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Central Columbia third-grade student Maggie Campbell and an Orangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center resident share a book on Frosty the Snowman Friday afternoon.
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Central Columbia third-grade student Maggie Campbell and an Orangeville Health and Rehabilitation Center resident share a book on Frosty the Snowman Friday afternoon.

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Front PageBU president gets $42G raise

SSHE: Soltz still below average salary at similar schools

Front PageCentral vandals cut a deal

Bloomsburg-area teens paid for damage, records stay clean

Front PageCops: Man was twice caught with pot

Berwick suspect was dazed, officer reports

Front PageTax-office workers say sizable sum left behind

Envelope lost months ago in Columbia County

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Posted on: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 4:12am
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A squirrel that ended up in the back seat of a Michigan police car is out of trouble. The Grand Rapids Press reports that the animal hopped in on Thursday,... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 4:02am
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and... READ MORE »

Posted on: Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 3:33am
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and... READ MORE »

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SSHE: Soltz still below average salary at similar schools
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University employees saw average raises between 2 percent and 6 percent this year — but the man...
Berwick suspect was dazed, officer reports
BERWICK — Twice in 12 days, police found a dazed man in a litter of synthetic marijuana in his car, charges say. Both...
Bloomsburg-area teens paid for damage, records stay clean
BERWICK — The two Bloomsburg-area teens who caused more than $1,000 in damage to Central Columbia’s new stadium saw the...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A 65-year-old man was charged with the first DUI of his life after his SUV broke down on Interstate 80,...
Envelope lost months ago in Columbia County
BLOOMSBURG — It’s been almost three months since someone left a bank envelope with a sizable amount of cash inside at...
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• Pop singer Katy Perry, 30. • Actress Marion Ross, 86.
1962: U.N. Ambassador Adlai E. Stevenson II demanded that Soviet Ambassador Valerian Zorin confirm or deny the...
Book Sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Columbia County Traveling Library, 702 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg. Rummage/Food Sale: Bag day...
One dies in school shooting MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince...
Chase ends with man dead EASTON (AP) — Authorities say a police chase ended with the motorist crashing, officers...
• Commonwealth Operations has been registered with the state as a business name by Michael Mastroianni, 230 Austin...
TREASURE HUNT: 9-14-15-16-26 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 6-4-5 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 9-3-8-3 MIDDAY QUINTO: 6-2-8-8-5 EVENING...
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The Osiligi Maasai Warrior choir, from Kenya, in ornate, mystifying native costumes and uncalled-for headdresses,...
FAIRMOUNT TWP. — A tractor-trailer crashed into the rear of one car and sent it flying into the woods, then hit a...
BLOOMSBURG — Campus police cited two Bloomsburg University students for disorderly conduct last weekend while at the...
SCOTT TWP. — Jeffrey Leighow, 54, of 50 Sherwood Drive here was cited with harassment for striking 44-year-old Judy...
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STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel in...
STROUDSBURG (AP) —Authorities say a Pennsylvania man provided bad information to police about the suspect accused of...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A top Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission official says he turned over the agency’s investigative...
Bloom woman accused of DUI SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver allowed her truck to rub tires with another vehicle,...
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Mother denies endangering children
NEW YORK — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo...
BLOOMSBURG — Car owner Rex Shultz Jr. has filed a counter-lawsuit against Robert Sponenberg, accusing him of messing up...
BERWICK — Someone robbed a 66-year-old woman by a church Friday night, pulling her to the ground and seriously injuring...
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Potter fans can look forward to a Halloween treat, with some tricks, from J.K. Rowling. In an...
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Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Today • BERWICK — Trunk-or-Treat, 4-6 p.m., parking lot of First...
DANVILLE — Dr. Glen Feltham, sports medicine physician for Geisinger Health System, has been named to the new Eastern...
GREENWOOD TWP. —Emmanuel Baptist Church will host its annual missions conference this Wednesday through next Sunday,...
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Lifelong educator, coach in Central schools
Robert Lehman Thomas, a lifelong educator, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at his home in Carroll Park. He was 85. Bob...
Avid hunter, fisherman enjoyed wood carving
James D. “Jim,” “Smoky” Eisenhart, 85, passed away in the Village of Central on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, surrounded by...
Homemaker enjoyed traveling with her sisters
Darathy June (Hess) Sones, 97, of Mountain Road, Orangeville, died Thursday evening, Oct. 23, 2014, at her residence...
Berwick daughter among survivors
Olga Zedock Marich passed away peacefully Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at the age of 92, with her daughters, Marie and...
Enjoyed fishing, hunting, 3-D jigsaw puzzles
Harry A. Musselman, 91, of Orangeville went to be with the Lord on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Orangeville Health and...
Movie projectionist, local short-order cook
Ruth Elizabeth “Betty” Williams, age 86, of Danville died Thursday morning, Oct. 23, 2014, at home surrounded by family...
RED ROCK — An 18-year-old from Philadelphia was jailed after a violent confrontation with another student at the Red...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —State health officials said Friday they will rely on federal travel data to identify and monitor...
Ace C. Wharton Katie Titman and Chris Wharton, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Ace Christopher, born Thursday,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Thomas W. Nazarchyk, 90, of Old Reading Road, Catawissa, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Grandview Nursing Home in...
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NEW YORK — Toy sellers are increasingly catering to time-starved, budget-conscious shoppers with new features on...
“We’re going to have a partly sunny, seasonable weekend. But winds will get your attention, especially on Sunday. With...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan’s schedule and claimed...
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WILKES-BARRE — Berwick may have won its fifth consecutive game Friday night, but the Bulldogs did it the hard way. A...
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Even though his offensive line hadn’t played its best all night, Mount Carmel coach Carm...
For the Press Enterprise FRANKLIN TWP. — Facing an overmatched team the week before a clash with Selinsgrove, Southern...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Joe Maddon’s highly successful run as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays is over. After discussions...
SAN FRANCISCO — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the...
SAN FRANCISCO — Travis Ishikawa’s line drive headed out toward right field and San Francisco Giants fans immediately...
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LOYALSOCK TWP. —Bloomsburg was unable to string together any sort of consistent offensive production against Loyalsock...
SUNBURY — Having just watched Danville quarterback Gannon Feldmann fumble the ball away to Shikellamy with exactly...
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TURBOTVILLE – Like a bothersome gnat that drives you crazy during a summer picnic, underdog Warrior Run kept pestering...
Vo-Tech falls to Mahanoy Area in sloppy game
MAHANOY CITY — In a sloppy game by both Vo-Tech and Mahanoy Area, it was Vo-Tech that simply could not get into a...
SHICKSHINNY — Northwest rattled off its second straight game scoring 50 or more points and its seventh straight win,...
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Oct. 25, 1984 • Linda Haines scores the only goal in the Berwick field hockey team’s 1-0 win over Millville. Oct. 25...
Today SOCCER High school girls District 4 Class A at Central Columbia Millville vs. Southern......................
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Assigned RHP Steve Johnson outright Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX —...
How many of you watched Game 1 of the World Series between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants? All right...
AUTO RACING 9 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500, at Martinsville, Va. 10...
CLARKS SUMMIT —Berwick fell to Abington Heights in the District 2, Class 2A girls soccer semifinal. Berwick goalie...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at San Francisco -130/+120 Kansas City NCAA Football FAVORITE line O/U UNDERDOG at...
Photo provided Power Elite Finishes Second The Power Elite 14U travel softball team placed second at the USSSA...
Photo provided Soccer Teams Give to Charity The Millville boys and girls soccer teams collected money throughout the...
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BERWICK — Darla Lunger, 29 Clover Leaf Lane, Berwick, was ordered to pay $1,182 in fines and costs after pleading...
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Oct. 15-21: Oct. 15 •12:44 a.m. — Medical issue, 200 block...
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BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Poultry & rabbits Rabbits - Californian -...
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DEAR ABBY: I have known “Justin” for 10 years. I’m very interested in him. I’m sure he knows it, but we have never...
Amazon investors out of patience NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a...
With performers like Celine Dion and Britney Spears raking in major paydays with Las Vegas “residency” gigs, it’s no...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: Your approach to life is dramatic and physical. You like to be in control of your surroundings...
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Caverns contain treasures
GROTTOES, Va. (AP) —Seen one cave, seen ’em all, right? Virginia’s commercial caves all seem to have their own “Grand...
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I got a question for homo-supporters. Do you think a child molester should be in the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts where...
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TODAY Rummage and food sale, First Presbyterian Church, Fourth and Market streets, Bloomsburg, 9-11 a.m., some...
Elysburg church to mark 50th year ELYSBURG — Elysburg Alliance Church is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: In just the past week, Justice Seamus McCaffery of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has been suspended...
It has to be one of the most bizarre documents ever filed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. And it will ensure years...
THORN: As frustration grows over the so-far unsuccessful hunt for Eric Frein, one too many armchair experts on law...
I recently found an artifact that represents the best of Columbia County history, a straw hat my grandmother had saved...
“It is simply perverse that these criminals have been able to live comfortably abroad thanks to the American taxpayer...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
When I hear the ad about taking care of the middle class, I feel like Mr. Wolf is smiling while he has his hand in my...