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 August 28, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The 2014-15 application period is now open for the REAP program. REAP, or Resource Enhancement and Protection, is intended for farmers...
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 5
PFA says GED sparked incident In her petition for a protection-from-abuse order, Courtney Andrews accuses her father of punching her in a dispute...
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The Robbins-Shuman Scholarship Fund has awarded 47 Columbia County college students with scholarships totaling $157,500 for the 2014-15...
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Aug. 17-23: Aug. 17 •12:13 a.m. — 1200 block Susquehanna Avenue, drugs •2:07 a.m. — 1100...
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 5
William D. Fenstemaker Mark and Sara Fenstemaker of Norfolk, Va., are the parents of a son, William David, born Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, at Portsmouth...
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 5
ESPY — A pickup drove into a motorcycle waiting at a red light on Route 11 here Wednesday morning, sending the motorcyclist flying from the bike,...
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Police responded to these calls from Aug. 20-26: Aug. 20 •3:28 a.m. — Noise complaint, Iron Street •6:06 a.m. — Assist other agency...
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 6
• Jennifer A. Creasy, Bloomsburg, from Patrick Lee Creasy, Bloomsburg; married June 4, 2005 • Inga D. Maciejewski, Catawissa, from Jason R....
Published on August 28, 2014 - Page 6
RED ROCK — The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will oversee a gradual, complete drawdown of 245-acre Lake Jean at Ricketts...
Published on August 27, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Face twisted by emotion, Dwayne Heisler told a council committee Tuesday he wanted to know that as a gay man he could go into any...
Published on August 27, 2014 - Page 3
The ice bucket challenge is reaching a new height in Berwick — and a new charity. Mark Collier, co-owner of Atomic Academy, is hoping to get at...
Published on August 27, 2014 - Page 4
• “Chet” Gaugler, a member of Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans, will celebrate his 93rd birthday on Saturday, Aug. 30. Cards will reach him at: 833...
Published on August 27, 2014 - Page 4
Beck D. Monson Tim and Taryn (Flick) Monson, Orangeville, are the parents of a son, Beck Daniel, born Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at Geisinger Medical...
Published on August 27, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — It will be a long time before council passes any ordinance to prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation. But two of the three...
Published on August 27, 2014 - Page 6
“I’ve never had much faith in the Farmers’ Almanac forecasts, and I sincerely hope the one issued for the coming winter is wrong. “It says we are...
Published on August 27, 2014 - Page 12
VALLEY TWP. — Two people were hurt in a three-car crash at Routes 642 and 54 here Tuesday. Two women in a Chevrolet Impala were placed on stretchers...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Parent Bobbi Jo Mordan confronted the Millville school board Monday night, asking if it was true the board refuses to return to contract...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 3
Camp Victory recently received a $10,000 grant from the charitable foundation named after Christopher Reeve, the philanthropist and late actor...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 4
• Joyce Fisher is recuperating following knee surgery. Cards and get-well messages may be sent to her at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Health Care Center,...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 4
More on birthday kid Remley DeMarie will turn 1 year old on Sept. 6. Her great-grandmother’s name, Muriel Shaffer of Danville, was incorrect in...

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