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Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Borough residents Cathy Lauringer and her wife, Carolyn Taggart, hoped Danville council would approve a proclamation in support of the...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A pickup crossed into the opposite lane and collided head-on with a car on Route 11 Wednesday night, sending two Bloomsburg...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 3
Catawissa Borough Council on Monday approved using COVID-19 rescue funds to buy playground equipment for Cara Park. The borough will spend $4,371 to...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 3
On Wednesday, area counties reported some of the highest daily totals of new cases of coronavirus in months, according to the state Health Department...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 6
BERWICK — Berwick Area School District announces the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation will continue...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 6
WILLIAMSPORT — The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) creates scholarship funds that will benefit graduating seniors and...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 10
“Yesterday was warm and humid, and it felt like it had the potential for storms. That’s just what happened. “With a weather front shoving into the...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 18
HAZLETON — Hazleton Area High School auditorium plans to put music fans “in the mood” for big-band sounds with Jukebox Saturday Night on Sept. 23....
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Protesters who oppose Geisinger’s mandated COVID-19 vaccines for employees gathered Tuesday morning in Danville for a march to the...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A new data warehouse and Bitcoin mine both took small steps forward Tuesday night. Township supervisors approved the final subdivision...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — A special meeting of Southern Columbia Area School Board was delayed Monday when officials had to call police because residents who...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a 20-page amendment to Montour County’s zoning ordinance that will regulate installation of...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A Danville parent told members of the school board Tuesday night that whether students wear masks is a parent’s choice. Peter Gorney...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 3
Shickshinny is finally getting its long-awaited children’s library! The new library is to be on the first floor of the FLT Building, 13 N. Main St...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 3
Pennsylvania reported 83 new deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday — its largest one-day total in more than seven months, according to the state Health...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 4
Police say no threat was made Jacob Rodgers did not threaten to shoot first responders, police say. Police Chief Thomas Frace said Rodgers, who is...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 5
DRUMS — The following programs are to be offered at Nescopeck State Park in September and October. Register through the online calendar of events at...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 8
“The severe thunderstorms that caused big problems Monday evening from Bloomsburg to Berwick developed in Northwestern Pennsylvania and moved rapidly...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — Around 90 people showed up to Monday’s school board meeting, most hoping to convince school board members to defy the state’s mask mandate...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Scranton man was sentenced Monday to state prison for up to 60 years in what a judge called the “savage” and “barbaric” murder of a...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BERWICK — A thunderstorm ripped through Columbia County on Monday night. Heavy winds brought down trees and wires, including some that landed on...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — After contractors repeatedly flouted a law requiring a permit to close streets, Town Council voted Monday to add fines and possible jail...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger employees and others who disagree with the health care’s system recent mandate that workers be vaccinated against coronovirus...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 4
Dispatch mixup Jeremy Brown, director of the East Central Emergency Network, told Columbia County commissioners the only way to stop dispatches from...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 5
Here are available school menus for this week: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Today: Sausage and cheese bagel. Wednesday: Cinnamon roll. Thursday:...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — Canadian-based Red Sky Performance will perform its work, “Trace,” on Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts at...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 10
“Yesterday was a warm, humid one, with only a few hours of sunshine. We had considerable cloudiness from a weather boundary and more smoke from...
Published on September 13, 2021 - Page 1
COOPER TWP. — Officials here are discussing the possibility of regulating the installation of solar panels in the township. Zoning Officer Jim...
Published on September 13, 2021 - Page 1
MIFFLIN TWP. — David Folk was surprised last month when Mifflin Township officials denied his request for a variance to hold weddings at his farm....
Published on September 13, 2021 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — Supervisors here have approved an agricultural security area in the township — a move that will shield farmers from nuisance lawsuits...