Michael Lester
Reporter
Michael Lester covers Geisinger, northern Columbia County and whatever else crosses his desk. A native of the Poconos, he studied journalism at Bloomsburg University, graduating in 1995. He joined the Press Enterprise while in college.

Latest by Michael Lester

Published on April 18, 2015 - Page 1
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — The Animal Resource Center has seen a 20 percent increase in dog rescues and escalating veterinary bills in recent weeks partly...
Published on April 17, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — The Millville teachers union has asked a county judge to order the school board back to the bargaining table to negotiate a new contract...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Supervisors have set limits on when and where explosive gun targets may be used within the township in response to recent...
Published on April 14, 2015 - Page 3
Some folks in Millville launched a petition drive over the weekend, hoping a judge would order the teachers and school board into contract talks....
Published on April 9, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Work on a $30 million floodwall at the west end of town has just started, but a company already has an eye on moving into the former...
Published on April 7, 2015 - Page 3
Benton Area students, parents and residents have the chance tonight to question the three candidates vying to be the district’s next superintendent...
Published on April 4, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Millville’s teachers will return to the picket lines as planned Monday for a strike expected to last four days and extend the school year...
Published on April 3, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Arbitrators recommended the Millville school district grant teachers annual pay raises of 3 percent to 4 percent for five years, which is...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The late Dick Nesbitt was true to his word when he declared way back in first grade that he’d grow up to be a doctor someday. Despite...
Published on April 2, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Millville’s teachers have voted to reject an arbitrator’s recommended terms for a new contract, and they say they plan to strike again,...