January 20th, 2013 Edition

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Nearly 900 people are members of a Facebook page supporting the teenage girl who has accused teacher Gary Beveridge of...

BERWICK —A 16-year-old boy has been missing for more than five months, and State Police are now turning to the public for help finding him...

NESCOPECK — Single mother of three Kesha Pitre frequently replays in her head the February accident that disabled her and wonders why the...

DANVILLE — The last day Danville teachers can strike is Friday, so students will return to class Monday and graduation is now June 13....

WILKES-BARRE — A Shickshinny woman will serve six months on house arrest for stealing $15,000 from a youth football league, says a report...

DANVILLE — A 30-day burn ban that began earlier this month is needed because the dry conditions have led to one of the busiest brush-fire...

• Actor Camryn Walling, 24. • Actor Matthew Underwood, 24. • Actor Dev Patel, 24. •Pop singer Taio Cruz, 31. •Actor Barry Watson...

1943: U.S. Navy Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy assumed command of PT-109, a motor torpedo boat, in the Solomon Islands during World War II. (On...

• Briar Creek Township supervisors will hold a hearing May 5 at 7 p.m. concerning a Fire Insurance Escrow Ordinance; to learn more, please...

English Language Club: Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., library of Calvary Baptist Church, 3300 Ridge Road, Bloomsburg; 570-784-0710 to...

Pakistan test-fires missile ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says it has successfully test-fired a short-range missile capable of...

Baby death ruled homicide NANTICOKE (AP) — The Luzerne County coroner’s office says the death of a 2-month-old earlier this year is a...

TREASURE HUNT: 3-4-8-24-29 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 7-1-2 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 3-3-3-7 MIDDAY QUINTO: 4-9-2-8-4 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 7-7-3...

Remember the show about Berwick being written by the Berwick Middle School Drama Club? It debuts Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the middle school...

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man jailed since October after passing a counterfeit $50 bill at a business in Scott Township was paroled at...

Co-defendants appear in court BLOOMSBURG — One man was sentenced while a co-defendant entered guilty pleas for stealing tools and other...

Esther Cotner, 95, of Water Street, Washingtonville, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at Geisinger Medical Center where she was admitted...

The (Chambersburg) Public Opinion CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — Chambersburg quilter Donna Gilbert has done it again. In early March, Gilbert...

Robert A. Rehkop, 70, former Berwick resident, died Monday April 21, 2014, at Medical University Hospital of South Carolina in Charleston,...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police say a man used a potato to pretend he had a gun while trying to rob a Rhode Island business. WPRI-TV...

Phyllis J. (Young) Harrison, 75, of Fairmount Springs died early Tuesday morning, April 22, 2014, at the Orangeville Nursing and...

Clara R. Fetch, 86, resident of Huntington Township, Shickshinny, passed away at her home on April 21, 2014. Surrounded by her three...

• June Long will celebrate her 96th birthday on Sunday, May 4, and would enjoy receiving cards. They will reach her at 214 Main St.,...

Clay T.M. Shotwell Jason and Elizabeth (Brudnak) Shotwell of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Clay Thomas-Matthew, born Friday,...

Virgil Patacconi, 89, of Butler Street, Shickshinny, died late Monday evening, April 21, 2014, at The Pavilion at St. Luke Village,...

Police allege man punched girlfriend BLOOMSBURG — A 50-year-old man allegedly punched his girlfriend in the face after a day of drinking...

Columbia County marriage licenses • Michael Andrew Ritter, 23 Chandler Drive, Orangeville, son of Duane Keith Ritter and Joan Arlene...

BLOOMSBURG — Thirteen people were recently placed on probation for a year under Columbia County’s ARD program for first-time offenders....

ALLENTOWN — PPL Electric Utilities has filed a plan with the Public Utility Commission to purchase electricity for default customers from...

DETROIT (AP) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating the 2014 Chevrolet Impala after a driver reported that...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Supporters of Gary Beveridge have set up an online legal defense fund, but it has garnered little interest. The Mr...

“Looking at the rest of the week and into the coming weekend, I see nothing but typical mid-April conditions. We’ll see a number of rapid...

BLOOMSBURG — A man who tried breaking into the Columbia Valley Moose building in Scott Township last spring was put on parole for a year...

BLOOMSBURG — The battle for starting positions on PSAC champion Bloomsburg University’s football team takes center stage Saturday when the...

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a Stanley Cup playoff series marked by teams giving up two-goal leads, Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Rob Scuderi says...

BOSTON — Meb Keflezighi fled the East African nation of Eritrea as a 12-year-old boy, coming to the United States to escape war and poverty...

BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 12 8.600 — — 7-3 W-2 6-3 6-5 Toronto 11 9.550 1 — 6-4 W-1 4-3 7-6 Tampa Bay...

NEW YORK — Adam Wainwright threw seven neat innings before leaving with a knee injury, and Jon Jay hit a two-run single that sent the St....

DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Justin Verlander pitched seven solid innings and Detroit held on for a victory over Chicago...

TORONTO — Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera each hit three-run homers in the eighth inning, and Toronto beat Baltimore. Edwin Encarnacion...

AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 4, Athletics 3 Texas 100 110 010—4 11 1 Oakland 030 000 000—3 9 0 Darvish, Frasor (7), Cotts (7), Ogando (8...

WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to lift...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —David Price allowed six hits in his first complete game of the season, David DeJesus drove in three runs, and Tampa...

CLEVELAND — James Shields allowed two runs in six innings and Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer to lead Kansas City to a win over...

ATLANTA — Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as...

MONTREAL — Max Pacioretty lifted the Montreal Canadiens into the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday night with a power-play...

The San Antonio Spurs, the model for stability and sustained success in the modern NBA, were still a shaken team when they showed up for...

INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George scored 27 points and George Hill had all 15 of his points in the second half, leading the Indiana Pacers to a...

April 23, 1984 • Bloomsurg’s Dan Brook earns three individual wins, and Chuck Pitchford wins two events en route to an 81-69 boys track...

Today BASEBALL High school Dallas at Berwick................. 4:15 p.m. Central at S. Williamsport.... 4:30 p.m. SOFTBALL High...

Believe in Hope 5K 1. Drue Coles, 20:22; 2. Meghan Ashford, 20:36; 3. Kelly Maze, 20:43; 4. Jonathon Morgan, 21:37; 5. Victoria Posatko,...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Christian Kelley, David Fletcher and Dominic Farronato each won two events to lead Mount Carmel’s 85-65 win over...

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 2 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage, Arizona at Chicago Cubs or San Francisco at Colorado (3 p.m.) 2:15 p.m. WGN...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Atlanta -175/+165 Miami at Chicago -120/+110 Arizona San Francisco -110/+100 at...

I’d like your reporter to go out to Orangeville Post Office and take a picture of their deplorable flag that’s flying. It is a disgrace at...

HERSHEY — Steven D. Hess Sr., a North Centre Township supervisor, has been elected to a three-year term on the executive committee of the...

RIVERSIDE — Merck’s Neighbor of Choice grant program makes up to $10,000 available for eligible nonprofits and nongovernmental...

HARRISBURG — Here are new businesses recently registered with the Corporations Bureau, Pennsylvania Department of State: • Hidden Creek...

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man arrested during a 2012 raid on a Lightstreet Road apartment has been paroled after a judge gave him credit...

Carlisle — Giant and Martin’s stores have removed from sale Hickory Farms Chipotle Ranch Sauce due to an undeclared allergen — milk — on...

Don’t tell James Beard Award-winning food writer Michael Ruhlman that eggs are trending. True, he’s got a new book out this spring, “Egg...

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to a wonderful man for 30 years. Our marriage may not be perfect, but it’s quite good. My dilemma is this...

MIAMI (AP) — Justin Bieber is seeking a delay in his Florida trial on charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 82 and recently have been diagnosed with inclusion body myositis. I have been on Zocor for more than 15 years....

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: Security is important to you, which is why you align yourself with others. You want a base that you can depend...

The temperature shows 33 degrees on our thermometer. That is 20 degrees warmer than yesterday morning. We had snow earlier this week,...

WASHINGTON (AP) —Chances are you’ve heard of mapping genes to diagnose rare diseases, predict your risk of cancer and tell your ancestry....

Something new is coming to the parade of food festivals that has sprung up around the country —CookOUT/RockOUT, a food and music event...

4-H

Club to participate in 4-H Sunday May 4 ROHRSBURG — Rohrsburg Community 4-H Club met this month with pledges led by Helena Kalbach and...

Pancake breakfast planned May 3 BLOOMSBURG — The Woman’s Civic Club of Bloomsburg met recently for its monthly meeting at First...

Children’s Museum needs volunteers BLOOMSBURG — A Volunteer Information Night and Pizza Party will be held Thursday from 7-8 p.m. at the...

FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area Middle School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors...

Dean’s list SUMMERDALE — These area students have been named to the Central Penn College Dean’s List for the winter term: Amy Erb, Coal...

BLOOMSBURG — These non-profit organizations are participating in Bloomsburg’s 36th Renaissance Jamboree on Saturday. They will be providing...

We couldn’t believe it when we previously bashed supposed actor Johnny Depp and someone called the “30 Seconds” of idiocy line to praise...

WASHINGTON (AP) —The job market for college graduates is brightening a bit. The Labor Department said Tuesday the unemployment rate for...

SUNBURY — Since 2008, the Weis Markets chain says it has cut its carbon emissions by 14.4 percent while expanding the total square footage...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Catherine Rampell in The Washington Post. Forget raising the minimum wage. How about...

During the sometimes heated debate about farmers raising large numbers of hogs in Salem Township, a commentator in 30 Seconds made this...

Several weeks ago the Montour Township Zoning Hearing Board finished a court-ordered follow-up meeting on the Tower Drive swine feeding...

Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Sorry, Juliet. He’s hard to find on many college campuses. Today is accepted as William...

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of...