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He plans to take same job in Stroudsburg for 31% more pay

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Early flames level barn in Riverside; card players inside escape unharmed

Front PageFive pets perish in Berwick blaze; residence gutted

Fire officials suspect kitchen start

Front PageDriver allegedly fled crash, pretended to be his brother

Police: Man was involved in hit-run accident in Berwick

Front PageCops: Drug suspect said movie inspired business

He allegedly told police he is paid to drive for deals

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He plans to take same job in Stroudsburg for 31% more pay
CATAWISSA — Larry Kopp is resigning as Catawissa’s borough manager after less than two years on the job to take the...
Early flames level barn in Riverside; card players inside escape unharmed
RIVERSIDE — Three men were playing cards inside a barn on S&H Avenue early Sunday when a fire broke out, a fire...
Fire officials suspect kitchen start
BERWICK — Three dogs, a guinea pig and a lizard died Sunday in an afternoon fire that gutted parts of a home on North...
Police: Man was involved in hit-run accident in Berwick
BERWICK — A driver who fled from a car crash pretended he was his brother when police caught up with him a short while...
He allegedly told police he is paid to drive for deals
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man busted for having drugs inside his car claimed he gets paid to drive people around on...
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1817: The New York Stock & Exchange Board, which had its beginnings in 1792, was formally organized; it later...
STORY TIME: 11:30 a.m., McBride Memorial Library, 500 Market St., Berwick. GROCERY GIVEAWAY: 3 to 5 p.m., The Berwick...
• Actor James Van Der Beek, 44. • Actor Freddie Prinze Jr., 45. • Actor Camryn Manheim, 60. • Actor Aidan Quinn,...
Boulder party turns violent BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Authorities promised Sunday to pursue criminal charges after a...
• Scott Township Sewer Authority will meet for 2021 at 6:30 p.m. March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 19, Aug. 16...
Car hits tree; three dead CENTER VALLEY (AP) — A vehicle left the road and slammed into a tree here, killing three...
TREASURE HUNT: 05-12-22-25-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-6, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-6-5, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-5-...
 
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The Farm in Bloom is kicking off spring with a “Packin’ the Barn” event this weekend. More than 70 crafters, vendors...
BLOOMSBURG — A Williamsport man is facing a mandatory six months in jail after pleading guilty to his seventh arrest...
DANVILLE — Byard Woodruff is seeking the Republican nomination for Montour County treasurer, he announced. Woodruff...
 
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BORN TODAY You are a hardworking perfectionist. Friendships are so important that you sometimes absorb the qualities...
To the Riverside man with Trump Derangement Syndrome. Biden doesn’t golf but he does play Mario Kart while people are...
NASCAR fan obtained pilot’s license at age 16
Evelyn M. Cole, 93, of Bloomsburg passed away peacefully in her home on Friday, March 5, 2021. Born in Berwick on Feb....
Berwick native enjoyed antique autos, jazz
Thomas Paragian, 87, of Lower Saucon Township died Monday, March 1, 2021, at Saucon Valley Manor–Hellertown. He was the...
Complete obituary to be published Tuesday
Charles T. Reigle, age 73, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday, March 7, 2021, a patient of Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
 
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... will turn 7 on Friday. He is the son of George Zapata and Abby Zapata, Berwick. Grandparents are Carl and Brenda...
... son of Sarah and Nicholas Klein, Gahanna, Ohio, turned 4 on March 2. Grandparents are Christina Hauck, Danville,...
... daughter of Jim and Erin Moran, Bloomsburg, is 12 today. Grandparents are Stephen and Marie Cargill, Berwick; Jim...
... daughter of Cody and Kari Hack, Hughesville, turned 5 on March 3. Grandparents are Cindy and Terry Rider,...
... is 3 years old today. Parents are Brett and Lindsey Shultz, Millville. Grandparents are Bud and Wanda Allegar,...
... daughter of Louis A. and Emily DiPippa, Berwick, will turn 4 Saturday. Grandparents are Louis D. DiPippa, Rebecca...
... daughter of Jeffrey Vincent and Kimberly Whitenight, Bloomsburg, will turn 6 Tuesday. Grandparents are Sandy...
... son of Chris and Sarah Carro, Bloomsburg, will turn 9 Thursday. Grandparents are Jill and Reuben Bell, Saco, Maine...
... son of Jason and Jennifer Zeisloft, Bloomsburg, will turn 6 on Friday. Grandparents are Dale and Kay Martenas,...
... son of Jeff and Eve Ralston, Bloomsburg, will turn 8 Wednesday. Grandparents are Mike and Beth Dower, Bloomsburg,...
... daughter of Beth Yuhas, Bloomsburg, turned 4 on March 7. Grandparents are Bill and Joanne McGinley, Bloomsburg....
... son of Amanda and Bill Sees, Riverside, will turn 5 Tuesday. Grandparents are Bill and Peg Smith, Lime Ridge, and...
daughter of Kerri and David Lovette V, Berwick, turned 2 March 6. Grandparents are Scott and Tammy Strobel, Malcolm...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 75-year-old woman who has been suffering from four to five bouts of hot flashes with night...
DEAR ABBY: My girlfriend and I call each other horrible, disparaging names as a form of “love.” Recently, I asked her...
 
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“About a week ago, a springtime air mass began dominating the western two-thirds of the nation, resulting in widespread...
Q. I would like to share my challenges with canker sores. As a child, I was constantly in pain from these painful...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Meghan told Oprah Winfrey that she experienced suicidal thoughts over how she was being treated after...
SEATTLE (AP) — MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a...
 
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Sixers players flagged by COVID-19 contact tracing
Philadelphia 76ers teammates Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons were ruled out of Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game after being...
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — By the time Rick Pitino got to town, the coronavirus was already there. When Iona hired the Hall...
Larson earns first win since suspension for slur
LAS VEGAS — Kyle Larson wasn’t sure he’d ever race again in NASCAR, and if he could, he didn’t know who would even hire...
The money was huge — a cool $2.5 million apiece — and so was the stage for Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. Their first...
 
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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Rocket Watts scored 21 points and Aaron Henry had 18 to lead Michigan State to a 70-64 victory...
ORLANDO, Fla. —Bryson DeChambeau received a text message Sunday morning from Tiger Woods to keep fighting, good advice...
PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby capped Pittsburgh’s three-goal outburst in the first period, and the Penguins beat the New...
East Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA N.Y. Islanders 25 15 6 4 34 73 56 Washington 24 14 6 4 32 79 76 Boston 22 13 6 3...
Pennzoil 400 (Start position in parentheses) 1. (3) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 267 laps, 50 points. 2. (10) Brad...
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Raina Perez hit a jumper from near the left elbow with 2.1 seconds left to help No. 3 North Carolina...
 
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After a year away, Felix Hern??ndez admittedly has some kinks to work out in his pursuit of a big league roster spot...
March 8
March 8, 1991 • Tawnya Reynolds scores 14 points and Tara Gainey adds 12 to lead Danville to an 89-44 win over...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys District 4 Class 3A semifinals Mt. Carmel at Loyalsock.............7 p.m. Troy...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 6 p.m. CBSSN — Colonial Tournament: TBD, Semifinal, Harrisonburg, Va. 6:30 p.m. ESPNU —...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Cleveland St. 3½ Milwaukee N. Kentucky 1½ Oakland Canisius 6 Rider...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia 24 12.667 — Brooklyn 24 13.649 ½ Boston 19 17.528 5...
First Round Player, Team Pts Stephen Curry, Golden State 31 Mike Conley, Utah 28 Jayson Tatum, Boston 25 Donovan...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League BOSTON RED SOX — Activated C Kevin Plawecki from the reserve/COVID-19...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s Nicole Keeley, a Shikellamy grad, placed third as the Huskies’ women’s cross...
 
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State Rep. Valerie Gaydos is a month early with a proposed and badly needed state constitutional amendment to reduce...
For nearly a year, we’ve been taking preventive measures like masking, physical distancing and frequent handwashing to...
 
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