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UPDATED 9:09am -SALEM TWP. — A young couple and their 5-year-old daughter are...

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Woman loses career for bilking state of $10G in counseling

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health authorities urged people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings, after warning that a new viral illness that has infected more than 400... READ MORE »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with Republicans abruptly abandoning plans to cram opening arguments into two days but solidly... READ MORE »

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts drew little attention to himself in the beginning 12 hours of his first impeachment trial. But it was just before 1 a.m., as tempers on the... READ MORE »

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Town, Columbia spar over handling of vehicles on court selection days
BLOOMSBURG — A dispute continues to simmer between the town and Columbia County over six jury-selection days each year...
Woman loses career for bilking state of $10G in counseling
DANVILLE — A child therapist who billed the state for nearly $10,000 in counseling services that she never provided was...
Wanted man lost shirt, jacket in struggle with officers, police say
SCOTT TWP. — A man stopped for jaywalking on Tuesday night fled from police and is facing felony assault charges....
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Senate plunged into President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday with Republicans...
Teen housed in Columbia prison, faces trial as an adult
DANVILLE — A 17-year-old girl allegedly bit a staffer repeatedly at a teen lockup, and is now facing a trial as an...
Company, supers work out details of oversight
SALEM TWP. — Leaders of the fire company here say they’re interested in the township’s proposal to take over their...

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1944: During World War II, Allied forces began landing at Anzio, Italy. 1970: The first regularly scheduled commercial...
• Actress Sami Gayle, 24. • Actor Balthazar Getty, 45. • Actress Katie Finneran, 49. • Actress Olivia D’Abo, 51...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Millville Christian Church, 245 E. Main St., Millville. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Anthony...
Trump pitches U.S. economy DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump looked past the impeachment drama...
Skill machines may be seized HARRISBURG (AP) — A judge on Tuesday lifted a month-old halt to police seizures of a...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-6-9-10-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-5; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-2-0; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-9-4-7...
 
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There’s a solid Berwick-area connection to the story about the nuns at the Elysburg monastery who were rescued by...
Police say Nescopeck man, 32, charged
NESCOPECK — The driver of a pickup that plowed into the porch of a house here Friday night has been charged with...
BERWICK — The hospital here and others in the Commonwealth Health System are modifying visitation guidelines during the...

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Skilled homemaker enjoyed auctions, camping
Regina C. Edwards, 73, of Berwick died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, following a...
Avid sports fan enjoyed cooking and gardening
Helen J. (Pursley) Kinney, 81, of Greenwood Township and formerly of Raven Creek, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at the...
Verizon retiree built his own airplane
Randy Lee Gaugler Sr., 65, of Numidia passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, at Emmanuel Center for Nursing, Danville. He...
Raised animals, loved to hunt, fish and garden
Fredrick P. Mowery passed away on Jan. 19, 2020, at the age of 69. He was born in Berwick, on Feb. 19, 1950. Fred was...
Avid outdoorsman was born in California
Gary K. Fidler, 63, of Benton died early Monday morning, Jan. 20, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He had...
USAF retiree was Penn State football fan
MSgt. Jon Jan Girton II, U.S. Air Force (ret.), age 57, passed away Jan. 14, 2020, at his home in New Market, Alabama,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Dotty Ann (Swigart) Wilson, 64, of rural Benton, wife of George Wilson, died Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2020, at her...
Zane R. MorrisLiam C. Morris Kyle and Ashley (Weidman) Morris of Berwick are the parents of twin sons, Zane Ryan and...

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Tallest Hindu god comes to America HOCKESSIN, Del. (AP) — A Delaware temple is now home to a statue of a Hindu god...
Man allegedly exploited vulnerable women for sex
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts school teacher charged with forcing into prostitution several women with...

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“Pete Rose chimes in on latest scandal” (Jan. 19, p. 17) “Rose tells The Associated Press. ‘... I don’t know anybody...
CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing doesn’t expect federal regulators to approve updates to its grounded 737 Max until this summer....

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The 2020 presidential election contest gets serious Feb. 3 when Iowa holds its first-in-the-nation caucuses. This will...
Will volunteers step up?
Did you know that until 1947 almost all cats were outdoor cats? Even felines that were beloved family pets and spent...
As a Medical Technologist and 33-year resident of Berwick, I am deeply committed to the quality and accessibility of...
I would like to thank my family and friends of the Berwick area for such a great turnout at my benefit at the Maria...
Kendra Espinoza, a single mother of two young girls, never dreamed that sending her daughters to a Christian school in...
A police officer called back to the station from a crime scene. “I have an interesting case here,” he reported via...
 
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BERWICK — Residents on South Mercer Street hope that signs the borough plans to install will keep tractor trailers...
SALEM TWP. — A driver who let his station wagon’s high beams shine in the face of an officer in an oncoming vehicle...
DETROIT (AP) — Two different air bag glitches have forced Toyota and Honda to recall more than 6 million vehicles...
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton refused to say whether she would endorse Bernie Sanders, her 2016 rival, if he wins the...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation’s drug addiction crisis, the government will allow states...
 
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Winter fun offered at Nescopeck park DRUMS — The following programs will be offered at Nescopeck State Park in...
Hospital to sponsor blood drive Feb. 4 DANVILLE — The Auxiliary at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital met Jan. 13 at the...
Graduate Kristen Broadt of Bloomsburg graduated Dec. 13 from Chatham University, Pittsburgh, with a doctorate in...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital will sponsor a free discussion focused on prevention and treatment of heart...
 
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MONTOUR TWP. — A driver tried to get out of the way of a speeding car behind him, but the oncoming SUV slammed into his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A rancorous dispute over rules marked the first full day of President Donald Trump’s impeachment...
 
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“There are two ways we get rid of the extreme chill of arctic air. “One way is for it to stay here long enough for it...
HARRISBURG — Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign has begun hiring dozens of staff members in Pennsylvania, an...
 
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NEW YORK — Derek Jeter came within one vote of being a unanimous pick for the Hall of Fame while Larry Walker also...
Tessarvich strong in Ironmen victory
For the Press Enterprise DANVILLE — Danville’s Leah Tessarvich decided to add to her already impressive swimming...
Here comes another big show to Las Vegas. The NFL on Tuesday detailed its draft plans for April 23-25 on the city's...
Quakers squander 12-point lead late
For the Press Enterprise MILLVILLE — For three quarters Tuesday, Millville’s boys basketball team did a good job of...
 
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MELBOURNE, Australia —Her Grand Slam losing streak up to four matches, Maria Sharapova surely was aware questions about...
PHILADELPHIA — Brian Elliott made 19 saves, Jakub Voracek and James van Riemsdyk scored, and the Philadelphia Flyers...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 51 29 10 12 70 169 135 Tampa Bay 48 29 15 4 62 175...
VILLANOVA — Saddiq Bey hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points and Jermaine Samuels had 20 points to lead No. 9...
397 votes cast, 298 needed x-Derek Jeter 396 (99.7 percent), Larry Walker 304 (76.6), Curt Schilling 278 (70.0),...
 
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The way Kyle Busch sees it, there is a flaw in the championship ring NASCAR awarded him last...
 
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Today in Sports History
Jan. 22, 1990 • Celtics’ Larry Bird scores a game-high 37 points and Boston powers past Golden State, 120-115. Jan....
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Lauren Bull poured in a game-high 17 points for Central Columbia in a 62-39 victory over Midd-West...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Hughesville at Bloomsburg.. 7:30 p.m. Central at Midd-West.......... 7:30 p.m....
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Georgetown at Xavier 7 p.m. BTN — Penn State at Michigan CBSSN — St....
Seventh-grade boys Bloomsburg 26, Shamokin 15 Jan. 20 Top scorers: Bloomsburg — Ryan Sherer, 15. Eighth-grade boys...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 29 14.674 — Boston 28 14.667 ½ Philadelphia 29 16.644 1...
BASEBALL American League SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Tony Arnerich minor league field coordinator; Mike Cameron minor...
AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltr??n lost their jobs in the wake of the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scam, leaving...
The players with more hits than Derek Jeter are Pete Rose (4,256); Ty Cobb (4,189); Hank Aaron (3,771); Stan Musial (3,...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband and I are very fortunate to have had a happy relationship for many years. Our lovemaking...
DEAR ABBY: I just found out my husband of 18 years has been going to “hook-up” websites. He says he was just looking...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says that he’s been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a nervous system disorder...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are loving, caring and generous to others. You are multitalented, forward thinking and...
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Pamela Anderson married movie producer Jon Peters in a private ceremony Monday in Malibu, a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has revealed in a new interview that her mother has a brain tumor. Swift, who has spoken...

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