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 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University President David Soltz was “extraordinarily scared” Saturday morning when he blacked out behind the wheel, crossed...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 3
A new teen center is in the works, and Talen Energy, the new owner of the Susquehanna nuclear plant, has promised $100,000 toward it. The...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 4
• A get-well card shower is requested for Sonja Longenberger. Cards may be sent to her at 485 Country Lane West, Orangeville, PA 17859. EDITOR’S...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Determined to reduce drug- and alcohol-related crashes this Labor Day holiday, PennDOT, State Police and municipal police will...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 5
SUNBURY — The public is invited to view and discuss several Penn State Extension research trials at the Joe Anchor Farm, 360 Leiser Road, New...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 5
ELYSBURG — The Ralpho Township All Home Days celebration will run Saturday through Monday, featuring live entertainment, food stands and ceremonies...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — Violinist Bella Hristova will perform with pianist Amy Yang on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Weis Center’s lobby as part of the...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 6
“By the time we reach September, the Susquehanna River is usually quite low, and remains that way until autumn rains begin. While there was a brisk...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — Scam artists are working multiple angles to get your hard earned money, State Police warn. One of the most common tactics is the use of...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Moms in Prayer for the Bloomsburg Area School District invites mothers in the district who are interested in learning more about this...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — A musician recognized as one of the world’s best female blues guitarists will be in town next Saturday, Sept. 12, to open the 2015-16...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 12
From Accuweather The calendar may have flipped to September but summer is not going anywhere just yet across the Northeast. July-like heat with...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The addition of a traffic light on Route 54 near Perkins will make the area safer for pedestrians and bicyclists, a county inmate says....
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 3
A Danville-area motorcycle group has joined an effort to raise money to buy a lift van for 18-year-old fraternal twins with cerebral palsy. Friends...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 4
Alexis R. Weaver Frank Weaver and Scarlet Shoup of Montour County are the parents of a daughter, Alexis Raelene, born Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 4
• Joyce Fisher will celebrate her 75th birthday on Friday, Sept. 4. Cards will reach her at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Health Care Center, Room 214, 211...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 4
The following marriage licenses were filed recently in Columbia County: •Lewis R. Barnes, 2261 Creek Road, Catawissa, son of Raymond Barnes and the...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 6
“We do not experience many heat waves during September, but with temperatures well above normal this week, we will have one or come awfully close...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — During a “saturation enforcement patrol” from 10 p.m. Friday through 3 a.m. Saturday, town police handed out 37 citations for offenses...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 12
The River Poetsto welcome guest BLOOMSBURG — The River Poets will host guest poet K.A. (Katie) Hays of Lewisburg for a poetry reading Thursday at...

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