News from Bloomsburg

Saturday, September 3, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — The United in Recovery organization is observing National Recovery Month with educational and community events, distribution of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone and a 30-day...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Saturday, September 3, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — More than a dozen homeowners on one block were mailed notices by town officials warning them to fix their sidewalks or risk fines.

Those residents — and code officials —...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Saturday, September 3, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A town man will spend time in prison on a probation violation after a recording of a video chat he had with others describing ways to inflict “a slow, painful death” on someone...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Saturday, September 3, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — Seven county-owned buildings are to get energy-saving upgrades ranging from freshly caulked windows and new lighting to electric vehicle charging stations.

Columbia County...


Saturday, September 3, 2022

BLOOMSBURG —Eighteen people facing DUI and other charges as first offenders were allowed to enter Columbia County’s ARD program.

The court program gives offenders a chance to clear...


 | By Leon Bogdan
Friday, September 2, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — The use of guns in violent crimes, especially semi-automatic rifles to commit mass murder, was on the minds of about 30 people gathered in a church hall Tuesday evening. They...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Friday, September 2, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of assaulting a woman and holding her in her apartment for two hours is behind bars.

Adam Madara, 45, surrendered after police found him at 343 Fetterman Ave...


Friday, September 2, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man seen trying to open door handles on parked vehicles in the 300 block of Center Street was found to have stolen $4 and a multi-tool in a black case out of some of...


Thursday, September 1, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — David Lane, 32, of 201 W. First St., Bloomsburg, was cited with public drunkenness after town police say he pounded on the door and “jiggled” a door knob of a...


 | By M.J. Mahon
Thursday, September 1, 2022

BLOOMSBURG — A man snuck into a woman’s apartment and held her for hours, beating and choking her before she was able to escape, police say.

Adam Madara, 45, of 351 Fetterman Ave., is...