January 20th, 2013 Edition

HEMLOCK TWP. — A close friend of murder victim Frank Spencer blasted Hemlock Township Police this week, claiming the department did not do...

BLOOMSBURG — A foster child testified Thursday how a man forced her to perform oral sex three times while she lived with his family outside...

CATAWISSA — A young woman caught stealing batteries — then later charged for collecting ingredients to make meth at a remote campsite — won...

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A 44-year-old Michigan man charged with making a bomb threat says he can’t appear in court because of his weight...

ESPY — A Benton teen pulled over for squealing his tires ended up charged with a felony when officers say they found a loaded, concealed...

• In today’s Public Notices can be found some details of the audit for the Columbia County Industrial Development Authority. • Bloomsburg...

Indoor Yard Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital Gift Shop. “The Big Latch On”: Synchronized breast-feeding event as part...

Cats take over N.Y. island NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — A small island near Buffalo has a big cat problem due to people abandoning...

1914: Germany declared war on Russia at the onset of World War I. 1936: The Olympics opened in Berlin with a ceremony presided over by...

• Actor James Francis Kelly, 25. • Actor Jason Momoa, 35. • Actress Tempestt Bledsoe, 41. • Actress Jennifer Gareis, 44. • Country...

Jail for killer funeral director PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 90-year-old funeral director was sentenced to six to 12 years in the shooting death...

‘Middle age snuffs out more talent than ever wars or sudden deaths do.’ RICHARD HUGHES (1900-1976) Welsh author and dramatist

TREASURE HUNT: 7-10-11-23-25 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 0-9-0 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 2-8-7-1 MIDDAY QUINTO: 5-2-2-4-2 EVENING DAILY...

Fire departments in Montour County and Riverside are again hosting a free Fire Safety Day Camp for Kids. The camp will be held at the...

CONYNGHAM TWP. — A drunken Aristes man handed police sunglasses and a scrap of paper from his glovebox after he spun his car out on Route...

Misconduct alleged MIFFLIN TWP. — Marylou Greenburgh, 53, of 7465 Columbia Boulevard, Lot 19, Berwick, was cited for disorderly conduct...

CHICAGO (AP) — A demoted executive shot and critically wounded his company’s CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a high-...

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Ioan Gruffudd is used to playing extraordinary characters, but his latest comes with a special challenge. In the...

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for July 21-27. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “America’s Got...

WASHINGTON (AP) —The fees that banks charge debit-card users who overdraw their accounts usually cost more than the items being bought....

Bernard W. Bredbenner Sr., 97, formerly of Princeton Avenue, Williamsport, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at Valley View Nursing Center...

Carson J. Killian Dakota Killian and Cassie Stalega of Nescopeck are the parents of a son, Carson James, born Thursday, July 10, 2014, at...

Richard J. ( Dick) Criqui, 86, Scenic Drive, Bloomsburg, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Berwick Hospital, where he had been a...

Helen M. (Matthews) Vognetz, age 86, formerly of 1708 Bloom Road, Danville, died at 12:35 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Emeritus At...

BLOOMSBURG — There has been a change of venue for BTE’s Noh in the Park performances. They have been moved to the Alvina Krause Theater,...

Linda Remaley is suspect’s ‘ex’ It was Linda Remaley, ex-wife of Michael, whose surgery last year generated almost $82,000 in insurance...

BERWICK — Borough Police responded to the following calls from July 20-26: July 20 •1:02 a.m. — 400 block West Front Street, loud...

Russell L. Nicodemus, 58, of Danville passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his family. He was born Dec...

GETTY— Mary M., 90, of Mount Zion Road, Catawissa, died Sunday morning, July 27, 2014, at Columbia Montour Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville...

• Sandra M. Murray, Mifflinville, died May 28, 2014, at 75; one-third of estate to son Brian M. Murray; one-third to son Kevin P. Murray;...

Joseph O’Brien, 49, of East 10th Street, Berwick, passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at home after a courageous battle with cancer....

When Hamas decided to initiate rocket attacks on Israel, it invited the furious reprisal that began earlier this month. Three times since...

It’s time to bring back the practice of humanely putting down unwanted dogs and cats. Rescue organizations adhering to the no-kill ethic...

I wholeheartedly agree with Chet Gaugler’s recent letter and share his admiration and inspiration of Dick Donald’s descriptive story of D-...

Our president said “This is the most transparent administration in the history of America.” Did you know the EPA tried to quietly put...

The Elmbrook School District operates two public high schools in suburban Wisconsin. Finding that its own gymnasiums were cramped, hot, and...

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

22 Jump Street ★★★ Cop comedy sequel in which officers Schmidt and Jenko (Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum) go undercover at a college. R (...

At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in...

There’s a delicious moment in “Get On Up,” Tate Taylor’s James Brown biopic, when Brown (Chadwick Boseman) is about to appear on the T.A.M....

LOS ANGELES (AP) —The Scarlett Johansson-led action flick “Lucy” took it to stalwart action star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s “Hercules”...

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have a lake house and invited a couple (close friends) to join us for a few days. The husband has cancer and...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am nearing the age of 70 and have been on Flomax (tamsolusin) for benign prostatic hyperplasia (an enlarged prostate) for...

WASHINGTON (AP) —For millions of workers, happy days aren't quite here again. Though the U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the...

In a free-market system like the one we employ in America, most lazy, stupid people are prevented from acquiring a large amount of money...

NEW YORK (AP) —There’s an odd believability you find inside “Outlander” that somehow makes it feel true-to-life. Never mind that it’s a...

ALLENTOWN — PPL is hoping to build a massive new set of transmission lines that would bring its customers cheaper power from Ohio and the...

VALLEY TWP. — Two Sunbury women face charges for allegedly using credits cards stolen from vehicles parked at a basketball game last...

DANVILLE — L.T. Evans restaurant at 334 Walnut St. has been cited for furnishing alcohol to a minor, State Police say. The violation...

MONTANDON — A woman was killed while walking her dog in this Northumberland County village Thursday afternoon. Sharlyn Ann Moist, 62,...

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the summer between the end of high school and the beginning of college, Tonoya Sengupta is driving across the country...

“Normally, there aren’t many tropical storms and hurricanes during June and July. But they can increase in number during August, and reach...

HEMLOCK TWP. — Shortly after being paroled from prison in 2009, Anthony Rocco Franklin moved into a home owned by Frank Spencer, the...

Beverly Hills, Calif. — Steven Weber was ready for something different when his role on ABC Family’s “Chasing Life” came along. “I...

LATROBE — Antonio Brown rolled up to the dorms at Saint Vincent College last week in a Mercedes conversion van. It’s fitting in a way....

AKRON, Ohio — Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but...

Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis...

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called “the biggest...

WASHINGTON — Ben Revere tied a career-high with four hits and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Washington Nationals, 10-4, on...

DETROIT — With the trade deadline minutes away, Austin Jackson saw a replacement on the top step of the dugout and realized what was...

CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta struck out seven in seven innings, leading Chicago to a victory over Colorado. Arrieta (6-2) allowed one run and...

CLEVELAND — Mike Zunino’s two-run homer in the eighth inning lifted Seattle to a win over Cleveland. Bryan Shaw (4-3) walked Kyle Seager...

MIAMI — Cincinnati benefited from Major League Baseball’s new instant replay system and the rule preventing catchers from blocking the...

SAN DIEGO — Shelby Miller and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Oscar Taveras hit a two-run homer for St. Louis, which beat...

NEW YORK — Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court. The former No. 1 player figures...

Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday. In an interview with The...

AKRON, Ohio — Brad Faxon and David Fay are returning to the broadcast booth for Fox Sports. Faxon worked briefly for NBC Sports and most...

AKRON, Ohio — Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for “personal challenges,” putting him out of the PGA...

BEREA, Ohio — Johnny Manziel has quickly learned his college days — on the field anyway — are over. Less than a week into his first NFL...

RENTON, Wash. — Marshawn Lynch’s holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions. Lynch arrived at the...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After receiving the news that fellow running back David Wilson was going to be sidelined with a neck injury, the...

August 1, 1984 • John Babb, Bloomsburg High School’s manager since 1974, takes the job as manager for the Bloomsburg University baseball...

BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded LHP Jon Lester, OF Jonny Gomes and cash considerations to Oakland for OF Yoenis...

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AUTO RACING 11 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for GoBowling.com 400, at Long Pond, Pa. 3:30 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -220/+200 Philadelphia Cincinnati -110/+100 at Miami at New York -130/+...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The Vo-Tech football team will begin summer practices Wednesday from 5-8 p.m. On Tuesday, the Rams will hand out...

NEW YORK (AP) — Within minutes, the line at the food truck parked on a busy Queens thoroughfare extended several people deep. Hipster...

I would really like to see a photographer come out to Valley Township in Montour County to take a picture of the house on 18 Old Valley...

Aug. 1/FRIDAY Indoor Yard Sale, Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital Gift Shop. “The Big Latch On,” synchronized...

Noh Training Project’s Torchlight Performance of “Hagoromo,” Aug. 1 and 2, sunset, Bloomsburg Town Park Bandshell, free....

Stars Rising, fun medley of classic and kid-friendly songs, Aug. 5, 11 a.m., Riverside Playground, near the municipal building and across...

Bloomsburg ArtFest, Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., rain or shine; area artists exhibiting under tents on Center Street at Main, Bloomsburg, free...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are talented and confident, which is why you can persuade others to go along with what you want to do. You’...

DENVER (AP) — A man who raped and killed Kelsey Grammer’s sister nearly 40 years ago has been denied parole after the actor testified...