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Police get warrants in rural Montour County man’s 2013 case

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Parents can change choice every 45 days under approved plan

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Task force members would direct ideas to council

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Part-time wage will rise 16% to attract more candidates

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Youth football can return to practice facilities

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Police get warrants in rural Montour County man’s 2013 case
ANTHONY TWP. — Seven years after a rural Montour County man was found dead —bloodied and bruised outside his house —...
Parents can change choice every 45 days under approved plan
MILLVILLE — Parents in the school district here will have three options for their children’s return to school: full-...
Task force members would direct ideas to council
BLOOMSBURG — A Town Council Committee is proposing a new task force that will serve as a think tank for Bloomsburg...
Part-time wage will rise 16% to attract more candidates
BERWICK — Berwick Borough Council has approved a 16% raise for its part-time public works employees, increasing the...
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• Actor Leslie Odom Jr., 39. • Actor Soleil Moon Frye, 44. • Actor Ever Carradine, 46. • Movie writer-director M...
1926: Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel, arriving in Kingsdown, England, from France...
BERWICK FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m. to noon, 400 Fowler Ave., behind Keystone Community Bank. Fresh Express food pick up...
BEIRUT (AP) — Investigators probing the deadly blast that ripped across Beirut focused Wednesday on possible negligence...
Sightseeing balloons crash JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Three sightseeing hot air balloons crashed this week in western...
Public’s help sought in ID PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police are asking for help from the public in identifying a woman whose...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-17-18-23-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-9 WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-2-3 WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-9-0-0...
 
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As of now, Southern Columbia football fans will be deprived of seeing their beloved state powerhouse Tigers play in...
MONTOUR TWP. — A woman needed surgery after her husband broke her nose in six places when she confronted him about...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —A young mother visiting her child on a supervised visit brought her methamphetamine pipes and...
BERWICK — St. Mary’s Church will hold a food-truck event on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Fowler Avenue church’s...

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Navy veteran retired from Kawneer
Thomas H. Quick Sr., 78, of Danville passed away Aug. 3, 2020, at The Gardens at Millville. He was born Feb. 21, 1942...
Former ER nurse loved Disney World
Darlene Ann Crawford, born on June 13, 1958, to Paul and Marilyn Ferrerti in Syracuse, N.Y., passed away on Aug. 4,...
WILKES-BARRE — Six weeks after Luzerne County Council approved a $3 million settlement to end litigation with the...
Obituary to be published Friday
Kathryn G. Edgar, 91, of Bloomsburg passed away on Wednesday morning, Aug. 5, 2020, at Brookdale Assisted Living of...
Kennedy R. Anderson Karl Jr. and Tiffany (LeFevre) Anderson, Danville, welcomed a daughter, Kennedy Rose, on Friday,...
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) —A Trolls doll is being pulled off store shelves amid complaints it promotes child abuse....

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HARRISBURG — Confirmed cases of coronavirus increased at a slightly faster rate for four regional counties Wednesday,...
Cops: Man on way to buy meth FRANKLIN TWP. — A driver pulled over for a loud exhaust and an object hanging from his...
MONTOUR TWP. — A Benton man used his estranged wife’s credit card to put minutes on his phone, police said. James...
CATAWISSA TWP. — A man who phoned police “about having issues” with a female, pleaded guilty to a drug paraphernalia...

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7/26- To L. N. of Berwick, You would do well to read Pastor Svensson’s opinion piece. Your selfish, self serving,...

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Recently local TV stations owned by the right wing Sinclair Broadcasting Group have aired a pseudo documentary that...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —Stark evidence of the damage the resurgent viral outbreak has caused the U.S. economy could come...

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Kanye West is running for president of the United States. Or maybe not. It is impossible to know what the erratic pop...
But students need the public’s help
When given the option at Central Columbia schools, most parents have chosen to send their children to in-person classes...
The Danville teachers union negotiates with our school board for its salary and benefits paid by taxing property owners...
So, you hate President Trump. You can’t wait for his term to end. You will be supporting Biden, his choice for vice...
 
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“On its journey north, Tropical Storm Isaias gave our area a soaking rain that was worth its weight in gold. “By...
The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?” Six years after the popular tagline was retired, “Got...
WASHINGTON (AP) — At the last minute, President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival, Joe Biden, are searching for...
 
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It’s been months since the coronavirus pandemic limited restaurant options and caused many people —even the most...
If you want to know what elevated grilled chicken tastes like, order mojo chicken from a Cuban rotisserie. The simple...
What a miracle. What complete innocence. I can not wrap my feeble brain around it. Only God in His Sovereignty could...
 
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You can now get an X on your driver’s license for where your sex is. What I don’t understand is how can you not know...
 
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Today in Sports History
Aug. 6, 1990 • Every Cardinals starter scores and all but pitcher Bob Sykes get hits, in St. Louis’ 14-0 thrashing of...
Today No local sporting events scheduled ——————————————— Friday No local sporting events scheduled
Rolling Pines MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Week 10 Points ABL Graphics 214 T&M Shaffer 209.5 Donald E. Kocher 208.5...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League At Colorado Off/Off San Francisco American League At Oakland -...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 3:30 a.m. FS1 — AFL: Sydney at Collingwood ——————————————— AUTO RACING 8 a.m. FS2 — FIA...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP John Means on the bereavement list. KANSAS CITY ROYALS —...
BERWICK — The weather cooled off some, but Berwick Junior RBI’s bats stayed hot in a 10-0 win over Back Mountain in...
Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers doesn’t want to speculate just how much longer he might remain in Green Bay now that...
1952 — Satchel Paige, 46, became the oldest pitcher in major-league history to pitch a complete game shutout when he...
 
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PHILADELPHIA— Mike Tauchman’s tiebreaking double in the seventh inning sent the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 9 2.818 _ _ 8-2 W-1 4-1 5-1 Toronto 5 5.500 3½ 1 4-5 W-1 0-2...
PITTSBURGH — Minnesota's Randy Dobnak dominated in his homecoming, allowing three hits in six innings as the streaking...
WASHINGTON — Nationals starter Max Scherzer left after laboring through just one inning, overshadowing Juan Soto’s...
BALTIMORE — Five pitchers combined on a four-hitter for Don Mattingly's undermanned, gritty and first-place Miami...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Martín Pérez pitched out of trouble all night, and Alex Verdugo and Michael Chavis homered to...
CLEVELAND — Mike Clevinger didn't have his best stuff but did enough to pitch into the sixth inning and lead Cleveland...
ATLANTA — Hyun-Jin Ryu combined with four relievers on a two-hitter and Toronto beat shorthanded Atlanta. Ryu lasted...
CLEVELAND — Indians manager Terry Francona remains absent from the team to get rest while dealing with a...
In baseball, a day off is something to savor. A whole series is a different matter. “I think in baseball, it’s very...
 
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The Big Ten released its 10-game conference-only football schedule beginning as early as Labor Day weekend but...
The announcements came within 40 minutes of each other Wednesday morning, one bleak, the other providing a glimmer of...
NEW ORLEANS — Saints coach Sean Payton says the club’s decision to occupy four floors of a hotel during training camp...
It’s hard to find a reason to like Bryson DeChambeau. It’s even harder to take your eyes off him. He smashes jaw-...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Joel Embiid had 30 points and 11 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers held on to beat the...
TORONTO — Mike Hoffman and Brian Boyle scored 2:07 apart in the opening minutes of the third period, and the Florida...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I married “Darius” two years ago. I have had problems with my brother-in-law ever since Darius and I first...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Considering things I’ve heard on the news regarding the accuracy of the COVID-19 tests for both the...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are gracious and gifted with creative talents and a vivid imagination. You will soon sense...
 
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