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 2, 2015 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A suspected drunken driver from New York fled from a crash along Interstate 80 Tuesday, but he was captured after rolling his vehicle just...
Published on September 2, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University President David Soltz was “extraordinarily scared” Saturday morning when he blacked out behind the wheel, crossed...
Published on September 1, 2015 - Page 3
A Danville-area motorcycle group has joined an effort to raise money to buy a lift van for 18-year-old fraternal twins with cerebral palsy. Friends...
Published on August 30, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — As the person in charge of more than 3,000 Geisinger registered nurses, Susan Robel was “appalled” one day to see her daughter Kim Hallick...
Published on August 29, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — An early 1970s adventure to Colorado, a Grateful Dead album cover and neighborhood turtles all helped inspire the theme for what...
Published on August 27, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System this week set a new system-wide minimum wage for its lowest-paid employees, and those now making the state-set...
Published on August 23, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON — The borough’s code officer and a local church teamed to clean up a wheelchair-bound woman’s home here last August. The church even...
Published on August 20, 2015 - Page 1
LIGHTSTREET — A developer has already purchased one lot inside the 52-acre Columbia County Business Park for the possible site of an office building...
Published on August 18, 2015 - Page 3
The Millville school district is looking for a new business manager after Dave Bowser announced he will retire at year’s end after 25 years in that...
Published on August 17, 2015 - Page 1
BERWICK — A police officer responding to a fight between two men late Saturday shot one of them in the shoulder when the man ignored commands to drop...