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 May 22, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health Plan shed 70 employees from multiple departments in recent months. During that same period, GHP also hired 85 new...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 3
Benton school district’s annual May Day ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the district’s soccer field. This year’s theme is “Kidz Bop.”...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The three Republican candidates for Columbia County commissioner support the merging of services with Montour County as a way to reduce...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 1
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — John Turzanski wants to see Mount Pleasant Township change to a home-rule form of government because doing so offers “the best...
Published on May 15, 2015 - Page 1
BROOKFIELD, Conn. —Nine-year-old Aristotle Rock will spend the next year touring the biggest cities in the U.S. and living in a world of fancy...
Published on May 13, 2015 - Page 1
DANVILLE — New Geisinger CEO David Feinberg sat down beside Barbara Davis of Scott Township in her room at Geisinger’s Hospital for Advanced Medicine...
Published on May 12, 2015 - Page 3
Money from gas taxes that we pay at the pumps will help fix a few roads in northern Columbia County. County commissioners recently approved the...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 1
HEMLOCK TWP. — Rachel Drosdick-Sigafoos and husband Dan Sigafoos concluded one of their dogs may have turned on the kitchen stove Saturday, sparking...
Published on May 10, 2015 - Page 1
BENTON — Richard and Sandy Lehet fought PPL’s attempts to remove 23 pear trees from their housing development. And the Lehets won, even without the...
Published on May 8, 2015 - Page 1
IOLA — Tasha Seely left the Village Inn briefly Thursday morning to go to the bank when she had finished cleaning up after Wednesday night’s crowd....