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Center drops VCRs, vacuums, still takes TVs
BLOOMSBURG — The Recycling Center here has stopped accepting VCRs, vacuum cleaners, telephones and other electronic...
Super may still keep job, board boss says
BENTON — Benton Area’s school board voted unanimously Monday not to renew the contract of its new superintendent. But...
Former charity offices will house exhibit on Berwick industry, WWII
BERWICK — A building that was originally a Jewish synagogue and then housed a charitable foundation and the Red Cross...
Suspect accused of blackmailing teens for sex
HAZLETON — A Hazleton man who befriended underage girls on Facebook is facing multiple rape counts after threatening to...


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Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver Free Library, Danville. DIABETES PREVENTION: 10:30-11:30...
1917: Denmark ceded the Virgin Islands to the United States for $25 million. 1946: The United Nations Security Council...
• Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m., Berwick’s zoners will consider four petitions for relaxation of the zoning rules; to read more...
• Professional dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy (TV: “Dancing with the Stars”), 37. • Actress-singer Zooey Deschanel, 37...
Trump meets with MLK’s son NEW YORK (AP) — On Monday, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout...
Wolf proposes no tax hike HARRISBURG (AP) — Most details of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal, to be released Feb. 7, are still...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-20-25-26-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-4; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-8-6; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-4-...
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Benton Area parents are invited to register eligible children for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school year Thursday,...
GLENSIDE — The smiles radiate from photos posted online by friends: Grace Packer sporting an impish grin as a toddler,...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania drinkers have a new reason to celebrate today, now that looser regulations on beer...
HAZLE TWP. — A driver died early Monday after wrapping his car around a utility pole just outside Hazleton on Route 309...
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Fishing Creek Twp. farmer, avid outdoorsman
Charles E. Kishbaugh, 73, of Winding Road, Shickshinny (Jonestown), died Saturday afternoon, Jan. 14, 2017, at his home...
Longtime Wise worker enjoyed hunting, fishing
Earl S. Heimbach, 93, of Orangeville passed away Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at The Gardens of Orangeville. He was born Feb...
Avid NASCAR fan also loved going to concerts
Bernard L. Mont, 62, formerly of Berwick, passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center, Wilkes...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Alvin O. Wintersteen, age 90, of 330 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, died at his home early Monday, Jan. 16, 2017....
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania will get close to $20 million from Moody’s Corp. and Moody’s Investors Service Inc. as a...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A change in U.S. House rules making it easier to transfer millions of acres of federal public lands...
SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — A zebra from a herd that roams the ranch around Hearst Castle was found dead and partly...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Think it’s hard for firefighters to rescue a cat in a tree? Try a cow in a swimming pool....
Eleanor R. Little Justin and Sara (Eisenhuth) Little of Adams, Tenn., are the parents of a daughter, Eleanor Rhea,...
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Painter made his name selling $1,000 images of President Obama
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan artist Evans Yegon is sad to see President Barack Obama leave office. The artist has made...
Officials welcome sign of truce
BERWICK — The stormy relationship between the police chief and borough manager here may be calming. On Monday, Police...
DETROIT — General Motors will announce a $1 billion investment in its factories that will create or keep around 1,000...
AP Personal Finance Reporter It’s a new year and time to put the last one to bed, which means filing your taxes. The...
DALLAS — A 16-year-old boy is accused of stabbing a woman in the back inside a Weis Markets here Monday afternoon....
BERLIN (AP) — German public broadcaster ZDF reports that trucking companies in Europe may be using electronic equipment...

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“Last week when warm air began returning, it resulted in a couple of cloudy, wet, milder days. The same thing is going...
VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found a man guilty of human smuggling and sentenced him to four years in prison...
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A prosecutor says a court has sentenced a woman to death for burning her daughter alive for...
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Brown streamed video from locker room after win
PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown wanted to let the world in on the party when he live streamed the giddy celebration in the...
Eagles lineman is suing union over his suspension
From what I can gather, the NFL Players Association has typically been very good at its job, which is to protect and...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots got a break by not having to face Ben Roethlisberger during their regular-...
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VILLANOVA — Kris Jenkins scored 16 points and Jalen Brunson added 13 to lead No. 1 Villanova to a 76-46 win over Seton...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
LOS ANGELES — Brian Boyle scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, and the Tampa Bay Lightning opened a six-...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Roger Federer shanked a few shots and was unsettled by how nervous he felt after six months on...
MILWAUKEE — Joel Embiid scored 12 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Philadelphia 76ers won for the fourth...
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama celebrated the World Series champion Chicago Cubs on Monday and spoke about the...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Matt Ryan is keeping some special company these days. Well, maybe it’s Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers and...
Aaron Rodgers doesn’t just make the big throws, he designs them. The Green Bay Packers quarterback went schoolyard and...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Don’t fret, Atlanta Falcons fans. Julio Jones will be ready to go in the NFC championship game...
FRISCO, Texas — Dak Prescott tried to negotiate the length of his second meeting with reporters in less than 24 hours...
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Jan. 17, 1987 • About 30,000 Penn State football fans show up for the Hail to the Lions parade to honor the national...
High school girls STATE RANKINGS (All records as of Jan. 16) CLASS 6A Team Dist. Record Previous 1. Cardinal O’Hara...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Berwick at Pittston.............. 7:15 p.m. Wyo. Sem. at Northwest...... 7:15 p.m...
BERWICK — Reese Mensinger scored 15 points for Berwick in a 50-38 loss to Pittston in high school girls basketball...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Kentucky at Mississippi St. ESPN2 — Texas at Baylor 9 p.m. ESPN — Michigan at...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Toronto 11 227 at Brooklyn Houston 7½ 220 at Miami at Chicago 5½ 196½ Dallas at...
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Buzz” loyalists know I usually laud professional wrestlers in this space, since I’m a big fan of many of the stars who...
HOUSTON (AP) — Former astronaut Gene Cernan, who as the last person to walk on the moon returned to Earth with a...
FISHING CREEK TWP. — A Shickshinny man will be cited for speeding that led to a crash early Sunday along Mountain Road...
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Replacement helps amputees tell how hard to squeeze
WASHINGTON — A next-generation artificial hand is letting two amputees tell the difference between a soft or firm touch...
Acid inhibitors for heartburn have downside
DEAR DR. ROACH: Like thousands of people, I have experienced heartburn for years. Chewable antacid tablets provide...
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pennsylvania’s avalanche of opioids that rolled from factories through pharmacies to medicine...
Q. I was prescribed high-dose ibuprofen for a knee injury. Two months later, I went to a new primary doctor. My blood...
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Early introduction to baby’s diet can prevent scary allergy
WASHINGTON — New parents, get ready to feed your babies peanut-containing foods — starting young lowers their chances...
New national guidelines say parents can protect their children from becoming allergic to peanuts by feeding them peanut...
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Any exercise cuts risk of death, research finds
Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk...
MADISON, Wis. — The first time Ann Stanton stole drugs, she says, came after she watched one of her patients die in...
CHICAGO — Hormone-blocking drugs for prostate cancer may increase men’s chances for developing dementia, a large study...
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NEW YORK — Adam Driver prefers not to see the films and TV shows he’s in. “I haven’t seen ‘Lincoln’ and I have, like,...
NEW YORK — Renee Fleming’s new recording, “Distant Light,” features a work by Samuel Barber along with pieces by...
PASADENA, Calif. — The clock is ticking and the nation’s fate again is at stake in “24: Legacy,” a sequel to Fox’s...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Idina Menzel prefers creating roles rather than following in someone else’s footsteps. Yet when...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) —Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black says his upcoming TV miniseries about the gay...
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Police: Knife threats over Facebook pics PALM BAY, Fla. (AP) —Police say a woman threatened her husband with a...
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — A Butte couple has pleaded not guilty to charges that allege they forced the woman’s...
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Several dozen deer carcasses seized by law enforcement were piled up on public land near a...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mayor Mitch Landrieu is working on plans for new permanent security measures along Bourbon Street....
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mortgage foreclosures that drove some Wisconsinites from their homes during the economic recession...
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DEAR ABBY: I bought my 11-year-old daughter a cellphone. My ex does not approve. We have been divorced for six years,...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — She may not be working in the White House, but that doesn’t mean Ivanka Trump is staying out of...
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, the Rev. Al Sharpton and celebrities including Mark Ruffalo, Michael...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You always appear confident to others. You are hard-working and ambitious. You also are...
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A sizable fallen oak tree may be a threat to a local roadway. The tree is located on Back Branch Road, approximately...
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My first thought was “Why?” In its Jan. 8 article about school rankings, why did the Press Enterprise find it necessary...
President-elect Trump was correct to criticize the website BuzzFeed for violating journalistic standards in publishing...
Retreat State Prison, just north of Berwick in Luzerne County, is on the chopping block in Harrisburg. If that happens...
I have been a teacher in our local high schools for 27 years. I started my career at Bloomsburg, then moved on to...
On Saturday, Feb. 4, the Columbia County Quilts of Valor will hold a National Sew Day at the Columbia Mall from 10 a.m...
I am a Boy Scout working on my Communications Merit Badge and part of the requirements is for me to write to the editor...