News from Bloomsburg

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A teenage driver who left his vehicle with the door open and a friend in the passenger seat had cocaine, marijuana, and a bottle of alcohol, police say.

Now 19-year-old...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg school district offered details of its $28 million budget proposal Monday night in anticipation of a final vote next month.

While the anticipated property...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Monday, May 17, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — She says she never doubted this moment would come, when she would see her son walk across the stage at Bloomsburg University to get his diploma.

But at the same time, Lisa...


Sunday, May 16, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A bench warrant was issued Friday for a Berwick man police say recently overdosed at a friend’s apartment on West Main Street here.

Michael Fulton, 37, of...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, May 16, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Magisterial District Judge Russell Lawton faces challenger Jared Harris in Tuesday’s primary election for the six-year seat.

Lawton, a former police officer, is seeking his...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, May 16, 2021

BLOOMSBURG —Two familiar faces are vying for the Democratic nomination for mayor in Tuesday’s primary race.

Current Mayor Bill Kreisher, who recently announced he changed party...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 15, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Five candidates have joined the race for Bloomsburg’s council to fill three, four-year seats.

Tuesday’s primary election will decide each party’s nominees for the general...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 15, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Despite preliminary findings suggesting the untimely death of a 20-year-old college student was due to an undiagnosed medical condition, rumors surrounding her death continue to...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, May 15, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Three people are running for four open seats on Bloomsburg Area School Board — including current board President Joshua Klingerman Sr., an insurance agent; board...


Friday, May 14, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — The following marriage applications and divorce decrees were issued recently in Columbia County.

Marriage applications

• George William Johns, 40...