January 20th, 2013 Edition

LEHIGHTON — An apprentice lineman from Briar Creek died Monday after he was electrocuted while working on a power line near here in Carbon...

MAIN TWP. — Peter Balliet had such a strong work ethic, he insisted on returning to his tree-trimming job with a broken leg, family members...

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who had sex with a 15-year-old girl he courted over Facebook last summer apologized Wednesday as he was...

BLOOMSBURG — Two hours before Democratic challenger Tom Wolf showed up Wednesday, David McElwee rolled out his American General military...

BLOOMSBURG — Gubernatorial front-runner Tom Wolf says his plan to place a severance tax on natural-gas extraction makes sense for this area...

HEMLOCK TWP. — Rumors say that an evergreen in a yard here will be standing in Rockefeller Center for Christmas, admired by millions. No...

MIFFLIN TWP. — A woman stepped out of her bathroom at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and noticed a silhouette of a man at the bottom of her stairway...

• Ivanka Trump, 33. • Actor Matthew Morrison, 36. • Actress Nia Long, 44. • Comedian Ben Bailey, 44. •Rock singer-musician...

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE: 12-5 p.m., Columbia-Montour Area Agency on Aging, 702 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg. Film Series: “Education for...

• LTD Self-Storage serves notice today on five individuals that it will sell their belongings unless they pay up: Greg Badger, Pam Larson,...

IS militants slay 30 in Iraq BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group militants lined up 30 men in western Iraq and shot them dead Wednesday,...

1938: The radio play “The War of the Worlds,” starring Orson Welles, aired on CBS. 1945: The U.S. government announced the end of shoe...

Teen overpass jumper dies LEWISBERRY (AP) — State Police say a teenager died after apparently jumping from an overpass onto an interstate...

TREASURE HUNT: 1-2-5-14-18 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 0-4-8 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 3-9-9-5 MIDDAY QUINTO: 3-1-4-8-1 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 8-1-6...

On Nov. 9, 1918, Army Sgt. Herbert L. McCarty of Catawissa was leading his men in the Battle of Argonne near Morrey, France, when he was...

CANADENSIS (AP) — State Police say an unmanned balloon brought in from Ohio has not been helpful in the search for a suspect in the killing...

SCRANTON (AP) — A man who accuses a former East Stroudsburg University administrator of groping him said Wednesday he didn’t report it out...

Allen D. “Tink” Koser, age 75, of 404 W. Mahoning St., Danville, died at 2:58 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Geisinger Medical Center,...

HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man speeding down Frosty Valley Road slammed his SUV into a utility pole Wednesday, snapping it, township...

Marjorie L. Miller, 72, of Rosewood Apartments, Berwick, died Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at the Berwick Hospital Center. She had been a...

LOS ANGELES (AP) —Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer...

DANVILLE — Two people sold a lot at Oakwood Estates to a woman, but they failed to survey a septic system for her, a lawsuit says....

CARLISLE — Following a recall by Murry’s Inc., Giant stores have removed from sale Bell...

Arianna D. Walter A daughter, Arianna Dawn, was born Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital to Pennylee Walter of...

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman who smashed a glass door while trying to help a friend during a child-custody dispute was allowed to enter...

RIVERSIDE — A Danville woman had to be cut out of her SUV Wednesday after she rolled the vehicle onto its side, officers say. Jessica...

DUI is alleged in Mahoning Township MAHONING TWP. — A Bloomsburg-area man who drove across Route 11’s center line while passing a tractor...

HONOLULU (AP) — An airline passenger flying out of Maui checked in with a weapon not often seen in baggage — the barrel of a cannon....

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) —Police in central Alabama say a man’s own dog helped officers bust him on a drug charge. Prattville Police...

BERWICK — Eagle Hose Co. is holding a Halloween party 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday. Probable Cause will be playing, firefighters said...

PERU, Ind. (AP) — A large flightless bird forced the closing of a northern Indiana highway while police officers and motorists tried to...

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. (AP) — Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of figuring out why an unmanned...

“You can blame a cold front that stalled right over the Susquehanna Valley for yesterday’s cloudy, damp, cool, wet conditions. This was the...

The deeper into football season, the taller the stack of perfect ballots in our Press Enterprise Punt, Pass and Pick contest. Sixty-five...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez fouled out with the potentail tying run on third base, and the San Francisco Giants held on to win, 3-2,...

When asked in the preseason, longtime East Stroudsburg football coach Denny Douds didn’t like the new PSAC rule dictating that results of...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants star Pablo Sandoval dug into the batter’s box in Game 5 of the World Series, peering out at Royals ace James...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For his final game as baseball commissioner, Bud Selig was able to see the low-budget Kansas City Royals compete with...

In Kansas City, Game 7 of the World Series conjures up memories of Bret Saberhagen’s brilliance, a St. Louis meltdown and the only Royals...

PHILADELPHIA — Nate Allen made the one mistake he couldn’t with the game on the line. The Philadelphia Eagles were clinging to a 20-17...

INDIANAPOLIS — Roy Hibbert had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks, leading the short-handed Indiana Pacers to a 103-91 victory over...

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State guard Miles Dieffenbach likes going one-on-one against the Big Ten’s best defensive tackles. He’d like it a...

PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown’s brilliance is sometimes overshadowed by everything else that comes with it. The elaborate and occasionally...

ATHENS, Ga. — The NCAA said Wednesday that Georgia star running back Todd Gurley must sit out until Nov. 15 for accepting more than $3,000...

ELKNS, W. Va. —Bloomsburg University got goals from Jenna Fisher and Allie Camp, and the Huskies defeated Davis and Elkins, 2-0, in...

Oct. 30, 1984 • Berwick schedules a meeting to discuss the possibility of moving from District 4 to District 2. Oct. 30, 1994 •...

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to these calls Oct. 19-25: Oct. 19 •6:45 a.m. — Washington and Sycamore streets, open door •7:17...

Rain ruins barley, may impact beer IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Too much rain in recent months has caused an estimated $100 million in...

LEWIS TWP. — State Police are looking for a pickup involved in a hit-and-run accident near Turbotville on Tuesday evening. The silver or...

Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Today • BLOOMSBURG —Trick-or-treat, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Emeritus, 420 Shaffer Road. •...

HARRISBURG (AP) — The abrupt retirement of a state Supreme Court justice caught up in a pornographic email scandal is likely to leave the...

Dear Tom and Ray: I am the owner of a 2012 Acura TL with the tech package (AWD, etc.). It has a six-speed manual transmission. It was...

Cadillac’s flagship Escalade sport utility vehicle keeps its bold, distinctive style and immense proportions after a major redesign for...

BASE PRICE: $71,695 for 2WD Standard; $74,295 for 4WD Standard; $75,695 for 2WD Luxury; $78,295 for 4WD Luxury; $80,195 for 2WD Premium; $...

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — The Fremont Police Department’s new blue-on-black cruiser design is getting attention. The design, which first hit...

To Enlighten Me: It’s clear you’re not intimate with the same sex and maybe not with husband? That’s not making a choice to be gay, but...

N. W. Jr.Cheer D team only won trophies cause 4-5 teams compete. Awards for top 3 in 3-4 catergories so all D win every year so don’t brag...

We’re sure celebrity trackers know all about the mystery of Renee Zellweger ’s face by now. To briefly summarize, the actress was seen...

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Rowe never expected his new travelogue series, “Somebody’s Gotta Do It,” to land on CNN. Rowe fits what has become...

DEAR ABBY: My best friend is getting married. She left me a message asking me to be a bridesmaid. Of course I’m honored, but I don’t know...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 72-year-old female recently diagnosed with lichen sclerosus of the vulva. The issue started about four years ago...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are multitalented and competent. In particular, you know how to organize a situation and direct the efforts of...

STAFFORD TWP., N.J. (AP) — A pet bobcat has been recaptured after its latest escape from its owner’s southern New Jersey home. Stafford...

Here are school menus for the week of Nov. 3: BENTON/breakfast — Monday: Pancake and sausage wrap, apple juice. Tuesday: Dutch waffle,...

On tap today Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech will be visiting Danville Middle School today to give presentations about the school to eighth-...

Safety first Buckhorn Fire Department presented a fire safety program at Columbia County Christian School. Students were given...

Samuel J. Keller, son of Mark and Jodi Keller, was named Turbotville Lions Club Student of the Month at Warrior Run High School for October...

Super spellers Here are students at Millville Elementary with perfect spelling tests on the first try: • Second grade — Mrs. Flook:...

Cooking up some fun The Prek class at Holy Family School made applesauce. This week’s theme is apples. They also used math skills to...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Boards Association has partnered with New Regency, Fox Searchlight, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers...

The ‘key’ to learning Elementary students in Mrs. Miller ’s computer class are moving right along after learning the Home row keys....

The U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked a Texas law this month that would close almost all abortion clinics in that state, but Texas is...

It’s a new day in Pennsylvania. Seamus McCaffery, the pervy Supreme Court justice, has “retired,” so let’s put away porn for a moment and...

In a 10/22 editorial Mr. Sachetti, referring to town council’s discussion of an anti-gay discrimination ordinance, cautioned them to, “…...

I had a very interesting conversation with Chairman Robert Godshall (Consumer Affairs Committee) today about “smart meters.” It seems that...

“They’re just like, you know, stupid little girls. They just want to do something, and they do it.” UNNAMED FATHER Of a 16-year-old...

I remember when gentlemen tipped their hats to ladies. I remember when moviegoers were shocked when Clark Gable in “Gone With The Wind”...

Election Day is approaching and sadly a good portion of the electorate is abysmally uninformed and therefore cannot be expected to vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains...

BOSTON (AP) — A man suspected of child-rape and committing crimes across the country after snipping off his court-ordered ankle bracelet...