News from Bloomsburg

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — The BU Players of Bloomsburg University will be performing “Good Kids” from Feb. 27 through March 3 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg....


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s property tax rate now ranks as the second-lowest in the state among similarly sized counties.

Columbia County rose from third lowest to second lowest in...


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student found staggering along Penn Street was cited for public drunkenness and underage drinking, according to court documents.

Campus police cited...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Maryland man pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing child porn and criminal use of a computer while living with a friend here last summer.

Kristopher James Woolfrey, 32, is...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — When Janet Knoblauch called 9-1-1 to report the house next door to her home in Nescopeck was burning, she was dismayed to learn her cellphone call was fielded by Columbia County’s...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Former Mayor Eric Bower is throwing his hat back into the political ring less than a year after pleading no contest to charges he solicited a prostitute.

Bower, 37, says he...


Monday, February 18, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls from Jan. 8-14:

JAN. 8

• 12:11 a.m. — 500 block East Fair Street, unwanted patient

• 12...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Monday, February 18, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — When B. Jane Boyer first sat at a dispatcher’s desk in 1981, all she had was a phone, a radio, and a large map that she used to work out directions for people in emergencies...


Sunday, February 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during January at the Columbia County Courthouse:

Beaver Township

• Michael Bongrazio to Larry and Suzanne E...


Sunday, February 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Wesley UM Church this week:

Monday: No delivery.

Tuesday: Billee Horn...