News from Bloomsburg

 | By Leon Bogdan
Sunday, November 22, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia man nabbed in Berwick as a state parole violator on New Year’s Day was ordered to face trial on charges he resisted arrest and tried to disarm a police officer....


Saturday, November 21, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held today at 7:15 a.m. at Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Boulevard.

Greg Martz will be the speaker.


 | By Julye Wemple
Friday, November 20, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Town residents likely face a 15% tax increase next year, as town council tries to cope with a budget deficit of more than $350,000.

Last year’s $16 million budget was...


 | By Michael Lester
Friday, November 20, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners approved a 6% property tax hike Thursday to balance the county’s $32 million budget for 2021.

Commissioners cited declining revenue in several...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Thursday, November 19, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School resumed classes Wednesday after closing for a four-day weekend because of a positive COVID-19 test and a presumed second case....


Thursday, November 19, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger is making a final push to make sure you’re vaccinated against the seasonal flu. On Saturday, Geisinger is hosting a final community drive-thru and family walk-in flu shot...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Monday, November 16, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — High winds swept through the area Sunday evening, accompanied by heavy rains that felled trees and downed power lines.

The storm triggered many calls for emergency crews,...


Monday, November 16, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — On Saturday, railcar owners from the all over the Northeastern United States will be riding on the North Shore Railroad from Northumberland to Berwick to collect toys and cash...


 | By Michael Lester
Monday, November 16, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials heard as far back as the summer of 2019 that PNC Bank would close its branch office at the southeast corner of Market Square in downtown Bloomsburg,...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Sunday, November 15, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Dozens of supporters of President Donald Trump and his claims of an unfair election gathered near the downtown fountain Saturday for a “Stop the Steal” rally.

Ben Philips,...