January 20th, 2013 Edition

BERWICK — A man who assaulted his girlfriend later threatened officers with a sharp piece of plastic while at the Berwick Police station,...

BERWICK — A Berwick man said surgeons had to remove part of his large intestine after his now ex-girlfriend stabbed him last month. The...

BERWICK — West Berwick Elementary will keep its name after several impassioned supporters — some bearing historical artifacts — showed up...

BLOOMSBURG — A proposed law to extend the evening and weekend hours that visitors would need to plug a parking meter around town here...

MAHONING TWP. — Township officials have known a section of Bald Top Road is unstable for almost four years now, yet they have not done...

• See video of shop owner’s plea: http:// bit.ly/BloomParking

• Actress Camille Winbush, 26. • Actor Michael B. Jordan, 29. • Country singer Travis Tritt, 53. • Actor Charles Shaughnessy, 61...

Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Caldwell Consistory, 150 N. Market St., Bloomsburg....

1942: The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff held its first formal meeting to coordinate military strategy during World War II. Daylight-saving “...

• Catawissa invites contractors to bid on construction of a new control building for the wastewater treatment plant; details in today’s...

Obama seeks $1.8B for Zika WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to...

Kane-ouster vote slated HARRISBURG (AP) — The top-ranking Republican in the state Senate said Monday the chamber will vote Wednesday on...

TREASURE HUNT: 1-2-9-11-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-4-6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-2-1-3 MIDDAY PICK FIVE: 6-5-2-1-1...

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania lawmakers returned to the Capitol on Monday with growing questions over the state government’s increasingly...

State Rep. David Millard says he’s “going green,” with plans to install solar panels on his North Centre Township property to help power...

SCOTT TWP. — A stranded passenger offered a ride by police was later found to be carrying marijuana, arrest papers say. Sherwin Cherry...

PITTSBURGH (AP) —George Banyas is self-employed, having run a successful optometry business for 15 years. He and his wife have two children...

BLOOMSBURG — A Catawissa man was tested at more than twice the driving limit after police saw him backing his pickup over a snow-covered...

Paul M. Prueitt, 77, of Berwick passed away early Monday morning, Feb. 8, 2016, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in Berwick...

Robert L. Talanca, age 55, of Berwick died on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, a patient of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Robert had been a...

Madeline G. Fahringer Stephanie (Solomon) and Matthew Fahringer of Columbia County are the parents of a daughter, Madeline Geneva, born...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors • Sixth grade...

Quentin E. Ettinger, 89, of Ringtown Mountain Road, Catawissa, passed away early Monday morning, Feb. 8, 2016, at his home. He was born...

Bea Belles Arndt, 88, of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Berwick passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, with her family at...

Katherine E. Kachurka, 95, of Maria Joseph Manor, Danville, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Emmanuel Center, Danville. Born Oct. 29, 1920,...

Mae Elizabeth Mosser, 78, of Allenwood passed away Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Healthcare Center. Born Oct. 31, 1937,...

BOSTON (AP) — Conan O’Brien is coming to Harvard to talk about the value of a liberal arts education. The late night TV host will visit...

Veronica D. Servose, 86, of Elysburg passed away Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Maria Hall, Danville. She was born Dec. 25, 1929, in Slabtown...

BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University freshman was selling small amounts of marijuana before discontinuing classes at the end of the...

Woman sues over iPhone BERWICK — Diane Coyne, 826 E. Third St., Berwick, has sued Eastside Computer and Electronics, 201 E. Second St.,...

“The weak storm that reached the area late yesterday with its numerous snow showers will move slowly today and tonight, giving us cloudy...

WINSLOW, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of causing a multi-vehicle crash in southern New Jersey that killed a toddler last summer...

A sea of Denver Broncos had just chased a beleaguered Cam Newton around his own end zone one more time, and Carolina coach Ron Rivera had...

Who would have thought a man with ties to the tiny town of Shamokin would have a coveted piece of NFL history in his possession? That’s...

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Everyone got spoiled. Over two decades of watching Peyton Manning play on the biggest stages, fans became numb to...

WHITEHALL — Southern Columbia needed a few wrestlers to compete out of their weight classes in order to beat Northwestern Lehigh, 40-26,...

PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby scored on a pair of breakaways to extend his goal streak to a career-best seven games and added two assists to...

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the...

GREENBURGH, N.Y. —Derek Fisher had just finished a long playing career when Phil Jackson picked him to coach the New York Knicks. Just 11/2...

PHILADELPHIA — J.J. Redick had 23 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in regulation, and Jamal Crawford also scored 23 points to...

DURHAM, N.C. — Freshman Brandon Ingram had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Duke beat No. 13 Louisville 72-65 on Monday night. Grayson...

Record Pts Prv 1. Villanova (32) 20-3 1,566 3 2. Maryland (13) 21-3 1,499 4 3. Oklahoma (7) 19-3 1,472 1 4. Iowa (11) 19-4 1,471 5...

SEATTLE — When Marshawn Lynch was brought to Seattle early in the 2010 season, he was acquired because the Seahawks desperately needed a...

SAN FRANCISCO — On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller’s docket is quickly filling up. A parade. Lots of parties. A princely...

PHILADELPHIA — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is under investigation over a Philadelphia nightclub brawl early Sunday that left...

Feb. 9, 1986 • Freshman Mike Simpkins scores 15 points to lead five Bloomsburg University players in double figures as the Huskies cruise...

BOXING 11 p.m. FS1 — Premier Champions, Luis Eduardo Flores vs. Jamal Herring, lightweights, at Bethlehem ——————————————— COLLEGE...

Today BASKETBALL High school boys Tunkhannock at Berwick...... 7:15 p.m. Northwest at MMI Prep....... 7:15 p.m. CCCS at Sunbury...

MIFFLINBURG — Amber Renz scored a game-high 18 points for Danville, but it wasn’t enough as the Ironmen lost their first game of the...

NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 6½ 193½ at Miami at New York 1½ 207 Washington Boston 4 208 at Milwaukee at Dallas 1...

BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Craig Stammen on a minor league contract. American...

Turns out, this area is not only the proud home of film/TV/Netflix star Krysten Ritter but also is the native land of another rising...

TURBOTVILLE — Here are Warrior Run Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished • Fifth grade —...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Here are Central Columbia High School Honor Roll students for the second marking period: • Ninth grade — Lea Adams,...

WASHINGTON (AP) —Things looked so clear back when the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate from record lows, and it signaled...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Beyonce’s new video “Formation” is “pro-Black Panther” and “anti-cop,” says a Republican congressman, who argued Monday...

NEW YORK — With 30-second Super Bowl ads costing up to $5 million, it’s a huge gamble to advertise. As the Denver Broncos defeated the...

WASHINGTON — It’s cold season, and the miserable continue to trudge in, seeking antibiotics because of mucus turned green, or a cough that...

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — After years of trying to keep marijuana out of schools, educators across the country are grappling with how to...

DEAR DR. ROACH: You have made several claims about statins in your column. Could you please clarify the studies or data on which you are...

CHICAGO — Even though fewer U.S. teens are smoking, secondhand smoke remains a big problem for them, a government study found. Nearly...

Q. Ten years ago, I lived in a different city. I went to the pharmacy to pick up my prescription and did the “grab and go.” When I got...

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say cruise ship passengers are getting sick with a stomach bug less often. About 20 outbreaks are...

Methodists moving missions to Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The United Methodist Church’s missions agency is moving its headquarters from New...

OMAHA, Neb. — Imagine if battling slick and dangerous road conditions caused by snowstorms could be as easy as flipping a switch. Chris...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday joined four other states in calling for a national convention on amending the U.S....

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) —University of New Hampshire researchers are looking at data from laser imaging of forests with the goal of helping...

HONOLULU (AP) — The state has agreed to a $7.2 million settlement in the case of a former inmate who had all his fingers and both feet...

DEAR ABBY: My stepson just turned 7. My husband was granted custody because the mother was declared unfit due to her drug abuse. She was...

WASHINGTON (AP) —The Zika virus is putting a spotlight on a potentially devastating birth defect that until now has gotten little public...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You lead a colorful, exciting life — in part because you are spontaneous. You have a knack for inspiring others and...

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the race for the White House as Election Day dawns in New Hampshire: Hill: Brave the storm...

Judge Thomas A. James Jr. has provided Columbia County residents with a much-needed reality check. The reality is that putting people in...

I’ve been struggling to find my voice on an issue near and dear to my heart. Sitting here on a Saturday morning, talking with my senior son...

Iran captures and executes innocent people and they get $1.7 billion of our tax dollars. That money will surely help them develop a nuclear...

Global Vaccine vows $5M for Ebola vaccine LONDON (AP) — The global vaccine alliance GAVI says it will donate $5 million toward developing...

Please send photographer to 205 Bald Top Road, Danville. Where is the code officer? Have a good day. Junk man Mahoning Township (See...