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 28, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A group of college students who put up an offensive sign took it down quickly in the face of a fierce backlash Friday. But images of...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — About 500 people turned out for the dedication of West Berwick Elementary Saturday, even as workers were still erecting street lights by...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 3
Danville man OK in Shamokin crash COAL TWP. — A Danville man escaped injury in an accident here Thursday afternoon, according to the Shamokin...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 3
ELIMSPORT — A cat believed to have died in a kitchen fire in this Lycoming County hamlet recently got a second lease on life thanks to volunteer...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 10
“Most if not all of today will be partly cloudy and very warm. “However, there will be the chance for a few showers and thundershowers late in the...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
BERWICK — First Keystone Community Bank recently made a $1,150 donation to help two local students attend Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week. The...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
PITTSBURGH — Russell Lloyd is the new director of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the Department of Veterans Affairs has announced, He is...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
DANVILLE – Dr. Ksenia Orlova recently joined Geisinger Medical Center as a vascular surgeon. Dr. Orlova recently completed a residency in vascular...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital has welcomed Timm Moyer to its board of directors. Moyer is a co-founder and president of MoJo Active,...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON — Starting in the 1950s, Joyce Letteer began to accumulate such a massive book collection that her husband, Whittier, decided to have a tiny...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 3
The state System of Higher Education and Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties concluded a two-day negotiation session...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
WARREN — A new bike trail is opening in the state, according to the Bradford newspaper. A grand opening ceremony celebrating the completion of the...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 6
Nakki J-Q. Foust James Foust and Marci Stuckey, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Nakki Jade-Qynn, born Monday, Aug, 22, 2016, at Geisinger...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — A parade of students from Orange Street and 14th Street schools will begin a dedication this morning of the new West Berwick Elementary...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Captain Steve Kurian has returned to Columbia County after his 13th consecutive season at the helm of his own commercial salmon fishing...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 12
“You may have noticed the sun is setting before 8 p.m. We’re continuing to lose about two and a half minutes of daylight each 24 hours. It seems like...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As professors at Bloomsburg University prepare to vote on a possible strike, their union is urging them to make grades and course...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —While university faculty representatives were in Harrisburg Thursday setting in motion a strike vote, their boss was shuttling plastic...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — After Madeline Cross, only 7 years old, had complained of headaches and experienced problems with her balance for more than a year, her...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 3
A public hearing to consider a zoning change that would allow a church to move into the Danville Elks building is set for Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in...

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