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 30, 2014 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — The elected tax collector here has resigned less than a year into his term, leaving township and county officials scrambling to...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Police are looking for a 16-year-old who walked away from her foster mother at Geisinger’s Knapper Clinic here Monday afternoon and...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 3
The Millville Fire Company recently lost one of its longest-serving members when Mina Mae “Bitsie” Phillips of Madison Township died at age 92. For...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 4
Harper M. Alexander Darrell and Deborah (Phillips) Alexander of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Harper Mae, born Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 6
“December will go into the record books as an unseasonably warm winter month. Numbers from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport indicate temperatures...
Published on December 30, 2014 - Page 17
A flurry of gifts over the Christmas holiday, including a very generous four-figure donation, has pushed the 30th annual Press Enterprise Brighter...
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In the two years since former administrator Carol Mas retired, the cost to oversee the town has increased 77 percent. In 2012, the...
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 3
Local historian Mark Fritz has taken the collected receipts of a Bloomsburg doctor from the late 1800s and fashioned a sort of biography out of them...
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 5
Kendall A. Titus Clifford Titus III and Cassidy Shimko of Nescopeck are the parents of a daughter, Kendall Alice, born Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at...
Published on December 29, 2014 - Page 12
“With air from Central Canada slowly spreading over the state, it will gradually become colder the next three days. “This will not be extreme cold...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County deputy prison warden Tom Bauman thought it was some sort of gag when he got a midnight call at home from a third-shift...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A new restaurant that uses a clay oven to cook Indian, Pakistani and Middle Eastern foods has been the dream of the Uni-Mart manager...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —When Marlin Wagner didn’t renew his membership to Artspace during an October visit to the gallery, members of the community art...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 7
Wesley C. Kile Cherese Fyke and Brandon Kile of Orangeville are the parents of a son, Wesley Carl, born Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at the Berwick...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 8
“After today’s cloudy skies, chilly temperatures and periods of rain, colder air will arrive tonight and stay through the rest of the week. “Normal...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 25
BERWICK — Danielle Busch, a registered nurse in the emergency room, has been named 2014 Employee of the Year by Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 25
Otolaryngologist joins Geisinger DANVILLE — Nicholas C. Purdy, D.O., has joined Geisinger Medical Center as an otolaryngologist. After earning his...
Published on December 28, 2014 - Page 31
BLOOMSBURG — These divorces were filed in Columbia County: • Isabella P. Hamilton, Bloomsburg, from Kevin J. Hamilton, Bloomsburg; married Aug. 5,...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 3
Press Enterprise/Jimmy May Berwick Man Refuses Medical Attention in Scott Township Accident A Berwick man refused medical attention after rolling a...
Published on December 27, 2014 - Page 5
Origin of pies A Riverside woman who crashed her car into a porch railing Wednesday was not delivering pies for St. Cyril’s, says Sister Mary...

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