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Bloomsburg Police would prefer peace
BLOOMSBURG — The town stands to bring in about $48,000 in fines from citations issued for Block Party, but police say...
Neighbors feared runoff woes from townhouses
ESPY — Scott Township zoners have rejected plans for a 23-unit townhouse complex proposed for a 5.6-acre property along...
Bloomsburg-area pals suffer broken bones, burns in mishap
LOCK HAVEN —A dozen Bloomsburg-area fishing buddies were eating breakfast on a second-story deck Saturday when they...
Columbia Mall shop selling off merchandise starting today
BUCKHORN — The Hallmark store in the Columbia Mall is closing, but it will sell off everything before it does. The...
Spokesman cites expense, low price of natural gas
SALEM TWP. — Work on building a third reactor for the nuclear plant here has been suspended, and it doesn’t look likely...
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Preschool Storytime: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver Free Library, Danville. Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape...
• Actress Jenna Ushkowitz, 30. • Actor Harry Shum Jr., 34. • Actress Jessica Alba, 35. • Actress Penelope Cruz,...
1817: The United States and Britain signed the Rush-Bagot Treaty, which limited the number of naval vessels allowed in...
• May 10 at 6:30 p.m., Salem Township supervisors will consider an ordinance regulating the use of engine brakes. •...
Tenn.: Patients can be refused NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee’s Republican governor said Wednesday he signed a bill...
Death brings murder charge ERIE (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide in a beating death at a motel on...
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In 1778, five-year-old Frances Slocum was living with her Quaker family near the Susquehanna River when she was...
Woman accused of purse theft at jail BLOOMSBURG — An Orangeville woman is accused of stealing a purse with a wallet,...
System predicts diabetes success DANVILLE — Researchers at Geisinger’s Obesity Institute have demonstrated that a...
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U.S. foreign policy states war-torn country’s government is illegitimate
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —Sen. Ted Cruz’s campaign co-chairman in Virginia has traveled to Syria and promised support for the...
Decorated veteran, Columbia prison warden
William M. “Bill” Campbell III, 59, of Watsontown went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, April 27, 2016...
Veteran, active outdoorsman, born in Bloom
One year ago, April 28, 2015, David M. Cole, resident of Annapolis, Md., departed this life. He was 85 years old. Mr....
Complete obituary to be published Friday
Raymond T. Modlesky, 78, of Evansville Road, Berwick, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center in...
Artist, seamstress and crafter loved horses
Gladys Peters, 78, of Berwick passed away unexpectedly March 30, 2016, at St. Joseph Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. She...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When a man was forced to throw away a liquid-filled snow globe before going through...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Allen C. Miknich, age 73, of 78 N. Iron St., Bloomsburg, died at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Geisinger...
Silas P. Glenn Brandon and Samantha (Hahn) Glenn of Mifflinville are the parents of a son, Silas Peter, born Wednesday...
VALENCIK — A memorial service for Marianne R. (Fink) Valencik, who passed away on March 13, 2016, will be held at Grace...
HARVARD, Mass. (AP) —A rotary club in a small Massachusetts town is gearing up for its annual rubber ducky race in...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University class project about drug cartels and serial killers took a turn...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Martin Short and dancer Derek Hough have leapt aboard the cast of NBC’s “Hairspray Live!” on...

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DUI defendant gets prison BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man caught driving drunk in Berwick last May was reprimanded by a...
BLOOMSBURG — Former Columbia County Prison Warden Bill Campbell died Wednesday after retiring earlier this year due to...
SALEM TWP. — The nuclear plant here is back in the good graces of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. During their...
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CATAWISSA — Two suspected drug dens were busted over four days here last week, snaring a fist-sized bag of marijuana...
BLOOMSBURG — No one was hurt when two cars collided here Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of East Fifth and Park...
BLOOMSBURG — A 20-year-old man was charged with drunken driving after driving the wrong way on a one-way street just...
CATAWISSA — Landlord Walter D. Gosciminski, 64, allegedly harassed a pair of tenants with persistent text messages....
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“If you enjoyed the sunny, dry, warm spell we just had, I’m afraid you’ll have to wait a little bit for similar...
BLOOMSBURG — Police cited three for alcohol violations in town recently. • Kevin Joseph Downs, 23, of Doylestown was...
CANADENSIS (AP) — A state forestry official says a large brush fire in the Pocono mountains that has destroyed nearly a...
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Crosby, Ovechkin set to do battle in NHL playoff series
The two faces most responsible for bringing the NHL full-throttle into the 21st century are inextricably linked. Sidney...
This is a town built on taking money from people, not giving it to them. But when the NFL comes calling, all bets may...
CHICAGO — Jared Goff lobbed a few balls to a couple of lucky kids and practiced his coverage skills. Carson Wentz...
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ATLANTA — The message in the Braves clubhouse Tuesday night added a fitting final insult to a dismal homestand: “Bus...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 12 8.600 — — 4-6 W-1 7-1 5-7 Boston 12 9.571 ½ — 6-4 W-4 5-...
WASHINGTON — Philadelphia’s Jeremy Hellickson allowed two hits over seven innings, his teammates eventually took...
SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Belt was a homer short of the cycle and drove in five runs, Hunter Pence drove in a pair on...
BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia had a grand slam and a solo homer, David Ortiz passed two Hall of Fame Red Sox on the extra-...
TORONTO — Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead, two-run triple in the seventh inning, and Chicago beat Toronto for its sixth...
NEW YORK — Neil Walker hit his ninth home run, tying for the major league lead, Matt Harvey won his second straight...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Joey Rickard hit a three-run home run and Chris Tillman gave up two hits in 6 2/3 innings to help...
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TAMPA, Fla. — Shane Prince scored twice during a three-goal first period and John Tavares had a goal and an assist in...
A day after Stan Van Gundy’s first game as president of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons last season, he...
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April 28, 1986 • Julie Wolfe slams a home run, singles, and also drives in three runs to lead Berwick’s softball team...
Today BASEBALL High school Northwest at Wyo. Seminary.. 4:15 p.m. SOFTBALL College PSAC tournament at Veterans...
BASEBALL American League OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Selected the contract of C/OF Matt McBride from Nashville (PCL). Optioned...
QUAKERTOWN —Bloomsburg University’s lone run came on a Taylor Winkelman home run in the home half of the first inning...
GOLF Noon GOLF — LPGA Tour, Volunteers of America Texas Shootout, first round, at Irving, Texas 3 p.m. GOLF — PGA...
PLAYOFFS / THROUGH APRIL 26 Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG George, IND 5 43 45 144 28.8 Irving, CLE 4 41 12 110 27.5...
MLB National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Chicago -260/+230 Milwaukee Pittsburgh -107/-103 at Colorado at...
PLAYOFFS / Through April 26 GP G A PTS Jamie Benn, Dal 6 4 6 10 John Tavares, NYI 6 5 4 9 Jason Spezza, Dal 6 4 5 9...
May 18-19 — Owners meetings, New York. June 9-11 — Amateur draft. July 12 — All-Star Game, San Diego. July 15 — Last...
April 28-30 — NFL draft, Chicago. May 6-9 or May 13-16 — Teams may hold rookie minicamps. May 23-25 — Spring league...
May 17 — Draft lottery. June 2 — NBA Finals begin. June 13 — Early-entry withdrawal deadline for NBA draft (5 p.m....
April 30 — NHL draft lottery, 7 p.m. May 29-June 4 — NHL rookie combine at Buffalo, N.Y. June 24-25 — NHL draft at...
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Somehow, the celebrity media has tracked down a man who identifies himself as Prince ’s longtime drug dealer. And he...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Bernie Sanders can thank a patient ferry captain for helping to cement his Democratic presidential...
WASHINGTON (AP) —A gay rights group sued the Justice Department on Wednesday for failing to produce hundreds of pages...
NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement rescued a housing project with the biggest gang takedown in city history, and now...
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DEAR ABBY: I am very excited to be proposing soon to the man I want to spend my life with. My family is excited for me...
ATLANTA (AP) — Andra Day wants to inspire people to rise up while drinking a Coke. The Grammy-nominated singer’s image...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are brave, dependable and an excellent negotiator. You wait to achieve your objectives,...
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DEAR CAR TALK: I am an old geezer who probably has lived through 100 or more oil changes in my lifetime, always using...
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MOOREVILLE, Miss. —Driving behavior specialist Syd Muzzy lost his teenage son in a car accident nearly 30 years ago....
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BLOOMSBURG — A New Jersey man who rammed a van into a parked vehicle here was driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly...
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UPDATE ON CONSERVATIVE CHRISTIAN DEATH SQUADS: Reagan’s support of right-wing death squads that killed priests and nuns...
BLOOMSBURG — The 50th annual Kiwanis Pet & Toy Parade is set for Wednesday, May 4, at 6 p.m., rain or shine....
BLOOMSBURG — Two people were recently cited with harassment in separate incidents, including a woman who allegedly...
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Here are school menus for the week of May 2: BENTON/breakfast — Monday: Breakfast pizza.Tuesday: French toast sticks...
FFA competitors On April 18, 11 FFA members traveled to Penn College to compete in the Northern Region Public Speaking...
Southern Columbia Area Middle School eighth-grade Student of the Month for April is Kayla Gallagher. Any student who...
Classroom news • In religion class at Holy Family School, first-grade students are learning about baptism. In language...
Meeting today Bloomsburg Christian School’s Parent Teacher Fellowship meeting will be held today at 3 p.m. At least...
Honor roll MMI Preparatory School announces these local students who achieved Honor Roll status during the third...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. —On a sunny Sunday in spring, three generations and three branches of Pam Moody’s family went to...
DOT foreman admits bribery ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors say a former foreman with the Georgia Department of...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Lawmakers accused Valeant Pharmaceuticals of gouging patients to reward Wall Street investors during a...
DANVILLE — Geisinger is encouraging the use of text messages to help patients take better control of their health, a...
HARRISBURG — Senior District Judge Richard P. Cashman was again certified for service as a member of Pennsylvania’s...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on the presidential campaign: Trump gibe refuted White House spokesman Josh Earnest is...
New law may help
If you’ve been to a hospital lately, either with a loved-one or as a patient yourself, you may have noticed the...
History has plenty to teach us, if we let it. What if Congress today appropriated money to print Bibles for schools,...
The current state of recycling in the United States may surprise you. It’s in trouble for many reasons, including two...
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Las Vegas police want ban on bags LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police want the county to ban bulky bags and strollers on...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The head of the Alabama law enforcement agency confirmed that a state aircraft was used in 2014...
PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Cleveland police department said it has charged a 27-year-old man with creating a fake...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congressman said it’s unacceptable that a Bible was removed from a POW display at a...
BATH, Maine (AP) — The Navy is still considering putting an electric-powered gun aboard a Maine-built destroyer, but...
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is considering Wallops Island as its home base for the next generation of...
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Bill targets smoking in vehicles with kids RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —Smoking cigarettes in a vehicle in the presence of...
HAVRE, Mont. — Two minutes: That’s about how long it took Heidi Nystrom to notice a newborn calf stuck in its sack,...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Employees cannot be denied unemployment benefits in Wisconsin for inadvertent errors, even if the...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln couple who say police illegally raided their home, damaging it and seizing their life...
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Kilt-clad servers carry weapons
OGDEN, Utah — It’s either the safest restaurant in town or the most dangerous. It all depends on how you view the...
‘Industrial grade’ bathroom planned SAN ANTONIO (AP) —City officials tired of repeated instances of public urination...
ROCKERVILLE, S.D. —The off-track travelers so ardently believe in their electronic directions that even when they find...
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Fort Bragg and Fayetteville will be saying goodbye to the Army’s Kiowa Warrior helicopters...
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NEW YORK — Yanni, who has performed across the globe and whose sound is arguably its own genre of music, says his...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The country duo Maddie & Tae took on gender stereotypes in their first platinum single, “Girl in...
NEW YORK — At a time when criminal justice reform has gained national attention and bipartisan support, a handful of...
NEW YORK (AP) — “Falsettos,” the umbrella title for two one-act musicals about family and love and loss, is coming back...
NEW YORK (AP) — In an effort to shine a light on the hundreds of girls abducted from a school in Nigeria two years ago...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Americans, especially public-school parents, give low marks to rating a teacher based partly on...