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Police: Berwick woman hid toilet cleaner, candy in purse
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick woman who tried to steal toilet-bowl cleaner and candy by stashing them in her purse faces a...
Convictions may mean Berwick suspects will spend decades in prison
BERWICK — Two Berwick men accused of sharing and collecting kiddie porn are headed for trial, and they could both be...
Sunbury man charged
BLOOMSBURG — An assailant knocked a man to the floor at a pizza shop here, then kicked him in the face and head while...
Danville father is accused of forgery and theft
DANVILLE — A Danville man tried to pressure his estranged wife to lie on the witness stand about his alleged forgery...
DANVILLE — Montour County’s district attorney is the only appellate court candidate in Pennsylvania to receive “not...
EAGLES MERE — There will be no toboggan slide this season in Eagles Mere, organizers say. The lake that hosts the...
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1958: The United States entered the Space Age with its first successful launch of a satellite into orbit, Explorer I....
Red Cross Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bandits Roadhouse. Greenwood Township Pipeline Meeting: 1-3 p.m., Greenwood...
• Singer Justin Timberlake, 34. • Actress Kerry Washington, 38. • Actor-comedian Bobby Moynihan, 38. • Actress...
Suge Knight eyed in hit-run LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former hip-hop music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight hit and killed a man...
• Berwick Area School District is soliciting bids for a baseball field multipurpose building; www.berwicksd.org. For...
Wing Bowl boots wrestler PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Professional wrestling star Mick Foley was ejected from Philadelphia’s...
‘We live in a moment of history where change is so speeded up that we begin to see the present only when it is already...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-12-16-17-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-4-2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-9-1-3 MIDDAY PICK...
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The Project Theater Board at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, decided in January to cancel its...
BLOOMSBURG — A pickup driver drove through a red light, smashing into a car that had already entered an intersection...
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane says her office has charged an additional 11 drug traffickers as part...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is the latest agency to ban the acceptance of gifts by its...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health regulators have approved an attention deficit disorder drug for a new use: A first-of-...
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Michigan man back to normal after PTO mishap
OLIVE TWP., Mich. (AP) — Tim Vander Zwaag confidently walks through his house without assistance and has a firm...
RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia lawmaker says banning the release of helium balloons into the air could help save wildlife...
Accidents highlight need for inspections and safety testing
WASHINGTON — Three powerful accidents in recent years highlight weaknesses in the oversight of how natural gas...
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NEW YORK — Embattled milk producers launched a social media campaign this week to rebuild public confidence in the...
LEBANON, Ore. (AP) — A lucky sales call from a Las Vegas, Nevada, company led deputies to rescue a 33-year-old Oregon...
HOMER, Neb. (AP) — It would be easy, even understandable, for Sebastian Adame to shy away from talking about his...
Sock manufacturer expanding its mill NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A sock manufacturer is planning a 100,000-square-foot...
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Doctors are refusing to see patients with anti-vaccine views
LOS ANGELES — With California gripped by a measles outbreak, Dr. Charles Goodman posted a clear notice in his waiting...
NEW YORK — Along with puppies and babies, celebrities are a Super Bowl advertising staple. And this year is no...
NEW YORK (AP) — No celebrities or NFL players facing the camera, saying “No more.” This ad simply depicts a 9-1-1 call...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced “King of Kitsch” whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word...
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BERWICK — A man is suing a neighbor for $9,533 for tree limbs he says fell off and caved in his shed roof. Wayne...
Berwick native was ‘people person’
Shirley Baer Seybert, 86, Berwick, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at theCottage in the Meadowin Yakima, Wash. She...
Woman loved hummingbirds, grandchildren
Dixie F. Bowes, age 54, of 115-B Fisher Run Road, Bloomsburg, died at 7:01 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at Geisinger...
Arrangements will be announced
Michael E. “Mike” Moskovich, 34, of Bloomsburg died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle...
Berwick native enjoyed time with family
Peggy E. Shaffer, 83, Watsontown, passed away Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at her home after a lengthy illness. Born in...
WILKES-BARRE — Shoppers can find some new places to eat while visiting the Wilkes-Barre area. Meanwhile, some familiar...
BLOOMSBURG — An account has been opened at First Columbia Bank for donations to the Haubert family, who lost their home...
Full obituary will appear Sunday
Helen Kramer, age 94, formerly of Iron Street, Bloomsburg, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in the Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Lydia J. Welsh Steve and Stephine (Bacon) Welsh, Columbia County, are the parents of a daughter, Lydia James, born...
SALEM TWP. — A paranoid phone call about an intruder led police to two fugitives, including the man who called police...
• Birthday wishes are requested for Mildred Chamberlin, who will be celebrating her 94th birthday Tuesday, Feb. 3....
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“The 2-3 inches of snow we got Thursday came from a storm named ‘Kari.’ Fortunately, this storm saved most of its heavy...
NEW YORK — Fox’s “Gotham” inhabits a New York all its own. What resides here is part reverential mythmaking (it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Slumping sales of Barbie did little to bring a happy holiday to her maker, Mattel Inc. Mattel’s fourth...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sunbeam is recalling about 34,000 Holmes-branded space heaters because they can spray hot oil and...
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NFL commissioner is still optimistic about the future
PHOENIX — As if wishing made it so, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell described his league — and himself — as having...
No, Roger Goodell is not going to give himself a pay cut. Won’t trim even a measly $1 million off his $44 million...
Blue Jays get revenge with victory over Montoursville
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — It was the win Central Columbia was searching for to help vindicate its season. After dropping...
PHOENIX — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday it will be Richard Sherman’s decision whether to play in...
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PHILADELPHIA — Michael Carter-Williams had a triple-double with 17 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lead the...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. —Rain wasn’t the only thing that put a damper on the Phoenix Open on Friday. The rowdiest event on...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan...
NEWARK, N.J. — Defenseman Simon Despres scored 2:21 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied late and beat the...
MELBOURNE, Australia — It’s been five years since Serena Williams won the last of her five Australian Open singles...
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PHOENIX — Peyton Manning is still thinking over his future, making no commitment to returning to the Broncos for his...
PHOENIX — While Russell Wilson was throwing interceptions in the NFC championship game, punter Jon Ryan kick-started...
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PHOENIX — As it is, a pretty persuasive case could be made that Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and the rest of the...
PHOENIX — Go ahead, pile on the Patriots. Declare the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era over after they split their first...
PHOENIX — The sideshow is over, which means Marshawn Lynch can go back to not talking and this realization can become...
PHOENIX — Drew Brees serenaded Peyton Manning, hoping to convince the seven-time All-Pro to keep playing. “Peyton,...
PHOENIX — Here are some scary thoughts for the rest of the NFL: A win Sunday will stamp the Seahawks as one of the...
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Jan. 31
Jan. 31, 1985 • Jeanne Radcliff scores 16 points and pulls down 14 rebounds, leading the Bloomsburg University women’s...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Central at Montoursville.......2:30 p.m. CCCS at Bellville Mennonite.......7 p.m...
NFL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Sunday Super Bowl at Glendale, Ariz. New England 1 47½ Seattle NCAA Basketball...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Haley Levan led Southern Columbia scoring with 13 points, and the Tigers topped Muncy, 58-45, in high...
ATHLETICS 4:30 p.m. NBCSN — USA Track and Field, at New York –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– GOLF 1 p.m. TGC — PGA...
BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Milwaukee LHP Tyler Alexander, Baltimore 3B Austin Anderson, San Francisco...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) —Football tampering is inevitable when felines take the field Sunday in Hallmark Channel’s Kitten Bowl...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Amy Poehler turned the tables on her roasters, poking fun at Harvard and its famed Hasty...
NEW YORK (AP) — A fundraising campaign inspired by the popular photo blog Humans of New York has raised more than $1...
South Dakota man’s family eventually included 11 children
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) —Andrew Fischer was a stock clerk earning less than $100 a week in 1963 when a doctor explained...
Picked up by cops, pair’s home is robbed NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio couple who reported a break-in say...
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DEAR ABBY: I am 21 and confused. My boyfriend, “Ethan,” and I broke up five months ago, but we recently got back...
McDonald’s new CEO faces competition NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s new boss must feel like a freshly crowned king under...
Even people who never play the lottery usually gamble a few bucks on the Super Bowl, which helps explain the game’s...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Shatner is back as a shrewd, unflappable travel expert in his latest TV commercial for an...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a social person who needs to be seen and heard. You love to interact with others....
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Have some hijinks on low budget
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. —The fashion runway that is Lincoln Road. The skin and eccentricities displayed under neon lights on...
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The movie that Howard Dean, Michael Moore and Barack Obama don’t want you to see is called “Sniper”. Folks, go see this...
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TODAY Ham supper, Benton UMC, Main Street, 4-7 p.m., takeouts available. Super Sunday sale, St. Joseph Catholic...
Lifetree to discuss stem cell therapies ELYSBURG — A discussion about stem cell therapies will be held at Lifetree...
Bloomsburg University’s winter break brought more than rest and relaxation for a group of Catholic Campus Ministry...
Volunteers with the High Way Ministries chapel at the TravelCenters Of America truck stop in Buckhorn handed out 360...
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Benchmarking — comparing what peers make — too often pushes executives’ compensation to ridiculously disproportionate...
ROSE: This rose is for Central Columbia School Board President John Coates, who demonstrated both class and a strong...
“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” — Mark Twain (or B. Disraeli) “The Scientific...
There’s a disappointing controversy clouding the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march in Selma that...
Every flu season Big Pharma and Big Media tell me that if I don’t get a flu shot that makes me a medical Luddite, an...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...