News from Bloomsburg

Sunday, May 20, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week:

Monday — St. Columba School (pick-up), 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Rohrbach’s...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Saturday, May 19, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A drunken teenager lied to police about her age during Block Party, then ran away before officers could cite her.

But prior to fleeing, she gave officers her real name,...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, May 18, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — More than 75 percent of registered voters in Columbia and Montour counties did not cast ballots during Tuesday’s primary election, according to balloting numbers.

Voter...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Friday, May 18, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s school board will consider a 3 percent district property tax hike to fund a $29.9 million budget for 2018-19.

A 3 percent tax increase is the maximum allowed...


 | By Michael Lester
Friday, May 18, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Eric Bower resigned Thursday as both mayor of Bloomsburg and as a state constable while he prepares to fight charges of patronizing a prostitute.

“Due to the circus...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, May 18, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man facing trial for kidnapping and robbery pleaded guilty as the jury waited outside the courtroom to hear his case at the Columbia County Courthouse recently.

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 | By GERI GIBBONS
Thursday, May 17, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Twelve high school students will have an opportunity to showcase their singing ability at this year’s First Columbia Teen Star competition on Sunday.

For many of them,...


Thursday, May 17, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — The judges of First Columbia’s Teen Star competition said this year was one of the hardest ever to pick 12 contestants from the 44 people who tried out, said bank president Lance...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thursday, May 17, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — More than 4,000 residents in Columbia County were without power as a result of Tuesday’s severe storm that caused widespread damage.

Fred Hunsinger,...


 | By Michael Lester
Thursday, May 17, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A long-stalled memorial honoring Columbia County’s military veterans that was first proposed in 2004 is moving again.

The 11-member board planning the estimated $250,000...