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 June 1, 2015 - Page 3
SCRANTON (AP) — A man has been sentenced to seven to 16 years in prison in the death of his girlfriend that authorities said followed a beating on...
Published on June 1, 2015 - Page 3
In New York for a conference on Virginia Woolf in 2009, Cecil Woolf tried to describe his late aunt. “How can I make Virginia more real for you?...
Published on June 1, 2015 - Page 4
CHICAGO (AP) — A major study could change care for many of the hundreds of thousands of people each year who have cancer that spreads to the brain...
Published on June 1, 2015 - Page 7
Janet Bloom will celebrate her 88th birthday on Tuesday, June 2. Cards will reach her at 213 Trivelpiece Road, Orangeville, PA 17859. EDITOR’S...
Published on June 1, 2015 - Page 12
“The weekend turned out better than expected. Thunderstorms expected Saturday afternoon were numerous in the western half of the state, but weakened...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 1
LIBERTY TWP. — If you listen closely, you can hear thousands of gypsy moth caterpillars chomping on oak leaves near Jay Rothermel’s house. To him,...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 3
CATAWISSA — A man on his way home from the Cracker Barrel here lost control of his pickup, shearing off a utility pole and slamming into a tree...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 10
“The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is calling for a relatively quiet tropical storm and hurricane season, which begins...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 28
BLOOMSBURG — Sandra Darlington was recently honored for helping older adults navigate the health insurance market. She was given the Pennsylvania...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 28
Williamsport — Brian Knepp, CPA, has been named chief executive officer of the M Group Inc., doing business as the Comprehensive Financial Group, a...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 28
BRIAR CREEK — David and Joy Zeitler have founded Menco Mechanical, a company offering plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, geothermal and...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 28
For the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — Hospitals added $111 billion to Pennsylvania’s economy in 2014, an industry group says. That’s an increase of...
Published on May 31, 2015 - Page 28
DANVILLE — Service 1st Federal Credit Union will host a First-Time Home Buying Seminar Wednesday, June 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Carriage...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For most teens, prom is a rite of passage. For Lannah Foust, donning an evening gown and hitting the spring formal is a dream. More...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 3
GETTYSBURG — Veteran Press Enterprise photographer Jimmy May collected five awards recognizing his 2014 news and sports photography in statewide...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — The state is again giving vouchers worth $20 to senior citizens to purchase produce at participating farmers’ markets and roadside...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 4
VALLEY TWP. — About 25 gallons of diesel fuel spilled at a gas station near Interstate 80 here Thursday when a pump failed, a fire chief says. The...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 4
SCOTT TWP. — A westbound Route 11 driver slowed in traffic Friday and motioned to a woman to allow her to make a left into the Big Lots plaza while...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 6
Jeremiah G. Conlon Josh Conlon and Kyna Markowski, Columbia County, are the parents of a son, Jeremiah Grant, born Saturday, May 23, 2015, at...
Published on May 30, 2015 - Page 7
SUNBURY — A man died due to “thermal injuries” in a January high-rise fire in Sunbury, a coroner has ruled. Hernan R. Feliciano, 32, Sunbury, was...

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