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 July 29, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK — A man’s girlfriend called police after he crashed her vehicle into the Sunrise Pools building along Route 11 here and fled, charges say...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A new eatery opening here today will specialize in a rotating menu of cheesesteaks and soups, made-to-order salads, and feeding starving...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia has approved a plan to outsource its busing, a move projected to save $860,000 over the next five years, officials...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough was taking steps to condemn a trailer after firefighters responded to a stove fire there Tuesday. A flare-up started on the...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 3
A fundraiser to help pay for the funeral of 7-year-old Hunter Joseph Mullins is set for 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at the West Berwick Hose Co.,...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 3
ASHLAND — Authorities discovered the bodies of a man and woman at a home here Monday night, and they say it appears to have been a murder-suicide....
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A Hazleton-area man was arrested Monday after state narcotics agents say they found roughly 50 kilograms of Ecstasy in a clandestine lab...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 4
Delaney S. Albertson Daniel and Jessica (Wolfinger) Albertson of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Delaney Shea, born Sunday, July 19, 2015...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 5
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A grocery chain with stores in central Pennsylvania may be spun off from its parent company. Discount grocer Save-A-Lot...
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 6
“With temperatures climbing into the mid-90s and plenty of humidity, today will likely be the hottest and most uncomfortable day of the summer....
Published on July 29, 2015 - Page 12
STATE COLLEGE — It’s going to feel like 100 degrees today, AccuWeather predicts. The combination of 85-95 Fahrenheit air, high humidity, light winds...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Two separate car crashes happened just moments apart on a busy stretch of Route 11 here Monday afternoon, forcing authorities to...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A child playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally started the Front Street fire that left nine people homeless Sunday, officials say....
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 1
On July 23, 2001, 14 years ago, my wife and I were sitting outside on our deck in Mount Pleasant Township, enjoying dinner on a lovely summer evening...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 3
It’s taken over a year, but the Benton school district may finally have its new — and permanent — superintendent. The board has scheduled a “meet...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 4
Property located at Millertown and Melick Hollow Several photos published Monday showing old tires and garbage depicted a property at the...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 4
• A thinking-of-you card shower is planned for Debbie Young, a resident of Bonham’s Nursing Home. Cards and well-wishes will reach her at 477...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 4
McCoy T. Schultz David and Shawna (Swank) Schultz of DuBoistown are the parents of a son, McCoy Thomas, born Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at Williamsport...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 6
LIBERTY TWP. — A man’s car drifted out of its lane on Interstate 80 and sideswiped a guard rail just after midnight Monday, police said. Mark...
Published on July 28, 2015 - Page 6
“Make your preparations for temperatures today through Thursday to reach 90 degrees, in what will likely be the peak of this year’s summer heat. “...

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