Michael Lester
Southside Reporter
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Michael Lester covers Geisinger, northern Columbia County and whatever else crosses his desk. A native of the Poconos, he studied journalism at Bloomsburg University, graduating in 1995. He joined the Press Enterprise while in college.

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Published on April 24, 2019 - Page 1
NORTHUMBERLAND —Once new rate hikes take effect May 1, the monthly fees that customers pay for Service Electric Cable will have increased about 170...
Published on April 23, 2019 - Page 1
BERWICK —Weekend crowds at JJ’s Food & Spirits have taken a nosedive since a stabbing on West Second Street near the bar in early March, JJ’s...
Published on April 16, 2019 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — Some Southern Columbia school directors made it clear Monday night they don’t think district taxpayers can afford any of the proposed...
Published on April 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Starting next school year, Bloomsburg High School students will have an opportunity to earn college credits while taking online courses...
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 1
NUMIDIA — Campground owners and some regulars who camp at those outdoor resorts raised objections last week to the practicality of a proposed Locust...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — The train station that opened its doors in Catawissa more than a century and a half ago has been reborn. Again. Brothers Manny Geiswite...
Published on April 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Contractors will begin work this month on $20 million in planned improvements to the Bloomsburg High School complex. The project will...
Published on April 1, 2019 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A recent inspection of private on-lot sewers in South Centre Township yards describe the township’s most densely populated areas...
Published on March 31, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Count Sandy Smith as one town resident who is a huge fan of Bloomsburg University students. She’s been inviting groups of them to her...
Published on March 28, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — A piece of Geisinger Medical Center’s campus that has been there since the hospital’s founding 104 years ago will soon disappear when the...