News from Bloomsburg

Thursday, February 21, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Rachel M. English, 52, of 179 Railroad St., has been cited with harassing David Swartz, 49, same address, the night of Feb. 4 at their residence...


Thursday, February 21, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s “Taste of the Arts” will be Saturday, March 2, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Greenly Center, 50 E. Main St. here.

“Taste of the Arts” will feature art...


Thursday, February 21, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg police are asking for the public’s help identifying a thief who broke into two town laundromats Monday.

They said a white male entered the Wash and Shop, 1000...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — When Janet Knoblauch called 9-1-1 to report the house next door to her home in Nescopeck was burning, she was dismayed to learn her cellphone call was fielded by Columbia County’s...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Maryland man pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing child porn and criminal use of a computer while living with a friend here last summer.

Kristopher James Woolfrey, 32, is...


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student found staggering along Penn Street was cited for public drunkenness and underage drinking, according to court documents.

Campus police cited...


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s property tax rate now ranks as the second-lowest in the state among similarly sized counties.

Columbia County rose from third lowest to second lowest in...


Wednesday, February 20, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — The BU Players of Bloomsburg University will be performing “Good Kids” from Feb. 27 through March 3 at the Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg....


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, February 19, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Former Mayor Eric Bower is throwing his hat back into the political ring less than a year after pleading no contest to charges he solicited a prostitute.

Bower, 37, says he...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Monday, February 18, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — When B. Jane Boyer first sat at a dispatcher’s desk in 1981, all she had was a phone, a radio, and a large map that she used to work out directions for people in emergencies...