Press Enterprise 30 Day Archive

August 26, 2014
Mahoning mom could’ve averted ‘Spider-Man’ stunt by answering his messages, defender says
DANVILLE — A defendant scaled the side of a building “like Spider-Man” to get into a second-story apartment and take...
‘My children deserve their education,’ frustrated mom tells board
MILLVILLE — Parent Bobbi Jo Mordan confronted the Millville school board Monday night, asking if it was true the board...
Court order protects him from baby’s mom
BERWICK — A woman trashed her ex-boyfriend’s home here, and her son threw him into a desk, a court petition says....
BUCKHORN — A scam artist drove backward across the entire length of the Wal-Mart parking lot here as she fled from...
BERWICK — Three strangers turned up at a man’s backyard table with drugs and pills on a Wednesday afternoon, and they...
August 25, 2014
Former manager claims school cut his salary for being a whistleblower
HARRISBURG — A former Bloomsburg University manager is suing for more than $75,000, saying the school kept his pay...
Teachers union, board point fingers over stalled negotiations
MILLVILLE — Teachers and some parents are planning to rally before tonight’s school board meeting here to call for...
Bride- and groom-to-be charged with simple assault and harassment
DANVILLE — A couple engaged to be married exchanged bites during an argument, police say. Darlene Frymoyer, 23, went...
$3 charge per ton of garbage sent to state landfills would raise $50M, lawmaker says
Tacking a $3 fee onto each ton of garbage dumped at Pennsylvania landfills could generate more than $50 million to help...
August 24, 2014
Top cop made power grabs outside Montour Township, officials say
MONTOUR TWP. — Township Police Chief Terry Eckart remained on the job during the two months he was being investigated...
CATAWISSA — Montour Township Police Chief Terry Eckart has been “out of control” toward other officers, officials, and...
Columbia County commissioner shares methods in recent haul
GREENWOOD TWP. — Standing in knee-deep water in a mucky pond, Chris Young bravely lowered his gloved hands through the...
Man allegedly socked girlfriend and shoved second woman in fuss
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man gave his girlfriend a fat lip and left marks on another woman, too, when he lost his temper...
Records: Suspect under court order to stay away from woman
BERWICK — A man who is supposed to stay away from his ex-girlfriend showed up to throw rocks at her house, then rammed...
Luminosity rates Berwick-Bloom-Danville 32nd of 478 areas
If you’re reading this from Berwick, Bloomsburg, Danville or the surrounding area, pat yourself on the back; chances...
August 23, 2014
Couple may fight township over $480,000 livestock farm
SALEM TWP. — The township’s zoning office has rejected Marilee and David Kiliti’s application to construct a $480,000...
Man to pay vet bill
DANVILLE — The mayor says one of her dogs was attacked by a German shepherd while they were on a walk, and she now...
Grandstand project mists paint on vehicles of Autoneum workers
BLOOMSBURG — About 130 Autoneum employees have had their cars misted by paint from a nearby renovation project at the...
BERWICK — A man arrested for drunken driving after he rudely flashed his high beams at a patrol car tried to get out of...
College students implicated in Bloomsburg crimes
BLOOMSBURG — Two college students implicated as drug dealers by unnamed informants had charges held for trial this week...
August 22, 2014
Police: Users’ loved ones inspired probe of Berwick dealer
BERWICK — Tipped by parents that a man was selling drugs to their children, police began an investigation that ended in...
‘Burnout’ allegedly caught officer’s eye
DANVILLE — A man already charged with Medicaid fraud caught a policeman’s attention by doing a “burnout,” then turned...
Bloomsburg native is whipping up treats on wheels
BLOOMSBURG — A baker believes there’s room for sweet treats on Bloomsburg’s late-night and early morning scene, and she...
BLOOMSBURG — Instead of dismantling the military, Congressman Lou Barletta believes American forces should be beefed up...
BERWICK — Zeisloft Mobile Home Park is not closing after all. Owner Stephen Zeisloft has decided to keep the park,...
August 21, 2014
95-year-old worked at store until a month ago
BLOOMSBURG — The longtime owner of a downtown men’s store died Tuesday, just a month after he was last behind the...
Lawsuit: Beer sign placed at dark exit; plaintiff seeks $25G
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who claims she fell when she tripped over the legs of a beer sign near a poorly lit exit at the...
Walkout may disrupt classes through September if sides can’t reach deal
MILLVILLE — A teacher strike here may extend through the entire month of September if the union and school board don’t...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia teachers will wait at least until next month to hit the picket line, a union official...
But Riverside man is taken into custody in other alleged violations
MOUNT CARMEL — A trucking-firm owner who faces charges stemming from a violent crash near Elysburg last year was...
Argument allegedly triggered repeat attacks
BERWICK — A man argued with his father’s girlfriend, then turned on his dad, punching and kicking him, court papers say...
August 20, 2014
Woman insists car attack wasn’t linked to drugs as police say
BERWICK — The man purposely struck by a motorist Monday was trying to protect his younger sister, the sister said...
Man allegedly vowed to kill investigators, prosecutor, witnesses
KINGSTON — Police say a man involved in a large-scale drug ring in Columbia and Luzerne counties threatened to kill...
Road Warriors drivers pass 63 at-risk pets to new escorts during pit stop at Buckhorn
BUCKHORN — An animal-rescue network that frees dogs from puppy mills and “high-kill” shelters made a pit stop here last...
Suspect testifies against another in rampage that left an Ohio teacher with serious injuries
LEWISBURG (AP) — One of four young men charged with throwing a rock onto a darkened interstate testified Tuesday that...
School board and union stuck in stalemate
MILLVILLE — A teacher strike is on in Millville. Instead of starting a new school year instructing students in their...

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