Stories from Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Suspect ‘sincerely’ apologizes for ‘messing around’ at Orangeville-area campground
ORANGE TWP. — A Schuylkill County man is accused of fondling a pair of 9-year-old girls and a 10-year-old girl inside a...
Worker at Berwick sub shop accused of thefts from employer
BERWICK — A Nescopeck teen stole $300 to $400 from his employer to help his grandparents pay for food, according to...
President’s speech touches on prosperity, gay rights, climate
WASHINGTON — Turning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to...
Officers found crack, pills and heroin on traffic stop
MAHONING TWP. — A Luzerne County man had crack, heroin and pills on him Saturday when police caught him “making his...
Feds call for powerful weapons to secure spent rods
The (Pottstown) Mercury LIMERICK (AP) — Machine guns may be coming to a nuclear plant near you. The Nuclear...
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1917: President Woodrow Wilson pleaded for an end to war in Europe, calling for “peace without victory.” (By April,...
Red Cross Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., next to Schuylkill Valley Sports, Columbia Mall. Music and Movement for...
• Actress Sami Gayle (TV: “Blue Bloods”), 17. • Rock singer-musician Ben Moody, 32. • Pop singer Willa Ford, 32. •...
• West Hemlock Township is selling a Ford industrial tractor and mower. Bids are due by Feb. 11. • Bloomsburg is...
Cops: Mom annoyed shooter ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The teenager accused of fatally shooting his parents and three...
Accused son dies in cell STROUDSBURG (AP) — Authorities say a man charged with his mother’s choking and stabbing death...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-10-11-18-19 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 9-3-4 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 7-0-4-3 MIDDAY QUINTO: 7-2-7-3-5 EVENING...
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Millville School Director Sue Myers would like to see the Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech give more students an opportunity...
BLOOMSBURG — A utility crew replacing a pole had to shut down electricity to the 300 block of East Second Street, which...
SHICKSHINNY — A child seen by a state trooper standing on the front passenger seat of a pickup led to the arrest of its...
UPPER MAHANOY TOWNSHIP — An 18-year-old from Trevorton was killed in a weekend crash here in lower Northumberland...
KEARNY, N.J. (AP) — Bail has been set at $10 million for a Hazleton man accused in the slaying of a teenage girl who...
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COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A Columbus woman set to be sentenced for dealing drugs has been arrested again after authorities...
Woman admits drunkenness BERWICK — A 42-year-old woman was drunk when she threw a full can of beer on the ground and...
Former area resident was born in Germany
Gerda Maria Kelsey, 92, of Virginia Beach, Va., was born in Hindenburg, Germany, to Maria and Richard Sowka and...
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Owner/Operator of Benton Riverside Market
Christopher H. Thomas, age 73, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 4, 2013. He was married to his lovely bride, Barbara, for...
Mifflinville native owned/operated golf course
Vogel Marie (Jones) Holloway, 84, of Spring Township died Jan. 19, 2013, in Reading Hospital and Medical Center,...
Catawissa native worked in area retail stores
Alice M. Manhart, 94, formerly of Catawissa, passed away Jan. 19, 2013, in Regional Medical Center, Orangeburg, S.C....
Longtime musician taught in Danville schools
Kenneth S. Warmkessel, 82, of McCracken Road in Danville passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Geisinger Medical...
Retired plant manager of Wise Potato Chip Co.
Arthur H. “Art” Slusser, age 90, of St. Augustine, Fla., died on Jan. 19, 2013, at the Bailey Family Center for Caring...
TRW retiree enjoyed reading and sewing
Esther Mae Jones, 84, formerly of 524 E. Front St., Danville, where she had resided for over 50 years, and a lifelong...
Centenarian helped construct Pa. Turnpike
Raymond Meyers, 100, resident of Tavern Road, Hunlock Creek, passed away at home Jan. 21, 2013. He was born Dec. 14,...
Last employed by Elby’s Big Boy Restaurant
Arlene E. Benjamin, age 93, of 55 Sunshine Road, Shickshinny, died at her home at 8:05 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013,...
Services for infant to be held privately
Liam Paul Laughlin, the infant son of Christopher K. and Shawna R. (McWilliams) Laughlin, died on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013...
Retired car salesman enjoyed trap shooting
Fred T. Schleppy, 83, of Berwick passed away Sunday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2013, at Berwick Retirement Village, following...
Wisconsin woman was Berwick High graduate
Wanda (Houck) Rowe, 66, of Weyauwega, Wis., ended her journey in life after a short battle with cancer on Thursday, Jan...
SMITH — Karl L., of 430 Old Berwick Highway, Drums, PA 18222 on Jan. 18, 2013. Calling hours today from 3-6 p.m. with...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
John T. “Jack” Walsh, 80, of Briar Creek Township died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center....
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“Afternoon and evening snow showers yesterday came from an Alberta Clipper storm as it passed to our north. While this...
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Fans to hold event today for former Penn St. coach
By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer STATE COLLEGE — From bumper stickers to signs posted by a few businesses to the...
Former Browns coach will be offensive coordinator
PHILADELPHIA — Former Browns coach Pat Shurmur is joining Chip Kelly’s staff with the Philadelphia Eagles, a person...
LANCASTER, Calif. — The person cast as the mastermind of the hoax involving Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o may tell his side...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jim and John Harbaugh have exchanged a handful of text messages, and plan to leave it at that. No...
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TORONTO, Ontario — Ryan Miller stopped 34 shots to lead the Buffalo Sabres past the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Monday...
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — C.J. Fair tipped in the go-ahead basket with 19.4 seconds left and No. 3 Syracuse rallied past No. 21...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Li Na advanced to the Australian Open semifinals for the third time in four years, bringing...
PHILADELPHIA — Tim Duncan had 24 points and 17 rebounds and Tony Parker scored 20 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB New York 25 14.641 — Brooklyn 25 16.610 1 Boston 20 20.500 5½...

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