Stories from Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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Madison residents split between Hemlock’s proposal and repairs
JERSEYTOWN — A proposal to disband the Madison Township Police Department and contract with neighboring Hemlock’s force...
Burst hot-water pipe wrecks Montour prothonotary HQ, chases staff
DANVILLE — A hot water pipe burst in the Montour County Courthouse over the weekend, turning the prothonotary’s office...
Berwick board says Wyoming Valley must accept some terms or deal is off
BERWICK — A split board voted Monday for the Berwick Area United Way to take the first steps toward merging with the...
Danville-area 23-year-old left bar, shot himself on borough thoroughfare, official says
DANVILLE — A Danville-area man left a bar early Monday and shot himself in the middle of Mill Street, the coroner says...
Dissenting councilman complains of BU, other ‘freeloaders’ who don’t pay fair share
BLOOMSBURG —Residents here will see an 11 percent tax increase to cover the expenses of supporting the Bloomsburg Fire...
GREENWOOD TWP. — A 16-year-old girl was flown to the hospital after her ATV skidded and she was thrown out Monday...

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• Nov. 22, EZ Storage will offer for sale the contents of three storage units; details in today’s Public Notices. • CM...
Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 650 Harter Ave., Nescopeck. Music & Movement for Toddlers...
1965: The U.S. Army’s first major military operation of the Vietnam War began with the start of the five-day Battle of...
• Actor Graham Patrick Martin, 26. • Actor Cory Michael Smith, 31. • Actor Josh Duhamel, 45. • Retired MLB All-...
North Korea warns U.S. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea warned Monday that the unprecedented deployment of three U.S...
Budget package hit by suit HARRISBURG (AP) — A state-created medical malpractice insurer of last resort is asking a...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-16-23-26-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-1; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-0-8; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-5-3...


 
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Come jam or just listen when the Jerseytown Community Center opens its doors for the Jerseytown Jam on Sunday. Doors...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Police are asking for help identifying a thief they say broke into several vehicles Saturday. Three...
Newly recovered security camera footage from inside a Penn State fraternity house showed a pledge had been given at...
Landlord seeks rent, cleanup costs DANVILLE — Landlord Thomas R. Little, 320 Mount Zion Drive here, is seeking $1,550...


 
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Was longtime Derry Township tax collector
Ceylon S. “Lon” Reinard Jr., 69, of Rhoades Hill Road, Danville, passed away on Saturday morning, Nov. 11, 2017, at...
Longtime trucker worked as courier for GMC
Richard W. “Dick” Myers, 87, of Eyersgrove passed away Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. He was born April 13, 1930, in Sullivan...
Retired custodian at Memorial Elementary
Larry L. Fink, 71, 220 Summerhill Ave., Berwick, died at 2:03 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Maryann Morris, 65, of West Second Street, Berwick, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at her home. A complete obituary will...
Full obituary to be published Wednesday
Eva J. Smith, 65, of Berwick passed away suddenly on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Berwick Hospital Center. A full...
Formerly worked at Bloom Mills and Bon-Ton
Joyce E. Fisher, 77, formerly of Beaver Township, passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 12, 2017, at Geisinger Medical...
HAZLETON — Illegal drugs, including 980 bags of heroin, were seized by State Police during what they called the “AREA...
John Green spoke to Bloom Kiwanis John Green, Bloomsburg, recently spoke to the Bloomsburg Kiwanis about the...
Man charged with pot possession BUCKHORN — Police were called to a convenience store about a man asking customers for...
Enjoyed family time and completing crafts
Darla J. Lucas, 75, of Bloomsburg died on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, a resident of the Berwick Retirement Village in...
SCOTT TWP. — A Freeland man seen smoking what appeared to be a marijuana cigarette as he drove out of Cub Circle at...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around...
FISHERDALE — Josh Maciejewski says it was a “stupid decision” by county officials to drop $73,000 in taxpayer money on...
BLOOMSBURG — An erratic driver seen accelerating on West Main Street and then stopping his vehicle in the middle of the...


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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by David Beier and Rob Atkinson. Legendary baseball player and fractured...
Safety over privacy
A visit to a filthy Bloomsburg apartment last week demonstrated the value of a controversial town ordinance that...
I wrote this letter to email to my classmates (Bloomsburg High School, 1960), many of whom served in the military. It...
Picture this: you’re at an event, perhaps with family or friends, and with only the excitement of the festivities on...
The committee for Berwick’s Community Dog Park thanks everyone who helped support our recent fundraiser. Numerous...


 
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DANVILLE — A Danville woman is charged with violating a PFA order by writing a man a letter from Columbia County Prison...


 
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CHICAGO — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if...
Carnegie Mellon progresses with exoskeleton technology
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH (AP) —Science can draw inspiration from science fiction, with exoskeletons long...
Ask pharmacist on supplements
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 95 years old, and have been suffering from a very painful case of shingles. I take many medicines...
Q. I have dealt with body pain for many years. Like the proverbial frog in boiling water, my pain increased gradually...


 
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“With high pressure dominating our weather, today and tomorrow will be fine mid-November days, with variably cloudy...

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Stars from Yankees, Dodgers named top rookies
The only major question was whether it would be unanimous —and it was. Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger are baseball’s...
PSU star has 63 or fewer yards in past three games
STATE COLLEGE — When Saquon Barkley walked into the media room after No. 13 Penn State’s win on Saturday, a line of 20...
Tigers WR ‘looked 100 percent’ in return from injury
Central Columbia became just the second team to hold Southern Columbia wide receiver Julian Fleming without a touchdown...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — He was so shy, so skinny, not yet somebody. It was around 1997 and Dale Earnhardt Jr. was testing at...
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WASHINGTON — John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Marcin Gortat scored 18 and the Washington Wizards beat the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 12 2.857 — Toronto 7 5.583 4 New York 7 5.583 4...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Teuvo Teravainen had a natural hat trick in the third period and an assist Monday night, leading the...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. —Egor Koulechov scored 34 points, hitting six 3-pointers in his Florida debut, to lead the eighth-...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 14 2 2 30 71 46 Toronto 12 7 0 24 72 63 Ottawa 8 3...
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FRISCO, Texas — Ezekiel Elliott will miss at least the next three games depending on the next legal round in the Dallas...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ben McAdoo is staying as coach of the New York Giants, at least until the end of the season....
ASHBURN, Va. — When the emotional leader of the Washington Redskins tried to explain the latest dip in their roller-...
PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden’s career revival in Pittsburgh is on hold, though maybe for not as long as the first-place...
NEW YORK — Josh McCown is still the man under center for Todd Bowles and the New York Jets. A day after his team...
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Nov. 14, 1987 • Freshman Susie Slocum scores the game’s only goal, leading Bloomsburg University to a 1-0 victory over...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NE 343 231 2807 19 2 Al. Smith, KC 293 204 2444 18 1...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Brooklyn OFF OFF Boston at Houston 6½ 218½ Toronto San Antonio 6 202 at Dallas...
above: Loyalsock quarterback Connor Watkins, right, escapes Danville’s Ken Cooper in the backfield before throwing an...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Nicholls St. at Villanova FS2 — Cent. Connecticut St. at St. John’s 7 p.m. BTN...
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I read with great interest the article about Routes 642 and 54 about how PennDOT is so eager to put in a roundabout....
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DEAR ABBY: I am a lesbian. My girlfriend and I have been dating for six months. We have an awesome relationship and...
Here’s a role to sink your teeth into. Former Disney star Ross Lynch has shed his “Austin and Ally” role to portray...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are charming, charismatic, strong-willed, confident and determined. You do not conform to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Ondaatje, author of the acclaimed novel “The English Patient,” is once again writing about...