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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 January 5, 2015 - Page 1
MONTOUR TWP. — With his Top Fuel Harley-Davidson drag bike reaching nearly 200 mph, Rich Vreeland says he’s just along for the ride. The g-force of...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 3
In the past five years, the Bloomsburg American Legion has given away more than a half million dollars to area charities, sporting leagues and former...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A can of whipped cream burst when two vehicles collided on Old Berwick Road, but no one was injured, officials said. Dawn Wright, 84...
Published on January 5, 2015 - Page 12
“The long-range outlook for January calls for near-normal temperatures, and that means it will be cold. But let’s hope it won’t be nearly as harsh as...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Three geese living near the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds may soon have a new home after a picture and letter about their plight in the Press...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Some residents in central Columbia County reported hearing or feeling a loud explosion Saturday afternoon that was said to have...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 5
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Dec. 21-27. Dec. 21 •2:28 a.m. — West Front and Market streets, motor vehicle...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 5
HUMMELS WHARF — The Friendly’s Restaurant at the Susquehanna Valley Mall has closed, according to published reports. A representative at the...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 6
“Today will begin cloudy, cool, and wet, but eventually become variably cloudy, with afternoon temperatures in the 50s. “Unfortunately, much colder...
Published on January 4, 2015 - Page 20
BREMERTON, Wash. — Capt. Howard B. Markle II, a Berwick native, will relieve Capt. Stephen F. Williamson to become 49th commander of the Puget...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 1
RALPHO TWP. — At the end of a two-week cross-country hunting trip, Brett Siegel bagged a coveted elk as he and his friends explored a last patch of...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A 19-year-old who dreamed of becoming a volunteer firefighter died suddenly on New Year’s Eve. Now his family, stalwart volunteers with...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 3
LIBERTY TWP. — A Mifflinburg man was cited after causing a two-vehicle crash in which a New Columbia teen was slightly hurt here Friday afternoon,...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 5
Georgiana R. Cendoma Greg Jr. and Amy (Ent) Cendoma, Hughesville, are the parents of a daughter, Georgiana Rae, born Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 5
Carbon monoxide suspected in death The headline on a story Friday about a 17-year-old girl in New Columbia who died of exposure to carbon monoxide...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 6
“With Winter Storm ‘Frona’ approaching, today will be overcast and cold, with snow and ice arriving about noon. There may be enough precipitation to...
Published on January 3, 2015 - Page 20
As 2014 came to a close, donations to the 30th annual Press Enterprise Brighter Christmas Fund stood at $79,830. That’s about $2,500 less than 2013...
Published on January 2, 2015 - Page 1
FAIRMOUNT TWP. — Two drivers died and a passenger in one of their vehicles was seriously hurt in a violent collision Wednesday at the intersection of...
Published on January 2, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Seamus Ridgway put a pot of oil on the stove to cook french fries, then stepped out for a smoke, and the kitchen in his mother’s trailer...
Published on January 2, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — Supervisors here spent $10,000 of taxpayer money having the police chief investigated, records show. The township used a Harrisburg...

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