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 9, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from July 30 to Aug. 5: July 30 •4:58 a.m. — Assist other agency, traffic control •6:27...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A bridal store turned down a lesbian couple’s request for wedding gowns because the owners’ religious beliefs forbade them from...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A routine inspection of the Susquehanna nuclear plant here uncovered four violations, though none posed a serious safety threat, the...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A man choking on a cheeseburger crashed his large SUV into several vehicles in Geisinger’s parking lot Thursday. A total of six...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — The 100 and 200 blocks of Pine Street here are closed until a traffic light can be replaced, police said. The light at Second and Pine...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 3
A baby was born Tuesday at Geisinger, but mom delivered in the parking lot. The couple was rushing to the hospital but didn’t quite make it in time,...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 3
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —One of the main figures in a juvenile justice scandal could share up to $200 million his law firm is owed in an unrelated...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from July 27 to Aug. 2: July 27 •12:37 a.m. — 200 block West Eighth Street, lockout •2:...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 5
Isaac W. Drumheller Jenny Kemper and Edward Drumheller, Catawissa, are the parents of a son, Isaac William, born Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at...
Published on August 8, 2014 - Page 12
“We’re going to have a fantastic Friday, a sensational Saturday and a splendid Sunday. All three days will be partly sunny with near-normal...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Federal regulators came to the area Wednesday to gather public input on a proposed new pipeline, but many of those who spoke called the...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 3
This year’s Southern Columbia Relay for Life raised over $44,000 and drew 14 teams and 138 participants, organizers say. The annual event was held...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 5
Ava G. Moyer Thomas and Amy (Holter) Moyer, Coaldale, are the parents of a daughter, Ava Grace, born Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Geisinger Medical...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the July report from the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: Assessment Detail Bloomsburg Area School District •Truancy/...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 7
CATAWISSA — Here is the July report from the office of District Judge Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY —$6,263 •Checks Issued to Clerk of Courts...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 7
HARRISBURG — Farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low-interest loans available through the federal Farm Service Agency’s direct farm-...
Published on August 7, 2014 - Page 20
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from July 23-29: July 23 •1:38 a.m. — Noise complaint, 300 block East Street •2:29 a.m...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Danville’s school year should start as planned, even though the district’s teachers still don’t have a new contract. Unionized teachers...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 3
A truck driver known for his generosity is being remembered through a blood drive that family members hope will save other lives. The memorial drive...
Published on August 6, 2014 - Page 5
Chase S. Kearns Brian Kearns and Alycia Fahrenkrug, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Chase Steven, born Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Geisinger...

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