News from Bloomsburg

 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, September 21, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Gaming devices and claw machines, such as those typically found at bars and gas stations, have joined theaters, carnivals and concerts as town-designated amusements.

As...


 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, September 21, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Already facing a tax increase, finances exasperated by coronavirus and needing to reconcile a nearly $500,000 deficit this year, Town Council continued work on a budget last week...


Sunday, September 20, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library is offering limited bookmobile services in the Benton, Millville, Mifflinville and Catawissa areas. This week’s stops include:

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man came to his estranged wife’s residence Aug. 22, demanding the passcode to her cell phone, police said.

Michael Baylor, 36, of 937 Bloom...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, September 20, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s TreeFest, a holiday tradition for more than 30 years, will continue this year, but with a few modifications, theater officials say.

The...


Saturday, September 19, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Members and guests of Beth Israel Congregation will mark Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement, Sept. 27 and Sept. 28, at the synagogue, 144 E. Fourth St., Bloomsburg.

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 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Saturday, September 19, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University reported Friday it has had 10 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus since Wednesday, matching the fewest new cases since the university reported its first case...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, September 19, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A proposed integration of Bloomsburg University and two other Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education schools likely will mean job cuts for faculty, staff and administrators...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Friday, September 18, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Just as the election season heats up, Ben Philips has developed a new product he hopes will find a market among supporters of President Trump — and maybe even those who don’t like...


 | By Michael Lester
Friday, September 18, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University has asked Columbia County for $500,000 of the county’s remaining $884,000 in COVID-19 relief money to test students for coronavirus upon their return to town...