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Front PageState U's to cut education bill

BU, others plan 25% reduction to stay affordable as enrollment falls

Front PageEducator beat ex of fiancé, cops say

Trooper’s child, 11, called 9-1-1 during fracas, police say

Front PageDanville delays return to classroom

Students won’t resume in-person education until at least Jan. 15, directors decide

Front PageSecond year of tax hikes slated in Washingtonville

Sewer fees will also increase as projects loom

Front PageDanville driver hurt in crash that killed Sunbury woman

UPPER AUGUSTA TWP. — A two-vehicle collision Tuesday night left a...

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Posted on: Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 5:44am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A mysterious object temporarily orbiting Earth is a 54-year-old rocket, not an asteroid after all, astronomers confirmed Wednesday. Observations by a telescope... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 5:24am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden swung behind a bipartisan COVID-19 relief effort Wednesday and his top Capitol Hill allies cut their demands for a $2 trillion-plus measure by... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 5:21am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are trying to lure nurses and doctors out of retirement, recruiting students and new graduates who have yet to earn their... READ MORE »

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BU, others plan 25% reduction to stay affordable as enrollment falls
BLOOMSBURG — Universities across the state system plan to drop the cost of education by 25% over the coming years,...
Trooper’s child, 11, called 9-1-1 during fracas, police say
CATAWISSA — A Benton school administrator is accused of beating up the ex-wife of her state police trooper fiancé...
Students won’t resume in-person education until at least Jan. 15, directors decide
DANVILLE — Danville Area students who were slated to resume face-to-face education Monday instead will be learning...
Sewer fees will also increase as projects loom
WASHINGTONVILLE —Washingtonvillle residents will face some hard financial realities next year, after Borough Council...
UPPER AUGUSTA TWP. — A two-vehicle collision Tuesday night left a Sunbury woman dead and a Danville woman hospitalized...
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1833: Oberlin College in Ohio — the first truly coeducational school of higher learning in the United States — began...
• Actor Jake T. Austin, 26. • Actor Amanda Seyfried, 35. • Pop/rock singer-songwriter Andy Grammer, 37. • Actor...
Fresh Express food pick up at AGAPE: Drive-thru, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. Those who cannot...
• South Centre Township Board of Supervisors’ supplement to its Act 537 Plan that proposes a new wastewater collection...
Slim Jim recipe creator dies RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Alonzo “Lon” T. Adams II, the man who created the formula for Slim...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-7-19-22-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-3 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-0-7 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-5-1-1...
Ex-inmates sue Allegheny jail Allegheny County (AP) — An Allegheny County Jail sergeant used excessive force on three...
 
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Area children have a more direct line to mail letters to Santa this year. The Ralpho Township Business Association,...
Press Enterprise Managing Editor HARRISBURG — Montour County had its highest one-day total of newly confirmed...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Williamsport man was found to be in possession of drugs and also wanted on an arrest warrant in...
 
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WWII veteran was Bechtel engineer draftsman
Frank Torsella, 94, of Berwick died Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at the home of his son, Brian. Born July 8, 1926, in...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — U.S. hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are trying to lure nurses and doctors out of...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Evelyn L. Wildt, 98, of Selinsgrove passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at Nottingham Village,...
Beginnings of Berwick’s cyber program Patty Leighow, now CEO of SusQ-Cyber Charter School, says that as an assistant...
Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. bought tree A Christmas tree set up in downtown Bloomsburg and the decorations for it were...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) —A noontime boom that was heard and felt from southern Ontario to Virginia was likely caused by a...
The family of Dolores McCormick requests a card shower in honor of her 91st birthday on Monday, Dec. 7. Cards can...
BLOOMSBURG — According to a press release from Lisa M. Dooley, town manager/secretary/treasurer, there are vacancies on...
NEW YORK (AP) — National lawmakers introduced a joint resolution Wednesday aimed at striking language from the U.S....
DANVILLE — Geisinger health and wellness invites residents to join a free educational session, “Coffee and convo:...
 
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VALLEY TWP. — State Police charged a New York man with drug-impaired driving and two of his passengers with marijuana...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was ordered Wednesday to face Columbia County Court action on charges he...
SCOTT TWP. — Two dog owners were cited for allowing their pets to run loose through neighboring yards here, district...
SCOTT TWP. — A woman stopped by police for driving in the wrong lane, offered to “be honest” before opening her trunk...
Driver cited after hitting two trees SHICKSHINNY — A Nanticoke man was issued a traffic citation after his car struck...
 
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I think Trump lost the election because he shot himself in the foot. By Election Day almost 250,000 people had died in...
 
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Here are available school menus for the week of Dec. 7: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: Cereal, graham crackers...
Lindsay Sherrick, daughter of Tracy and David Sherrick, Shickshinny, was named Northwest Area High School’s Senior...
 
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These are the last of the recipes our readers shared with us this year for our recipe book. Unfortunately, they didn’t...
As always, Thanksgiving has a way of getting minds geared toward things we’re thankful for. This year is no different,...
Here’s a tasty way to make green beans seem like something new for the holidays.Green Beans with Olive Butter1⁄4 cup (1...
 
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This year, the Brighter Christmas Fund is helping many families who had never applied for assistance before COVID-19...
Don’t travel over the upcoming holidays. But if you must, consider getting coronavirus tests before and after, U.S....
 
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“Really nice days in December can be hard to come by, but today will be one of them. With a small high-pressure area...
SCOTT TWP. — A two-vehicle crash on Route 487 near the Interstate 80 exchange at 6 p.m. Wednesday saw three people sent...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who had been barred from possessing firearms was charged with illegally having a shotgun and a...
 
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Defense positive after first win
STATE COLLEGE — When he left coach James Franklin’s house after Penn State’s first victory dinner of the season on...
League considering a bubble format for the playoffs
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday the league remains committed to finishing the regular season as scheduled...
Steelers overcome short-handed Ravens
PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin isn't one for excuses. Even as COVID-19 wreaked havoc with his team's schedule, pushing their...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan athletic director Warde Manuel strongly rebuked any notion that the Wolverines would try to...
 
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East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Buffalo 8 3 0.727 299 282 5-1-0 3-2-0 6-2-0 2-1-0 4-0-0 Miami 7 4 0.636...
CHICAGO — Mitchell Trubisky's return to Chicago's starting lineup was a primetime flop. That won't stop him from...
CLEVELAND — Baker Mayfield made some head-scratching, jaw-dropping mistakes Sunday in Jacksonville, turning what should...
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is making a push for a third MVP honor as he celebrates his 37th birthday...
 
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Today in Sports History
Dec. 3, 1990 • Bob Coppolino scores 21 points, and Bloomsburg University never trails in a 78-72 win over New York...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys CCCS at Maranatha Christian... 7:30 p.m. ——————————————— Friday BASKETBALL High...
P-Nut Bowl MONDAY LADIES Week 12 W L Foxy Ladies 30 14 The Curvettes 28.5 15.5 Gutter Gals 28 16 Valley Girls...
BIATHLON 1 p.m. NBCSN — IBU: World Cup, Kontiolahti, Finland (taped) ——————————————— BOXING 9 p.m. NBCSN — Ring...
BASEBALL National League ATLANTA BRAVES — Agreed to terms with LHP Grant Dayton and INF Johan Camargo on one-year...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at E. Illinois 23½ Chicago State at Utah 7 Washington at N. Kentucky...
Jan. 15 — International amateur signing period opens. Jan. 26 — Hall of Fame voting announced. Feb. 1-19 — Salary...
 
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NEW YORK — Kyle Schwarber and Albert Almora Jr. were cut loose by the Chicago Cubs after helping the team win its first...
The Houston Rockets have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Washington Wizards for John Wall and a first-round...
INDIANAPOLIS — Joel Ayayi matched his career high with 21 points and Andrew Nembhard and Corey Kispert each had, and No...
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman warned players Wednesday they are likely going to have to pay one way or another to make...
 
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We clearly are not past this pandemic yet, with most of the nation seeing a surge in cases, hospitalizations and deaths...
It’s rare these days to find common ground for both those following every edict of the health department on coronavirus...
The damage that Donald Trump has done to our country and the world will be chronicled for generations to come. Those...
The Nov. 22 issue of your newspaper carries an op-ed essay by one Patrick Hedger which attempts to put a positive face...
The Main Stream Media consistently reports Mr. Biden as the President-Elect despite the fact that not only is the...
A man was speeding down the highway, feeling secure in a gaggle of cars all traveling at the same speed. However, as...
 
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The government has decided that when it comes to air travel, only dogs can be service animals, and companions used for...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are urging Congress to...
DEAR ABBY: My husband came down with COVID and has been having a hard time getting over it. When he first started...
DEAR DR. ROACH: After five years, I still have questions after my husband (at the time) started getting more and more...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are loyal to others. Even though you value security, you’re not afraid to do your own thing...
 
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