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 August 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council has shown an interest in protecting renters and home buyers from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
RIVERSIDE — Richard Oberdorf says a bus stop used by his 11-year-old granddaughter is unsafe, and he had the same battle over the same stop with the...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A new food giveaway featuring fresh produce was so popular on its first day, organizers opened the doors an hour early to accommodate...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — Construction has begun on a 40-unit senior housing complex on West Sixth Street, the first step in a...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 3
Railroad Street from Route 11 to Market Street in Danville will be closed starting Monday. Sewer and water line work will run until Friday, Sept. 4...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 4
It’s Holdren Dick Holdren of Jerseytown is the uncle of Braden Kolmansberger, the second baseman for the Red Land team that will play in the U.S....
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 4
Jase T. Lipko Joshua and Kimberly (Martz) Lipko of Columbia County are the parents of a son, Jase Tobias, born Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 5
IOLA — Resurfacing work on Route 442 from Iola to the Lycoming County line is scheduled to begin today at 6 a.m. A lane restriction will be in place...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — Braden Kolmansberger and his teammates have been bombarded by fans snapping photos and requesting autographs this week, his family...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System this week set a new system-wide minimum wage for its lowest-paid employees, and those now making the state-set...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN TWP. — An Elysburg man lost control of his motorcycle, veered off Route 61 and hit a vehicle in a gravel lot, State Police say. Kyle...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s website has been enhanced with a new section listing the names and contact information for local officials in 33...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 3
Southern Columbia Middle School will be holding fifth-grade orientation tonight at 6 p.m. in the middle/high school cafeteria. Principal Callahan...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
Gavin J. Michaels Garrett and Mary (Sciacchetano) Michaels of Northumberland County are the parents of a son, Gavin John, born Wednesday, Aug. 19,...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
Drunken driving suspect is 21 Cody A. Felker, 28 Wesley St., Stillwater, is 21. An article in Sunday’s paper about his drunken driving arrest listed...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 5
HAZLETON — The state is accepting high school applicants from the 116th legislative district to participate in the Valley Forge Military College...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 8
“While conditions yesterday and today are a small preview of fall, don’t put your air conditioners away just yet. It’s expected to get warmer than...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — With more than 13,000 interments, the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Mahoning Township is nearing capacity. So a 1.5-acre section, referred to...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A contractor who was hired for $55,000 to demolish the flood-damaged Magee mansion filled in the site with “substandard” material,...
Published on August 26, 2015 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student headed up Lightstreet Road on a motorcycle crashed into the back of a car stopped near the university...

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