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We’ve recently transitioned from our traditional printed calendar of events booklets to a quarterly digital magazine, which will be sent directly to your email inbox every three months, once it’s ready to share. It will include events listings for our area (much like you would have found in the quarterly calendar of events booklets), but also some featured stories and …

10 Things to Do in Columbia & Montour Counties This Year

by: Nancy Bishop Nestled in picturesque northeastern Pennsylvania near the Pocono Mountains, Columbia & Montour counties offer things to do to satisfy everyone – from the outdoor enthusiast to the history buff. Here are my top 10, in no particular order: Ricketts Glen State Park Montour Preserve Knoebels Amusement Resort Historic Covered Bridges of Columbia & Montour Counties Covered Bridge …

Shoppers’ Shuttle Brings Transportation Option to Danville

Community and business officials gathered to celebrate the official launch of the Downtown Danville Shoppers’ Shuttle on Monday, May 9. The shuttle program will provide free transportation throughout the Danville area to community members and visitors. The shuttle runs weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Riders will be picked up and dropped off at various locations throughout Danville including …

Celebrating Earth Day: Thank a Tree!

by Nancy Bishop Trees. All you have to do is look around this area to understand what earned the state the name Pennsylvania — literally meaning “Penn’s Woods.” But did you know that some of the biggest trees in the state can be found right here in our area? From the state’s largest white cedar tree – found in Montour …

American Pickers Filming in Pennsylvania

The American Pickers are excited to return to Pennsylvania! They plan to film episodes of The History Channel hit television series throughout the area in June of 2022. AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on The History Channel. The hit show follows skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s …

Construction Detour Set to Begin in Bloomsburg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFrom Pennsylvania Department Of Transportation March 30, 2022 Construction on the Route 11 / 487 project in Bloomsburg, Columbia County, will continue this week.  The roadwork improvement project will continue near the intersection of Sixth Street / Columbia Boulevard and East Street and will continue to East Main Street.  Upcoming Work On Thursday, March 31, the contractor, HRI, …

2022 Area Easter Egg Hunts

April 2 Berwick Police Benevolent Association, 11 a.m., Ber-Vaughn Park. April 3 Berwick Youth Football League, 1 p.m., Eaton Street football field behind former Kmart plaza, for up to age 13; area for special-needs children. Glen Brook Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, East 16th Street (former Berwick Retirement Village), 1:30 p.m., for age groups: 2-4; 5-7, and 8-10. Golden ticket …

“Witch” Comes to Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – Plays and literature about Faustian bargains of selling one’s soul are as old as time, but in Jen Silverman’s ‘Witch’ the script is turned on its head by the clever Elizabeth, the village outcast who many already believe is a witch. The forces of power, gender, succession, and more drive the play that StageScene LA called “devilishly …

2022 Covered Bridge Photo Contest Returns!

Popular photo contest opens for submissions on April 1st, 2022. Each year, the Visitors Bureau holds a photo contest to produce a 550-piece puzzle featuring one of the area covered bridges. Limited-edition puzzles have been produced the past eleven years and have featured the East & West Paden bridges (multiple times), the Knoebels Bridge, Keefer Mills Bridge, Esther Furnace Bridge, …

Sonia De Los Santos Brings Family-Friendly Music to Weis Center

Mexican-born singer-songwriter and guitarist Sonia De Los Santos will perform on Saturday, April 2 at 1 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing Arts. The performance is suggested for ages 4+. There will be free all-ages kids’ activities sponsored by the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum from 12-1 p.m. in the Atrium. The performance is sponsored, in part, by the Press …

Renaissance Jamboree Returns, Renamed & Relocated

BLOOMSBURG — Feb. 3rd, 2022 — The Renaissance Jamboree festival returns Saturday, April 30th with a new name, Renaissance Jamboree: Detoured to the River, in honor of its 2022 location in Bloomsburg adjacent to the Susquehanna River on Fort McClure Boulevard. For over 40 years, residents from all over Northeast PA have gathered and celebrated Spring’s return at the annual …