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 18, 2015 - Page 17
DANVILLE — Wills filed recently in Montour County: • Wesley H. Boone Sr., Danville, died Dec. 30, 2014, at 97; $1,000 to stepdaughter, Connie...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A couple was stranded in the middle of the Susquehanna River for nearly two hours after their kayaks overturned Thursday. The...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — The Millville teachers union has asked a county judge to order the school board back to the bargaining table to negotiate a new contract...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 3
The Danville SPCA will reopen this weekend with a “Who Let the Dogs Out?” party offering discounted adoption fees. The Bloom Road site closed March...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 3
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — The president of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority says tribal officials have met with Korean interests to discuss the...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Workers at the Wise Foods plant rejected a contract Thursday, the second time they voted down a proposal in a little over a month. The...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 3
TULSA, Okla. — Williams, the energy firm proposing to expand the Transco natural gas pipeline through Columbia County, will distribute nearly $68,000...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from April 8-14: April 8 •3:36 a.m. _ Suspicious vehicle, 500 block West Main Street •3:45 a.m...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 6
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 5-11: April 5 •12:45 a.m. — 1800 block Heights Road, hit and run •12:53 a.m. — 1200...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 6
Two customers sued over spring water BERWICK — Matthews Fuel Service Inc., 727 Harter Ave., Nescopeck, is suing two people for spring water, coolers...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 6
DANVILLE — The Danville school board and teachers union met Wednesday in yet another attempt to work out a new contract, but there seemed to be...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 7
Aubree M. Gottshall Mary Gottshall, Bloomsburg, is the mother of a daughter, Aubree Marie, born Thursday, April 16, 2015, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — Columbia-Montour Venturing Crew 22 is holding an open house Saturday from 5-8 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 712 E. 16th St. here....
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Danville-based Service 1st Federal Credit Union is planning a new office at the corner of Route 11 and East Street here. The branch...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 14
“When the local trout season begins Saturday morning, temperatures will be near 50. When the first worms are dunked, winds will be light, water...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 1
LIGHTSTREET — A Benton motorcyclist was talking but bleeding after he was knocked off his Harley by an SUV that crossed into his path Wednesday,...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — A few residents are considering legal action to quiet the Numidia Dragway. But opponents found themselves outnumbered by raceway...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 3
This Tuesday, put down the cooking utensils and head over to the Catawissa Legion for dinner instead. It’s hosting a delicious ham and dandelion...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 4
HEMLOCK TWP. — Township Police report responding to the following incidents March 15-31: March 15 • Assist South Centre Township Police •...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 4
Ivy A. Margel Timothy and Jennifer (Havay) Margel of Elysburg are the parents of a daughter, Ivy Angela, born Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at...

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