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 November 12, 2014 - Page 14
SALEM TWP. — A hearing has been scheduled for a plan to build a new natural-gas plant here. Moxie Energy has applied to build and operate a 900-...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Short of money and lacking volunteers, Danville’s Iron Heritage Festival appears to be history. The Montour County Commissioners were...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A crowd of 70 filled council chambers and adjacent hallways Monday night, hoping to continue the debate about a proposal to ban...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 3
Twelve-year-old Benton 7th-grader Erik Weibel reads hundreds of books each year, and receives correspondence from up to a dozen authors each week,...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 6
“A record-setting cold air mass from Siberia will make a lot of news this week as it chills at least two-thirds of the nation. In many locations,...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 11
EDITOR’S NOTE: Wapwallopen native TyLean Polley recently traveled to Luxembourg with her husband and son. Here, she tells of a Berwick-born war...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 11
MIFFLINVILLE — The restoration of the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 to their original pre-construction condition at the Susquehanna River bridge...
Published on November 11, 2014 - Page 12
MILTON — A Danville man lost control of his car on a wet road here last Thursday, flipping the Mazda onto its roof after hitting a ditch, police...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 1
ESPY — Fire destroyed three trash trucks parked outside Evans Disposal Service on Snyder Avenue early Sunday, and officials aren’t sure what may have...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — It’s not uncommon for renters preparing to leave town to stop paying their electric bill just before they move, borough officials say....
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 3
Bloomsburg University senior Chris Vanek knew something was up when he got a call last week from someone saying they had seen his “lost friend.”...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 4
WESTMINSTER, Mass. — The cartons of Marlboros, cans of Skoal and packs of Swisher Sweets are hard to miss stacked near the entrance of Vincent’s...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 4
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — A national survey of gas prices reports that the average cost of U.S. regular grade gas dropped 13 cents per gallon in the...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 5
Brexten W. Cymbala Mike and Ryann (McGaw) Cymbala of Catawissa are the parents of a son, Brexten William, born Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Berwick...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 7
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — His hands cuffed, his feet shackled, Andrew Basso was hanging upside down, immersed in a locked tank of water...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 8
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine nurse who defied quarantine attempts after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is looking forward to stepping out...
Published on November 10, 2014 - Page 12
“With the calendar showing mid November and an unseasonably cold air mass headed our way, it’s time to make your preparations for the coming winter...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Danville Area High is the only public high school in the state to win a Blue Ribbon award this year from the federal government, and one...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — It was the bright glow from a window that prompted Roxanne Hummer to look outside late Friday, officials say. What she saw sent her...
Published on November 9, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Doctors braced Ted Bunnell’s family for the worst: There was a good chance he wasn’t going to survive the devastating brain injuries...

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