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 February 27, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast wil be held on Saturday, March 6, at 7:15 a.m. at Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Boulevard. Joe Faux is...
Published on February 27, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Beth Israel Congregation is celebrating Purim online this year. Everyone is invited to join the Jewish congregation, located in...
Published on February 27, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — Members of Beth Israel Congregation will be celebrating Shabbat online at 7 p.m. Friday. The service will be led by Kenneth...
Published on February 26, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University has begun to cut what it says will be 91 jobs by June 30, 2022 — mostly through attrition, but also through...
Published on February 26, 2021 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s total points scored in the first-quarter points nearly matched Williams Valley’s total for the game, as the Panthers...
Published on February 25, 2021 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County Christian School honor roll students for the second marking period: High Honor Roll • First grade — Kimber...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Two people from Coal Township charged with crimes involving violence and drugs in Danville pleaded guilty and were immediately sentenced...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce handed out five awards for outstanding achievement at its annual meeting held virtually Feb. 10...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — The 2021-2022 Board of Directors of The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce was approved at the organization’s annual meeting held Feb...
Published on February 21, 2021 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County property transfers recorded from Jan. 19-29: Benton Borough • Yuriatin LLC to Lucinda K. Blenis, $110,000...
Published on February 18, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town man allegedly sent pornographic images to a 17-year-old girl while asking her, “please don’t tell anyone,” arrest papers say....
Published on February 17, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Brace yourselves, Bloomsburgers. Workers are about to embark on a two-year reconstruction of one of the main entrances to town. The $6....
Published on February 17, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following judgments in landlord/ tenant complaints have been awarded in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: • Bret and...
Published on February 17, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Coroner Jeremy Reese is requesting the public’s assistance in locating living blood relatives for Randy Tripp. The 67-...
Published on February 17, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Due to the predicted inclement weather, Fresh Express at AGAPE is canceled Thursday. Bloomsburg, Millville, and Riverview...
Published on February 17, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Middle and High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors • Sixth grade —...
Published on February 15, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An 18-year-old high school student arrested in a disturbance and assault last September and for damaging six parked cars was ordered by...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A homeless man is accused of stealing $3,300 from a town man who “felt bad” for him and let both the man and his girlfriend stay at his...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Beth Laubach of East Third Street has strong criticism for town officials’ handling of snow removal — or lack of it — after February’s...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — A local heath care consulting firm recently signed an agreement with a six-hospital system in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland to...
Published on February 13, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — On Valentine’s Day, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will celebrate the love of theater and community with a new take on an old idea — an...
Published on February 13, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — First Presbyterian Church, Bloomsburg, is offering Ashes-to-go in observance of Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, on Wednesday....
Published on February 13, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 7:15 a.m. at Morris Familt Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Boulevard. Alan Tucker...
Published on February 11, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Berwick woman reporting to Columbia County Prison to begin a sentence on child pornography and drug charges was busted upon her...
Published on February 10, 2021 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — These local Bloomsburg University students were named to the fall dean’s list. The name is followed by town and major: • Taylor...
Published on February 9, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — After years of complaints about the heavily-regulated historic district, Town Council voted Monday night to eliminate some requirements...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A car heading out of Bloomsburg drifted off the lane of Lightstreet Road and caught the snow, rolling over, police here said. Carla...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — Liz Masich of KEY Partners Realty LLC, recently received the award for Top Listing Agent and Top Selling Agent for 2020. Masich had $7...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — These property transfers were recorded at the Columbia County Courthouse from Dec. 21-31: Beaver Township • Donna Chiacchio, NBM...
Published on February 6, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners got a surprise recently when they learned the Civil War monument in downtown Bloomsburg they believed...
Published on February 6, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — CARA, the Cultural and Religious Alliance, is observing National Hijab Day with a rescheduled drive-through takeaway event to share food...
Published on February 5, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Dr. Bashar Hanna is a president twice over. Hanna, Bloomsburg University’s leader, also has been chosen interim president of Lock Haven...
Published on February 5, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A free regional drive-thru COVID-19 testing clinic will return to Bloomsburg Fairgrounds today, the state Health Department announced....
Published on February 4, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A proposed plan to restore part of the Town Park destroyed by the new floodwall has hit another obstacle after bids for the project came...
Published on February 4, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Jeremy Williams traveled three hours Saturday to enter two toy cars into races on a newly built miniature dirt oval track inside a...
Published on February 4, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Town may postpone its Fourth of July celebration for the second year in a row amid fears large gatherings still will be banned...
Published on February 4, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Beth Israel Congregation is holding its first streamed service Friday night, thanks to a grant from the Jewish Community Foundation of...
Published on February 3, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Despite numerous shutdowns and a widespread shift to remote learning over the past year because of coronavirus, Bloomsburg Area Schools...
Published on February 3, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A truck driver with a snow plow attachment will be cited for following too closely in traffic as a result of a rear-end collision at...
Published on February 2, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As Berwick schools moved through the coronavirus pandemic last year, it saw the need to arrange for all students to have computers and...
Published on February 2, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Monday’s snowstorm threw off curbside recycling in Berwick and Bloomsburg, officials say. In Berwick, today was to be the pickup day...
Published on February 2, 2021 - Page 8
BLOOMSBURG — Businesses on Main Street from West to East streets and East Street from Main to Fifth streets are being asked to shovel their sidewalk...
Published on February 2, 2021 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — CARA, the Cultural and Religious Alliance, is observing National Hijab Day this year with a drive-through takeaway event to share food...
Published on February 1, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two women were transported by ambulance to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville Sunday afternoon after their cars collided head-on near...
Published on February 1, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Courthouse, county annex building and county offices will be closed today due to snow.
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The state Health Department, in conjunction with Reston, Virginia-based AMI Expeditionary Healthcare, will offer another round of COVID-...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — All 14 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found in compliance with state Department of Agriculture standards...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — Police here hope the public might recognize a man suspected of stealing an electric scooter last weekend. A security camera caught an...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — CCFNB Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Columbia Bank and Trust Co. had $2.862 million in net income in the final quarter of...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — These property transfers were recorded in Columbia County from Dec. 1-21: Briar Creek Borough • Anthony F. Giovino, Mary Ann Giovino...