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 June 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When Chadwick Thomas came home from a premature birth 28 years ago, he was so small his mother dressed him in doll clothing. Two...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 1
ANTHONY TWP. — The Montour Area Recreation Commission should have enough money to operate the Montour Preserve for a second year in 2017, but the...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Up to 30 inmates will be eligible to enroll in classes at Bloomsburg University this coming school year, as part of a new pilot program...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Pine Avenue parking lot here will be closed from about midnight to 6 p.m. today for a car club event, police here announced. Any...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 6
RUSH TWP. — A 34-year-old man was pulled from a burning vehicle by a passing National Guardsman here in Northumberland County on Friday. According...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 9
VBS starts Monday A vacation Bible school hosted by Ebenezer Faith Bible Church on Route 93 in North Centre Township gets under way Monday and runs...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 11
It was the most important vote of our lifetime: Brexit. Would the United Kingdom remain part of the European Union or break ties and go its own way?...
Published on June 25, 2016 - Page 14
“Today and tomorrow will be partly sunny, dry and seasonably hot. Still, it won’t be uncomfortable since the humidity will remain low. A few days ago...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — At May’s Drive In, business is so good, it’s hard to retire. Members of the May family busily accommodated a recent lunch crowd as the...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Ron Miller pointed to past accomplishments as the reason why he wants to be a Mahoning Township supervisor again. Miller served for...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A pop-country crossover act is joining the lineup at the Bloomsburg Fair’s grandstand this year. Grammy Award-winning group The Band...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. —Charges for beating opossums to death with baseball bats and killing bull frogs won’t prevent four local athletes from playing in an...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 3
If you’ve ever gotten a ticket at Geisinger Medical Center, it was Geisinger security and not police who issued it. GMC security was authorized in...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office has announced the arrest of Eric Spatt, the former owner and president of a Lackawanna County...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 4
KULPMONT — Aqua Pennsylvania will begin a $1.9 million water-main replacement project on Monday, June 27, in Kulpmont. Workers will replace 6,075...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — The cause of a fire that destroyed a vacant rental house along Spring Garden Avenue is under investigation. The building at1524Spring...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Citations against two people here were dismissed after hearings in district court. Lakira White had challenged a disorderly conduct...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 6
It was an Instagram photo of five local football players showing off 16 animals they had illegally killed that spurred an investigation by the Game...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 7
Many helped set Guinness record Children in three Central Columbia School classes joined Members of the Fort McClure Chapter, National Society...
Published on June 24, 2016 - Page 7
Jameson W. Mensinger Larry and Jennifer Mensinger of Stillwater are the parents of a son, Jameson Westin, born Monday, June 20, 2016. Grandparents...

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