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 28, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Two separate car crashes happened just moments apart on a busy stretch of Route 11 here Monday afternoon, forcing authorities to...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A child playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally started the Front Street fire that left nine people homeless Sunday, officials say....
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 1
On July 23, 2001, 14 years ago, my wife and I were sitting outside on our deck in Mount Pleasant Township, enjoying dinner on a lovely summer evening...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 3
It’s taken over a year, but the Benton school district may finally have its new — and permanent — superintendent. The board has scheduled a “meet...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 4
Property located at Millertown and Melick Hollow Several photos published Monday showing old tires and garbage depicted a property at the...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 4
• A thinking-of-you card shower is planned for Debbie Young, a resident of Bonham’s Nursing Home. Cards and well-wishes will reach her at 477...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 4
McCoy T. Schultz David and Shawna (Swank) Schultz of DuBoistown are the parents of a son, McCoy Thomas, born Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Williamsport...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 6
LIBERTY TWP. — A man’s car drifted out of its lane on Interstate 80 and sideswiped a guard rail just after midnight Monday, police said. Mark...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 6
“Make your preparations for temperatures today through Thursday to reach 90 degrees, in what will likely be the peak of this year’s summer heat. “...
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Four adults and five children were chased from a home here Sunday morning after fire ripped through their double house. One firefighter...
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 3
MILTON — A motorcyclist died Sunday, two days after he was struck by a car and careened into a second motorcycle rider, State Police stationed here...
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 3
A downtown entertainment district may exist only on paper, but some of those same streets will transform into an outdoor art gallery this weekend....
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 4
IOLA — Lightning struck a house Sunday night, starting a small fire, but firefighters were able to quickly douse it before there was much damage, the...
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 7
Delaney E. Johnson Mitchell and Lauren (Kemmerer) Johnson of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Delaney Etta, born Saturday, July 25, 2015, at...
Published on July 27, 2015 - Page 12
“It’s going to be hot this week in Pennsylvania, but not enough to challenge the daily high-temperature records, which at this time of year are 100...
Published on July 26, 2015 - Page 10
“It has become hot and humid in the Central states and some of this uncomfortable air will reach Pennsylvania today and stay until the end of the...
Published on July 26, 2015 - Page 28
DANVILLE — Dr. Michaelyn Notz, pediatrician at Geisinger’s Janet Weis Children’s Hospital, is offering care for pediatric patients who have...
Published on July 26, 2015 - Page 28
Berwick — Elaine Woodland and Diane Rosler of First Keystone Community Bank were among 216 to graduate recently from the American Bankers...
Published on July 26, 2015 - Page 28
CARLISLE — Customers of Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets donated $563,683 through the grocers’ annual Children Miracle Network $1 paper...
Published on July 26, 2015 - Page 28
Loyalsock — Employees at Service 1st Federal Credit Union’s Loyalsock branch recently surprised Morgan Heap of Montoursville when they announced she...

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