Stories from Monday, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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East Berwick Fire Company Carnival: Through Saturday, East Fifth Street and Central Avenue, Berwick. SOUTHERN GOSPEL...
• Cleveland Township zoners will hold a second public hearing June 10 at 7 p.m. on an appeal filed by William and...
• Actor Sean Berdy (TV: “Switched at Birth”), 20. • Actress-singer Lalaine, 26. • Country singer Jamie O’Neal, 45...
1943: Los Angeles saw the beginning of its “Zoot Suit Riots” as white servicemen clashed with young Latinos wearing...
Vinegar used in cancer test MUMBAI, India (AP) — A simple vinegar test slashed cervical cancer death rates by one-...
Boat capsizes; two missing DRUMORE (AP) — Rescue crews searched for hours for any sign of two men reported missing...
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...
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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...
YORK (AP) — Jeff Streeter, chief of the Lone Tree Police Department in Colorado, was surprised to learn of a longtime...
DANVILLE — Children’s Miracle Network at Geisinger wrapped up its annual Celebration Weekend on Sunday evening with $2,...
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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...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration predicted on Sunday that...
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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...
NEW YORK — Sexual assault occurs in myriad settings and the perpetrators come from every swath of U.S. society. Yet as...
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...
LONDON (AP) — Who will be the new Who? The BBC says Matt Smith is stepping down from the lead role in long-running sci...
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...
BLOOMSBURG — Owners of properties found in violation by codes enforcers here were fined after being cited for unkempt...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau (CMVB) is announcing an open call to artists living in Columbia and...
MENSCH — George E. Jr., 422 S. Centre St., Aristes. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at 10:30 a.m....
Missing man had other children John Richart, the missing Bloomsburg man who returned recently, had more than two...
A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Mrs. Roy Day. Cards and messages may be sent to her at 185 Hilkert Road...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column in The Washington Post by Eugene Robinson. With budgetary tantrums in the...
THORN: Reading the headlines last week — Residents up in arms over burlesque show! — we had to double-check the...
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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...
This is in response to Danville Homeowner PE 5/25/13. If you are surrounded by dilapidated rental properties that have...
NEW YORK (AP) — The new season of “America’s Got Talent” starts Tuesday at 9 p.m. New judges former Spice Girl Mel B....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You enjoy the company of others and are an excellent communicator. You are stimulating...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edith Bunker had to deal with her trying husband, Archie, and more. Here are challenges that faced...
LANCASTER (AP) — Ken and Evelyn Probst own a 125-acre farm in Drumore Township. They’ve been offered more than $15,000...
LONDON (AP) — Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stepped out together Sunday at the premiere of zombie thriller “World War Z...
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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...
Sounds like a former pro football player would like to wring Justin Bieber’s neck. Keyshawn Johnson, now an ESPN...
MONTOUR TWP. — Two men were fighting in the trailer park at 522 Montour Blvd. here, court papers say. Dennis G. Brown...
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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?...
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...
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),...
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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,...
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PITTSBURGH — There’s a dry erase board in the Pittsburgh Penguins’ dressing room coach Dan Bylsma uses to remind his...
Favored Miami has been pushed to brink by Indiana
MIAMI — As the final horn in a Game 6 loss to the Indiana Pacers was sounding, LeBron James walked toward several of...
Driver makes move to pass Montoya and end winless streak
DOVER, Del. — With one big move, Tony Stewart put Juan Pablo Montoya and a sluggish season well behind him. After a...
DUBLIN, Ohio — Most of the perks from winning the Memorial were evident to Matt Kuchar soon after his 20-foot birdie...
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PHILADELPHIA — Domonic Brown homered, tripled and drove in four runs to back up the effective pitching of Cliff Lee and...
MIAMI — Marcell Ozuna drove in four runs and Greg Dobbs hit a three-run homer to help the Miami Marlins complete a...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Josh Donaldson’s sixth-inning sacrifice fly ended a career-best 28-inning scoreless streak by Chicago...
PITTSBURGH — Travis Snider hit an RBI single with two outs in the 11th inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates, boosted by a...
ARLINGTON, Texas — Jurickson Profar hit a tiebreaking home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting Texas over...
MINNEAPOLIS — Scott Diamond pitched six shutout innings and Josh Willingham hit one of Minnesota’s four home runs as...
ATLANTA — Ramiro Pena and B.J. Upton hit home runs, Paul Maholm won his third straight decision, and Atlanta beat...
ST. LOUIS — Chad Gaudin picked up a win in his first start in over three years and Brandon Belt broke a tie with a two-...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Carlos Pena and Carlos Corporan homered, and Houston which extended its winning streak to a season-...
CLEVELAND — Evan Longoria and Yunel Escobar hit two-run homers, leading Tampa Bay to a win over Cleveland. James Loney...
DENVER — Dexter Fowler hit two homers off fill-in starter Matt Magill, and Jorge De La Rosa pitched seven effective...
BALTIMORE — Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 20th homer to ignite a three-run seventh inning, and Baltimore got...
CHICAGO — Patrick Corbin became the major leagues’ first nine-game winner, laboring through six inning in Arizona’s win...
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PARIS — Chasing a shot, Roger Federer caught his right shoe in the French Open’s red clay, twisting that foot awkwardly...
1. (22) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 400 laps, 94 rating, 47 points, $318,100. 2. (14) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 400...
Memorial Final Matt Kuchar 68-70-70-68—276 -12 Kevin Chappell 71-71-68-68—278 -10 Kyle Stanley 67-70-73-71—281 -7...
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June 3, 1983 • Pinch-hitter Kurt Bevaccque keys a three-run eighth inning with a one-out, bases-loaded single that...
Today SOFTBALL High school PIAA Class A first round at Blue Mountain Williams Valley vs. Bloomsburg.. 4 p.m....
BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB—Suspended free agent minor league RHP Ryan Acosta and 2B Chris Retherford 50...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -175/+165 Miami at Atlanta -155/+145 Pittsburgh at...
COLLEGE SOFTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN2 — World Series, finals, game 1, teams TBD, at Oklahoma City ——————————————— CYCLING...
NBA PLAYOFFS LEADERS Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Durant, OKC 11 112 93 339 30.8 Anthony, NYK 12 126 77 346 28.8...
Mill Race Wednesday Night League May 28 Division 1 W L Blackbear Pottery 89 61 Brown’s Birdies 75.5 74.5 Hess...
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... daughter of Brian and Kathy Jo Minnick, Gillett, will turn 8 on Friday. Grandparents are Harold and Dorothy Minnick...
... son of Megan and Ian MacLellan, Pittsburgh, will be 4 Tuesday. Grandparents are Paul and Karen Houseknecht,...
... son of Brandon and Jessica Cunningham, Bloomsburg, will turn 1 Tuesday. Grandparents are Ted and Karen Cunningham,...
... will turn 9 on Saturday. His parents are Jason and Kristy Hart, Chris Romig and Jeri Alley, all of Berwick....
... son of Rob and Theresa Klinger, Bloomsburg, will turn 6 Wednesday. Grandparents are Robin and Deborah Hammaker and...
... daughter of Atty. Patrick and Holly O’Connell, Bloomsburg, will turn 6 on Friday. She is the granddaughter of...
... will turn 1 Tuesday. His parents are Jon Paul Arsenyevictz and Jessica Stackhouse, Stillwater. Grandparents are...
... son of John and Kristin Untisz, Fairborn, Ohio, will be 1 year old Friday. Grandparents are Jeff and Sandy Kile,...
... turned 6 on May 30. Her parents are Carolyn and Robert DeMarest of Huntington Township. Carlee is the granddaughter...
... son of Dan and Katy Damico of Suffolk, Va., turned 4 on May 30. He is the grandson of Michael and Helen Hock,...
... turned 5 on May 30. Her parents are Suzet and William Martin, Catawissa. She is the granddaughter of Mary and Dale...
... son of Kent and Amy Szalla, Canonsburg, is 7 today. He is the grandson of Chet and Elaine Szalla, Pittsburgh, and...
... son of Kent and Amy Szalla, Canonsburg, will be 12 on Sunday. He is the grandson of Chet and Elaine Szalla,...
... daughter of Laurence and Jessica Olin, Berwick, turned 4 on May 30. She is the granddaughter of Loren and Ruthann...
... turned 5 on May 28. She is the daughter of Tara and Eric Schwartz, Garney Valley. Grandparents are Mary Beth...
... daughter of Kristin Morgan of Bloomsburg and David Morgan, Berwick, is 3 today. Grandparents are Mark and Pat Leach...
... daughter of Clifton and Lynn Willson of Bryn Mawr, is 3 years old today. Grandparents are Michelle Kindt and Joe...
... daughter of Christopher Kindt Willson, Newtown Square, Pa., and Kim Klose of Oregon, turned 6 on May 28. Her...
... daughter of Charles and Erica Coe, Oviedo, Fla., will celebrate her first birthday Thursday. Grandparents are Leon...
... daughter of Joelle and John Leh, Bloomsburg, turned 7 on May 30. Grandparents are Joyce and Jan Girton,...
... daughter of Barry and Michelle Bower, Bloomsburg, will turn 10 Thursday. She is the granddaughter of Maxine Knecht...
Lycoming Fair premium books now available HUGHESVILLE — The 2013 Lycoming County Fair premium books are now available...
Blood drives • Today: First Baptist Church, 20 Brookside Drive, Danville, 1-6 p.m. • June 4: Columbia Mall, 8 a.m.-1...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Tuesday — Children...
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BLOOMSBURG — Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech will have commencement exercises on Tuesday, June 4, at 7 p.m., in Bloomsburg...
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) —Adam Goeken had the date, the boutonniere and the new suit when he arrived for Lake Oswego High...