Stories from Tuesday, December 5, 2017

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Grant from Pa. hinges on fundraisers finding local matching money for renovation project
BLOOMSBURG — A state grant promises to sink $200,000 into renovations atthe Norris E. Rock Memorial Pool here, so long...
Danville mom of two testifies that she was too scared to resist
DANVILLE — A Danville woman says her neighbor came over twice on consecutive nights while she was on her front porch...
Valley super: Owner told to fix or demolish old Danville-area hotel
VALLEY TWP. — The Days Inn hotel here may be coming down. The hotel near Interstate 80 has sat empty for years and...
Only mom and dad can add friends or delete messages
NEW YORK — Facebook is coming for your kids. The social media giant is launching a messaging app for children to chat...
Superintendent says middle school educator has been out of the classroom for about three weeks
BERWICK — A middle school shop teacher who fled from a Jeep Wrangler where police later found drugs has resigned....
For Christiana and her three young children, this year has been one to forget. The Benton mother had been staying home...

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1945: Five U.S. Navy torpedo bombers mysteriously disappeared after taking off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on a...
• Actor Ross Bagley, 29. • Actor Frankie Muniz, 32. • Actress Paula Patton, 42. • Writer-director Morgan J....
• Dec. 12 at 6 p.m., Mifflin Township zoners will consider a variance application by Kristen Chapin, 794 Switze Road,...
Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver Free Library, Danville. FREE TUTORING: 3-5 p.m., Berwick...
Pelosi slams GOP gun bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday slammed a Republican bill...
OR nurse, 80, retires LANCASTER (AP) — A nurse who was a calming presence in the operating room for 58 years has...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-7-11-22-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-2 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-2-8 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-9-3-5...


 
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Come celebrate the holiday season Saturday when Millville hosts Christmas in the Park from 4-6 p.m. There will be free...
ANTHONY TWP. — A 92-year-old man crashed his pickup into a ditch here Monday, and police aren’t sure yet why. Leonard...
Former receptionist accused of stealing prescription pad pages
BERWICK — A podiatrist quietly agreed to send charges of prescribing medication to employees who weren’t his patients...
TURBOTVILLE — A weekend fire that destroyed a volunteer firefighter’s home a few miles west of here started...


 
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Tot loved swimming, animals, story time
Isabella Nicole Brown, 3, of Berwick passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
Worked at Peach Bottom Nuclear Plant
Michael S. Slusser, 59, of New Providence passed away on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. He was the husband of Elaine S....
BERWICK — The civil service commission here has taken steps toward filling vacancies on the police force, reporting...
• The Rev. Edmund Minnich will celebrate his 90th birthday on Monday, Dec. 11. Cards and well-wishes will reach him...
Sandra M. Wildoner is facing charges Sandra Michelle Wildoner, 35, of 42 Third St., Millville, was charged with...
FISHING CREEK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man allegedly climbed in a window at his ex-girlfriend’s house and punched her new...
Woman admits to having stolen ammo BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman was placed on probation after pleading guilty recently...


 
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WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health wants to do much more than fill your prescription or jab your arm with an annual flu...
BERWICK — An SUV pulled into the path of a minivan that was going too fast, resulting in Sunday night’s crash that shut...


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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from Mike Warren’s White House Watch column in The Weekly Standard. Here’s what most folks...
Tale of two districts
Central Columbia should be beaming — and Millville cringing — over the most recent ranking of Pennsylvania schools...
To All Pennsylvania Legislators and All Drivers: You must VOTE NO on SB 172 and HB 1748, authorizing speed cameras in...
The New York Times recently ran an article on how the lives of Chinese women were made “much better” under communism....
“Jared meant the world to them. He for many of them was the person who guided them, the person who encouraged them, and...


 
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Police: DUI suspect drove with one leg BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man was charged with driving under the influence after...


 
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U.S. hospitals set record for fast care of coronaries
There’s never been a better time to be treated for a heart attack. U.S. hospitals have set a record for how quickly...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Five years ago, I added five to six minutes of easy yoga, mostly sitting exercises, to my daily...
Study blames nearly half of U.S. deaths on unhealthy behavior
NEW YORK — A new look at cancer in the U.S. finds that nearly half of cancer deaths are caused by smoking, poor diet...
Q. I have taken Prilosec for almost three months. During this time, I have experienced some of the worst days of my...


 
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Even experts ask if it’s a mental condition or a crime
Is sex addiction a true addiction, a crime, or a made-up condition used by misbehaving VIPs to deflect blame or repair...


 
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“With a strong Canadian cold front crossing the state, today and tonight will be cloudy, windy and cool, with periods...
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The National Rifle Association and a sport hunting group want to ensure their members can hunt...

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Star QB had critical fumble in loss to Seahawks
SEATTLE — Carson Wentz gave Philadelphia plenty of opportunities. He also made the Eagles’ biggest mistake. Wentz took...
PSU’s Barkley not in group with Jackson and Love
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville are Heisman...
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Russia could be banned from competing at the Pyeongchang Olympics, a prospect that President...
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NASSAU, Bahamas — It wasn’t the best shot Tiger Woods hit all week. It might have been the most telling. He had 271...
WASHINGTON — In a case being closely watched by states interested in allowing betting on sports, the Supreme Court...
PHILADELPHIA — Devin Booker scored 46 points and TJ Warren added 25 to lead the Phoenix Suns to a 115-101 win over the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 21 4.840 — Toronto 14 7.667 5 Philadelphia 13 10.565 7 New...
WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 20th goal and assisted on another, helping the Washington Capitals...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 26 18 6 2 38 95 67 Toronto 28 17 10 1 35 99 84...
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Believing the team was spiraling out of control, the New York Giants went out of character by...
The NFL suspended New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski one game on Monday for a late, gratuitous hit to the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —The sorry state of the Kansas City Chiefs could easily be boiled down to the last few minutes of...
COSTA MESA, Calif. — Doug Pederson thinks the Philadelphia Eagles could derive some long-term benefits from the short-...
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Dec. 5, 1987 • Bloomsburg University quarterback Jay DeDea is knocked out of contention for the Harlon Hill trophy,...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NE 438 300 3632 26 4 Rivers, LAC 431 272 3292 21 7 Al....
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Toronto 13½ 224½ Phoenix at Ok. City OFF OFF Utah at Portland 5½ 203 Washington...
College men The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses,...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. BTN — Michigan St. at Rutgers ESPN — Villanova vs. Gonzaga, at New York ESPN2 — Texas at...
FRANKLIN TWP. —Tickets for the Southern Columbia football team’s state championship game against Wilmington are on sale...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Walnut St. Chr. at Bloom. Chr.... 6 p.m. High school boys Walnut St. Chr. at...
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Thank you for the wonderful story on Bethany Noll (Nov. 28). She is truly one of the thousand points of light. We also...
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If she secures the nation’s border with the same fervor with which she’s pursued Eric Forrester, America WILL be great...
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I argue more than I’d like. I am pretty easygoing and passive; he likes his feelings to be...
BORN TODAY: You are independent, enthusiastic and confident (even when you don’t feel like it). This year you will take...
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Bush said it was indeed Donald Trump’s voice captured on a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape talking...