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 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...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Montour County’s prison warden was placed on probation for a month, but officials are not saying why. Gerald Cutchall must also devise a...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 3
Folks in Sugarloaf Township are on a mission to learn more about their community’s history and preserve historic buildings. The Sugarloaf Columbia...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 4
More men in deck collapse Mike Haney and Ronny Richart were among a group of Bloomsburg-area fishermen who fell when a second-story deck collapsed...
Published on May 3, 2016 - Page 6
“April’s temperatures averaged normal to a little below normal across the area. Locally, temperatures were what they should be. At the Wilkes-Barre/...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
FAIRMOUNT TWP. — A violent ATV crash left two men dead Saturday night after the driver lost control and hit a tree stump. Travis Chapin, 24, of 36...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — Last year, Megan Fernsler called Heller’s Gas and asked workers to stop automatically refilling her tank. That was a Thursday, she...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 1
MADISON TWP. — When the smoke alarms went off in Steve and Lynette Fisk’s Slate Road home Saturday night around 10:45, Steve wasn’t too concerned...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 3
There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? Jedi Knights, Dark Lords of the Sith, rebel scum, the Empire’s best, and even a few scoundrels and...
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 7
Maggie M.A. Sellers A daughter, Maggie Mae Ann, was born Friday, April 29, 2016, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital to Majesta Sellers of Millville....
Published on May 2, 2016 - Page 12
“This is going to be what I call a grass growing week, as we experience conditions similar to what they have in Ireland. “Grass thrives on cool,...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick-area man wiped out a utility pole and flipped his SUV after swerving to miss another vehicle Saturday evening, police...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 1
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State offers free football tickets to lawmakers, but the university will not say why. State Sen. John Gordner, R-Berwick, said...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 3
SHAMOKIN DAM — A 34-mile natural gas pipeline that will cross five counties, including northern Montour, was approved by the Federal Energy...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 17-23: April 17 • 1:13 a.m. — 100 block East 13th Street, fight • 3:43 a.m. — 400...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 6
Star Wars Day at Bloom Public Library BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Public Library will be hosting a Star Wars Day on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7:45 p...
Published on May 1, 2016 - Page 8
“Now and then the weather is so bad we’d like to forget it. Looking ahead, it appears most of the coming week will fall into that category. “...

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