News from Bloomsburg

Monday, November 2, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man jailed in August after allegedly threatening to “load his shotgun full” and kill his girlfriend was denied a bail reduction recently in Columbia County Court.

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 | By Michael Lester
Sunday, November 1, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Robyn Madara Jay and husband William Jay of Hemlock Township had some sleepless nights last week, wondering if the mail-in ballots they requested for Tuesday’s presidential...


Sunday, November 1, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Some 10% of registered voters this fall are between the ages of 18 and 23. This group is larger than it was in previous elections. It’s also more diverse — with nearly half being...


Sunday, November 1, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — All 33 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found to be in compliance with state Department of Agriculture standards during inspections Oct. 8 through Oct. 29...


Sunday, November 1, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library is offering limited bookmobile services in the Benton, Millville, Mifflinville and Catawissa areas.

This week’s stops include:

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 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, October 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A proposed pocket park in Bloomsburg likely will cost just below estimates, bids for the work show.

The Miller Avenue project, which would close a section of Miller Avenue...


 | By Julye Wemple
Saturday, October 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — By the time the biggest sprint car event hits Pennsylvania next year, the Bloomsburg Fair hopes to have a home for one of its premier national races.

After nearly 40 years...


Saturday, October 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — Spike Gillespie talked his way into his first race car at 9.

It was his Uncle Raymond’s handmade micro-midget racer, back when the town had a tiny race track near the...


 | By Julye Wemple
Thursday, October 29, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — An indoor track for radio-control car enthusiasts has moved to Bloomsburg Fairgrounds with the hopes of drawing both children and adults to weekly racing events.

Racing is...


Thursday, October 29, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — It’s time for the Bloomsburg American Legion Auxiliary Annual Americanism Essay Contest to begin.

The contest is open to all third- through 12th-grade students, including...