What to eat, who to meet at 168th Bloomsburg Fair
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — After a rainy weekend, the 168th Bloomsburg Fair continues into the week, and PA live! co-host Chris Bohinski was live in Columbia County to highlight the many vendors and attractions at the week-long fair on Monday. Bohinski advises anyone who is coming to the Bloomsburg Fair to come hungry, especially when visiting […]
A passion for puzzles turns into action in Berwick
BERWICK, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The world of Rubik’s cubes and twisty puzzles has become a well-known competitive field with over 100,000 competitors across the globe. One Berwick middle school student took it upon himself to start an official competition right here in NEPA. 15-year-old Shaun Wiggins of Berwick, Columbia County has not been solving […]
Man arraigned on homicide by vehicle charges
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Pa. — A man from Berwick was arraigned Friday on homicide by vehicle while DUI charges after a deadly wreck earlier this year in Columbia County. Police say on March 31st, Eugene Travelpiece was driving along Millville Road near Bloomsburg around 1 a.m. when he crossed into oncoming traffic and hit another car.
New Food Trend at 168th Bloomsburg Fair in Columbia County: Apple Fries and Tie-Dye Slushies Steal the Show
The 168th annual Bloomsburg Fair has started, drawing a large crowd on opening day with its variety of new food options. The soft opening brought hundreds to Columbia County, thanks to an excited audience and good weather.
Thousands attend Bloomsburg fair despite the weather
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Opening day comes rain or shine at the Bloomsburg Fair. We know which one the fairgrounds got on Saturday, as thousands. Hit the midway for a variety of foods, attractions, and entertainment. Even though the opening day weather was not nearly as nice as it was for Friday’s soft opening, […]
Route 339 Reconstruction Resumes Next Week: Detours and Delays Expected for Local Motorists
The three-year reconstruction and road widening project of Route 339 in Pennsylvania, spanning Columbia and Luzerne Counties, will resume next week. Mitchell Knorr Contracting is the primary contractor. From Monday, September 25, 2023, they will pave the northbound lane of Route 339. The $11,500,000 project includes line painting and a new guide rail installation once paving is complete. Work will be conducted during daytime.
168th Bloomsburg Fair: A Celebration of Culinary Treats, Entertainments, and Local Traditions
The eagerly anticipated 168th Bloomsburg Fair has kicked off in Columbia County, attracting numerous visitors since the fairgrounds' 2 PM opening. The fair, recognized as one of the county's biggest and oldest events, is scheduled for nine days and promises a wide range of activities such as live entertainment and carnival rides.
168th Bloomsburg Fair kicks off in Columbia County: Apple Fry a La Mode
168th Bloomsburg Fair kicks off in Columbia County: Apple Fry a La Mode.
168th Bloomsburg Fair kicks off in Columbia County
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — The wait is over! The Bloomsburg Fair is finally here! The fair just officially kicked off its preview day at 2:00 on Friday, and people have been flooding in since to get a taste of the 168 Bloomsburg Fair. Friday is only day one of the nine-day fair, and there’s […]
How Silvopasture Benefits Both Livestock and the Environment
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — When Josh Greene started farming in 2013, he cut down hundreds of trees that had overgrown his pastures. Now, he’s planting trees in his pastures. Greene, who operates Greene Kitchen Farm with his family, is augmenting his rotational grazing operation with silvopasture — integrating trees in his pastures to provide numerous benefits to livestock and the environment.
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Visitor's bureau releases new covered bridge puzzle
Columbia County, Pa. — The thirteenth annual Covered Bridge puzzle—showcasing the Jud Christian Bridge in Columbia County—is now in stock. A project of the Columbia-Montour Visitor's Bureau, the newest limited-edition puzzle has been released by mail to those who pre-ordered and to stores with a limited quantity of copies. This year’s puzzle photo was taken by Mark Koskulitz, who was honored earlier this year as the 2023 Covered Bridge photo...
Columbia County citizens protest against hospital closures and Medicaid cuts: 'A life-or-death matter'
BERWICK, COLUMBIA CO. (WOLF) — A group of citizens in Columbia County got together Tuesday to protest outside of the closed-down Berwick Hospital. The protesters are known as the “Nonviolent Medicaid Army” and they are voicing their concerns of how hospital closures are affecting the Community. This...
Rise in Counterfeit Money Cases in Columbia County: Suspect Sought in Bloomsburg Pizza Incident
Residents of Columbia County have been put on alert due to a rise in counterfeit money cases, starting with an incident at Unida Pizza in Bloomsburg. A woman, who has not been identified, is said to have used a counterfeit $100 bill to buy a pizza. The fake note was only discovered after she had left the West Main Street venue.
Get Your 2023 Jud Christian Covered Bridge Puzzle Locally: Now Available at Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau
The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau has released its thirteenth annual Covered Bridge puzzle. This year's puzzle features the Jud Christian Bridge in Columbia County. The puzzles are made by Heritage Puzzle from North Carolina and consist of 550 pieces. They are available in limited quantities for $18, with $2 from each sale going to the Columbia County Covered Bridge Association.
Superior Court Candidate to Visit Bloomsburg Fair
Superior Court candidate Jill Beck will visit the Bloomsburg Fair on Saturday, September 23rd. She is scheduled to arrive at 2:00 p.m. Accompanying Beck will be candidates running for local office in Columbia County. Beck has made it a purpose to visit all 67 counties in the state before the...
Auditor General Releases Audits for Volunteer Firefighters' Relief Associations in 29 Counties
Auditor General Timothy DeFoor announced the release of audit reports for 41 volunteer firefighters’ relief associations (VFRAs) in Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Carbon, Centre, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Indiana, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lycoming, Montgomery, Perry, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland and York counties.