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Workers with Kriger Construction of Dickson City install a new high-density plastic gas main along Old Berwick Road in Espy for UGI Penn Natural Gas on Wednesday. The project will extend from the 1000 block of Old Berwick Road to Central Columbia High School and is expected to take four to five months to complete.
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Workers with Kriger Construction of Dickson City install a new high-density plastic gas main along Old Berwick Road in Espy for UGI Penn Natural Gas on Wednesday. The project will extend from the 1000 block of Old Berwick Road to Central Columbia High School and is expected to take four to five months to complete.

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Bloom woman allegedly defrauded banks, realty company employers for up to $200G
ESPY — A Bloomsburg woman is expected to plead guilty to bank larceny for stealing $120,000 to $200,000 from two banks...
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BLOOMSBURG — A gas smell that permeated the area two summers ago may return now that the $1 million second phase of a...
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VALLEY TWP. — A Danville woman was killed when a log truck crushed her car on Route 54 here Wednesday. Mary Gray, 84,...
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1952: President Harry S. Truman announced a settlement in a 53-day steel strike. 1959: During a visit to Moscow, Vice...
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G ov. Tom Corbett inadvertently stepped on a local sports land mine during a visit with school officials last Thursday...
BUCKHORN — A Berwick man “took his eyes off the road for a second” and slammed into the back of a car that had stopped...
SCRANTON (AP) — A man convicted in the death of a man whose body was found in a sport utility vehicle at the bottom of...
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Bloomsburg native enjoyed time with family
Thomas Martin Artley, 75, Newmanstown, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at home. He was born in Bloomsburg, a son...
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