Latest by Michael Lester

Published on July 6, 2020 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia’s school board belatedly approved a budget for the 2020-21 school year Sunday night after agreeing to eliminate a...
Published on July 6, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — During his long tenure visiting more than 1,000 homes a year as Columbia County’s chief tax assessor, Dave Good has been bitten in the...
Published on July 5, 2020 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Catawissa Borough Council on Monday will revisit and may vote on an ordinance that would require licenses and inspections for an...
Published on July 5, 2020 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Despite canceling its carnival this year, Millville’s fire company upheld a 120-year tradition with a “surprise” Fourth of July parade...
Published on July 3, 2020 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — The Southern Columbia school district will remain in shutdown mode after the school board failed Thursday night to approve a proposed...
Published on July 3, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Harry Mathias says more than 1,000 small businesses in Columbia County may request money from a $5.8 million county fund to help...
Published on July 2, 2020 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit over a police officer’s fatal shooting of a hallucinating, mentally ill man who charged after...
Published on July 2, 2020 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — Timothy and Maureen Stueve of Elysburg admitted Wednesday they were a bit irked at the sight of some Knoebels Amusement Resort customers...
Published on July 1, 2020 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia Area School Board thought it had passed a budget Monday night to narrowly beat a state deadline by hours. But it...
Published on July 1, 2020 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Former Montour County District Attorney Bob Buehner is seeking to void all votes cast at a May 27 Danville School Board meeting, alleging...