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Members of famous Wallenda family can’t keep feet on ground
By JULYE WEMPLEPress Enterprise WriterBLOOMSBURG — Just seven months ago, Rietta Wallenda of the famous Flying...
Council counters closed-session talks did not target HR chief
BLOOMSBURG — A town administrator says council members were talking about her employment at a closed-door meeting, so...
Jury finds testimony too vague against Berwick defendant
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man accused of molesting a child was acquitted of sexual abuse charges by a Columbia County jury...
Chain tests new service where delivery person comes in, stocks fridge
NEW YORK (AP) — Would you be OK with letting a stranger into your house for the sake of convenience? Walmart is...
Workers step in to save suffering swimmers
BLOOMSBURG — Staff members at the horticulture building at the Bloomsburg Fair briefly became emergency responders...


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• Berwick Area School District is soliciting bids for abatement and demolition of the Orange Street Elementary School;...
Blood Drive:8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Bloomsburg Fair: Through Saturday. Nescopeck Area Community...
• Tennis player Serena Williams, 36. • Actor Jim Caviezel, 49. • TV personality Jillian Barberie, 51. • Actress...
1914: The Federal Trade Commission was established. 1960,: The first-ever debate between presidential nominees took...
N. Korea: Tweet means war UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s top diplomat said Monday that U.S. President Donald...
Russian hacking alleged HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s top elections official said Monday he thinks Russian hackers...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-5-14-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-4; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-0-6; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-1-6-8...


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BLOOMSBURG — The early-morning assault in Bloomsburg Sunday left one victim unconscious with facial injuries, police...
Come join the good folks at the Christian Gospel Fellowship church in Millville for a free southern gospel concert...
The parents of a gunman who shot and killed a state trooper engaged in “psychological manipulation” of their son and...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was cited for attempting to steal cat food and pistachio nuts worth about $74 at Weis...
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BROOKVILLE — Charges have been filed against 30 drug dealers in connection with the shipment and sale of $1.6 million...
BLOOMSBURG — A man from Berks County twice sold oxycodone for $35 a pill to a police informant at a student house on...
CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — The parents of a teenager who is accused of being involved in the near hanging of an 8-year-old...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —Orville Lynn Majors, who was convicted of killing six people while he was a nurse at a rural Indiana...
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Former Union Twp. tax collector loved gardening
Leona Elizabeth Belles, 74, of Shickshinny completed her mission on Earth through her passing on Sept. 13, 2017, while...
Founder of Realty firm coached youth baseball
Alfred Vertucci died on Sept. 13, 2017, at the VA Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, after a long illness. He was born in Fort...
Former secretary enjoyed her flower garden
Ellen Marie Evans, 81, of Benton Township died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at home, surrounded by her family. She was...
Avid Berwick football fan enjoyed traveling
Ethel C. Kyttle, 97, of Berwick died peacefully Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born in...
Loved animals and spending time outdoors
Linda Felegie, 70, of Beaver Township passed away Sunday afternoon, Sept. 24, 2017, at her residence. Born in Girard,...
HRI Inc. operator enjoyed outdoors, hunting
Daniel J. Arnold II, 28, of Mainville died on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at his home. Daniel was a lifelong resident of...
He and his mom Draven Peters was playing “I-Got-It” with his mother, Aleisha Albertson, on Saturday at the Bloomsburg...
Talented artist worked on family’s tree farm
Clemuel L. Jarrard Jr., 63, of Shickshinny died Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at home. Born Jan. 29, 1954, in Berwick, he...
BLOOMSBURG — Matthew Hammerstone, 22, White Haven, was cited for disorderly conduct by urinating on Miller Avenue....
Caregiver loved spending time with family
Donna M. Whipple, 39, of Danville passed away on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, at her residence. She was born on Oct. 29,...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Target Corp. is raising its minimum hourly wage for workers to $11 starting next month and then to $15...
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he...
A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on projects to improve Main Streets around the U.S. Twenty-five...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Bass Pro Shops’ roughly $4 billion acquisition of rival outdoor retailer Cabela’s is complete, but...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday’s auction with rates on three-month...
BOSTON (AP) — A U.S. fishing magnate known as The Codfather who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old boy has accidentally killed his father while playing with a gun in St. Louis...
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Ongoing strain can affect a child’s brain, scientists say
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — A quiet, unsmiling little girl with big brown eyes crawls inside a carpeted cubicle, hugs a stuffed...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m expecting a baby in a few months, and my doctor told me that everyone who will come into contact...
Research suggests persistent stress in young children can become toxic, causing brain changes that can interfere with...
Q. I enjoyed your article about saturated fats. My husband and I have been eating saturated fat and avoiding all the “...
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —The Food and Drug Administration has issued new warnings about the dangers of combining medication...
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“During the past week, while it has been unseasonably warm and dry in the eastern half of the nation, including...
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) —Kansas suspended a former Planned Parenthood physician-contractor’s state medical license for 90...
You can catch Circus Incredible three times a day at the Bloomsburg Fair. Find the daredevils at Millennium Park, at 1...
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More than 200 knelt in response to Trump
A day later, there were signs that some around the NFL already were ready to move on from their anthem-related gestures...
Eagles put running back on IR for rest of season
PHILADELPHIA — When Darren Sproles walked briskly off the field holding his wrist after it appeared he injured his knee...
Seabrook to team: ‘We still got a lot of work to do’
Bloomsburg had a chance to get multiple players involved on offense during a 73-22 pounding of Milton on Friday. At...
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be on the field during the national anthem in next weekend’s game against the...
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NEW YORK — Aaron Judge circled the bases for the 50th time this season, breaking Mark McGwire’s major league record for...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away z-Boston 91 65.583 — — 8-2 L-1 46-29 45-36 z-New York 87 69.558 4 — 7...
PHILADELPHIA — Michael Taylor homered, A.J. Cole allowed one run while pitching into the sixth inning and the...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.348; Garcia, Chicago,.330; Hosmer, Kansas City,.320; Ramirez, Cleveland,.317; Reddick, Houston...
NEW YORK — Rookie right-hander Lucas Sims had his best performance in the majors, fellow first-year player Ozzie Albies...
BOSTON — Josh Donaldson homered and drove in three runs, powering Toronto past AL East-leading Boston. Boston’s six-...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 7, Astros 5 Los Angeles 001 120 210—7 11 0 Houston 004 000 100—5 9 1 Skaggs, Middleton (6),...
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benton • HEAD COACH: Billy Pasukinis, second year • ASSISTANTS: Brady Hess, Todd Bardua, Randy Wilkin • LAST YEAR:...
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Sept. 26, 1987 • Bloomsburg University women’s tennis coach Mike Herbert earns his 100th career win when the Huskies...
HUGHESVILLE — Jill Marks and Morgan Marks each scored for Southern Columbia in a 3-0 win over Hughesville in high...
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KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — New yellow painted highway lines in the Alaska’s Panhandle city of Ketchikan are crooked and...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Dave Zirin, sports editor for The Nation. The 1960s and ’70s saw a...
7 tips to stay safe
Young women attending Bloomsburg or just about any other university are, without doubt, in danger of being raped. It’s...
A Harrisburg man came into our town to hold a demonstration that he hopes will educate our rural folk about Confederate...
I am writing concerning Mr. Scotty Kline, a Northwest teacher who “allegedly abused a student” this past May. I must...
Some people say they display the Stars and Bars (i.e., Confederate flag) as a way to honor the courage of Confederate...
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I like the Ellen show but when she gets Political I stop listening. I am my own person and I can think for myself. Just...
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She really IS still “Jenny from the Block.” A-list triple threat Jennifer Lopez is showing love for her family’s...
DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 17 years to the love of my life. I met her 40 years ago while we were growing up in...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are witty and charismatic. You also are helpful to others. This year you will take inventory...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Fox is setting a January airdate for its live production of “Rent,” the award-winning Broadway...