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 August 27, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON — Starting in the 1950s, Joyce Letteer began to accumulate such a massive book collection that her husband, Whittier, decided to have a tiny...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 3
The state System of Higher Education and Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties concluded a two-day negotiation session...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 4
WARREN — A new bike trail is opening in the state, according to the Bradford newspaper. A grand opening ceremony celebrating the completion of the...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 6
Nakki J-Q. Foust James Foust and Marci Stuckey, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Nakki Jade-Qynn, born Monday, Aug, 22, 2016, at Geisinger...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — A parade of students from Orange Street and 14th Street schools will begin a dedication this morning of the new West Berwick Elementary...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Captain Steve Kurian has returned to Columbia County after his 13th consecutive season at the helm of his own commercial salmon fishing...
Published on August 27, 2016 - Page 12
“You may have noticed the sun is setting before 8 p.m. We’re continuing to lose about two and a half minutes of daylight each 24 hours. It seems like...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As professors at Bloomsburg University prepare to vote on a possible strike, their union is urging them to make grades and course...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —While university faculty representatives were in Harrisburg Thursday setting in motion a strike vote, their boss was shuttling plastic...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — After Madeline Cross, only 7 years old, had complained of headaches and experienced problems with her balance for more than a year, her...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 3
A public hearing to consider a zoning change that would allow a church to move into the Danville Elks building is set for Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 4
Knoebels camper remains ‘critical’ DANVILLE — An 11-year-old girl remains in critical condition more than a week after part of a tree came crashing...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 5
Rylan L. Colon-Beers Joseph Charles Beers Jr. and Trisha Lee Phetteplace, Sunbury, are the parents of a son, Rylan Lyrik, born Friday, Aug. 19, 2016...
Published on August 26, 2016 - Page 8
BERWICK — Grace Lutheran Church will host a free Block Party from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at 1315 Fairview Ave. here. There will be refreshments, games...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Every morning, Robert Young stops at the Berwick Sunoco station on his way to work and fills up on gas, coffee, and lottery tickets. On...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Supervisors have canceled today’s public hearing where former Township Police Chief Chad Thomas planned to appeal his recent firing...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A water-main break caused taps to run dry for an estimated 50 to 60 customers here and closed busy Summerhill Avenue on Wednesday night. A...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 3
When it comes to phone scams, sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between legitimate callers and those looking to bilk you out of your money...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 4
Son and daughter served Larry and Janet Lupini of Woodland Whitetails in Mifflin Township have two children who served in the military: a son,...
Published on August 25, 2016 - Page 4
SHICKSHINNY — A Shickshinny man allegedly caught with drug gear during a traffic stop failed to show for a hearing Wednesday so his case was sent to...

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