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 July 6, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Central Columbia’s new $34 million high school includes a TV studio, a turf room, and a food processing lab as part of a “pathway...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 1
LEWISBURG — Planners for a riverside hiking and biking trail between Danville and Bloomsburg are talking with renewed excitement about wrapping up...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 3
Paula Maggio had never heard of Bloomsburg before she wound up here for a Bloomsburg University conference on English writer Virginia Woolf last...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Two men had to swim out of Fishing Creek Sunday when their small boat overturned, a fire official says. The men got too close to Boone’...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — There will be a rabies clinic Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, at North Berwick Animal Hospital, 235 W. 17th St. here. There is a $10 fee...
Published on July 6, 2015 - Page 12
“It has been quite a while since we’ve had an extended period of dry conditions, and this week won’t break the pattern. “Looking ahead, showers and...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Another Bloomsburg Fair stand has put down roots as a brick-and-mortar shop here, specializing in bubble tea and other popular Taiwanese...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A non-profit aims to pay for the last pieces of a downtown revitalization study with an unconventional fundraiser — crowdfunding on...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — “Never in a million years” would Linda Quodomine have spent $145,000 for 22 acres of farmland to expand her horse veterinary and breeding...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 1
At first, the letter from the IRS terrified me. I had failed to report $39,753 in interest income from three accounts with JPMorgan Chase Bank in...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 3
PINE TWP. — Fourth of July festivities were darkened for several hundred revelers here Saturday afternoon. An power outage hit the outskirts of...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 8
Hattie A. Hodish Joe and Jen Hodish, Danville are the parents of a daughter, Hattie Ann, born Thursday, May 25, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 8
MOUNT CARMEL TWP. –A PennDOT paving crew will be working on Route 54 from the Columbia County line to Route 901 from Wednesday through Friday, the...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 10
The lack of summer heat across the state so far can be shown by how scarce 90-degree temperatures have been. It has only happened once in...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 28
Berwick — Matthew W. Mensinger, senior vice president of First Keystone Community Bank, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 28
ALLENTOWN — PPL customers have purchased 1 million discounted LED light bulbs since 2013, a company press release says. LEDs use up to 75 percent...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 28
DANVILLE — Service 1st Federal Credit Union has won the first place Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, presented by the Pennsylvania Credit...
Published on July 5, 2015 - Page 28
Berwick — First Keystone Corp., parent company of First Keystone Community Bank, recently held its annual meeting of shareholders at Berwick’s...
Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — When Jenny Kile saw her kids having a blast with cards she played with as a kid, she knew she had a new toy on her hands. The Millville...
Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — A 70-year-old woman and her granddaughter catapulted over the handlebars of an ATV Friday afternoon when the ATV smashed into a...

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