January 20th, 2013 Edition

BLOOMSBURG — One new Main Street restaurant should open by month’s end, while another plans to renovate its facade to provide a courtyard...

CATAWISSA TWP. — Two people were in critical condition after a Subaru Outback smashed head-on into an SUV here Tuesday afternoon, officials...

HEMLOCK TWP. — A homeless woman lunged at her brother-in-law with a kitchen knife because “God” was telling her to kill the man on Palm...

BERWICK — A husband gave his wife a bloody nose and bruised neck in an argument over his missing cell phone, police say. Brian Paul...

DANVILLE — Teachers here have given official notice to the school district that they will go on strike Thursday. A negotiation session is...

• Actor Peter Billingsley, 43. • Actor Jon Cryer, 49. • Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence, 49. • Singer Jimmy Osmond, 51. •...

1616: English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare, 52, died on what has been traditionally regarded as the anniversary of his birth in...

Red Cross Blood Drive: 1-7 p.m., Bloomsburg University Kehr Union Ballroom. Free Film: “True Life: I Have Schizophrenia,” and discussion...

• The annual meeting Montour Mutual Insurance Co. will be held May 1 at 2 p.m. at 1824 Bloom Road, Danville. • Fairmount Township,Luzerne...

Cop’s son held in stabbings CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — A University of Calgary university student was charged in the fatal stabbing of five...

Cops: Baby nearly snatched READING (AP) — A man is behind bars on allegations he tried to snatch a baby from her stroller. Court...

TREASURE HUNT: 3-5-13-20-24 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 6-3-0 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 8-6-6-4 MIDDAY QUINTO: 9-3-1-6-8 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 3-6-...

A Berwick-built Stuart tank will be rolling into the borough Saturday to celebrate the groundbreaking for a memorial to the local people...

DANVILLE — A Danville man who was drunk when he rolled his SUV into a tree last summer asked for leniency at sentencing Monday because he’s...

William E. “Bill” Baucher, age 77, of Lewes, Del., died peacefully Friday, April 11, 2014, in the comfort of his home. He was born in...

Thelma Esther Hileman, age 95, formerly of 334 Rolling Hills North, Bloomsburg, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at the Mennonite Home in...

S. Yvonne Sink Wark, 87, of 1220 Colonial Park Drive, Severn, Md., died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Mandrin Inpatient Care Center, Harwood...

Carol G. Remley, 67, of Rockton, Ill., passed away Oct. 6, 2013, at her home in Rockton, Ill. Carol was born April 22, 1946, in...

Traci M. Kishbaugh, 45, a lifelong resident of Berwick, passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior and those loved ones who...

Gloria D. (Dent) Haley, age 78, formerly of Danville, died on Sunday evening, April 13, 2014, a resident of Nottingham Village Nursing...

Edward S. Hess, 68, of Fairview Avenue, Berwick, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Berwick Hospital Center. Born Aug. 22, 1945, in...

Lynn R. Minier, 64, of Muncy died Sunday, April 13, 2014. Born June 13, 1949, in Bloomsburg, he was a son of the late David and Edith...

Lois C. Stanziale, age 88, of 445 Hillside Drive, Bloomsburg, died at 11:15 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at the Geisinger-Bloomsburg...

Marguarite J. (Johnson) Ruth, 94, of Montoursville, formerly of Milton, died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Valley View Nursing Center,...

MADISON TWP. — A Bloomsburg man’s car got hung up on an embankment after he swerved to miss a deer Monday night, police say. Mark...

Learn gun rules on concealed carry RANSHAW — State Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Elysburg) will host a seminar on concealed-carry laws Wednesday,...

NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell is taking another jab at McDonald’s in a new ad for its breakfast menu. The fast-food chain has begun airing a...

DANVILLE — A 76-year-old woman who drank too much wine and twice drove her car into the Danville-Riverside Bridge has been allowed to enter...

“A strong cold front blasted across the area at noon yesterday, with gusty winds and heavy showers. Following the front, temperatures...

Judge blocks Mass. ban on painkiller BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller...

VOORHEES, N.J. — Steve Mason kept the Philadelphia Flyers afloat when they struggled early in the season. Now they may have to start the...

BOSTON — Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with...

NEW YORK — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport’s new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two...

NEW YORK — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 7 6.538 — — 6-4 W-2 4-3 3-3 Toronto 7 6.538 — — 5-5 W-1 3-3 4-3 Tampa Bay 7...

CINCINNATI — Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole’s winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds...

NEW YORK — Get a grip. Using a suspicious substance for a better hold of the baseball on cool days is not such a sticky situation....

MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton tied a career high with five RBIs, including a three-run homer off Stephen Strasburg, and Miami broke an eight-...

ARLINGTON, Texas —Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus...

INDIANAPOLIS — The Pacers finally have a chance to relax. With nothing at stake Wednesday night in Orlando, coach Frank Vogel plans to...

PRETORIA, South Africa — For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who...

PITTSBURGH — The Columbus Blue Jackets are the closest NHL team to the Pittsburgh Penguins, at least geographically. The two franchises are...

BENTON • HEAD COACH: Lori Neyhard, third season • CAREER RECORD: 18-22 • ASSISTANTS: Britni Pursel, George Griffith • LAST YEAR: 12...

April 16, 1984 • Danville wrestler Jim Martin is named to the Gatorade All-American team by Scholastic Coaching Magazine. April 16,...

BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Frank Francisco on a minor league contract. CLEVELAND INDIANS...

Today BASEBALL High school Tunkhannock at Berwick...... 4:15 p.m. Montoursville at Bloomsburg.. 4:30 p.m. Southern at Central...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Cincinnati -130/+120 Pittsburgh at Milwaukee -110/+100 St. Louis at Arizona -120/+110 New York at...

GOLF 6:30 p.m. TGC — LPGA, LOTTE Championship, first round, at Kapolei, Hawaii ——————————————— MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL 12:30 p.m....

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University’s Brigid Kyne and Julie Falk scored three goals each, but it wasn’t enough for the Huskies, who dropped...

BLOOMSBURG — One of the people instrumental in launching Bloomsburg High School’s academic hall of fame is now one of its inductees....

• Justin Joseph Ruskuski, 152-A Rhodes St., Bloomsburg, son of Joseph Daniel Ruskuski and Barbara Ann Ruskuski, and Tylee Rae Evans, same,...

SEATTLE — The state attorney general’s office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what...

LAKE ARIEL (AP) — Authorities say a man shot a horned bull after it rammed him in the ribs, knocking him to the ground. Officials say the...

BLOOMSBURG — Police are looking for anyone who knows what went on Monday when a chemical-explosive device filled a floor of Husky Corners...

DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have recently been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants in such...

Easter celebrations are all about the kids. Egg hunts, the Easter Bunny, chocolate, chocolate, chocolate. But the holiday’s feast shouldn’t...

I am a big fan of the Wonder Word puzzles, do them every day. Yesterday, April 10, we had a puzzle about some Camus guy, never heard of him...

WASHINGTON (AP) —A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the...

Conservationists to dine Thursday CATAWISSA — Roaring Creek Valley Conservation Association will hold an eat-and-meet get-together...

MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Junior-Senior High School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors •...

55th anniversary Richard and Janice Sink, 1236 Salem Blvd., Berwick, PA 18603 will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Friday,...

Here are Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech honor roll students in the third marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth grade — Antonio...

Here are Bloomsburg High School honor roll students for the third marking period: High Honors • Ninth grade — Zachary Adamchick,...

Uniform giveaway planned in May DANVILLE — Good Samaritan Mission is planning a uniform giveaway on Friday, May 2, 7 a.m. -4 p.m., and...

Bethenny Frankel, we were willing to give you the benefit of the doubt before. Now, you can forget it! Frankel, 43, is going...

Here are scheduled Easter Egg Hunts and other events in the area: Today • BERWICK — Easter Bunny, 6-8 p.m., Berwick YMCA, 231 W. Third...

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A police officer spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of...

DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you please explain what makes a pheochromocytoma cancerous, what the symptoms are, what the protocol for treatment...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You need humor in your life. You are generous, warm-hearted and accepting. You are also loyal. Importantly, you...

DEAR ABBY: I have been in a long-distance relationship with “Victor” for several years. Recently I began to suspect he was cheating. What...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Kathleen Parker in The Washington Post. In selecting Stephen Colbert to replace David...

Since the Pennsylvania State Education Association is about to play the Pied Piper, leading its Danville members out on strike, this seems...

While our school board and the teachers’ union square off against each other, our representatives in Harrisburg just sit back and watch....

In the first three months of 2014, Pennsylvania has lost 51 of its residents to the ravages of fire. These numbers are among the highest in...

The Great Recession “officially” ended almost five years ago, but looking at many communities across the country, you wouldn’t believe it....