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Developer vows town will host his one-of-a-kind campus somewhere
BLOOMSBURG — An addiction treatment center won’t be moving into the old Windsor Foods plant unless a judge intervenes,...
Washingtonville woman pledges to repay $78G to college fund
DANVILLE — A Washingtonville woman admitted taking tens of thousands of dollars that were supposed to help her two...
Police ask for tips on damage to historic span near Washingtonville
LIBERTY TWP. — Vandals have damaged a historic covered bridge, and police are asking for the public’s help to find...
Student drew winning lot after receiving write-in vote
MAHONING TWP. — A supervisor’s son has won a township auditor position after drawing lots with three other candidates...
Two local farming pros will square off for ag boss; sitting grandstand superintendent faces challenge
BLOOMSBURG — Two candidates are running to become Bloomsburg Fair’s superintendent of agriculture next month, while the...

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1787: Pennsylvania became the second state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. 1925: The first motel — the Motel Inn —...
• Model Bridget Hall, 40. • Actress Mayim Bialik, 42. • Country singer Hank Williams III, 45. • Singer Dionne...
Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver Free Library, Danville. STORY TIME: 1:30-2 and 5:30-6 p....
Tensions take toll in N. Korea UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s leadership has cracked down further on human rights...
• Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company, LLC, gives notice in today’s Classifieds that it seeks a minor modification...
Ex-lawmaker sentenced PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former state lawmaker has been sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-11-20-21-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-2; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-0-1; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-1-6...


 
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The Jerseytown Ladies Aid is hosting its annual Community Christmas Party on Saturday from 6-8:30 p.m. at the community...
Shickshinny suspects allegedly stole guns, credit cards
BERWICK — Two Shickshinny teens accused of being part of a trio that broke into numerous vehicles in Benton are now...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Absences by a Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has missed every session day since July are raising...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) —A fraternity’s chapter house property at Penn State is closing this month after alumni became aware...


 
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Longtime owner of insurance agency
Richard Martin Kreisher passed away on Dec. 10, 2017, in Gettysburg, at the age of 75, with his loving wife of 51 years...
Enjoyed camping, bingo, painting ceramics
Kay E. Parker, 67, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at her residence. Kay was a resident of her home...
Enjoyed the outdoors doing yard work
Arlena A. Stackhouse, 88, of Unityville died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at The Gardens at Millville. Born Oct. 21, 1929,...
Former salesperson for J.C. Penney
Dorothy Isabel Delbaugh, 92, a resident of Cornwall Manor, Cornwall, Pa., died 12:05 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at...
Longtime Wise Foods employee loved to polka
Eleanor C. Pennington, 83, of Nescopeck passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Chestnut Knoll Personal Care and Memory...
Woman had been active in Berwick church
Nancie B. Gearhart, 87, of Elizabethtown died on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at Masonic Village at Elizabethtown. She was...
Enjoyed traveling, baking, gardening, flowers
Irene Malfa Jurbala, 90, of North Warren Street, Berwick, died Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II...
Longtime bus driver for Warrior Run schools
Donald L. “Whitey” Miller, 87, of County Line Road, Turbotville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Geisinger...
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced on Monday it will allow movie theaters to open in the conservative...
Woman was formerly of Catawissa
Eda M. “Edie” Phillips died peacefully at home with family on Dec. 8, 2017. Eda M. “Edie” Phillips (nee Loreman),...
Complete obituary to be published later
Harriet S. Hagenbuch, 77, of Berwick passed away Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at The Gardens at Orangeville, where she...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Keith L. Henrie, 72, of Shickshinny Lake passed away Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center...


 
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Earlier this fall, the Supreme Court heard a case from Wisconsin, Gill v. Whitford, that tackles the problem of...
HARRISBURG (AP) —A political scientist serving as an expert for voters challenging Pennsylvania’s congressional...


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Philadelphia Councilwoman Cindy Bass is at war with nuisance delis, and part of her strategy is to force owners to tear...
There’s a science fiction movie due out next week, “Downsizing,” that will feature Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig as a...
In the last couple of years, I have wanted to help decorate the boulevard. I wanted to give back to the people involved...
I would like to discuss a Christmas-related outdoor decorating debate that I have had for years with my father-in-law...
PLEASE CARE FOR THIS COMMUNITY AS IF IT WERE YOUR OWN “Pipeline Construction Ahead” signs are posted all around the...


 
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Hazleton driver being cited, police say
DANVILLE — The condition of a Berwick driver who lost his wife in a deadly crash Saturday night has been upgraded from...
If you’re lucky enough to work for a company that offers short-term disability coverage, it’s a good thing. You don’t...
PALM COAST, Fla. — A meteor a minute... if skies clear by tomorrow night, that’s what you might see if you bundle up,...


 
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First gene repair holds promise for inherited disease
WASHINGTON — Altering human heredity? In a first, researchers safely repaired a disease-causing gene in human embryos,...
Provoked clots may make the case to quit
DEAR DR. ROACH: I would like your opinion about staying on blood thinners for the rest of my life. In July 2017, a CT...
It will take more than a year to gauge success of procedure, doctors say
DALLAS (AP) — It took well over a year to determine if a woman who received a womb transplant would become the first in...
Q. Please remind your readers that there is an effective anti-flu medicine, Tamiflu. Two days ago, I noticed a sore...


 
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Monday in Beverly Hills,...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are an intelligent, intuitive perfectionist. You know how to make the most out of any...


 
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“The light snow that began last night and continues this morning is coming from a fast-moving Alberta Clipper storm on...
SALEM, Ore. — Reindeer are supposed to pull Santa Claus’ sleigh, but in Oregon recently, a red-suited man on a sled...

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Star QB suffered left ACL tear in win over Rams
PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, it’s up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super...
Pittsburgh was able to turn adversity into title
PITTSBURGH — By the middle of the second quarter, the adrenaline had faded. By the start of the fourth, the...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Now slugging for the Bronx Bombers, Giancarlo Stanton. Stanton’s trade to the New York...
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No. 2 Oklahoma will bring three All-Americans to the College Football Playoff. Quarterback Baker Mayfield, offensive...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — No matter how much their fans imagined Giancarlo Stanton bashing balls over the Green Monster...
PITTSBURGH — Jonathan Bernier stopped 39 shots and Mark Barberio scored in the third period, helping the Colorado...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 29 21 6 2 44 110 74 Toronto 31 20 10 1 41 106 88...
Villanova’s unbeaten start now includes a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25, while Arizona State is making a rapid rise...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
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HOUSTON — Texans coach Bill O’Brien said Monday that he wouldn’t have let Tom Savage re-enter Sunday’s game after an...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings returned home from Carolina as a defeated team for the first time in 10...
OWINGS MILLS, Md. —Following an agonizing night in Pittsburgh, the Baltimore Ravens took consolation in knowing their...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Packers coach Mike McCarthy was cautious. His players seemed hopeful. Green Bay might be getting...
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Dec. 12, 1987 • Vo-Tech’s Tom Rhodes scores 29 points, including 12 in the third quarter, to lead the Rams to a 54-51...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Rthlsberger, PIT 502 318 3744 24 13 Brady, NE 438 300 3632 26 4...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland OFF OFF Atlanta at Detroit 7 208½ Denver at New York 3½ 213 L.A....
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Warrior Run went to the foul line 35 times, and Central Columbia had two players foul out and...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Mississippi St. at Cincinnati ESPNU — Fordham at Rutgers FS1 — St. Peter's at...
Tuesday BASKETBALL High school girls Hughesville at Benton......... 7:30 p.m. Central at Mt. Carmel.......... 7:30...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Consumer advocates are reporting some glitches in the final days for “Obamacare” sign-ups, but the...
The intolerable and ungrateful behavior of Kaepernick, Lavar Ball and Obama, are a disgrace and not a reflection of...
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We’ve been striking out in our Oscar pool the last few years. So we’re glad we don’t bet money on the Golden Globes....
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been together for 40 years. Like most people, we’ve had our good times and bad, but...