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 October 31, 2014 - Page 4
WASHINGTON, D.C. —Local fire departments and medical service organizations can apply for a federal grant program beginning next month meant to...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 4
RIVERSIDE — After nearly 33 years on the job, Riverside Police Chief Isaac “Ike” Ramer has seen a lot. But his most memorable moment as a police...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 5
Franklin J. Houseknecht Eugene III and Mary (Long) Houseknecht, Washingtonville, are the parents of a son, Franklin James, born Monday, Oct. 27,...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from Oct. 22-28. Oct. 22 •1:19 a.m. — Possible shots fired, East Main Street •7:43 a.m...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 9
Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Today • Benton — Trick-or-treat, 6-8 p.m. • Berwick BOROUGH — Trick-or-treat, 6-8 p.m. • Berwick —...
Published on October 31, 2014 - Page 10
“With another cold front moving into the state, today will be mostly cloudy and chilly. There will be the chance for a few showers late in the day...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two hours before Democratic challenger Tom Wolf showed up Wednesday, David McElwee rolled out his American General military truck,...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — Rumors say that an evergreen in a yard here will be standing in Rockefeller Center for Christmas, admired by millions. No one will...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 1
MAIN TWP. — Peter Balliet had such a strong work ethic, he insisted on returning to his tree-trimming job with a broken leg, family members said....
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Gubernatorial front-runner Tom Wolf says his plan to place a severance tax on natural-gas extraction makes sense for this area. A 5...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 1
LEHIGHTON — An apprentice lineman from Briar Creek died Monday after he was electrocuted while working on a power line near here in Carbon County....
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 3
On Nov. 9, 1918, Army Sgt. Herbert L. McCarty of Catawissa was leading his men in the Battle of Argonne near Morrey, France, when he was seriously...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 4
CARLISLE — Following a recall by Murry’s Inc., Giant stores have removed from sale Bell & Evans gluten-free breaded chicken products due to...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Two people sold a lot at Oakwood Estates to a woman, but they failed to survey a septic system for her, a lawsuit says. Edward J....
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man speeding down Frosty Valley Road slammed his SUV into a utility pole Wednesday, snapping it, township police say....
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 4
Arianna D. Walter A daughter, Arianna Dawn, was born Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital to Pennylee Walter of Bloomsburg....
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 5
RIVERSIDE — A Danville woman had to be cut out of her SUV Wednesday after she rolled the vehicle onto its side, officers say. Jessica Popolow, 21,...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 7
BERWICK — Eagle Hose Co. is holding a Halloween party 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Probable Cause will be playing, firefighters said. The fire...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 13
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls Oct. 19-25: Oct. 19 •6:45 a.m. — Washington and Sycamore streets, open door •7:17 a.m. — 100...
Published on October 30, 2014 - Page 14
Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Today • BLOOMSBURG —Trick-or-treat, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Emeritus, 420 Shaffer Road. • Berwick — Trick-or-...

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