Bloomsburg, PA
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Bloomsburg, Columbia County's seat, is the only incorporated town in Pennsylvania. The relaxed rural atmosphere characteristic of central Pennsylvania is balanced by stimulating cultural and recreational activities.


Published on May 31, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As questions about wearing masks to mitigate the threat of coronavirus grow, Columbus County’s district attorney has revised a previous...
Published on May 31, 2020 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s Tali Wehner, a Bloomsburg High School graduate, along with teammates Amanda Riley, Amber Aulenbach, Lindsay...
Published on May 29, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials say the most recent information they have regarding coronavirus is available at the Columbia County EMA...
Published on May 28, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Pop-up food courts soon will dot the downtown, giving restaurant owners and customers some small relief from the statewide coronavirus...
Published on May 28, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County, which had seen just one new confirmed case of coronavirus in the previous six days, had three more reported Wednesday,...
Published on May 28, 2020 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University announced six runners — Nick McGuire, Daniel Neiswender, Kyle Phillips, Hunter Jarratt, Danny Dugan and Tom Moser...
Published on May 27, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who was found passed out and drooling behind the wheel of a car in a grocery store parking lot was high on heroin and fentanyl,...
Published on May 27, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A business recovery program aimed at helping small business owners weather the statewide shutdown because of coronavirus may become a...
Published on May 27, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Dillon Floral, Bethlehem, was awarded $6,555 from Craig Nevius, of C. Allen Design, 228 Madrid Ave., Bloomsburg, for failing to pay for...
Published on May 26, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia and Northumberland counties each have had another death attributed to coronavirus, according to figures the state Health...
Published on May 24, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For nearly a decade, Bloomsburg Community Garden thrived without a hitch. Then a massive water bill three years ago revealed a problem...
Published on May 24, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town officials are optimistic a new pedestrian-friendly “pocket park” will open on Miller Avenue, connecting Main Street with a Pine...
Published on May 24, 2020 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — CCFNB Bancorp, Inc., parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., recently released its unaudited financial statements for the...
Published on May 22, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who stood outside an apartment complex for more than two hours in the early morning hours, throwing rocks at the building, said he...
Published on May 21, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The mother of a Bloomsburg University freshman who fell to his death from the steep cliffs below the Crag Mansion in town has launched a...
Published on May 21, 2020 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Several area school districts will compete for prize money for their school’s prom planning efforts while participating in a virtual...
Published on May 19, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s school board Monday night voted down district Superintendent Don Wheeler’s call for a 3.2% property tax hike to balance the...
Published on May 17, 2020 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Christian School honor roll students for the third marking period: Highest Honors • First grade — Casen Lear,...
Published on May 17, 2020 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County property transfers that were recorded at the courthouse in April: Beaver Township • Megan E. Appleman, NKA...
Published on May 13, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — This year’s Independence Day celebration at Town Park has been canceled “with regret” amid concerns over large gatherings and a...
Published on May 13, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Is there someone on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic you think should be recognized? The Press Enterprise is publishing a...
Published on May 13, 2020 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — On the eve of Columbia County Commissioners meeting to determine if the county will ease shutdown restrictions, Columbia County Coroner...
Published on May 12, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The town pool renovation plans moved one step closer to reality Monday night, after council narrowly voted 4-3 to allocate $100,000 to...
Published on May 11, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County likely will consolidate polling places for the June 2 primary election because of the unavailability of buildings — and...
Published on May 11, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bridge has postponed its annual “Bowl For Kids’ Sake,” which was scheduled for Saturday at P-Nut Bowl...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Pilot Ken Cordrey was preparing to land a helicopter after his final sightseeing loop on the last day of the Bloomsburg Fair when things...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG—Tiffany Polizzi is celebrating Mother’s Day with an addition this year—a baby girl born during a global pandemic. And with the experience...
Published on May 10, 2020 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County property transfers recorded at the Courthouse in March: Beaver Township • Michael A. Slusser, Danielle...
Published on May 9, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 68-year-old man stabbed his daughter’s former boyfriend in the abdomen Thursday night after intervening in their argument about...
Published on May 8, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Area outdoor groups are looking to add their collective voice to a legal fight whose outcome could clarify fisherman and boater access...
Published on May 8, 2020 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Bundles of Blessings, a ministry of Good Shepherd United Methodist Church here will hold a drive-through diaper giveaway from 9-11 a.m....
Published on May 7, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Fred Dourand, 21, of 132 Coughlin St., Berwick, was cited with public drunkenness after he was seen walking on Columbia Boulevard and...
Published on May 7, 2020 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG —PennDOT maintenance crews in Columbia and Montour counties will pick up litter next week along Interstate 80. Crews will be picking up...
Published on May 5, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — This year’s Bloomsburg Fair Queen competition, sponsored by First Keystone Community Bank, will be conducted under the umbrella of the...
Published on May 4, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman who tipped an ATV she was driving and ended up with broken ribs had been drinking, police said. April Christine...
Published on May 4, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The Pennsylvania General Assembly declared this week “Conservation District Week.” There are 66 conservation district offices in the...
Published on May 4, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of trespassing at a pizza shop had methamphetamine, a syringe, a broken meth pipe, and an arrest warrant, police say....
Published on May 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When the farmers market in downtown Bloomsburg disappeared last year, Bloomsburg Fair Livestock Director Jeff Giger hatched a plan:...
Published on May 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — College students who signed contracts for off-campus housing next year may be out the money, even if Bloomsburg University decides the...
Published on May 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg “escape room” amusement business has announced the challenges it faces among the coronavirus pandemic are too much to...
Published on May 1, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A pregnant Bloomsburg resident who smoked marijuana while alone with her 2-year-old tried to stop police from going inside her apartment...
Published on April 30, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A pair of familiar parking arguments dominated Town Council’s meeting Monday, with split votes letting county court jurors park free and...
Published on April 29, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Starting Monday, some Columbia County Courthouse offices will open to the public — but only by appointment and at limited times, county...
Published on April 28, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An official-looking Facebook post proclaiming the cancellation of this year’s Bloomsburg Fair sent officials scrambling to set the...
Published on April 28, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers cited the following people for failing to comply with notice to remove an inoperable vehicle from their residence,...
Published on April 23, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — First Columbia Bank & Trust Co. has donated $25,000 to AGAPE to kick off a monthlong fundraising campaign for the local mission...
Published on April 21, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Taxpayers have so far saved about $40,000 in payroll costs after Columbia County temporarily furloughed 44 of its 300-plus employees...
Published on April 20, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police released a man who had a warrant out for his arrest on a minor charge because of concern regarding the spreading of the novel...
Published on April 19, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The traditional Block Party opener came and went Saturday with nary a problem, said Police Chief Roger Van Loan. The new coronavirus...
Published on April 19, 2020 - Page 15
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded at the Columbia County Courthouse during February and March: Beaver Township • James A. Bolinsky...