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 March 24, 2014 - Page 12
“While your Monday will be partly sunny, dry and cold, Tuesday will be a different story. With a large storm moving up the East Coast, it will be...
Published on March 24, 2014 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls March 12-18: March 12 •4:37 a.m. — Threats, Autoneum •5:30 a.m. — Neighbor dispute, 300 block...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Even before teachers here set a strike date of April 17, the school board released figures to show how much each of them costs the...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON — The difference between when you can legally shoot someone and when you can’t is often a matter of nuance, officials told gun owners during a...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Fifty-nine years after a small group of nuns came to Berwick to teach at a Catholic school, the nuns’ convent — the only one in Columbia...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 5
BENTON — At least one Columbia County resident was cheated recently when he paid $17 to download an application for a concealed weapon permit, said...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Campus sirens that are part of Bloomsburg University’s emergency notification system will be tested Tuesday at 4 p.m. The sirens,...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 7
Mary Stahl will turn 101 on Friday. Cards will reach her at Balanced Care at Bloomsburg, 3298 Ridge Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. EDITOR’S NOTE: If...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 7
MILLVILLE — A wildfire that covered more than 5 acres of state game land was the largest of more than a dozen brush fires in the region on sunny,...
Published on March 23, 2014 - Page 8
“With a dry landscape, some sunshine, seasonable temperatures and gusty winds yesterday, fire companies faced lots of grass, brush and woods fires....
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — The Sykes call center is cutting its workforce in half after losing a major account. The Bloomsburg-area branch will continue operating...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Danville teachers are set to strike April 17. The work stoppage is expected to last five to six days, said teacher union leader Dave...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — A pair of good Samaritans rescued an 85-year-old man from his burning house Friday, after the man fell asleep while cooking. Tim Shires...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 1
UNION TWP. — A Shickshinny man died after his car went off a road north of the borough early Friday, State Police said. Raymond Perry, 26, was...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 3
Press Enterprise Editor LIME RIDGE — Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who was introduced as the highest-ranking state official to ever visit Central...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Effective April 21, Geisinger Health System will transition all kidney-transplant surgeries to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Pre...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 5
Liam R. George Jared and Jessica (Poust) George, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Liam Robert, born Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Geisinger-...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 5
BERWICK — When Officer Stephen Levan pulled over Harold A. Cosner III for having tires on his truck that were too wide, Levan asked Cosner if he...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 5
See them perform ‘Into the Woods’ Some players in the Southern Columbia Area High School production of “Into the Woods” were omitted from a cast and...
Published on March 22, 2014 - Page 6
“Spring arrived Thursday, but don’t put your winter coats away just yet. Some unseasonably cold air will blow into the state on Sunday and stay with...

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