Stories from Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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Lawman off patrol, under probe after claim he beat girlfriend
MILLVILLE — Borough Police Chief Ted Stout has been forced to give up his guns and move to desk duty amid a State...
Zoners shoot down waste-station plan near Crispin Field as 25 residents protest
BERWICK — A recycler and trash hauler who wants to open a waste transfer station near Crispin Field was denied by the...
Washingtonville-area woman says it’s a chance to regain sobriety
DERRY TWP. — Alleged meth maker Allison Marie Swisher told a judge she was “relieved” by her arrest late Monday, saying...
Not eager at first for family business, Berwick woman celebrates shop’s 50th year
***EDITOR'S NOTE - THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN CHANGED TO REFLECT A CLARIFICATION PUBLISHED JULY 25.*** BERWICK — Kay...
Mother says her kids have been seen for bites, but chief says shelter took steps after ‘sighting’ of pests
BLOOMSBURG — A Women’s Center resident and its executive director say bedbugs have been found in the Bloomsburg shelter...
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• TV personality Bindi Irwin, 15. • Actress Anna Paquin, 31. • Country singer Jerrod Niemann, 34. • Basketball...
Red Cross Blood Drive:1-6 p.m., Anthony Township Municipal Building, 1295 White Hall Road, Turbotville. The Enchanted...
1937: The state of Alabama dropped charges against four of the nine young black men accused of raping two white women...
• Berwick seeks bids by contractors for construction of a river overlook and concrete fishing pier leading to a...
Pope to visit Virgin shrine APARECIDA, Brazil (AP) — Today, Pope Francis will visit the mammoth basilica that holds...
County: Gays can wed here PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials in the third-largest county in Pennsylvania vowed Tuesday to...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-8-12-14-28 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 6-4-0 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 7-2-0-2 MIDDAY QUINTO: 6-5-5-0-6 EVENING...
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DANVILLE — Two nurses caught stealing painkillers were treated much differently in court Tuesday, one being sentenced...
Two fire volunteers are fighting cancer, and their fellow volunteers are hoping the community they helped will now step...
KULPMONT — Police arrested four teenagers Tuesday after the group got inside a vacant mill and one girl’s leg became...
WILLIAMSPORT (AP) —Police say a 14-year-old boy has been charged in a fatal shooting in Williamsport over the weekend...
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BERWICK — A DUI suspect and his passenger accused each other of behaving violently, but police saw no signs of injury,...
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Berwick woman had own cleaning business
Martha F. “Mick” Dennis, 81, formerly of Evansville Road, Berwick, died Sunday evening, July 21, 2013, at the Berwick...
Former Berwick resident was Dallas Cowboys fan
Lori Ruhmel David Labadie, 42, formerly of Berwick, died at her home in Valparaiso, Ind., on Wednesday, July 17, 2013...
Fla. woman was 1965 Bloom High graduate
Gwen Miller Nicholson, 65, Lake Worth, Fla., died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at Atlantis Palm Beach County. She...
• Myrtle Sorber will celebrate her 98th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 3. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 807...
Retired carpenter was Mifflin Township native
Sheldon “Pete” Slusser, 76, of Croydon, Pa., a retired carpenter, died Friday, July 19, 2013. Pete was born in Mifflin...
Keegan L.E. Bogert David Carl Bogert and Leah Marie Hartzell of Orangeville are the parents of a son, Keegan Lee...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Joseph Raymond Krizan, 89, of Mifflinville passed away at his home Tuesday, July 23, 2013. A complete obituary will be...
Celebration of Life Service to be Aug. 31
Dorothy M. Mensinger passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013. A celebration of her life will be Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013,...
ROADARMEL — Jeanne G., 76, former longtime resident of Orchard Drive, Catawissa, and more recently of West Center...
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Fire company bar cited over license ATLAS — Atlas Fire Co. 1, 306 W. Saylor St., violated state liquor laws by serving...
DUI checkpoints set for weekend BLOOMSBURG — Police will conduct DUI checkpoints in Columbia County this weekend,...
• Timothy M. Karc, 46 Deer Path Drive, Berwick, son of Mark A. Karc and Bonnie L. Karc, and Emily M. Potter, 215-A E....
SHAMOKIN (AP) — Authorities say a man was killed after he was thrown from his all-terrain vehicle when it crashed in...
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“Some of the best days we have during the heart of summer are when air from Canada makes its way into the state. This...

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