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 August 29, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Bob Ernest says the permit parking issue in the 4th Ward is simple — don’t ticket residents or their guests. He says there never really...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 1
July didn’t generate any big prizes for local lottery players. The top prize was $2,500 from the Pick Four and Pick Five drawing games. In total,...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — David Bauman, poet and librarian, will read from his work at River Poets’ September meeting Thursday at Bloomsburg Public Library,...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 3
A 2015 Bloomsburg University-driven parking study of downtown Bloomsburg drew some criticism at a council meeting earlier this month. But Dan Knorr...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 5
Nakai J-L. Foust James Foust and Marci Stuckey, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Nakai Jade-Lynn, born Monday, Aug, 22, 2016, at Geisinger...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls Aug. 17-24. Aug. 17 • 5:27 a.m. — Assist other agency, Mall Boulevard • 8:33 a.m. —...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Grammy-award winning performer/creator/composer Rinde Eckert is using a grant he recently received for an “appreciation odyssey.” He’s...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 12
“Over the years, the Little League World Series held at this time in South Williamsport has experienced its share of rainy days. However, this year...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A group of college students who put up an offensive sign took it down quickly in the face of a fierce backlash Friday. But images of...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — About 500 people turned out for the dedication of West Berwick Elementary Saturday, even as workers were still erecting street lights by...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 3
Danville man OK in Shamokin crash COAL TWP. — A Danville man escaped injury in an accident here Thursday afternoon, according to the Shamokin...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 3
ELIMSPORT — A cat believed to have died in a kitchen fire in this Lycoming County hamlet recently got a second lease on life thanks to volunteer...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 10
“Most if not all of today will be partly cloudy and very warm. “However, there will be the chance for a few showers and thundershowers late in the...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
BERWICK — First Keystone Community Bank recently made a $1,150 donation to help two local students attend Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week. The...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
PITTSBURGH — Russell Lloyd is the new director of the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center, the Department of Veterans Affairs has announced, He is...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
DANVILLE – Dr. Ksenia Orlova recently joined Geisinger Medical Center as a vascular surgeon. Dr. Orlova recently completed a residency in vascular...
Published on August 28, 2016 - Page 28
LEWISBURG – Evangelical Community Hospital has welcomed Timm Moyer to its board of directors. Moyer is a co-founder and president of MoJo Active,...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON — Starting in the 1950s, Joyce Letteer began to accumulate such a massive book collection that her husband, Whittier, decided to have a tiny...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 3
The state System of Higher Education and Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties concluded a two-day negotiation session...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
WARREN — A new bike trail is opening in the state, according to the Bradford newspaper. A grand opening ceremony celebrating the completion of the...

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