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, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As professors at Bloomsburg University prepare to vote on a possible strike, their union is urging them to make grades and course...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —While university faculty representatives were in Harrisburg Thursday setting in motion a strike vote, their boss was shuttling plastic...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — After Madeline Cross, only 7 years old, had complained of headaches and experienced problems with her balance for more than a year, her...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 3
A public hearing to consider a zoning change that would allow a church to move into the Danville Elks building is set for Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 4
Knoebels camper remains ‘critical’ DANVILLE — An 11-year-old girl remains in critical condition more than a week after part of a tree came crashing...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 5
Rylan L. Colon-Beers Joseph Charles Beers Jr. and Trisha Lee Phetteplace, Sunbury, are the parents of a son, Rylan Lyrik, born Friday, Aug. 19, 2016...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 8
BERWICK — Grace Lutheran Church will host a free Block Party from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at 1315 Fairview Ave. here. There will be refreshments, games...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Every morning, Robert Young stops at the Berwick Sunoco station on his way to work and fills up on gas, coffee, and lottery tickets. On...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Supervisors have canceled today’s public hearing where former Township Police Chief Chad Thomas planned to appeal his recent firing...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A water-main break caused taps to run dry for an estimated 50 to 60 customers here and closed busy Summerhill Avenue on Wednesday night. A...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 3
When it comes to phone scams, sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between legitimate callers and those looking to bilk you out of your money...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 4
Son and daughter served Larry and Janet Lupini of Woodland Whitetails in Mifflin Township have two children who served in the military: a son,...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 4
SHICKSHINNY — A Shickshinny man allegedly caught with drug gear during a traffic stop failed to show for a hearing Wednesday so his case was sent to...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 4
Carter W. Karnes Levi Karnes and Kayla Aikey of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Carter William, born Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016, at Geisinger...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 5
Organizations that support emergency services and environmental preservation are among those eligible for funding by pipeline builder Williams...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — All 32 establishments in our coverage area met state food standards during inspections Aug. 8-15. In Columbia County, the following...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 8
“In the Atlantic Ocean, which has suddenly become active, Tropical Storm Fiona has dissipated, while Tropical Storm Gaston is on a track that will...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 1
FAIRMOUNT TWP. — A missing hiker was found dead at the bottom of a waterfall at Ricketts Glen State Park on Tuesday, police said. Yuri Sannikov, 74...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A board that protects the historical district here recommended a church take on a chimney renovation that would have cost $9,000. But St...
Published on August 24, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON — Borough council voted last month to hire James M. Shaw Jr. as a part-time police officer, one year after the former Berwick patrolman...

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