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 July 6, 2014 - Page 23
Last August, we published a series by historian Mark Fritz of Bloomsburg about small-town medicine and the patent medicine craze of the 19th and...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 23
Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. Typhoid fever is still common in the developing world, where...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
Press Enterprise Editor DANVILLE — In his 32 years in the auto-body business, Steve Swartz says he’s never seen anything like the May hailstorm that...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Steven R. Youso has been named chief executive officer for Geisinger Health Plan, a press release says. He comes to GHP from Security...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
DANVILLE – Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital has again earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
SUNBURY — Weis Markets says its associates helped raise $122,000 in customer donations for 100 local pet shelters and rescue organizations during a...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
MILWAUKEE —The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. raised $340,000 with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day promotions to support the March of Dimes, a press release says...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
BLOOMSBURG — Mary Lenzini Howe, former mayor of Bloomsburg and longtime member of the town business community, has been named director of Bloomsburg...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Police raided a suspected drug house here Friday afternoon and allegedly found narcotics and a little girl inside. The 2-year-old’s...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A landlady locked her tenants out of their home without justification, so they couldn’t get their belongings and two cats, a court...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — The Berwick High School Class of 1942 will meet for lunch Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Morris Family Restaurant on Mulberry Street in Berwick.
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 4
Here are today’s area events celebrating the Fourth of July: • MILLVILLE —Millville Fire Company Carnival, closing night, fireworks display by Sky...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 8
“With clean, dry, Canadian air over the state, we are going to have an exceptionally nice early July weekend. Both today and tomorrow will be partly...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Large and loud military helicopters have been hovering around the Bloomsburg Airport day and night in recent days. But Bloomsburg is...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Council is looking to inspect houses — as well as apartment buildings —in the borough when they are sold. A draft of a new ordinance that...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — Round 2 of the effort to win $50,000 for rebuilding Ber-Vaughn Pool through a Facebook contest is in its last week. Supporters of the...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — Russel “Tom” Levan bought his 1990 GMC Suburban brand new and painstakingly maintained the classic car through the years, keeping it...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 3
Danville Borough once again bought employees T-shirts this summer at a cost of $1,700. Council purchased 190 red shirts with the borough logo from...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 3
No OATS Festival BENTON — There is no OATS Bluegrass Festival this year. After 14 years, organizers announced the end of the event, generally held...
Published on July 4, 2014 - Page 4
Storms knocked out power in several communities across the area Thursday afternoon. Heavy winds and rains started cutting power to customers around...

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