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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 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Severe thunderstorms and high winds pelted the area last night and resulted in a tornado warning from the National Weather Service for...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 3
Good news from Shickshinny! World War II veteran William Adkins has his grave marker after all. It was just in the wrong part of the cemetery. And...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 4
Gabriella M. Giugliano Frank Giugliano and Kari Slusser of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Gabriella Mae, born Monday, June 22, 2015, at...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 4
• Barbara Maxine McCaffrey will celebrate her 80th birthday Saturday, July 11. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 209 Port Noble Drive,...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 4
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission expects about 2.8 million vehicles to be traveling the turnpike over the Independence Day holiday, with the...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 6
“Checking the weather map, it is apparent the atmospheric setup we had this past winter is again in control of our weather. “This means the Western...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 11
BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth grade — Isabella Arndt,...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 11
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: Friday • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St., dusk; rain date: July 5. •...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 12
DANVILLE — Two people were injured Tuesday morning when two SUVs collided on East Market Street at Church Street, police say. Jennifer Rose, 49,...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 12
WASHINGTONVILLE —About 660 PPL customers in northern Montour County were without power for most of Tuesday afternoon due to an outage around the...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
ESPY — John and Nancy Mensch piled sandbags at the western corner of their Old Berwick Road property during a recent rainstorm, anticipating water...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Grammy-nominated Christian rockers will unleash their electronic-infused sound at the Bloomsburg Fair this fall. Skillet — whose fans...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 3
Starting July 13, a northern Columbia County bridge is expected to be closed for over two months, according to PennDOT. The Sereno Road/Sereno...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Truancy case withdrawn A truancy charge filed against Ami Boedker of Bloomsburg on April 30 was withdrawn May 8, according to online court records...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
CATAWISSA — A Paxinos man with nearly $1,500 in cash was high on freshly purchased weed when he swerved into a sobriety checkpoint May 30, charges...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Orion Lowe Heath Lowe and Tammy Buckley of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Orion, born Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
• Florence Hettinger will celebrate her 97th birthday on Thursday, July 2. Please mail cards to her in care of Jerry Hettinger, 400 Bottom Road,...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Six months, $1,000 The maximum penalty for violating a protection-from-abuse order is six months in prison and a $1,000 fine. A story in Monday’s...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: Friday • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St., dusk; rain date: July 5. •...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 4
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech has filed truancy complaints against the following parents for the recently completed school year. •...

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