January 20th, 2013 Edition

WASHINGTONVILLE — As coal falls out of favor as a power-plant fuel, wallboard operations like the one in Washingtonville — which use those...

BENTON — The Benton Fire Company’s popular water battle will return to this year’s firemen’s carnival as the four-day event returns to...

SCOTT TWP. — A man used the blunt end of a screwdriver to beat an 8-week-old kitten, then tried to pass her bloodied face off as a “playful...

SCOTT TWP. — An off-duty officer having lunch at Wendy’s saw a man dancing around, lifting up his shirt and “causing a scene” inside the...

BLOOMSBURG — A mother tried to prevent her son from being sent back to jail for drinking while on house arrest by blaming a “spike” in his...

• Actress-model Taylor Cole, 32. • Actress Megan Boone, 33. • International Tennis Hall of Famer Andre Agassi, 46. • Actress...

• Locust Township’s zoning board will meet May 16 at 7:15 to consider allowing a property at 1156 Numidia Drive a variance from required...

1913: Swedish-born engineer Gideon Sundback of Hoboken, New Jersey, received a U.S. patent for a “separable fastener” — later known as the...

Science, Math and Some History: 3:30-5 p.m., McBride Memorial Library, Berwick, for children in grades 4-6. Minecraft...

Ire for Golan Heights remark JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by...

Scranton beltway in works PITTSTON (AP) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced Wednesday it plans to hire an engineering firm...

TREASURE HUNT: 2-16-19-23-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-8-5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-8-4-7 MIDDAY PICK FIVE: 3-8-2-2-6...

H . David Myers has been honored by Danville Borough for his 44 years of volunteer service as a firefighter, fire police officer and EMT...

BLOOMSBURG — Organizations in Columbia County will share in $81,500 from the Williams Company, which wants to build a natural gas pipeline...

Two charged in Hemlock stop HEMLOCK TWP. — News of a reported robbery tipped off police that a man lied about his identity when he was...

SUNBURY — A Sunbury woman is facing charges after allegedly stealing the personal Bible of a priest here, according to published reports...

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations the week of May 2: • Monday — St. Columba Catholic...

MAHONING TWP. — Rescuers pulled an abandoned boat from the Susquehanna River Thursday. Police started getting calls about the boat about...

BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman was resentenced to 30 days in jail after being arrested for the fourth time in recent weeks violating a court...

BLOOMSBURG — A 74-year-old state parolee allegedly caught with a large amount of cocaine and money in his vehicle during a traffic stop in...

BALTIMORE — A young man in an animal costume and surgical mask who walked into a Baltimore TV station Thursday claiming to have a bomb was...

If you dropped a cute kitten into Michael Mann’s “Heat,” would Robert De Niro have gone all soft and goo-goo eyed? Might Wesley Snipes’...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An official Whitney Houston documentary is in the works from Oscar-winning filmmaker Kevin Macdonald. It will be the...

LOS ANGELES (AP) —Even with its star-studded cast of Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain, “The Huntsman:...

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 18-24. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1...

CATAWISSA — A Catawissa man facing marijuana charges says he was merely joking when he said he would qualify for use of medical pot now...

Michael J. Fantanarosa, 78, Kulpmont, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center. Mike was born in Kulpmont, to...

Allen C. Miknich, age 73, 78 N. Iron St., Bloomsburg, died at 1:11 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at the Geisinger Medical Center,...

Raymond T. Modlesky, 79, of Evansville Road, Berwick, died Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born Aug. 28...

DANVILLE — A local firefighter hospitalized Monday in a motorcycle accident after being struck by a car in lower Luzerne County has...

Two were detained, not jailed Peter A. Bruno, 47, and Bobbie Jo Rogers, 31, both of Catawissa, were detained by police during two...

WILKES-BARRE — A Salem Township man has lost an appeal of his 5-to-10-year sentence for a 2012 drunk driving crash on Route 11 that killed...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will join their wives next week for a USO comedy show in observance...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A college reporter spending time at the White House has landed what many beat reporters long for: an interview with...

WASHINGTON (AP) —The latest on campaign 2016: Jeb likes Carly Jeb Bush says Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a “...

It’s been two years since a California judge declared that rules to protect teachers’ jobs end up hurting poor and minority students....

On Tuesday, Pennsylvanians had a choice in the Democratic U.S. senatorial primary between a former congressman, Joe Sestak, who was voted “...

Some states, including California and Illinois, are now considering proposals that would increase the legal age limit required to consume...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 84-year-old male in excellent health. In 2009, I had a stroke that the doctors called a “sensory stroke.” I...

DEAR ABBY: I’m a hypochondriac. I am currently waiting on the biopsy results for a mole I had removed. Right now I’m worried and miserable...

NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry will perform at amfAR’s annual “Cinema Against AIDS” event, the glitzy A-list fundraiser held annually during...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have excellent social skills because you understand human nature. You are aware of your image when dealing with...

Suit: Natural cigs misleading ploy ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A class-action lawsuit targeting a company behind a line of cigarettes touted...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Repeat offenders could end up imprisoned for years for shoplifting in Tennessee if a prosecutor’s aggressive new...

OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. (AP) — Military officials say 4,000 feet of mold-infested ductwork has been removed from the U.S. Strategic...

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who says he went undetected in a crashed vehicle for hours after it was towed from a 2015 accident scene is suing...

10 CLOVERFIELD LANE ★★½ An accident victim (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) finds herself locked in a cellar by a doomsday prepper (John Goodman...

What would it take to make you fall off the upstairs balcony at your house in the middle of the day? Could you imagine being so intoxicated...

“Play your early stuff,” is the advice given to the punk band The Ain’t Rights when their dirt-broke, gas-siphoning tour lands a last-...

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Douglas paid homage to Prince at the Tribeca Film Festival with a matching purple shirt and pullover V-neck sweater...

NEW YORK — Hollywood’s summer, which kicks off with “Captain America: Civil War,” will be a season of struggle: for box office, for...

NEW YORK — Jesse Tyler Ferguson takes on more than 40 roles in the one-man show, “Fully Committed.” The “Modern Family” star joins the...

NEW YORK — Brian Stokes Mitchell jokingly sings a bluesy rendition of “Stairway to Heaven” by the time he reaches his dressing room on the...

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest sleuth for best-selling crime writer Linda Fairstein is relatively new to the mystery game. Fairstein’s next...

I’ve slammed Robert Downey Jr. before for being a stuck-up jerk, like the time when he got all huffy and stormed out when a reporter dared...

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co.’s net income more than doubled to $2.5 billion in the first quarter on strong sales of trucks and...

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” franchises,...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada gambling revenue dropped 3 percent in March compared with last year, weighed down by bettors playing less baccarat...

“Sorry, but this won’t be one of our better weekends. Saturday will be the best day, with mostly cloudy skies and cool temperatures. But...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in...

TORONTO (AP) — Philip Kives, the tireless pitchman whose television commercials sold everything from vegetable slicers to hit music records...

LOS ANGELES — Welcome to Hollywood, Jared Goff. The Los Angeles Rams are returning home with a new face of the franchise after choosing...

WASHINGTON — Nick Bonino scored with just over 12 minutes left in the third period, and Ben Lovejoy and Evgeni Malkin scored in the second...

PHILADELPHIA — From Fargo to Philly, Carson Wentz is the latest quarterback the Eagles hope will deliver the franchise’s first Super Bowl...

LAS VEGAS — Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of...

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers took Miami cornerback Artie Burns with the 25th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, the...

CHICAGO — Robin Ventura remembers the excitement in New York when the Mets and Yankees faced off in the World Series, and he can imagine...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 13 8.619 — — 5-5 W-2 8-1 5-7 Boston 12 10.545 1½ — 6-4 L-1 5-7 7-3 Tampa...

DETROIT — Anibal Sanchez thinks he is getting closer to finding the mechanics that deserted him last year. The 2013 ERA champion had a 4....

CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta’s bid for a second straight no-hitter ended after five pitches and the Cubs ace went on to win his 16th straight...

WASHINGTON — Cameron Rupp hit a tiebreaking, two-run double off Jonathan Papelbon in a three-run ninth inning, and the Philadelphia...

BALTIMORE — Manny Machado had a grand slam and a career-high five RBIs, leading Baltimore over the White Sox and stopping Chicago’s six-...

BOSTON — Atlanta ended an eight-game losing streak, beating Boston as Nick Markakis had three singles, a double and three RBIs. Mallex...

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Nashville Predators’ celebration of a landmark moment in franchise history consisted of a few minutes of excitement...

FIRST ROUND Wednesday, April 27 Nashville 2, Anaheim 1, Nashville wins series 4-3 SECOND ROUND Wednesday, April 27 N.Y. Islanders...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. —The Detroit Pistons have finally moved beyond the rebuilding stage. After their first playoff appearance since 2009...

OAKLAND, Calif. —Shaun Livingston’s left leg could have been amputated nine years ago. The knee injury he suffered while with the...

NEW ORLEANS — A business owner and semiprofessional football player was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting...

April 29, 1986 • Tim Chamberlain wins the shot put and discus events for Central Columbia’s track team. April 29, 1996 • Joey...

Today BASEBALL High school Crestwood at Berwick..........4:15 p.m. Northwest at Wyo. Seminary..4:15 p.m. Benton at Sullivan...

AUTO RACING 7 a.m. NBCSN — Formula 1, Russian Grand Prix, practice, at Sochi, Russia 11:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series,...

BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Minnesota Twins OF Reynaldo Rodriguez (Rochester-IL)...

QUAKERTOWN —Bloomsburg University’s Mallory Tomaschik, a Southern Columbia graduate, tossed a three-hitter, Warrior Run graduate Taylor...

Arnolds Golf Course WEDNESDAY MEN’S LEAGUE Week 2 Standings Points Paul Gardner/Rob Miknich 27 Brent Crisman/John Crisman 26...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -265/+235 Atlanta at Pittsburgh -157/+147 Cincinnati at New York -143/+133...

29/FRIDAY Science, Math and Some History, April 29, 3:30-5 p.m., McBride Memorial Library, Berwick, for children in grades 4-6....

Cast of truTV’s “Impractical Jokers,” featuring comedy troupe The Tenderloins, April 29, Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St.,...

“Portraits of Our Community,” through April 29, Exchange Gallery, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon,...

Met Opera HD Theatre Telecast, Elektra by Strauss, April 30, 1 p.m., lecture at 12:30, Cinema Center, Bloomsburg. Video Daze, ‘80s...

I’m calling about your headline about the overdose at Turkey Hill in Berwick. Anytime day or night you can go there and witness a drug deal...