LGBTQ Rally For Equality In Bloomsburg

Cars driving down Main Street were greeted by plenty of colorful and clever signs in Bloomsburg. Groups from different LGBTQ organizations from across the area came out to make their voices heard.

Christopher to become new Schickshinny magistrate

Political newcomer Matt Christopher won a decisive victory Tuesday night in the race to become the new district judge in the Shickshinny area. The bank manager looks to have captured both major party nominations in convincing fashion against five oppon…

Woman Charged with DUI After Police Chase on I-80

Troopers say they tried to pull over Lee Anne Leming, 51, of Berwick on Interstate 80 near Bloomsburg just before 1 a.m. Saturday, but Leming kept going.

President Trump Returns to Pennsylvania on 100th Day

Donald Trump kicked off his primary campaign with an infamous attack on the Mexican government — one he was privately searching for evidence to sustain weeks after he made it. Donald Trump kicked off his primary campaign with an infamous attack on the…

Trooper revives overdosed woman

A state trooper likely saved the life of a woman who overdosed on heroin inside a car Monday afternoon in Shickshinny, state police at Wyoming said in a press release. Morgantini was alerted to the woman in distress by a pedestrian who flagged him down…

Wise underfills potato chip bags, lawsuit claims

The maker of Wise potato chips has been sued by two consumers who said it fills bags less than halfway, deceiving them into overpaying. Wise Foods systematically underfills bags and has left them 58 percent to 75 percent empty, well above the 30 percen…

Wise underfills potato chip bags, lawsuit claims

The maker of Wise potato chips has been sued by two consumers who said it fills bags less than halfway, deceiving them into overpaying. Wise Foods systematically underfills bags and has left them 58 percent to 75 percent empty, well above the 30 percen…

Emergency crews launch water rescue on Susquehanna River

Emergency crews launched water rescue efforts Saturday night after receiving reports that someone either fell or jumped from the Carey Avenue Bridge connecting Hanover Township and Plymouth Township just before 9:30 p.m. By 10:30 p.m., police confirmed…

Emergency crews launch water rescue on Susquehanna River

Emergency crews launched water rescue efforts Saturday night after receiving reports that someone either fell or jumped from the Carey Avenue Bridge connecting Hanover Township and Plymouth Township just before 9:30 p.m. By 10:30 p.m., police confirmed…

Business Briefcase, April 2, 2017

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Man injured in crash sues restaurants for allegedly over-serving motorcyclist

A Berwick man seriously injured when a fellow biker crashed into him following an afternoon of bar-hopping filed suit Monday against two restaurants for allegedly over-serving the motorcyclist. Richard R. McFadden, of 534 E. 11th St., alleges Wheels Bar and Grill at 5222 Nuangola Road, Nuangola, and JJ Banko’s Seafood at 39 Allen St., West Nanticoke, were negligent in serving drinks to 45-year-old Anthony Joseph Russo of Bloomsburg prior to the crash.

2 arrested trying to buy iPhones with fake cards

Two people face charges after they attempted to buy iPhones with fraudulent credit cards from the Verizon store in Mahoning Township. Rahsean Jackson, 30, of the Bronx, New York, and Jessica Walter, 34, of Berwick, were both taken into custody Thursday…

Berwick Residents Get KKK Flyers

The Ku Klux Klan is known to distribute flyers in different communities and now some residents in Berwick are the victims. About half a dozen flyers were reported in people’s yards this week but Berwick police believe there could be a lot more.

$100 Million Project to Repair ‘Twin Bridges’ in Lackawanna County

PennDOT plans to announce it will spend at least $100 million to repair what locals call “the twin bridges” on Interstates 84/380 and their replacement will be one of the most expensive bridge renovation projects in Pennsylvania history. About 40,000 c…

Community digest

DRUG ALLIANCE PROGRAM: The Berwick Anti-Drug Alliance will conduct a presentation at the McBride Memorial Library, 500 Market St., Berwick, at 6 tonight, Feb. 13. Topic is “Harm Reduction Strategies for Our Community.” Sharon Whitebread, certified reco…

Mother will not face charges in Amber Alert scare near Berwick

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2-year-old girl home safe after abduction scare spurs Amber Alert

BOB KALINOWSKI / THE CITIZENS’ VOICE Authorities gather outside of a home on Route 11 in Briar Creek Township shortly after midnight Monday after Alexis Weber was found safe nearby, ending an Amber Alert issued when it was believed she was abducted. BRIAR CREEK TWP.

Abduction feared, but girl was in car that rolled from home

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President Donald Trump’s proposals to make Mexico pay for a border wall and to renegotiate a trade deal could disrupt economic ties that have helped on both sides of the border, including in Northeastern Pennsylvania, observers of U.S.-Mexican policy said. Carlos Torres of the Mexican consulate in Philadelphia said one idea Trump is considering – to pay for the wall by charging a 20 percent tariff on imports from Mexico – could hurt American consumers.

Amber Alert issued after girl, 2, abducted in Berwick

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Amber Alert issued after girl was abducted in Berwick

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Amber Alert Issued for 2-Year-Old Girl Abducted from Berwick

State police said Alexis Weber, a 2-year-old girl, was abducted from 2200 West Front Street in Berwick on Sunday around 7:00 p.m. She is described as 3 feet tall, 30 lbs., with blond hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a white coat, blue polk…

Move-In Day for Museum Honoring Berwick-Built Tank

A tribute to one community’s effort during World War II is now becoming a reality in Columbia County. The men and women responsible for bringing the “Stuie” Tank home to Berwick have a new mission on their mind as they prepare to open a museum focused on Berwick-built Stuart Tanks and memorabilia.

Community digest

VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE ANNUAL MEETING, APPRECIATION LUNCHEON: Volunteers in Medicine will hold its annual meeting and appreciation luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Holiday Inn/East Mountain, 600 Wild Flower Drive, Wilkes-Barre….

Sandra Shirk Heidlauf

Mrs. Heidlauf was born in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, on October 4, 1940, the daughter of the late William Shirk and Marian Mulvaney Shirk. She was a residential care facilitator and a crisis suicide hotline operator.

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Popular Sub Shop Reopens in Berwick

One popular sub & pizza shop in Columbia County has reopened after nearly a year and a half of renovations. For a little more than a week, Bob’s Subs & Pizza shop on West 2nd Street in Berwick has quietly reopened.

5-Year-Old Boy Accidentally Walks to School on Saturday, So Cops Arrested Dad

A 5-year-old in Berwick, Pennsylvania, woke his dad up on early a Saturday morning and said it was time to go to school. Daddy told him no, hon, it’s Saturday-no school!-and went back to sleep.

Police: Harveys Lake man, 80, sold tax-free smokes

An elderly Harveys Lake man is under investigation for allegedly selling tax-free cigarettes, raking in thousands in cash by dealing discounted smokes, according to court records. John Marshall Woodrosky, 80, of 15 Woodlawn Ave., is suspected of buying…

Wyoming Valley

The Beatledd Fab Four Hour radio program, heard on 88.5 FM, WRKC Radio King’s College, recently presented its annual “Beatledd Christmas Shows”. Local listeners are invited into the studio to fill the ‘VIP Chrimble seats.’