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Rescuers hear Scott neighbor scream, drag him toward safety
SCOTT TWP. — A wheelchair-bound man screamed for help while stranded on the floor during a fire at his home Sunday....
Woman says water eased pain of birth without medication at Geisinger-Bloom
BLOOMSBURG — A “labor tub” filled with warm water and a supportive team of midwives helped Regan Long of Turbotville...
Case claims N.J. visitor is still suffering after tripping at park in ‘13
FRANKLIN TWP. — A man is suing Knoebels for $175,000 because he tripped over a hole in the ground at the amusement park...
Man allegedly had open case, empties aboard in Iola crash
IOLA — Here’s the wild ride a drunken driver took along Route 42 in December, police say. His pickup struck a 2-foot...
Mentally ill woman to serve time for guard assaults
BLOOMSBURG — A mentally ill defendant was brought to court wearing handcuffs and a thick wrap around the lower half of...
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Free Blood Pressure Screening: Mondays, noon-4 p.m., Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, 310 E. Third St.,...
• Actress Nathalie Emmanuel (TV: “Game of Thrones”), 26. • Actor Robert Iler, 30. • NFL quarterback Ben...
1917: Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act. 1940: The...
Pickup, dead dog in icy river TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A pickup truck went through the ice on a river early Sunday, and...
Alleged killer takes own life LANCASTER (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of having killed his wife with a knife...
TREASURE HUNT: 03-05-11-13-19 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-6-0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-1-2-9 MIDDAY PICK...
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Thinking of just snagging a free permit-parking spot in Bloomsburg instead of scavenging for loose change in your car...
Major overhaul of state’s tax system expected in Tuesday announcement
HARRISBURG (AP) — On Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf will unveil his spending plans for the 2015-16 fiscal year that starts July...
MOUNT LEBANON (AP) — Opponents of a western Pennsylvania municipality’s deer-culling program are calling on officials...
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Woman employed by Wise Foods for 20 years
Margaret “Peggy” Gearinger, 57, of Bloomsburg passed away Feb. 28, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center, surrounded by her...
Musician played piano, accordion and organ
Hilda V. Phillips Appleman, 80, a resident of Warrior Run Manor, Watsontown, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at home....
Welder retired from Wayne W. Knorr Company
Kenneth L. Kulp, 76, of Berwick passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. He was born...
Complete obituary to be published Tuesday
Sara I. (Wolfe) Rubenstein, age 87, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday afternoon, March 1, 2015, a resident of Emeritus...
Complete obituary to be published Tuesday
The Rev. Dr. William A. Raymond, age 76, of Benton died suddenly on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2015, at his home in...
SIEM REAP, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia’s most popular tourist attraction — the complex of ancient temples that includes...
WHITE DEER TWP. — A Danville woman escaped injury when her car was struck by a hit-and-run driver here Feb. 20. State...
DANVILLE — Sharpshooters 4-H Air Rifle Club is organizing for 2015 tonight at the old Danville Armory, 550 W. Mahoning...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) —Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the Northeast now have evidence...
• Virginia Tanner will celebrate her 85th birthday on Saturday, March 21. Cards will reach her at 49 Woodbine Lane,...
Max W. Fulmer Michael and Amanda (Wolford) Fulmer of Berwick are the parents of a son, Max William, born Tuesday, Feb...
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Water, air quality concerns heighten conflict with pig farms
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — From Washington state to North Carolina, federal lawsuits are challenging the efficient,...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A butterfly being considered for federal protection is emblematic of the plight that...
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White House aides are whispering that President Barack Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline authorization bill...
ROSE: We all know that a picture is worth a thousand words. That was certainly true of the photo in Thursday’s edition...
“Today is a red-letter day for Internet freedom.” TOM WHEELER Federal Communications Commission chairman on the...
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DEAR ABBY: My fiancé, “Bubba,” and I have a small disagreement that I would love your take on. He constantly...
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Q. I have used your handy hint on putting soap in the bed for nighttime aches and pains. I’ve also shared it zealously...
The clock on insurance deductibles reset on Jan. 1, and that means big medical bills are in store for some. Patients...
Heat blamed for flu spray failure ATLANTA (AP) — The makers of the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine say now they...
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NEW YORK (AP) —Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world’s biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an...
BLOOMSBURG — A fire started at a trailer off Old Berwick Road when someone tried to thaw a frozen pipe on Sunday...
CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) — This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. But fog signals art, as Pittsburgh firefighters are quickly...
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“The main reason that much of the eastern half of the nation had record cold during February was the never-ending...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —As California’s drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire...
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‘Cuban Comet’ joined majors 2 years after Robinson
CHICAGO — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players...
Squads both intentionally tried to lose playoff game
As a sports journalist, I must say I’m pretty blessed to find myself in a state where people are passionate about high...
Driver earns 71st win over career, and fourth at track
HAMPTON, Ga. — Likely locking up a run at his record-tying seventh championship before it even turns to spring, Jimmie...
HARRISBURG — Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to...
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PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin scored twice and added an assist and Pittsburgh’s revived power play dominated the Columbus...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 62 41 16 5 87 171 135 Tampa Bay 64 38 20 6 82 210...
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Ian Poulter didn’t realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was...
INDIANAPOLIS — Roy Hibbert had 14 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots to help the Indiana Pacers defeat the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 37 22.627 — Brooklyn 24 33.421 12 Boston 23 34.404 13...
1. (37) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 325 laps, 126.7 rating, 47 points. 2. (2) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 325, 131.2, 44...
Honda Classic Third Round Ian Poulter 71-64-66—201 -9 Padraig Harrington 67-66-71—204 -6 Patrick Reed 67-67-70—...
MADISON, Wis. — Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5...
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SURPRISE, Ariz. — Yu Darvish saved his best stuff for after his inning on the mound. The Texas Rangers ace, who was...
DUNEDIN, Fla. — When Johan Santana walked into the Blue Jays’ clubhouse for the first time early Saturday morning, a...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez feels fine after his first week of workouts, and will leave the decision of when he...
BRADENTON, Fla. —The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 95 games in 2005, the year they drafted outfielder Andrew McCutchen in the...
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March 2, 1985 • Doug Flutie throws four touchdowns, leading the New Jersey Generals to a 28-10 win over the Orlando...
Today No events scheduled ——————————————— Tuesday BASKETBALL College women PSAC quarterfinal Kutztown at...
RUN FOR THE COOKIES Saturday 1. Robert Ahrens, 34:00.5; 2. Brian Lewis, 34:44.0; 3. Jason Smolinsky, 35:40.3; 4....
NCAA BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Virginia 6 at Syracuse at Texas 3 Baylor at Virginia Tech 2 Boston College...
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Virginia at Syracuse ESPNU — Baylor at Texas 9 p.m. ESPN — Oklahoma at Iowa...
P-Nut Bowl INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE Feb. 20 W L Team Gary 55.5 32.5 Team Viv 50 35 Team Mike 49 36 Team Doug 49.5 38....
Top scorers Boys Final season stats Name School Points David Hutchison CCCS 485 Tyler Evans Berwick 450 Garret...
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The school officer from Western Wayne that discharged the weapon within the school really needs to find a new line of...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I would like to know if you have ever heard of a person being allergic to psyllium fiber? My doctor...
Two of the most reviled names in the entertainment business today have to be Kanye West and Justin Bieber. Biebs is...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are devoted to what you hold dear. You are loyal to your goals and your loved ones. This...
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... daughter of Kristen and Josh Elliott, Wasilla, Alaska, turned 10 Sunday. Grandparents are Jon and Lorie Girton, New...
... daughter of Matthew and Karen Fenstemaker, Berwick, will turn 1 Tuesday. Grandparents are Ann Fenstemaker and Fred...
... son of Tim Hare, Bloomsburg, and Melissa Chivers, Stillwater, celebrated his seventh birthday last week. A Leap...
... son of Peter and Erika Kendron, Berwick, will turn 8 on Thursday. Grandparents are Perry and Sharon Adams, Colorado...
... daughter of John and Lindsy Maxwell, Watsontown, will turn 3 on Wednesday. Grandparents are Harold and Mary Kay...
... son of Daniel Ruckle and Amanda Adams, Stillwater, will be 1 year old Thursday. Grandparents are Ronald and Tammy...
... son of Mark and Jennifer Welliver, Mifflinville, turned 6 on Feb. 27. His grandparents are David and Debra Yaron,...
... son of Ralph and Jane Bankes, Bloomsburg, celebrates his third birthday. A Leap Year baby, he was born on Feb. 29....
... daughter of Bobby and Janae Calarco, Berwick, turned 5 on Feb. 23. Grandparents are Joe and Jeannie DiPippa,...
... daughter of Allen and Samantha Wary, Millville, will turn 10 on Sunday. Grandparents are Irene Miller, Bloomsburg;...
... daughter of Michael and Deanna Domanski, Berwick, is 5 years old today. Alexandra is the granddaughter of Stephanie...
... son of Steve and Amanda Waite, Caribou, Maine, turned 3 on Feb. 27. He is the grandson of Bob and Linda Campbell,...
... daughter of Justin and Kelly Dent, will turn 3 on Saturday. Terrah is the granddaughter of Linda and Terry Dent and...
... son of Preston and Alyssa Biegley, Bloomsburg, will be 1 year old on Friday. Mason is the grandson of Stephen and...
In the past 30 years, obesity has more than doubled in young children and quadrupled in adolescents, potentially...
These menus were received too late to appear on last Thursday’s School page: • SOUTHERN COLUMBIA/breakfast — Today:...