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 February 3, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. wants the community to dream about what Main Street could be. Over the next few months, it will pay a...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 3
M&T Bank’s branch office in Millville will close for good April 24, a spokesman told us last week. Spokesman Philip Hosmer said the ATM will...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 3
BERWICK — Council members are hiring an outside consultant to find police officer candidates for two open positions. Bill Gamble will do the job...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — The state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has scheduled workshops and is accepting applications for grants under the...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 4
The following fire and ambulance companies are getting funding thanks to state-gaming proceeds, according to state Rep. Kurt Masser, R-Elysburg....
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Multiple grants are now available to local governments, businesses and municipal authorities through the Commonwealth Financing...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 4
Mason L. Weaver Justin and Kimberly (Brown) Weaver of Catawissa are the parents of a son, Mason Lee, born Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at Geisinger-...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 4
Crime address was wrong The property at 65 Jefferson Road, Cleveland Township, is not the address where two men were allegedly running a meth lab in...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 5
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A Nescopeck woman suffered serious injuries Sunday in a crash on Interstate 80 in Luzerne County, State Police say. Lily C. John,...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — The state Attorney General’s office continues to receive reports about scam artists calling people to tell them they owe money to the...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 5
The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau has just released its 2015 Travel Guide. The publication covers 68 pages, and 85,000 copies will be...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 6
“While Winter Storm Linus did not dump as much snow here as originally expected, it still gave us 3-5 inches, gusty winds, much colder temperatures...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 13
For the Press Enterprise DANVILLE — Dr. Bill Jeffreys, a Geisinger Medical Center neurologist for more than 58 years, has retired. Until this year...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 17
DANVILLE — David H. Ledbetter, executive vice president and chief scientific officer at Geisinger Health System, joined national genetics experts...
Published on February 3, 2015 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Town crews spent the early part of this morning clearing snow from permit parking lots, and the plows will be out again overnight....
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — On a recent out-and-back stroll through the length of the Columbia Mall, a reporter crossed paths with exactly six other people, and at...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 3
Three people so far have taken advantage of a program meant to keep the homeless warm in Bloomsburg, said AGAPE’s executive director. Since Jan. 5,...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 3
FLOURTOWN — Pennsylvania’s next state treasurer could be a Berwick native. Joseph Torsella announced this week that he intends to seek the post...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 5
Mental illness help session is planned DANVILLE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Susquehanna Valley (NAMI-CSV) plans an...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A faulty smoke detector activation Sunday at the Bloomsburg Public Library had town firefighters rushing to the building near Market...

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