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, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — About 250 students, professors and community members chanted “Black Lives Matter” as they marched through Bloomsburg University’s campus...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System plans to add a family room at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital to give parents and family of patients a place to...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 3
MUNCY CREEK TWP. —A Unityville man was one of three people injured in a crash here last week, according to the Muncy newspaper. Vehicles driven by...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 3
Take a rare glimpse 227 years into the past when the Catawissa Quaker house opens for public view this Sunday. The Central Pennsylvania Historic...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 4
• Rylee Bond of Bloomsburg is a rehabilitation patient at Penn State Hershey Rehabilitation Center. She would enjoy receiving cards from her friends...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 12
STATE COLLEGE — As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours to the northeastern U.S. and break the...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 18
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The TDL Group Corp. of Ontario, Canada, is recalling approximately 636 pounds of dried chicken noodle soup mix products that were...
Published on July 28, 2016 - Page 18
LEWISBURG — The 2016-17 season at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University features 35 events from across the United States and...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A schism between the police chief and borough manager left the department without the ammunition officers need for their marksmanship...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Restaurateurs are evenly split in the debate on whether Block Party is good for business, according to a new poll of about 50 local...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A Ford Excursion slammed into the back of another SUV carrying a motorized wheelchair, leaving part of the chair embedded in the...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Montour Preserve will remain open for at least four more years thanks to local donations and $200,000 from the state. State Sen. John...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 3
Spencer Hoffma n will forever hold the record as the most successful reader to have his name emblazoned on the library wall at Orange Street School...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 3
DERRY TWP. — A fire chief says an electrical problem sparked a fire in a large chicken barn here Tuesday. The blaze erupted about 11:30 a.m. in an...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 4
Berwick Crew 22 helped with roses Co-ed Venturing Crew 22 Scouts of Berwick, part of the Columbia-Montour Council Boy Scouts of America, helped the...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — A man trespassed on a Quarry Drive property here twice last week to leave behind garbage, police say. A white man in a white pickup...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 4
Incident was July 2 Donald Campbell was cited for failing to keep his dog under control July 2, court papers say. A brief printed in Sunday’s...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A woman was shocked by a bolt of lightning that struck her house and traveled through her computer during Monday’s thunderstorms, Scott...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 4
TOWANDA — Police have made an arrest in the alleged murder of a woman found along a stream here four months ago. Michael Houseweart, 28, Canton,...
Published on July 27, 2016 - Page 4
WATSONTOWN — A teenager playing Pokemon Go early one morning faces a fine for breaking this borough’s curfew. Police spotted the 14-year-old on Main...

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