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 25, 2014 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The federal agency that will decide the fate of a proposed natural gas pipeline extending through Columbia County will host a meeting...
Published on July 23, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — It took the Bloomsburg teachers union and school board less than one year to agree to terms on a new contract that ensures labor peace...
Published on July 22, 2014 - Page 3
New Millville Area Superintendent Cindy Jenkins is a Wellsboro native who’s married to a chiropractor. She’s a mother of two adult daughters and has...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 1
GREENWOOD TWP. —A late-morning fire spread quickly and destroyed an aluminum shed that housed farm equipment at a dairy farm outside Millville....
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Teachers here plan to start the upcoming school year with a strike due to “completely outrageous and unrealistic” contract proposals from...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 1
By MICHAEL LESTER Press Enterprise Writer SALEM TWP. — Residents who sued to shut down the 4,800-head Will-O-Bett hog farm have failed to show how a...
Published on July 15, 2014 - Page 3
The Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center has hired a new full-time employee with help from a grant from the Berwick Health and Wellness...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 1
ESPY — Firefighters used a chain saw to slice holes into the roof of a two-story home at 2470 Old Berwick Road last night to vent a fire that...
Published on July 8, 2014 - Page 3
Benton’s teachers union recently filed a complaint with Benton’s school board, hoping to recoup costs the teachers may encounter while documenting...
Published on July 6, 2014 - Page 1
STILLWATER — Kathy Wells is recovering from a condition so rare, her doctors say their search for similar cases turned up only a dozen in the entire...