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 November 7, 2014 - Page 23
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Oct. 26 to Nov. 1: Oct. 26 •1:35 a.m. — 500 block West Front Street, noise complaint •2:14...
Published on November 7, 2014 - Page 23
DANVILLE — Cancer Care of Central PA’s Elysburg, Lewisburg, Selinsgrove, and Lock Haven locations will become part of Geisinger Dec. 1, the Geisinger...
Published on November 7, 2014 - Page 23
LEWISBURG — The Simon Shaheen Ensemble will present Arabic-infused world music on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Campus Theatre as part of...
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 1
ESPY — Joe Deterick, a popular neighborhood barber whose shop here served generations of men and boys, died early Wednesday at Emeritus, officials...
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — Nearly 100 years after Iris Bird’s grandfather planted a tiny Norway spruce next to his barn here, she watched the now massive 13-ton...
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 3
There’s some dispute over an item from last week’s column that highlights a local history mystery. Online records from the Military Times Hall of...
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 4
Juliet P. Lysiak Matthew and Bridget (Reddan) Lysiak of Selinsgrove are the parents of a daughter, Juliet Poe, born Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, in...
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 4
Paws Crossroads is the shelter Paws Crossroads Animal Rescue, a Berwick animal shelter, is the organization hosting a Chinese auction Friday at...
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg American Legion Post 273 announces this year’s essay and oratorical contest. The top essay submitted within each school...
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 8
LIBERTY TWP. — An Ohio woman suffered a minor injury Tuesday when she fell asleep and crashed on Interstate 80 here in Montour County, police say....
Published on November 6, 2014 - Page 26
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The parent company of the can manufacturing plant in South Centre Township has built a new facility here. Packaging manufacturer...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Air Force Staff Sgt. Hondo Galutia stood in the office of Orange Street Elementary yesterday, nervously shifting his feet, a huge grin on...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In the midst of the Christmas shopping season, one of the walkways in the middle of downtown will be closed to make room for...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 3
We may have some more future Olympians in our midst. Eleven kids who participated in the Luge Slider Search on wheeled sleds last summer have...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
• A get-well card shower is requested for Claudette Roberts, who is recuperating following surgery. Cards will reach her at 210 Luzerne Ave., Berwick...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
Not charged in crash Howard J. Fenstemaker, 54, Danville, was not charged in a Friday accident in Anthony Township, Montour County. No one was cited...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
BENTON — Benton Elementary will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, beginning at 10 a.m. in the school’s gymnasium. Military...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —Volunteers spent five hours battling a brush fire here that started due to someone burning trash, officials said. It was just one...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Borough landlords can now be locked up if they fail to pay fines under a revision that adds some teeth to the residential rental...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 6
HERSHEY — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta had surgery to remove plaque in his right carotid artery, and is resting comfortably, his office says. The...

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