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 6, 2015 - Page 12
“It may be hard to believe, but the Northeast part of the state, including Columbia, Montour and Luzerne counties, is under a drought watch. This is...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The state is selling three former physician residences near Danville State Hospital to the highest bidders. The dwellings, once used by...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A few township residents believe comments made by the chairman of the water and sewer authority after a contentious meeting were “...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
Josephina M. Ferro Zachary and Kara (Kamowski) Ferro, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Josephina Maliyah, born Friday, April 3, 2015, at...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from March 22-28: March 22 •12:43 a.m. — 400 block West Third Street, burglary •1:53 a.m. —...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
MONTOUR TWP. — A crash on Route 11 near the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds sent one woman to the hospital Saturday morning, police say, but the four people...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
CATAWISSA — Here is the March report from the office of District Judge Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY — $6,347 •Processing Center — $300...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — The Leonard’s Auto Tags office filled with smoke, sending firefighters rushing to the building as those inside evacuated Saturday morning...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 7
LEWISBURG — Malian guitarist and singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara will perform in concert Wednesday, April 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 8
“Don’t expect to see a lot of sunshine in the coming week, and keep your rain gear handy. A lot of April showers are headed our way. “While today...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Sixty-one Geisinger Health System employees will attend emergency management training at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA)...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 25
BERWICK — Mark Lupashunski, financial services representative with MetLife, has earned the Retirement Income Certified Professional designation from...
Published on April 5, 2015 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Property transfers recorded recently in the office of the Montour County Recorder of Deeds: Anthony Township • Ryan D. Hall and Susan E...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — School board director Rick Knorr has accused Berwick borough of targeting the West End for parking tickets, but a list of tickets issued by...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Starting this fall, a section of a Bloomsburg University dormitory will be outfitted with a private bathroom and gender-neutral room...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Millville’s teachers will return to the picket lines as planned Monday for a strike expected to last four days and extend the school year...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 3
SEATTLE (AP) — A new report has found that predatory sales practices and high interest rates charged by Clayton Homes often trap mobile-home buyers...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 4
Quinn A. Kocher Timothy and Kate (Lipovsky) Kocher, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Quinn Audrey, born Saturday, March 28, 2015, at...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 4
DANVILLE — “Reinventing American Healthcare,” a documentary profiling Geisinger Health System’s 100-year transformation from a small, rural hospital...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 4
LOCUST TWP. — Starting Monday, a PennDOT maintenance crew will begin a road-widening project here on Mill Road. The project should be completed in...

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