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 July 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg school district has saved $3.5 million since the town’s last flood in 2011 to fund future flood protection at the...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 3
PINE TWP. — The owner of a landfill here has been granted a new 10-year permit, according to published reports. J.P. Mascaro and Sons Inc., a...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Those living within 10 miles of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Plant can pick up potassium iodide pills Thursday, Aug. 6, from 2-7 p.m. at...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 3
What better way to enjoy the summer than at a firefighter’s carnival? The Catawissa Hose Co. has four days of entertainment, live music and (of...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 4
Ryker J. Marcotte Bryan and Lindsay (Zboray) Marcotte of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Ryker James, born Thursday, July 23, 2015, at...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 4
• A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Starla Keck. Notes of cheer may be sent to her at 1912 Jessup St., Berwick, PA 18603. EDITOR’S...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The Summer Food Service Program ensures that children can enjoy nutritious meals when school is out of session and they do not have...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 6
“Today will be the third day in a row of hot, humid conditions. There will be the chance for a few showers and thundershowers as a weak cold front...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A man’s girlfriend called police after he crashed her vehicle into the Sunrise Pools building along Route 11 here and fled, charges say...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A new eatery opening here today will specialize in a rotating menu of cheesesteaks and soups, made-to-order salads, and feeding starving...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia has approved a plan to outsource its busing, a move projected to save $860,000 over the next five years, officials...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough was taking steps to condemn a trailer after firefighters responded to a stove fire there Tuesday. A flare-up started on the...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 3
A fundraiser to help pay for the funeral of 7-year-old Hunter Joseph Mullins is set for 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the West Berwick Hose Co.,...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 3
ASHLAND — Authorities discovered the bodies of a man and woman at a home here Monday night, and they say it appears to have been a murder-suicide....
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A Hazleton-area man was arrested Monday after state narcotics agents say they found roughly 50 kilograms of Ecstasy in a clandestine lab...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 4
Delaney S. Albertson Daniel and Jessica (Wolfinger) Albertson of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Delaney Shea, born Sunday, July 19, 2015...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 5
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A grocery chain with stores in central Pennsylvania may be spun off from its parent company. Discount grocer Save-A-Lot...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 6
“With temperatures climbing into the mid-90s and plenty of humidity, today will likely be the hottest and most uncomfortable day of the summer....
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 12
STATE COLLEGE — It’s going to feel like 100 degrees today, AccuWeather predicts. The combination of 85-95 Fahrenheit air, high humidity, light winds...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Two separate car crashes happened just moments apart on a busy stretch of Route 11 here Monday afternoon, forcing authorities to...

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