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Berwick defendant pleads guilty to knife assault, avoids trial
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man shot by police in the shoulder while he chased another man with a knife has pleaded guilty...
Bed and breakfast faces hearing, may need new permit to host events
BEAVER TWP. — For years, the Pumphouse Bed and Breakfast has been hosting weddings and other celebrations on its...
Man collected the machines, drove bus for Danville schools
WEST HEMLOCK TWP. — A 75-year-old man was killed Saturday when his tractor rolled over on him. Calvin Straub of Stine...
$4,000 in donations pays bills, with $1,000 left over
BERWICK — The Berwick YMCA’s call for donations to wipe out students’ lunch debts at West Berwick Elementary was so...
Pa. high school apologizes for Angelou assignment
PERKASIE (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school is apologizing after students were given a math homework assignment that...


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• Hollenback Township invites bids to remove junk, vehicles, and debris at 829 Hobbie Road, Wapwallopen; details in...
1865: Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman decreed that 400,000 acres of land in the South would be divided into 40-acre...
• Actress Yvonne Zima, 28. • NFL quaterback Joe Flacco, 32. • Model Kate Moss, 43. • Singer Sade, 58. • Actress-...
History Buffs: 7 a.m., breakfast; 9 a.m., program, Brass Pelican Restaurant, Benton. Columbia County Volunteers in...
26 in Brazil prison violence RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Twenty-six inmates were killed in eruptions of violence inside two...
Police identify slain woman BRADDOCK (AP) — Authorities have identified the woman found dead Saturday with a gunshot...
TREASURE HUNT: 05-10-14-17-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-4, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-6-5, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-6-...
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I cringe to think about what my old diary entries include. That’s probably why I never took the time to unearth the...
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Melania Trump will bring a significant slice of Slovenia to Washington, D.C., this week. So will...
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Q. You recently wrote about cinnamon in your column and mentioned coumarin in cassia cinnamon. You said Ceylon cinnamon...
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Elks hosted its free throw contest Sunday at the Bloomsburg High School gym. Here are...
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Centenarian retired from GMC Dietary Dept.
Ruth V. Herman Krum, 101, of Danville went home to be with her Lord on Sunday morning, Jan. 15, 2017, at Emmanuel...
Farmer drove bus for Danville school district
Calvin Roy Straub, 75, of 293 Stine Road, Danville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at his family...
Outdoorsman enjoyed hunting and fishing
Earl S. Heimbach, 93, of Orangeville passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at The Gardens of Orangeville. He was born Feb...
Woman enjoyed collecting lighthouses
Charlene M. Beitz, 47, of Danville passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia, surrounded by...
Enjoyed cooking, baking, yard sales, her cats
Pamela A. Francioni, 60, of Hobbie passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family, after a...
Formerly worked in Berwick school cafeterias
Anna B. Kramer, 93, of Almedia passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at Berwick Hospital Center. Born in Berwick on...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, who earlier this month was found not competent to stand...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Dick Gautier, who gained fame playing an Elvis-like singer in the Broadway musical “Bye Bye...
Torsella to take oath on Tuesday HARRISBURG — Berwick native Joe Torsella will be sworn in as state treasurer Tuesday...
Stella E. Keck Heather Smith and Corie Keck of Wapwallopen are the parents of a daughter, Stella Eve, born Saturday,...

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Looking ahead, the Pennsylvania Legislature might have the Republican majorities it needs to effect a $14 billion tax...
EDITOR’S NOTE : This poem, attributed only to an “Anonymous Addict,” was published in the July 27, 1973, edition of The...
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I’m disgusted with those who complain about the high gas tax, yet lament the deplorable condition of the state’s...
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“Even though we had a light snowfall on Saturday, it is safe to say we are experiencing a snow drought. So far, I have...
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members...
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than...
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Rodgers hits Cook to set up game-winner
ARLINGTON, Texas — This time it was a catch, and another win for the Green Bay Packers. Call it a “Half Mary” from...
New England earns 6th straight conference berth
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Short nights and short offseasons. It’s the Patriot way. New England has advanced to the AFC...
Pittsburgh stops late 2-point conversion to advance
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Who needs to reach the end zone when you have Le’Veon Bell chewing up yards and the clock, and Chris...
Baylor’s trip to the top is likely one and done. The Bears lost in their first game as the No. 1 team in the AP Top 25...
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WASHINGTON — Justin Williams and Matt Niskanen each scored two goals and Philipp Grubauer stopped all 24 shots he faced...
TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan had 23 points, Norman Powell added 21 and the Toronto Raptors used a dominant third quarter to...
HONOLULU — Challenged only by the record book, Justin Thomas won the Sony Open on Sunday with the lowest 72-hole score...
GREENVILLE, N.C. —Kyle Washington had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 22 Cincinnati beat East Carolina 55-46 on...
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RENTON, Wash. — Doug Baldwin and the Seattle Seahawks landed back home sometime around midnight as Saturday turned to...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers interviewed Seattle offensive line coach and former Oakland Raiders head...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Despite concerns raised after sustaining season-ending neck injuries in consecutive years, Bills...
ATLANTA — Matt Ryan and the high-scoring Falcons offense will have one more game in the Georgia Dome after all. The...
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Jan. 16, 1987 • Using strong defense and key second-half baskets from Darlene McHenry, Bloomsburg edges Central...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Shikellamy at Central............7:30 p.m. Southern at Lewisburg..........7:30 p....
BASEBALL National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Designated C Juan Graterol for assignment. Agreed to terms with C...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon FS1 — Marquette at Butler 2 p.m. FS1 — Creighton at Xavier 3 p.m. ESPN2 — Texas-Arlington...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA WB-Scranton 28 7 3 0 59 131 86 Lehigh Valley 24 10 2...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at New York OFF OFF Atlanta at Washington 4 220 Portland at Milwaukee 7½ 208½...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Your recent response to a woman who, later in life, experienced “people talking to me” was that she...
DEAR ABBY: I am a 58-year-old female. My mother passed away in my home almost exactly a year ago. I took care of her...
The whole country will soon know a name that many here are already intimately familiar with: Jan Lewan. The renowned...
BORN TODAY You are an avid reader who is focused and ambitious. People admire you. In 2017, something you’ve been...
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... son of Richard and Jennifer Priestman, Bloomsburg, turned 11 on Jan. 4. Grandparents are Gene and Jan Broyan,...
... daughter of Rachel (Venditti) Kusnerick, Millville, turned 9 on Jan. 8. Grandparents are Joseph and Carol Venditti...
... son of Ron and Kristine Summers, Millville, turned 4 on Jan. 13. Grandparents are Ronnie and Cheri Brown, Millville...
... daughter of Jeff and Kelly Stiner, Millville, turned 10 on Jan. 14. Grandparents are Gary and Lynne Morevec, New...
... son of Terri Robuck and Scott Forte, Sunbury, turns 10 Tuesday. Gage is the grandson of James and Carol Mulhollan,...
... son of Thomas and Christine Manley, Catawissa, will be 4 years old Tuesday. Grandparents are Mary Manley,...
... daughter of Ryan and Julie Sego, Bloomsburg, turned 3 on Jan. 11. Grandparents are Doyle and Kathy Smethers,...
... son of Autumn Drob and Collin Kaye, Berwick, will turn 10 Saturday. Grandparents are Jane and Bruce Moser and...
... son of Jamie Musselman, Catawissa, and Robert Musselman, Orangeville, will be 4 Tuesday. Grandparents are Annemarie...
... son of Brittany Bogart and David Rasmus, Berwick, turned 3 years old on Jan. 12. His grandparents are Robert and...
... son of Joshua and Brandi Bacon, Millville, turned 3 on Jan. 7. Grandparents are Bonnie Leiby, Bloomsburg; Jimi and...
... son of Kristin and Shawn Gum, Bloomsburg, will be 5 on Saturday. Grandparents are Joni and Michael DiGiandomenico,...
... daughter of Wade and Angela Bower, Bloomsburg, turned 5 on Jan. 13. Grandparents are Robin and Debbie Hammaker and...
... son of Kari and Garret Curland, Bloomsburg, turned 6 on Jan. 11. Grandparents are Bill and Danielle May, Bloomsburg...
... daughter of Ryan and Anne Rupp, Berwick, will turn 4 Thursday. Grandparents are Sylvia Derr, Berwick; David and...
... daughter of Saul and Nicole Reedy, Danville, will turn 3 Tuesday. Grandparents are Ralph and Denise Moberly,...
... daughter of Saul and Nicole Reedy, Danville, will turn 10 on Jan. 24. Grandparents are Ralph and Denise Moberly,...
... daughter of Robert Bunge and Tif Cragle, Berwick, turned 3 on Jan. 10. Grandparents are David Cragle, Nescopeck;...
... daughter of Katie Titman, Catawissa, and Chris Wharton, Bloomsburg, turned 6 on Jan. 6. Grandparents are Robert...
... daughter of Jennifer Moreno Perez, Benton, turned 11 on Jan. 10. She is the granddaughter of Jim and Charlotte...
... son of Jeff and Kelly Sorg, Villanova, will turn 9 Wednesday. His grandparents are Bob and Barbara Sorg, Bloomsburg...
... son of Matthew and Kimber Swartz Patti, Bloomsburg, turned 5 on Jan. 5. Grandparents are Stephen and Terry Jo...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital will sponsor these screenings in February: • Free Heart Screens: Feb. 10 or...