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 November 19, 2014 - Page 6
DANVILLE — The borough recently received approval from the state Department of Community & Economic Development to use $689,000 in grant funds...
Published on November 19, 2014 - Page 6
“With the Siberian air that blew into the area yesterday in no hurry to leave, today will be partly cloudy, breezy and cold. Tonight will be fair and...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 1
ZION GROVE — After Lisa Dalesandro left her son’s father and moved back home to Zion Grove, she lost her job and her mother became ill. So the single...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — An investigation into the retiring police chief here is complete, and no intentional wrongdoing has been found, township supervisors...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A rumor that a Berwick middle school student with a gun was planning some kind of violence at school this week had administrators and...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 3
Columbia County’s Traveling Library will soon cross 100,000 miles of service in Columbia County, and it’ll probably reach that milestone while...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A leaky propane line caused a small fire near a stove at 123 Ivey Drive around 1 p.m. Monday, firefighters say. Residents Charles and...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Renovations are planned for a large room at the former Danville Elementary, and the school board intends to meet there in the future....
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 4
• Leonard Wolfe will celebrate his 83rd birthday on Sunday, Nov. 23. Cards will reach him at 318 W. Third St., Mifflinville, PA 18631. • Arline...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 6
“With air from Siberia making it all the way to Pennsylvania, today will be as cold and uncomfortable as a November day can be. Sunshine will be...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 11
LEWISBURG — Parallel Exit, described in a press release as “New York City’s pre-eminent physical theatre company,” will present “Exit Stage Left” on...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Balzano’s Italian Kitchen was cited by State Police Liquor Control Enforcement for operating with an expired liquor license in September...
Published on November 18, 2014 - Page 12
LEWISBURG — The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will present a Celtic holiday performance, Christmas with L??nasa with...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 3
Giant announces Ortega Taco recall CARLISLE — Following a recall by B&G Foods, Inc., GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 3
The town wants a larger cut of your fun. Council voted 6-1 last week to eliminate a section of its “amusement tax” that had exempted organizers of...
Published on November 17, 2014 - Page 12
“Several days ago, I indicated the arctic air that was invading the nation would not arrive locally all at once, but instead in waves. The first wave...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
Carl Shaffer says a controversial federal rule being proposed to safeguard sources of drinking water will actually ruin some farmers financially....
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — A crop of mysterious painted pumpkins left on area doorsteps serves as a reminder of a Southern Columbia teen’s generous spirit....
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The morning rush at Dunkin’ Donuts here often spills onto Route 11, and now one councilman says Bloomsburg should do something about it...
Published on November 16, 2014 - Page 3
BUTLER TWP. — A New York truck driver was killed early Saturday morning when his truck crashed on Interstate 80 at the junction with Interstate 81,...

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