News from 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...


Monday, February 18, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police responded to the following calls from Jan. 8-14:

JAN. 8

• 12:11 a.m. — 500 block East Fair Street, unwanted patient

• 12...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Sunday, February 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man facing up to five years in prison for violating parole was sentenced to an additional 4 to 12 years for fighting with police as he tried to break into Bob’s Philly...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, February 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Sybrina Fulton, mother of slain teenager Trayvon Martin, stood in front of a packed audience at Bloomsburg University not as an activist, author...


Sunday, February 17, 2019

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

Monday — CCDP, Fifth Street, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; Columbia County...


Sunday, February 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Wesley UM Church this week:

Monday: No delivery.

Tuesday: Billee Horn...


Sunday, February 17, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during January at the Columbia County Courthouse:

Beaver Township

• Michael Bongrazio to Larry and Suzanne E...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Saturday, February 16, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man surrendered to be charged Friday for allegedly beating a boy with a stick while attempting to rob him near the Bloomsburg Memorial Elementary School last month....


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Saturday, February 16, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Five gunshots heard early Friday on Pine Street here sent police rushing to the neighborhood, but no suspect or suspects could be located.

No one was hurt, but police said...