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Suspect ordered to have no contact in trial over slaying of daughter’s ex
BLOOMSBURG — Anthony Rocco Franklin brought his preliminary murder hearing to an abrupt halt Monday when prosecutors...
DANVILLE — A Danville area man died Saturday of a suspected drug overdose. It’s the third suspected OD death...
New president has high hopes for state school, its Honors Program
BLOOMSBURG — When Bashar Hanna takes the helm as Bloomsburg University’s 19th president this summer, he plans to expand...
Past police encounters cited to defend Benton man
BERWICK — The last time Christopher Erb had an encounter with police, they were chasing him on foot through a...
Vintage racing cars escape serious damage in smoky mishap
ELYSBURG —Four vintage racing cars were spared serious damage Monday afternoon when a garden tractor began burning...


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• Northwest Area School Board has rescheduled its June school board meeting to June 21 at 7 p.m. in the high school/...
Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 650 Harter Ave. Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m...
1939: The Navy submarine USS Squalus sank during a test dive off the New England coast. Thirty-two crew members and one...
• Actor-comedian Tim Robinson, 36. • Actress Kelly Monaco, 41. • Game show contestant Ken Jennings, 43. • Singer...
Flynn uses Fifth Amendment WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn...
Several arrested in Capitol HARRISBURG (AP) — Nearly two dozen people have been arrested inside the Pennsylvania state...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-3-21-26-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-4; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-7-3; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-6-3-...


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At this month’s council meeting, Benton borough officials made good on their promise to discuss paying animal rescuer...
DANVILLE — A Danville man was jailed over the weekend on charges he sold a “bundle” or 10 packets of heroin to a police...
SCRANTON (AP) — A temporary protection order has been issued against a state lawmaker whose wife alleged he hit her in...
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BLOOMSBURG — Four people were charged with having either marijuana or drug-use items found by police in a car stopped...
Here are Memorial Day events taking place in the area: May 26-27 • SHAMOKIN — Anthracite Heritage Festival of the...
Botulism found in gas station snack; nine others made ill
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas...
BERWICK — These landlord/tenant complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Richard W. Knecht. The...
WEST CHESTER (AP) —A man is accused of sucker punching another man outside a convenience store after making fun of him...
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently inadvertently donated more than 100 grams of marijuana when they dropped off...
Columbia County marriage license • Mark Adam Sneidman, 127 E. Fifth St., Nescopeck, son of Michael and Rebecca...
Liquor-law office cites Berwick club BERWICK — The Berwick Russian Glee Club was cited by state liquor control...
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Lime Ridge native was longtime accountant
Phyllis M. Hutchings, 91, of Allentown passed away Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Lehigh Valley Health Network, Salisbury...
Centenarian played piano, taught 500 students
Arline Frances Dennis, 101, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 15, 2017. She was born Nov. 23, 1915, in...
Attack on Ariana Grande gig in England treated as terrorism
LONDON (AP) — An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people...
Had lifelong interest in interior decorating
Charles W. Pursel III, affectionately known as “Billy,” 53, of 212 Oak Lane, Lewisburg, passed away on Sunday, May 21,...
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is collaborating with the BBC on a special live event this summer where cameras will try to catch...
Janet Bloom will celebrate her 90th birthday Friday, June 2. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 214...
Justices won’t hear appeal on release of federal mug shots WASHINGTON (AP) —The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal...

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Borough officials, residents and businessmen have generally known for quite some time that the 911 consolidation will...
On behalf of Rasmussen Reports, I’d like to extend a warm welcome to all the attendees at this week’s annual public...
The Berwick Area School District has taken $20 million from taxpayers that it’s sitting on as savings. The Bloomsburg...
The American Health Care Act (AHCA) — the Obamacare “repeal and replace” act —has passed the House, but not without...
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CHICAGO (AP) — Remarks by a top U.S. health official have reignited a quarrel in the world of addiction and recovery:...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper Monday as insurers released a...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Boeing mechanics are to blame for accidental contamination of oxygen systems aboard one of the...
WELLS RIVER, Vt. (AP) — The appearance of a bear cub forced the cancellation of a high school baseball game here. Blue...
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The odds of winning a lottery are infinitesimal. Yet someone does. Inspired by the idea of a huge payoff, millions of...
HONOLULU (AP) — A man who caused a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu had no luggage other than a...
BERWICK — Joshua Smith, 27, Berwick, recently pleaded guilty in district court to misdemeanor charges of drug...
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DEARBORN, Michigan (AP) — The job of Ford’s new CEO won’t be easy: He will have to shore up the 114-year-old company’s...
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Hospitals juggle new options to treat acute pain
BALTIMORE — A car crash shattered Stuart Anders’ thigh, leaving pieces of bone sticking through his skin. Yet Anders...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 78-year-old woman, and I don’t have the greatest appetite. My doctor has recommended that I take...
Pleasure. Craving. Withdrawal. When opioids act on the brain, they trigger the same processes that give people...
Q. I read recently about LipiFlow treatment to provide temporary relief for dry eyes. However, my ophthalmologist...
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Headed for surgery? Specialists say talking to your doctors ahead of time may turn up ways to control post-operative...
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“Rain and plenty of clouds made cutting grass difficult during the past four days. Cutting wet grass is no fun, as it...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska authorities found one shell casing after a man tried to shoot and kill himself but the...
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Dixon, Franchitti had gun pulled on them by teens
INDIANAPOLIS — After winning the Indianapolis 500 pole, collecting a $100,000 check and doing the usual interview...
Prospect’s dad gets in testy exchange with interviewer
This past week, fledgling entrepeneur/ annoying sports dad Lavar Ball once again got his name in the news for all the...
Pittsburgh will try to finish off Senators in Game 6
OTTAWA, Ontario — Guy Boucher has typically kept his team off the ice on off-days during the postseason. Not Monday....
Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his...
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PHILADELPHIA — Jeff Hoffman struck out seven and tossed three-hit ball over seven innings to lead the Colorado Rockies...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 26 16.619 — — 5-5 W-2 14-6 12-10 Baltimore 25 18.581 1½ — 3-...
NEW YORK — Didi Gregorius, Brett Gardner and Chris Carter homered, and the New York Yankees once again downed Jason...
BALTIMORE — Max Kepler homered and drove in four runs, Miguel Sano and Jorge Polanco each had a career-high four hits...
CINCINNATI — Scott Feldman struck out a season-high nine while ending Cincinnati’s long stretch of ineffective starts,...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jefry Marte scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the seventh inning to help Los Angeles...
BATTING—Garcia, Chicago,.350; Trout, Los Angeles,.350; Dickerson, Tampa Bay,.347; Castro, New York,.341; Segura,...
BATTING—Turner, Los Angeles,.379; Posey, San Francisco,.362; Zimmerman, Washington,.362; Cozart, Cincinnati,.351; Kemp...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 6, Twins 4 Kansas City 020 300 010—6 11 1 Minnesota 000 020 200—4 9 0 Junis, Minor (5),...
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There was a palpable sense of excitement everywhere Doug Boles went a year ago, whether it was the gas station or...
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer finally relented, taking some time away from the team to allow his...
CLEVELAND — LeBron James’ frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career....
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio —LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile. Just as he...
CONFERENCE FINALS Best-of-7 Friday, May 12 Nashville 3, Anaheim 2, OT Saturday, May 13 Ottawa 2, Pittsburgh 1,...
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May 23, 1987 • Mario Andretti anticipates his second Indy 500 win, since taking the race in 1969, with his second...
Today SOFTBALL High school District 2 Class 4A playoffs Berwick at Crestwood......... 4:30 p.m. District 2 Class...
OLD FORGE — Northwest’s Brian Hardiman went 4 for 4 and concluded a three-run second inning with an RBI, but the...
COLLEGE GOLF 11 a.m. GOLF — NCAA Women's Championship, Quarterfinals, Team Match Play, at Sugar Grove, Ill. 4 p.m....
Arnold’s Golf Course WEDNESDAY MEN’S LEAGUE Week 5 Team Pts. Lloyd Wolford/Charlie Kolb 63 Brett Holdren/Brad...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -145/+135 San Francisco Colorado -115/+105 at Philadelphia...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club April 18 Squad one: Roger Mowery, 24. Squad two: Tony Sinibaldi, 25; Bud Bowman, 25...
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley and featured on the National Geographic Channel is set to...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — At an extravagant banquet in China’s Guangxi region, privileged local government officials and...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Hemlock Township Police responded to the following calls May 1-16: May 1 • Medical emergency — Creek...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State trustees are planning to weigh recommendations to “ensure significant change” at the...
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Yes let’s impeach a president — impeach Obama for putting the name of a CIA agent on the press release, exposing him...
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Bryan Cranston smells like a winner to Jennifer Garner. In their new film, “Wakefield,” the actors were required to...
DEAR ABBY: I have a close friend, “Samantha,” whom I met in law school four years ago. We both graduated in 2014. I...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are intelligent. You’re a great communicator with a fun-loving sense of humor. You like to...