News from Bloomsburg

 | By M.J. Mahon
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — The town wants to reduce nuisance flooding on its east end and a committee had considered removing a section of Walnut Street to achieve that.

But after receiving feedback...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

BLOOMSBURG —U.S. Senate candidate Dave McCormick’s alma mater here hosted a campaign rally Monday after school officials juggled some schedules to accommodate the election-eve visit.

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 | By Leon Bogdan
Monday, May 16, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey couple wanted for murder in a March drive-by shooting in Trenton will be extradited to face homicide charges in Mercer County, New Jersey.

Quashawn Hightower,...


Sunday, May 15, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will make the following stops this week:

• MONDAY: Greenwood Friends School, 9:30-11:30 a.m

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 | By Leon Bogdan
Sunday, May 15, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — Nearly two years after suffering critical injuries, Bloomsburg University graduating senior Sean Sears has learned to appreciate the little things in life.

“I’m grateful...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Sunday, May 15, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man pleaded guilty to taking part in a late-night robbery last November of an unsuspecting local man. Police say the victim was lured by a woman to a rural road in...


Saturday, May 14, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — Police say a Berwick man they stopped for driving erratically had been smoking pot and carried an illegal gun in the back seat.

Salvatore J. Ferrara, 25...


Saturday, May 14, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A play about faith and spirituality will be staged at BTE’s Alvina Krause Theatre beginning May 26, according to a press release.

The play by Lucas Hnath...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Friday, May 13, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A 3-month-old girl is clinging to life after the man caring for her admitted he became frustrated and picked her up “too aggressively” before dropping her on a bed, police say....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thursday, May 12, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A retired Berwick Police sergeant and leader of the Christmas Boulevard quietly waived charges of drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident Wednesday.

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