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 August 1, 2014 - Page 5
Linda Remaley is suspect’s ‘ex’ It was Linda Remaley, ex-wife of Michael, whose surgery last year generated almost $82,000 in insurance checks,...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — There has been a change of venue for BTE’s Noh in the Park performances. They have been moved to the Alvina Krause Theater, 226 Center...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 5
Carson J. Killian Dakota Killian and Cassie Stalega of Nescopeck are the parents of a son, Carson James, born Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Geisinger...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 5
• Sandra M. Murray, Mifflinville, died May 28, 2014, at 75; one-third of estate to son Brian M. Murray; one-third to son Kevin P. Murray; and rest to...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 10
MONTANDON — A woman was killed while walking her dog in this Northumberland County village Thursday afternoon. Sharlyn Ann Moist, 62, was...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 10
ALLENTOWN — PPL is hoping to build a massive new set of transmission lines that would bring its customers cheaper power from Ohio and the shale...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 12
EDITOR’S NOTE: In the summer between the end of high school and the beginning of college, Tonoya Sengupta is driving across the country with her...
Published on August 1, 2014 - Page 14
“Normally, there aren’t many tropical storms and hurricanes during June and July. But they can increase in number during August, and reach their peak...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 3
The Southern Columbia School Board is reconsidering its regional seats after two years of struggling to fill a vacancy. In 2012, officials...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 4
Wills • William Benton Grasley, Berwick, died March 20, 2014, at 60; gun collection to daughter, Nicolette M. Grasley; half of remaining estate to...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 5
• Jana Marie Wright, Bloomsburg, from Brian Ambrose Wright, Danville; married Aug. 9, 2008 • Shani H. Steward, Bloomsburg, from Timothy B. Steward,...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 5
• World War II veteran John Scholl is a rehabilitation patient after being hospitalized. Cards will reach him at: Grandview Health Homes West...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 5
An ingredient was missing from a dressing recipe in the Amish Cook column published in Wednesday’s paper. The complete recipe appears below: Hot...
Published on July 31, 2014 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Wills filed in Montour County: • Stanley C. Shultz, Danville, died May 19, 2014, at 80; estate to trust; will dated Feb. 20, 2003 •...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 1985 Bloomsburg University alumnus who went on to helm an insurance company is donating $1 million to the Bloomsburg University...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Some residents have been feeding an expanding colony of feral cats here, leading frustrated officials to mull citing the Samaritans. The...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — With volunteers dwindling for years, the Southside Ambulance is shutting its doors for good, said company leader George Widger. The...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 3
Berwick Police are inviting the whole town over for free food and drinks, tours of emergency vehicles, a tour of police headquarters, and a children’...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 3
MIFFLINVILLE — Cash, savings bonds and valuable silver coins were among items stolen from a home here Monday. Someone broke into the Stout...
Published on July 30, 2014 - Page 4
ALLENTOWN — PPL Electric Utilities has received more than 70 scam reports this month alone and is sharing the information with law enforcement, a...

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