Press Enterprise 30 Day Archive

March 3, 2015
Nescopeck man recently fined over June crash he fled, leaving his dog
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver who was caught with ammo in his pocket claimed he didn’t know where the gun was,...
Millville-area pair’s pet lost for a month
CATAWISSA — Lost for almost a month during a brutal cold wave, Willow the dog is finally back home thanks to help from...
Bloom-area suspect allegedly took $750, failed to fix pickup
BLOOMSBURG — Already notorious for stiffing customers on auto repairs, Jeremy Evans has done it again, police say....
Disabled Scott man airlifted to special hospital with third-degree burns, official says
SCOTT TWP. — Exactly what sparked a fire that trapped a wheelchair-bound man in his home Sunday remained a mystery...
Democrat wants to serve a fourth term in office
DANVILLE — Incumbent Montour County Commissioner Trevor S. Finn will seek the Democratic nomination for a fourth term...
Defendant cries and pleads for help with mental illness
DANVILLE — A woman tearfully told a judge that she should be in Danville State Hospital for help with mental illness...
Man listed in serious condition after accident while plowing snow
WEST HEMLOCK TWP. — Danville teacher Richard R. Smith was hurt Monday morning when his tractor collided with an SUV and...
March 2, 2015
Rescuers hear Scott neighbor scream, drag him toward safety
SCOTT TWP. — A wheelchair-bound man screamed for help while stranded on the floor during a fire at his home Sunday....
Woman says water eased pain of birth without medication at Geisinger-Bloom
BLOOMSBURG — A “labor tub” filled with warm water and a supportive team of midwives helped Regan Long of Turbotville...
Case claims N.J. visitor is still suffering after tripping at park in ‘13
FRANKLIN TWP. — A man is suing Knoebels for $175,000 because he tripped over a hole in the ground at the amusement park...
Man allegedly had open case, empties aboard in Iola crash
IOLA — Here’s the wild ride a drunken driver took along Route 42 in December, police say. His pickup struck a 2-foot...
Mentally ill woman to serve time for guard assaults
BLOOMSBURG — A mentally ill defendant was brought to court wearing handcuffs and a thick wrap around the lower half of...
March 1, 2015
‘She sure didn’t look 14,’ insists dad of sexual assault suspect, 19
BERWICK — A 19-year-old accused of having sex with an underage girl reportedly posing as an older teen on Facebook will...
Man accused of taking $16G from pal, failing to finish botched work
MAHONING TWP. — A contractor accepted $16,600 from a friend to fix his hail-beaten home, did shoddy work and never came...
Stillwater patient making slow recovery from Guillain-Barré
STILLWATER —Arthur “Rick” Fowler was terrified as he lay in his hospital bed, unable to move. He’d always been a...
Eleanor Welliver, a reader from Bloomsburg, asked for a ruling on IcyHot’s Smart Relief TENS Therapy. She worried its...
Columbia site to open in July
MILLVILLE — Barry Lewis knows about the rumors that say the Boy Scouts may be forced to shut down or sell Camp Lavigne...
February 28, 2015
Plastics maker expands to Donnelley plant in Lime Ridge
LIME RIDGE — Local plastics manufacturer Sekisui SBI will expand into the old R.R. Donnelley printing plant and at...
Berwick, Nescopeck suspects accused in $13,177 heroin raid
BERWICK — A father blamed his two adult sons for a raid at their home here Thursday, where police say they seized...
Long-vacant space set to host ‘off-price’ retailer in Buckhorn plaza
BUCKHORN — Retailer Marshalls will open its doors this May at the site of an old office-supply outlet near Wal-Mart....
Wapwallopen diabetic wants job, $75G in damages
BERWICK — A diabetic in his 50s didn’t get hired as Berwick Hospital Center’s pharmacy director, so he’s now filed...
Berwick man allegedly said he would shoot staff
MAHONING TWP. — A patient in the emergency room groused that somebody at Geisinger is making $5.6 million and...
February 27, 2015
Shooting suspects want confessions tossed in Hunlock Creek slayings
WILKES-BARRE — Holly Crawford told police her boyfriend James Roche was angry at one of the two men they’re accused of...
Authorities: U-turn led to heroin charges near I-80
SCOTT TWP. — A day care worker shoved a half-pound of heroin down her pants early Thursday, leaving an odd bulge in her...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University coed who decided to steal a $4.50 turkey sandwich from a campus eatery is now...
BERWICK — Police raided a LaSalle Street home Thursday night, seizing drugs, cash, and a firearm, said Berwick Chief...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech’s board of directors recently took the unusual step of promoting its...
February 26, 2015
Blast toppled Riverside officer racing to rescue
RIVERSIDE — A woman torched her husband’s car then claimed “her baby” was inside, sending a police officer scrambling...
DA backs arrest for sex buyers in future
MAHONING TWP. — The men who told police they found a trio of alleged prostitutes online and then arranged to meet them...
Benton mother won’t be able to erase record of recklessness
BLOOMSBURG — A judge has rejected a former bus driver’s attempt to enter a special probation program for first...
Dry well shut down classes; district to drill $40G new one, super says
FRANKLIN TWP. — It appears the well supplying G.C. Hartman Elementary has run dry, canceling classes district-wide...
Firefighter describes alarm as he spied barefoot boy in Bloom street
BLOOMSBURG — A volunteer firefighter was fairly certain a tractor-trailer immediately ahead of him on West Main Street...
February 25, 2015
‘I sort of nudged’ vexing 13-year-old son, Bloom man says
BLOOMSBURG — A father who has grown increasingly frustrated with his son for repeatedly skipping school pleaded guilty...
Police: Suspect said woman visiting BU dorm ‘didn’t say no’
BLOOMSBURG — A woman visiting friends at Bloomsburg University says she was sexually assaulted in a dormitory last...
Local shelter took in neglected, pregnant dog before Christmas
MILLVILLE — Early in December, the staff of the Animal Resource Center met Victory, a very pregnant boxer/pit bull mix...
Nescopeck man allegedly tried breaking into cars, houses
NESCOPECK — A thief who tried breaking into cars and homes left behind an important clue —footprints in the snow...
23-year-old with violent history allegedly attacked Columbia County Prison staffers
BLOOMSBURG —A mentally ill woman with a history of explosive behavior is again accused of assaulting guards and medical...
Firefighter stopped for Bloom toddler in street who briefly escaped parents’ safety precautions
BLOOMSBURG — A barefoot toddler slipped out of his house and wandered into the street in the 500 block of West Main...
February 24, 2015
Steele successor leaves Calif. to follow children and career east
DANVILLE — UCLA Hospital System CEO and psychiatrist David T. Feinberg has two very important reasons to leave the...
BU students and residents see trouble in corraling big bashes
BLOOMSBURG — New restrictions on student-run drinking parties will effectively force gatherings of over 150 people to a...
More work coming to local factories; job picture unclear
BERWICK — More work is coming to Berwick Offray’s local ribbon and bow factories now that the company has taken over a...
BERWICK — A woman being choked by her boyfriend managed to get into the bathroom and lock the door, but the man and his...
Police: Bloom man’s behavior put Renco workers on alert
SCOTT TWP. — Surveillance video caught a Bloomsburg man shoplifting from Renco Ace Hardware and then stashing the loot...
February 23, 2015
Police: Berwick 26-year-old dragged 75 feet, critically injured
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Berwick man was run over by his own car Sunday when he stepped in front of the running vehicle to...
Family of three and dogs escape Millville-area fire
MT. PLEASANT TWP. — An early-morning fire destroyed a home, but quick-thinking residents removed more than a dozen...
Bloom-area man witnessed famous raising of flag on Iwo Jima peak
EDITOR’S NOTE: Yesterday, World War II Navy veteran Dick Donald, 89, recalled a kamikaze attack on the fleet of ships...
Coal Region pair accused of stealing $200 in tools from Buckhorn store
BUCKHORN — Two Coal Region men already charged with shoplifting three televisions from Wal-Mart in early February are...
February 22, 2015
Psych ward death prompted change in allowed belongings, official says
DANVILLE — A suicidal woman used a pair of purse straps to kill herself inside a Geisinger Medical Center psychiatric...
Skidding vehicle rolls down snowy embankment in Montour Township
MONTOUR TWP. — A pregnant woman had to be cut from her SUV after she lost control of the vehicle and rolled down an...
She dropped bottle with clean sample in toilet, charges say
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick woman tried to use a bottle of clean urine to cheat on a drug screening, charges say. But...
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken 20-year-old cried and got so upset after backing out of a driveway and into a police cruiser...
Bloom-area vet recounts memories of Battle of Iwo Jima 70 years ago
EDITOR’S NOTE: Dick Donald, 89, of Wonderview recently shared his recollections of the Battle of Iwo Jima, which he...
February 21, 2015
IRS data: Economic recovery was kindest to those around Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — The economic recovery has been kind to the Bloomsburg area — at least in the ranks of its biggest earners...
Scott Township taxpayers fear being stranded in snow due to dispute
SCOTT TWP. —Snowstorms over the past two weeks have threatened to strand residents on two roads here because the land...
Suspect made drug near Northwest, authorities allege
SHICKSHINNY — Three Shickshinny-area residents were busted on meth charges in separate arrests, including a man who...
Berwick brother cops to disorderly conduct
BERWICK — A brother who threatened the man accused of savagely beating his sister will have to pay $454 in penalties,...
DANVILLE — A businessman running for Montour County commissioner says he’ll donate his entire salary to a library and...
February 20, 2015
Poor tenants, floods feared in Mifflinville
MIFFLINVILLE — A developer wants to build 11 luxury duplexes on a vacant field here, but neighbors complain her plan...
MIFFLINVILLE — Zoners made an unlawful ruling when they rejected Nancy Marr’s plan to build duplexes on her property,...
Cops say motorists lacked valid licenses
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man gave the middle finger to the driver behind him, then backed into his vehicle, shoving it into...
Authorities to send Catawissa man to treatment facility
CATAWISSA — Sean Michael Mulligan was plagued by mental illness —amplified by substance abuse and the recent death of...
DANVILLE — Barbara Ann Brady could’ve just walked through her yard to take out the trash. Instead, she chose to use...
NESCOPECK TWP. — About 500 crated chickens fell off the back of a truck on Interstate 80 here early Thursday morning,...
February 19, 2015
Berwick couple hoping man can avoid prison
MILLVILLE — A Berwick woman who read about a habitual DUI offender in the Press Enterprise later befriended the man on...
Bloomsburg native treasures birthday tradition since sibling’s death
LIGHTSTREET — Way back in 1985, Rod Carey sent his older brother Don one of those jokey birthday cards: “Not only could...
Bloomsburg mechanic: Mustang owner hasn’t paid $2,650 for work
BLOOMSBURG — An auto-body mechanic and a muscle-car owner in a beef over repair bills for a Ford Mustang are back in...
WILLIAMSPORT — A store clerk indicted in what authorities believe was a $10 million money-laundering scheme involving...
A man showed up drunk at the Wal-Mart in Buckhorn, yelling at the mother of his child and refusing to leave her...
February 18, 2015
District denies scoreboard firm’s claims of broken contract
WILLIAMSPORT — An Ohio firm is crying foul in a dispute with the Bloomsburg Area School District over a scoreboard deal...
Councilman isn’t pressing charges in BU student’s drunken caper
BLOOMSBURG —A Bloomsburg University student wandering the streets after an alcohol-fueled Valentine’s date took a...
Danville-area boys sent to new center
BLOOMSBURG — Two troubled boys from Montour County escaped from a juvenile center last week after asking someone to...
BERWICK — Up to 88 Allentown-based PPL employees will be transferred to the Susquehanna nuclear power plant near...
Mocanaqua man faces felony charges
MOCANAQUA — A DUI suspect who crashed his car quickly got violent with police, sending a trooper to the hospital with a...
February 17, 2015
Scotch Valley cabin blaze damage too great to find a cause, investigator says
BEAVER TWP. — An overnight fire gutted a lakeside home here, leaving behind nothing but the concrete blocks of the...
Cops: Driver, 79, struck pole, ditch in Stillwater
STILLWATER — A septuagenarian veered off Route 487 and slammed into a man standing in his driveway early Monday,...
Police: Washingtonville driver may have hit snowdrift on Route 254
LIMESTONE TWP. — A Washingtonville woman was ejected from her pickup Monday when she lost control on Route 254 here in...
Police officer posted at door during meeting, and student visit postponed
BERWICK — A menacing phone call to Congressman Lou Barletta’s office had borough officials on high alert during Monday...
Police: Driver skidded on slippery road, was taken to GMC
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Danville teen lost control of her vehicle on a slippery stretch of Frosty Valley Road here and crashed...
February 16, 2015
Lawyer: Up to 200 more Salem citizens, legal guns to join
SALEM TWP. — Up to 200 additional East Berwick-area residents might fund an ongoing lawsuit that seeks to shut down the...
About 150 packets removed at hospital, according to charges
NESCOPECK TWP. — A man was hiding about 150 heroin packets in his rectum during an Interstate 80 traffic stop, and...
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of groping two women at Bloomsburg University seemed at first confident, then deflated, as...
Woman allegedly lifted $800 in DVDs; Wal-Marts banned her, records show
HEMLOCK TWP. — A seven-time shoplifter was caught hiding 44 DVDs, but told police she wasn’t going to take the rap...
Suspect told story about missing wallet to cover fraudulent $1,900 deposits, police say
BLOOMSBURG — Alexandra Cronin didn’t expect police to take a close look at what she was up to when she reported her...
February 15, 2015
Teen who won $260G crash settlement allegedly had booze, pot
SCOTT TWP. — A teen who won more than $250,000 in a settlement after being badly hurt in a DUI crash was recently...
Danville-area woman’s suit seeks over $50G for injuries
LIBERTY TWP. — A motorcycle passenger was hurt badly in a crash with a full-size pickup, and she’s now suing the truck’...
Berwick senior ordered not to contact ex or it’s back to jail
BERWICK — A teenager caught hanging out near his ex-girlfriend’s house to harass her saw the most serious charge...
At BU, ‘We don’t have it as harsh as other places’
BLOOMSBURG — As a 6-foot-5 black man, Raymond Jenkins expects to be scrutinized in public. In stores and in...
Pair charged with PlayStation-controller caper
HEMLOCK TWP. — A man not only stole PlayStation game controllers from Wal-Mart, he also stole a tote bag to hide them...
February 14, 2015
Con artist threatened to cut off electricity over late PPL bills, says Berwick victim, 78
BERWICK — Con artists pretending to be PPL representatives cheated a 78-year-old Berwick woman out of almost $800. The...
BERWICK — The Berwick woman who lost almost $800 to scam artists got off relatively inexpensively, say the owners of...
Furnace suspected in blaze that gutted home being redone
DANVILLE — Fire ripped through a house under renovation Friday morning, and a furnace may be to blame. Heavy smoke and...
Home Depot staffer stole $429 in faked returns, charges say
HEMLOCK TWP. — An employee stole $429 from Home Depot by making 16 fake returns over 15 weeks, but was full of remorse...
Insurer official acknowledges mistake, but says double-billing of Orangeville woman was unique
ORANGEVILLE — When Betty Spaide reviewed her January bank statement, she discovered she had been double-billed for her...
Daughter seeking $50G+ in Benton-area woman’s death
PINE TWP. — A woman killed in a crash was at fault, so her daughter has no grounds for suing the other driver, defense...
February 13, 2015
Authorities: Catawissa standoff suspect agitated at ER
BLOOMSBURG — A doctor was ready to release Sean Michael Mulligan from the hospital — less than 24 hours after he held...
DANVILLE — The school board unanimously rejected an arbitrator’s proposal for a new teachers contract Thursday, sending...
Montour Township woman in dispute with ex-convict neighbor
BLOOMSBURG — A woman armed herself with pepper spray and a friend’s “tire thumper” stick after a dispute with a...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A disheveled drunken driver had an open beer and an open zipper when police found him parked at a...
BLOOMSBURG — A man pounded on a door and broke a window at an apartment in the middle of the night, terrifying the...
February 12, 2015
Fire chief says rescue boats would’ve been of little use for Geisinger staffer
MAHONING TWP. — The man who walked across an icy Susquehanna River with two young children last weekend has been...
Cops: Catawissa family held hostage
CATAWISSA — A man swinging a sword held family members — including a 3-year-old nephew — hostage during a police...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Three men made a getaway from Wal-Mart with three stolen TVs, but they got only as far as Ralpho...
Passenger seeks more than $50G for injuries in accident near Geisinger
MAHONING TWP. — A woman suffered “serious and permanent” physical injuries after a man ran a stop sign and struck her...
February 11, 2015
31-year-old cited after stroll on ice that raised alarm, brought rescuers
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man who led two children on a walk across a partially frozen Susquehanna River on Sunday is...
Man, 18, charged with trespass, harrassment
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Police had warned a young man to stay away from his ex-girlfriend, so when he turned up in a church...
Judge approves forfeiture from defendants to fund enforcement
BLOOMSBURG — A judge has approved the forfeiture of nearly $18,000 in drug money, including $5,472 seized from a...
Two other state-bench hopefuls are denied bar association’s endorsement
HARRISBURG — Montour County District Attorney Rebecca Warren was not the only state judicial candidate facing a “not...
Educators agree to arbitrator’s suggestions; board votes Thursday
DANVILLE — The contract fight between Danville Area teachers and the school board could be coming to an end as early as...
February 10, 2015
Student bash organizers, councilman predict danger if rules are too strict
BLOOMSBURG — The town might strictly limit the areas where students could get permits for large drinking parties —...
Official: Realtor said playland was moving
BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger didn’t want to force out a children’s playland at the Columbia Mall, it was simply offered the...
Police: Local man blew up tractor with targets, won’t be charged
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A young man stuffed 20 pounds of explosive target-shooting material under a lawn tractor then fired...
Asteroid discovered in 2006 just approved to share name with town
There is now an asteroid named for the Town of Bloomsburg. Here’s how it came to be. Twenty years ago, I moved to...
BLOOMSBURG — Paul Darragh got an $11,000 raise when he went from interim to permanent head coach of the Bloomsburg...
Online subscribers can view a complete list of Bloomsburg University’s 2014-15 employee salaries at http://www....
February 9, 2015
Woman unwittingly used in man’s scheme to steal $1,500, records say
HEMLOCK TWP. — Paula Brooking stood outside a Bloomsburg bar, waiting to keep an appointment with a friend, when a...
Two gaunt mustangs, one carcass taken from rural Catawissa man
CATAWISSA TWP. — Officials investigating a complaint of animal abuse here found two emaciated mustangs, their hips and...
Stillwater man, 60, slow to cooperate in arrest for DUI, chief reports
ORANGEVILLE — Drunk at noon in a Main Street bank, a man was spotted by a teller and a customer, who put police on his...
Support staffers average $37G, survey shows
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University administrators now average $96,900 in salary, while unionized support staff average $...
Councilwoman argues against food trucks
BLOOMSBURG — Council wants to allow a kayak, canoe and bicycle rental business in Town Park by changing zoning rules to...
February 8, 2015
10 staffers got that salary 10 years ago, records show
BLOOMSBURG — The number of Bloomsburg University employees making more than $100,000 has surged from 10 in 2005 to more...
Geisinger offices to replace playland after $30G investment, she says
BUCKHORN — A business owner says she is being forced out of the Columbia Mall to make way for Geisinger offices....
System is defending Berwick man’s care
DANVILLE — A Berwick man died of a lung artery blockage after a Geisinger physician missed the symptoms, a lawsuit says...
Professional security and a month’s notice are on town’s wish list as Block Party approaches
BLOOMSBURG — The town wants to tighten its rules for large outdoor drinking parties before Block Party this spring,...
Danville woman wins court order requiring 20-year-old to stop abusing, harassing her
DANVILLE — A man choked his mother’s kitten and threw the pet against a wall, she claims. Emmitt Thomas, 20, Danville...
February 7, 2015
Cops say trio had website, worked in Danville-area hotel
VALLEY TWP. — Three out-of-town prostitutes set up shop in a hotel near Danville, charging $80 to $180 for their...
Couple opening third incarnation of music shop in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — After their record store was burned out of the Moose Exchange and zoned off West Fifth Street, Nick McGaw...
Authorities trying to trace gun used in fray
BLOOMSBURG — The best chance at identifying the shooters who wounded two Bloomsburg University students this week will...
BERWICK — A man accused of beating up sleeping women two separate times in less than a month was released from prison...
Man facing 20-year prison stint says policeman ‘provoked’ him near I-80
BLOOMSBURG — A trucker shot by police last spring during a violent confrontation near the Interstate 80 interchange at...
February 6, 2015
Police: One student critically injured; gun found
BLOOMSBURG — Inside the apartment house where two Bloomsburg University students were shot Wednesday night, neighbors...
Organizers hope families will flock to music festival, even with snow likely
BLOOMSBURG — With 16 acts playing in 12 venues over three days, this weekend’sDestination Blues Music Festival takes an...
DANVILLE — A Danville man who got stuck in a pair of antique handcuffs Wednesday night went to the police station for...
February 5, 2015
Lawsuit seeks more than $50G in death of cancer victim
DANVILLE — A former Geisinger employee died of cancer because Geisinger doctors ignored a radiologist’s recommendation...
Bloomsburg man was without a license in hit-and-run, cops say
BLOOMSBURG — A drunken man drove the wrong way down Center Street, hit the front of a business and ran off about 3 a.m...
Landlord, tenant fear deep freeze will damage Catawissa home
CATAWISSA —Icicles hang from the faucet in Louis Wolfe’s kitchen sink; his toilet bowl is full of frozen water. In the...
Officer: Motorist, passenger were in unsafe part of road
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A driver took a long time to make up her mind, but finally refused to submit to a blood test,...
MADISON TWP. — A mother cleaning up her son’s mess in her basement found his meth lab, police say. John Marvin...
February 4, 2015
Ex-Columbia probation officer allegedly ran ring with brother
HARRISBURG — A former Columbia County probation officer already charged with helping his twin brother run a Berwick-...
Mount Pleasant residents say snow removal improved after letter
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — Erika Burkhart found township roads to be so “treacherous” and unsafe for school buses after a...
Council president says vacant school could host campus in central location
DANVILLE — The borough is making a pitch to host a new community college that’s about ready to start offering classes...
Mifflin man slurred words, fell in lot, charges say
MIFFLINVILLE — A drunken man looped the Arby’s parking lot trying to place an order in vain, charges say. His words...
Luzerne emergency center chief says he wants quicker responses
WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County residents could see new street names or addresses as county council and the 9-1-1 center...
February 3, 2015
Orangeville woman claimed injured passenger had wheel, charges say
MILLVILLE — A drunken woman drove a car straight into a tree about 4 a.m., then told police her bleeding passenger had...
Berwick contractor denies all claims of Mainville-area pair
MAINVILLE — A husband and wife claim a contractor botched a $14,000 landscaping job at their home, so they’re now suing...
Downtown boosters want $85G more to get Main Street bustling
BLOOMSBURG —Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. wants the community to dream about what Main Street could be. Over the next few...
Weeping defendant paroled for exposing GMC nurse to infectious illness
DANVILLE — A woman sobbed and trembled Monday as she admitted to tearing an IV out of her arm and tossing it in the...
Car pulled over for high beams was full of air fresheners, police say
CATAWISSA — A complaint about a man driving behind another vehicle with his high beams activated led police to...
February 2, 2015
Money settles federal lawsuit against borough for lost wages
BERWICK — The borough is paying $18,500 to former animal control officer Jinece Loughry and her attorney to settle her...
Shopping shift ails industry; office space, entertainment fill gaps here
BUCKHORN — On a recent out-and-back stroll through the length of the Columbia Mall, a reporter crossed paths with...
Bloom man one of two limited by court orders
A man threatened to “wreak havoc” on his girlfriend after she contacted his “other girl” to warn about his abusive...
Berwick man allegedly caused damage while trying to avoid victim
BERWICK — A drunk driver clipped another man’s vehicle and yelled that his “mirror was over the line,” then kept going...
53-year-old to serve nine to 18 months, must avoid Internet, undergo treatment
WILKES-BARRE — A Wapwallopen man who pleaded guilty to 20 counts of child pornography was sentenced last Monday to nine...