Stories from June 3, 2013

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Berwick mother allegedly let boy, 3, ride bike in busy streets two times

BERWICK — A young mother faces charges after her toddler was found riding his bike across busy Front and Second streets on two occasions, police say...

Cut to part time will save district $250G on health-care costs

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg schools are demoting 31 unionized classroom aides from full- to part-time to dodge an expensive requirement coming next year...

Southern staffer isn’t sheepish about taking diapered pet to school

FRANKLIN TWP. — Kristen Vitkauskas is used to the looks she gets while leading her diaper-clad lamb, Lima, around on a pink leash. The young sheep...

Woman with three little ones allegedly supplied drug ingredient to cooks at Hetlerville trailer

HETLERVILLE — The mother of three young children taken from a meth-lab trailer by Children and Youth is now in prison facing drug charges, police...

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• Actor Sean Berdy (TV: “Switched at Birth”), 20. • Actress-singer Lalaine, 26. • Country singer Jamie O’Neal, 45. • TV host Anderson Cooper, 46...

1943: Los Angeles saw the beginning of its “Zoot Suit Riots” as white servicemen clashed with young Latinos wearing distinctive-looking zoot suits;...

East Berwick Fire Company Carnival: Through Saturday, East Fifth Street and Central Avenue, Berwick. SOUTHERN GOSPEL SHOW WITH RON AND TRISH: 6:30...

• Cleveland Township zoners will hold a second public hearing June 10 at 7 p.m. on an appeal filed by William and Barbara A. Freeman from the...

Vinegar used in cancer test MUMBAI, India (AP) — A simple vinegar test slashed cervical cancer death rates by one-third in a remarkable study of 150...

Boat capsizes; two missing DRUMORE (AP) — Rescue crews searched for hours for any sign of two men reported missing after a boat capsized on the...

TREASURE HUNT: 03-07-20-24-27 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 0-8-9 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 4-1-9-7 MIDDAY QUINTO: 8-5-1-6-2 EVENING DAILY NUMBER: 6-5-5 EVENING...

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The town pool begins operating daily on Friday. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. There is an adult-only swim 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. At noon,...

YORK (AP) — Jeff Streeter, chief of the Lone Tree Police Department in Colorado, was surprised to learn of a longtime tradition followed by local...

DANVILLE — Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger wrapped up its annual Celebration Weekend on Sunday evening with $2,646,928 raised for Janet Weis...

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Q. I am a 21-year-old female and swear I have a male libido. Most guys would find that desirable, but, of course, I had to fall madly in love with a...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration predicted on Sunday that comprehensive legislation would...

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Native of Peru was gentle and loving caretaker

Conchita Vivas-Iberico, age 85, died Saturday morning, June 1, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was most recently a resident of...

NEW YORK — Sexual assault occurs in myriad settings and the perpetrators come from every swath of U.S. society. Yet as recent incidents and reports...

Was very active in United Methodist Church

Joyce Kleckner Hunter, 91, of Martzville Road, Berwick, died Friday, May 31, 2013, at the Berwick Hospital Center. She had spent her entire life in...

LONDON (AP) — Who will be the new Who? The BBC says Matt Smith is stepping down from the lead role in long-running sci-fi series “Doctor Who,”...

Longtime trucker enjoyed farming, hunting

Jesse J. Lyons, 93, formerly of Hockley Hill Road, Muncy, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Watsontown Health and Rehabilitation, where he had...

BLOOMSBURG — Owners of properties found in violation by codes enforcers here were fined after being cited for unkempt or unsafe conditions, district...

BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau (CMVB) is announcing an open call to artists living in Columbia and Montour counties. Applications...

MENSCH — George E. Jr., 422 S. Centre St., Aristes. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home...

Missing man had other children John Richart, the missing Bloomsburg man who returned recently, had more than two children. A headline in Sunday’s...

A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Mrs. Roy Day. Cards and messages may be sent to her at 185 Hilkert Road, Danville, PA 17821. EDITOR...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column in The Washington Post by Eugene Robinson. With budgetary tantrums in the Senate and investigative play-...

THORN: Reading the headlines last week — Residents up in arms over burlesque show! — we had to double-check the calendar. Is this 2013 or 1913?...

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DEAR DR. ROACH: My question is different from any I have ever seen. About 15 years ago, I suddenly felt a strange tightening, like a tourniquet,...

This is in response to Danville Homeowner PE 5/25/13. If you are surrounded by dilapidated rental properties that have rats, you need to report it to...

NEW YORK (AP) — The new season of “America’s Got Talent” starts Tuesday at 9 p.m. New judges former Spice Girl Mel B. and supermodel Heidi Klum are...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You enjoy the company of others and are an excellent communicator. You are stimulating company, quick-witted, convincing...

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LANCASTER (AP) — Ken and Evelyn Probst own a 125-acre farm in Drumore Township. They’ve been offered more than $15,000 an acre for it. They’re in...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edith Bunker had to deal with her trying husband, Archie, and more. Here are challenges that faced the “All in the Family”...

LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stepped out together Sunday at the premiere of zombie thriller “World War Z” — Jolie’s first public...

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DEAR ABBY: I took care of my grandmother until her death a few years ago, and now my mother is very sick. I feel angry because I’m only 23, and it...

MONTOUR TWP. — Two men were fighting in the trailer park at 522 Montour Blvd. here, court papers say. Dennis G. Brown, 37, of Lot 24, and Theodore...

Sounds like a former pro football player would like to wring Justin Bieber’s neck. Keyshawn Johnson, now an ESPN analyst, has the distinct...

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Dear Mr. Berko: Is McDonald’s stock one of Warren Buffett’s largest holdings? How many times has McDonald’s split? Please tell me when McDonald’s...

East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 36 23.610 — — 7-3 W-3 18-12 18-11 New York 33 25.569 2½ — 3-7 W-2 18-13 15-12 Baltimore 32...

AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 2, Angels 1 Houston 000 011 000—2 3 0 Los Angeles 001 000 000—1 7 1 Bedard, W.Wright (8), Fields (8), Veras (9) and J....

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“With the cold front that passed through the area last night having moved to our east, today will become partly sunny, breezy and not as warm after...

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