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 20, 2015 - Page 6
Pennsylvania Democrats have picked Philadelphia Judge Alice Beck Dubow as their nominee for a seat on the state Superior Court. She defeated...
Published on May 20, 2015 - Page 8
Six to chase five Danville school posts DANVILLE — Six people will appear on the November ballot in the race for five seats on the Danville Area...
Published on May 20, 2015 - Page 8
“For the second week in a row, Mother Nature has turned on her Canadian air conditioner. With northwesterly winds transporting clean, dry, cool air...
Published on May 20, 2015 - Page 14
• Tara Marie Stackhouse, 106 The Highlands, Danville, daughter of Brian Lee Stackhouse and Lisa Kay Stackhouse, and Natalie Jean Page, same, daughter...
Published on May 20, 2015 - Page 18
• Marc Christopher Williams, 346 Bethel Drive, Catawissa, son of the late Denis Charles Williams and the late Terry Jean Williams, and Jocelyn Nicole...
Published on May 20, 2015 - Page 20
- • Daniel P. Trombley Sr., Berwick, from Marianne Trombley, Benton; married Jan. 17, 1992 • Jeremy Allen Longenberger, Nescopeck, from Trisha...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 1
Polls are open today from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. for the primary election. Registered Republicans and Democrats are eligible to vote in their parties’...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — A woman was killed when she lost control of her car on Interstate 80 and traveled all the way across the median before colliding with...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 1
Daniel Shuman of Bloomsburg kicked off spring in grand style thanks to a $325,000 lottery prize. While most local players who win big do so via...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — It appears the Montour Preserve will remain in operation thanks to some generous donors, the intervention of two lawmakers, and the...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 1
SHAMOKIN TWP. — A Shamokin woman was killed Monday when she was thrown from her car as it flipped in the air, a witness said. Monique Azure Moll was...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 3
Benton school district’s annual May Day ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the district’s soccer field. This year’s theme is “Kidz Bop.”...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 4
Cook in running for ‘Star,’ too Cecelia Cook, a freshman instrumentalist from Southern Columbia High School, is a finalist for Teen Star. She will...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 4
It’s cream soda Catawissa Bottling Co. makes Big Ben’s Cream Soda. In one reference in a story published Sunday, it was incorrectly referred to as “...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 6
BRIAR CREEK — Work started on refurbishing the Ber-Vaughn Pool here Monday. But the once-popular swimming spot won’t be open until next spring, said...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 6
“Last week, we had a significant cooling at midweek, and we’re in for a similar one this week. “Showers and thundershowers we had late yesterday...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 11
BERWICK — Join Penn State Master Gardener John Gallagher for a free program on Intensive (Square Foot) Gardening, ideal for raised beds, at the...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 11
How old are you?” is a question whose answer depends heavily on context. Are you filling out an application for a driver’s license? Or indirectly...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 15
CATAWISSA — A 45-year-old man demanded cash from his mother to feed his pill addiction, then threatened and grabbed her when she refused, charges say...
Published on May 18, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough repeatedly told local historians that if they ever got a Stuart tank, they’d be welcome to display it at the site of the former...

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