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 17, 2014 - Page 20
WILLS • James J. Stevenson, Stillwater, died Feb. 9, 2014, at 83; 14 percent of estate to son Glenn Stevenson; 16 percent to Rebecca M. Stahler; 16...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 20
DANVILLE — SUN Home Health & Hospice on Wednesday joined other formerly stand-alone health organizations becoming part of the Geisinger Health...
Published on April 17, 2014 - Page 26
WILLIAMSPORT — Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. has authorized the repurchase of 10 percent of the company’s outstanding shares, President and CEO Richard A...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — One new Main Street restaurant should open by month’s end, while another plans to renovate its facade to provide a courtyard area for...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — Two people were in critical condition after a Subaru Outback smashed head-on into an SUV here Tuesday afternoon, officials say. The...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Teachers here have given official notice to the school district that they will go on strike Thursday. A negotiation session is still set...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 3
A Berwick-built Stuart tank will be rolling into the borough Saturday to celebrate the groundbreaking for a memorial to the local people who built it...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 5
MADISON TWP. — A Bloomsburg man’s car got hung up on an embankment after he swerved to miss a deer Monday night, police say. Mark Abresch, 63, was...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 5
Learn gun rules on concealed carry RANSHAW — State Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Elysburg) will host a seminar on concealed-carry laws Wednesday, April 23,...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 6
“A strong cold front blasted across the area at noon yesterday, with gusty winds and heavy showers. Following the front, temperatures plunged from...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — One of the people instrumental in launching Bloomsburg High School’s academic hall of fame is now one of its inductees. Retired...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 11
• Justin Joseph Ruskuski, 152-A Rhodes St., Bloomsburg, son of Joseph Daniel Ruskuski and Barbara Ann Ruskuski, and Tylee Rae Evans, same, daughter...
Published on April 16, 2014 - Page 17
Here are scheduled Easter Egg Hunts and other events in the area: Today • BERWICK — Easter Bunny, 6-8 p.m., Berwick YMCA, 231 W. Third St.,...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON — The Benton school board finally revealed publicly Monday that Superintendent Penny Lenig-Zerby is on “administrative leave” with pay while...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A Toyota SUV flipped onto its roof and skidded along Mall Boulevard here after a collision Monday afternoon, and two people were taken to...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — Operators at PPL’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 1 reactor from the electrical grid Saturday to begin a scheduled...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 3
Benton High School is hosting its 108th annual Benton Alumni Banquet on Saturday, April 26, beginning at 5:15 p.m. Graduates from the following...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 4
• An Easter card shower is planned for Betty Levan, formerly of Catawissa. Cards and messages may be sent to her at Balanced Care at Bloomsburg,...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 4
That’s Redfern Alicia King Redfern is a committee member with the P.E.O. Her name was incorrect in a photo caption Sunday.
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The town is applying for a $500,000 grant to start to renovate flood-damaged homes. The federal HOMES program won’t pay to floodproof...

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