News from Bloomsburg

 | By HAYLEY ZAVISLAK
Friday, October 18, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Police Department recently issued an apology to the Bloomsburg Area High School after a paperwork misfile left officers in the dark about an annual homecoming...


 | By HAYLEY ZAVISLAK
Thursday, October 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — In 1951 Pat Gensemer was asked to step down from her position as music director at a church here because she was a woman.

But nearly 70 years later she’s still leading the...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Thursday, October 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student died in a dormitory room Tuesday morning, the third student to pass away this semester, officials said.

Freshman Nicholas Medveckus was...


 | By HAYLEY ZAVISLAK
Thursday, October 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A man lost control of his car, spinning it off Interstate 80 during a heavy rain Wednesday afternoon, down an embankment and into a concrete pillar.

Cameron Rittenhouse was...


 | By the Press Enterprise staff
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A rural Danville man on trial Tuesday for openly lewd behavior in the presence of a teenager ended up pleading guilty instead to disorderly conduct.

Shane Herman, 29, of...


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A man is charged with theft by deception for writing a bad check for $822 as payment for eight tires purchased from Steve Shannon Tire last summer, arrest papers say.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman will spend 15 months on probation and pay $300 for stealing 42 DVD movies worth $680 from Walmart.

Brittany Leigh Bankes, 30, 807 W. Front...


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Police issued several citations to a dog owner after a pitbull and Dachshund got loose on Old Berwick Road the evening of Sept. 13.

Joshua Scott Shawver,...


Wednesday, October 16, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — On Oct. 5 at the Bloomsburg American Legion Post 273, the following veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor. Their military stories follow:

Jonathan Broadt...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A developer’s request to forgo a sidewalk at a proposed apartment building touched off a discussion about Bloomsburg’s commitment to “walkability” at Monday night’s council meeting...