News from Bloomsburg

 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sunday, July 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A man wanted on several bench warrants fled from his house when Northumberland County Sheriff’s deputies came to his home to try to arrest him, police said.

Jacob...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, July 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The owner of a restaurant who officials say has been a roadblock for a plan to create a pedestrian walkway and small park downtown says such a project would mean big changes to his...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sunday, July 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Attendees at the 33rd 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals shed their protective masks Saturday and reveled in high-powered, high-riding American horsepower.

“I was surprised it wasn...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, July 11, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — In 1920, watchmaker Frank Sneidman took over a small jewelry shop on Main Street.

Originally home to AB Hess Jewelry Store and its large wind-up clock out front, the store...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Saturday, July 11, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — State Police at Bloomsburg are seeking to extradite a man from Alabama to face charges he molested a Greenwood Township boy six years ago.

The charges come after the boy,...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, July 11, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals is taking over Bloomsburg Fairgrounds this weekend in a “test run” for future gatherings, event organizers say.

The truck show, which runs...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, July 10, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble’s fall and Christmas shows have fallen to the new coronavirus pandemic, but the group says it hopes to put on a new show in January.

“As have...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, July 9, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A proposed downtown “pocket park” and pedestrian walkway has hit a snag, with at least one nearby property owner opposing the plan.

The Miller Avenue project calls for...


Wednesday, July 8, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Conservation District has launched a new program aimed toward improving and enhancing the county’s open spaces and developed areas.

The goals of the...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair has lost another main grandstand show.

Singer Pat Benatar announced she will postpone the rest of her 2020 tour, including a Sept. 29 gig at the...