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Bloomsburg Middle School Student Wins Writing Contest

Posted by on May 11, 2012

Madeline Polhill, a seventh-grade student at Bloomsburg Middle School, won a writing contest sponsored by Scholastic Scope Magazine and had her first line selected as the first...

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The View from Here

The View from Here: Signs of Spring

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012

We asked The Bloomsburg Daily’s photographer, Bob Rush to set out to capture evidence of Spring in Bloomsburg. He came back with some lovely images to share with us that...

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Opinion

Opinion: In Defense of Parks

Posted by on May 21, 2012

I’m writing in defense of Pennsylvania’s great park system. Our numerous state and local parks are incredibly valuable to Pennsylvanians. For example, the local Bloomsburg Town...

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Superstorm Sandy: The Road to Recovery

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013

This is all too familiar, a town not knowing what to really do in the wake of a storm. I remember the confusion and lack of information in the wake of Tropical Storm Lee in...

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Recent Posts

Blogging Relieves Stress on New Mothers

Blogging Relieves Stress on New Mothers

Jul 8, 2012

New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers. “It looks like blogging might be helping these women as they transition into motherhood because they may begin to feel more connected to their extended family and friends, which leads them to feel...

Lewisburg Triathlon Weekend Announced

Lewisburg Triathlon Weekend Announced

Jul 7, 2012

Entries are still being accepted for the Annual LARA Triathlon for Kids and Sprint Triathlon, which will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, and at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, respectively. Both events will start at the Lewisburg Community Pool. The kids’ event, which consists of a pool swim, a bike ride on closed roads and a run around the Lewisburg...

Opinion: In Defense of Parks

Opinion: In Defense of Parks

May 21, 2012

I’m writing in defense of Pennsylvania’s great park system. Our numerous state and local parks are incredibly valuable to Pennsylvanians. For example, the local Bloomsburg Town Park is known for its summer concert series, picnic areas, and recreational activities. I’m writing to voice my disappointment with efforts underway in Harrisburg, proposed by Gov....

Bloomsburg Middle School Student Wins Writing Contest

Bloomsburg Middle School Student Wins Writing Contest

May 11, 2012

Madeline Polhill, a seventh-grade student at Bloomsburg Middle School, won a writing contest sponsored by Scholastic Scope Magazine and had her first line selected as the first sentence for a short story.Scholastic Scope Magazine invited students to create a first line to a short story and submit it for review. More than 5,000 entries were submitted to the...

Bloomsburg Downtown Revival

Bloomsburg Downtown Revival

May 8, 2012

Walking through downtown Bloomsburg today is a much different experience than it was four years ago in the heart of the recession when many of the glass storefront windows sat dark and dusty with “For Rent” signs taped up. Today you can walk that same route and many of those same storefronts have new life and new ownership. Some of the new businesses that now...

The Latest Buzz from BTE: In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play

The Latest Buzz from BTE: In the Next Room, or The Vibrator Play

May 3, 2012

At the dawn of the age of electricity, Dr. Givings performs some experimental treatments. Dr. Givings’ wife, Catherine, will soon discover the “shocking” side-effects of her husband’s revolutionary gadget.

GC Hartman Students Raise Money for School

GC Hartman Students Raise Money for School

May 1, 2012

G. C. Hartman Elementary School, a part of the Southern Columbia School District, held its first Hartman Hustle today. Students from kindergarten through fourth grade went out and solicited donations in support of their school and then each grade had 15 mins on the High School track to run a far as they could. The event raised over $8000 that will go into the...

When the River Runs Dry

When the River Runs Dry

Apr 29, 2012

Women in Kenya face the everyday daunting task of collecting water for their families. BU students Chelsea Walters and Robert Kernaghan highlight a special program that shares in a little way this unique challenge.