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 December 4, 2014 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County District Attorney Thomas E. Leipold has announced that he will be running for re-election next year. Leipold, a...
Published on December 4, 2014 - Page 14
HEMLOCK TWP. — For 50 years, a fraternity and its founder claimed the Norway spruce now lighting up Rockefeller Center as its own. At the time,...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 1
Ellen, 89, never thought she’d end up alone. Widowed and childless, she’s outlived many of her peers. Subsisting only on her meager Social Security...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — The owner of a pet wolf that roamed free near Shickshinny for four days in September is now struggling to find money to pay for an...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 3
After a topsy-turvy year for the Christmas Boulevard, we’re on the home stretch. Saturday marks opening night for the attraction, which was built...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 6
“Warmer air running over cold air on the surface gave us a ‘snowburst’ of about an inch in a short time early yesterday afternoon. However, with...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 12
Mahoning Township’s water and sewer authority has not produced an audit concerning its sewer payments to the borough as promised, and now a lawsuit...
Published on December 3, 2014 - Page 12
DANVILLE — Danville plans to issue its own tickets for some violations in town under a new ordinance. The idea is to avoid the expense and hassle of...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 1
It’s been one thing after another for Linda. After her husband’s affair, the 36-year-old started over as a single mom with her boys, 11 and 7. Her...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Demolition began in earnest Monday on the historic Magee mansion at the flood-prone west end of Main Street. Madonna Enterprises of Port...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 3
The Columbia County Traveling Library will be making several stops in the northern end of the county this week. It stops today at the Central Park...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Authorities have charged a 60-year-old Mount Carmel man with possession of child pornography after a recent raid of his home. Agents...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 4
Sydney Lynn not cited for drinking The Press Enterprise erroneously reported that Sydney J. Lynn, 19, Nescopeck, has been cited for underage...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 4
• A card shower is planned for Eulee Shoemaker, who will be 95 on Friday, Jan. 9. Cards will reach her at Berwick Retirement Village, 801 E. 16th...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 6
“December got off to a dreary start yesterday with overcast skies, seasonable temperatures and occasional rain showers, as a Canadian cold front...
Published on December 2, 2014 - Page 16
A line of battery packs used to charge electronic devices are being recalled this week because they can overheat and cause a fire. Here’s a more...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 1
BERWICK — When 15-year-old Rowan Martin left Berwick High School for online classes, she and her mother hoped it would mean an end to her absenteeism...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 1
Dan takes his marriage vows seriously. But when he wed Kerry, “for better or worse, for richer or poorer” became a real test of his commitment. The...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 3
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Agents for the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have begun signing up Chinese investors who are promised permanent residency under...
Published on December 1, 2014 - Page 3
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will wrap up its annual TreeFest this weekend at the Caldwell Consistory. More than 100 trees have been decorated by...

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