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Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — Going into her final undergraduate semester of classes at Bloomsburg University last spring, Carissa...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man and his son remain hospitalized after the car they were in collided head-on with another car near the Bloomsburg...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Investigators have turned up “detailed, credible and corroborated” instances of hazing within the fraternities and sororities of...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 3
Last year at this time, Gail and her two daughters, Lila, 6, and Grace, 5, were looking forward to the Christmas season. Gail had purchased some...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 4
PennDOT reports it has a number of projects ending and beginning in our area over the next week. • A contractor will remove debris today from the...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 6
Crash witness’s statement Witness Mitch Rupert said Friday that he is unsure which car crossed the center line in a fatal car wreck on Thursday. He...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 10
Press Enterprise readers have shown their continuing support for the Brighter Christmas Fund in a big way. Donations in the past week have pushed...
Published on December 15, 2018 - Page 12
“Moist air from the Gulf of Mexico will result in today, tonight and much of tomorrow being cloudy, milder and wet. While it won’t rain constantly,...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 1
At 72, Jean has learned how to budget her money. Even though the Berwick resident has a modest income of about $1,000, she lives frugally and finds...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — Council members here are to vote Monday on raising property taxes by 18 percent. If the proposed budget passes, the owner of a home with a...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury man was killed in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon that closed Route 11 near the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds for about four...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — Columbia and Montour county clinics distributing free naloxone as part of a statewide initiative to reduce opioid deaths were two of...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 3
There’s lots coming up at Danville’s Thomas Beaver Free Library. Today, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., there will be a Christmas Story Hour in the Peters’...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 3
MONTGOMERY — A rural Muncy Creek Township woman is in critical condition after being attacked by a bear behind her home on Peach Orchard Road on...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 4
Betty Waltman Laubach will celebrate her 84th birthday Wednesday, Dec. 19. Cards and well wishes may be sent to her at 449 S. Mercer St., Berwick, PA...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 5
SUNBURY — Unlike some stations across the United States that have dropped the 1949 Oscar-winning “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser from its...
Published on December 14, 2018 - Page 5
ORWIGSBURG — The new Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital, under construction near Orwigsburg and scheduled to open next year, announced it is hiring to...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 1
ROHRSBURG — A 5-year-old boy crossing the street to get to his school bus stop was hit by a pickup and killed Wednesday morning, the county coroner...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Dr. Jaewon Ryu became Geisinger’s interim CEO at the start of December, and he confirmed his interest in pursuing the job of leading the $...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 4
Bennett L. Vaughn Pete and Hope (McLaughlin) Vaughn, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Bennett Lee, born Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, at Geisinger...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 6
NESCOPECK — Carolers are meeting at the corner of Third and Broad streets here Friday to sing amidst luminaries. The harmonies will start at 7 p.m....
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 6
“A weak Alberta Clipper storm is passing to our north. That means our Thursday will be cloudy and cold, with a few morning snow showers. It won’t be...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 11
When Bethany found the courage to leave an abusive boyfriend earlier this year, she knew it was the right thing to do, but she was scared she wouldn’...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 13
DANVILLE — Having spent all of his life working the family farm and more than a half-century serving Mayberry Township, David E. Bird says he’s not...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 13
BERWICK — The Berwick Area United Way says it’s aiming to improve the lives of children and families in its area with its current fundraising drive...
Published on December 13, 2018 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls from Nov. 1-15: Nov. 1 • 1:29 a.m. — 200 block East Street, fight • 2 a.m. —...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Three years after closing the doors on Terrapin’s Cantina, Donnie and Nancy Fought have opened the restaurant back up as The Side...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — An Anthony Township bridge that was destroyed by flooding earlier this year will be replaced, but not in the immediate future, Montour...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 1
Toni Ann has been battling pancreatic cancer for three long years. And although she was able to work for the first year of her illness, she now...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 3
Sunny the Butterfly is still missing! You might recall the token for the butterfly, star of “Magical Christmas Gift” by Berwickian Rick Eisenhauer...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 4
David E. Bird will celebrate his 90th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 15. He would enjoy hearing from friends and family. Cards and well-wishes may be...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Borough council approved a 5 percent real estate tax increase here Tuesday night, passing a $2.6 million budget for 2019. Scott...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 5
DANVILLE — Tobacco products and vape devices have been banned at Pennsylvania’s six state mental health hospitals, including Danville State Hospital...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 5
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Firefighters plan to escort Santa Claus to the homes of all children in this township Friday and Saturday night. Summerhill Fire...
Published on December 12, 2018 - Page 12
“You probably have not noticed, but since our area had a quarter to a half inch of rain on the first day of December, there has been no measurable...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Citing residents who are “struggling” to pay their bills, Town Council narrowly voted down a proposed $17 million budget, 4-3, at Monday...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — More than a year after it closed, the Catholic War Veterans bar is reopening. It boasts a completely refurbished interior that leaders hope...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 1
Up until this year, Addison and Ralph have always had enough money for a nice holiday. A Christmas tree, some presents and a special meal were all...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — The dill pickle pizza has gone viral online. And now at least one local pizzeria is offering what seems an unnatural concoction. At the...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 3
Benton Police Chief Fred Westover and wife Sandy just spent a week serving with Eight Days of Hope in Panama City Beach, Florida. The couple...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 4
Remy A. Davis Marisa and Jesse Davis of Danville are the parents of a son, Remy Aaron, born Nov. 28, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 5
LEHMAN TWP. (AP) —A woman has told police she was sexually assaulted by a man resembling Santa Claus. Police in Luzerne County say they found the...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 10
“Looking to the South, the area from Eastern Tennessee across much of North Carolina and Virginia to Southern Delaware resembles a large glacier....
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County District Attorney Tom Leipold will seek re-election to what he calls “the best job in the world” when he runs for a...
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 1
When Ruth and her husband separated last year, she knew she might have a rough time ahead of her, but she didn’t anticipate it would be this...
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — In 1976, when Holly Waltman was just 22 years old and fresh out of college with a teaching degree, she applied for her first full-time job...
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 3
Watch for heavy traffic in town this weekend, as nearly 500 graduate and undergraduate Bloomsburg University students will be walking the stage for...
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 10
“Be glad Winter Storm Diego has taken a track well to our south, as it was a monster. Had it come up the East Coast as a nor’easter, we could have...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech wants its sponsoring school districts to consider an expansion that would allow the school to better fit...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Mounting legal fees and decreasing property tax revenues are partly to blame for a 9 percent property tax increase in next year’s...