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Controversial lawman denies allegations of impropriety on job
RUPERT — Montour Township Police Chief Terry Eckart used his cell phone one night to send a photo of a topless woman to...
When contacted for comment, Montour Township Police Chief TerryEckart responded viaemail, published here in its...
Berwick man jailed after alleged hit-run accident in Millville
MILLVILLE — A Berwick man allegedly hit a boy with his car here Friday and took off, later giving police such a hard...
Lime Ridge woman, boyfriend face drug charges after ambuance call
LIME RIDGE — After a man overdosed on heroin early Saturday, police searched a home here and turned up 130 packets of...
Authorities: $2,659 from sex or drug deals
VALLEY TWP. — Three women accused of being prostitutes might have to forfeit $2,659 in cash that authorities seized...
Flags will also adorn new plots
BERWICK — Gary Heimbach Park is about to expand. Council President Alvin Hill said the borough has reached an...
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Breakfast: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Township Fire Company, Mooresburg. Country Breakfast Buffet: 8 a.m.-noon, Hobbie...
• The proposed 2015-16 budget for Benton Area School District is available for public inspection; for details, please...
• Actress Jill Berard, 25. • Dancer Cheryl Burke, 31. • Country singer Eric Church, 38. • Actor Dule Hill, 40...
1945: During World War II, Allied forces recaptured Rangoon (Yangon) from the Japanese. 1952: The Kentucky Derby was...
Kate gives birth to baby girl LONDON (AP) — Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to a baby girl, royal...
Work-zone crash kills driver BENSALEM (AP) — Authorities say an early morning accident in a construction zone on the...
TREASURE HUNT: 9-10-12-14-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-9-8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-2-3-6 MIDDAY PICK...
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Tired of reading bad things about Berwick? Yeah, we are too. So, “The Buzz” is happy to report on something positive...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —A man who pleaded guilty in the drug-related slayings of four people is seeking to reverse his...
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —Billionaire Warren Buffett offered a strong defense of Berkshire Hathaway’s manufactured home unit at...
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Civil lawsuits have been spawned by images such as the photo Police Chief Terry Eckart allegedly sent to a subordinate...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For decades, farmers have routinely fed antibiotics to livestock to fatten up the animals and...
LONDON (AP) — Mystery writer Ruth Rendell, who brought psychological insight and social conscience to the classic...
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Longtime mail department clerk at GMC
Bessie J. Long, age 78, a lifelong resident of Bloomsburg, died on Thursday evening, April 30, 2015, at her home. She...
Mifflinville sister survives Indiana woman
Sandra “Sandy” Jean DeFrancisco, 64, of Mishawaka, Ind., passed away early Friday morning, May 1, 2015, in Hospice...
A simple man who did things his way
Andrew G. Barnes Sr., age 81, 2391 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg (Espy), died at 4:14 am. Thursday, April 30, 2015, at...
Bloom native, art therapist, organic gardener
Ella Ruth Knittle Shoemaker, 71, Columbus, Ga., died Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Columbus Hospice House. A...
Mia S. Warhurst Brad and Kate (Travelpiece) Warhurst, Columbia County, are the parents of a daughter, Mia Savannah,...
Alleged slap took place in parking lot COOPER TWP. — An alleged slap for which police cited a Ringtown man occurred in...
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) —A man with a bee allergy is suing his neighbor, saying there’s little difference to him between a...
Family runs afoul of terror-fighting law
MIDDLETOWN, Md. (AP) —Randy Sowers always expected the government to show up one day and ask where all the cash he was...
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“With variably cloudy skies and afternoon temperatures in the comfortable mid-70s, yesterday was an OK early May day....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming will eventually push 1 out of every 13 species on Earth into extinction, a new study...
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5-2 favorite has to rally for victory at Churchill Downs
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Brilliant but untested, American Pharoah was put to a fight in the Kentucky Derby and won. Sent off...
CHICAGO — Quarterbacks Bryce Petty and Brett Hundley found their way into the NFL on Day 3 of the draft Saturday —...
LAS VEGAS — The ink was barely dry on the contracts signed by Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao when the question...
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BOSTON — Brett Gardner drove in three runs, Nathan Eovaldi pitched well into the seventh inning and the New York...
MIAMI — Martin Prado homered and drove in four runs, leading Dan Haren and the Miami Marlins over the Philadelphia...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 15 9.625 — — 8-2 W-2 6-6 9-3 Tampa Bay 13 11.542 2 — 7-3 L-1...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as Detroit beat...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Miguel Gonzalez pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning, Steve Pearce drove in two runs and...
CHICAGO — Mike Fiers struck out 12 in six innings and Ryan Braun homered as Milwaukee beat Chicago. The Cubs got a...
HOUSTON — Surprising Houston matched its longest winning streak in nine years by posting its ninth straight victory...
CLEVELAND — Jose Bautista drove in four runs and Toronto kept reigning AL Cy Young winner Corey Kluber winless on the...
MINNEAPOLIS — Trevor Plouffe and Torii Hunter homered, helping Ricky Nolasco return to the rotation with a win as...
ST. LOUIS — Matt Carpenter hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Saturday and the St. Louis Cardinals once again beat...
ATLANTA — Jay Bruce powered two long triples, Marlon Byrd broke out of his slump and Zack Cozart had three hits to lead...
SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford homered, Tim Hudson pitched into the ninth and San Francisco beat Los...
NEW YORK — Gio Gonzalez struck out nine in seven crisp innings on one of his favorite mounds to lead Washington over...
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TALLADEGA, Ala. — In this farewell season for Jeff Gordon, the future Hall of Famer continues to seize every moment...
PHILADELPHIA — It’s all about defense for the Philadelphia Eagles. The Eagles took Kansas cornerback JaCorey Shepherd...
NEW YORK — Chris Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the New York Rangers bounced back from a tough...
PITTSBURGH — Doran Grant picked up the phone for his first interview session as a professional football player and...
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May 3
May 3, 1985 • Kurt Kehl, a Berwick High School and West Virginia graduate, signs a free agent contract with the Dallas...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday BASEBALL High school Tunkhannock at Berwick.......4...
Sprint Cup Series After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday At Talladega Superspeedway Talladega, Ala. Lap length: 2.66...
LAPORTE — Vo-Tech’s Hope Witchey pitched a five-inning no-hitter in which she struck out 10 to raise her strikeout...
AUTO RACING 1 p.m. FOX — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, GEICO 500, at Talladega, Ala. 4 p.m. FS1 — United SportsCar...
FIRST ROUND Saturday, April 18 Washington 93, Toronto 86, OT Golden State 106, New Orleans 99 Chicago 103, Milwaukee...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -115/+105 at New York at Miami -175/+165 Philadelphia...
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ATA shoot today An ATA trapshoot will be held today at the Norry Gun Club with shooting beginning at 10 a.m. The...
If you are a young person who is anxious to catch a trout, perhaps even your first trout, this is a great time of the...
Spring gobbler season in Pennsylvania was extended to four weeks.
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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) —Even with an increasing number of commercial kitchens available for Lowcountry food...
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To the owner of the big yellow truck that takes up two spaces in the 200 block of W. 3rd st.: First of all, please stop...
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Tweeted by another Republican (bleep) namely Donald “the hair” Trump. “Our great African-American president hasn’t...
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Dear Mr. Berko: Our 13-year-old son, on the advice of our family physician, uses marijuana, and it’s been a godsend. I...
DANVILLE — More than 250 members attended the annual meeting of Service 1st Federal Credit Union April 22 at the...
Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of Jim Cramer’s two books called “Real Money” and “Get Rich Carefully,” which explain...
DANVILLE — Dr. John Bulger, D.O., MBA, chief quality officer, Geisinger Health System, has been named to Becker’s...
HARRISBURG — There’s been movement here on a bill to clarify a 2012 law that exempts family farms from the state...
Berwick — Dr. Michael A. Freiman, M.D., an ENT specialist, is opening an office at 751 E. 16th St., Suite 400, a press...
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SUNBURY — Weis Markets has renewed its partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a press release says. The...
ALTOONA — Sheetz Inc. is one of the newest supporters of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 2015 Great American Cleanup of...
Mortgage consultant to work in Danville Williamsport — Shahnee Holmes has joined Jersey Shore State Bank Mortgage...
Milwaukee — During the Bon-Ton Stores’ Spring Goodwill Sale, March 12-28, donors brought clothing, shoes, handbags and...
DANVILLE — Here are deeds recorded recently in Montour County. Anthony Township • Corrective Deed: John M. and...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Hospice has been moved to a new location, 235 Hospital Drive, Lewisburg. All activities...
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ROSE: Berwick and Columbia County lost an exceptional public servant with the death last week of former borough...
EDITOR’S NOTE : The latest from Ann Coulter, author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 — Especially a Republican.” It’s...
Kermit Bell is worried about his 90-year-old mother, Louise. Like many seniors, Louise Bell sold her house when she...
What’s North Korea done lately besides rage against Hollywood because of the “The Interview”? Build more nuclear bombs...
Monday, May 11, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to submit letters or comments to 30 Seconds about the May 19 Primary Election.
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Saudi Arabia’s very first sex accessory shop (in the holy city of Mecca) should be opening soon, according to news...
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Split on best one-piece wearers, experts agree fit is key
NEW YORK — Awards nights are usually reserved for showstopping gowns. But it one swoop, Robin Wright resisted the norm...
Remember those declarations that teens are done with Facebook? Think again. Facebook remains the most used social...
STROUDSBURG (AP) — For many high school students, spring is the season of prom and the ultimate prom proposal, or “...
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Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Violet Pellman MONDAY — Gift shop: Alayne Benner, Janet Burket; Info Desk...
85th birthday On Tuesday, May 5, Daniel Bauman will celebrate his 85th birthday. Born in Bloomsburg, he has been a...
BENTON — “Outdoor Programs for Young People” are scheduled this summer at Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Rt. 487, Benton...
4/MONDAY Free Ladies Exercise Class, Mondays, 9 a.m., Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road, Sweet Valley;...
Group to clean Quaker Meeting House NUMIDIA — Roaring Creek Valley Flower Club met recently with Joan Remig sharing...
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BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
Brittany Evans and Aaron Farnsworth of Columbus, Ind., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Rohrbach’...
Brittany Evans and Aaron Farnsworth of Columbus, Ind., announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be...
Senior centers list week’s events • Benton — Monday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Tuesday: Farkle...
The engagement of Katie Marie Fowler and James Clayton Porter Jr. of Jefferson, Ky., is announced by their parents....
Genetti’s of Hazleton was the setting for the Sept. 6, 2014, garden ceremony uniting Brandi Edwards and Christopher...
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BURBANK, Calif. — Paul Bettany couldn’t hear anything. When the actor, 43, initially donned a headpiece to portray the...
NEW YORK (AP) —PopSugar’s workplace comedy “Seriously Distracted” will be back for another season with a new boss...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts have finally hit the big time, at least when it comes to the big...
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DEAR ABBY: I’m comfortable with my faith and pray before a meal at home and at friends’ houses. We have become...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are a charming realist who is clever and entertaining. You are also a good teacher. When it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Parsons has gotten his Broadway angels —Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald and “Police...