News from Bloomsburg

 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, August 20, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — State Rep. David Millard has introduced a bill that would name the intersection by the town fountain “Back the Blue Square.” The proposal was a surprise to town officials.

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 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, August 20, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A Mifflinville man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail followed by five months on house arrest on charges stemming from a DUI arrest in Berwick three years ago.

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Friday, August 20, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Thomas Isahia Hall, 31, of 355 E. Fifth St., Bloomsburg, allegedly hit his wife in the face so hard June 26 that her nose started bleeding.

Here is what...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Friday, August 20, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Little League Softball is holding free clinics for girls in kindergarten through sixth grades.

Clinics will be held Sept. 1, Sept. 15, Oct. 13 and Oct. 27 from 6...


Friday, August 20, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Aging Office, Inc. has Farmer Market vouchers for those 60 and older as of Dec. 31 in Columbia or Montour County, according to a press release.

The...


Thursday, August 19, 2021

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was charged with driving drunk here at more than twice the legal limit after being pulled over for erratic driving and making an illegal turn early Aug. 7, charges...


 | 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...