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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, 2015 - Page 6
DANVILLE — The Columbia-Montour Boy Scouts Council is sponsoring its second annual Rube Goldberg Challenge. Eleven teams of up to four students...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 6
“With many folks anxious to tidy their yards and prepare their gardens and flower beds, we need three or four good drying days, but that won’t happen...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 15
‘A pox on you!” and “Skin as smooth as a milkmaid’s.” One phrase was a curse, the other a compliment. Both have a common origin. A “pox” is a term...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 1
EYERS GROVE — A year ago, Josh Williams would have frozen on the spot if you had asked him to serve as auctioneer at his late father’s auction house...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 3
Don’t be alarmed by gunfire at the Soldiers and Sailors monument on Main Street Thursday —or by the folks outfitted in full Civil War regalia, for...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 4
LEBANON (AP) — Competitive rabbit hopping had its humble beginnings in Sweden in the 1970s, where the first rules and procedures were based on horse...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 4
BERWICK — The Berwick High School Class of 1942 will meet Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Morris’ Family Restaurant on Mulberry Street.
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Local, state and federal officials will be on hand Wednesday as ground is broken for the $30 million flood protection project in town...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 7
Logan W. Goldhorn Kaitlyn (Knapp) and William Goldhorn Jr. of Millville are the parents of a son, Logan William, born Monday, March 30, 2015, at...
Published on April 6, 2015 - Page 12
“It may be hard to believe, but the Northeast part of the state, including Columbia, Montour and Luzerne counties, is under a drought watch. This is...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The state is selling three former physician residences near Danville State Hospital to the highest bidders. The dwellings, once used by...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A few township residents believe comments made by the chairman of the water and sewer authority after a contentious meeting were “...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
Josephina M. Ferro Zachary and Kara (Kamowski) Ferro, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Josephina Maliyah, born Friday, April 3, 2015, at...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from March 22-28: March 22 •12:43 a.m. — 400 block West Third Street, burglary •1:53 a.m. —...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
MONTOUR TWP. — A crash on Route 11 near the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds sent one woman to the hospital Saturday morning, police say, but the four people...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
CATAWISSA — Here is the March report from the office of District Judge Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY — $6,347 •Processing Center — $300...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — The Leonard’s Auto Tags office filled with smoke, sending firefighters rushing to the building as those inside evacuated Saturday morning...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
LEWISBURG — Malian guitarist and singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara will perform in concert Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 8
“Don’t expect to see a lot of sunshine in the coming week, and keep your rain gear handy. A lot of April showers are headed our way. “While today...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Sixty-one Geisinger Health System employees will attend emergency management training at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA)...

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