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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 December 5, 2016 - Page 1
ByMICHELLE CHMIELEWSKI Press Enterprise Writer SCOTT TWP. — After 25 years working for local pizza joints, Aaron Bardo says he’s picked up a few...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 1
“I am not one to ask for help,” writes Tess, mother of twin toddlers in Danville, “but I never want my boys to go without or see us struggle. I want...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The three businesses that stand to directly benefit from the new floodwall in town will be assessed a quarterly tax and charged a total...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 3
Over five years after the Lee Flood disrupted many residents in the area and submerged a quarter of the town, some property owners are still waiting...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 5
Accused couple’s address was wrong BLOOMSBURG — Amy N. and Bradley C. Crawford, a couple facing heroin charges, live at 102 Summit Ave. here. Their...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 5
Oliver R. Jordan Sam and Mary (Svendson) Jordan of Berwick are the parents of a son, Oliver Rhett, born Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, in Bloomsburg....
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 6
In the first full week after Thanksgiving, readers’ donations to the Press Enterprise Brighter Christmas Fund quickly added up to $22,253. Although...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Nov. 16-30: Nov. 16 • 12:05 a.m. — Out-of-control person, 500 block East Fair Street • 1:...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 12
HAZLETON — The Greater Hazleton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association invites the public for photos with Santa and the Nittany Lion on...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 12
“When you get up this morning, it should be snowing, but this will not be a big storm. This will be what I call a nuisance snow, as we will be on the...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 12
Need help? Today is the deadline to submit requests for help to our Brighter Christmas Fund. Do you know of friends, relatives or co-workers who...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In a quiet, dimly lit room, 3-year-old Lennon Wilson sat on the floor examining a set of plastic building blocks alongside Santa Claus...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The lowest-paid Bloomsburg University faculty members are looking at a pay raise of at least 10 percent over the course of a new three-...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
Wesley once had a job that paid good wages and sustained his family of four. Now, he can’t even afford replacement tires for the family’s only...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 3
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The owner of two operating natural-gas-fired power plants and a third that’s under construction has agreed to pay $97,000 in...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 6
MONTOUR TWP. — Mustang Sally’s advertised itself online as the “best lifestyle club around” for swingers. Members were permitted to have sex...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 6
MONTOUR TWP. — Edwin and Elizabeth Vazquez demand the return of the following items locked inside the now-closed Mustang Sally’s. Total value of...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 8
Need help? Tomorrow, Dec. 5, is the deadline to submit requests for help to our Brighter Christmas Fund. Do you know of friends, relatives or co-...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 8
“While our part of the nation is having a relatively quiet weekend, news is being made in three other areas of the country. “In Southern California...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 24
READING — The price of gas provided by UGI Central Penn Gas (UGI) went up 1.1 percent, effective Dec. 1, the company announced. This means the...

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