January 20th, 2013 Edition

SCOTT TWP. — Three teen friends attending a late-night party at Lions Gate Apartments last weekend trashed the clubhouse — sucking down...

SALEM TWP. — Township residents will have their chance to weigh in with comments about a proposed natural gas-fueled power plant. The...

BERWICK — A man accused of kissing a co-worker and forcing her to feel his erection when the woman gave him a ride home said the alleged...

BERWICK — A woman accused of helping two men make methamphetamine needs treatment, not prison, her mother says. Lauren Fausnaught, 29,...

BRIAR CREEK — A man told his mental-health caseworker that he intended to kill his ex-girlfriend and her father, court records show....

1863: The three-day Civil War Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania ended in a major victory for the North as Confederate troops failed to...

Millville Fire Company Carnival: Community Park, Millville, Tommy Guns Band; large fireworks display by Sky Shooters, 10 p.m., view from...

• Actress Shoshannah Stern, 35. • Actress Olivia Munn, 35. • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, 44. • Actress-singer Audra McDonald...

Explosive found in car SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man arrested after police said they found an improvised explosive device in his...

• The Columbia County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet on Monday, July 13 at 4:45 p.m. in a meeting open to the public. • The...

Ex sues Kane’s twin sister HARRISBURG (AP) — The twin sister of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane is being sued over a $200,000 loan...

TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-8-12-18 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-4-9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-1-4-6 MIDDAY PICK FIVE: 1-3-7-8-0...

The Thomas Beaver Free Library is offering a summer program for boys to teach and also reinforce the love of reading. The Ackerman family...

HARRISBURG (AP) —Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a Republican-backed bill to privatize the state-controlled sales of wine and liquor on Thursday as...

BERWICK — The two Berwick men who climbed into a sewer pipe and had to be rescued last month have now been cited with criminal trespass...

Here are fireworks displays taking place in our area: Today • HAZLETON — Harman-Geist Stadium, 175 N. Wyoming St., dusk; rain date:...

Southern Columbia field damaged CATAWISSA — Someone drove a vehicle onto a junior varsity football field at Southern Columbia, then did “...

BERWICK — Police say a seat belt likely saved the life of a man in a recent car accident here. The Jeep Compass owned and driven by Carl...

The Internal Revenue Service has issued an alert to help taxpayers protect themselves from scammers posing as IRS employees. “If you...

BLOOMSBURG — A town man seen stalling out a vehicle several times before pulling over and attempting to switch seats with a passenger was...

BLOOMSBURG — A man who pointed a shotgun at several people including a police officer during an eviction from a Berwick apartment must...

BLOOMSBURG — An admitted heroin addict was given the option of serving his jail time in Luzerne County so he can continue with methadone...

Belle M. (Wademan) Warmkessel, 80, formerly of McCracken Road, Danville, died Tuesday, June 30, 2015. She was born Nov. 17, 1934, in...

Geraldine L. (Rider) Blom, age 91, Farmington, Conn., died late Wednesday evening, July 1, 2015, at the Arden Court of Avon in Avon, Conn...

Marsha L. Shultz, 78, of Bloomsburg passed away Monday, July 1, 2015, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born July 12, 1936, she was...

Shawn R. McHenry, age 41, Bloomsburg, died Friday, June 26, 2015, at his home in Bloomsburg, where he had lived for one year. Shawn had...

Donald C. Swank, 97, a resident of Vintage Knolls for the past two years and formerly of 403 Kingsley Ave., Danville, died Monday, June 29...

Ethelyn L. Gross, 103, formerly of Mount Carmel, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Julia Ribaudo HCG, Lake Ariel. Born in...

J. Robert “Bob” Sands Sr., 93, of Benton died early Thursday morning, July 2, 2015, at Emeritus at Bloomsburg. He was the widower of...

Joseph James Jacobs, 84, of Berwick passed away peacefully on Wednesday night, July 1, 2015, at Berwick Retirement Village II. A full...

John R. “Jack” Sterner, age 84, Danville, died Monday, June 29, 2015. Jack was born April 6, 1931, the son of Afwood W. and Margaret E. (...

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern...

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — A missing Phoenix-area couple were killed and buried in the yard of a man who told investigators he was high on...

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an open letter to Dr. Scott Rifkin, founder and CEO of Mid Atlantic Health Care of Timonium, Md. The author, a...

Some readers might regard it as foolish to editorialize on the long-shot presidential campaign of real estate mogul Donald Trump. They...

More often than not, our elected lawmakers seem more interested in gamesmanship than governing. Instead of doing what’s best for the people...

This is an open letter to all my friends and fellow Bloomsburgians. We all have fond memories of growing up in Bloomsburg and the times we...

While many taxpayers and the media are paying close attention to ongoing state budget negotiations, this weekend the state Department of...

In these troubled times, isn’t it nice to happen upon an unhappy story with a happy ending? Listen to this: About a week ago, I went to...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Carrie Richardson knows what she faces after being diagnosed with Early Onset Familial Alzheimer’s. She has seen...

Glass vase marks W.Va.’s birthday MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia celebrated its 152nd birthday with a traditional gift: a Blenko...

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The stories of a Vermont farmer who spent years moiling for gold in the Canadian Yukon might have remained in the hand-...

DEAR ABBY: I have been with “Tom” for two years, and I suspect that he will be proposing soon. He is 27, and I’m 24. Here’s the problem...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 55-year-old male. After five or six days of thinking I had pulled a muscle in my bicep, I was diagnosed via...

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) —A studio executive who authorities say was assaulted by actor Emile Hirsch during the Sundance Film Festival earlier...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are truthful and sincere. You are also very sensitive. In large measure, your success depends on your...

INSIDE OUT ★★★½ In this animated adventure, a young girl is uprooted when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. She’s guided by her...

There’s an early scene in “Magic Mike XXL” that hints at what this much ballyhooed sequel woulda, coulda, shoulda been. Mike Lane, played...

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl” might not be a perfect film, but it is small, earnest, occasionally witty and even affecting. It is flawed...

Thirty-one years and counting, and the Terminators keep rolling off the assembly line like new iPhones, upgraded with shape-shifting...

Unless you’ve been living totally off the grid for the last 72 hours or so, you know movie stars Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are...

NEW YORK — The credits of “Infinitely Polar Bear” almost resemble a family tree. Written and directed by Maya Forbes, the film covers a...

LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Inside Out” and “Jurassic World” are still drawing significant audiences to theaters even in their second and third...

NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 22-28. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1...

“This June was the wettest in a long time. The Selinsgrove airport recorded 8.56 inches of moisture, while Williamsport’s airport had 7.75...

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street” is about to be less A-OK. Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on the groundbreaking kid show...

INDIANAPOLIS — Bloomsburg University graduate Justin Shirk started his football career at Lewistown High School as a Colt, donning blue and...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia —One of the benefits of an expanded field of 24 teams at the Women’s World Cup this year was that there were...

GENEVA — The United States has submitted a formal request for Switzerland to extradite seven FIFA officials arrested in Zurich as part of a...

When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he’ll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery...

DETROIT — Francisco Liriano knows very well what the Detroit Tigers have done to him over the last five years. Since pitching eight...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 42 37.532 — — 6-4 L-1 26-16 16-21 New York 42 37.532 — — 4-6 W-1 21-14 21-23...

ATLANTA — Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning,...

BALTIMORE — Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and Texas beat Baltimore behind a dominant...

MIAMI — Jose Fernandez’s comeback required a comeback. The precocious right-hander shook off a rocky start in his return from Tommy John...

NEW YORK — Jonathan Herrera filled in neatly for Kris Bryant, driving in three runs with a squeeze bunt and homer that sent Jake Arrieta...

TAMPA, Fla. — Mike Aviles homered on the first pitch of the 10th inning, giving Cleveland a victory and a four-game sweep of Tampa Bay....

LONDON — Two-time champion Rafael Nadal is making another early exit from Wimbledon, after losing in the second round to a 102nd-ranked...

BY the Associated Press MIAMI — Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat. Wade informed the Heat on Thursday that he will accept...

SAN DIEGO — Antonio Gates’ squeaky-clean image took a big hit Thursday when the San Diego Chargers’ star tight end was suspended without...

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — For a change, Tiger Woods got off to a good start. Woods rebounded from a dismal U.S. Open with a 4-under-...

The Greenbrier Classic First Round a-denotes amateur Scott Langley 30-32—62 -8 Jonathan Byrd 31-32—63 -7 Danny Lee 32-31—63 -7...

NEW YORK — New York Rangers forward Martin St. Louis is retiring after 16 NHL seasons, seven All-Star selections and one Stanley Cup with...

July 3, 1985 • James Shrader, a member of the Berwick Class of 1967, and his wife Aija, both members of the Cleveland Opera Company, will...

Today BASEBALL Little League Major Division at Mary Byers Complex Warrior Run vs. Milton..........5:30 p.m. Minor Division at...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -170/+160 Miami at Washington -155/+145 San Francisco at Cincinnati -115/+105...

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent 2B Jonathan Schoop to Frederick (Carolina) for a rehab assignment. CHICAGO WHITE...

AUTO RACING 9 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, practice for British Grand Prix, at Silverstone, England 2 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, XFINITY...

TURBOTVILLE — Morgan Wagner pitched a complete game, and Danville reached the title game of the District 13 Major Division tournament with...

Links at Hemlock Creek THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Points Barton/Barton 98.5 Lee/Lambert 95.5 Dawson/Hilliard 93 Coombe/Williams...

So, America, you take down one flag and raise another. You remove the Stars ‘n Bars and extol the multi-colored stripes. You shout “Victory...

3/FRIDAY Millville Community Fire Company Carnival, July 3-4; carnival grounds in Millville. Taking a Look at Animal Forensics, July 3...

Karl and Opal Schlappi, country gospel, July 4, 7:15 p.m., Patterson Grove Campmeeting, off Rt. 239 between Shickshinny and Benton,...

Free Children’s Summer Theater, The Magic Workshop, July 7, 11 a.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. “Sideways Stories from Wayside School,” BTE...

Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville, free; closed July 4....