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Greg Badger, Bloomsburg, passes a jogger on Market Street in Bloomsburg while peddling home after running some errands and helping people during a stormy Tuesday afternoon.
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Greg Badger, Bloomsburg, passes a jogger on Market Street in Bloomsburg while peddling home after running some errands and helping people during a stormy Tuesday afternoon.

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Witness: SUV couldn’t avoid Buick on Route 11 near Danville
MAHONING TWP. — A woman was killed on Route 11 here Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash during a sleet storm, officials say...
Increases in sales, income levies eyed to cut property bills
HARRISBURG (AP) — In an ambitious first budget plan, Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday proposed more than $4 billion in higher...
New steel roller coaster is taking shape
ELYSBURG — The final piece of track for Impulse, Knoebels’ new blue-and-yellow steel roller coaster, is expected to be...
Washingtonville council chief would also focus on Preserve, library
WASHINGTONVILLE — Frank Dombroski, the president of borough council here, has announced his candidacy as a Republican...
BRIAR CREEK — A theft of heartburn medicine landed a Berwick-area man a seat in the back of a squad car last month...
14-year PE veteran takes over for retiring local news chief
Peter Kendron of Berwick, a Press Enterprise reporter for 14 years, has been promoted to managing editor. His...
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Lenten Tea for Women: 9:30 a.m., JourneyMate Ministries Church, 1700 Main St., Lightstreet; free; speaker Trudy Frace...
• Roaring Creek Township Zoning Hearing Board will meet Tuesday, March 24, at 7 p.m. at Kulp United Methodist Church,...
• Actress Jenna Boyd, 22. • Actress Andrea Bowen, 25. • Gay rights activist Chaz Bono, 46. •Rock singer Evan Dando...
1925: President Calvin Coolidge’s inauguration was broadcast live on 21 radio stations coast-to-coast. 1930: Coolidge...
Ex-CIA director makes deal RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose political future was all but...
Survivor takes the stand PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tam Voong was not supposed to survive the night he was beaten, bound,...
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The dramatic story of a Berwick carjacking and police chase will be told by the people who lived it during what...
DANVILLE — A man caught with meth and disposing of meth waste while harboring a fugitive in a motel room last year has...
SCRANTON (AP) — A Carbondale man has pleaded guilty in a drunken-driving crash that killed a 12-year-old boy on his way...
ALLENTOWN — Mark Zaber, the man saved from his burning home by neighbors and police Sunday, was in stable condition...
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Pa. Air National Guard retiree enjoyed sports
Leslie W. Black, 55, of Harrisburg died peacefully on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at home surrounded by his family. He was...
Longtime secretary treasured family time
Kay F. Rutter, age 91, Sunken Heights, Bloomsburg, passed away peacefully at the home of her daughter, Chris Oeste, in...
Lifelong Danville man drove U.S. mail truck
James J. Shutt, 91, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Grandview Nursing Home in Danville...
Private services for Northwest graduate
Roy Lee Gearhart, 61, formerly of Muhlenburg, went with the Lord on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Mountain City Nursing...
Enjoyed reading, shopping, time with family
Brenda Miller, 54, of Neyhart Road, Orangeville, died Sunday, March 1, 2015, at home. Born Aug. 12, 1960, in Berwick,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Alice R. Hess, age 90, of 31 Hill Road, Orangeville (Jonestown), died at 10:35 a.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting...
The Alabama Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state’s probate judges to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sibling performers Derek and Julianne Hough have a busy summer ahead. They’re hitting the road for the...
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a sad day for classical music lovers. New York City’s last classical sheet music store is closing...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and...
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“After a snowy, icy, slushy mess of a Tuesday, we’ll get a brief break from winter’s wrath today, with temperatures...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University is among the state-owned schools that could see a 10 percent funding increase after...
HARRISBURG (AP) — If Gov. Tom Wolf’s tax hike and relief plan passes the Legislature, Pennsylvanians would feel the...
• Adds $400 million to public school operations and instruction, a 7 percent increase, to $6.1 billion. • Cuts a...
DANVILLE — Richard R. Smith, the Danville teacher hurt when his tractor collided with an SUV while he was plowing snow...
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Philadelphia receives LB Alonso in deal with Bills
BUFFALO, N.Y. — LeSean McCoy will lead Rex Ryan’s “ground and pound” running attack with the Buffalo Bills next season...
After blowing early lead, Bloomsburg tops Kutztown in PSAC tourney
BLOOMSBURG — For seven minutes, Bloomsburg University watched helplessly as its lead diminished, disappeared and then...
State wrestling tournament begins tomorrow in Hershey
HERSHEY — Eleven individuals enter the 78th Annual PIAA Wrestling Championships as returning champions, but at least...
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CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 27 points to move into 21st place on the NBA’s career list, and the Cleveland Cavaliers...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Panthers defensive end and soon-to-be free agent Greg Hardy will meet with NFL officials in New York...
TAMPA, Fla. — Jameis Winston met with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, hoping to make a good impression on the team...
PHILADELPHIA — Jiri Hudler scored 1:23 into overtime to give the Calgary Flames a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers...
ATLANTA — Just in time for a rematch with Duke, No. 19 North Carolina established some late-season momentum by beating...
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TAMPA, Fla. — Since Alex Rodriguez last stepped into a batter’s box during a game, Boston and San Francisco have won...
GLENDALE, Ariz. —White Sox manager Robin venture thinks Jose Quintana just needs a little help in becoming one of the...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — With large, glowing red numbers, the timer on the center-field wall at Goodyear Ballpark ticked down...
JUPITER, Fla. — Since 2010, Martin Prado has hit.339 against the Marlins with 33 RBIs, more than he has against any...
MESA, Ariz. — Studying has never been a problem for Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who has a degree in economics...
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March 4
March 4, 1985 • Boston Celtics’ Kevin McHale sets a club record with 56 points, and Larry Bird, who had held the...
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GOLF 11 p.m. TGC — LPGA, Women's Champions, first round, at Singapore –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– MEN'S COLLEGE...
NCAA BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Ohio St. 6 at Penn St. at Louisville 5 Notre Dame Providence 1 at Seton Hall...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Maikel Cleto, RHP Raul Fernandez, LHP Onelki...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Feb. 22 Trapshooting Squad 1: Bob McBride and Tom McDonald, 24. Squad 2: Ken Delong...
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WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack...
NEW YORK — The people who die from heroin-related overdoses in the U.S. now tend to be young, white and live in the...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after the heist of millions of dollars in gold bars, confused drivers told 9-1-1...
NEW YORK (AP) — Carrie Underwood is a new mom, and like all proud parents, she’s showing him off in a photo. The...
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WILKES-BARRE — A former Columbia County probation officer accused of helping his twin brother run a nationwide steroid...
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who thinks he could be Etan Patz was interviewed by police amid the murder trial of a suspect...
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the February report from the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: Assessment Detail...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An ecstatic New Mexico couple who got engaged on top of Sandia Peak had to curtail their...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The family of a 13-year-old girl who was declared brain-dead after her sleep apnea operation went...
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In terms of healthy eating, snacking is my downfall. So long as I abstain, I’m fine. But once I start, I can’t stop....
Why bother making chicken stock at home when there are so many respectable versions at the supermarket? Because the...
The trick to this recipe is avoiding a sustained boil, which results in a cloudy stock. The method below calls for...
Here’s the thing about baked stuffed peppers... Plenty of people hate them. And when you consider the classic...
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DEAR ABBY: I was recently told by a friend that my husband had sent her texts of an inappropriate and sexual nature. My...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 57-year-old female, and I have osteoporosis. My average T score is -3.3. My L4 is -4.1. My...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are happy working by yourself, although you can socialize with others. You have excellent...
NEW YORK (AP) — Paula Deen has found a new publishing home. Hachette Book Group announced Monday it had reached a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The stage version of “Frozen” will have some familiar faces behind the scenes. Disney Theatrical...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Catherine Rampell in The Washington Post. McDonald’s, that once-great...
Good for our region
There is simply no substitute in life for work. Not only does it sustain workers and their families, but any job done...
My daughter, Penelope, is 18 months old and I’m already nervous for her future. I’m nervous about the economy, the debt...
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been an American institution for more than 200 years. The framers of the...
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A fight — a real one, mind you — broke out on the set of new Rocky spin-off film “Creed,” says TMZ. And guess who was...
LEWISBURG — The Matt Wilson Quartet and John Medeski will present jazz Wednesday, March 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Weis...
LOS ANGELES — Things started to come into focus for Will Smith when “After Earth” bombed. Once the biggest movie star...
NEW YORK — The cocktail of choice for Elisabeth Moss these days is very post-”Mad Men.” “It’s close to 5:30, isn’t it...
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First-place award DALLAS — Mary Bove, a Misericordia University communications graduate from Wapwallopen, earned a...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Elementary honor roll and citizenship students for the second marking period:...
4-H
Club to serve free meal to veterans ROHRSBURG — February’s meeting of Rohrsburg Community 4-H Club was called to order...
TV news anchor to speak on Olympics MILLVILLE — The Millville Women’s Civic Club welcomes the public to its covered-...
Garden club will resume meetings CATAWISSA — Catawissa Garden Club will resume monthly meetings beginning Thursday,...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will be conducting Community Actor auditions for “Sideways Stories From The...
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The winter flu bugs have been doing their share in our community these last days. Seemingly the children are the ones...
Menu and presentation tricks get customers to spend and eat more
NEW YORK — You may think you’re immune to transparent sales pitches like “Do you want fries with that?” But the tactics...
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and...
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You need to send a photographer to Nescopeck to take some pictures of the side & back yard at 732 First Street....