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 May 31, 2016 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — A trucker who went missing and hadn’t been heard from since May 25 was found dead Monday inside the sleeper cab of his tractor-trailer...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — A Memorial Day kayaking trip took a scary turn when one of the boaters seemingly disappeared after paddling down an old canal channel...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A driver kicked her passenger out of the car and tried to run him down, witnesses said, but instead the vehicle hit a utility pole, ripped...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 3
The annual Benton Fireman’s Carnival returns for four days in late June to Benton Park. This year also marks the return of the annual water battle,...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A freight train smashed into a tree that fell across the tracks here Monday, but the engine and connected cars weren’t derailed in the...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 4
Janet Bloom will celebrate her 89th birthday on Thursday, June 2. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 213 Trivelpiece Road, Orangeville, PA...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 4
Meet the artists Saturday, June 4 An artists’ reception for the annual North Mountain Art League Show at Artspace Gallery, Bloomsburg, will be held...
Published on May 31, 2016 - Page 6
“The near heat-wave temperatures we just experienced have come to an end. “Late yesterday, a weather boundary passed through the area, chasing the...
Published on May 30, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Police officers here may soon be sporting new uniforms with washable bulletproof vests and new badges. Officials said the new uniforms...
Published on May 30, 2016 - Page 3
Voracious readers ready to venture out of their favorite genre comfort-zone can win big during the Bloomsburg Public Library’s READO, a BINGO-...
Published on May 30, 2016 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — State Police here will be conducting a child safety-seat check Friday from 3-7 p.m. at the Columbia Child Development Program’s...
Published on May 30, 2016 - Page 7
These local events are taking place today in observance of Memorial Day: • BLOOMSBURG — VFW Post 804 Memorial Day Service, 11 a.m., Old Rosemont...
Published on May 30, 2016 - Page 12
“Sorry, but today will not be a perfect Memorial Day. “While it will be variably cloudy, very warm and humid, there will be the chance for it to be...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Cats will have to be on leashes or in cages when they leave their owners’ properties, and live chickens will be outlawed altogether under a...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 1
For the Press Enterprise MAINVILLE — With her 60th novel set for publication in June, Mainville author Marty Johnson isn’t done typing yet. Not...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 1
From wire, newspaper reports ALLENTOWN — A union official predicted last week that Talen Energy by week’s end would eliminate 125 jobs at three of...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 3
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: Today • BENTON — Memorial Day Parade, lines up 11:30 a.m., Benton High School...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 9
MAINVILLE — Prolific author Marty Johnson of Mainville shared some insights on how she goes about crafting her novels: • Begin with characters in a...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 11
Alianne H. Drumheller Cody Drumheller and Chrissy Finch, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Alianne Hope, born Thursday, May 26, 2016, at...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 12
“During the past several days, afternoon and evening thundershowers were part of the forecast. While you may not have had one, they did occur. “On...

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