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 May 25, 2016 - Page 1
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A “debris field of poultry” was strewn across eastbound Interstate 80 early Tuesday when a tractor-trailer hauling live...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 3
Five years ago, fire ripped through the studio of chain saw carver Dennis Beach, destroying the building and the artwork inside. But the man who...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 4
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: Friday • MIFFLINVILLE — Memorial Day celebration, May 27-30, Mifflinville...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 4
Wesley’s Bible school June 26-30 Vacation Bible school at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg will be June 26-30. An story in Saturday’s...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 4
• Jason Wayne Hunsinger, 235 Jackson St., Bloomsburg, son of Bruce and Donna Hunsinger, and Chelsea Lee Fry, 69 Poplar Road, Millville, daughter of...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 6
“The sun is now as strong as it is in late July, which will become apparent this week. “Because of all the cloudy, showery days we’ve had in May,...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 14
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from May 15-21: May 15 • 12:02 a.m. — 300 block North Oak Street, trespass • 12:13 a.m. — 500...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 14
NANTICOKE — Federal agents raided D&R Sports Center in Nanticoke on Tuesday, according to published reports. The store, which formerly had a...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — State restaurant inspectors took a look at 13 Columbia County restaurants May 8-15. Two fell short of state standards. In a May 13...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The company building the new natural gas power plant here says it shouldn’t have to get building permits for the structure housing the...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — Two teens involved in a wreck on Bentley Drive here Saturday have been treated and released from the hospital. Tyler Miller, 17, of...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 3
Paul Reichart, president of both the Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center and the Bloomsburg Fair, walked away from the recent Village...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 4
Alaska D. Russell Dorothy (Underkoffler) and Michael Russell of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Alaska Denise, born Monday, May 16, 2016, at...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — Anton Georgiev, D.O., is scheduled to present “Advanced Treatment Options for Abdominal Hernias” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Berwick YMCA,...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — A community celebration is being planned to mark the opening of the new West Berwick Elementary. The event is set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m....
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 6
“We haven’t had a genuine hot, humid day yet this year. But that will change this week. It’s rare to get this deep into May without having an...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 11
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: Friday, May 27 • MIFFLINVILLE — Memorial Day celebration, May 27-30,...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 11
BERWICK — Police have released the names of a motorcyclist and the driver who hit his bike last Thursday afternoon, but the accident remains under...
Published on May 24, 2016 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — The sports medicine division of the Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute will host a speed and agility academy for student-athletes on...
Published on May 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Liz Bodenman is used to performing in character in high school musicals, so taking the stage here Sunday for First Columbia’s Teen Star...

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