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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 November 26, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A fire in the visitors’ field house at Crispin Field destroyed part of the building’s ceiling Tuesday, officials say. The blame is being...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 3
The Nescopeck Community Cupboard is in need of generous souls and strong legs to help it through the holiday season. A record 427 families showed up...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 3
TAMAQUA (AP) — Two hunters have been shot in the woods near Tamaqua Area High School. A Schuylkill County 9-1-1 supervisor says the man and woman...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 4
MAHONING TWP. — A mysterious and irritating haze in a bathroom forced the evacuation of an apartment building Tuesday at Evergreen Pointe. After...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — The Danville Knights of Columbus will again serve a free Thanksgiving dinner at noon Thursday at the St. Joseph School here. There will...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 11
Holiday meal at New Heart church Today’s free Thanksgiving dinner will take place 5-6 p.m. in the New Heart Cafe in the basement of New Heart...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 11
Livianna M. McAnnaney Steve and Lindsey (Showers) McAnnaney, Montandon, are the parents of a daughter, Livianna Mae, born Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014,...
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 12
DANVILLE — Wills filed recently in Montour County: • Ellen Johnson, Danville, died Sept. 27, 2014, at 89; residence in Manchester, N.J., or any...
Published on November 26, 2014 - Page 12
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Nov. 16-22: Nov. 16 •4:06 a.m. — 300 block LaSalle Street, domestic •7:22 a.m. —...
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 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 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
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 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 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 3
Suits allege debts CATAWISSA — The following lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Craig Long. The defendants in such cases...

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