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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 May 15, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — School directors here eliminated another $10 per-capita tax, increasing the total cut on the average tax bill in the Berwick Area School...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — A retired teacher received a standing ovation when she showed up for the farewell festivities at Orange Street School, which closes at the...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 8
“With some of the coldest air left in Canada making its way into Pennsylvania, today will be about as chilly and uncomfortable as a mid-May day can...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from May 4-10. May 4 • 12:58 a.m. — Disturbance, 200 block West Fourth Street • 7:11 a....
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 23
SUNBURY — Weis Markets is sponsoring its eighth annual Paws for Pets program, a company-wide initiative that collects monetary donations, pet food,...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 23
Bloomsburg — CCFNB Bancorp Inc., parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., reports net income of $1,684,000 for the quarter ended March...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — Property transactions recorded in April at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township • Jamie S. Dunn (NBM) Jamie S. Headley and...
Published on May 15, 2016 - Page 24
Montoursville — Kevin Hock of Benton and Lloyd Ayres of Granville Summit, Bradford County, were among 30 PennDOT employees honored with the...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — The township zoning board will once again hear Scott Sponenberg’s proposal to build a barn for up to 4,800 hogs at 140 Tower Drive...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s school board will consider firing district Athletic Director Corey Thomas at its public meeting Monday night, less than two...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Binge-watching YouTube videos, playing “Magic the Gathering,” and spending time among the ranks of Union Army reenactors doesn’t sound...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Local public schools cannot treat transgender students differently from their peers, the federal government says. So if a boy...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Operators did an emergency shutdown of Unit 2 at the nuclear plant here early Friday morning after an electrical fault prevented the...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A home visit by Columbia County probation officers turned up heroin at a man’s residence last week, and he later admitted to selling the...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 4
WASHINGTONVILLE —A car burst into flames on Route 54 May 10, and investigators don’t know why. Andrew S. Eveland, 20, Kulpmont, was traveling east...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 7
NESCOPECK — Girls can get free prom dresses through the Doreen’s Closet clothing giveaway program here, the manager says. Dee Deibert says she has...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 7
BERWICK — School directors agreed to shuffle several administrators recently. Middle School Principal Jill Shipman is slated to take over the reins...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 8
Rhome P. Karas Logan and Jamie (Whitenight) Karas, Sunbury, are the parents of a son, Rhome Phillip, born Thursday, May 5, 2016, at Geisinger...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 14
“Forecasters say it appears it will be quite awhile before any really long-lasting warm conditions can make it into Pennsylvania. For the next 30...
Published on May 14, 2016 - Page 14
See answers in PDF. Want to take an interactive version of this quiz? Click here. Geography 1) Which type of climate is found along the coast of...

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