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 February 18, 2018 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — Steve Cave has lived most of the past 23 years behind bars in over a dozen prisons for crimes including an armed robbery and an armed...
Published on February 18, 2018 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Borough council’s vice president decided to resign from her seat one week after a public meeting deteriorated into council member eye-...
Published on February 15, 2018 - Page 1
MAINVILLE — Opponents of a bed and breakfast and wedding barn linked to a township supervisor claim a newly proposed township zoning ordinance and...
Published on February 6, 2018 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Kevin Ferris of Shuman Street confronted borough council Monday night, asking why he was cited for not shoveling the sidewalk outside his...
Published on February 4, 2018 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — One of two former borough code officers who recently resigned said he did so after 21 years because he had enough working with borough...
Published on February 1, 2018 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — Kenneth Crawford’s lawyer asked Judge Fred A. Pierantoni III Wednesday to weigh whether Crawford’s life is worth more “than the worst...
Published on January 31, 2018 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — Sobbing uncontrollably, convicted murderer Kenneth Crawford looked up from a courtroom witness stand Tuesday toward Robert Algar and...
Published on January 30, 2018 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — Convicted killer Kenneth Crawford broke down sobbing and buried his head into his crossed arms at a courtroom table Monday as he sat...
Published on January 28, 2018 - Page 1
POINT TWP. —Ruth Jean and Clarence Reynolds revealed no magic formula Saturday for how they’ve navigated 75 years — and counting — of marriage. “...
Published on January 26, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg School District Superintendent Donald Wheeler envisions an expanded science and technology wing built into the high school’s...