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.

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Published on January 14, 2019 - Page 1
CATAWISSA —Borough council has agreed to pay a consulting firm $30,000 in hopes the firm can help secure the borough grant money for costly taxpayer-...
Published on January 12, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE —It took only three hours one night late last year for the Danville school board to hammer out a four-year contract extension with its...
Published on January 8, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG —Dianne Mordan was heartbroken to learn someone had broken into her beloved 150-year-old, one-room schoolhouse on the Bloomsburg...
Published on January 6, 2019 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The price for a single, 200-milligram ibuprofen pain-relief pill at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital is $6.70. The price tag for that same...
Published on January 2, 2019 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Michael Smith had finally decided it was time. Due to his worsening health, Smith was reluctantly going to sell Smitty’s Steaks, the...
Published on January 1, 2019 - Page 1
MIFFLINVILLE — Mifflin Township supervisors recently voted to install two new stop signs at Jarrard and Hofnagle School roads to create a three-way...
Published on December 30, 2018 - Page 1
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — Like a typical puppy, 18-week-old Labrador-Rottweiler mix Raven is pleasant, friendly and rambunctious. Raven behaves so...
Published on December 25, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Montour County has discontinued its recycling program while it seeks less costly ways to offer the service. But county residents outside...
Published on December 24, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A pair of women have taken charge of a law firm that’s been doing business in town nearly 50 years. Fourth-generation attorney...
Published on December 21, 2018 - Page 1
DANVILLE — Montour County’s commissioners remain miffed a federal agency continues to list their county as a “sanctuary” for illegal immigrants....