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Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 1
LIGHTSTREET — A Berwick truck driver was critically hurt when his service truck slammed into the rear of a disabled oversized tractor trailer on...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 3
The Southern Columbia school district will again seek to raise its property tax rate above the state’s 3-percent inflationary ceiling set for the...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s “Taste of the Arts” will be Saturday, March 2, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Greenly Center, 50 E. Main St. here. “...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 4
DANVILLE — Danville borough council president Scott Richardson recently announced that he will not be seeking another term. “The main reason that...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — The borough’s attorney is ready to file a complaint aimed at forcing the eviction of a tenant accused of harassing the homeowners living...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 6
“With Winter Storm Petra passing to our north pulling moist air up from the Gulf of Mexico, snow began late yesterday morning and accumulated a...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 13
NESCOPECK — The Briggs Farm Blues Festival is celebrating this year’s 50th anniversary of Woodstock. “Briggstock,” a special show that’s free for...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 13
Settlement in the area of Washingtonville borough predates the Revolutionary War and it’s one of the oldest settlements in Montour County, according...
Published on February 21, 2019 - Page 17
ELYSBURG — Reading a pesticide label might seem like an unnecessary step, but one presenter told a room full of farmers Wednesday that it could be a...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — When a fire broke out at 111 E. Sixth St. in Berwick in December, Salem Township firefighters were able to prepare even before Luzerne...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 1
WASHINGTONVILLE —Four years after his organization took over the Montour Preserve, the Montour Area Recreation Commission finally got the funding it...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON — A minivan was crushed between a pickup and tractor-trailer Tuesday in a chain-reaction crash along Route 487 near Dollar General here. The...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When Janet Knoblauch called 9-1-1 to report the house next door to her home in Nescopeck was burning, she was dismayed to learn her...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — A visit by Catholic Bishop Ronald Gainer to St. Mary’s Church here has been postponed due to expected bad weather today, according to a...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 3
MADISON TWP. — Terry Rider, a Madison Township supervisor, has been appointed to serve on the Townships Under 2,000 Population Committee of the...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 3
It’s that time of the year, when Berwick runners lace up their shoes and race 10 kilometers to win Dalo’s cookies, which are definitely worth it....
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 3
Another round of mixed precipitation, including snow, ice, sleet and plain rain is set to sweep into the area today. A winter weather advisory goes...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 4
Shirley Oxenrider of Bloomsburg will celebrate her 80th birthday Thursday, Feb. 21. Cards and well-wishes will reach her at Emmanuel Nursing Home,...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 4
Carson D. Molter Stephen Molter and Crystal Enck, Danville, are the parents of a son, Carson David, born Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Geisinger...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s property tax rate now ranks as the second-lowest in the state among similarly sized counties. Columbia County rose...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 6
Special to the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Jazz flutist Galen Abdur-Razzaq was a high school teacher in New Jersey when a run-in with his...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — The BU Players of Bloomsburg University will be performing “Good Kids” from Feb. 27 through March 3 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226...
Published on February 20, 2019 - Page 12
“So far this winter, we haven’t really had what I would call ‘all-out snowstorms,’ and the one we will experience today and tonight is no exception....
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Former Mayor Eric Bower is throwing his hat back into the political ring less than a year after pleading no contest to charges he...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — The owners of the Pizza Hut here plan to start rebuilding now that their insurer has completed its...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — A woman had plugged in an electric frying pan to dry when it caught on fire, leading to a blaze that destroyed a Rohrsburg-area home...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — When a man caused a commotion at the Orlando International Airport on Saturday, he pushed his way past a Mifflinville couple waiting...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — An out-of-control cooking fire sent a man to the hospital and left enough smoke and water damage to displace the residents of 13 Central...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 3
A group helping people with anxiety and depression has been formed at Northern Columbia Community & Cultural Center. The support group is peer-...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 3
SUNBURY — Northumberland County Coroner James F. Kelley is asking for the public’s assistance in locating living blood relatives of Randy Dinpfl, 48...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 4
Luna-Rain Gruver Emily M. Gruver and Daniel C. Galindo of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Luna-Rain, born Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 4
A thinking-of-you card shower is planned for Carol Temple of Fernville. Cards and messages may be sent to her at Grandview Health Homes, Room 30,...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 10
“The light snow and ice expected Monday night amounted to only a trace of snow and a brief period of ice. “While this storm did not give us much...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 10
DANVILLE — The delivery driver injured in a Jan. 31 wreck at the Bloomsburg Pizza Hut is breathing on his own and is out of an induced coma, his...
Published on February 19, 2019 - Page 18
We hate our DVR when “ Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” doesn’t record. It ruins our Tuesday nights. We’re riveted to the stories of...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When B. Jane Boyer first sat at a dispatcher’s desk in 1981, all she had was a phone, a radio, and a large map that she used to work out...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. —Flames that spread from a kitchen fire gutted a home here Sunday night, leaving at least one woman homeless and two dogs missing....
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 3
Take a ride with the Easter Bunny and all his friends when they hop into town April 13, courtesy of Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. Join the “Eggs”press...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 4
• Marcyl Laubach is turning 92 on Saturday, Feb. 23. She would appreciate hearing from friends and family. Cards will reach her at BRV II, Room 219,...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Four decades after Three Mile Island became shorthand for America’s worst commercial nuclear power accident, financial rescues of...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 10
“Be careful during this morning’s commute, as there may have been enough snow and ice while you slept last night to make some roads slippery. “With...
Published on February 18, 2019 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls from Jan. 8-14: JAN. 8 • 12:11 a.m. — 500 block East Fair Street, unwanted patient...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A mother and her four children were forced out of their apartment last month when codes officers inspecting the building declared it “...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, stood in front of a packed audience at Bloomsburg University not as an...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 5
BUCKHORN — Payless shoe company has been unsuccessful in finding a buyer and expects to start liquidating this month, an unnamed source is telling...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — Former long-time Geisinger lawyer Ed Zych has announced he’s running to become Lewisburg area’s next district judge, according to the...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 8
“With tons of sun and high temperatures in the upper 30s, yesterday qualified as a normal and rather pleasant mid-February day. But I’m afraid the...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 9
DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in January at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Audrey Gensel, Audrey D. Gensel to Caleb D. and...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 9
LEWISBURG — GIANT Food Stores has made a $100,000 donation to The Miller Center for Recreation and Wellness here in support of its children’s...
Published on February 17, 2019 - Page 9
Bloomsburg — SEKISUI SPI Polymer Innovations, LLC, manufacturer of KYDEX thermoplastics, has named Nik Taritas its new vice president of sales and...