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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 February 23, 2015 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania state lawmakers are accustomed to all sorts popping unannounced into their Capitol offices, but it was a particularly...
Published on February 23, 2015 - Page 3
Town council will host a public hearing tonight on a proposal that would alter the zoning rules to crack down on potential party spots ahead of Block...
Published on February 23, 2015 - Page 12
“With Winter Storm Pandora leaving milder air behind, yesterday was a pleasure, with partly sunny skies and afternoon temperatures near 40 degrees...
Published on February 23, 2015 - Page 22
Event to focus on brain injuries DANVILLE — To mark Brain Injury Awareness Month, Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital will host a...
Published on February 23, 2015 - Page 22
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth grade...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A suicidal woman used a pair of purse straps to kill herself inside a Geisinger Medical Center psychiatric ward room last November. Two...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A pregnant woman had to be cut from her SUV after she lost control of the vehicle and rolled down an embankment Saturday, police say...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 1
EDITOR’S NOTE: Dick Donald, 89, of Wonderview recently shared his recollections of the Battle of Iwo Jima, which he witnessed from the deck of a...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 3
KELLY TWP. — A Sunbury toddler was killed when he ran in front of a car in the parking lot of Wal-Mart here, police say. The child, who appeared to...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 9
DERRY TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman is in serious condition following a nearly head-on crash Thursday afternoon, police say. Marguerite E. Eisenhuth,...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 10
“Sorry, but you can count on arctic air dominating our weather for at least another week, and maybe two. “With new arctic invasions expected...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 24
The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation says scholarship applications for the 2015-16 academic year are now available. Some scholarships...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 27
BRIAR CREEK — Three businesses and two individuals were recognized by the Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce during the organization’s 74th Annual...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 27
SCRANTON — Marika Handakas has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Family, Community and Rural Health at The Commonwealth...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 27
The CSBA will also host its 12th annual Lego Contest at the Home & Outdoor Living Show next weekend. Sponsored by Brookside Homes, the contest...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 27
BLOOMSBURG — The Central Susquehanna Builders Association’s 28th annual Home & Outdoor Living Show will open at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds Friday...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 29
WILLIAMSPORT — Daniel and Monica Klingerman have established an endowed scholarship at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Initial award...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 29
DANVILLE — Two Geisinger scientists joined genetics experts last week at a National Institutes of Health-sponsored think tank spurred by President...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 29
DANVILLE — Geisinger Life Flight was recently recognized by an emergency services council for providing the best pre-hospital care for children, a...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 29
HAZLETON — Tara Trout, a certified physician assistant, has been appointed advanced care practitioner at Penn State Hazleton. She will be...

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