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 30, 2015 - Page 13
BERWICK — Susquehanna Avenue will be closed from 1 p.m. until about 2 p.m. Saturday between Oak and Warren streets for racers in the Beyond Violence...
Published on April 30, 2015 - Page 13
LEWISBURG — Two-time Grammy Award-winning musician Angelique Kidjo will perform Friday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the Weis Center for the Performing Arts...
Published on April 30, 2015 - Page 19
• Arnold William Lockman III, 6 Ridgecrest Drive, Bloomsburg, son of the late Arnold William Lockman II and Cecilia Shuman, and Cheryle Lydia Knisley...
Published on April 30, 2015 - Page 19
MIDDLEBURG — A Snyder County school district has paid a former Danville Area administrator $130,000 to settle a federal lawsuit, according to...
Published on April 30, 2015 - Page 26
• Robert Andrew Sees, Main Street, Millville, son of Robert S. Sees and Victoria M. Sees, and Jessica L. Hummer, same, daughter of the late Lloyd V....
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Another brewery may be on tap in Danville. Benjamin Yagle is working to combine his love of music and brewing to open Rock God Brewery in...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — Charles Hartzell was asleep when he became a millionaire. But the Mifflinville man’s wife soon woke him with the news: The...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Wise Foods is planning a plant expansion here that managers hope will lead to new jobs. And local officials pointed to the new owners’...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 3
The flags at Berwick’s City Hall and the Jackson Mansion will be at half-mast until Friday in mourning for Lucille Whitmire, says Alvin Hill, council...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 4
Berwick pastor no longer owns inn The Rev. Dan and Jan Belles no longer own the White Birch Inn Bed and Breakfast. Also, Dan Belles served as part...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 4
Thinking-of-you card showers are requested for the following: • Robert Diehl of Hazleton will receive cards and messages at Grandview Health Homes,...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 4
Golf tournament helps United Way Register by today for a golf tournament Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Links at Hemlock Creek in Buckhorn. It benefits...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 6
“The improving conditions we had yesterday will stay with us today, producing a partly cloudy, dry Wednesday with afternoon temperatures near 70...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 12
MONTOUR TWP. — Four vehicles smashed together Tuesday in a chain-reaction crash after a driver didn’t notice traffic had stopped for a school bus on...
Published on April 29, 2015 - Page 12
SUNBURY — A Milton woman received a phone call from a supposed Publishers Clearing House representative last week informing her she had won a...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — Knoebels’ new Impulse roller coaster debuted with a bit of a glitch Saturday. A coaster car with riders aboard stopped for a few minutes...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A motion to censure school director Rick Knorr was withdrawn Monday after he apologized for cursing at fellow board member Maryann...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Lucille Whitmire was a politician who wasn’t afraid to tell you what she thought or where she stood, even if she knew it wasn’t what you...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — A worker was taken to a hospital for observation Saturday night after his head was hit by a pry bar at the nuclear plant here. The man...
Published on April 28, 2015 - Page 3
Orange Township has come into some federal money to expand the township building along Route 487. Columbia County commissioners recently approved a...

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