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 May 5, 2015 - Page 4
Harrisburg — Following a colder-than-average winter and weeks of dramatic temperature swings, PennDOT crews are “aggressively” tackling the growing...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 6
“During the early part of fall, winter and early spring, the passage of cold fronts normally results in a big drop in temperatures. From now until...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 11
She was seven years old and fighting for her life. It’s 1948, and in my mind’s eye, all is black and white — movies and photos from that era make it...
Published on May 5, 2015 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — The state Senate on Monday unanimously passed a resolution sponsored by Sen. John Gordner that recognizes May 7 as the “National Day of...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Racer Caleb Fowler shared some straightforward advice on winning during Sunday’s sixth annual Cubmobile Derby. “Just go straight,” the...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 3
DUNMORE — The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Anyone wishing to sign up for PennDOT Travel...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 3
A composer recently awarded the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in Music was inspired by the work of Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble member Laurie McCants. Julia...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Danville Arts Council and Danville High School are teaming up for the second annual Budding Young Artist Workshop on Sunday, May 17. It...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 7
Cards of concern and support are requested for Jedidiah Gregg, who is in Maria Hall Hospice in Danville. He would appreciate having them sent to...
Published on May 4, 2015 - Page 12
“A couple of weeks ago, I said it wasn’t yet time to get out your shorts and T-shirts. But with the calendar now showing May, and with afternoon...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Gary Heimbach Park is about to expand. Council President Alvin Hill said the borough has reached an agreement with Don Cleary and Reese...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 1
RUPERT — Montour Township Police Chief Terry Eckart used his cell phone one night to send a photo of a topless woman to a subordinate officer who was...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 1
When contacted for comment, Montour Township Police Chief TerryEckart responded viaemail, published here in its entirety: •–•–• “First let me tell...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 6
Civil lawsuits have been spawned by images such as the photo Police Chief Terry Eckart allegedly sent to a subordinate, but the act doesn’t appear to...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 7
Alleged slap took place in parking lot COOPER TWP. — An alleged slap for which police cited a Ringtown man occurred in the parking lot of Schooley...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 7
Mia S. Warhurst Brad and Kate (Travelpiece) Warhurst, Columbia County, are the parents of a daughter, Mia Savannah, born Monday, April 27 2015, at...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 8
“With variably cloudy skies and afternoon temperatures in the comfortable mid-70s, yesterday was an OK early May day. But today will be even better...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 23
DANVILLE — Dr. John Bulger, D.O., MBA, chief quality officer, Geisinger Health System, has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2015 edition of...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 23
Berwick — Dr. Michael A. Freiman, M.D., an ENT specialist, is opening an office at 751 E. 16th St., Suite 400, a press release says. Dr. Freiman...
Published on May 3, 2015 - Page 23
HARRISBURG — There’s been movement here on a bill to clarify a 2012 law that exempts family farms from the state inheritance tax. Senate Bill 580,...

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