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 July 20, 2017 - Page 1
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. senators pressed Bloomsburg native Carl Risch this week about his position on which federal agency should oversee the country...
Published on July 19, 2017 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg-based lawyer Scott Rubin found himself in the middle of a ground-breaking case in the 1980s after hundreds of Luzerne County...
Published on July 15, 2017 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — A lawyer representing Maria Sanutti-Spencer is seeking a new trial for the convicted killer, alleging the jurors who declared her guilty...
Published on July 14, 2017 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — When Knoebels Amusement Resort closes for the season this fall, so will the 22-year-old Sheetz store in Elysburg. Come November, Sheetz...
Published on July 12, 2017 - Page 3
WASHINGTON, D.C. —A former Bloomsburg High School valedictorian and Bloomsburg University graduate who became a lawyer and immigration expert has...
Published on July 7, 2017 - Page 1
ESPY — World War II veteran Joe Diblin never served in combat during the conflict, spending most of his time stateside. But those who know the...
Published on June 30, 2017 - Page 1
SUNBURY — A woman watched as patrons at Knoebels Amusement Resort’s swimming pool unsuccessfully attempted to resuscitate her unresponsive 8-year-old...
Published on June 30, 2017 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — The borough’s Facebook page has been shut down and sentenced to social media purgatory for weeks despite repeated attempts by officials...
Published on June 28, 2017 - Page 1
FISHERDALE — The Columbia County Commissioners faced a room full of frustrated Cleveland Township residents Tuesday night and came clean. They...
Published on June 27, 2017 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Frustrated and concerned patients of eye doctor Betsy Hancock have emailed her in recent weeks, wondering if she’s gone out of business...