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Council concern over juggling two jobs behind officer’s decision
MILLVILLE — Millville’s officer in charge has resigned. Jonathan Yaskiewicz told council he’s leaving his post after a...
Bloom official, stripped of police role, vows to stay on
BLOOMSBURG — Just three days after his arrest on charges of soliciting prostitution, Eric Bower presided over Monday...
BLOOMSBURG — Mayor Eric Bower has been suspended from duties as a state constable because of his arrest Friday for...
Efforts to curb annual booze bash may be working, say BU, town leaders
BLOOMSBURG — Saturday’s Block Party drew fewer people and led to fewer serious arrests than in recent years, leading...
No tax hike likely in coming year
BERWICK — School directors here narrowly passed the same preliminary budget they rejected at their last meeting, which...
State Police support governor’s ‘commonsense’ plan to expand background checks on firearms
HARRISBURG —Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday asked the Legislature to pass a measure expanding background checks on firearms in...

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1953: British statesman Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. 1962: The Massachusetts Institute of...
• Benton Area School District’s policy committee will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. in the district office. • Hemlock...
• Golfer Lydia Ko, 21. • Singer Kelly Clarkson, 36. • Actress Rebecca Mader, 41. • Actor Eric Balfour, 41. •...
Elder Caregiver Support Forum: 10 a.m.-noon, Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center, Benton; must RSVP: 570-...
Deadly van driver in custody TORONTO (AP) — A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10...
Cosby declines to take stand NORRISTOWN (AP) — Bill Cosby opted not to testify in his sexual assault retrial as his...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-5-14-19-20 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-8; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-7-2; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-3-8-...


 
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The Orangeville School bell will be dedicated prior to the May 5 afternoon gathering for the Orangeville School Reunion...
DANVILLE — A woman suffered what appeared to be a serious leg injury when she crashed her car into the rear of a manure...
BELLEFONTE (AP) — A jury must decide whether a man and woman were responsible for the death of a Penn State University...
MONTOURSVILLE (AP) — An elderly man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help....


 
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Had been bookkeeper for husband’s business
Emma A. (Fritz) Kile, 96, of 7 W. Hillcrest Drive, Bloomsburg, died at 11:39 a.m. Sunday, April 22, 2018, at the Sunset...
Former school bus driver was N.Y. Yankees fan
Elda A. Klein, 90, of Danville passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at Heritage Springs Memory Care in Lewisburg. She...
Marine Corps veteran enjoyed hunting camp
Daniel Joseph Reed, 81, of LaPlume passed peacefully into the arms of his Savior on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at...
Area family members survive Wisconsin man
Salvatore “Sal” Mignognia, 63, of Lisbon, Wisconsin, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at his home. Sal was born...
Longtime medical records technician at DSH
Sally Kay Beyer, 70, of Danville passed away on April 19, 2018, after a long illness. Sally was born on Sept. 18, 1947...
Enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, playing solitaire
Fayetta L. Lowery, 84, of Nescopeck passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at her home, surrounded by family. Born in...
Enjoyed carpentry, especially making birdhouses
George E. Endres, 84, of Berwick passed away Monday, April 23, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. Born on March 26,...
Woman was social member of Conyngham VFW
Mildred A. Turowski, 75, of Nescopeck Township died Monday morning, April 23, 2018, at home. Born Oct. 21, 1942, in...
Complete obituary to be published later
Walter E. Beck, 88, of Bloomsburg passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. A full obituary...
DANVILLE — Here are Danville Middle School honor roll students for the third marking period: • Sixth grade — Brooklyn...


 
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WATSONTOWN — An Elysburg woman fraudulently removed $27,000 from her great-grandmother’s bank accounts over the course...
PINE TWP. — A 1½ acre brush fire here took about a half hour to contain and had Millville’s fire chief asking the...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman was under the influence of alcohol when stopped for traffic violation April 8, police said...
DANVILLE — Montour County Treasurer Norma Bird will open her office Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for...
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Jan. 8, 2015, Bloomsburg lost a well-known citizen, suddenly and unexpectedly, at age 60. Many were shocked and...
We hope corporations will take some of the money they’re getting from changes in federal tax laws and fill a potential...
A newspaper columnist in Chicago, a town infamous for electing colorful characters, once wrote that local politicians...
On April 12, two Black men in Philadelphia were doing what people do every day in this city — they waited in a coffee...
“These officers are opening fire into a car with other passengers and in a Walmart parking lot in broad daylight with...
A Buddhist monk approaches a burger food truck and says, “Make me one with everything.” He pays with a $20 bill, which...


 
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BERWICK — Part-time workers at the Berwick Area School District may soon be able to buy into the district’s insurance...
MAHONING TWP. — Supervisors unanimously approved a purchase agreement between the township and water company Suez,...


 
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Doctors try glowing dyes to find hidden tumors
PHILADELPHIA — It was an ordinary surgery to remove a tumor — until doctors turned off the lights and the patient’s...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 35-year-old female welder. I am very fit and live a healthy lifestyle, but I worry about the...
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Meredith Mozingo has a lot of pain every day. It’s from a condition called scoliosis, or...
Q. My husband and I are taking cold-processed salmon oil, two pills a day, not for our hearts but for dry eyes. We both...


 
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Man who survived blast in Afghanistan has pelvic region rebuilt with parts from deceased donor
WASHINGTON — A veteran who lost his genitals from a blast in Afghanistan has received the world’s most extensive penis...
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“After having four days of warmer, dry conditions, we are now going to have several days of cloudy, wet conditions....
PARIS (AP) — The European Court of Human Rights on Monday rejected a case from British parents who want to take their...
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Philadelphia’s roster is a virtual melting pot
MIAMI — Philadelphia’s six leading average scorers so far in the playoffs, in order are: Ben Simmons, Dario Saric, Joel...
There’s no consensus on who should go No. 1
DENVER — We’ve been hearing it for months: The 2018 NFL draft is all about the quarterback. The quarterback conundrum...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The score is tied 3-3 between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick in the race for hottest driver in NASCAR....
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Forget Fenway Park —David Price and the Boston Red Sox are feeling every bit at home at the Flush Factory. And in...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 17 4.810 — — 8-2 L-2 8-1 9-3 Toronto 13 8.619 4 — 6-4 L-2 7-3...
CHICAGO — White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is talking to his doctors and family after surgery over the weekend to...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.366; MMachado, Baltimore,.356; Lowrie, Oakland,.351; Correa, Houston,.351; Altuve, Houston,.344...
CINCINNATI — Jesse Winker’s bases-loaded single provided Cincinnati’s first lead in six games, and the Reds — off to...
BALTIMORE — Carlos Carrasco outpitched Kevin Gausman in a tight duel, and a two-run homer by Yonder Alonso carried...
NATIONAL LEAGUE Dodgers 4, Nationals 3 Washington 010 101 000—3 9 0 Los Angeles 000 003 10x—4 5 1 Hellickson, Solis...
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TORONTO — Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins on...
WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks knew John Wall would be back to his explosive, elite self for the...
FIRST ROUND Best-of-7; x-if necessary Thursday, April 19 Philadelphia 128, Miami 108 New Orleans 119, Portland 102...
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April 24, 1988 • The Philadelphia Eagles select Oklahoma tight end Keith Jackson and Arizona State cornerback Eric...
Today BASEBALL High school Meyers at Northwest........... 4:15 p.m. College Le Moyne at BU...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Atlanta -125/+115 at Cincinnati at Philadelphia -106/-104 Arizona at...
BENTON— Cole Simpler went 3 for 4 for Vo-Tech with a double and two singles to lead Vo-Tech to a 7-1 win over Benton...
MLB 6:30 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Minnesota at N.Y. Yankees OR Chicago Cubs at Cleveland (6 p.m...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded LHP Roenis Elias to Seattle for a player to be named or cash....
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NEW YORK (AP) — Sears’ biggest shareholder has suggested the company sell its well-known Kenmore brand and some real...
I would appreciate one of your photographers coming to the 200 block of West Ninth Street and get a photo of the blue,...
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If you “Wannabe” called out in the comments section, diss a former Spice Girl. Stefano Gabbana — of high-end fashion...
DEAR ABBY: I recently started dating a man who, until now, has been everything I wanted — respectful, kind, caring,...
BORN TODAY, you are strong-willed, practical and have a relaxed attitude. You have your own approach to whatever you...