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 7, 2014 - Page 12
“April is famous for its showery periods, as cold air fights to hang on and warmer air tries to push it away. It is normally sometime in May before...
Published on April 7, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • April 8: Caldwell Consistory, 150 N. Market St., Bloomsburg, 1-6 p.m. • April 8: Bethany UM Church, 1730 Fowler Ave., Berwick, 1-6...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 1
In a new twist for this year’s “Teen Star” competition, judges will name both a top instrumentalist and top vocalist. Each will win $1,500. That...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — A motorcyclist who crossed the center line of Route 42 Saturday and smashed into a pickup truck lost part of his foot, witnesses said...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 1
Did the polar vortex take its toll on your winter coats? Have zippers snapped off under the strain of use in the constant cold? Instant Zipper might...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. —After more than two years and $1 million, Skatetown will open its doors to the public Saturday for the first time since the Lee flood....
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 9
Here are scheduled Easter Egg Hunts and other events in the area: April 12 • BERWICK —Special Needs Easter Egg Hunt, 2 p.m., Berwick Elks, 117 W...
Published on April 6, 2014 - Page 10
“After having a mostly cloudy, windy, chilly Saturday, we deserve a better Sunday, and we’re going to have one. With a small, high-pressure area...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 1
SNYDERTOWN — A 14-year-old girl woke early Friday to shouting. Kristyn Dissinger’s brothers were yelling their house was on fire, but she could...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — A missing man intent on ending his life slashed his wrists with a utility knife, then “came to his senses,” knocking on the door of a...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. —Donald R. Fulmer had just finished lacing up his shoes to take his dogs for a walk when the brick wall just to his right imploded with...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 1
UNION TWP. — A Northwest Area bus driver drove her vehicle off the side of an embankment at Shickshinny Lake on Friday afternoon, snapping a utility...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 5
Dyslexia bingo begins at 2 p.m. Games will start at 2 p.m. Sunday for a basket bingo fundraiser to raise money for the Children’s Dyslexia Center of...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Lillian Hellman’s “The Children’s Hour” will be brought to the stage by the BU Players Friday through Tuesday, April 11-15....
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 6
“With the storm that gave us the rain the past two days having moved away, today will become variably cloudy, windy and chilly. Tomorrow will be the...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 12
BERWICK — A shrieking fire alarm and smoke filling a house sent firefighters rushing to 216 S. Warren St. Friday. But the only thing damaged was a...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 17
DANVILLE — The following property transfers were recorded in Montour County during March: •Nathan L. and Andrea J. Cafferky to Juan F. Lessmann and...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 17
• Stephanie R. Irvine, Danville, from Steven D. Irvine, Portsmouth, Va.; married July 19, 2002
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 17
CANBY — A committee meeting of the Canby Cemetery is scheduled for 8 a.m. today at the cemetery, 529 Millertown Road. Interested plot owners are...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 18
CATAWISSA — Here is the March report from the office of District Judge Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY — $7,073 •Checks Issued to Clerk of Courts...

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