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 July 25, 2016 - Page 1
By CAROL CRANE For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — After just a few shifts, the officer hired to resurrect the borough’s police department had...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 3
It comes as no surprise that around the newsroom, we’re big fans of asking questions. Sure, cracking open a book or perusing the results of a...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 10
“I wasn’t expecting any records, but a some were notched Saturday when it became unusually hot, with 99 degrees in Williamsport; 98 in Selinsgrove,...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — A school board member pushed through a project that could generate at least $4,496 in sales for his company. Larry Clausen, 51, seconded...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — The new Berwick baseball field is already starting to make money for the district, even though work hasn’t been finished, says high school...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
CLEVELAND TWP. —A 71-year-old man’s quest to find his uncle’s body in South Korea ended in disappointment, but a new lead may bring the search closer...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s president plans to stay on leading the state-owned school through at least 2019, according to a press release....
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 5
BERWICK — Eastern Penn Supply Co., which employs Berwick school board member Larry Clausen, is providing some equipment for the West Berwick...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 8
“After having fallen short by a couple of degrees twice, the 90-degree temperatures we had the past several days finally gave us our first genuine...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 24
DANVILLE — For the 14th consecutive year, Geisinger Health System has been listed among the country’s “Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems” by...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 24
BERWICK — Local Allstate agent Maureen Kocher presented Slocum Township Volunteer Fire Company; Single Mothers Individually Living Empowered; the...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 24
Whether you run a factory, a small cake-decorating shop, or own a three-bedroom ranch house, you can benefit from using less energy. PPL Electric...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 1
June turned out to be a mediocre month for local lottery players. None of the 58 winners came close to becoming a millionaire or even snagging a...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 1
UNITYVILLE — Father-and-son building partners have formed their own company, trying to latch on to the national trend of tiny houses. Local builders...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 1
BERWICK — Talen Energy plans to slash 53 jobs at the nuclear power plant here, and almost 30 more at the Montour Steam Electric Station near...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 3
BERWICK — A woman who died of a gunshot wound at her residence here Tuesday killed herself, police said in a press release. Debra Knorowski, 50, of...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 3
LOCUST TWP. — A New Jersey man admitted he smoked a joint near tram station No. 2 at Knoebels here June 11, police report. Officers said they also...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — The state Insurance Department invites public comment on rates requested by insurers for 2017 individual health plans offered under the...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 4
ORANGEVILLE — Two men and a woman were cited after a neighborhood dispute July 9 on Ridge Road here. George Lewis Fullerton IV, 50, of 747 Ridge...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 4
CLEVELAND TWP. —When police responded to a call for a pickup off Fisherdale Road, the driver was attempting to hook a tow strap to his truck and...

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