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Parents and children take a look around the preschool room in the Danville Child Development Center’s Bloom Road location on Thursday morning.
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Parents and children take a look around the preschool room in the Danville Child Development Center’s Bloom Road location on Thursday morning.

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Assault suspect, 28, apologizes to Knoebels EMT in court
CATAWISSA — A man was drinking moonshine before he lashed out at Knoebels employees and repeatedly spit in a park EMT’s...
BLOOMSBURG — Town council has shown an interest in protecting renters and home buyers from discrimination based on...
New giveaway is promoting healthier living in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — A new food giveaway featuring fresh produce was so popular on its first day, organizers opened the doors...
RIVERSIDE — Richard Oberdorf says a bus stop used by his 11-year-old granddaughter is unsafe, and he had the same...
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — Construction has begun on a 40-unit senior housing complex on West Sixth...
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TREASURE HUNT: 08-10-13-23-25MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-2MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-5-9MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-3-0-3MIDDAY PICK FIVE: 2-1...
1922: The first-ever radio commercial aired on station WEAF in New York City; the 10-minute advertisement was for the...
New Orleans-inspired Brass: 6 p.m., Weis Center Plaza, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, free; no tickets needed. Animal...
Pair drinks gallons of vodka HARRISBURG (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to strangling his girlfriend during a domestic...
Killer threatened ‘headlines’ ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan...
• The SusQ-Cyber Charter School Board of Trustees August meeting will be held tomorrow at 1 p.m. at the Bloomsburg...
• Country-pop singer Cassadee Pope (TV: “The Voice”), 26. • Actor Armie Hammer, 29. • Country singer LeAnn Rimes,...
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SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man told police he was trying to help a Hazleton man with car trouble, but police arrested both...
Railroad Street from Route 11 to Market Street in Danville will be closed starting Monday. Sewer and water line work...
BLOOMSBURG — A teenager found unconscious in a yard at 153 E. Fifth St. here was allegedly drunk and carrying marijuana...
BLOOMSBURG — Gary Vadakin, 10 W. Main St., Bloomsburg, owner of Seasons on Main restaurant, sold taxable items...
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It’s Holdren Dick Holdren of Jerseytown is the uncle of Braden Kolmansberger, the second baseman for the Red Land team...
Jase T. Lipko Joshua and Kimberly (Martz) Lipko of Columbia County are the parents of a son, Jase Tobias, born...
Former Danville fire chief ran electrical company
John R. Becker Jr., 69, of 103 Maple St., Danville, a faithful husband, devoted father and friend to all who knew him,...
Berwick house painter was avid trout fisherman
Michael Rice, 99, of Berwick went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at his residence, surrounded by...
Lifelong Bloom woman was Avon representative
Vickie L. (Ohl) Dixon, age 72, a lifelong resident of Bloomsburg, died Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 26, 2015, at her home...
Infant survived by brother
Ethan William Turnbaugh, infant son of Robert and Tonya (Hummel) Turnbaugh of New Columbia, died at birth Wednesday,...
MAHONING TWP. — A Sunbury man driving without rear lights was drunk, police say. Jesse M. Shambach, 20, also crossed...
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Man hurt in alleged assault in vehicle KELLY TWP. — A Danville man was injured by an out-of-control woman during a car...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Roman Catholic school in Portland has changed its policy on hiring gay employees following the...
‘Craft wings’ debut at festival in Buffalo BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) —Buffalo’s emerging craft beer scene will be part of the...
SCRANTON (AP) — Demolition crews are preparing to tear down a tire warehouse as fire crews battle a stubborn blaze...
IOLA — Resurfacing work on Route 442 from Iola to the Lycoming County line is scheduled to begin today at 6 a.m. A...
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Get it done. We can think of no more direct a way to remind the Legislature’s Republican majority and Gov. Tom Wolf of...
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Reporters covering the big pay-raise announcement Wednesday at Geisinger were told that plans for the increase were in...
“Why is the Columbia County Democratic Party not marching on Town Hall, demanding that this unfair and discriminatory...
Just as I was about to thank Press Enterprise for the balanced coverage of the Community Pipeline Picnic held by...
My husband and I were the proud pet parents of three little girls — Maple, Tootsie Roll and Cinnamon. On Aug. 19, we...
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As Stephen Colbert readies for his big debut the night after Labor Day, the New York Post reminds the viewing public...
NEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of...
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28/FRIDAY Animal Resource Center Indoor Yard Sale, $3/bag, Liberty Hall Building, Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, Friday-...
”God of Carnage,” dinner theater by Danville Elks and Fishing Creek Players, Sept. 12, dinner at 5:30 p.m., show at 7,...
“Stairwell Gallery Crew Collects,” open 6-8 p.m. Aug. 29, runs through Sept. 25, the Antler, 24 E. Main St. Bloomsburg...
New Orleans-inspired Brass, Aug. 28, 6 p.m., Weis Center Plaza, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, free; no tickets needed...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are excellent with language and debate. You are intelligent and persuasive. Small wonder...
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American Ultra ★★½ Action comedy about a stoner (Jesse Eisenberg) whose life with his girlfriend (Kristen Stewart) is...
Part electronic dance music tutorial and part love letter to Los Angeles’ San Fernando Valley, “We Are Your Friends” is...
In “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” a bell-bottomed 15-year-old girl comes of age in 1970s San Francisco. She documents the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Straight Outta Compton” is the No. 1 movie in North America for the second week. The week’s three...
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DEAR ABBY: My sister-in-law quit her job and moved into my in-laws’ basement six years ago. I think there may have...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My friend’s wife, who is 70, has a fasting glucose level of around 200. She is perhaps 40 pounds...
Arguably the most significant contribution to the editorial page came from Bill Greener on 8/21. His submission titled...
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Not since Saigon in the 1970s has an American operation in Southeast Asia been as ill-conceived as “No Escape,” a taut...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) —A former Penn State student who is suing over alleged hazing toured his former fraternity house...
NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 17-23. Listings include the week’s ranking...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of...
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“Expect a partly sunny, dry Friday featuring afternoon temperatures near 80 degrees. Under partly cloudy skies, this...
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Philadelphia quarterback expects to play on Saturday
PHILADELPHIA — Quarterback Sam Bradford would embrace the chance to play deeper in the Eagles’ third exhibition game in...
LOS ANGELES — Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-...
Pittsburgh rookies are learning NFL and new positions
PITTSBURGH — The No. 16 jersey and what it ultimately signifies for Tyler Murphy fits just fine and all. It’s just not...
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for...
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DETROIT — In many ways, Justin Verlander is the perfect symbol of an uncertain future for the Detroit Tigers. When he...
MIAMI — Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Toronto 71 56.559 — — 7-3 L-1 40-23 31-33 New York 69 57.548 1½ — 5-5...
WASHINGTON — Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as...
SAN FRANCISCO — Kelby Tomlinson hit a grand slam for his first career home run and Marlon Byrd added a three-run shot,...
CINCINNATI — Zack Greinke and two relievers combined on a four-hitter and Los Angeles completed a three-game sweep of...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Relievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2/3 scoreless innings and...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Yovani Gallardo earned his 100th career victory, Delino DeShields had a part in all the Texas runs...
ATLANTA — This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse...
DETROIT — Matt Shoemaker pitched one-hit ball into the eighth inning in his hometown ballpark, Albert Pujols drove in...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and Kansas...
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STATE COLLEGE — When DaeSean Hamilton made his college football debut last season, he looked like a man trying to make...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. —Florida’s quarterback competition will stretch into the season. New Gators coach Jim McElwain said...
DURHAM, N.C. — Nico Pierre might be Duke’s quarterback of the future. Right now he’s the Blue Devils’ backup running...
EDISON, N.J. — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst scores from Jordan Spieth in three months. In...
The Barclays First Round Bubba Watson 34-31—65 -5 Spencer Levin 30-35—65 -5 Camilo Villegas 31-34—65 -5 Tony...
NEW YORK — Serena Williams could face Maria Sharapova for her second straight major semifinal as she seeks to complete...
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HOUSTON — Jonathan Grimes got an NFL pink slip four times before finally hanging on with the Houston Texans and...
NEW ORLEANS — Coming off a career-threatening injury, Drew Brees had little choice but to sign with a downtrodden...
INDIANAPOLIS — Duron Carter has that NFL look. At 6-foot-5, 211 pounds, he’s a big enough receiver to take advantage...
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Aug. 28
Aug. 28, 1985 • Band director Paul Semicek, and the Marching Ironmen of Danville, will represent national champion BYU...
Today FOOTBALL High school scrimmages Central Columbia at Shikellamy..6 p.m. Mahanoy Area at Bloomsburg....6 p.m....
BASEBALL American League TAMPA BAY RAYS — Placed OF Desmond Jennings on the 15-day DL. Recalled OFr Joey Butler from...
AUTO RACING 2:30 p.m. NBCSN — Nascar, Xfinity Series, practice, at Elkhart Lake, Wis. 4:30 p.m. NBCSN — Nascar,...
Arnold’s Golf Course MONDAY NIGHT LADIES LEAGUE Aug. 24 Pts. McGettigan/Wagner 120.5 Long/Curland 113.5 Unger...
Bloomsburg’s Devon Sanders, Brittan Kittle, Brady Crawford and Jared Solomon all were selected to the first team...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Left-hander Daniel Zaragoza gave up only three hits and doubled home a pair of runs Thursday,...