News from Bloomsburg

 | By Leon Bogdan
Thursday, August 19, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A patient punched a nurse and a security guard while held in the psychiatric ward at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital, according to criminal charges.

Joshua Pruitt, 33, of 9...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Thursday, August 19, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — It’s difficult for inmates in Columbia County Prison to forget where they are, even for a minute.

But Warden George Nye believes a new program that brings therapy dogs...


Wednesday, August 18, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Workers are to mill and resurface Columbia Boulevard from East Street to Park Street at night this week and part of next week, PennDOT says.

The work on the short stretch...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Town Council is giving most employees who worked during the pandemic an extra $14,000 in premium pay from funds allocated through the American Rescue Plan.

The town...


Tuesday, August 17, 2021

BLOOMSBURG —Here is the list of town employees who will receive bonuses under the American Rescue Plan.

Most full-time workers will receive $14,000, but the extra pay is based on hours...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Residents spoke out passionately on the school board’s decision to approve a new contract and raise for district Superintendent Donald Wheeler Monday night.

About 30...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township man reported missing last week was found dead here over the weekend.

The death of Daryle McNelis, 50, of 6 Hillside Drive was under...


Monday, August 16, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Abbie Morrison, director of Outreach and Development at AGAPE in Bloomsburg, shares this update on the charity’s behalf:

“At the current time, AGAPE is...