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 18, 2014 - Page 3
Danville’s Iron Heritage Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday. The theme this year is “After Gettysburg.” The annual parade through...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 10
DANVILLE — More than 50 Geisinger Health System physicians in 17 medical specialties have been named to the national Best Doctors list for 2013-14, a...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 12
“Canadian air plunging into the United States made it all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. It’s given people in such places as New Orleans and Atlanta...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A local Democratic committeeman raised a loud objection during a visit from the Republican governor on Thursday. Dwayne Heisler, owner...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Generations of the Trivelpiece family grew up in an old farmhouse here that was destroyed by a fast-moving fire early Wednesday....
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Teachers here plan to start the upcoming school year with a strike due to “completely outrageous and unrealistic” contract proposals from...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 3
BEACH HAVEN — Police and firefighters were called to two different debris fires in the same neighborhood on Walnut Drive late Tuesday and early...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 3
The Women’s Center of Bloomsburg and Tri-County ABATE of Pennsylvania are hosting their annual Ride for Shelter with registration 9-11 a.m. Saturday...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 3
MIFFLINVILLE — A parade, car show and fun fair are planned for Mifflinville this Sunday. All vehicles are welcome, including tractors. The...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 5
Lyliann T. Hess Kodie A. Hess and Samantha T. Renner, Williamsport, are the parents of a daughter, Lyliann Theyra, born Thursday, June 26, 2014, at...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 5
• Crystal Irene Brady, Bloomsburg, from James Brady, Paxinos; married Sept. 20, 2003 • Jennifer L. Materne, Danville, from Paul C. Materne,...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 5
• Vincent Lloyd Harp, Newport, Pa., son of Thomas L. Harp and Shirley Grenninger, and Stephanie Nicole Downs, 154 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg,...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from July 9-15: July 9 •12:32 a.m. — Fireworks complaint, West Main Street •1:41 a.m. —...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Matthew Zajac doesn’t talk much. The 35-year-old’s autism prevents him from having many conversations beyond asking for a visitor’...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 3
A Wapwallopen 12-year-old has raised money and spirits for injured service members being treated at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 3
MAIN TWP. — The Columbia County coroner’s office is looking for any family or friends of Arthur Lee Fear of 114 Bell Curve. Fear, 67, was found dead...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — The Berwick Hospital’s Senior Circle will meet Thursday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 2 p.m. The guest speaker will be podiatrist Dr...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from July 6-12: July 6 •2:19 a.m. — 600 block Chestnut Street, DWI •7:24 a.m. — 1200...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 5
Cameron R. Knecht Andrew Knecht and Kathryn Kowalski, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Cameron Ryan, born Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Berwick...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The town is hoping to install a gate in the storm sewers near the Bloomsburg Middle School that should prevent most floods in the Port...

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