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 March 8, 2015 - Page 25
ALLENTOWN — AGAPE in Bloomsburg is one of 10 charitable organizations that will share in a recent donation by PPL Electric Utilities to help the poor...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 25
PHILADELPHIA — Twenty-four UPS drivers from Pennsylvania are among 1,445 newly inducted worldwide into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 25
Milwaukee — The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. raised $270,000 through its annual program, Charge Against Breast Cancer, the October Pink Shops, and through...
Published on March 8, 2015 - Page 25
MIDDLETOWN — Giant Food Stores are the newest retailers in Pennsylvania offering E-ZPass transponder sales. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville man recently won $3 million on an instant game, says the manager of the store that sold the life-changing lottery ticket. The...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Danville Area school directors have offered teachers annual salary hikes ranging from 2 percent to 3 percent under a new six-year proposal...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 3
Knorr seeking new school board term BERWICK — Richard E. “Rick” Knorr is seeking re-election to the Berwick Area School Board. School directors...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 4
Carsen E. Rasmus David Rasmus and Brittany Bogart, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Carsen Eugene, born Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Geisinger...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 6
“During the past six weeks, persistent northwesterly winds have propelled numerous arctic air masses into the eastern half of the United States. It...
Published on March 7, 2015 - Page 17
DANVILLE — The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) recently awarded two Beacon Awards for Excellence to nursing units at Geisinger...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 1
A shift in Thursday morning’s snowstorm caused trouble for two local districts, forcing one to cancel classes after buses had already started picking...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A hostage suspect smuggled pills into prison inside his rectum, foiling a routine contraband check, then tried to overdose in his cell,...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 3
Two nursing units at Geisinger Medical Center were recently honored with Beacon Awards for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Wintery weather Thursday caused three crashes within minutes of each other here on Route 54, police say. The accidents started just...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 4
CATAWISSA — Here is the February report from the office of District Judge Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY —$4,788 •Processing Center — $150...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 4
• Ray Kressler will celebrate his 87th birthday on Thursday, March 12. He would enjoy getting cards from friends and family. Cards will reach him at...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Feb. 25 to March 3: Feb. 25 •12:59 a.m. — Theft, 100 block West Main Street •1:05 a.m. —...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 5
Car slides, crashes in Derry Township DERRY TWP. — A Bloomsburg driver escaped injury when her car slid on a patch of ice and skidded off the road...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Here is the February report from the office of Susan M. Kauwell, Montour County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts: PROTHONOTARY’S ACCOUNT...
Published on March 6, 2015 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Those who work in agriculture may be interested in an upcoming conference. “Connecting Soils & Profits: No-till, Cover Crops, Soil...

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