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 April 21, 2015 - Page 6
PINE TWP. — A passenger is in critical condition after being flown from a crash outside Millville on Sunday, according to a Geisinger spokesperson...
Published on April 21, 2015 - Page 11
The building I work in at Bloomsburg University is called Hartline Science Center, named for a prominent family in the history of Bloomsburg. The son...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police know to watch the sky for flying beer bottles during Block Party, but it’s a half an orange lobbed into the teeming crowd on...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A Millville man was flown to Geisinger Medical Center after the car he was riding in spun out and crashed into a tree, losing its engine...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A retired teacher has donated $10,000 to the Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts, saying she hopes it will inspire others to...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. —A Danville resident who warns about Montour County becoming a “police state” is running for district judge. Joseph Crouch, 42, is...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 3
CHICAGO (AP) — Many sick kids can’t or won’t swallow pills — and that can make them sicker. But there may be some pretty simple ways to help the...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 3
One might assume officers from the NYPD would look down their nose at the much smaller Bloomsburg force. The metropolitan department boasts...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 4
NUREMBERG — The Nuremberg Community Players will have open auditions Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m., for its upcoming production, “The Wizard of Oz...
Published on April 20, 2015 - Page 12
“It would be nice if the 80 degrees we had Saturday signaled the start of T-shirt and shorts season, but I’m afraid not. “The storm that will...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 1
ESPY — A cat who regularly catches the attention of Connie Hess’ neighbors as feline and owner stroll Sherwood Village has now gained national renown...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 7
Jaxson J. Bailey Casey Bailey is the mother of a son, Jaxson John, born Friday, April 17, 2015, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital. Maternal...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Wills filed recently in Montour County: • Leo E. Haladay, Cooper Township, died Jan. 25, 2015, at 93; $58,000 to niece Darlene Stine; $5,...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 7
HUMMELS WHARF — A familiar name will soon replace the former Friendly’s Restaurant at the Susquehanna Valley Mall, according to published reports....
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A short circuit in a dimmer switch sparked a fire in a house wall late Friday, but firefighters quickly were able to extinguish the...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 8
“While most of today will be partly cloudy and dry, with afternoon temperatures in the mid-60s, clouds will increase later in the day as a large...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 14
BUCKHORN — Two people suffered injuries at the entrance to Wal-Mart plaza here Saturday afternoon. Dominique Larkin, 20, of Bloomsburg was headed...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — A group of students and their guests were stuck in an elevator for 45 minutes because firefighters couldn’t access a circuit breaker,...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 23
CARLISLE — The starting wage for workers at Giant Food Stores will be set at $9 per hour beginning in June, a press release says. The rate for...
Published on April 19, 2015 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers listed in March at the Columbia County Recorder of Deeds office: Beaver Township • Ronald L. and Ramona M...

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