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 May 24, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The company building the new natural gas power plant here says it shouldn’t have to get building permits for the structure housing the...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Two teens involved in a wreck on Bentley Drive here Saturday have been treated and released from the hospital. Tyler Miller, 17, of...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 3
Paul Reichart, president of both the Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center and the Bloomsburg Fair, walked away from the recent Village...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 4
Alaska D. Russell Dorothy (Underkoffler) and Michael Russell of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Alaska Denise, born Monday, May 16, 2016, at...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — Anton Georgiev, D.O., is scheduled to present “Advanced Treatment Options for Abdominal Hernias” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Berwick YMCA,...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — A community celebration is being planned to mark the opening of the new West Berwick Elementary. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m....
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 6
“We haven’t had a genuine hot, humid day yet this year. But that will change this week. It’s rare to get this deep into May without having an...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 11
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: Friday, May 27 • MIFFLINVILLE — Memorial Day celebration, May 27-30,...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 11
BERWICK — Police have released the names of a motorcyclist and the driver who hit his bike last Thursday afternoon, but the accident remains under...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — The sports medicine division of the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute will host a speed and agility academy for student-athletes on...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Liz Bodenman is used to performing in character in high school musicals, so taking the stage here Sunday for First Columbia’s Teen Star...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 1
This was definitely no April Fools’ joke. A Turbotville man won $100,000 on the lottery’s most recent Millionaire Raffle. Joseph Trimble beat one-...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 3
A Hazleton-based dog biscuit baker will peddle healthy cookies packed with human-grade ingredients at a new stand at the Bloomsburg Farmers Market...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 3
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: May 27 • MIFFLINVILLE — Memorial Day celebration, May 27-30, Mifflinville...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 7
Tatum L. Hornberger Ben and Staci (Hughes) Hornberger of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Tatum Lyn, born Friday, May 20, 2016, at...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 12
“For the first time this spring, everything is falling into place for it to become hot later this week. Starting Wednesday and continuing through the...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A local health club’s promotional membership drive has some potential customers so upset they’re calling the promotion a “scam” and...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 1
No pain, no gain. The plug-in hair remover Yes! By Finishing Touch is hardly a crowning glory. Purchased for $39.99 at the Bloomsburg Weis, Yes! By...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Two injured teens had to be cut from a car after slamming into a parked van on Bentley Drive here Saturday afternoon. Responders...
Published on May 22, 2016 - Page 10
“So far this spring, the weather during weekends has been a big disappointment. “Since April 1, there has been only one completely dry one, which...

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