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 August 29, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — An early 1970s adventure to Colorado, a Grateful Dead album cover and neighborhood turtles all helped inspire the theme for what...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
EDITOR’S NOTE: The current issue of Reminisce features an essay by Norma Jean Ekey-Brobyn of Bloomsburg on the magazine’s “Kept It All These Years”...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police officers here will start paying toward their health benefits as part of a new contract approved by council this week. Union...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
Brilyn E. Tripp Cody Tripp and Aubrey Kase, Northumberland, are the parents of a daughter, Brilyn Elizabeth, born Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The Susquehanna Valley Community Bible Study prayer group begins Tuesday, Sept. 1, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Bloomsburg. Call Sheila...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 6
“After dry, clean Canadian air dominated our weather for three days, warmer and more humid air will arrive for the weekend. Skies today and tomorrow...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 18
•Andrea J. Fradkin, Danville, from James M. Smoliga, Greensboro, N.C.; married May 31, 2008 •Steven R. Baylor, Danville, from Dianne Y. Baylor,...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 18
MIFFLINVILLE — Traffic backups are possible on Interstate 80 as workers continue construction on the Mifflinville Bridge beginning Monday. PennDOT...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council has shown an interest in protecting renters and home buyers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
RIVERSIDE — Richard Oberdorf says a bus stop used by his 11-year-old granddaughter is unsafe, and he had the same battle over the same stop with the...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A new food giveaway featuring fresh produce was so popular on its first day, organizers opened the doors an hour early to accommodate...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — Construction has begun on a 40-unit senior housing complex on West Sixth Street, the first step in a...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
Railroad Street from Route 11 to Market Street in Danville will be closed starting Monday. Sewer and water line work will run until Friday, Sept. 4...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 4
It’s Holdren Dick Holdren of Jerseytown is the uncle of Braden Kolmansberger, the second baseman for the Red Land team that will play in the U.S....
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 4
Jase T. Lipko Joshua and Kimberly (Martz) Lipko of Columbia County are the parents of a son, Jase Tobias, born Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 5
IOLA — Resurfacing work on Route 442 from Iola to the Lycoming County line is scheduled to begin today at 6 a.m. A lane restriction will be in place...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — Braden Kolmansberger and his teammates have been bombarded by fans snapping photos and requesting autographs this week, his family...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System this week set a new system-wide minimum wage for its lowest-paid employees, and those now making the state-set...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN TWP. — An Elysburg man lost control of his motorcycle, veered off Route 61 and hit a vehicle in a gravel lot, State Police say. Kyle...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s website has been enhanced with a new section listing the names and contact information for local officials in 33...

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