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 April 16, 2014 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — One of the people instrumental in launching Bloomsburg High School’s academic hall of fame is now one of its inductees. Retired...
Published on April 15, 2014 - Page 1
BENTON — The Benton school board finally revealed publicly Monday that Superintendent Penny Lenig-Zerby is on “administrative leave” with pay while...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Police officers on the porch of a vacant Fetterman Avenue home kept watchful eyes Saturday on waves of partygoers walking on a street...
Published on April 13, 2014 - Page 1
FOUNDRYVILLE — A man and his three dogs died when his mobile home burst into flames after 10:30 p.m. Friday. Michael R. Rupp, 57, was presumed dead...
Published on April 10, 2014 - Page 1
SHICKSHINNY — A woman initially thought to be dead when found passed out in a tub saw a drug charge dropped Wednesday after her lawyer argued police...
Published on April 8, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Nearly 50 Bloomsburg teachers turned out for a school board meeting Monday night as they seek a new contract. But more than half of...
Published on April 8, 2014 - Page 3
Millvillians, it’s that time of year again to get rid of your junk. Dumpsters will be set outside the borough building Saturday, April 26, from 8 a...
Published on April 5, 2014 - Page 3
MADISON TWP. — Vandals busted through metal double doors at historic Katys Church overnight Friday and ransacked the place. Some items from the...
Published on April 1, 2014 - Page 3
Kids and adults are invited to bring their favorite Matchbox and Hot Wheels cars to the Christian Gospel Fellowship on Friday to race them on a...
Published on March 25, 2014 - Page 1
Land surveyors plan to visit about 300 properties in nine Columbia County townships in the coming months as an energy company maps a route for a...