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 16, 2014 - Page 3
Jacquelyn Scherer of Benton is only 4 years old, but she’s fighting for her life. She has a rare form of terminal bone marrow cancer. Jackie’s...
Published on September 14, 2014 - Page 1
WAYNESBURG — It’s nearing hour five of Cindy and Keith Sanford’s prison visit with Kenneth Crawford, a man serving a life sentence without a chance...
Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg school board has hired a Pittsburgh man as the district’s full-time athletic director at a $50,000 salary. Corey Thomas...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Representatives of the Millville school board and striking teachers gathered to discuss a new contract here last night, but the sides...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — April Mills and her four daughters recently welcomed a new addition to the family — an entertaining mourning dove they named Seabass...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 3
Benton Park has gone without a carnival-type event for years now, but a community group wants to change that. The inaugural Benton Community Days,...
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...