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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 January 8, 2015 - Page 14
BUCKHORN — A Ruby Tuesday waitress delayed handing a customer a bill when she noticed it was the same man who used a stolen credit card for $166 in...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 14
Nearly all area school districts announced Wednesday they would delay opening school by two hours this morning to keep students out of temperatures...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 22
BERWICK — Defender Fire Co. is selling cookies to raise money for the funeral of a teen who wanted to be a firefighter, but died before he had a...
Published on January 8, 2015 - Page 22
• Joshua Simon Dershem, 807 Mingle Inn Road, Berwick, son of Simon Dershem III and Jane Dershem, and Amanda Mae Bower, same, daughter of Clyde and...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Ford Mustang slid into Dutch and Betty Kishbaugh’s garage Tuesday, just a few weeks after another crash took out a good portion...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area woman experiencing a medical emergency ran her car into a cinder-block pillar at the front of a busy Knapper Clinic...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair made a $670,000 profit last year, despite the cancelation of one grandstand show and the last-minute replacement of...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 3
Jane Chapin is determined to make sure our soldiers are not forgotten. The Berwick-born artist felt called to turn her quest to paint a scene from...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Tuesday’s slick, snowy conditions caused a 17-year-old to lose control of her car and slide off Route 11 near Sheetz, said Township...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — The state Liquor Control Board is now accepting applications from community groups, law enforcement agencies, colleges and schools for...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 5
Kennedy R. Warriner Kori Ebling and Jamie Warriner of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Kennedy Rose, born June 17, 2014, at Geisinger-...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Three women are vying to be the next secretary of the Bloomsburg Fair, as longtime officeholder Rod Ralston has retired from the...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 6
“The Alberta Clipper that gave us an inch of snow yesterday affected millions of people from Montana to the East Coast. It has been named Gorgon....
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Police responded to these calls from Dec. 24-31: Dec. 24 •5:22 a.m. — Alarm, 300 block Columbia Boulevard •5:42 a.m. — Alarm, 300...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 11
CATAWISSA — Here is the December report from the office of District Judge Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY — $6,330 •Booking Center — $150 •Checks...
Published on January 7, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the December report from the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: ASSESSMENT DETAIL Bloomsburg Area School District •...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Leighow Oil Co. Inc. of Danville must pay a $63,351 fine for spills of gasoline, diesel fuel and heating oil in Mahoning and Valley...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 3
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — An overnight fire forced a family from its home here, causing heavy smoke and water damage in the lower level, officials say....
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 3
The Columbia County Traveling Library announced Monday evening that it has cancelled previously scheduled stops for today in northern Columbia County...
Published on January 6, 2015 - Page 4
Bryce M. Ashenfelder Matthew and Clarissa Michelle (Gimbi) Ashenfelder of Berwick are the parents of a son, Bryce Michael, born Tuesday, Dec. 30,...

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