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Beth Gordon,  at left, walks with daughter Katherine Goodrich of Media, helping move some of her belongings into Elwell Hall at Bloomsburg University on Saturday afternoon. Goodrich will be majoring in Spanish and political science when she starts the new semester. This is move-in weekend at the university.

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SPCA eyes charges for motorist who picked up abandoned pug
MILLVILLE — A man who recently found an abandoned pug tried to turn it over to the SPCA, but now he might be facing...
Owner says registration rule came as a surprise after 20 years in business
BLOOMSBURG — A local gym failed to register with the state for two decades, and now it’s been fined $1,500, according...
Innovative Berwick mentoring program wins only grant in Pa.
BERWICK — After great success with its one-on-one mentoring, the Berwick YMCA will be doing a new group mentorship...
Police say he tried to get into house and vomited into shrubs
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who vomited while holding 23 packets of heroin after attempting to enter a home last summer...
Woman, 21, faces contraband case in addition to slew of charges
BLOOMSBURG — A woman jailed as an alleged accomplice in a Schuylkill County kidnapping and attempted murder last fall...


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1845: Congress decided all national elections would be held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November....
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Murder jars Rockwell home EAST ARLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — People are being told to lock their doors after an elderly woman...
Police kill homeowner LARIMER (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a man shot and killed in his home by...
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A majority of the seats on Town Council will be open for election this year, giving Bloomsburg residents a chance to...
PLYMOUTH — Towns along the Susquehanna River are filled with people whose grandparents worked in coal mines, garment...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A dream to open a Wild West museum led the former mayor of Harrisburg to spend millions in public...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and...
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Former longtime businessman and electrician
Paul E. Flick, age 86, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family and under the...
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Mildred A. “Millie” Lipinski, 82, a resident of Berwick Retirement Village, Berwick, passed away unexpectedly Thursday...
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Like Sisyphus in Greek mythology, U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy seems condemned to forever push the same heavy boulder up the...
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Q. I am 62. Until 10 years ago, I was a teetotaler. Then I began having a glass of wine with dinner. I didn’t put the...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Rob Kennedy Jr. isn’t ashamed to admit he nearly succumbed to his heroin addiction many times. “...
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“The effects of a coastal storm that arrived here yesterday will stay with us today, giving us a cloudy, chilly, very...
Bloom Health & Fitness was fined for not registering with the state Attorney General’s office for two decades. Gym...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah prisoners can read violence-laced literature such as “Games of Thrones” but are barred from...
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QB throws for 392 yards, 4 TDs to beat Packers
ATLANTA — Matt Ryan and Julio Jones teamed up for a dominant playoff performance, and the Atlanta Falcons ignored all...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Yordano Ventura quit school as a teenager so he could begin working a construction job to help his...
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In a week when three top-10 teams in the AP Top 25 lost, No. 7 Creighton might have taken the...
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MELBOURNE, Australia — Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber had much in common heading into the first Grand Slam of the...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each hit seven 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors won their...
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CINCINNATI — Edmond Sumner overcame a painful left shoulder and led a second-half surge that swept No. 22 Xavier to an...
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ATLANTA — After a week of big projections about the high-scoring offenses in the NFC championship game, the big...
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FAIRFIELD, Conn. —The Bloomsburg University wrestling team scored bonus points in four bouts Sunday and ended a 10-...
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As Captain Picard, Sir Patrick Stewart affectionately referred to Officer William Riker as “Number 1.” Now the dashing...
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... son of Jason and Roslyn Crawford, Berwick, turned 5 years old on Jan. 15. Sean is the grandson of Regina Edwards,...
... son of Jeff and Tiffany Liwacz, Bordentown, N.J., will be 7 years old on Sunday. Grandparents are Tom and Sophia...
... son of Jeff and Carrie Sobolewski, Nescopeck, turned 8 on Jan. 18. Grandparents are Harry and Penny Snavely and...
... daughter of Stephen and Ginny Crake, Berwick, turned 6 on Jan. 17. Grandparents are Dr. Roger and Michele Crake and...
... son of Jake and Jeannie Spencer, Shickshinny, turned 8 on Jan. 20. He is the grandson of Carl and Eva Kern, Lehman...
... daughter of Jack and Stephanie Rarig, Bloomsburg, turned 2 years old on Jan. 21. Aria is the granddaughter of Jim...
... son of Kim and Mark Rishel, Benton, turned 3 years old on Jan. 19. Broc is the grandson of Ken and Linda Rishel and...
... daughter of Martin and Amber (Westover) Parr, Bloomsburg, will turn 5 Tuesday. Grandparents are Steven and Sherry...
... son of Martin and Amber (Westover) Parr, Bloomsburg, will turn 3 Saturday. Grandparents are Steven and Sherry Parr...
... son of Kristy and Andy McHale, Bloomsburg, turned 10 Jan. 16. Grandparents are Jim and Jane McHale, Numidia, and...
... turned 1 on Sunday. Parents are Chad and Audra Renner, Wrightsville. Grandparents are Tom Jr. and Betty Kingston,...