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Former boyfriend sent woman to hospital with broken ribs, nose, she and police say
SALEM TWP. — Less than a month after allegedly beating a sleeping ex-girlfriend, Clayton Drasher Jr., 41, attacked a...
Man accused of DUI in accident that left Berwick pair with broken bones
BERWICK — A pastor and his wife say they’re not angry at the alleged drunken driver who sent them both to the hospital...
BU Police: Man said he thought student flirted
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University freshman accused of grabbing a female student’s buttocks in a campus parking lot...
November’s top jackpot was $10G after three months of $300G wins
After three straight months of $300,000 winners, no local lottery player came close to matching that prize in November...
Demand for hand-roasted beans leads to bigger shop in Danville
DANVILLE — A Danville-area coffee business is brewing up plans for a larger space so it can keep up with customer...
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Buckwheat Cake/Pancake Breakfast: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Benton Fire Hall. Breakfast: 8-11 a.m., Columbia Valley Moose,...
• Shickshinny taxes are not expected to increase this year; to learn more, please see today’s Public Notices.
• Actor Michael Trevino (TV: “The Vampire Diaries”), 30. • Rhythm-and-blues singer Alicia Keys, 34. • Actress...
1915: America’s first official transcontinental telephone call took place as Alexander Graham Bell, who was in New York...
Beheading stuns Japanese TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister says he is “speechless” after an online video purported...
Man admits killing father SCRANTON (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty but mentally ill to third-degree murder and arson...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-7-18-25-27 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 0-1-6 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 8-3-0-3 MIDDAY QUINTO: 4-4-2-4-3 EVENING...
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When a dump truck and a municipal bus collided around 1 p.m. on Jan. 5 in downtown Phoenix, it of course drew the...
UNION TWP. — A fire destroyed a garage at Shickshinny Lake Friday night, but volunteers were able to stop its spread...
LIBERTY TWP. — A teen will be cited for speeding after rolling a pickup in the median of Interstate 80 just before 2 p....
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Move part of plan to boost number of graduates by 60,000
The State University of New York on Friday set a goal of producing nearly 60,000 more graduates each year by 2020 by...
Candlestick Park explosion snuffed SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —San Francisco’s Candlestick Park will be torn down instead of...
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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — It was one of those mundane household items that Al Pittman thought he’d be able to pick up at one...
GROVETOWN, Ga. (AP) —Chief Gary Jones has a clear philosophy when it comes to jailed inmates. “It’s our job to make...
Seabiscuit saddle fetches $104,260 NEW YORK (AP) — Seabiscuit jockey Red Pollard’s race-worn saddle from the famed...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Racing Association has reached a settlement with the owners of a food truck that was...
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Special-effects master creates alternative game for a cause
LOS ANGELES (AP) — From brain-devouring zombies in “The Walking Dead” to crime-scene bloodshed on “CSI,” special-...
MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is expected to receive nearly $6 million from leasing two state-owned tracts...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A top U.N. official in the fight against Ebola greeted just three patients at one treatment...
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Nonagenarian taught at Berwick Junior High
Betty S. (Savage) Penman, age 97, of Bloomsburg, died peacefully on Thursday morning, Jan. 22, 2015, at her son’s home...
NEW YORK (AP) — Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed...
Baseball coach worked at Catawissa Lumber
Robert E. Crawford, age 69, formerly of Main Street, Catawissa, died at 12:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Leelah Alcorn wrote a note on her Tumblr blog, then walked through the night and into the path of a...
Towanda man was avid outdoorsman
Jeffrey L. Janney, 48, of Towanda died late Thursday evening, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Bradford County Manor, Burlington...
Man in chicken suit arrested on warrant HUEYTOWN, Ala. (AP) — Police say a door-to-door salesman dressed in a chicken...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Freda M. Leiby, age 95, formerly of West Main Street, Bloomsburg, died at 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Frances L. Nungesser, age 99, formerly of Stony Brook Circle, Orangeville, died at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015,...
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“With no big warm-ups in sight, we are not going to have a January thaw this year. “In order to qualify as a January...
STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) —The former CEO of an arena catering business who resigned in September after video surfaced of...
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Hall of Famer remembered for positive outlook, career
CHICAGO — To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he...
NEW YORK — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having...
Earnest offers tips to female hunters at Early Bird
BLOOMSBURG — Renee Earnest grew up in West Palm Beach, Fla., where hunting wild animals isn’t that common. “Where I’m...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Saying his team “followed the rules to the letter,” New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick...
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LA QUINTA, Calif. — Matt Kuchar stumbled late in the third round of the Humana Challenge, handing the lead to Erik...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Brian Roberts scored 17 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the New York Knicks, 76-71, Saturday...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams loves having Venus back to keep her company in the second week of a Grand Slam,...
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Richard Sherman gave Tom Brady an earful and trolled him on Twitter a few years ago. Now the All-Pro cornerback says...
Perhaps already annoyed by the attention to his left elbow ahead of the Super Bowl, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard...
GLENDALE, Ariz. —The NFL will test having game officials use tablets for video reviews in Sunday’s Pro Bowl. Coaches...
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Devin Booker scored 18 points, Aaron Harrison added 13 and No. 1 Kentucky matched its best start under...
RENTON, Wash. — For all the importance placed around finding the right quarterback, the trade that brought Marshawn...
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LOCK HAVEN — Marla Simmons recorded a double-double, scoring 13 points and grabbing 11 rebounds, as Bloomsburg...
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Jan. 25, 1985 • Mimi Caldwell scores 22 points, leading Benton to a 74-34 win over Millville, giving the Tigers the...
Today WRESTLING College Edinboro at Bloomsburg.............2 p.m. High school Berwick at Wyoming Valley West..1 p....
P-Nut Bowl INDUSTRIAL LEAGUE Week 18 W L Team Doug 41.5 26.5 Team Viv 41 23 Team Gary 39.5 24.5 Team Mike 38...
AUTO RACING 7 a.m. FS1 — United SportsCar Championship, Rolex 24, end of race, at Daytona Beach, Fla...
NFL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Pro Bowl at Glendale, Ariz. Team Carter 2 67 Team Irvin Feb. 1 Super Bowl At Glendale...
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Clay shoot today The North Montour Sportsmen’s Club will host a hunter’s clay shoot today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. All...
The start of the new season’s sports and outdoors shows also marks the beginning of a search for the trip of a lifetime...
The local sports show at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds is deemed the Early Bird Sports Expo, because it was the first...
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N.Y. kids’ exhibit explores Japan NEW YORK (AP) — Children can learn about traditional and modern Japanese culture...
Calif. tribute to doomed settlers to open in spring
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) —California parks officials say Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget would make it possible to...
Donner Memorial State Park 12593 Donner Pass Road Truckee, CA 96161 530-582-7892 The Emigrant Trail Museum is not...
Organizers to let creative juices flow at Dupont Circle
WASHINGTON (AP) — Towering orange and yellow construction cranes have become a regular sight in the District of...
WALDRON, Kan. (AP) —On the edge of Kansas’ wind-swept prairie, near a nondescript grave, sits the most recent token of...
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Some sanity came out of DC today for once. The House of Representatives voted to overturn President Emperor Obama’s...
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Eateries hope Super Bowl will be big chance to shine
PHOENIX (AP) — Feeding Super Bowl visitors a year after New York’s restaurant scene did it is a hard act for any city...
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Tom Wolf dispensed with rhetorical flourishes when he took the oath as Pennsylvania’s 47th governor Tuesday and instead...
ROSE: Good to see the Montour County commissioners standing up for an American principle too many people seem to have...
The MLK holiday has come and gone for approximately the 21st time in my lifetime. I have no desire to celebrate it or...
Our generous community has once again provided the Keeping Kids Warm program the ability to offer warm coats, hats,...
Americans love food. Now more than ever, it’s a refuge from the world’s intractable difficulties — and a rich, tactile...
I am saddened when I read 30 Seconds and so often reminded that our education system has produced generations of people...
Cost overrun = Free community college: For those of you screaming about free community college, the joint strike...
“As a leader, he was always candid and had the courage of his convictions. One of those convictions was his steadfast...
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BLOOMSBURG — Service Electric Cablevision will begin scrambling its signals to prevent theft and improve service...
Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 300 shares of General Motors at $26 over two years ago, even though you said it was a dumb...
DANVILLE — Marylyn Ritchie, Ph.D., has been appointed senior investigator and founding director of the Biomedical and...
Dear Mr. Berko: What are your thoughts on buying stock in some of the big “money center banks”? I wanted to buy 1,000...
ORWIGSBURG — Celebrating one year since its return to the market, Yuengling’s Ice Cream says it has expanded beyond...
CARLISLE — To help provide hunger relief to those in need, Giant Food Stores has launched its A+ School Rewards...
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‘The Buzz” never takes the easy way out in this space, which is why we avoid most Kardashian-related matters. It just...
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Customers call on company to expand offerings
DALLAS — The 131-year-old Texas boot-maker Lucchese is kicking up its heels — literally. Lucchese has begun expanding...
Lori Osterberg and her husband are lifelong Denver folk, but they got restless and intended to relocate for adventure’s...
WASHINGTON — Tired of hearing people grouse about a tuned-out, apathetic younger generation? Well, here’s a comeback:...
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College tuition help is available HARRISBURG — High school seniors can apply for a PA House of Representatives...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Pinochle, 9:30 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Tuesday: Movie,...
Ron and Kim Beyer of Danville announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their daughter, Rebeka Beyer, to...
Ron and Glenda Brink, Mifflinville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Holly Kristina, to Ethan Adam Hewitt...
Announcement is made of the engagement of Megan Creasy, daughter of Mark and Sue Creasy, Bloomsburg, to Adam Spaide,...
Announcement is made of the engagement and upcoming wedding of Jenna M. Vannatta, daughter of Colby and Audra (Vannatta...
The parents of Dr. Regina Marie Caputo and Dr. Joshua Edward Schlieder of Santa Cruz, Calif., announce their engagement...
Clay Fahringer of Danville and Sharon McDaniel of Catawissa announce the engagement of their daughter, Maria Kristine...
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97th birthday Raymond Jones of Danville will celebrate his 97th birthday Thursday, Jan. 29. A card shower is planned...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m., Dorene Miguelez MONDAY — Gift shop: Pam Craig, Janet...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Tuesday — Academy...
Area professional women to meet LEWISBURG — Professional women in the region are invited to attend a heart-healthy...
26/MONDAY Community Singers, Monday, 7 p.m., rehearsal St. Peter’s UMC, Riverside. Developing Solutions Group,...
BERWICK — Recognizing past accomplishments and outlining plans for the future will be the main focus at Columbia...
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LOS ANGELES — Julianne Moore didn’t know much about Alzheimer’s before taking on the role of Dr. Alice Howard. Adapted...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new reality show on WEtv boasts its couples will make love on the air. But viewers won’t see it. “...
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Complex condiment adds tons of flavor
I’ll admit, I have a thing for condiments. My refrigerator is full of them. Mustards, chutneys, ketchups, mayonnaises...
Peated Scotch whisky can be a bit of a polarizer. Plenty of people love the traditional, smoky flavor imbued with...
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DEAR ABBY: My 7-year-old granddaughter, “Kelly,” wanted a dollhouse for Christmas. I had a friend build a basic frame...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are intelligent, and you have high ideals. Your life is never boring, because you explore...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sienna Miller will step up to play the fishnet-and-bowler hat wearing chanteuse Sally Bowles on...