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 September 23, 2014 - Page 6
Geisinger Health System’s profit in recent years: • $110.5 million in 2013-14 • $137.9 million in 2012-13 • $154.3 million in 2011-12 • $181...
Published on September 23, 2014 - Page 6
“With a giant high-pressure area dominating our weather today through the coming weekend, days will be partly sunny and dry, with warmer afternoon...
Published on September 23, 2014 - Page 12
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Sept. 7-13: Sept. 7 •3:15 a.m. — Monroe Street and Freas Avenue, DWI •8:22 a.m. — 600...
Published on September 23, 2014 - Page 18
LEWISBURG — The Brentano String Quartet will perform classical works by Mozart, Bartok and Schubert on Saturday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis...
Published on September 22, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The sign isn’t that big on the food stand, but fairgoers take notice of the featured product on Debra and Greg “Gubba” Heberling’s...
Published on September 22, 2014 - Page 3
On Sunday, a group who wants to show “everyone is welcome” in Bloomsburg plans to gather on the Columbia County Courthouse steps for a candlelight...
Published on September 22, 2014 - Page 3
RALPHO — A Paxinos driver triggered a three-vehicle accident on Route 54 in front of the Sheetz store here Sunday when he turned left in front of an...
Published on September 22, 2014 - Page 12
“After a mostly sunny, dry, warm Sunday, we had a few showers and thunderstorms as a new cold front passed through the area. “Since this cold front...
Published on September 22, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • Sept. 22: Berwick Hospital Center, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. • Sept. 23: Columbia Mall, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. • Sept. 23: Cherokee Pharmaceuticals,...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Over the past eight years, a Bloomsburg University-affiliated organization has slowly bought up houses near the school in $100,000 and $...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — The police department is down by about three officers, and overtime is rapidly piling up, Mayor Tim Burke says. So council members have...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — You’ve spent many days roaming the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds over the years. You’ve taken in all the sights and sounds, ridden the rides,...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 4
DOVER, Pa. (AP) — It’s the blue-tinted gray of a battleship’s hull, and its name is Gladys. Matt Wolgemuth’s ’88 Jeep Wrangler was returned to him...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 6
Here are the correct quiz answers: 1. The Big Chair is new to the fair in 2014. It also has a blue “brother” on the grounds. 2. Roosters and...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 6
Eight to 10 answers right: You’re a Blue Ribbon winner and a verified Bloomsburg Fair expert. Treat yourself to a hot sausage sandwich and some...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 7
Ty D. Bassett Mark and Amber (Warner) Bassett, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Ty David, born Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at Geisinger Medical...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Since 2006, Entrepreneurial Ventures, a company run by the Bloomsburg University Foundation, has purchased seven properties near...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 8
“With southwesterly winds blowing, today will be variably cloudy and warm. There will be a few showers and thundershowers later in the day as a new...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — The Cinema Center, run for decades by local movie-theater mogul Marv Troutman, now has its third owner in just over two years. The...
Published on September 21, 2014 - Page 23
HARRISBURG — Here are new businesses recently registered with the Corporations Bureau, Pennsylvania Department of State: • Bfj Trucking Llc, 36 Red...

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