January 20th, 2013 Edition

MILLVILLE — Eric Bankes took the witness stand in court Tuesday to describe the day he discovered his dog Lexi dead in a pool of blood...

DANVILLE — Montour County commissioners voted Tuesday to accept a $1 million award from the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority to...

DANVILLE — President Ronald Reagan’s daughter Patti Davis shared personal stories at Geisinger Medical Center Tuesday about being the...

BLOOMSBURG —A young woman testified Tuesday night that her date forced himself on her after the two went to a party, even though she told...

BERWICK — A Berwick man allegedly kneed a juvenile in the groin and punched him in the face, court papers say. Police were on patrol in...

Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. 50 and Fun: 10 a.m.-noon, community room of Trinity...

•Actor Jason Lee, 48. • Actress Gina Torres, 49. • Actress Renee Zellweger, 49. • Actor Hank Azaria, 54. • Actress Talia Shire,...

1945: During World War II, U.S. and Soviet forces linked up on the Elbe River, a meeting that dramatized the collapse of Nazi Germany’s...

Driver hit mostly women TORONTO (AP) — The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes...

• AGAPE Love from Above to Our Community will conduct a public hearing on May 17 at 10 a.m. at the Columbia County Commissioner’s...

Jury to decide Cosby’s fate NORRISTOWN (AP) — The jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual-assault retrial will begin deliberating today after closing...

TREASURE HUNT: 7-20-23-26-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-6; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-9-8; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-2-8; WILD: 2...

This Saturday, folks will be trying to score once more for Berwick Football Coach George Curry. Curry’s family and supporters are...

SHICKSHINNY — All Northwest Area school buildings were locked briefly Tuesday morning after a couple was seen lurking near the school...

MIFFLIN TWP. — A Philadelphia man involved in an argument over a breakup at a rest stop off Interstate 80 at about 6:30 p.m. on April 10,...

Barbara A. Zimmerman, 84, of Lewisburg passed away peacefully on Monday, April 23, 2018, at the home of her daughter in Northumberland. She...

Brian L. Kishbaugh, age 55, 310 Stouts Road, Nescopeck, was stricken ill at his home and died in the emergency room of the Berwick Hospital...

Walter E. Beck, 88, of Bloomsburg passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. Born in Sugarloaf Township, on June...

Charles W. Fish, formerly of Berwick, passed away Sunday morning, April 22, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. A complete...

Marion St. James, 98, of Oneida passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Marion was born in Lester, on June 19, 1919, a daughter of the late...

PURCHASE LINE — State police at Indiana said what school officials termed an “anonymous and nonspecific” threat of “potential harm” emailed...

FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area Middle School honor roll students for the third marking period: Distinguished Honors...

Emmalyn M. Cyr Ty and Keisha (Kile) Cyr of Mifflinville are the parents of a daughter, Emmalyn Marie, born Saturday, April 21, 2018, at...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Berwick woman seen swerving across a highway March 30 at about 2 a.m. was under the influence of alcohol, police say...

BLOOMSBURG — The annual Renaissance Jamboree will take place Saturday, and the Bloomsburg Police Department would like to remind everyone...

NUREMBERG — Thirty-five years ago, the Nuremberg Community Players began by performing an excerpt from “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor...

NEW YORK (AP) — After a strong start, U.S. stocks abruptly sold off Tuesday after machinery maker Caterpillar said it doesn’t expect to top...

MOUNT CARMEL — A Shamokin police officer has been charged with drunken driving in a March 31 crash on Route 54 near Lindy Acres Road in...

Opportunity zones named in region HARRISBURG — Tracts in five local communities were recently designated as Opportunity Zones by Gov. Tom...

MILLVILLE — Although police say they found 22 “one-pot” bottles with white residue in a woman’s home, her lawyer said Tuesday that...

SALEM TWP. — Federal regulators have scheduled a public meeting May 17 to discuss the safety assessment of the nuclear plant here. From 4...

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. —Mike Gray, of ABC Humane Animal Removal, captured about 20 bats from a home in western Monongalia County. He brought...

RIVERSIDE — Timothy B. Parks, 20, of Millville was charged by Riverside Officer Kerry Parkes with possession of a small amount of...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Jim Geraghty at nationalreview.com The Associated Press reports that protesters are targeting...

Who could have imagined there would come a weekend in April when the behavior of Bloomsburg’s mayor would be a bigger embarrassment to...

Monday, April 9, I attended a Madison Township meeting. This was a disturbing meeting, to say the least. A supervisor’s husband made...

Barbara Bush’s passing leaves this nation without one of the real “straight shooters” in American politics. You may not have agreed with...

I am writing this letter to pay a compliment to the many students from Bloomsburg University who help us here at Bloomsburg Theatre...

My brother’s friend was starting to apply to colleges. One of the colleges he applied to required a 3-page essay explaining what “daring”...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Bernard Goldberg. Every now and then a news item pops up that is so ridiculous that you...

NEW YORK — Tyler Perry knew if he was going to have Taraji P. Henson star in his latest film, he would have to work fast. The writer-...

LOS ANGELES — Summer starts early this year in Hollywood with the potentially record-breaking release of “Avengers: Infinity War” late...

She’s already survived an encounter with an evil clown in the movie version of a Stephen King novel. So besting human bad guys should be...

Members report on state conference DANVILLE — The Tah Gah Jute Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Tuesday, April 17...

Dean’s list SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Kyleigh Wall of Shickshinny has been named to Sherman College of Chiropractic’s Dean’s List for grades...

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

BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Christian School honor roll students for the third marking period: Highest Honors • First grade —...

For those upset that the Bloomsburg pool won’t be open this year, I’d strongly encourage you to check out Ber-Vaughn Pool in Berwick. It’s...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Hundreds of people on both sides of the debate over physician-assisted suicide traveled to Albany on Monday for a...

You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame...

“Normally, by this time in April, there would have been a number of tornadoes in Oklahoma and Kansas, but so far this year there have been...

CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP — Sidney Crosby has faced the Washington Capitals three times in the playoffs. All three times the Pittsburgh captain...

Three area basketball players were named to the Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Girls Basketball Team on Tuesday. Mount Carmel’s...

YORK — Black people have long complained about getting pulled over by police for “driving while black,” or being eyed suspiciously by store...

NEW YORK — Didi Gregorius had another big game at Yankee Stadium with a two-run homer and three RBIs, and Gary Sanchez homered twice to...

ARLINGTON, Texas —Sean Manaea’s father is from American Samoa, where he grew up playing cricket and rugby and didn’t really know anything...

CHICAGO — Marco Gonzales and four relievers combined on a five-hitter, Mitch Haniger singled home the only run, and Seattle edged Chicago...

NEW YORK — As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-...

CLEVELAND — Kyle Schwarber hit two of Chicago’s four solo home runs, and the Cubs defeated Cleveland in the first meeting between the teams...

TORONTO — Curtis Granderson hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning to give Toronto a win over Boston and hand the Red Sox their season-...

AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 14, Twins 1 Minnesota 000 010 000— 1 6 0 New York 310 010 36x—14 13 0 Odorizzi, Hildenberger (5), Busenitz...

BOSTON — Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics...

RALEIGH, N.C. — College basketball played an entire season amid a federal corruption investigation that magnified long-simmering troubles...

CHICAGO — Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, has...

PITTSBURGH — Kevin Colbert isn’t a fan of the word “need.” The Pittsburgh Steelers general manager believes it points too specifically to...

FIRST ROUND Best-of-7; x-if necessary Sunday, April 15 Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1 Minnesota 6, Winnipeg 2 Columbus 5,...

April 25, 1988 • Tim Pritchard and Paul Malatesta each hit home runs as the Bloomsburg University baseball team tops Scranton, 19-11....

High school girls 2018 SPORTS WRITERS PENNSYLVANIA ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM CLASS 6A First team Kate Connolly, Souderton...

BLOOMSBURG — Kendra Loff pitched a no-hitter, and Taylor Adamchik hit her first career home run as Bloomsburg shut down Southern, 10-0,...

Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Colorado -152/+142 San Diego Washington -155/+145 at San Fran. Atlanta -109/-101...

GOLF 10:30 p.m. GOLF — European PGA Tour, Volvo China Open, first round, at Beijing 2:30 a.m. (Thursday) GOLF — European PGA Tour,...

Today BASEBALL High school Pittston at Berwick.............. 4:15 p.m. Bucktail at Benton............... 4:30 p.m. Bloomsburg at...

NEW YORK — The media and the Twitterverse had a big time Tuesday with first lady Melania Trump’s I-spy chapeau, a wide-brim number designed...

DEAR ABBY: My husband is retired. Except for golf a few times a week, he’s home all the time. He has taken to looking at porn a lot when he...

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a follow-up question regarding the risk of cervical cancer from HPV and herpes. I have had cervical cancer and...

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