News from Bloomsburg

 | By Michael Lester
Saturday, September 5, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s sheriff’s department may help town and university police patrol Bloomsburg to break up large off-campus parties to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

The...


Saturday, September 5, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania announces these local students who received their academic degrees on Aug. 8 in a virtual ceremony:

• Jessica Adamski, Catawissa, magna...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, September 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Defense attorneys for men accused in two unrelated murders are calling for their charges to be dismissed after the Columbia County prothonotary’s office gave prosecutors sealed...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, September 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Columbia County public defenders tried to move a hearing on the dismissal of two murder cases behind closed doors.

But President Judge Thomas A. James...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thursday, September 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Forty-nine more students and another employee at Bloomsburg University have been diagnosed with COVID-19 since Monday, the biggest jump since the university began reporting cases...


Wednesday, September 2, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held on Saturday at 7:15 a.m. at the Morris Family Restaurant at 6035 Columbia Boulevard. Tom Kobeck will be the speaker.


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University on Monday reported 49 newly confirmed cases of coronavirus among students — a spike of nearly 30% —since Friday.

That brings the university’s total...


 | By Michael Lester
Tuesday, September 1, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — State education officials Monday recommended that Columbia County’s school districts make efforts to reduce class sizes to separate students in response to the county’s spike in...


Tuesday, September 1, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — From free webinars to a Virtual 5k, join United in Recovery for 30 days of self-care and other special events — all geared toward providing anyone experiencing substance use...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Sunday, August 30, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — An employee in the Columbia Montour Aging Office has tested positive for coronavirus, an official confirmed.

But Kathi Lynn, executive director of the Aging Office, said...