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Nephew lost fight over Benton-area property to Allentown-area facility
JACKSON TWP. — It was held up in a court dispute for more than two years, but an Allentown-area hospital is now the new...
Benton-area fire could simmer for months, too risky to douse, chief says
BENTON TWP. — For two months, Dan Keeney has smelled something odd at his farm along Pied Piper Road just outside...
Owner expects pies to be ‘hot and ready’ at Bloom-area shop this fall
BLOOMSBURG — There will soon be another pizza option in the Bloomsburg area, as Little Caesars prepares to move into...
Man has ideas to add 100 spaces in 30 days
BLOOMSBURG —A prominent developer says he can create a plan to add 100 new parking spots to the downtown if council...
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — Firefighters suspect it may have been a lawn mower that sparked a fire that destroyed a barn here...


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Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver Free Library, Danville. Preschool Story Time: 1:30-2 p.m...
• Actress Johanna Braddy (TV: “Quantico”), 29. • TV personality Lisa Ling, 43. • Actress Cameron Diaz, 44. •...
1945: U.S. Gen. Douglas MacArthur arrived in Japan to set up Allied occupation headquarters. 1954: President Dwight D...
• Columbia County is preparing to provide grants to some 20 owner-occupied, low-to moderate-income households that are...
Weiner’s wife leaves him NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, 40, is done playing the good wife to...
Wolf: Downgrade pot crimes HARRISBURG (AP) — The state needs to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession,...
TREASURE HUNT: 11-19-24-25-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-7-8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-7-1-3 MIDDAY PICK...
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Benton Borough council will consider a less than half percent property tax hike at its Sept. 12 meeting. The...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man found to have a stolen handgun in his car after he crashed into the Bloomsburg Ambulance...
Landlords are suing The following landlords recently filed complaints against tenants in area district courts: •...
Woman bit man’s leg, police say BLOOMSBURG — Maria Blaney, 43, of 554 W. First St., Bloomsburg, was cited with...
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County will see $550,000 in savings after refinancing about $9 million in debt at a lower...

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Retired carpenter loved hunting out West
Larry L. Meek, 69, of Bloomsburg passed away Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at his residence after a 12-year battle with...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Tributes from peers and admirers poured in Monday for Gene Wilder. • “Gene Wilder was one of the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says Andrea Tantaros is not a “victim” but “an opportunist” in its response to the...
• A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Antoinette “Toni” (Kobelis) Hornberger, formerly of Shamokin. Cards...
Temprince J.-L. Avera Megan Miller and Adam Avera of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Temprince Jeannie-Louise,...
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LEWISBURG — Anthracite coal will be the focus of a year-long series of performances, lectures and panel discussions at...
Local network affiliates WBRE and WYOU are rolling out new stations that offer around-the-clock programming, a press...
LEWISBURG — World musicians from Zanzibar, Rajab Suleiman and Kithara, will continue to usher in the Weis Center’s new...
LOS ANGELES — The famous human ancestor known as Lucy walked the Earth, but it was her tree climbing that might have...
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“It is going to be partly cloudy and very warm today and tomorrow, but then a cool-down will begin Thursday and...
Police: Teen had malt liquor LIBERTY TWP. — Rasheed D. Bohner, 19, of 910 Bald Top Road, rural Danville, is accused of...
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Winner got emotional after first Sprint victory
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyle Larson first took off his steering wheel and hung it out the window as he did celebratory...
Report: All-Star knowingly gave STDs to woman
If a report from TMZ Sports is true, then I guess it’s safe to say that Toronto Blue Jays All-Star Edwin Encarnacion...
Team paid tribute to late coach with pregame ceremony
It was unusual not seeing George Curry on the sideline at Crispin Field, but the late legendary Bulldogs coach was...
CHICAGO — Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term...
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PHILADELPHIA —Tanner Roark threw seven impressive innings, Jayson Werth hit a solo homer and the Washington Nationals...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Toronto 75 56.573 — — 6-4 W-4 40-28 35-28 Boston 73 58.557 2 — 5-5 W-...
BOSTON — In what’s become a regular scene, David Ortiz stepped into the dugout, preparing for batting practice, when a...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.355; Betts, Boston,.321; Escobar, Los Angeles,.320; Pedroia, Boston,.320; Ortiz, Boston,.319;...
BATTING—LeMahieu, Colorado,.344; Murphy, Washington,.343; Seager, Los Angeles,.321; Prado, Miami,.320; Blackmon,...
BALTIMORE — Josh Donaldson hit his fourth homer in two days and Jose Bautista also went deep in support of Marco...
BOSTON — Rick Porcello became the majors’ first 18-game winner and the first Red Sox pitcher in 70 years to open a...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 10, Red Sox 4 Kansas City 020 008 000—10 10 1 Boston 000 130 000— 4 9 1 Ventura, Strahm (5...
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Aug. 30, 1986 • After jumping to an early 14-point lead, the Central Columbia football team cannot maintain its...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 84 51.622 — Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 80 55.593 4...
FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Placed CB Mike Jenkins on injured reserve. Waived/injured QB...
BENTON — Garrett Barilar shot a 72 to lead Central Columbia to a win at the Columbia County Classic in high school golf...
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 8 p.m. MLB — Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs OR St. Louis at Milwaukee ——————————————— TENNIS 1 p....
ABOVE: Central Columbia’s Garrett Barilar hits his second shot from behind several trees on the fifth hole at Mill Race...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -240/+220 at Philadelphia at New York -125/+115 Miami at...
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Diva dominates at MTV Video Music Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards...
• Video of the year: Beyonce, “Formation.” • Female video: Beyonce, “Hold Up.” • Male video: Calvin Harris feat....
How many of you have visited the Susquehanna River lands this summer?Have you noticed the neglect of the once...
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Taylor Swift reportedly missed the MTV extravaganza known as the Video Music Awards so she could report to a court in...
DETROIT (AP) — Air bag maker Takata Corp.’s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its...
LEWISBURG — Playworld, the manufacturer of commercial playground equipment here, has been acquired by PlayPower Inc., a...
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A dwarf billy goat gave new meaning to the word “scapegoat” when he busted out a surprisingly...
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Surgeries 40 years apart show transplant progress, hurdles
WASHINGTON — Brenda Hudson recalls weeks spent in a glass-enclosed isolation room after her first kidney transplant,...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 92 and in exceptional health. I have irritable bowel syndrome, and my digestive system goes...
Researchers see impact of isolation, mobility, sensory problems
WASHINGTON (AP) — Grandma’s cholesterol is OK, but maybe the doctor should be asking about her social life, too. Think...
Q. I work in cancer research. About 10 years ago, most of the women in my office decided to stop wearing antiperspirant...
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Olympian Phelps’ mention brings ancient therapy to fore
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — With the fluid motions of a glass blower, Hong Qi held a flaming alcohol-soaked cotton ball...
LONDON (AP) — The ongoing violence in Syria has taken years off of people’s life expectancy, according to a new...
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ROCK HILL, S.C. — Beaten, abused and unable to fend for itself, Grecia the toucan was nearly left for dead. That’s...
66 years later, vet gets Purple Heart PARKER, Fla. (AP) —It took 66 years, but Joe Hutchinson finally got his Purple...
EDGERTON, Kan. (AP) — A lesbian pastor has agreed to go on involuntary leave from her United Methodist Church in...
OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) —There’s a treat at the beach you usually smell before you see: The sweet aroma of sugar mixing...
ELKHART, Ind. (AP) — Elkhart is trying to combat a bird problem and one local Boy Scout may have found a solution....
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) —North Carolina police have asked the FBI to analyze a noise that caused mass panic at a Raleigh...
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Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, staged a one-man sit-out late Friday night when he refused...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The latest on the presidential campaign: Wary of Trump The Republican U.S. Senate candidate in...
You can tell Bloomsburg University is back in session because already a few of the students have done something so dumb...
I would like to respond to the headlines on Aug. 22: “Cops let sex case lag.” I was out of town when the story hit, but...
The entitlement mentality enacted in 1962 by the Johnson Administration was the start of the decline of our culture...
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DEAR ABBY: I recently retired after 26 years of working with a professional partner of the opposite sex. Now my wife...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a perfectionist who is sociable and honest. You have a sharp intellect, and you love a...