Bloomsburg, PA
News from BLOOMSBURG

Bloomsburg, Columbia County's seat, is the only incorporated town in Pennsylvania. The relaxed rural atmosphere characteristic of central Pennsylvania is balanced by stimulating cultural and recreational activities.


Published on October 2, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- The town airport will soon get a new heating system after years of quick fixes to keep the original coal stove running during winter,...
Published on October 2, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Despite a few rainy days and cool nights, vendors at the 167th Bloomsburg Fair say they were pleased overall with the week's sales. "...
Published on October 2, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG — The following marriage licenses were granted in Columbia County: • Drew James Marsh, 17 Park Place, Bloomsburg, son of Virgil Marsh and...
Published on October 1, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Tattoo artist Isaiah Tucci didn't expect to see an 82-year-old customer stroll into his tattoo tent at the Bloomsburg Fair this week...
Published on September 30, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Those at the Bloomsburg Fair on Thursday evening could hear the announcement repeated over the loudspeaker. For the first time since...
Published on September 30, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG -- It was a difficult birth but Marian, the four-horned Jacob sheep, has a bouncing new baby boy. The lamb was born at 9:14 a.m. Thursday...
Published on September 29, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Trying to stay atop a bucking 2,000-pound steer is no bull to professional riders like Grayson Cole. Cole, 23, of New Ringgold has...
Published on September 29, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- An 18-year-old Millville man is in critical condition after being struck by a small pickup at West Main and Railroad streets Tuesday...
Published on September 28, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- This year's alternate queen at the Bloomsburg Fair is a familiar face among fairgoers. Kylie Kingston, daughter of Damion and Angie...
Published on September 28, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG -- A pedestrian hit by a pickup near the intersection of West Main and Railroad streets was taken to Geisinger by ambulance Tuesday...
Published on September 28, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG -- An intoxicated woman who entered a neighboring apartment on East Third Street and refused to leave is facing charges of assault and...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Although she has an impressive new title, Grand Champion Hog, Regina, a stocky but muscular spotted pig, is not likely to turn a profit...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Former town Manager Lauren Martz is suing Bloomsburg over her alleged wrongful firing by council in 2019. Her federal lawsuit raises...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A Hemlock Township man found guilty of frightening a woman during a threatening confrontation in her driveway last fall was ordered by...
Published on September 27, 2022 - Page 10
BLOOMSBURG -- Columbia County Coroner Jeremy Reese is releasing the following information regarding an attempt to locate blood relatives of an...
Published on September 26, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- In spite of overcast skies and intermittent rain, Bloomsburg Fair visitors enjoyed good food, exhibits, rides and games on Sunday....
Published on September 26, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- For the second year in a row, Alexis Gulliver posted her "guide to the Bloomsburg Fair" on Facebook and it has received hundreds of "...
Published on September 26, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- An apartment fire here Sunday afternoon is under investigation by the State Police Fire Marshal, according to Fire Chief Scott McBride...
Published on September 26, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- A local man taken into custody in August as a fugitive wanted in Virginia is refusing to waive extradition and told a judge Friday that...
Published on September 26, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- A Bloomsburg man who failed to appear for his trial Friday was nonetheless declared guilty of drunken driving that caused an accident...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Columbia County employees who come down with COVID-19 will no longer be given "free" time off to recover. Since 2020, county workers...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A man who stole his uncle's motorcycle following his death and refused to return it to the widow for more than a year told the court at...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- "I love this, there's nothing like it," said carnival worker Dalton Martell, holding two big, plastic bags of clothing and other...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- When it comes to fair food, the Bloomsburg fair is well known for its traditional favorites. But recently, fairgoers are also enjoying...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- The following marriage licenses were recently granted in Columbia County: * Timothy James Zielinski, Philadelphia, son of James John...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- The following divorces were granted in July in Columbia County: * Tara Jo Shoemaker, Stillwater, from Thomas Shoemaker Jr., Stillwater...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 5
BLOOMSBURG -- Members of the Veterans Memorial of Columbia County committee have set up a stand at the fair's education building, not only to raise...
Published on September 25, 2022 - Page 11
BLOOMSBURG -- Lillian Fogelsanger scored the game-winning goal in overtime, lifting Bloomsburg to a 2-1 win over Central Columbia in high school...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Some fairgoers are paying third-party ticket sellers up to nearly three times the going rate for shows, even though there are still...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- A rural Catawissa man pleaded guilty Wednesday to setting his father's house on fire to collect the insurance money. Nathan Roeder,...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- A man arrested during a violent confrontation with his wife over getting a divorce and child custody arrangements will spend up to...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG -- A Bloomsburg woman with prior drug arrests gave her probation officer a fake urine sample before admitting she had used methamphetamine...
Published on September 24, 2022 - Page 17
BLOOMSBURG -- Bloomsburg Area School District has become the second system in the area to partner with Bloomsburg University to help reduce college...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Bloomsburg Airport manager B.J. Teichman advises people who plan to fly drones over the Bloomsburg Fair to keep the airport and...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A man accused of killing of a Williamsport teen more than 20 years ago again demanded a new lawyer be appointed to defend him. Brian...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG --Fair officials say the decreased number of musical acts --all scheduled for the first days of the fair -- is an experiment already...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- A Bloomsburg man accused of beating and choking a woman while forcibly stopping her from leaving her apartment on East Street waived...
Published on September 23, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- Eleven people entered Columbia County's Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program Wednesday as first offenders on various charges...
Published on September 22, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Three people charged with trespassing last fall after they refused to wear a mask at a Southern Columbia school board meeting or leave...
Published on September 22, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Results of a noise study showed the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds track easily exceeds levels over 65 decibels within three blocks of the...
Published on September 22, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- The company that designed the town pool is now being paid to oversee the construction to make sure it's done correctly. Lisa Dooley...
Published on September 22, 2022 - Page 14
BLOOMSBURG -- Kiana Coulter scored the game's first and last goal leading Bloomsburg to a 5-1 win over Southern Columbia in high school field hockey...
Published on September 21, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Students in middle and high school may soon be shown a short documentary meant to discourage name-calling and loosely using words...
Published on September 21, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- Town officials said they will look into putting stop signs at an intersection residents claim has become dangerous. Fifth Street...
Published on September 20, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A Lycoming County woman forged a Millville-area veterinarian's signature on health documents in an effort to sell a horse, authorities...
Published on September 20, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG --Work on the East Street reconstruction project will continue throughout the Bloomsburg Fair, a PennDOT spokesperson confirmed Monday. A...
Published on September 20, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau announced the arrival of its 12th annual Covered Bridge puzzle.  The newest limited-edition puzzle...
Published on September 19, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG -- A Catawissa church has agreed to sell its century-old plot to the fair for $10,000 after closing last year, ending a dispute over who...
Published on September 19, 2022 - Page 3
BLOOMSBURG -- A Freeland man pleaded guilty to separate arrests in Berwick two years ago, including resisting attempts to place him under arrest in...
Published on September 19, 2022 - Page 4
BLOOMSBURG -- A new partnership between Fullington Trailways and Megabus will allow travelers in the area to book trips to more cities through a...