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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 31, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Rich Kisner is hoping four new energy-efficient houses will help the once notorious 300 block of LaSalle Street reclaim its proud past....
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 1
Families can buy the new energy-efficient homes on LaSalle Street for $100,000, but there’s a $50,000 string attached. Each house comes with an...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A car rear-ended an SUV stopped for a pedestrian Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Main and Market streets. Gina Baker, 30, of...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
While most of her family was sleeping, a teenage Ana Popovic was jamming out in her living room with her father, Milton, and his guitarist buddies...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 3
• Christine M. Chew, 1106 Lightstreet Road, Scott Township, daughter of late John L. Chew and Aldona S. Chew, and Dawn L. Fisher, same, daughter of...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 7
Charlotte N. Coombe Daniel and Haili (Shetler) Coombe of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Charlotte Nell, born Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 19 through Aug. 25. Aug. 19 • 2:10 a.m. — Noise complaint, 200 block West...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 9
•Edgar Sollenberger, 47 Wilson Circle, Milton, son of late Wilmer Sollenberger and late Hazel Sollenberger, and Connie S. Snyder, 481 Wallace St.,...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 9
LEWISBURG — Cimarr??n, a Colombian music ensemble, will perform Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre, 413 Market St. here. A free...
Published on August 31, 2015 - Page 12
“Residents of the Hawaiian Islands are holding their breath as powerful Pacific Hurricane Ignacio, with its 130-mph winds, is headed their way....
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK —The Maasai warriors crossed their arms and glared at the woman from Berwick. They were armed with swords and spears. And they weren’t sure...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough wanted to hire two new police officers, but no one managed to pass all the tests required. That’s despite council spending...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Bloomsburg University President David Soltz crashed his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Mall Boulevard Saturday morning. Police say Soltz may...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — As the person in charge of more than 3,000 Geisinger registered nurses, Susan Robel was “appalled” one day to see her daughter Kim Hallick...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 3
SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a Coke machine here with a history that’s just as mysterious as what’s inside, as a Bloomsburg man recently found out. Within...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 6
Patti Vaughn said she’s starting an “Adopt a Boma” program. A $375 donation would protect one livestock pen. Participants would also get names and...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 16 through Aug. 22. Aug. 16 • 12:19 a.m. — 1200 block Freas Avenue,...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
Brylee Klock Blake and Katie (Breech) Klock, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Brylee, born Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at Geisinger-...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 7
•James M. Young Jr., Mifflinville, from Lydia F. Young, Berwick; married Oct. 7, 2000 • Brenda E. Morgan, Mifflinville, from Ray R. Morgan,...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 8
“Meteorological summer, the three warmest months of the year, will end tomorrow. The season goes into the records as warmer than normal. “...

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