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Spectators cheer on runners and snap some photos at the annual Run for the Diamonds in Berwick Thursday.
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Spectators cheer on runners and snap some photos at the annual Run for the Diamonds in Berwick Thursday.

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Court papers: Town woman, 23, OD’d twice within weeks
BLOOMSBURG — Gasping for breath, an overdose victim didn’t respond to the first dose of a heroin antidote, but the...
Danville-area man arrested near home
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area man charged with DUI complained the officer who arrested him was driving worse than he...
Woman allegedly had no license in uninspected car
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Driving with no license in an uninspected car was trouble enough, but a Berwick woman’s real...
Erin, 40, lives for her son. Though he wasn’t planned, little Stevie, 4, has been a blessing. Erin tries hard to give...
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Red Cross Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall. SANTA CLAUS PARADE: 10:30 a.m., Mulberry, Front and Market...
• Montour County’s tentative budget for 2015 is open for public inspection at the courthouse; to learn more, please see...
• Actress Scarlett Pomers (TV: “Reba”), 26. • Comedian Jon Stewart, 52. • Actor Judd Nelson, 55. • Actress S....
1922: Capt. Cyril Turner of the Royal Air Force gave the first public skywriting exhibition, spelling out, “Hello USA....
Car stolen with tot inside NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As a 30-year-old woman pumped gas at a station in a New Orleans...
Car hits Flight 93 chapel SHANKSVILLE (AP) — A chapel honoring the victims of Flight 93 has been temporarily closed...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-8-10-24-28 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 3-5-8 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 1-0-8-6 MIDDAY QUINTO: 2-5-0-9-8 EVENING...
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Studies show that children find soothing comfort in a friendly pet during stressful situations, Geisinger says. So the...
DANVILLE — Geisinger Health Plan will host two free sessions to help people who want to enroll in health insurance...
READING (AP) — A much-maligned public Christmas tree is getting the Charlie Brown treatment. Officials in Reading say...
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ALTOONA — Christmas tree sales have held steady for the last decade. But as members of Generation Y have grown up and...
DANVILLE — Montour County commissioners recently voted to award a total of $55,300 in Tourism Fund grants: • The...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A New Jersey couple is crying foul over the Philadelphia Little League organization that’s the home...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Spectators of all ages oohed and ahhed as giant inflated characters floated through the streets of...
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NEW YORK — Want to save some cash while holiday shopping? The best tool can be a smartphone packed with the right apps...
NEW YORK — Early bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in what’s becoming a new holiday tradition. There were...
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Amid poverty, U.S. doctors save lives during a mission to Africa
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) —The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement...
CHICAGO (AP) — Once strongly aligned with the GOP, American physicians are leaning more left, an analysis of campaign...
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DEAR ABBY: I was married to a wonderful woman who passed away five months ago after a heart attack. Why do people...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are intense, emotionally sensitive and physical in your approach to life. You have humor...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I always have had a low resistance to germs and have caught colds every two to three months. I take...
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Formerly owned/operated The Flat Iron Café
Margaret Malencore Ragno Crusan, formerly of Berwick, passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Assured Assisted Living in...
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A driver was injured Thanksgiving night when his car crashed into a tall evergreen tree along...
LONDON (AP) — P.D. James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas visitors lined up early Thursday at the city’s mega-buffets to pile their plates high for an...
Liliana J. Bartilomo Nick and Katie (Snyder) Bartilomo, Catawissa, are the parents of a daughter, Liliana Jane, born...
LAWN MOWERS DETAILS: The CRZ and XRZ model riding mowers sold exclusively at Bob-Cat dealerships nationwide from...
SMITH — Mary P., 91, of Ringtown Mountain Road, Catawissa, widow of Camp N. Ashenfelter and William H. Smith, died...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —Host Garrison Keillor, 72, plans to stay home and listen to “A Prairie Home Companion” on the...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Robert J. Samuelson in The Washington Post. We Americans pride ourselves on...
Hunters must speak up
Deer hunters of the United States, unite! You’re an often maligned, frequently ignored, shrinking minority. If you don’...
I am responding to your editorial of Nov. 25, “Pipeline foes close eyes to reality”. I agree that we take certain “...
and MICHAEL L. YOUNG Elections always leave some unfinished business. Tom Wolf’s historic win over incumbent Tom...
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Beyond the Lights ★★ Drama about a music superstar (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) overwhelmed by the pressures of fame. PG-13 (...
The characters of the modern workplace comedy, like the rest of us, don’t know how to make a living anymore. Having...
Katniss Everdeen took down Optimus Prime at the box office. “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay —Part 1” opened with $121.9...
For a movie that’s more paint by numbers than Picasso, “Penguins of Madagascar” begins with something completely...
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No one should shed a tear for Hugh Hefner at his funeral. Few kings have led better lives. We’re referring to the...
The famed British physicist Stephen Hawking has never had small ideas or small ambitions, least of all his audacious...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 17-23. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership....
NEW YORK (AP) — Sting is hoping his star power can plug up a leaky ship. The singer-songwriter will play the role of...
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28/FRIDAY Santa Parade, Parade of Lights, Nov. 28, 7 p.m., downtown Bloomsburg. Berwick Santa Parade, Nov. 28, 9:30 a...
Discounted tickets to BTE’s “Twas’ the Night Before Christmas, Nov. 30 show only, benefits Columbia County Volunteers...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville, free...
Agape presents “The Advent of Jesus Christ with music, Nov. 30, 2-4 p.m., Wesley UM Church, Third and Market streets,...
PARIS (AP) — An accidental discovery in a northern French library of an original first folio of Shakespeare’s plays —...
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NEW YORK — In the pilot of “Girls,” Lena Dunham’s character, Hannah, tells her parents she believes she’s meant to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City’s High Line, an elevated park built on...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A key battle scene near the end of Cirque du Soleil’s “Ka” show is returning more than a year and a...
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DENVER — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen...
“Normally during winter, we can expect to be threatened by a significant snowstorm about once a week. Large storms use...
NEW YORK — One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they’re both in a place...
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has picked up two seasons of a new sitcom from Tina Fey. Titled “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,”...
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After suffering tough loss in ‘11, Hilton returns to win
BERWICK — Nick Hilton didn’t want to feel the same way he did three years ago. The churning in the pit of Hilton’s...
McCoy runs for 159 yards as Philly earns big division win
ARLINGTON, Texas — LeSean McCoy is looking more like the NFL rushing champion of a year ago, and Mark Sanchez is...
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Nov. 28, 1984 • After a 14-3 loss to Valley View, USA Today drops the Berwick football team from its Top 25 rankings...
Today No events scheduled ——————————————— Saturday FOOTBALL College NCAA second round Virginia St. at Bloomsburg...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 11 a.m. ESPNU — N. Illinois at W. Michigan Noon ABC — Nebraska at Iowa ESPN2 — UCF at South...
NCAA FOOTBALL FAVORITE line O/U UNDERDOG Virginia 1 40½ at Va. Tech at Bowling Green 10 57½ Ball St. at W. Michigan...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Assigned RHP Ronald Belisario outright to Charlotte (IL). TAMPA BAY...
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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Nigel Hayes’ acrobatic tip-in with 20 seconds left capped his...
PITTSBURGH — For years William Gay kept quiet. About his remarkable story. About his sometimes erratic play. About the...
DETROIT — After a week of questions about his limited production of late, Calvin Johnson lifted Detroit’s offense with...
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Obama is insane! He’s starting trouble with Russia, and he’s over in China bowing to them by wearing their rags. And he...
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Just in time to begin thinking about your Christmas baking, I present the cookie versions of some very popular candy...