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 April 16, 2015 - Page 5
UPPER AUGUSTA TWP. —A Danville man lost control of his car and landed upside down in a stream near Sunbury on Tuesday afternoon, authorities say....
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — State lawmakers will be asked to consider a bill that would help them get a better understanding of how the laws they enact get carried...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 7
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — At 2 p.m. this Saturday, the Rev. Dr. Leah Schade will discuss the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project proposed to run through...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 7
Montoursville — A $1.9 million bridge-painting project spanning multiple counties has begun with work on two bridges in Northumberland County,...
Published on April 16, 2015 - Page 23
• Cinderella: Kaitlyn Pope and Maddie Snyder • Prince Charming: Christian Billmeyer and Calven Cromis • King Maximillian: Corey Blockus • Queen...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK —Someone set a trailer on fire Monday night with two people inside, leaving one resident with a badly burned hand and foot. But a quick...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 1
There is a newly minted millionaire in the Berwick area, thanks to the lottery and an incredible stroke of luck. Howard Willis of Beach Haven won $1...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Someone who bought a Cash Five ticket at the Weis Markets here last weekend ended up winning a $325,000 jackpot. The lucky player’s...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 3
The African children singing in the choir at Bower Memorial United Methodist Church on Tuesday have come a long way — and I don’t mean just...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Two cars were damaged Tuesday but no one was hurt during a collision at Front and Oak streets here. “We haven’t even paid it off yet,”...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 3
COOPER TWP. — The Danville SPCA will reopen this weekend after a month-long shutdown and will offer dogs for adoption at discounted prices. The SPCA...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 4
Spencer R. Sabo Ryan P. and Samantha (Byrne) Sabo of Mifflinburg are the parents of a son, Spencer Robert, born Monday, April 6, 2015, at...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 4
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — PPL Montana is seeking parties to buy or dispose of the pieces of its shuttered coal-fired power plant in Billings including...
Published on April 15, 2015 - Page 6
“During the past few weeks, there have been two outbreaks of destructive twisters. But tornado activity so far this year is still way below normal...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 1
LIMESTONE TWP. — A motorcyclist was killed when he hit a train that was crossing the road here in Montour County on Monday, troopers say. Brian...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Rewriting the district’s discipline policy probably won’t cost $15,000 after all — directors decided Monday to give the job to the academic...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — The mayor has been publicly cursing and defaming borough employees, say council members, who plan to vote on publicly chastising him at...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A school-van driver has been disciplined for allowing two students to walk nearly a mile home when the van got a flat tire, says Danville...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Supervisors have set limits on when and where explosive gun targets may be used within the township in response to recent...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — An Orangeville man who told an officer he had 10 beers when stopped for nearly causing several accidents was tested at more than three...

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