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Fire police and Mahoning Township police walk across about 8 inches of mud that slid down the side of the bank along Route 11, near Bald Top Road, Monday afternoon. It made Route 11 nearly impassable.
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Fire police and Mahoning Township police walk across about 8 inches of mud that slid down the side of the bank along Route 11, near Bald Top Road, Monday afternoon. It made Route 11 nearly impassable.

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Berwick father accused of setting his house on fire had breakdown, say wife and son
BERWICK — Cindy Francioni sat in the reception area of the magistrate’s office surrounded by friends and family,...
Water rises in Bloom, Danville areas after downpours
BLOOMSBURG — Heavy downpours, flooded roads and warnings of more flash floods and possible tornadoes spread damage and...
Connecticut pastor riding to California for convention injured and airlifted to Geisinger
MIFFLINVILLE — The pastor of a motorcycle ministry in Connecticut was seriously hurt Monday when he wrecked his custom...
Bloom-area resident took his life in cabin, coroner says
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg-area man who was reported missing Sunday by a relative who feared he might harm himself was...
Berwick man spent $2 to win top June jackpot
A Berwick man fattened his wallet by $23,439 in June after playing a lottery game called Fat Wallets, records show....


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• Actor Pierce Gagnon, 12. • Actress Meg Donnelly (TV: “American Housewife”), 16. • Actor D.B. Woodside, 48. •...
• The Berwick Borough Civil Service Commission will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at City Hall. • The Southern Columbia Area...
1952: Puerto Rico became a self-governing commonwealth of the United States. 1967: A full-page ad in The Times (of...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. LEGO Architecture Club: 10-11 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library,...
Chainsaw used in rampage BERLIN (AP) — A man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people at a health insurer’s office...
Second shooter sentenced UNIONTOWN (AP) — A second man has been sentenced in the death of a man shot after he broke...
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We’re entering the dog days of summer, but at least one more community still has its vacation Bible school coming up....
DERRY TWP. — A Montour County man violated a protection-from-abuse order by communicating with his ex-wife through...
Son of accused murderer allegedly burned down bar
MILTON — Anthony Rocco Sanutti Jr. is accused of burning down his own bar in Sunbury as part of an insurance scam, and...
BERWICK — A water heater caught fire Monday afternoon in the basement of 1828-30 Heights Road here, causing little...
MILFORD (AP) — A judge has approved more than $55,000 in new defense attorney fees for a sniper who killed a...
LOWER BURRELL (AP) —A now-retired Roman Catholic priest has been accused of forcing a 10-year-old boy to perform oral...
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Bloom High grad had long career in Air Force
Larry D. “Ruby” Rubenstein, 71, passed on Sunday, July 16, 2017. He reunited with his daughter, Melinda “Mandy;”...
Outdoorsman hosted 23 foreign exchange students
Robert A. Hampton, 68, of Mount Carmel passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at his daughter’s...
Lifelong farmer ran home insurance agency
James C. Kellum Sr., 90, 1188 State Route 239, Huntington Mills, died at his home on Sunday morning, July 23, 2017. He...
Retired custodian for Central Columbia schools
Dale G. Albertson, 80, 81 Magee Road, Millville, died at 2:25 p.m. on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at Geisinger Medical...
Enjoyed crocheting and family patio parties
Rita T. Scarpino, 87, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday, July 23, 2017, a patient of the Emmanuel Nursing Center in Danville...
Formerly employed as cook at area firms
Nancy J. Taylor, 52, 1825 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, died at 12:03 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017, at Geisinger...
Sunday school teacher hosted church events
Grace E. Broadt, 93, of West Main Street, Stroudsburg, died Friday, July 21, 2017, at Pleasant Valley Manor in...
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Mary Lukashewski, 87, of Wapwallopen passed away Sunday afternoon, July 23, 2017, at Mountain Top Senior Care, Mountain...
Elizabeth R. McMahonPatrick J. McMahon Brian and Katie (Hershour) McMahon of Bloomsburg, are the parents of twins: a...
A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Don Parks, a member of Bloomsburg High School’s Class of 1958. Cards...

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Within the murky online corners of the so-called Dark Net, drug dealers emphasize the best way to send their goods...
Region has to do more
It’s easy to judge the friends of Charles Bechtel and Anessa Patterson, the area’s most recent suspected overdose...
Seniority isn’t what it used to be in many workplaces — even in one of the most august, the United States Senate. That...
It will come as a huge relief to millions of Americans that Republican lawmakers have struck out in their attempts to...
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LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn’t sure she could ever...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party’s reeling health care bill...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Passions are running high on Capitol Hill — but pistols at 10 paces over health care? GOP Rep. Blake...
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NEW YORK — Six friends from college reunite, picking up shared lives 20 years after graduation day. But along with the...
DEAR ABBY: I’m 17. My mom and I often disagree on things. Don’t get me wrong — I don’t care what she does in her free...
The Queen of Nice has picked another fight with the President of the United States. Conservative blogs are taking...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you said, “I don’t find simply telling people to eat less and move more to always...
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NEW YORK — Tick populations are exploding? Tick-borne diseases are on the rise? Some recent headlines suggest...
Q. A few years ago while in Europe for vacation, I fell and bruised my ribs. Knowing there was not much I could do...
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LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) —West Virginia environmentalists have urged a national committee examining the health risks from...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says measles has killed 35 children in Europe in the last year, calling it...
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“During much of the past two weeks, humid air has been a big part of our weather. There was not a single day we could...
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Mount Carmel grad: I’m no ‘yes man’ to Reid
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — While the Kansas City Chiefs held a news conference Monday to present the seventh general manager in...
Last week, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders introduced the sports world to Rookie, a golden retriever who made fans...
Pederson thinks Eagles have talent like ‘96 Green Bay champs
PHILADELPHIA — Doug Pederson held a clipboard on the sideline when Brett Favre led the Green Bay Packers to consecutive...
SOUTHPORT, England — Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in...
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LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw is headed to the disabled list for the second straight summer because of a back injury....
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TORONTO — Francisco Liriano won for the first time in three starts, Russell Martin homered and the Toronto Blue Jays...
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BATTING—JTurner, Los Angeles,.367; Murphy, Washington,.341; Harper, Washington,.336; Blackmon, Colorado,.328. RUNS—...
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CLEVELAND — Josh Tomlin pitched six efficient innings, Carlos Santana homered twice and Cleveland won its fourth...
CHICAGO — Adam Engel and Matt Davidson homered and the White Sox snapped a nine-game losing streak with a victory over...
NATIONAL LEAGUE Cubs 5, Cardinals 3 St. Louis 020 100 000—3 7 0 Chicago 002 102 00x—5 6 1 Wacha, Oh (7), Lyons (8)...
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NEW YORK — Dale Earnhardt Jr. will have a new way to voice his racing opinions next season — on television. NASCAR’s...
MANKATO, Minn. —When the NFL draft resumed for the second round on April 28, all eyes were on Florida State running...
INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck’s surgically repaired right shoulder will keep him out for the start of training camp. How...
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July 25, 1987 • Tim Steward, Tim Dewalt and Bill Mertz each homer as North Berwick scores twice in the top of the...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 63 37.630 — Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 62 39.614 1½...
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MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -133/+123 Milwaukee at St. Louis -133/+123 Colorado at...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Low inflation will likely be a key discussion point when the Federal Reserve holds its latest policy...
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Yes, you can buy happiness —especially if the money saves you time. People who dole out cash to save...
(AP) — Google’s parent company Alphabet can easily afford the $2.7 billion write-down it’s taking to cover a big...
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Home stands in national park, can be rented for $200-$325
Pennlive.com GETTYSBURG (AP) — For a couple hundred dollars, you can spend the night in a house that survived the...
Mexico protects ruins of ancient temple while project is built above
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Plans to expand a hotel in Mexico City have been put on hold after archaeologists unearthed a 1400s-...
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You know Bloomsburg woman, there are caring people who donate to the Berwick Pool especially to provide passes for...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: People want to be in your company because you are energetic, free-spirited, optimistic and...
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Lightning strike sparks tank fires GRASSY BUTTE, N.D. (AP) — Officials say a lightning strike caused a contained...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The cleanup process of a burned Alaska playground has begun nearly two months after a blaze sent...
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Andrew Weschler trudged past piles of trash, dozens of abandoned grills, an unopened crate of...
HONOLULU (AP) — State officials say the unemployment rate in Hawaii is the lowest it has been in 10 years. Businesses...
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police department wants to declare its drug-sniffing dog as “surplus” so it...