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 November 13, 2014 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — The state Senate Republican caucus has elected Senator John Gordner (R-Berwick) to serve as Majority Whip for the upcoming legislative...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A year after Matt Zoppetti and partner Sante D’Ambrosio won approval to develop the old Bloomsburg Mills site for senior housing and...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 3
A charity breakfast this weekend will benefit Tricia Hoffman, a Southern Columbia social studies teacher recovering from a brain injury. The meal...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 4
Alyce M. Hayman Travis Hayman and Nicholette Stout, Nescopeck, are the parents of a daughter, Alyce Mackenzie, born Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 19
BERWICK — Here are Berwick Area High School Honor Roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished Honors • 12th grade — William...
Published on November 13, 2014 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — Special-needs children will get to visit Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s Treefest this year during special hours set aside just for them...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 1
BEACH HAVEN — Carl Cragle says contractors damaged the 200-year-old stone foundation of the home where he’s lived since 1960 while work was being...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The mystery behind an “explosion” that shook a downtown business Tuesday was solved when a neighbor came by with a strange tale: A buck...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 3
Addicts have more than their substance abuse to overcome as they try to get back on their feet. Finding someone willing to rent to them and employ...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 3
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A Central Columbia teen’s car launched into the air and landed briefly on its roof when he lost control trying to avoid a deer...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — This week, the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation and its affiliates will mark Community Foundation Week, a press release says. The...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 5
Wesley J. Voss Diana and Eric Voss of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Wesley Joseph, born Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Berwick Hospital Center....
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 5
Benton meal is this Saturday The Benton Community Meal will be this Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Benton Christian Church on Third and...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 7
BERWICK — A program that provided warm clothes and a day of mentoring for more than 50 children last year is hoping to help twice as many this year...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 8
“A bitterly cold Arctic air mass with temperatures as much as 40 degrees below normal has plunged into the United States, where it triggered a major...
Published on November 12, 2014 - Page 14
SALEM TWP. — A hearing has been scheduled for a plan to build a new natural-gas plant here. Moxie Energy has applied to build and operate a 900-...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A crowd of 70 filled council chambers and adjacent hallways Monday night, hoping to continue the debate about a proposal to ban...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Short of money and lacking volunteers, Danville’s Iron Heritage Festival appears to be history. The Montour County Commissioners were...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 3
Twelve-year-old Benton 7th-grader Erik Weibel reads hundreds of books each year, and receives correspondence from up to a dozen authors each week,...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 6
“A record-setting cold air mass from Siberia will make a lot of news this week as it chills at least two-thirds of the nation. In many locations,...

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