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Danville Intermediate School teachers walk a picket line along Liberty Valley Road on Thursday morning.
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Danville Intermediate School teachers walk a picket line along Liberty Valley Road on Thursday morning.

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Posted on: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 4:07am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who faced a $525 fine for refilling an 89-cent drink at a Veterans Affairs hospital apparently will get off with a warning. When Christopher Lewis of North... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 4:00am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Brooklyn woman says her mother accidentally moved a stranger's car with a key that fit two vehicles. Cheryl Thorpe was house-sitting for her daughter, Nekisia Davis, when... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, April 18, 2014 - 3:58am
BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — The commissioners of a western Pennsylvania county have voted 2-1 to display the national motto, "In God We Trust" on a wall of their meeting room. Republican Butler... READ MORE »

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Police: Bloomsburg man said he was providing for family

BLOOMSBURG — A man admits he made meth in the home where his girlfriend and son live, but says he always went outside to shake the bottles, court...

Berwick man facing felony in Wal-Mart shoplifting case

BUCKHORN — A Berwick man was driving the getaway car for a Wal-Mart shoplifter, authorities say. Roy James III, 35, also had a loaded.45-caliber...

Danville taxpayers want information, may also launch a demonstration

DANVILLE — The school district made its contract offer public, and the teacher union should do the same with its proposal, one parent says. Teachers...

Retired teacher, trail-blazing volunteer honored as Graduates of Distinction

BLOOMSBURG — When retired Bloomsburg English teacher Sam Bidleman stepped through the door of his old high school classroom, senior Tanner Ziller...

MILLVILLE — The school board has voted unanimously to hire Cynthia Jenkins, a longtime elementary teacher and principal from Berks County, to replace...

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• Bloomsburg Area’s school board will meet April 24 at 5 p.m. for student expulsion hearings. • Millville’s audit report for 2013 can be found in...

COMMUNITY CROSS WALK: Begins 11 a.m., Pine Street Lutheran Church, 407 Pine St., Danville, continuing through the borough, ending back at the church...

• Actress America Ferrera, 30. • Actress Melissa Joan Hart, 38. • Actress Maria Bello, 47. • Actor Eric McCormack, 51. • Talk show host Conan...

1775: Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Mass., warning American colonists that the British were coming. 1906: A...

School: Kids, don’t snitch LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A school principal sent fifth-grade students home with a flier telling those being bullied not to...

Four killed in head-on crash SOUTH BEND (AP) — Three teenagers and a woman were killed Wednesday in a head-on crash on a rural highway. The teens...

‘I’ll tell you a secret. We live in a mad and inspiring world.’ Ben Hecht (1894-1964) American screenwriter, director, novelist

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DANVILLE — The driver cited in the Catawissa Township wreck that critically injured two others Tuesday has been released from the hospital, a...

The National Club Softball Association’s 2014 North Atlantic Regional women’s fastpitch Final Four will be held in Danville next weekend at Echo...

BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey woman was taken to the hospital for a panic attack after another car pulled into her path on Park Street here about 3 p.m....

Horses killed, driver flown to hospital UNION TWP. — Two draft horses pulling a piece of farm machinery were killed when a speeding car hit the...

New attorneys for Selenski trial WILKES-BARRE (AP) —Two new defense attorneys have been appointed in the long-delayed double-murder trial of Hugo...

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Review lauds efforts at data registry

DANVILLE — Dr. Jonathan Reese Slotkin, M.D., director of spinal surgery and spinal cord injury research at Geisinger Health System’s Neurosciences...

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man went into a coughing fit and blacked out before his truck drifted across Main Street and hit a car head-on Wednesday...

$5G verdict in case of tainted coffee CULPEPER, Va. (AP) —A Culpeper County jury has awarded $5,001 to a man whose coffee pot was tainted with urine...

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Danville woman survived by two daughters

Margaret G. Puderbaugh, 97, Danville, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at Emmanuel Center, Danville, where she had been residing the past two...

Centenarian was lifelong homemaker

Catherine F. (Savage) Novotny, age 102, formerly of Whiting, N.J., died at 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Westview Health Care Center,...

Here are scheduled Easter Egg Hunts and other events in the area: Today • NESCOPECK TWP. —Nescopeck Township Fire Company Auxiliary Easter Egg...

Missing bobcat taken to the zoo STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have taken a missing pet bobcat to a zoo after its owner found the animal...

Iain S.M. Knight Jason and Sandra (Krum) Knight of Danville are the parents of a son, Iain Samuel Matthew, born Monday, April 14, 2014, at...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: A blog by Ed Rogers at washingtonpost.com. The lead sentence of an April 14 New York Times “news article,” headlined “Political...

Pennsylvania taxpayers surrender about $25 billion of their earnings each year to pay for public schools. That’s a lot of money. About half of that...

Rights, rights, that’s all we hear today —“This is my right, his right, their rights, our rights” — but nowhere is there ever mentioned common sense...

News from Downtown Bloomsburg: This spring Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. has focused on many exciting events and projects including Destination Blues,...

In a letter to the editor April 17, Jay Nixon complained about previous letters from Evy Lysk and Jim Joline. Nixon writes: “Lysk and Joline are...

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...

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WHAT’S PLAYING AROUND THE AREA

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER ★★½ Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) struggles to embrace the modern world and battles a new threat: a Soviet agent. PG...

HAL has come a long way. First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded. If the singularity...

LOS ANGELES (AP) —Keenly following the scent of “African Cats” and “Chimpanzees,” Disneynature’s “Bears” combines sweeping vistas and remarkably...

“Heaven Is for Real” is a sweet tale based on a 4-year-old boy’s account of his trip to heaven that’s likely to please the devout, but won’t entice...

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NEW YORK — Wes Anderson has kept critics and moviegoers off-balance with his idiosyncratic blend of orchestrated whimsy, deep-rooted melancholy and...

NEW YORK (AP) — In a springtime battle of sequels, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” stayed strong enough to narrowly triumph over the debut of “...

NEW YORK (AP) — Target is taking aim at rival Amazon by expanding a service that regularly delivers products to shoppers’ homes. The nation’s second...

HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model and aspiring actor is accusing “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer, 48, of sexually abusing him as a...

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 7-13. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NCAA Basketball...

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BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 6-12: April 6 • 2:06 a.m. — 500 block East Eighth Street, criminal mischief • 2:42 a...

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BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls April 9-15: April 9 • 1:19 a.m. — Noise complaint, Weis Market • 1:24 a.m. — Suspicious vehicle...

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CHICAGO — An ex-con who spent most of his adult life behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-...

Three New Jersey teens frantically used their cellphones to call for help from a sinking van after their troubled mother drove them into a river,...

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest...

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WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have again approved a Merck & Co. tablet for gradually reducing seasonal allergies, this time for...

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company launched...

WILLIAMSPORT —Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. has been named one of the Top 100 Performing Community Banks of 2013 with assets between $500 million and $5...

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