Stories from Monday, December 25, 2017

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BU softball players help pal reach injured mom
DANVILLE — Denise Shelhamer was on her way to work Dec. 5 when her vehicle was hit head-onon the highway between...
Business to pick up tab for Friday show
BERWICK — The Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts and a local financial advisement firm are teaming up to...
Board games turn messy to lure kids away from their screens
NEW YORK — Katie Cogliano has learned to keep the Toilet Trouble game her kids love on top of her fridge, out of their...
Proposal also includes professional office space
BERWICK — Borough zoning officials approved a variance for the construction of a car wash at 111 E. Ninth St. recently...

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• Singer Dido, 46. • Rock musician Noel Hogan (The Cranberries), 46. • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, 46...
71st Annual Christmas Boulevard: Open nightly 6-10 p.m. through Dec. 31, Market Street, Berwick.
A.D. 336: The first known commemoration of Christmas on Dec. 25 took place in Rome. 1776: Gen. George Washington and...
Chasing parcel turns deadly WACO, Texas (AP) — Police say a Texas man was struck and killed by a car as he retrieved a...
• A 2018 meeting schedule for Franklin Township, Columbia County, can be found in today’s Public Notices. • The DRIVE...
Tot’s death ruled accident NORTH WHITEHALL (AP) — Officials say a 3-year-old boy killed in a two-vehicle crash last...
TREASURE HUNT: 16-18-22-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-3, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-8-0, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-5-...


 
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‘Would you, could you help AGAPE?” So began a plea in a recent Letter to the Editor on these pages from AGAPE’s...
Police: Teen cited in Anthony wreck ANTHONY TWP. — A Turbotville teenager was taken to the hospital following a...


 
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Like tires on the track at Pocono Raceway, their love has burned out. Retiring NASCAR driver Danica Patrick, 35, just...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 47-year-old woman, and I’ve dealt with inherited major depressive disorder since my teens. Drug...


 
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Funeral arrangements to be announced
Nancy Jean (Hughes) Harrison, 76, of Benton died Saturday evening, Dec. 23, 2017, at the Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Darlene Sellers of Millville passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Arrangements...
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ask someone like Sam Banks about the tax plan President Donald Trump signed into law...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and 50 other Attorneys General announced a $13.5 million...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a gift-wrapped box of horse manure addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that the Treasury will donate physical property held within...
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In October, my wife was called to schedule an appointment with a Geisinger specialist and was told the first available...


 
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Q. As a middle-age, fair-skinned redhead, I have had several run-ins with precancerous and basal skin cell cancers. I...
NEW YORK (AP) — The toys your kids unwrap today could invite hackers into your home. That Grinch-like warning comes...
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump opened his first Christmas Eve in office by offering season’s greetings...


 
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“With the storm that gave us light snow last night and early today moving rapidly away, today will become variably...
NEW YORK (AP) — Multi-use cookers, toy monkeys, and lots of velvet. Here's a look at what experts say were some of the...
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher is one tough cookie — he cut his finger on the Food Network’s “Christmas...


 
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WASHINGTON — Ballerinas leaping to the strains of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” helped launch Christmas at the White...
Once upon a time, store in Catawissa went all out for the holiday season
EDITOR’S NOTE : The pictures that accompany this story were originally published in the Morning Press of Bloomsburg in...
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After decades of watching, I still cannot suppress a smile when I reach the climactic moment in the film “Miracle on...
NEWBURGH, N.Y. — Old Rockefeller Center Christmas trees never really die, they just get built into the wall frames and...
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EDITOR’S NOTE : Many citizens have a limited understanding of American history and our unique form of constitutional...
Popular coal region beverage has Lithuanian roots
MOUNT CARMEL — ‘Tis the season for a hot beverage that warms from the inside out. For many residents of the coal...
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Deck the halls! It’s Christmas and I love the warmth of it: strangers embracing and goodwill flowing; gorgeous music,...
After 32 years of chairing the Press Enterprise Brighter Christmas Fund, it’s become as familiar and as much a part of...
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... daughter of Scott and Marni Ryan, Derry, N.H., turned 12 on Dec. 21. Grandparents are Ginny and Ron Ryan,...
... son of Peter and Brie Arbona, Barnegat, N.J., will be 4 years old Sunday. He is the grandson of Peter and Peggy...
... daughter of John and Jennifer (Dreisbach) Bumgardner, Millwood, Va., will be 1 year old Friday. Grandparents are...
... son of John and Regina Bridges, Berwick, will be 6 Thursday. Grandparents are Ralph Crouse, Holly Guffey, Rick and...
... daughter of Angelo and Nicole Martarano, Wernersville, will turn 5 years old on Saturday. Grandparents are Joe and...
... daughter of Stephen and Amanda Waite, Bloomsburg, will be 4 years old on Wednesday. She is the granddaughter of...
... son of Clarence and Mandy DeLarge, Berwick, turned 7 on Dec. 22. He is the grandson of Denise and Richard Watts and...
... daughter of Mike and Steph Zenzel, Millville, turned 9 years old on Dec. 16. Her grandparents are Rich and Deb...
... son of Steve and Jenn Kurian, Bloomsburg, turned 2 on Dec. 22. Grandparents are Tom and Judy Brokenshire and Gerald...
... son of Dennis and Ann Tuza, Gainesville, Va., turned 10 on Dec. 22. Christian is the grandson of Dennis and Joanne...
... son of Rick and Lisa Unger, Catawissa, turned 5 on Sunday. Grandparents are Barry and Colleen Gross, Catawissa;...
... son of Troy and Emma Krapf, Beaufort, S.C., turned 4 on Dec. 17. Grandparents are the Rev. Byron and Yvonne Krapf,...
... son of Robin and Carol Mensinger, Berwick, will turn 6 on Thursday. Grandparents are Harry and Margaret Palmer,...
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are intelligent, mature and calm under stressful situations. You also are highly creative....
DEAR ABBY: Seventeen years ago, I had a (minor) tryst with my wife’s sister. Months later, it came to light during an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Beanie Feldstein was a Broadway buff since she was a kid. So when she was cast opposite Bette Midler in...
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Eagles QB had historic performance vs. Oakland
PHILADELPHIA — Since the last time the Philadelphia Eagles saw the Oakland Raiders, Nick Foles was traded, released,...
Pittsburgh can clinch with win, Jaguars loss
HOUSTON — Already in the playoffs after winning the AFC North, the Pittsburgh Steelers still have plenty to play for in...
Tigers’ sophomore was named state’s top 2A player
Southern Columbia’s Julian Fleming had two plays in the state championship game that showed what a complete player he’s...
J.J. Watt had a modest goal when he launched a fundraiser to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. The...
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Dec. 25, 1987 • A 44-yard field goal with 47 seconds left gives the Gray team a 12-10 win in the annual Blue-Gray...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 12:30 p.m. ESPNU — Diamond Head Classic, seventh place, Akron vs. Davidson, at Honolulu 2:30 p.m...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Claimed RHP Jose Ruiz off waivers from San Diego. CLEVELAND INDIANS...
ahl Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Providence 19 8 2 0 40 90 73 Charlotte 20 10 0 1 41...