News from Bloomsburg

Thursday, November 30, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — Two area teachers will spark students’ imaginations with creative science and technology projects this school year — with financial support from the PPL Foundation’s Empowering...


Thursday, November 30, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg police responded to the following calls from Oct. 13-27:

Oct. 13

• 12:45 a.m. — Iron Street, disturbance

• 2:48 a.m. — 300...


 | By Michael Lester
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — The town received approval Tuesday for $2 million more in state funding toward a $14 million floodwall expansion.

And state Sen. John Gordner is optimistic another $8.2...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — A contractor-supply store here has shut its doors for good, citing a decrease in walk-in business.

But Your Building Centers is not abandoning the local market, said Dean...


 | By Gary Pang
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — A man allegedly abused his ex-wife — shoving her, spying on her and sexually assaulting her, she claims in court filings.

Joseph Leo Zichella, 37, Bloomsburg, is not facing...


Wednesday, November 29, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — Members of the Australian-based Ten Tenors vocal group acknowledge there is a misplaced misconception — particularly among men — that the group is an opera-heavy...


 | By Kristin Baver
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — Bethany Noll’s parents knew something was wrong with her hearing by the time she was three.

Their daughter sat too close to the television, and her speech was delayed. “I...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — A Connecticut woman escaped serious injury when she pulled into the path of a turning tractor trailer Monday morning on Main Street, police say.

Alexandra Stowe, 23, was...


 | By Kristin Baver
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University plans to boost enrollment next year through a new scholarship aimed at out-of-state students.

The Council of Trustees recently approved the Good...


 | By Kristin Baver
Monday, November 27, 2017

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was assaulted inside her dorm room and one of her roommates was hurt trying to intervene, charges say.

Christianna Robertson, 26, and two...


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