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Berwick resident kept trying to lure 13-year-old into his car, police say
BERWICK — A 75-year-old tried repeatedly to lure a 13-year-old girl into his car, police say. But the accused man,...
Southern grad who allegedly made pot pipes accused of lifting $202 in material
FRANKLIN TWP. — A recent Southern Columbia graduate already facing marijuana charges is now accused of theft for using...
Driver traveling with 3-year-old, troopers report
BERWICK — A drunken woman with a 3-year-old passenger was trying to help a friend in a domestic dispute when she drove...
Woman: 17-year-old missing since Aug. 22
BLOOMSBURG — A 17-year-old Bloomsburg girl has been missing since Aug. 22, and her mother is asking the public for help...
Operator of Berwick martial arts school organizes his own Ice Bucket Challenge
BERWICK — Mark Collier convinced roughly 100 people to pay $20 apiece to have ice water poured on their heads en masse...
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• Actor Michael Lombardi, 40. • Actor-comedian Katt Williams, 41. • Actress Salma Hayek, 48. • International...
1901: Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, “Speak softly and carry a big stick” in a speech at the...
Red Cross Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.,Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Red Cross Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m.,First English Baptist...
• Berwick Area Joint Sewer Authority seeks bids for replacement of a roof; to learn more, please see today’s Public...
All rescued in copter crash WASHINGTON (AP) — A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of...
School grieves loss of students NEWTOWN (AP) — Students and parents gathered at a school district on Monday to mourn...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-11-14-16-24 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 3-2-8 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 5-0-8-4 MIDDAY QUINTO: 0-1-7-2-6 EVENING...
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Benton native and retired Kutztown University English professor David Laubach has written a book about resistance in...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man awaiting trial in a double slaying is being allowed to appeal one aspect of his conviction in...
CATAWISSA — The following lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Craig Long. The defendants in such...
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British family is in Spain
LONDON (AP) — The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a...
Pastor Emeritus, St. Joseph Church, Lancaster
Monsignor Thomas H. Smith, 83, Pastor Emeritus of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lancaster, Pa., and resident of St. Anne’...
Naturalist enjoyed hiking, hunting, fishing
Harold Richard McAllister, 80, of Jonestown, Berwick, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center, in...
FRANKLIN — On August 21, 2014, Margaret J. Franklin, 311 Center St., Danville, aged 92. Memorial services will be held...
Orthodontist, philanthropist, avid pilot
Dr. Marshall D. Welch Jr., 85, of Williamsport, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at his home. Born March 18, 1929, in...
Milco retiree enjoyed crocheting and NASCAR
Betty J. Sweeney, 87, of Millville went to be with the Lord on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at Millville Health Center with...
Full obituary to be published Wednesday
Anthony J. Miller, 83, of LaSalle Street, Berwick, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at the Geisinger Medical Center,...
MEXICO CITY (AP) —Mexican authorities say a mass die-off of fish at a lake in western Mexico was not due to natural...
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — On Labor Day 2014, workers in Northeastern Pennsylvania face a job market that has changed...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Common ground is scarce in the Pennsylvania governor’s race, the only statewide election contest in...
Here is some campaign fodder from the governor’s race: • DEBATES: Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic...
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“Take it easy today if you can. It is going to be hazy, hot and humid, with afternoon temperatures topping out near 90...
Medical-gear shop sues for payments BLOOMSBURG — Respiratory Support Systems Inc., doing business as Bloomsburg...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to...
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Four Philadelphia hurlers team up to blank Braves
ATLANTA — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter. Hamels and three...
Shot at title not as crucial as just returning to track
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart has one final shot to make the Chase, and it’s not a very good one: He must win Saturday...
Lancers were upset when flags offset on final play
The dramatic finish between Loyalsock and Mount Carmel had a little bit of controversy thrown in. After Tom Belski’s...
PHILADELPHIA — LeSean McCoy holds eight Philadelphia Eagles team records, is a two-time All-Pro, and already declared...
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The Cleveland Indians have played their way back into the thick of the playoff race, but the grind is only beginning....
MIAMI — After giving up their early lead, the Miami Marlins took advantage of the New York Mets’ miscues late....
CHICAGO — Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, and Chicago beat Milwaukee. Milwaukee 000 000 200—2 7 1...
CLEVELAND — Miguel Cabrera homered twice, as Detriot rolled to a win over Cleveland. Detroit 203 000 223—12 20 0...
DENVER — Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning, helping Colorado beat San Francisco 10-9. Earlier...
BALTIMORE — Joe Mauer drove in four runs, Phil Hughes held Baltimore without an earned run over eight innings, and...
ST. LOUIS — Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help Tampa Bay salvage a split...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his...
SAN DIEGO — Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit to lead San Diego over Arizona. Arizona...
Contest dates were wrong The deadline to enter this week’s Punt, Pass, Kick Contest is Sept. 5. Dates listed in an...

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