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  2. Visit official link: http://www.columbiapa.org/voter/index.php FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Who can register to vote? You may register to vote if: You have been a citizen of the United States for at least one month before the next election; You have been a resident of Pennsylvania and you election district for at least 30 days before the next election; You will be at least eighteen (18) years of age on the day of the next election. Where do I register to vote? In person: Main Street County Annex 11 West Main Street Bloomsburg, PA
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  4. Mother's Day is a holiday that honors motherhood and is celebrated in numerous different formats and on different days around the world. In the United States, Mother's Day is a single day event where children will often present their mother with flowers and other gifts of appreciation. The holiday has also been known to be associated with numerous women's rights activist movement in recent history. The earliest accounts of a holiday or celebration of motherhood can be traced to the ancient Greeks and Romans who often held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Cybele and Rhea. However
  5. Cinco de Mayo, or translated as the Fifth of May, is the Mexican holiday that celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla during Franco-Mexican war. The day is sometimes referred to as Battle of Puebla Day and always falls on the 5th day of May. Cinco de Mayo is often referred to in the United States as Mexican Independence Day, but this is an incorrect reference as it is a minor holiday in Mexico and is the celebration of a single battle. Mexican Independence Day, or Día de la Independencia, is celebrated on September 16th as the commemoration of Mexico’s declarat
  6. Easter, the Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, is one of the oldest Christian holidays and is often considered a convergence of Christian, Hebrew, and Pagan cultures. The New Testament of the Bible states that Jesus was crucified by the Romans in roughly 30 A.D. and was resurrected on a Sunday that has become Easter Sunday. Easter day is also the conclusion of a series of events called the “Passion of the Christ”, that is a 40-day long period of fasting, prayer, and sacrifice that begins with Lent. Officially Easter is one of the most religious and celebrated
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    Sunday April 25th @ The Bloomsburg Fairgrounds Session 1 @ Noon Session 2 @ 1:30pm Session 3 @ 2:30pm Grab a Fork! Join Bigfoot Country and Hanna for our Mac and Cheese Festival! This year is going to be a drive-thru Mac N Cheese event. Open to everyone, come with an appetite and enjoy delicious, melty, gooey mac and cheese recipes from some of our favorite re
  9. Toro, a popular snow blower manufacturer sold at Home Depot, Ace Hardware, and other major dealers, is recalling around 6,700 snow blowers that are failing to disengage the auger when the leaver is released. The snow blower affected is the 2021 Toro Power Max 826 OHAE with the model number of 37802. For those that do not know, the auger is the corkscrew looking device that spins to scoop up the snow in the front of the snow blower. These are prone to getting jammed and requiring the user to dislodge rocks, ice, etc. to free the blades to continue spinning and do not offer much protectio
  10. Toro, a popular snow blower manufacturer sold at Home Depot, Ace Hardware, and other major dealers, is recalling around 6,700 snow blowers that are failing to disengage the auger when the leaver is released. The snow blower affected is the 2021 Toro Power Max 826 OHAE with the model number of 37802. For those that do not know, the auger is the corkscrew looking device that spins to scoop up the snow in the front of the snow blower. These are prone to getting jammed and requiring the user to dislodge rocks, ice, etc. to free the blades to continue spinning and do not offer much protectio
  11. Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
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    Briggs Farm Blues Festival "The Best Weekend of the Year!" Each year since 1998, blues fans, music enthusiasts, friends and families have gathered on our 250 year old family farm in a celebration of life, togetherness, and great music! What began as a single day of music has evolved into a 3 day celebration of music and togetherness that fans both old and new have declared "The Best Weekend of the Year!" Click here to check out their website for full information and tickets! THURSDAY JULY 8 9AM Parking Lots Open 10AM Gates Open for Reserve Campsites 11AM Camping Gates
  13. After the disappointing cancellation of the Briggs Blues Festival in 2020, plans to proceed with 2021 festivals are in the making! Briggs Blues Festival was cancelled last year in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Briggs family are pushing forward and plan to proceed with the 2021 Festival. "We're excited to get back into doing it and to work on it, and we took some time off, and it wasn't really good for us to stop thinking about it and working on it. And I think our audience is going to feel the same way when they finally get a chance, and they have this to look forward to in Jul
  14. As of today, officials are planning to make the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds the centralized location for the COVID-19 Vaccinations when they become available to the public. The Bloomsburg Fairgrounds has been utilized recently for mass testing for COVID-19 testing. EMA Officials, and Columbia County Commissioners are making plans to also utilize the fairgrounds for a centralized location for vaccination distribution. Officials stated that the mass testing went on without complications and they are attempting to achieve the same results when COVID-19 vaccinations become available to the gener
  15. 2021 is finally upon us and we certainly hope it is a better year than 2020! However, you might as well make a New Years Resolution that you can keep, like signing up for our community for free!
  16. Hampton Bay Mara indoor and outdoor ceiling fans were sold this year between April and October at Home Depot stores and its website and are now being recalled due to their blades flying off while in use. It has been reported that The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has received nearly 50 complaints of the blades flying off with some impacting people and damaging property (it does not sound like any major injuries were reported). The fans were sold at Home Depot from April of 2020 to October of 2020 and the owner of Hampton Bay Mara, King of Fans, has issued a report and video on
  17. Hampton Bay Mara indoor and outdoor ceiling fans were sold this year between April and October at Home Depot stores and its website and are now being recalled due to their blades flying off while in use. It has been reported that The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has received nearly 50 complaints of the blades flying off with some impacting people and damaging property (it does not sound like any major injuries were reported). The fans were sold at Home Depot from April of 2020 to October of 2020 and the owner of Hampton Bay Mara, King of Fans, has issued a report and video on
  18. Merry Christmas from all of us at Columbia County Online! We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday today. Oh, and don't forget to stop by our community to spend some holiday joy with your fellow community members.
  19. As COVID-19 cases continue to raise in Pennsylvania at an alarming rate, Governor Wolf has announced a restrictions on the state's residences, businesses, and commuters in an attempt to slow the spread and help health care keep up with the virus. “Today I am announcing additional, temporary COVID-19 protective mitigation measures in the commonwealth,” stated Gov. Wolf. “With these measures in place, we hope to accomplish three goals: First, stop the devastating spread of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. Second, keep our hospitals and health care workers from becoming overwhelmed. And third
  20. As COVID-19 cases continue to raise in Pennsylvania at an alarming rate, Governor Wolf has announced a restrictions on the state's residences, businesses, and commuters in an attempt to slow the spread and help health care keep up with the virus. “Today I am announcing additional, temporary COVID-19 protective mitigation measures in the commonwealth,” stated Gov. Wolf. “With these measures in place, we hope to accomplish three goals: First, stop the devastating spread of COVID-19 in the commonwealth. Second, keep our hospitals and health care workers from becoming overwhelmed. And third
  21. Amazon Echo and Ring devices will be enabling their “Sidewalk” feature on multiple devices and you should at least know what that means. The company sent out emails to owners of the devices, but many people report them being filtered spam or simply ignored and Sidewalk has some concerns given Amazon’s security concerns in some devices in the recent past. Sidewalk is a new feature that allows Amazon devices to send a small amount of data from their home Wi-Fi to other nearby Amazon devices in the event the internet was to fail at that residence. The data used is quite small and will like
  22. Amazon Echo and Ring devices will be enabling their “Sidewalk” feature on multiple devices and you should at least know what that means. The company sent out emails to owners of the devices, but many people report them being filtered spam or simply ignored and Sidewalk has some concerns given Amazon’s security concerns in some devices in the recent past. Sidewalk is a new feature that allows Amazon devices to send a small amount of data from their home Wi-Fi to other nearby Amazon devices in the event the internet was to fail at that residence. The data used is quite small and will like
  23. Comcast has announced that over a dozen states in the northeastern part of the country will be added to the 1.2 TB a month data cap in Comcast's new plan. Comcast's Xfinity plans currently offer unlimited data with bandwidth speed restrictions, but their lower tier plans will now also include the 1.2TB monthly data limit along with the speed limits. Starting in March, customers who exceed 1.2TB in a month will be charged $10 per 50GB of data, for a maximum of $100. Comcast has added extensions to their data caps in other states with the COVID-19 work for home push, but this gesture still
  24. Comcast has announced that over a dozen states in the northeastern part of the country will be added to the 1.2 TB a month data cap in Comcast's new plan. Comcast's Xfinity plans currently offer unlimited data with bandwidth speed restrictions, but their lower tier plans will now also include the 1.2TB monthly data limit along with the speed limits. Starting in March, customers who exceed 1.2TB in a month will be charged $10 per 50GB of data, for a maximum of $100. Comcast has added extensions to their data caps in other states with the COVID-19 work for home push, but this gesture still
  25. Columbia County Online has added a series of changes to our website as we prepare to go live. Check below to see the changes! We plan on adding more articles like this as we work on our communication. Change log Vastly expanded forums for more content Added calendar to list public events Removed COVID-19 section Fixed user group permission issues in using forum Fixed moderator permissions in editing articles News articles will now be promoted directly from the In The News forum
  26. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic ruling our lives recently, Berwick Historical Society has been hard at work behind the scenes, getting ready for a new exhibit. Just in time for the passing Halloween season, the Berwick Historical Society has just restored and opened an exhibit of the Old Berwick Jailhouse. The Old Carriage House, located at the Jackson Mansion is the site of the new exhibit. Jackson Mansion was built in the 1800’s, and served as a mansion, Town Hall, Berwick Police Department, and yes, our very own Jailhouse. In 1950, the Berwick Police Department took over the Carriage
  27. This month marks the start of Geisinger's new visitation policy that includes, no visitors. Visitors are allowed to see patients and enter facilities under special circumstances only. The company stated, that this is to help keep patients safe, as COVID-19 cases increase in the area and within local hospitals. Geisinger is offering ways to accommodate family members allowing communications with loved ones while in the facilities. Such as, providing families with iPads. Family members are encouraged to contact the hospital to find out more information. Geisinger Clinics and Outpatient
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