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 April 2, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Aging Office has closed all senior centers until further notice because of the outbreak of coronavirus and the need...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — It was a different forum, but a familiar problem. At a meeting held by video conference Monday afternoon to extend an emergency...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The First Presbyterian Church here will hold a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. today at 345 Market St. Those who plan to give can enter...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man threw his girlfriend against a wall, then twisted her wrist to try to get her to let go of the phone she was holding,...
Published on March 31, 2020 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — The police station lobby is open to essential business; Kidsburg is closed, and so are the basketball and tennis courts, the Bloomsburg...
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — After decades of economic depression and financial distress, the borough of Greenville needed a change. A name change, specifically....
Published on March 30, 2020 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Eastern Traders Inc. doing business as Uni-Mart at 417 Lightstreet Road was cited for selling a tobacco product to a 16-year-old boy...
Published on March 29, 2020 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG — All Master Gardener activities have been canceled by the Penn State Extension until at least April 6. This includes staffing the Garden...
Published on March 26, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was cited for criminal mischief after police say she intentionally broke someone’s eyeglasses into two pieces. Mary...
Published on March 25, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A Millmont woman is facing $300 in fines after she was cited for damaging another woman’s front door while trying to enter the residence...
Published on March 24, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Police on Monday issued an announcement telling Bloomsburg University students who have chosen to stay at off-campus housing while the...
Published on March 23, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The new coronavirus has reached Columbia County, adding to the state’s 479 reported infections as of Sunday, officials said....
Published on March 22, 2020 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Dustin Snyder, owner/broker of The Land Connection and The Residential Connection, has announced the addition of Associate Broker Mark...
Published on March 20, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Rumors that Block Party will go on despite a statewide coronavirus-caused shutdown have local officials scrambling to put the brakes on...
Published on March 20, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Mariner Finance LLC, Bloomsburg, has filed civil complaints in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton against the following for...
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — For the first time in its 42-year history, the Renaissance Jamboree has been canceled amid concerns over the coronavirus. Bloomsburg’s...
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Plymouth man is accused of writing a bad check, according to a criminal complaint filed in the office of District Judge Russell L....
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — These civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Defendants in such cases sometimes settle...
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — A town man is accused of failing to comply with the Uniform Construction Code regarding permit requirements and exemptions for...
Published on March 19, 2020 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University has announced that its alumni days for women’s soccer (April 25), field hockey (April 26) and men’s soccer (May 1-2...
Published on March 18, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Superintendents of area school districts say they are steering their districts through uncharted waters after Gov. Tom Wolf ordered all...
Published on March 18, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The United Way of Columbia and Montour counties has launched a fundraising effort to protect the counties’ most vulnerable residents...
Published on March 17, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Grappling with unexpected shutdowns and “social distancing” to halt the spread of COVID-19, local businesses are learning to rapidly...
Published on March 17, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Organizers of local food banks are committed to continuing to provide food to local individuals and families in spite of coronavirus...
Published on March 16, 2020 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library is making significant service changes, effective immediately, until further notice, because of the...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — While driving through the west end of town in October, Ken Roberts says a handful of junk vehicles in a single block caught his...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during February at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township • John Dale Strohl and Bonita...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —Columbia County Christian School, 10:30...
Published on March 15, 2020 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Good Shepherd and Buckhorn United Methodist churches this week: • Monday: Rob and...
Published on March 14, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A local contractor took more than $1,500 from a Bloomsburg landlord but failed to complete any work, according to police. Samuel...
Published on March 14, 2020 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — The Office of Commonwealth Libraries has asked all public libraries in the state to close beginning today and to remain closed through...
Published on March 13, 2020 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — An Irish dance performance at Bloomsburg University has been canceled after the school and dance company mutually agreed not to hold the...
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Four employees at Bloomsburg University earned more than $200,000 last year, according to a recent list published by PennLive. com....
Published on March 12, 2020 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University had eight different players score goals in a 17-5 win over Shepherd in women’s lacrosse Wednesday afternoon. Anna...
Published on March 11, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Spring break this week at Bloomsburg University has been extended another week because of the coronavirus, BU officials announced...
Published on March 11, 2020 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — A college student is facing possession charges after Bloomsburg University police were called to her dorm room for a suspicious smell,...
Published on March 11, 2020 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Trevor Allard was one of 48 wrestlers to receive at-large selections for the upcoming Division I Wrestling...
Published on March 10, 2020 - Page 12
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Nicolette Ray was named the PSAC Central Athlete of the Week in college softball Monday, marking the second...
Published on March 8, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An SUV crashed into the back of the Bloomsburg Diner Saturday morning, but no one was hurt, and restaurant staff barely paused in...
Published on March 8, 2020 - Page 26
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 March 8, 2020 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church this week: • Monday: Joyce Brobst and Harry Dent;...
Published on March 7, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County students are invited to take part in a challenge that will test their inventiveness. The Rube Goldberg Challenge,...
Published on March 6, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Another set of fires early Thursday in the same neighborhood as a blaze that leveled two garages the day before is “suspicious,” fire...
Published on March 5, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Wind whipped the flames from a burning garage into a neighbor’s garage, engulfing both in fire early Wednesday, the fire chief says....
Published on March 5, 2020 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Children’s Museum sent 12 seventh to 12th-grade students to the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) science...
Published on March 5, 2020 - Page 21
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s men’s swimming team concluded the season ranked 25th in the country, according to the final College Swimming and...
Published on March 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When Beverly Baker’s son died in 2017, a New Zealand woman he’d been messaging online took control of his Facebook account and deleted a...
Published on March 2, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The United Way of Columbia and Montour Counties and Geisinger Health Plan have teamed up for a two-year “stigma reduction” program,...
Published on March 2, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Wapwallopen resident won a total of $19,347 playing three iLottery games called Frosty Fun, Snow Me the Money and Unwrap the Cash,...
Published on March 2, 2020 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • TOday —Columbia County Christian School, 10:30 a...