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Owner of Danville’s GTI eager for first crop despite feds’ policy shift
DANVILLE — The recent undoing of a policy that kept federal agents from cracking down on marijuana will not slow down a...
Mahoning answers police secretary’s gender-bias lawsuit
HARRISBURG — Mahoning Township supervisors agreed in November 2016 to pay long-time police secretary Kim Wilt $20,000...
Three surrender to face cruelty charges after dogs were seized
For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — A trio of dog breeders surrendered Wednesday to each face 130 separate counts...
Firefighters say deceased appeared to be woman and infant
COAL TWP. —Firefighters among the first on the scene of a crash that killed two on Tuesday night arrived to find slick...
Anesthesiologist admits using patient’s pain drug
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger anesthesiologist accused of taking a drug meant for a patient is cooperating with...

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1911: The first landing of an aircraft on a ship took place as pilot Eugene B. Ely brought his Curtiss biplane in for a...
• Tennis player Angelique Kerber, 30. • Actress Ashleigh Murray (TV: “Riverdale”), 30. • Actress Devin Kelley, 32...
Friends of the Bloomsburg Library Book Sale: 9 a.m.-8 p.m., at library. Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,...
N. Korea demands apology UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea demanded an apology from the United States on Wednesday for...
• Benton’s Municipal Water and Sewer Authority will meet in special session Monday, Jan. 22, at 6 p.m. at the sewer...
Voting map ruling likely soon HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court may soon decide how much partisan...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-13-14-21-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-2; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-0-1; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-5-...


 
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WEST CAMERON TWP. — A local firefighter intentionally set a brush fire with a flaming tissue he threw out of a vehicle...
BLOOMSBURG — Several defendants were put on probation in Columbia County Court recently, including a Bloomsburg man who...
BERWICK — Police say a Berwick man fired a gun and smashed two windows at a Salem Street home Jan. 4 after he had an...
SCOTT TWP. — A man is accused of failing to disclose his criminal history when trying to buy a gun at a local shop, and...


 
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Former Bendertown man enjoyed storytelling
John M. Kitson Sr., 97, of The Villages, Florida, and Bendertown, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at the Villages Regional...
Enjoyed family time, gardening and quilting
Arlene A. Denby, 89, of Bloomsburg died on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Geisinger Home Health & Hospice at Maria Hall...
Avid reader, church greeter, hospital volunteer
Margaret “Marge” Louise Becker, 93, of Berwick passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Tuesday, Jan. 16,...
Worked as tour director and bus hostess
B. Joan Levan was born on a snowy morning, March 26, 1932, to Harry and Edith (Travelet) Ward. She slipped away at 8:...
Had career in computer programming
Marion R. Smith Jr., 79, formerly of Ridge Road, Stillwater, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at the Gardens At Orangeville...
Retired GMC secretary enjoyed music, poetry
Louise S. Morrison, 93, a lifelong resident of Danville, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Geisinger...
Berwick woman enjoyed crocheting, crafting
Tracie Jo Zwalkuski, 46, of Berwick passed away on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville,...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced Wednesday that the treasury department returned $254,122,...
Formerly worked at DCDC in Danville
Nancy K. Anthony, 58, passed away peacefully in her home in Bloomsburg on Jan. 13, 2018. Nancy was born in Elkins Park...
WEST HEMLOCK TWP. —Police are investigating the discovery of a bullet hole at a home here A 55-year-old woman who...
Complete obituary to be published later
George E. Bokrosh Sr., 83, of Berwick passed away Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. A...
Drew R. Neidig Nathan and Alaina (Mays) Neidig of Elysburg are the parents of a son, Drew Reed, born Thursday, Jan. 11...


 
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ASHLEY — A Shickshinny man was locked up in Luzerne County after a camera caught him stealing a package off a porch...


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“Another brutally cold arctic air mass has plunged into the nation, but this time we will not have to worry about it...
Danville residents in Snyder accident MONROE TWP. — A Danville woman was hurt here Saturday when the truck she was...


 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five...
Here are available school menus for the week of Jan. 22: BENTON — Unavailable. BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday...
Sign up for school Benton Area School District’s kindergarten registration will take place on Thursday, Feb. 1, from...
Tournament tally Twenty Danville High School students competed at the 45th annual Blue, Maroon & White...
BLOOMSBURG — Beginning in March, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will perform “Ah-HA! Amazing Inventors and their...
Nature trail upkeep The SkillsUSA organization at Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School will host a community night at...
Kolbe M. Welliver, son of Michael and Mikelanne Welliver, is Milton Rotary Club’s Vocational Student of the Month for...
December honorees Warrior Run Middle School announces Students of the Month for December: • Fifth grade — Madeline...
SCRANTON — The University of Scranton will host the 19th annual Northeast PA Brain Bee on Saturday, Feb. 3. The...


 
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Pennsylvanians are closer than ever to being granted the power to cut the size of their 203-member House of...
When you hear the term “high-tech,” you probably think of Silicon Valley in California, home to the computing giants of...
Pennsylbama? Many Trump supporters will never waver in their undying loyalty. It makes no difference how many lies he...
I used to think I was just a regular person, but I was born white, which now, whether I like it or not, makes me a...
Legal scholars and progressives have long expressed doubt about the utility of courts in advancing social justice. They...
“Leadership begins with the long view.” Bob Dole Former Senate Majority Leader, as the 94-year-old accepted Congress...
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As Woody Allen famously said, “The heart wants what it wants.” And what at least seven actors’ hearts want is...
Suspect’s transactions total $300, police say
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick man illegally used a woman’s debit/credit cards at the Giant Market here, according to court...

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This is to the person that felt the need to take our “no pipeline” sign from our driveway. Who would feel the need to...
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10 Favorite Test Drives of 2017
Welcome to our annual “10 Favorite Test Drives of the Year” for the 2017 model year. These results are based on about...
: Greg, I recently read your article on the Plymouth Barracuda in a small Pennsylvania newspaper called The Owego...
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PASADENA, Calif. (AP)— Angela Lansbury has words of wisdom for young actors. Lansbury, 92, who plays crusty Aunt March...
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HARRISBURG — Stymied by Republicans in his effort to pass a law raising the minimum wage, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf is...
DANVILLE — A pair of Russian brothers who were arrested along Interstate 80 with 67 pounds of marijuana stashed in the...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Bloomsburg resident stole a Nintendo Switch from a Briar Creek Township residence, then sold it at...
HAZLETON — Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) announced plans to host a “Coffee and Conversation” event, where she will...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I have an adult son with serious medical issues. Because of a persistent cough, he saw his internist...
DEAR ABBY: I’m 28 and have been dating my boyfriend, “Spencer,” for 21/2 years. We have talked a lot about getting...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are generous, kindhearted and will help those in need. This is a busy, social, fun-loving...
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month....
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Steelers don’t renew offensive coordinator’s deal
PITTSBURGH — Todd Haley spent six seasons helping turn the Pittsburgh Steelers offense into one of the most successful...
Countries’ athletes will parade together at Games
SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes...
Coach Pederson: ‘You’d probably call me unorthodox’
PHILADELPHIA — Nick Foles threw a deep pass into the wind on the first play from scrimmage against the Falcons,...
North Korea suddenly making nice for the duration of next month’s Olympic Games in South Korea, putting seven decades...
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MELBOURNE, Australia — It was quite a predicament for Grigor Dimitrov, still basking in his triumph at the ATP Finals...
WASHINGTON — Top-ranked Villanova led by as many as 44 points — 44! —and gave Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing a rude...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 21 points, Dwight Howard had another double-double and the Charlotte...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 34 11.756 — Toronto 29 13.690 3½ Philadelphia 20 20.500 11½...
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NEW YORK — The New York Jets are looking for someone to lead their offense — again. The Jets announced Wednesday night...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Yannick Ngakoue has a knack for the strip-sack, an innate ability to knock balls out of the hands...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The path for Stefon Diggs to last-play touchdown fame and sudden Minnesota savior didn’t start...
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Jan. 18, 1988 • The Denver Broncos are favored by 3 1/2 points to beat the Washington Redskins prior to Super Bowl...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA WB/Scranton 23 10 2 1 49 132 104 Lehigh Valley 23 12...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — Jacksonville St. at Morehead St. ESPNU — Murray St. at Belmont 8:30 p.m. FS1 —...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with 2B Ivan De Jesus Jr. and Cs Oscar Hernandez and Dan...
BENTON — Kevin Sidler and Nathan Watson combined for a game-high 14 points to lead Benton to its first win, 43-37,...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Coughlin at Berwick............ 7:15 p.m. Northwest at Hanover......... 7:15 p.m...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland 11 226½ Orlando at Boston OFF OFF Philadelphia at Houston OFF OFF...