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Jury awards no money to woman’s family in Berwick drug allergy case
BLOOMSBURG — A jury said Berwick Hospital Center and one of its doctors were to blame for a woman’s allergic reaction...
Bloom group to spend most of its money on designs, structural test
BLOOMSBURG — Volunteers hoping to save the Norris E. Rock pool here are betting almost all the money they’ve raised so...
Police say younger man apparently jumped out of car
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man was driving drunk when he ran over his son who apparently had jumped out of the car,...
Security photos show woman lifting ER tech’s device, charges say
MAHONING TWP. — A patient stole a cell phone from an emergency room tech at Geisinger, police say. Nicole J. Ramph, 26...
Youth also ordered away from victims
BLOOMSBURG — A special-needs student who admitted molesting two other handicapped students on a Central Columbia school...
Danville-area woman sought protection after beau allegedly hit her
VALLEY TWP. — A man charged in a domestic assault and served with an order to stop contacting his Danville-area...


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1867: U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward reached agreement with Russia to purchase the territory of Alaska for $...
• Country singer Thomas Rhett, 27. • Actress Katy Mixon, 36. • Singer Norah Jones, 38. • Actor Mark Consuelos, 46...
Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; bring...
• Southern Columbia’s school board gives official public notice today that it has approved a resolution to borrow $6...
Britain files for EU divorce LONDON (AP) — Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with...
Cops: Teen had air gun, knife BIRDSBORO (AP) — State police say a teenager who brought an air gun and a folding knife...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-8-16-23-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-3; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-4-4; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-6-7-...
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Former Boston drummer John “Sib” Hashian “was playing great and was the life of the party” on a rock-and-roll cruise,...
Mid-March’s Winter Storm Stella, which dumped up to two feet of snow in some areas of Columbia County, was not kind to...
CATAWISSA — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Craig Long. The defendants...
PAXINOS — A shot was fired into a home here Monday evening, police said. The bullet went through a window at the home...
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Former longtime supervisor at Bloom Mills
Albert E. Kressler Jr., 63, of Bloomsburg died on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family and...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday signed into law a measure that would impose fines...
Kawneer retiree, avid fisherman, Phillies fan
Melvin Yeager of Elysburg passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the age of 96. He was born Nov. 4, 1920, at home, to...
Enjoyed woodworking and gardening
Robert D. Klinger Sr., 89, of Danville went to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at his residence. He was...
Kawneer retiree enjoyed the outdoors
Robert G. Crawford, 92, of Catawissa passed away Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Health Care, where he...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vin Diesel says he and the “Fast and Furious” crew do not want to let down the late Paul Walker with...
MEXICO CITY (AP) —More details have emerged about one of the oldest sets of human remains found in the Americas, a...
Don’t forget sibling Air Force Basic Training graduate Adam C. Maneval has an additional sibling, Alora Maneval. The...
Six seek Shickshinny judgeship Six candidates are competing to succeed District Judge John Hasay in Shickshinny, as...
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NEW YORK (AP) —Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera...
MAHONING TWP. — A 70-year-old woman lost control of her car on a sharp turn, sending it headlong into a concrete bridge...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that...

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Probation program is for first offenders
BLOOMSBURG — A Town man will serve court-ordered probation because he found a cell phone in the parking lot of Dunkin’...
PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — A fire that knocked a Massachusetts city’s water treatment plant out of commission has been...
BLOOMSBURG — All five businesses in our coverage area met state department of agriculture standards during inspections...
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A patron who stole a book from a Montana library in 1982 has returned it after reading it at...
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Two say they plan to wed
SHICKSHINNY — A Wapwallopen couple charged after a Christmas Day domestic dispute both pleaded guilty at a hearing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator is seeking marketing information, sales records and studies from manufacturers...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —An Ohio community is endangering drug addicts by criminally charging people revived by an overdose...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference says it wants Arkansas lawmakers to exempt college sporting events...
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“A few costly hailstorms in Texas recently are a reminder that destructive hail is the most underrated weather disaster...
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York woman has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for killing her 14-month-...
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These are the teams, players, matchups to watch
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Final Four is set, with one blue blood and three newbies headed to the desert to settle the NCAA...
Role is used more to give everyday players a rest
Big Papi was a big hitter, and that was really his only duty for most of his 20 major league seasons. So when David...
PHOENIX — NFL owners got plenty done in their meetings, including approving the Raiders’ relocation from Oakland to Las...
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PHILADELPHIA —Dwight Howard had 22 points and 20 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 99-92 win over the...
New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic...
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Abby Yoder had the game-winning hit, and Steph Shannon scored on the ensuing error to give...
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March 30, 1987 • Keith Smart scores 17 of his 21 points in the second half, including the game-winner with five...
Today BASEBALL High school GAR at Berwick................... 4:15 p.m. Weatherly at Vo-Tech........... 4:30 p.m....
P-Nut Bowl SUNDAY ADULT-JUNIOR LEAGUE Week 27 W L The Turkey Hunters 27 13 Team 4 25 15 The Misfits 25 15...
berwick • HEAD COACH: Bob Calarco, 13th season • ASSISTANTS: Mark Thatcher, Jodi Walp, Jon Pruitt, Robert Bond •...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — NIT Tournament, championship, Georgia Tech vs. TCU, at New York ———————————————...
NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 43 24 9 95 208 188 Ottawa 41 25 9 91 196 194...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit 6 213 Brooklyn Cleveland 5½ 210 at Chicago at Minnesota 10½ 220½ L.A....
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended N.Y. Mets RHP Jeurys Familia 15 games for violating Major League Baseball'...
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Coffee break ends in arrest CINCINNATI (AP) —Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy who stopped at a convenience store for...
READING (AP) — Four men are heading to trial in the beating and death of a man found at the bottom of an eastern...
Federal prison for heroin dealer WILLIAMSPORT — A man who sold heroin shortly after being paroled was sentenced this...
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from March 19-25. March 19 • 12:08 a.m. — 100 block East...
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DEAR CAR TALK: My 16-year-old son has been driving my mother’s 1997 Honda Accord for a couple of months now, with the...
2017 Toyota Corolla
Toyota has marked 50 years of its stalwart and economical Corolla by giving it new styling and features and a nicer...
BASE PRICE: $18,500 for L; $18,935 for LE; $19,335 for LE Eco; $20,445 for SE; $21,665 for SE 6MT; $21,825 for XLE; $21...
MEAD, Neb. — Rows of green antique tractors, parked with their yellow wheels near to touching, fill a 100-foot-long...
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One minute Lou Barletta says he for the Trump insurance. The next minute he says he’s not. I’m not for Trump insurance...
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Could somebody please tell me how some people in Nescopeck could get their driveway plowed by the borough workers and...
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DEAR ABBY: I’m a young man in my mid-20s, and I have a deeper voice than my stature would typically suggest. Close...
We guess being a grandfather never gets old. President Donald Trump proved that recently when his daughter-in-law,...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a red lesion inside my lower eyelid, with minor occasional symptoms of burning, discharge and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You take chances because you want the most out of life. You’re courageous and imaginative. You...
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Here are available school menus for the week of April 3: BENTON/breakfast — Monday: Pancake sausage wrap. Tuesday:...
Show me the money Service 1st Federal Credit Union and Danville Area High School will sponsor a Financial Reality Fair...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Conservation District and Farmer Moofy are sponsoring an Earth Day Poster Contest for...
Southern Columbia Area Middle School eighth-grade Student of the Month for March is Megan Champoux. Any student who...
Going back in time Berwick Area Middle School students displayed their historical research at the 2017 Region 2...
Going to great lengths In math, Holy Family School first-graders are learning to measure the length of objects in...
ASSE International is cooperating with local high schools to find host families willing to invite students between the...
NANTICOKE —Luzerne County Community College will hold an information night for its health sciences programs on...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung is launching its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7...
HARRISBURG — The Senate adopted a resolution Wednesday proclaiming March 30, 2017, as “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Jimmy Fallon’s guests will include Vin Diesel, Shaquille O’Neal and Pitbull when his NBC late-night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared...
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David Rockefeller has just passed away. You may have already heard that news. You may have not. America’s major media...
It’s one thing to talk about intrusive government rules and regulations that add millions to the overhead of businesses...
I am writing about the Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. company’s plans to erect an asphalt plant off Tomhicken Road in Sugarloaf...
“We have to do with the past only as we can make it useful to the present and the future.” — Frederick Douglass (1818...
The FBI investigation into the alleged Trump-Russia collusion began in July, 2016, the exact same month that Trump...