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 September 3, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —A working carousel decked out in cascading flora, a scavenger hunt, and specialty vegan noodles will all be on the midway at the 160th...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 1
MAHONING TWP. — An Islamic group’s request to turn part of the former Mahoning-Cooper school into a mosque and meeting place was struck down by...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 3
Locust Township Police want to warn residents about a phone scam where callers identify themselves as Microsoft employees. The callers request...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 4
• Jackie Hack will celebrate her 80th birthday on Thursday, Sept. 10. Cards will reach her at 250 Bottom Road, Millville, PA 17846. EDITOR’S NOTE...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 4
Landon Robbins Aubry Steele and Matthew Robbins, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Landon, born Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 4
Defendant’s address A man who pleaded guilty to a single count of conspiring to distribute heroin on Tuesday now lives at 6880 Scenic Drive, near...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 6
DALLAS — State Rep. Karen Boback, R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming, has announced changes to her satellite office hours and outreach events for...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 6
SCOTT TWP. — A woman turning onto her street was rear-ended by a distracted driver checking out a racing hobby shop, police say. Jason Zarski, 44,...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 14
Special to the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — The ads said learn a foreign language “for only $9.95.” But some would-be students who took the bait...
Published on September 3, 2015 - Page 14
BENTON — The Columbia County Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service are sponsoring a field day Friday, Sept. 11, at the...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University President David Soltz was “extraordinarily scared” Saturday morning when he blacked out behind the wheel, crossed...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 3
A new teen center is in the works, and Talen Energy, the new owner of the Susquehanna nuclear plant, has promised $100,000 toward it. The...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 4
• A get-well card shower is requested for Sonja Longenberger. Cards may be sent to her at 485 Country Lane West, Orangeville, PA 17859. EDITOR’S...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Determined to reduce drug- and alcohol-related crashes this Labor Day holiday, PennDOT, State Police and municipal police will...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 5
SUNBURY — The public is invited to view and discuss several Penn State Extension research trials at the Joe Anchor Farm, 360 Leiser Road, New...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 5
ELYSBURG — The Ralpho Township All Home Days celebration will run Saturday through Monday, featuring live entertainment, food stands and ceremonies...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — Violinist Bella Hristova will perform with pianist Amy Yang on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. in the Weis Center’s lobby as part of the...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 6
“By the time we reach September, the Susquehanna River is usually quite low, and remains that way until autumn rains begin. While there was a brisk...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 11
HARRISBURG — Scam artists are working multiple angles to get your hard earned money, State Police warn. One of the most common tactics is the use of...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Moms in Prayer for the Bloomsburg Area School District invites mothers in the district who are interested in learning more about this...

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