News from Bloomsburg

Thursday, August 13, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg University faculty members, Carolyn LaMacchia and Erin Brummett, were named the university’s 2019-20 Outstanding Teaching Award...


 | By Michael Lester
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A railroad worker was pinned beneath a 39-foot, 1,500-pound steel rail beam atop a logging truck for more than a half hour Tuesday after two of those rails slipped out of the grasp...


Wednesday, August 12, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Benton man who pleaded guilty to breaking into Fritz’s Tastee Cream ice cream shop and trashing the place last summer was ordered to pay $400 in fines and remain on probation for...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — In a 4-3 vote Monday evening, Town Council decided to seek bids on a controversial “pocket park” project for Miller Avenue.

Mayor William Kreisher said he was originally...


 | By Michael Lester
Sunday, August 9, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The taxpayer tab to cap and repair Columbia County’s 45-year-old landfill will be three times what originally was projected.

The bill for the project, which Mitchell Knorr...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, August 9, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — As the start of the school year approaches, many parents still are grappling with the choice of sending their children back to in-person instruction or having them attend school...


Sunday, August 9, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man accused of raping a Berwick woman last June was granted a bail reduction to release him from Columbia County Prison on Thursday, but under strict orders to have...


Sunday, August 9, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Here are Columbia County property transfers recorded in June:

Beaver Twp.

• David A. Schell Estate, Roseanne Pupko EXT to James J. Timony and...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, August 6, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Town Council Committee is proposing a new task force that will serve as a think tank for Bloomsburg Municipal Airport.

The recommendation was approved unanimously at...


 | By Julye Wemple
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The last week of conditioning practice for the Bloomsburg Area High School football team has been canceled after officials discovered players had been part of a “large gathering”...