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Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 26
“There was blood on the ground. Everything was blown to bits.... If we had arrived two minutes earlier, it could have been us.” HEVIN ZINI 12-year-...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 26
The five football players and Louis Zamperini in the book “Unbroken” are decades apart. Sixteen living creatures sharing the same end in this month...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 26
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on the US presidential campaign: In North Woods An enthusiastic crowd welcomed Donald Trump to northern Maine...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 26
The Ber-Vaughn Pool is nothing short of spectacular. If you haven’t seen it or swam in it, you are missing out. The water is refreshing, the...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 26
I will begin by saying that this is not meant to argue morality, but rather to question priority. On the front page of the paper June 22 was an...
Published on June 30, 2016 - Page 26
Put aside, if you can, the many issues that have roiled Mahoning Township these past few years: the 200 percent tax hike; sewer billing issues; the...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 17
As the Pennsylvania General Assembly considers the state budget, parents with children in public cyber charter schools hope they won’t be treated...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 17
Many women in Pennsylvania are thankful that the Pennsylvania House had the foresight to pass House Bill 1948, a common sense piece of legislation...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 17
“....the soil makes the sprout come up and a garden causes seeds to grow....” Isaiah 61:11 In this presidential election, I still love her when...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 17
WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest from the campaign trail: Kasich not home Don’t look for Ohio Gov. John Kasich on stage at the Republican National...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 17
Public reaction to news that Bloomsburg University will offer courses to prison inmates was as short-sighted as it was predictable. The first...
Published on June 29, 2016 - Page 17
As I’ve watched the media explosion on the UK vote to leave the European Union, I can’t stop thinking how the writing was on the wall. And the...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 18
I found the comments in “Roses and Thorns” on Monday, June 20, to be interesting. Mr. Robert Kritzer of Berwick was praised as being a member of the...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 18
As the Independence Day holiday approaches, Phantom Fireworks would like to remind its customers, friends, and all those who use consumer fireworks...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 18
There’s been strident debate about the five young men who spent an evening in the rural reaches of Southern Columbia County killing animals, then...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 18
Twelve years ago the idea to bring a Stuart Light Tank, manufactured in Berwick, germinated between two friends with deep roots in the community. Tom...
Published on June 28, 2016 - Page 18
WASHINGTON (AP) —The latest on the presidential campaign: She’s self-aware Hillary Clinton says she knows some people don’t trust her. The...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 6
“Are they more afraid than the children at Sandy Hook? What is so scary about having a vote?” REP. MIKE THOMPSON, D-CALIF. As Democrats staged an...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 6
ROSE: Melissa Koser, who grew up in Berwick, can’t remember a time when she wasn’t fascinated with horses. She got her first pony about the time she...
Published on June 27, 2016 - Page 6
In trying to protect citizens, a new Supreme Court ruling may create gray areas with a police officer’s ability to stop people. The Supreme Court...

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