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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 March 26, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — For more than a decade, the town has required rental apartments to have smoke detectors hard-wired into the electrical system. That...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 12
MARRIAGE LICENSES • Lawrence James Stradnick, 1314 First Ave., Berwick, son of the late Lawrence Joseph Stradnick and Lois Jane Stradnick, and...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Walmart faces nearly $4,000 in fines for repeatedly parking an excessive number of storage trailers behind its store here, according to...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 1
Land surveyors plan to visit about 300 properties in nine Columbia County townships in the coming months as an energy company maps a route for a...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 3
It’s been decades since the Orangeville school shut down and was demolished. But those who attended class inside the little building that once...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A prison guard pulled from the parking lot of the Columbia County jail and T-boned another driver Monday morning, according to police...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Teachers here will conduct informational picketing tonight at 6 outside the high school, before the school board meeting. The Danville...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
MONTOUR TWP. — The township has filed lawsuits against the following people to collect payments for sewer services, records show. The defendants in...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
Proposed raises included step pay The percentage raises that unionized Danville teachers asked for last year included step increases. A story...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
Brody T. Zeitler Dave and Gena Zeitler of Berwick are the parents of a son, Brody Tyler, born Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Berwick Hospital Center....
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
• Lorraine Widger will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday, April 1. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 600 Mill St., Catawissa, PA...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
SELINSGROVE — A walk-through colon will be featured Saturday when Geisinger Health System conducts a Wellness Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 6
“Over the next several months, destructive tornadoes are bound to make news, but so far, this tornado season has gotten off to a slow start. Only 49...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 6
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulates the building of natural gas pipelines in the United States and has published a guide for...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 11
ELYSBURG — The public is invited to a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Expo at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Southern Columbia Area High School. Counselors,...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. – A fire started in a dryer and raced up from the basement, destroying a home in the Briar Crest development Sunday, fire officials...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 3
It’s been a long, long winter. So maybe you’re tired and lethargic, waiting for a sign it’s time to spring back into life. Consider this that sign....
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 5
Raye L. Karas Logan and Jamie (Whitenight) Karas of Sunbury are the parents of a daughter, Raye Leigh, born Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Geisinger...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 12
“While your Monday will be partly sunny, dry and cold, Tuesday will be a different story. With a large storm moving up the East Coast, it will be...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls March 12-18: March 12 •4:37 a.m. — Threats, Autoneum •5:30 a.m. — Neighbor dispute, 300 block...

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