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Children race from the starting line to find their Easter eggs at the Espy Fire Company’s annual Egg hunt Saturday morning in Scott Township.
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Children race from the starting line to find their Easter eggs at the Espy Fire Company’s annual Egg hunt Saturday morning in Scott Township.

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Ex-pupil of Vo-Tech instructor starts Facebook group calling for ‘justice,’ but police say probe is expanding

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — If it weren’t for Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech teacher Gary Beveridge, Nik Wolford believes he wouldn’t have graduated high school...

Geisinger specialists soon to recommend $300 device in cases of chronic headaches

BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger headache doctors will begin recommending a $300 Star Trek-looking headband as an alternative to medications for patients...

Witnesses: Rider was thrown 15 feet, landing face-down

SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick-area motorcyclist was badly hurt Saturday when he wrecked his bike in Route 11 traffic. Police and witnesses said it appeared...

Woman found outside parents’ house in Berwick, charges say

BERWICK — A wanted woman was found asleep in the rain outside her parents’ house with heroin needles at her side, court papers say. Police roused...

Board boss gives most credit to leadership and parents, as teachers’ strike continues

DANVILLE — As the strike in Danville continues, teachers may have found some leverage: the high school and middle school are the best performing in...

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Raya Brass Band from New York City: 4-6 p.m., The Hideaway, Kehr Union, Bloomsburg University, free; children welcome. After party and potluck 6:30 p...

• Country musician Clay Cook (Zac Brown Band), 36. • Actor Joey Lawrence, 38. • Actress Carmen Electra, 42. • Country singer Wade Hayes, 45...

1861: Col. Robert E. Lee resigned his commission in the United States Army. (Lee went on to command the Army of Northern Virginia, and eventually...

TREASURE HUNT: 4-7-10-11-23 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 7-2-2 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 7-9-3-7 MIDDAY QUINTO: 2-8-3-1-8 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 4-4-1 EVENING BIG FOUR...

Ferry death toll at least 49 MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — Divers have recovered 13 more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The...

Chase leads to pond rescue INDIANA (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old passenger needed medical treatment after being rescued from a vehicle that...

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MIFFLINVILLE — Two men are facing criminal charges after they tried to buy guns here even though their criminal records prohibit them from having...

Allowing dogs as “witnesses” in court cases in France has become “something of a recent trend,” reported the Paris edition of the European news site...

SCRANTON (AP) — A thin section of concrete that fell from the underside of an exit ramp is closing most parts of the Linden Street Garage in Scranton...

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DANVILLE — A woman charged with using a stolen credit card to get a phone said the time she spent in jail with meth addicts has scared her straight...

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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors waited years to recall nearly 335,000 Saturn Ions for power steering failures despite getting thousands of consumer...

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Owned, operated Bloomsburg fabric store

Eva Mae (Welsh) Schechterly, age 91, a life-long resident of Columbia County, died on Friday evening, April 18, 2014, a resident of Balanced Care at...

Army veteran retired from Wise Foods

Richard E. “Dick” Greenly, 87, of Spring Garden Ave., Berwick, died Friday, April 18, 2014, at the home of his daughter, Christal, in Shickshinny....

Homemaker also enjoyed traveling

Marian R. Moser, 89, of 17 Albert Drive, Horseheads, N.Y., passed away Saturday morning, April 19, 2014, at Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria...

Retired GMC nurse cared for neglected dogs

Catharine J. Fox, 64, of Hess Hill Road in Danville passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was born May...

Pet lover enjoyed bowling, reading

Doris (Reedy) Yohn, 89, of Danville passed away April 17, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center. She was the daughter of the late William and Madge (...

NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane’s passengers...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the decade that “Touched by an Angel” executive producer Martha Williamson has been away from series TV, much has changed. A...

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“With mostly sunny skies and afternoon temperatures near 70 degrees, today will be a super Easter Sunday, and one of the best in recent years. It...

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Calvert’s goal helps Columbus win first playoff game

PITTSBURGH — Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in...

BU loses key trio on offensive front

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s football team has led the PSAC in rushing — both individually and as a team — over the past four seasons, thanks...

BY JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer BOSTON — Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like...

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PITTSBURGH — Ryan Braun hit two homers, including a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Ryan Hanigan homered twice and had six RBIs, and Chris Archer continued his dominance over the Yankees as the Tampa Bay Rays...

BOSTON — Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s suicide squeeze, lifting Boston over Baltimore....

DETROIT — Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings and Detroit finally managed to beat Los Angeles. Los Angeles 100 000 001—2 4 1 Detroit 021...

NEW YORK — Jordan Walden got the final out with the bases loaded after Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez pulled star closer Craig Kimbrel, and the...

CLEVELAND — Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and remained unbeaten this season, leading Toronto over Cleveland. Toronto 210...

WASHINGTON — Lance Lynn won his fourth straight start and St. Louis took advantage of another shaky fielding performance by Washington, scoring three...

CHICAGO — Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as Chicago broke out of a weeklong offensive funk...

MIAMI — Henderson Alvarez won for the first time since his no-hitter to end the 2013 season, pitching a two-hitter to help Miami beat Seattle....

OAKLAND, Calif. — Josh Reddick hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning, lifting Oakland over Houston. Jed Lowrie started...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Bruce Chen labored through five innings before Kansas City’s bullpen took over, shutting down Minnesota the rest of the way in a...

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ST. LOUIS — Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 overtime victory over...

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Luke Donald shot a 66 to take a two-stroke lead over John Huh after three rounds of the RBC Heritage on Saturday. Donald...

NEW YORK — Steve Mason still isn’t feeling well enough to play, so Ray Emery will be back in the net for the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 2 against...

LOS ANGELES — Klay Thompson scored 22 points, David Lee added 20 and the Golden State Warriors got Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in foul trouble to...

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BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Sent OF Shane Victorino to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment. MINNESOTA TWINS — Optioned INF Eduardo...

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