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Bloom man charged in 2011 vending-machine smash-and-grab
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A smear of blood left behind on a smashed vending machine led to a man’s arrest four years later...
Berwick woman led way as female official for county, borough
BERWICK — Lucille Whitmire was a politician who wasn’t afraid to tell you what she thought or where she stood, even if...
Police: Raid on Salem home turned up drug-making supplies
SALEM TWP. —Agents from the state Attorney General’s office raided a residence here Monday afternoon, and a man and...
Officials: Passengers not at risk
ELYSBURG — Knoebels’ new Impulse roller coaster debuted with a bit of a glitch Saturday. A coaster car with riders...
Directors instead accept Knorr’s apology for cursing at colleague
BERWICK — A motion to censure school director Rick Knorr was withdrawn Monday after he apologized for cursing at fellow...
SSHE schools need to better track crime and sex bias
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and...
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Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Bloomsburg YMCA, 30 E. Seventh St....
• Bloomsburg plans reconstruction of 1.5 miles of Fort McClure Boulevard, from the confluence of Fishing Creek and the...
• Actress Jessica Alba, 34. • Actress Penelope Cruz, 41. • Actress Elisabeth Rohm, 42. • Actress Bridget Moynahan...
1952: War with Japan officially ended as a treaty signed in San Francisco the year before took effect. 1965:...
Baltimore erupts in violence BALTIMORE (AP) — Rioters plunged part of Baltimore into chaos Monday, torching a pharmacy...
Politician in SWAT standoff MCKEES ROCKS (AP) — A small-town politician threatened to detonate propane tanks and...
TREASURE HUNT: 12-15-20-27-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-2-5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-7-9-5 MIDDAY PICK...
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Orange Township has come into some federal money to expand the township building along Route 487. Columbia County...
SALEM TWP. — A worker was taken to a hospital for observation Saturday night after his head was hit by a pry bar at the...
POTTSVILLE (AP) — Jury selection has begun for the trial of a man charged in the stabbing death of his girlfriend a...
MAINVILLE — A PennDOT maintenance crew is scheduled to begin repairs today on Route 2018, Sycamore Road. A detour will...
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Former Columbia commissioner, Berwick official
Lucille B. Whitmire, 68, of LaSalle Street, Berwick, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center in...
SUNBURY — A doctor and former Mount Carmel school director who approached police at a DUI checkpoint and told them, “I’...
Nurse’s aide had worked for Bonham’s facility
Hannah J. Kishbaugh, 66, of Hill Road, Shickshinny, passed away on Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2015, at Celtic Hospice...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area High School honor roll students for the third marking period:...
Retired customer service manager at Giant
Mrs. Elaine Audrey Lamoreaux-Rogers, age 80, of Benton died Sunday, April 26, 2015. Born in Berwick on July 15, 1934...
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) —A tiny, casino-owning Native American tribe in Northern California has pursued an unusual...
Services were held Monday in Ohio
William J. “Bill” Harter, 54, of Point Place, Toledo, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. He was born in...
Not a suspect Josh Morris, 27, is named in a protection-from-abuse order leveled against him by the mother of his...
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Hazleton man locked up
CONYNGHAM — Several rounds of gunfire hit a woman’s house while she slept early Monday after a dispute between two men...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York will be the first state to offer English-language lessons to...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A judge says prosecutors can’t release a video showing a police officer shooting to death an unarmed...
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“I’m happy to say the clouds and scattered sprinkles we had yesterday moved away at night. We can now expect a couple...
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The goal was pretty clear this season for Southern Columbia’s Kent Lane. The senior had it in his mind since he was...
Steelers have several big holes to fill on defense
PITTSBURGH — The steady stream of bold-faced names out the door has finally slowed. Troy Polamalu. Ike Taylor. Brett...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kurt Busch’s win at Richmond International Raceway would only be considered redemption if anyone had...
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Adam Wainwright was a cheerleader on the St. Louis Cardinals’ 2011 World Series title team, out the entire year...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 12 8.600 — — 8-2 W-2 5-5 7-3 Boston 11 9.550 1 — 4-6 W-1 5-3...
NEW YORK — Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New...
ATLANTA — Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs, Eric Stults pitched 6 1/3 strong innings and Atlanta beat...
BOSTON — Mookie Betts hit a game-ending RBI single to lift Boston to a victory over Toronto. Pablo Sandoval homered...
CLEVELAND — Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and Kansas City kept AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber winless this season...
MIAMI — Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer with one out in the ninth inning, and the New York Mets snapped the Miami...
CINCINNATI — Jason Marquis ended Cincinnati’s long streak of clutch-hitting futility with a run-scoring single, and...
INTERLEAGUE Yankees 6, Mets 4 New York (N) 202 000 000—4 7 4 New York (A) 140 010 00x—6 9 2 Niese, Goeddel (6), A....
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NEW YORK — Deron Williams rebounded from two dismal games with 35 points, and the Brooklyn Nets pulled out a 120-115...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Ahmed Zayat can’t contain his enthusiasm at having three horses running in the Kentucky Derby. The...
DETROIT — Tyler Johnson scored two goals in his latest stellar performance and the Tampa Bay Lightning held on for a 5-...
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April 28, 1985 • New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner fires Yogi Berra 16 games into the season and replaces him...
Today TENNIS High school boys District 4 team tournament at Bloomsburg University Central vs. Loyalsock...
Midway Lanes THURSDAY LADIES LEAGUE Week 31 W L Ocean Six 40 20 Dolls With Balls 39 21 Good Time Gals 37 23...
BENTON — Garret Watson drove in two runs for Benton in a 4-0 win over Millville in high school baseball Monday. Aaron...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled RHP Steven Wright from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP Heath...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -140/+130 at Atlanta at Miami -125/+115 New York at...
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Chicago White Sox at Baltimore or Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees 10...
High school VO-TECH 3, MONTGOMERY 2 Saturday Vo-Tech 000 300 0 — 3 9 1 Montgomery 010 000 1 — 2 5 2 Hope Witchey...
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WASHINGTON — Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie last week over...
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Everyone’s talking about it, so “The Buzz” has decided to offer its own two cents on the matter. Bruce Jenner ’s...
NEW YORK (AP) — A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“How to Get Away with Murder” star Viola Davis will play Harriet Tubman in a HBO movie about the...
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NEW YORK (AP) — A brain-scanning technique might one day help identify people with a disease linked to concussions in...
As patients face the end, docs urge straight talk on care
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Angelo Volandes remembers performing rib-cracking CPR on a frail elderly man dying of lung cancer...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently you wrote about estrogen. I starting taking Premarin when I was 50 years old, some 28 years...
Q. I’ve just been put on simvastatin to control my cholesterol. I’m also on amiodarone for my heart. I take blood-...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health officials say ice cream is still safe to eat — even amid recalls by two ice cream...
WASHINGTON (AP) —New technologies account for one way that the government is tracking a life-threatening outbreak of...
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Five years ago this week Mississippians and millions of other people in the states of the Gulf South began watching as...
Insider well cared for
‘Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.” That bit of irreverent...
Legislation passed in 1990 created the Pennsylvania 911 system and allowed for the collection of $1.50 per wire line (...
Things never seem to get better for cats and it just gets worse every year when spring arrives. I changed my phone...
County commissioners from across Pennsylvania have identified 911 services funding reform as their top priority issue...
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BURBANK, Calif. — It was in the editing suite that “Avengers: Age of Ultron” writer and director Joss Whedon started to...
Oh Mahoning, Mahoning, Mahoning. It’s time to clean house. Scott Township man, email ••• Great guest editorial (...
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DEAR ABBY: I have been married twice. My first marriage lasted 20 years, the second one about four years. During...
NEW YORK — When Jimmy Fallon sought to turn the popular lip sync competition feature from the “Tonight” show into a...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You dress well. People rely on you, because you’re dependable, steadfast and solid. You are...
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KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — As the death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and...