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 15, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 3-9: Aug. 3 •2:48 a.m. — 500 block West Second Street, noise complaint •4:35...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Aug. 6-12: Aug. 6 •3:33 a.m. — Unauthorized use of vehicle, 200 block East Ninth Street •8...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 5
Jackson H. Fairchild Jeremy and Alycia (Smith) Fairchild of Millville are the parents of a son, Jackson Hunter, born, Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 12
“We got lucky Tuesday when all of us had a beneficial 1.5 to 3 inches of rain. Clouds exploded in other places, like Baltimore, which got 10 inches....
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — The township’s police chief has been suspended for one week. Chief Robert Blee is serving the suspension now, said township...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 1
MAINVILLE — A man died Wednesday when his SUV veered off Main-Mifflin Road just after a heavy rainstorm and slammed into a utility pole, police say...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 1
A same-sex couple ordered wedding outfits from W.W. Bridal Boutique earlier this year, and the store’s staff never protested, the couple said. It...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 3
COOPER TWP. — A man suffered serious injuries Wednesday when his car slammed into a tree outside a Route 11 motel. The man’s right leg was obviously...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 3
If you happen to be at Knoebels this afternoon, you may find yourself in the presence of Her Royal Majesty: the park has crowned a queen to make one...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 5
Michael B. Chmarney Mike and Mana (Motlagh) Chmarney, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Michael Bijan, born Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, at Geisinger...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 6
EDITOR’S NOTE: Thomas E. Miller Jr. of W.W. Bridal issued this statement Wednesday on the controversy surrounding his family’s store. Read the story...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 3
Nescopeck Community Days kick off Thursday, and the fun will continue through Saturday. Organizer Angel Aten promises new food and games, along with...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN TWP. — A woman died Tuesday when her vehicle struck a tree at about 50 mph along Route 61 about 4 miles west of Elysburg, State Police say...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 4
RALPHO TWP. — A Danville woman rear-ended a Shamokin man’s SUV at Route 54 and Reading Turnpike Road here Tuesday, township police say. Olivia C....
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 5
Paisley A. Haas Bradley G. and Jessica V. (Wesch) Haas, Riverside, are the parents of a daughter, Paisley Ann, born Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 5
• Ernest Andrew Ashbridge, 81 Second Ave., Berwick, son of Ernest Ashbridge and Donna Marie Ashbridge, and Brianna Elizabeth Hennessey, same,...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 6
“With yesterday’s clouds and rain moving slowly away, today will be variably cloudy, breezy and cool, with a few leftover showers. “The generous...
Published on August 12, 2014 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. — A toddler is being treated in a burn unit after he fell head-first into a firepit at Knoebels Campground here Sunday night,...
Published on August 12, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An advocate for the gay community urged town council Monday to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation, both in employment and...
Published on August 12, 2014 - Page 1
FISHING CREEK TWP. — The young man who died after a wreck here this weekend had a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit, said Montour...

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