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 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...
Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 4
Stella A. Houser Steven and Sara (Leiby) Houser, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Stella Atlee, born Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Geisinger-...
Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 4
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area today: • BERWICK — Fourth of July Celebration, 11 a.m., patriotic music, speech, free lunch at...
Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 6
“A storm developing over Kentucky was forecast to keep most of its showers to our south. We were expected to have a partly sunny, warm Fourth of July...
Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from June 24-30. June 24 •12:38 a.m. — Fireworks complaint, 200 block East Seventh...
Published on July 4, 2015 - Page 12
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The following people were charged with allowing children in their care to miss classes at Central Columbia, according to court...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Township residents will have their chance to weigh in with comments about a proposed natural gas-fueled power plant. The state...

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