Bloomsburg, PA
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Bloomsburg, Columbia County's seat, is the only incorporated town in Pennsylvania. The relaxed rural atmosphere characteristic of central Pennsylvania is balanced by stimulating cultural and recreational activities.


Published on December 8, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A developer’s plan to demolish the Bloomsburg Diner and build a six-story parking garage in its place is under tight deadline pressure...
Published on December 8, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Only one of 24 businesses in our coverage area failed to meet state food-safety requirements during inspections Nov. 22-29. In a Nov....
Published on December 8, 2016 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of bilking his grandmother out of nearly $11,000 after helping her set up an online banking account has waived a hearing...
Published on December 7, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Next year, town council plans to eliminate a tax that earmarks funds for the fire department, which has its leader worried about what it...
Published on December 7, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A judge Tuesday ended any hopes of a vote recount in Columbia County by rejecting Democratic petitions as “untimely” because they were...
Published on December 7, 2016 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Rebecca Lynn Friend, 35, is accused of stealing $50 of items with her child in tow at Weis Markets here around 7 p.m. July 5. Employee...
Published on December 7, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the November report from the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: Assessment Detail Bloomsburg Area School District...
Published on December 7, 2016 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A new entrance-and-ticketing system will be put in place for the upcoming Trash to Treasure Sale at Bloomsburg University. While the...
Published on December 7, 2016 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Select Carmike Cinemas, including the location in Bloomsburg, will be showing a Rolling Stones documentary for one night only on Monday...
Published on December 6, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Local Democratic Party activists will appear before a judge this morning seeking a vote recount in a last-ditch effort to derail...
Published on December 6, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An oven used to store snacks caused a small fire that evacuated the Bloomsburg Towers high-rise Monday afternoon, officials and...
Published on December 6, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An admitted heroin addict found partially conscious early Monday inside a bathroom at a downtown apartment here claimed he merely “dozed...
Published on December 6, 2016 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — When John Robbins made a fake inspection sticker for his car, the hope was that he wouldn’t get pulled over. But the poorly made...
Published on December 6, 2016 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — These civil lawsuits were recently filed with District Judge Russell Lawton. Sometimes, such cases are settled before they are heard in...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A young man went to a friend’s house to watch the Eagles game this weekend and ended up being robbed at gunpoint, police say. The...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The three businesses that stand to directly benefit from the new floodwall in town will be assessed a quarterly tax and charged a total...
Published on December 5, 2016 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Nov. 16-30: Nov. 16 • 12:05 a.m. — Out-of-control person, 500 block East Fair Street • 1:...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The lowest-paid Bloomsburg University faculty members are looking at a pay raise of at least 10 percent over the course of a new three-...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —With her head bowed, Laura Griffin stood quietly next to her attorney in court as he tried to explain what led the mother of two young...
Published on December 4, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In a quiet, dimly lit room, 3-year-old Lennon Wilson sat on the floor examining a set of plastic building blocks alongside Santa Claus...

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