News from Bloomsburg

 | By Michael Lester
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — With Verizon Wireless service down across the area June 24, Columbia County emergency management director Jennifer Long relied on a landline phone to contact the cellular giant....


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University will induct seven former athletes into its athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 19.

The inductees are:

Jahri Evans, Class of 2007...


Tuesday, July 3, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Public Library wants to remind folks that if they need to cool off, they can stop by the air-conditioned library.

There’s a hydration station, board games, a...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sunday, July 1, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police launched a quick rescue after seven ducklings fell into a storm sewer Saturday evening.

A passerby at Weis Markets here called emergency dispatchers to...


Sunday, July 1, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — First Columbia Bank & Trust reports that its most recent Teen Star Musical Competition raised over $5,000 for the music departments at several local schools.

The...


Sunday, July 1, 2018

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

Monday — Rohrbach’s Farm Market, 1-4 p.m.

Tuesday...


Sunday, July 1, 2018

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Good Shepherd and Buckhorn United Methodist churches this week:

Monday: Bill and Diane...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, June 30, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — The abrupt resignation of lawyers for Hummel & Lewis, LLP at a council meeting in June was unnecessary since the attorneys were not hired in the first place, a town official...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Saturday, June 30, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — An Elizabethtown man pleaded guilty to resisting arrest and simple assault for a drunken outburst in which he punched an EMT and tried to kick others who came to his aid.

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

BLOOMSBURG — A town man was charged with stealing a 12-pack of beer at Weis Markets, his second arrest for retail theft.

Ke’Juan Pettiford, 30, of 400 W. Main St., Apt...