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 27, 2015 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — Braden Kolmansberger and his teammates have been bombarded by fans snapping photos and requesting autographs this week, his family...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System this week set a new system-wide minimum wage for its lowest-paid employees, and those now making the state-set...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN TWP. — An Elysburg man lost control of his motorcycle, veered off Route 61 and hit a vehicle in a gravel lot, State Police say. Kyle...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s website has been enhanced with a new section listing the names and contact information for local officials in 33...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
Southern Columbia Middle School will be holding fifth-grade orientation tonight at 6 p.m. in the middle/high school cafeteria. Principal Callahan...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
Gavin J. Michaels Garrett and Mary (Sciacchetano) Michaels of Northumberland County are the parents of a son, Gavin John, born Wednesday, Aug. 19,...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
Drunken driving suspect is 21 Cody A. Felker, 28 Wesley St., Stillwater, is 21. An article in Sunday’s paper about his drunken driving arrest listed...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
HAZLETON — The state is accepting high school applicants from the 116th legislative district to participate in the Valley Forge Military College...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 8
“While conditions yesterday and today are a small preview of fall, don’t put your air conditioners away just yet. It’s expected to get warmer than...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — With more than 13,000 interments, the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Mahoning Township is nearing capacity. So a 1.5-acre section, referred to...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A contractor who was hired for $55,000 to demolish the flood-damaged Magee mansion filled in the site with “substandard” material,...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student headed up Lightstreet Road on a motorcycle crashed into the back of a car stopped near the university...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 3
There’s plenty of excitement Saturday at the Jackson Mansion, where you can visit Civil War re-enactors, plus celebrate the opening of the...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 3
Produce giveaway starting at AGAPE BLOOMSBURG — AGAPE will roll out a new weekly produce giveaway starting this Thursday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at their...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 4
Reba A. Fetterman Ashley Swerdon and Dave Fetterman of Wapwallopen are the parents of a daughter, Reba Ann, born Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Geisinger...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 4
Puzzle is on page 21 A Back-to-School word search puzzle is reprinted today on page 21. The puzzle published Tuesday was missing two words.
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — No one was hurt Tuesday in a rear-end crash that closed part of Main Street here for about 45 minutes, police say. Lori Monaghan, 55...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A patient left waiting for an ambulance crew for 23 minutes succumbed to cardiac arrest on Leonard Street here in March, officials say...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — A malfunctioning toaster seems to be the cause of a fire Monday that destroyed a family’s kitchen here. Flames erupted at 7 p.m. at 118...
Published on August 25, 2015 - Page 3
Millville’s teachers and school board may be inching closer to reaching an agreement on a new contract. But we won’t hold our breath just yet,...

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