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 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...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 31
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital’s sleep laboratory and at-home sleep testing program recently earned reaccreditation from the American...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 31
Bloomsburg — Tractor Supply Co., Route 11 in Scott Township, plans to host local animal groups Saturday, June 11, to encourage pet adoptions and...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 31
NORTHUMBERLAND — W&L Subaru recently presented a check for $38,667 to the Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger. The money was raised during...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 32
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital is bringing a new branch of its SUN Orthopaedics program to the Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 32
MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. contributed donations as well as merchandise — total value: $100,000 — to support the March of Dimes in its work...
Published on May 29, 2016 - Page 32
NANTICOKE — The Business Advisory Board for Luzerne County Community College recently met faculty and administrators on campus to provide advice on a...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 1
SHAMOKIN TWP. — State Police are blaming a rash of crashes along Route 61 Friday morning on a Northumberland County dispatcher’s refusal to...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 1
PINE TWP. — A couple barely escaped a fire in their remote home before dawn Friday, then watched helplessly, unable to call 9-1-1, as the blaze...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 5
MONTOURSVILLE – The eastbound right lane of Interstate 80 will be closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 9 a.m. Friday, June 3, between mile 221 and mile 222...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 8
They’re Medal of Honor recipients Benton seventh-graders in teacher Stacy Wingfield’s art class are working on a project for American Medal of...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 8
Jade M. Peters William Kublic Jr. and Angela Peters, Northumberland, are the parents of a daughter, Jade Makelti, born Monday, May 16, 2016, at...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Of 11 Columbia County restaurants inspected by the state May 15-22, only one was deemed out of compliance. During a May 17 inspection,...
Published on May 28, 2016 - Page 10
These local events are taking place in observance of Memorial Day: Today • MIFFLINVILLE — Memorial Day celebration, Mifflinville Carnival Grounds...

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