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 November 16, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University apartment building on upper campus was evacuated Friday evening following a grease fire that filled a hallway...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A longtime resident and former Little League coach feels he’s the victim of racial profiling after a woman called police to report a “...
Published on November 15, 2019 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — There may not be much at stake in Bloomsburg University’s finale against Edinboro, but there is one thing that’s motivating the Huskies...
Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University is screening a film co-written by one of its alumni today and Friday, according to a press release. “Luce,” with...
Published on November 14, 2019 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University men’s soccer team had five players named to the All-PSAC East teams, as the league announced the sport’s...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Voters in Columbia and Montour counties elected overwhelmingly to retain Judge Thomas A. James for another 10-year term. According to...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — The following veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor on Nov. 2. Their military stories follow: • Mervin Kapuschinsky of Berwick served...
Published on November 13, 2019 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — On a frigid night at Steph Pettit Stadium, West Chester’s Katie Crouthamel lit a fire for in the 110th minute that led to a thrilling...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A plan to force homeowners to pay outstanding municipal bills or taxes before being granted permits or licenses was put on hold Monday...
Published on November 12, 2019 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University women’s soccer player Jenna Hawkins was named the PSAC Defensive Athlete of the Week, marking the fifth time she...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Twenty-five years ago, Columbia County taxpayers paid $36,200 for a modest, white, one-story, two-bedroom home along East Seventh Street...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — If someone wanted an example of a shootout in football, feel free to use Saturday’s interstate showdown between Bloomsburg University...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 25
BLOOMSBURG — Megan Callan and Mackenzie Gebhardt each scored for Bloomsburg University in a 2-0 win over Millersville in women’s soccer Saturday...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Columbia County Christian School, 10:30...
Published on November 10, 2019 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church this week: • Monday: Veteran’s Day, no...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The asphalt shingle siding that’s covered Dennis Richart’s Catherine Street home since 1951 is crumbling. As it disintegrates, it’s...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Voters in Columbia County will be casting ballots using new touch-screen voting machines that produce a paper record during the April 28...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 15
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s football team could have easily packed it in due to its dissatisfying start to the season. The Huskies started...
Published on November 8, 2019 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University field hockey player Foto Tsioles was named to the All-PSAC Third Team on Thursday. Tsioles earned the first...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman sat in the driver’s seat of a van parked on West First Street around 12:40 a.m Sept. 16 as her juvenile son was seated in the...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Days after video of a Bloomsburg University student conducting a mock slave auction surfaced, thousands of students gathered on campus...
Published on November 7, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Two businesses have been sued in the district court of District Judge Russell Lawton here for allegedly failing to pay for services...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Mayor Bill Kreisher will lead the town another two years after voters rejected a bid by former Mayor Eric Bower to win back the reins...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In a split decision, Southern Columbia Area School District voters selected three newcomers and two incumbents to its nine-member school...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A trio of incumbent commissioners will return to the courthouse to serve a third term together leading Columbia County. Republicans...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Kyle John Kenneth Furst, 21, of East Stroudsburg, was cited around 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 at 74 Iron St. with being disorderly and drunk...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Mark Decker will be joining the Bloomsburg Area School Board in December, according to election night results. Decker, 48, won the...
Published on November 6, 2019 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Voters here decided to stay the course with their town council members, re-electing incumbents to all three available four-year seats,...
Published on November 6, 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 November 5, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG—A new restaurant here will bring twists on classic favorites to West Main Street. The eatery dubbed “Gramp’s” will serve breakfasts,...
Published on November 5, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student worker has been fired from the athletic training department after video of him acting out an auction of...
Published on November 5, 2019 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University women’s soccer player Jenna Hawkins was named the PSAC Defensive Athlete of the Week for the fourth time this...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police used the GPS tracking capability of a teenage boy’s electronic ankle bracelet to determine he and a 23-year-old man stole a...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —The race for Bloomsburg mayor features a pair of familiar faces, with former officeholder Eric Bower looking to reclaim the seat he gave...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Five candidates are running for three four-year council seats in a field that includes several incumbents, a former mayor and a newcomer...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The new tenants of 100-102 W. Main St. have faced their share of challenges moving in, especially the day a kitten somehow managed to...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Noel Witchey of Bloomsburg Eyecare Specialists recently received certification from both the American Board of Opticianry and National...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 19
BLOOMSBURG — In Bloomsburg, five candidates are running for six seats on the Bloomsburg Area School Board. Incumbents Marianne Kreisher, Stephanie...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 31
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church this week: • Monday: V. Evert and K. Sidler...
Published on November 3, 2019 - Page 31
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St. Columba School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.;...
Published on November 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Berwick Mayor Tim Burke acknowledges he’s a longshot once again to defeat any of the three incumbent Columbia County commissioners...
Published on November 1, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The county coroner is using a rare jury process to determine the manner of death for a 19-year-old inmate who died at Columbia County...
Published on November 1, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Third Street resident Ron Singley was puzzled by the spray-painted circle that appeared in the grass in front of his home Friday...
Published on November 1, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — State liquor control officers staked out the Scott Town Center liquor store and found a man buying booze for his underage friends, court...
Published on November 1, 2019 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — For the first time this year, Bloomsburg University is rolling into a game in the midst of a winning streak. The Huskies (3-5, 2-3 PSAC...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Tanisha Samsel remembers waking up briefly in an ambulance, covered in blood and confused. Then she recalls awakening again, this time...
Published on October 31, 2019 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A fourth Bloomsburg University student has died, according to school officials. Michael Somerville, 21, died from a self-inflicted...
Published on October 30, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Decimated by injuries, the Bloomsburg Panthers will reluctantly forfeit Friday’s District IV football playoff game at Mount Carmel....
Published on October 30, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Shickshinny man helped a family rearrange their house, and then stole nearly $9,000 worth of jewelry and savings bonds from inside,...
Published on October 30, 2019 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — William Cartagena Jr., 20, of Tobyhanna was cited by Bloomsburg University Police for public drunkenness on the upper campus, district...