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Southern Columbia flutist Zsofia Kandrot rehearses with the Columbia County Band at Millville High School on Thursday.
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Southern Columbia flutist Zsofia Kandrot rehearses with the Columbia County Band at Millville High School on Thursday. The concert that also includes the middle school and jazz bands has been postponed until Saturday evening at the Millville High School auditorium at 7. Ted McCaffery is the host director.

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Police: Box truck driver hit Bloomsburg man nearly head-on
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man is dead after a delivery truck slammed nearly head-on into his pickup in a crash here...
BRIAR CREEK BOROUGH — A drunken woman slid a car clear across Route 11 and smashed into a pole, then explained to...
BLOOMSBURG — A woman was speeding during bad weather on Interstate 80 last winter when her SUV hit a tanker truck and...
BLOOMSBURG — A man who just turned legal drinking age fought with staff and threw snowballs when kicked out of the...
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1815: The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in agreeing to purchase the personal book collection of...
• Actor Wilmer Valderrama, 35. • Pop-country singer-songwriter Josh Kelley, 35. • Actress-singer Lena Hall, 35...
TEEN PROGRAMMING: 3:30-5:30 p.m., McBride Memorial Library, 500 N. Market St., Berwick. “Art”: Comedy, 7:30 p.m., BTE...
College bans hard liquor HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth College has banned hard liquor on campus. Dartmouth also...
• Feb. 10 at 6 p.m., Danville plans to adopt a Quality of Life ordinance. • The preliminary budget of the Central...
Lover arrested in cold case LOCK HAVEN (AP) — Authorities filed murder charges against the co-worker turned lover of a...
‘Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.’ Dorothy Thompson (born 1893, died this date in 1961)...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-6-10-11-17 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-1-2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-1-9-8 MIDDAY PICK...
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The search for a new CEO at Geisinger sounds more secretive than a Catholic conclave to elect a new pope. Minus the...
CATAWISSA — A judge stressed that an accused drunken driver will have to stay away from alcohol while he’s out on bail...
State: Eatery lacked license BLOOMSBURG — Gary Vadakin, owner of the Seasons on Main restaurant, faces a $1,000 fine...
BLOOMSBURG — Boyer Oil Service Inc. has filed complaints against two customers who allegedly used bad checks to pay...
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Tuesday memorial service for Millville woman
Lisa R. Earnest, 47, of Millville passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born...
Swoyersville native was longtime DSH aide
Anita M. Diehl, 74, Bloomsburg, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Maria Hall in Danville. She was born April...
Dedicated firefighter retired from DSH
Robert L. Fiegles, 82, of Villa Street, Danville, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center in...
Nonagenarian was avid hunter, fisherman
Elwood W. Brassington, 93, passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at his residence. Born Aug. 27, 1921, in Kulpmont, he...
Legend S. Trump Darren and Janet (Krebs) Trump, Catawissa, are the parents of a daughter, Legend Storriey, born...
Former owner/operator of Lightstreet Hotel
Wilma D. Naus, age 89, wife of Wayne W. Naus, of Bloomsburg, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at...
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MONTOUR COUNTY MARRIAGE LICENSES • Christopher M. Chilcote, 1 Cemetery St., Catawissa, son of Daniel Chilcote and...
DANVILLE — Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Clinic have sued the following people for payments, records show....
ACKLEY — On Dec. 23, 2014, Wilbur D., husband of Shirley M. (Bankes) Ackley, 857 Railroad St., Bloomsburg, aged 71....
Avid outdoorsman owned insurance agency
William V. “Bill” Keller III, 66, of Campbell Road, Benton, died Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at the Wilkes-Barre General...
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Cops: Blinded driver hit highway worker SHAMOKIN TWP. — A man picking up cones in a work zone was hit by a car...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman caught purchasing Vicodin tablets with someone else’s prescription must serve two years of...
New eateries part of surge on Strip MONROE TWP. — Two eatery chains are eyeing new locations here. Buffalo Wild Wings...
BERWICK — Police cited two men with harassment after a Jan. 10 confrontation at 110 N. Mulberry St. here. David G....
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HARRISBURG — State revenue from slot-machine gambling is providing about $250,000 in grants to fire and ambulance...
Lack of porch permit alleged BERWICK — The borough’s code office cited Kasey Shaffer of 110 N. Warren St. for failing...
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from Jan. 21-27: Jan. 21 •2:07 a.m. — Disturbance, 200...
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• Sheila Nelson, Danville, from Allen Nelson, Roseville, Mich.; married May 16, 2011 • Hong Yin, Danville, from Zhi...
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It’s a bird. No, it’s a plane. No, it’s Superman’s son, and he’s on SportsCenter. Will Reeve, son of the late,...
Google stock sinks SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Google has gotten into the habit of missing analysts’ earnings targets,...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have heard that an apple a day keeps the dentist away and that an apple is nature’s toothbrush....
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Then-Gov. Corbett and the Legislature picked a good time to raise the state’s tax on gasoline. Realizing the state...
Legislature, court at odds
If you vote this year, you may be asked to express your opinion about a very important topic that almost no one outside...
Perhaps all sides in the Bridal Shop controversy deserve a Colbert wag-of-the-finger. First of all, no one will...
The Central Columbia School Board decided some time ago that we needed to run our district like a business. We make...
I am writing in reference to the substandard winter maintenance of the roads in Mount Pleasant Township. As a resident...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
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WHAT’S PLAYING AROUND THE AREA
AMERICAN SNIPER ★★★ Director Clint Eastwood’s film, based on the book, about Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper). His...
“Black or White” may be the title, but there are plenty of gray areas tackled in this good ol’ fashioned family dramedy...
In his exciting first three films, writer-director J.C. Chandor has proven to be a canny, clear-eyed studier of...
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What have we done to deserve another found-footage movie? The tired hand-held technique that seemed so fresh in 1999...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have excellent judgment and a strong personality. You also are socially aware and...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 19-25. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership....
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“American Sniper” continued to stay in moviegoers’ sights. The Navy SEAL marksman drama starring...
NEW YORK (AP) — The British have another hit on Broadway: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.”...
SYDNEY (AP) — Best-selling Australian author Colleen McCullough, whose novel “The Thorn Birds” sold 30 million copies...
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DEAR ABBY: Last week, I had a seizure in front of my fourth-grade students. This has never happened to me before, so...
Mr.Sachetti, Would you please print more letters from Atheists. I read them to my houseplants. It’s better than...
30/FRIDAY Teen Programming, Jan. 30, 3:30-5:30 p.m., McBride Memorial Library, Berwick. 31/SATURDAY Winter Yard Sale...
“Art,” comedy, BTE, through Feb. 1, Friday-Sunday, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg; www.bte.org,...
The Friendship Squares, square dancing, Wednesdays, 7 p.m., Central Columbia Elementary School, Lime Ridge; Delavan...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville, free...
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WASHINGTON — The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over...
“This coming Tuesday will be ‘Groundhog Day,’ when Punxsutawney Phil will give his outlook for the next six weeks. I...
BOSTON (AP) — John Kerry has many titles — secretary of state, former senator, one-time Democratic candidate for...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A new task force report recommends Penn State changes how the university handles sexual misconduct...
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New England head coach ‘is always pretty consistent’
PHOENIX — He’s been called the Evil Genius, and he’s been fined for spying on an opponent. And now there are questions...
PHOENIX — Put Bill Belichick behind a microphone and he’s C-SPAN — minus the information. Pete Carroll is more like a...
BOSTON — NFL veterans who started playing tackle football before the age of 12 are more likely to have cognitive...
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MELBOURNE, Australia — It wasn’t until Serena Williams forced herself to relax, and not focus too intently on a...
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Marc Loving scored 19 points and D’Angelo Russell added 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead Ohio State to...
INDIANAPOLIS — Rodney Stuckey scored 22 points, Roy Hibbert had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers...
PHILADELPHIA — Wayne Simmonds, Chris VandeVelde, Nick Schultz and Brayden Schenn scored, leading the Philadelphia...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The focus on Tiger Woods at the Phoenix open shifted Thursday from a chipped tooth to his chipping...
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PHOENIX — Marshawn Lynch changed the script and fired back at his critics. After two days of giving only scripted...
PHOENIX — NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino says the inspection of the footballs by referee Walt Anderson before the...
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Jan. 30
Jan. 30, 1985 • Randy Parker leads all scorers with 25 points, pushing the Danville boys basketball team past...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Bloom. Chr. at Walnut St. Chr......6 p.m. Benton at St. John Neumann..7:30 p.m...
P-Nut Bowl INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE Week 19 W L Team Viv 44 24 Team Doug 42.5 29.5 Team Gary 42.5 29.5 Team Mike 39...
BERWICK — Berwick’s Gabby Kishbaugh and Bri Floryshak both scored 13 points, and Taylor Montana and Reese Mensinger...
AUTO RACING 8:30 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, at Charlotte, N.C...
NFL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Sunday Super Bowl at Glendale, Ariz. New England 1 47½ Seattle NCAA Basketball...
BASEBALL MLB PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Named Omar Minaya senior adviser to the executive director. American League LOS...
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MILLVILLE — Here are the 2015 Columbia County Band Festival participants: HIGH SCHOOL •Flute I — Olivia Bodner,...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Residents of a Bloomington retirement home are spearheading a legislative push to allow...