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 28, 2016 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System plans to add a family room at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital to give parents and family of patients a place to...
Published on July 26, 2016 - Page 3
Sarah Odell and husband Harry have been raising money since April 2015 so they can afford the $15,000 it will take to buy a service dog for their...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — The owners of the controversial Will-O-Bett hog farm contend they have gone “above and beyond” what’s required by state regulations to...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Leaders of the Harrisburg-based Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania have decided to permanently close Camp Louise, citing safety...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Former Southern Columbia Superintendent Al Lonoconus will take over as acting superintendent at Bloomsburg, beginning Aug. 1....
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 1
BUCKHORN — A passenger aboard a Sleepy’s Mattress delivery truck was killed Wednesday when the truck veered off a curve and into a grove of trees...
Published on July 19, 2016 - Page 3
Rod Eves has been the target of some playful ribbing by fellow volunteer Millville firefighters ever since he sprung into action at a fire in Pine...
Published on July 18, 2016 - Page 1
HUNLOCK CREEK — Lori Ulichney’s first job growing up in Shickshinny was dipping ice cream as a 13-year-old at the Pine Cone Restaurant on Route 239...
Published on July 16, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — On the May 2015 day that turned his world upside down, former Mahoning Township Police Chief Chad Thomas momentarily contemplated ending...
Published on July 14, 2016 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A lawyer fighting to block a rodeo complex in North Centre Township argued in court Wednesday that the pair proposing the business have...