Local

News from Columbia and Montour counties and the region, sorted by most recent. (For news on crime, arrests and court cases, see Crime & Courts.


Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 1
ALLENTOWN — PPL on Tuesday asked the state for permission to increase the rate it charges customers for delivering power. If the entire request is...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman drove her pickup into a utility pole during Tuesday’s snowstorm, sending the pole crashing down onto her truck,...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 3
A New York author is working on a book about one of Berwick’s most famous native sons, and he’s hoping to exchange information with folks here....
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — A Berwick woman told police she fell asleep at the wheel before she crashed head-on into a pickup on Route 11 here Monday evening....
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians who can’t pay their home heating bills are getting more time to apply for public assistance from the Low-Income Home...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 6
Three-car crash closes Route 11 HUNLOCK TWP. — Route 11 near the Garden Drive-In was closed for about an hour Tuesday due to a three-car crash....
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 12
Here are local egg hunts and other Easter activities: Today • BERWICK — Meet the Easter Bunny Night, 6-8 p.m., Berwick YMCA, free to children...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 12
Emanuel’s to mark Good Friday MAINVILLE — Good Friday will be observed at 7 p.m. Friday at Emanuel’s Reformed Church. The church is at 146 Church...
Published on April 1, 2015 - Page 14
BERWICK — Three Berwick Odyssey of the Mind teams advanced to the state finals and a fourth won an award at a regional tournament in March. A six-...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 1
ORANGEVILLE — A man returning from work found his home filled with smoke and his two pets trapped inside Monday morning, a fire chief says. The...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — John Fulop, 49, of 201 Summit Ave., Bloomsburg, was cleared of a harassment charge filed against him in January after the alleged victim...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Blue Springs Enterprises LLC, 120 Blue Springs, near Danville, has sued the following people for rent, court records show. • Shane and...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 3
Benton is looking to borrow $145,000 to buy an Everett Street ranch home for use as the new borough hall. Council will gather for a public meeting...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 4
• A birthday card shower is planned for Richard U. Delp, M.D., who will turn 78 on Wednesday, April 8. A longtime physician in Bloomsburg, he now...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 4
Easton M. Kampa Kody D. Messerschmidt and Weston P. Kampa of Hamilton, Mont., are the parents of a son, Easton Michael, born Friday, Feb. 13, 2015,...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 4
Autopsy on Harris An autopsy on Bryan Edward Harris revealed the Jackson Township man was killed sometime between Thursday night and Friday,...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 6
“With warmer air trying to return to the state, yesterday was mostly cloudy, windy and chilly, with a few widely scattered rain and snow showers....
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 11
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The 48th annual Agricultural Banquet in Columbia County is set for Thursday, April 9, at Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech. Russell...
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 11
FRANKLIN TWP. — The Southern Columbia Area School District is accepting nominations for its 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award through Thursday....
Published on March 31, 2015 - Page 11
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — When 10-time Grammy-winning a cappella sextet Take 6 released its self-titled debut album in 1987, Stevie...

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