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Cops: Berwick brothers grabbed loot to swap for drugs
BERWICK — Two Berwick brothers jumped a “physically challenged” man from behind and knocked him to the ground in a...
Homeless women accused of taking bag, using cards
SCOTT TWP. — Two homeless women addicted to heroin stole a purse from a residence here and then used a credit card to...
Faulty furnace gets blame for blaze in drop ceiling of the visitors’ locker area at Crispin Field
BERWICK — A fire in the visitors’ field house at Crispin Field destroyed part of the building’s ceiling Tuesday,...
Court also grants protection order against Berwick man
A man threatened to shoot his ex-girlfriend during an argument, she claims. James Murphy, 26, Danville, was one of two...
Prescription medications in unattended purse add drug charge to Shamokin-area suspect’s problems
MAHONING TWP. — A woman stole a mislaid purse that was near her on a bench outside Geisinger Medical Center, but a...
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Red Cross Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Anthony Township Municipal Building, Turbotville. Free Thanksgiving Dinner: 5-6 p.m...
• Singer Aubrey Collins, 27. • Singer Lil Fizz, 29. • Pop singer Natasha Bedingfield, 33. • Country singer Joe...
• Montour County is selling two vehicles: a 2001 Ford F150 pickup truck with cap and snow plow; a 1997 Ford Crown...
1789: This was a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to observe the adoption of the...
Ransom big business for IS UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State group that controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq...
Troopers fight feds on fitness HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania has accused the federal government of browbeating it...
TREASURE HUNT: 18-19-21-25-27 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 9-4-4 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 6-7-3-8 MIDDAY QUINTO: 2-1-8-3-7 EVENING...
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WILKES-BARRE — A Berwick man accused of operating a national steroids ring from his parents’ home waived his right to a...
The Nescopeck Community Cupboard is in need of generous souls and strong legs to help it through the holiday season. A...
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed at the Montour County Courthouse, records show. The defendants...
TAMAQUA (AP) — Two hunters have been shot in the woods near Tamaqua Area High School. A Schuylkill County 9-1-1...
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Rioters rage, destroying 12 businesses
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) —Attorneys for Michael Brown’s family vowed Tuesday to push for federal charges against the police...
MAHONING TWP. — A mysterious and irritating haze in a bathroom forced the evacuation of an apartment building Tuesday...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest...
DANVILLE — The Danville Knights of Columbus will again serve a free Thanksgiving dinner at noon Thursday at the St....
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Court order or not, Kathleen Kane needs to stop talking — at least until she has something to say that’s worth hearing...
If Bloomsburg decides it needs an ordinance guaranteeing equal access to public accommodations for lesbian, gay,...
Much controversy over gay marriage and what is or isn’t discrimination. Let’s look at the situation from a Biblical...
With regard to the 30 Seconds man from Berwick of Nov. 10... yes, everyone has opinions... and let me give you a few of...
I recall years ago, sitting in church on a Sunday of Veterans Day. Our church coordinator read all the men and women...
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DEAR ABBY: I recently found out my daughter has been having an affair with her sister’s husband. This will tear our...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are distinctive and individual, and you are both practical as well as imaginative. However...
DEAR DR. ROACH: A few years ago, I was diagnosed with ischemic colitis after running a half-marathon. My doctor...
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We can’t imagine many folks over age 18 have ever bought any of Justin Bieber ’s songs or been to one of his concerts...
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Loving husband, dad, grandpa, friend
John Roy Sedivy, 74, of West Mahoning Street, Danville, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at his residence...
Avid reader worked in Knoebels Gift Shop
Mary P. Smith, 91, of Ringtown Mountain Road, Catawissa, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Baltimore Washington Medical...
Private services at the family’s convenience
Edgar W. Johnson, age 79, of 323 Wagner Drive, Bloomsburg, died at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, at the Berwick...
Enjoyed watching baseball, listening to music
Allen K. Schrader, 74, of Danville died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born...
Vietnam veteran coached baseball, softball
David W. Billman Jr. of Danville passed away at Geisinger Medical Center on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, after a long...
Complete obituary in Thursday’s edition
Helen C. Thackara, age 94, of Danville and a former resident of Bloomsburg, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Grandview...
Complete obituary in Thursday’s edition
Michael A. “Hammy” Hampton, age 56, of 500 Mowery Road, Danville, died at his home at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014...
Holiday meal at New Heart church Today’s free Thanksgiving dinner will take place 5-6 p.m. in the New Heart Cafe in...
Livianna M. McAnnaney Steve and Lindsey (Showers) McAnnaney, Montandon, are the parents of a daughter, Livianna Mae,...
Foreclosure filed DANVILLE — Christiana Trust, a division of Wilmington Savings Fund Society, has filed a mortgage...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sylvia Day vows to protect her fans’ favorite moments when her “Crossfire” erotic romance novels are...
TRUSKEY — Arlene F., 95, of 40 Mountain Road, Catawissa, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center. She...
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BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Nov. 16-22: Nov. 16 •4:06 a.m. — 300 block LaSalle...
• Samuel B. Peachey, Lewis Township, son of Leroy J. Peachey and Mary S. Peachey, and Ruth K. King, 80 Arrowhead Road,...
SEATTLE (AP) — As Thanksgiving approaches, Tofurkys in Seattle can breathe easy, even if real turkeys can’t. Seattle...
DANVILLE — Wills filed recently in Montour County: • Ellen Johnson, Danville, died Sept. 27, 2014, at 89; residence in...
Susquehanna dam won’t get renewal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) —The Maryland Department of the Environment says it plans to...
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SHICKSHINNY — Organizers invite everyone to a Christmas in the Park event set for Saturday, Dec. 6, at the municipal...
ELYSBURG — State Rep. Kurt Masser, R-Elysburg, will host his annual Farmers Breakfast on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 9-11 a....
• Gary Michael Bedio, 213 E. Ninth St., Berwick, son of the late Michael Edward Bedio and the late Erma Marie Bedio,...
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“Ready or not, here it comes. With a storm moving up the East Coast, today will be cloudy and chilly, with snow...
VENICE, Fla. (AP) — Students at a Southwest Florida high school told administrators that two teens tried to recruit...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. But these...
JACKSON TWP. — A Shamokin-area woman was killed Monday when she lost control of her vehicle and it rolled several times...
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Southern’s victory over Pius X is one for the ages
When I began as a sports writer, my first editor, Hank Domin, gave me advice I still use when writing a game story. He...
STATE COLLEGE — Coach James Franklin was frustrated, wanting to get to the bottom of Penn State’s surprising loss at...
PITTSBURGH — Ike Taylor is a heck of a cheerleader. The Pittsburgh Steelers veteran defensive back has spent the last...
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BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates, signing...
WASHINGTON —Hawks reserves Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack led a fourth-quarter surge on a night when starters were...
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Evander Kane scored two power-play goals as the Winnipeg Jets held on to beat the Columbus Blue Jackets...
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Justin Anderson was 7 for 7 from the field and scored 20 points and No. 8 Virginia had a 32-...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs....
RENTON, Wash. — With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs...
PHILADELPHIA — In his perfect world, Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Billy Davis would plan a scheme to stop...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — It’s back to normal for the vagabond Buffalo Bills. Finally. The more than 6 feet of snow from...
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Nov. 26, 1984 • A disgruntled Guy Lafleur decides to retire from the Montreal Canadiens, just 19 games into the season...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Thursday RUNNING Run for the Diamonds.........10:30 a.m.
NCAA FOOTBALL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Thursday TCU 6½ 56½ at Texas LSU 3 50½ at Texas A&M Friday Virginia...
GOLF 8 p.m. TGC — PGA Tour of Australasia, Australian Open, first round, at Sydney ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with 3B Pablo Sandoval on a five-year contract. Designated...
SELINSGROVE — Dave Hess, the Selinsgrove football coach who led the Seals to their only PIAA title, resigned from his...
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It seemed an unlikely goal. I wanted a single solution for two problems — how to keep kids entertained while preparing...
Tater Tots have come a long way from your school lunch tray. The comfort (and kid) food staple, which celebrates its...
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Don’t be taken in by the Sear’s going out of business sale. All they did was mark there prices back up to the original...
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Anniversaries Isaiah “Ike” and Sally McCloskey, formerly of Bloomsburg, are celebrating their 60th wedding...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Christian School honor roll students for the first marking period: Highest Honors...
Club to assist at Run for Diamonds ALMEDIA — Columbia Montour Amateur Radio Club held its monthly meeting Nov. 11....
4-H
Members make ornaments for TreeFest ROHRSBURG — Rohrsburg Community 4-H Club’s November meeting was called to order...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area High School honor roll students for the first marking period:...
DANVILLE — The Auxiliary at Geisinger Medical Center (GMC) hosted its 2014 “Lighting Up Tomorrow Gala” on Oct. 11 at...
TreeFest lineup BLOOMSBURG —Here is the entertainment schedule for TreeFest, held at Caldwell Consistory, Market...