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 August 1, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia and Montour counties are moving ahead with a merger of their 9-1-1 dispatch centers, and the consolidation should be completed...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 3
BENTON — Brian Christopher Cooper was a state champion wrestler at Warrior Run High School in the 1980s and has since gotten to know Benton High’s...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A retired senior judge from Erie County has been assigned to preside over the Frank Spencer murder case. His accused killer, ex-wife...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 6
“It seems like meteorological summer — the three warmest months of the year — just began. But as of yesterday, it’s two-thirds over. The long-range...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 11
ASHLAND — A woman found dead in an Ashland home Monday night died of a slashed throat, and authorities now say she was murdered. Karen Kimmel, 57,...
Published on August 1, 2015 - Page 11
BRIAR CREEK — Police filed a dog-cruelty charge against Kara Lynn Staffieri, 23, alleging she left a 2-month-old dog in a vehicle in 85-degree heat...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bids for a new airport terminal here came in higher than estimated, and the state’s budget impasse has put a delay on when the town can...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Chris Persing walked into his fire-ravaged apartment, hoping to retrieve some of the items he and girlfriend Nichole Campbell left behind...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — If you missed last night’s Luke Bryan show at Montage Mountain, you’ll have a second chance to catch one of his opening acts this fall...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 3
An art party is popping up in Danville tonight. Free show “Summer Delirium: Abject and Uncanny Art” is set for 7 to 9 p.m. in the Danville Borough...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Several used car lots in Pennsylvania have reached settlements with the state Attorney General’s office after investigations revealed...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from July 22-28: July 22 • 1:53 a.m. — Possible break-in, 800 block Devon Drive • 3:32 a.m. —...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 5
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A bridge-replacement project will start here Saturday on Route 93 just west of Dohl Road. A 21-day detour will begin Saturday...
Published on July 31, 2015 - Page 7
Liliana R. Shultz Brandon and Laura Shultz are the parents of a daughter, Liliana Rae, born Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at Berwick Hospital Center....
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg school district has saved $3.5 million since the town’s last flood in 2011 to fund future flood protection at the...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 3
PINE TWP. — The owner of a landfill here has been granted a new 10-year permit, according to published reports. J.P. Mascaro and Sons Inc., a...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Those living within 10 miles of the Susquehanna Steam Electric Plant can pick up potassium iodide pills Thursday, Aug. 6, from 2-7 p.m. at...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 3
What better way to enjoy the summer than at a firefighter’s carnival? The Catawissa Hose Co. has four days of entertainment, live music and (of...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 4
Ryker J. Marcotte Bryan and Lindsay (Zboray) Marcotte of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Ryker James, born Thursday, July 23, 2015, at...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 4
• A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Starla Keck. Notes of cheer may be sent to her at 1912 Jessup St., Berwick, PA 18603. EDITOR’S...

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