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Job Fair at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- People came to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds on Thursday but it was not to eat or go on rides. They were looking for jobs. "Coming to a job fair there's a lot of opportunity. I can't put all my skills on a piece of paper it would be like three pages long," Alex Blanks said.
H.S. Girls Basketball: Renno leads MCA to comeback win over Tigers, 43-37
COAL TOWNSHIP — DaniRae Renno stole the show on both ends of the court and guided Mount Carmel to a 43-37 comeback win over Southern Columbia in the District 4 Class 2A semifinals, Friday, at Shamokin Area Middle/High School.
Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles
GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10
Per-Person Fees Proposed for Pennsylvania State Police Protection
Municipalities that currently rely on state police for full-time coverage would need to pay the state a per-resident fee for those services -- as much as $166 for the largest communities -- under Gov. Tom Wolf's 2019 budget proposal.
Former Detroit Man Facing 23 Charges in Pennsylvania
NEW CASTLE, PA – A 35-year-old man, formerly of Detroit, is in custody facing 23 charges in Pennsylvania after being on the run for 2 1/2 years. According to New Castle News, Ernest Chapman was arrested by New Castle police on January 31st, 2019. 2 1/2 years ago Chapan was involved in a police pursu
Theft at Laundromat in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. -- A laundromat in Bloomsburg that was vandalized last month has been hit again. Police say a man pried open the coin boxes on several washing machines at Wash-N-Shop on Market Street early Monday morning and took the money inside.
Pennsylvania's AG warns people of IRS scams during tax season
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's tax season and scam artists are making a return. Now, Pennsylvania's attorney general is out with a consumer alert. That's the warning from Attorney General Josh Shapiro. He says last year his office received more than 500 complaints about IRS scams and it's begi
Sock trio all score in double digits as Lancers cruise
Loyalsock had three scorers reach double figures, buried eight 3-pointers and knocked off Bloomsburg, 70-45, in the quarterfinals of the District 4 Class AAA playoffs. Cassie Gee connected on four 3s and finished with 15 points and Juliana Cruz, who buried two long treys in the first half, finished
Drug arrests skyrocket in Berwick in 2018
BERWICK — Drug use here is skyrocketing, the police chief says, even though the amount of overall crime last year seemed to hold steady.... Here's a list of the schools closing or delaying the opening bell today because of an overnight snow storm:
By the numbers: Pennsylvania has 17th highest property taxes, according to new study
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Help catch an alleged thief
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a thief who broke into two town laundromats on Monday.... As of 6:45 a.m., a number of schools have shut down due to the threat of snow. They include:
5 men shot, one of them dead near Pennsylvania Ave and Bloom Street
BALTIMORE, Md. — Baltimore Police are investigating reports of five men shot near the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and Bloom Street. According to police, around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, patrol officers heard gunshots coming from the area of Pennsylvania Avenue and responded to the scene.
Man Taken to Hospital After Fire in Columbia County
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- One person was taken to the hospital after a fire in Columbia County. Firefighters were called to the home along Central Avenue in Scott Township around 7 p.m. Monday.
Pennsylvania prisons to stop copying inmates' legal mail
To settle two federal lawsuits, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections will stop intercepting and copying inmates’ legal mail as part of its drug surveillance and security plans.
Police incident shuts down Route 487
ELYSBURG — A section of Route 487 (West Valley Avenue) near the Sunoco gas station was closed and had a heavy police presence due to reports of an active shooter Friday night.
Pennsylvania, Florida hardest hit by opioid crisis
The two states, along with the District of Columbia, had opioid-related mortality rates that were at least doubling every two years, in research that looked at opioid-related mortality in the U.S. from 1999 to 2016. During that period of time, there were more than 44.9 million deaths from opioids am
Man charged with possessing, trying to destroy cocaine
COAL TOWNSHIP — Inmate accused of damaging cell block computer. A county inmate with pending robbery charges allegedly caused $2,500 worth of damage by punching a cell block computer kiosk at the Northumberland County Jail, according to Northumberland County District Attorney’s office.
Police: $60,000 Worth of Drugs Found in Luzerne County Bust
HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Three people are facing drug charges after a drug bust in Luzerne County. Police in Hanover Township say they found over $60,000 worth of crystal meth, marijuana and fentanyl while serving a search warrant at the Stoney Ridge Apartment Complex on Thursday morning.
Report find 18 Pennsylvania counties accepted gifts from voting system vendors
Harrisburg, Pa. - As counties across Pennsylvania work to select new voting systems with a paper record by the end of the year, Auditor General Euegene DePasquale is taking a closer look into the gifts counties are receiving and whether they could potentially influence their decision to select certa
Pennsylvania Game Commission internship plants career seeds for student
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A summer internship with the Pennsylvania Game Commission helped Penn State senior Dominic Lenzi cultivate his skills in the field of forestry. Lenzi, of Hermitage, a forest ecosystem management major in the College of Agricultural Sciences, learned about the internship when a