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 December 12, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints were filed in the offices of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such cases sometimes...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Citing residents who are “struggling” to pay their bills, Town Council narrowly voted down a proposed $17 million budget, 4-3, at Monday...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Six people were accepted as first offenders into Columbia County’s ARD probation recently. All must perform community service and stay...
Published on December 11, 2018 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — Aiden Klinger scored 17 points, one of three Bloomsburg players to score in double figures, to lead the Panthers to a 59-45 win over...
Published on December 10, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County District Attorney Tom Leipold will seek re-election to what he calls “the best job in the world” when he runs for a...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Mounting legal fees and decreasing property tax revenues are partly to blame for a 9 percent property tax increase in next year’s...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa-area woman who was swerving back and forth in traffic was driving under the influence of several controlled substances,...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 9
BLOOMSBURG — One in 10 people have an invisible disability — a lifelong illness that is not immediately recognizable to onlookers, but affects daily...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG — On Friday, more than 200 associates of Giant Food stores across central and eastern Pennsylvania spent the day at various Salvation Army...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — CCDP, Fifth Street, 9:30-10:30 a.m.;...
Published on December 9, 2018 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church this week: • Monday: Mike and Lynn Canty; Harry Dent...
Published on December 8, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — In 1973, self-described “former hippie” Penny Pomfret started the Magic Carpet Preschool on Barton Street with the belief that a lot of...
Published on December 8, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Police called Matthias Kahn a “lucky man” on Friday night after someone shot into his car while he was sitting in it on Center Street,...
Published on December 8, 2018 - Page 18
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg’s Jake Leonardo (106 pounds), Berwick’s Nick Yule (126), Central Columbia’s Isaac Kester (132) and Mount Carmel’s Jake...
Published on December 6, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University Council of Trustees voted to borrow $3 million to head off a “serious system failure” in its aging student...
Published on December 6, 2018 - Page 6
BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University will offer a second “Over 60” informational program for those 60 years and older on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 8:30-10...
Published on December 5, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University broke ground Tuesday on a $33 million, four-story building that will house art studios, classrooms, and...
Published on December 5, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man posing as a fireman who went door-to-door collecting funds for the Bloomsburg Fire Department was allowed to enter Columbia County...
Published on December 5, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Milco Industries’ future in garment production is uncertain now that it has sold its clothes manufacturing factory in El Salvador, Milco...
Published on December 5, 2018 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — The Women’s Center Inc. of Columbia/Montour will be hosting its annual Participant Holiday Party, to be held Wednesday, Dec. 12, from 5:...
Published on December 5, 2018 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A woman concealed small packets of drugs inside herself in preparation for being lodged in the Columbia County Prison, arrest papers say...
Published on December 4, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A judge rejected probation for a woman who admitted stealing about $1,000 as a volunteer at a gun raffle to benefit the Bloomsburg Elks...
Published on December 4, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A man who failed to obey a stop sign was driving under the influence of marijuana, according to court documents. Sage Castagna, 19, of...
Published on December 4, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University presents the BU choirs’ annual Carols by Candlelight at the Presbyterian Church, 345 Market St., on Thursday and...
Published on December 4, 2018 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — Irondale Road Luxury Housing LLC, Orangeville, sued tenants for rent. On Friday, Bloomsburg District Judge Russell L. Lawton ruled in...
Published on December 4, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was charged with punching another student in the face and splitting open a cut above his left eye,...
Published on December 4, 2018 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — For the second time this season, Bloomsburg University women’s basketball player Taylor Montana was named the PSAC East co-Athlete of...
Published on December 3, 2018 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University women’s basketball team had three players in double figures in a 70-62 upset victory over No. 19 Edinboro on...
Published on December 3, 2018 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • TOday — St. Columba Catholic School, 9 a.m.-1 p....
Published on December 2, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were cited with alcohol-related offenses, court records show: • David F. Zienkiewicz Jr., 21, Ringtown, was drunk...
Published on December 2, 2018 - Page 26
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Alyssa Mack scored a team-high 13 points off the bench, and Bella Ricci finished with 11 as the Huskies’ women...
Published on December 2, 2018 - Page 30
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church this week: • Monday: S. Atherton and J. Atherton; S....
Published on December 1, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A 19-year-old man who threatened his mother with a knife when she asked him to stop harassing the family cat is seeking mental health...
Published on November 30, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Joshua Lenhart parked his vehicle in front of 429 W. Main St. and left it for 15 minutes Sunday, with the doors unlocked and the keys in...
Published on November 30, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A man who said he was “being bitten by a worm that was in his pants” was found pantsless inside the foyer at Bloomsburg University’s...
Published on November 30, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man arrested for his third DUI in two years was told by a judge to stop drinking “forever.” “Otherwise, you’re going to...
Published on November 30, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman was charged with trying to falsify a urine test during a visit with her probation officer, according to court documents...
Published on November 30, 2018 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University wrestling team managed just three wins in a 24-11 loss to George Mason on Thursday night. BU’s Willy Girard...
Published on November 29, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A developer whose plans for a homeless shelter and prisoner housing were denied Tuesday night says Town Council may have won that battle...
Published on November 29, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student found in possession of drug paraphernalia was stunned when police came to his dorm room, charges say....
Published on November 29, 2018 - Page 22
BLOOMSBURG — Ky Mauras scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Bloomsburg University men’s basketball team to a 77-72 win over Felician on...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Town council rejected a developer’s application to create a homeless shelter and transitional housing for ex-cons at a special meeting...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Police cited the following people with underage-alcohol offenses at the court office of Bloomsburg District Judge Rusty Lawton, records...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University Police busted two college students with marijuana and paraphernalia in their dorm room, where they and other...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 7
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman who stole a bottle of cola and a package of Hefty garbage bags has been charged with retail theft, police say....
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man accused of raping a Bloomsburg University student saw felony charges of rape and sexual assault dropped in exchange...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania presents Christina Irene for a talk titled “Invisible Disabilities Awareness” tonight at 6 in...
Published on November 28, 2018 - Page 16
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Taylor Montana had a double-double with 16 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Huskies past Chestnut Hill, 77-62...
Published on November 27, 2018 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man who locked his baby’s mother out of the house, then passed out while watching the six-month-old infant was sentenced to...
Published on November 27, 2018 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG — A man who threatened to shoot a group of people on Nov. 18 was illegally in possession of a firearm, then attempted to pull away from a...