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 7, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A little girl who worried she’d never be able to swim after having her feet amputated can now transform into a beautiful, glittery mermaid...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A man’s arm was badly burned when something exploded inside a box he placed into a fire Saturday night, authorities said. An aerosol...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 3
The Columbia County Democratic Committee paid $150 to send out postcards urging Democrats to vote for a candidate who didn’t want to run for office...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man tried to boil water on his stove Saturday, but he turned the wrong knob and ignited a pan of grease, officials said. Flames were...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 3
BELL BEND — Operators at PPL’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Saturday, according to a press...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 5
Kellan J. Dunne Donald and Amanda Dunne of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Kellan John, born Monday, June 23, 2014, at Berwick Hospital Center...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from June 25-July 1. June 25 •12:29 a.m. — Domestic, Chestnut Avenue •6:23 a.m. — Past...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 12
“When we get into the heart of the growing season, as we are now, the amount of moisture we receive is not only important to backyard gardeners, but...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 21
CATAWISSA — Here is the June report from the office of the Honorable Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY —$8,164 • Columbia County Processing Center — $...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 21
CATAWISSA — A Danville man is facing drug-related charges after police stopped his car for illegal modifications and found a pipe sitting in plain...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • July 7: Emmanuel Bible Chapel, 22 Kachinka Hollow Road, Berwick, 1-6 p.m. • July 8: Columbia Mall, Buckhorn, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. • July...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A popular Girl Scout camp closed last month with little warning, leaving some campers scrambling for another site, a parent and...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
STILLWATER — Kathy Wells is recovering from a condition so rare, her doctors say their search for similar cases turned up only a dozen in the entire...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following sheriff sales were recorded during June in Columbia County. • Adam C. and Crystal A. Hunsinger to Federal Home Loan...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — A man crashed his pickup into a utility pole at 205 W. Center St. early Saturday, police said. Adam Feudale, 18, Elysburg, was heading...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 4
Dear Mr. Berko: In the summer of 2010, I bought 150 shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. stock for less than $20 a share. I didn’t know much...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 5
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman was reading a text message Friday when her car swerved and hit another vehicle at 195 Rupert Drive, police said. Aimee...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the June report from the Magisterial District Court of Russell Lawton. ASSESSMENT DETAIL Bloomsburg Area School District •...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Here is the June report from the office of Susan M. Kauwell, Montour County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts. PROTHONOTARY’S ACCOUNT...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 8
“It got very hot this past Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, but we missed a heat wave by just a few degrees. However, at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...

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