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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 July 30, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK —Kayakers and canoeists could win $500 in cash during Berwick’s second annual Poker Paddle on Saturday, Aug. 13. This year’s event features...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — New buildings downtown would put a squeeze on parking, so officials may require future projects in the commercial zone to include off-...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — With major construction still under way and just five weeks left until the start of school, administrators remain confident the new West...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 3
BERWICK — A vehicle owned by the Columbia County Probation Department was struck from behind Friday in a chain-reaction accident, police here said...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 3
PHILADELPHIA — A Bloomsburg man was one of around 600 homosexual, bisexual and transgender delegates to the Democratic National Convention, a...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 4
SUNBURY (AP) — A Sunbury firm has been tapped by a southwestern Ohio theme park for a new wooden roller coaster to be added next year. Officials at...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 4
PARKER, Colo. — A Catawissa man was part of a winning dressage team this week at the United States Dressage Federation North American Junior and...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 9
Civil suit settled Midland Funding of San Diego, Calif., settled a civil lawsuit against Jeffrey Jacobsen of Bloomsburg on Thursday, according to...
Published on July 30, 2016 - Page 14
“While the nine-day heat wave we just experienced was a long one for our area, it wasn’t a record stretch. According to my records, in the...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor DANVILLE — The area’s flagship hospital received only 2 out of 5 stars in new hospital quality ratings the Medicare...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A temporary pressroom employee died after an apparent drug overdose inside the men’s bathroom at the Press Enterprise Thursday afternoon...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — After Samantha J. Counsil’s toddler slipped out of the house on her own the first time this spring, Counsil installed a dead bolt on the...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — When lightning struck the Florida beach where Geisinger Nurse Cassie Thomas was vacationing, she knew something wasn’t right. She...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 3
Geisinger has hired an executive chef to standardize and improve food offerings at all Geisinger locations. Matthew Cervay says his goal is to...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 3
LIGHTSTREET — A 50-year-old woman has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, the Montour County coroner said. Teresa Temple, 50,...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 5
FRANKLIN TWP. — A late-night crash Sunday that left two vehicles totalled was caused by a driver who ran a stop sign, police say. Kimberly...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — The Susquehanna Valley Chorale has named Russell Wynn Jr. as new director of its educational outreach program, the Susquehanna Valley...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 5
DANVILLE — The Ronald McDonald House of Danville launched a fundraising campaign in June to pay for the newly-planned Ronald McDonald House Family...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 22
Woman hits pole with pickup truck VALLEY TWP. — A Danville woman lost control of a pickup before it slammed into a utility pole along Columbia Hill...
Published on July 29, 2016 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Two out of 27 restaurants in our coverage area failed state inspections July 11-18. Applebee’s, 939 New Berwick Highway, Bloomsburg,...

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