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Danville Primary School first-grader Ella Meadows kisses her mom, Tawnya Meadows, following the class skit as the Thanksgiving feast begins in school on Wednesday.
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Danville Primary School first-grader Ella Meadows kisses her mom, Tawnya Meadows, following the class skit as the Thanksgiving feast begins in school on Wednesday. The skit was based on the students’ study of early American history and the first Thanksgiving.

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BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student started shoving and hitting people as he walked past the Capitol Bar just...
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SCOTT TWP. — A gym owner hung up on a man who wanted a $500 refund after his 4-year-old daughter quit her gymnastics...
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Historically speaking Miss Schweitzer ’s third and fourth grade at Bloomsburg Christian School read biographies,...
Moving tribute The week of Veteran’s Day was filled with guest speakers for Mrs. Jone s’ and Mrs. Culver ’s students...
Visiting veterans On Nov. 7, Millville High School officers of the National Junior Honor Society traveled to Our...
U.N. ambassador Columbia County Christian School high school chapel featured the art of Ibiyinka Alao depicting life...
Essay contest winner Benton’s Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 8317, and Benton Ladies Auxiliary sponsored the 2014...
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HFS happenings • Holy Family School’s first-grade students enjoyed hearing the story of the First Thanksgiving. They...
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“My hope and expectation is that peace will prevail. But we have a responsibility — I have a responsibility — to plan...
Whatever it is Wall Street or Big Oil those industries that have a stake in keeping the way things are by opposing...
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