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 September 19, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — More than a dozen female inmates in Columbia County Prison have been quarantined after one of the prisoners tested positive for COVID-19...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following marriage licenses have been granted in Columbia County: • Leon Ralph Lindsey Jr., 124 Starview Drive, Berwick, son of the...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG —SEKISUI KYDEX recently launched a new line of translucent aviation plastics, according to a press release. The Kleerdex Custom...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — The local plant of Trivium Packaging will be participating in this year’s Manufacturing Day, holding programming based on the theme: “...
Published on September 19, 2021 - 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 September 17, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Harrisburg man was jailed on charges he sold fentanyl to a police informant out of a Bloomsburg apartment where he had been staying...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man pleaded guilty last week to charges of fleeing from police three times last fall, including one wild pursuit in South...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A homeless Bloomsburg man is charged with breaking into a ticket booth at Bloomsburg Fairgrounds and breaking its front window on the...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township man pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of possessing methamphetamine or items used for meth ingestion last year....
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Luzerne County man was fined $100 for being disorderly by fighting with another man in Bloomsburg in December 2019. Tyler Kovach, 27...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University outshot Shippensburg, and was awarded more corners, but the Huskies couldn’t find a way to score on the Raiders in...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Scranton man was sentenced Monday to state prison for up to 60 years in what a judge called the “savage” and “barbaric” murder of a...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — After contractors repeatedly flouted a law requiring a permit to close streets, Town Council voted Monday to add fines and possible jail...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When the East Central Emergency Network switches to digital signals for its 9-1-1 dispatch system, neither the public nor the media in...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — The following property transfers were filed at the Columbia County Courthouse in July. Scott Township • Shawn J. Stauffer to Venturi...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —Little Cubs Den, 12:20-12:50 p.m.; N4Cs...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When airplanes crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field 20 years ago today, Bloomsburg University...
Published on September 9, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —More than 300 Bloomsburg Fair shareholders attended a special meeting at the fairgrounds Wednesday night to air grievances and question...
Published on September 9, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —After more than a year coronavirus-induced shutdowns and restrictions, life inched closer to normal Wednesday as the Bloomsburg Fair held...
Published on September 8, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Nearly 30 people attended Tuesday night’s school board meeting to discuss the district’s implementation of a statewide mask mandate for...
Published on September 8, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man with a history of violent attacks was charged after police say he assaulted three prison guards while being questioned for...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man faces theft charges after being caught on surveillance video breaking into a house, stealing clothes, then taking a...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — As the rain from Tropical Storm Lee began to fall 10 years ago today, area forecasters warned residents to brace for moderate flooding...
Published on September 7, 2021 - Page 13
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University men’s soccer player Nathan Slotnick brought home the first weekly PSAC East honor for the Huskies as he was named...
Published on September 6, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who allegedly faked the signature of a Bloomsburg business owner on a contract with an advertising firm then bounced a payment...
Published on September 6, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Starting Sept. 16, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will present “Airness” by Chelsea Marcantel. “Airness” is a rockin’ comedy “about being...
Published on September 6, 2021 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Bryce Evans scored the game-winning goal on an assist from Bloomsburg High School grad Liam Harmon in the second...
Published on September 5, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A set of proposed billboards near a small residential community passed a legal hurdle this week, paving the way for two lighted signs to...
Published on September 5, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following marriage licenses were granted recently in Columbia County: • Steven Carl McCracken, 109 S. Fourth St., Catawissa, son of...
Published on September 5, 2021 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG — SEKISUI KYDEX, a leading global thermoplastic sheet extruder, recently launched a new website, kydex.com, meant to serve its customers...
Published on September 5, 2021 - Page 23
BLOOMSBURG —Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Bloomsburg Fair Farmers’ Market on Saturday, Sept. 11.
Published on September 5, 2021 - Page 24
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —Closed for Labor Day. • Tuesday —Locust...
Published on September 4, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Millville-area woman who was reported as acting suspiciously behind a Bloomsburg restaurant Monday evening was arrested hours later...
Published on September 3, 2021 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University plans to spend $10.7 million it’s receiving in COVID-19 relief funding to provide financial assistance to all its...
Published on September 1, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — The Press Enterprise coverage area is bracing for the remnants of Hurricane Ida. A torrential rainfall moved into the area overnight and...
Published on August 31, 2021 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — On Sunday, Sept. 12, at 1:30 p.m., the Central Susquehanna Woodland Owners Association (CSWOA) will sponsor a program titled “Timber...
Published on August 31, 2021 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — Campus sirens that are part of Bloomsburg University’s emergency notification system will be tested Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 9:15 a.m. The...
Published on August 31, 2021 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Freshman Mya Coyne stepped up when the Bloomsburg needed her the most, earning the deciding victory for the team in a 3-2 win over...
Published on August 30, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council has voted to use $185,885 of Bloomsburg’s COVID-19 relief money for town-owned projects. And it is considering what could...
Published on August 30, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — An Arkansas woman being held on a fugitive warrant is fighting extradition to face felony drug charges in her home state. Cherish...
Published on August 30, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council has agreed to add two retirees to the list of workers it’s giving hazard pay with federal COVID-19 relief money. And it is...
Published on August 29, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University student accused of sexually assaulting a woman as she slept in a student apartment house last spring...
Published on August 29, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following divorces were granted in June in Columbia County: • Jody Hutchings, Berwick, from Amy Hutchings, Mount Carmel; married...
Published on August 29, 2021 - Page 20
BLOOMSBURG — The following property transfers were filed at the Columbia County Courthouse in July. Fishing Creek Township • Todd A. and Brenda L...
Published on August 29, 2021 - Page 28
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 August 28, 2021 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman rigged a bottle of urine and tubing to her body when called by her probation officer to take a drug test at the...
Published on August 28, 2021 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — A sobriety checkpoint is planned this weekend in Montour County, officials announced. It is being conducted by the North Central...
Published on August 28, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was cited with harassment for pushing a woman and causing her to fall and strike her head at his residence, district...
Published on August 27, 2021 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Area School District is requiring masks on all students through at least Sept. 7 after two positive COVID-19 cases pushed...
Published on August 27, 2021 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University and the BU Student Veterans Association will hold a Day of Remembrance and Salute to First Responders to mark the...