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 October 1, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Suited up in elbow pads, a camouflage vest, and a hockey helmet with a face cage, the Bloomsburg Fair’s newest rodeo stars are... well,...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Matt Episcopo spent 21 years catching criminals red-handed. Now the retired police captain wants audiences at the Bloomsburg Fair to...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A fire marshal is investigating the cause of a late-night blaze that decimated a trailer home in Dogwood Terrace here Thursday....
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Cheetah Chassis has told the state it may lay off half its workers, perhaps more, on Oct. 31 for lack of business, but the president says...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 3
BERWICK — Council is looking for a new member after Jim Meighan resigned, citing health reasons. The new council person would be appointed by the...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 3
STROUDSBURG — Berwick’s former athletic director has been suspended from that same job at Stroudsburg High School amid reports he had an...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 4
STATE COLLEGE — AccuWeather reports it will feel like an extended winter for those living from the northern Plains to the eastern U.S., as cold and...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 4
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into possible antitrust violations by Chesapeake Energy Corp. The...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 6
Civil lawsuits are filed in Bloomsburg BLOOMSBURG — The following civil suits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. • Hot...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — A man who led police on a chase through Berwick was Tasered when he took off running after crashing an SUV into a parked vehicle, police...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 7
• Raymond Ryon Reichart, 418 Millville Road, Apt. 134, Orangeville, son of Raymond D. Reichart and Lynn K. Reichart, and Sara Kathryn Stone, daughter...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 7
Dean B. Eddards Brad and Deanna (Fenstemaker) Eddards, Millville, are the parents of a son, Dean Bradlee, born Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, at...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Five of the 14 giant pumpkins on display at the Bloomsburg Fair went bad this week, an official said. Superintendent of Agriculture...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Here are 4-H Horse and Pony Show results from this year’s Bloomsburg Fair. Names are listed from first place and followed by the horse...
Published on October 1, 2016 - Page 14
“Yesterday was overcast, damp and chilly, with periods of rain. Today will be cloudy and chilly, with a few showers. Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy...
Published on September 30, 2016 - Page 1
Fair time is such an exciting time of year — all the food, rides, games and things to see. A lot of us buy passes, live on Fair food for the week...
Published on September 30, 2016 - Page 1
If you were going to predict who was going to win the election based on the shirts, buttons and signs at the Bloomsburg Fair, you’d say Donald Trump...
Published on September 30, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The faculty union representing Bloomsburg University has accused state negotiators of “setting up obstacles” and “reneging on proposals...
Published on September 30, 2016 - Page 3
Mahoning Township supervisors handed out some employee awards earlier this month for outstanding service.Officer Tammy Smith received a public...
Published on September 30, 2016 - Page 5
SALEM TWP. — Workers at the nuclear plant here reported a separated seam in one of the ducts in the reactor building Tuesday. The breach, about 22.5...

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