Neighbor to Neighbor

Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 2
• Briar Creek Borough will consider an ordinance at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 that would allow the borough to impose penalties for violations of the...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 2
• Actress-TV host Alison Sweeney, 43. • TV personality Carter Oosterhouse, 43. •”Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon, 45. • Celebrity chef Michael...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 2
FOOD GIVEAWAY: 9 a.m.-noon, Bower Memorial UM Church, 140 E. Second St., Berwick, preregistration required: 570-752-6262, 8 a.m. to noon, Monday...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 2
1982: The smiley emoticon was invented by Carnegie Mellon University professor Scott E. Fahlman, who suggested punctuating humorously intended...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 2
1947: The National Security Act, which created a National Military Establishment and the position of Secretary of Defense, went into effect. 1959:...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 2
Blood Drive: 1-7 p.m., Bloomsburg University, 350 Kehr Union. Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St.,...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 2
•The Benton Area School District is hosting a presentation for Vo-Tech delivery options this evening in the high school auditorium at 7. The public...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 2
• Country singer Tae Dye (Maddie and Tae), 24. • Actor Patrick Schwarzenegger, 26. •TV personality Sara Haines (“GMA3: Strahan, Sara and Keke”),...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 8
Driver safety course slated in Benton BENTON — A Driver Safety Course will be offered on Wednesday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Christ the...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 8
September artist BERWICK — September’s Artist of the Month at Berwick Hospital Center is Jackie Zeisloft-Brehm of Benton. She studied art at Lock...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 8
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has scheduled these support groups for October: • Tuesday, Oct. 1, 3-4:30 p.m., Cardiovascular and Stroke...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 8
BENTON — Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 SR 487, Benton, is offering these upcoming programs: • Tuesday, Sept. 24, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., hiking the...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 8
ELYSBURG — The Ralpho Bridge Club’s results from Sept. 10 are as follows: John and Marci Taylor, 29.5 points; Alice Pensyl and Jean Olcese, 25.5...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 8
NUMIDIA — The Roaring Creek Valley Conservation Association will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. at the Locust Township...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 2
• Articles of Incorporation have been filed with the state for M&K Polizzi Enterprise Inc., which lists as its purpose “detailing business for...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 2
Blood Drive: 1-7 p.m., Bloomsburg University, 350 Kehr Union, 400 E. Second St. Story Times: 1:30 and 5:30 p.m., McBride Memorial Library, 500...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 2
• NHL center Auston Matthews, 22. • NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson, 44. • TV personality/businessman Robert Herjavec (TV: “Shark Tank”), 56. •...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 2
1862: More than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland. 1944: During World War II, Allied paratroopers launched...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 2
• Rock singer-musician Nick Jonas (The Jonas Brothers), 27. • Comedian-actress Amy Poehler, 48. • News anchor/talk show host Tamron Hall, 49...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 2
1940: President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Selective Training and Service Act. 1974: President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 2
Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 310 E. Third St., Mifflinville, by appointment: 570-752-1780. Story...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 2
• TV personality Heidi Montag, 33. • Britain’s Prince Harry, 35. • Actor Danny Nucci, 51. • Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino, 58. • Movie...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 2
1940: During the World War II Battle of Britain, the tide turned as the Royal Air Force inflicted heavy losses upon the Luftwaffe. 1950: During the...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 2
• The Montour County commissioners are selling a 2004 Ford Explorer formerly used by the Montour County Probation Office. For more information, see...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 2
Free Kids’ Fair: 12-3 p.m., Columbia Colonnade, Buckhorn, magician, superheroes, food. North Branch League Old Timers Baseball: 1 p.m.-?, with...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 30
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Betty Kisner, Phyllis Metcalf, Joan Dinger, Peggy Fiedler; ER Desk: Chris Knepley TUESDAY — Info Desk:...
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Hospital Auxiliary installs new officers BLOOMSBURG — The Auxiliary at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital met Sept. 9 at Pine Barn Inn with President...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Columbia County Christian School, 10:30...
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Snyder clan to picnic at Lake Glory LIME RIDGE — A reunion for the family of Roy and Florence Snyder drew a nice turnout at Columbia Park in July...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 30
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Coffee, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Heidi, talk about lower back and leg pain, 10:30...
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BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church this week: • Monday: Joyce Brobst and Connie Foust;...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 31
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Hare Raisers Rabbit and Poultry 4-H Club’s 2019 Poultry Achievement Show was held Aug. 24 at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 31
16/MONDAY History Buffs, Monday, 7 a.m., breakfast; 9 a.m., program,Country View Restaurant on Route 118, Unityville. Program: Carol Sones Shetler,...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 31
Master’s degree Mariah C. Krygier of Bloomsburg recently received her master’s degree in professional counseling from Grand Canyon University,...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 31
BLOOMSBURG — On Sept. 7 at the Bloomsburg American Legion Post 273, five veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor. Their military stories follow: •...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 2
• Community Strategies Group plans to carryout a $3.1 million project to convert the former Bloomsburg Bible Church at 375 West St. into nine...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 2
Columbia Montour Council Community Day: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bloomsburg airport; blood drive, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Walk to End Alzheimer’s: Bloomsburg Area...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 2
1997: Funeral services were held in Calcutta, India, for Nobel peace laureate Mother Teresa. 2001: Two days after the 9/11 terror attacks, the first...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 2
• The Benton Area School District is hosting a presentation on Vo-Tech delivery options. Everyone is invited to attend Wednesday in the High School...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 2
Toddler Time: 10 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, age 18 months-3 years. Theme: Clothing. First Columbia Bank Invitational Golf Tournament: Frosty...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 2
• Rock singer Niall Horan (One Direction), 26. • Country musician Joe Don Rooney (Rascal Flatts), 44. • Olympic gold medal runner Michael Johnson...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 2
• Country singer Kelsea Ballerini, 26. • Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson, 38. • Actor Peter Scolari, 64.
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 2
1992: Actor Anthony Perkins died in Hollywood at 60.
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 2
• Montour County plans to sign a single primary contractor agreement with the state Department of Human Services for the HealthChoices behavioral...
Published on September 12, 2019 - Page 2
BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., LCBC Church, 2421 Columbia Blvd., Bloomsburg. Fall mum sale: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital Auxiliary, in...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 2
BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., Anthony Township Municipal Building, 1361 White Hall Road, Turbotville. Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 2
• Columbia County Commissioners will consider signing on to an agreement with the Department of Human Services for a health choices behavioral health...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 2
1936: Boulder Dam (now Hoover Dam) began operation as President Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a key in Washington to signal the startup of the dam’s...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 2
• Country singer Charles Kelley (Lady Antebellum), 38. • Actor Ryan Slattery, 41. • Rapper Ludacris, 42. • Actress Taraji P. Henson, 49. •...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 8
60th anniversary Cecil and Marie Shaffer will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They were married Sept. 12, 1959, in...