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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 October 14, 2014 - Page 3
In July 1930, an estimated 20,000 turned out for the 16th annual Northern Columbia County Farmer’s Picnic in Benton Park. The picnic was launched...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 5
Woman is homeowner Dawn Drumheiser owns a home at 129 Faust St., Danville, she says. Her home was incorrectly described as a rental residence in a...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 5
Firefighter is Jermy Fowler Bloomsburg firefighter Jermy Fowler’s name was misspelled in a photo caption Monday. Fowler was holding a rescued cat at...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 8
“In this technological age, we have computers that predict how much precipitation various locations can expect from an approaching storm. While these...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: ARTS & CRAFTS Art-photography-crafts-hobbies - China paintings &...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Floral exhibits - Specimen flowers - Asters; best single specimen 1st -...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 1
FERNVILLE — Rescuers found a body in a Drinker Street home after a fire early Sunday left its second floor badly damaged. The owner of the house was...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 3
When Bloomsburg University first opened a website where students could look up admissions, financial aid and grade information, it was looking for a...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 4
SUGARLOAF TWP. — Two people were taken to Geisinger after being injured in a motorcycle crash along Route 118 here Sunday night, authorities said....
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 8
How did it happen? That’s the big question as federal health officials investigate the case of a Dallas health worker who treated an Ebola patient...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 12
“As we get deeper into the fall season, several big rainstorms are needed to replenish the water table before the ground freezes. This moisture is...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • Today: First Baptist Church, Danville, 1-6 p.m. • Oct. 15: Girton Manufacturing, State Street, Millville, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. • Oct. 22:...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police Chief Terry Eckart and township supervisors punished and tried to discredit an officer who cooperated with a probe into Eckart’...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police Chief Terry Eckart asked a neighboring department to fix a speeding ticket for the chairman of the supervisors and did personal...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 7
Paisley R. Lehman Tonya Klinger and Sean Lehman of Nescopeck are the parents of a daughter, Paisley Rae Lehman, born Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 8
“A few stormy areas are being watched in the Atlantic Ocean, but if the Atlantic basin continues to be as inactive as it has been, this will be one...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 25
Williamsport — Prudential Hodrick Realty has announced the appointment of Lena Melaragni as vice president/manager for the firm’s offices in...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 25
MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. is again offering its Charge Against Breast Cancer, October Pink Shops. The program will run in all Bon-Ton...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System has been named one of 53 grant recipients nationwide that will participate in clinical research programs organized...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 25
CARLISLE — The kickoff to the new school year marks the start of Giant Food Stores’ fundraiser, A+ School Rewards, which enables customers to earn...

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