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Man says Danville Ambulance firing, theft case followed labor complaint
DANVILLE — A Danville Ambulance Service paramedic who was recently fired and charged with theft says it all happened in...
Riverside-area woman: Guardian angels limited damage to outbuildings and car
RUSH TWP. — Leanne McCormick believes an angel or two must have spared her home Tuesday night when a confirmed tornado...
Addition allegedly collapsed and cost owner $15G to fix
MAIN TWP. — A sunroom collapsed in “mildly windy conditions” because a Luzerne County contractor improperly installed...
Orangeville father is also accused of hurling water and chair at teen
VALLEY TWP. — An Orangeville man punched his teenage son in the face and threw a cup of water on him during an argument...
Pair admits addictions to heroin, but deny cooking meth or dealing either
BERWICK — A pregnant teenager and her boyfriend being sought by police on meth and heroin charges turned themselves in...
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Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans: Espy Fire Hall, doors open at 11 a.m., lunch at noon. Contact: Claudia, 570-441-5899...
1776: The Continental Congress passed a resolution saying that “these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be,...
• North Centre Township invites bids by contractors for removal of a rock out-cropping; for details, please see today’s...
• Actress Lindsay Lohan, 29. • Actress-singer Ashley Tisdale, 30. • Figure skater Johnny Weir, 31. • Singer...
Church fire likely not arson GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Preliminary indications suggest arson was not the cause of a...
Tornado struck community HONEY BROOK (AP) — The National Weather Service says a tornado with maximum winds of 95 mph...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-13-15-20-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-7-9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-4-3-2 MIDDAY PICK...
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The Summer Breeze Concert Series continues tonight with a patriotic tribute featuring the Catawissa Military Band...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — The words “We Are” usually bring the response “Penn State” — and now those first two words have...
HARRISBURG — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and legislative leaders agreed Wednesday to restart budget talks after Wolf...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Leaders of Pennsylvania’s House Republican majority are being recorded as “yes” votes on a key budget-...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s tax collections for the just-ended fiscal year exceeded projections by $412.2 million...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office on Wednesday sued the operator of 36 nursing homes in the...
MIFFLINVILLE — Here is the latest update from PennDOT on the Interstate 80 river bridge project here: • From Monday,...
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Mental health professional cared for animals
Barbara M. Heidger, age 59, of 14 Rainbow Road, Catawissa, died at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Geisinger...
LONDON (AP) — He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime....
Vet enjoyed outdoors, worked at Bloom Mills
Charles E. Kingston Sr., 60, of Catawissa passed away Tuesday morning, June 30, 2015, at his home. Born in Catawissa...
Retired Bercon worker enjoyed family, baking
Anna M. Rekowski, 85, of Berwick passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015. Born in Shickshinny, she was the daughter of the...
Berwick son survives Korean War veteran
Joseph Bafunno, 84, of Mountain Top passed away Monday evening, June 29, 2015, at his residence. Born in Nanticoke, he...
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from June 21-27: June 21 •7:02 a.m. — 700 block LaSalle Street,...
Mia G. Johnson Jeremiah and Jillian (Ash) Johnson, Mifflinville, are the parents of a daughter, Mia Grace, born Monday...
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Records: Millville woman, 61, admitted taking money from charity to fund gambling problem
MILLVILLE — A former Goodwill store manager accused of stealing more than $9,000 from the charity to feed what she...
Fireworks pollute air, study says just in time for Fourth of July
NEW YORK (AP) — July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Environmentalists Tuesday called on Gov. Jerry Brown to halt plans for months of hydraulic fracturing...
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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Uncle Pennybags is going to Hollywood.Lionsgate said Wednesday it will turn Monopoly into a...
HARRISBURG — State Rep. David Millard says the House and Senate have passed legislation to privatize the state-owned...
DANVILLE — A Danville man who backed his car off a raised parking lot was drunk, police say. Silvestre Cota, 47, of...
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded Pennsylvania a $32,499 grant to address white-nose syndrome...
Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: Friday • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St...
HARRISBURG — Senate Majority Whip John Gordner says he urged Gov. Tom Wolf to sign a series of bills that would enact...
DANVILLE — From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Members Choice Financial Credit Union will hold a Veteran Appreciation Day at...
HARRISBURG — State Rep. David Millard says he joined the majority of his House colleagues in recently approving pension...
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NEW YORK — Debra Granik met Ron “Stray Dog” Hall at a biker church in the Ozarks. Granik, a 52-year-old filmmaker from...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A dolphin leaped onto a boat in Southern California, crashing into a woman and breaking both...
NEW YORK (AP) — About 3,000 inflatable baby floats are being recalled because they can deflate, posing a risk that a...
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“Tuesday afternoon and evening were a little scary in our area as weather radar indicated the developing thunderstorms...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina and Brazil are welcoming news that they will soon be able to export fresh beef...
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Americans riding streak of five straight shutouts
MONTREAL — It used to be that the U.S. women’s national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women’s...
PARIS — Simply by playing ball, Melissa Mayeux is busting through barriers. Becoming the first ever woman on Major...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh star wide receiver Tyler Boyd has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on drunken driving...
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PHILADELPHIA — Adam Lind homered, Scooter Gennett doubled twice, tripled and drove in three runs and the hot-hitting...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Nathan Eovaldi pitched scoreless, five-hit ball into the sixth inning, Garrett Jones homered and the...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Billy Butler hit his first triple in nearly three years and also singled, Jesse Hahn pitched six...
SAN DIEGO — Taijuan Walker pitched one-hit ball for six innings, Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz homered and Seattle beat...
BALTIMORE — J.J. Hardy hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning to back an effective pitching performance...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Carlos Carrasco came within one strike of throwing Cleveland’s first no-hitter since 1981,...
CINCINNATI — Johnny Cueto made his best start yet since returning from a sore elbow, allowing four hits in eight...
DETROIT — Neil Walker homered twice, including a two-run shot in a five-run third, and Pittsburgh beat Detroit. Walker...
MIAMI — Justin Bour hit a three-run homer with no outs in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins overcame three errors...
TORONTO — Justin Smoak homered from both sides of the plate, Mark Buehrle won his fourth straight decision and Toronto...
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After all the speculation and intrigue surrounding Kevin Love’s foray into the free agent market, the star power...
LONDON — Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups...
EDMONTON, Alberta —Laura Bassett scored into her own net during second-half stoppage time, giving Japan a 2-1 victory...
PITTSBURGH — Phil Kessel spent six seasons toiling in relative anonymity in Toronto, one of the best players on a...
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July 2, 1985 • First-round draft pick Bernie Kosar signs with the Cleveland Browns, becoming the youngest QB in team...
Today BASEBALL Little League Minor Division at Ber-Vaughn Park Warrior Run vs. Selinsgrove.. 5:30 p.m. SOFTBALL...
CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE 8:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Hamilton at Winnipeg ——————————————— COLLEGE BASEBALL 8:30 p.m. ESPN —...
SELINSGROVE — Matt Schiffino, Shayne Riley and Mark Mullery each doubled for Danville in an 11-6 win over Selinsgrove...
mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Miami -145/+135 San Francisco at New York -125/+115 Chicago...
HOCKEY National Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Agreed to terms with F Artem Anisimov on a five-year contract...
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Fictitious firm bilked officials WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to one year in prison for creating a...
CROZET, Va. (AP) — Past the law office of Bruce K. Tyler in Nelson County, a “no trespassing” sign sits on a wooden...
SLAPOUT, Okla. (AP) —Slapout, population 8, is for sale. Not the entire town; just its business district. “I’d like...
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) —Police say four people were taken to the hospital after a car crash that began with a domestic...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Metro’s police department is warning riders after a series of iPhone robberies on the orange, silver...
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Having a few laughs at Paris Hilton ’s expense would seem harmless. After all, this is the same knucklehead who...
NEW YORK — Bella Thorne has advice for anyone being chased by a villain in a horror film: “Don’t look back, OK? Just...
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DEAR CAR TALK: I have a 2000 Mercedes E320 with 144,000 miles. The temperature and clock dials on the dashboard stopped...
2015 Chevrolet Spark EV
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet’s 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and...
BASE PRICE: $25,170 for 1LT; $25,560 for 2LT PRICE AS TESTED: $27,135 TYPE: All-electric, front-wheel drive, four-...
DETROIT (AP) — For almost 50 years, gearheads have swooned over the Chevrolet Camaro for its muscular looks, throaty...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) —Thousands went back in time as one of the largest movie audiences ever in one place gathered to watch...
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —The national president of a civil-rights group says Confederate symbols represent “treason” and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Laurence Fishburne is joining the “Roots” miniseries remake. A&E Networks said Wednesday that...
Do you know what I find crazy? I find that it is crazy that Religion has fought against same sex marriage and all at...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My friend was diagnosed with H. pylori. He was treated and then later he was given a stool sample test...
DEAR READERS: On May 5, I printed a letter from a parent, “Against the Tide in New Jersey.” He said his “independent,...
iBook charts for week ending June 29, 2015: Top Paid Books 1. “Grey” by E L James — 9781101946350 — (Knopf Doubleday...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have strong sympathies and emotions, which sometimes you show and sometimes you don’t. You...
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After N.C. overhaul, locomotive going back to Virginia
SPENCER, N.C. — Shrouded in steam and black smoke, the newly painted, shiny black locomotive rolls authoritatively down...
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BLOOMSBURG — The School Counts! program, an initiative adopted by The Foundation of the Columbia Montour Chamber of...
Quaker coupons For the fourth marking period, students at Millville Elementary School have been earning Quaker Coupons...
Academic honors Wyoming Seminary in Kingston announces these local students were named to the Upper School Dean’s List...
End-of-year awards Columbia County Christian’s Elementary Awards Day was June 5. Awards are as follows: • First grade...
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Every one of us has a friend or loved one that has been afflicted by cancer. In 2014, more than 1.6 million Americans,...
During the third presidential debate in 2012, Mitt Romney attacked the Obama administration for advocating cuts to the...
Labor board lays egg
Perhaps you’ve heard or read news stories about misbehaving teachers in big cities who are protected from dismissal by...
In an 1883 essay, William Graham Sumner, a Yale philosopher, wrote about “The Forgotten Man” that works, votes, and...
In March, Governor Tom Wolf unveiled a budget proposal that included almost $5 billion in new tax increases for Fiscal...
Fly and return the USA to the Pennsylvania-born Gadsden rattlesnake “DON’T TREAD ON ME” flag for the 4th! Www.gadsden....
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Medicare is proposing to ease a coverage policy on short hospital stays that has been criticized...