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 March 21, 2015 - Page 8
LOCUST TWP. — An officer found a hollowed-out pen “with white residue” on a wanted man, court papers say. Brent Lee McMichael, 25, of 414-B...
Published on March 21, 2015 - Page 14
The Sun-Sentinel PALM SPRINGS, Fla. — A 61-year-old woman expected to feel the soft fur of her cats when she searched under her bed for them. But...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Wise Foods workers have rejected a proposed contract that called for 12-hour shifts and increases in health care deductibles. For now, the...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 1
Here are details of some of the 45 categories of products or services that are currently exempt from the Pennsylvania sales tax, but would be subject...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 1
The first two months of 2015 saw five local winners bag $1 million prizes from the Pennsylvania Lottery. Three — Deneen Casey, Catawissa; Alan...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A 9-year-old girl was among four people injured when a driver trying to avoid a tractor-trailer lost control of his car and crashed...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 3
Danville is gearing up for a busy pothole season after a brutal winter. The borough is already addressing some of the menaces to motorists. And...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 3
NUREMBERG — The Nuremberg Community Play- ers are planning a work session at their theater this Sat- urday beginning at 9 a.m. to prepare for their...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from March 11-17: March 11 •Midnight — Assist other agency, DUI Center •5:51 a.m. — Parking...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 4
Alex-Robert W. Sholley George and Kristi (Vargo) Sholley of Berwick are the parents of a son, Alex-Robert William, born Sunday, March 15, 2015, at...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 4
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from March 8-14: March 8 •12:19 a.m. — 100 block East Seventh Street, domestic •7:59 a...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 5
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Police will continue to probe the crash that killed a young girl last week and led to her grandmother’s death Wednesday even...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 5
RALPHO TWP. — A Verizon Wireless employee got his work Jeep stuck on a remote mountain road, then it caught fire as he tried to free it Thursday....
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 5
ALLENTOWN — A disabled man pulled from his burning home by neighbors has been discharged from Lehigh Valley Hospital, officials said. Mark Zaber,...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — About 840,000 packages of textured yarn are being recalled because young kids can get entangled in items made with the yarn. The...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 7
Cast Kyle Mausteller, Kyrstyn Baker, Zak Baker, Abigail Saxton, Clayton Welch, Olivia Zeitler, Rodney Lenhart, Kaili Hannon, Emily Franks, Robert...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The grandmother hurt in the crash last week that killed a 19-month-old girl died of her injuries Wednesday. Janice Petroff, 54, of...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — When a neighbor found young Gardell Martin pinned under a tree limb in an icy Union County creek, the toddler’s body was lifeless....
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — An accountant and retired Geisinger financial official is running for Montour County commissioner. Ken Holdren, 57, of Valley Township is...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 3
STATE COLLEGE — Spring officially arrives tomorrow at 6:45 p.m., and this will come as no surprise: With it might come snow. AccuWeather reports...

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