Stories from Thursday, August 17, 2017

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Police say man solicited sex from teen boy on website
SCOTT TWP. — A 45-year-old Bloomsburg teacher was arrested and jailed after police say they discovered he’d been using...
Berwick theater director dreams of hosting parties, conferences, art events
BERWICK — The new executive director of the Berwick Theater and Center for Community Arts is hoping to bring more movie...
Bloomsburg station staffer accused of promoting hatred
BLOOMSBURG — David Reilly has resigned from the radio station run by his parents in response to angry protests and an...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man pleaded guilty to charges he supplied heroin to a friend later found dead of a drug...
For the Press Enterprise A Shickshinny man who threatened to kill several family members, including his 5-year-old...


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• Huntington Township, Luzerne County, has scheduled a public hearing Aug. 29 at 9 a.m. regarding a revoked holding-...
• Olympic bronze medal figure skater Gracie Gold, 22. • Actress Taissa Farmiga, 23. • Actor Bryton James, 31. •...
1962: East German border guards shot and killed 18-year-old Peter Fechter, who had attempted to cross the Berlin Wall...
Talen Energy Siren Test: 11 a.m., sounds for 3 minutes; public need not respond. Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p....
Soldiers in stone skirmish SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian and Chinese soldiers yelled and hurled stones at one another...
Police: Narcan revived ex-cop PITTSBURGH (AP) — A former police officer is facing charges after she was found passed...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-11-14-17-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-2, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-5-0, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-8-9...


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BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Shiloh Bible and St. Luke Lutheran churches...
Southern Columbia Area School District is getting into the advertising business. The district is selling space on...
BLOOMSBURG — All 41 businesses in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found in compliance with state standards...
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Avid seamstress loved canning vegetables
Mildred A. Weatherill, 92, of 5485 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, and formerly of Danville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017...
DENVER (AP) — The former radio host who lost a groping lawsuit to Taylor Swift in federal court this week said he...
Legal secretary was active church member
Sandra L. Coombs, 76, of Bloomsburg died on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center in...
Food cupboard volunteer was avid reader
Jewel Marie (Lewis) Sullivan, 76, of Orangeville passed away Aug. 10, 2017, at her residence. She was born June 1, 1941...
WWII Army vet co-owned excavating business
Harold W. Post, 94, of Shickshinny passed away Aug. 14, 2017, at The Gardens at Lakeside, Dallas. Born Feb. 24, 1923,...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bones found in a rural area in the spring are those of a 17-year-old northwest Missouri girl,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Lynn Allbeck, 74, of Millville has died. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bunnell Funeral Home...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Shirley J. Lockard Fulmer, 87, 640 Waller Road, Benton, died at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at The Gardens...
Bentley R. Anthony Jeffrey and Kayla (Vincent) Anthony of Berwick are the parents of a son, Bentley Ryan, born Sunday...
KUZNICKI — Nancy L., 94, of 256 E. Saylor St., Atlas. Relatives, friends and neighbors are invited to attend a funeral...
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THARPTOWN — An Elysburg man is facing charges after allegedly rolling a Dumpster into a luxury vehicle here, causing...
Montour County marriage licenses • Nicholas Christian Kovaschetz, 214 E. Mahoning St., Danville, son of Charles and...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A former nurse who authorities said acknowledged drinking four or five beers in the hours before...

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LEWISBURG — The Weis Center for the Performing Arts and the Samek Art Museum at Bucknell University will host a free...
MIFFLINVILLE — Golfers, runners and fans of wrestling can help raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network at...
Bear advocate sues over terrorist label RENO, Nev. (AP) — A man is suing the Nevada Department of Wildlife claiming...
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NEW YORK — Movie ticket sales in North America are running roughly half a billion dollars behind last summer’s box...
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“Increasing activity in the Atlantic Ocean will likely make news in the coming days. Four areas are being closely...
NEW YORK — A shade of purple named for the late superstar Prince was announced Monday by the icon’s estate. The “...
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Writer describes the scene in Charlottesville as it happened
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — It started with threats, taunting and racial slurs, and escalated to total pandemonium — hand-to...
The news that there is now a Taxpayers’ Caucus in the state House raised hopes that someone in the General Assembly is...
From former Lackawanna County Commissioner Bob Cordaro to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, from former New York...
Taking a page from the Trump playbook of false equivalencies, Press Enterprise editor Sachetti’s “Can we talk?” column...
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Three states worst in economic output OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economies of Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota logged the...
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — “It’s a transparent portrayal of what our business has done since Iowa has been a state.” These...
BOISE, Idaho — Susan Stockton, a Boise massage therapist, had a client years ago who reminded her of how diligent...
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DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) —Think of them as nature’s kidneys, Autumn Boos said of the matrix of recycled drinking bottles that...
College: Student had right to attend rally RENO, Nev. (AP) — The president of the University of Nevada, Reno says a...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —April Coleman and her four children are New Orleans natives, but they have no home here — not since...
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NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump on Wednesday disbanded a pair of advisory...
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday the company is...
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To paraphrase Howard Stern: We’re beginning to think Roman Polanski is a creep. The New York Times reported this week...
LOS ANGELES — Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday’s solar eclipse for nearly 40 years. An astronomer...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor whose reaction to President Donald Trump’s comments on Charlottesville spread...
NEW YORK (AP) — No, the volume is just fine. It’s the song. An unusual tune has found its way onto the top 50 on the...
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DEAR CAR TALK: When I bought my 2011 Toyota Camry, the dealer told me that the synthetic oil didn’t need to be changed...
2017 Porsche 718 Boxster
Porsche’s mid-engine convertible sports car, the Boxster, is revamped for 2017 with new engines, re-tuned suspension,...
BASE PRICE: $57,400. AS TESTED: $70,820. TYPE: Mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive, two-passenger roadster. ENGINE: 2-liter...
AMES, Iowa — The solar vehicle Iowa State University students are showing off across the state doesn’t look a lot like...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I have read online and in our local newspaper that doctors are no longer recommending metformin as a...
DEAR ABBY: I have been with my boyfriend for three years. I am pregnant with twins, and we already have a son...
David Crosby says fellow rocker Ted Nugent has been kept out of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because he’s not good...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are confident, reliable and calm. You have excellent organizational skills. This is your...
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CODY, Wyoming — Kenneth Zheng and his vacationing family dropped into the Cody Firearms Experience to shoot guns and...
Hawaiian owl dies from injuries LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaiian short-eared owl that was struck by a vehicle in late...
GADSDEN, Ala. — It must have made for an unusual 9-1-1 call. Annika Snead of Southside was heading home from work on U...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An official of the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission says the increase of wind farms in the state is...
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Your staff should cover or take a picture as to the living conditions on Mercer and River St in Nescopeck. I am not...
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Here are school menus for the week of Aug. 21: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Tuesday: Sausage and cheese muffin....
BERWICK — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation announces scholarship awards for local students through the...
A new school year Bloomsburg Middle School students will begin this school year on Tuesday, Aug. 22. Doors open at 7:...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble continues its tradition of offering special matinees for area students this...
Orientation Night Southern Columbia Middle School announces Fifth-Grade Orientation will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug...
ALLENTOWN — PPL would like to provide area teachers the funding needed to bring students’ interest in science,...
Openings available St. Cyril’s Preschool and Kindergarten, a ministry of the Sisters of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, has...
Brooke Sopko of Mifflinville has been selected to become a member of The National Society of High School Scholars (...
High school seniors should keep track of deadlines for applying for college financial aid. Here are some tips: • File...
KINGSTON — Wyoming Seminary, with campuses in Kingston and Forty Fort, will begin classes at the end of August. The...
Police: Man let dog tear pet cat in half KENNETT, Mo. (AP) — A southeastern Missouri man is facing a felony animal-...
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30th overall pick had 2 sacks in preseason opener
LATROBE — Pittsburgh Steelers first-round pick T.J. Watt will take all the preseason snaps he can get at right outside...
Several underclassmen looking to make impact
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says he learned long ago not to assume which of his freshmen would make the biggest...
International teams enjoyed explosive performances
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Joey Randazzo’s teammates marveled as the Grosse Pointe, Michigan, shortstop lifted pitch after...
LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being...
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SAN DIEGO — Clayton Richard pitched a three-hitter for his first shutout since 2012 and Wil Myers stole three bases in...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 68 51.571 — — 8-2 W-1 37-21 31-30 New York 64 55.538 4 — 6-4 W...
NEW YORK — Aaron Judge launched a titanic homer, Didi Gregorius snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double and...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Alex Gordon hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth after Oakland tied it in the bottom of...
MILWAUKEE — Manny Pina hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Milwaukee Brewers to 7-6 win over the...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 8, Twins 1 Cleveland 000 120 302—8 11 0 Minnesota 010 000 000—1 3 0 Salazar, Otero (8),...
MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton’s homer streak ended, but he singled, stole a base and scored in a four-run first inning to...
WASHINGTON — Luis Valbuena and Kole Calhoun homered, Ricky Nolasco bounced back from a rocky first inning before...
SEATTLE — Recently acquired Yonder Alonso hit his first homer for Seattle and drove in three runs, and Marc Rzepczynski...
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GREENSBORO, N.C. —It’s last-chance time on the PGA Tour. The field at the Wyndham Championship is once again littered...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott’s appeal of a six-game suspension over a domestic violence case...
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Tom Savage is Houston’s starting quarterback for now, but coach Bill O’Brien is keeping...
METAIRIE, La. (AP) —Saints coach Sean Payton says cornerback Delvin Breaux needs lower-leg surgery that will sideline...
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Aug. 17, 1987 • Brian Delsite, a junior at Southern Columbia, captures the AAU Junior Olympic triple jump title with a...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 77 43.642 — Rochester (Twins) 70 52.574 8 Lehigh...
BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN — Little League World Series, Latin America (Maracaibo, Venezuela) vs. Mexico (Tamaulipas,...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — After he injured his knee in Ohio State’s season opener last year, linebacker Dante Booker was a man...
BASEBALL National League SAN DIEGO PADRES — Announced the retirement of RHP Jered Weaver. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS —...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -205/+185 Cincinnati at Colorado -175/+163 Atlanta at...
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