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Town councilman, Bloomsburg tavern owner envisions vendors behind Main Street

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Lawyer to evaluate decades-old school agreement and Benton proposal

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania House Speaker Mike Turzai will not run for reelection, the Republican announced Thursday, ending the career of a conservative force in state government in a... READ MORE »

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney warned residents he will end the city's annual Mummers Parade if organizers don't curtail participants' inappropriate behavior, including... READ MORE »

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BEIJING (AP) — China broadened its unprecedented, open-ended lockdowns to encompass around 25 million people Friday to try to contain a deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds, though... READ MORE »

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Authorities: Woman took tenant’s things and Shickshinny dwelling
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A landlady here faces charges after police say she broke into the house she had rented out, stole...
Town council to seek input at Feb. 10 meeting
BLOOMSBURG — Town Council will tackle one of the town’s hottest topics at its February public meeting: It’s inviting...
Town councilman, Bloomsburg tavern owner envisions vendors behind Main Street
BLOOMSBURG — Newly appointed town councilman and downtown business owner Justin Hummel has an idea for a different kind...
Lawyer to evaluate decades-old school agreement and Benton proposal
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The board that oversees the Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech School plans to meet with its lawyer soon to...

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1945: Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first community to add fluoride to its public water supply. 1981: The 52...
• Rhythm-and-blues singer Alicia Keys, 40. • Actress Ana Ortiz, 49. • Actress China Kantner, 49. • Actress Leigh...
Bloomsburg Reads 2020: “Neither Wolf nor Dog” by Kent Nerburn, 2-5 p.m., Bloomsburg Public Library. Winter Photography...
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the floor of the Senate, Democratic impeachment prosecutors said Friday that President Donald...
Death toll rises in outbreak BEIJING (AP) — China’s most festive holiday began in the shadow of a new virus today as...
• Benton Area School District’s negotiations committee will meet Monday. See the announcement in today’s Public...
Deadly force ruled justified ALLENTOWN (AP) — A juvenile who fatally stabbed a man attempting a home invasion was...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-9-19-22-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-3; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-3-7; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-1-2-...
 
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A 10-year veteran of the state police faces several charges, including theft by deception and impersonating a public...
BERWICK — Three men are facing drug-related charges after a traffic stop for a broken brake light about 9:15 p.m. Jan....
Man fined $1G for furnishing alcohol BLOOMSBURG — A man was sentenced to pay a fine of $1,000 after pleading guilty...

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Judge says paraphernalia, heroin was bad influence for her children
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman has been sentenced to spend two weeks in jail on charges she endangered three young...
DANVILLE — A Shamokin man was placed on probation for a year and fined $300 for making threats while he was a patient...
BERWICK — High school students from Benton, Berwick, Central Columbia, Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech, Millville and...
Teen faces DUI charges BERWICK — A woman who crashed a Dodge Nitro into two vehicles parked on Orange Street just...
 
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Body found in manure pile GALT, Calif. (AP) — A man’s body was found in a pile of manure at a dairy farm in central...
Motive for 79 minute Florida attack under investigation
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When police in St. Petersburg found the brutally beaten body of a man in a shopping center...
Steady stream of drivers seek assistance from tire center after mishap
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thousands of drywall screws that fell onto a busy Alaska road punctured tires and caused...

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Longtime Bloomsburg Bell Atlantic manager
Robert W. Gray Jr., 86, of Pottsville, formerly of Bloomsburg, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on...
Little League coach worked at Berwick Offray
Thomas E. Noss, 75, of Shickshinny, died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, at his home. Born March 17, 1944, in Shickshinny,...
Church secretary was Hope Center volunteer
Gladys M. (Schloyer) Bason, 98, of Berwick, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Monday services for former Millville woman
Irma V. Rider, 89, of Danville, and formerly of Millville, passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at Geisinger Medical...
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A garage fire at 46 Kingsbury Drive here Friday night gutted the metal structure and its contents, but...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Shickshinny woman stopped by police for a broken headlight just after 3 a.m. on Jan. 1 had a...
SWEET VALLEY — State police confirm a 91-year-old was found dead Friday morning inside his residence here, according to...
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick man was attacked by three men who accused him of having made derogatory statements, authorities...

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LEWISBURG — America’s longest-running live stage production, The Tamburitzans, will perform Friday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Ewan McGregor insists any delay in completing work on his new Obi-Wan Kenobi “Star Wars” streaming...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania has paid off $2.8 billion in bonds it issued in 2012 to retire a post-recession...
CRESSONA — An Elysburg teenager escaped injury in a three-vehicle crash here Wednesday afternoon, according to a...
NEW YORK (AP) — A book by Rep. Elijah Cummings, nearly finished in his lifetime and worked on by his widow after his...

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We write to explain the purposes of the peace vigil (“War is not the answer”) that some people from Millville Friends...
Haddon Heights and 11 other public school districts in New Jersey are road-testing a new middle and high school...
ROSE: Generosity around here grows on trees. Since publication of a classified ad and a front-page story in December,...
Does truth matter anymore? In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election I received emails from several conservative...
In reference to the rights of fishermen on the waters of Fishing Creek, the following may be pertinent. Public Law 510...
I am writing in response to recent allegations that were leveled against me in the paper. On Jan. 18 I had an exchange...
As his car went into a skid, the new driver immediately thought back to the question about skidding on his written...
 
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Second day of testimony continues Weinstein trial
NEW YORK (AP) — “Do the Right Thing” actress Rosie Perez testified Friday that fellow screen star Annabella Sciorra...
PHOENIX (AP) —Transgender girls and women would be barred from participating in sports on the team that aligns with...
GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy responding to a burglary call in South Carolina was forced to settle a beef...
LUNEN, Germany (AP) — Iran’s only female Olympic medalist said Friday she wants to compete for Germany after defecting...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) —Marijuana shops in Alaska will be among the first nationally where onsite use would be permitted...
 
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State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Pentagon’s new U.S. Space Force is not Star Trek’s Starfleet Command, but their logos bear a...
Nancy Pelosi made this statement after the House passed the two articles of impeachment, “we have been working on this...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — For many Americans, how they feel about issues raised during President Donald Trump’s impeachment has...
“A storm is passing to our west, drawing a lot of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico northward. That means today will be...
LOS ANGELES — Questions have loomed for years around the nominations process for the Grammy Awards. But the doubts...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) —Women have come to the defense of a mother who says she was asked to cover up while breastfeeding...
 
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Organizers seeking buyer for notorious sports show
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Since the doors opened Thursday afternoon, attendance has been steady at the...
Berwick swimmer hit milestone this week
For the Press Enterprise BERWICK — The only thing that might have slowed Berwick’s Countney Turowski in her pursuit of...
Central overcomes slow start, beats Hughesville
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A full house packed the “Bird Cage” with expectations of a highly-contested game between two of...
For the Press Enterprise HAZLETON — Berwick coach Bill Phillips knew a lot of things would have to go his team’s way...
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Access denied. At least that’s what the sign read this week for Bloomsburg’s...
 
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NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that...
SAN DIEGO — Ryan Palmer had a round as magnificent as the weather at Torrey Pines, making 11 birdies for a 10-under 62...
OAKLAND, Calif. —Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers didn’t have any more to say regarding his role as a whistle-...
PARIS — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 12 rebounds and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 31 14.689 — Boston 30 14.682 ½ Philadelphia 29 17.630 2½...
Farmers Insurance Open Second Round Ryan Palmer 72s-62n—134 -10 Brandt Snedeker 69n-67s—136 -8 J.B. Holmes 68s-...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Down to what sure felt like her last chance, Serena Williams came through with a cross-court...
 
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HUGHESVILLE — Southern Columbia’s Loren Gehret poured in a game-high 16 points to lead Southern Columbia’s high school...
 
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AUTO RACING 1:30 p.m. NBC — IMSA: The Rolex 24, Daytona Beach, Fla. 2 p.m. NBCSN — IMSA: The Rolex 24, Daytona...
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Jan. 25, 1990 • Brett Hull’s goal with 1:35 remaining sends the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 win over the Hartford Whalers...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Hazleton at Berwick...................1 p.m. Benton at Sullivan Cty...........1:...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Utah 3 226 Dallas Brooklyn 1 225½ at Detroit Chicago 1 217 at Cleveland at...
P-Nut Bowl Youth prep Week 16 W L Hot Stuff 43 17 Strikers 39 21 Split Ends 37 23 The Blue Devils 34.5 25.5...
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...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Signed RHP Trevor Hildenberger to a minor league contract. CLEVELAND...
Feb. 4-6 — Owners meetings, Orlando, Florida. Feb. 4-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix. Feb. 11 — Voluntary...
 
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TODAY Prayer breakfast, Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Blvd., South Centre Township, 7:15 a.m., Missy Hess...
Free sauerkraut, pork on Sunday BERWICK — Free pork and sauerkraut will be served at Grace Lutheran Church from 4-6 p....
 

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DEAR ABBY: I recently landed a new job and was excited about doing work that would be directly in line with my...
Walmart tests higher hourly starting wages in 500 stores NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart says it’s testing higher wages for...
CHICAGO (AP) — The official portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama from the...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You inspire others through your ideas and your behavior. Nevertheless, you are also a mystery...

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