News from Bloomsburg

 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, August 12, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Six weeks after fire damaged an apartment building and forced residents of the senior living complex to evacuate, all but one of the residents have returned home.

Although...


Saturday, August 11, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Police have released composite sketches of the man they say tried to snatch a 7-year-old girl inside a women’s rest room at Town Park on July 31.

The suspect is believed to...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Saturday, August 11, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who was carrying a handgun and drugs when he fled from police during a traffic stop was sentenced to state prison for 4 to 9 years.

Dustin Lee Traugh...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, August 11, 2018

BLOOMSBURG —As a PPL contractor’s crew began packing up their equipment on Iron Street Thursday afternoon, Deb Brennan watched in disbelief.

The utility pole she thought was temporarily...


Friday, August 10, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls from July 8-15:

July 8

• 2:43 a.m. — Catherine and East Ninth streets, possible shots fired...


Friday, August 10, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Seventeen members of the Bloomsburg University’S Phi Beta Lambda Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America attended the organization’s annual leadership conference in...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Thursday, August 9, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A transgender woman arrested for pepper spraying another woman outside Good Old Days says her gender identity had nothing to do with the flareup, despite a police report that says...


Thursday, August 9, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man arrested for stealing a Caterpillar skid steer loader from a local business waived his charges on to Columbia County Court.

Paul Rocco Jr....


Thursday, August 9, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Brian Pufnak of Shamokin, has been appointed director of the ECEN 9-1-1 Center, according to the East Central Emergency Network Board of Directors.

Pufnak...


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A driver who struck another vehicle with his Jeep at East and East Fifth streets here was arrested for driving drunk, according to court documents.

Carmen...