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 August 26, 2014 - Page 4
More on birthday kid Remley DeMarie will turn 1 year old on Sept. 6. Her great-grandmother’s name, Muriel Shaffer of Danville, was incorrect in...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 4
• Margaret Hazel Allen, 117 S. Vine St., Berwick, daughter of Martin Allen and Phyllis Hoover, and Kimberly Cleadis Francis, same, daughter of Larry...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 6
“With increasingly moist air pushing into the state, today and Wednesday will be partly cloudy, warm and more humid, with afternoon temperatures well...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 18
MILTON — State Police at Milton will be conducting a DUI checkpoint somewhere in either Montour, Northumberland or Union counties at the end of...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 18
BRIAR CREEK — The Briar Creek Association for Watershed Solutions (BCAWS) invites the public to attend its meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday at Briar Creek...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 1
Tacking a $3 fee onto each ton of garbage dumped at Pennsylvania landfills could generate more than $50 million to help school districts pay for...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Teachers and some parents are planning to rally before tonight’s school board meeting here to call for school directors to meet with the...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 3
Town council’s Community and Economic Development Committee will meet Tuesday at 8 a.m. to discuss the possibility of an anti-discrimination...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 5
Mike Maziarczyk, a member of Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans, is a rehabilitation patient after being hospitalized. Cards will reach him at: Wilkes...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 5
Addison G. Kramer Dan and Ashley (Wetzel) Kramer of Coal Township are the parents of a daughter, Addison Gene, born Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 12
MILLVILLE — The grandmother of 10 Millville students is organizing her own picket line in an effort to get the children back in school. Darla Bardo...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 12
“The late-summer heat wave that has been dominating the weather in the Central and Southern states will continue to do the same during the coming...
Published on August 25, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • Aug. 26: Columbia Mall, Buckhorn, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. • Aug. 27: Kawneer, 500 E. 12th S., Bloomsburg, 12-4 p.m. • Aug. 29: Lime Ridge...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 1
If you’re reading this from Berwick, Bloomsburg, Danville or the surrounding area, pat yourself on the back; chances are you’re quite clever. So...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Montour Township Police Chief Terry Eckart has been “out of control” toward other officers, officials, and citizens for years, Catawissa...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Township Police Chief Terry Eckart remained on the job during the two months he was being investigated for alleged misconduct, even...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — Standing in knee-deep water in a mucky pond, Chris Young bravely lowered his gloved hands through the webbing of a barrel-shaped...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 3
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A downed, sparking power line closed Fowlersville Road for more than an hour Saturday morning. Wind knocked down a power line...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 6
Several of the allegations against Montour Township Police Chief Terry Eckart appear to be punishable under the department’s Code of Conduct — which...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 8
“With the large summer air mass that has been baking the Central and Southern states sticking its nose into our territory, it will become warmer and...

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