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 December 2, 2016 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A small car slammed into the side of a tractor-trailer on Old Berwick Road here Thursday night, wedging the Ford Focus almost...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Developer Matt Zoppetti has purchased the former Windsor Foods plant on West 11th Street and is in talks to move AGAPE into the building...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 1
Due to an extraordinary run of bad luck that included job loss and illness, Peter, Johanna and their two young boys have been homeless since spring...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — All Danville Area coaches must sign a form pledging not to pray with their teams or they cannot be coaches, says Superintendent Cheryl...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 3
It’s time to make sure your dogs are licensed for 2017. All dogs 3 months or older must be licensed by Jan. 1 of each year. If your dog gets lost,...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 3
SAYRE (AP) — Tioga Downs Casino will open to the public today, the first of four new gambling halls launching in upstate New York amid an...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 3
MIFFLINVILLE — A four-vehicle, chain-reaction crash was reported in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 between the Mifflinville and Lime Ridge...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 4
AIKEN, S.C. — More than 150 workers at the Autoneum auto-parts plant here officially became union members this week after a vote to join the Retail,...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 5
MUNCY — A $5 million state grant was approved this week to help pay for improvements to the emergency department at Muncy Valley Hospital, according...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 5
AFSCME retirees to meet next week DANVILLE — AFSCME Retirees, Sub-Chapter 8604, will meet Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 1:30 p.m. at the Washies Fire Co.,...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 16
“Looking at the next five days, I do not expect any exciting weather locally. Winter storm ‘Blanche’ has drained the atmosphere of so much energy, it...
Published on December 2, 2016 - Page 16
Need help? This Monday, Dec. 5, is the deadline to submit requests for help to our Brighter Christmas Fund. Do you know of friends, relatives or co-...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 1
LOCUST TWP. — The way Effie Johnston tells it, her probation officer saved her life. A recovering heroin addict with a string of drug-related...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — After a complaint about Danville football coach Jim Keiser, coaches here were warned not to participate in group prayer with students....
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 1
Columbia County voters supported write-in candidates running the gamut from “Star Wars” villain Darth Vader to a dead gorilla named Harambe. They’re...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 1
It was a long road back from addiction, but it’s possible, Effie Johnston stressed. “I wish there was something I could say to all of my friends who...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 1
Yolanda and Matt, a couple living near Bloomsburg with their three children, were doing OK, working jobs on opposite shifts so one or the other was...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Nine residents have petitioned Columbia County for a recount of votes from the Nov. 8 election, but they missed the deadline, an...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 3
DRUMS — Interstate 80’s westbound lanes will be closed early today in part of Butler Township, Luzerne County, as work continues on a Rapid Bridge...
Published on December 1, 2016 - Page 3
Come enjoy the company of your fellow senior citizens and neighbors at the annual senior citizen dinner tonight at Southern Columbia High School....

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