January 20th, 2013 Edition

DANVILLE — Just the attorney for the Montour County Housing Authority attended a national conference last year in Pittsburgh, which cost...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — For three area linemen, it’s a job like no other on an island 1,600 miles from home. For the past several weeks,...

BLOOMSBURG — An ex-employee is suing Autoneum, claiming she was fired for missing work due to her migraines, records show. Caitlin Carlin...

FOUNDRYVILLE — A contractor is suing an ex-girlfriend, claiming she owes him money for a renovation project and a down payment on her...

BLOOMSBURG — A man is accused of sending threatening text messages to his ex-girlfriend, who feared he was serious and would harm her, town...

• Pop singer-actress Haylie Duff, 33. • Actress Bellamy Young, 48. • Actor Benicio Del Toro, 51. • Actress Justine Bateman, 52...

1934: A blizzard began inundating the northeastern United States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring in Connecticut and Massachusetts....

Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Turbotville Community Hall, Church Street. Toddler Time: 9:15 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, age 18 months-3...

• Bloomsburg will hold a Floodwall Expansion Project Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bloomsburg Fire Hall, 911 Market St...

Shooting survivors lash out PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday...

PennDOT worker hit, killed ALTOONA (AP) — A state Department of Transportation worker was struck and killed on icy Interstate 99 while...

TREASURE HUNT: 08-12-18-23-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-3, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-4-1, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-7-3-8, Wild: 8...

‘It’s been a long, a long time coming... But I know a change is gonna come. Oh yes it will.”— Sam Cooke On the heels of “Beyond the...

STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students have raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer patients in the annual 46...

Harold James Wintersteen, 87, of Bloomsburg passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded by his...

Frederick “Butch” Karpinski, 71, of Abbeville, South Carolina, and formerly of Millville passed away Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. He was born...

Mary M. (Shaffer) Swisher, age 88, 228 Dahl Road, Bloomsburg, died at 4:05 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the Bloomsburg Care...

George C. Clark, 92, of 1000 E. Market St., Danville, died Saturday morning, Feb. 17, 2018, at 4:26 a.m. in the Mountain View Manor Nursing...

It’s hard to believe that a $100 million payout wouldn’t keep someone financially set for life, but that’s exactly what Lisa Marie Presley...

Tax returns surge over Presidents Day weekend, with the IRS saying it receives more phone calls on the day after Presidents Day than on any...

BRIAR CREEK — A man left the Giant grocery store without paying for his items, then had a physical confrontation with the assistant manager...

MAHONING TWP. — A 16-year-old riding his bicycle on the State Hospital grounds here Thursday was sent to the hospital after crashing,...

POSTAL — Clara B., 85, of 1028 Poplar St., Kulpmont. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at 10 a.m. in the Church of the Holy...

No lawsuit over Berwick sidewalk Berwick council members said they would fight Councilman Andrew Shecktor if he appeals citations for...

EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by John Baer, dean of the Harrisburg press corps, publshed in The Daily News of Philadelphia...

Fourteen years after entering a state program to restore its depleted finances, the city of Pittsburgh last week emerged from distressed...

“It’s like the schools are the grain truck. Instead of sharing the grain, they just keep raising the sides on the bed and keeping it all...

DEAR ABBY: When I was in my teens, and even into my 20s and 30s, I was a Plain Jane. I had little self-confidence. But strangely, I’m one...

Q. I often hear about the medicinal benefits of various herbs and spices. However, I don’t typically hear about pepper, a widely available...

DEAR DR. ROACH: On three different occasions, I have had to change doctors: once when I moved out of state, once when my doctor moved out...

“We often hear of January thaws, but this week will be warm enough to be called a February thaw. “With all the cold air north of the...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates...

BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic — have a...

The Danville and Millville boys basketball teams earned No. 1 seeds and byes for the upcoming District 4 playoffs. Jersey Shore and Vo-...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt...

CLEMSON, S.C. — Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good and the Blue Devils, again playing...

BUFFALO, N.Y. —Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly says he is disgusted and saddened black athletes such as himself continue to...

PEORIA, Ariz. — Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego Padres sent a morning...

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Riley Sheahan scored two goals in the first period, rookie Tristan Jarry had 35 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the...

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 59 39 17 3 81 211 159 Boston 56 35 13 8 78 186 139 Toronto 60...

1. (14) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 207 laps, 0 rating, 42 points. 2. (7) Darrell Wallace Jr, Chevrolet, 207, 0, 39. 3. (2) Denny Hamlin...

It was, perhaps, the defining moment for the U.S. team at this Olympics. Not Shaun White blitzing the halfpipe in a final run to win gold...

JEONGSEON, South Korea — A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar...

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher. The 28-year-old Austrian has a good chance to leave the...

Feb. 19, 1988 • Southern Columbia’s Bryan Delsite scores on a layup with 17 seconds left to give the Tigers a 48-47 win over Muncy and...

P-Nut Bowl MONDAY LADIES LEAGUE W L Queen B’s 56 28 Sparetimers 53 31 Gutter Gals 49 35 Pin Shakers 46.5 37.5 Valley Girls...

COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Miami at Notre Dame ESPNU — Howard at NC Central FS1 — Maryland at Northwestern 9 p.m. ESPN —...

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Zach Britton on the 60-day DL. BOSTON RED SOX — Designated RHP Ben Taylor...

Berwick’s Reese Mensinger was named the Wyoming Valley Conference-II Player of the Year, and Northwest’s Brenna Babcock was named WVC-III...

COLLEGE BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Oakland 5 at IUPUI at Notre Dame 4½ Miami at Northwestern 1 Maryland at N. Kentucky...

... son of Greg and Julie Moore, Sunbury, turned 2 on Feb. 16. Grandparents are Gene and Rosonna Pennebaker, Berwick; Bonnie Pennebaker,...

... son of Shawn and Becca Evans, turned 8 on Feb. 10. Grandparents are Luke and Kathy Black and Dewey and Deb Evans, all of Bloomsburg....

... daughter of Mike and Cassandra Heaps, Millville, will turn 3 Tuesday. Grandparents are Ted Jr. and Cindy Heaps and Dan and Jan McCarty...

... son of Brandon and Samantha Glenn, Mifflinville, will turn 4 Thursday. Grandparents are Marty and Lori Hahn, Bloomsburg, and Stan and...

... daughter of Jenny and Jason Natow, Springfield, turned 1 year old on Feb. 15. Her grandparents are Tony and Pam Ianiero, Bloomsburg;...

... son of Chris and Amanda Gearhart, Catawissa, will turn 7 on Thursday. Grandparents are Gary and Darlene Zimmerman, Catawissa, and...

... son of Cheryl and Randy Fry, Danville, will turn 12 on Tuesday. His grandparents are Elaine and Jeffrey Fry, Danville, and Diane and...

... daughter of Mark and Kimberly Rishel, will be 3 years old on Tuesday. Her grandparents are Kenny and Linda Rishel and Dennis and Leslie...

... son of Rob and Amy Edwards, Bloomsburg, will be 6 years old on Friday. His grandparents are Bruce and Jean Edwards, Starrucca, and Paul...

... twin daughters of Ron and Heather Jacoby, Mifflinville, are 9 years old today. Grandparents are Ron and Janice Jacoby, Millsboro, Del...

... twin daughters of James Hahn, Bloomsburg, and Marla Engelman, Millville, turned 10 years old on Feb. 15. Tegan and Piper are the...

To all my friends at the Bloomsburg Diner. MAGA! GO TRUMP!!! bloomsburg man, email ••• If Columbia 911 would get away from...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a warm, tenderhearted, optimistic dreamer. You put the welfare of others before your own. This is a year...