January 20th, 2013 Edition

ALMEDIA — Before tearing down dilapidated buildings contaminated with radioactive chemicals at the Safety Light Superfund site, workers...

The Danville Area School District pays more than double for its fall head coaches than Bloomsburg does. Danville started using a new...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia Middle School students collected 10,100 non-perishable items in a drive for local food banks. One...

BLOOMSBURG — High school students here reported overhearing a possible threat of violence Friday, prompting officials to notify police and...

• Olympic gold medal gymnast Kerri Strug, 40. • Country singer Billy Currington, 44. • Actress-director Jodie Foster, 55. •...

1863: President Abraham Lincoln dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg. 1969: Apollo 12...

• The proposed 2018 budget for Locust Township is available for public inspection at the municipal building. More Public Notices can be...

Buckwheat Cake/Pancake Breakfast: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Benton Fire Hall. Bloomsburg Ministerium Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service: 7 p.m.,...

Man dies in chain saw blast WARRINGTON TWP. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was seriously burned when his chain saw exploded has died...

Illegal nuke launches nixed HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The top officer at U.S. Strategic Command said Saturday an order from President...

TREASURE HUNT: 1-2-5-10-13 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-8, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-6-8, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-8-2-4, Wild: 5...

In an interview with People magazine, actor/comedian Patton Oswalt spoke out about his decision to remarry after the sudden death of his...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A driver seen backing his truck across the northbound lanes of Route 11 as a State Trooper was exiting the Interstate...

BRIAR CREEK — An 18-year-old man has been missing from his home on Lark Drive here for a week, State Police say. Jacob John Welsh was...

BERWICK — Two drivers are facing court action here on charges of being drug-impaired at the wheel following recent traffic stops, arrest...

David M. Laubach Sr., 79, of Berwick died Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born Nov. 1, 1938, in Berwick, he was...

C. Richard “Dick” Reichart, age 87, 672 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg, died at his home at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, after a lengthy...

Thomas R. Holloway, 79, of Berwick passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at home. Born in Berwick, on June 6, 1938, he was a...

Joseph J. “Joe” Hagenbuch, 89, of Narehood Road, Danville, passed away Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at his home. Born Nov. 25, 1927, in...

Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — With numerous reports of wild turkeys infiltrating urban areas of New England, will...

Missing hunter finds way home COOK, Minn. (AP) — A missing hunter in northern Minnesota prompted a search involving officials with...

“If you are going to spend time outside today and tonight, dress properly. It’s going to be cold and uncomfortable. “A large mass of...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has found that a businesswoman must pay $5 million to singer Katy Perry and the archdiocese of Los Angeles,...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a recent report at philly.com, the online site featuring reporting by Philadelphia’s Inquirer and Daily News...

Dear Mr. Berko: I’m writing for a 46-year-old friend of mine who escaped Cuba and came to the U.S. in 1981. I told him to write to you,...

BLOOMSBURG — Century 21 Covered Bridges Realty Inc. of Bloomsburg announces Stephanie Zajac has joined its firm as a sales associate. She...

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 75 shares of Lockheed Martin in late 2016 at $260 a share after reading your column praising the stock. You said...

Lewisburg — Evangelical Community Hospital has announced new board appointments and re-elections, a press release says. Atty. John...

DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in September at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Enos J. and Sadie Mae...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during September at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township • Joseph J....

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were...

THORN: If you own a home in Bloomsburg, hope for some relief from Congress on your federal taxes, because you’re about to get slammed...

Veterans Day has just passed, yet it still turns my thoughts to Vietnam, where I served as chaplain with soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 503...

In the process of making the movie, “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” Brad Pitt left his marriage to Jennifer Aniston to conjoin with Angelina Jolie....

“As free, yet not using liberty as a cloak for vice, but as bondservants of God.” — 1 Peter 2: 16 In the last four decades, we, the...

‘F train’ quip slips on live microphone NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s transit chief is catching some flak after uttering a naughty word on a...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration...

Shame, shame, shame. I cannot believe that reporters from Press Enterprise and WNEP Channel 16 News were in Danville to give crooked...

CLEVELAND — An Ohio Supreme Court justice and Democratic gubernatorial candidate said on Facebook that people should “lighten up” after...

Firm eyes vaping medical marijuana ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) —With Maryland set to make medical marijuana available within weeks, two companies...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida may have to pay millions to treat as many as 20,000 inmates after a federal judge ruled state prison...

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — NASCAR has spent so much time this year ushering in a new generation of fresh-faced, young drivers. Now that it’s...

ARLINGTON, Texas — Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles started fast just as they did a year ago and have sustained it this time. Dak...

STATE COLLEGE — Saquon Barkley broke Penn State’s career touchdown record with three scores and had 208 of 224 total yards in the first...

Hola, Los Patriots y Los Raiders. Bienvenido a Azteca. The NFL’s final international game this season features the back-on-target...

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Bryant McIntosh and his Northwestern teammates put forth a strong defensive effort in the first half to help them beat...

ORLANDO, Fla. — Rodney Hood scored 31 points, Derrick Favors had 25 points and 11 rebounds and the Utah Jazz routed the Orlando Magic 125-...

PHILADELPHIA — Sean Monahan had the first hat trick of his NHL career and Michael Frolik scored 1:18 into overtime to give the Calgary...

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 20 15 3 2 32 80 52 Toronto 20 13 7 0 26 73 63 Ottawa 18 8 4 6...

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 14 2.875 — Toronto 10 5.667 3½ Philadelphia 8 6.571 5 New York 8 7.533 5½...

Ford EcoBoost 400 (Car number in parentheses) 1. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 173.980 mph. 2. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 173.952...

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Malik Rosier threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score and No. 2 Miami pulled off its biggest comeback...

East Albany (NY) 15, New Hampshire 0 Bryant 38, Duquesne 29 CCSU 42, Robert Morris 14 Colgate 35, Georgetown 10 Columbia 24,...

No. 1 Alabama (11-0) beat Mercer 56-0. Next: at No. 6 Auburn, Saturday. No. 2 Miami (10-0) beat Virginia 44-28. Next: at Pittsburgh,...

JOHNSTOWN — Bloomsburg University’s Khary Mauras tied a game-high with 20 points, but the Huskies’ men’s basketball team dropped their...

Nov. 19, 1987 • Top-seeded Steffi Graf advances to the semifinals of the Virginia Slims tennis championship when No. 7 Helen Sukova...

NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Miami 4½ 206 Indiana at Toronto OFF OFF Washington Golden State 12½ 234 at Brooklyn at Minnesota...

Today BASKETBALL College men BU at IUP....................................3 p.m. College women BU at IUP...

AUTO RACING 3 p.m. NBC — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Ford EcoBoost 400, at Homestead, Fla. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––...

P-Nut Bowl SUNDAY ADULT-JUNIOR Week 12 W L Wise Guys 31 13 Ohhh Split 26 18 Polish Power 24 20 The Misfits 22 22 So Close...

BOYS K 1/4 MILE 1 Pryce Gearinger 1:52; 2. Adoniram Hill 1:58; 3 Jackson Lylo 2:07; 4 Jack Nespoli 2:07; 5 Nathan Brown 2:08; 6 Nathan...

PIAA Class 1A First Round Steelton-Highspire 45, Wyalusing 7 PIAA Class 3A First Round Quaker Valley 2, Aliquippa 0 PIAA...

The annual rifle bear hunt in Pennsylvania started yesterday and continues until Nov. 22. There will also be a concurrent deer/bear season...

Shoot today The Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club will hold a meat card shoot today beginning at 2 p.m. Special shoots for youths and a “...

A record 4,167 bear were killed in Pennsylvania. A total of 81 bear came from Columbia County, four came from Montour County and 134 came...

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Recent funding cuts implemented by the University of Wyoming have resulted in a campus that is less clean, according...

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) —Green Bay and Brown County governments are setting aside money to deal with a rat problem in the city. Both are...

When Devin Kidner was a child, she looked forward to the box of goodies her aunt sent from England each December. In addition to...

Raise your hand if you make certain dishes for Thanksgiving just so you’ll have them for leftovers. Yes, buying a huge turkey to feed six...

The Stardust Ranch in Rainbow Valley, Arizona, has a lot to offer potential buyers: Just an hour west of Phoenix, the property boasts a 3,...

COMMIE TALK!!! The Failing NYT unfairly criticized Paul Manafort’s taste-based lifestyle after he was caught up in the Left’s writch hunt...

Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; program on proteins; Tuesday: Visiting Bloomsburg Center for...

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St. Columba Catholic School...

Ralpho Bridge Club lists high scores ELYSBURG — Partners Jean Olcese and Bob Reed came in first place at the Nov. 11 meeting of the...

Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Dorene Miguelez MONDAY — Gift shop: Rosemary Novak, Janet Burket; Info Desk: Betty Kisner,...

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Good Shepherd and Buckhorn UM churches this week: • Monday:...

SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Elementary School honor roll students for the first marking period: 95 Honors • Fourth grade —...

Announcement is made of the engagement of Emily Karas, daughter of Tim and Shelley Karas of Bloomsburg, to Brian Zysset, son of Joel and...

Benton United Methodist Church, Benton, was the setting for the Aug. 12, 2017, ceremony uniting Amanda Lee Lockard and Kenneth Francis...

Note: Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, groups may not be meeting. 20/MONDAY History Buffs, Monday, 7 a.m., breakfast; 9 a.m., program...

BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth grade —...

Pumpkin is so popular today that there is hardly anything that hasn’t had a pumpkin variation. Some of them are no-brainers, others are so...

Editor’s Note: Gloria’s husband, Daniel, filled in this week. We’ll hear from Gloria next week! By DANIEL YODER To all of...

These three chutney recipes from The Culinary Institute of America are fresh alternatives to sliced “can-berry” that hit the same spot from...

There’s been a red or maroon minivan, stuffed with cardboard boxes, parked on Foust Street near the Little League fields for over a year....

David Faust needs to return to school. The 2nd Amendment is not about hunting. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security...

DEAR ABBY: My husband had a medical event that left him unable to drive. He is very isolated despite my efforts to keep him connected. His...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are a confident and magnetic leader. You are popular, well-liked and willing to help others. This is a year of...

NEW YORK (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor has a crowded book publishing schedule. Sotomayor is working on three books for...