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University wins no favors with free football tickets, lunch, Gordner says
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State offers free football tickets to lawmakers, but the university will not say why. State Sen....
Bloom-area man allegedly tried to break appliances
MONTOUR TWP. — A man head-butted his girlfriend and bloodied her nose while she held her 1-year-old during a fight at...
Police: Driver swerved to miss a car, crashed
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick-area man wiped out a utility pole and flipped his SUV after swerving to miss another...
Three women charged in scheme
BUCKHORN — Police say three women tricked Walmart out of gift cards worth $169 by returning stolen razor blades on two...
Berwick man facing mandatory 25-year term wins stay to get legal advice; the other defendant is eligible for parole after serving 449 days in lockup
BLOOMSBURG — Two Berwick men who admitted to possessing kiddie porn were in court recently for sentencing, one of them...
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• Actor Jamie Dornan, 34. • Actress Julie Benz, 44. • Country singer Tim McGraw, 49. • Hall of Fame jockey Steve...
1931: New York’s 102-story Empire State Building was dedicated. 1960: The Soviet Union shot down an American U-2...
Breakfast/Brunch: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Township Fire Company, Mooresburg. Breakfast Buffet: 8 a.m.-noon, Hobbie...
Lions airlifted to Africa JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The roars of lions filled the cargo section of Johannesburg’s OR Tambo...
Cafe closed over illnesses PITTSBURGH (AP) — A cafe on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University has been closed for...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-24-26-27-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-9-6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-6-2-9 MIDDAY PICK...


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Since Prince’s death, there has been an explosion of tacky “RIP Prince” shirts for sale in the Minneapolis area, gossip...
SHAMOKIN DAM — A 34-mile natural gas pipeline that will cross five counties, including northern Montour, was approved...
HAZLE TWP. — A Berwick man is accused of stealing ammunition from a sporting goods store here, according to published...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An estimated 15,000 pounds of trash were left behind after a 4/20 event in San Francisco’s Golden...
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When Elena Sablina’s daughter Alina was killed in a car crash in Moscow two years ago, she was devastated. One month...

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Protesters rally against anti-Islam politicians
BERLIN (AP) — A national convention by a populist German party was overshadowed Saturday by clashes between leftists...
Arrangements for former Mocanaqua resident
Naz, 78, of Mechanicsburg and originally of Mocanaqua, died Monday, April 18, 2016. Naz’s survivors include his four...
Police say victim allegedly slighted Prophet Muhammad during 2012
NEW DELHI (AP) — A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, following a spate of...
Was pastor of Ebenezer Faith Bible Church
The Rev. Gerald L. “Tom” Wiggin, 71, of Bloomsburg passed away Thursday evening, April 28, 2016, at the Geisinger...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Royals from around the world flew in, loyal Swedes lined the streets of Stockholm and the sounds of...
BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls from April 17-23: April 17 • 1:13 a.m. — 100 block East 13th...
Star Wars Day at Bloom Public Library BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Public Library will be hosting a Star Wars Day on...
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Feds say current project just a test
REDFIELD, S.D. (AP) —Organizers of a federal effort to assess whether nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes...
Mohawk to add 200 jobs at plant DALTON, Ga. (AP) — Flooring manufacturer Mohawk Industries has announced it will be...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 14-foot mannequin of a Royals player that was stolen from a billboard is safe at home in...
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“Now and then the weather is so bad we’d like to forget it. Looking ahead, it appears most of the coming week will fall...
NEW YORK (AP) — Birth rates are falling dramatically for black and Hispanic teenagers, but they continue to be much...
HONOLULU (AP) — Insurance companies would not be allowed to discriminate against transgender patients under a bill...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police in San Diego say a couple whose 3-day-old baby was mauled to death by the family dog made two...
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Horse is expected to be favorite for 142nd Kentucky Derby
A year after American Pharoah thrilled the sports world by winning horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 37 years, here...
ARLINGTON, Va. — Pittsburgh’s Eric Fehr scored a tiebreaking goalwith less than five minutes to play in the third...
CHICAGO — Connor Cook is the winningest quarterback in Michigan State history. Andrew Billings is coming off a dominant...
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NEW YORK — Michael Conforto and Wilmer Flores homered and the New York Mets won their eighth in a row, building an...
PHILADELPHIA — Freddy Galvis homered and had the go-ahead single to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their fifth...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 14 8.636 — — 6-4 W-3 9-1 5-7 Boston 13 10.565 1½ — 7-3 W-1...
PITTSBURGH — Francisco Liriano won for the first time since opening day and John Jaso homered to open the bottom of the...
ST. LOUIS — Jayson Werth’s three-run home run capped a four-run first inning and Joe Ross had another stingy outing for...
MILWAUKEE — Adeiny Hechavarria had four hits, including one of four Miami solo home runs, to help the Marlins beat...
MINNEAPOLIS — Jordan Zimmermann won his fifth straight start to begin his first season with Detroit, and Justin Upton...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Curt Casali drove in the winning run with a single in the ninth inning and Tampa Bay beat Toronto...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Jesse Hahn pitched into the seventh inning in his return to the majors and combined with two...
BOSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts had three RBIs apiece, David Ortiz homered again and the Boston Red Sox...
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TALLADEGA, Ala. — Chase Elliott wasn’t born yet when his father turned a record-setting lap to win the pole at...
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks were a work in progress much of the season, a team that went from relying on a dazzling,...
TAMPA, Fla. — Tyler Johnson continues to have postseason success. Johnson had two goals and an assist and the Tampa...
SECOND ROUND Best-of-seven series (x) — if necessary Wednesday, April 27 N.Y. Islanders 5, Tampa Bay 3 Thursday,...
AVONDALE, La. — Brian Stuard completed his second straight bogey-free round to take a one-shot lead in the waterlogged...
Zurich Classic Completed Second Round Brian Stuard 64-68—132 -12 Jamie Lovemark 67-66—133 -11 Jhonattan Vegas 64-...
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May 1
May 1, 1986 • Bloomsburg University prepares to defend its three straight Pennsylvania Conference softball titles,...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday BASEBALL High school G.A.R. at Northwest...
Sprint Cup Series After Saturday qualifying; race today At Talladega Superspeedway Lap length: 2.66 miles (Car number...
QUAKERTOWN — Anna McElroy tied game one on a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh, and Bloomsburg University’s...
AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. CNBC — Formula One, Russian Grand Prix, at Sochi, Russia 1 p.m. FOX — NASCAR, Sprint Cup...
FIRST ROUND Sunday, April 24 San Antonio 116, Memphis 95, San Antonio wins series 4-0 Golden State 121, Houston 94...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Syracuse (Nationals) 12 9.571 — Scranton/WB (Yankees) 12 10.545 ½...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at New York -131/+121 San Francisco at Pittsburgh -141/+131 Cincinnati...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Recalled INF Marco Hernandez from Pawtucket (IL). Optioned RHP Pat Light to...
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Fishing derby today The Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club will hold its annual fishing derby today at the club pond...
As reported in last week’s column, there are an estimated 9,000 Columbia County residents who are licensed to carry a...
The cost of a Pennsylvania resident fishing license is raised from $1.50 to $2.
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School reconsiders its chalk art policy IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) —University of Iowa officials are re-evaluating the...
MILLER CITY, Ill. (AP) — Early-winter flooding that affected several Illinois counties has left behind a scarred...
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BUTTE, Mont. (AP) —The Butte School District is worried after a clerical error caused a tax measure to be left out of...
Man: Jail helped me lose weight IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A 63-year-old man who is jailed in Michigan says his time behind...
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Man cited over booze BLOOMSBURG — A Selinsgrove man is facing fines of $400 after being cited here for underage...
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Thank you, Whitmire, for having some of the wittiest comments to make my day. And THANK YOU, Sachetti, for destroying...
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Population doubles on weekdays
SNYDER, Neb. — Steve Burger lives just four blocks from Smeal Fire Apparatus Co., but he and his 21-year-old son hop...
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Dear Mr. Berko: What do you think of the new myRA, which was designed by the Treasury Department? There’s no cost, and...
DANVILLE — New board members were announced and employees as well as volunteers were saluted at the recent annual...
Dear Mr. Berko: Last December, I paid $692 a share for 300 shares of Amazon.com because my stockbroker said it would...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has been re-accredited by DNV GL Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center. The...
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Let me start by stating, I am not a graduate of Berwick High School, so it obviously follows that I never had the...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on campaign 2016: Cruz gains support from former governor A former California governor...
ROSE: When word first reached our newsroom about plans for a factory making high-end shampoo on a farm in rural...
As a small business owner servicing oil and gas companies in the Marcellus Shale region, I am largely lost in this...
Most saw it as a desperate act by a desperate candidate. The New York Times called it “the political equivalent of a...
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One notably hypersuccessful YouTube channel (700,000 subscribers) features Mr. Lauri Vuohensilta of Finland pulverizing...
Just a question to you educated 30 Seconds people. A while ago when all these casinos started moving into Pennsylvania...
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Women fired up for shooting safety course
BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Chris Maynard has had one more lesson than her friends, so it made sense her shots had more...
Becky Blades wrote her oldest daughter a letter after she left home for college. It offered all the advice and words of...
Old-fashioned letters to campers might be tricky for parents
NEW YORK — Putting pen to paper in this easy age of email, texting and phones means that parents, as well as their...
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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.; BU presents “Physical Activity for...
WWII veterans to dine out Thursday ESPY — Susquehanna Valley WWII Veterans will meet Thursday, May 5, at Espy Fire...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia High School honor roll students for the third marking period: • Ninth...
SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Middle and High School honor rolls for the third marking period: High Honors...
BLOOMSBURG — Installation of new officers is scheduled at the next meeting of the Fort McClure Chapter, Daughters of...
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2/MONDAY Compassionate Friends, for parents who have lost a child of any age, Monday, 7-8:30 p.m., Henry Hood Center...
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church volunteers this week: • Monday: Noreen...
Anniversaries • M. Mahlon and Marie Acor Eckroth of Bloomsburg celebrated 60 years of marriage on April 28. They were...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m. MONDAY — Gift shop: Alayne Benner, Janet Burket; Info Desk...
4-H Sunday today at Rohrsburg Church ROHRSBURG — The Rohrsburg Community 4-H Club meeting was called to order with...
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NEW YORK — Carrie Preston appeared on only 14 episodes of “The Good Wife” during its seven seasons on CBS. But her...
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DEAR ABBY: I am 54. My daughter is 25 and married with two kids. Her dad and I have been divorced for almost 10 years....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are calm and realistic, yet imaginative. You like to observe your surroundings and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former “Will & Grace” star Sean Hayes is coming back to Broadway as a guy with plenty of will and...