January 20th, 2013 Edition

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A trucker whose rig had to be towed off Route 11 misbehaved himself straight into a jail cell, court papers say....

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man died in his burning SUV after a head-on crash Sunday that left the other driver with minor injuries,...

BERWICK — James M. Shaw Jr., the police officer suspected of crashing his SUV into four parked vehicles while drunk, then leaving the scene...

BLOOMSBURG — A drunken driver who crashed his car and fled, leaving behind his seriously injured passenger, told a judge “bad relationships...

BERWICK — New signs will mark derelict buildings here that are too dangerous for firefighters to enter. When firefighters see the red-and...

Free Blood Pressure Screening: Mondays, noon-4 p.m., Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, 310 E. Third St., Mifflinville; info:...

• Nescopeck is selling an emergency generator; for details, please see today’s Public Notices. • Danville State Hospital trustees plan to...

• Actress Kate Mansi (TV: “Days of Our Lives”), 27. • TV personality Heidi Montag, 28. • Britain’s Prince Harry, 30. • Actor Danny...

1887: The city of Philadelphia launched a three-day celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Constitution of the United States. 1949...

Pastor, strip club feud rages COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials are pleading for a pastor and a strip club owner to stop weekly protesting...

$200G in pot plants seized CLARKSVILLE (AP) — State police say they seized dozens of marijuana plants worth about $200,000 from a...

TREASURE HUNT: 05-07-15-17-21 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 0-6-3 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 4-3-2-2 MIDDAY QUINTO: 2-9-8-7-1 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 1-...

WVIA is still assembling volunteers to help tell Bloomsburg’s story. The PBS station has a meeting planned for 6:30 Wednesday at the...

BLOOMSBURG — A Sunday morning service was interrupted at Good Shepherd Methodist church when a furnace motor overheated and filled the...

BLOOMING GROVE (AP) — Investigators on Sunday returned to scour the woods across from a state police barracks where two troopers were...

DALLAS (AP) — In the summer of 2004, Gov. Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers promoted legalized casino gambling as a way to provide...

Sandra Lee Perry-Sauer, 66, of Lincoln Avenue, Berwick, passed away at home on Saturday morning, Sept. 13, 2014, after battling her illness...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Islamic State militants, who once relied on wealthy Persian Gulf donors for money, have become a self-sustaining...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential complications await consumers as President Barack Obama’s health care law approaches its second open enrollment...

The lawyer for a Massachusetts woman arrested after the bodies of three infants were found in her home said Sunday that he’s optimistic...

Jason M. Myers Jenna Breneisen, Berwick, and Paul Myers of Edwardsville are the parents of a son, Jason Michael, born Friday, Sept. 12,...

WILLIAMS — Eldora Elizabeth Anne “Betty Anne,” 78, of E. 10th St., Berwick, wife of James N. Williams Sr., died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014,...

‘It makes no sense. It’s not on the level. It’s just politics. Plain and simple.” When he uttered those words just nine weeks ago...

ROSE: Those of us who live in this neck of Penn’s Woods know all about Knoebels. But it’s nice to see one of the recreational jewels of our...

“Thirteen years after small and hateful minds conspired to break us, America stands tall and America stands proud.” PRESIDENT BARACK...

Last week, we promised an update on “Apparently Kid” Noah Ritter after he appeared with Ellen DeGeneres on her talk show. One of the...

DEAR ABBY: Your response to “Offended Daughter” (Aug. 10), whose mother didn’t like her lounging in a bikini top at her house because of...

DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you strongly recommended the HPV vaccine for everyone ages 13 to 26. A recent article came out...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You often are shy as a child, but not as an adult. You want to master a skill, which is why you keep private about...

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of children in more than 10 states have been sickened by a severe respiratory illness that public health officials...

By MAE ANDERSON AP Technology Writer NEW YORK — Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday,...

Q. I dropped a jug of milk on my foot recently, causing swelling, extreme pain and black-and-blue marks up to my ankle lasting more than...

KENNETT SQUARE (AP) — More than a century after a Quaker florist spread spores he imported from England beneath greenhouse benches and...

The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau announces the arrival of its fourth 500-piece covered bridge puzzle. It depicts a winter scene of...

SCRANTON (AP) — Its features don’t stand out and it may not appear as impressive as some of the other hundreds of mounted birds on display...

“Looking at the coming five days, temperatures will continue to be below normal.And there will be the chance for a few showers early...

CHICAGO (AP) — An anti-addiction drug used to fight the nation’s heroin and painkiller abuse epidemics poses a threat to young children who...

Geisinger Miracle Marathon to begin DANVILLE — Residents are invited to sign up now for the Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger...

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University may have lost its leading tackler — and one of the football team’s tri-captains — for this week’s PSAC...

JOLIET, Ill. — Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

INDIANAPOLIS — Matt Hasselbeck spent much of last week running. The former Super Bowl starter, who now serves as Andrew Luck’s backup...

ATLANTA — Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career with the biggest payoff in golf. Horschel pulled away from a self-...

NEW YORK — The Washington Nationals won with Jordan Zimmermann on the mound for a ninth straight start, getting a two-run homer from Wilson...

PITTSBURGH — A triple play helped the Pittsburgh Pirates maintain their 1 1/2-game lead for the NL’s second wild card. Josh Harrison...

PHOENIX — Zeke Spruill allowed one hit in three shutout innings of long relief, Will Harris escaped a bases-loaded jam in the eighth inning...

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Dallas Keuchel took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Houston ended Los Angeles’ 10-game winning streak with a...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Daniel Nava hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts added a three-run shot and Boston rallied past skidding Kansas City....

ARLINGTON, Texas —Colby Lewis pitched seven innings for his 10th victory, Luis Sardinas doubled his career total with four RBIs and Texas...

DETROIT — Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh and Detroit swept a three-game series against Cleveland. Cleveland 000 012 001—...

SAN FRANCISCO —Clayton Kershaw outpitched Yusmeiro Petit for his major league-leading 19th win, and Los Angeles moved three games ahead of...

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia closer Jonathan Papelbon made a lewd gesture to fans and was ejected after giving up four runs in the ninth...

CHICAGO — Rookie Trevor May struck out a season-high 10 in six innings and Minnesota overcame Jose Abreu’s 35th home run, beating Chicago...

ST. LOUIS — Rookie Marco Gonzales struck out nine, Jhonny Peralta homered and NL Central-leading St. Louis beat Colorado for its third...

SEATTLE — Sam Fuld and Brandon Moss hit solo home runs, Jon Lester combined with three relievers on a seven-hitter and Oakland beat Seattle...

TORONTO — Sean Rodriguez drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and Tampa Bay beat Toronto. Tampa Bay 002 200...

MILWAUKEE — Matt Clark hit a three-run homer in Milwaukee’s five-run seventh inning, and the Brewers beat Cincinnati. Cincinnati 000 001...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Washington -120/+110 at Atlanta at New York -145/+135 Miami Cincinnati -115/+105 at...

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers threw for three touchdowns, Jordy Nelson had a career-high 209 yards receiving and the Green Bay Packers...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton made a successful return to the field, throwing for 281 yards and a touchdown in Carolina’s victory over...

OAKLAND, Calif. — J.J. Watt caught a 1-yard touchdown pass, Arian Foster ran for 138 yards and a score and Houston won its second straight...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — DeMarco Murray ran for 169 yards and a touchdown, Dan Bailey kicked four field goals, and Dallas routed Tennessee. The...

SAN DIEGO — Antonio Gates had three touchdown catches and San Diego controlled the tempo to keep Seattle’s offense off the field and upset...

MINNEAPOLIS — Tom Brady and New England took advantage of Adrian Peterson’s absence and Matt Cassel’s four interceptions, and Chandler...

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ted Ginn Jr. ran 71 yards on a punt return for a go-ahead fourth-quarter touchdown and Arizona beat error-prone New...

CINCINNATI — Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green, turning short passes into big plays, and...

DENVER — Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith’s fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving Denver’s win over...

CLEVELAND — Billy Cundiff kicked a 29-yard field goal with three seconds left, giving Cleveland a win over New Orleans. Cundiff’s kick...

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — C.J. Spiller scored on a 102-yard kickoff return, and rookie receiver Sammy Watkins had a 12-yard touchdown catch in...

LANDOVER, Md. — Robert Griffin III and DeSean Jackson both left with injuries in the first quarter, and Kirk Cousins stepped in and...

TAMPA, Fla. — Greg Zuerlein’s fourth field goal of the day, a 38-yarder with 38 seconds remaining, gave third-string quarterback Austin...

I can’t believe the junk yard @ 6th...

... daughter of Scott and Leslie Chyko, Bloomsburg, turned 11 on Sunday. Grandparents are Michael and Debara Chyko, Lightstreet, and E....

... daughter of Shaun and Tara Hummer, turned 1 year old Sept. 4. Grandparents are Dave and Kathy Stackhouse, Bloomsburg; Chuck Hummer,...

... son of Shaun and Tara Hummer, turned 8 on Sept. 13. Grandparents are Dave and Kathy Stackhouse, Bloomsburg; Chuck Hummer, Danville, and...

... daughter of Lisa and Ben Rubendall, Bloomsburg, is 7 today. Grandparents are Betty Davis and Clair Davis, Bloomsburg, and Leslie...

... daughter of Heather and Sam Vassallo Jr., Breinigsville, turns 6 Wednesday. She is the granddaughter of Melodee Yoder and Mike and...

... son of Steve and Mary-Ellen Brink, Mifflinville, turned 5 on Sept. 7. Grandparents are Nancy and Miro Kaderka, Bloomsburg; Peggy and...

... daughter of Jeff and Carrie Sobolewski, Nescopeck, turned 1 on Sept. 13. Grandparents are Harry and Penny Snavely, and Carl and Cheryl...

... daughter of Kim and Kerry Hoffman, Danville, will turn 11 on Friday. Grandparents are Anne and Les Henrie, Danville, and Barb and Randy...

... son of Hilary and Todd Kreider, Mount Joy, will turn 6 on Thursday. Grandparents are Royce and Gary Surak, Elysburg, and Connie Kreider...

... son of Greg and Beth Gensemer, Kulpmont, turned 5 on Sept. 8. Grandparents are Paul and Lynne Schickley, Kulpmont, and Brenda Gensemer...

... son of Mike Williams and Michele Richards, Elysburg, turned 2 on Sept. 12. His grandparents are John and Peg Williams, Catawissa, and...

... son of Nina Baylor-Winship and David J. Winship, Berwick, turned 4 on Sept. 9. He is the grandson of Nancy Baylor, Berwick; Suzanne...

... daughter of Matt and Jen Cable, Canonsburg, turned 4 on Sept. 11. Grandparents are Elizabeth Chyko, Bloomsburg, and Chip and Barb Cable...

... son of Chad and Kara Girton, Greenville, S.C., will turn 3 on Thursday. Chase is the grandson of Wayne and Bonnie Girton, Greer, S.C.,...

... daughter of Heather and John Romanot Jr., Danville, will turn 8 Tuesday. Grandparents are Dave and Charlene Outt, Sue Outt and Mike...

... daughter of Eric and Erin Sorg, Orangeville, turned 4 on Sept. 11. Grandparents are Bob and Barbara Sorg, Bloomsburg, and Barry and...

... son of Don and Deanne Gipple, Villas, N.J., will be 5 years old Sunday. Grandparents are Don and Camille Gipple, Danville; Mary-Ann...

... daughter of Sara and Laramie Hack, Bloomsburg, will turn 2 on Saturday. Grandparents are Rhonda and Steve Klinger, Vince and Maryellen...

... son of Dennis and Bonnie Hartzell, Danville, turned 9 years old on Sept. 6. He is the grandson of Esther Hartzell, Espy, and the late K...

... son of Brian Nevel and Danielle Antico, Mifflinville, turned 4 on Sept. 13. Grandparents are Deany Antico, Conshohocken; Joseph and...

Blood drives • Sept. 16: Columbia Mall, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. • Sept. 16-17: Bloomsburg University Kehr Union Ballroom, 1-7 p.m. • Sept. 22:...