News from Bloomsburg

 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — After 25 years with the Bloomsburg Police Department, Chief Roger Van Loan will retire in February.

Council members voted unanimously, but “with regret,” to accept Van Loan...


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

BLOOMSBURG —Town council postponed a decision on allowing a homeless shelter and transitional housing at the former Bloom Mills site until later this month.

Mayor Bill Kreisher made the...


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Residents can hear about the experiences of local Jews, Christians and Muslims, plus try foods symbolic of those faiths, tonight during a free talk.

The session, 3 Faiths...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, November 13, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — President Judge Thomas A. James had some words of advice for the 11 defendants entering the ARD program last week in Columbia County court.

“Binge-watch a...


 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, November 12, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A restaurant owner cited with punching a waitress in the back was cleared in court Monday after video surveillance cast “a lot of doubt” on the accuser’s claim, according to the...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Monday, November 12, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man found sitting on the ground by officers had a “vape pen” containing concentrated marijuana oil, police say.

Just after midnight Oct. 13, officers received...


 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, November 12, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A restaurant owner cited with punching a waitress in the back was cleared in court Monday after video surveillance cast “a lot of doubt” on the accuser’s claim, according to the...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Monday, November 12, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man found sitting on the ground by officers had a “vape pen” containing concentrated marijuana oil, police say.

Just after midnight Oct. 13, officers received...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sunday, November 11, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A clerk wrestled a teen wearing a pumpkin mask to the floor of the Uni-Mart along Lightstreet Road early Friday after the youth tried to steal the store’s cash register, court...


Sunday, November 11, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A man who was drinking alcohol in the middle of a street during Homecoming weekend told police he found a bag of cocaine at a party on Fetterman Avenue, arrest papers say.

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