Stories from Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Riverside man allegedly followed, bloodied driver in road-rage fit
DANVILLE — A former policeman followed another driver to a convenience store and beat him bloody after a road-rage...
Man, 20, sought over crash that injured woman
BLOOMSBURG — Police have charged a man in a hit-and-run accident that injured a woman on Main Street last Friday....
‘We’re more than meth,’ says the organizer of Berwick-area Community Watch meeting
BERWICK — Sixty-seven people signed up Tuesday to join new Community Watch groups in Berwick and the surrounding...
Police: Unhelmeted man couldn’t remember Evansville crash
EVANSVILLE —A passer-by found an unhelmeted motorcyclist sprawled near Bogarts Hill Road on Tuesday afternoon, with...
Police: Out-of-state men caught with 400 packets
DANVILLE — Two men accused of operating a heroin ring from Danville-area motels pleaded guilty Tuesday moments before a...
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BCC Free Library: Bloomsburg Christian Church, 107 Deussen Drive, Bloomsburg; open Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m....
• Actor Haley Joel Osment, 25. • Singer Mandy Moore, 29. • Actress Chyler Leigh, 31. • Actress Laura Bell Bundy, 32...
1866: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was incorporated. 1912: The RMS Titanic set sail...
Police: Student stabbed 14 CYPRESS, Texas (AP) — A student went on a building-to-building stabbing attack at a...
Cops: Ex rammed into store APOLLO (AP) — Police say a Plum man rammed his vehicle into a convenience store where his...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-2-6-18-22 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 0-2-8 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 6-7-0-0 MIDDAY QUINTO: 1-7-0-0-1 EVENING...
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Warm weather has burst upon us, bringing with it spring flowers and another round of orange construction cones....
DANVILLE — A Danville man on his way to the courthouse Monday for jury duty was struck by a car, police said. Ronald...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —The attorneys representing a man charged with the killings of two people whose bodies were found...
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BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man was sentenced to state prison for at least six months for causing a head-on crash that...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A bill to create a commission to help develop a new formula to distribute special education money to...
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Worked as electrician for PPL Electric Utilities
Carl R. McWilliams, 73, of Strawberry Ridge Road, Danville, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013, at his home after an...
Suggestions will still be accepted until May
DANVILLE — Landlords are not responsible for tenant behavior, will not be issued search warrants for occupied...
Former employee of Danville Weis Markets
Kenneth J. Fleenor, age 72, of 16 Meadow Lane, Danville, died at 3:25 p.m. Sunday, April 7, 2013, at the Grandview...
Services held in Philadelphia for Bloom woman
Patricia M. Cameron (nee Murphy), 79, of Bloomsburg passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Berwick Hospital retiree liked going to casinos
Charles A. Mensch, 79, of Evan Owen Apartments, Berwick, concluded his journey in this life at 8 p.m. Monday, April 8,...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Helen R. Nash, 87, of Lincoln Avenue, Berwick, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Funeral...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Martha L. Jackson, 75, of Danville died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Berwick Retirement Village I. Funeral arrangements...
Atticus J.E. Shaffer Andrew G. and Alexandria Lee Shaffer, Wapwallopen, are the parents of a son, Atticus Joseph...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Middle School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are the sheriff sales recorded in Columbia County during March. • Corrective Sheriff’s Deed: William...
Berwick does have kennels Berwick has two dog kennels to be used in emergencies. A story in Tuesday’s paper...
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“Something we have not had for about five months is lightning and thunder, but that is about to change. With warm...
COOPER TWP. — A Danville man suffered “major injuries” when he lost control of his motorcycle on Ridge Drive near River...
GSN creating church-based dating show NEW YORK (AP) — The GSN television network is looking to build on the success of...
Residents who were not at Tuesday’s meeting but are interested in signing up for a Community Watch can contact their...
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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Around every corner at Augusta National is another reminder that Tiger Woods isn’t getting any younger....
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Fans poured into the streets to celebrate the Cardinals’ NCAA championship win over Michigan,...
He’s got a swing he can finally trust, a putter that shows flashes of the old magic, and a string of wins to prove that...
TURBOTVILLE — With one swing of the bat, Warrior Run senior Gabby Shrawder reminded Southern Columbia pitcher Mallory...
NEW ORLEANS — Breanna Stewart scored in seemingly every way possible, piling up 18 points as Connecticut used a 19-0...
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PHILADELPHIA — Ryan Howard and Michael Young hit back-to-back home runs, Cliff Lee came within one out of a complete...
CLEVELAND — Robinson Cano hit one of New York’s five homers and drove in five runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven solid...
MIAMI — Kris Medlen allowed only an unearned run in seven innings, and Atlanta earned its fifth consecutive victory by...
WASHINGTON — Adam LaRoche ended an 0-for-15 start to the season with homers in consecutive at-bats, Jayson Werth and...
SAN DIEGO — Will Venable homered and hit a bases-loaded triple for San Diego, who rebounded from a dreadful six-game...
Maddon: Blown call ‘over’ ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon signed the lineup card for Joe Nathan’s...
DETROIT — A week into the new year, Miguel Cabrera is already in midseason form. The reigning AL MVP hit his first...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Michael Grabner scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Evgeni Nabokov made 26 saves...
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(For stats on these local games, please download the PDF available here.) Shickshinny 11, Meyers 0 SHICKSHINNY —...
April 10, 1983 • Andrew Toney scores 40 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 113-97 win over the New York Knicks...
Today BASEBALL High school Pittston at Berwick.............. 4:15 p.m. Selinsgrove at Danville........ 4:30 p.m...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB—Suspended Chicago Cubs RHP Pedro Silverio (DSL Cubs) 50 games after testing...
mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at St. Louis -105/-105 Cincinnati at Arizona -180/+170 Pittsburgh at San Francisco -...
GOLF 3 p.m. ESPN — Exhibition, Masters Par 3 Contest, at Augusta, Ga. ——————————————— MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m...
NHL LEAGUE LEADERS SCORING GP G A PTS Sidney Crosby, Pit 36 15 41 56 Steven Stamkos, TB 38 25 24 49 Martin St....
Junior varsity Danville 9, Mifflinburg 7 Mifflinburg 200 230 0 — 7 2 2 Danville 600 012 x — 9 8 4 Weikel, Walter...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Squad 1: Jim Evanchek, 25. Squad 2: Chris Mowery, 23; Bob McBride, 23. Squad 3: Steve...
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LANCASTER (AP) — An autopsy is scheduled on the body of a mechanic killed in an accident at a printing plant in...
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Asparagus is versatile vegetable
As one of the first vegetables to appear in the garden, asparagus is a welcome sight to many. Low in calories and...
• Buying tips: Buy firm, straight, uniformly-sized spears with closed, compact tips. The stalks should be crisp, not...
Rhubarb finds its way into so many baked goods. It just adds a nice, tart taste to everything. Mom baked with her...
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DEAR ABBY: I have just discovered that my granddaughter’s mother helped her get a Facebook page on which she is listed...
BORN TODAY You have courage. You believe in yourself and your ideas. Although you take risks, you are not foolhardy....
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Since this recipe comes together quickly, you want to make sure all your ingredients are prepped and ready to go before...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Eugene Robinson in The Washington Post. When I met Margaret Thatcher, she...
New rules for summer camps
The board that governs high school athletics in Pennsylvania deserves a rousing cheer for raising awareness about the...
Reply to Editorial of April 3: It’s quite amusing that everyone thinks about the ’50s and ’60s when I comment on the...
Today I am mailing out another batch of “Denial of Request” letters, a total of 24 over the past two weeks. Why are the...
Never assume anything, you know what they say. You seem to think you know who writes to 30 Seconds. There’s more people...
A lot of people travel on Fifth Street Hollow. One day last week, someone, accidentally or intentionally distributed a...
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Spine Injury Group to meet today DANVILLE — The Spine Injury Support group will be meeting today at 6 p.m., at the...
90th birthday June Brown, Union Town, Ohio, formerly of Berwick, celebrated her 90th birthday Feb. 21. She and her...
Applications for nursing awards HARRISBURG — Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania (NAP) has announced a “Call for...
BLOOMSBURG — The following property transfers were recorded in Columbia County during March: •Robert E. Linn (EST),...
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No Matter Where You Go There You Are! The gene responsible for the inane act of people trying to enter an elevator...
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OK, please take this with a grain of salt, considering the flightiness of the parties involved. But E! News is...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My brother-in-law has been diagnosed with Charcot Joint disease. It was discovered when he broke a...
Geisinger’s HealthSouth earns certification DANVILLE — Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital has earned...