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 14, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Main Street property owner has mortgaged his building to fix cracks and other damage he says were caused by demolition work next door...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Hetlerville man was partially ejected and dragged along Route 11 after his SUV flipped in an early morning crash here Monday...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Catawissa woman who lost the grip on her steering wheel due to hand sanitizer ended up flipping her vehicle onto its side and...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 3
In July 1930, an estimated 20,000 turned out for the 16th annual Northern Columbia County Farmer’s Picnic in Benton Park. The picnic was launched...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 5
Woman is homeowner Dawn Drumheiser owns a home at 129 Faust St., Danville, she says. Her home was incorrectly described as a rental residence in a...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 5
Firefighter is Jermy Fowler Bloomsburg firefighter Jermy Fowler’s name was misspelled in a photo caption Monday. Fowler was holding a rescued cat at...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 8
“In this technological age, we have computers that predict how much precipitation various locations can expect from an approaching storm. While these...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Floral exhibits - Specimen flowers - Asters; best single specimen 1st -...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: ARTS & CRAFTS Art-photography-crafts-hobbies - China paintings &...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 1
FERNVILLE — Rescuers found a body in a Drinker Street home after a fire early Sunday left its second floor badly damaged. The owner of the house was...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 3
When Bloomsburg University first opened a website where students could look up admissions, financial aid and grade information, it was looking for a...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 4
SUGARLOAF TWP. — Two people were taken to Geisinger after being injured in a motorcycle crash along Route 118 here Sunday night, authorities said....
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 8
How did it happen? That’s the big question as federal health officials investigate the case of a Dallas health worker who treated an Ebola patient...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 12
“As we get deeper into the fall season, several big rainstorms are needed to replenish the water table before the ground freezes. This moisture is...
Published on October 13, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • Today: First Baptist Church, Danville, 1-6 p.m. • Oct. 15: Girton Manufacturing, State Street, Millville, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. • Oct. 22:...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police Chief Terry Eckart asked a neighboring department to fix a speeding ticket for the chairman of the supervisors and did personal...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — Police Chief Terry Eckart and township supervisors punished and tried to discredit an officer who cooperated with a probe into Eckart’...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 7
Paisley R. Lehman Tonya Klinger and Sean Lehman of Nescopeck are the parents of a daughter, Paisley Rae Lehman, born Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 8
“A few stormy areas are being watched in the Atlantic Ocean, but if the Atlantic basin continues to be as inactive as it has been, this will be one...
Published on October 12, 2014 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System has been named one of 53 grant recipients nationwide that will participate in clinical research programs organized...

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