Michael Lester
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.

Latest by Michael Lester

Published on December 7, 2018 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Bloomsburg University and Central Columbia school district have renewed a 10-year agreement that guarantees Central students...
Published on December 6, 2018 - Page 1
HARRISBURG — State Sen. John Gordner is drafting legislation that would slam the brakes on Gov. Tom Wolf’s controversial plan to replace voting...
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 November 30, 2018 - Page 1
COLES CREEK — The oldest church in northern Columbia County survived an 1876 fire that destroyed its original, 64-year-old log building on Palm...
Published on November 27, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger reported a $183.9 million profit last fiscal year — a 15 percent increase over the previous year — as the nearly $7 billion...
Published on November 26, 2018 - Page 1
NUMIDIA — A landmark general store will reopen for business today after a four-month hiatus and transformation. The old mom-and-pop convenience...
Published on November 23, 2018 - Page 1
LIME RIDGE — Steve Savage has been a registered voter for 30 years and never voted anywhere other than the Lime Ridge fire hall in South Centre...
Published on November 17, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Donald Wheeler will be making at least $140,000 and as much as $151,000 by the time his new five-year contract as Bloomsburg school...
Published on November 16, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County property owners were spared a tax hike when the county commissioners passed a $26.8 million budget for 2019 Thursday....
Published on November 15, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger’s search for a permanent replacement for departing CEO David Feinberg will go national and likely take between six months and a...