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Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 1
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia students will have to put their phones away when they return to class later this month, officials say. Leaders...
Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — Central Columbia students who maintain at least an 80% grade average will be guaranteed admission to college and scholarship funds,...
Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 1
DANVILLE — The $100,000 in state money that arrived at Danville’s Canal Park on Tuesday started its journey here a few months ago. Sen. John Gordner...
Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — Two more people injured when a car plowed into a crowd raising money for the victims of a fire that killed 10 have been released from the...
Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 3
Saturday’s attack on a crowd of people raising money for fire victims isn’t stopping folks around here from helping others. But now there are even...
Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 3
WASHINGTONVILLE — The Montour Area Recreation Commission (MARC) is closing temporarily portions of several trails and one pavilion at the Montour...
Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 4
Betty Deaner will celebrate her 98th birthday on Monday, Aug. 29. Cards will reach her at P.O. Box 55, Millville, PA 17846. EDITOR’S NOTE: If you...
Published on August 17, 2022 - Page 10
“With a sprawling upper-air storm over Pennsylvania and its neighbors, yesterday was the second day with considerable cloudiness and a lot of showers...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Five years after Mickey Truck Bodies pulled into a factory on River Road, the manufacturer is moving out. The family-owned company wasn...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — Seven people remain hospitalized at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville after a car slammed into a crowd Saturday night outside the...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — Borough officials started their meeting Monday praying for those who died in the Aug. 5 fire in Nescopeck and the woman who died and those...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 4
Fox News photo doctored NEW YORK (AP) — In a story about Fox News saying it had aired a doctored photo in jest, the Associated Press erroneously...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 4
Free File Alliance responsibility WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press reported an agreement with the Free File Alliance and the IRS prevents the...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 10
NESCOPECK — State Police continue to investigate the cause of the Aug. 5 fire that took the lives of 10 people. The fire and criminal investigations...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 10
“With the warm, clean, dry air we enjoyed over the weekend having moved out over the Atlantic Ocean, an upper-air storm has set up shop over the...
Published on August 16, 2022 - Page 10
BERWICK — A coalition of community organizations plans to offer help for those in the Berwick and Nescopeck communities struggling after a recent...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — A family says a heroic disc jockey saved their two daughters and three other children, sweeping them to safety when a car plunged into a...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — After a car plowed into a crowd at a fundraiser for fire victims, organizers of some other fundraisers canceled their own events. But they...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A police officer who resigned in April has been rehired and will be back on the job today. Town council voted to reinstate Lukas Stiver...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 1
LIGHTSTREET — Kocher Park reopened Saturday, and as of 3 p.m., the crowds that had caused the board overseeing it to abruptly close it July 23 were...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 3
Artfest will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on North Market Street in town. That’s above the fountain. There will be more than 40...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 3
BERWICK — The fire that killed several pets here Friday night could have been a lot worse if it hadn’t run out of oxygen, the fire chief said. The...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 4
BENTON — A man was taken to the hospital after slipping and falling onto rocks while using a rope swing at Benton Dam Sunday. Benton Fire Chief Ed...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 4
• Betty Danilowicz is turning 95 today. Cards will reach her at 130 Mill St., Benton, PA 17814. • Sylvia Blass will celebrate her 85th birthday on...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 7
Berwick and Nescopeck residents held funeral services Sunday for a young firefighter and his sister, even as they worried about 17 friends and...
Published on August 15, 2022 - Page 8
“After clean dry air gave us three days of warm, comfortable conditions, today will not be as nice. The Canadian air is moving away and is being...
Published on August 14, 2022 - Page 1
BERWICK — The Berwick YMCA Day Camp has been filming tirelessly for a production that was unveiled recently at a “red carpet premiere.” At the...
Published on August 14, 2022 - Page 8
“What much of the state needs is a few days of frequent showers that can give a boost to both the soil moisture and water table. And it appears this...
Published on August 13, 2022 - Page 1
SALEM TWP. — Work has stopped on the Bitcoin mine being built next to Talen’s Susquehanna Steam Electric Station, at least temporarily. Contractors...
Published on August 13, 2022 - Page 1
BLOOMSBURG — A town worker thought he was signing up for a “boring” job when he agreed to man the compost site last year. Instead, Paul Houseknecht...