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Berwick directors to hire architect to test viability
BERWICK — School directors here plan to hire an architect to see if Nescopeck Elementary is worth repairing and...
Mifflin driver trapped, critically hurt in crash near pet-food plant
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A 41-year-old Mifflinville man was critically injured when the pickup he was driving slammed into...
Troopers say intruders stole from client who paid $30 on $300 tab
COOPER TWP. — A man stiffed a prostitute at Winn’s Motel, then fled when two men showed up to collect the money he owed...
Town manager says temporary move will spend down surplus
BLOOMSBURG — Next year, town council plans to eliminate a tax that earmarks funds for the fire department, which has...
Dem activists consider possible appeal to state court
BLOOMSBURG — A judge Tuesday ended any hopes of a vote recount in Columbia County by rejecting Democratic petitions as...


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1909: Chemist Leo H. Baekeland received a U.S. patent for Bakelite, the first synthetic plastic. 1941: Imperial Japan...
• Singer Aaron Carter, 29. • Actor Jack Huston, 34. • Actress Jennifer Carpenter, 37. • Country singer Sunny...
• Columbia County Sanitary Administrative Committee will meet Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Catawissa Township Municipal...
Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. Clothing/household item giveaway...
Police: Mom, children shot ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Critically wounded, a mother struggled in vain to pull her three...
Driver admits role in deaths SUNBURY (AP) — A man has admitted he was driving under the influence of prescription...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-9-13-23-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-3; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-3-5; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-5-0-...
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Berwick’s Jayson Terdiman helped end a six-year streak in which the United States hadn’t won a medal in the luge men’s...
BLOOMSBURG — Rebecca Lynn Friend, 35, is accused of stealing $50 of items with her child in tow at Weis Markets here...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A woman who pleaded guilty to killing her husband by slipping rat poison into his food and drinks...

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Talented construction worker enjoyed fishing
Richard N. Purnell Jr., 50, of Dorrance passed away Monday afternoon, Dec. 5, 2016, at Wilkes-Barre General after a...
LPN, active church member, devoted to family
Linda R. Temple, 64, of 73 Pepper Hills, Danville, passed away Dec. 5, 2016, at her residence. She was born July 11,...
Woman was known for her love of animals
Bonnie Perko, 69, of North Mercer Street, Berwick, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, at her home. Born Feb. 21, 1947, in...
Native of Turkey enjoyed cooking and sewing
Nebiye A. Karlonis, age 86, of New Philadelphia passed away Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, surrounded by her loving family at...
Enjoyed going to the beach, crafting jewelry
Tiffany Lynn Potter, 33, of Nescopeck passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at her home. Born in Berwick on...
Enjoyed pinochle and crossword puzzles
Rose M. Crispell, 86, of Berwick passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at the Berwick Hospital Center. She was born Aug....
Employed as baker at GMC more than 35 years
Harry W. Albeck Jr., 91, formerly of 202 Clinton St., Danville, passed away Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, at Manor Care in...
NEW YORK (AP) — More than two years after narrowly escaping death in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike, comedian...
Crash victim corrects address, talks injuries Nile Keck, the man involved in an accident outside Mifflinville on...
• A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Christine Krum of Bloomsburg. Cards will reach her at Geisinger-...
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has been reunited with his high school class ring more than 45 years after he threw...
Another scholar Hughie Curran, sixth grade, made the Distinguished Honor Roll for the first marking period at...
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WILKES-BARRE — A Hunlock Creek man overdosed in a bathroom at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, authorities say. Matthew...
FLEMINGTON — Three local race-car drivers were honored by Clinton County Motor Speedway at its annual banquet Saturday...
BLOOMSBURG — A new entrance-and-ticketing system will be put in place for the upcoming Trash to Treasure Sale at...
Debts are alleged BERWICK — Midland Funding of New Jersey has filed complaints in district court, alleging credit-card...
Commissioners: 2017 budget calls for no tax increase
DANVILLE — Montour County commissioners eliminated the per capita tax Tuesday and passed a smaller budget than the one...
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the November report from the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: Assessment Detail...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai developer that recently opened the world’s largest indoor theme park now...
DANVILLE — Here is the November report from the office of Montour County Sheriff Ray C. Gerringer: • Legal papers...

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To help as many local families as possible, the Brighter Christmas Fund board as a rule does not approve aid to any...
Selinsgrove board votes 8-1 to remove lawyer
SELINSGROVE — The Selinsgrove Area School District has fired its lawyer for what it termed “ill advice” regarding...
NEW YORK (AP) — A woman has agreed to settle her lawsuit against JetBlue Airways after it mixed up her 5-year-old son...
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — The killing of a guard at the Canaan federal prison in Waymart was a calculated slaying during...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s auditor general said Tuesday the state should rein in what he called questionable...
BLOOMSBURG — Select Carmike Cinemas, including the location in Bloomsburg, will be showing a Rolling Stones...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) —Police say they’ve identified four people who will eventually face charges as State College...
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“At least a half dozen times each winter, cold Arctic air from Siberia jumps the North Pole and eventually makes its...
GREEN RIVER, Wyo. (AP) — A $1,000 reward has been posted for catching an ugly fish out of Fontenelle Reservoir in...
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McCutchen, Cabrera, Verlander all still available
OXON HILL, Md. — The Cubs could use a closer, Texas needs a center fielder, most every team wants an extra arm. So now...
Kang is charged after leaving scene of DUI
It’s always depressing when someone who is so talented goes down the wrong path in life. A few months ago, I wrote...
Tomlin is happy with how cornerback has improved
PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin is not a big picture guy. The Pittsburgh Steelers coach, as he likes to say, prefers not to “...
Matt Rhule is taking on a Texas-sized challenge at Baylor after leading Temple to unprecedented success. After...
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PHILADELPHIA — Jalen Brunson scored 26 points and Josh Hart had 21 to help No. 1 Villanova hold off La Salle 89-79 on...
NASSAU, Bahamas — A flop shot that required feel. A wedge to a back pin that he had to trust. Tiger Woods followed...
OXON HILL, Md. — Ned Yost enjoyed watching the Cleveland Indians’ lights-out bullpen go to work in the playoffs because...
PHILADELPHIA — Jakub Voracek scored with 8.6 seconds left in overtime after Wayne Simmonds had two goals in regulation...
WASHINGTON — Elfrid Payton scored 22 of his season-high 25 points in the first half and the Orlando Magic overcame John...
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Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park less than two miles from Folsom...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It was ugly. And, embarrassing. And mostly downright pitiful. The New York Jets were...
HARVEY, La. — The Louisiana man who fatally shot ex-NFL player Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was jailed on a...
PHILADELPHIA — Cam Newton should start wearing khakis and a navy blue blazer on team flights. The reigning NFL MVP was...
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Dec. 7, 1986 • University of Miami quarterback Vinny Testaverde wins the Heisman Trophy. Dec. 7, 1996 • Brett Veach...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Charlotte 5½ 205½ Detroit Boston 4½ 197½ at Orlando Denver 5 221 at Brooklyn at...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. BTN — George Mason at Penn St. ESPNU — Georgia Tech at VCU FS1 — California vs. Seton...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Traded LHP Chris Sale to Boston for RHPs Michael Kopech and Victor...
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FRANKLIN TWP. — Tickets for the PIAA Class 2A high school football championship game between Steel Valley and Southern...
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NEW YORK — A look at interesting factoids during the Grammy nominations, announced Tuesday: Beyonce a rock star...
A list of nominees in the top categories at the 59th annual Grammys. • Album of the year: “25,” Adele; “Lemonade,”...
HONOLULU — Lauren Bruner was getting ready for church in 1941 on his battleship, the USS Arizona, when the alarm...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Parents spend more than nine hours a day with TVs, computers and other screen devices while also...
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Nicki Minaj really needs to find more constructive ways to utilize her time. The rapper/songwriter, 33, was in Miami...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two men charged with murder in the 1973 shotgun slayings of two young girls entered pleas to...
Victim’s relations say they weren’t taken seriously
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A police chief is defending his department’s investigation into the disappearance of a 16-year-...
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s “Chicago Fire,” about firefighters and EMTs at the Chicago Fire Department, took a beat to find...
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The reason cupcakes took the baking world by storm a few years ago is because, in short, they are awesome. A sweet...
Holiday time can be stressful, so sometimes it’s best to just slow down and make something. It’s especially nice if...
Pavlovas are dreamy. For the uninitiated, a pavlova (named after the famed ballerina’s fluffy tutu) is essentially a...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 66-year-old male who gets shortness of breath when walking up a hill or on a trail. I had a...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The podcast “Crimetown” opens with the mayor of Providence attacking a man with a lit cigarette and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You love to travel and embrace change in your life. You are highly intellectual and...
DEAR ABBY: My husband of five years has confessed to affairs that resulted in two children. I suspected that something...
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From Des Moines to Detroit to Palm Beach to Staten Island, the first answer was always the same when you asked a Trump...
Trump starts the fire
When President-elect Donald Trump named Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education, most of us said, “Who?” But...
Leroy Barber grew up in rural New London, Wis., hunting and fishing with two of his brothers. He enlisted in the Navy,...
It was my honor and pleasure to attend the musical history show about the Greatest Generation involving the highly...
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Woman’s Club Thursday meeting canceled DANVILLE — The Danville Woman’s Club meeting, scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 8...
December artist Artist of the Month for December at Berwick Hospital Center is Donna Gearhart of Nescopeck. She is...
DANVILLE — The 12th annual Christmas Party for the free Saturday Trains program at Christ Memorial Episcopal Church in...
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Why isn’t Franklin Raines in jail? The ex-head of FannieMae cooked the books to get huge million dollar bonuses as...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump may have been able to keep 800 jobs at the Carrier furnace factory in...
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The campfire crackled cozily as we sat in a circle chatting and enjoying the last bite of the birthday supper. Earlier...
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City: Move training to save marine life SITKA, Alaska (AP) — Officials have approved a non-binding resolution asking...
KETCHUM, Idaho — Shortly after sunrise, a cow elk and her calf pause in a small clearing, looking toward the pair of...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Construction of an American Indian cultural center near downtown Oklahoma City is expected to...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A judicial disciplinary board is calling for the Nicholas County circuit judge-elect to be...