Press Enterprise 30 Day Archive

August 28, 2014
Student-housing specialists bought bustling Bloom building this month
BLOOMSBURG — A decade ago, Husky Korners was slated for demolition. Now, the building filled with student housing and...
Suspect took alleged victim to home of his girlfriend after brutal attack, complaint says
WILBURTON — A woman spent hours in pain after being savagely sodomized, but escaped the next morning and pleaded with...
$35M overhaul to add specialized classrooms, geothermal heating
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia is in the midst of a nearly $35 million project that will add specialized...
Mahoning super, officer say defendant was out of control
MAHONING TWP. — A township supervisor said she was “afraid” and an officer said he felt threatened by the actions of...
Benton suspect denies charges and says she was the victim
BENTON — A Benton woman sped toward children playing at a trailer park, then slapped a phone from someone’s hand when...
August 27, 2014
Sides debate justice of a Bloom ban on anti-gay bias
BLOOMSBURG —Face twisted by emotion, Dwayne Heisler told a council committee Tuesday he wanted to know that as a gay...
Man insists daughter lied to get court ban
SCOTT TWP. — A 19-year-old accused her father of punching her in the mouth and assaulting her boyfriend in a dispute...
Woman on way home from checkup taken back to GMC after Scott crash
SCOTT TWP. — A woman who had brain surgery just three weeks ago was injured Tuesday while riding in a pickup that got...
Dissatisfied customer cited with harassment
MILLVILLE — An unhappy customer called an insurance company here more than 60 times in one day, court papers say. A...
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,...

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