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Danville’s Joy Zhang swims her first butterfly lap while swimming in the 200IM during Tuesday afternoon’s meet against Central Mountain at Danville. 
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Danville’s Joy Zhang swims her first butterfly lap while swimming in the 200IM during Tuesday afternoon’s meet against Central Mountain at Danville. 

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Man threatened ex, led police on chase, search, charges say
BERWICK — A man didn’t let the hours he allegedly spent stalking his ex-girlfriend become down time; while staking out...
Judge: Prosecution failed to make case against Benton man accused of shoving second-grade pupil
NANTICOKE — A judge found a fired Northwest Area elementary school teacher not guilty of harassment Tuesday, in a case...
Woman’s ‘bucket list’ goal for Mifflin property needs more planning
MIFFLIN TWP. — A Nescopeck woman was hoping to turn a home here into a bed and breakfast and host weddings inside a...
Salvation Army laments it’s only halfway to $40G goal
BERWICK — Contributions to the Salvation Army’s red kettle drive are down this year, putting the charity’s programs at...
Trial opens for Danville suspect in 20-year-old case
DANVILLE — A Danville man told a jury here Tuesday that for two decades he suppressed memories of being raped and...

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Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. Preschool Storytime: Bloomsburg...
1962: The United States launched Relay 1, a communications satellite which retransmitted television, telephone and...
• Actress Maisy Stella, 14. • Singer Taylor Swift, 28. • Actor-comedian Jamie Foxx, 50. • Actor Christopher...
Arctic permafrost going fast NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Permafrost in the Arctic is thawing at a faster clip, according to a...
• The Montour Area Recreation Commission is looking for bids on lawn care for 2018 for the various properties it owns...
Escape suspect back in Pa. ERIE (AP) — An inmate who disappeared 20 years ago from a federal prison is to be returned...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-9-12-19-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-0; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-2-4; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-0-9-...


 
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BERWICK — A man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase while his four passengers pleaded for him to stop sent...
Why should the Easter Bunny have all the fun hiding treats? BYFL is letting Santa Claus get in on the action. At 1 p....
BLOOMSBURG — Allegations of underage drinking and bad behavior are detailed in a number of citations filed in court...


 
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Union pipe-fitter was avid hunter, fisherman
Edward Joseph Wydila, 95, a resident of Vintage Knolls assisted living center in Danville, and formerly of 549 W....
Known for amiable personality, storytelling
Darrell John Jones, 69, of Berwick passed away in his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017,...
Avid reader loved sunshine and warm waters
Joanne R. Davenport entered this world on Sept. 15, 1930, and went to rest on Dec. 9, 2017. Joanne was the only child...
Complete obituary to be published later
Pastor Scott Fetterolf of Berwick died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. A complete obituary will be...
Assisted husband in family plumbing business
Esther E. Chapin, 90, of Slatington and formerly of Orangeville, died on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, a resident of The...
Today’s funeral service has been postponed
The funeral for Sandra L. Snyder scheduled for today, Dec. 13, at the Kelchner-McMichael-Baker Funeral Home, Berwick,...
Loving mother, grandmother loved her animals
Tammy Lee (Hess) Karns, 55, of Varner Hollow Road, Berwick, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at the Berwick Hospital...
LONDON (AP) — Part of a fatberg that clogged one of London’s sewers is destined for a museum. The Museum of London says...
Settlement terms A local developer’s settlement offer to Bloomsburg’s Town Council this week would have barred a rehab...
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Keith L. Henrie, 72, of Shickshinny Lake passed away on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical...
Owner of auto body business in Berwick
Stephen Darling, 60, of East 15th Street, Berwick, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center in...


 
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DANVILLE — While the holiday season is often a joyous time of year, for many people it can be emotionally difficult....
‘She worked hard her whole life’
Some of the most touching letters sent to the Brighter Christmas Fund are written by friends and relatives concerned...
Average taxpayer will see bill increase by $47
DANVILLE — Council here approved the 2018 budget and 6.5 percent tax hike Tuesday night. The increase will cost the...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) —Police here say a reported intruder turned out to be a roll of duct tape. Officers responded to a...


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“Now that Arctic air has us in its grip, it will not let go for at least three days. “High temperatures, today,...


 
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Use of seafood completes tradition of ‘seven fishes’
For a holiday so widely celebrated, the traditions surrounding Christmas are as unique as the ornaments that decorate...
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I clearly recall my teacher’s voice pointing out a fact about fractions: “Remember that a/b + c/d is not equal to (a +...
Whether or not state lawmakers exchange “secret Santa” gifts, they’re getting an early, “self-Santa” present: the...
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My Country Used to be sweet land of liberty Land where patriots die when politicians lie For thee I cry. Your flag that...


 
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When Amanda Abella was 23, her wallet was stolen from her purse while she was at work. Before she realized it was...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Santa Claus is coming to visit kids here Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and Summerhill Fire Company...
BOSTON — Female kitchen workers at the McCormick & Schmick’s seafood restaurant in downtown Boston were subjected...
ANNVILLE — The Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Memorial Council will hold its 21st annual outdoor Holiday Candlelight...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Spicer, the former White House press secretary, has a book deal. But don’t expect him to criticize...


 
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ELYSBURG — After a Christmas gathering at the Nickel Plate Bar and Grill on Dec. 5, the Ralpho Township Public Library...
Wreaths to be laid at veterans’ graves LEWISBURG — The inaugural Veterans Christmas Remembrance Celebration is planned...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —Congressional Republicans on Tuesday rushed toward a deal on a massive tax package that would reduce...
The little blue pill that’s helped millions of men in the bedroom is turning white. Drugmaker Pfizer has launched its...
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My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off...
What to do on a busy weeknight when you poke your head into the fridge and discover a variety of souvenirs left over...
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NEWTOWN, Conn. —Suzanne Davenport still wears a memorial bracelet and has a green ribbon with a “Be Kind” magnet on her...
CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A spreading wildfire destroyed an unused building in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South...
Emmys are moved to Monday on NBC NEW YORK (AP) — The next Primetime Emmy Awards will move to Monday night to avoid a...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City native Gayla Peevey has welcomed another hippopotamus to the city’s zoo, more than...
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I was going for a walk in the alleys in Berwick at the West End and I saw two properties that have a lot of trash. A...
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Police: Man’s M-80 blew paw off dog SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is charged with felony animal cruelty...
SEATTLE (AP) — A bisexual Christian man is suing Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission after it refused to hire him as an...
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GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Larry Graves picked up a laser pointer — “the kind you tease your cat with” — and pointed it...
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Maui County Council committee has recommended that sunscreens containing certain chemicals be...
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They’re abdicating their roles, stepping aside for a new generation of royals. No, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker...
DEAR DR. ROACH: You wrote recently that thyroid medication is regulated to within 5 percent of the stated amount. Are...
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Ex-Philadelphia QB McNabb also accused in lawsuit of sexual misconduct
NEW YORK — Hall of Fame player Marshall Faulk and two other NFL Network analysts were suspended after a woman who...
Pittsburgh hopeful to have Haden against Patriots
PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin is ready to talk about the New England Patriots. The fact the Pittsburgh Steelers coach can...
MIAMI — Reacting to the Giancarlo Stanton trade, a Miami Marlins supporter who is a priest suggested in church that...
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NEW YORK — Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made the biggest plays in overtime, and...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 23 6.793 — Toronto 17 8.680 4 New York 14 13.519 8...
MOSCOW — Despite Russia’s ban from the upcoming Olympics, officials in the country still expect more than 200 of their...
PHILADELPHIA — Sean Couturier scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:55 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Toronto...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 29 21 6 2 44 110 74 Toronto 32 20 11 1 41 108 92...
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. —Angel Delgado had 18 points and 11 rebounds, his 57th career double-double, leading No. 15 Seton...
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CHICAGO — Devin Hester, the spectacular speedster who holds the NFL record for kick return touchdowns with 20,...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Patriots have shown only glints of vulnerability under Bill Belichick. That’s why it was so...
PHILADELPHIA — There won't be a Super Bowl parade in Philadelphia this season. The Eagles' championship hopes went...
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Dec. 13, 1987 • Vo-Tech’s Denise Wener scores 31 points in a 47-36 win over Freeland that snaps the Rams’ 39-game...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Orlando OFF OFF L.A. Clippers at Washington OFF OFF Memphis at Indiana 1½ 213...
P-Nut Bowl MONDAY LADIES Week 14 W L Sparetimers 36 16 Gutter Gals 32 20 Queen B’s 30.5 21.5 The Curvettes 29...
MOUNT CARMEL — Nicole Varano scored a game-high 20 points to lead Mount Carmel to a 56-39 win over Central Columbia in...
BOXING 6:30 a.m. ESPN — Jeff Horn vs. Gary Corcoran, for Horn's WBO welterweight title, at Brisbane, Australia...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Northwest at Susquehanna.. 7:15 p.m. Millville at Bucktail.............. 7:30 p....