Stories from Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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Mahoning Township police secretary alleges discrimination, retaliation
MAHONING TWP. — A township employee claims she became the victim of workplace retaliation and surveillance after she...
Valley Township residents want lights, reduced speed at troubled intersection
VALLEY TWP. — PennDOT wants to add a roundabout to make traveling safer in the area of routes 54 and 642, but most...
Alleged ambulance thief facing new charges in jail tussle
MAHONING TWP. — The man who allegedly stole an ambulance and drove it to a pharmacy in search of drugs came to court...
Pickup hit trees, road sign near Fishing Creek Township line
BENTON TWP. — A Stillwater man died early Monday when he lost control of his pickup, left Route 487 and struck a tree...
BLOOMSBURG — A man from Philadelphia accused of trying to start a riot at Block Party last spring pleaded guilty to...

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ELECTION DAY SPAGHETTI DINNER: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4-7 p.m., Maria Assunta, 901 Monroe St., Berwick. Chicken and Waffle...
• Orange Township supervisors are accepting bids for a used backhoe until Dec. 7; specs can be found in today’s Public...
1940: Washington state’s original Tacoma Narrows Bridge, nicknamed “Galloping Gertie,” collapsed into Puget Sound...
• Rock singer Lorde, 21. • Actor Christopher Knight (TV: “The Brady Bunch”), 60. • Former CIA Director David...
Trump: Guns not the problem TOKYO (AP) — Responding to a U.S. mass shooting for the second time in six weeks,...
Charges in ‘violent’ death JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide in the death of a woman...
TREASURE HUNT: 9-12-16-25-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-9; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-1-2; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-0-4...


 
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The Benton Airport’s annual fly-in has really taken off, with last month’s event bringing in 150 aircrafts, antique...
An intoxicated mother allegedly threw a rock through the front window of a home where her child resides with his father...
CLEVELAND TWP. — A meeting scheduled for Thursday about the fate of the Happy Valley Bridge was not intended to be open...
ALTOONA (AP) — A gynecologist says she has been inundated with calls from men trying to set up appointments after...


 
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Son barred from contacting his mother
A man yelled at his ex-girlfriend on the street in downtown Bloomsburg, she alleges. Walter Poukish III, 22,...
HAZLETON — Some 5 million Americans each year are affected by a hernia — technically a hole in the abdominal wall —...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Elton John has been honored at Harvard University for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV...
CATAWISSA — Here are Catawissa Halloween Parade winners, listed from first place: • Antique Cars and Trucks — 1929...


 
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Retired office manager for architectural firm
Nancy C. Oswald, 85, of New Holland passed away on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Maple Farm. She was born in Berwick to the...
Berwick Relay for Life walker past seven years
Freeda P. (Robbins) Young, 95, of Waller Road, Benton, died at her home Saturday morning, Nov. 4, 2017. Born May 28,...
Retired director of accounting at Westinghouse
Russell L. Shuman Jr., 97, formerly of Catawissa and Pittsburgh, died at 11:46 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at...
Services for infant to be Saturday morning
Gabriel Lee Davis, infant son of Samantha L. Smedley and Gary A. Davis of Bloomsburg, died at the Geisinger Medical...
Mechanic enjoyed riding motorcycles, hunting
Robert Wayne Bronzburg, 49, of Berwick passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at his residence. He was born June 2, 1968, in...
Enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding motorcycle
Paul E. Buck, 48, of Catawissa passed away Nov. 6, 2017, at his residence. He was born Sept. 14, 1969, in Bloomsburg, a...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Wayne R. Farver, 81, Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg, died at 2:35 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nancy Friday, a journalist and author whose best-selling “My Secret Garden” was a landmark compilation...
BOSTON (AP) — A manuscript penned by the man who shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald days after the assassination of...
Served in Iraq BERWICK — Kip McCabe served in Iraq as a staff sergeant guarding high-value prisoners during the Iraq...


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Republican state Sens. Ryan Aument and Scott Martin sent a letter to each of their respective municipal governments...
Thick clouds of smoke drift over the southern tip of Columbia County. This means there’s fire. And we’re not talking...
Jim, I thoroughly enjoyed your Nov. 4 rose of brevity to Wendy Lee. Must wonder how the press got wind of Wendy’s...
Approximately 6.5 million pets go through animal shelters every year. Shelters are on the front lines saving millions...
The members of the Columbia County Quilts of Valor invite you to a public awarding of Quilts of Valor to a number of...
Among Trump supporters, two groups of voters are recognizable. The first are typical staunch Republican voters who...
I cannot let the letter to the editor on Oct. 20 stand without a response. Why do some of you people blame the NRA for...


 
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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot...
LEWISBURG — The future of hip hop music will be discussed by several emerging artists Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Weis...
LEWISBURG — “Peoples of the Susquehanna,” an original documentary film produced by Bucknell University and WVIA Public...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Target is offering shoppers a breather after holiday shopping on Thanksgiving. The Minneapolis-based...
If you’ve read the latest headlines, you know millennials get a mixed financial rap. Some reports say they’re throwing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Newly leaked documents show Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the Trump administration’s point man on...


 
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Q. When I first started taking Lyrica for severe fibromyalgia and nerve pain from diabetes, it was as though I had...


 
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SEATTLE — Ken Shefveland’s body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m a 78-year-old woman with many symptoms of parathyroid disease (chronic fatigue, feel “ill,” need...
As more treatments known as immunotherapies for cancer emerge, here are some terms to know: • Immunotherapy: Forms of...
Counselors may help save you from bankruptcy
INDIANAPOLIS — The financial counselor will see you now. Many people hit with a terrifying medical diagnosis like...

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“You should take advantage of the seasonable conditions we’ll have for the next few days. A large mass of cold Canadian...
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PITTSBURGH — The man in charge of managing the combustible mix of talent and egos on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Matt Kenseth, a future Hall of Famer, likely has two races left in his life as a famous NASCAR driver...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The instant a running back stops, turns and tosses the ball back to a quarterback, someone yells: “...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two days after Ohio State’s stunning beat-down by unranked Iowa, coach Urban Meyer still didn’t have...
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Michigan State’s Miles Bridges has everyone’s attention. The 6-foot-7 sophomore headlines The Associated Press...
WASHINGTON — John Carlson scored the winner in overtime as the Washington Capitals came back to beat the Arizona...
NEW YORK — Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielder Lorenzo Cain were...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 15 11 2 2 24 59 42 Toronto 16 9 7 0 18 61 58...
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FRISCO, Texas — Sean Lee wasn’t on the field for the crazy Kansas City play that threatened to ruin an otherwise strong...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Atlanta Falcons kicker Matt Bryant’s status for this week’s game against Dallas is uncertain...
Most every NFL player knows that a quick way to get ushered to the sidelines — or beyond — is participating in a fight...
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Nov. 7, 1987 • Mark Varner scores the first touchdown as Vo-Tech beats Northwest, 20-0, in a game halted by officials...
Today SOCCER High school boys PIAA Class A first round at Scranton H.S. Mountain View vs. Millville........ 4 p.m...
Midway Lanes MONDAY NIGHT MEN’S Week 10 W L 4 Men and Ah Little A 27 13 Pick Ups 23 17 Zeislott 21 19 The Old...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland 4 220½ Milwaukee at Washington OFF OFF Dallas at Indiana 1 218 New...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB — Announced president, business & media Bob Bowman he will leave the...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Akron at Miami (Ohio) ESPNU — Bowling Green at Buffalo ––––––––––––––––––––––––...
Nov. 6 — Deadline for teams to make qualifying offers to their eligible former players who became free agents. Nov. 13...
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MEXICO CITY (AP) —Two police officers have been charged with fatally shooting a U.S. citizen and a U.S. legal resident...
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May called Monday for greater effort to stamp out “abuses of power” in...
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — In war-torn South Sudan 1.25 million people are facing starvation, double the number from the...
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Everybody knows his name. Actor Woody Harrelson burst onto the A-list as a dim bulb bartender on NBC’s “Cheers.” In...
DEAR ABBY: I’m responding to “Wallowing in the North” (June 16), who has had a wonderful life and has accomplished all...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are shy but determined. You appreciate everything beautiful -literature, color,...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh’s already booming health care sector is getting a $2 billion shot in the arm. University...
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An artist and a fashion designer are planning to make clothing out of the water bottles piling up...
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On the 10/22/17 Guy’s Grocery Games program, one of the contestants was a lesbian who wanted to win (and she did) so...