News from Bloomsburg

 | By M.J. Mahon
Sunday, May 8, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County officials know of about 80 incorrect return envelopes that were sent out to county mail-in voters by an outside contractor.

Meanwhile, they say all 2,360...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Sunday, May 8, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — As the skies cleared Saturday afternoon, long lines began to form at food stands at the Bloomsburg Fire Department’s carnival.

Vendors say they’ve had to hike their prices...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Saturday, May 7, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University students supporting a proposed new Black studies minor at the school are up in arms after the school’s provost rejected the proposal and BU transferred the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Saturday, May 7, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A tractor-trailer driver crashed into a utility pole Friday after his GPS led him into a road closed for construction.

Zuha Khursanov said he was driving a truckload of...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, May 6, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — Despite having only an honorary bachelor’s degree, a charismatic, one-handed traveling teacher founded the school that eventually became Bloomsburg University.

Henry Carver...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — Councilman Nick McGaw had a request for two women lobbying the town to spare the geese at Town Park: Would they help deal with the flock?

Goose supporters, he said at a...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Tuesday, May 3, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Area School Board appointed George Barron, a Millville High School information technology teacher, to fill a seat vacated last month by Alli...


Tuesday, May 3, 2022

BLOOMSBURG —Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a purse from a local tea shop, as well as a boy who was there at the time.

Officers said...


Sunday, May 1, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — The following property transfers were filed in March at the Columbia County Courthouse.

Beaver Township

• Doris H. Pelley (EST AKA) Doris Elsie...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Sunday, May 1, 2022

BLOOMSBURG —Crowds of people had a beautiful sunny day as they trekked to the river Saturday for the first Renaissance Jamboree in three years.

“It was definitely smaller, and there...