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Numidia-area residents can weigh in on whether to take shot at gambling
FISHERDALE — Cleveland Township Supervisor Troy “Skip” Litwhiler is open to the idea of allowing a casino in the...
Gifts, electronics, gun stolen in month-long wave of burglaries, including at least 15 overnight Friday
SCOTT TWP. — Police are urging residents to lock vehicle doors and to avoid leaving outgoing mail in mailboxes...
Catawissa Lions to dedicate polar plunge proceeds to help man buy new computer
CLEVELAND TWP. — Beth Reed hasn’t slept in a bed for nearly three years. Since January 2015, she’s spent frequent...
But local group must raise the other half of $100G tab
BERWICK — A state grant will pay for half of a $100,000 children’s attraction at Ber-Vaughn Pool, but only if the non-...
More often than not, it’s older citizens who get put in a bind by health problems. But illness can play havoc with the...

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Best Cookie Walk: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Trinity Reformed UCC, 260 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg. Cookie Exchange: 11:30 a.m.,...
1903: Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, conducted the first successful manned powered-airplane flights near...
• Actor-singer Nat Wolff, 23. • Actress Emma Bell, 31. • Actress Shannon Woodward, 33. • Actor Giovanni Ribisi, 43...
Seven words banned at CDC NEW YORK (AP) — A story in The Washington Post published late Friday citing an anonymous...
• Montour Area Recreation Commission is in the market for lawn-care services in the coming year; for bidding details,...
Five hurt in ski lift failure BOALSBURG (AP) — Police say a ski lift malfunction at a ski resort here stranded dozens...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-14-15-26-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-6, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-0-8, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-3-0...


 
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Are you a “Scooby-Doo” fan, but wish the mystery series featuring four teens and their ravenous dog was “good”? Then...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was charged with DUI and careless driving when he crashed his vehicle at 2:30 a.m...


 
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ATLANTA (AP) — Alabama, one of the most conservative states in the country, with one of the most evangelical...
NEW YORK (AP) — “A Prairie Home Companion” has been given a new name — “Live from Here” — in the wake of creator...


 
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BERWICK — A Berwick man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol when police pulled him over for...
Turbotville man OK after accident WASHINGTONVILLE —A man lost control of his car on Route 54 near here early Thursday...
ORANGE TWP. — An Orangeville man was charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia,...
BLOOMSBURG — A Lewisburg man was cited with underage drinking on Nov. 17, after police say he was in possession of Four...


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Honors sought for WWII correspondent BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A push to honor acclaimed World War II war correspondent...
HONOLULU (AP) — A wreck-hunting organization located a sunken World War II submarine off the coast of Oahu. STEP...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) —Indiana and other Midwestern states are seeing an influx of snowy owls, an all-white raptor native...


 
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French teacher, businessman, worked for FBI
James Edward Diehl, 80, of Danville passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at his home. He was born May 24...
Cat person enjoyed good coffee, mystery books
Elaine L. Moss, 64, of Moss Road, Benton, died Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, at Bonham Nursing Center where she had been a...
Avid hunter was Wise Chip plant electrician
Jeffrey D. Wagner, 44, of Spring Garden Avenue, Berwick, passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at his residence. Born in...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Roland J. “Duck” Harter, 88, of East Fifth Street, Berwick, died Dec. 15, 2017, at the Berwick Hospital Center. A...
$450G available for fish farming PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal marine regulators are making $450,000 available to try...
ORANGEVILLE — An Orangeville woman was charged with theft and receiving stolen property when she refused to return a...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Mifflinville woman was charged with DUI when she allegedly drove erratically on Interstate 80,...
Jaxson S. Ramsey Jared and Katherine (Weikle) Ramsey, Elysburg, are the parents of a son, Jaxson Scott, born Thursday...


 
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“One good thing about our winters: Every day is not a cold one. “At least a half dozen times, cold spells ease and...


 
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Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I have been reading your column for over 35 years, and we’ve made some good stock...
Danville — First Columbia Bank has made a $6,000 donation to the Danville Community following a recent new-customer...
EDITOR’S NOTE: These are excerpts from a story published Oct. 15 in the Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre. By Mark...
Dear Mr. Berko: I’m a financial adviser with lots of money under management, and I and two others in our office need...
DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in November at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Talen Generation...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during November at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township...
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We here live in the freedom of a culture born from the throes of a Christian ethic still searching for itself. As a...
When an employee of a company fails to perform his or her duties in the way necessary, misses timetables for work...
ROSE: Two decades. That’s how long a Danville man suppressed memories of being raped and molested as a child by an...
“The birth of Jesus Christ... forever changed the course of human history.” — President Donald J. Trump The author...
In his letter to the editor 12/10/17, Mr. Maier states “religion is not taught in science classes because religion is...
“When it didn’t work, he yelled at it and then the sea lion came up and bit him on the arm.” Matthew Reiter With the...
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A suburban parking lot in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has been the scene of repeated crashes, as drivers there can’t seem...
LOS ANGELES — He might have callously killed his father Han Solo. But like all well-written “bad guys,” Kylo Ren is the...
LOS ANGELES — “The Big Sick” star Kumail Nanjiani is heading into awards season with a mix of fear and excitement....
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Red Nose Day is returning to NBC in 2018. The network announced Wednesday that it will support the...
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Roy Moore, you lost. Get on your horse and ride into the sunset and take Trump and Steve Bannon with you. Berwick man...
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ST. PAUL, Minn. — Chuck Nehls is known by Highland Park residents as the man with a bright yellow safety vest who helps...
STARKVILLE, Miss. —Sam, a black cat who was lost for four years, was reunited with his owner Jenny Bisson through the...
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Pittsburgh has made changes to roster since last meeting
PITTSBURGH — The soul searching began the moment the Pittsburgh Steelers walked off the field last January at snowy...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Nick Foles isn’t getting a three-week grace period in replacing Carson Wentz as the quarterback...
Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on...
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DETROIT — Matthew Stafford struck a balance between making plays and avoiding mistakes to keep the Detroit Lions in the...
PHILADELPHIA —Shayne Gostisbehere scored two goals, including the game-winner 3:50 into overtime to lead the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CJ McCollum had 25 points, Damian Lillard flirted with a triple-double and the Portland Trail Blazers...
DETROIT — Cassius Winston scored 19 points, and No. 2 Michigan State went on a 12-2 run late in the second half to hold...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 24 7.774 — Toronto 19 8.704 3 New York 15 13.536 7½...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 31 23 6 2 48 117 75 Toronto 34 20 13 1 41 109 97...
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LAS VEGAS — Cedrick Wilson caught 10 passes for 221 yards and a touchdown, Kekaula Kaniho returned an interception 53...
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Dec. 17
Dec. 17, 1987 • Montage Ski Resort in Moosic opens three trails to start the 1987 ski season. Dec. 17, 1997 • Denver...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2:30 p.m. FS1 — Stony Brook at Providence 3 p.m. ESPN — North Carolina at Tennessee 4 p.m....
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Toronto 12½ 207 Sacramento at Detroit 10½ 201½ Orlando Indiana 3 217 at Brooklyn...
Berwick native Jayson Terdiman and teammate Matt Mortensen were named to the 2018 U.S. Olympic luge team on Friday....
Today WRESTLING High school Benton at Wyo. Sem. tourney...10 a.m. at Bucknell University Southern vs. Lewisburg...
Midway Lanes THURSDAY LADIES LEAGUE Week 15 W L Ocean Six 38 22 Good Time Gals 38 22 Dolls With Balls 30 30...
BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Broadway and DH Cody Asche on minor...
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To start this week’s column, I have some good and bad news. The bad news: the bulk of hunting season is now over. The...
Turkey shoot today The Little Fishing Creek Rod and Gun Club, Millville, will hold a turkey shoot today starting at 11...
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Burning Man may expand RENO, Nev. (AP) — Burning Man organizers are seeking permission for as many as 100,000 people...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska’s 9-1-1 director is proposing a plan that would enable emergency reporting via text,...
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) — A city official here faces criminal charges for allegedly pumping a shotgun to tease a liberal...
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Expert offers tips for grooming children to ski
AP Travel Editor Ski season has started. For parents, that may mean getting kids on the slopes for the first time. But...
: I know it’s a good idea to talk about financial habits before getting engaged or married. But how early in a...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Every Friday afternoon, Pittsburgh Municipal Court hears family crimes, its plastic seats filling up...
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READING — As families gather during the holiday season, UGI encourages the public to remember these energy-related...
Marion Maopolski and Daniel Reilly of Bloomsburg announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is...
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BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Dorene Miguelez MONDAY — Gift shop: Rosemary Novak, Janet Burket; Desk:...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Trinity Reformed U.C.C. and St. John’s...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Christmas meal/birthdays; Tuesday:...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital announces these support groups for January: • Bariatric: Wednesday, Jan. 3...
Women’s Civic Club to meet Monday BERWICK — The November meeting of the Berwick Woman’s Civic Club was held at Good...
18/MONDAY History Buffs, Monday, 7 a.m., breakfast; 9 a.m., program, Brass Pelican Restaurant, Benton. Hemlock...
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NEW YORK — In nearly every major Academy Awards category this year there’s some trace of the sexual misconduct...
LOS ANGELES — Gwendoline Christie plays fearsome fighters in both Westeros and a galaxy far, far away. And while the...
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When questioned about his addiction treatment center, Matt Zoppetti said, “I felt I was called to do this.” Who is he...
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DEAR ABBY: My father — aged 68, active and in good health — has become increasingly obsessed with deciding who will get...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are cautious, honest and realistic. You love beauty, nature and animals. This is a busy year...
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld is working on a book about his years in former President...