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 May 2, 2016 - Page 1
FAIRMOUNT TWP. — A violent ATV crash left two men dead Saturday night after the driver lost control and hit a tree stump. Travis Chapin, 24, of 36...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — Last year, Megan Fernsler called Heller’s Gas and asked workers to stop automatically refilling her tank. That was a Thursday, she...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — When the smoke alarms went off in Steve and Lynette Fisk’s Slate Road home Saturday night around 10:45, Steve wasn’t too concerned...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 3
There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Jedi Knights, Dark Lords of the Sith, rebel scum, the Empire’s best, and even a few scoundrels and...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 7
Maggie M.A. Sellers A daughter, Maggie Mae Ann, was born Friday, April 29, 2016, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital to Majesta Sellers of Millville....
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 12
“This is going to be what I call a grass growing week, as we experience conditions similar to what they have in Ireland. “Grass thrives on cool,...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick-area man wiped out a utility pole and flipped his SUV after swerving to miss another vehicle Saturday evening, police...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State offers free football tickets to lawmakers, but the university will not say why. State Sen. John Gordner, R-Berwick, said...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN DAM — A 34-mile natural gas pipeline that will cross five counties, including northern Montour, was approved by the Federal Energy...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 17-23: April 17 • 1:13 a.m. — 100 block East 13th Street, fight • 3:43 a.m. — 400...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
Star Wars Day at Bloom Public Library BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Public Library will be hosting a Star Wars Day on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7:45 p...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 8
“Now and then the weather is so bad we’d like to forget it. Looking ahead, it appears most of the coming week will fall into that category. “...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 24
DANVILLE — New board members were announced and employees as well as volunteers were saluted at the recent annual meeting of Service 1st Federal...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 24
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has been re-accredited by DNV GL Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center. The accreditation is a national...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE — Robert Billhime was near tears describing the three excruciating “worst days of my life” while detoxifying from a several-month...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A Berwick historian who pined for the ornate beauty of the Victorian age was buried Friday with the funeral of his dreams. The service for...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
Pennsylvania’s Do Not Call list is a resource for citizens who do not want to receive telemarketing calls, the Office of Attorney General says....
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A home chimney-cleaning company has been named in a lawsuit alleging it made hundreds of thousands of unsolicited phone calls to people...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 3
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Philadelphia driver making a U-turn on Mall Boulevard early Friday struck an embankment before his GMC Savana ended up in a drainage...
Published on April 30, 2016 - Page 6
Resurfacing starts Monday morning MILLVILLE — A 3.4-mile micro-surfacing project on Route 254 in Columbia County will begin Monday. Work will be...

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