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 August 5, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Medical marijuana facilities will be allowed in numerous zoning districts throughout town, officials say. That includes dispensaries on...
Published on August 5, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Route 487 is open between Sixth and Seventh streets in Bloomsburg, according to a PennDOT press release. The road remains closed for...
Published on August 5, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Guest speaker at the Fishing Creek Watershed Association’s meeting Monday will be George P. Chamuris, Ph.D. He is a professor...
Published on August 5, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s field hockey team is hosting a summer high school ID clinic Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. at Steph Pettit Stadium. The...
Published on August 4, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — With less than three weeks to go before the start of the fall semester, Bloomsburg University officials have released a remote learning...
Published on August 4, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s women’s soccer team is hosting its ninth annual 3v3 Plus a Husky girls soccer tournament Aug. 22. The...
Published on August 3, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Students and staff at the Bloomsburg Area school district will return to the classroom later this month without masks or proof of...
Published on August 3, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Town police are investigating the theft of catalytic converters early Wednesday. Police did not give details of the thefts, which they...
Published on August 3, 2021 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg High School’s Class of 1961 will hold a picnic Saturday from 1-4 p.m., at Columbia Park, Lime Ridge.
Published on August 3, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s softball team is offering hitting clinics with assistant coach Dee Wolfe today through Thursday. The hitting...
Published on August 2, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A pizza shop employee was reunited with his stolen mountain bike after several police officers worked together over three days to track...
Published on August 1, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In 2001, William “Adam” Fensch met the intersection of life and death. Driving to the home of his future wife’s parents, Fensch lost...
Published on August 1, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For years, AGAPE has run its far-reaching charitable organization out of a cramped warehouse along West Seventh Street. Furniture was...
Published on August 1, 2021 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s softball team is offering hitting clinics with assistant coach Dee Wolfe Tuesday-Thursday. The hitting clinics...
Published on August 1, 2021 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —N4Cs, Benton, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Central...
Published on July 31, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The 2-year-old sister of an infant who died under her mother’s care in June is staying with her father now. Alexander Diaz was in court...
Published on July 31, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Celebrating its new home, AGAPE invites the public to a free community picnic and campaign kickoff today at noon at 851 Railroad St....
Published on July 30, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman seen driving through a steady red light at East and East Fifth streets was found to be impaired after smoking...
Published on July 29, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town committee will meet next month to discuss changes to the town noise ordinance after hearing numerous complaints about the dirt...
Published on July 29, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s field hockey team is hosting a summer high school ID clinic Aug. 11 from 6-8 p.m. at Steph Pettit Stadium. The...
Published on July 28, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s baseball team will be holding a one-day prospect camp today, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Danny Litwhiler Field....
Published on July 27, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Convicted killer Maria Sanutti-Spencer will return to Columbia County court next week to raise more issues as she seeks a new trial in...
Published on July 27, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When Jason Starr found out that two of his portable toilets had been vandalized Saturday, he took to Facebook, offering a $500 reward...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A 7-year-old, home-schooled girl sold lemonade and did extra chores so she could pay for each second-grader at Memorial Elementary...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman captured video of a burglar who entered her apartment downtown while she was away and stole clothing belonging to her...
Published on July 26, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — State Sen. Doug Mastriano, an ally of former President Donald Trump and a potential Republican gubernatorial candidate in 2022, will...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A town man attacked another person in an alley following a confrontation at Capitol Bar downtown, arrest papers say. Dylan Woolridge,...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — The following property transfers were filed in the Columbia County Courthouse in late May and June. Bloomsburg • Douglas M. VanBrunt...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 24
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —Bookmobile at County Library, 10 a.m.-5...
Published on July 25, 2021 - Page 24
BLOOMSBURG — Here are this week’s menus for Bloomsburg Area School District’s Summer Feeding Program: Breakfast — Monday: Cereal, grahams. Tuesday...
Published on July 24, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As one proposed downtown park comes to a halt, another just down the street is beginning to take shape. Master plans for the Moose Arts...
Published on July 23, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Just a day before crews were set to tear up Miller Avenue as part of a plan to turn the one-way alley into a pedestrian walkway, work...
Published on July 23, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The $6.8 million reconstruction of Route 487 moved a block south on Thursday, and PennDOT expects that recently rebuilt segment of the...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town man charged with punching a police officer twice in the chest and kicking an EMT responder in the head while high on drugs last...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was dragged out of her car and beaten by two other women on arriving to a friend’s party, town police said. Aliza Reightler...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man described by authorities as homeless is accused of fondling himself inside Brennan’s Big Chill ice cream shop in downtown...
Published on July 22, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s baseball team will be holding a one-day prospect camp Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Danny Litwhiler Field...
Published on July 21, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Pam Radel was mowing her lawn Tuesday morning at Poplar and East Ninth streets when it happened again. A tractor-trailer got stuck...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who admitted he snuck a young girl into a motel to have sex with her will have to register as a Megan’s Law offender,...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Town of Bloomsburg has spent over $138,000 so far on lawyers in its four-year legal war with developer Matt Zoppetti over his...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg Police officers are credited with saving a man’s life after they arrived first on the scene of an accident last month and...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The driver of a car in which police found 75 pounds of marijuana after a high-speed chase through town last fall has pleaded guilty to a...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — The Exchange Gallery in Bloomsburg invites everyone in the central Susquehanna Valley to submit artwork and other items for an...
Published on July 20, 2021 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s women’s soccer team is hosting its ninth annual 3v3 Plus a Husky girls soccer tournament Aug. 22. The tournament...
Published on July 19, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man pleaded guilty to having marijuana after police responded to a report of a fight between a husband and wife at his...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For the first time in more than 30 years, Columbia County was tapped last week for jurors to be considered for a statewide grand jury...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Two women are using their experience working at a local health care organization to design software meant to more quickly develop...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 24
BLOOMSBURG — This week’s menus for Bloomsburg Area School District’s Summer Feeding Program are: Breakfast — Monday: Cereal, grahams. Tuesday:...
Published on July 18, 2021 - Page 24
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —N4Cs, Benton, 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Central...
Published on July 17, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County is offering $1.25 million more in COVID-19 relief grants for small businesses and “tourism relief.” At their Thursday...