News from Bloomsburg

 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, March 15, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — After Ruthanne M. Bowman screamed she was going to burn down Ashley M. Wemple’s house during an October 2017 confrontation in downtown Millville, Wemple’s children spent days...


Thursday, March 14, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa woman recently pleaded guilty in Columbia County Court to endangering another person after she allowed a girl to be inappropriately touched in February 2018.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Fourteen people entered guilty pleas to drunken driving charges in Columbia County Court this week.

Those appearing before President Judge Thomas A. James Jr....


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, March 14, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A $9 million reconstruction plan for Route 487 —from Main Street to the Bloomsburg Municipal Airport — is to begin next year, officials say.

And as part of the project,...


Thursday, March 14, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Turnovers can make or break a basketball team, and they broke Benton in girls basketball on Wednesday night.

The Tigers turned the ball over 34 times, 22 in the first half...


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — On March 9 at the Bloomsburg American Legion Post 273, five veterans were awarded Quilts of Valor in honor and recognition of their service to our country. Their military stories...


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — In the past three years, drug overdoses — largely heroin and prescription opioids — have claimed the lives of more than 10,000 people in Pennsylvania.

To address those...


Wednesday, March 13, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A New York man already serving state prison time for drug dealing in Berwick was sentenced Monday to another 2 to 5 years in prison for selling fentanyl in Bloomsburg.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A PennDOT maintenance crew will perform crack sealing this week on Interstate 80 eastbound from the Montour County line to the Lightstreet exit near here.

This work will be...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A former Berwick podiatrist admitted in court Monday that he illegally dispensed painkillers and stimulants to two employees who were not his patients, then failed to keep required...