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New president aiming to tackle faculty concerns, train and put students in jobs
BLOOMSBURG — The new president of Bloomsburg University hopes to expand graduate programs, entice community college...
DANVILLE — A Danville Korean War veteran will finally be laid to rest 67 years after he went missing in action and was...
Benton-area man, rural Catawissa woman said they’d just gotten cars
BLOOMSBURG — A distracted driver veered off Columbia Boulevard and into the Weis Markets parking lot, where he slammed...
Quizzical Columbia County officials add safety precautions to their approval
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Commissioner Rich Ridgway is perplexed by Gene Stilp’s plan to create a homemade,...
DANVILLE — A self-professed crack addict and father of four led police on a nearly hour-long foot chase here Thursday...


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Discover Ricketts Hike: 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Little Cherry Run Loop., 5 miles, advanced hike, park and meet at Beach Lot...
• Actress Juliette Goglia, 22. • Actor Tom Felton, 30. • Actor Rob Stone, 55. • Actress Bonnie Hunt, 56. •...
1862: President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states...
N. Korea: Trump ‘deranged’ SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in a direct rebuke, called...
• Zed & Chat Ltd. has been recognized by the state as a business that will engage in importing and exporting. •...
County sues drug makers MEDIA (AP) — Delaware County sued 11 pharmaceutical companies Thursday for marketing tactics...
TREASURE HUNT: 12-15-18-21-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-4, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-9-7, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-0-...


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BLOOMSBURG — Ten people were granted probation as first offenders under Columbia County’s ARD program this week. All...
A “Walk in Penn’s Woods” will be held Oct. 1 at Montour Preserve. The Central Susquehanna Woodland Owners Association...
BERWICK — A man is reported to be in stable condition after being stabbed in broad daylight here Wednesday. Police say...
Bloom code office files citations BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg’s code office recently filed citations against property...
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BLOOMSBURG — An immigrant in the country illegally is facing deportation as a result of a drug bust in Berwick last...
BLOOMSBURG — Two women were cited by police after a fight turned physical in their Scott Township neighborhood around 6...
BERWICK — The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance and Berwick Community Watch have merged, hoping to stimulate a renewed effort...
Marriage licenses • Peter Brian Sheehe, 1938 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, son of Dennis and Martha Sheehe, to Allison...
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Nurse’s aide enjoyed hunting, puzzle books
Laura M. Titman, 70, of Stillwater passed away Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital. She was...
Nonagenarian was resident of Bloomsburg
Edward W. Holcombe, 96, 3745 Red Maple Lane, Bloomsburg, died at his home on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. He was...
Neck-restraint technique at issue in Las Vegas department
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have changed use-of-force policies to stop routine use of neck restraints that...
Ethan J. Thorpe Nicholas Thorpe and Amanda Vial, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Ethan Josiah, born Sunday, Sept...
PHOENIX (AP) — Former Mafia hit man Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano has been released early from federal prison...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) —A Wisconsin man accused of blowing up his home to cover up killing his wife sent money to a Russian...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan health official testified Thursday that he started asking questions about...
Track’s owner A railroad track being repaired next month in the Danville area is owned by the SEDA-COG Joint Rail...

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BLOOMSBURG — Police will not issue parking tickets to residents who forget or fail to move their vehicles for street...
Philadelphia Democrat fights to change moniker
York Daily Record MEYERSDALE (AP) — It’s an attention grabber, for sure. Enough so that people pull over along the...
Marriage licenses • Christopher David Nevius, 99 Pony Trail Drive, Bloomsburg, son of David and Suzanne Nevius, to...
NEW YORK (AP) — An automated teller machine. The cash machine. In Britain, a cashpoint. ATMs, known for spitting out $...
Vehicles to replace damaged city fleet STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Officials in a Colorado city say they’re...
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AMERICAN ASSASSIN ★★½ Origin story of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien), a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold...
In the first film about a secret spy group known as Kingsman, we learned they are well-dressed, courtly and perfectly...
NEW YORK (AP) — The horror hit “It” topped the North American box office for the second straight week with $60.1...
NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Hamilton is returning to the “Terminator” franchise for the first time since 1991’s “Terminator 2...
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MEXICO CITY (AP) —Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl...
BLOOMSBURG — Police are running a DUI checkpoint somewhere in Columbia County this weekend, authorities said. They’ll...
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Unless you’re an expert in spin cycles, buying an appliance could leave you dizzy. To make the process easier, here...
The first concert of The Greater Hazleton Concert Series’ 2017-18 season will feature the River City Brass band. The...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 11-17. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership...
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“Tropical Storm Jose gets the credit for the spell of fine weather we’re enjoying. From its nearly stationary position...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A 4-year-old Florida girl has died after accidentally pulling the trigger of a gun when she reached...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Friday urged restraint in the nation’s same-sex marriage...
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MLB commissioner promises to push for extended netting
NEW YORK — It might be the shot heard around the baseball world: the rocket-like foul ball that hit a young girl at a...
WR JuJu Smith-Schuster still focused despite fun
PITTSBURGH — The NFL’s youngest player rides his bike to work, runs to the local ice cream place in SpongeBob...
ALLENTOWN — A Pennsylvania high school golfer has defied huge odds by recording two holes-in-one in the same round....
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PHILADELPHIA — Pinch-hitter Andre Ethier and Curtis Granderson homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched a tie for...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Boston 88 64.579 — — 7-3 W-3 46-28 42-36 New York 85 67.559 3 — 8-2...
BALTIMORE — Gabriel Ynoa pitched eight innings of five-hit ball, Manny Machado homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat...
ATLANTA — R.A. Dickey frustrated Washington with his knuckleball for eight innings, Ozzie Albies had three hits and...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shortstop Francisco Lindor homered to lead the Indians to a victory and three-game sweep of Los...
TORONTO — Jason Vargas and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, Melky Cabrera had three hits and the game’s only...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 4, White Sox 3 Chicago 000 200 010—3 4 1 Houston 010 200 10x—4 9 0 Shields, Infante (6), Fry...
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How will Dallas’ Prescott, Elliott respond to big loss?
FRISCO, Texas — Dak Prescott didn’t need long to answer whether Dallas’ 42-17 loss to Denver was his most humbling day...
Alex Smith putting up career-best-level numbers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Alex Smith saw the Chiefs move up in the first round of April’s draft to select Patrick Mahomes II,...
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Sept. 22, 1987 • Brandi Baggett scores the winning goal for Bloomsburg in an overtime win over Vo-Tech. Sept. 22,...
Today FOOTBALL High school Selinsgrove at Berwick............... 7 p.m. Bloomsburg at Milton................. 7 p.m...
AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Monster Energy Series, ISM Connect 300, practice, at Loudon, N.H. 1:30 p.m....
BLOOMSBURG — Ayden McFarland scored a pair of goals assisted by Lauren Brouse, and Bloomsburg beat Southern Columbia...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League St. Louis -145/+135 at Pittsburgh at New York -139/+129 Washington at...
BASEBALL National League ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Recalled INF Breyvic Valera from Memphis (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRES —...
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Here she comes “Again”! Sassy songstress — and newly single mom — Janet Jackson resumed her tour earlier this month,...
Allstate: Hurricane losses at $593M NEW YORK (AP) — Allstate expects insurance losses of about $593 million in August...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —Original KISS members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley reunited for their first public appearance...
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Aquarium fish permits stopped HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii, a major global source of aquarium fish, has stopped issuing and...
HAGERSTOWN, Md. — Members of Congregation B’nai Abraham in Hagerstown are backing the idea of a park across from the...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Thumb-length wasps called tarantula hawks are on display at the insectarium in New Orleans. They’re...
PLEASANT GARDEN, N.C. (AP) —Gerald Hall’s 800 chickens mill around the crowded floor of their metal henhouse, cooing...
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — The family of a Hawaii girl who died in 2012 is receiving $850,000 to settle a medical malpractice...
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DEAR ABBY: My first marriage ended in divorce 35 years ago, because my wife had cheated on me several times. I...
DEAR DR. ROACH: What can you tell me about Fahr disease? I had an MRI, and I read the term on the report and was...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of former Obama education officials on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to...
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Please have your photographer come and take pictures at 252 Whitehall Road, Bloomsburg. It appears that there are no...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a recent column by Matt Vespa. The Democratic Party is in shambles. Say what you will...
ROSE: The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble perfectly anticipated the tenor of the times when it scheduled “The Diary of Anne...
Pogo: What day is it anyhow’s? Porky Pine: What day is what? Pogo: What day is it where we is now? Porky Pine: That...
It’s been almost two weeks since Equifax reported the hack of 143 million consumer records. Already, we are getting a...
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22/FRIDAY Discover Ricketts Hike, Sept. 22, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Little Cherry Run Loop., 5 miles, advanced hike, park...
“The Diary of Anne Frank,” through Oct. 8, BTE, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg; www.bte.org or 570-...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville; fiber...
Student Recital, Doug Cole, saxophone, Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m., Bloomsburg University Department of Music, Gross Auditorium...
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation’s biggest homebuilders is putting its top executive on notice after a vulgar rant...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are elegant, fair-minded and self-sufficient. You know you have to help yourself in order...