Bloomsburg, PA
News from BLOOMSBURG

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 21, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — An Orangeville man seeks a $1,381 judgment against a Bloomsburg pair because of an alleged dog bite. In a complaint filed in district...
Published on May 21, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville woman who’d been warned she was not allowed in the Weis Market here walked out of the store with a gallon of milk and a can...
Published on May 20, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman has been charged with a felony for allegedly lying about her household income to get public assistance. Lisa M....
Published on May 19, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University officials say they did not reject a new Black studies minor that drew around 70 student protesters to its defense...
Published on May 19, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Such claims are often...
Published on May 19, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg-area teenager stopped by police for alleged erratic driving admitted to drinking four beers before he got behind the wheel...
Published on May 18, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Republican Robert Leadbeter will face off against Democrat Edward R. Giannattasio in a contest to see who will represent Columbia County...
Published on May 18, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A dozen finalists have been picked from local high schools to perform in First Columbia Teen Star’s Musical Competition, set for Sunday...
Published on May 17, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —U.S. Senate candidate Dave McCormick’s alma mater here hosted a campaign rally Monday after school officials juggled some schedules to...
Published on May 17, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The town wants to reduce nuisance flooding on its east end and a committee had considered removing a section of Walnut Street to achieve...
Published on May 16, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey couple wanted for murder in a March drive-by shooting in Trenton will be extradited to face homicide charges in Mercer...
Published on May 15, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Nearly two years after suffering critical injuries, Bloomsburg University graduating senior Sean Sears has learned to appreciate the...
Published on May 15, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man pleaded guilty to taking part in a late-night robbery last November of an unsuspecting local man. Police say the...
Published on May 15, 2022 - Page 28
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will make the following stops this week: • MONDAY: Greenwood Friends School, 9:30-11:30 a.m...
Published on May 14, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Police say a Berwick man they stopped for driving erratically had been smoking pot and carried an illegal gun in the back seat....
Published on May 14, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A play about faith and spirituality will be staged at BTE’s Alvina Krause Theatre beginning May 26, according to a press release. The...
Published on May 13, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 3-month-old girl is clinging to life after the man caring for her admitted he became frustrated and picked her up “too aggressively”...
Published on May 12, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg officials hope to see results after taking goose management advice from a woman who called with homespun wisdom: String might...
Published on May 12, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A retired Berwick Police sergeant and leader of the Christmas Boulevard quietly waived charges of drunken driving and leaving the scene...
Published on May 12, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man was transporting more than a pound of marijuana inside his car when stopped by State Police along Interstate 80 for a...
Published on May 11, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Ten people were granted ARD probation on Thursday as first offenders in Columbia County court. All will get a chance to clear their...
Published on May 11, 2022 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Nine people pleaded guilty to DUI charges during recent hearings in Columbia County court. All were ordered back for sentencing...
Published on May 10, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG— The head of a group raising funds for the reconstruction of the Bloomsburg Town Pool says it’s time for town officials to be more...
Published on May 10, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Public Works Director John Fritz says part of his daily routine is making a trip to Town Park to chase away the geese....
Published on May 10, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 62-year-old man pleaded guilty to purposely crashing into another car at high speed on Interstate 80, hurting the other driver and...
Published on May 10, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A judge has sentenced a Bloomsburg man to 18 months in federal prison after he admitted to forming a fradulent shell company to apply...
Published on May 9, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man stole a car from the Unity Mart here on Sept. 9, striking a gas pump and cement barrier as he made his way out of the...
Published on May 9, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will make the following stops this week: • TODAY: Little Cubs Den, 12:20-12:50 p.m.; N4Cs,...
Published on May 8, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials know of about 80 incorrect return envelopes that were sent out to county mail-in voters by an outside...
Published on May 8, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man has admitted violating no-contact orders by repeatedly phoning and mailing his estranged wife from Columbia County...
Published on May 8, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man says a contractor left a roofing project unfinished for months, forcing him to file a civil suit to get his money back...
Published on May 8, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As the skies cleared Saturday afternoon, long lines began to form at food stands at the Bloomsburg Fire Department’s carnival. Vendors...
Published on May 7, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A tractor-trailer driver crashed into a utility pole Friday after his GPS led him into a road closed for construction. Zuha Khursanov...
Published on May 7, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University students supporting a proposed new Black studies minor at the school are up in arms after the school’s provost...
Published on May 6, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Despite having only an honorary bachelor’s degree, a charismatic, one-handed traveling teacher founded the school that eventually became...
Published on May 4, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Councilman Nick McGaw had a request for two women lobbying the town to spare the geese at Town Park: Would they help deal with the flock...
Published on May 3, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG —Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a purse from a local tea shop, as well as a boy who...
Published on May 3, 2022 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Area School Board appointed George Barron, a Millville High School information technology teacher, to fill a seat vacated...
Published on May 1, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg resident won a total of $31,000 playing two lottery games, state records show. That made Thomas Neyhard the biggest winner...
Published on May 1, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Crowds of people had a beautiful sunny day as they trekked to the river Saturday for the first Renaissance Jamboree in three years. “It...
Published on May 1, 2022 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — The following property transfers were filed in March at the Columbia County Courthouse. Beaver Township • Doris H. Pelley (EST AKA)...
Published on May 1, 2022 - Page 28
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Published on April 29, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Members of the Catawissa Military Band are to hold their first-ever Pops concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Alvina Krause Theater, home of...
Published on April 28, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who reportedly vomited in a Bloomsburg University residence hall after returning from an off-campus party with a friend resisted...
Published on April 27, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town officials hope to have a $2.1 million dedicated walking and bike trail constructed in 2023. As part of that plan, council voted to...
Published on April 27, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Four people from Northumberland County were cited for public drunkenness and underage drinking after showing up at Sheetz in Scott...
Published on April 27, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s 11th Annual Dance Minor Concert, “Finding our Footing,” is happening Sunday at 3 p.m., and Monday, May 2, at 7:...
Published on April 27, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Schuylkill County man was arrested for drunken driving after he was seen turning against traffic into the opposing lane of East Main...
Published on April 26, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The synagogue in town had hoped two years ago to mark the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, a day now marked as Holocaust...
Published on April 26, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — More than two dozen people spoke out Monday about a proposed plan to round up and euthanize the approximately 40 Canada geese that call...