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Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 1
For the Press Enterprise BENTON — The future of vocational education in the Benton Area School District is now in the hands of a three-member, board...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In the large Arena at the Bloomsburg Fair, a group of church volunteers was busy Thursday providing traveling fair workers with...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — A group of animal rescuers traveled nearly eight hours to attend a hearing for a man accused of abusing a dog, only to find themselves...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 3
The Alumni Association of Danville Area School District will hold its 13th Annual Luncheon on Sept. 29 at 1 p.m., at the Pine Barn Inn. Dean and...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A Millville man ran a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle, sending a woman to the hospital, according to police. Kurt Ringer was...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 4
Name omitted from photo caption David Hayle was also absent from the Bloomsburg Class of 1974 45th reunion picture published on Sept. 11. His name...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 4
Corbin A. Knorowski Christopher and Angela (Dangler) Knorowski, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Corbin Anthony, born Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019,...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 4
New Lutheran church part of ELCA The Table, a new church on Main Street in Bloomsburg, is part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 5
HARRISBURG — Northumberland County is one of three selected by Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court to join a program that will provide resources and...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 5
NORTHUMBERLAND — A program to educate hunters and the public about Chronic Wasting Disease in deer is scheduled for Oct. 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the...
Published on September 20, 2019 - Page 10
“Several days ago, the weather satellites discovered a stormy area in the south central Atlantic that has quickly grown into Hurricane Jerry. “...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 1
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — At the end of this month, after nearly 14 years, the township here will shut down its recycling drop-off, leaving roughly 2,100...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 3
The Catawissa Redskins midget football team has reached its 65th birthday this year, and team officials are asking Redskins alumni — players, coaches...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG — A state grant of $239,400 will help Mahoning Township fix a water problem on Blizzards Run, officials announced Tuesday. The confluence...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 3
HARRISBURG —PennDOT says that a study shows that roundabouts have reduced traffic deaths, injuries and crashes when they are built. “The facts speak...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 4
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The Central Columbia School Board approved a slate of housekeeping items at its meeting Monday night. The session opened by...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 5
LEWISBURG — Steel Betty will perform traditional folk and bluegrass music on Friday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center for the Performing...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 6
BENTON — As of late Wednesday, Benton school directors were still hearing public comment on the district’s nine options regarding its future with...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 6
“When it’s over, our summer will go into the records as a very warm one. But there were no 100-degree temperatures and only about a dozen days that...
Published on September 19, 2019 - Page 13
While it is located by the river, the village of Beach Haven does not get its name from any sandy stretch along the Susquehanna, but instead from...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 1
Special to the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — A state grant of $200,000 has been redirected to help Danville cover a million-dollar cost overrun in...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 1
BENTON — A new study gives Benton school directors nine options to consider about how its students will get vocational and technical training, either...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 3
Thursday marks the second Party for the Heck of It, a-one-of-a-kind floating holiday by Berwickians for Berwickians and anyone else who wants to join...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 4
HARRISBURG — Bloomsburg has been awarded a grant of $247,746 for the relocation of two Little League fields displaced by the floodwall extension;...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 5
BERWICK — If you worked at the Wise snack plant here before 1981 and now suffer from cancer, you may be entitled to compensation. That’s the message...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 9
BERWICK — Ralph Schumacher complained to borough council Monday that the idea of requiring permits for shooting off fireworks in town violates the...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 10
BENTON — Here’s a summary of each of the options presented in a study commissioned by the Benton Area School District board to help guide its...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 10
Harrisburg — Naloxone, the drug administered to save opioid users who have overdosed, will be distributed free today across the state, including at...
Published on September 18, 2019 - Page 10
“The seven- or eight-day dry spell we’re experiencing isn’t unusual for September. It can be attributed to what’s called a ‘blocking weather pattern...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 1
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BERWICK — Berwick council has struck a deal with Councilman Andy Shecktor — he’ll fix the dangerous section of the...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 1
COOPER TOWNSHIP — With the first $10,000 monthly loan payment coming due in January, the Cooper Township Municipal Authority told over 30 residents...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A new amendment aimed at easing recovery for those living in the floodplain was quietly approved Monday night, nearly two months after a...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 3
Changes to speed limits and the roping off of popular skate spots due to safety concerns were among topics discussed at the most recent meeting of...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 3
BERWICK — The building featuring a mural overlooking Sponsler’s Park here will be saved, borough officials say. The building at 613 Lasalle St.,...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 4
River M.A. Massey A son, River Matthew Allen, was born to Amber Massey of Berwick on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 10
“This would have been a good time to hold the Bloomsburg Fair, considering how dry and pleasant this week is going to be. With no strong cold fronts...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 17
Special to the Press Enterprise SELINSGROVE — Every time a Life Flight crew heads out to a call, they’re grabbing a small cooler containing their...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 17
DANVILLE — A $300 reward is being offered by a local fire department for information about vandalism at its playground overnight from Sept. 14 to...
Published on September 17, 2019 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — The ninth annual 500-piece covered bridge puzzle has arrived, the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau announced Monday. This year’s...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Starting today, Kidsburg will be closed indefinitely, as construction crews begin removing trees in preparation for the new floodwall....
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 3
BUCKHORN — A tractor-trailer cab burst into flames on Interstate 80 Sunday afternoon after flipping onto the guardrail along the eastbound median....
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 3
It’s a busy week at Town Hall! A special meeting to adopt the new floodwall ordinance will be held tonight at 7 at the Bloomsburg fire hall. On...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Nearly 1,000 homes scattered throughout town lost power Sunday night after a transformer explosion at PPL’s electric substation on...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 4
Rowen S. Schneider Ivy Demmel and Todd Schneider of Berwick are the parents of a son, Rowen Stihl, born Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Geisinger...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A woman shaking and crying hysterically told police a man shoved her to the ground early Sunday, court papers say. Witnesses told...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 4
Larry Creasy is recuperating at home following surgery. Cards and get-well messages may be sent to 1152 Ridge Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. EDITOR’...
Published on September 16, 2019 - Page 10
“If you like it dry and seasonably warm, I think you are going to enjoy the next five days. “High temperatures during this spell will be mainly in...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University freshman was found dead Saturday morning after falling down the steep rocky cliff below the Crag Mansion. A...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A decade ago, Bloomsburg’s “blueprint” for the town included making the town a friendly place for walkers and bikers. Now it’s one...
Published on September 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A new worship community has taken root in downtown Bloomsburg. Calling their new “seed church” The Table, this Evangelical Christian...