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 July 9, 2014 - Page 6
“I doubt if you have noticed it, but days are getting shorter. Since the longest day on June 20, we have lost 12 minutes of daylight. This slow,...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 1
ORANGEVILLE — An SUV wound up standing on its rear wheels against a sheared utility pole after the driver dozed off on Main Street here Monday....
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — The new borough manager resigned before spending one day on the job, a council member said Monday. Gena R. Maize, executive director of...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 1
ESPY — Firefighters used a chain saw to slice holes into the roof of a two-story home at 2470 Old Berwick Road last night to vent a fire that...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 3
Benton’s teachers union recently filed a complaint with Benton’s school board, hoping to recoup costs the teachers may encounter while documenting...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 4
MADISON TWP. — A pickup was badly damaged by fire Monday when embers escaped from a burn barrel and flames spread across weeds toward the truck....
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 4
Vincent J. Genovese Jason and Coleen (Dunbar) Genovese of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Vincent James, born Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 4
• A card shower is requested for John Dudeck, who is at home recuperating from a stay at the hospital. His address: 62 Dogtown Road, Bloomsburg, PA...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 4
The Fresh Air Fund is seeking more families to host inner-city children this summer. Fresh Air children are boys and girls, ages 6 to 18, who live...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 6
“During the next several days, the monsoon season will begin in the Southwestern states. This is when moist air from the Pacific Ocean and Gulf of...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 12
EDITOR’S NOTE: In the summer between the end of high school and the beginning of college, Tonoya Sengupta is driving across the country with her...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A little girl who worried she’d never be able to swim after having her feet amputated can now transform into a beautiful, glittery mermaid...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — A man’s arm was badly burned when something exploded inside a box he placed into a fire Saturday night, authorities said. An aerosol...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 3
BELL BEND — Operators at PPL’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant reconnected the Unit 2 reactor to the electrical grid Saturday, according to a press...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 3
The Columbia County Democratic Committee paid $150 to send out postcards urging Democrats to vote for a candidate who didn’t want to run for office...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 3
BERWICK — A man tried to boil water on his stove Saturday, but he turned the wrong knob and ignited a pan of grease, officials said. Flames were...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 5
Kellan J. Dunne Donald and Amanda Dunne of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Kellan John, born Monday, June 23, 2014, at Berwick Hospital Center...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from June 25-July 1. June 25 •12:29 a.m. — Domestic, Chestnut Avenue •6:23 a.m. — Past...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 12
“When we get into the heart of the growing season, as we are now, the amount of moisture we receive is not only important to backyard gardeners, but...
Published on July 7, 2014 - Page 21
CATAWISSA — Here is the June report from the office of the Honorable Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY —$8,164 • Columbia County Processing Center — $...

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