January 20th, 2013 Edition

BLOOMSBURG — A bridal shop here is under fire again for turning away a lesbian couple earlier this month. But the Facebook furor is...

MAHONING TWP. — Monday’s floodwaters may have receded, but the deluge left behind a big sink hole and a mess to clean up in Joe Diehl’s...

HARRISBURG — Maria Sanutti-Spencer may have been weakened by health problems at the time of ex-husband Frank Spencer’s 2012 murder, but it...

BLOOMSBURG — A Danville woman who’s been in and out of jail the past two weeks was back in prison Tuesday after getting arrested for...

BERWICK — Council members here agreed to turn over a complaint about firefighters who didn’t show up for a training session to the fire...

1775: The Continental Congress established a Post Office and appointed Benjamin Franklin its Postmaster-General. 1945: The Potsdam...

• The Orange Township Supervisors will consider enacting an ordinance at their Aug. 3 meeting which would vacate Nor Pole Road. For more...

Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. Free community meal: 5:30-7 p.m., Agape, 19 E....

• Actress Kate Beckinsale, 44. • TV host Chris Harrison, 46. • Actor Jeremy Piven, 52. • Actress Sandra Bullock, 53. • Actor...

Cardinal accused of sex abuse MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse...

Photographers on bridge PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say two men arrested in the middle of the night on top of Philadelphia’s nearly 400...

TREASURE HUNT: 1-3-19-26-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-0, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-4-0, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-0-0-2, Wild: 3...

Berwick is in the spotlight today as WNEP weatherman Joe Snedeker pedals into town. The borough will be featured during his primetime...

BLOOMSBURG — An official at the Columbia County Prison said medical personnel screened a man who was brought to the jail after allegedly...

HUMMELSTOWN — A Unityville farmer’s livestock was honored at this year’s Pennsylvania Simmental Association Field Day on July 15, according...

BECHTEL SUMMIT, W.Va. —About 60 Boy Scouts and Venture Scouts from the Columbia-Montour Council traveled to West Virginia last week to...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins got caught Tuesday at the end of a hearing with a microphone that was still hot — and...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Parents, former Scouts and others were furious after President Donald Trump railed against his enemies, promoted...

Model Chrissy Teigen says she has been blocked on Twitter by President Donald Trump after years of trolling the Republican online. Teigen...

Pastor ‘serious’ after crashing bike DANVILLE — A Connecticut pastor who wrecked his motorcycle along Interstate 80 on Monday remains...

Mary Regina Lukashewski, 87, of Hobbie passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017. She was born in Ashley, May 1, 1930, the daughter of the late...

Allen B. Turner, 87, died July 18, 2017. Born Sept. 13, 1929, in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of Stephen and Myfanwy Turner. Mr. Turner...

Helen Irene Smith (nee Williams) of Danville, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017. She was 79. Helen was born on April 28, 1938, in...

Daniel C. Shaffer, 47, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the...

LOS ANGELES — Barbara Sinatra, the fourth wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra and a prominent children’s advocate and philanthropist who...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man was arrested on federal smuggling charges Tuesday after customs officers intercepted a shipment with three live...

Regina Lesnefsky, formerly of the Bloomsburg area, will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, July 30. Cards and well-wishes may be sent...

Therapy dog handlers at carnival Therapy dog handlers from Therapy Dogs International Chapter 187 at the second annual summer carnival at...

HAMPTON — Robert A., 68, Mount Carmel. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc...

NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel executive fired because of a sexual-harassment case has proclaimed his innocence in a lawsuit, saying he...

GARDINER, Maine (AP) — A medical marijuana businessman in Maine offered weed for weeds in a program meant to encourage Gardiner residents...

He ain’t afraid of no “Ghost.” Fresh off his Academy-Award-winning role in “Manchester by the Sea,” Casey Affleck dons a sheet for much...

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says it has ordered an adult animated comedy from “The Simpsons” mastermind Matt Groening. “Disenchantment” will...

SUISUN CITY, Calif. (AP) — A newborn was in critical but stable condition Tuesday after his teenage father abandoned him in a Northern...

“It got a little scary here Monday afternoon. Doppler radar at State College observed a severe thunderstorm developing west of Danville,...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted at last Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans’...

From the Associated Press You need a vacation. All of you. Even if you just got home from a 20-day Caribbean cruise, you probably still...

WILLIAMSPORT — The First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania will host an opportunity to observe one of the best meteor...

MAHONING TWP. — A Danville-area man who reported his rented iPad was stolen later exchanged it for cash, police say. Christopher...

DANVILLE — A Danville-area woman who drove the wrong way after dropping off a friend was driving drunk, police say. Alisa Rae Buffington...

DANVILLE — A Berwick man who took a truck without permission and crashed it was driving drunk, police said. Timothy Cotner, 49, of 63...

SCOTT TWP. — Two people were charged with possessing marijuana pipes in separate incidents here, according to court documents. The first...

HEMLOCK TWP. — A Florida man who would not cooperate with police faces two DUI charges, according to court documents. Paul Maciag, 68,...

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Joseph Lawrence Gregory, 30, of 42 Water Dam Road, Lot 13, Briar Creek Township, was found guilty in district court of...

Police say driver impaired by pot SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick woman was impaired by marijuana when she caused a two-vehicle accident at the...

BERWICK — An intoxicated man allegedly struck his mother in the face, then became combative and was forced to the ground by officers...

BERWICK — A driver pulled over by police for an inoperable vehicle brake light had a “sizeable” bag of marijuana in one pocket and a pill...

BERWICK — A man accused of chasing a woman with his golf clubs says that never happened, although he did plead guilty to a less serious...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A driver admitted to police he spilled vodka in his pickup while moving a bottle of Smirnoff to the back seat during a...

Cops: Man smashed windshield over pills SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Benton man allegedly smashed a car windshield and window because a woman...

BERWICK — Berwick’s code office recently filed the following citations against property owners in the borough. • Gregory A. Winter, of...

A new Pennsylvania law exempts police audio and video recordings from the state’s Right-to-Know Law, leaving the release of those records...

There was something amusing in the way feral cats rode the tail feathers of chickens to safety during a Berwick council meeting last week...

This is what happens when you try to muscle through in six months — and in secret — what you could have done over seven years. You bear the...

Despite pleas from across the political spectrum that he stop his 140-character outbursts, President Trump can’t stop tweeting. Indeed, he...

“Gov. Brown and his cadre of climate change extremists won’t be happy until California leads the nation in wind, solar and poverty.”...

Gov. Tom Wolf and a growing list of his colleagues around the country know fraud when they see it. They have rejected the Trump...

RIVER FALLS, WIS. (AP) — A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers...

Nancy Pelosi, an excellent candidate for “A Place For Mom” facility. George Fetterman Berwick ••• Obamacare will die on...

Police: DUI suspect picked up by drunk RIVERDALE, N.J. (AP) —Authorities say a woman was driving drunk when she went to a police station...

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — New Mexico pecan crop prices set a new record-high in 2016, federal numbers released recently confirmed. Some Dona...

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A prosecutor is showing all middle school and high school students in his county a documentary video in an...

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents attended a neighborhood board meeting on Thursday to share how they feel about the Kahala Hotel...

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Federal and county forestry officials are concerned that this year’s large outbreak of the invasive cheatgrass could lead...

ELYSBURG — At the July 18 meeting of the Ralpho Township Public Library Bridge Club, with 23.5 points, Glenn Wayne and Arlene Andrews led...

Wildcats Roundup deadline is Aug. 16 FREELAND — The West Hazleton High School Wildcats Roundup will be held beginning at noon Saturday,...

Families to gather at area parks LIGHTSTREET — The Hock Reunion will be held Sunday, July 30, at 1 p.m., at the Lightstreet Park. Please...

Master’s degree Bradley A. Krisanits of Orangeville received his Master of Science degree in biomedical sciences on May 19 at Medical...

Families reunite at summer gatherings GILBERTSVILLE — The seventh annual Spaid Reunion was held at the home of Jen and Rob Steffenauer...

Club to hold pool party on Aug. 7 ROHRSBURG — The July meeting of the Rohrsburg Community 4-H Club was held at the Orangeville carnival...

Women golfers raise $43G for Center WILLIAMSPORT — On June 5, 80 women teed off at the Williamsport Country Club for the 16th Annual...

DETROIT — “Detroit” star John Boyega says his new movie may be set a half-century ago, but it explores issues that remain relevant. “We’...

DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend cheated on me the whole time I was pregnant last year. He lived in Florida, and I lived in Missouri. He didn’t...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had many urinary infections. My daughter-in-law told me to eat some yogurt every day to see if that would help. I...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have strong values, confidence and wit. You are a hard worker. Many of you will be a student or teacher this...

CHICAGO — Presenting the pope with a Michigan football helmet and a pair of Air Jordans wasn’t the only highlight in Jim Harbaugh’s trip to...

CHICAGO — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them,...

James Franklin steered the golf cart as Julian Fleming listened. Fleming had just finished a private vertical leap session for the Penn...

DOVER, Del. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. has long reigned as NASCAR’s most popular driver. But too many of his fans have started complaining in 140...

PHILADELPHIA — Derek Fisher drove in two runs just hours after arriving in Philadelphia and Charlie Morton pitched seven innings to lead...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 55 46.545 — — 4-6 L-3 29-18 26-28 New York 52 46.531 1½ — 6-4 W-2 27-17 25-29...

DETROIT — Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game, and Kansas City led the rest of the way, beating Detroit for its seventh...

NEW YORK — Todd Frazier had an unforgettable first at-bat in his home debut at Yankee Stadium, grounding into a rare run-scoring triple...

AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 5, Tigers 3 (12 innings) Kansas City 000 201 000 002—5 8 0 Detroit 000 003 000 000—3 7 0 Hammel, Alexander (...

TORONTO — Cesar Valdez pitched a career-high six innings to win for the first time since his big league debut more than seven years ago,...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tim Beckham’s three-run homer capped a five-run inning for Tampa Bay and rookie Jake Faria pitched into the eighth...

BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.365; Segura, Seattle,.329; Gamel, Seattle,.323; Ramirez, Cleveland,.322; Correa, Houston,.320; Hosmer, Kansas City...

CHICAGO — Willson Contreras drove in four runs and Carl Edwards Jr. provided some timely relief, helping the Cubs beat the White Sox. Ben...

CLEVELAND — Derrick Rose’s goal is to win an NBA championship. He’s a little closer to one. The free-agent guard signed a one-year...

OXNARD, Calif. — Dak Prescott climbed the stairs to the VIP tent that once served as Tony Romo’s perch for interviews at training camp,...

OXNARD, Calif. — Former Dallas Cowboys receiver Lucky Whitehead’s identity was falsely used in a shoplifting arrest, police in his home...

July 26, 1987 • Robert Wrenn finishes with a near-record 26-under-par 262 to earn his first PGA tour victory at the Buick Open at Warrick...

BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Selected the contract of 3B Rafael Devers from Pawtucket (IL). CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed...

International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 63 38.624 — Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 62 40.608 1½ Rochester (Twins)...

BUDAPEST, Hungary —Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night...

HORSE RACING 4 p.m. FS2 — Saratoga Live, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ——————————————— MLB 1 p.m. MLB — Regional coverage,...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Arizona -182/+167 Atlanta at San Fran. -125/+115 Pittsburgh at Washington -147/+...

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