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 March 20, 2015 - Page 5
NEW YORK (AP) — About 840,000 packages of textured yarn are being recalled because young kids can get entangled in items made with the yarn. The...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 5
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Police will continue to probe the crash that killed a young girl last week and led to her grandmother’s death Wednesday even...
Published on March 20, 2015 - Page 7
Cast Kyle Mausteller, Kyrstyn Baker, Zak Baker, Abigail Saxton, Clayton Welch, Olivia Zeitler, Rodney Lenhart, Kaili Hannon, Emily Franks, Robert...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — When a neighbor found young Gardell Martin pinned under a tree limb in an icy Union County creek, the toddler’s body was lifeless....
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — An accountant and retired Geisinger financial official is running for Montour County commissioner. Ken Holdren, 57, of Valley Township is...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The grandmother hurt in the crash last week that killed a 19-month-old girl died of her injuries Wednesday. Janice Petroff, 54, of...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 3
Are you ready for some football? Registration for the Catawissa Redskins’ midget football and cheerleading leagues will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — Corey R. Yentsch, 30, who was injured in an accident in Rush Township on Tuesday, was listed in critical condition at Geisinger Medical...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 3
STATE COLLEGE — Spring officially arrives tomorrow at 6:45 p.m., and this will come as no surprise: With it might come snow. AccuWeather reports...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 4
Shauna G. Fetterman Mitchell and Katie (McMahon) Fetterman, Flemington, N.J., are the parents of a daughter, Shauna Grace, born Friday, March 6,...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 4
• Russell L. Shuman, Catawissa native and World War II Army veteran, will celebrate his 95th birthday on Friday, March 27. He would enjoy receiving...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 13
Special to the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — Montour County District Attorney Rebecca Warren could have done better, but also much worse, when...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 13
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is reminding residents that her office can assist with a variety of criminal, civil and consumer...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 14
CARLISLE — Following a recall by Frontier Co-op, Giant stores are removing from sale select Frontier and Simply Organic brand items due to potential...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 14
SUNBURY — An investigation turned up no evidence to support an inmate’s claims that January’s fire at the Northumberland County Prison was started by...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 19
HAZLETON — A British group, the Jive Aces, will perform here Wednesday, March 25, in a show called “Swingtime.” With them will be the Tinseltown...
Published on March 19, 2015 - Page 23
Cast Rose Fahringer, Kristen Kremser, Frannie Forti, Amara Nazario, Mary Scopelliti, Hailey Cooper, Sarah Lupatsky, Olivia Bodner, Aiyona Hayman,...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — Someone called in a pizza order for misbehaving students who had been pulled from class, perhaps in an attempt to mimic a scene from 1980s...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 3
DANVILLE — The National Collegiate Student Loan Trust has sued student borrower Brittany Marr and Maureen Dennen for $65,103 in tuition loan...
Published on March 18, 2015 - Page 3
Berwick’s Class of 2004 is rallying to show a classmate grieving the death of a child that she isn’t alone. Nichole Petroff lost her 19-month-old...

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