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 July 3, 2015 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Township residents will have their chance to weigh in with comments about a proposed natural gas-fueled power plant. The state...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 3
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: Today • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St., dusk; rain date: July 5. •...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 3
The Thomas Beaver Free Library is offering a summer program for boys to teach and also reinforce the love of reading. The Ackerman family has...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — Police say a seat belt likely saved the life of a man in a recent car accident here. The Jeep Compass owned and driven by Carl Nasatka was...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 6
The Internal Revenue Service has issued an alert to help taxpayers protect themselves from scammers posing as IRS employees. “If you receive a...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 14
“This June was the wettest in a long time. The Selinsgrove airport recorded 8.56 inches of moisture, while Williamsport’s airport had 7.75 inches;...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 1
RUSH TWP. — Leanne McCormick believes an angel or two must have spared her home Tuesday night when a confirmed tornado packing winds of 85-100 mph...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 3
MIFFLINVILLE — Here is the latest update from PennDOT on the Interstate 80 river bridge project here: • From Monday, July 6, through Thursday, July...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 3
The Summer Breeze Concert Series continues tonight with a patriotic tribute featuring the Catawissa Military Band followed by a special program by...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 4
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from June 21-27: June 21 •7:02 a.m. — 700 block LaSalle Street, domestic •3 p.m. — 600 block...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 4
Mia G. Johnson Jeremiah and Jillian (Ash) Johnson, Mifflinville, are the parents of a daughter, Mia Grace, born Monday, June 8, 2015, at Geisinger...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 6
DANVILLE — From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Members Choice Financial Credit Union will hold a Veteran Appreciation Day at its Danville branch. Local...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — Senate Majority Whip John Gordner says he urged Gov. Tom Wolf to sign a series of bills that would enact a no tax-increase budget....
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — State Rep. David Millard says he joined the majority of his House colleagues in recently approving pension reform. The State Employees...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — State Rep. David Millard says the House and Senate have passed legislation to privatize the state-owned liquor system, and the bill is...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 6
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded Pennsylvania a $32,499 grant to address white-nose syndrome in bats, a press release says...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 6
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: Friday • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St., dusk; rain date: July 5. •...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Severe thunderstorms and high winds pelted the area last night and resulted in a tornado warning from the National Weather Service for...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 3
Good news from Shickshinny! World War II veteran William Adkins has his grave marker after all. It was just in the wrong part of the cemetery. And...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 4
Gabriella M. Giugliano Frank Giugliano and Kari Slusser of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Gabriella Mae, born Monday, June 22, 2015, at...

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