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PeeWee 50cc riders take off during the ECEA/MSR Championship Hare Scramble 2015 Shotgun National at Southside Conservation Club in Catawissa on Saturday afternoon. The race, presented by High Mountain Dirt Riders, continues today at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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Suspect accused driver of running down fawn, chasing deer, cops say
BERWICK — A Berwick man reached into a car and slugged the driver in the face while the driver’s two children watched,...
Nearly 200 kids roar along Southside trails after families travel hours to compete
ROARING CREEK TWP. — Dirt-bike racers as young as 4 roared up and down a nearly 2-mile trail in the woods here Saturday...
Weapon safely seized, but report not made, system officials say
DANVILLE — A man with “major depression” and making threats to kill himself had a loaded.40-caliber Smith & Wesson...
More voice-recognition technology in devices raises concerns about convenience vs. privacy
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on...
Shooter says he was protecting homestead from intruders, thieves
BLOOMSBURG — A Madison Township man said he was “frustrated” by trespassers and thefts when he fired a rifle round at a...
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• Actress Hallie Eisenberg, 23. • Actor Edward Furlong, 38. • Figure skater Michael Weiss, 39. • Actress Mary-...
1909: The original Lincoln “wheat” penny first went into circulation, replacing the “Indian Head” cent. 1939: Albert...
Breakfast/Brunch: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Township Fire Company, Mooresburg. SLIDER SEARCH: 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. session,...
Emperor’s speech reborn TOKYO (AP) — The 4½-minute speech that has reverberated throughout Japan’s modern history...
• Fairmount Township, Luzerne County, welcomes bids on road work. • Berwick is selling three cars; for details, please...
Wife uncovered porn-making PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man prosecutors say made a pornographic video of a 4-year-old girl...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-7-13-16-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-0-7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-6-0-5 MIDDAY PICK...
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You just knew rocker/hunting enthusiast Ted Nugent would have to make some controversial statement in the wake of Cecil...
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as early as this morning if union negotiators...
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Researcher doubts Cecil’s friend killed JOHANNESBURG (AP) —A lion researcher in Zimbabwe on Saturday cast doubt on a...
LONDON (AP) — Dozens of giggling demonstrators have inhaled laughing gas outside Britain’s Parliament to protest...
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Orgasm seminar, twerking contest among highlights that rile mayor of first city in Bible Belt to host event
DALLAS (AP) — An upcoming sex exposition in Dallas that’s billed as the largest of its kind in the U.S. and is expected...
Profits of drillers in Rockies cut by traffic from Marcellus Shale
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) —Part of a $4 billion natural gas pipeline completed six years ago to export gas from the Rocky...
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FERNVILLE — Stray bullets hit a home and a swing set near here recently, and police are looking to see if any other...
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Lime Ridge native enjoyed playing cards, bingo
Myrtle Leona Sorber, 99, passed away on Saturday morning, Aug. 1, 2015, at Berwick Retirement Village II, where she was...
Mount Joy dairy farmer has son in Benton
Clair M. Hollinger, 80, of Mount Joy went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, July 30, 2015, surrounded by his...
Bloomsburg educator active in sororities
H. Belle Himes of Bloomsburg passed peacefully in hospice at Maria Hall on Thursday, July 30, 2015. Born Feb. 4, 1920,...
Stillwater seamstress passionate about family
Beverly A. Cohick, 66, of Windsor Lane, Stillwater, went to be with the Lord Friday afternoon, July 31, 2015, a patient...
Berwick woman loved crafts, rides in country
Mary K. “Mickey” Dietterick, 82, of Berwick passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at her residence. She was born Feb. 3,...
Full obituary in future edition of paper
James M. “Jim” Stein, 38, of Berwick passed away on Saturday morning, Aug. 1, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S. The...
Arrangements to be announced
Joseph C. Horsefield, 58, of Berwick passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side Saturday morning, Aug....
NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine making a video call without other people being able to listen in. Yahoo is trying to make that...
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is under a federal court order to fix hundreds of barriers built under state roads and...
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“After very warm temperatures today and tomorrow, a major change in the weather pattern over North America will allow a...
DETROIT (AP) —Ford’s new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests by the insurance industry,...
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Retiring driver aims for first win of season at Pocono
LONG POND — Jeff Gordon’s request for a low-key farewell tour has mostly been respected, though the four-time NASCAR...
RIO DE JANEIRO — The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic...
11-year-olds drop into consolation bracket with loss
PLYMOUTH MEETING — For a team that is known for having comebacks of all sizes for the duration of the summer, South...
Shattered cellphones. Fireworks accidents. Failed drug tests. The NFL’s endless aggravation raged through an offseason...
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CHICAGO — Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the...
NEW YORK — Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes...
TORONTO — Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Kansas City...
BALTIMORE — Caleb Joseph homered and drove in three runs, Kevin Gausman allowed four hits over seven innings and...
BOSTON — Travis Shaw hit his first two major league homers and went 4 for 4 with five runs and four RBIs in Boston’s...
PHILADELPHIA —Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a...
MILWAUKEE — Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits and Anthony Rizzo continued his homer binge to lead Chicago to a win...
LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and...
CINCINNATI — Eugenio Suarez had a sacrifice fly and an RBI double off 14-game winner Gerrit Cole, and the Cincinnati...
MIAMI — Odrisamer Despaigne pitched six solid innings, and San Diego beat Miami. San Diego 104 000 000—5 9 0 Miami...
MINNEAPOLIS — Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by...
HOUSTON — Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered...
ST. LOUIS — Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen homered, sending Jorge De La Rosa and Colorado to a victory over St. Louis....
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Steinruck shoot The Frank Steinruck Memorial Shoot, the club championship trapshooting event at the Orangeville...
There is seldom a shortage of news related to the Susquehanna River. Every time we get a couple of inches or so of...
A state law was passed giving county treasurers the authority to be the sole agency issuing doe permits.
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GAINESVILLE, Va. — Troy Merritt couldn’t miss Saturday in the Quicken Loans National. Tiger Woods couldn’t make...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If there’s anything that’s going to slow down the New York Giants’ offense this season, it...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) —For the first time since their stunning loss in the NFC championship game in late January, the...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Two things were certain Saturday when the New England Patriots put on pads for the first time at...
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Aug. 2
Aug. 2, 1985 • Brian Kishbaugh fires a five-hitter and drives in two runs as South Columbia beats DuBois, 3-1, for its...
Today BASEBALL Little League 11-year-old Division at Plymouth Meeting S. Columbia vs. West Point..........7 p.m.
Camping World Truck Series Saturday At Pocono Raceway (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 69...
AUTO RACING 1:30 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Windows 10 400, at Long Pond, Pa. 6 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar, Indy...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed RHP Mike Wright on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jorge Rondon from...
Mill Race WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE July 29 Division I W L Sutliff Motors 233.5 206.5 Blackbear Pottery 225 215...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The Rich Mills FUNdamental Basketball Camp for boys and girls ages 6-15 will be held at the Vo-Tech...
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Brooklyn (Mets) 22 17.564 — Staten Island (Yankees) 20 18.526 1½...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Miami -155/+145 San Diego Pittsburgh -130/+120 at Cincinnati at...
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N.J. move aids face-reading software
OAKLAND, N.J. (AP) —Smile and the world smiles with you — unless you’re having your driver’s license renewed. It’s...
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Police say a man who was stunned by officers using a Taser during a violent rampage at a...
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Manhattan Project sites may be parks SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) —Threes sites of the Manhattan Project are a step closer to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s organization is suing celebrity chef Jose Andres for backing out of a hotel project in...
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GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — The elderly woman is wrapped tightly in a white sheet to help preserve her body as much as...
Dog rescue shot on helmet camera SPRINGFIELD, Va. (AP) —Authorities say a video taken from the helmet of a Fairfax...
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Mustang Makeover helps raise awareness
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — It started with a 10-hour drive to Oklahoma. Taren Moore and Claire Walsh didn’t know...
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WASHINGTON — Geisinger Health System has received the Platinum Award from the National Business Group on Health for...
Dear Mr. Berko: Fitbit Inc. makes those wristbands that track your pulse, track your heart rate, count the number of...
LEWISBURG — Dr. C. Jason Ou, M.D., ophthalmologist with The Eye Center of Central PA, achieved certification by the...
KINGSTON — Krissie Hause of Berwick recently joined the Hazleton-area office of Lewith & Freeman Real Estate,...
Dear Mr. Berko: I just retired at age 67, and my certified public accountant, who is a friend, insists that I hire a...
LEWISBURG — The Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health at Evangelical Community Hospital here has added a new...
Williamsport — Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. posted net income of $6,788,000 for the six months ended June 30, a press...
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“I had no idea that the lion I took was a known, local favorite, was collared and part of a study until the end of the...
THORN: For residents who have worked for years to bring a Berwick-built Stuart tank back to town, the news lately has...
Something is missing in the quest by immigrant groups to make Pennsylvania the 13th state to allow undocumented...
I am responding to Ron Brobst’s “Marriage ruling will destroy U.S.” (letter, July 16): “The predominant sin that...
A political science colleague sent me an article documenting President Obama’s dismal economic record, and he asked me...
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Among the health and fitness apps for computers and smartphones are sex-tracking programs to document the variety of...
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Students can use peer-designed gear this year
NEW YORK — For kids of all ages, one big thing helps soften the blow of summer turning into fall: fresh and fun back-to...
Much is made about two distinct styles of parenting. We’ve got the hovering helicopters and the risk-taking free-...
While many parents hit the stores to find their children’s back-to-school wardrobes, the online marketplace also buzzes...
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Dreisbach-LeVan family reunites NUMIDIA — The 103rd Annual Dreisbach-LeVan Reunion was held on July 19 at St. Paul’s...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Berwick — Monday: Visiting Bloomsburg Center; health talk by BU students, 10:...
Families plan local get-togethers ELYSBURG — The annual Frederick/Croll/Miller reunion is today in Pavilion B of...
The Belvedere in Baltimore, Md., was the setting on Oct. 11, 2014, for the ceremony uniting Sarah Charnell Gasper and...
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney (Cybil) Fish of Orangeville, along with Mr. and Mrs. David (Tabatha) Naus and Mr. Michael Day, all...
NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College announces the following local students have earned recognition for...
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BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Tuesday — Academy...
LCCC offers area day/evening courses NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College will offer courses for the fall...
3/MONDAY Free Ladies Exercise Class, Mondays, 9 a.m., Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road, Sweet Valley;...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m. MONDAY — Gift shop: Alayne Benner, Janet Burket; Info Desk...
65th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. (Rebecca) Johnson of Millville will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary...
Wildcat Roundup to be held Aug. 22 WEST HAZLETON — West Hazleton High School’s Wildcat Roundup will be held Saturday...
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LOS ANGELES — “The End of The Tour” is the story of two Davids meeting at a crossroads. One, acclaimed novelist David...
NEW YORK (AP) — Four-time Emmy-award-winning actress, best-selling author and social activist Marlo Thomas will spread...
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Sunday (July 26) you ran pictures of a mess at Seventh and Oak street in Bloomsburg. Go back and take another one. The...
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DEAR ABBY: We recently moved to a new neighborhood. Soon thereafter, some kids who were at our house playing with our...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY Whatever you do, you give it your own personal stamp. You are always adaptable, versatile and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner and “30 Rock” star Jane Krakowski has jumped aboard the upcoming Broadway revival of...