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 September 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Hours after a faculty union announced plans to walk off the job Oct. 19, students stood before President David Soltz questioning him...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — A teen driver who was reaching for her phone charger drove off the side of a road and crashed her SUV down a 30-foot embankment,...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 1
Two of our reporters scoped out the best the fair has to offer this year. Here is their Top 10: 1. Earn your stripes Bruno’s Tiger Show and...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Employee satisfaction is “anemic” at Bloomsburg University, according to results from a college-commissioned survey. Most pressing...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — The borough is selling an aluminum carport for $300, but the buyer will have to take it down and haul it away by Oct. 2. The carport,...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 13
Here’s the full list of cast and crew for BTE’s production of “Body Awareness.” Crew Sound Designer —Richard Cannaday Production Manager/ Set...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 13
The town of Shirley, Vermont, is a fictitious New England enclave with a small-town sensibility and a state college at its center. Sound familiar?...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 13
“Body Awareness” by Annie Baker; directed by Richard Cannaday; now open with shows through Oct. 9. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 13
SCOTT TWP — No one appeared injured after a three-car collision along Route 11 here Friday, but a passenger in one car said past lower back problems...
Published on September 24, 2016 - Page 14
“The weather news for the Bloomsburg Fair is mostly good. It’s not going to be a rainy week. While the great majority of the time will be dry, the...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A new disc golf course is springing up at Test Track Park here and may be ready for players in time for Riverfest in October. But first,...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Fairgoers will not have to undergo a full-body scan to get into the Bloomsburg Fair this year, despite a report warning folks it may...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A crew of Amish workers will start the 161st Bloomsburg Fair on Saturday with an event that will tap into its roots as an agricultural...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 3
COAL TWP. — Someone in a clown costume interrupted a sports practice here Wednesday evening, reports say. Adults spotted what they believed to be a...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 3
The Danville High School Alumni Association will host its 10th annual alumni dinner and awards ceremony Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. in the Danville Primary...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Geisinger CEO David Feinberg admitted he experienced a bit of a culture shock when he arrived here a year-and-a-half ago and met a...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 4
WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin accepting applications for its Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) has announced the availability of up to $650,000 in competitive grants from...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 4
Danville biker hurt in Milton-area crash MILTON — A motorcyclist from Danville was listed in critical condition Thursday after his Harley-Davidson...
Published on September 23, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — After months of contract negotiations, the union representing Bloomsburg University’s faculty plans to go on strike by Oct. 30 unless an...

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