Stories from Wednesday, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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BCC Free Library: Bloomsburg Christian Church, 107 Deussen Drive, Bloomsburg; open Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Adult...
• The Bloomsburg Zoning Hearing Board will meet Oct. 17 to review a variance application. Richard Angelo has applied to...
• Actress Samantha Barks, 23. • Actress Brianna Brown, 34. • Gospel singer Mandisa (TV: “American Idol”), 37. •...
1919: President Woodrow Wilson suffered a serious stroke at the White House that left him paralyzed on his left side....
Jellyfish shut down N-plant STOCKHOLM (AP) — A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world’s largest nuclear...
County fights for gay unions PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Montgomery County on Tuesday appealed a state court order to stop...
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...
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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...
You can see the commercial for Berwick’s episode of “It Takes a Choir” on YouTube. The three-minute promotional...
BLOOMSBURG — Harold Jackson III, 41, of 10 Moyle Lane, Bloomsburg, was cited late Saturday for fighting with Miguel...
RED ROCK — A Philadelphia man was arrested at the Job Corps here after about 77 small packets of marijuana and two...
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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...
CATAWISSA — A drunken driver stopped near his apartment refused to take a breath test, charges show. Despite his...
Landlords sue, seeking rent BERWICK — The following landlords have filed lawsuits to collect rent, court records show...
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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...
BLOOMSBURG — The following lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton. The defendants in...
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...
Jayda T. Brannon Sasha Brea Hamilton, Mifflinville, and Tyler Brannon, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Jayda...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 158th Bloomsburg Fair, listed from first place unless otherwise noted: •...
KINGSTON — Donald L., 66, of Columbia Drive, Elysburg, died at the home of his son in Pottstown early Saturday morning...
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...
• Eugene Derr Jr. will celebrate his 89th birthday on Thursday, Oct. 10. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to him at...
DANVILLE — Two fake $100 bills were passed at borough businesses last week, says the police chief. The bills were used...
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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...
Nurse loses license after stealing pills DANVILLE — A nurse who served jail time last year for taking 14 Oxycodone...
NEW YORK (AP) — With just a few days remaining until a key deadline, more than 32,000 people have applied to the...
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CLEVELAND — Sporting sunglasses, a teal shirt and a backpack hanging from his shoulder, Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon...
ATLANTA — This used to be the norm. The Braves winning a division title was ho-hum news. Not anymore. For the first...
NEW YORK — The Yankees want Joe Girardi to return as manager next season. Girardi was hired after the 2007 season, and...
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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...
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The drop off in Notre Dame’s play on defense after carrying the Fighting Irish to the national...
Penn State coach Bill O’Brien sure enjoys it when the seasons change. Not just summer to fall. But nonconference to...
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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...
Today SOCCER High school boys Benton at Sullivan County......... 4 p.m. S. Williamsport at Bloomsburg.. 4 p.m....
NFL AFC LEAGUE LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int P. Manning, DEN 156 117 1470 16 0 P. Rivers, SND 142 105...
WILLIAMSPORT — Benton’s Kayla Wyllie scored the game-winning goal on an asssit by Dominique Brown in double overtime...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG American League Wild Card at Cleveland -105/-105 Tampa Bay National League...
GOLF 3 a.m. TGC — LPGA, Reignwood Classic, first round, at Beijing (delayed tape) ——————————————— MAJOR LEAGUE...
FOOTBALL National Football League CHICAGO BEARS — Terminated the contract of RB Harvey Unga from the practice squad...
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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...
Landlord seeks rent DANVILLE — Penn-East Enterprises Inc., Danville, has filed lawsuits seeking rent, court records...
Teen pleads guiltyin day-care fight DANVILLE — Mitchell T. Moyle, 19, of 362 Church St., Danville, pleaded guilty to...
BLOOMSBURG — Kywane Lindsay Jr., 20, a Bloomsburg University student from Bernville, shoplifted a pair of Skull Candy...
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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...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A group of St. Paul bars is trying to help federal employees cope with the government shutdown...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvanians picked up telephones, surfed websites and sought out information in person Tuesday,...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal to replace school property taxes with higher income and sales taxes was soundly rejected...
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Cooking has never been more creative or more fun than it is today. When it comes to combinations of ingredients and...
We feel blessed to have received some much needed rain tonight. It wasn’t that much, but it will help. We haven’t had...
Pulled pork is a treat often reserved as an occasional indulgence. Which probably is good, since it tends to be made...
Think of keema as the sloppy Joe of India. You pretty much brown ground meat — in this case turkey, but chicken, bison...
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DEAR ABBY: I have been dating Mr. Right for two years. “Phil” is the man I want to spend my life with. When we are...
DEAR DR. ROACH: In preparation for jogging, I built up to power walking 4 miles a day over a three-week period, in...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re social, witty and charming. Although you are candid and frank — telling it like it is —...
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BLOOMSBURG — Several people are facing fines for misbehavior, including two women who began fighting at Good Old Days...
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Municipal Authority is suing the following people for allegedly failing to pay for sewer...
SHICKSHINNY — A Shickshinny teen stole his parents’ car and their television when he was left home alone, arrest papers...
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Fall foliage contest is announced ECKLEY — Eckley Miners’ Village announces its annual Fall Foliage Photo Contest...
Homecoming picnic planned Oct. 13 BENTON — Muhlenberg Christian Academy will have a Homecoming Picnic on Oct. 13 at 2...
Nursing grad Brittany N. Auman, a 2004 graduate of Southern Columbia Area High School, graduated from nursing school...
DANVILLE — Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and it is time to begin collecting food for the needy through the 29th...
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SAN FRANCISCO — The digital domain is creeping off our desktops and onto our bodies, from music players that match your...
Kate Upton and Maksim Chmerkovskiy aren’t worried about hiding their relationship any longer. Upton, 21, and the...
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When people in Harrisburg sit down in a back room to cut deals, you know nothing good will come of it — at least not...
Party purity comes first
Even though coal is used to generate 40 percent of the electricity we use, the Obama Administration has proposed...
The right to vote is an American freedom that many of our citizens take for granted. In the 2012 presidential election...
“People at my age should have a rest, but I still have to work to make our ends meet. My wife and I have no pension, no...