News from Bloomsburg

Saturday, February 13, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — First Presbyterian Church, Bloomsburg, is offering Ashes-to-go in observance of Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, on Wednesday.

Small containers of ashes and a card...

 | By Leon Bogdan
Thursday, February 11, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A former Berwick woman reporting to Columbia County Prison to begin a sentence on child pornography and drug charges was busted upon her arrival with having drug gear, as was her...

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — These local Bloomsburg University students were named to the fall dean’s list. The name is followed by town and major:

• Taylor Adamchick, Bloomsburg, nursing;


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, February 9, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — After years of complaints about the heavily-regulated historic district, Town Council voted Monday night to eliminate some requirements in an effort to streamline repairs and...

Sunday, February 7, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A car heading out of Bloomsburg drifted off the lane of Lightstreet Road and caught the snow, rolling over, police here said.

Carla Hess, 57, of Berwick...

Sunday, February 7, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — These property transfers were recorded at the Columbia County Courthouse from Dec. 21-31:

Beaver Township

• Donna Chiacchio, NBM Donna Diliberto...

Sunday, February 7, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Liz Masich of KEY Partners Realty LLC, recently received the award for Top Listing Agent and Top Selling Agent for 2020.

Masich had $7.4 million in...

 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, February 6, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County commissioners got a surprise recently when they learned the Civil War monument in downtown Bloomsburg they believed belonged to the town was, in fact, county-owned...

Saturday, February 6, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — CARA, the Cultural and Religious Alliance, is observing National Hijab Day with a rescheduled drive-through takeaway event to share food and necessities with those in need.


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, February 5, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Dr. Bashar Hanna is a president twice over.

Hanna, Bloomsburg University’s leader, also has been chosen interim president of Lock Haven University. The Pennsylvania State...