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 November 5, 2014 - Page 5
BENTON — Benton Elementary will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 11, beginning at 10 a.m. in the school’s gymnasium. Military...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —Volunteers spent five hours battling a brush fire here that started due to someone burning trash, officials said. It was just one...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Borough landlords can now be locked up if they fail to pay fines under a revision that adds some teeth to the residential rental...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
• A get-well card shower is requested for Claudette Roberts, who is recuperating following surgery. Cards will reach her at 210 Luzerne Ave., Berwick...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 5
Not charged in crash Howard J. Fenstemaker, 54, Danville, was not charged in a Friday accident in Anthony Township, Montour County. No one was cited...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 6
HERSHEY — U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta had surgery to remove plaque in his right carotid artery, and is resting comfortably, his office says. The...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 7
Sun blamed in pylon mishap COOPER TWP. — No one was hurt Monday when a Danville woman ran over plastic construction pylons due to glare from the...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 8
“During October, I measured 3.79 inches of rain, which was a quarter inch below normal. “While this rain gave a boost to the water table, we still...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 14
DANVILLE — The Columbia-Montour County Chorus will perform at the Danville Middle School auditorium at 7 tonight. Here are the students who will...
Published on November 5, 2014 - Page 22
ESPY — The monthly gathering of Susquehanna Valley World War II veterans, which had been scheduled here Thursday, has been canceled.
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 1
By KRISTIN BAVER Press Enterprise Writer HEMLOCK TWP. — The gardener for Rockefeller Center in Manhattan has been eyeing the 85-foot-tall Norway...
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 1
Polls are open today from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. for the general election. All registered voters are eligible to cast ballots today.
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — The driver who survived a fatal crash along Route 93 here early Saturday has been receiving threats, police say. Aaron Kile, 30...
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 1
By CHRIS KREPICH Press Enterprise Writer NORTH CENTRE TWP. — The driver who survived a fatal crash along Route 93 here early Saturday has been...
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — The gardener for Rockefeller Center in Manhattan has been eyeing the 85-foot-tall Norway spruce in Dan and Rachel Sigafoos’ yard for...
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 1
By JULYE WEMPLE Press Enterprise Writer DANVILLE — A man threatening suicide posted a Facebook photo of himself standing on the Danville-Riverside...
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A man threatening suicide posted a Facebook photo of himself standing on the Danville-Riverside bridge late Sunday, sparking a massive...
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PPL Corp. recently donated $4,000 to Camp Victory’s Greenwood Environmental Education Center, where children learn hands-on science lessons each May...
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 6
“What a difference the wind can make! Sunday was an uncomfortable day because of the wind, not the temperature. Normally, we can put up with cold,...
Published on November 4, 2014 - Page 11
ROCKEFELLER TWP. — A 17-year-old from Shamokin was killed Monday in a violent and fiery one-car accident, police say. Sara Deann Moore lost control...

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