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 August 31, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Michael Conti of Danville claims former Montour County Commissioner Harold Hurst cursed at him and poked a finger at his chest during an...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble hopes to fill more seats with first-timers this season with a new program that lets patrons pay up after the...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 1
LIME RIDGE — An electrical fire in a main breaker panel forced the evacuation of dozens of day-shift workers from the Big Heart Pet Brands plant here...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A rig hauling eggs to New York tipped over Tuesday while going too fast into a turn onto Mall Boulevard here, causing its trailer to...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 3
It will seem strange to start this school year without Christina Bason heading the business office for Berwick Area School District. Bason, who...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — An 11-year-old girl injured by a falling tree at Knoebels Campground two weeks ago remains in critical condition, according to a Geisinger...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 4
Ralpho book sale starts on Saturday The Ralpho Township Library’s Used Book Sale begins Saturday and continues through Monday, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 4
• Joyce Fisher will celebrate her 76th birthday on Sunday, Sept. 4. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Health Care...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 4
DANVILLE — A multi-year, $30 million project continues this week on Interstate 80 near the Danville interchange. Today, alternating lanes of I-80...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 6
“Late summer can often be quite dry, and this year will fit that pattern. “Looking down the road, the only chance for moisture during the next six...
Published on August 31, 2016 - Page 11
BERWICK — Borough Police report responding to these calls Aug. 21-27: Aug. 21 • 12:03 a.m. — 1600 Spring Garden Avenue, domestic • 3:55 a.m. —...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
JACKSON TWP. — It was held up in a court dispute for more than two years, but an Allentown-area hospital is now the new owner of a cabin and 217...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — Firefighters suspect it may have been a lawn mower that sparked a fire that destroyed a barn here early Monday. The barn at...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A prominent developer says he can create a plan to add 100 new parking spots to the downtown if council gives him a penny as payment and...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — There will soon be another pizza option in the Bloomsburg area, as Little Caesars prepares to move into the strip mall attached to the...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON TWP. — For two months, Dan Keeney has smelled something odd at his farm along Pied Piper Road just outside Benton. “I could smell something...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County will see $550,000 in savings after refinancing about $9 million in debt at a lower interest rate. Commissioner Chris...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
Benton Borough council will consider a less than half percent property tax hike at its Sept. 12 meeting. The additional revenue would help pay for...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
Landlords are suing The following landlords recently filed complaints against tenants in area district courts: • Vaughn Apartments Inc. of Berwick...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 4
Temprince J.-L. Avera Megan Miller and Adam Avera of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Temprince Jeannie-Louise, born Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at...

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