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 July 26, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Witnesses who saw a woman trapped in a halfway-submerged SUV here Monday quickly jumped into the water to help her to safety. “I’m just...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — State Police are investigating the death of a 7-month-old boy found unresponsive at his Lion’s Gate home here Saturday morning,...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE —Flames spread from a garage to the roof of a house here, sending two residents and their dogs fleeing about 2:30 a.m. Monday, the fire...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A motorist didn’t hit her brakes on time, smashing into the rear of one vehicle, then sliding into oncoming traffic and lightly bumping...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 1
ESPY — Mary Auman heard a loud commotion in her home Monday afternoon, walked into her living room and discovered a tree branch poking through the...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 3
Sarah Odell and husband Harry have been raising money since April 2015 so they can afford the $15,000 it will take to buy a service dog for their...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 3
HUNTINGTON MILLS — A century-old residence near Shickshinny Lake Road was destroyed by flames here Sunday. The fire initially started in a car, but...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 4
Dog was drowned, not stabbed ELLENVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — In a story published Monday about a woman accused of killing her mother, the Associated Press...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 4
Deal no guarantee The decision to extend Bloomsburg University President David Soltz’s contract three more years is a “vote of confidence” in him,...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 4
Amarah S. Fernandez Anthony Fernandez and Genette Traugh of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Amarah Saige, born Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 6
“With hot, humid air in place and a weather front plowing into it, the atmosphere over the state yesterday began to explode. “Thunderstorms...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 12
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — If you ever wanted to see what it’s like to live in a tiny home, today’s your day. As the nation’s only major retailer to enter...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 1
By CAROL CRANE For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — After just a few shifts, the officer hired to resurrect the borough’s police department had...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 3
It comes as no surprise that around the newsroom, we’re big fans of asking questions. Sure, cracking open a book or perusing the results of a...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 10
“I wasn’t expecting any records, but a some were notched Saturday when it became unusually hot, with 99 degrees in Williamsport; 98 in Selinsgrove,...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A school board member pushed through a project that could generate at least $4,496 in sales for his company. Larry Clausen, 51, seconded...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — The new Berwick baseball field is already starting to make money for the district, even though work hasn’t been finished, says high school...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. —A 71-year-old man’s quest to find his uncle’s body in South Korea ended in disappointment, but a new lead may bring the search closer...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s president plans to stay on leading the state-owned school through at least 2019, according to a press release....
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — Eastern Penn Supply Co., which employs Berwick school board member Larry Clausen, is providing some equipment for the West Berwick...

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