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, 2016 - Page 1
BENTON — Unionized teachers here have voted to accept terms of a new five-year contract that could bring labor peace through the 2017-18 school year...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council approved raises of $10,000 to $20,000 for each of its four top managers under a restructuring plan approved late Monday....
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — It appears Verizon will be building a new cell tower on the Dagostin family’s Will-O-Bett hog farm, despite a crowd of objectors at a...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 3
We have a new school board member here in Berwick. Jon Morell, 51, of 1148 First Ave. won the volunteer position in a 5-3 vote. Morell thought...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — Supervisors here have clarified salary information for longtime secretary Christine DeLong. She is being paid $84,272 for 2016 — her...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 4
BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth grade — Karlea Allen, Jacob...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 4
James B. Matthews Ronald Matthews and Corissa Dombroski, Northumberland, are the parents of a son, James Brian, born Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 4
She made the grade, too Megan Sumner, Central Columbia High School senior, made the Honor Roll for the second marking period. Her name was omitted...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 4
Director is retired Berwick Area School Director Donald Butz retired from Wyoming Area School District more than a year ago. An article Jan. 19...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 5
HEMLOCK TWP. — No one was injured when a pickup flipped on a slippery road here Tuesday evening. Fray Kelchner, 57, of Bloomsburg was headed north...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 6
“So far this winter, most of the cold air to invade Pennsylvania has come from Canada. But for the first time, bitterly cold air from Siberia is...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 6
NEW COLUMBIA — The Penn State Extension livestock team is offering a dairy beef feeding workshop Thursday, March 3, at the Bonanza Steakhouse near...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 11
HUNTINGTON TWP. — A quilting get-together to make quilts for veterans today has been rescheduled due to the weather, according to the organizer....
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 11
HERSHEY — The Chocolate Making Tour at Hershey’s Chocolate World is getting an upgrade, according to published reports. And the three cows who sing...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 11
The third annual Destination Blues Music Festival is set for Friday, Feb. 19, through Sunday, Feb. 21, at 19 venues in Danville, Berwick and...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 12
BUCKHORN — New Hope Lutheran Church will have an Ash Wednesday service tonight at 7. A Bible study on the book of Hebrews is also being planned for...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 12
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished • Seventh grade — Cortnee Bardo,...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 14
The Berwick Area United Way is looking for non-profit organizations willing to start a teen and community center in the Berwick area. The group has...
Published on February 10, 2016 - Page 14
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished • Ninth grad e — Colt...
Published on February 9, 2016 - Page 1
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