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A huge mound of metal debris, in photo at left, sits on the site of the former Orange Street Elementary School in Berwick.
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A huge mound of metal debris, in photo at left, sits on the site of the former Orange Street Elementary School in Berwick.

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6:23am - Snow blanketing the area has closed most area school districts. Here...

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Woman complains about zoning officer, who says placards broke Scott’s rules

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Council ends long police shortage by hiring all candidates who cleared vetting

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dead men tell no tales, but there's new evidence that somebody aboard the pirate Blackbeard's flagship harbored books among the booty. In an unusual find, researchers... READ MORE »

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Posted on: Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 4:25am
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Man jolted several times after yet another chase, charges say
BLOOMSBURG — It took several shots from a Taser to subdue a man with a history of fleeing police after he led them on...
Council ends long police shortage by hiring all candidates who cleared vetting
BERWICK — The four-year shortage of police officers here ended abruptly Monday night when a newly-seated council hired...
Woman complains about zoning officer, who says placards broke Scott’s rules
ESPY — Karen Deluca contacted Scott Township Police in August alleging that Township Zoning Officer Brittany Stasik...
Cops: Berwick suspect hit women who were unloading groceries
BERWICK — A man with five previous drunken driving convictions was drunk again when his car hit two women unloading...
Beleaguered board member walks out of meeting amid calls for her resignation
CONYNGHAM TWP. — With residents declaring her “reign” over and applause following her out the door, Linda Tarlecki was...

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1865: Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman decreed that 400,000 acres of land in the South would be divided into 40-acre...
• Actress Yvonne Zima, 29. • NFL quaterback Joe Flacco, 33. • Model Kate Moss, 44. • Actor-writer-director Josh...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver Free...
• The 2018 meeting schedule for Derry Township, Montour County, can be found in today’s Public Notices. • Residents of...
Suit: VA left scalpel in body NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An Army veteran who says someone left a scalpel inside him after...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-10-17-23-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-5 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-2-4 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-5-5-4...
Townhouses condemned BETHLEHEM (AP) — Seven townhouses here have been condemned after a private water main broke and...


 
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Last week, our local heroes were out in full force when a massive fire broke out in Benton. Not only did firefighters...
BLOOMSBURG — An early morning crash on Interstate 80 slowed traffic, but no one was injured, police said. Daniel J....
DANVILLE — A former employee of Metso Minerals posted stolen tools online for sale, police say. Christopher Kutz, 32...
Driver cited after accident, cops say LIBERTY TWP. — A driver was passing in a no-passing zone when he hit another...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A pickup slammed into a utility pole along Frosty Valley Road early Saturday and caused a daylong...


 
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Owner of P-nut Bowl and toy distributor firm
Larry L. “P-nut” Krum, age 68, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family and under...
Enjoyed sewing, crafts, tending her flower beds
Gertrude H. Church, 99, of Berwick passed away Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at Berwick Retirement Village II, where she was...
Hobbies were reading, sewing, taking walks
Sarah R. “Sally” (Evans) Seibert, 82, of Camp Lavigne Road, Benton, died early Friday morning, Jan. 12, 2018, at the...
WWII Army veteran enjoyed country music
Sheldon W. McHenry, 89, formerly of Town Hill died Sunday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2018, at the Bonham Nursing Center. Born...
Longtime Berwick resident, U.S. Navy veteran
Frank R. Fidrick, 84, of Leesburg, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, at home. He was the loving husband of Eleanor (...
Complete obituary to be published later
Jay F. Livziey, 83, passed away peacefully at the Williamsport Home on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. A full obituary will be...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Sheldon J. Ent, 88, of Mifflin Township passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Berwick Retirement Village II, where he...
Complete obituary to be published Jan. 22
Beatrice Elinor “Betty” Sides, 93, of Mifflinville went to be with the Lord Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at her home. A...
LONDON (AP) — Dolores O’Riordan, whose urgent, powerful voice helped make Irish rock band The Cranberries a global...
Charles L. Butterfield Harold Sitler and Connie Butterfield of Berwick are the parents of a son, Charles Lee, born...


 
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DETROIT (AP) — The competition for full-size pickup customers in the U.S. is as rough-and-tumble as ever, with Ram and...
BLOOMSBURG — More than half a dozen buildings on Bloomsburg University’s campus went dark Monday when workers cut the...
Rally planned at fountain Saturday BLOOMSBURG — A local group is planning a rally at the town fountain to mark the one...
BRIAR CREEK — A Shickshinny man stole two flower arrangements valued at about $70 from the Giant supermarket here,...


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As I sit and read the news of what’s going on in Danville with Coach Keiser and his staff, I’m heartsick. Coaches...
There was less there than meets the eye, to that widely ballyhooed $285 million cut to the United Nations budget that...
Because they wear a badge, carry a gun, and can change the lives of their fellow citizens by writing a ticket or making...
“Why are we having all these people from s**thole countries come here?” — Donald Trump, 1/11/18. Almost daily, since...
Just in case anyone wonders why so few people in our region take the editorial opinions in the Press Enterprise...


 
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Suspension of disbelief is essential when enjoying soap operas. Spouses returning from the dead? Must be a sweeps...
DEAR ABBY: My husband has a long, bushy, ugly beard, and although I don’t like it, I realize he’s entitled to wear his...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are kindhearted, and you are a great listener. You are hardworking and focused. Adventure,...
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police are disputing an 11-year-old girl’s claim that her hijab was cut by a scissors-wielding...


 
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Docs find which cancer patients benefit from immune therapy
SAN DIEGO — Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 94-year-old male. Three and a half years ago, I was able to walk with a cane, until I had a...
NORTH HUNTINGDON (AP) — Three white polar bear stuffed animals sit nestled together at Alaina Jalosky’s home. They’re...


 
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Q. I just read your column that says taking calcium and vitamin D doesn’t strengthen bones. I didn’t buy the...
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“With our share of Winter storm Inga crossing the state, today will be cloudy and not as cold, with a period of snow...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pharmacy giant CVS said it will stop significant touchups of images used in its advertising for beauty...

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Bell: There are ‘no excuses’ for loss to Jaguars
PITTSBURGH — It wasn’t the pregame talk about New England. Or the seemingly weekly distractions that piled up one on...
Ex-MVP will take over in center for Giants
SAN FRANCISCO — The Giants acquired outfielder Andrew McCutchen from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday for right-hander...
Klingerman, Jays earn 18th straight win over Bloom
BLOOMSBURG — Central Columbia’s Kristin Klingerman and Ellie Rowe combined for 32 points, and the Blue Jays extended...
PHILADELPHIA — The dog masks aren’t going anywhere. The Philadelphia Eagles (14-3) are home underdogs again. Case...
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MELBOURNE, Australia — U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens was first to go, followed quickly by last year’s Australian...
BOSTON — Former Boston first-round draft pick Tyler Seguin scored on a delayed penalty in overtime to lead the Dallas...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Gary Trent Jr. scored a season-high 30 points and No. 5-ranked Duke needed less than three minutes...
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid had 34 points and 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers narrowly avoided blowing another...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 34 10.773 — Toronto 29 13.690 4 Philadelphia 20 20.500 12...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 31 10 3 65 161 112 Boston 24 10 8 56 137 108...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. —The Tennessee Titans believe the potential reward from quarterback Marcus Mariota working with his...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey did pretty much the same thing that upset his Jacksonville Jaguars...
An exceptional medley of great awareness, terrific balance and deft reflexes allowed Stefon Diggs to ad lib and seize...
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Jan. 16, 1988 • Bloomsburg University powers to its seventh straight victory with a 70-51 thumping of Queens College...
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Addison Reed on a two-year contract. Designated...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Minnesota 8 217 at Orlando at Boston 4½ 214 New Orleans at Denver 5½ 211 Dallas...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — Cincinnati at UCF ESPN — Wisconsin at Purdue ESPN2 — Louisville at Notre Dame...
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...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Bloom. Chr. at Immaculate Chr...6 p.m. High school boys Pittston at Berwick...
MILLVILLE — Alissa Frey and Allie Diehl scored 17 points apiece to lead Millville to a 64-35 win over Meadowbrook...
Seventh grade boys Thursday Central Columbia 29, Bloomsburg 23 High scorers: Central Coumbia— Logan Welkom 14....
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BLOOMSBURG — A fire alarm activation in a residence hall led to the arrest of two Bloomsburg University students for...
Nearly 10,000 high chairs are being recalled because of potentially faulty front legs that can detach unexpectedly....
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I figured when the gang of four got into office that some backhanded deals would be done and some things would be done...