News from Bloomsburg

 | By Julye Wemple
Friday, February 7, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — After push-back on a plan to pull meters from East Street and switch exclusively to a pay-by-phone app, Town Council has voted to include both in an upcoming reconstruction project...


Thursday, February 6, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — State Rep. David Millard and USDA Bloomsburg Service Center invite the public to a Spotted Lantern Fly Training session on Feb. 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 702...


Thursday, February 6, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Pennsylvania Sheep and Wool Growers Association, in conjunction with the American Sheep Industry Association and The Pennsylvania State University Extension Service, will be...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Sean Lenahan, a Bloomsburg University senior mass communications major, was found dead at his off-campus apartment Monday morning.

At about 11 a.m., town police were called...


Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University has a new associate vice president for institutional effectiveness.

Mary Lou D’Allegro will fill the position, and will head the...


Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Members of the jury for the coroner’s inquest were Ann Andrews, George Wilcox, Karen Kline, Roman Johnson and Caitlin Miller. The alternates...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The jury for a coroners’ inquest ruled Tyler Evans’ death in a prison restraint chair was accidental, despite being caused by the actions of others.

During the more than 6-...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The head of the county prison board said the county will be going over procedures, training and other issues at the prison in light of Monday’s inquest into the death of ...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Citing ongoing problems and concerns, Town Council voted unanimously to fire newly-hired Police Chief Bill Gelgot at a special meeting Monday night.

The vote to terminate...


 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, February 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Occupants who don’t evacuate a building when ordered to by the fire department can now be cited and fined up to $1,000 under a new town ordinance.

Though some questions...