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 22, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A dispute continues to simmer between the town and Columbia County over six jury-selection days each year, when 90 to 100 residents are...
Published on January 21, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A complaint about an unpaid invoice for an athletic department purchase led to the discovery of a stack of unpaid bills totaling more...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A proposed plan to switch out coin-operated meters for a parking app along East Street is headed back to the committee following public...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —Closed, Martin Luther King Jr. Day (no...
Published on January 19, 2020 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Wesley UM Church this week: • Monday: Martin Luther King Day, no delivery •...
Published on January 18, 2020 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University men’s basketball looked excellent at both ends of the floor well into the second half on Friday night....
Published on January 16, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Laurie McCants says she never regretted forgoing the neon lights of Broadway to pursue theater off Main Street here in small-town...
Published on January 16, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble presents the third show of its 42nd season, “The Children” by Lucy Kirkwood. The three-person play stars...
Published on January 16, 2020 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University announces these local students were named to the fall dean’s list: • Jennifer Anderson of Bloomsburg, majoring in...
Published on January 15, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bakers Guild, a small cafe born from the ashes of a devastating downtown fire six years ago, has closed. Citing a decline in sales...
Published on January 15, 2020 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG — On Jan. 4 at the Bloomsburg American Legion Post 273, six veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor. Their military stories follow: • Paul...
Published on January 15, 2020 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University has announced the names of Professional Experience Grant (PEG) recipients for the 2019-20 academic year....
Published on January 14, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Conservation District, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Service Agency and Pheasants Forever are holding...
Published on January 14, 2020 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Rylee Klinger was one of four Bloomsburg players to finish in double figures, notching a game-high 19 points, and the Panthers hunkered...
Published on January 13, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A three-story Victorian home went up in flames Sunday morning, but a quick response by firefighters may have saved the historic 19th-...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Farmer and longtime Bloomsburg Fair director Randy Karschner was elected its newest president in a landslide victory Saturday....
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during November at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township • Jared R. Mummey, Ashley A...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Appelman Financial has surpassed $150 million under its advisement, according to a press release. Lynn Appelman is a local Certified...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Fulton Bank recently presented Community Strategies Group with a $2,000 contribution in support of the nonprofit’s First Time Homebuyers...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Good Shepherd and Buckhorn UM churches this week: • Monday: Dick Osborne and Gary...
Published on January 12, 2020 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —St. Columba School, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.;...
Published on January 11, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For the past year, newly-appointed council member Justin Hummel has been splitting time between his home in Savannah, Georgia, and an...
Published on January 8, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Police Department will be testing the Emergency Siren and Address System on Monday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Residents...
Published on January 8, 2020 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — It’s been eight years since Bloomsburg’s boys basketball team enjoyed a six-game winning streak. On Tuesday night, the Panthers left no...
Published on January 7, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town Council whittled down the six candidates for an open council seat to three at Monday night’s meeting, but it took two rounds of...
Published on January 6, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — With nearly 24,000 visitors a year, the all-volunteer, non-profit Children’s Museum relies mostly on low-cost admission fees and...
Published on January 6, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two inmates allegedly beat up a third prisoner on Christmas Day at Columbia County Prison. Marc Velez, 24, of Benton and Braedon Gurns...
Published on January 5, 2020 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church this week: • Monday: Joyce Brobst and Connie Foust;...
Published on January 5, 2020 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —Columbia County Christian School, 10:30...
Published on January 4, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A fight over a bank card sent one woman to the hospital with injuries from a baseball bat and two men to jail early Tuesday, police say...
Published on January 1, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair made close to $774,000 in profits last fall —a jump of nearly a half million dollars from the previous year. The...
Published on January 1, 2020 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Three members of Bloomsburg University’s football team were named to the Don Hansen Football Gazette All-Super Region 1 third team on...
Published on December 30, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The area has enjoyed mild weather over the past week, free of icy travel worries, but the warmer temperatures can bring on a different...
Published on December 29, 2019 - Page 28
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Thursday —Brookdale Senior Living, 11:30 a.m.-12...
Published on December 29, 2019 - Page 28
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church this week: • Monday: V. Evert and K. Sidler; B....
Published on December 28, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man won $10,000 playing a lottery game called $1 Million Merry & Bright, state records show. That made Raymond...
Published on December 28, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Having only surrendered 31 points per game so far this season, Danville is no stranger to strong defensive performances. The Ironmen...
Published on December 28, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — In a crosstown rivalry game loaded with juniors and seniors, it was a Bloomsburg freshman who stole the show. Not only did Madeline...
Published on December 27, 2019 - Page 15
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg’s Rylee Klinger finished with a game-high 21 points, Madeline Evans added 16 and the Panthers held off Danville’s girls...
Published on December 26, 2019 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new “Pushing the Limits” World Tour to Bloomsburg University and the Nelson Field...
Published on December 25, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When a 9-year-old boy sent a letter to Santa asking for food and clothes for his family, postal workers here jumped in to make sure his...
Published on December 25, 2019 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new “Pushing the Limits” World Tour to Bloomsburg University and the Nelson Field...
Published on December 25, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — On Dec. 15 at the Bloomsburg American Legion Post 273, five veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor. Their military stories follow: •...
Published on December 24, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When Vince DeMelfi’s late mother was in her 80s and living alone in Berwick, a snowy forecast was always cause for panic. Unable to...
Published on December 24, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — PA Pets of Bloomsburg has helped spay and neuter 1,267 cats and dogs this year, thanks in part to $6,200 in grants it received from...
Published on December 23, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —When work ends on the $9 million project to reconstruct Route 487 from Main Street to the airport, the meters should be removed and...
Published on December 23, 2019 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their new “Pushing the Limits” World Tour to Bloomsburg University and the Nelson Field...
Published on December 22, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Residents here could be eligible for up to $65,000 in home repairs should the town be awarded a $500,000 grant next year, officials say...
Published on December 22, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A pilot who was left paralyzed after a crash that killed his wife last year is suing Columbia Aircraft Services, claiming the company...
Published on December 22, 2019 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — Dylan Harris and Patrick Yost scored 16 points apiece and Central Columbia rode a big second half to cruise past Berwick 53-32 in boys...