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 June 27, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Danville Area High School doesn’t have an auditorium, so the 130 students in band and chorus have to practice in a makeshift space in the...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 1
For the Press Enterprise MILLVILLE — Find the pulse in your neck. Take your time — it’s not a test. You’re making contact with your inner musician...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Mary Knysh began her career as a music educator at Greenwood Friends School near Millville and St. Columba in Bloomsburg. She then...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 3
Here are local 4th of July celebrations and fireworks displays: July 1 • Salem TWP. — Fireworks display, Beach Haven Carnival Grounds, midnight...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 3
Hey, remember when the Bloomsburg Town Pool celebrated its 60th anniversary? The folks behind the recent pool feasibility study didn’t. The town...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 3
ALLENTOWN — PPL Foundation has awarded Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble a $5,000 grant. The newly formed foundation announced it as the first of its two...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 3
MAHONING TWP. — A Millville man police say was thrown from his motorcycle in a crash near Buckhorn on Tuesday was discharged from Geisinger Medical...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — The union representing faculty at 14 state universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education will set the date for a...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 7
Lydia M. Ryan Matthew and Sarah (Kline) Ryan of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Lydia Marie, born Monday, June 20, 2016, at Geisinger...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 7
• Verna Ash will celebrate her 89th birthday on June 30. Cards and well-wishes will reach her at 300 Strick Road, Watsontown, PA 17777. • Gloria...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 10
“The coming week will start wet, dry off in the middle, and then finish wet. “With a slow-moving cold front crossing the state, today and tomorrow...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A borough resident spiritedly defended the right of Berwickians to own chickens during a recent council meeting. Ralph Shumacher, 222 Iron...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — Had Michael Haspe not been in need of a bathroom break on his drive home to Tamaqua from Lewisburg in the winter of 2011, his pretzel...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 9
POND HILL — Special radar equipment is helping police determine if a man who went missing in 1968 is buried beneath a tavern here. The radar machine...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 10
“With high pressure centered right over the state, yesterday was partly sunny, dry, and very warm with low humidity. Today will be partly sunny, dry...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 27
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Center has named two new executives, CEO Diane Ljungquist announced. • Doreen Kolojejchick is the...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 27
Allentown — The construction of Geisinger Medical Center’s new laboratories has earned Alvin H. Butz Inc. honors from the Construction Management...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 27
MONTOURSVILLE — Justin Batiuk of Millville has been named PennDOT District 3-0 Employee of the Month for June. He is a Transportation Planning...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 27
SCRANTON — Dr. Thomas Martin, a pediatrician for many years at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, has been honored by his alma mater, Franklin...
Published on June 26, 2016 - Page 28
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