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 September 28, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Bars, pubs and clubs that serve alcohol in the borough can be a little louder now. And that has one man promising to find ways to make...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Police here say bags containing rice and flyers from the Ku Klux Klan appear to be part of a recruiting drive and were distributed at...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Just before sunrise, dozens of dedicated fairgoers stroll through the gates before the ticket-takers man their stands at 7 a.m. Some...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 3
Union Township residents have to send their school taxes directly to the Northwest school district after the elected tax collector suddenly stopped...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 4
NEW YORK CITY — The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble and a BTE alumna have been singled out for their work by the prestigious National Theatre Conference...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 4
Reagan W. Fenstemaker Fred Fenstemaker Jr. and Kristy Keefer of Mifflinville are the parents of a daughter, Reagan Willow, born Friday, Sept. 9,...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 4
Judge Lawton recertified HARRISBURG — Bloomsburg District Judge Russell Lawton was again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania’s Unified...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 6
“With mostly sunny skies and afternoon temperatures in the low 70s, yesterday will have been the best day of the week. “While most, if not all, of...
Published on September 28, 2016 - Page 12
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Sept. 18-25: Sept. 18 • 3:10 a.m. — 800 block East 16th Street, assist Scott Township...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. —Baggies of rice containing Ku Klux Klan flyers were left at the homes of at least seven Hispanic and black residents in the 800 block of...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An Asian grocery has opened in Bloomsburg at the site of a former restaurant. Meiya Asian Food Market, 498 W. Main St., near Leonard...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — All 800 vendors who inhabit 1,200 lots on the fairgrounds are approved before they put down stakes at the Bloomsburg Fair, said Tony...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A convicted sex offender selling Nazi flags and vulgar stickers at the Bloomsburg Fair was forced to close up shop Monday afternoon....
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 1
LIGHTSTREET — Another takeout beer option will be available soon, as a convenience store here recently got the green light to sell six-packs and 12-...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 3
This Friday, Greenwood Friends School students will host their grandparents and special friends in their classrooms. Guests will be offered...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 3
BERWICK — Talen Energy plans a brief maintenance outage on Unit 2 at the Susquehanna nuclear power plant within the next few weeks, a press release...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 4
He’s 10 Alex Vognetz of Elizabethtown, featured in a mutton-busting photo in Monday’s edition, is 10 years old. A photo caption had an incorrect...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 6
“I have some good news about today, but some bad news for later in the week. “With the showers that fell last night moving quickly out of the state...
Published on September 27, 2016 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from Sept. 14-20: Sept. 14 • 4:25 a.m. — Assist other agency, DUI Center • 7:25 a.m...
Published on September 26, 2016 - Page 1
A Mocanaqua man got the ultimate return on investment, spending just $1 on a lottery ticket and collecting a $225,000 prize. William Herstek won the...

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