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 3, 2015 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A dog bit a girl in the face at a cookout, now the animal’s owner and the girl’s parents have reached a $40,000 settlement, court...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 1
FORKS — A Bloomsburg motorcyclist suffered serious injuries when his bike collided with an oncoming car that crossed into his lane on Route 487 near...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 3
About 15 Lowe’s Home Improvement employees will descend on the YMCA field house this week to turn the building into a “state-of-the-art” center for...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 7
Dylan A. Celona Dedra Celona and Paul Celona of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Dylan Anthony, born Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Maternal...
Published on August 3, 2015 - Page 12
“After having a whopping 9.35 inches of rain during June, things settled down in July, with a normal 3.92 inches of moisture. “Unfortunately, 3.77...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man with “major depression” and making threats to kill himself had a loaded.40-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun and two ammunition...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 1
ROARING CREEK TWP. — Dirt-bike racers as young as 4 roared up and down a nearly 2-mile trail in the woods here Saturday. During competition, one boy...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 6
FERNVILLE — Stray bullets hit a home and a swing set near here recently, and police are looking to see if any other homeowners have noticed similar...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 8
“After very warm temperatures today and tomorrow, a major change in the weather pattern over North America will allow a series of Canadian air masses...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 24
KINGSTON — Krissie Hause of Berwick recently joined the Hazleton-area office of Lewith & Freeman Real Estate, President Virginia Rose announced...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 24
LEWISBURG — Dr. C. Jason Ou, M.D., ophthalmologist with The Eye Center of Central PA, achieved certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 24
LEWISBURG — The Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital here has added a new mammography option for its...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 24
Williamsport — Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. posted net income of $6,788,000 for the six months ended June 30, a press release says. The result: basic...
Published on August 2, 2015 - Page 24
WASHINGTON — Geisinger Health System has received the Platinum Award from the National Business Group on Health for promoting healthy work...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia and Montour counties are moving ahead with a merger of their 9-1-1 dispatch centers, and the consolidation should be completed...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 3
BENTON — Brian Christopher Cooper was a state champion wrestler at Warrior Run High School in the 1980s and has since gotten to know Benton High’s...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A retired senior judge from Erie County has been assigned to preside over the Frank Spencer murder case. His accused killer, ex-wife...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 6
“It seems like meteorological summer — the three warmest months of the year — just began. But as of yesterday, it’s two-thirds over. The long-range...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 11
ASHLAND — A woman found dead in an Ashland home Monday night died of a slashed throat, and authorities now say she was murdered. Karen Kimmel, 57,...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 11
BRIAR CREEK — Police filed a dog-cruelty charge against Kara Lynn Staffieri, 23, alleging she left a 2-month-old dog in a vehicle in 85-degree heat...

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