, her mother wrote an essay at http://bit.ly/SBJayBot
Published on February 6, 2016 - Page 12
“The average low temperatures of the winter were reached several days ago at 33-17 degrees. Temperatures have already risen to 34-18 degrees, and...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A crew began demolishing the building that formerly housed the Bloomsburg University Bookstore and police station on Thursday. In its...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Central Columbia teacher resigned suddenly Thursday as police continue to investigate a possible inappropriate relationship...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — After three years, countless hours, and a $150,000 investment, two Bloomsburg University alums have launched a video app they say will...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 3
STATE COLLEGE — There’s a chance multiple storms next week could sync with colder air that settles into the East to bring snow or a wintry mix,...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Danville High School student was hurt Thursday in a crash near the school, police say. Tyler Steinbacher, 17, was pulling out from...
Published on February 5, 2016 - Page 3
Danville artist Glen Klein is celebrating 30 years in business with an art reception at Old Forge Brewing Co. It will be held on the second floor of...

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