News from Bloomsburg

Saturday, September 5, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Alcohol citations issued over the past week will cost offenders a total of $7,050 in penalties if they are found guilty, records show.

Those recently accused of underage...


 | By John-Erik Koslosky
Saturday, September 5, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Something didn’t seem right about the two young men who stopped in Sneidman’s Jewelry on Tuesday afternoon, says shop owner Bruce Bowman.

Thursday’s armed robbery proved...


Saturday, September 5, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Here is the August report from the office of District Judge Russell Lawton:

Assessment Detail

Bloomsburg Area School District

•Truancy/Tax...


 | By John Michaels
Friday, September 4, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University quarterback Tim Kelly can have an average season and head coach Paul Darragh would be more than satisfied.

Kelly, who starts his fourth season at the...


 | By Julye Wemple
Friday, September 4, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — A woman who nearly backed over several children in her neighborhood was sentenced to 15 days in prison.

Cheri Mae Ranck, 40, of Bloomsburg, stood in stunned silence, tears...


 | By Kristin Baver
Friday, September 4, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — A masked man burst into a downtown jewelry shop and held a gun to a worker’s temple while his accomplice cleared out over $10,000 of merchandise Thursday afternoon, police say....


Friday, September 4, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — A tree stump that mysteriously caught fire from the inside while among some brush off Iron Street was quickly doused by a water cannon Thursday, firefighters said.

But...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Friday, September 4, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Devon Haviland had three stops in goal for the Huskies during a 3-0 loss to West Chester in women’s soccer on Thursday.

The...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Thursday, September 3, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — A drug-impaired man sideswiped a car parked along East Main Street here and then lied to police about his identity, arrest papers say.

Tamir Samir Kheiri,...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, September 3, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — The Catawissa man who was in a standoff with police for more than three hours while he held his family hostage with a sword was sentenced to 196 days in prison — the length of time...


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