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 13, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Applications for the 2021 Bloomsburg Fair Queen are due Saturday, according to the contest coordinator. The contest is open to single...
Published on May 13, 2021 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG — The following marriage applications were issued recently in Columbia County. • Aaron James Parko, 2283 Crawford Road, Bloomsburg, son...
Published on May 12, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville resident won $100,000 playing a scratch-off lottery game called Find The Leprechaun, state records show. That made Patricia...
Published on May 12, 2021 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A deputy sheriff who has a lawsuit pending against Columbia County Sheriff Tim Chamberlain will challenge her boss once again in this...
Published on May 12, 2021 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man caught carrying cocaine despite wearing an additional pair of pants to conceal the drugs has pleaded guilty to drug...
Published on May 12, 2021 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury man who pulled his vehicle off Interstate 80 in Scott Township before getting out and “dancing” along the shoulder of the road...
Published on May 11, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Amid concerns over a major construction detour and possible COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings, the town is moving its...
Published on May 11, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair will kick off its first racing season in 36 years with free admission to its first race, fair directors announced...
Published on May 11, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Just a week after the state said it will lift most COVID-19 restrictions at the end of this month, Bloomsburg Fair directors announced...
Published on May 11, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A sophomore nursing major died Saturday evening in town, according to an email from the Bloomsburg University president to faculty....
Published on May 10, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Residents can learn how to help their families recover from the trauma of the coronavirus pandemic during a free session being presented...
Published on May 10, 2021 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s football team is hosting the 22nd annual John Sterling Devlin Memorial Golf Classic at the Frosty Valley Golf...
Published on May 9, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The East Street reconstruction project has unearthed a piece of transportation history dating to the turn of the century. Local...
Published on May 9, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg had four girls — Rylee Klinger, Rita Nuss, Lily Yablonski and Maddie Devine — collect two or more hits to slug past...
Published on May 8, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Arcus Brothers Stereo Centers Inc. turned 50 Thursday. It’s a landmark anniversary for a landmark store that fought through the courts...
Published on May 8, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held on Saturday, May 15, at 7:15 a.m. at Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Boulevard. Vince Trego...
Published on May 8, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Calvary Baptist Church of Bloomsburg will be hosting a 5-on-5 soccer tournament on Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There...
Published on May 7, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Needing one win to clinch a berth in the PSAC tournament, Bloomsburg University’s baseball team did it in emphatic fashion in the first...
Published on May 6, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town officials remain optimistic the pool will be open this summer, even as renovations fall more than a month behind. Members of Town...
Published on May 6, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A mental health organization plans to offer annual trainings about social-media safety in honor of a murder victim. “The Erica Shultz...
Published on May 6, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s women’s lacrosse team collected eight PSAC East All-Conference honors. Abby Bergman, Anna Dempsey, Tiffany...
Published on May 5, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Jury trials in two murder cases will be held in Columbia County court this fall for the first time in 15 months, since an emergency...
Published on May 5, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints were filed in District Judge Russell L. Lawton ’s court. Defendants sometimes settle these types of...
Published on May 5, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was charged with having a small amount of marijuana after a prescription bottle in which it was found was traced to...
Published on May 5, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Starting May 21, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will resume its live performances since taking an in-person hiatus that began last March...
Published on May 4, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Four Columbia County Prison inmates have tested positive for COVID-19, including a Berwick man locked up locally on federal charges in...
Published on May 4, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Tiffany A. Utt, 158 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, allegedly threatened to fight Hope Taylor, 137 E. Fourth St., Bloomsburg, when asked to...
Published on May 4, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury man is charged with fighting at Capitol Bar and Grill downtown where he allegedly punched both a patron and an employee last...
Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When police reminded a Bloomsburg man that his ex-girlfriend having a protection-from-abuse order against him meant he couldn’t have any...
Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Addressing her graduating class during a weekend pinning service, Brianne Whitley shared a favorite saying with fellow nurses: “When...
Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —An Espy woman with an extensive criminal history of thefts was given a maximum county prison sentence for burglarizing a Subway sandwich...
Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University sorority sister has been charged with stealing $1,490 out of the Greek house account while acting as sorority...
Published on May 3, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Middle and High School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors • Sixth grade —...
Published on May 2, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Delaware County man arrested on statutory sex crimes with a 13-year-old girl in his car near Columbia Mall will not fight extradition...
Published on May 2, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord, tenant papers were filed in District Judge Russell L. Lawton ’s office. • Lion’s Gate Apartments of State...
Published on May 1, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town committee has voted to replant a tree in front of a local pizza shop, effectively ending a four-year legal battle with local...
Published on May 1, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Three people face $300 fines after being cited for harassment in separate incidents here, district court papers say. Michael Lopez, 37...
Published on May 1, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — First Presbyterian Church of Bloomsburg will hold a yard sale in its courtyard at 345 Market St. on Saturday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 4...
Published on April 30, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A local developer continued his fight to open a transitional living facility at the site of a former factory. Nearly three hours of...
Published on April 30, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman kicked a police officer in the groin and tried to sic her dog on him when he tried to help her control herself during...
Published on April 29, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg’s two Democratic mayoral candidates addressed a range of familiar issues at a public forum Wednesday night, including parking...
Published on April 29, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s seventh-inning rally came up short as umpires called Damon Rasmusen out for not touching second base on an inside-the-park...
Published on April 27, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Council is pushing back its decision to open the town pool until next month, even as officials acknowledge there haven’t been any real...
Published on April 27, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman is facing a charge of aggravated assault after she allegedly struck a police officer in the shoulder while trying to...
Published on April 27, 2021 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — A Muncy man allegedly had 16 images of child pornography found by police on his cell phone during an investigation, arrest papers say...
Published on April 26, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The new detour around workers reconstructing State Route 487 along the Poplar and East Street sections is scheduled to start Tuesday,...
Published on April 26, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Sweet Valley man involved in a two-car crash at Camp Lavigne Road north of Benton after smoking marijuana was sentenced Wednesday to...
Published on April 25, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints were filed in District Judge Russell L. Lawton ’s office. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle...
Published on April 25, 2021 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Financial Aid recently announced BU’s Student Employees of the Year, which included a...
Published on April 25, 2021 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County Christian School honor roll students for the third marking period: High Honor Roll • First grade — Lincoln...