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Orangeville farmer Steve Kistler mulches cut corn stalks into the soil Friday afternoon as migrating gulls look for food in the field along Route 487 at the intersection with Stoney Brook Road.
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Orangeville farmer Steve Kistler mulches cut corn stalks into the soil Friday afternoon as migrating gulls look for food in the field along Route 487 at the intersection with Stoney Brook Road.

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Posted on: Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 4:16am
BOSTON (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still... READ MORE »

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Investigators: Alleged killer fled hours after grand jury testimony
Anthony Rocco Franklin fled for Florida just hours after he testified before a grand jury about former son-in-law Frank...
Former Benton woman seeks $8,000 for belongings, humiliation
BLOOMSBURG — A former Hess Hotel resident said she was humiliated and harassed at work after her apartment building was...
Hunlock Creek man joins big Shick winner with $100,000 prize
A Shickshinny man found himself in a frenzy after winning $300,000 on a $10 instant ticket called $1,000 Frenzy. Shawn...
Vacant storefronts will house Main Street ‘mall’
BLOOMSBURG — To give Main Street an extra boost this holiday season, the Downtown Bloomsburg group will convert two...
Family Dollar, CVS eye building on Front Street
BERWICK — It appears two retailers will soon be building new stores along Front Street — and vacating two spaces at the...
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Buckwheat Cake/Pancake Breakfast: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Benton Fire Hall. Craft Fair: 12-6 p.m., Abigail House Bed &...
• Actor Austin Majors, 19. • Actress-singer Miley Cyrus, 22. • TV personality Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, 27. • TV...
• The Benton Area School District seeks applicants from Region III, Fishing Creek Township/Stillwater, for appointment...
1889: The first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-operated device...
Earthquake rocks Japan TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998...
Ugly Christmas tree to go READING (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-3-7-14-18 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 5-5-3 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 3-8-3-2 MIDDAY QUINTO: 1-7-7-5-1 EVENING...
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The desert sands of the Arabian Peninsula are fine-grained and smooth — unable to be used in manufacturing or,...
HARRISBURG — No one at the state Capitol has advocated pay raises for hundreds of Pennsylvania’s top elected and...
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —In the squalid Jacksonville dogfighting kennel, a champion named Bulletproof Sam sat in a makeshift...
Parking enforcement officers quit over meter-pluggers
KEENE, N.H. — The self-styled “Robin Hooders” race to the rescue of the parking peasantry, pumping quarters into their...
Aggies remember fatal bonfire in ‘99 COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Mourners have lit candles and left flowers at the...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) —A 36-year-old woman who had been sexually assaulted and set on fire died Saturday morning, police...
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Employers reaching out to caregivers
CLARKSBURG, Md. (AP) — As the population ages and more people live longer with chronic medical conditions —for instance...
After decades of decline, officials see jump in licences
MONTPELIER, Vt. — A decades-long national decline in the number of hunters has prompted states to tap into a new group...
MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Food banks in Washington and Oregon are receiving more than 35 tons of potatoes thanks to a...
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BERWICK — A 20-year-old Berwick woman is accused of smashing a vehicle with a baseball bat Nov. 3. Tara Lynn Pereira...
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MILWAUKEE — Blow out the candle and ditch the aerosol can. Kohler Co. has introduced a deodorizing toilet seat that it...
Firefighters carry patients in snow BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) —Firefighters have had to carry some patients through knee-deep...
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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials in a Polish town have opposed a proposition to name a playground after Winnie-the-Pooh...
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Private services at the convenience of family
Arlene F. Truskey, 95, of 40 Mountain Road, Catawissa, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center where...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —Walking the dog and rocking the baby bore Nathan Martsolf. He prefers the challenge of some...
Mother and siblings in area among survivors
William A. “Bill” McCloskey II, age 71, passed away Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, at Portneuf Medical Center in Pocatello,...
Snowmobilers get OK for Yellowstone POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Beginning next month — for the first time in a decade —...
Sophia G. Kalnas Andrea Romig and John Kalnas, Hazleton, are the parents of a daughter, Sophia Grace, born Saturday,...
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“One good thing about unseasonably cold temperatures in November: They don’t hang around very long. After enduring near...
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‘We have probably been asking for this all year long’
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Late in the fourth quarter Saturday, Illinois kicker David Reisner lined up for a 50-yard field goal...
BU uses 18-point surge to keep Shippensburg at bay
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University had to overcome a rocky start against a physical Shippensburg team. The Raiders...
BU takes advantage of foul to beat Raiders
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University had a test against Shippensburg. When all was said and done, the Huskies passed...
BLOOMSBURG — Nationally ranked Bloomsburg University faces a new opponent when it opens its Division II football...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina...
INDIANAPOLIS — Suzy Whaley is taking another crack at golf’s old boy’s network. More than one decade after becoming...
PHILADELPHIA — Jon Dorenbos can take over the locker room by pulling out a deck of playing cards. Teammates, staff,...
OTTAWA — It was exactly the type of performance Ottawa goalie Robin Lehner wanted — and needed. Lehner made 33 saves...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. —The tight end turnstile keeps spinning in Denver, where Julius Thomas is hurting but Virgil Green is...
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Nov. 23
Nov. 23, 1984 • Bud Coates, of Emmaus, wins the Run for the Diamonds race in Berwick in the sixth-fastest time ever....
Today WRESTLING College Bloomsburg at Keystone Classic..9 a.m. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday BASKETBALL...
NFL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Atlanta 3 47½ Cleveland at Philadelphia 11 48½ Tennessee at New England 7 48...
AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Quarterback Jameis Winston led top-ranked Florida State 66 yards to put Roberto Aguayo in position...
East Albany (NY) 27, Stony Brook 17 Army 42, Fordham 31 Brown 41, Columbia 7 CCSU 22, St. Francis (Pa.) 17 Colgate...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 10 2.833 — Brooklyn 5 7.417 5 Boston 4 7.364 5½ New York 3...
PIAA Class AAAA State Championship First Round St. Joseph's Prep 47, Benjamin Franklin 22 State College 27, Erie...
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Turkey shoot today The Espy Fire Company will hold a turkey shoot today. The evening shoots will be held Nov. 24-25...
Often times I have said that there are three occupations I would never want to explore. One of those jobs in that of a...
A total of 27 men enrolled at the Pennsylvania Game Protector Training School graduate.
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Heroin advertised on Twitter account NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A New London woman who advertised heroin on her Twitter...
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I don’t want to hear this bull about minorities being disenfranchised because of voter ID. During the 2012 election in...
Fox knocks power out a second time ST. GEORGE, Utah (AP) —Authorities say they’re buying preventative equipment after...
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Astronaut, doctor, firefighter, teacher. When Erin Maidan was a child, those were typical...
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THORN: Although there was absolutely nothing to it, rumors about a student with a gun making threats at Berwick’s...
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from the latest by Ann Coulter, author of the book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 — Especially...
“Farming is Harming” (column, Nov. 13)? Wow, the article on the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture was scary if...
As it is the time for Thanksgiving, the board of the Orangeville Community Food Bank would like to reflect upon the...
On Veteran’s Day my husband and I went to the Susquehanna Mall to see the performance by Re-Creation. This talented...
Do you plan to stuff yourself with turkey this Thanksgiving? Why? There’s no need to take a turkey’s life to celebrate...
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Dear Mr. Berko: What are tax liens? A local businessman offers a course for $2,700 that supposedly would show how I...
Bloomsburg — First Columbia Bank says it certified 157 students in financial literacy during the 2013-14 school year...
WILLIAMSPORT — Jeff Erdly, CEO of Masonry Preservation Services Inc., Bloomsburg, has endowed a second scholarship at...
Dear Mr. Berko: My broker of 11 years moved to another firm in another city, and I don’t know what to do. I need your...
MetroCast expands locations of Wi-Fi Berwick — MetroCast has expanded Wi-Fi Hotspots in its cable system. They provide...
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We know Hulk Hogan as the Babe Ruth of wrestling. But if he had things go his way back in the mid-1970s, we might’ve...
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Take turkey in new flavor directions
Turkey a healthy, versatile meat. And its versatility is the key to avoiding leftover fatigue after Thanksgiving. So...
These rich cornmeal biscuits aren’t just an easy and delicious way to have fresh bread at the Thanksgiving table. They...
Who says the Thanksgiving pumpkin dessert has to be a pie? I decided to tinker with tradition just a bit by turning the...
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I disagree with the editor. The children, okay, they should have chores to do, which mine did also, but I know this...
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I do my shopping at Weis Market. I’m getting on in years and I thought it was very convenient that the store got small...
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On Sept. 5, 2014, in Bethany United Methodist Church, Berwick, Kelsey Locher and Garrett Aten were joined in marriage...
TURBOTVILLE — Here are Warrior Run High School honor roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished Honors...
Tom and Deb Cromis and Wayne and Pam Leighow, all of Danville, announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their...
Herbert Glacier in Juneau, Alaska, was the setting for the May 28, 2014, wedding of Cynthia Kim Bubniak of Winchester,...
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Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m.; Dorene Miguelez MONDAY — Gift shop: Pam Craig, Janet...
Note: Some groups may not be meeting due to the Thanksgiving holiday. 24/MONDAY Community Singers, Monday, 7 p.m.,...
4-H
Club to decorate for TreeFest today BLOOMSBURG — Mainville 4-H Horse and Pony Club’s November meeting was held at...
Senior centers list week’s events • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; BU presents “Safe Medicines and Vitamins...
No Bookmobile service this week BLOOMSBURG — There will be no bookmobile service during Thanksgiving Week. The library...
Grange Christmas Dinner slated Dec. 11 NUMIDIA — The Roaring Creek Valley Grange Christmas Dinner will be Thursday,...
SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Senior High and Middle School honor roll students for the first marking period...
College president Ann DeFebo Bieber, 1975 graduate of Berwick High School, was recently named President of Lehigh...
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Editor’s Note: I first met the Yoders several years ago. What has struck me about this young couple is their devotion...
Admit it, when it comes to preparing Thanksgiving dinner, the greens are an afterthought. You give all your focus to...
Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here’s something you can be truly thankful for — it...
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DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wealthy wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado’s Rocky...
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. (AP) — Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at a jewelry store in 1939, and she’s...
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — A man has sued a cemetery after discovering that someone else is buried in his plot. Kenneth Dame...
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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh-area food foragers think it’s nuts more people aren’t incorporating acorns into their diets. “...
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DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married 13 years. Early on, we struggled to have children and needed reproductive...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have strong opinions, and you can be rebellious. You take very little at face value. You are...
NEW YORK (AP) — Keira Knightley will make her Broadway debut next year as a beautiful but doomed heroine. The...