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 August 16, 2018 - Page 1
LOCUSTDALE — Ousted Conyngham Township Secretary Linda Tarlecki cut herself taxpayer-funded checks totaling more than $90,000 above her annual pay...
Published on August 12, 2018 - Page 1
BERWICK — Testimony in the recent federal trial of a Berwick heroin dealer focused nearly as much on the alleged extramarital affairs of the officer...
Published on August 9, 2018 - Page 1
ELYSBURG — Senior citizens who frequent Elysburg’s senior center will have to find a new place to socialize after Sept. 30. The Northumberland...
Published on August 3, 2018 - Page 1
WILKES-BARRE — Desiree Stygar and fiancé John Murray arrived in Wilkes-Barre from their New Jersey home around 3 p.m. Thursday to join an imposing...
Published on August 3, 2018 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Township Supervisor Frank Baker and his sister Laura Baker recently sold the Patriot Inn hotel and an adjacent restaurant and...
Published on August 3, 2018 - Page 12
WILKES-BARRE — President Donald Trump revved up the crowd at his rally here last night by rehashing the improbable glory of his 2016 election night...
Published on July 30, 2018 - Page 1
MILLVILLE — Longtime farmer Denny Wolff was a bit alarmed to receive a recent check in the mail for milk sales accompanied by a notice with a phone...
Published on July 30, 2018 - Page 11
BERWICK — Before it had a chance to bat Sunday, Keystone had already surrendered more runs than it allowed through three games at the State...
Published on July 29, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Dean Kriner recently turned 80 and is in his 58th year as a funeral director, but he still puts in 12 to 13 hours some days. He’s...
Published on July 27, 2018 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Charlotte Knorr of West First Street didn’t go to bed Wednesday night. She spent the evening and most of Thursday morning stationed on...