News from Bloomsburg

Sunday, April 5, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University Forensics Team won the Collegiate Forensic Association’s (CFA) 2019-20 Championship Sweepstakes Award, the Welch-Strine Cup, at the CFA Beach Tournament...


Sunday, April 5, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce recently launched a new web portal for its members and nonprofits to sell gift certificates.

“This website provides a way for...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Saturday, April 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A man who was caught with large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin a mere week after he was arrested for drug dealing was sentenced to spend six to 14 years in state prison....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Saturday, April 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A woman who normally would have spent five days in prison instead was ordered into 30 days of home confinement because of the new coronavirus, a judge said.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A former Walmart employee who pretended to be his boss when he sent an email to the FBI threatening to murder Hemlock Township police officers appears to have been suffering from a...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A man sentenced for breaking into a house and stealing a dozen silver half dollars asked a judge Thursday to let him stay in Columbia County Prison instead of being transferred to...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A man pleaded guilty to charges in seven different cases Thursday — all drug related.

John Karns II, 33, of Berwick, pleaded guilty to four counts of...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — People whose licenses to carry concealed firearms are about to expire don’t need to worry about it — the governor has issued an extension.

And Columbia County residents who...


Thursday, April 2, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Aging Office has closed all senior centers until further notice because of the outbreak of coronavirus and the need for social distancing, especially among...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — It was a different forum, but a familiar problem.

At a meeting held by video conference Monday afternoon to extend an emergency declaration, council stalled on a familiar...