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Contractor took cash, took off, Nescopeck-area man says
NESCOPECK TWP. — A homeowner says he paid thousands of dollars to a home-improvement contractor who took the money but...
Two flee flames; electrical flaw is suspected cause, fire officials say
BERWICK — A fire that tore through a small home on Chestnut Street Saturday night was likely started by an electrical...
Surplus Outlet hosts ‘crazy’ idea to benefit Berwick Youth Football
BRIAR CREEK — When Surplus Outlet manager Michael Foreman got a call about hosting a “Supermarket Sweep”-style...
Benton man accused of resisting arrest in Berwick
BERWICK — A Benton man was locked up Friday night after allegedly crashing his car into two parked vehicles while...
Nescopeck’s efforts to save Cooper House hit wall
NESCOPECK — The landmark Cooper House is once again in the path of a wrecking ball. To help preservationists, the...


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Buckwheat Cake/Pancake Breakfast: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Benton Fire Hall. Homecoming Service: 2:30 p.m., Evansville UMC in...
• Danville will be flushing fire hydrants tomorrow through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Residents may experience cloudy...
1962: In a nationally broadcast address, President John F. Kennedy revealed the presence of Soviet-built missile bases...
• Actress Sofia Vassilieva, 25. • Actor Jonathan Lipnicki, 27. • Rock musician Zac Hanson (Hanson), 32. • Actor...
Spain takes Catalonia back BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to...
Walmart shooter guilty WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been convicted of almost all of the charges he faced in shots...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-5-8-13-20 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-6, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-4-3, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-7-3-9...


 
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Late Tejano music legend Selena is being deservedly recognized for her musical contributions, 22 years after her death....
MIDDLEBURG — A 35-year-old Mount Pleasant Mills man was convicted Friday of two counts of indecent assault for...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: ROCKING CHAIRS DETAILS: Herman Miller’s Eames-branded molded...


 
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WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) —Police have recovered about $70,000 worth of merchandise that was stolen from a Maui store, but...
Airport to drain tank hit in Vegas shooting LAS VEGAS (AP) — McCarran International Airport officials have drained a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —A recent court ruling that says Indiana’s mandated sex offender classes for prisoners violates the U...


 
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AMY YURKANIN Associated Press Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. —When they found out she would be buried at 10 a.m., April...


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‘Natural playground’ coming to Vt. school BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont school is building its new playground from...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Two Twin Cities researchers are building a database of mass shooters with the goal of better...
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) —Wildfires are displacing both hunters and the hunted this fall as burning forests and backwoods...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the Fox News Channel says it knew a news analyst planned to file a sexual...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) —America’s weight problem isn’t getting any better, according to new government research. Overall,...
Attorney General’s office sues Bloom-area contractor
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A Bloomsburg-area home-improvement contractor didn’t renew his state registration, but he continued...
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A potentially groundbreaking treatment for a rare form of blindness moved one step closer to...


 
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Was employed at Central Columbia cafeteria
Mollie D. (DeTro) Hough, 76, of Orangeville died Friday afternoon, Oct. 20, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — Petersburg drivers are complaining that the state’s new system for painting street lanes has...
Here are Halloween events scheduled for the area: Oct. 23 • BERWICK — Trick-or-Treat Trail, 6-8 p.m., Berwick Area...
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Officials are planning a new system of travel alert information for part of the Ohio Turnpike near...
ROARING CREEK TWP. —The hunter found dead in a tree stand near Numidia Friday evening has been identified as 73-year-...
Juliet K. Patraw Ryan and Caitlin (Hauck) Patraw, Danville, are the parents of a daughter, Juliet Kaye, born Thursday...


 
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“The quiet weather setup we had the past seven days is coming to an end, and it will be replaced by a more active one.“...

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NEW COLUMBIA — GAF, a multi-billion dollar roofing company, has opened a new plant here that hopes to hire 26 extrusion...
Dear Mr. Berko: In January 2015, I bought 300 shares of Amazon at $342 a share, and it just kept going up and up. I...
BLOOMSBURG — Licensed Practical Nurse Brenda McCreary has been honored for her compassion, excellence, and...
Dear Mr. Berko: Last February, you said the Dow Jones industrial average could pass 30,000 in 10 years. Considering...
LEWISBURG — Rebecca Boop, RN, MSN, has been named Director of Clinical Quality and Patient Safety at Evangelical...
SCRANTON — A professor at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine contributed to research that led to the Nobel Prize...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: On Thursday, White House chief of staff John Kelly explained to reporters the military’s process for...
ROSE: The scene in Berwick last Saturday at a funeral for a veteran was familiar to anyone who’s ever attended such...
I participated in the candidates forum on Wednesday evening sponsored by the Bloomsburg Landlords Association. Mr. Leon...
Congress has finally passed a budget. Now it’s time to pass tax cuts. As the president of Guy Chemical Company in...
Dr. David T. Feinberg, some time ago there were quite a few negative comments submitted to this paper concerning the...
In an all-out effort to clear urban air of serious and deadly auto emissions, China announced that by 2025 only...
“He had all kinds of books and all kinds of gun powder and if he had taken those devices put them in something else and...
Friday, Oct. 27, at 5 p.m. is the deadline for submitting commentary, either letters or comments to 30 Seconds, about...
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Bryant Johnson of Casper, Wyoming, was on a mission on Oct. 2 when police responded to a call about a man warning...
PHILADELPHIA — Gary wasn’t used to being around people. He didn’t like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came...
PARMA, Ohio (AP) — A two-story, “Star Wars”-inspired Halloween yard display in Ohio is enticing kids to get toy...
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Popular Science honors bridge SEATTLE (AP) — Sound Transit has received a Popular Science 2017 “Best of What’s New”...
AG calls for monitoring of N.J.’s SPCATRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s top law enforcement officer announced Friday...
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Morton, McCullers combine on three-hitter for Houston
HOUSTON — Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers combined for a three-hitter, Jose Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the...
McSorley and Barkley lead Lions to victory
STATE COLLEGE — Saquon Barkley and Trace McSorley cut through Michigan’s stingy defense, each scoring three touchdowns...
Wide receiver catches three TDs as Vo-Tech beats Sayre
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Vo-Tech’s Michael Starr usually spends the week trying to convince his fellow classmates to go to...
EAST STROUDSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Qmac Quiteh ran for 168 yards and two touchdowns and the Huskies rallied...
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NEW YORK — When the Houston Astros’ owner offered Carlos Beltran charter aircrafts to send relief aid to Puerto Rico...
WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 3: N.Y. Yankees 8, Minnesota 4 Wednesday, Oct. 4: Arizona 11, Colorado 8 DIVISION SERIES (...
DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers hired Ron Gardenhire to be their manager — and that may be the most newsworthy thing they...
LOS ANGELES — No matter which opponent emerged from the seven-game AL Championship Series, the Los Angeles Dodgers...
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The rematch of the Super Bowl with a historic finish doesn’t have much of a super look right now. The Patriots are 4-2...
East Allegheny 44, Kenyon 35 Amherst 23, Wesleyan (Conn.) 19 Anna Maria 36, Alfred St. 34 Army 31, Temple 28, OT...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Bo Scarbrough had two fourth-down touchdown runs and No. 1 Alabama continued its domination of rival...
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Martin Truex Jr. already looks like the coolest cat at the club, with his shades and scruff and...
TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Serge Ibaka had 21 and the Toronto Raptors won their 10th straight home game...
CLEVELAND — Kenny Britt’s disappointing start with the Browns worsened. Britt and fellow wide receiver Corey Coleman...
PHILADELPHIA —Wayne Simmonds scored on a feed from Valtteri Filppula with 2:15 left to break a tie and lead the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 2 0 1.000 — Brooklyn 1 1.500 1 Boston 1 2.333 1½ New York...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 9 7 1 1 15 36 24 Toronto 8 6 2 0 12 37 28...
NEW YORK — Bill Laimbeer found himself at a crossroad. His contract with the New York Liberty was up and he wasn’t...
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BERWICK — Berwick’s Lydia Traugh scored the game-winning goal 30 seconds into overtime in a continuation of Thursday’s...
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Oct. 22, 1987 • Curt Ford drives in two runs, Ozzie Smith adds another and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Minnesota...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday GOLF at Heritage Hills, York PIAA Championships...
Hollywood Casino 400 Friday's qualifying; race today At Kansas Speedway Kansas City, Kan. (Car number in parentheses...
AUTO RACING 3 p.m. NBC — Formula One, United States Grand Prix, at Austin, Texas NBCSN — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Brooklyn 2½ 219½ Atlanta at Oklahoma City 4 211½ Minnesota New Orleans 4 221½ at...
Bangor 28, Wilson 24 Bensalem 42, Council Rock North 14 Bristol 35, Delco Christian 14 Central Bucks West 14,...
BASEBALL National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Assigned RHP Armando Rivero outright to Gwinnett (IL). SAN FRANCISCO...
Midway Lanes THURSDAY LADIES LEAGUE Week 8 W L Ocean Six 23 9 Dolls With Balls 19 13 Friends 18 14 Birds 16 16...
Oct. 22 — Arizona vs. Los Angeles Rams at London. Oct. 29 — Minnesota vs. Cleveland at London. Oct. 31 — Trade...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING Oct. 15 Squad 1: Chuck Deitz, 24; Wes Beaver, 24. Squad 2: Terry Rishel,...
Oct. 24 — World Series starts. November TBA — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former...
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Gun show today A gun show under the direction of Eagle Arms will be held at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds today from 9 a....
Tuesday was the perfect fall day in Pennsylvania. The weather in the morning was cool with the first frost of the year...
Three counties in Ohio held their first deer season in 41 years.
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Police chief guides grieving toward psychics
BARRINGTON, R.I. — A police chief in Rhode Island gives unorthodox advice for those who have lost a loved one: Seek a...
Americans’ debt loads tend to expand as we approach middle age and then gradually diminish as we get older. Some...
FAWN GROVE (AP) — In the middle of the night, Saybah Harris received a text message. It was a photo of an ambulance...
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BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Rohrbach’...
65th anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Theodore “Ted” (Jean) Boone of Berwick will be observing their 65th wedding anniversary...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Trinity Reformed U.C.C. and St. John’s...
Auxiliary accepts eight new members BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 273 met recently with...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; finish float decorations; Tuesday:...
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I attended the Bloom council forum tonight. Mostly a snooze. Repeating what is wrong with the council now, but not so...
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NEW YORK — Superman and Batman were born in 1938 and 1939, respectively. But psychology professor William Moulton...
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DEAR ABBY: My husband, “Ron,” and I have been married for 49 years. When we retired, we moved to Florida. Ron is 71 and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are determined and focused. You have an interest in and definite ideas about the future....
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-nominated actor Stanley Tucci is leading an audio production inspired in part by Paulo Coelho’s “...