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 December 2, 2014 - Page 6
“December got off to a dreary start yesterday with overcast skies, seasonable temperatures and occasional rain showers, as a Canadian cold front...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 16
A line of battery packs used to charge electronic devices are being recalled this week because they can overheat and cause a fire. Here’s a more...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 1
Dan takes his marriage vows seriously. But when he wed Kerry, “for better or worse, for richer or poorer” became a real test of his commitment. The...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — When 15-year-old Rowan Martin left Berwick High School for online classes, she and her mother hoped it would mean an end to her absenteeism...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 3
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will wrap up its annual TreeFest this weekend at the Caldwell Consistory. More than 100 trees have been decorated by...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Agents for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have begun signing up Chinese investors who are promised permanent residency under...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 12
“Meteorological fall came to an end yesterday, while meteorological winter — the three coldest months of the year — begins today. “As we begin...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 22
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Middle School honor roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished Honors • Fifth grade —...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — The Berwick Historical Society had a carpet problem. But through the society’s contacts and a bit of good fortune, the caretakers of the...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 1
Tony isn’t afraid of hard work. In fact, he’s held a job well into his 70s. Sadly, his work ethic hasn’t served him as well as perhaps you’d expect...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 1
FERGUSON, Mo. — Berwick graduate David Wright watched four buildings around his business burn amid rioting after Monday’s decision not to charge a...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 6
BERWICK — The materials and type of weave used in the reproduction carpets at the Jackson Mansion are centuries old but still used today due to their...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 7
Camryn M. Fox Craig and Jan (Burrows) Fox, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Camryn Mattie, born Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at Geisinger-...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 8
“There were a number of power outages in Pennsylvania after Wednesday’s heavy, wet snowstorm, but things were much worse in other places. New...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 8
Arrest warrants have been issued for these people. They failed to appear in court in October to arrange payment plans as part of criminal cases,...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 25
Carlisle — Progressive Grocer, a food industry trade publication, has named Giant Food Stores, Martin’s Food Markets, and all Ahold USA businesses...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 25
DANVILLE — Geisinger Life Flight has earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems — the gold standard for...
Published on November 30, 2014 - Page 25
Weis reports higher sales, earnings for the quarter SUNBURY — Sales and profits at Weis Markets ticked upward over the last three months, the...
Published on November 29, 2014 - Page 1
When Jack started dating Juanita, he ended up falling for her and her two daughters, 8 and 6. Within a year, he and his fiancee had settled into a...
Published on November 29, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — About two-thirds of elementary students and 60 percent of junior and senior high schoolers showed up for class on Black Friday,...

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