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.

Latest by Michael Lester

Published on July 20, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials have narrowed their choices for new voting machines to two models, and they’ll give voters a chance to try out...
Published on July 19, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger wants to construct medical buildings in Buckhorn near the mall where patients could be treated. The health system also plans...
Published on July 16, 2019 - Page 1
ESPY — Miranda Long is an animal lover who’s not bashful about stopping her car in a long line of traffic to help plodding turtles safely cross a...
Published on July 14, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — There’s an apparent bullet hole in the ceiling of a men’s room in the Columbia County Courthouse, and the district attorney says he will...
Published on July 9, 2019 - Page 1
WILLIAMSPORT — A man and woman are suing Geisinger for $3 million, alleging a lethal combination of drugs prescribed to their daughter after 2017...
Published on July 8, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Two couples are suing a father and son and their respective pool companies, alleging the father and son swung a fraudulent deal to avoid...
Published on July 3, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Police searched a bedroom where alleged store burglar Patrick D. Cameron was staying in Stillwater and found a First Columbia bank bag...
Published on June 27, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s commissioners continue to hope the county won’t be forced to sink an estimated $1 million in taxpayer money into new...
Published on June 24, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Nicolette Cusate and Sheryl Davison nervously clutched hands while seated on stage inside the Caldwell Consistory Sunday. They were...
Published on June 23, 2019 - Page 1
MAINVILLE — Now in their 70s, Gayl “Cheech” Klingerman and sidekick Gail “Jelly” Horne have devoted more than half their lives to the Bloomsburg High...