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 April 11, 2015 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Here are the local participants in Band Fest: •FLUTE I — Haylie Wallick, Bloomsburg; Allyson Leiby, Southern Columbia •FLUTE II —...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 1
Hospitals, school districts and Columbia County offices lost phone service Thursday when a tree fell and started a fire in a phone company’s fiber...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick woman and her friend trashed a house and left behind deplorable conditions after failing to make good on a rent-to-own agreement...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 3
Two trees in front of the Montour County Courthouse are heaving the sidewalk, so county commissioners asked for them to be removed. However,...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 4
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A local fire chief warned residents not to burn trash this weekend, days after a woman was fined $500 for starting a brush fire...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Here is the March report from Susan M. Kauwell, Montour County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts: PROTHONOTARY’S ACCOUNT TOTAL RECEIPTS...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from April 1-7: April 1 •12:40 a.m. — Icy roads, Columbia Boulevard •10:49 a.m. — Parking...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — Runners will be helping veterans during the MetroCast Giving Back 5K Run/Walk Saturday. Proceeds from the event are headed to the Wilkes-...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 12
“After enduring a week of clouds and showers, a dry and pleasant weekend should be appreciated. It appears this is going to happen. Late today, a new...
Published on April 10, 2015 - Page 22
• Timothy Richard Donahoe, 892 Baldtop Road, Liberty Township, son of Richard W. Donahoe and Helen C. Donahoe, and Diane Elgin, same, daughter of the...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — Teenagers in a car speeding down a narrow side street here smashed into a parked boat on a trailer, and the impact punched a hole...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Work on a $30 million floodwall at the west end of town has just started, but a company already has an eye on moving into the former...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the March report from the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: Assessment Detail Bloomsburg Area School District •...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 3
Don’t forget to sign up for the Girl Scouts trail run and fun walk through the Weiser State Forest near Aristes this Sunday. The inaugural Big...
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 3
SUNBURY — After 69 years with Weis Markets, Robert F. Weis is stepping away from day-to-day management of the grocery chain. Weis, chairman of the...
Published on April 8, 2015 - Page 1
Phyllis Rhodomoyer never had much time for art during the 70 years she raised her four children and managed her home in Bloomsburg. Now at 95, a...
Published on April 8, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — Passing motorists stopped to help a Bloomsburg man out of his overturned car on Interstate 80 here Tuesday afternoon, police say....
Published on April 8, 2015 - Page 1
ESPY — A Bloomsburg driver who fell ill at the wheel Tuesday morning alarmed motorists as his vehicle weaved along Route 11, at one point striking a...
Published on April 8, 2015 - Page 1
DERRY TWP. — An elementary student was allowed to walk home — about a mile away — when his school van got a flat tire, says the boy’s grandfather....
Published on April 8, 2015 - Page 3
Last month’s announcement of Dr. Ali Alley ’s retirement brought back a fond memory for William Shultz, 76, and his wife, Marla — the time the good...

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