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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 May 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — It took hours of research and thousands of carefully measured human hairs sewn, strand by strand, into a custom wig to transform actor...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 3
More than 50 years after his death, Catawissa Assistant Police Chief Ralph Fox was honored with other fallen officers in Washington, D.C., during...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 4
Hadley M. Borgordy Noah and Meghan Borgordy, Millis, Mass., are the parents of a daughter, Hadley Marie, born Sunday, May 15, 2016. Paternal...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 4
• A get-well card shower is requested for Richard Benscoter. Cards will reach him at 632 E. Third St., Nescopeck, PA 18635. EDITOR’S NOTE: If you...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 4
NORTHUMBERLAND —State Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/ Snyder) invites families in the 108th District to her annual Family Fun Fair....
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 4
CARLISLE — Following a recall by SunOpta, Giant stores have removed from sale Alpine Sunflower Kernel Tubs, Alpine Valley Yogurt Fruit/Nut Mix and...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 4
TURBOTVILLE — A 30-year-old Stillwater man has been hired as Warrior Run School District’s superintendent, according to published reports. Alan...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 5
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: Friday • MIFFLINVILLE — Memorial Day celebration, May 27-30, Mifflinville...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 5
The Fresh Air Fund is looking for small-town families to host New York City children from low-income backgrounds this summer. Host families open...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 8
“Mr. Lincoln” by Herbert Mitgang; directed by Gayle Stahlhuth; running tonight through Sunday. Performances are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 7:...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 8
“With plenty of sunshine, yesterday was the second day in a row with 80-degree temperatures, but it was comfortable because the humidity remained low...
Published on May 26, 2016 - Page 13
FRANKLIN TWP. —Southern Columbia Area High School held its Awards Day Program on Wednesday evening. Awards and recipients are as follows: • Locust...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 1
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A “debris field of poultry” was strewn across eastbound Interstate 80 early Tuesday when a tractor-trailer hauling live...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 3
Five years ago, fire ripped through the studio of chain saw carver Dennis Beach, destroying the building and the artwork inside. But the man who...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 4
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: Friday • MIFFLINVILLE — Memorial Day celebration, May 27-30, Mifflinville...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 4
Wesley’s Bible school June 26-30 Vacation Bible school at Wesley United Methodist Church in Bloomsburg will be June 26-30. An story in Saturday’s...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 4
• Jason Wayne Hunsinger, 235 Jackson St., Bloomsburg, son of Bruce and Donna Hunsinger, and Chelsea Lee Fry, 69 Poplar Road, Millville, daughter of...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 6
“The sun is now as strong as it is in late July, which will become apparent this week. “Because of all the cloudy, showery days we’ve had in May,...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 14
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from May 15-21: May 15 • 12:02 a.m. — 300 block North Oak Street, trespass • 12:13 a.m. — 500...
Published on May 25, 2016 - Page 14
NANTICOKE — Federal agents raided D&R Sports Center in Nanticoke on Tuesday, according to published reports. The store, which formerly had a...

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