Annual Covered Bridge Photo Contest Winner Revealed

Winning photograph will be featured as this year’s edition of Visitors Bureau’s historic Covered Bridge Puzzle series. BLOOMSBURG, PA – The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce this year’s Covered Bridge Photo Contest winner. The winning image will be featured as the 2024 Covered Bridge Puzzle.  This year’s puzzle will be released in the fall as the fourteenth installment …

2024 Covered Bridge Puzzle Pre-Orders

The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau’s popular annual Covered Bridge Puzzle series is returning for the 14th year. This year’s puzzle will feature the Johnson Covered Bridge (pictured below). If you’d like to pre-order one or more puzzles this year, you may do so by submitting the form below. Simply fill in your name, how many puzzles you’d like, your phone number …

Third Annual Photography Competition Presented by Journey Bank

BERWICK PA – Journey Bank will host their third annual photography competition on Sunday, October 13, 2024 at the First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick, PA. The contest features local photographers who reside or study within a 50 mile radius of any Journey Bank office. Journey Bank is proud to support local art programs and to celebrate the talent …

Quick Guide to Paddling the Susquehanna River

by Alana Jajko, Director of Communications – Susquehanna Greenway Partnership With the arrival of warmer weather comes increased public access to outdoor recreation opportunities on the water. The Susquehanna River Water Trail is a treasure trove for the paddling and boating public.  Not only is it located right in our backyard, but it has a host of landscapes, history, and …

2024 Covered Bridge Pass Now Available

SIGN UP TODAY! Come explore the Covered Bridges of Columbia & Montour Counties! Picturesque and historic, they recall a time when life was simpler and closer to the land. On a yearly basis, visitors from all over the world come to admire the antique craftsmanship of the bridges and relax in the quiet countryside. Symbols of small-town America, these covered …

Art Therapy Program Offers Healing at Danville State Hospital

by Nancy Bishop | March 19, 2024 Every day it seems like there are new headlines in the news about advances in medicine. Cancer has new treatments that offer long-term remission and even a cure. Diseases like tuberculosis that once might have had you locked away in a sanatorium have cures and vaccines to prevent them. New advancements in treatments …

It’s Fishing Season in Central PA!

March, 2024 Fishing season is here again! Opening Day of Trout season is Saturday, April 6th. Fishing in Columbia & Montour Counties is a wonderful way to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. Here are all the resources you might need to hit the water this year and have a blast reeling in the big one. TIME: 8 AMMINIMUM SIZE: 7 …

Renaissance Jamboree Ushers In Spring

Event returns on April 27th, 2024 from 10 am – 5 pm on Main Street in Bloomsburg. BLOOMSBURG, PA – The Renaissance Jamboree festival is back and bigger than ever! For over 43 years, residents from all over Northeast PA have gathered and celebrated Spring’s return at the annual Renaissance Jamboree in Bloomsburg.   “Last year saw the festival return …

‘A Night for Nature’ at Turkey Hill Brewing Company

April 21st event will benefit the Northcentral Pennsylvania Conservancy! Nature enthusiasts and craft beer lovers are gearing up for an unforgettable evening of philanthropy and community spirit at the upcoming fundraiser, ‘A Night for Nature’. This inaugural event is being held on April 21at Turkey Hill Brewing Company (THBC) in Bloomsburg. It aims to raise funds for the Northcentral Pennsylvania …

Beaver Run Spring Auction Coming April 20

Original post published in 2019 by Nancy Bishop; revised for 2024 If you’re one for a bargain, you don’t want to miss the Beaver Run Auction on Saturday, April 20, 2024. It’s not just one auction – it’s several all going on at the same time on the auction grounds at 290 PPL Road in Anthony Township. Be sure to …