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 September 1, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The addition of a traffic light on Route 54 near Perkins will make the area safer for pedestrians and bicyclists, a county inmate says....
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 3
A Danville-area motorcycle group has joined an effort to raise money to buy a lift van for 18-year-old fraternal twins with cerebral palsy. Friends...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 4
Alexis R. Weaver Frank Weaver and Scarlet Shoup of Montour County are the parents of a daughter, Alexis Raelene, born Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 4
• Joyce Fisher will celebrate her 75th birthday on Friday, Sept. 4. Cards will reach her at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Health Care Center, Room 214, 211...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 4
The following marriage licenses were filed recently in Columbia County: •Lewis R. Barnes, 2261 Creek Road, Catawissa, son of Raymond Barnes and the...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 6
“We do not experience many heat waves during September, but with temperatures well above normal this week, we will have one or come awfully close...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — During a “saturation enforcement patrol” from 10 p.m. Friday through 3 a.m. Saturday, town police handed out 37 citations for offenses...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 12
The River Poetsto welcome guest BLOOMSBURG — The River Poets will host guest poet K.A. (Katie) Hays of Lewisburg for a poetry reading Thursday at...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 12
BERWICK — The first Berwick Borough Kayak/Canoe Poker Paddle brought 116 boaters and more than $1,000 to Test Track Park, says organizer Alvin Hill...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Rich Kisner is hoping four new energy-efficient houses will help the once notorious 300 block of LaSalle Street reclaim its proud past....
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
Families can buy the new energy-efficient homes on LaSalle Street for $100,000, but there’s a $50,000 string attached. Each house comes with an...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A car rear-ended an SUV stopped for a pedestrian Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Main and Market streets. Gina Baker, 30, of...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
While most of her family was sleeping, a teenage Ana Popovic was jamming out in her living room with her father, Milton, and his guitarist buddies...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
• Christine M. Chew, 1106 Lightstreet Road, Scott Township, daughter of late John L. Chew and Aldona S. Chew, and Dawn L. Fisher, same, daughter of...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 7
Charlotte N. Coombe Daniel and Haili (Shetler) Coombe of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Charlotte Nell, born Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 19 through Aug. 25. Aug. 19 • 2:10 a.m. — Noise complaint, 200 block West...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 9
•Edgar Sollenberger, 47 Wilson Circle, Milton, son of late Wilmer Sollenberger and late Hazel Sollenberger, and Connie S. Snyder, 481 Wallace St.,...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 9
LEWISBURG — Cimarr??n, a Colombian music ensemble, will perform Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market St. here. A free...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 12
“Residents of the Hawaiian Islands are holding their breath as powerful Pacific Hurricane Ignacio, with its 130-mph winds, is headed their way....
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK —The Maasai warriors crossed their arms and glared at the woman from Berwick. They were armed with swords and spears. And they weren’t sure...

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