Stories from October 2, 2013

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Berwick youth was prosecuted as adult after stints in juvie

BLOOMSBURG — A 16-year-old from Berwick prosecuted as an adult for burglarizing a home where guns and cash were taken must spend 15 to 30 months in...

Creators drop works around Bloomsburg, free to the finders

BLOOMSBURG — Rachel Bitler was setting up her stand at the Bloomsburg Farmers Market yesterday morning when she noticed something leaning against the...

Panhandlers spied at truck stop aroused suspicion, charges say

BUCKHORN — Two suspicious characters were pretty chatty at a truck stop at 4 a.m. when a policeman asked what they were up to, charges say. But, the...

Bloomsburg Fair exhibitor lacked permit to transport exotic animals across state lines, Game Commission says

BLOOMSBURG — The showman who brought a baby kangaroo, a young Bengal tiger and other exotic animals to the Bloomsburg Fair was cited by the Game...

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• The Bloomsburg Zoning Hearing Board will meet Oct. 17 to review a variance application. Richard Angelo has applied to use a property at 95 E. 10th...

BCC Free Library: Bloomsburg Christian Church, 107 Deussen Drive, Bloomsburg; open Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Adult Zumba: 5 p.m., McBride...

• Actress Samantha Barks, 23. • Actress Brianna Brown, 34. • Gospel singer Mandisa (TV: “American Idol”), 37. • Singer Tiffany, 42. • Actress-...

1919: President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke at the White House that left him paralyzed on his left side. 1944: Nazi troops crushed the...

Jellyfish shut down N-plant STOCKHOLM (AP) — A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors to shut down — a...

County fights for gay unions PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Montgomery County on Tuesday appealed a state court order to stop issuing same-sex marriage...

TREASURE HUNT: 6-7-10-13-25 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 3-5-0 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 1-8-4-0 MIDDAY QUINTO: 8-7-6-9-6 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 1-1-6 EVENING BIG...

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Man to face case in Columbia County court

BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl he courted online saw one of his charges reduced Tuesday because of his age...

You can see the commercial for Berwick’s episode of “It Takes a Choir” on YouTube. The three-minute promotional segment was posted by USA Network...

BLOOMSBURG — Harold Jackson III, 41, of 10 Moyle Lane, Bloomsburg, was cited late Saturday for fighting with Miguel Vera-Rivera in a dispute over...

RED ROCK — A Philadelphia man was arrested at the Job Corps here after about 77 small packets of marijuana and two larger bags of pot were found in...

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CATAWISSA — A drunken driver stopped near his apartment refused to take a breath test, charges show. Despite his refusal and protests that he was...

Berwick woman says she failed to see slowdown and ‘hit him good’

MONTOUR TWP. — A Berwick woman says she never saw the SUV in front of her slow down before she slammed into the back of it, sending the other driver...

Landlords sue, seeking rent BERWICK — The following landlords have filed lawsuits to collect rent, court records show. The defendants in such cases...

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Woman was known for her cooking and baking

Clara A. (Yasnieski) Trzesniowski, 86, of Shickshinny died early Tuesday morning, Oct. 1, 2013, at the Berwick Retirement Village II, where she had...

BLOOMSBURG — The following lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The defendants in such cases sometimes settle...

Longtime Bloom schools maintenance worker

Clair R. Swisher, age 72, of 412 Millville Road, Bloomsburg, died at 8:10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, where he...

Jayda T. Brannon Sasha Brea Hamilton, Mifflinville, and Tyler Brannon, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Jayda Tyler, born Wednesday, Sept. 18...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 158th Bloomsburg Fair, listed from first place unless otherwise noted: •Blanket; quilt — Skylar Rooker,...

KINGSTON — Donald L., 66, of Columbia Drive, Elysburg, died at the home of his son in Pottstown early Saturday morning, Sept. 28, 2013. Kevin is the...

Outdoorsman was heavy equipment operator

Earl W. “Moonie” Longenberger, 82, of 473 E. Main St., Catawissa, passed away Monday morning, Sept. 30, 2013, at his residence. He was born May 30...

• Eugene Derr Jr. will celebrate his 89th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 10. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to him at 422 Route 93, Orangeville, PA...

DANVILLE — Two fake $100 bills were passed at borough businesses last week, says the police chief. The bills were used Sept. 24 at Danville Pharmacy...

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“Our warm, dry spell will continue today and tomorrow, but the end is in sight. With a storm that developed over the Pacific Ocean moving east, a few...

Nurse loses license after stealing pills DANVILLE — A nurse who served jail time last year for taking 14 Oxycodone tablets from residents at...

NEW YORK (AP) — With just a few days remaining until a key deadline, more than 32,000 people have applied to the federal compensation fund for people...

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CLEVELAND — Sporting sunglasses, a teal shirt and a backpack hanging from his shoulder, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon looked like a tourist as he...

ATLANTA — This used to be the norm. The Braves winning a division title was ho-hum news. Not anymore. For the first time in eight years, Atlanta...

NEW YORK — The Yankees want Joe Girardi to return as manager next season. Girardi was hired after the 2007 season, and his contract expires at the...

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MONTREAL — Tyler Bozak scored a short-handed goal and Mason Raymond netted the winner in his first game with the Maple Leafs as Toronto spoiled the...

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The drop off in Notre Dame’s play on defense after carrying the Fighting Irish to the national championship game last season is...

Penn State coach Bill O’Brien sure enjoys it when the seasons change. Not just summer to fall. But nonconference to Big Ten. “When the Big Ten...

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Oct. 2, 1983 • Richard Hause and Don Cadman of the Berwick Ramblers finish 62nd and 119th, respectively, in a field of 452 at the Scranton Half-...

Today SOCCER High school boys Benton at Sullivan County......... 4 p.m. S. Williamsport at Bloomsburg.. 4 p.m. Central at Jersey Shore...

NFL AFC LEAGUE LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int P. Manning, DEN 156 117 1470 16 0 P. Rivers, SND 142 105 1199 11 2 Locker, TEN 111 69...

WILLIAMSPORT — Benton’s Kayla Wyllie scored the game-winning goal on an asssit by Dominique Brown in double overtime, and the Tigers outlasted St....

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG American League Wild Card at Cleveland -105/-105 Tampa Bay National League Thursday NLDS Game 1 Los Angeles -...

GOLF 3 a.m. TGC — LPGA, Reignwood Classic, first round, at Beijing (delayed tape) ——————————————— MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. TBS — Playoffs,...

FOOTBALL National Football League CHICAGO BEARS — Terminated the contract of RB Harvey Unga from the practice squad. Signed DB Sean Cattouse to...

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Now that Geisinger’s made a tidy profit, how about giving the flex nurses at the Bloomsburg Hospital a raise? They get no benefits, no raIses, no...

Landlord seeks rent DANVILLE — Penn-East Enterprises Inc., Danville, has filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records show. The defendants in such...

Teen pleads guiltyin day-care fight DANVILLE — Mitchell T. Moyle, 19, of 362 Church St., Danville, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct Tuesday for...

BLOOMSBURG — Kywane Lindsay Jr., 20, a Bloomsburg University student from Bernville, shoplifted a pair of Skull Candy Smokin Buds headphones at the...

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Finger-pointing in full swing as nation heads toward possible default

WASHINGTON (AP) —First slowed, then stalled by political gridlock, the vast machinery of government clanged into partial shutdown mode on Tuesday and...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A group of St. Paul bars is trying to help federal employees cope with the government shutdown by serving up free beer. Four...

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvanians picked up telephones, surfed websites and sought out information in person Tuesday, the first day to enroll in...

HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal to replace school property taxes with higher income and sales taxes was soundly rejected in the House of Representatives...

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