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Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A Burger King worker suspected a driver ordering at the drive-thru was intoxicated and called police, concerned about a 5-year-old girl in...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Scicchitano’s Pizza reopened this past week despite a legal fight over ownership of the restaurant. The dispute stems from what owners...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Lottie Neiswender’s phone rang on a recent afternoon, shortly after she opened her Grilled Cheese Cafe 2 food truck for business. It was...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 4
Here are marriages and wills filed recently in Columbia and Montour counties. Columbia County Marriage licenses • Shawn Michael McDonald, 475...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 8
“Over the coming five days, it is possible we may have a mid-August heat wave. “With a very warm air mass stalled over Pennsylvania, high...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
Berwick — Matthew Mensinger, Senior Vice President and Director of Lending at First Keystone Community Bank, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
The municipal bond market is booming, thanks to a growing economy and Trump-era changes in tax taw. However, some financial analysts still warn...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
THE WOODLANDS, Texas — Talen Energy Corp., operator of electrical generation stations in Luzerne and Montour counties, has elevated CEO Ralph...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
DANVILLE – Janet Tomcavage, MSN, RN, a pioneer in population health and advanced medical homes, has assumed the role of Chief Nursing Executive at...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during July at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township • Veronica and Judith Comer,...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
Bloomsburg — CCFNB Bancorp Inc., parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., has reported increases in net income and earnings for the...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in July at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Matthew L. Betts to Clay R. and Betsy L. Fahringer...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 9
BERWICK —Mickey Truck Bodies recently appointed two military veterans to key positions within the company, according to a report in Trailer Body...
Published on August 18, 2019 - Page 10
Pulmonary program receives certification WILLIAMSPORT — The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation recently re-...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — After 15 years, 18 demolitions and 24 new homes, Berwick’s neighborhood revitalization project on the West End came to an end Friday...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — The borough’s emergency management coordinator, Greg Harkins, says a rotten smell that wafted over Berwick between Front Street and...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 1
ORANGEVILLE — When Mackenzie Fish was 15 she told her parents she wanted to start learning trick roping; they thought it was a phase. But three...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 3
WRIGHT TWP. — Solicitor Jack Dean said Thursday night that controversy surrounding Crestwood School District’s school bus contract with G. Davis...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 3
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The Central Columbia school board has approved these bus and van drivers for the new school year: Robert Allen, Fishingcreek;...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 4
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The Central Columbia School Board has voted to refinance $6,170,000 in bonds, a move that it says will save $300,000. The board...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 5
Press Enterprise/Harry Deitz Kulpmont Taking Bite Out of Blight Kulpmont embarked on a campaign to raze at least 10 blighted properties over the...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 5
DANVILLE — St. Joseph’s Church here will host its parish picnic from noon to 8 p.m. today. There will be ethnic food, raffles, live entertainment, a...
Published on August 17, 2019 - Page 14
“Penn State’s Weather World has a new outlook that indicates most of the next 30 days will be warm and even hot at times with excessive humidity. We...
Published on August 16, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Jeff Achy loves Catawissa. He just wishes he could turn back the clock a few decades to a time when the borough had two grocery stores, a...
Published on August 16, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — A popup thunderstorm sent up to 5 inches of water crashing down on Berwick and the surrounding area in just over an hour Thursday, flooding...
Published on August 16, 2019 - Page 3
The First Baptist Church is looking for volunteers to help package foods at their fourth annual Global Aid Network (GAiN) event on Sept. 7. The...
Published on August 16, 2019 - Page 4
Valley Chemical Carnival continues The Valley Chemical Carnival began Thursday night and continues through Saturday in Numidia, beginning at 6 p.m....
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A NASA engineer and aspiring astronaut is earning her wings at the Bloomsburg Municipal Airport before heading back to the Mission...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK — Superintendent Wayne Brookhart will be retiring at the end of next summer, before school starts, he announced during Monday’s board meeting...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 3
Valley Chemical Fire Company’s carnival begins tonight and runs through Saturday behind the Locust Township municipal building along Route 42 in...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 5
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania officials have announced plans to close two of the remaining state centers for people with intellectual and...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 6
LEWISBURG — The Ryan Flannery Trio will perform jazz on Thursday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis Center Atrium to kick off the 2019-20 season. The...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 7
DANVILLE — Danville Area School District is getting closer to naming a permanent superintendent, school board President Kevin Brouse said after...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 7
BERWICK — Friday will be the public’s last chance to tour one of the new energy-efficient houses built in the West End here. The tour of 513 LaSalle...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 7
VALLEY TWP. — Klein Road in Valley Township will be closed from 9 a.m. until noon on Monday, Aug. 19, barring a heavy rain. The township street...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 7
HUNLOCK TWP. — A man pulled over on May 29 for suspicion of driving under the influence insisted to state troopers that he was “completely fine.”...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 8
“The jet stream has moved to our north, which puts us in a stalled weather pattern that will see little change in the next five days. This typical...
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 13
UNIVERSITY PARK —Penn State Extension has established a new vector-borne disease team that focuses on diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitos....
Published on August 15, 2019 - Page 15
There is some discussion in the Wapwallopen Historical Society’s “A History of the Wapwallopen Region” from 1964 about the origins of the town name...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Proposed zoning changes in two townships may pave the way for more homes or farming in northern Montour County, including on many acres of...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — A proposed new ordinance would allow solar farms in agricultural and commercial areas here, just in time for the construction of a new...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Luzerne County Community College plans to open a learning center at the former Watsontown Elementary School this fall, and will seek...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A proposed university shuttle stop that aims to connect students with the downtown will eliminate three parking spaces on Main Street,...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Children & Youth Services (C & Y) told County Commissioners Thursday that the agency will need more money for...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 3
Enjoy Nescopeck this weekend as the borough celebrates its annual Community Days with music, games, cars, a parade and plenty of food. The fun kicks...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Council members decided not to settle on anything regarding a costly radio replacement for local firefighters and police during Tuesday...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 4
Wayne L. Snyder of Lime Ridge will celebrate his 87th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 17. Cards and well-wishes will reach him at 6320 Hughes St.,...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 4
Lydia M. Dinino Mandy Hulse and Scott Dinino Jr. of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Lydia Mae, born Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at Geisinger...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — Downtown business owners here could get grant money to fix up their facades, but only if enough people apply for the program. The steering...
Published on August 14, 2019 - Page 5
SALEM TWP. — Susquehanna Nuclear is scheduled to test all sirens that are part of Susquehanna Steam Electric Station’s Emergency Notification System...