Stories from 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 incident here Monday, authorities...

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. Officers are seeking Randall Scott...

‘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 communities, even though some...

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 road rash and injuries to his...

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 jury was to be selected for...

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BCC Free Library: Bloomsburg Christian Church, 107 Deussen Drive, Bloomsburg; open Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Aquacise Class: Bloomsburg Middle...

• Actor Haley Joel Osment, 25. • Singer Mandy Moore, 29. • Actress Chyler Leigh, 31. • Actress Laura Bell Bundy, 32. • Actor-comedian Orlando...

1866: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was incorporated. 1912: The RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on...

Police: Student stabbed 14 CYPRESS, Texas (AP) — A student went on a building-to-building stabbing attack at a community college Tuesday, wounding...

Cops: Ex rammed into store APOLLO (AP) — Police say a Plum man rammed his vehicle into a convenience store where his ex-girlfriend works, then got...

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 DAILY NUMBER: 7-1-7 DOUBLE DRAW...

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Warm weather has burst upon us, bringing with it spring flowers and another round of orange construction cones. PennDOT is to finish rebuilding...

DANVILLE — A Danville man on his way to the courthouse Monday for jury duty was struck by a car, police said. Ronald Green, 64, was crossing Mill...

WILKES-BARRE (AP) —The attorneys representing a man charged with the killings of two people whose bodies were found buried in his yard a decade ago...

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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 seriously injured a woman in...

HARRISBURG (AP) — A bill to create a commission to help develop a new formula to distribute special education money to the state’s school districts...

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Suggestions will still be accepted until May

DANVILLE — Landlords are not responsible for tenant behavior, will not be issued search warrants for occupied apartments, and do not have to provide...

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 extended illness. Born in...

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 Health Homes, Danville, where he...

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, Danville. She is survived by...

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, 2013, in Berwick Retirement...

Funeral arrangements to be announced

Helen R. Nash, 87, of Lincoln Avenue, Berwick, died Monday, April 8, 2013, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Funeral arrangements are under the...

Funeral arrangements to be announced

Martha L. Jackson, 75, of Danville died Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Berwick Retirement Village I. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of...

Atticus J.E. Shaffer Andrew G. and Alexandria Lee Shaffer, Wapwallopen, are the parents of a son, Atticus Joseph Eugene, born Thursday, April 4,...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Middle School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors • Sixth grade — Taylor...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are the sheriff sales recorded in Columbia County during March. • Corrective Sheriff’s Deed: William F. and Antoinette Bolles to...

Berwick does have kennels Berwick has two dog kennels to be used in emergencies. A story in Tuesday’s paper incorrectly stated that the borough...

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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 temperatures, a couple of weather...

COOPER TWP. — A Danville man suffered “major injuries” when he lost control of his motorcycle on Ridge Drive near River Drive here Tuesday, State...

GSN creating church-based dating show NEW YORK (AP) — The GSN television network is looking to build on the success of “The American Bible Challenge...

Residents who were not at Tuesday’s meeting but are interested in signing up for a Community Watch can contact their local police departments below...

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AUGUSTA, Ga. — Around every corner at Augusta National is another reminder that Tiger Woods isn’t getting any younger. He played a practice round...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Fans poured into the streets to celebrate the Cardinals’ NCAA championship win over Michigan, throwing all-night parties that at...

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 it’s all finally coming...

NEW ORLEANS — Breanna Stewart scored in seemingly every way possible, piling up 18 points as Connecticut used a 19-0 run to race to a 48-29 halftime...

TURBOTVILLE — With one swing of the bat, Warrior Run senior Gabby Shrawder reminded Southern Columbia pitcher Mallory Tomaschik and the Tigers just...

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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 game and the Philadelphia...

CLEVELAND — Robinson Cano hit one of New York’s five homers and drove in five runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven solid innings and the Yankees romped...

MIAMI — Kris Medlen allowed only an unearned run in seven innings, and Atlanta earned its fifth consecutive victory by beating punchless Miami. The...

SAN DIEGO — Will Venable homered and hit a bases-loaded triple for San Diego, who rebounded from a dreadful six-game trip to win their home opener...

WASHINGTON — Adam LaRoche ended an 0-for-15 start to the season with homers in consecutive at-bats, Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond also homered, and...

Maddon: Blown call ‘over’ ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon signed the lineup card for Joe Nathan’s 300th career save and gave it...

DETROIT — A week into the new year, Miguel Cabrera is already in midseason form. The reigning AL MVP hit his first homer and drove in four runs,...

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Michael Grabner scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Evgeni Nabokov made 26 saves as the New York Islanders took...

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(For stats on these local games, please download the PDF available here.) Shickshinny 11, Meyers 0 SHICKSHINNY — Northwest’s Olivia McCorkel hit a...

April 10, 1983 • Andrew Toney scores 40 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 113-97 win over the New York Knicks. April 10, 1993 • Danville’...

BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB—Suspended Chicago Cubs RHP Pedro Silverio (DSL Cubs) 50 games after testing positive for a performance-...

Today BASEBALL High school Pittston at Berwick.............. 4:15 p.m. Selinsgrove at Danville........ 4:30 p.m. Mt. Carmel at Lewisburg........

mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at St. Louis -105/-105 Cincinnati at Arizona -180/+170 Pittsburgh at San Francisco -145/+135 Colorado at...

GOLF 3 p.m. ESPN — Exhibition, Masters Par 3 Contest, at Augusta, Ga. ——————————————— MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN2 — N.Y. Yankees at...

NHL LEAGUE LEADERS SCORING GP G A PTS Sidney Crosby, Pit 36 15 41 56 Steven Stamkos, TB 38 25 24 49 Martin St. Louis, TB 38 9 38 47 Patrick...

Junior varsity Danville 9, Mifflinburg 7 Mifflinburg 200 230 0 — 7 2 2 Danville 600 012 x — 9 8 4 Weikel, Walter (5) and Karchner. Webb,...

Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Squad 1: Jim Evanchek, 25. Squad 2: Chris Mowery, 23; Bob McBride, 23. Squad 3: Steve Crecci, 22. Squad 4: Bud Bowman...

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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 Lancaster. The Lancaster County...

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