News from Bloomsburg

Sunday, May 12, 2019

BLOOMSBURG —Here are this week’s volunteers:

MONDAY — Info Desk: Joan Erwine, Barbara Pegg, Candy Lupini, Mary Laubach; ER Desk: Chris Knepley

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Sunday, May 12, 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...


Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Carolyn Whitmire, 57, of Berwick, pleaded guilty May 3 to four counts of retail theft, disorderly conduct and theft by unlawful taking in six separate cases.

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 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A suicidal man fired a shot inside a student housing apartment building early Friday before barricading himself in a bedroom, touching off a four-hour standoff with police,...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A jury Friday rejected James Calderone’s insanity defense and convicted him on all charges, including attempted murder of three Berwick police officers during a shootout at the...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man charged with having bundles of heroin and hundreds of packets of fentanyl to sell saw most of his charges dropped in exchange for a guilty plea to one felony count...


Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A woman who was caught twice helping run a meth lab has been sentenced to two years of probation.

Erica Rae Bonham, 40, pleaded guilty May 3 to possessing...


Saturday, May 11, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A judge ordered a man accused of drug and alcohol charges to get an evaluation in hopes of sending him to the state intermediate punishment program.

Malek Abdul...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, May 10, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A man who repeatedly stole beer from Weis Markets here was hurried out of the courtroom for a quick test when a probation officer sitting near him smelled alcohol on his breath....


 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, May 10, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Police say James Calderone shot at them more than 30 times with a semiautomatic rifle during a November 2015 standoff in a Berwick industrial park.

On the witness stand at...