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 January 24, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg resident won $50,000 playing a lottery game called Wild Ca$h Multiplier, state records show. That made Julian Smith the...
Published on January 24, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A highly successful outreach program that has helped keep youth out of the juvenile court system is in need of community volunteers to...
Published on January 24, 2022 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Alex Carida (157 pounds) earned a major decision and Josh Mason (141) and Shane Noonan (285) both managed...
Published on January 23, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners are moving forward with their request to demand repayment of $1.5 million from Bloomsburg after a...
Published on January 23, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An allegedly drunken driver appears to have carried his passenger away from an accident scene, leaving police temporarily unable to find...
Published on January 23, 2022 - Page 24
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 January 22, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man stabbed his father in an argument over a cell phone, then fled Thursday night, police say. Moments after officers were...
Published on January 22, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man allegedly owing $26,450 in child support payments waived extradition back home after being picked up recently on a...
Published on January 22, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man stopped for driving without a license had whiskey in the front seat of his car and methamphetamine in his pocket, police...
Published on January 22, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following wills were filed in Columbia County in September 2021. • Elene Marinakos, Berwick, died Feb. 2, 2001, at age 75, estate...
Published on January 22, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Rescuers lassoed an exhausted deer and brought it to shore after it was spotted around 4 p.m. in Fishing Creek near the 500 block of...
Published on January 21, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man stopped for driving erratically on Dec. 4, had a suspended license, police said. Mark Stout, 50, of 522 Montour Blvd...
Published on January 21, 2022 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg High School’s Class of 1954 is to meet at Perkins in Buckhorn on Wednesday at noon. Classmates and guests are welcome.
Published on January 21, 2022 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Class of 1965 is planning a Feb. 7 dinner at 6 p.m. at Applebee’s. Anyone interested in attending can call Ginny Yoder...
Published on January 20, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two men who were accomplices in the brutal beating death of a Berwick woman in her home in October 2019 on Wednesday were given...
Published on January 20, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Lebanon man who admitted sending obscene pictures of himself to an 11-year-old girl in Columbia County was sentenced Wednesday to...
Published on January 20, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A proposed change to the town’s noise ordinance that would strictly limit dirt track racing at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds likely would...
Published on January 19, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man lost his house, his elderly dog and most of his 14 cats when a fire tore through his two-story home Tuesday morning....
Published on January 19, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Area School District students will continue to wear masks in an effort to keep coronavirus at bay and classes in person, the...
Published on January 18, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A school security guard is under fire after social media posts of him portraying a Nazi captain and other members of the German army...
Published on January 17, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Six months after closing a deal on a nearly $2 million warehouse, AGAPE is starting to make the move from its cramped quarters along...
Published on January 17, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Jim Dutt and his wife, Joan Lentczner, were out of town when fire tore through their three-story Victorian home two years ago. While...
Published on January 17, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers cited Daniel Slotterback as owner of Bloom Properties for failing to comply with maintenance notices related to...
Published on January 16, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — During October, the following divorces were granted in Columbia County: • Eric Lipsky, Elysburg, from Lori Lipsky, Bloomsburg; married...
Published on January 16, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers cited the following property owners for failing to clear sidewalks of snow or ice following last weekend’s winter...
Published on January 16, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, United Way of Columbia and Montour Counties (https://cmcuw. org) partnered with Greater...
Published on January 16, 2022 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Through 2021, First Columbia Bank & Trust Co. made several officer-level promotions: • The bank promoted Logan Heffner to the...
Published on January 15, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Because of the pending storm forecast, curbside recycling collection for Monday in Area 1 has been canceled. Area 1 includes east of...
Published on January 15, 2022 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Amanda Kathleen Frentzen, 19, of Fort Washington, Montgomery County, was cited for public drunkenness and underage drinking after police...
Published on January 14, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A man police say was suffering from a medical condition drove his pickup off a curve on Fort McClure Boulevard as he traveled away from...
Published on January 14, 2022 - Page 15
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations the week of Jan. 17: • Monday — Closed. • Tuesday —Riverview...
Published on January 12, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A surge in COVID-19 cases in Columbia County Prison has forced the facility to close its doors to visitors, officials announced Tuesday...
Published on January 12, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A set of disputed bills for construction of the floodwall in Bloomsburg will be paid by the town, council decided Monday. The invoices...
Published on January 12, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A honky-tonk singer and reality TV star is the latest act to join the Bloomsburg Fair lineup, officials announced. Jake Worthington,...
Published on January 12, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant disputes were filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Such disputes are often settled...
Published on January 12, 2022 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — BTE’s “The Mountaintop” is set in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis during the evening of April 3, 1968. Dr. Martin Luther...
Published on January 12, 2022 - Page 20
BLOOMSBURG — BTE’s “The Mountaintop” is set in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis during the evening of April 3, 1968. Dr. Martin Luther...
Published on January 11, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Jury trials in Columbia and Montour counties have been suspended by President Judge Thomas James as COVID-19 cases in the area continue...
Published on January 10, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Coal Township resident won $50,000 playing a lottery game called $500,000 Mega Crossword, state records show. That made Patricia...
Published on January 10, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who admitted sending intimate images and videos of his ex-lover to her co-workers following their break-up was scolded by...
Published on January 10, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Police Department is looking to identify two people involved in an incident at Husky Corners on East Second Street in...
Published on January 9, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Fair shareholders chose to reject a set of proposed by-law amendments at the annual election Saturday, but directors say...
Published on January 9, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg Fair directors staved off challengers to keep their seats, and a longtime fair photographer took over a newly-vacated...
Published on January 9, 2022 - Page 24
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —St. Columba School, 9 a.m.-1:15 p.m. •...
Published on January 7, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University will begin its spring semester online as COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the country and around the state...
Published on January 7, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Such disputes are often settled soon...
Published on January 7, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant disputes were filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Such cases are often settled soon...
Published on January 6, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Convicted killer Anthony “Rocco” Franklin is seeking a new trial on murder and arson charges in the 2012 assassination-style shooting of...
Published on January 6, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town councilman has rented out an apartment without a license from the town since May, and the building’s roof has been leaking for...
Published on January 6, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Veterans has canceled its Jan. 13 and Feb. 10 meetings at Morris Family Restaurant in Bloomsburg because of COVID-19....