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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 September 10, 2014 - Page 8
BERWICK — First United Methodist Church will have a hoagie sale 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. Place advance orders at 570-752-2591. Delivery is...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 3
Benton Park has gone without a carnival-type event for years now, but a community group wants to change that. The inaugural Benton Community Days,...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 3
PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC is proposing a new 100-mile, nearly $1 billion natural-gas pipeline, starting in Luzerne County and ending near...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 4
Max A. Yeager Daniel Yeager and Amy Lentini of Mifflinville are the parents of a son, Max Aaron, born Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Geisinger Medical...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 4
• A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Agnes Whitebread. Cards will reach her at Berwick Retirement Village II, Room 223D, 901 E. 16th St...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 6
“Earlier, it appeared Sunday, Monday and Tuesday would all be partly sunny, dry and comfortable. While Sunday and Monday were as nice as they were...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 27-Sept. 2. Aug. 27 •1:03 a.m. — Suspicious persons, 300 block East Second...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 11
BERWICK — Operators at PPL’s Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected Unit 2 from the regional electric grid Saturday to inspect its turbine...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — Sonya Parks has lost another 40 pounds, bringing her total to 173 pounds in less than a year and a half. The 41-year-old Berwick woman...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — An ice-cream cone sign caught fire at May’s Drive In late Saturday, but firefighters quickly extinguished it. The sign short-...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 3
When a reporter spoke with Endless Records owner Nick McGaw as the Moose Exchange burned last January, he was downcast. His collection of 6,000...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 4
MILLVILLE — Teachers and residents plan to meet before tonight’s school board meeting to confront directors about resolving the strike, a union...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 5
Ian J. Homnick Steven Homnick and Shana Drasher of Berwick are the parents of a son, Ian James, born Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 12
“It is quite likely afternoon temperatures that were well into the 80s on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be the last of their kind this year. Not...
Published on September 8, 2014 - Page 22
Blood drives • Sept. 9: Columbia Mall, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. • Sept. 10: N4Cs, Benton, 1-6 p.m. • Sept. 11: YMCA, 30 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg, 1-6 p.m...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A Millville man says signs he made for his front yard questioning the teachers’ strike were stolen, while others in support of the...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two months ago, Lisa Homa was swimming in Lake Jean at Ricketts Glen when one of her most treasured possessions — a high school softball...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 8
MONTOUR TWP. — Firefighters scrambled to a reported fire at May’s Drive In along Route 11 south of Bloomsburg at 10:34 p.m. Saturday. No flames were...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 8
“Late summer and early fall can give us spells of really nice conditions, and that is what we are going to have the next three days. “Today,...
Published on September 7, 2014 - Page 23
Press Enterprise Editor Today we conclude our photo contest with thanks to our many readers and fans of the paper who shared their favorite pictures...

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