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 February 10, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The town might strictly limit the areas where students could get permits for large drinking parties — mostly restricting the bashes to...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 3
The Benton school board will introduce the two finalists vying to become the district’s next superintendent at a public meeting tomorrow night. The...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 4
Judge Greg Mathis at BU next Monday Judge Greg Mathis will appear at the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration at Bloomsburg University’s...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 4
LEWISBURG — Some families with children who have special developmental needs have never been able to take in a movie on the big screen. That will...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 6
“With a blend of Pacific and polar air over the state, today and tomorrow will be variably cloudy, with near-normal temperatures. I suggest you use...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Jan. 28 to Feb. 3: Jan. 28 •1:07 a.m. — Possible overdose, 100 block East Third Street •1...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Coalition for Source Water Protection will screen film “Water Blues: Green Solutions” at 6 tonight at Bloomsburg...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Council wants to allow a kayak, canoe and bicycle rental business in Town Park by changing zoning rules to allow for some commercial...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University administrators now average $96,900 in salary, while unionized support staff average $37,200, a pay survey shows....
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 3
For the past seven years, journalist Soledad O’Brien has been interviewing people for her documentary series, “Black in America.” One thing she’s...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 5
Liam S. Watkins Travis and Janelle (Hetzel) Watkins of Columbia County are the parents of a son, Liam Scott, born Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at Geisinger...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 5
Robert Sands will celebrate his 93rd birthday on Feb. 25. Cards will reach him at Emeritus at Bloomsburg, 420 Shaffer Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815....
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Montour County Prothonotary Susan M. Kauwell has announced she is seeking re-election this year. Kauwell, a Democrat, has held the...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Gail Miles, Locust Township, has announced she will seek the Republican nomination for Columbia County treasurer. Miles has 28 years...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 12
“With Winter Storm Marcus centered to our north, yesterday was cloudy and not as cold, with a few light rain showers that continued after dark. “...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 12
Police say failed brakes cause crash HEMLOCK TWP. — A Berwick woman’s brakes gave out, sending her plowing into two cars stopped at the intersection...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 12
There are several tell-tale signs that a horse’s owner isn’t properly caring for the animal, according to SPCA officials. • A healthy horse will...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A business owner says she is being forced out of the Columbia Mall to make way for Geisinger offices. Family Fun Town, a child-sized...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The number of Bloomsburg University employees making more than $100,000 has surged from 10 in 2005 to more than 130 this year, according...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The town wants to tighten its rules for large outdoor drinking parties before Block Party this spring, requiring professional security...

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