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 November 26, 2014 - Page 12
• Samuel B. Peachey, Lewis Township, son of Leroy J. Peachey and Mary S. Peachey, and Ruth K. King, 80 Arrowhead Road, Anthony Township, daughter of...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 13
SHICKSHINNY — Organizers invite everyone to a Christmas in the Park event set for Saturday, Dec. 6, at the municipal park on Union Street here....
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 13
ELYSBURG — State Rep. Kurt Masser, R-Elysburg, will host his annual Farmers Breakfast on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 9-11 a.m. The venue is Ponduce Farms...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 13
• Gary Michael Bedio, 213 E. Ninth St., Berwick, son of the late Michael Edward Bedio and the late Erma Marie Bedio, and Karen Sue Davis, same,...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 14
“Ready or not, here it comes. With a storm moving up the East Coast, today will be cloudy and chilly, with snow arriving in the morning and...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 14
JACKSON TWP. — A Shamokin-area woman was killed Monday when she lost control of her vehicle and it rolled several times along Route 225 here in...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Police believe a man may have suffered a medical emergency at the wheel, leading to a four-car crash near Geisinger Medical Center on...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — An older man was taken to the hospital after he apparently passed out behind the wheel, drifted into the opposite lane and crashed head-on...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 1
This Thanksgiving, while you’re counting your blessings, make sure to add one — that you don’t live next to a lake with evil intent in its heart. I...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 3
Suits allege debts CATAWISSA — The following lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Craig Long. The defendants in such cases...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 3
To say the folks of Benton are getting into the Christmas spirit is an understatement. A movement is afoot to decorate all homes on Main Street and...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A man who police say was stabbed in a domestic dispute over vodka arrived for a hearing in the case Monday with a ragged line of stitches...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 3
NESCOPECK — There will be a free Thanksgiving dinner served 5-6 p.m. Wednesday at Community Heart Cafe in the Community Heart Christian Church...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — A woman who pulled into the path of another vehicle blamed the crash on the other driver’s turn signal, police say. Jessica Brannon, 20,...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on November 25, 2014 - Page 6
“From now until spring, something that will concern us will be a number of storms that develop along the East Coast. These storms, known as nor’...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 1
Four local police chiefs have stepped out of line in little more than a year, with three of them being suspended, two retiring under fire, and one...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 1
TANK — Eric Naslund thought he had driven onto the set of a Hollywood movie when he saw a driver in front of him launch out of a van going about 70...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 3
You may have read last week that the town is looking at adding new digital parking meters to Main Street at a cost of $36,000 in the 2015 budget. At...
Published on November 24, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Geisinger is on a short list of the best hospitals to work for in the Northeast, according to Global Healthcare Magazine. The publication...

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