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A Look Back: Flooding in Benton and Bloomsburg One Year Ago

BENTON, Pa. -- This is a bleak anniversary in Columbia County. One year ago, floodwaters ravaged communities in Benton and Bloomsburg.
Floodwaters forced some people from their homes while businesses had to close for days to pump water from their buildings.
Most of the homeowners and businesses in Benton and Bloomsburg are back on their feet, but it has taken a lot of hard work and patience to get there.

Heavy Downpours, Thunder Storms Throughout Central Pennsylvania

COLUMBIA AND LYCOMING COUNTIES, Pa. - We had stormy weather across many parts of northeastern and central Pennsylvania Wednesday afternoon and evening.
What started out as a small shower along Main Street in Bloomsburg quickly turned into thunder, lightning, and heavy rain.
Meanwhile, in Hughesville, the wet weather made for muddy conditions at the Lycoming County Fair. Families came prepared and wore their rain boots.
"It poured like crazy this morning so we figured it would probably be a mud pit here," Jason Perry of Montoursville said.

32nd Annual Bloomsburg Jamboree Underway

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- The sun was shining bright at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds reflecting off of these custom paint jobs.
The 32nd annual Bloomsburg Jamboree is underway and vehicles were lined up as far as the eye could see.
"I`ve done this for about six years and I enjoy all the new trucks and all the paint jobs and the new people I get to meet down here," said Brian Kile, Bloomsburg.
The annual event is a chance for four wheel enthusiasts to scope out trucks, jeeps, and ATVs.

Woman Pleads Guilty to Vandalizing Columbia County Laundromats

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- A woman accused of vandalizing laundromats in Columbia County pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft and corruption of minors.
Amber Hornberger and Robert Johnson were caught on surveillance breaking into and stealing money from six machines at the Wash-N-Shop Laundromat in Bloomsburg this January.
The photos show the couple brought their two young children along during the thefts.
Johnson pleaded guilty to similar charges back in February in Columbia County.

Guilty Plea in Laundromat Thefts

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- A woman accused of vandalizing machines at laundromats in Columbia County pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft and corruption of minors.
Amber Hornberger and Robert Johnson were caught on surveillance pictures breaking into and stealing money from six machines at the Wash-N-Shop laundromat in Bloomsburg in January.
The photos show the couple brought their two young children along during the thefts.
Johnson pleaded guilty to similar charges back in February in Columbia County.

Bloomsburg Fair Chooses First ‘Fair Queen’

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- One of our area's most famous fairs chose its first ever fair queen this weekend.
The 2019 Bloomsburg Fair Queen was crowned at Caldwell Consistory on Sunday.
Three candidates were in the running.
Nicolette Cusate of Danville will don the crown this year.
The event was sponsored by First Keystone Community Bank.
Officials hope to make this a new tradition for the Bloomsburg Fair.

Celebrating Summer in Bloomsburg

BLOOMSBURG – Food, wine, arts and crafts, you could find it all at the Summer In Bloom Festival in Bloomsburg.
Sunny weather made for the perfect day as the festival was packed with all sorts of vendors.
“It is a beautiful day out here and its a nice day to have this kind of activity for family and friends to come around and enjoy the day,” said Michael Kreisher
The summer festival raises money for the Bloomsburg Children's Museum.

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