News from Bloomsburg

 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, September 14, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Shortly after he started working as a Bloomsburg Elementary school custodian, Ed Carper was asked to fill in for an ailing crossing guard one afternoon.

That was 20 years...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Monday, September 14, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of firing shots in a Bloomsburg neighborhood last December was notably calmer when he agreed to a plea deal in Columbia County Court recently.

Michael Philip...


Sunday, September 13, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Five out of 152 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found to be out of compliance with State Department of Agriculture standards during inspections May 15...


Sunday, September 13, 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:

•...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, September 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University reported 23 new cases of coronavirus Friday — a slight increase from the 19 cases reported Wednesday, but still less than half of last week’s surge of 49...


Saturday, September 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Members and guests of Beth Israel Congregation will welcome Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, Sept. 18-19.

Services welcoming year 5781 on the Jewish calendar start at 7...


Saturday, September 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — For the third year, Congregation Beth Israel is holding a contest to find a shofar blower for the Jewish High Holy Days, and the public is invited to join in the fun.

The...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, September 11, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick landlord accused of trying to stab two tenants with a screwdriver and threatening a third with a handgun saw his bail reduced after family members sold the property and...


 | By Julye Wemple
Friday, September 11, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Students applying to Bloomsburg University next semester won’t need to turn in scores from standardized tests in a new “comprehensive” admissions pilot program, officials say....


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thursday, September 10, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University on Wednesday reported 19 new COVID-19 cases since Monday — continuing a sharp drop from the numbers students were racking up in previous weeks.

The...