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Columbia County Coroner Jeremy Reese stands on Route 11 between a Toyota and a Mercury following a near head-on crash Thursday afternoon in Bloomsburg next to the Fairgrounds entrance.
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Columbia County Coroner Jeremy Reese stands on Route 11 between a Toyota sedan and a Mercury sedan following a near head-on crash Thursday afternoon in Bloomsburg next to the fairgrounds entrance. 

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Coroner confirms Sunbury man died in Route 11 wreck
BLOOMSBURG — A Sunbury man was killed in a head-on collision Thursday afternoon that closed Route 11 near the...
Draft budget shows borough’s recycling, health-care, payroll costs have increased
BERWICK — Council members here are to vote Monday on raising property taxes by 18 percent. If the proposed budget...
Berwick son to ‘be home for Christmas’
BERWICK — A 20-year-old man charged alongside his father after a drug bust at their Summerhill Avenue home last month...
State official says response to giveaway ‘overwhelming’
HARRISBURG — Columbia and Montour county clinics distributing free naloxone as part of a statewide initiative to reduce...
At 72, Jean has learned how to budget her money. Even though the Berwick resident has a modest income of about $1,000...

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Iran hackers hunt U.S. officials LONDON (AP) — As U.S. President Donald Trump re-imposed harsh economic sanctions on...
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Pa. sports betting expands HARRISBURG (AP) — Two more casinos have started up with sports betting. Rivers Casino in...
 
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There’s lots coming up at Danville’s Thomas Beaver Free Library. Today, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., there will be a Christmas...
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Penn State fan retired from Selinsgrove Center
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BERWICK — A Berwick man pulled over for speeding and drifting across the roadway was driving without a license and in...
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BETHLEHEM, West Bank — A historic renovation of the Church of the Nativity is lifting spirits in the biblical town of...
 
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While I sat in the reception area of my doctor’s office, a woman rolled an elderly man in a wheelchair into the room....
 
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NEW YORK — Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,...
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He’s earned a Golden Globe nomination for his “fastidious and precise” depiction of “Killer Queen” singer Freddie...
BORN TODAY You are curious, determined and very honest. This year exciting changes and beginnings await you as you...
DEAR ABBY: A year ago my 13-year marriage fell apart. My husband, “Rick,” will be spending the next six years in...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have allergies and am congested a lot at night. I have read about over-the-counter clips and...
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Calling in regard to the Berwick boys basketball team, looks like it is going to be another long, long season. Time the...
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NEW YORK (AP) — “A Star Is Born” led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best...
14/FRIDAY History Discussion Group, Dec. 14, 2 p.m.,McBride Memorial Library, Berwick. Live Nativity, Dec. 14, 5:30-7...
“The Wizard of Oz,” by L. Frank Baum, directed by Richard Cannaday, Thursdays-Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m.,...
Berwick School Christmas Concert, Dec. 14, 7 p.m., Berwick High School auditorium, free. Nightingales in Concert,...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville; free...
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“Keep your rain gear handy for the next several days. We’re going to get our first soaking rain of December. A big glob...
NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump attacked MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski on Thursday for using a homophobic slur on the air and...
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benton • HEAD COACH: Harry Schlichter, ninth season • ASSISTANTS: Regina Schlichter, Matt Aten, Alicia Laskowski •...
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Dec. 14, 1988 • Central Columbia’s Eric Wagner scores a game-high 34 points, but Lourdes defeats the Blue Jays, 72-68...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kane Brown wasn’t sure he was going to make it. But there was one thing he was certain about: He was...
NEW YORK (AP) — To director Thom Zimny, the key element in his filmed version of Bruce Springsteen’s Broadway show was...