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 26, 2014 - Page 8
“We’ve had so many nice weekends this spring and summer. The last really stormy weekend was the last one of March. I had 2.60 inches of precipitation...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A blown hydraulic line on a garbage truck spread slippery fluid over several borough streets Thursday, according to officials. The line...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 1
LIGHTSTREET — A truck driver from the Midwest was killed when he slammed into the back of a UPS truck on Interstate 80 near the Lightstreet exit...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman drove into the path of a pickup while attempting to make a left turn into Dunkin’ Donuts on Route 11 here Thursday,...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 3
Two Danville students have been chosen to attend leadership conferences at Harvard University. Aidan Matunis, son of John and Kimberly Matunis and...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The federal agency that will decide the fate of a proposed natural gas pipeline extending through Columbia County will host a meeting...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 5
Emmett B. May Jason and Megan (Bates) May, Newport, are the parents of a son, Emmett Bates, born Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Berwick Hospital Center...
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — AGAPE has received a $15,000 grant from the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund (BHWF) of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation....
Published on July 25, 2014 - Page 12
“With mostly sunny skies, warm afternoon temperatures and low humidity, today will be an exceptionally nice, late-July day. You can thank air from...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A gas smell that permeated the area two summers ago may return now that the $1 million second phase of a demolition project is under way...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville woman was killed when a log truck crushed her car on Route 54 here Wednesday. Mary Gray, 84, was pronounced dead shortly...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — As the fire that killed Michelle Dzoch raged, calls for help were going to a 9-1-1 center that didn’t have enough people to answer the...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A Berwick man “took his eyes off the road for a second” and slammed into the back of a car that had stopped to turn onto Frosty Valley...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 3
G ov. Tom Corbett inadvertently stepped on a local sports land mine during a visit with school officials last Thursday in Bloomsburg. When Southern...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 5
Kason J. DavisKinsley E. Davis Joshua A. and Jennifer L. (Wolfe) Davis, Nescopeck, are the parents of twins — son Kason Jonathan and daughter...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 5
Where to send Stuart Tank donations Tax-deductible donations to the Stuart Tank Committee’s effort to bring a Berwick-built tank back to the borough...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 12
WILKES-BARRE — The factors that led to a six-minute delay in dispatching firefighters to the correct address during a fatal fire in Mocanaqua are not...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 22
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System and Highmark Inc. have announced a five-year contract extension through 2019. Under the new pact, Geisinger...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — It took the Bloomsburg teachers union and school board less than one year to agree to terms on a new contract that ensures labor peace...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — Human error alone, not equipment problems, caused Luzerne County to dispatch the wrong fire companies to the wrong address during the...

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