January 20th, 2013 Edition

BERWICK — The borough wanted to hire two new police officers, but no one managed to pass all the tests required. That’s despite council...

DANVILLE — As the person in charge of more than 3,000 Geisinger registered nurses, Susan Robel was “appalled” one day to see her daughter...

BERWICK —The Maasai warriors crossed their arms and glared at the woman from Berwick. They were armed with swords and spears. And they...

NEW YORK (AP) — Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween? Apparently everybody. The Halloween wars focused on pop...

MONTOUR TWP. — A Catawissa man was on drugs when his pickup crossed over the center line in The Narrows here and struck another truck,...

BUCKHORN — Bloomsburg University President David Soltz crashed his 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Mall Boulevard Saturday morning. Police...

1954: President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, which was intended to promote private development of nuclear...

AMAZING GRACE ADVENTURE ROAD RALLY: 1 p.m., Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 16th Street and Fowler Avenue, Berwick, teams of at least two...

Protesters tied to light poles BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi...

• Locust Township Planning Commission will meet Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. in the municipal building. • North Centre Township invites...

• Actor Cameron Finley, 28. • Tennis player Andy Roddick, 33. • TV personality Lisa Ling, 42. • Actress Cameron Diaz, 43. •...

Stabbing suspect to be tried EASTON (AP) — A defense attorney says his client will argue self-defense in his upcoming trial in the...

TREASURE HUNT: 1-9-10-23-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-2-1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-6-2-5 MIDDAY PICK FIVE: 5-2-6-7-4...

SEATTLE (AP) — There’s a Coke machine here with a history that’s just as mysterious as what’s inside, as a Bloomsburg man recently found...

If Miley Cyrus’ nearly topless appearance on Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t enough for you, the twerking superstar will be hosting the MTV Video...

WILLIAMSPORT — A natural gas company was fined for methane gas leaks that the state Department of Environmental Protection says impacted...

BERWICK — Tammy Reichenbach and Larry Reichenbach were recently cited with failing to properly maintain separate properties. The borough...

MOUNT CARMEL — An Elysburg teen led police on a chase from Mount Carmel to Elysburg Saturday morning after he escaped from a traffic stop...

Patti Vaughn said she’s starting an “Adopt a Boma” program. A $375 donation would protect one livestock pen. Participants would also get...

LEWISBURG — A woman kicked three police officers and spit in the face of one after she was pulled over for driving erratically Friday along...

Marilee J. Miller, age 77, 122 Valley View Road, Mifflinville, died at 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Balanced Care at Bloomsburg in...

Doris V. Sharrow, 90, of Millville went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at Grandview Health Homes Inc., Danville,...

Landlords allege overdue rent BERWICK — Borough landlords recently filed complaints in district court seeking payments for rent or...

•James M. Young Jr., Mifflinville, from Lydia F. Young, Berwick; married Oct. 7, 2000 • Brenda E. Morgan, Mifflinville, from Ray R....

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 16 through Aug. 22. Aug. 16 • 12:19 a.m. — 1200 block Freas Avenue...

BERWICK — The borough filed citations against three property owners, alleging they have failed to register and pay their 2015 residential...

Brylee Klock Blake and Katie (Breech) Klock, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Brylee, born Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at...

“Meteorological summer, the three warmest months of the year, will end tomorrow. The season goes into the records as warmer than normal...

BLOOMSBURG — Four players who helped Bloomsburg University’s football team win its second straight PSAC East title last year have been...

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — It’s safe to say 12-year-old Chayton Krauss had never before caused 46,000 people around him to erupt into screams of...

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT —Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo’s first hit in the seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder’s choice to help Japan beat...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — EJ Manuel made his case to reclaim the Buffalo Bills starting job by going 7 of 8 for 170 yards and two touchdowns in...

NEW YORK — Joe Kelly won his sixth straight outing, recovering nicely from a rocky start, to outpitch Jacob deGrom and lead the Boston Red...

PHILADELPHIA — Adam Morgan pitched six strong innings and drove in the eventual winning run, and Darnell Sweeney homered to lead the...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Toronto 73 56.566 — — 8-2 W-2 42-23 31-33 New York 71 57.555 1½ — 5-5 W-2 37-26 34-31...

WASHINGTON — Clint Robinson and Ian Desmond hit back-to-back home runs, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven innings and Washington beat Miami...

TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacion hit three home runs and tied a Toronto record with nine RBIs as the AL East-leading Blue Jays routed Detroit...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Mike Moustakas had three hits and three RBIs, Kendrys Morales kept up his torrid two-out hitting and AL Central-...

ATLANTA — Rookie Luis Severino allowed only four hits in six scoreless innings to lead New York to a victory over Matt Wisler and Atlanta...

SAN FRANCISCO —Lance Lynn pitched neatly into the eighth inning before leaving with ankle injury that’s not considered serious, beating San...

PITTSBURGH — A resurgent J.A. Happ worked into the sixth inning, Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run homer and the Pittsburgh Pirates held off...

NEW YORK — The No. 2 women’s tennis player in the world hopes Serena Williams wins the U.S. Open. Simona Halep raised some eyebrows last...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Next up for Bill Cubit is Illinois’ season opener against Kent State, and that’s it. The interim coach is focused on what...

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen...

EDISON, N.J. — Ryan Palmer can’t imagine the emotions if he were to win The Barclays a week after his father died. Bae Sang-moon would love...

The Barclays Tournament Third Round Sangmoon Bae 69-67-63—199 -11 Jason Day 68-68-63—199 -11 Bubba Watson 65-68-67—200 -10 Ryan...

Aug. 30, 1985 • Robbie Bosco passes for 508 yards as Brigham Young extends the country’s longest winning streak to 25 games with a 28-14...

New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Staten Island (Yankees) 34 31.523 — Aberdeen (Orioles) 34 32.515 ½ Hudson...

Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday GOLF High school Central, Berwick at Benton.........1 p.m....

AUTO RACING 9 a.m. FS1 — FIA World Endurance Championship, at N??rburg, Germany 1:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series,...

XFinity Series At Road America Plymouth, Wis. (Start position in parentheses) 1. (8) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 45 laps, 0 points, $44,...

Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club August 27 Squad 1: Clay Faringer, 25. Squad 2: Butch Mowery, 24. Squad 3: Dalton Semiclose/Steven...

BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed RHP Steven Wright on the 15-day DL. CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed RHP Zach Putnam on...

3-D shoot today Today’s 3-D shoot will be held at the Hazleton Club. The Sept. 6 shoot is scheduled for the Benton Archery Club. All...

It may not seem possible, but the start of the Pennsylvania hunting season is now just a couple of days away. The state dove season and...

Gary Alt was named to head the state’s deer management plan.

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) —The Rowan County clerk at the center of a conflict over same-sex marriage and religious conscience closed her office on...

EASTON, Mass. (AP) —Police say a man trying out his new gun holster accidentally shot himself in the leg. Easton Police Chief Gary...

Police looking for missing body SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Police trying to find a woman’s corpse stolen from a casket say a man “obsessed” with...

Dear Mr. Berko: What can you tell me about Porter Stansberry’s credentials and newsletter? Yahoo Finance has been excerpting his comments...

DANVILLE — Geisinger Health System President and CEO David T. Feinberg, M.D., has been named to the most influential leaders in health...

Dear Mr. Berko: I told my broker at Wells Fargo that I wanted to take a gamble with $5,000, and he recommended that I buy 400 shares of CVR...

WILLIAMSPORT — Brian Knepp, senior vice president and chief financial officer of Jersey Shore State Bank, has been appointed to the bank’s...

DANVILLE — Two Geisinger researchers are among experts who wrote a paper profiling the Clinical Genome (ClinGen) Project, a press release...

ROSE: It’s been more than 15 years since the state raised the cost of hunting licenses, so reaction was muted to the news last week that a...

EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a column by Rick Manning, president of Americans for Limited Government. There is something about...

My youngest child returned to Bloomsburg Aug. 21 for his second year at Bloomsburg University, and is living in an apartment downtown. The...

For this lifelong Steelers fan today is a sad day in the team’s history. Offering a contract to Michael Vick, a convicted animal abuser and...

Do you have champagne wishes and caviar dreams? Or maybe just enjoy some celebratory cocktails? You’ve worked hard, and now you want to...

British director Missouri Williams brought an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “King Lear” to the London Courtyard art facility in August for a...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — We were in paradise, surrounded by lush trees and waterfalls in El Yunque rainforest. But the pint-sized traveler...

NEW YORK — Though my grandmother was a fashion designer, I hate buying clothes, and I still wear outfits from high school — in the last...

Parents should lose the flash cards, learning apps and other educational gadgets and strategies de jour, advises Stephen Camarata, a child...

Anniversaries • Ginny and Ron Ryan of Stillwater will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Sept. 4. They were married at...

Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; card games all day; Tuesday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.;...

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Tuesday — Academy of Little Learners...

Cub Scout recruitment scheduled today LIME RIDGE — Cub Scout Pack 44 Recruitment Night will be held today from 4:30-5:30 p.m., at Lime...

31/MONDAY Free Ladies Exercise Class, Mondays, 9 a.m., Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road. Community Singers, Monday, 7 p.m...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are this week’s Meals on Wheels delivery teams from St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. Pick up location is now at the Senior...

Vo-Tech classmates to meet tonight BERWICK — The Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech Class of 1975 will hold a reunion planning meeting tonight at 6...

Baer family to reunite on Saturday BERWICK — Descendants of Melville and Antionette Baer will meet at noon for a reunion on Saturday,...

Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Open 12-3 p.m. MONDAY — Gift shop: Barb Shaffer, Janet Burket; Info Desk: Joann Kelly, Betty...

Breech clan gathers at Catawissa grove CATAWISSA — The 96th reunion of the descendants of Martin and Lydia Hower Breech was held...

4-H

RSVP for next club meeting at Skatetown ROHRSBURG — The August meeting of the Rohrsburg Community 4-H Club was called to order with...

NEW YORK — Henry Schleiff wants to school you in life lessons. As a group president at Discovery Communications, Schleiff is boss of...

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of books on Presidents Barack Obama and Franklin Roosevelt is working on a biography of Jimmy Carter. Simon...

Why don’t you publish all the comments that are submitted? I guess you don’t like what is being said. berwick man, email (There are...

DEAR ABBY: Have you any advice for handling nostalgia? While it can be pleasant, lately I have been getting very down when I think about...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are practical, and you have good money savvy. You want tangible results for your efforts. You attract people to...

NEW YORK (AP) — Wayne Brady is about to get freaky — on Broadway. Producers of the hit musical “Kinky Boots” said the “Let’s Make a...