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 May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick-area man wiped out a utility pole and flipped his SUV after swerving to miss another vehicle Saturday evening, police...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State offers free football tickets to lawmakers, but the university will not say why. State Sen. John Gordner, R-Berwick, said...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN DAM — A 34-mile natural gas pipeline that will cross five counties, including northern Montour, was approved by the Federal Energy...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 17-23: April 17 • 1:13 a.m. — 100 block East 13th Street, fight • 3:43 a.m. — 400...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
Star Wars Day at Bloom Public Library BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Public Library will be hosting a Star Wars Day on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7:45 p...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 8
“Now and then the weather is so bad we’d like to forget it. Looking ahead, it appears most of the coming week will fall into that category. “...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 24
DANVILLE — New board members were announced and employees as well as volunteers were saluted at the recent annual meeting of Service 1st Federal...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 24
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has been re-accredited by DNV GL Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center. The accreditation is a national...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — Robert Billhime was near tears describing the three excruciating “worst days of my life” while detoxifying from a several-month...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick historian who pined for the ornate beauty of the Victorian age was buried Friday with the funeral of his dreams. The service for...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
Pennsylvania’s Do Not Call list is a resource for citizens who do not want to receive telemarketing calls, the Office of Attorney General says....
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A home chimney-cleaning company has been named in a lawsuit alleging it made hundreds of thousands of unsolicited phone calls to people...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Philadelphia driver making a U-turn on Mall Boulevard early Friday struck an embankment before his GMC Savana ended up in a drainage...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
Resurfacing starts Monday morning MILLVILLE — A 3.4-mile micro-surfacing project on Route 254 in Columbia County will begin Monday. Work will be...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 7
BERWICK — People with expired or unused medications can drop them off today in the parking lot at City Hall here, Berwick Police announced. The...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls April 20-26. April 20 • 12:20 a.m. — Domestic, 200 block Glenn Avenue • 12:07 a.m. —...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 14
“While local moisture so far this year has been adequate, there are parts of the state that are quite dry. During much of April, a number of moist...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON — The Benton Fire Company’s popular water battle will return to this year’s firemen’s carnival as the four-day event returns to Benton Park in...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — As coal falls out of favor as a power-plant fuel, wallboard operations like the one in Washingtonville — which use those plants’...
Published on April 29, 2016 - Page 3
H . David Myers has been honored by Danville Borough for his 44 years of volunteer service as a firefighter, fire police officer and EMT. Myers...

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