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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 March 6, 2015 - Page 11
Wapwallopen native TyLean Polley, a singer and actress living in Europe, is scheduled to appear in “Obsession: Dark Desires” this Tuesday. Polley...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 12
“Normally, we can expect about eight inches of snow in March. Since 1980, there have been only four times there wasn’t any snow during the month....
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 1
HUNTINGTON MILLS — Cheep Cheep the hen was about as glamorous a chicken as you’ll find with her wardrobe of dozens of frilly dresses, her engagement...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — June L. Hutton of Berwick was the woman killed in the Route 11 crash here Tuesday during a sleet storm, police say. Hutton, 58, was...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 1
Seniors at Central Columbia and Bloomsburg will have to go to school at least one Saturday, while other districts may cut time off the vacation that...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 3
Don’t be a Bum(stead)! There’s no need to head to the kitchen for leftovers to make your own Dagwood sandwich. The Catawissa First United Methodist...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — A Danville man on a motorized wheelchair was not hurt when he was hit by a van here Tuesday, but his chair was damaged, police say....
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 4
Candidate’s information Montour County commissioner candidate Frank Dombroski was the lead man on a welding fabrication team making wastewater...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Students will pay 5 percent more for room and board and almost twice as much for expanded health care services on Bloomsburg University’...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 4
Reagan J. Rixey Sam and Tara Rixey of Myrtle Beach, S.C., are the parents of a daughter, Reagan Joan, born Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, at The BirthPlace...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 4
• A card shower is requested for Shirley C. Fester, who will celebrate her 80th birthday on Thursday, March 19. Cards and well-wishes may be sent...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners have picked two companies that will help build a flood-protection system in Bloomsburg, a press release...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 5
SALEM TWP. — Township Police were investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy from Moskaluk Road at press time last night. Chief Robert Kishbaugh...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 12
STATE COLLEGE — While the official arrival of spring is a few weeks away, the winter weather is going to break soon. AccuWeather said Wednesday that...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 12
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls Feb. 22-28: Feb. 22 •3:56 a.m. — 200 block Iron Street, fight •10:35 a.m. — Market and East...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 17
HEMLOCK TWP. — Township Police report responding to these incidents Feb. 15-27: Feb. 15 • Vehicle accident – Mall Boulevard at Columbia Mall...
Published on March 5, 2015 - Page 19
Please note, some actors have multiple roles. Cast Nathan Lincoln, Joseph Zimmerman, Ryan Hippenstiel, Emily Wolfe, Damon Eckroth, Foster Krupp,...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — The final piece of track for Impulse, Knoebels’ new blue-and-yellow steel roller coaster, is expected to be set by the end of this week, a...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A woman was killed on Route 11 here Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash during a sleet storm, officials say. The unidentified victim was...
Published on March 4, 2015 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — Frank Dombroski, the president of borough council here, has announced his candidacy as a Republican for Montour County commissioner...

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