2022 Covered Bridge Puzzle Pre-Order

The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau’s popular annual Covered Bridge Puzzle series is returning for the 12th year. This year’s puzzle will feature the Parr’s Mill Covered Bridge. The 2022 puzzle photograph is pictured above – this year’s winning photo contest photographer is Ben Prepelka. If you’d like to pre-order one or more puzzles this year, you may do so by submitting …

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Greenway Photo Contest

Grab your phone or your camera and submit your best shot in the 11th Annual Susquehanna Greenway Photo Contest: Treasured Towns and Landscapes of the Susquehanna. This free-to-enter photo contest offers individuals of all ages and ability levels the opportunity to go outside, explore, and capture—via photography—the many landscapes, resources, and towns along the Susquehanna Greenway.  Cash Prizes will be awarded to the first through third place winners …

Exchange Gallery Seeks Work for “SITEexchange”

Contact: Oren B. Helbok, 570-317-2596, Exchange@ExchangeArts.org What place in our region means the most to you?  One of our state parks?  Your special place along the Susquehanna River or deep in the woods?  A public historic site?  Where you had your first kiss? We want YOU to participate in SITEexchange, a public art project conceived by artist Cindi Hron and …

Finding a Farm Experience: Goats Will Steal Your Heart!

by Nancy Bishop Finally, after what seemed like an endless winter, it looked like Spring. Since my friends were anxious for an outdoor adventure, off we headed to Barakah Heritage Farm near Benton. Although the farm offers a variety of great tours and educational experiences, as soon as Joanne from our little group heard that you could get up close …

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 …