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 November 18, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Balzano’s Italian Kitchen was cited by State Police Liquor Control Enforcement for operating with an expired liquor license in September...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 12
LEWISBURG — The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will present a Celtic holiday performance, Christmas with L??nasa with...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 3
Giant announces Ortega Taco recall CARLISLE — Following a recall by B&G Foods, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 3
The town wants a larger cut of your fun. Council voted 6-1 last week to eliminate a section of its “amusement tax” that had exempted organizers of...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 12
“Several days ago, I indicated the arctic air that was invading the nation would not arrive locally all at once, but instead in waves. The first wave...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The morning rush at Dunkin’ Donuts here often spills onto Route 11, and now one councilman says Bloomsburg should do something about it...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
Carl Shaffer says a controversial federal rule being proposed to safeguard sources of drinking water will actually ruin some farmers financially....
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — A crop of mysterious painted pumpkins left on area doorsteps serves as a reminder of a Southern Columbia teen’s generous spirit....
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 3
BUTLER TWP. — A New York truck driver was killed early Saturday morning when his truck crashed on Interstate 80 at the junction with Interstate 81,...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 8
“Warning! It is going to snow enough at some time in the next few weeks to make roads slippery. Because people forget how to drive on snow-covered...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 23
HARRISBURG — Here are new businesses recently registered with the Corporations Bureau, Pennsylvania Department of State: • Bakers Guild Cafe,...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 23
BERWICK — Beginning Nov. 15, Berwick Hospital Center will help residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 23
SUNBURY — Weis Markets has launched its fourth annual “Believe in Heroes” campaign, a partnership with the Wounded Warrior Project. In the past...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 23
Avoca — Jack Williams Tire has established a pilot training program with the automotive facilities at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 25
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded in October at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township • Barbara J. Frey to Erminio S....
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 25
BERWICK — The Cellular Connection’s 300 stores will join in a “Stop the Hunger” campaign this holiday season, a press release says. Through Friday,...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — A principal accused of helping a student too much with state assessment tests several years ago has been publicly reprimanded by the...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON TWP. — A 1-ton utility pole came within inches of piercing the canvas top of a Shickshinny man’s Jeep after he ran into an SUV on Route 487...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 1
SCRANTON — A man is facing charges after he grabbed a television reporter’s arm and yelled obscenities into her microphone during a live broadcast...
Published on November 15, 2014 - Page 5
Sumner is scholar Megan Sumner was inducted into the National Honor Society in a ceremony Thursday at Central Columbia High School. Her name was...

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