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 December 18, 2014 - Page 8
“If you don’t like snow, the mere mention of an East Coast storm worries you. These storms, which give us most of our snow and ice, continue to cause...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Dec. 10-16: Dec. 10 •6:16 a.m. — Motor vehicle accident, Park and Seventh streets •8:35 a...
Published on December 18, 2014 - Page 23
The pictures on this page were taken by photographers for The Morning Press of Bloomsburg during the Christmas season in 1954. They are from a...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For an hour-and-a-half Monday night, 40 people weighed in on if the town should adopt rules aimed to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — A 70-year-old woman drove off the pavement and down an embankment Tuesday when she tried to glance at her phone on a winding road...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A couple trying to start a sober home met with a skeptical zoning board in front of a passionate crowd Tuesday night. But Robin and Mark...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 1
Crystal is determined to show her children a better life. The 30-year-old Danville woman recently went back to school to study computer science and...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 3
Volunteers trying to refurbish the Ber-Vaughn Pool have run into an odd problem — it turns out the current owners of the pool are all dead. This was...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 4
BERWICK — Borough homeowners would not see a property-tax hike under a proposed budget for 2015. That means the owner of a house with a $100,000...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 5
Ethan A. McCloskey Wesley McCloskey and Bridget George of the Shamokin area are the parents of a son, Ethan Adam, born Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 13
With a week to go before Christmas, contributions to the 30th annual Press Enterprise Brighter Christmas Fund have topped $45,000. And on Monday,...
Published on December 17, 2014 - Page 14
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Nov. 30 to Dec. 6: Nov. 30 •5:06 a.m. — 200 block East 13th Street, parking complaint •9:...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 1
Clayton, 90, worries his daughter. The Nescopeck man suffers from dementia, doesn’t get around well and his sight and hearing are failing, Judy...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A divided council killed off a proposal last night to draw up local rules banning discrimination against homosexual, bisexual and...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 3
SALEM TWP. — The Unit 1 nuclear reactor at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station remained shut down Monday as workers repaired two small water leaks...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 3
North Centre Township’s recycling drop-off is going single stream in 2015. It means residents will no longer have to sort plastics, glass, cans,...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 4
COOPER TWP. — A Danville man crashed his car here Dec. 8 trying to avoid a deer, according to a State Police report. Justin M. Boucher, 25, was...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 4
BENTON — A Stillwater man wanted in two counties was clocked driving at 49 mph in a 35-mph zone along Route 487 just before noon Nov. 28, police say...
Published on December 16, 2014 - Page 6
“Most Pennsylvania Christmas tree growers were happy with this year’s weather conditions, which treated the farmers kindly. Our state ranks fourth in...
Published on December 15, 2014 - Page 1
Everything was coming up aces for a Berwick man in October. Joseph Tokar won a whopping $300,000 on a $10 lottery scratcher called Aces High. And...

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