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 July 7, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • July 7: Emmanuel Bible Chapel, 22 Kachinka Hollow Road, Berwick, 1-6 p.m. • July 8: Columbia Mall, Buckhorn, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. • July...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
STILLWATER — Kathy Wells is recovering from a condition so rare, her doctors say their search for similar cases turned up only a dozen in the entire...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A popular Girl Scout camp closed last month with little warning, leaving some campers scrambling for another site, a parent and...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following sheriff sales were recorded during June in Columbia County. • Adam C. and Crystal A. Hunsinger to Federal Home Loan...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — A man crashed his pickup into a utility pole at 205 W. Center St. early Saturday, police said. Adam Feudale, 18, Elysburg, was heading...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 4
Dear Mr. Berko: In the summer of 2010, I bought 150 shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. stock for less than $20 a share. I didn’t know much...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 5
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman was reading a text message Friday when her car swerved and hit another vehicle at 195 Rupert Drive, police said. Aimee...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the June report from the Magisterial District Court of Russell Lawton. ASSESSMENT DETAIL Bloomsburg Area School District •...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Here is the June report from the office of Susan M. Kauwell, Montour County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts. PROTHONOTARY’S ACCOUNT...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 8
“It got very hot this past Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, but we missed a heat wave by just a few degrees. However, at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 23
In the early part of the 20th century, before the discovery of penicillin, epidemics were common and hospitals were uncommon. Before the advent of “...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 23
Last August, we published a series by historian Mark Fritz of Bloomsburg about small-town medicine and the patent medicine craze of the 19th and...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 23
Typhoid fever is a life-threatening illness caused by the bacterium Salmonella Typhi. Typhoid fever is still common in the developing world, where...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
DANVILLE – Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital has again earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
SUNBURY — Weis Markets says its associates helped raise $122,000 in customer donations for 100 local pet shelters and rescue organizations during a...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
MILWAUKEE —The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. raised $340,000 with Mother’s Day and Father’s Day promotions to support the March of Dimes, a press release says...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
BLOOMSBURG — Mary Lenzini Howe, former mayor of Bloomsburg and longtime member of the town business community, has been named director of Bloomsburg...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
Press Enterprise Editor DANVILLE — In his 32 years in the auto-body business, Steve Swartz says he’s never seen anything like the May hailstorm that...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Steven R. Youso has been named chief executive officer for Geisinger Health Plan, a press release says. He comes to GHP from Security...
Published on July 5, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Police raided a suspected drug house here Friday afternoon and allegedly found narcotics and a little girl inside. The 2-year-old’s...

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