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Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — A second Columbia County man has died of COVID-19, the coroner said Tuesday. This man, 77, and the...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — In a surprise move, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission opened trout fishing across the state Tuesday morning, more than a week...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Apologetic Catawissa Borough Manager Larry Kopp described himself as “embarrassed and upset” Tuesday, the morning after a planned virtual...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 1
BERWICK — Berwick Hospital Center has no plans to accept COVID-19 patients from the Hazleton area as reported at Berwick’s Borough Council meeting...
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• Bloomsburg Municipal Authority will meet at 4 p.m. April 14 via teleconference (Zoom). • Fairmount Township Board of Supervisors will accept seal...
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So thank goodness for Little Free Libraries! Luckily for Berwick area residents, we have several of the libraries around here. They’re usually built...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — A driver fell asleep Monday before his car veered off Route 42 in the Catawissa Narrows and crashed upside down on to the railroad...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 3
ELYSBURG — Knoebels has further delayed the 2020 opening of its amusement park in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Knoebels had previously...
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Driver faces drug charges FRANKLIN TWP. — A driver pulled over by police for a series of alleged vehicle violations around 1:30 a.m. March 26 told...
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia school board members awarded bids for a renovation project to the Harry C. Mathias Jr. Administration Building...
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DANVILLE — Geisinger Health Plan will waive all out-of-pocket costs for members receiving in-network, inpatient treatment for COVID-19, it announced...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 6
“With a weak storm crossing the state, your Wednesday may begin with an early morning shower, but become partly sunny and breezy, with highs near 70...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 6
HARRISBURG — If you’re fishing during trout season, here are the social distancing practices the Fish and Boat Commission asks that you practice: •...
Published on April 8, 2020 - Page 13
CATAWISSA — Here is the March report from the office of District Judge Craig Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY —$6,122 • Checks Issued to Clerk of Courts — $0...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 1
CENTRALIA — Graffiti Highway will soon be dead and buried. Literally. On Monday, drivers of tri-axle dump trucks from Fox Coal Company of Mount...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 1
Three industries in the region announced they had seen a case of the new coronavirus at their plants. Sekisui Kydex and Kawneer in Bloomsburg, along...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 1
EDITOR'S NOTE:Commonwealth Health says it has no plans to take coronavirus patients from Hazleton. Borough Council President Bob Lewis sent out this...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 3
Benton School District fourth- and fifth-graders can pick up Chromebooks to do schoolwork from home from 10 a.m.-noon or 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday in the...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 3
MONTOUR TWP. — Three people escaped serious injury Monday when the car in which they were traveling crashed onto its roof on railroad tracks along...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — Area cases of coronavirus saw another uptick Monday, with Montour County’s total more than doubling over the weekend. Columbia County’s...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The 21st annual Early Childhood Conference of Columbia and Montour Counties, which was scheduled for May 15 at St. Luke Lutheran Church...
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Press Enterprise Editor BLOOMSBURG — If you have COVID-19 or any of the symptoms of it, the local 9-1-1 center would like to know when you call,...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 4
SCRANTON — A Bloomsburg man sent to Lackawanna County Prison after a jury found him guilty of sexually exploiting minors recently died at a Scranton...
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You can still send a card Judy Wenner of Benton is going through rehabilitation and would appreciate cards. Cards will reach her at Sunset Ridge...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 6
“With a weak storm approaching from the west, today will be mild with increasing clouds and there will be a few showers at night. “Tomorrow will...
Published on April 7, 2020 - Page 6
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital continues to plan for a potential surge in confirmed or suspected COVID-19 cases. To manage times when...
Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A critical construction project has just been given the green light to continue amid a statewide shutdown and stay-at-home order,...
Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 3
While it’s not quite business as usual, town committee meetings are resuming this week via Zoom, an online and telephone conference tool. On Tuesday...
Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 3
of NerdWallet The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives and finances of millions. A federal relief package aiming to provide payments to...
Published on April 6, 2020 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A portion of economic stimulus legislation recently passed by Congress is intended to help businesses and workers alike, according to...