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 31, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Two companies in the natural-gas industry stiffed a Danville-area contractor out of $22,200 in sales commissions, a lawsuit alleges....
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 1
A surprise turn in the early spring weather quickly changed rain into heavy sleet and snow Sunday afternoon, covering roads in ice and causing a...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The long winter set back work on area farms, but growers say they don’t expect major problems from the extended cold. At Heller’s...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 3
Mayor Sandy Davis said when the town went shopping for her work smartphone, it found a good deal. The town paid nothing for the Apple iPhone 4s,...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Danville’s teachers union filed an unfair labor practice charge against the school board after directors made public how much they had...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Service 1st Federal Credit Union is offering a series of financial literacy lessons to Danville’s eLearning Cyber Academy students through...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 9
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls March 16-22: March 16 •4:43 a.m. — 500 block West Front Street, noise complaint •6:50 a.m. —...
Published on March 31, 2014 - Page 12
“Precipitation amounts from the storm we had Saturday and Sunday were from one to two inches across the area, however, this storm took an unexpected...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON — School officials here are refusing to address persistent rumors that Superintendent Penny Lenig-Zerby has been suspended from her position...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 4
WILLIAMSPORT — Home Instead Senior Care has opened a second office to better serve residents in Columbia, Montour, Lycoming and Clinton counties, a...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from March 19-25: March 19 •2:25 a.m. — Domestic, 200 block West First Street •4:38 a.m. —...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — Street sweeping starts here Monday. Mahoning supervisors ask residents to not park on the streets so the sweeper can get to all dirt...
Published on March 30, 2014 - Page 8
“A storm loaded with moisture moving north from the Gulf of Mexico was responsible for the rain that arrived yesterday afternoon and continued at...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A family discussion about drug use and a possible plan for rehab led to Nicholas Mariano firing a handgun into the bathroom of his...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — The martial arts students at Atomic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Thai Boxing Academy were so excited about their session with “Ultimate Fighter...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 3
HERSHEY — Jeff Remington, a Berwick High School graduate teaching at Palmyra Area Middle School near here, was recently invited to the White House to...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 3
NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College will open its campuses again Saturday after closing for two days due to an email threat, the college...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 5
Madalyn Wetzel Calvin and Nicole (Rounds) Wetzel, Fountain Springs, are the parents of a daughter, Madalyn, born Monday, March 24, 2014, at...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 6
“If you can put up with a mostly cloudy, chilly and wet weekend, I can guarantee several dry, warmer days next week. With a storm moving up from the...
Published on March 29, 2014 - Page 12
BERWICK — Berwick has been at the center of the region’s methamphetamine problem since police began raiding local labs in 2010. Next month, students...

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