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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 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
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 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 5
ELYSBURG — The parking field at Knoebels Amusement Resort that typically welcomes visitors is now a sea of blue and yellow steel. On Tuesday, that...
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...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 5
Amron A. Senbeta Sehin Telila and Aberra Senbeta of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Amron Aberra, born Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at Geisinger-...
Published on February 2, 2015 - Page 12
“Today will be a good day to sit tight if you can, as Winter Storm Linus will cause all kinds of problems. “Snow late yesterday and last night...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 1
How much do Americans eat during the Super Bowl? The website Mashable has compiled a handy graphic that’s making its way around the web. It’s...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — Cindy Sanford has written a book about her family’s close relationship with a man in prison for a double murder. But Sanford has no...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 1
CATAWISSA TWP. — A Catawissa driver lost control of his SUV on an icy patch of River Hill Drive and slid sideways in front of an oncoming car...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 1
A Wapwallopen man could not have asked for a better Christmas present — a $300,000 prize from a lottery scratcher called Three Million. Leon Harker...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 8
“I hope I’m wrong, but I’m afraid a storm named Linus is one we’re going to remember for a while. “This storm developed Friday in the moist,...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 24
Williamsport — Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. posted net income of $14,608,000 for 2014, a press release says. “The twelve months ended December 31, 2014...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 24
Bloomsburg — CCFNB Bancorp Inc., parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., reports net income for 2014 of $6,834,000 compared to $6,818,...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 24
ALTOONA — Sheetz has become the newest corporate sponsor of the Great American Cleanup, sponsored by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The convenience-...
Published on February 1, 2015 - Page 24
YORK — In partnership with actor Mario Lopez, the Bon-Ton Stores Inc. raised $430,000 in donations through the Give the Gift of a Great Future...

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