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 September 15, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University freshman was found dead Saturday morning after falling down the steep rocky cliff below the Crag Mansion. A...
Published on September 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Autoneum is due a $60,000 property tax refund after reaching an agreement with the town, Columbia County and the Bloomsburg Area School...
Published on September 13, 2019 - Page 1
SCOTT TWP. — Mechanic George Eddy stood inside Roberts Automotive Thursday afternoon and watched as an out-of-control car came racing toward the very...
Published on September 11, 2019 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Salem Township’s supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night allowing commercial solar power plants in the township’s agricultural and...
Published on September 9, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s 24 volunteer fire companies have pooled their money to seek nearly $1.6 million in federal grants that would pay for...
Published on September 7, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County has itself a new covered bridge. The commissioners recently agreed to buy the Wagner Covered Bridge from Todd Zeisloft...
Published on August 29, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger employees who become parents will be able to take up to two weeks off with pay to devote time to their new family member. The...
Published on August 29, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger has begun opening new physician clinics for senior citizens that double as community centers with fitness rooms, knitting areas...
Published on August 26, 2019 - Page 1
PHILADELPHIA — Growing up in a trailer in Hetlerville, Adam Diltz never traveled outside Pennsylvania until his senior year at Central Columbia, when...
Published on August 25, 2019 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia school officials have had discussions with the Environmental Protection Agency about acquiring the 10-acre...