News from Bloomsburg

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Kidsburg is closed for floodwall construction until further notice, town police say.

And they really mean it.

Temporary fencing, caution tape and no trespassing...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus continued to edge up over the weekend in area counties, apart from Montour County, the state Health Department said Monday.

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 | By GERI GIBBONS
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — With less than 10 days until the state deadline, Southern Columbia School District is without a 2020-2021 budget.

Eight of the nine board members attended a special...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A much-discussed burning ordinance was voted down Monday night after several council members questioned the need for such tight restrictions, with one calling them “miscellaneous...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A crumbling building alongside a busy thoroughfare is being demolished this week, with plans for a drive-thru restaurant, office space or parking lot in the works.

Crews...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tuesday, June 23, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University and the PSAC both saw a record-high in the number of scholar-athletes from the 2019-20 academic year.

The Huskies accounted for 208 of the 3,762...


Tuesday, June 23, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Commissioner Chris Young started a 50-mile hike of the county, from top to bottom, to raise up to $100,000 for the Columbia County Traveling Library to pay off the...


Monday, June 22, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury woman involved in a car crash near Knoebels campgrounds while drunk and with her 2-year-old daughter in a rear child seat was sentenced this week to house arrest followed...


Monday, June 22, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was sentenced to pay fines of $600 for possessing drug use items after telling a judge that he was “a changed man” since his arrests last year.

“I’m asking...


Sunday, June 21, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman who let a homeless acquaintance sleep on her couch on a December night last year, woke up to find the man gone and several items missing, police said.

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