Stories from Monday, November 26, 2012

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Columbia leader hunts local symbol to mark county’s 2013 bicentennial
BERWICK — Columbia County Commissioner Dave Kovach is looking for a Stuart tank made in Berwick to honor those who...
October lottery tickets pay lucky players $31G and $10G respectively
Lottery players from Berwick and Shickshinny both beat colossal odds in October and walked away with big prizes....
Danville distributorship catering to makers of beer and wine
DANVILLE — Beer enthusiasts can not only pick up a case of their favorite brew, but also the equipment and ingredients...
Columbia Aircraft, Bloom in dispute over $49G in back rent
BLOOMSBURG — More than a year after the Lee flood, employees at the business renting the town’s airport buildings still...
Luis and Theresa are both severely hearing-impaired. This makes them eligible for disability benefits. However, they...
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Pa. firm plans gas pipeline BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — A Pennsylvania company is planning a 75-mile natural gas pipeline...
Tot mom’s search overlooked ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Florida sheriff’s office that investigated the disappearance of...
• Mifflin Township supervisors will meet Nov. 28 at 5 p.m. to accept or reject bids on two vehicles; at the same...
1789: Nov. 26 was a day of thanksgiving set aside by President George Washington to observe the adoption of the...
Hunters’ Luncheon: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Katy’s Church, next to State Game Lands in Madison Township, Columbia County. Free...
• Singer Aubrey Collins, 25. • Pop singer Natasha Bedingfield, 31. • Country singer Joe Nichols, 36. • Actress Maia...
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FBI agent spots alleged DUI MIFFLIN TWP. — An FBI agent who spotted a swerving driver tossing a beer can from his car...
Last Friday marked the beginning of free parking season in Downtown Bloomsburg. Parking at metered spots on Main...
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BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth...
Police cite man over gesture CATAWISSA — A Catawissa man made an obscene gesture and called a woman an offensive name...
Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era LANCASTER (AP) —Trouble with other students led Jonathan Kennedy to leave...
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Grace E. McDaniels David and Lyndi (Nolte) McDaniels, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Grace Evalyn, born...
HONS — Freda E., 89, of Pine St., Berwick, widow of M. Fitch Hons Sr., died Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Berwick...
Enjoyed baking, cooking, visits from friends Pauline V. Magill, age 88, of East Eighth Street, Bloomsburg, died on...
Outdoorsman loved cooking, hunting, fishing Shane H. Van Pelt, 71, of West Seventh Street, Mifflinville, died early...
Think Sandy was just a 100-year storm that devastated New York City? Imagine one just as bad, or worse, every three...
Loved square dancing, cooking, playing bingo Ethel B. Switzer, 92, of Municipal Road, Shickshinny, passed away Friday...
Funeral arrangements to be announced Ann L. Evans, 60, of Conyngham, passed away Sunday morning, Nov. 25, 2012, at...
Funeral arrangements to be announced Dorothy Hagenbaugh, 94, formerly of Nescopeck, Shickshinny, and Rochester, N.Y.,...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Add seven swans, six geese and five golden rings to the list of Christmas gifts that cost more than...
Volunteered as Gray Lady through Red Cross Shirley C. Augustine, 83, of Berwick, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at Berwick...
Garage owner, longtime fire company chief Dale Rockel, 55, of Pond Hill passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, in Geislnger...
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What is Israel waiting for? I hope not the U.S. with its faux Christian leader. Don’t wait for an apology either,...
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Q. I was rushed to the emergency department a few weeks ago because of low sodium. I have always been careful to eat a...
DALLAS (AP) — Women who enjoy a daily dose of coffee may like this perk: It might lower their risk of stroke. Women in...
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Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
With his re-election behind him, perhaps now President Obama will finally release his regulatory agenda, which was due...
John Kitson and wife Blanche of Bendertown near Benton are living proof of the adage that staying active is one key to...
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: Your personal freedom is extremely important to you. (Your reluctance to commit to a...
DEAR DRS. DONOHUE AND ROACH: My daughter has been diagnosed with Lyme disease. She has been put on antibiotics for...
D EAR ABBY: I’m a 51-year-old man. Three years ago, my first and only marriage ended after 20 years. Over the past...
D onald Trump wants to be as pompous in death as he continues to be in life. And he’s now petitioning some township in...
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“After a mostly cloudy, windy, seasonably cold weekend with a few flurries, things should settle down today, as we...
LONDON (AP) — The Rolling Stones made a triumphant return to the London stage on Sunday night in the first of five...
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Eli Manning threw for three touchdowns, giving him 200 for his career, and the New York Giants...
Steelers suffer potentially devastating loss to Browns
CLEVELAND — They didn’t look like themselves at all. Not with the turnovers, penalties and blown chances. These weren’...
Nittany Lions overcame plenty of adversity
STATE COLLEGE — The white banner fluttered in a stiff breeze before being removed from the east facade of Beaver...
Nittany Lions overcame plenty of adversity
STATE COLLEGE — The white banner fluttered in a stiff breeze before being removed from the east facade of Beaver...
No. 1 Notre Dame punches ticket to BCS title game
LOS ANGELES — The postgame roars from Notre Dame’s locker room echoed right through the Coliseum’s thick cement walls...
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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. —Will Sheehey scored 19 points to help No. 1 Indiana defeat Ball State, 101-53, on Sunday. Jordan...
NEW YORK — Joe Johnson scored 21 points, Brook Lopez had 15 and Brooklyn beat Portland. Brooklyn has won five straight...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Kevin Garnett had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce added 23 points and Rajon Rondo was one...
AUBURN, Ala. — Gene Chizik led Auburn to perhaps the greatest season in the program’s history, and two years later to...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB New York 9 3.750 — Brooklyn 8 4.667 1 Philadelphia 8 6.571 2...
PHILADELPHIA — With a rookie quarterback and a running back making his first start since high school, the Philadelphia...
NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points in just 32 minutes, and New York ended a two-game losing streak with a...
1. Indiana (6-0) beat Ball State 101-53. Next: vs. No. 9 North Carolina, Tuesday. 2. Louisville (5-1) did not play....
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Rory McIlroy made five straight birdies down the stretch to overtake Justin Rose and win...
TORONTO — Tony Parker scored six of his 32 points in the second overtime, Tim Duncan had 26 and San Antonio beat...
EAST Bryant 56, Boston College 54 La Salle 77, Villanova 74, OT Lehigh 91, Sacred Heart 77 Maine 72, Siena 66...
PHILADELPHIA — Jrue Holiday had a career-high 33 points and 13 assists, leading the Philadelphia 76ers over the Phoenix...
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Janoris Jenkins became the first player in Rams history and the first NFL rookie since 1960 to return...
SAN DIEGO — Justin Tucker kicked a 38-yard field with 1:07 left in overtime to complete a stunning comeback for...
NEW ORLEANS — Ahmad Brooks and Donte Whitner returned interceptions for touchdowns, the 49ers sacked Drew Brees five...
NFC
East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div N.Y. Giants 6 4 0.600 267 216 3-2-0 3-2-0 5-2-0 1-2-0 2-2-0 Washington 5 6...
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NFL FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Carolina 3 40½ at Philadelphia NCAA Basketball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Georgia St...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Manchester 18 9 6 2 1 21 49 43 Worcester 18 9 7 1 1 20...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OL SL Pts GF GA Reading 19 12 6 0 1 25 60 52 Elmira 17 9 7 1 0 19 49 42...
Scores EAST Augusta St. 78, Coastal Georgia 63 Dowling 51, Felician 38 Fairleigh Dickinson 53, Manhattan 47...
NBA 7 p.m. TNT — New York at Brooklyn NFL 8:30 p.m. ESPN — Carolina at Philadelphia
AP Top 25 Poll The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses,...
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F/C Donatas Motiejunas from Rio Grande Valley (...
World Golf Ranking Through Nov. 18 1. Rory McIlroy NIr 12.59 2. Luke Donald Eng 9.06 3. Tiger Woods USA 9.00 4....
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Area bloodmobiles • Today: Berwick Hospital, 701 E. 16th St., Berwick, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. • Nov. 27: Benton High School...
... son of Craig and Amber Kurzawa, Danville, turned 8 Sunday. Grandparents are Lee and Sherry Kitchen and Mark Kurzawa...
... daughter of Robert and Christie Hess, Berwick, will be 9 Wednesday. Grandparents are Mel and Kathy Litwhiler and...
... daughter of Mark and Tessa Creasy, Bloomsburg, turned 2 on Nov. 24. Grandparents are Terry and Lora Bogert,...
... daughter of Rob and Megan Hippenstiel, Millville, will turn 5 Friday. Grandparents are Jack and Sharon Kindt and...
... son of Renee Steward, Bloomsburg, and Timothy Newhart, Berwick, turned 1 year old on Nov. 22. Grandparents are Rick...
... daughter of Jim and Erin Moran, Berwick, will turn 1 Wednesday. Grandparents are Stephen and Marie Cargill, Berwick...
... daughter of Kristen and Josh Elliott, Wasilla, Alaska, will be 3 Wednesday. Grandparents are Jon and Lorie Girton,...
... daughter of LeAnne and Chad Richcreek, Etters, will be 1 year old Thursday. Grandparents are Lynda Jones and...
... will be 12 years old on Tuesday. She is the daughter of Jill and Rick Harmon of Bloomsburg. Grandparents are...
... daughter of Steve Childress and Tiffany Pursel, Lewisburg, turned 5 on Nov. 23. Grandparents are Jeff Pursel,...
... daughter of Kristin Morgan, Bloomsburg, and David Morgan, Berwick, turned 10 on Nov. 22. Grandparents are Mark...
... will be 12 years old Wednesday. She is the daughter of Scott and Brenda Everett of Berwick. Grandparents are Thomas...
... son of Mark and Michele Gerrish, Hummelstown, is 7 years old today. He is the grandson of Gaylen and Trudy Gerrish...
... son of Kevin and Carey Smith, Millville, turned 12 Nov. 21. Grandparents are Rick and Dot Rhone, Bloomsburg, and...
... twin daughters of Angie Klingerman and Ginny Lerch of Danville, will be 3 years old on Wednesday. Grandparents are...
... daughter of Matthew and Kelli Calleri, Fountain Hill, turned 3 on Nov. 23. Her grandparents are Carmen and Marylou...
... daughter of Carrie and Des Singh, Danbury, Conn., turned 1 year old Nov. 22. Brooke is the granddaughter of Ruth...
... daughter of Ben and Stacey Sitler, Berwick, is 7 years old today. Grandparents are George and Carol Hock, Rock Hill...
... daughter of Joe and Christine Varvaglione, Berwick, will be 7 years old on Thursday. She is the granddaughter of...
... son of Kelly and Tim Benn, Bloomsburg, turned 7 on Nov. 21. Grandparents are Ken and Jeanett DeBonis, Orangeville,...
... daughter of Steve and Megan Williams, Ambler, will turn 4 on Sunday. Her grandparents are Dr. Paul Urffer,...
... daughter of Nathan Hampton and Kerri Hampton of Catawissa, will be 8 years old Wednesday. Her grandparents are...
... daughter of Scott and Meghan Kinney, Charleston, S.C., will turn 6 Friday. Her grandparents are Paul and Lois...
... daughter of Aaron and Kim Gearhart, Orangeville, turned 1 year old on Nov. 20. Her grandparents are Rick and...
... son of Edward and Harriet Webb, Bloomsburg, will turn 5 Thursday. Grandparents Robert and Arlene Webb, Bloomsburg;...
... daughter of Barry Augustine II and Kimberly Lesnefsky, both of Bloomsburg, will turn 4 on Thursday. Her...
... son of Greg and Beth Gensemer, Kulpmont, will turn 7 Thursday. Grandparents are Paul and Lynne Schickley, Kulpmont...