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Declining enrollment behind district decision, superintendent explains

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Downtown space seen as community hub and event venue

Front PageAll adults eligible for shot today

State steps up rollout as supply of vaccine — and cases — climb

Front PageSome Berwick taxpayers would pay more if budget is finalized

District residents in Columbia would face about 4% hike; in Luzerne, rate would hold steady

Front PageCentral OKs its budget plan with no tax hike

District would tap reserves to cover $1.2M deficit

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Declining enrollment behind district decision, superintendent explains
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia’s school board reluctantly voted Monday night to cut four full-time teachers from the...
Downtown space seen as community hub and event venue
DANVILLE — If all goes as planned, by next summer a vacant spot between the Danville borough building andBeiter’s...
State steps up rollout as supply of vaccine — and cases — climb
Pennsylvania will expand eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to all adults beginning today, nearly a week ahead of...
District residents in Columbia would face about 4% hike; in Luzerne, rate would hold steady
BERWICK — School taxes would go up slightly for some Berwick Area School District taxpayers if a preliminary budget...
District would tap reserves to cover $1.2M deficit
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Residents of the Central Columbia School District won’t see their property taxes increase next year...
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1870: The Metropolitan Museum of Art was incorporated in New York. (The original museum opened in 1872.) 1943:...
• Actor Allison Williams, 33. • Actor Kelli Giddish, 41. • Singer Lou Bega, 46. • Actor Bokeem Woodbine, 48. •...
Officer mistakenly shot man BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a...
• Danville Area School Board’s Finance Committee meeting for April has been rescheduled to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the...
Trump supporter charged HARRISBURG (AP) — Authorities accused an Aldan man of leaving a series of vulgar voicemails at...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-10-13-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-1; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-1-4; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-3-2...
 
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DANVILLE — A Danville resident stole more than $500 in merchandise over three months of shopping at Weis Markets by...
BERWICK — A man arrested in 2015 for cooking methamphetamine was arrested last month when probation officers checked on...
Food, drinks and entertainment will be highlighted during Community Day at Northern Columbia Community and Cultural...
HARRISBURG — Columbia County reported no newly confirmed cases of coronavirus Monday. That’s the first time that’s...
 
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Longtime educator, world traveler, friend to all
Edward R. Mott, Ed.D., age 93, of Bloomsburg passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021. Born in Oil City, on Feb. 16, 1928, he...
Former longtime Vo-Tech teacher/principal
David A. Artman, 77, of North Centre Township entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ early...
Retired PPL serviceman, trap-shoot champion
Terry L. Rishel, age 75, of Millville passed away on Friday, March 26, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital North, Lutz, Fla...
U.S. Marine Corps veteran enjoyed traveling
Robert James Lynn Sr., 86, of Jamison City and formerly of Berwick, died peacefully at home on April 11, 2021. Born on...
Former logistics manager for Wise Potato Chips
Donald Jay “Don” Lowery, of Boiling Springs, S.C., passed away Friday, April 9, 2021. Born in Berwick, he was a son of...
Complete obituary to be published later
Ralph I. Ammon III, age 72, of Berwick died on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at his North Centre Township home. A complete...
Former garage and excavation business owner
Clinton “Jack” Buck, 92, of Danville passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at his home, surrounded by his loving...
• Fred and Emmaline Styer will observe their 70th wedding anniversary on April 22. Cards and well-wishes may be sent...
Vo-Tech graduation, senior gala dates Columbia Montour Vo-Tech’s graduation is to be June 4. An article Sunday gave an...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Christine M. Ezzyk, age 63, of Orangeville passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021, a patient of Geisinger Medical...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden wants Congress to know he’s sincere about cutting a deal on infrastructure. But...
DANVILLE — Three women on Monday pleaded guilty to shoplifting at Weis Markets, including one who admitted stealing $...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman whose car ended up on top of a traffic island on West Fifth Street near Market Street...
ORANGE TWP. — A driver pulled over for swerving along the road allegedly dozed off while talking to the state trooper...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You like a sure thing, but you’re willing to take some risks because you are success-oriented....
NEW YORK (AP) — Although weddings and other big celebrations are going back on the calendar in the U.S., business...
Biden: Invest in computer chips WASHINGTON (AP) —President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders...
SCOTT TWP. — A Philadelphia man stopped for a lighting violation on his vehicle was charged with having a small amount...
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) season has been extended through April 30. It ordinarily ends at...
 
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Most children with a serious inflammatory illness linked to the coronavirus had initial COVID-19 infections with no...
DEAR DR. ROACH: With all the masks, hand-washing, sanitizing and social distancing, will we all have weak immune...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sonia Sein said she spent the last six years “trying to catch every breath at every moment” after...
 
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Q. When I was a child, I frequently suffered from colds. My aunt would make a cough medicine of very soft-cooked onions...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Junior/Senior High School honor roll students for the third marking period:...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Elementary School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished...
 
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“A big, nearly stationary storm delivered generous rain Sunday and Sunday night as well as a cloudy, cool, damp Monday...
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s government decided today to start releasing massive amounts of treated radioactive water from the...
 
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Pandemic didn’t hold senior back
Press Enterprise Copy Editor BLOOMSBURG — When the PIAA abruptly canceled the Class 2A swim meet, putting an end to...
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins, Minnesota Wild and Minnesota Timberwolves postponed games scheduled for Monday...
Central scores early, holds off Bloom rally
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — With 20 runners reaching base safely on Monday, Central Columbia’s baseball team...
BOSTON — For more than a decade Julian Edelman lived the ultimate NFL underdog story, going from undersized college...
 
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DALLAS — Joel Embiid scored 36 points and the Philadelphia 76ers wrapped up a long stretch of mostly road games with a...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia 37 17.685 — Brooklyn 36 17.679 ½ Boston 28 26.519 9...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 6 3.667 _ _ 6-3 W-6 3-3 3-0 New York 5 5.500 1½ ½ 5-5 W-2 3-3...
PITTSBURGH — Yu Darvish allowed three hits over seven dominant innings, Wil Myers drove in five runs and the San Diego...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Tyler Glasnow struck out a career-high 14 in 72/3 innings and Willy Adames homered in the seventh...
DUNEDIN, Fla. — Kyle Higashioka homered twice to support Gerrit Cole, and New York beat Toronto. Higashioka caught...
NEW YORK — The New York Mets sidestepped another meteorological miscue Monday night. A day after pushing starter...
East Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Washington 42 27 11 4 58 146 126 N.Y. Islanders 42 27 11 4 58 125 98 Pittsburgh 42...
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Brandon Hagel scored 1:25 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 4-3 on Monday night...
 
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CLEVELAND — The Browns appear to be closing in on Jadeveon Clowney. Continuing a pursuit that began with a contract...
LOS ANGELES — A federal judge approved a partial deal between players on the women’s national team and the U.S. Soccer...
AUGUSTA, Ga. — The question became inevitable at some of the bigger golf tournaments, whether it was for Jordan Spieth...
HOUSTON — Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch reflected on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal that cost him his job...
PITTSBURGH — Jeff Carter wasn’t planning on leaving Los Angeles. The veteran forward put down roots during a decade...
 
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Today in Sports History
April 13, 1991 • Dave Stewart extends his April winning streak to 20 games, leading Oakland past Seattle, 7-6. April...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Central Columbia struck for seven runs in the fifth inning, three on a home run by Emmie Rowe, and...
Today BASEBALL High school Valley West at Berwick........ 4:15 p.m. Nativity at Mt. Carmel......... 4:30 p.m. Vo-...
AUTO RACING 10 p.m. NBCSN — AMA Supercross: FIM World Championship, Atlanta (taped) ——————————————— COLLEGE BASEBALL...
BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Recalled RHP Jake Odorizzi from the alternate training site. Optioned...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League San Diego -225/+205 At Pittsburgh Philadelphia -125/+115 At New...
Midway Lanes ELKS Week 15 W L Team 2 0 0 Team 1 0 0 High game: Charlie Williams, 187. High series: Williams...
 
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Do you have a driver’s license? If so, do you keep it handy, especially when driving and shopping? Do you have a...
As a worker, employer, and provider of technical education in northeastern Pennsylvania, it’s been difficult to watch...
On September 17, 2011, we had a strange thing happen in our country. Many wrote it off as a protest. Many wrote it off...
On Friday April 9th our family enjoyed a wonderful virtual evening with BTE We participated in their Murder Mystery...
There was a man who worked for the Post Office whose job was to process all the mail that had illegible addresses. One...
Our government has imposed restrictions on us to stop the spread of COVID. At our Southern border, thousands of...
 
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It was good to see a comment about Fishing Creek township in today’s paper. It must have posted before it was deleted...
DEAR ABBY: My tattoos are destroying my marriage, and I just don’t understand why. I’m a 56-year-old elementary art...
 
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LOS ANGELES (AP) —The latest member of the “Law & Order” franchise has a familiar face playing a familiar character...
 
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