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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, 2016 - Page 1
JACKSON TWP. — It was held up in a court dispute for more than two years, but an Allentown-area hospital is now the new owner of a cabin and 217...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — Firefighters suspect it may have been a lawn mower that sparked a fire that destroyed a barn here early Monday. The barn at...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A prominent developer says he can create a plan to add 100 new parking spots to the downtown if council gives him a penny as payment and...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — There will soon be another pizza option in the Bloomsburg area, as Little Caesars prepares to move into the strip mall attached to the...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON TWP. — For two months, Dan Keeney has smelled something odd at his farm along Pied Piper Road just outside Benton. “I could smell something...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County will see $550,000 in savings after refinancing about $9 million in debt at a lower interest rate. Commissioner Chris...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
Benton Borough council will consider a less than half percent property tax hike at its Sept. 12 meeting. The additional revenue would help pay for...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 3
Landlords are suing The following landlords recently filed complaints against tenants in area district courts: • Vaughn Apartments Inc. of Berwick...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 4
Temprince J.-L. Avera Megan Miller and Adam Avera of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Temprince Jeannie-Louise, born Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 4
• A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Antoinette “Toni” (Kobelis) Hornberger, formerly of Shamokin. Cards and notes of encouragement may...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 5
Local network affiliates WBRE and WYOU are rolling out new stations that offer around-the-clock programming, a press release says. • Nexstar...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — Anthracite coal will be the focus of a year-long series of performances, lectures and panel discussions at the Weis Center for the...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — World musicians from Zanzibar, Rajab Suleiman and Kithara, will continue to usher in the Weis Center’s new 2016-17 season Friday, Sept. 9...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 6
“It is going to be partly cloudy and very warm today and tomorrow, but then a cool-down will begin Thursday and continue through the coming weekend...
Published on August 30, 2016 - Page 12
LEWISBURG — Playworld, the manufacturer of commercial playground equipment here, has been acquired by PlayPower Inc., a press release says....
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Bob Ernest says the permit parking issue in the 4th Ward is simple — don’t ticket residents or their guests. He says there never really...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 1
July didn’t generate any big prizes for local lottery players. The top prize was $2,500 from the Pick Four and Pick Five drawing games. In total,...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — David Bauman, poet and librarian, will read from his work at River Poets’ September meeting Thursday at Bloomsburg Public Library,...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 3
A 2015 Bloomsburg University-driven parking study of downtown Bloomsburg drew some criticism at a council meeting earlier this month. But Dan Knorr...
Published on August 29, 2016 - Page 5
Nakai J-L. Foust James Foust and Marci Stuckey, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Nakai Jade-Lynn, born Monday, Aug, 22, 2016, at Geisinger...

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