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 October 21, 2014 - Page 3
The Millville American Legion is hosting a trick-or-treat with veterans Sunday, from 1-3 p.m. Children can receive treats and listen to stories from...
Published on October 20, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The township is suing disgraced former engineer and convicted briber Michael J. Pasonick Jr. for $1 million, claiming it will cost at...
Published on October 20, 2014 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK — Pastor Larry Smith of Almedia Bible Church was driving home to Berwick with wife Fern after a prayer meeting Wednesday night when a...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — Brian Bolus is suing the state attorney general’s office for $20 million, alleging that raids on his home and his Minuteman Spill...
Published on October 17, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When retired Bloomsburg University history professor George Turner was running for Town Council in 1999, he spoke of “civic rent,” the...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated man took off running after an SUV he was riding in smashed into an Audi at Main and Iron streets Tuesday. One witness...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 3
In July 1930, an estimated 20,000 turned out for the 16th annual Northern Columbia County Farmer’s Picnic in Benton Park. The picnic was launched...
Published on October 9, 2014 - Page 1
Each hospital in Columbia and Montour counties will be penalized with lower payments from Medicare over the next year for having too many patients...
Published on October 7, 2014 - Page 3
A man with an education in being Santa will perform a magic and ventriloquist show for the History Buffs group Monday, Oct. 20, beginning at 9 a.m....
Published on October 6, 2014 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech’s board of directors has decided against purchasing the Seesholtz garden center to expand next to the...