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 September 12, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg school board has hired a Pittsburgh man as the district’s full-time athletic director at a $50,000 salary. Corey Thomas...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A legendary Southern rock band will replace ZZ Top at the Bloomsburg Fair. Lynyrd Skynyrd, famous for such hits as “Free Bird” and “...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Township Police Chief Terry Eckart will be suspended for 15 days without pay after a taxpayer-funded investigation into misconduct...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Just two days after former Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher Gary Beveridge pleaded guilty to corruption of a minor, his teaching...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 3
The Danville High School Alumni Association will host its eighth annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 11 a.m. in the Danville...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 4
Tourism Fund grant applications are now available for non-profits seeking funding for projects that would promote tourism in the area, a press...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 5
• A get-well card shower is requested for Linda Benscoter. Cards and get-well messages may be sent to her at 210 Luzerne Ave., Berwick, PA 18603....
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 5
Brianna L. Moser Bruce L. Moser II and Melissa A. Mitchell, Danville, are the parents of a daughter, Brianna Lanai, born Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014,...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 6
• Eric Michael Henninger, 5 Cameron Drive, Elysburg, son of Albert E. Henninger and Gail Ann Henninger, and Shelly Ann Troy, same, daughter of Barry...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 9
MIFFLINVILLE — On Monday, the final layer of blacktop will be placed on the eastbound lanes of the Mifflinville river bridge project, a PennDOT press...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 10
“Yesterday’s clouds and scattered showers came from a Canadian cold front. Unfortunately, the front has stalled just to our south, and will return...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 21
BERWICK — A free public program to promote kindness inspired by a girl killed in the Columbine school shooting takes place Thursday at the Berwick...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 21
HEMLOCK TWP. — Township Police report responding to the following incidents in August: Aug. 1 • Suspicious persons – Red Mill Road/wanted person...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — Thanks to America’s growing appetite for hummus, chickpeas are a hot commodity. Can they be grown successfully here? The Penn State...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 24
BLOOMSBURG — On Monday, Sept. 29, Bloomsburg Police will be testing the emergency siren and address system. The testing will occur between 9 a.m. and...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A racism task force initially formed in the wake of a cross burning at Carver Hall two decades ago is reorganizing, this time with a new...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Representatives of the Millville school board and striking teachers gathered to discuss a new contract here last night, but the sides...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair has to cancel its headlining show after the recovery for ZZ Top’s bassist has been slower than expected, the...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 1
WAPWALLOPEN — An 80-year-old man working on a tractor in his garage was badly burned in an explosion Wednesday and later died, a report says. Edward...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 3
Knoebels’ new bobsled-like coaster has won the park yet another accolade from Amusement Today’s Golden Ticket Awards. Flying Turns received the...

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