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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 April 4, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Millville’s teachers will return to the picket lines as planned Monday for a strike expected to last four days and extend the school year...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 3
SEATTLE (AP) — A new report has found that predatory sales practices and high interest rates charged by Clayton Homes often trap mobile-home buyers...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 4
Quinn A. Kocher Timothy and Kate (Lipovsky) Kocher, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Quinn Audrey, born Saturday, March 28, 2015, at...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 4
DANVILLE — “Reinventing American Healthcare,” a documentary profiling Geisinger Health System’s 100-year transformation from a small, rural hospital...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 4
LOCUST TWP. — Starting Monday, a PennDOT maintenance crew will begin a road-widening project here on Mill Road. The project should be completed in...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 4
Here are Easter Egg Hunts scheduled today: • BERWICK — Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. sign-in, hunt at 11, Berwick Elks, 117 W. Second St., for special-needs...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 6
“During the next few months, severe thunderstorms and tornadoes will occur frequently in the Central states, from Texas to the Canadian border, or ‘...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 17
DRUMS — A vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate 81 collided head-on with another car, killing three people early Friday near I-81’s...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick school director who received a parking ticket last week called the borough manager and told her the district would stop providing...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Arbitrators recommended the Millville school district grant teachers annual pay raises of 3 percent to 4 percent for five years, which is...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Five years ago, Shauna and Sean Thomas took a huge leap of faith when they decided to open a restaurant with just $5,000 in cash, two...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Day care workers looked on while a preschooler on a school playground wielded a realistic-looking gun Wednesday, officials say. When an...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 3
You can help your child “hop” into reading success for kindergarten with a free workshop on interactive reading at the Thomas Beaver Free Library....
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Tax bills mailed the first week of March have not yet been delivered to some Montour County taxpayers, and officials are trying to find...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 4
Here are Easter Egg Hunts scheduled for Saturday: • BERWICK — Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. sign-in, hunt at 11, Berwick Elks, 117 W. Second St., for special...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 7
Columbia County • Brian Edward Bernard, 1115 Elk Grove Road, Benton, son of Walter David Bernard Jr. and Carol Bernard, and Karen Ann Castagna, same...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 12
“Can we still get snow in April? You bet we can! During the past 35 years, measurable snow has fallen during 10 different Aprils. A few of these snow...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — While most people are stocking up on chocolate and jelly beans for Easter, Lorraine Unger heads to Adult World in search of sex toys,...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The late Dick Nesbitt was true to his word when he declared way back in first grade that he’d grow up to be a doctor someday. Despite...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Seventy years ago, World War II veteran Charles Dyer remembers the crew of the U.S.S. Suffolk fighting off Japanese soldiers as the...

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