News from Bloomsburg

 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, September 10, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Flood protection efforts for Bloomsburg hit another milestone Wednesday.

Local and state officials dedicated the newest section of a $17 million levee system to keep homes...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg’s Brooke Keister was the key cog at No. 2 singles, and Dana Lee and Sarah Bower made it a clean sweep for the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A statewide harness-racing record was set on the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds track Monday when No Name Yankee, a 3-year-old trotter, zipped through a mile in one minute, 58.4 seconds....


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Eighteen more Bloomsburg University students have tested positive for coronavirus, the school reported Monday, bringing the total to 265 in just over three weeks.

It’s the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Monday, September 7, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — On Jan. 5, 2019, Jim Fabian came home from work to find his only child, 15-year-old Matilda, dead in bed.

The mysterious death of the vibrant Bloomsburg cheerleader,...


Monday, September 7, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The State Conservation Commission is accepting applications for the 2020-21 REAP tax credit program.

Farmers are eligible to apply for tax credits from the implementation...


Monday, September 7, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — East Street’s railroad grade crossing construction is scheduled for later this month.

East Street/State Route 487 adjacent to State Route 11 will close at 8 a.m., Sept. 18...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sunday, September 6, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Stephanie Severn, owner of Steph’s Subs on East Main Street, said business has fallen off markedly since Aug. 17, the day before the first Bloomsburg University student tested...


 | By Michael Lester
Sunday, September 6, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University football team’s first-ever game at East Stroudsburg in 1915 was a chaotic one, ending after less than two quarters of play and a few assaults.

It...


Sunday, September 6, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County property transfers recorded July 1-10:

Beaver Twp.

• Robert W. Wells and Donna L. Wells to Jay Willen, $1,500

•...