Stories from Monday, January 1, 2018

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Officials spent unauthorized $50G, Town Manager says
BLOOMSBURG — Officials here racked up just over $50,000 in legal fees on “a witch hunt” without first taking a public...
Woman retires from keyboard at Stillwater church after 50 years
STILLWATER — After 50 years of playing the music for Stillwater Christian Church, Lois McMichael is finally stepping...
Berwick’s defense claims death case lacks names, details
BERWICK — Berwick Hospital Center is fighting back against a widow’s lawsuit that claims her husband died of a...
DANVILLE — A rural Turbotville man who angrily confronted a school bus driver last spring was given 48 hours in jail by...
Wheelchair-bound woman repaid fundraiser cash
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who admitted stealing funds raised by her daughter’s class through doughnut sales at Vo-...
MILLVILLE — A man accused of holding a loaded gun to a woman’s head saw the most serious charges withdrawn. Dean Eric...

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• Olympic gold medal ice dancer Meryl Davis, 31. • Actor Jonas Armstrong, 37. • Actress Eden Riegel, 37. • Actor...
1863: President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that slaves in rebel states shall be “...
Berwick Christmas Boulevard Dismantle: 9 a.m., Market Street, Berwick, volunteers are needed.
Rescuer leaps into Hudson NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City Fire Department medic is being hailed as a hero after...
• Bloomsburg Town Council has set its 2018 meeting schedule. • The Bloomsburg Fair will have its annual meeting and...
Fire sends dozens into cold YEADON, (AP) — A fire apparently caused by a malfunctioning transformer box at an...
TREASURE HUNT: 04-11-13-19-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-2, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-3-7, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-1-...


 
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You don’t have to go far to explore some museum-quality works of art. Just up the hill on campus at Bloomsburg...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —They’d all skipped caffeine at school and cut back on sugar to keep their heart rates down and their...


 
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Score! NBC’s sleeper reality hit “Better Late Than Never” features a “Hail Mary” — or “Holy Moses!” —moment in its...
DETROIT (AP) — There’s a little bit more dancing in the street at the Motown Museum, as officials accept another...


 
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Funeral arrangements will be announced
Karl N. Hess, 95, of rural Stillwater died late Saturday evening, Dec. 30, 2017, at his home. Funeral arrangements...
DETROIT (AP) — Let me ask you this: Would a story that unpacks a list of tiresome words and phrases be impactful or a...
Lake Superior State University's 43rd annual list of words and phrases nominated for banishment by members of the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joseph Helle was expecting a different sort of reception when he returned home from Army tours in...
SEATTLE (AP) — Restrictions limiting boats from getting too close to endangered southern resident killer whales have...


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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a New Year essay by conservative columnist Cal Thomas. DUBLIN, Ireland —“Try a Little...
Pennsylvania journalists are no strangers to exposing political corruption. From the midnight pay raise to porngate,...
“People get excited about the cold here; we grew up with it. We’re counting on a good cold winter and snow because we’...


 
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Q. My husband used to get migraines. He was suffering so much, I decided to see if it was related to food. For a two-...
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — For more than 30 years, Karr Ayres felt buried alive by...


 
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“You can count on the coming five days to stay bitterly cold and uncomfortable. “Temperatures during this time will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Construction on a Greek Orthodox church to replace one that was crushed in the Sept. 11 attacks has...

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Washington’s Petersen: ‘A lot of it was McSorley’
GLENDALE, Ariz. — No. 9 Penn State’s dismantling of what had been an elite Washington defense in the Fiesta Bowl came...
Year should be long on spectacle, short on drama
If you liked the spectacle that was Mayweather-McGregor, you’re going to love 2018. The coming year in sports will be...
Sure, Hunter Renfrow is smart and hard-working. He’s also an amazing athlete. Without a doubt, Minkah Fitzpatrick has...
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EAST LANSING, Mich. —Nick Ward scored 21 points to help the No. 2 Michigan State Spartans roll to a 108-52 win over...
Roy Halladay seemed from another time. He pitched deep into games —complete games, the vanished art — and won a couple...
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BENTON • HEAD COACH: Harry Schlichter, eighth season • ASSISTANT: Regina Schlichter • LAST YEAR: 20—6 • LEAGUE:...
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Jan. 1, 1988 • Rodney Williams throws for 214 yards, leading Clemson to a 35-10 win over Penn State in the Citrus Bowl...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NE 544 367 4387 30 8 Rthlisbrger, PIT 561 360 4251 28 14...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Providence 21 8 3 0 45 100 81 Lehigh Valley 21 10 2...
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Recalled F Ivan Rabb from Memphis (NBAGL)....
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPNU — West Virginia at Kansas St. 7 p.m. ESPNU — Texas at Iowa St. 9 p.m. ESPNU —...
Today No events scheduled ——————————————— Tuesday BASKETBALL High school girls Rock Solid at Bloom. Chr...
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DEAR READERS: Welcome to 2018! A new year has arrived, and with it our chance for a new beginning. Today we have an...
D R. ROACH WRITES: As I write this, another gun tragedy has taken place in the United States. By the time it gets...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You appear calm and composed. Personally, you have high morals and standards. This year you...
Jim, your 30 Seconds online form demands writers check a radio button as either “Male” or “Female,” which shows obvious...
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... twin sons of Curtis and Jackie Mracek, Ponte Vedra, Florida, will be 6 years old Tuesday. Grandparents are Chuck...
... daughter of Jamie Gum, Orangeville, will be 12 years old Friday. Her grandparents are the late Randy Gum and...
... daughter of Kim and Jeremy Deterick, Devon, turned 10 on Dec. 26. Grandparents are Bob and Beverly Scoza, Long...
... son of Scott and Shelley Pfirman, Catawissa, turned 5 on Dec. 28. Grandparents are Linda Jones, Paxinos; Rose Starr...
... son of Michael Phillips, Bloomsburg, turned 6 years old on Sunday. Ian has three siblings: Lillian, 10, Arianna, 3...
... daughter of Michael and Jennifer Powlus, Berwick, will turn 5 on Friday. Grandparents are Andrew and Rose Kalie,...
... daughter of Kerry and Megan Lauer, Berwick, will turn 5 Tuesday. Grandparents are Charlie and Joni Anderson and...
... son of Alexandra and Kevin Martz, Jerseytown, turned 1 on Dec. 20. Grandparents are Wayne and Lisa Creasy, Danville...
... son of Larue III and Carin Marks, Catawissa, turns 6 Tuesday. Grandparents are Christine Kowalchick, Catawissa;...
... turned 3 on Dec. 26. Parents are Clifford Titus III and Cassidy Titus, Nescopeck. Grandparents are Clifford Titus...
... son of Ben and Tisha Book, Millville, will turn 12 on Friday. Grandparents are Dave and Kathy Stackhouse,...