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 16, 2014 - Page 18
SONESTOWN — On Labor Day, Sept. 1, The Endless Mountains War Memorial Museum here will remember veterans and others who helped defeat the Japanese...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 18
DANVILLE — A woman rescued from a car that sank in a pond at Ideal Park Campgrounds died later at Geisinger Medical Center of respiratory failure,...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 18
FRANKLIN TWP. — Two teens from Hazleton escaped injury after the car they were in flipped as they drove home from Knoebels, they said. Jonel...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 18
• George Kenneth Freese, 106 Maple St., Mahoning Township, son of Ray W. Freese and Janet M. Freese, and Sheila M. Schmid, same, daughter of George F...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — A man dove into a car rolling into a pond and pulled out an elderly woman as it sank into the water Thursday. But despite the heroic...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Nescopeck woman who has long been in need of a heart transplant successfully got through the operation Wednesday night, family said....
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 3
Some bumpy roadways in Danville are set to be fixed before winter. Borough council approved a $56,314 bid from R.C. Young to fix sections of several...
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
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 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 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...

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