Stories from Wednesday, November 8, 2017

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Missing Bloom-area teen may be sex-ring victim, police say
MONTOUR TWP. — A Bloomsburg-area teen who went missing from New York in October may be the victim of a sex trafficking...
Challenger will work as deputy as pair awaits suit resolution
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County’s top lawman will retain his job another four years. Democrat Tim Chamberlain easily...
Early results show tie between incumbent Kreisher and DeMelfi; Bell selected for two-year seat
BLOOMSBURG — At least three of the four Bloomsburg Town Council candidates who campaigned together made the cut Tuesday...
Four challengers sweep vote, takes majority, unofficial results show
BERWICK — A new majority will be sitting at the Berwick Council table in January after a team of four challengers swept...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania voters are giving their approval to a constitutional amendment that could eventually lead to...
Mayor casts tie-breaking vote on 6.5 percent property rate increase
DANVILLE — Danville residents will see a 6.5 percent property tax hike next year — a $47 increase to the average...

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1942: Operation Torch, resulting in an Allied victory, began during World War II as U.S. and British forces landed in...
• News anchor David Muir, 44. • Chef and TV personality Gordon Ramsay, 51. • Singer Bonnie Raitt, 68.
• The Columbia County Redevelopment Authority invites bids on stream banks disaster recovery projects in Sugarloaf...
Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. Preschool Storytime:10 a.m.,...
Pentagon knew of lapses WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has known for at least two decades about failures to give...
Trooper shot in traffic stop NAZARETH (AP) — A State Police trooper has been shot during a traffic stop Tuesday on...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-9-11-16-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-8; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-4-3; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-9-8-...


 
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On Sunday, Berwick’s role as armorer to the nation will be immortalized when Route 93 is officially designated the...
BERWICK — Three vehicles crashed on Route 11 near the Kmart Plaza on Tuesday morning, officials said. The chain-...


 
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Quarry supervisor rebuilt truck motors
Kenneth Terry Frederick, 41, of Zaners Bridge Road, Stillwater, died Monday morning, Nov. 6, 2017, in Benton Township,...
Sister in Berwick is among survivors
Mrs. Dorothy M. (Prushinski) Kolankiewicz, 89, a resident of New Goss Manor, Dallas, entered into eternal life Monday...
Retired from PennDOT after serving 30 years
Regetta Dawn Williams, 88, of Danville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Geisinger Home Health and...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Ed J. Long, 67, of Millville passed away Nov. 7, 2017, in New Smyrna Beach, Fla. Arrangements are incomplete and will...
BERWICK — Two Berwick men have been charged with the armed robbery of a coin shop owner in Snyder County to pay off a...
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman arrested on suspicion of possessing a small amount of methamphetamine remained in jail...
HANOVER TWP. — A Shickshinny man was charged with prowling around properties in Luzerne County on Saturday, a newspaper...
DENVER (AP) — Racial slurs posted outside the dorm rooms of five black students at the Air Force Academy were written...


 
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine voters on Tuesday approved a measure allowing them to join 31 other states in expanding...
Ralpho chooses Madara, Williams RALPHO TWP. — Blaine P. Madara Jr. and Dan Williams won a three-way race with Joe...


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DANVILLE — Voters put three new faces on council Tuesday, and retained one. By only six votes, incumbent John Rodman...
DANVILLE — Montour County’s new treasurer will be someone familiar with the post, deputy treasurer Norma Bird. The...
BLOOMSBURG — Eric Bower defeated Councilman Carey Howell in a race for the mayor’s office here with nearly 60 percent...
Danville school director keeps post DANVILLE — Danville school director Randy Keister held off a challenge by Claire...
BERWICK — The election for Berwick Area School District’s school board here is over, but one seat remains vacant....
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday...


 
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BERWICK — Mayor Tim Burke held on to his seat Tuesday night, winning 260 more votes than his challenger, according to...
BERWICK — Voters at the borough’s fourth ward had a bit of a walk to their polling place on Tuesday, as street...
It’s Wildt in Scott SCOTT TWP. — Republican Dennis N. Wildt edged Democrat Cheryl L. Marshall, 383 to 367, in the...


 
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“It doesn’t happen often, but several things went wrong with yesterday’s forecast. “Instead of a cloudy, dry, chilly...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio cruised to re-election on Tuesday, fending off token opposition to win a second...
ALLENTOWN (AP) —The mayor of Pennsylvania’s third-largest city has won a fourth term despite facing federal corruption...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis voters on Tuesday approved a half-cent sales tax increase to fund pay raises for police,...
Salem elects Plevyak supervisor SALEM TWP. — Republican challenger Malcolm Plevyak edged incumbent Democrat Anthony...


 
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On Thanksgiving Day, why not follow presidential custom and grant your turkey a pardon? Sure, the big bird has always...
Oyster dressing is a traditional Thanksgiving side dish in the South. It also is pretty darn controversial. That’s...
Leeks too often are a sideshow. They are given bit parts in other dishes, usually a soup or a saute. And in the process...


 
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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — The gunman who killed 26 people at a small-town Texas church was treated at a mental health...
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — The Texas church gunman went aisle by aisle through the First Baptist pews looking for...
It’s time to get some traction. Any time now, snow could fall over a broad swath of America, and that means your tires...
Gun-rights supporters have seized on the Texas church massacre as proof of the well-worn saying that the best answer to...

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SISTERS, Ore. — In 2014, John Shepherd received some surprising news. Shepherdsfield, his nonprofit church that hosts...
Statue of saint attacked, marred SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man has tried to behead a statue of...
HERNSHAW, W.Va. (AP) — Travis Troutman points to a fuzzy little lavender start planted next to a lump of coal,...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Once the nation’s leading oats producer, Iowa growers now struggle to find markets for the crop...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Russian government tried but failed to access the Oregon Secretary of State’s computer network...
MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A popular corn-themed tourist attraction in southeast South Dakota will serve as a monument to...
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It happened. It seems unreal. The call came yesterday noon. I was at a friend’s house helping her with some deep...
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Having held the hand of a loved one desperately sick in an emergency room after an overdose, made calls to get people...
NAFTA’s been good
The United States is the largest agricultural exporter in the world, last year shipping $135 billion in commodities....
We must remember that the Routes 54/642 project is just that - for Routes 54/642 – a project badly needed for safety...
They give up comforts so we can live in freedom. They leave their families behind to protect ours. They risk their own...
If you or someone you love has had a surgical procedure, a perioperative registered nurse was directly responsible for...
The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout event is a great time to begin a tobacco-free life. Every...
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, alcohol was considered to be such a corrupting influence on American family life...
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$501 transgender settlement upheld SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A judge has upheld a $501 settlement that a transgender...
GREAT FALLS, Mont. —For the miners who found gold along Warm Spring Creek Canyon in 1879, the toughest part may have...
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Toni Bell, how will this ‘ordinance’ make Bloomsburg more welcoming? Where is the proof it is needed? You need to name...
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Geisinger to host free workshop at CSIU MILTON — Geisinger’s Autism & Developmental Medicine Institute (ADMI) will...
55th anniversary Jack and Peggy Harrison celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary recently. They were married Nov....
DANVILLE — On Saturday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m., a ceremony will be held in Memorial Park in Danville to honor World War I...
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As Marvel superhero Jessica Jones, she fights the murderous Killgrave (played by David Tennant ). But in real life,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says it is rolling out 280-character limit to (nearly) everyone, ending its iconic 140-...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on whether local governments have the...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda made sandwiches, took selfies and announced a...
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DEAR ABBY: My ex-husband and I have been divorced for three years and share custody of our 10-year-old daughter, who...
D R. ROACH WRITES: It is nearly flu season, and I want to discuss the options for vaccines available this year in North...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are determined, focused and disciplined. You also are caring and compassionate. This year...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Since John Green’s tear-jerker love story about teen cancer patients became a best-seller in 2012,...
Famously photo-shy singer Sia has tweeted out a naked picture of herself after learning that someone was trying to sell...
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Mountain View avenges PIAA loss to Quakers
SCRANTON — If revenge is a dish best served cold, Mountain View’s 4-0 win over Millville certainly filled the bill....
Central comes back from deficit in state defeat
ALLENTOWN — Central Columbia left their high school to cheers from about 200 friends and family. A cold wintery mix...
Temple scores twice to help Bloom advance to quarters
For the Press Enterprise BALLS MILLS — Bloomsburg has put together a magical postseason run over the last two weeks,...
HOLIDAY, Fla. — Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter for...
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With three games matching teams in the selection committee’s top 10, the College Football Playoff race could become a...
CLEVELAND — Kevin Love scored a season-high 32 points, LeBron James added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a 40...
LOS ANGELES — After falling one victory short of winning the World Series, the Dodgers front office is motivated to...
PITTSBURGH — Justin Schultz scored in his return from a concussion, Matt Murray stopped 24 shots and the Pittsburgh...
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...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 9 2.818 — Toronto 5 4.556 3 New York 5 4.556 3 Philadelphia...
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DENVER — Of the half dozen first-year NFL head coaches, Vance Joseph inherited what was widely considered the best...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos coach Vance Joseph announced that he’s sticking with Brock Osweiler as his starting...
GREEN BAY, Wis. —Aaron Rodgers is the great equalizer for the Green Bay Packers, a once-in-a-generation type of talent...
Jared Goff and Carson Wentz have answered almost all the questions they faced following suspect rookie seasons as the...
BEREA, Ohio — Josh Gordon has never played an NFL game sober. That has to change if he plans to play in another one....
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Nov. 8, 1987 • Randall Cunningham throws three touchdown passes as the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Washington...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NE 309 206 2541 16 2 Al. Smith, KC 293 204 2444 18 1...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Orlando 5½ 213½ New York at Detroit OFF OFF Indiana at Boston 9 208 L.A. Lakers...
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Named Andrew Graham manager of Erie (EL), Mike Rabelo manager of Lakeland...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — Kent St. at W. Michigan ESPN2 — Toledo at Ohio 8 p.m. ESPNU — E. Michigan at Cent...