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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 February 14, 2016 - Page 1
I may have misplaced my children for the better part of a week and forgot to buy food. Twice. But at least I didn’t leave my baby at the pawn shop...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The same welfare programs that help struggling families get by also set them up to fail as they try to get out of poverty, according to...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Fire destroyed a chicken coop here, but the birds that lived inside escaped thanks to the fast action of a township police officer...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 6
With temperatures expected to dip to around zero this weekend, two local charities are inviting the homeless inside overnight. Both AGAPE, at 19 E....
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — As the season’s coldest temperatures moved into Pennsylvania this weekend, state officials urged residents to take extra care to stay...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 6
AGAPE is looking for volunteers willing to staff the warming center overnight. Three shifts are available — 7 to 11 p.m., 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. and 3 to...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 8
“One thing you don’t want in winter is a large arctic air mass to settle and linger over Pa. and its neighbors. “Six or seven days of bitterly cold...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 23
WILKES-BARRE — Medical students from Columbia, Luzerne and two other counties will be eligible for financial assistance from the Commonwealth Health...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 23
BERWICK — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation recently said goodbye to four long-term board members. Serving two, four-year terms with the...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — Property transactions recorded in January at the Columbia County Courthouse: Benton • David A. and Joy A. Zeitler to Frances B....
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 24
BERWICK — The number of $1,000 winners in H&R Block’s early-filing giveaway has doubled from two to four. Carl Schnauffer and the Leckies, Bruce...
Published on February 14, 2016 - Page 24
DANVILLE — Property sales recorded during January at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Douglas W. and Diane M. Michael, Michelle D...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — CSS Industries, the parent company of Berwick Offray, has purchased another business —its third acquisition in less than two years. What...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 3
MAYBERRY TWP. — A Mount Carmel woman whose SUV went out of control along a slick Route 54 and clipped the rear of a tri-axle truck Thursday morning...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 4
LEWISBURG — A family-friendly musical, “Room on the Broom,” will be performed Saturday, March 5, at 1 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6: Jan. 31 •1:54 a.m. — 300 block East Eighth Street, domestic •1:55 a.m...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 6
• Ruth Mosier will celebrate her 98th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 21, and would like to hear from her friends. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 6
Auden J. Renner Chad and Audra (Wehner) Renner of Wrightsville, Pa., are the parents of a son, Auden Joseph, born Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, at Women...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Feb. 3-10: Feb. 3 •2:07 a.m. — Irate individual, Columbia Boulevard •3:35 a.m. — Check on...
Published on February 13, 2016 - Page 12
“Every winter, there is one brutal day. It’s a good bet today will be that day. It’s going to feel and act like the North Pole has moved into the...

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