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22 people succumbed to drug ODs, suicide claimed 15, coroner reports
BLOOMSBURG — An infant sleeping in bed with its parents died in Columbia County last year, the coroner said in a year-...
Danville defendant gets jail for nearly running down officer
DANVILLE — A 25-year-old Danville man who nearly mowed down a state constable with his car called the incident a “...
Troopers hunting for assault suspect who allegedly fled roadway attack on Route 11
SHICKSHINNY — A man stomped on another motorist lying on the roadway Saturday night after they got into a quarrel on...
Man wanted in N.J. allegedly approached two dealers
BLOOMSBURG — Twice, a wanted man tried to buy firearms from two different dealers during the Eagle Arms gun show here...
Each is serving a six-month sentence
BLOOMSBURG — Two former Bloomsburg University students who forced their way into an off-campus apartment with a pellet...


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1907: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an immigration act which excluded “idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded persons,...
Red Cross Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Turbotville Community Hall, Church Street. TODDLER STORY TIME: 11:30 a.m.-noon,...
• Singer Rihanna, 29. • Comedian Trevor Noah, 33. • Actor Andrew Shue, 50. • Model Cindy Crawford, 51. • Actor...
• Catawissa Municipal Water Authority will meet Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the authority office. • Rules governing the...
Blast by bull ring injures 26 BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade bomb exploded near Bogota’s bullring Sunday, injuring...
PSU Thon raises $10M-plus STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students raised more than $10 million for...
TREASURE HUNT: 16-21-22-26-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-1, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-0-1, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-3-...
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DUI suspected, officers say
FISHING CREEK TWP. —Police arrested a driver on suspicion of drunken driving Saturday after he crashed his SUV into a...
You wouldn’t know it from the warm temperatures this weekend, but winter can be harsh. That’s especially true for the...
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SUGARLOAF TWP. —Someone smashed a window with a brick at Camp Lavigne in northern Columbia County, police said. The...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump brought more contenders for national security adviser to his Palm...
BLOOMSBURG — The Box Of Light Digital Arts Center will be co-producing two online film festivals with WVIA Public Media...
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Bloom Mills retiree loved gardening, hunting
Rolland Elwood Swank, 76, of Millville passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. He was born Aug. 31,...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gun rights supporters and state Republican lawmakers are fighting huge gun permit fee increases...
PRESIDIO, Texas (AP) — Two hunters accused in a shooting on a remote Texas ranch near the Mexican border had told...
Cali M. Celona Paul and Dedra (Reinbold) Celona of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Cali Madison, born...
Dr. Donald Rabb, retired biology professor at Bloomsburg University, will celebrate his 95th birthday Friday, Feb. 24...

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Less than three weeks after Donald Trump moved into the White House, civil servants across the federal government are...
Imagine if Stephen King had written “Green Eggs and Ham.” Or if Dr. Seuss had penned “The Shining?” Gov. Wolf’s third...
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Q. I traveled once with a dry cough that, when triggered, wouldn’t quit. A lady sitting next to me on the plane pulled...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Despite a two-year downturn in the oil and gas industry, “downstream” opportunities such as power...
President Donald Trump’s administration is working to dismantle a complex set of financial rules including the “...
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I find EMS is getting out of hand in our area. If an ambulance shows up after you call 911. Great that’s what you hope...
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“A couple of long-range forecasts for the rest of February and the early part of March have been issued and they both...
ALLEN, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old Dallas-area high school transgender wrestler who is transitioning from female to male...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —Mandolinist Chris Thile (THEE’-lee) says he is returning for a second season as host of “A...
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Mount Carmel girls get top seed in D4 Class 3A
PHAC rivals Central Columbia and Southern Columbia will meet in the first round of the boys basketball district...
Cleveland feels its still has unfinished business
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Above the small cactuses and flowering plants dotting the concrete-blocked plaza outside the doorway...
Earnhardt will start second at NASCAR’s signature race
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It’s impossible to tell the history of NASCAR without mentioning Elliott and Earnhardt. As the...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Virginia coach Tony Bennett has built a program that thrives on defense, toughness and smart play...
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MADISON, Wis. — Nigel Hayes scored 14 of his 21 points in the second half, and Ethan Happ had 20 points to help No. 11...
LOS ANGELES — Dustin Johnson went to No. 1 in the world with a world-class performance at Riviera. Johnson turned a...
PITTSBURGH — Admittedly not where they want to be in the standings, the Detroit Red Wings still have plenty of fight...
Genesis Open Final Dustin Johnson 66-66-64-71—267 -17 Scott Brown 68-68-69-67—272 -12 Thomas Pieters 70-68-71-63—...
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PHOENIX — Baseball union chief Tony Clark called the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Adam Eaton donned his “go-to shirt” — a gray T, with the words “Mighty Mouse” in red, and a...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The last time Carlos Beltran shared a team with Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch they were...
MESA, Ariz. — No baseball team has repeated as World Series champions since the New York Yankees reigned from 1998...
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Feb. 20, 1987 • The Milton boys basketball team defeats Central Columbia for the Susquehanna Conference title, 61-54...
Northwest sophomore Brenna Babcock was named the Wyoming Valley Conference Division 3 Player of the Year, and Rangers...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife, age 67, has been under treatment for Hashimoto’s thyroiditis for 18 years now. The...
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DEAR ABBY: My daughter-in-law is extremely jealous of the close relationship I have with my daughter. If I spend time...
With less than three weeks until the expected arrival of her fifth child, Tori Spelling flaunted her enormous baby bump...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are empathetic — always compassionate and caring for others. You have an excellent...
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Nicole Kidman has revealed that she was once engaged to musician Lenny Kravitz. Kidman...
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... son of Bobbie and Jason Woolcock, Hughesville, turned 12 Feb. 11. Grandparents are Gloria and Gary Woolcock,...
... son of Chris and Amanda Gearhart, Catawissa, will turn 6 Wednesday. Grandparents are Gary and Darlene Zimmerman,...
... daughter of Ryan and Danielle (Evans) Parker, Berwick, turned 4 on Feb. 8. Grandparents are Carl and Brenda Parker...
... son of Brandon and Samantha Glenn, Mifflinville, will turn 3 Wednesday. Grandparents are Marty and Lori Hahn,...
... son of Stacy Ashton and Blaine Brown, Unityville, will turn 3 on Saturday. Grandparents are Mildred Ashton,...
... daughter of Kasey and Adria Unger, Bloomsburg, turned 8 Feb. 14. Grandparents are Leon and Glenda Kowalski, Sharon...
... daughter of Michael La Rish, Bound Brook, N.J., and Jeannette Wrobel, Reading, will turn 8 Friday. Grandparents are...
... twin daughters of Ron and Heather Jacoby, Mifflinville, turned 8 years old on Sunday. Grandparents are Ron and...
... daughter of Emily and John Kramer, Carlisle, turned 12 on Feb. 16. Grandparents are Joseph and Susan Kramer, New...
... daughter of Michele and Bruce Petro, Numidia, turned 11 on Feb. 7. Her grandparents are Jerome Petro and Lynne and...
... daughter of Kim and Mark Rishel, Benton, is 2 years old today. Brooklynn is the granddaughter of Ken and Linda...
... twin daughters of Jim Hahn and Marla Hahn, Millville, turned 9 on Feb. 15. Tegan and Piper are the granddaughters...
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, its local affiliates and partners held community improvement events in 2016 resulting in...
... son of Cheryl and Randy Fry, Danville, turns 11 today. Grandparents are Elaine and Jeffrey Fry, Danville, and Diane...
Here are Central Columbia Middle School honor roll students in the second marking period: Distinguished • Fifth...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia High School honor roll students for the second marking period: • Ninth...