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 July 20, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials have narrowed their choices for new voting machines to two models, and they’ll give voters a chance to try out...
Published on July 20, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A judge said a defamation and slander lawsuit filed in a Berwick dispute about feeding birds raises important freedom-of-speech issues....
Published on July 20, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man arrested at his home Thursday as a fugitive suspect in a California rape two decades ago waived extradition in court...
Published on July 19, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger wants to construct medical buildings in Buckhorn near the mall where patients could be treated. The health system also plans...
Published on July 19, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A dozen people were placed on ARD probation for a year as first offenders in Columbia County court this week. All must perform...
Published on July 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to showing naked photos of herself to youths she was supervising as part of a Northumberland County’s...
Published on July 18, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who aimed a hail of gunfire at police in the BIDA industrial complex in 2015 will spend up to 821/2 years in state prison...
Published on July 18, 2019 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls from June 13-19: June 13 • 7:10 a.m. — 500 block East Third Street, medical issue...
Published on July 18, 2019 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s women’s soccer program will hold its seventh annual 3v3 Plus a Husky Girls Soccer Tournament on Sunday, Aug. 18...
Published on July 17, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who served prison time as a teen for killing a bicyclist while driving drunk in North Centre Township has been ordered to...
Published on July 17, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An admitted child sex offender has been sentenced to state prison for up to 10 years for tying a 7-year-old girl to a bed and molesting...
Published on July 17, 2019 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble continues its commitment to theatre for the whole family with the world premiere of “Something Grimm: Tales...
Published on July 17, 2019 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s women’s soccer program will hold its seventh annual 3v3 Plus a Husky Girls Soccer Tournament on Sunday, Aug. 18...
Published on July 16, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Pittston man who crashed his pickup down an embankment along Mall Boulevard near Montour Boulevard during a rainstorm last month has...
Published on July 16, 2019 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University softball program is offering hitting and pitching clinics throughout the summer and will host the annual Husky...
Published on July 15, 2019 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant complaints were filed in the offices of District Judge Russell Lawton. Defendants sometimes settle such...
Published on July 15, 2019 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church: • Today: J. Aronstam and N. Becker; G....
Published on July 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville resident won $30,000 on a scratch-off ticket called Fantastic 10s, state records show. That made Dominic Mottern the biggest...
Published on July 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — There’s an apparent bullet hole in the ceiling of a men’s room in the Columbia County Courthouse, and the district attorney says he will...
Published on July 14, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Two of 48 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area was found to be out of compliance with the State Department of...
Published on July 14, 2019 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Bloomsburg Veterinary Hospital, 12:15-...
Published on July 13, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town police called off their pursuit of a car driven by a man with a suspended license late Thursday after an officer spotted a small...
Published on July 13, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Grandstand shows at the Bloomsburg Fair this year will be alcohol-free, directors decided at a meeting Thursday night. While that doesn...
Published on July 12, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man is accused of stealing 10 text books valued at over $1,200 from the Bloomsburg University Bookstore in Dec. 2017. Nasir A....
Published on July 12, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman pleaded guilty to forgery and theft charges under a Columbia County court diversion program that may allow her to avoid...
Published on July 12, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls June 1-12: June 1 • 1:27 a.m. — East Main Street, past incident • 2:20 a.m. —...
Published on July 12, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Twenty-one people offered guilty pleas to DUI charges in Columbia County court recently, some being sentenced immediately and others...
Published on July 12, 2019 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University softball program is offering hitting and pitching clinics throughout the summer and will host the annual Husky...
Published on July 11, 2019 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — A second person charged with selling LSD and hallucinogenic mushrooms to a police informant here has sent her charges on to Columbia...
Published on July 10, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council will fight a judge’s decision to allow a drug-and-alcohol rehab at the former Windsor Foods plant, its members voted Monday...
Published on July 10, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman who allowed her two children to act as “lookouts” during laundromat thefts and vandalism earlier this year has...
Published on July 10, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Have you, your family, or your community been affected by the recent flooding events in Columbia County? The Columbia County...
Published on July 10, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Shickshinny man was charged with driving drunk after he struck a construction barrier with his truck along Route 487 at Hospital...
Published on July 10, 2019 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — A total of 164 Bloomsburg University athletes, including 15 who attended high school locally, were named PSAC Scholar-Athletes for the...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A proposal to pass along the costs of filling and cleaning the town pool to a fundraising committee earned council’s approval Monday...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township woman charged with stealing $2,207 from a disabled neighbor while acting as her caretaker pleaded guilty Monday under a...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Millville man admitted in court Monday to having sex with a 15-year-old girl in Benton Township last fall. John Wayne Benner,...
Published on July 8, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two couples are suing a father and son and their respective pool companies, alleging the father and son swung a fraudulent deal to avoid...
Published on July 8, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Columba Church this week: • Today: Theresa Krasucki and Dan Young;...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Adam Brown, 8, and his friends are selling lemonade for a cool cause this summer, raising about $500 in just a few days to help reopen...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man driving drunk after working as a bartender at a Danville fire hall hit a van, then asked the other motorist not to call...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The bacteria that causes Lyme disease isn’t the only thing you can catch from Pennsylvania’s most common species of tick. The black-...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A councilman’s proposal to sell the Bloomsburg Municipal Airport led to a heated discussion during a public works meeting Wednesday...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man pleaded guilty Friday to resisting arrest by head-butting one Bloomsburg University Police officer and kicking another while...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man stopped for improperly tinted windows on May 6, was driving without a registration and was in possession of marijuana,...
Published on July 7, 2019 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Columbia County Christian School, 10:45...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Nescopeck man with an extensive criminal past pleaded guilty to 10 more crimes on Friday, including a bank robbery and an armed holdup...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Fifteen people charged with various crimes will get a chance to clear their arrest records as part of Columbia County’s ARD probation...
Published on July 6, 2019 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University has named Rebecca Helt as the new head coach of the men’s and women’s tennis teams. Helt replaces Marty Coyne,...
Published on July 5, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man pushed his wife down the front steps of their residence when she attempted to walk past him to get her cell phone,...