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Construction workers install metal studs in the new science classrooms in Central Columbia High School on Tuesday.
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Construction workers install metal studs in the new science classrooms in Central Columbia High School on Tuesday. The district's $35 million building project is underway.

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Police: Nescopeck assistant chief drunk at trash burning
NESCOPECK — An assistant fire chief who called police on a man burning trash in his yard ended up getting arrested...
Berwick man said he took friends home
BERWICK — A man who claimed to be a designated driver was at nearly double the legal limit when stopped for erratic...
Judge bars Berwick husband from contacting his alleged victim
BERWICK — A man confiscated his wife’s cell phone and laptop every day, claiming she didn’t do her house chores, a...
Cops: Berwick driver’s license expired
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken woman trying to turn around in a parking lot missed the exit and drove into a 4-foot...
DANVILLE —Weis Markets in Danville is gearing up to sell beer. The company has a liquor license for the store under...
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• Rock singer Liam Payne (One Direction), 21. • Actress-singer Lea Michele (TV: “Glee”), 28. • Actor Jeffrey Licon,...
1944: 15,000 American troops of the 28th Infantry Division marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris as the French...
• Berwick Industrial Development Association seeks bids for demolition of a 5,000-square-foot building.
Red Cross Blood Drive: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Lime Ridge Community Center, Hughes Street. Montour Antique Farm Machinery...
Mayor Ford fired as coach TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once made players on a high school football team roll...
Teacher back after sex firing MCKEESPORT (AP) — A schoolteacher fired after she admitted having had sex with another...
‘People are very open-minded about new things — as long as they’re exactly like the old ones.’ Charles F. Kettering...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-14-16-18-25 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 3-5-4 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 5-8-5-6 MIDDAY QUINTO: 5-2-7-9-4 EVENING...
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Danville Borough, PennDOT and Danville Area School District officials are trying to find a way to ease congestion in...
CATAWISSA — A woman who threw a bucket of water onto her friend to try to treat his apparent heroin overdose will now...
Bloom pair hurt in three-car wreck VALLEY TWP. — Two Bloomsburg women were injured Tuesday when three vehicles...
MAHONING TWP. —Charges are pending against Teresa Adams, 18, of Danville after she allegedly punched another teen at...
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Cops: Stop turns up heroin, wanted person MIFFLIN TWP. — A nervous Catawissa driver stopped for speeding faces drug...
BLOOMSBURG — A Benton man has pleaded no contest to making terroristic threats against a property owner whose wife had...
SHICKSHINNY — Firefighters here have restarted their annual fund and membership drive, which had been suspended since...
BLOOMSBURG — An upriver man pleaded guilty Wednesday to forging a $600 check belonging to an Orangeville resident....
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Native of Newlin was longtime business leader
Donald Samuel Fleming, 81, of Traverse City, Mich., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Aug. 26...
DEP details incidents of drinking wells contaminated by natural gas drilling
PITTSBURGH (AP) —Six years into a natural gas boom, Pennsylvania has for the first time released details of 243 cases...
Flea-market fan served on twp. election board
Lois M. Glidewell, 73, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who stole a safe from a friend’s home was allowed to enter Columbia County’s ARD probation...
WASKIE — Thelma R., “Hon,” 85, of Shuman Street, Catawissa, widow of Leonard T. Waskie, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, at...
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Paul R. Coxe, age 81, retired Bloomsburg Postmaster, of 93 Avon Ave., Bloomsburg, died at 3:09 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28,...
Jacob R. Winder Michael and Jessica (John) Winder of Nescopeck are the parents of a son, Jacob Ryan, born Thursday,...
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BLOOMSBURG — Several defendants were put on probation or paroled at sentencing this week, including a Berwick man whose...
CATAWISSA — After admitting he had been drinking, a driver allegedly told a police chief, “I’m at home. I’m just going...
FRANKLIN TWP. — A New Jersey woman stopped at a DUI checkpoint near Southern Columbia High School asked if police would...
Beauty queen sues over bull injuries GERING, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska beauty queen has filed an amended lawsuit...
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WHAT’S PLAYING AROUND THE AREA
AND SO IT GOES ★½ Director Rob Reiner’s romantic dramedy about an unlikable man (Michael Douglas) whose estranged son...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here,” is the inscription uncovered by a gang of 20-something...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Onetime 007 Pierce Brosnan embraces a darker take on spycraft in Roger Donaldson’s “The November Man...
NEW YORK (AP) —“Guardians of the Galaxy” retook the top spot in its fourth week of release, according to final box-...
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DEAR ABBY: I am sick to death of hearing about people who have too many kids and the hardship it imposes. Common...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2009, and she is taking Namenda and Aricept to...
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a curious combination, because although you are spontaneous, imaginative, impulsive and...

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