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 5, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — This borough is bringing a new twist to the poker runs popular with motorcyclists — Berwick plans to host a similar contest for canoeists...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 1
DORRANCE TWP. — A Wapwallopen man was killed in a motorcycle crash late Monday at Blue Ridge Trail and Hollow Road here, State Police at Hazleton...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Water bills in Mahoning Township arrived a month late for this quarter, and about 75 township residents never got credit for paying...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON — A man says three spiders — since identified as a species of poisonous widow — fell out of a bunch of grapes he and his wife had been eating...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 3
Staff at Consolidated Container Company bid a fond farewell to plant manager Bryan Statskey on Friday during a great retirement party. After all, he’...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 3
NORTHUMBERLAND — One of the region’s worst traffic bottlenecks will be the subject of a meeting here this evening. PennDOT is planning to...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 4
Cedar J. Shultz Taylor (Shoemaker) and Dakota Shultz of Berwick are the parents of a son, Cedar Jaxon, born Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Geisinger...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 6
“Back in June we had too much rain. During the past two weeks, there hasn’t been enough. “During the past 14 days, I have had only.15 inch of...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 12
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — Starting today, a contractor will begin setting a new bridge culvert in place on Route 93 just west of Dohl Road, a PennDOT press...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 12
CATAWISSA — Here is the July report from the office of District Judge Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY —$6,594 •Columbia County Processing Center...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 15
BLOOMSBURG — All area seniors and their families are invited to state Rep. David Millard ’s annual Senior Expo on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The event...
Published on August 5, 2015 - Page 15
STATE COLLEGE — A series of cold fronts will begin sliding across the Northeast today, bringing waves of cooler, drier and more stable air from the...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg-area motorcyclist whose bike was clipped by an oncoming car on Route 487 on Sunday died at Geisinger later that night,...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 3
Former Bloomsburg University wrestling standout Rocky Bonomo and Richard Rexrode will present “Preparing for and Responding to Violence” on Friday,...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 4
Maddison G. Fritz Marissa H. Fritz Brian and Rachele Fritz of Catawissa are the parents of twin daughters — Maddison Grace and Marissa Hope —born...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 6
“With the leading edge of a new Canadian air mass having passed through the area last night, today will be partly sunny, warm and less humid....
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 11
SHICKSHINNY — A man identifying himself as a bill collector from PPL and UGI electric contacted the owner of the Wagon Wheel restaurant Saturday and...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 11
NUMIDIA — The Roaring Creek Valley Conservation Association will hold a special meeting Wednesday at 6 p.m. to finalize plans for the 2015 Hellbender...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 12
LIGHTSTREET — The River Poets group plans a poetry reading, musicale and silent auction Thursday at Kocher Park here starting at 6 p.m. Donations...
Published on August 4, 2015 - Page 22
BERWICK — Borough Police say they have warrants for these traffic and parking offenders: • Alyssa Ann Apfel, 47 Second Lane, Berwick, traffic •...

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