Bloomsburg, PA
News from BLOOMSBURG

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 December 4, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was caught on security footage looking for items to steal on another man’s porch, police said. Adam Lee Foust, 27,...
Published on December 4, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was arrested on theft charges after her mother reported her stealing her Jeep Liberty and a cell phone and failing to...
Published on December 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Universities across the state system plan to drop the cost of education by 25% over the coming years, officials announced Wednesday. It...
Published on December 3, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — According to a press release from Lisa M. Dooley, town manager/secretary/treasurer, there are vacancies on the following boards and...
Published on December 3, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was ordered Wednesday to face Columbia County Court action on charges he fought with Geisinger-...
Published on December 2, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Despite a recent spike in coronavirus cases and several school closings, area district superintendents gave winter sports the go-ahead...
Published on December 2, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A third judge will not come to the local bench any time soon, despite political efforts to add judicial help in Columbia and Montour...
Published on December 2, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A 19-year-old woman attacked one of her roommates —trying to pour water on her head as she was leaving their shared apartment, then...
Published on December 1, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — As COVID-19 numbers continue to surge across our region, PA Careerlink offices located in the Central Region were closed to the public...
Published on November 30, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Anthony Locke Sr., a Black man, says neighbors confronted him and called the police on him three times last November after he parked on...
Published on November 29, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Coronavirus has been a boon to cyber schools, which have seen students flocking to their servers. Locally, SusQ-Cyber Charter School’s...
Published on November 29, 2020 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library is offering limited bookmobile services in the Benton, Millville, Mifflinville and Catawissa areas...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The new look of the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds arena is starting to take shape, with the removal of the grandstand stage making way for a 3/...
Published on November 28, 2020 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held at Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Boulevard, on Saturday, Dec. 5, at 7:15 a.m. Pastor Doug...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man being held as a state parole violator in Columbia County Prison has been charged with a weapons crime for allegedly trying to stab...
Published on November 26, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Briar Creek man has been sentenced to up to 18 years in state prison for sex offenses involving two young girls and their mother last...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was charged with aggravated assault and other charges after police said he fought with Geisinger-...
Published on November 25, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A town woman was cited for harassment for allegedly punching someone in the face and scratching his or her face and neck, court papers...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Allison Brooks is an athletic trainer by day and a baker of cookies, cakes and cupcakes by night — or any other time of day she has free...
Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County Christian School honor roll students for the first marking period: High Honor Roll • First grade — Kimber...
Published on November 23, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The town’s former director of human resources says in a lawsuit that the mayor subjected her to inappropriate sexual comments, while...
Published on November 23, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — At least 10 restaurants or food service-related businesses were among more othan 50 Columbia County businesses approved for $399,000...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man nabbed in Berwick as a state parole violator on New Year’s Day was ordered to face trial on charges he resisted...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau will hold a Holiday Wine Trail event from Friday, Dec. 4, to Sunday, Dec. 13. During the event,...
Published on November 22, 2020 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library is offering limited bookmobile services in the Benton, Millville, Mifflinville and Catawissa areas...
Published on November 21, 2020 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held today at 7:15 a.m. at Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Boulevard. Greg Martz will be the...
Published on November 20, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town residents likely face a 15% tax increase next year, as town council tries to cope with a budget deficit of more than $350,000....
Published on November 20, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners approved a 6% property tax hike Thursday to balance the county’s $32 million budget for 2021....
Published on November 19, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School resumed classes Wednesday after closing for a four-day weekend because of a positive...
Published on November 19, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger is making a final push to make sure you’re vaccinated against the seasonal flu. On Saturday, Geisinger is hosting a final...
Published on November 16, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials heard as far back as the summer of 2019 that PNC Bank would close its branch office at the southeast corner of...
Published on November 16, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — High winds swept through the area Sunday evening, accompanied by heavy rains that felled trees and downed power lines. The storm...
Published on November 16, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — On Saturday, railcar owners from the all over the Northeastern United States will be riding on the North Shore Railroad from...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A book by a Black Christian woman about her experiences and how even well-meaning people sometimes fall short of their goals of racial...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A state court has ruled that recent legal wins by both the town and developer Matt Zoppetti regarding proposed housing for former...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump and his claims of an unfair election gathered near the downtown fountain Saturday for a “...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Four establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found to be in compliance with state Department of Agriculture standards...
Published on November 15, 2020 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library is offering limited bookmobile services in the Benton, Millville, Mifflinville and Catawissa areas...
Published on November 14, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When a young man crashed a car into and damaged the town’s historic David Stroup Fountain on Market Square on Oct. 17, town officials...
Published on November 14, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Nurses, nursing assistants and their union representatives marched to the door of Bloomsburg Care and Rehabilitation on Friday afternoon...
Published on November 14, 2020 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — St. Columba Church will hold its 16th annual Winterfest 2020, a take-out food festival, on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The...
Published on November 12, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A borough councilman and member of the Historic Architectural Review Board was forced to make emergency repairs to a downtown building...
Published on November 11, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County got three mail-in votes last week from voters who are dead, according to county Election Director Matthew Repasky. But...
Published on November 10, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — With theaters shuttered, large gatherings discouraged and remote learning the norm, the students in Bloomsburg University’s drama...
Published on November 10, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council voted to accept $1.1 million in bids to renovate and upgrade the town pool and bathhouse Monday night, along with a pledge...
Published on November 9, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When the coronavirus shut down the economy and put people out of work in spring, area food banks saw a surge of people seeking help to...
Published on November 9, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who told police she was five months pregnant was treated for a drug overdose after being found in a pizza shop restroom last...
Published on November 9, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A New York man faces charges of harassing a Bloomsburg University student since January, even when she left the area for summer break....
Published on November 9, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners are using $23,701 of COVID-19 relief money to expand the county morgue. The morgue, at Geisinger...
Published on November 9, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg men whom authorities say they tracked driving from California to Pennsylvania with 75 pounds of marijuana will face...