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Either possible extension project hinges on federal or state money
BLOOMSBURG — Town officials are taking the first steps to extend the floodwall now being built to protect two...
Historians seek military stone for prominent Shick man who served in WWII
SHICKSHINNY — When World War II veteran William Adkins died in 1949, all the businesses here shut down for his funeral...
Packs allegedly fell from pockets in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — A woman found bleeding from her head last Christmas morning told police she had injured herself by jumping...
Police: Bike, car collided on Route 11
SALEM TWP. — A motorcyclist was killed Sunday morning in a collision with a sedan along Route 11 just south of...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick woman twice sold heroin to a confidential police informant last month, court records show...
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• Mount Carmel Area School District invites bids for the demolition and removal of the south end zone bleachers at The...
MIFFLINVILLE MEMORIAL WEEKEND CELEBRATION: 8:45 a.m. parade, meets in front of the German School, Third Street,...
Teen inmate care cost $1M CHICAGO (AP) — A talented teenage basketball player unable to post bond on a low-level...
1787: The Constitutional Convention began at the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall) in Philadelphia after...
•Actor Cillian Murphy, 39. • Singer Lauryn Hill, 40. • Actress Molly Sims, 42. • Actor Justin Henry, 44. •...
Cops: Woman set man on fire MECHANICSBURG (AP) — A woman accused of having tied a man to a bed, doused him with an...
TREASURE HUNT: 15-23-25-28-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-1-9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-7-8-0 MIDDAY PICK...
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A clever voter in the 2nd Ward must have a penchant for classic horror films. When write-in votes were printed up last...
SCOTT TWP. — Two men face shoplifting charges after separate incidents at Renco Ace Hardware along Columbia Boulevard...
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Here are today’s local Memorial Day events: • CATAWISSA — Memorial Day parade, forms 1 p.m. at Catawissa Police...
BLOOMSBURG — Three local students won money to study art at Bloomsburg University through a recent portfolio review by...
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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) —A two-week crash course on building gunstocks left the tips of Ryan Mertaugh’s fingers tattered and...
CHICAGO (AP) — Many U.S. hospitals have abandoned sending breastfeeding new moms home with formula freebies, according...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Sen. Pat Toomey, Republican of Pennsylvania. The town of Boalsburg, Pa., is...
THORN: Even in a nation notorious for frivolous lawsuits, the legal assault on little Catawissa Bottling Co. by the...
“Every person can contribute something to the Islamic State. You can easily earn yourself a higher station with God...
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Daughter in Benton is among survivors
June A. Hartzell, age 88, 310 Market St., Benton, died at 7:56 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Geisinger Medical...
Centenarian was oldest member of her church
Martha M. Getty, 100, formerly of Berwick, passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015, at Grandview Health Homes in Danville....
Enjoyed hunting, fishing, attending carnivals
Dale H. Boyer, 73, of Nescopeck passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at his home. Born in Bloomsburg...
Complete obituary to be published Tuesday
John T. Pickin, age 81, of Main Township died Saturday evening, May 23, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family and...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Kenneth Wilson, age 83, of Bloomsburg died Saturday evening, May 23, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in...
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BAYPORT, N.Y. (AP) — Math teacher Carol Pitkewicz sees a common thread running through prom fashion over her decades at...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Real men —and women — could wear pink in Wisconsin’s woods if a group of lawmakers get their way...
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NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A 93-year-old man walked into The Virginian-Pilot earlier this month carrying his own obituary —...
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Q. I am 53 and an aging old cowgirl. I’ve been beat up, banged up and thrown off livestock since I was 8 years old. Now...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dying patients sometimes seek emergency access to experimental medicines, desperate for a last-chance...
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say bad eyesight in the U.S. is most common in the South. A new report found the...
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CHICAGO (AP) —Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news. But a...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) —Alarmed about cities trying to outlaw plastic bags, the director of the Missouri Grocers...
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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Getting hurt at Yellowstone National Park isn’t quite as dramatic as you might think. Although the...
“With 100 percent sunshine, afternoon temperatures near 80 degrees and comfortable humidity, yesterday goes into the...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say two people are dead after the cherry picker they were standing in was thrown by a...
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39-year-old driver captures second title at 500
INDIANAPOLIS — His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain...
Washington star wrongly ejected for arguing call
The Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper has done a lot of maturing, especially after many considered him a punk when he...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he’d done hundreds of...
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WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper drove in two runs, Gio Gonzalez outpitched Aaron Harang and the Washington Nationals beat the...
ATLANTA — Rookie Mike Foltynewicz pitched three-hit ball for 7 2/3 innings, leading the Atlanta Braves over the...
DETROIT — Evan Gattis and Preston Tucker both homered in the sixth inning, and Houston slugged its way to another...
PHOENIX — Paul Goldschmidt hit his second home run in three days, and Arizona beat Chicago. Goldschmidt’s 12th home...
PITTSBURGH — Francisco Liriano kept up Pittsburgh’s strikeout parade, fanning 12 as the Pirates beat the New York Mets...
MIAMI — Martin Prado homered to cap a 12-pitch at-bat and drove in two runs, helping Miami beat Baltimore to win a...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Unbeaten Michael Wacha won for the seventh straight time this year and St. Louis ended its season-...
DENVER — Nolan Arenado had four hits and four RBIs, leading Chad Bettis and Colorado to a victory over San Francisco....
CLEVELAND — Trevor Bauer pitched into the eighth inning, and Cleveland extended its winning streak to six games with a...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sonny Gray allowed four hits in five scoreless innings before leaving with a bruised right ankle...
BOSTON — Mike Napoli hit his fourth homer of the series and drove in four runs, Wade Miley allowed one run in eight...
CHICAGO — Brian Dozier homered twice and drove in four runs, and Minnesota beat Chicago. Minnesota 100 400 300—8 9 0...
LOS ANGELES — Justin Upton hit a grand slam and drove in six runs as San Diego broke loose, backing unbeaten James...
TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacion and Ryan Goins homered, Aaron Sanchez won for the first time in three starts and Toronto...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 8, Angels 3 Los Angeles 200 000 010—3 6 1 Boston 011 002 22x—8 12 0 C.Wilson, Morin (7),...
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FORT WORTH, Texas —Chris Kirk made a par-saving 7-foot putt after an errant tee shot at the 18th hole, avoiding a...
PARIS — Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory...
Colonial Final Chris Kirk 68-69-65-66—268 -12 Jason Bohn 69-69-68-63—269 -11 Brandt Snedeker 67-69-66-67—269 -11...
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BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP T.J. McFarland to Norfolk (IL). Selected the contract of...
GOLF 4 p.m. TGC — NCAA, Division I, Women's Championship, individual stroke play final round, at Bradenton, Fla...
mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at New York -170/+160 Philadelphia at Cincinnati -125/+115 Colorado...
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DEAR ABBY: My son’s dad cheated on me for years, which resulted in a child with another woman. When I finally got the...
Since the Duggars have admitted they have a child molester in their midst, and TLC has canceled the show (at least for...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 60-year-old male in good health, and I play tennis and swim several days a week. I have...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are sophisticated and philosophical. You also are tough and resilient — a real fighter....
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... Daughter of Andrew and Crystal Dyer of Catawissa will be 2 on Thursday. She is the granddaughter of Tommie and...
... daughter of Joelle and John Leh will turn 9 on May 30. She is the granddaughter of Joyce and Jan Girton,...
... daughter of Heidi Mintzer and Clint Smith, Bloomsburg, is 6 today. She is the granddaughter of Craig and Diane...
... daughter of Kristin and Pete Lents, Indian Trail, N.C., will be 4 on May 26. Cassidy is the granddaughter of Carol...
... daughter of Scott and Shelley Pfirman, Catawissa, will be 7 on May 31. She is the granddaughter of Linda Jones,...
... daughter of Brian and Katie McMahon of Bloomsburg turned 2 on May 18. She is the granddaughter of Mike and Jenny...
... daughter of Deirdre Krisanits, Bloomsburg, and Michael Whitchsett, Berwick, turned 5 on May 14. She is the...
... son of Heidi and Ken Hunter turned 10 on May 16. He is the grandson of Edward McGeehan and the late Bonnie McGeehan...
... daughter of Brian and Angie Halterman of Bloomsburg turned 5 on May 11. She is the granddaughter of Brian and Nancy...
... daughter of Ryan and Liz Gajkowski of Elysburg will be 6 on Wednesday. She is the granddaughter of Ron and Fran...
... daughter of Andrew and Kristina Rodney of Huntington Mills will be 7 on Friday. She is the granddaughter of James...
... daughter of Andrew and Kristina Rodney of Huntington Mills will turn 5 on Thursday. She is the granddaughter of...
... daughter of Shelly and Charlie Harman of Bloomsburg turns 8 today. She is the granddaughter of Charles Hestor of...
... daughter of Shelly and Charlie Harman of Bloomsburg will turn 12 on Wednesday. She is the granddaughter of Charles...
... son of David and Autumn Smith of Coatesville turned 1 on May 21. He is the grandson of Kim and Janet Kishbaugh of...
... daughter of Aaron and Kim Gearhart of Orangeville turned 8 on May 17. She is the granddaughter of Rick and Collen...
... son of Lisa and Jesse Hopper of Catawissa will turn 8 on Wednesday. He is the grandson of Patricia Doraski of...
... daughter of Ben and Beth Eshelman of Bloomsburg turned 2 on Sunday. She is the granddaughter of Tim and Kim...
... daughter of Eric and Erin Sorg of Orangeville turned 2 on May 21. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Barbara Sorg...
... son of Fred Kluck and Jennifer Williams of Bloomsburg turns 11 on Friday. He is the grandson of John and Peg...
... son of Jorden Meehan and Eric Williams of Berwick turned 2 on May 21. He is the grandson of Jean and Pat Meehan of...
COLUMBIA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MISUSE OF HOTEL TAX MONEY *$250,000 for a new economic group DRIVE *$10,000 to bring a...
... daughter of Nicole Oyster and David Rhodes of Bloomsburg turned 1 on May 22. She is the granddaughter of Kristine...
••• I would like to know where is all the taxpayers money going that is supposed to fix roads in bloomsburg ? maybe...