Knoebels Receives Several Honors

In a recent USA Today story, Knoebels Amusement Resort was prominently featured as having some of Pennsylvania’s top roller coasters.  This comes on the heels of a USA Today story that mentioned Pennsylvania as having 11 of the world’s top 100 roller coasters.  The “Phoenix” topped the list in Pennsylvania with #1 state honors, and was featured as the #2 wooden …

Summer Canoe & Brews Scheduled

Looking for a memorable experience this summer?  Check out several upcoming “Canoe & Brew” events that combine the best of craft brews and outdoor recreation! Canoe and Brew is a just-for-fun event coordinated by a group dedicated paddlers who love the river, the outdoors, and beer.  It is not a fundraiser, nor does it benefit any one group.  The group is content …

B.U. to Name New President

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania will introduce its new president on Monday, May 22, at 12:15 p.m. in the Warren Student Services Building. On April 26, Bloomsburg University Council of Trustees accepted the recommendations of the Presidential Search Committee and voted unanimously to advance two candidates, Bashar W. Hanna, Ph.D. and Daniel A. Wubah, Ph.D., to the Chancellor and the Pennsylvania …

Celebrate Berwick Rescheduled Due to Weather

The annual Celebrate Berwick festival has been postponed for this weekend due to weather concerns.  The forecast is predicting steady rain for the entirety of Saturday, so the festival has been rescheduled instead for Saturday, June 3rd.  The event will still take place on Market Street from 11 AM – 6 PM.  There will be live music, craft beers, activities for …

North Shore Railroad Wins Award

The North Shore Railroad Company was recently privileged to receive the distinguished honor of being named Railway Age’s 2017 Short Line Railroad of the Year and was also selected to receive a 2017 ASLRRA Marketing Award.

Montour Preserve Fossil Pit Honored

The Montour Preserve’s Mahantango shale fossil pit recently received an impressive distinction – it was named as one of the “30 Most Impressive Fossil Sites in North America” in a recent Top Value Reviews article.  The fossil pit is open from dawn to dusk year-round and visitors can keep any fossils that they may find.  Common finds at the fossil pit include trilobites (related to modern horseshoe …

Annual Artists’ Studio Tour Planned

Drive through the spring landscapes of Columbia and Montour counties while visiting the Susquehanna River Arts Artists participating in the annual Open Studio Tour. This year’s event will be held June 3rd and 4th from 11 AM to 5 PM each day. During the Artist Studio Tour, visitors will be welcomed into the artist’s workshops to tour their studios, discuss …

Only 4 Seats Left on Covered Bridge Bus Tour!

Have you longed to see many of the nineteenth-century covered bridges Columbia County has to offer, but didn’t want to travel off the beaten path alone?  If you are looking for a delightful and informative day touring our historic covered bridges, please join the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau for its fourth annual Covered Bridge Bus Tour on Saturday, May 20th. Hop …