News from Bloomsburg

 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, January 4, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg special education teacher could face up to 17 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Thursday to having sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy.

Dennis...


Friday, January 4, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Three people were placed on probation Thursday as first-time offenders entering Columbia County’s ARD program.

All must perform community service and stay out of trouble...


Thursday, January 3, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — The members of the Bloomsburg Fair Association are to meet Jan. 12 to choose directors in four contested elections.

They are:

• Superintendent of Concessions: Tony...


Thursday, January 3, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg teen was charged with stealing a toolbox from the back porch of a residence on West First Street here, arrest papers say.

Garret Hummel, 18...


 | By Michael Lester
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Michael Smith had finally decided it was time.

Due to his worsening health, Smith was reluctantly going to sell Smitty’s Steaks, the dream-come-true, Philadelphia-themed...


Wednesday, January 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Two civil suits were recently filed in local district courts.

Defendants in such cases sometimes settle claims soon after they are filed.

Midland...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Monday, December 31, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A Millville woman testified that her ex-boyfriend threatened to kill her and told her he had “a bag of dead cats for you” when she broke up with him.

Michelle Confer said...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sunday, December 30, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Central Columbia had wins from Marcus Long (106 pounds), Jacob Busch (160), Isaac Gensemer (170), Dylan Devlin...


Sunday, December 30, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week:

Monday — No service.

Tuesday — No service...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, December 29, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — After several terse meetings and hours of negotiations over the last month, Town Council voted to approve a $17 million budget at a special meeting Friday afternoon.

“The...