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 June 30, 2015 - Page 1
ESPY — John and Nancy Mensch piled sandbags at the western corner of their Old Berwick Road property during a recent rainstorm, anticipating water...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Grammy-nominated Christian rockers will unleash their electronic-infused sound at the Bloomsburg Fair this fall. Skillet — whose fans...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 3
Starting July 13, a northern Columbia County bridge is expected to be closed for over two months, according to PennDOT. The Sereno Road/Sereno...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Truancy case withdrawn A truancy charge filed against Ami Boedker of Bloomsburg on April 30 was withdrawn May 8, according to online court records...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
CATAWISSA — A Paxinos man with nearly $1,500 in cash was high on freshly purchased weed when he swerved into a sobriety checkpoint May 30, charges...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Orion Lowe Heath Lowe and Tammy Buckley of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Orion, born Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
• Florence Hettinger will celebrate her 97th birthday on Thursday, July 2. Please mail cards to her in care of Jerry Hettinger, 400 Bottom Road,...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Six months, $1,000 The maximum penalty for violating a protection-from-abuse order is six months in prison and a $1,000 fine. A story in Monday’s...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: Friday • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St., dusk; rain date: July 5. •...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech has filed truancy complaints against the following parents for the recently completed school year. •...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 5
The Red Cross is asking donors to schedule an appointment to give blood so there’s no local shortage because of vacations. Due to heavy travel...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 6
“The 1.72 inches of rain I had Saturday and Sunday brought my monthly total to 9.13 inches and, with more showers and thundershowers expected today,...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 11
Midsummer Day, the summer solstice on June 21, has just passed. Every time it comes and goes, I find myself thinking about cycles in nature and in...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Joe Gushen is willing to bet anyone 21,000 pennies that he now can boast one of the most unique entrance ways inside a downtown building...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 3
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: July 3 • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St., dusk; rain date: July 5. •...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 3
We’re number 4! We’re number 4! A recent survey by Niche Rankings gave Bloomsburg high marks among the best towns to live in Pennsylvania. “Niche...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — Susannah Eyer, 34, Millville, was the driver who lost control of her SUV on a wet Millville Road Saturday, striking an embankment and...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 7
Gabriella M. Giugliano Frank Guigliano and Kari Slusser of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Gabriella Mae, born Monday, June 22, 2015, at...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 12
“The November-like cyclone we had Saturday not only gave everybody a soaking rain, but also wind gusts as strong as 40-50 mph. While the rain that...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 1
LIME RIDGE — Nearly five years after he was suspended for allegedly having inappropriate discussions with teen girls on Facebook, a Columbia-Montour...

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