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 September 1, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Passers-by have been stopping at Dave Dick’s new meal takeout business, asking for a copy of his menu. Dick has to politely turn them...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Parent Bobbi Jo Mordan confronted the Millville school board Monday night, asking if it was true the board refuses to return to contract...
Published on August 26, 2014 - Page 3
Camp Victory recently received a $10,000 grant from the charitable foundation named after Christopher Reeve, the philanthropist and late actor...
Published on August 24, 2014 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. — Standing in knee-deep water in a mucky pond, Chris Young bravely lowered his gloved hands through the webbing of a barrel-shaped...
Published on August 23, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The township’s zoning office has rejected Marilee and David Kiliti’s application to construct a $480,000 nursery barn for an undisclosed...
Published on August 21, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A teacher strike here may extend through the entire month of September if the union and school board don’t reach an agreement on a new...
Published on August 20, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — A teacher strike is on in Millville. Instead of starting a new school year instructing students in their classrooms, teachers will take...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 1
Campers who own trailers parked permanently at campgrounds throughout Columbia County have begun receiving property-tax bills. The tax for the...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 1
ORANGE TWP. — The state Department of Environmental Protection has ordered Orange Township to take over a privately run sewer plant, citing what it...
Published on August 12, 2014 - Page 3
Area children will have a chance next week to learn how to prepare for natural disasters from the experts. The American Red Cross NEPA Region will...