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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 September 4, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A retiree has put up a large banner proclaiming his yard the “Loudest location in Berwick, council approved” after officials told him they...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 3
Four new businesses have opened in Danville recently and three others are in the works. That brings the total of new or expanded businesses in town...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 4
All Home Days visit not certain New York City Police and firefighters who responded to the 9-11 attacks have been invited to Elysburg Saturday for...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 4
Amos J. Jacobs Jeremiah and Rebecca (Leatherman) Jacobs of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Amos Jude, born Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at Geisinger...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 5
CATAWISSA — Here is the August report from the office of District Judge Craig Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY —$6,530 •Columbia County Processing Center...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Here is the August report from the office of Montour County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts Susan M. Kauwell: PROTHONOTARY’S ACCOUNT...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 5
• James J. Shutt, Mahoning Township, died March 1, 2015, at 91; estate to wife, Lyla M. Shutt; will dated Feb. 22, 1976 • Barbara E. Carodiskey,...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 9
Parish picnic this weekend MOCANAQUA — St. Mary’s Church is promising music, food and prizes during its homecoming picnic this weekend at Mocanaqua...
Published on September 4, 2015 - Page 24
• Nancy A. King, Bloomsburg, died May 18, 2015, at 83; estate in equal shares to Bloomsburg University Foundation and Shippensburg University...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A working carousel decked out in cascading flora, a scavenger hunt, and specialty vegan noodles will all be on the midway at the 160th...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — An Islamic group’s request to turn part of the former Mahoning-Cooper school into a mosque and meeting place was struck down by...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 3
Locust Township Police want to warn residents about a phone scam where callers identify themselves as Microsoft employees. The callers request...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 4
• Jackie Hack will celebrate her 80th birthday on Thursday, Sept. 10. Cards will reach her at 250 Bottom Road, Millville, PA 17846. EDITOR’S NOTE...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 4
Landon Robbins Aubry Steele and Matthew Robbins, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Landon, born Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 4
Defendant’s address A man who pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiring to distribute heroin on Tuesday now lives at 6880 Scenic Drive, near...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 6
DALLAS — State Rep. Karen Boback, R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming, has announced changes to her satellite office hours and outreach events for...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 6
SCOTT TWP. — A woman turning onto her street was rear-ended by a distracted driver checking out a racing hobby shop, police say. Jason Zarski, 44,...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 14
Special to the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — The ads said learn a foreign language “for only $9.95.” But some would-be students who took the bait...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 14
BENTON — The Columbia County Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are sponsoring a field day Friday, Sept. 11, at the...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University President David Soltz was “extraordinarily scared” Saturday morning when he blacked out behind the wheel, crossed...

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