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 25, 2015 - Page 3
BELL BEND — A federal agency is recommending that PPL receive permission to build a third nuclear reactor north of Berwick in the area of its...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — Four new alumni will be inducted into the Berwick Area Academic Hall of Fame during a ceremony at 4 p.m. today The event will be held at...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 6
DANVILLE — Sheriffs from 21 of the 67 counties in Pennsylvania have endorsed Montour District Attorney Rebecca Warren in her pursuit of a seat on the...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 12-18: April 12 •12:36 a.m. — 300 block LaSalle Street, domestic •3:54 a.m. — 400...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 8
“The atmospheric weather pattern causing chilly, windy conditions is the same one that’s resulted in the two consecutive frigid winters and last year...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Local history buffs who have been trying for 11 years to permanently bring a Berwick-built Stuart tank back here suddenly find themselves...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 3
PennDOT will not approve a new “adaptive” traffic signal for the intersection of Route 11 and Woodbine Lane because there’s concern the technology is...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 4
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A lawyer for Luzerne County, where a botched 9-1-1 dispatch led to a woman’s death, says residents don’t have a constitutional...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 5
Wirth made honor roll, too Lily Wirth, a sixth-grader at Bloomsburg Middle School, attained honor roll status for the third marking period. Her name...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 5
Aliyah R. Smichi Abdellah and Sarah (Casteel) Smichi of Kissimmee, Fla., are the parents of a daughter, Aliyah Ranyah, born Feb. 5, 2015, at Winnie...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 5
• Pearl Shaw of Berwick will celebrate her 80th birthday on Friday, May 1. Cards and well-wishes will reach her at Elmcroft of Berwick, Room 157,...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — Four new alumni will be inducted into the Berwick Area Academic Hall of Fame on Saturday at 4 p.m. The public is invited to the event at...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 6
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 6
• Lisa A. Hunsinger, Berwick, from Franklin A. Hunsinger, Berwick; married June 16, 2000 • Cherese N. Fyke, Orangeville, from Edward C. Fyke V,...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 12
BERWICK — Just because the Stuart Tank Committee almost has enough money to bring home a tank doesn’t mean it can stop fundraising. It still needs...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 12
“By the time we reach late April, we expect to put away jackets and sweaters. However, with Canadian air continuing to invade the state, this hasn’t...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — In addition to her salary, Mahoning Township Supervisor and Secretary Christine DeLong is paid another $720 a month because she opts for...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Taxpayers and local businesses will combine to foot the bill for a new area business development executive who will oversee efforts to...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — If Mahoning Township Secretary Christine DeLong were to leave her job, she is now eligible for taxpayer-funded medical insurance, even...
Published on April 23, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — The small SUV sitting on the side of Route 487 was so mangled, John Whyne III wondered, “is anyone alive?” A woman and two small...

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