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 January 23, 2015 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — A speeding pickup rear-ended a tractor-trailer on Route 54 near Logan Run Road here just before noon Wednesday, authorities say. Leah M...
Published on January 23, 2015 - Page 4
• Fred Miller will celebrate his 80th birthday on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to him at 5 Pinecrest Road, Berwick, PA...
Published on January 23, 2015 - Page 5
POINT TWP. — Township Police say a man from Northumberland was driving on Route 11 when he hit the back of a stopped school bus Thursday afternoon....
Published on January 23, 2015 - Page 5
SCOTT TWP. — The Bloomsburg Volunteer Ambulance Association finalized a $162,000 deal Thursday to purchase the former Armed Forces Reserve training...
Published on January 23, 2015 - Page 5
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Jan. 11-17: Jan. 11 •12:06 a.m. — 1600 block West Front Street, structure fire •5:45 a.m...
Published on January 23, 2015 - Page 5
MIFFLINVILLE — The Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine clinic, 310 E. Third St. here, will help residents sign up for health insurance Saturday,...
Published on January 23, 2015 - Page 12
“With partly cloudy skies and seasonably cold temperatures, today will be a good day to move around. Tomorrow may feature some weather problems....
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 3
Frank E. Fullmer had a passion for coaching soccer on the fields at Southern Columbia. He started the girls high school soccer program in 1995, then...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Jan. 14-20: Jan. 14 •12:37 a.m. — Neighbor dispute, 300 block East Street •9:17 a.m. —...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 4
Savannah M. Drake Joshua and Alicia (Robbins) Drake of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Savannah Marie, born Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, at...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 4
It’s Jake Volkert Jake Volkert was one of the Boy Scouts from Troop 6 who helped cut trees for Berwick’s Christmas Boulevard. His name was...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 11
RUSH TWP. — A woman driving on Route 54 was injured Wednesday when her pickup collided with a tractor-trailer here. It happened just before noon...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 11
LEWISBURG — The Weis Center for the Performing Arts at Bucknell University will present BalletX on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. “Rhythm, music,...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 11
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Sprint is in talks with RadioShack to acquire leases for some of its more than 4,000 stores as part of the troubled electronic...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 12
PHILADELPHIA — Deb Shops has begun liquidating all of its stores nationwide, including several in eastern and central Pennsylvania, following the...
Published on January 22, 2015 - Page 22
• William E. Pennypacker, Berwick, from Sharon L. Pennypacker, Berwick; married Aug. 10, 1990 • Richard T. Myers, Danville, from Karen S. Myers,...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 1
ANTHONY TWP. — Montour County commissioners are tired of the criticism they’ve been hearing from Thomas Beaver Free Library officials about a lack of...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 3
A Berwick-born boy claimed to have discovered an ancient evil race living underground while visiting his father at the AC&F. Richard Shaver...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 3
SCOTT TWP. — On the same day they acquired a vacant Chinese buffet, Marty and Beverly Mariano also purchased the long-empty Romeo’s Pizza. Just like...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 4
RALPHO TWP. — A Locust Gap woman trying to pass a dump truck spun out of control when she hit one of the truck’s tires along Route 54 here about 9 a....

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