Stories from Friday, December 1, 2023

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Police: Valley Township man cited stress of ailing father
BLOOMSBURG -- A Kawneer employee is accused of threatening to get a gun and shoot another worker in the head during a...
District to pay $13G
BERWICK -- The Berwick Area School District will pay out roughly $13,000 in extra pay to settle a grievance brought by...
WILKES-BARRE -- A Berwick man accused of letting his 5-year-old daughter wander away twice in one week pleaded guilty...
Owner says couple responded to his text after posts, reports
By M.J. MAHON Press Enterprise Writer RUPERT -- Gemma, the 6-year-old teacup Maltese dog, is back home after the couple...
Josh shares the story of many other applicants to the Brighter Christmas Fund this year, as he's trying to support his...
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Free Photos With Santa: Families and/or pets, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tractor Supply, 1399 Columbia Blvd., Bloomsburg; open...
DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel released another group of Palestinian prisoners today, hours after Hamas freed...
Police: FBI agent carjacked WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police are searching for two people on Thursday after an FBI agent was...
* The Town of Bloomsburg is advertising for a 2024 engineer that can be retained for a per house service provider. *...
1942: During World War II, nationwide gasoline rationing went into effect in the United States; the goal was not so...
* Singer-actor Janelle Monae, 38. * Actor-comedian Sarah Silverman, 53. * Actor-model Carol Alt, 63.* Actor Charlene...
Water-hack probe requested HARRISBURG (AP) -- Three members of Congress asked the U.S. Justice Department to...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-11-15-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-2; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-1-3; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-7-3-6;...

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Danville middle school sixth grader Leah Graham won Best Junior Handler at the National Dog show in Philadelphia that...

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LONDON (AP) -- Shane MacGowan, the boozy, rabble-rousing singer and chief songwriter of The Pogues, who infused...
Special education teacher was excellent cook
Gloria Ann (Denoy) Handzelek, 90, of Exeter and formerly of Mocanaqua, died Nov. 28, 2023, at Wilkes-Barre General...
Lifelong Bloom resident was exceptional artist
Sherian K. (Henninger) Tyson-Angeli, 80, of West Sixth Street, Bloomsburg, passed away in a motor vehicle accident on...
Donations are pouring in at a beloved Christmas charity after smoke damage from a fire stymied plans for the delivery...
WILKES-BARRE -- A Berwick 19-year-old accused of stabbing his mother's former boyfriend in the back and head is slated...
BERWICK -- Due to transportation delays, the Berwick Kiwanis will not be distributing citrus orders until 10:30 a.m....

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal watchdog is investigating how the Biden administration chose a site for a new FBI...
BLOOMSBURG -- Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble will stage a sensory-friendly production of "A Christmas Story" Saturday at 1...
BLOOMSBURG -- Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. has moved events scheduled for this evening indoors because rain is in the...

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HARRISBURG -- Pennsylvania is trying anew to help voters using mail-in ballots in the battleground state avoid mistakes...
From the "Knives Out" films to TV's "Only Murders in the Building," and even season four of Netflix's "You," closed-...
Consumers shouldn't eat pre-cut cantaloupe if they don't know the source, U.S. health officials said Thursday, as the...
SUMMERHILL -- Summer Hill United Methodist Church, 157 Twin Church Road, is celebrating the four Sundays of Advent with...
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks closed mostly higher Thursday as the market ended November with its biggest monthly gain in...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A judge sided with Daryl Hall on Thursday in his request to keep John Oates temporarily...

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Something strange has happened to Eileen Dunlop, and we don't just mean the plot of "Eileen." The adaptation of...
The woman refused to sell Captain Saleha Jabeen a hijab to don with her military uniform. While many civilian Muslims...
NEW YORK -- During the pandemic, a friend sent Sharon Stone a paint-by-numbers set to keep her busy. The gesture led to...
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DEAR ABBY: Our son plays a college sport for which he receives four complimentary tickets for each game. It works out...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old woman who was diagnosed with fibromyalgia decades ago. I suffered before my...
ATLANTA (AP) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is considering a ban on certain hair-straightening chemicals used...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You pride yourself on being pragmatic and straightforward. You're intentional about the...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gay and bisexual men at high risk for mpox infection should get vaccinated for the virus even after...

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"A new storm circulating moisture northward from the Gulf of Mexico will make today cloudy with high temperatures in...
CATAWISSA TWP. -- A Bloomsburg man was left in critical condition at Geisinger when his SUV slammed head-on into a tree...
BLOOMSBURG -- Fort McClure Boulevard between Railroad Street and the Rupert Covered Bridge will be closed to vehicles...
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No. 10 Penn State is hiring Kansas' Andy Kotelnicki as its offensive coordinator, a person with direct knowledge of the...
Iowa embraces underdog role vs. Michigan
INDIANAPOLIS -- Iowa defensive end Joe Evans spent six years defying the odds. After one season as a walk-on linebacker...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Aaron Rodgers fully intends to play again this season for the New York Jets and he hasn't ruled...
NOTTINGHAM, England -- Kirsty Charles always takes a peek when she spots a Nottingham Panthers' team-branded Fiat...
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NEW YORK -- Terry Rozier had 37 points and 13 assists, and the short-handed Charlotte Hornets beat the Brooklyn Nets...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 14 4 .778 -- Philadelphia 12 6 .667 2 New York 11 7 .611 3...
Oregon State quarterback DJ Uiagalelei and his former high school and college teammate in Clemson receiver Beaux...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Bree Hall scored 15 points and top-ranked South Carolina rallied from 11 down in the second...
TAMPA, Fla. -- Goalie Tristan Jarry scored an empty-net goal and made 39 saves in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 4-2 comeback...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 22 15 4 3 33 74 55 Florida 23 14 7 2 30 69 58 Toronto...
NEW YORK -- The Eagles-Seahawks game in Week 15 has become the first NFL game flexed to Monday night. The league moved...
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Dec. 1, 1993 * Detroit Pistons center Bill Laimbeer retires at the age of 36, citing a lost desire for the game. Dec. 1...
H.S. FOOTBALL 7 p.m. Black Diamond Sports Network (blackdiamondsports.net); nepaespnradio.com; nepafootball.com -- PIAA...
Today FOOTBALL High school PIAA Class 2A semifinal at Harman Geist Field, Hazleton Dunmore vs. Southern...............7...
--- DANVILLE (12-2) Opponent 41 42 41 68 -- 202 Danville 180 195 143 74 -- 588 Opp. D First downs 169 208 Rushing...
Division II glance First Round Saturday, November 18 Slippery Rock 45, East Stroudsburg 14 Charleston (W.Va.) 52, New...
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Southern Columbia is seeking its 22nd appearance in the state final. But first, the Tigers must get past Dunmore (12-2...

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Legal experts say faked sexual images of real people are so new federal law dealing with the problem is lagging. The...
THORN: Joan McCarty was recently ousted from the board of the Columbia County Conservation District by Commissioners...
Dear Columbia County and Catawissa Township, Both of you are demanding a tax increase! There is no consideration toward...
Stung by a succession of high profile polls showing President Joe Biden trailing former president Donald Trump among...
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Eddie Murphy has fond childhood memories of gathering with his family in Brooklyn and being wrapped in...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Something is different on the comics pages this week. In the panels of "Mutts," there's the long-...

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I was just on my way home from work, from Hazleton, down to Nescopeck. I followed this really, really, really slow car...
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