News from Danville

 | By Julye Wemple
Wednesday, September 25, 2019

DANVILLE — After nearly five years of penny-pinching and uncertainty, the Montour Preserve appears to have a permanent source of funding.

The Montour County commissioners are set to...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

DANVILLE — A program aimed at giving defendants a chance to avoid a felony conviction ended very differently for two women in Montour County court last week.

While a tearful ...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, September 24, 2019

DANVILLE — Two people arrested for drug-related crimes were urged to spend their time on probation binge-watching TV — just not “Breaking Bad.”

President Judge Thomas A. James...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Monday, September 23, 2019

DANVILLE — A Danville man who hit a parked car just after midnight on Sept. 14 told police he was “not entirely sure” how it happened, police said.

When officers asked Matthew...


Sunday, September 22, 2019

DANVILLE — Geisinger has instituted a new, two-week paid leave benefit for employees serving in the Reserves or the National Guard.

The Health System also said it’s been recognized for...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, September 19, 2019

DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg man accused of exposing himself to a young hospital volunteer sought to have his case dismissed in Montour County court Monday.

James Jay Defrain, 45, suffers...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

DANVILLE — A $300 reward is being offered by a local fire department for information about vandalism at its playground overnight from Sept. 14 to Sept. 15.

Washington Fire House...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, September 17, 2019

DANVILLE — A Danville woman with a long history of thievery has admitted she conned $185,000 from her boyfriend’s grandfather over a two-year period.

Heather Sharkuski, 35, hesitated...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Monday, September 16, 2019

DANVILLE — Three family members face drug charges after a search of their apartment here turned up drugs, paraphernalia and a ledger of drug transactions called an “owe book,” police say.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

DANVILLE — Geisinger and the IBM Data Science Elite team have broken new ground in detecting sepsis risk by creating a sophisticated predictive model using data from the integrated health...