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 March 8, 2019 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University women’s basketball player Taylor Montana, a Berwick graduate, was named to the all-PSAC first team Thursday, and...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg teen charged with vandalizing buildings and the Skyride at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds will be offered a plea deal if he...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was charged with having drug paraphernalia when campus police were called to a complaint of someone...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University students won’t see an increase in tuition fees next year “for the first time in recent memory,” according to...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man accused of attempting to rob a boy as he walked a dog near Bloomsburg Memorial Elementary School has waived his charges...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Trinity Reformed and St. John’s Lutheran churches the week of March 11...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — The Children’s Museum, Seventh Street, Bloomsburg, will host the sixth annual Rube Goldberg Challenge on Saturday, April 6, for children...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Beginning this month, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will perform “Star Tours: Explore the Mysteries of the Universe!” its 41st annual...
Published on March 7, 2019 - Page 19
BLOOMSBURG — It wasn’t the prettiest win, but Bloomsburg University survived and advanced Wednesday night, overcoming a five-point halftime deficit...
Published on March 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man followed another patron into a bathroom at the Good Old Days and repeatedly punched him in the face, sending him to the...
Published on March 6, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — When Pizza Hut reopens here, it will accept Book-It coupons that many elementary children earn for reading books, even if they expired...
Published on March 6, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — The following candidates have recently filed petitions to run for office in Columbia County. Candidates have until March 12 to circulate...
Published on March 6, 2019 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — The Fishing Creek Herb Guild will hold its first meeting of the year on Thursday, March 21. The featured presentation will be “Our Berry...
Published on March 5, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A new charge of shoplifting has been lodged against the Bloomsburg man accused of using children as lookouts while he allegedly rifled...
Published on March 5, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County inmate has been charged with felony offenses of possessing contraband and drug delivery while incarcerated, arrest...
Published on March 5, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — UGI Utilities will begin a natural gas main replacement project here Monday, according to a company press release. This work is part...
Published on March 4, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A 17-year-old driver trying to get into McDonald’s turned left into the path of an oncoming vehicle Saturday night, police here said....
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —“Good Kids,” presented by the Bloomsburg University Players, ventures into the uncomfortable subject of sexual assault and its...
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Police are urging residents to be cautious after a rash of break-ins to vehicles and a residence here early Friday. Various items were...
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — An Allentown man is accused of urinating on a door handle of an apartment building next to Capitol Bar and Grill here, arrest papers say...
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Taylor Montana, a Berwick graduate, had a double-double with 15 points and 14 rebounds, Alyssa Mack had a team-...
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — On Feb. 23, five Bloomsburg veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor. Their military stories follow: • Judy Brubaker served in the Army...
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 31
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — CCDP, Fifth Street, 9:30-10:30 a.m.;...
Published on March 3, 2019 - Page 31
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Shiloh Bible and St. Luke’s Lutheran churches this week: • Monday: Wilma and Gene...
Published on March 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A judge dismissed complaints of negligence against a former Geisinger doctor convicted of harassing a teenage girl, calling the move “...
Published on March 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man won $4,000 playing the iLottery game called Super Gems, state records show. That made David Picarella the big winner...
Published on March 1, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The late jazz pianist who composed music for over a dozen “Peanuts” TV cartoons starring Charlie Brown and Snoopy also wrote music for...
Published on March 1, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair is asking for the public’s help picking its final act of this year’s grandstand lineup. It’s giving fairgoers the...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A hot tub manufacturer has signed a multi-year lease for the former Windsor Foods plant, effectively ending any discussion of turning it...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — As hundreds of people lined up outside the courthouse Saturday night to pre-verify their REAL ID documents, State Rep. Dave Millard...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — President Judge Thomas A. James wants to stay on as the top judge in Columbia and Montour counties for five more years, he says. James...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University will exhibit “Neptune’s Treasure: Aromatic Shadows of Ambergris,” a series of works by Cathleen Faubert, in the...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A town man accused of carjacking a vehicle waived theft and related charges on to Columbia County Court recently. David Swartz, 49,...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University will screen the first Green Campus series film of the year, “The Bullish Farmer,” on Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m....
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University will present a lecture by Veladya Chapman for Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19, at 6 p.m. in the Kehr...
Published on February 28, 2019 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — Peyton Mortellite scored 10 points in the final 2:20 of overtime and 21 overall to lead Bloomsburg University to an 89-81 win over...
Published on February 27, 2019 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — Grace Kelleher and Hannah Jaskuta had five goals apiece to lead Bloomsburg University to a 17-10, season-opening win over Georgian...
Published on February 26, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An apartment fire sparked by a cigarette blown into a hole in the wall Monday caused smoke and damage in the home, but two residents and...
Published on February 26, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A local pottery club will host a show starting Thursday at the Artspace Gallery here. “Club Soda” plans an opening reception for the...
Published on February 25, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man is accused of selling two antique cameras and other items stolen from an unlocked garage here a week before Christmas,...
Published on February 25, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man admitted biting “a chunk of skin” off a finger of his girlfriend’s stepfather when he was turned away from seeing her, town police...
Published on February 25, 2019 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University wrestling team closed out the regular season with a 35-7 loss to Bucknell on Sunday. Junior Willy Girard and...
Published on February 25, 2019 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls from Jan. 16-31: Jan. 16 • 1:05 a.m. — 100 block Juniper Street, intoxicated male...
Published on February 24, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was ordered to be evaluated for a drug recovery program when he pleaded guilty to vandalizing two laundromats here....
Published on February 24, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A motorcycle rally will be rolling into town in June, bringing thousands of bikers to the fairgrounds for a weekend of racing, camping...
Published on February 24, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A police officer struck a man twice with a baton after the man allegedly became aggressive toward the officer and grabbed at the baton,...
Published on February 24, 2019 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Sherry Lynn Fulop, 48, of 201 Summit Ave., Bloomsburg, was cited with retail theft for stealing $25 worth of candy and other items at...
Published on February 24, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Mount Carmel man who tried fleeing police in South Centre Township while driving impaired by marijuana last spring has been sentenced...
Published on February 24, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Three men face fines of $250 plus court costs for underage drinking and having open containers of beer in public, district court papers...
Published on February 24, 2019 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania awarded over 400 graduate and undergraduate degrees at its fall commencement ceremonies on Dec. 14...