Protest beginning at Bloomsburg town square

Last updated: June 2, 2020 - 5:26pm

By 5 p.m., crowds had grown to a couple hundred protestors filling the area between Main Street and Third Street, displaying signs, with police keeping watch on the gathering.


Roughly two dozen protestors had gathered by 2:50 p.m. for the "Say Their Name" protest on Market Square in Bloomsburg, and the crowd is growing.

Police have set barriers at Market Street, and changed the traffic light at the intersection to blinking to keep vehicles moving through the intersection, since turning is not possible.


The protest in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis is meant to denounce deadly police brutality, organizers have said.

We'll have more updates as the protest continues.

For all breaking news alerts and updates, follow us on Twitter.

Last Updated: July 2, 2021 - 6:08pm

A candidate for Salem Township supervisor allegedly used gasoline and matches to set fire to his own business Thursday night during a dispute with his stepfather, who’s a current...


Last Updated: July 1, 2021 - 1:38pm

NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A body was discovered off Moore Road in North Centre Township in a small stream early Thursday, according to the Columbia County Coroner.

Briar Creek Township...


Last Updated: June 28, 2021 - 7:57pm

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Monday morning’s fatal tanker truck crash knocked out power to 1,288 PPL customers, and most of them were still without power as of the evening.

PPL was...