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Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 6:35am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — True to form, Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday Sunday. “Since I am turning 99, I can stay up as late as I want without asking permission!” she... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 6:33am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran urged the United Nations' nuclear watchdog to avoid publishing “unnecessary” details on Tehran’s nuclear program, state TV reported Sunday, a day after Germany,... READ MORE »

Posted on: Sunday, January 17, 2021 - 6:30am
The threat of extremist groups descending on state capitals in a series of demonstrations Sunday prompted governors to roll out a massive show of force and implement tight security measures... READ MORE »

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Wound appears to be accidental, coroner says
SCOTT TWP. — State Police are investigating what appears to be the accidental shooting death of a 44-year-old woman at...
Scott officials: $15G auto-license reader will pay for itself in fines
SCOTT TWP. — For several months, a woman was flying under the radar of local law enforcement, driving in the Columbia...
Radiologist claims ‘sham’ peer review killed job chances
DANVILLE — A former Geisinger radiologist claims he was forced out of the health system without warning just weeks...
12-year-old poodle mix found in Catawissa returned to owner, but questions remain
CATAWISSA — Animal rescue workers are concerned about the safety of a dog who was returned to its owners after being...
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1916: The Professional Golfers’ Association of America had its beginnings as department store magnate Rodman Wanamaker...
• Former NBA player Dwyane Wade, 39. • Country singer Amanda Wilkinson, 39. • Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy (TV: “...
LIVE Free Family Event: 10 a.m., Faith Church, 4 Rittenhouse Place, Drums, ventriloquist, illusionist, games, prizes.
Police: Armed man arrested WASHINGTON (AP) — Police arrested a Virginia man with a handgun and 500 rounds of...
• Hunlock Sand & Gravel Company plans to conduct blasting operations at the expanded areas of its sand and gravel...
Officer’s charges dismissed PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charges were dismissed against a police officer accused of striking a...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-17-25-26-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-0; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-7-6; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-9-9...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — All 102 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found to be in compliance with state...
BERWICK — A 28-year-old bicyclist stopped because he didn’t have lights or reflectors during a midnight ride tried to...
MIFFLIN TWP. — A Nescopeck man was charged with his second DUI in about two months after police found his car in a...
 
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Vo-Tech graduate loved horses and music
Robert H. Cochran, age 65, of 1325 Orange Street, Berwick, passed away peacefully at the Geisinger Medical Center,...
Receptionist had excellent singing voice
Mabelann Marie Masich, 69, of Berwick, died peacefully, Monday, January 11, 2021, at Watsontown Nursing and...
Retired dairy farmer enjoyed card, board games
Richard “Dick” Kriebel, 77, of Benton died Thursday afternoon, January 14, 2021, at his home. Born June 29, 1943, in...
Slocum native helped with church dinners
Arlene (Cragle) Knouse Wolfe, 95, of Wapwallopen passed away at Berwick Retirement Village II on January 11, 2021. She...
Was foreman for Berwick Borough road crew
Robert J. Markle, 74, of Berwick passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at home. He was surrounded by...
Benton man was ‘cowboy at heart’
Robert William Rosengrant, 61, of Benton, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021. He was born on July 4, 1959, and was...
MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (AP) — Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets, the U....
Completed obituary to appear Tuesday
Barton N. Breisch, age 61, of Bloomsburg died on Friday, January 15, 2021, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in...
Helen Hunsinger, a lifelong Mifflinville resident, turns 101 Saturday, and family members are holding a card shower for...
Days, hours for Beyond the Blend BERWICK — The correct hours for the newly reopened Beyond the Blend are 2-7 p.m....
 
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Hughesville widow was dedicated to the Lord
On January 15, 2021, Jacqueline Mae Tomassacci Mills was welcomed into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ....
Berwick native enjoyed hunting, fishing
Mr. James Thomas Shoemaker, 59, of Hohenwald, Tenn., unexpectedly passed away at his Hohenwald home on January 10, 2021...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Betty White has something impish to say about her birthday today. “Since I am turning 99, I can stay...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Organizers of the March for Life, the annual anti-abortion event, asked supporters not to gather in...
 
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“Something we look forward to when it has been harsh and snowy is what is known as a ‘January thaw.’ This is nothing...
 
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Around 1800, John Rhodenberger built a tavern on the northern side of Locust Mountain, along the road that passed...
Boy, the more you see of that she-witch, Nancy Pelosi, I don’t know how long we can put up with her. Her and that half...
 
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InsideSources.com The inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who will be the 46th president of the United States...
ROSE: A decade ago, if you said the word “agape” in Bloomsburg, you might have a few biblical scholars who could tell...
Donald Trump began his campaign with racist/nationalist dog whistles and outright braggadocio about “draining the swamp...
This letter is in response to the screed submitted by Mr. Kurt Smith and published in the Press Enterprise on Jan. 13,...
The mob that breached the United States Capitol did unforgivable violence to one of our nation’s most hallowed spaces....
Commandment 5. When a man opens the door of his car for his wife, you can be sure of one thing: Either the car is new...
1-B, 2-C, 3-D, 4-C, 5-A, 6-A, 7-B, 8-C, 9-B, 10-D
 
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Financial therapist Lindsay Bryan-Podvin of Ann Arbor, Michigan, specializes in helping people deal with their...
DANVILLE — Geisinger recently was recognized by the American Heart Association and American Medical Association for...
Evangelical Community Hospital recently announced the arrival of Cathleen Lapchak as director of clinical quality,...
HARRISBURG — Rep. David Millard (R-Berwick) has been appointed to another term as chairman of the House Tourism and...
BLOOMSBURG — A staff member at a Bloomsburg accounting office recently received a promotion. Diane Else, who is a...
 
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Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? The North Carolina Department of Transportation put nine vintage train cars...
NEW YORK — Gregory Maguire attributes the first grain of the idea for his new book “A Wild Winter Swan” to “Mary...
 
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We’re driving the all-new 2021 GMC Yukon. It was delivered in 4WD, AT4-trim riding on special 20-inch Goodyear tires on...
 
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NEW YORK — By page two of the pilot script for NBC’s “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” Skylar Astin knew he wanted the...
 
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Doug Liman’s “Locked Down” is one of the first and most ambitious films to be conceived and shot during the pandemic....
NEW YORK — The first time Gary Oldman and David Fincher met was in London 1990, when Fincher was looking to cast him in...
The potential pitfalls of a movie that brings together Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown for a night on...
 
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Guzevich is perfect at line; scores 18
MAHANOY CITY — It’s not often a team has a defensive performance as dominant as Bloomsburg had on Saturday. The...
AP Sports Columnist Before the good folks in Jacksonville get too fired up about the arrival of Urban Meyer, let’s...
Rodgers, Packers torch Rams’ defense
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Don’t tell Aaron Rodgers the lack of capacity crowds in a pandemic will limit the Green Bay Packers'...
NEW YORK — Robert Saleh has made history that extends far beyond any football field. The New York Jets’ new head coach...
 
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Today in Sports History
Jan. 17, 1991 • Central Columbia graduate Kip Simons turns in a strong performance in his first collegiate gymnastics...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia’s Alyx Flick (15 points) and Ellie Rowe (13) combined to score 28 points and the...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Northwest at Bucktail.......... 5:30 p.m. High school girls Northwest at...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) Noon CBS — Iowa at Northwestern 1 p.m. BTN — Penn State at Purdue 2 p.m. ESPNU —...
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with 1B Yariel Gonzalez and Aderlin Rodriguez, RHP...
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees periodically discusses his long, extraordinary NFL journey in terms of fate and destiny. The...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Boston 7 211½ New York at Dallas 7 226½ Chicago Philadelphia 3 219 at Oklahoma...
 
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LOS ANGELES — Even after canceling the Tournament of Roses parade during the summer and scaling back the pregame...
SAN ANTONIO — DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Dejounte Murray had 18 points and 10 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs...
NEWARK, N.J. — Egor Sharangovich scored his first NHL goal in the final seconds of overtime to propel the New Jersey...
LUBBOCK, Texas — Davion Mitchell had 19 points and Jared Butler finally scored late as No. 2 Baylor overcame No. 15...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 8 3.727 — Philadelphia 9 4.692 — Brooklyn 8 6.571 1½ New York...
Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 2 2 0 0 4 10 3 Nashville 1 1 0 0 2 3 1 Detroit 2 1 1 0 2 4 5...
CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett has only respect for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, a generational talent on another...
 

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The deer season is almost over. Maybe you didn’t realize it, but the archery-flintlock season has one day to go, too....
The Pennsylvania Fish Commission passed a rule prohibiting trolling from a rowboat.
Rabbit hunt set The Lycoming County Beagle Club will hold a rabbit hunting contest Saturday. This will be for teams up...
Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 9 Buffalo 27, Indianapolis 24 Los Angeles Rams 30, Seattle 20 Tampa Bay 31,...
 

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BOSTON (AP) — A major memorial honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King is moving forward in Boston,...
 

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‘Self care’ a response to pandemic uncertainty
NEW YORK — With a pandemic raging, this is what life can look like: Staring at your face on Zoom for hours instead of...
Life insurance applications for Americans jumped in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic made us more aware of our mortality...
NEW YORK — In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still (...
 

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Anniversaries • John and Darla Davis Pszeniczny of Fairmount Township will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on...
ELYSBURG — These memorials were received at Ralpho Township Public Library recently: • Henry Bebenek by Ann Wimble •...
Virtual vaping panel discussion slated SUNBURY — United in Recovery, covering the Opioid Coalitions of Snyder, Union...
Jennifer and Michael Donnelly of Bloomsburg announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Victoria Shaleen to...
The lawn in front of Jackson Mansion, Berwick, was the setting on Nov. 9, 2020, for the marriage ceremony uniting Susan...
 

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DEAR ABBY: My brother, who lives 1,000 miles away, is thinking of moving back to our hometown to be around family and “...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are quite fortunate; nevertheless, you are hardworking because you take nothing for granted...
NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after publishing his memoir “Decoded,” Jay-Z is forming a more lasting partnership with the...