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Millville ranked at bottom of area’s seven districts by financial website
A financial advice website says Danville Area gives its community the “best bang for its buck” among the seven public...
Rural Bloom woman allegedly stole car in Nescopeck, headed south with boyfriend
NESCOPECK — A rural Bloomsburg woman and her boyfriend were jailed in Alabama as fugitives earlier this month only days...
Methodist congregation champions 207-year-old Berwick-area site
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — The 207-year-old Old Stone Church has fallen into such disrepair, one caretaker feared for its...
Most serious charges dropped in deal that would free suspect
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who cut a woman in the shoulder with a steak knife in a drunken rage last summer has pleaded...
Renters end up owing Bloom woman more than the $950 in rent she originally sought
BLOOMSBURG — When a landlady sued three former tenants for $950 in rent, the trio responded with its own lawsuit,...
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Alexis Tavern Golf Tournament: In honor of D.J. Smith, 8 a.m., Sand Springs Golf Club, Drums; 570-239-2014; 570-332-...
Boko Haram takes last stand YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian troops killed scores of Islamic extremists and rescued 20...
1775: John Hancock was elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding Peyton Randolph. 1844: Samuel F.B....
• Country singer Billy Gilman, 27. • Dancer Mark Ballas (TV: “Dancing with the Stars”), 29. • Actor Eric Close, 48...
Six charged in brutal beating PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Another defendant, among six charged in an attack on a homeless man...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-12-20-25-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-7-4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-6-4-7 MIDDAY PICK...
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CLEVELAND TWP. — Flames destroyed a vacant mobile home here in a suspicious fire that was reported shortly before...
When “The Buzz” sees an act we would consider paying to see, we always pass along the information because we figure...
Here are some local Memorial Day events: Today • Sweet Valley — Veterans Memorial service, 9:30 a.m., Sweet Valley...
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Neglected pet recovering in foster home
TUCSON, Ariz. — More than $20,000 has poured in for an Arizona dog that was found hanging from a tree more than a week...
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A man has been charged with tying rubber bands around his dog’s mouth, suffocating her. The man was...
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NEW YORK — The number of Americans who don’t affiliate with a particular religion has grown to 56 million in recent...
Inmate caused $4G in hospital damage SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) —A man serving a prison sentence for ordering the killing of...
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Contributions for the restoration of the Old Stone Church can be sent to: First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Market...
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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Drenching rains that recently soaked the Great Plains have brought welcomed moisture to areas...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles jury awarded $13 million to a 73-year-old woman who contracted a deadly disease from...
NEW YORK (AP) — Every year, slightly more boy babies than girl babies are born worldwide. But back when sperm meets egg...
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VIENNA — Sweden won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, finishing ahead of Russia, whose contestant received...
Full obituary to appear in Monday’s edition
June A. Hartzell, age 88, 310 Market St., Benton, died at 7:56 a.m. Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Geisinger Medical...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Ronald F. Lamb, 52, of Berwick passed away peacefully at his residence Friday, May 22, 2015. The Kelchner-McMichael-...
Full obituary will appear in Monday’s edition
Dale H. Boyer, 73, of Nescopeck passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 23, 2015, at his home. A full obituary will...
Cat cottage houses felines with AIDS APPLEGATE, Ore. (AP) —Cats with the feline version of the AIDS virus have a cat...
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday and radio stations were silenced as a months-long...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s president has signed off on a law requiring some mothers to space their children three...
MIFFLINVILLE — The westbound left lane of Interstate 80 at the Susquehanna River bridge here will be closed Tuesday,...
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“The clean, dry, cool Canadian air that gave us such a fine Saturday will stay with us today. That means a partly sunny...
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For the 2nd year in a row, Panthers’ Hemphill places first
SHIPPENSBURG — It’s not all about how you start, it’s how you finish. Bloomsburg’s Jahvel Hemphill ran his way to a...
SHIPPENSBURG — Quality and quantity was the mindset for Northwest’s Tyler Burger. Burger was all smiles at the PIAA...
SHIPPENSBURG — A year ago, Central Columbia’s Mitch Liddick was watching the pole vault finals. On Saturday, a year...
SHIPPENSBURG — Southern Columbia’s Luke Rarig sports a three-inch scar on his left knee, but that’s about the only...
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NEW YORK — Shin-Soo Choo hit a go-ahead single and a three-run homer in a 10-run third inning that chased CC Sabathia...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 24 20.545 — — 6-4 L-1 14-12 10-8 New York 22 21.512 1½ 2½ 1...
PITTSBURGH — A.J. Burnett threw seven effective innings to win his fourth straight start and the Pittsburgh Pirates...
CLEVELAND — After Reds manager Bryan Price was ejected before the first pitch, Corey Kluber threw eight effective...
ATLANTA — Jace Peterson's single to left field drove in Alberto Callaspo from third base, lifting Atlanta to a win over...
TORONTO — Kyle Seager homered, James Paxton earned his first road win of the season and Seattle beat Toronto. Paxton (...
DETROIT — Lance McCullers got Ian Kinsler to ground into a triple play in the fifth inning, and the Houston right-...
WASHINGTON — Cole Hamels pitched eight sharp innings, Ryan Howard homered and the Philadelphia Phillies roughed up...
DENVER — Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and San Francisco stretched its winning streak to eight games with a win...
CHICAGO — Torii Hunter homered, Trevor May pitched seven strong innings and Minnesota defeated Chicago. May (3-3)...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Kendall Graveman gave up three hits over six innings in his return from the minors, Sam Fuld...
INTERLEAGUE Royals 5, Cardinals 0 St. Louis 000 000 000—0 8 0 Kansas City 302 000 00x—5 11 0 Lynn, Villanueva (7)...
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May 24
May 24, 1985 • The Berwick softball team scores seven runs in the final two innings to post a 10-3 win over Jersey...
Today No events scheduled
CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Saturday, May 16 N.Y. Rangers 2, Tampa Bay 1 Sunday, May 17 Anaheim 4...
AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. NBC — Formula One, Grand Prix of Monaco Noon ABC — IndyCar, Indianapolis 500 6 p.m. FOX —...
CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Tuesday, May 19 Golden State 110, Houston 106 Wednesday, May 20...
After Thursday qualifying; race today At Charlotte Motor Speedway Lap length: 1.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP Tyler Wilson to Norfolk (IL). Recalled RHP Oliver Drake...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Pittsburgh -145/+135 New York at Washington -185/+175 Philadelphia...
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BOYS AAA TRACK 3200 Meter Run — 1, Zach Brehm, Carlisle, 8:55.6, meet record, old record 8:56.29, Ross Wilson, Council...
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Fish for free day Today is a “fish for free day” in Pennsylvania. Anglers do not need a license to fish. All other...
When I hear stories that involve youths who are workers and genuinely interested in the outdoors, I smile. To be...
Ohio hunters reported taking the lowest number of deer in the past 14 years.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone...
N.C.-S.C. state line may be clarified COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) —South Carolina senators may soon debate a bill to clarify...
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VAN BUREN TWP., Mich. — Lisa Smith says her son’s behavior was dangerous: hair pulling, kicks, punches, all related to...
Suspect allegedly fled courtroom POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — A prosecutor says a warrant has been issued for a Pocatello...
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — He’s the most powerful Tampa Bay real estate mogul you’ve never heard of. He has quietly built...
PLANT CITY, Fla. (AP) —Automated harvesting is the Holy Grail for most agricultural commodities, so a group of knights...
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FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — A wallet from a 1930 prom is on display next to an invitation to Union Township High School’s...
Equestrian team OK after bus crash WACO, Texas (AP) — Police in Central Texas say members of the Oklahoma State women’...
Poultry-themed frock earns designer $500 at show
CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) — Fairview freshman Lauryn Tankersley didn’t have to look too far for inspiration for her award-...
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Their roars and wails beckoned visitors 90 million years into the past, but in the end, their...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to get more Wyoming residents to agree to the reintroduction of black-footed ferrets...
WASHINGTON (AP) — About 162,000 trailer hitches sold at U-Haul outlets are being recalled because of weak steel that...
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DANVILLE — Geisinger Medical Center has been recognized for its efforts to eliminate mercury from the products it uses...
Dear Mr. Berko: Do you know the name of a large drug company that is supposed to have a cure for deafness? I have...
BERWICK — Work is under way on a new Family Dollar store on Front Street. The store will replace the existing Family...
LEWISBURG — Kendra Aucker has been named president and CEO of Evangelical Community Hospital here. She succeeds...
Dear Mr. Berko: My wife and I are 56, and together, our two individual retirement accounts, which own the same stocks...
BLOOMSBURG — Tractor Supply Co. along Columbia Boulevard (Route 11) in Scott Township will host a pet event Saturday,...
HAZLETON — After months of rumors and speculation, Laurel Mall officials recently announced Dunham’s Sports will fill...
BERWICK — Cinda L. Hartman of Hartman & Lally Insurers Inc. recently attended a Leadership Summit in Fort...
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Germany’s much-ballyhooed, nearly 30-percent wind and solar power-grid conversion isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. And...
I’ve written in the past about how my Pop carried with him a haunting memory from his time aboard the aircraft carrier...
THORN: The Biggest Loser in Tuesday’s primary election was the Columbia County Republican Party, such as it is. In a...
When reading the letter headlined, “With a wedding dress, scripture” (May 15), I noticed the author, a pastor, gives...
“If you try to take the law into your own hands to exact revenge, there will be consequences.” Bill Schuette Michigan...
Whatever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on Memorial Day were traffic jams and...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
Disproportionate penalties given to two CIA employees who leaked secrets raise a question about the fairness of...
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Among the requirements of “Visual Arts 104A” at the University of California, San Diego is that, for the final exam,...
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Many couples taking their time making vows
“First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage.” So the old playground rhyme goes. These...
As a financial planner, Jeff Motske has spent 26 years helping couples navigate one of their most contentious and...
NEW YORK — Broadway likes to say it has plenty of soul, but only one man has its sole. Gino Bifulco, who runs the Time...
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Honor society LEWISBURG — The following undergraduate students from Bucknell University are now members of honor...
Note:,Some groups may not be meeting due to the Memorial Day holiday. 25/MONDAY Free Ladies Exercise Class, Mondays,...
Danville Woman’s Club meets DANVILLE — The Danville Woman’s Club met recently at The Meadows to hear an informative...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Tuesday — Academy...
Senior centers list week’s events • Benton — Monday: Closed; Tuesday: Work on fair projects; Wednesday: Sit & Fit...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m. MONDAY — Gift shop: Closed. TUESDAY — Gift shop: Bonnie...
BLOOMSBURG — Artists are invited to submit their works for the show “What Are You Reading?” at the Stairwell Gallery....
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fort mcClure blvd along the river, and down form the bloom h.s. NEEDS TO BE PAVED. alot of people take this route to...
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CANNES, France — In Todd Haynes’ ’50s lesbian romance “Carol,” Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara play women drawn...
NEW YORK (AP) — Another Clinton is becoming an author. Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former President Bill Clinton...
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DEAR ABBY: “Lest we forget” — these three simple, but very meaningful words are a reminder TO ALWAYS REMEMBER the...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are well-spoken, which is a good thing, because you have an opinion about everything. You’...
NEW YORK (AP) — Chicagoans, get out your hankies for a stage musical of “Beaches.” The show, based on Iris Rainer Dart...