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 April 26, 2015 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — An SUV crashed through a guard rail and plunged down a steep 15-foot embankment before smashing headfirst into a tree Saturday...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 4
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A motorcyclist was rushed to Geisinger Medical Center Saturday afternoon with major injuries after an accident on Route 118 here,...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 12
“We are now at the time of the year when local fruit growers hope Mother Nature smiles on them. Blossoms on fruit trees and strawberry plants will be...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 32
WASHINGTON — The American Hospital Association will present the Justin Ford Kimball Innovators Award to Dr. Glenn D. Steele Jr., M.D., Ph.D.,...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 32
Bloomsburg — CCFNB Bancorp Inc., parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., reports improvements in net income and earnings for the first...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 32
BERWICK — MetroCast Business Services says it’s offering new, faster Internet speeds to business customers. MetroCast has raised its top business-...
Published on April 26, 2015 - Page 32
CATAWISSA — Mountainside Pottery, a new business in Roaring Creek Township, celebrated its grand opening last weekend. Becky Breach is the resident...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Residents near the demolition project for the new elementary school feared for their safety Thursday, when winds up to 35 mph sent debris...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — It’s groundhog season in Danville. Critters that had burrowed into the levee system were killed this week using carbon dioxide, and the...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — It was still uncertain late Friday if roller-coaster lovers headed to Knoebels today could take a spin on the new Impulse coaster. Crews...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Geisinger clinics on Reichart Road near Bloomsburg and on Woodbine Lane near here will offer free skin-cancer screenings Tuesday, May 5....
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 3
BELL BEND — A federal agency is recommending that PPL receive permission to build a third nuclear reactor north of Berwick in the area of its...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — Four new alumni will be inducted into the Berwick Area Academic Hall of Fame during a ceremony at 4 p.m. today The event will be held at...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 6
DANVILLE — Sheriffs from 21 of the 67 counties in Pennsylvania have endorsed Montour District Attorney Rebecca Warren in her pursuit of a seat on the...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 12-18: April 12 •12:36 a.m. — 300 block LaSalle Street, domestic •3:54 a.m. — 400...
Published on April 25, 2015 - Page 8
“The atmospheric weather pattern causing chilly, windy conditions is the same one that’s resulted in the two consecutive frigid winters and last year...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Local history buffs who have been trying for 11 years to permanently bring a Berwick-built Stuart tank back here suddenly find themselves...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 3
PennDOT will not approve a new “adaptive” traffic signal for the intersection of Route 11 and Woodbine Lane because there’s concern the technology is...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 4
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A lawyer for Luzerne County, where a botched 9-1-1 dispatch led to a woman’s death, says residents don’t have a constitutional...
Published on April 24, 2015 - Page 5
Wirth made honor roll, too Lily Wirth, a sixth-grader at Bloomsburg Middle School, attained honor roll status for the third marking period. Her name...

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