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Official alerts businesses to beware after faux Benjamins found in area
BERWICK — At least four counterfeit $100 bills have been discovered in Berwick and Nescopeck, and an official at a...
Victim cut from car after collision with SUV just outside Elysburg
MAYBERRY TWP. — A Hughesville man was killed Monday night in a crash along Route 54 near Elysburg. Donald Bowers, 29,...
Bloom takes a first step toward seeking $10.2M for project
BLOOMSBURG — Town council took the first step toward expanding the floodwall last night, agreeing to spend nearly $100,...
Suspect asked for ‘five warning shots’ to his chest during arrest for giving teens booze, officers say
BERWICK — A Hispanic man accused police of being racist and asked for “five warning shots” in the chest after he was...
Danville defendant receives similar penalty for threats to wife, dog
DANVILLE — A man who shoved his mother over a deck railing and a husband who terrorized his wife with a gun were...


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RED Cross Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall. Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver...
• The Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School Joint Operating Committee has scheduled a special meeting...
• Actor Daveed Diggs (TV: “black-ish”), 35. • Actress Tatyana Ali, 38. • Olympic gold medal gymnast Mary Lou Retton...
1942: The Roberts Commission placed much of the blame for America’s lack of preparedness for Imperial Japan’s attack on...
Climate conference canceled NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s top public health agency has canceled a conference next...
Family slayer ends own life CAMP HILL (AP) — Authorities say a man convicted as a teenager in the murders of three...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-6-13-20-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-6; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-5-9; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-9-4-...
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Well, it might not be sunny, but there will be plenty of guns (and ammunition) when the Benton Volunteer Fire Co. Gun...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania corrections officials on Monday tried to battle back suggestions from state senators that a...
NESCOPECK TWP. — A tractor-trailer driver lost control and tipped over a rig on Interstate 80 here Monday morning,...
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Assisted late husband in parish ministries
Barbara Ann Harper, 80, of Harrisburg passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Community General Osteopathic Hospital...
Was first female security director at DSH
Martha R. “Sis” Hack, 64, of Danville passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, surrounded by...
Enjoyed bowling, crocheting, crossword puzzles
Laura E. Duncan, 77, of Millville passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at her residence. She was born April 27, 1939,...
Computer enthusiast enjoyed working on cars
Duane A. Schechterly, 45, of Williamsport passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at home. Born in Berwick on Sept. 30,...
Employed for 47 years at Berwick Offray
Robert M. Turek, 70, of Berwick passed away suddenly Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at his residence. Born in Newark, N.J.,...
Enjoyed monthly potluck dinners, casino trips
Anna M. “Annie” (Harner) Brown, 66, of 689 Steinruck Road, Benton, died Saturday afternoon, Jan. 21, 2017, at Geisinger...
Local services to be Wednesday for York woman
Joyce Elaine (Holmes) Wark, 86, of York/New Salem passed away at York Hospital on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, after an...
Renter, not owner Cynthia Stabley was a tenant of 95 Foundryville Road when a car ran into the house in 2015, she says...
Served in Peace Corps after her retirement
Verna Irene Honaberger, 96, of Elysburg passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at her residence. She was born Oct. 4,...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Eugene “Cord” Sheridan, 79, of Berwick passed away Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
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Group’s farm runoff increasingly eyed in pollution of Chesapeake
Lebanon Daily News LEBANON (AP) — William Kautz grew up in the Chesapeake Bay’s backyard. He remembers standing in...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) —Ohio’s agriculture leaders say thousands of farmers have completed training that will be required...

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“You can blame a powerful storm moving up the East Coast for yesterday’s cloudy skies, gusty winds and rain that...
Landlords sue for rent CATAWISSA — Two landlords have taken their tenants here to court for unpaid rent, court records...
NEW DELHI (AP) — Fans of a traditional bull-taming ritual in southern India went on a rampage on Monday, attacking a...
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Pittsburgh won nine straight after starting 4-5
PITTSBURGH — The roll that carried the Pittsburgh Steelers from adrift at midseason to the cusp of the Super Bowl came...
Sixers center has shown promise in limited time
If you’re a Philadelphia 76ers fan, first off, I applaud you on your commitment to trust the process. And secondly, I’d...
New England to be tested by high-powered offense
A season that began with Tom Brady serving a four-game suspension will end with him in the Super Bowl, where his New...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There’s a mantra that players quickly come to learn when they play for Bill Belichick and the New...
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Villanova and Kansas remain the top two teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll while Gonzaga moved up to...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —NASCAR is dramatically changing its format for the upcoming season, cutting every race into stages...
NEW YORK — Researchers say they’ve documented an unseen drag on major league baseball players that can wipe out home...
MELBOURNE, Australia — For three rounds and more than a week, Serena Williams wanted to keep all the focus on her...
LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods is roaring into the new year, preparing to play four times in five weeks in his return to the...
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The Steelers were roused from their slumber in the wee hours by a prank fire alarm at their Boston-area hotel —...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Dan Quinn certainly knows who the Atlanta Falcons are playing in the Super Bowl. No wonder. It...
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Jan. 24, 1987 • Using a 14-0 run in the first quarter, Milton runs away from Danville and wins 62-50 to claim the...
High school girls STATE RANKINGS (All records as of Jan. 16) CLASS 6A Team Dist. Record Previous 1. Pine-Richland 7...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Blue Mountain at Bloom. Chr.... 5 p.m. Millville at Vo-Tech.............. 7:15 p...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Kansas at West Virginia ESPN2 — Purdue at Michigan St. ESPNU — Louisville at...
BERWICK — Berwick Area Little League will have final sign-ups for baseball and softball at the Berwick Elks on Saturday...
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NEW YORK — To fight what it called a “grave threat” to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging...
My shoulder was hurting the other day with no good reason. I didn’t remember doing anything that should have caused it...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is cutting ties with some of its paid contributors, including former “Clueless”...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will focus immigration enforcement efforts first on criminal immigrants in the...
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Even if you watched only a little television over the weekend, you know ladies took to the streets en masse nationwide...
BLOOMSBURG — Several people were cited here recently for misconduct and fighting, court papers say. • Rhiannon Dawn...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Rex Tillerson’s bid to be secretary of state narrowly won approval Monday from the Republican-led...
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Pilot programs shorten wait, for kidney with hepatitis C
WASHINGTON — A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you discuss causes of nocturnal leg cramps? I have exhausted all of the common remedies without...
CHICAGO (AP) — What if your doctor’s gender could influence your chance of surviving a visit to the hospital? A big...
Q. I have been taking melatonin for years to help me sleep. I read that as your body ages, it makes less of this...
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Mo. mulls upping marrying age to 17 JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Legislation has been filed that would raise Missouri’s...
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Shoot Em Up, a well-known Texas longhorn from Ellicott, was ready for his Twitter performance...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A University of Kansas assistant professor is claiming in a federal lawsuit she faced anti-German...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With plans for an outdoor soccer stadium in St. Louis now in question, some soccer advocates are...
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Reince Priebus “Stated on GMA Sunday the following about Rep John Lewis. I think it’s incredibly disappointing, and I...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump’s economic plans are nothing if not ambitious: Annual growth of 4 percent — or...
NEW YORK — When Oscar nominations are announced today, Amazon is virtually assured of notching the first best-picture...
DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law has begun doing the “pop-in.” My husband passive-aggressively hinted that he wished he had...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are easygoing, fun-loving and charming. People admire you because you are authentic,...
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Learn art of cooking up legumes from scratch
Until I went off to college and became a vegetarian out of financial necessity, beans really weren’t a part of my life...
Usually, there are two big problems with stuffed peppers: the peppers and the stuffing. Bland, bland, bland. The dish...
I love baking but until I was 16, our oven was just used as a place to keep big cutting boards and exiled frying pans...
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An enabler is one who empowers another to persist in self-destructive behaviors, such as substance abuse, by providing...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Ronnie Polaneczky of the Philadelphia Daily News. Of the hundreds of...
Although he’s now the president, Donald Trump was not the biggest winner in last November’s election. And, no, it wasn’...
President Donald Trump won the election through the electoral process that has elected 44 presidents before him, a...
January is National Mentoring Month. Here in Northeastern Pennsylvania, there is no other human-service agency that...