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Bloomsburg Middle School Student Wins Writing Contest

Posted by on May 11, 2012

Madeline Polhill, a seventh-grade student at Bloomsburg Middle School, won a writing contest sponsored by Scholastic Scope Magazine and had her first line selected as the first...

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The View from Here

The View from Here: Snowy Day

Posted by on Feb 10, 2012

While many have enjoyed a more mild winter than we have been accustomed to in years past, it is hard to complain about the beauty it imparts when it does arrive. The Bloomsburg...

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Opinion: In Defense of Parks

Posted by on May 21, 2012

I’m writing in defense of Pennsylvania’s great park system. Our numerous state and local parks are incredibly valuable to Pennsylvanians. For example, the local Bloomsburg Town...

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Superstorm Sandy: The Road to Recovery

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013

This is all too familiar, a town not knowing what to really do in the wake of a storm. I remember the confusion and lack of information in the wake of Tropical Storm Lee in...

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Superstorm Sandy: The Road to Recovery

Superstorm Sandy: The Road to Recovery

Apr 3, 2013

This is all too familiar, a town not knowing what to really do in the wake of a storm. I remember the confusion and lack of information in the wake of Tropical Storm Lee in Bloomsburg — and I know it is still going on for way too many people. When I saw this it resonated enough to share here. Mike Schwartz, Founder and President of 501(c)(3) non-profit...

BTE: As You Like It

BTE: As You Like It

Jan 24, 2013

Shakespeare’s As You Like It is a beguiling comedy in which a smart and spirited young girl, disguised as a boy and on the run from a tyrannical duke, finds herself in an enchanting forest in the company of her fiercely loyal best friend, a world-weary clown, a heart-sick shepherd and a disdainful shepherdess, a band of exiled upper-crust gents who all...

BTE to Perform Atsumori in Bloomsburg Town Park

BTE to Perform Atsumori in Bloomsburg Town Park

Jul 25, 2012

On Friday and Saturday, August 3 and 4, the Noh Training Project (NTP), an international program hosted by BTE and Bloomsburg University, will perform the classic Noh drama Atsumori in Bloomsburg Town Park, at 8pm. Preceding the performance each night at 7pm will be two Noh excerpts featuring visiting Japanese professionals, and a recital of this year’s NTP...

NCAA Hands Down Penn State Sanctions

NCAA Hands Down Penn State Sanctions

Jul 23, 2012

On Monday, July 23, 2012 NCAA President NCAA President Mark Emmert made the announcement that the Penn State football program will face a four year postseason ban. Additionally they must pay a $60 million fine to be used to create an endowment to support causes that fight child sexual abuse. The school will also be forced to cut 10 scholarships for this season...

Penn State Removes Paterno Statue

Penn State Removes Paterno Statue

Jul 22, 2012

Earlier this morning, equipment and a construction crew arrived at Beaver Stadium to remove the statue of Joe Paterno. For the first time since it was put into place in 2001, the image of Joe Paterno leading the Nittany Lions onto the field is no longer there. Penn State president, Rodney Erickson, released the following statement describing the rationale for...

Blogging Relieves Stress on New Mothers

Blogging Relieves Stress on New Mothers

Jul 8, 2012

New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers. “It looks like blogging might be helping these women as they transition into motherhood because they may begin to feel more connected to their extended family and friends, which leads them to feel...

Lewisburg Triathlon Weekend Announced

Lewisburg Triathlon Weekend Announced

Jul 7, 2012

Entries are still being accepted for the Annual LARA Triathlon for Kids and Sprint Triathlon, which will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, and at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, respectively. Both events will start at the Lewisburg Community Pool. The kids’ event, which consists of a pool swim, a bike ride on closed roads and a run around the Lewisburg...

Opinion: In Defense of Parks

Opinion: In Defense of Parks

May 21, 2012

I’m writing in defense of Pennsylvania’s great park system. Our numerous state and local parks are incredibly valuable to Pennsylvanians. For example, the local Bloomsburg Town Park is known for its summer concert series, picnic areas, and recreational activities. I’m writing to voice my disappointment with efforts underway in Harrisburg, proposed by Gov....