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 25, 2016 - Page 1
On the hunt for the Bloomsburg Fair’s newest or most unusual food offerings, I arm myself with a list of vendors and hit the fairgrounds Saturday...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Members of the Montour County Housing Authority attended a conference in Los Angeles last fall at a cost of about $12,000. The tab for...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A “sizeable” fire erupted in a building attached to the supply silos for Autoneum here, but firefighters quickly knocked it down. It’s...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 8
Checking around the area, I found streams, including the Susquehanna River, are very low. Lawns are beginning to turn brown, and trees are...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 24
PHILADELPHIA — Wal-Mart recently awarded $6.6 million in second-quarter cash bonuses to 31,800 hourly workers in its Pennsylvania stores. The...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 24
MILTON — A staff member at the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit who earned his MBA at Bloomsburg University has been elected to serve as an...
Published on September 25, 2016 - Page 24
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has added a new emergency medicine physician, Jeremy Lott, D.O., a press release says. Dr. Lott...
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...

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