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 March 31, 2015 - Page 3
Benton is looking to borrow $145,000 to buy an Everett Street ranch home for use as the new borough hall. Council will gather for a public meeting...
Published on March 29, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Newly hired Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg wasted little time finding a home in the Danville area. Less than one month after being...
Published on March 27, 2015 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — A Knoebels employee was transported to a hospital with head and hand injuries Thursday morning after he was struck by a passing coaster...
Published on March 26, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Within the walls of Geisinger’s new $64.4 million Laboratory Medicine Building is a miniature subway grid of “miles and miles” of track...
Published on March 24, 2015 - Page 3
Lydia Kegler and her husband spent over four hours on a recent Saturday sifting through dozens of boxes of brand-new books inside a New York...
Published on March 23, 2015 - Page 1
If an Oklahoma energy company wins permission to bury a major natural gas pipeline here, it would put an estimated 472 people to work in Columbia...
Published on March 22, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON — Borough council has reluctantly canceled this summer’s fire company water battle, ending an entertaining tradition spawned by a 1960s gag...
Published on March 17, 2015 - Page 1
COOPER TWP. — The Danville SPCA has temporarily shut down for a precautionary cleanup after some dogs at the Philadelphia branch came down with an...
Published on March 16, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — While their classmates endure days of standardized testing each April, Deb Zollmann’s four children are sequestered in a more relaxed...
Published on March 12, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger is shifting its midwife program for expectant mothers from Geisinger Medical Center 10 miles up the road to Geisinger-Bloomsburg...