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Month: April 2022

‘The Batman’ released on HBO Max

One of the most anticipated movies of the year was Matthew Reeves’s “The Batman.” The film features a Bruce Wayne who has been wearing the suit for two years prior to the events on screen. Robert Pattinson’s portrayal of the Dark…

PA Primary 2022: Why Can’t Independents vote? And the Fight to Fix That

Spotlight PA is an independent, nonpartisan newsroom powered by The Philadelphia Inquirer in partnership with PennLive/The Patriot-News, TribLIVE/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and WITF Public Media. Sign up for our free newsletters. HARRISBURG — When Diana Dakey registered to vote in Pennsylvania, she…

Twitter Accepts Elon Musks $44 Billion Bid

On April 25 news broke that Elon Musk and Twitter agreed to a deal worth $44 billion to hand over the entire company to the world’s richest man. The move has many people in shock, including members of the media….

Karns family in need after fire destroys home

Thursday, April 7 was just like any other day for the Karns family—until it wasn’t. While Philip Karns was at work, his wife Jessica was at an appointment and their children were at school, flames engulfed their home in Berwick….

BU president thanks students for cooperation at ‘Block Party’

“Block Party” returned to Fetterman Avenue this past Saturday, April 23. Opposed to what is normally a weekend full of citations, arrests and trash, this year’s event was relatively tame. Bloomsburg University President Dr. Bashar Hanna sent students an email…

Get Ready for Spring and Summer, Inside and Out

*Editor’s note: This year-long series about financial literacy is sponsored by PSECU. Especially in the northeast, Old Man Winter can really take its toll on your home. Now’s the time to run through our checklist so your home and surrounding spaces…

Janine Penman announces candidacy for State Representative

*Editor’s note: This is a press release furnished by the candidate’s office. Seeks to be First Female Representative of the 109th District BLOOMSBURG – Columbia County native Janine Penman announced that she is seeking the Republican nomination for the 109th…

Men: The Silent Survivors (‘Paper Birds’)

Men: The Silent Survivors “Paper Birds”: Caleb’s Story “The thing about men is, they’re silent survivors.” Five of us sat in a dimly lit basement. A space that had been empty just a few hours earlier was now crammed with…

NCAA approves athletic independence for Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield

As of April 20, 2022, the NCAA Membership Committee has approved the plan that will allow Bloomsburg, Lock Haven and Mansfield to maintain their individual athletic programs. An email was sent out to students announcing the decision. “Our student-athletes deserve…

U.S. Airlines Dropping Mask Mandates

On Monday, April 18, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle in Tampa, Fla., annulled the previous Center for Disease Control’s mask mandate for the Transportation Security Administration. Before this action, the TSA required all passengers and employees to wear masks…