News from Bloomsburg

 | By Susan Schwartz
Saturday, April 4, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A woman who normally would have spent five days in prison instead was ordered into 30 days of home confinement because of the new coronavirus, a judge said.

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 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A former Walmart employee who pretended to be his boss when he sent an email to the FBI threatening to murder Hemlock Township police officers appears to have been suffering from a...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A man sentenced for breaking into a house and stealing a dozen silver half dollars asked a judge Thursday to let him stay in Columbia County Prison instead of being transferred to...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A man pleaded guilty to charges in seven different cases Thursday — all drug related.

John Karns II, 33, of Berwick, pleaded guilty to four counts of...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Friday, April 3, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — People whose licenses to carry concealed firearms are about to expire don’t need to worry about it — the governor has issued an extension.

And Columbia County residents who...


Thursday, April 2, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Aging Office has closed all senior centers until further notice because of the outbreak of coronavirus and the need for social distancing, especially among...


 | By Julye Wemple
Tuesday, March 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — It was a different forum, but a familiar problem.

At a meeting held by video conference Monday afternoon to extend an emergency declaration, council stalled on a familiar...


Tuesday, March 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The police station lobby is open to essential business; Kidsburg is closed, and so are the basketball and tennis courts, the Bloomsburg Police said in a press release.

The...


Tuesday, March 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man threw his girlfriend against a wall, then twisted her wrist to try to get her to let go of the phone she was holding, police said.

Kevin Michael...


Tuesday, March 31, 2020

BLOOMSBURG — The First Presbyterian Church here will hold a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. today at 345 Market St. Those who plan to give can enter through the church office door on Market Street....