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Bloomsburg University’s Shawn Secola, left, reaches for the hand of Connor Gades as the pair cross in the center of Danny Hale Field while stretching out during warm up during the first day of spring football at the university.
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Bloomsburg University’s Shawn Secola, left, reaches for the hand of Connor Gades as the pair cross in the center of Danny Hale Field while stretching out during warm up during the first day of spring football at the university.

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$750,000 house offers 7-mile round-trip commute
DANVILLE — Newly hired Geisinger CEO Dr. David Feinberg wasted little time finding a home in the Danville area. Less...
Reviews on website help us rank best large area employers
Let’s take a look at some of the area’s best places to work, according to the people who work there. The website...
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BERWICK — If all goes as planned, the Sunoco station at Ida Street and six other buildings nearby will be demolished...
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VALLEY TWP. — Some pushy people purporting to be student salesmen have been trying to make their way into area homes...
MAHONING TWP. — Danville-area businessman Randy May is suing the Mahoning Township water and sewer authority for $2,164...
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s cold war over public pensions is heating up as Senate Republicans consider resurrecting a...
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LEWISBURG — Two-time Grammy Award-winning world musician Angelique Kidjo will perform Friday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the...
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DANVILLE — Sewer customers in Mahoning Township are unfairly made to pay a 25 percent surcharge by Danville, which...
DANVILLE — AFSCME Retirees, Sub-Chapter 8604, will meet on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Washington Fire Company,...
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WWII vet, Merck lab tech, Southern sports fan
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“The snow that fell early yesterday was from an area of snow flurries that came off Lake Ontario. Normally those fizzle...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville prosecutors have made sterilization of women part of plea negotiations at least four...
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Wisconsin returns to Final Four with win over Arizona
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HOUSTON — Gonzaga and coach Mark Few have been a constant presence in the NCAA Tournament, even if the loveable Zags...
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BLOOMSBURG — Julie Falk, Taylor Turner and Patrice Coleman each scored three goals for Bloomsburg University during a...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Roger Penske has warned his NASCAR team to stay out of any controversy regarding the possible...
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The first day of trout season has changed drastically in recent years. In fact, the first day of trout season depends...
Meat card shoot A meat card shoot will be held at the Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club on April 2 beginning at 6 p.m....
The Pennsylvania trout season was held from April 15 to July 31, with a 40-trout daily limit.
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying “no hate in...
Here are local Easter egg hunts: Today • BERWICK — Egg Hunt, noon, First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St.,...
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DUNMORE (AP) — A trooper wounded in a deadly ambush outside his barracks last fall says he hopes to eventually return...
OHIOVILLE (AP) — Ending a 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, former Congressman Joe Sestak said Saturday he hoped the...
BERWICK — The Talancas of Berwick celebrated the fourth Eagle Scout in their family Saturday, as Eric Talanca earned...
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BLOOMSBURG — Sylvia Richer has joined the Bloomsburg office of Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty. Richer has 11 years...
LEWISBURG — A program that aims to lure foreign investors to rural Pennsylvania will be represented at two...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from the most recent column by Ann Coulter, author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over Three —...
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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Rich Caminiti held a small camera, following the owners of the house from one room to another...
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CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — When he started on his weight-loss journey, Mike Bonaventura lost 60 pounds over a period of...
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90th birthday Norma Jean Ekey-Brobyn of Bloomsburg recently celebrated her 90th birthday. She was born Feb. 20, 1925...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, Wii bowling, 10 a.m.; Tuesday: Gardening tips...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St....
30/MONDAY Free Ladies Exercise Class, Mondays, 9 a.m., Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road; bring mat and...
Carol Carter of Bloomsburg announces the engagement and upcoming wedding of her son, William A. Nehez, to Jessica F....
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Dear anonymous Berwick Woman, A lion does not concern himself with the opinions of a sheep. Translation: Next time you...
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LOS ANGELES — Sean Penn surfs, shoots, sprints, punches and fights in the geopolitical thriller “The Gunman.” At 54, it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Juliette Lewis resisted taking a TV role for a long time. “It was a very grown-up decision for me to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Offerman of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” will star as Ignatius Reilly in a stage adaptation of “A...
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To the person about the flag box being full, if you are a member, come in and volunteer an hour to pick it up. If not,...
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Researchers are now preparing a study seeking to confirm that dog slobber, by itself (and not just the psychological...
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — It was a flood of messages from concerned friends abroad that alerted the president of Tunisia’s...
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Minister’s father convicted of indecent assault
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In his growing work of consulting with churches on matters of sexual abuse, Jimmy Hinton says he...
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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have two daughters whom we have taught to use good manners. We are proud that they always...
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