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The tree line between Bloomsburg High School’s soccer and baseball fields cast a shadow across the snow Thursday afternoon.
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The tree line between Bloomsburg High School’s soccer and baseball fields cast a shadow across the snow Thursday afternoon.

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Authorities say two planned encounter with a teen girl
STROUD TWP. — A Nescopeck man responded to a 14-year-old girl’s online profile by asking her for nude photos and...
BERWICK — CSS Industries, the parent company of Berwick Offray, has purchased another business —its third acquisition...
Trooper: Bloomsburg-area woman in dispute acted strangely
MADISON TWP. — Police called to a domestic dispute found a young mother handling her 4-month-old “roughly” and acting...
Berwick wife, Catawissa-area husband have protection orders against them
A woman made strange threats to her husband, warning him she would “put a bomb in him” and insert a “hot stick up his a...
BLOOMSBURG — Theft charges were dropped Friday against a woman accused of stealing collectible coins and a World War II...
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1945: During World War II, Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden. The Soviets captured Budapest,...
• Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. (also known as Prince Michael Jackson I), 19. • Actor David Naughton, 65. • Singer...
Blood Drive:12-5 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Singing Valentines: New Found Sound Barbershop Quartet; 570-387-7918...
Pope, patriarch meet HAVANA (AP) — With a hug and an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis met Friday with Patriarch...
• A certificate of organization has been filed with the state for The Visual Difference, LLC, 273 E. Seventh St.,...
Prison for daughter’s death PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A mother accused of doing nothing as her boyfriend beat her 4-year-old...
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Believe it or not, Meryl Streep is starring in an upcoming film based on the life of a Wilkes-Barre native. Here’s...
MOUNT LAUREL TWP., N.J. — Police in New Jersey are asking for the public’s help with locating two suspects accused of...
Police: Man had ‘shooting’ dreams CATAWISSA — A Catawissa man told a nurse he has dreams of “walking down the street...
MAYBERRY TWP. — A Mount Carmel woman whose SUV went out of control along a slick Route 54 and clipped the rear of a tri...
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NEW YORK — If ever you’ve laid eyes on Jidenna — the nattily dressed singer and emcee behind the Grammy-nominated...
LEWISBURG — A family-friendly musical, “Room on the Broom,” will be performed Saturday, March 5, at 1 p.m. at the Weis...
LOS ANGELES — Mick Jagger is getting Grammy love this year, but it’s not for his music — it’s for his film producing....
BERWICK — A Nescopeck man whose pickup reeked of pot told an officer “he normally smokes marijuana in it,” court papers...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore says he is dropping out of the race for the White House. The...
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Hegins man backed into pregnant woman
BLOOMSBURG — A Schuylkill County man was placed on probation and fined $575 after he was found guilty this week in a...
BERWICK — A Berwick man was found to be driving while high on marijuana after his pickup rolled through a stop sign...
SHICKSHINNY — A man with outstanding fines for years-old traffic offenses has now promised to finally pay up. Carl...
BUCKHORN — A woman was caught stealing a toothbrush, hair straightener and supplements from the Wal-Mart here Jan. 19,...

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Mary Miknich, 93, of Berwick passed away unexpectedly Friday morning, Feb. 12, 2016, at the Berwick Hospital Center...
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INDIANA, Pa. (AP) — Indiana University of Pennsylvania has reassigned one of its deans after a newspaper questioned...
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from Jan. 31 to Feb. 6: Jan. 31 •1:54 a.m. — 300 block East Eighth...
• Ruth Mosier will celebrate her 98th birthday on Sunday, Feb. 21, and would like to hear from her friends. Cards and...
Auden J. Renner Chad and Audra (Wehner) Renner of Wrightsville, Pa., are the parents of a son, Auden Joseph, born...
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BLOOMSBURG — A Muncy man was drunk when police spotted his car driving onto a sidewalk and over a curb along Penn...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A woman stole a car seat from Wal-Mart, then quickly returned it so she could get a gift card, police...
Seven accused of drinking on campus BLOOMSBURG — Seven people were cited for various alcohol offenses on the campus of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Picture this: The Metropolitan Museum of Art is turning to crime. An upcoming exhibition is called “...
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Good old fashioned common sense is a rare character trait these days because people have turned their back on Natural...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —The Latest on campaign 2016: Rubio about-face Marco Rubio says he doesn’t support a military...
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Was listening to the scanner the other night: two kids broke into a car and took the backpack out of a car and they...
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BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to these calls from Feb. 3-10: Feb. 3 •2:07 a.m. — Irate individual, Columbia...
BERWICK — A 26-year-old who had passed out due to a suspected alcohol overdose kicked and swung his arms at emergency...
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DEAR ABBY: I am 18 and in my sophomore year of college. A month ago, my family went through some major hardships. It...
DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have lots of energy to seek out stimulating, exciting situations. Settle your debts this...
MONTOUR TWP. — A man involved in a rollover accident along Route 11 at the Route 42 ramp two weeks ago has been charged...
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“Every winter, there is one brutal day. It’s a good bet today will be that day. It’s going to feel and act like the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, offered this year’s hopefuls advice about a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Manilow has been forced to postpone two concerts following a rough week of oral surgery. Manilow...
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Bryant making final appearance in league’s showcase
TORONTO — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge...
NEW YORK — Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball’s...
Renz leads Danville over Red Tornadoes for PHAC title
SUNBURY — Maura Fiamoncini and Nicole Varano put together a solid game for Mount Carmel, but it was Amber Renz and her...
RIO DE JANEIRO — If the Zika virus — or fear of it — keeps spreading, the head of a sports travel agency handling tour...
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TORONTO — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket...
KINGSTON, R.I. — Darrell Davis made a go-ahead 3-pointer from the corner with 20 seconds left and No. 19 Dayton beat...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Kris Letang scored on the final shot of a shootout, Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves and the Pittsburgh...
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. — Matt Forte won’t be returning to the Chicago Bears for a ninth season. The two-time Pro Bowl...
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HERSHEY — With a pair of wins at the PIAA Class AA team wrestling championships on Friday, Southern Columbia’s...
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Feb. 13, 1986 • Central Columbia trails Bloomsburg 26-23 going into the final three bouts of their Central Susquehanna...
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A pipe organ that has served as the musical backdrop to an amusement park clown is now the subject...
Woman mailed weapons to senator in Montana KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — A northwestern Montana woman has been convicted of...
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TODAY Complimentary meal, Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1314 Route 254, Greenwood Township, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.,...
Lenten teas set at Danville churches DANVILLE — The Federated Missionary Society of Montour County is planning its...