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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 May 5, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Sunlight is usually beer’s kryptonite, causing it to get warm and skunky. But in Danville, the sun is helping keep the suds nice and cool...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Christian pop duo from Nashville will take the grandstand stage during the 161st Bloomsburg Fair this fall, officials have announced...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 3
Catawissa Borough officially has a Neighborhood Watch program, thanks to all those who came out to last Thursday’s meeting. Nearly two dozen people...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 4
Eric M.J. Holcomb Eric and Elaine Holcomb of Montoursville are the parents of a son, Eric Michael James, born Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at Geisinger...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 4
• A get-well card shower is requested for Catherine Carl. Get-well messages may be sent to her at 515 N. Fourth St., Catawissa, PA 17820. EDITOR’...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 5
CATAWISSA — Here is the April report from the office of District Judge Craig Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY — $9,081 • Processing Center — $150...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 8
“As of the end of April, this year’s precipitation is just what we hoped for. My total for the first four months of the year was 12.18 inches. Normal...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 13
SHICKSHINNY — A Hunlock Creek woman is headed to Luzerne County Court after allegedly clobbering another woman over the head with an empty rum bottle...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 19
DANVILLE — Here is the Montour County Sheriff’s Office report for January through April: JANUARY • Legal papers served — 124 • License to carry...
Published on May 5, 2016 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — The following individuals were cited with underage drinking at this year’s Block Party on April 16. The name is followed by hometown,...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Only half the usual amount of water is spouting from the base of the Market Square fountain this spring to keep the flowers nearby from...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 3
Orange Street School is offering a fine final hurrah before its doors close forever. On Monday, there will be an open house starting at 5:30 p.m....
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 4
Gabriel R.A. Bastian Vince Bastian and Eboni Keefer, Milton, are the parents of a son, Gabriel Ray Anthony, born Sunday, April 24, 2016, at...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 4
• Flora Gilger will celebrate her 90th birthday on Friday, May 6. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 6 E. Mill St., Elysburg, PA 17824...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 7
HARRISBURG — Several fire and emergency response units in Luzerne County have been awarded state grants thanks to the proceeds of slot-machine...
Published on May 4, 2016 - Page 8
“There have been 250 tornadoes so far this season, which is about what’s expected. “However, May is notorious for being the worst month for...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 1
You check the door for heat, and if you don’t burn your hand you take a peek inside. You know from the wall of smoke that greets you that you have...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 1
VALLEY TWP. — If you ever wanted to put on real gear and fight an actual fire or rescue someone from a crashed car, now’s your chance. Montour County...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor Traffic on Interstate 80 in our area soon will move a little faster. The speed limit on the interstate through...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 1
NESCOPECK TWP. — A 14-year-old girl was badly burned Saturday when she tried to boost a campfire just doused with gasoline. Ashley Bafile remained...

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