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 April 3, 2015 - Page 12
“Can we still get snow in April? You bet we can! During the past 35 years, measurable snow has fallen during 10 different Aprils. A few of these snow...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — While most people are stocking up on chocolate and jelly beans for Easter, Lorraine Unger heads to Adult World in search of sex toys,...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The late Dick Nesbitt was true to his word when he declared way back in first grade that he’d grow up to be a doctor someday. Despite...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Seventy years ago, World War II veteran Charles Dyer remembers the crew of the U.S.S. Suffolk fighting off Japanese soldiers as the...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Millville’s teachers have voted to reject an arbitrator’s recommended terms for a new contract, and they say they plan to strike again,...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 3
BENTON — The Benton school board will host public interviews for its final three superintendent candidates Tuesday, April 7, at 6 p.m. in the Benton...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 3
Friday is your final chance to enjoy the fantastic Catawissa fish fry, so make sure you head over to the Catawissa Hose Company on South Street...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 4
Eagle Scout info In the Eagle Scout photo published on page 16 Wednesday, Gina Talanca is Eric Talanca’s stepmother. His mother, April Talanca, was...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 4
Grant R.A. Yuhas Jarrad and Lesley (Mapes) Yuhas of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Grant Richard Adam, born Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 4
HAZLE TWP. — A stubborn fire in a silo at a pet-food processing plant in Hazle Township kept firefighters from four counties busy Tuesday night into...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from March 25-31: March 25 •3:22 a.m. — Motor vehicle accident, 700 Park Street •6:11 a.m. —...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 11
LEWISBURG — The toddler saved from near death after falling in a stream near Mifflinburg visited Evangelical Community Hospital this week with his...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 12
Here are Easter Egg Hunts scheduled for Saturday: • BERWICK — Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m. sign-in, hunt at 11, Berwick Elks, 117 W. Second St., for special...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 1
ALLENTOWN — PPL on Tuesday asked the state for permission to increase the rate it charges customers for delivering power. If the entire request is...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman drove her pickup into a utility pole during Tuesday’s snowstorm, sending the pole crashing down onto her truck,...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 3
A New York author is working on a book about one of Berwick’s most famous native sons, and he’s hoping to exchange information with folks here....
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — A Berwick woman told police she fell asleep at the wheel before she crashed head-on into a pickup on Route 11 here Monday evening....
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians who can’t pay their home heating bills are getting more time to apply for public assistance from the Low-Income Home...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 6
Three-car crash closes Route 11 HUNLOCK TWP. — Route 11 near the Garden Drive-In was closed for about an hour Tuesday due to a three-car crash....
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 12
Emanuel’s to mark Good Friday MAINVILLE — Good Friday will be observed at 7 p.m. Friday at Emanuel’s Reformed Church. The church is at 146 Church...

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