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 July 5, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — “Never in a million years” would Linda Quodomine have spent $145,000 for 22 acres of farmland to expand her horse veterinary and breeding...
Published on July 3, 2015 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Township residents will have their chance to weigh in with comments about a proposed natural gas-fueled power plant. The state...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 1
ESPY — John and Nancy Mensch piled sandbags at the western corner of their Old Berwick Road property during a recent rainstorm, anticipating water...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 3
Starting July 13, a northern Columbia County bridge is expected to be closed for over two months, according to PennDOT. The Sereno Road/Sereno...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Joe Gushen is willing to bet anyone 21,000 pennies that he now can boast one of the most unique entrance ways inside a downtown building...
Published on June 23, 2015 - Page 3
T he Densberger family of Jerseytown has what some might consider a sickness. The family of four — Michelle and Robert and daughters Lacey, 17,...
Published on June 22, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Demolition work at the former Magee Mansion has revealed soil on the property that is contaminated with heating oil from a leaky 2,000-...
Published on June 19, 2015 - Page 1
PAXINOS — Chicago-based trailer manufacturer Great Dane is expanding into the former Fleetwood Motor Homes plant in Ralpho Township and plans to hire...
Published on June 18, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The borough’s zoning board Wednesday approved a 150-foot cell phone tower on Danville Area Community Center property, noting the project...
Published on June 17, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Burglars broke into concession stands at three youth baseball fields here overnight Monday into Tuesday, stealing an undisclosed amount of...