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 October 28, 2014 - Page 1
RIVERSIDE — A family-owned wholesale produce firm whose origins stretch back nearly 70 years will send out trucks for the final time Friday to...
Published on October 28, 2014 - Page 3
Halloween week is here. And that means trick-or-treating and parades all over, including two in northern Columbia County. Benton’s Halloween parade...
Published on October 24, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The township’s planning commission voted to approve a natural gas-fueled power plant on the condition that developer Moxie Energy...
Published on October 21, 2014 - Page 3
The Millville American Legion is hosting a trick-or-treat with veterans Sunday, from 1-3 p.m. Children can receive treats and listen to stories from...
Published on October 20, 2014 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The township is suing disgraced former engineer and convicted briber Michael J. Pasonick Jr. for $1 million, claiming it will cost at...
Published on October 20, 2014 - Page 3
BRIAR CREEK — Pastor Larry Smith of Almedia Bible Church was driving home to Berwick with wife Fern after a prayer meeting Wednesday night when a...
Published on October 19, 2014 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — Brian Bolus is suing the state attorney general’s office for $20 million, alleging that raids on his home and his Minuteman Spill...
Published on October 17, 2014 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When retired Bloomsburg University history professor George Turner was running for Town Council in 1999, he spoke of “civic rent,” the...
Published on October 15, 2014 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated man took off running after an SUV he was riding in smashed into an Audi at Main and Iron streets Tuesday. One witness...
Published on October 14, 2014 - Page 3
In July 1930, an estimated 20,000 turned out for the 16th annual Northern Columbia County Farmer’s Picnic in Benton Park. The picnic was launched...