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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 October 15, 2014 - Page 3
The Berwick Area Swimming Pool Authority is collecting gently-used clothes Saturday to raise money for the refurbishment of Ber-Vaughn Pool....
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 3
Robin Seely felt a touch of the Divine when she helped two teens walking across the country to raise money for the Seattle Children’s Hospital....
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 3
The Great Pumpkin 5K Run/Fun Walk is as much fun to watch as it is to run. Runners in costumes automatically get extra freebies, plus a chance to win...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 3
Find out how the drug court helps people overcome their addictions. Columbia-Montour President Judge Thomas James and Barb Warunek, director of the...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 3
It’s time for young zombies, princesses and other costumed creatures to strut their stuff during the Berwick Elks annual Halloween Parade. Marchers...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 3
The Berwick Farmers’ Market is celebrating the end of the harvest with an unusually talented clown and a short demonstration on nutritious eating,...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 3
Men, women and children will be walking a mile in high heels Saturday to show support for survivors of domestic violence. That’s right, men will be...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Construction should begin by month’s end on a new water plant better able to withstand floods, and United Water hopes to have it...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: POULTRY & RABBITS Poultry - Rose Comb Clean Leg - RhodeIslandRed Cock...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 6
“During the past three days, severe thunderstorms — including a number of tornadoes — have pounded numerous states, from the Gulf of Mexico to the...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated man took off running after an SUV he was riding in smashed into an Audi at Main and Iron streets Tuesday. One witness...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: EDUCATION RESULTS EDUCATION/4-H/FFA/FCS -Foods - Dried foods; meat 1st -...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Agriculture Vegetables and herbs - Herbs - Bay 1st - Saundra Robbins 2nd -...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Hetlerville man was partially ejected and dragged along Route 11 after his SUV flipped in an early morning crash here Monday...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Catawissa woman who lost the grip on her steering wheel due to hand sanitizer ended up flipping her vehicle onto its side and...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
FERNVILLE — Todd E. Hess died in a fire early Sunday at his residence here, according to an obituary from his family. However, authorities were...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — A Bloomsburg man crashed into his wife’s rental vehicle Monday as the two drove to a body shop to get their own SUV fixed, police...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — The township’s police chief abruptly retired last week as an investigation involving him continues, a supervisor said. Robert Blee...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Main Street property owner has mortgaged his building to fix cracks and other damage he says were caused by demolition work next door...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 3
In July 1930, an estimated 20,000 turned out for the 16th annual Northern Columbia County Farmer’s Picnic in Benton Park. The picnic was launched...

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