Latest by Michael Lester

Published on November 24, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Allison Brooks is an athletic trainer by day and a baker of cookies, cakes and cupcakes by night — or any other time of day she has free...
Published on November 20, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners approved a 6% property tax hike Thursday to balance the county’s $32 million budget for 2021....
Published on November 19, 2020 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Danville’s school board and unionized teachers have agreed to a four-year contract that gives the faculty of 191 teachers annual pay...
Published on November 18, 2020 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Geisinger patients awaiting COVID-19 or flu test results now will get automated calls with news of the results within 24 hours of their...
Published on November 17, 2020 - Page 1
POINT TWP. — A section of Route 11 between Danville and Northumberland likely will be closed the rest of this week after an early morning rock slide...
Published on November 17, 2020 - Page 1
FRANKLIN TWP. — The Southern Columbia school district would not need a substantial property tax hike to take on more debt to renovate the Columbia...
Published on November 16, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials heard as far back as the summer of 2019 that PNC Bank would close its branch office at the southeast corner of...
Published on November 14, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — When a young man crashed a car into and damaged the town’s historic David Stroup Fountain on Market Square on Oct. 17, town officials...
Published on November 11, 2020 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County got three mail-in votes last week from voters who are dead, according to county Election Director Matthew Repasky. But...
Published on November 10, 2020 - Page 1
CATAWISSA — Catawissa borough hall is temporarily closed as a precaution after the spouse of a borough employee tested positive for coronavirus over...