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‘She sure didn’t look 14,’ insists dad of sexual assault suspect, 19
BERWICK — A 19-year-old accused of having sex with an underage girl reportedly posing as an older teen on Facebook will...
Man accused of taking $16G from pal, failing to finish botched work
MAHONING TWP. — A contractor accepted $16,600 from a friend to fix his hail-beaten home, did shoddy work and never came...
Stillwater patient making slow recovery from Guillain-Barré
STILLWATER —Arthur “Rick” Fowler was terrified as he lay in his hospital bed, unable to move. He’d always been a...
Eleanor Welliver, a reader from Bloomsburg, asked for a ruling on IcyHot’s Smart Relief TENS Therapy. She worried its...
Columbia site to open in July
MILLVILLE — Barry Lewis knows about the rumors that say the Boy Scouts may be forced to shut down or sell Camp Lavigne...
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Breakfast/Brunch: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Township Fire Company, Mooresburg. Breakfast Buffet: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Nescopeck...
• Pop singer Justin Bieber, 21. • Actress Lupita Nyong’o (Film: “12 Years a Slave”), 32. • TV host Donovan Patton,...
1790: President George Washington signed a measure authorizing the first U.S. Census. 1945: President Franklin D....
Venezuela limits Americans CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit...
• Crop Production Services Inc., Bloomsburg, gives notice today that it will be applying pesticides over the next 45...
Dad of killer shoots his mom PITTSBURGH (AP) — The father of a man imprisoned for slashing the throat of a bicyclist...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-7-18-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-2-5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-8-6-7 MIDDAY PICK FIVE...
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CSI Netherlands: Police in the Dutch town of Haarlem, near Amsterdam, raided an urban marijuana farm after a recent...
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first...
Authorities: Man drunk, speeding FISHING CREEK TWP. — An Orangeville man was drunk and driving over 60 mph in a 40-mph...
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Police: Unlicensed driver out on date ELKO, Nev. (AP) — An Elko man who was arrested earlier this month for driving...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 14-year-old is dead and two other people are injured after a fight police say was initially...
Snowbank escape TILTON, N.H. (AP) — High snowbanks helped two horses have a brief adventure in Tilton, but their...
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) —Douglas Derrick McKenzie was already in trouble with the law. But after briefly escaping from...
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Man desperate after losing job
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An ex-convict who robbed a bank hoping he’d be sent back to prison told an Indiana judge he...
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A New York City man was convicted Thursday of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while...
A ham and cabbage dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at Eagles Hose Co. will raise money for Rick Fowler....
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Services to be private for Benton-area native
Martha L. Zadiraka, age 89, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. She was born on Oct. 10, 1925, in Benton Township...
Retired Bloom cafeteria worker loved singing
Ida R. Bower, age 90, formerly of East Eighth Street, Bloomsburg, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Emeritus At Bloomsburg...
Hunter, heavy equipment operator, loved horses
John Robert Taylor, 69, of Harveyville passed away of natural causes at his home on Thursday morning, Feb. 26, 2015....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Kenneth L. Kulp, 77, of Kachinka Hollow Road, Berwick, died Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at 5:25 p.m. at Geisinger Medical...
Winter keeper enjoys solitude, says he is never lonely
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) —It’s a solitary existence, and that’s fine with Steve Fuller. He never feels...
Leslieann R. Eddy Robin Robert Eddy and Erica Marie Harvey, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Leslieann Rose,...
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York are...
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The Port of Wilmington has secured a multiyear contract to export Chrysler vehicles to the...
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (AP) — A commuter using Boston area’s subway system literally got his knickers in a twist, when a...
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Feb. 15-21: Feb. 15 •12:41 a.m. — 1500 block West Front...
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“When it’s as cold as it has been, it is difficult to jump quickly into a big warm-up. “Since the cold air does not...
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Millville falls in District 4 Class A championship game
MONTOURSVILLE — All season long, Mansfield has relied on balanced scoring and 3-point shooting to earn the top seed in...
LeBarron, Lane, Barnes, Diltz claim Northeast Regional titles
WILLIAMSPORT — It was a long time in the making for Warrior Run’s Zack LeBarron. LeBarron was finally able to wear a...
LAPORTE — Mount Carmel shrugged off a District 4 semifinal loss to Montoursville with a 71-65 win over Wyalusing behind...
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WASHINGTON — John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Padraig Harrington is a 36-hole leader on the PGA Tour for the first time in nearly five...
SUNRISE, Fla. — Jaromir Jagr made his Florida debut and Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal with 5:58 left in the...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Andrew Harrison and Trey Lyles each scored 18 points and top-ranked Kentucky rolled past No. 18...
HAMPTON, Ga. — The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered...
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WILLIAMSPORT —Bloomsburg’s Sam Miller finally was able to exercise the demons of South Williamsport’s Nate Jones when...
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March 1, 1985 • Tom Levitski leads the Berwick boys basketball team with 27 points and 12 rebounds in a 65-49 win over...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday No events scheduled
Sprint Cup Series After Friday qualifying; race Sunday At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga. Lap length: 1.54 miles...
ATHLETICS 4 p.m. NBCSN — USA Indoor Championships, at Boston –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– AUTO RACING 1 p.m. FOX...
Men’s scores EAST Albany (NY) 79, Vermont 73 Binghamton 76, UMBC 69 Boston College 79, NC State 63 Bryant 61, St...
NCAA BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at UConn Pk SMU at California 3½ Oregon St. at Houston 6 South Florida at...
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Suspended Golden State C Festus Ezeli one game for initiating an...
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Gun show set The Pennsdale gun and outdoor show will be held March 7-8. Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and...
There is absolutely nothing that generates as much excitement in Pennsylvania for people who love the outdoors than a...
Pope and Young, the organization that keeps the archery hunting record books, decides to allow bow hunters to submit...
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Two hurt when boat crashes into eatery TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Two people were injured when a 39-foot boat crashed into a...
Milk beverage offers nutrition with unique twist
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) —A retired chemistry professor from Sioux City has developed a new beverage technology that...
JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Supreme Court has rejected again a petition from a pardoned felon seeking to have his...
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) —It just doesn’t seem fair. Bridgewater resident Kathy Gerndt elevated her small one-story...
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Ind. woman named watermelon queen VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) —An Indiana woman who grew up in the state’s prime melon-...
Rare quartzite monuments buried every half mile
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An old stone marker newly on display in Pierre is a monument to the unique connection South Dakota...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Some western Michigan jail inmates sued a food contractor and Kent County this week over a...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Don’t ask Ken Oenning, or any of the 30 Uniontown, Washington, men stuffing 1,800 pounds of...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from the most recent column by Ann Coulter, author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over Three —...
ROSE: Mark Sherman says he returned from Colorado to his native Pennsylvania because of the good people here. His...
In 2013, the Columbia-Montour Council of the Boy Scouts of America was recognized as one of the top councils in the...
“It’s not what you gather but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived.” — Helen Walton When I...
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DANVILLE — The Geisinger Health System pathology staff authored 14 articles for two special issues of the Archives of...
Williamsport — Larson Design Group, an engineering, architecture, and surveying firm, recently announced that Jennifer...
Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of SolarCity bonds, which pay 4 percent and are guaranteed by individual leases on...
Dear Mr. Berko: In 1954, my parents took me to the first Sears store that opened in Oklahoma City. We were impressed...
Elysburg — It’s been so cold that this is hard to believe, but opening day at Knoebels Amusement Resort is just two...
ALLENTOWN — The price PPL charges customers who still purchase their power from the local utility increases today for...
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Hey Robert De Niro, if us little people have to pay taxes, why can’t you? Page Six says De Niro, 71, was recently hit...
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Survivalist’s store prepares shoppers for end
KALKASKA, Mich. (AP) — This wasn’t his idea. It was God’s. Long ago, David Rosenberg said God told him the end of the...
The new president of the nation’s largest teachers union is a former teacher of the year who takes over as once-sacred...
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Dave and Vesta Sterenchock are familiar with unconventional love. The couple met in a...
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2/MONDAY Community Singers, Monday, 7 p.m., rehearsal St. Peter’s UMC, Riverside. Compassionate Friends, a support...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St....
60th anniversary Robert and Sarah Amick are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on March...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Unavailable. • Berwick — Monday: Bread giveaway, pinochle, 9 a.m.;...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m., Dorene Miguelez MONDAY — Gift shop: Alayne Benner, Janet...
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PASR chapter to dine out March 12 BUCKHORN — The Columbia-Montour Chapter of PASR will hold a luncheon meeting 11 a.m...
SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Middle and High School honor roll students for the second marking period: High...
James Frisbie and Deborah Lee are pleased to announce their engagement and approaching marriage. The couple will...
The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania (FCFP) announces more than 255 nonprofits have registered to...
UNIVERSITY PARK — Too often, when first responders arrive on the scene of a farm-related emergency, they don’t have the...
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NEW YORK — Tea Leoni, 49, is gorgeous, agelessly and naturally. Besides, she’s a woman who knows who she is. And what...
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar winner Julianne Moore will be in the house this May for the second annual BookCon gathering in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The No. 1 blue engine is getting a new friend in Eddie Redmayne. Fresh off an Oscar win for his...
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In Obama’s latest assault on the American Public’s intelligence, he declared “We are not at war with Islam” and that “...
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DEAR ABBY: I am 23 and my husband is 27. We’ve been married for two years. Since our wedding, I have felt an...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You like to enjoy life in the moment. You are creative and artistic, and care about your...
NEW YORK (AP) — Patti LuPone is returning to the stage playing a crazed community theater star in a new comedy by...