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 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...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Land where Dillon Floral’s greenhouses used to stand may become a new home for Staples within two years if negotiations are successful,...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 3
MILLVILLE — The Millville school board has narrowed its search for a new superintendent to a pair of candidates and will host public interviews with...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 3
NANTICOKE — A threat closed all Luzerne County Community College classrooms on Thursday, including those in Berwick’s Eagles building, according to a...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 3
The way a rail-crossing project will be handled is already set, and public opinion won’t change the plan, a councilman contends. PennDOT has already...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 3
MILTON — A Danville man’s car was one of two vehicles hit when a woman veered into oncoming traffic along Route 642 here Wednesday morning. Abigail...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The public is invited to a free showing of the film, “The Misunderstood Epidemic: Depression,” on Wednesday, April 2, at 6:30 p.m. The...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — If you’re behind on your gas or electric bill, April 1 is no joke. According to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, that’s the...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 5
WILLIAMSPORT — A New York couple has sued Knoebels in federal court for more than $75,000, court records show. The lawsuit filed by Christine and...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 5
• Dorothy Kalanick, lifelong resident of Berwick, will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday, April 8. Cards will reach her at Elmcroft of Berwick...
Published on March 28, 2014 - Page 5
Gracianna M. Sockriter Kathleen Bower and Michael Sockriter, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Gracianna Marie, born Thursday, March 27, 2014...

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