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Deadline, cost concern town council
BLOOMSBURG — A developer’s plan to demolish the Bloomsburg Diner and build a six-story parking garage in its place is...
DANVILLE — Mahoning Township cannot dissolve the water and sewer authority for now, a judge ruled Wednesday. The...
Official: Upgrades needed to meet job demands
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech has outgrown its 50-year-old building and wants to add more modern...
DANVILLE — It’s no coincidence that many of the 22 overdose deaths reported in Columbia County so far this year were...
VALLEY TWP. — State Police who pulled over two brothers on Interstate 80 near Danville on Wednesday say they found 67...


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Blood Drive: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Susquehanna Energy Information Center, Berwick. Dagwood Sandwich PickUp: 11 a.m.-...
• The Fishing Creek Township supervisors have set their 2017 meeting schedule. See it in today’s Public Notices. •...
• Country singer Sam Hunt, 32. • Actor Dominic Monaghan, 40. • Singer Sinead O’Connor, 50. • Actor David Harewood...
Rescuers seek quake victims MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Rescue workers, soldiers and police combed through the rubble...
Black cat lucky for officers EPHRATA (AP) — A police department says a black cat was lucky for one of its officers...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-12-13-14-18 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-5, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-0-3, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-9-...
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Need some help putting presents under the Christmas tree this year? Then stop by Christ United Lutheran Church, 116...
EMERYVILLE, Calif. —Three Pennsylvania hospitals — PinnacleHealth West Shore Hospital in Cumberland County, Grand View...
SUNBURY — Northumberland County residents will not see a tax increase if an $81 million tentative budget for 2017 is...
BLOOMSBURG — Only one of 24 businesses in our coverage area failed to meet state food-safety requirements during...
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Worked 40 years for U.S. Postal Service
Robert L. “Coley” Colestock, 89, of Middle Paxton Township, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in his home,...
Avid Eagles, Phillies fan worked at Dollar Tree
Timothy M. Mensch, 46, of Berwick passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in...
Private service for Catawissa nonagenarian
Thelma May Fetterman, 92, of Catawissa passed away Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, at her home. She was born Jan. 28, 1924,...
Berwick Hospital RN was church organist
Eleanor Jane Rinehimer, 84, of Hobbie passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, at Berwick Retirement Village II,...
Former Scott Township tax assessor loved Fair
MaryLou (Fritz) Reigle, age 86, of 2945 White Birch Lane, Bloomsburg, died at her home at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7,...
Poem in memory of beloved wife
Nancy S. Kingston, born Aug. 1, 1944, passed away Dec. 6, 2016. Nancy’s debt to Nature was paid in full today, No...
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — Brooke Shields’ gift list is sweetening a Vermont family farm’s sale of maple syrup. The 109-...
Bloom-area man’s pleas explained While Jeremy Moran pleaded guilty to having the ingredients to make methamphetamine...
Garrett L. Rovenolt Lindsay (Starr) and Dexter Rovenolt of Lewisburg are the parents of a son, Garrett Lee, born...
KING — On Dec. 1, 2016, Barbara R. (McNinch) Hummel, widow of Donald F. King, 270 Cole’s Creek Mill Road, Benton, age...
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It’s the movers and shakers of big business who make most of the headlines on the business pages. But decisions made in...
DANVILLE — The Mifflinville man who crashed his pickup into the back of a tractor-trailer Tuesday night remains in...

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“Last December, we had no measurable snow. That’s a little unusual. Normally, we can expect some 8-9 inches of the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead...
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‘I think what Penn State went through is an awful situation’
NEW YORK — NCAA President Mark Emmert says he is pleased to see how well Penn State’s football team has bounced back...
Pittsburgh relying on Bell’s fresh legs
PITTSBURGH — Technically, the calls were different. In the Pittsburgh Steelers huddle, however, the translation was the...
SCA’s front hasn’t missed a beat since graduating 4 starters
FRANKLIN TWP. — Coming into this season, it looked like Southern Columbia’s offensive line was in trouble. It...
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BOSTON — Chris Sale said he isn’t worried that he might not be the ace of the Boston pitching staff after being added...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Kemba Walker scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Nic Batum posted his third straight...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mangok Mathiang scored 15 points to lead No. 11 Louisville to a 74-51 victory over Southern Illinois...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 14 7.667 — Boston 13 9.591 1½ New York 12 9.571 2 Brooklyn...
MINNEAPOLIS — For so many years, the San Antonio Spurs have been defined by their consistency, an unprecedented level...
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —The Denver Broncos trust veteran running back Justin Forsett can play against Tennessee on Sunday...
RENTON, Wash. — Steven Terrell is about to lose whatever anonymity he had. Since arriving in Seattle before the 2014...
FRISCO, Texas — Rookie sensations Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott made the playoffs with four games to spare in Dallas...
BY the Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The Raiders and Chiefs are such bitter foes that not even a late-season game...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants won’t be able to replace defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul in the final four...
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Dec. 8
Dec. 8, 1986 • Seattle’s defense records a team-record 11 sacks and the Seahawks keep their playoff hopes alive with a...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Friday BASKETBALL High school boys at Berwick Nespoli...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Washington 6 218 Denver at Toronto 7½ 214 Minnesota at Memphis 1½ 205½ Portland...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Fordham at St. John's 7:30 p.m. CBSSN — Vanderbilt at Middle Tennessee 8 p.m....
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Promoted Todd Claus to global scouting supervisor, Rolando Pino to...
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Mammogram errors left patients at risk BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) —Illinois regulators have suspended the breast-imaging...
BERWICK — Some school directors here want to look at pulling out of Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech. Others want to stay in...
BERWICK — There will be an opening on the Berwick Area School District board since Director Brian Seely announced his...
Get your dog license at these locations BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Treasurer’s office will have 2017 dog...
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BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of bilking his grandmother out of nearly $11,000 after helping her set up an online banking...
WILLIAMSPORT — City officials here are questioning a nearly 20-foot-high pirate sloop water feature for $13,000 that...
WILKES-BARRE — A Hunlock Creek woman was charged with drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia here Nov. 28...
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GLADEWATER, Texas — Gladewater police Chief Robert Vine is among millions of classic car enthusiasts who dream of...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Consumers increased their borrowing in October at the slowest pace in four months as growth in credit...
LEWISBURG — A playground sliding board is being recalled after two children’s fingers were amputated, with a broken...
HARRISBURG — The Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded grants to two municipalities in Northumberland County,...
STEELTON — A group of teenagers threw a brick through a woman’s car window in the Harrisburg area, apparently because...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you please advise what the current recommendation is as far as follow-up colonoscopies are...
You know you’re quite famous if videos of you as a child can fetch multimillion-dollar bids. Beyoncé Knowles-Carter...
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been together for two years. I moved in with him about a year ago. He has a 9-year-...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY Your nature changes. You can be docile or headstrong, but you always are generous and caring....
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All hail Augusts Trumpus — the American Putin, whom none can criticize! All hail the All Knowing One, who reveals “...
Good jobs go begging
As anyone who’s ever watched “Dirty Jobs” knows, Mike Rowe is not afraid of dirt. Nor of grease, raw sewage, fish guts...
Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine has been doing health insurance enrollments under the Affordable Care Act for...
The Wall Street Journal is reporting “Two insurance units of Penn Treaty American Corp., which have combined assets of...
Here’s something to think about as a new presidential administration contemplates pulling up the gangplank to...
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Here are available school menus for the week of Dec. 12: BENTON/breakfast — Monday: Pancake/sausage wrap. Tuesday:...
Forensics finishers Twenty-four members of the Danville H.S. forensics team participated in the Scranton Catholic...
Advent preparation • Holy Family School’s first-grade students learned the meaning of Advent, and then made an Advent...
Tiger Packs Benton Area School District is in the second year of the Tiger Pack Program. This weekend food program is...
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I don’t know what’s going on with the new ‘regime’ at the 273rd American Legion. I received yet another letter...