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Police report violent assault was the result of drug deal gone wrong

Front PageSex offender who fled police is locked up

Catawissa man, 24, is facing endangerment, traffic charges

Front PageBU to open full time in fall

Officials cheer news in-person classes, more sports will resume

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Bloomsburg man must register as sex offender

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Certificates would be for business management, health sciences

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Posted on: Friday, March 5, 2021 - 2:30am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about continuing threats, the acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police appealed to congressional leaders Thursday to use their influence to keep National Guard... READ MORE »

Posted on: Friday, March 5, 2021 - 2:15am
DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas police officer was arrested Thursday on two counts of capital murder, more than a year and a half after a man told investigators that he kidnapped and killed two... READ MORE »

Posted on: Thursday, March 4, 2021 - 10:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted by the slimmest of margins Thursday to begin debating a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, after Democrats made eleventh-hour changes aimed at ensuring... READ MORE »

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Police report violent assault was the result of drug deal gone wrong
BERWICK — Police have made an arrest in an assault last weekend that left the victim so badly injured, he was flown...
Catawissa man, 24, is facing endangerment, traffic charges
CATAWISSA — A judge set bail at $200,000 for a convicted sex offender who police say fled Wednesday and led officers on...
Officials cheer news in-person classes, more sports will resume
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University will return to full-time, in-person classes this fall, officials announced Thursday...
Bloomsburg man must register as sex offender
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was sentenced Thursday to up to 15 years in state prison for raping one child and...
Certificates would be for business management, health sciences
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg school district may add two special programs to its curriculum to give students throughout the...
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• Actor Jake Lloyd, 32. • Actor Sterling Knight, 32. • Model Niki Taylor, 46. • Actor Jolene Blalock, 46. •...
Soup/Sandwich Luncheon: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Memorial UM Church Annex, Second and Pine streets, Berwick; 570-753-6262 to...
1770: The Boston Massacre took place as British soldiers who’d been taunted by a crowd of colonists opened fire,...
Troops may stay at Capitol WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is reviewing a police request to keep National Guard troops...
• Montour Township Zoning Board will meet at 7 p.m. March 18 in the township Municipal Building, 195 Rupert Drive, to...
Virus program extended HARRISBURG (AP) — On Thursday, Wolf administration officials said Pennsylvania will extend a...
TREASURE HUNT: 13-21-25-27-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-1; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-3-9; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-2-...
 
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A project by Danville Area School District students to show appreciation for those on the front lines during the...
HARRISBURG — After a one-day bump up, daily confirmed coronavirus numbers fell again Thursday, with Montour County’s...
HUNLOCK TWP. — A vehicle hit a post office box, then fled Friday morning, state police said. The crash happened at 8:...
 
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Loved music, travel, had compassionate nature
Elizabeth (“Libby”) Bates passed away peacefully at home on March 3, 2021, at the age of 94. Libby was born Elizabeth...
Longtime head coach of Vo-Tech bowling teams
Douglas L. Colosimo, 71, of Catawissa went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 1, 2021, at the Geisinger Medical...
Furniture builder enjoyed playing video games
John A. Billig, 56, of Hughesville passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at his residence. He was born April 9, 1964,...
World War II and Korean War Navy veteran
Robert F. Davis, 93, passed away on March 2, 2021. He was born in Berwick, the son of Fred and Anna (Sitler) Davis...
Berwick native enjoyed outdoors, family time
David Alley, 85, passed away Feb. 27, 2021, at St. Luke’s Hospice House, after a sudden illness. He was born in...
Bloom man loved serving as church caretaker
H. Phillip Hill, 77, of Bloomsburg passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, at his home. Phil was born on...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) —A woman who was convicted in 2018 of housing dozens of filthy and sick Great Danes in her New...
John K. Oldenbuttel Jason Oldenbuttel and Leslie Hess, Berwick, are the parents of a son, John Kenneth, born Thursday...
Bloom University finances Bloomsburg University faces a $10 million shortfall because of lost revenue and uncovered...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says inflation will likely pick up in the coming months but the...
WASHINGTON (AP) —In a solid start, more than 200,000 people signed up for coverage the first two weeks after President...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —With Democrats controlling the presidency and Congress, Republican state lawmakers concerned about...
HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered Exxon Mobil to pay a $14.25 million civil penalty this week in an 11-year-old...
 
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By LEE REICH  Associated Press Writer T he deadly winter storms that wreaked havoc in large swaths of the country can...
DETROIT (AP) — Pandemic lockdowns and stay-at-home orders kept many drivers off U.S. roads and highways last year. But...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are enthusiastic and have a great sense of humor. You need freedom because you get bored...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 58-year-old healthy female. I am 6 feet tall, and weigh 130 pounds. My last blood pressure...
DEAR ABBY: I suspect something has been going on with my husband and our daughter-in-law. My husband has become...
 
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Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, recently wrote this column for the Wall Street...
ROSE: Four months after her hire, Corrections Officer Vanessa Aten has made her mark at the prison in the best possible...
“A representative owes [the people who elected him] not only his [service] but his judgment, and he betrays them if he...
We are living in the dumbest time of human existence. A mere 15 years ago we were all making jokes about how patently...
 
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Contrary to what “Game of Thrones” might have you believe, not all dragons are agents of destruction. In the newest...
NEW YORK — When Eddie Murphy made the original “Coming to America,” he was the funniest man in America. Murphy was at...
NEW YORK — Musician Nicky Jam has earned a Latin Grammy and a Billboard Music Award. But nothing would make the...
 
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“Northwesterly winds bringing down Canadian air resulted in yesterday being variably cloudy, windy and seasonably cold...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday made it harder for longtime immigrants convicted of a crime to avoid...
 
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Roethlisberger returns for 18th season at QB
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger is returning for an 18th season with the Pittsburgh Steelers and is taking a pay cut to...
Ironmen claim third straight district title
For the Press Enterprise WILLIAMSPORT — Danville’s Coyla Bartholomew was hours away from competing at the state meet...
Jays hunker down, oust Panthers
Press Enterprise Copy Editor SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia showed Thursday night that a good defense is a team’...
Press Enterprise Sports Editor SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia’s girls basketball team has experienced it all...
 
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GREENVILLE, S.C. —Rhyne Howard scored 27 points, seven in the last three minutes when 17th-ranked Kentucky outscored No...
NEW YORK — Julius Randle capped his All-Star first half with 27 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists, sending the New...
It took Sheila Ford Hamp about one second to respond when asked about the potential for women in key roles in the NFL...
PITTSBURGH — Claude Giroux scored his second goal of the night on a tap-in with 2:08 remaining and the Philadelphia...
East Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 22 13 5 4 30 75 70 N.Y. Islanders 23 13 6 4 30 63 52 Philadelphia 20 12...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia 24 12.667 — Brooklyn 24 13.649 ½ Boston 19 17.528 5...
Franz Wagner scored 19 points, Hunter Dickinson added 14 and No. 2 Michigan wrapped up the Big Ten title with a 69-50...
 
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NEW YORK — Major League Baseball will hold its first Lou Gehrig Day on June 2, adding Gehrig to Jackie Robinson and...
Oneil Cruz insists he’s a shortstop. One problem: genetics. The Dominican Republic native was 6-foot-1 or so 16-year-...
 
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Today in Sports History
March 5, 1991 • Danville center Tara Gainey scores 17 points and grabs 23 rebounds as the Ironmen beat Bloomsburg, 56-...
BERWICK — Katie Starr scored a game-high 18 points and pulled down 15 rebounds, Renny Murphy had 14 points and five...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys District 4 Class 4A quarterfinals Midd-West at Danville............... 7 p.m....
AUTO RACING 9 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series: The Bucked Up 200, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas...
P-Nut Bowl SUNDAY ADULT/JUNIOR Week 21 W L Dad Reflex 13 3 Two Brians 11 5 Split Happens 11 5 Indestructable...
 
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NEW YORK — Stanley Tucci’s pandemic experiences have run the gamut. He has home-schooled little kids with his wife,...
 
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While the debate continues about Sen. Cruz traveling with his family because the power was out in Texas, what about the...
 
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