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Bloomsburg suspect allegedly sent skateboarder to ER
BLOOMSBURG — A bar bouncer is charged with seriously injuring a Bloomsburg man by body slamming him to the ground after...
Benton-area dog lover used transport team to bring brothers home
FISHING CREEK TWP. — Ever since Sam Magni was a kid, if she came across a stray animal, she tried to take it in, get it...
Girlfriend allegedly was threatened with a loaded gun
BERWICK — A Berwick man was involved in an armed standoff with police for hours Tuesday morning after threatening his...
Danville authorities try to reassure parents
DANVILLE — A teen was taken into custody Monday night for allegedly making Facebook posts that caused concern, police...
Solicitor: Zoning board ruling must be in writing, appeals possible
BLOOMSBURG — More than a week after the zoning hearing board voted to grant a developer permission to build a drug-and-...

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Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Addressing Diversity with...
• Southern Columbia Area School District gives notice today that it intends to increase the property tax above a state-...
1945: During the World War II Battle of Iwo Jima, the escort carrier USS Bismarck Sea was sunk by kamikazes with the...
• Singer Charlotte Church, 32. • Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, 39. • Actor William Baldwin, 55. • Actor...
Damascus bombing kills 100 BEIRUT (AP) — Government forces bombed the northeastern suburbs of the Syrian capital for a...
AR-15 ceremony planned NEWFOUNDLAND (AP) — An offshoot of the Unification Church is encouraging couples to bring their...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-17-21-22-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-8, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-3-9, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-4-8...


 
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School officials will discuss the pros and cons of renovating, rebuilding or tearing down Nescopeck Elementary School...
BERWICK — A Wilkes-Barre woman allegedly attempted to deposit a fraudulent check into her First Columbia Bank account,...
Columbia County organizations that support emergency services, environmental preservation, youth and senior services...


 
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DANVILLE — Two men stole a box of cash containing $1,500 from a teen’s room, police say. Donovan J. Martz-Knipper, 20...
Retired welder and pipe fitter raised pigeons
Roland L. “Fuzzy” Lowery, Sr., 81, of Sugarloaf Township passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, Feb. 19, 2018, at his...
Loved reading and camping at the seashore
Mary Frances “Fran” Swisher, 73, 423 Hollow Road, Catawissa, died at her home at 4:50 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018,...
Guitar player, ham radio operator, outdoorsman
Stephen Boyd Lunger, 50, of Catawissa passed away on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at home, surrounded by family. Born on Oct...
Former accounting clerk, switchboard operator
Norma J. (Barto) Young, 82, 54 Lindsey Ave., Danville, died at her home at 4 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, after an...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Terry J. Nichols, 54, of Bloomsburg died on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Wyoming County. A completed obituary will be...
Phyllis Rachel Oberdorf of Sunbury recently became a resident of Geisinger-Bloomsburg Health Care Center. She will...
Arrangements to appear in future edition
Stephen R. Dilick, 54, of Danville died on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, in Potter County, A completed obituary will be...
NEW YORK (AP) — Holocaust survivor Sam Bloch, who dedicated his life to preserving the memory of the victims of Nazi...
Kaden A.A. Rump Nicole Bowman and Andrew Michael Rump of Wilburton are the parents of a son, Kaden Andrew Allen, born...
STOUT — Jean E. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church...
Author Le Guin wins posthumous prize NEW YORK (AP) — The late Ursula K. Le Guin was among the recipients of literary...


 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Matt Vespa at Townhall.com Maybe it’s the proliferation of social media in...
Is there some way to stop kids from murdering other kids in schools? The sad truth: No. Not without toppling some of...
I have rarely been motivated to write a letter to the editor in the 40 years I have called Bloomsburg my home. Like...
(My thoughts here are based on facts and sensible predictions from credible, nonpartisan sources: Congressional Budget...
For seniors aging in place, the presence of a good caregiver can provide comfort and create smiles during difficult...


 
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There’s a finite list of things you can change at work — and your employer’s less-than-stellar retirement plan probably...
LEWISBURG — Lorelei Ensemble, an ensemble of nine women committed to expanding the repertoire for women’s voices, will...
SCOTT TWP. — A woman driving while impaired by five medications endangered the lives of three children riding with her...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man parked near the dock at Briar Creek Lake was in possession of drug paraphernalia and a...
DANVILLE — Montour County Coroner Scott E. Lynn is seeking family of Lawrence Quinn, 79, of the Winfield area, who...


 
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —3M Co. has agreed to pay the state of Minnesota $850 million to settle a major case alleging the...
PITTSBURGH — Sometimes smell is the first sense suggesting what’s just up the road, and it’s never a pretty sight....
In response to the letter written in the paper by Catawissa council, most residents of the borough are aware of the...


 
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You’ll like him! You’ll really like him! That’s what Sally Field is telegraphing to Olympic bronze medalist Adam...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a healthy 94-year-old woman. Over the past four months, I have had pain in the nipple of my left...
DEAR ABBY: I have a son from a previous relationship, and have been in a relationship with a man I’ll call Bryan for a...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are helpful, responsible and creative. You are modest and generally like to go with the flow...
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“So far in 2018, we’ve done well with precipitation amounts. As of yesterday, I’ve measured 6.23 inches. Normal is 5.48...

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Entrepreneurs looking to capitalize on trick play
If you’re not a Philadelphia Eagles fan and you’re sick of hearing the phrase “Philly Special,” then I’ve got some bad...
Berwick advances to play top seed in district semi
EXETER — Good defense and a pair of long runs helped propel Berwick into the semifinals of the District 2 tournament...
Southern’s Klock, Hager shine in final home game
FRANKLIN TWP. — In a suffocating display of defense, Southern Columbia limited North Penn to just 10 first-half points...
JERSEY SHORE — In the second half, Jersey Shore turned to a full court man-to-man press, and the adjustment ended Vo-...
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PHILADELPHIA — Jakub Voracek scored the tying goal with 1:25 left in regulation and then got the game-winner 1:26 into...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 60 40 17 3 83 215 161 Boston 57 36 13 8 80 188...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Louisville officials are not happy with the NCAA’s decision that mandates the school vacate its 2013...
GLENDALE, Ariz. —Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a...
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Miles Bridges scored 19 points, Joshua Langford had 16 and No. 2 Michigan State beat Illinois 81-...
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Liz Swaney deserves kudos for dedication. And she had enough sense not to attempt anything on the halfpipe — and we...
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Long before her frightening birth, before the awful moments when everyone wondered if she...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir were golden in their final Olympic performance. The Canadian...
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Feb. 21, 1988 • Joel Barto and Brad Smith each earn wins to lead the Central Columbia wrestling team to a 34-30 win...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Xavier at Georgetown FSN — Seton Hall at Providence 7 p.m. ESPN — North...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Xavier 5½ at Georgetown at Providence 1½ Seton Hall at South Carolina...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Bryce Brentz to Pittsburgh for cash. MINNESOTA TWINS — Placed...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls District 4 Class A first round Galeton at Benton..................... 7 p.m....
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TURBOTVILLE — Here are Warrior Run High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished...
BENTON — Here are Benton Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
ELYSBURG — The Ralpho Township Public Library Bridge Club had “double” winners on Feb. 13. Tied for first, with 6...
Author’s dinner Friends of the Bloomsburg University Library Association will hold its 19th Annual Author’s Dinner on...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area High School honor roll students for the second marking period:...