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 3, 2015 - Page 3
A pair of Central Columbia juniors will be representing Columbia County at a national shotgun shooting tournament in Nebraska from June 21-26....
Published on March 1, 2015 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Barry Lewis knows about the rumors that say the Boy Scouts may be forced to shut down or sell Camp Lavigne. But they are not true, he...
Published on February 28, 2015 - Page 3
MILLVILLE — When technicians from a tractor dealer arrived at Bryon James Eyer’s property last May to recover a $22,000 Kubota reportedly stolen days...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech’s board of directors recently took the unusual step of promoting its principal, Dave Bacher, to replace...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A volunteer firefighter was fairly certain a tractor-trailer immediately ahead of him on West Main Street was about to run over a...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — UCLA Hospital System CEO and psychiatrist David T. Feinberg has two very important reasons to leave the warmth of the West Coast for the...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 3
The Orangeville Public Library will host Susquehanna River Artist Heidi Brandt on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to noon when she leads a Pysanky egg...
Published on February 22, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A suicidal woman used a pair of purse straps to kill herself inside a Geisinger Medical Center psychiatric ward room last November. Two...
Published on February 17, 2015 - Page 3
Benton council decided over the weekend to make an offer to buy a house. Mayor Jan Swan said council will try to purchase 590 Everett St., a ranch...
Published on February 16, 2015 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Up to 200 additional East Berwick-area residents might fund an ongoing lawsuit that seeks to shut down the Dagostin family’s 4,800-head...