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 27, 2014 - Page 5
Tieler Beaver was not caller It was not Tieler Beaver who called 9-1-1 then ran away after Trentin Michael Beaver was injured Monday when he jumped...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 5
Marcus J. Brenchley Jeffrey and Jennifer Brenchley of Warwick, Pa., are the parents of a son, Marcus Jeffrey, born Monday, June 2, 2014, at Abington...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 5
John Eckroth of Mifflinville will celebrate his 100th birthday on Sunday, June 29. Cards will reach him at Berwick Retirement Village II, Room 833...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 10
Here are area events celebrating the Fourth of July: Today • BEACH HAVEN —Large fireworks display, midnight, Salem Township Fire Company...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 10
ORANGE TWP. — A Bloomsburg man drove into another car along Route 487 on Thursday evening and then fled, police say. But State Police, who happened...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 10
DANVILLE — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation will host a regional Child Protection Summit on Aug. 8 in the Henry Hood Center for Research...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 10
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from June 15-21. June 15 •12:54 a.m. — Freas Avenue and Warren Street, mental health •...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 14
“During the average year, we’ve had about 20 thunderstorms and thundershowers. In an active year, we get 30 or more. Nationally, we average 51...
Published on June 27, 2014 - Page 14
DERRY TWP. — A truck driver struck a traffic sign and tree stump along Route 54 Wednesday, blowing out his tire and losing control of his...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — A teacher who had already submitted her retirement wanted the district to pay her another $10,800 toward health care, officials say...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — A pickup’s tire may have blown out just before a teenage girl crossed into the opposite lane of Route 42 and plunged backward into a...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 3
Is there anything children like more than getting messy and loud? Perhaps getting messy and loud AND eating cake. It’s a win-win-win at the Columbia...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 3
MOUNT CARMEL TWP. — Searchers in Weiser State Forest found a body Wednesday morning, but officials have yet to confirm it was that of a missing man...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 5
SALEM TWP. — Operators at PPL’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant began shutting down Unit 2 Wednesday to inspect turbine blades, a press release says...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — The Columbia County Traveling Library’s summer reading program is being supported by a grant from the Alcoa Foundation. Alcoa is the...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 5
Leviticus T. Green Mark and Ashley (Snook) Green, Danville, are the parents of a son, Leviticus Trent, born Friday, June 20, 2014, at Geisinger...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 5
Here are area events celebrating the Fourth of July: Friday • BEACH HAVEN — Large fireworks display, midnight, Salem Township Fire Company...
Published on June 26, 2014 - Page 5
• Former area resident Mae Sylvia will celebrate her 96th birthday on Saturday, June 28. She now resides with her daughter. Cards and well-wishes...
Published on June 25, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON — Penny Lenig-Zerby, the Benton superintendent on paid leave the past two months after her questionable handling of a bizarre bus incident,...
Published on June 25, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — With vehicles on his left and right, Brad Rishel had little choice but to hit a black bear that had wandered onto Route 11 here...

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