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 4, 2014 - Page 12
“I cannot remember the last time the nation had to deal with a Fourth of July hurricane. With ‘Arthur’ moving up the East Coast, millions of people...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man drove off Route 11 and into a utility pole near the old Hairport at the west end of Main Street on Wednesday, snapping the pole...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON — A school district near Harrisburg has scrapped its hiring of former Benton Superintendent Penny Lenig-Zerby, reversing course just one week...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 3
The new and improved Catawissa Borough website is now available online. Get in touch with borough officials, reserve a spot for a pavilion picnic,...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls June 22-28: June 22 •12:01 a.m. — 600 block Green Street, suspicious person •12:28 a.m. — 1100...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — The merging of Geisinger Community Health Services and SUN Home Health & Hospice has been cleared by regulators, a press release says...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 4
Here are area events celebrating the Fourth of July: Today • ASHLAND — Fireworks display, Memorial Field, dusk; rain date: July 6. Friday •...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 6
• George S. Crawford, Bloomsburg, from Jan L. Crawford, Bloomsburg; married Aug. 30, 1980 • Dennis M. Kowalski Jr., Berwick, from Gwen M. Kowalski,...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 13
MAHONING TWP. — A 400- to 450-pound bear wandered into the path of two vehicles on Route 54 last night, tearing up the bottom of a minivan before the...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Christian band with five gold records to its name will play the Monday night grandstand show at the upcoming edition of the Bloomsburg...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An Allentown-area trucker died in the wreck that closed Interstate 80 for eight-and-a-half hours Monday, State Police report. William J...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An 81-year-old woman turned into the path of another car on Route 11 here Tuesday, sending both cars spinning into the Tenny Street...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 3
Berwick’s Julie Crispin has launched a new career as a historical romance writer, somewhat to the embarrassment of her sons. To celebrate, she’s...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 4
People who donate blood or platelets this week will get a free T-shirt, and anyone who donates this month could win a $100 gift card. The American...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 4
• Gary Paul Carl, 2964 Maple Lane, Bloomsburg, son of Freeman and Eleanor Carl, and Lorraine Ann Onufrak, same, daughter of Edward and Rosemary...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance is reaching out to surrounding communities this summer. “BADA has been invited to organize programs outside...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 5
Benkinney is youth representative Jacob Benkinney was installed as the youth representative to the church council at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church,...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 5
Adalyn R. Welliver Mark and Jennifer (Yaron) Welliver of Mifflinville are the parents of a daughter, Adalyn Rose, born Friday, June 27, 2014, at...
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 5
SHAMOKIN TWP. — A Paxinos man escaped injuries here Tuesday when his pickup was struck by an SUV that crossed the center line, authorities report....
Published on July 2, 2014 - Page 6
“June was a warm month, with temperatures averaging 2.5 degrees above normal. Twenty days had temperatures warmer than normal, but really hot days...

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