News from Danville

Thursday, March 2, 2017

DANVILLE — Six months after launching a recruitment campaign to hire 1,500 employees, Geisinger Health System has announced further efforts to hire an additional 2,000 new workers in 2017,...

 | By Julye Wemple
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

DANVILLE — As Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech basketball players left a locker room here after a playoff loss last Friday, a small group of Danville students broke into a chant.

“Close the...

 | By Chris Krepich
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

DANVILLE — Perkins patrons and employees were evacuated Monday when smoke filled the building, the fire chief said.

Firefighters couldn’t immediately find the source when they arrived...

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

DANVILLE — A Danville woman who drove into a fire hydrant and backed into a street sign was driving drunk at about three times the legal limit, police say.

Lauren P. Koch...

Sunday, February 26, 2017

DANVILLE — A Danville man whose truck was found smoking near his house from a crash in Bloomsburg was driving drunk, police say.

Dean A. Berry Jr., 23, of 718 E....

 | By Chris Krepich
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

DANVILLE — Forty years ago, virtually every small town had a department store like Beiter’s.

But with few remaining, Beiter’s now draws in customers from surrounding communities who are...

 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, February 20, 2017

DANVILLE — A 25-year-old Danville man who nearly mowed down a state constable with his car called the incident a “misunderstanding” in Montour County court last Monday.

The constable he...

 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, February 18, 2017

DANVILLE — A stolen pack of socks from the Dollar General here turned into a $10,000 tab for Montour County.

Misty Jane Derk spent 136 days in Columbia County prison, locked up for...

 | By Julye Wemple
Friday, February 17, 2017

DANVILLE — A Danville man who assaulted and imprisoned a woman at his home two years ago was sentenced to 15 days in jail in Montour County Court on Monday.

Frank Bressler,...

 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, February 16, 2017

DANVILLE — Two Danville sisters admitted they conspired to steal a cart full of groceries from Weis Markets in April.

Stephanie Padula, 23, and Cassandra...