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MC Twp. seeking help identifying robbery suspect

The suspect is described by police as a white male approximately six feet tall and was wearing a navy blue hooded sweatshirt, and orange t-shirt around his neck, gray sweatpants and gray sneakers.


Mini-Mart Robbed in Northumberland County

MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A hold-up at a mini-mart in Northumberland County is under investigation.Police say a thief robbed the Friendly Choice Food Mart in Atlas just before 9 Thursday night.Officials haven't said if he had a weapon or how much he got away with here in Northumberland County.An


Friday football games moved to Saturday because of weather

SHAMOKIN — The PIAA has moved District IV football games scheduled for Friday to Saturday because of expected heavy rain starting mid-day Friday.The new schedule moves Mount Carmel Area's game to 1 p.m. Saturday. The Red Tornadoes host North Penn in the District IV-Class 2A semi-finals.Southern Colu


One Dead in Bloomsburg Fire

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Downtown Parking Permits in Bloomsburg

Downtown Parking Permits for NEW permit holders will go on sale Monday, December 3, 2018 in Bloomsburg.


Man Charged with Illegally Owning Machine Gun

BENTON, Pa. — The son of a former magistrate in Luzerne County has agreed to plead guilty to illegally owning a machine gun.John Jacob Hasay, 21, of Benton, has agreed to plead guilty to illegally possessing the weapon, according to court documents.The Times Leader reports Hasay is the son of former


Wreck flips pickup at main Berwick intersection

Gary Shaw, 35, of Sweet Valley, was driving his 2005 Ford pickup south on Market Street around 7 a.m. He told police he thought he had a green light as he entered the intersection with Front Street.


Woman injured during Route 54 collision

Dennis Chapin, of Berwick, said he was following the car that came down the I-80 exit ramp with a left turn signal. The traveled across both lanes in front of the truck, which was headed toward Danville. "There was nothing he could do. I thought she was going to go on the split there and get back on


Minersville woman faces charges for theft of $20K

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Mistrial declared in Markowitz drug case; defendant later pleads guilty

If only two jurors were involved in the incident, the two alternates (one male and one female) could have replaced them on the jury. But because there were three jurors involved, a mistrial was declared.


Search warrant: Baby born alive, died in shopping bag | Times Leader

After she cuddled the baby, she told investigators she walked into the kitchen where she got two white grocery bags from a closet and a clear bag from under the sink. She returned to the bathroom where she placed the baby in the bags, and carried the newborn outside where she placed it on a couch ne


Milton School District in Need of Books - BUnow - Bloomsburg

There is still time to participate in the Milton Book Drive! Milton School District is in need ofnewbooksfor 3rd-5th grade students. If you are unsure about what books to donate,consult the Amazon wishlist:.The book driveends November 19th.Book donorswill receive 1community service hour for every 3


No fire at Bloomsburg Middle School

BLOOMSBURG — A two-time challenger looks to unseat a long-term incumbent for Pennsylvania’s 109th legislative house when voters take to the polls on Tuesday.


2018 Election results for Pennsylvania, New Jersey

(AP/WTXF) -- Pennsylvania and New Jersey voters were featured in the middle of the national political picture as they cast ballots in Tuesday's election, Pennsylvania elected a state record four women to the U.S. House on Tuesday as Democrats smashed the state's all-male congressional delegation an


Democrat Tom Wolf wins 2nd term as Pennsylvania governor

HARRISBURG, Pa.- Democrat Tom Wolf has won a second term as Pennsylvania governor, beating brash Republican challenger Scott Wagner.


Police arrest man for threatening to shoot up Pennsylvania polling place

Local police said 48-year-old Christopher Thomas Queen showed up at the South Franklin Volunteer Fire Hall in South Franklin Township around 8 a.m. to vote, but was told he was not registered to vote in that area, according to KDKA.


Kayla Martin, of Tunkhannock, is member of award-winning team at Bloomsburg | Dallas Post

BLOOMSBURG — Kayla Martin, of Tunkhannock was a member of a team from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter that placed third in the Penn State Regional Case Competition on Friday, Oct. 19, in University Park. The theme of this year’s program was “Marke


Police: Shoplifter pulled knife on store security | Times Leader

City police said the incident took place in a courtyard on the campus of Wilkes University where Boscov’s loss prevention officers pursued Alissa K. Wright, 37, of Mayock St., on Sept. 18.


Truck stuck in manhole closes Valley road, shouldn't affect nearby poll

Pat Nace, the Snyder County elections director, doesn't feel the road closure will affect voting at a nearby polling location — St. Matthew's Lutheran Church on the Old Susquehanna Trail located between 8th and 11th avenues.


Man Faces Charges After Stabbing in Schuylkill County

GIRARDVILLE, Pa. — A man is facing charges after a stabbing in Schuylkill County.Police say Curt Marquardt and Robert McClintock were arguing on Vine Street in Girardville last Friday.McClintock pulled out a bayonet and cut the other man.The victim is expected to be okay.McClintock faces assault cha