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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 August 30, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK —The Maasai warriors crossed their arms and glared at the woman from Berwick. They were armed with swords and spears. And they weren’t sure...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough wanted to hire two new police officers, but no one managed to pass all the tests required. That’s despite council spending...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Bloomsburg University President David Soltz crashed his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Mall Boulevard Saturday morning. Police say Soltz may...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — As the person in charge of more than 3,000 Geisinger registered nurses, Susan Robel was “appalled” one day to see her daughter Kim Hallick...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 3
SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a Coke machine here with a history that’s just as mysterious as what’s inside, as a Bloomsburg man recently found out. Within...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 6
Patti Vaughn said she’s starting an “Adopt a Boma” program. A $375 donation would protect one livestock pen. Participants would also get names and...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 16 through Aug. 22. Aug. 16 • 12:19 a.m. — 1200 block Freas Avenue,...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
Brylee Klock Blake and Katie (Breech) Klock, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Brylee, born Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Geisinger-...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
•James M. Young Jr., Mifflinville, from Lydia F. Young, Berwick; married Oct. 7, 2000 • Brenda E. Morgan, Mifflinville, from Ray R. Morgan,...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 8
“Meteorological summer, the three warmest months of the year, will end tomorrow. The season goes into the records as warmer than normal. “...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 24
DANVILLE — Two Geisinger researchers are among experts who wrote a paper profiling the Clinical Genome (ClinGen) Project, a press release says....
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 24
WILLIAMSPORT — Brian Knepp, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Jersey Shore State Bank, has been appointed to the bank’s board of...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 24
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System President and CEO David T. Feinberg, M.D., has been named to the most influential leaders in health care list by...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — An early 1970s adventure to Colorado, a Grateful Dead album cover and neighborhood turtles all helped inspire the theme for what...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
EDITOR’S NOTE: The current issue of Reminisce features an essay by Norma Jean Ekey-Brobyn of Bloomsburg on the magazine’s “Kept It All These Years”...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police officers here will start paying toward their health benefits as part of a new contract approved by council this week. Union...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
Brilyn E. Tripp Cody Tripp and Aubrey Kase, Northumberland, are the parents of a daughter, Brilyn Elizabeth, born Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The Susquehanna Valley Community Bible Study prayer group begins Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Bloomsburg. Call Sheila...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 6
“After dry, clean Canadian air dominated our weather for three days, warmer and more humid air will arrive for the weekend. Skies today and tomorrow...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 18
•Andrea J. Fradkin, Danville, from James M. Smoliga, Greensboro, N.C.; married May 31, 2008 •Steven R. Baylor, Danville, from Dianne Y. Baylor,...

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