News from Bloomsburg

Thursday, February 6, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Pennsylvania Sheep and Wool Growers Association, in conjunction with the American Sheep Industry Association and The Pennsylvania State University Extension Service, will be...


 | By GERI GIBBONS
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Sean Lenahan, a Bloomsburg University senior mass communications major, was found dead at his off-campus apartment Monday morning.

At about 11 a.m., town police were called...


Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University has a new associate vice president for institutional effectiveness.

Mary Lou D’Allegro will fill the position, and will head the...


Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Members of the jury for the coroner’s inquest were Ann Andrews, George Wilcox, Karen Kline, Roman Johnson and Caitlin Miller. The alternates...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The jury for a coroners’ inquest ruled Tyler Evans’ death in a prison restraint chair was accidental, despite being caused by the actions of others.

During the more than 6-...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The head of the county prison board said the county will be going over procedures, training and other issues at the prison in light of Monday’s inquest into the death of ...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, February 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Citing ongoing problems and concerns, Town Council voted unanimously to fire newly-hired Police Chief Bill Gelgot at a special meeting Monday night.

The vote to terminate...


 | By Julye Wemple
Monday, February 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Occupants who don’t evacuate a building when ordered to by the fire department can now be cited and fined up to $1,000 under a new town ordinance.

Though some questions...


 | By Julye Wemple
Sunday, February 2, 2020

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg firefighter Tom Vought took a chance on an unusual fundraiser for the department, and it appears the bet has already paid off.

All 250 tickets for drag queen...


Sunday, February 2, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week:

Monday —Columbia County Christian School, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.;...