‘Our Town Bloomsburg’ Premieres December 4, 2014 on WVIA TV

5 hours 56 min ago
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Pittston, PA – “Our Town Bloomsburg” the next edition of WVIA’s "Our Town" series premieres Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 7 p.m. on WVIA TV.   more»

Anderson, Marchia D.

22 weeks 5 days ago

Marchia D. Anderson, 67, of Laporte, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Columbia Montour Home Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville.

Born December 24, 1946 in Bloomsburg, she was a daughter of the late Donald E. and Alice M. Smith Erlston. She and her husband, Thomas B. Anderson, celebrated 48 years of marriage on January 29, 2014. more»

Houseknecht, Ronald D.

26 weeks 5 days ago

Ronald D. “Doc” Houseknecht, 71, of Picture Rocks, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at his home.

Born March 21, 1943 in Bloomsburg, he was a son of the late George B. and H. Joyce Letterman Houseknecht. more»

Minier, Lynn R.

32 weeks 5 days ago

Lynn R. Minier, 64, of Muncy, died Sunday, April 13, 2014.

Born June 13, 1949 in Bloomsburg, he was a son of the late David and Edith Earnest Minier. He and his wife, the former Nancy L. Farver, have been together over 40 years. more»

Robbins, Harriet H.

34 weeks 6 days ago

Harriet H. Robbins, 93, of Muncy Valley, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born December 28, 1920 in Bloomsburg, she was a daughter of the late William and Edna Houseknecht Robbins.  more»

This Weekends' Destination Blues in Bloomsburg

42 weeks 10 hours ago
Destination Blues Music Festival, Bloomsburg, Pa


Police report various incidents

45 weeks 22 hours ago

Pennsylvania State Police Department Montoursville reported the following incidents:

1:32 p.m. Nov. 22, Police reported that Carl Brainin, 82, of Unityville, had a check stolen and forged at Lowe's in Bloomsburg in the amount of $1,069.92. The incident remains under investigation.  more»

Public Meeting on Bloomsburg Flood Protection Project

1 year 33 weeks ago
Fishing Creek (North Branch Susquehanna River) from Rupert Covered Bridge No. 56 between the town of Bloomsburg and Montour Township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

Information on the Bloomsburg Flood Protection Project will be presented at a public meeting, Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. more»

Faus, Hildra B.

1 year 34 weeks ago

Hildra B. Faus

(July 29, 1912 - April 3, 2013)

Hildra B. Faus, 100, of Muncy Valley, died Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at Millville Health Center. more»

Get Ready for 3rd annual Jorge’s Walk to Defeat ALS

1 year 34 weeks ago

People with ALS, family members, friends, caregivers, and others affected by Lou Gehrig’s Disease are coming together for the 2013 Bloomsburg, Jorge’s Walk to Defeat ALS® on May 18, 2013 at 9 am at the Bloomsburg Town Park.  The event will raise funds for research and community-based patient services programs for people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), living in Eastern PA. < more»

Bartlow, Robert L.

1 year 47 weeks ago

Robert L. Bartlow 

(April 12, 1952 - January 3, 2013)

Robert L. Bartlow, 60, of Hughesville, died Thursday, January 3, 2013, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.

Born April 12, 1952, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Alvin E. and Maybelle Snyder Bartlow.

Robert was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing and listening to country music. more»

Laurenson, Enza R.

2 years 10 weeks ago

Enza R. Laurenson

(January 6, 1926 - September 18, 2012)

Enza R. Laurenson, 86, of Eagles Mere, died Tuesday, September 18, 2012, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.

Born January 6, 1926, in Shrewsbury Township, Sullivan County, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Eva Smith Laurenson. more»

Images of the Susquehanna Gallery Reception

2 years 10 weeks ago

Tractor Trailer Stolen From Rest Area in Columbia County

2 years 15 weeks ago

Tractor Trailer Stolen From Rest Area in Columbia County - PSP Bloomsburg was seeking assistance from the public in the theft of a Classic Carrier Tractor Trailer that occurred around 2 p.m. on Aug. 10. Sgt. Reznick sid the vehicle was stolen from the I-80 rest area in Mifflin Township, Columbia County. more»

Kitka, Matthew J.

2 years 20 weeks ago

Matthew J. Kitka

(November 3, 1984 - July 4, 2012)

Matthew J. Kitka, 27, of Muncy, died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Emergency Room.

Born November 3, 1984, in Bloomsburg, he was a son of Andrew and Linda Peterman Kitka. more»

Volunteers Doing Flood Cleanup in Four Communities

2 years 37 weeks ago

Volunteers from the National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) will be in four Pennsylvania communities over the next few weeks, assisting with flood-related cleanup efforts.  They will be working on the Susquehanna Warrior Trail, community parks, and other public places in Berwick, Bloomsburg, Shickshinny, and West Falls.  Extensive damage occurred last fall due to flooding, which resu more»

Heydenreich, Kenneth L.

2 years 45 weeks ago

Kenneth L. Heydenreich more»

Kisner, Paul E.

2 years 47 weeks ago

Paul E. Kisner

June 8, 1931 ~ Jan. 1, 2012 more»

Back Branch Road Emergency Flood Recovery Continues; Road Remains Closed

3 years 2 weeks ago

Montoursville - Motorists in the Bloomsburg area are reminded that Route 4008 (Back Branch Road) is officially closed, while emergency flood repairs continue.

Contractor Don E. Bower, Inc. is working six days a week to expedite the flood repairs. more»

PennDOT Employees Gather Goods for Animal Resource Center

3 years 3 weeks ago
Gina Daya is credited with initiating the driv, Joan Davis, Sue Hunsinger, Linda Bird (Director of the ARC - Animal Resource Center - the organization that runs the local no-kill shelter), Linda Anderson and Dave Dailey. Except for Bird, all others are PennDOT employees.

Montoursville - PennDOT employees in the Columbia/Montour county organizations have just concluded a successful collection for the benefit of the Animal Resource Center (ARC) of Bloomsburg. more»

Sommers, Nyle E. “Abe”

3 years 4 weeks ago

Nyle E. Sommers

(January 18, 1920 - October 30, 2011)

“Pay honor to this hero for a Veteran died today.”

Nyle E. “Abe” Sommers, 91, of Shetler Road, Muncy, passed away Sunday, October 30, 2011 at the Bloomsburg Healthcare Center. more»

Berger, Eileen Mae

3 years 5 weeks ago

Eileen Mae Berger more»

Shade, Susan Kay

3 years 10 weeks ago

Susan Kay Shade

(September 17, 1954 - September 18, 2011)
Susan Kay Shade, 57, of 638 Fourth Avenue, died Sunday, September 18, 2011 as a result of injuries from a motorcycle accident.

Born September 17, 1954 in Williamsport, she was the daughter of Daniel M. and Doris J. Edinger Shade. more»

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Columbia County

3 years 10 weeks ago

Williamsport – The Department of Environmental Protection will apply treatments the evening of Monday, Sept. 19, in portions of the Town of Bloomsburg and Scott Township, Columbia County, to control adult mosquito populations. In the event of rain, the spraying will be rescheduled.

Bryan, Ira T.

3 years 19 weeks ago

Ira T. Bryan

(November 26, 1925 - July 14, 2011)
Ira T. Bryan, 85, of Picture Rocks, died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit. more»

Route 42 Resurfacing Project South of Millville Starts Today

3 years 20 weeks ago

Montoursville - A PennDOT contractor is starting work today on a 6.8-mile long resurfacing project on Route 42 in Columbia County.

Eastern Industries, Inc. will be working from the Route 42 split near the Bloomsburg VFW (near Buckhorn) and Millville. more»

Tanner, Beverly

3 years 24 weeks ago

Beverly Tanner

(July 3, 1946 - June 6, 2011)

 Beverly A. Tanner, 64, of Shetler Road, Turbotville, passed away Monday, June 6, 2011.

She was born, July 3, 1946, daughter of the late Frank and Helen (Smith) Shetler.

Beverly was a 1964 graduate of Warrior Run High School. more»

Baker, Eugene C. 'Bear'

3 years 30 weeks ago

Eugene C. "Bear" Baker, 66, of 1117 West Southern Avenue, South Williamsport, died Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.

Eugene and his wife, the former Linda L. Eisenhower, would have celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on June 24.

Eugene retired from the former Carey-McFalls. He was a very avid motorcyclist, hunter and fisherman. more»

Barto, Gary Lee

3 years 31 weeks ago

Lee Barto, 65, of Hughesville, died Friday, April 22, 2011, at the Williamsport
Regional Medical Center.

December 16, 1945, in Williamsport, he was a son of Helen and the late Marvin more»

Bennett, Michael “Mike” J. Sr.

3 years 31 weeks ago

Michael “Mike” J. Bennett, Sr., 69, of 2320 Sunrise Rd., Lewisburg, died Friday, April 22, 2011 at his home.

Born January 6, 1942 in Milton, he was a son of the late Arthur G. and Vernice I. (Allen) Bennett. He married the former Joy E. Beck on October 21, 1962. Together they celebrated 48 years of marriage. more»

Richart, Ronald Clinton

3 years 42 weeks ago

Ronald Clinton Richart, 68, of 199 William St., Muncy, died Saturday, February 5, 2011, at Grandview Health Homes in Danville.

Born April 13, 1942, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Harold Clinton and Hilda Mae (Lyons) Richart.  He and his wife of 50 years, the former Beatrice E. Smith, were married November 12, 1960. more»

Bloomsburg Town Park Criterium

4 years 27 weeks ago

Photographer Terry Moore attended the Bloomsburg Town Park Criterium and captured several arresting images.

Race results:

All photos are by Terry Moore. On the web at

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