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 May 11, 2015 - Page 12
Eagles Mere man killed in accident LAPORTE — An Eagles Mere man was killed Friday evening when his 1996 Honda Civic collided with a Ford pickup...
Published on May 11, 2015 - Page 12
“Checking temperatures during the past seven days, we experienced what would normally be a week in July. “Afternoon temperatures reached into the...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Berwick Area School District is putting aside enough money for 3 percent raises for its administrators every year, but there’s no guarantee...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON — Richard and Sandy Lehet fought PPL’s attempts to remove 23 pear trees from their housing development. And the Lehets won, even without the...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 1
SUGARLOAF TWP. — An energy firm has returned to the site of a natural gas well along Route 487 north of Benton in recent days to continue work on...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — Rachel Drosdick-Sigafoos and husband Dan Sigafoos concluded one of their dogs may have turned on the kitchen stove Saturday, sparking...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 1
FERNVILLE —Mother’s Day arrived a few days early for Joyce Van Horn when her son gave her a card, hand-picked flowers and keys to a new home. David...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — The following members of the Berwick Area Senior High School Class of 2015 received awards during an assembly Friday morning? • William...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg Fire Department ladder truck broke down in the middle of downtown late Saturday morning just as traffic for Bloomsburg...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 10
Here are current salaries for Berwick Area administrators: • Robert Croop, high school principal, $87,264 • R.J. Norce, middle school principal of...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 10
“Tropical Storm Ana, which has developed off the Carolinas’ coast, is producing up to 5 inches of rain and 60 mph winds. “This storm is well ahead...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 28
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently presented Rep. Lou Barletta with its annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, a press release says....
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 28
LEWISBURG — A new option is available for persons suffering from back and neck pain caused by degeneration of the spine. Last fall, the FDA approved...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 28
CARLISLE — Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets have been named 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Headquarters, a national monthly...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The owner of a new farm-to-table eatery downtown had been eyeing the 236 Iron St. storefront for 10 years. When Sakuntala closed its...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Two motorized political signs in town violate borough code, an official says. But the candidate responsible for the signs says the code...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 3
Cops: Driver turned into path of vehicle HEMLOCK TWP. — A driver turning into a convenience store here wound up in the path of an oncoming vehicle,...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 4
Montoursville — Motorists traveling Interstate 80 in Columbia County will encounter more lane closures next week in the vicinity of the Mifflinville...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 5
Lawsuit settled A landlord-tenant lawsuit between landlord Marc Nespoli and tenant Frances Mullen filed in District Judge Richard Knecht’s office...
Published on May 9, 2015 - Page 5
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 26 to May 2: April 26 •12:11 a.m. — 1000 block Susquehanna Avenue, loud music •2:03...

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