News from Bloomsburg

Friday, May 3, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A mini-maker faire this Saturday at the Children’s Museum will feature the work of two teams of local children and teens who created award-winning Rube Goldberg machines.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A bridge over a small stream in Pine Township that’s been detouring emergency traffic because of a weight restriction will soon be replaced.

The Columbia County...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Convicted killer Anthony “Rocco” Franklin has lost a bid for a new trial in the 2012 murder of son-in-law Frank Spencer.

A judge refused this week to reopen the case,...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Before a standing-room only crowd of Bloomsburg University faculty and staff, President Bashar Hanna declared his innocence in the sexual harassment and bullying claims he’s facing...


Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Town police cited a Bloomsburg man with criminal mischief after he damaged a municipal tire boot by driving his vehicle while it was booted near his home here, district court...


Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University students were cited in an April 11 incident in Parking Lot G of the Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital, court records say.

Tory Jordan...


Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — Here are Geisinger-Bloomsburg Auxiliary volunteers for the week of May 6:

MONDAY — Info Desk: Josie Portelli, Bernadine Zale, Sandra Lehr...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driver who already served 62 hours of his mandatory three-day sentence was ordered to spend one more night in jail — minus the room service, a judge joked.

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Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — The drug court of Columbia and Montour counties received accreditation from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday as part of a ceremony celebrating the graduation of nine...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Thursday, May 2, 2019

BLOOMSBURG — A judge told a Bloomsburg man stopped 14 times by police for driving with a suspended license he needs to find a job closer to home.

Jonathon Lee Powlus,...