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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 March 26, 2014 - Page 4
His name is Steve That was Steve Edwards who was photographed Saturday with members of Cub Scout Pack 22 of Berwick, raising a new U.S. flag in...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 4
Carter J. Higgins Jason and Emily (Maurer) Higgins of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Carter James, born Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Geisinger...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 6
“Be happy the big storm that developed yesterday off the East Coast was far enough away to give us only some very light snow. Had the storm developed...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 6
MILTON — Geisinger Children’s Hospital Charity Battle of the Bands is set for Saturday, July 19, at the Milton Moose Family Center 171, from 7:30 p.m...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Landlords say the town’s push to inspect non-student rentals could mean an invasion of privacy for their tenants. But council’s lawyer...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — For more than a decade, the town has required rental apartments to have smoke detectors hard-wired into the electrical system. That...
Published on March 26, 2014 - Page 12
MARRIAGE LICENSES • Lawrence James Stradnick, 1314 First Ave., Berwick, son of the late Lawrence Joseph Stradnick and Lois Jane Stradnick, and...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 1
Land surveyors plan to visit about 300 properties in nine Columbia County townships in the coming months as an energy company maps a route for a...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Walmart faces nearly $4,000 in fines for repeatedly parking an excessive number of storage trailers behind its store here, according to...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 3
It’s been decades since the Orangeville school shut down and was demolished. But those who attended class inside the little building that once...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A prison guard pulled from the parking lot of the Columbia County jail and T-boned another driver Monday morning, according to police...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Teachers here will conduct informational picketing tonight at 6 outside the high school, before the school board meeting. The Danville...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
MONTOUR TWP. — The township has filed lawsuits against the following people to collect payments for sewer services, records show. The defendants in...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
Proposed raises included step pay The percentage raises that unionized Danville teachers asked for last year included step increases. A story...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
Brody T. Zeitler Dave and Gena Zeitler of Berwick are the parents of a son, Brody Tyler, born Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at Berwick Hospital Center....
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
• Lorraine Widger will celebrate her 90th birthday on Tuesday, April 1. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 600 Mill St., Catawissa, PA...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 4
SELINSGROVE — A walk-through colon will be featured Saturday when Geisinger Health System conducts a Wellness Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 6
“Over the next several months, destructive tornadoes are bound to make news, but so far, this tornado season has gotten off to a slow start. Only 49...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 6
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulates the building of natural gas pipelines in the United States and has published a guide for...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 11
ELYSBURG — The public is invited to a Drug and Alcohol Awareness Expo at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Southern Columbia Area High School. Counselors,...

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