Stories from Thursday, November 9, 2017

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Watchdogs win contests in Conyngham Township
CONYNGHAM TWP. — Conyngham Township residents voted for big changes to their board of supervisors on Tuesday....
Bloomsburg developer mum on ‘Oz’ marquee meaning
BLOOMSBURG — Town landlord and developer Matt Zoppetti channeled his inner Picasso in the aftermath of Tuesday’s...
BLOOMSBURG — It could take two weeks until the final winner is declared in the race for Town Council here after the...
DANVILLE — Joseph Mowad, a longtime Geisinger physician, Bloomsburg University trustee and community leader, died...
Attorney General: Geisinger staffer took patient’s painkiller
MAHONING TWP. — A Geisinger doctor pretended to give Fentanyl to a patient but used it to self medicate, charges say....

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BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., LCBC Church, 2421 Columbia Blvd., Bloomsburg. BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., First Evangelical Lutheran...
• The proposed 2018 budgets for Jackson Township and New Columbus Borough are available for inspection. • Columbia...
1938: Nazis looted and burned synagogues as well as Jewish-owned stores and houses in Germany and Austria in a pogrom...
• Actress-model Analeigh Tipton, 29. • Actress Nikki Blonsky, 29. • Singer Nick Lachey (98 Degrees), 44. • Rapper...
Porpoise rescue called off MEXICO CITY (AP) — Experts said Wednesday they have suspended a program to capture and...
Voting day mistake alleged HARRISBURG (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a man who showed up to an elementary school...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-10-19-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-0, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-1-2, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-2-2...


 
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Landlord-tenant complaints filed BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant complaints have been filed in the office...
The fate of the Happy Valley Bridge near Elysburg, which has been debated for years now, will be on the agenda of two...
BLOOMSBURG — Just one out of eight establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area was found out of compliance...


 
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Former head of GMC’s Department of Urology
Joseph James Mowad, MD, of Danville passed away at the age of 82 on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, surrounded by family. He was...
Former Marine retired from BU maintenance
Wayne Richard Farver Sr., 81, 721 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg, died at 2:35 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at the Geisinger...
Enjoyed traveling, dining out, bird-watching
Martha A. Franklin, 89, of Berwick passed away peacefully Nov. 7, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village I. Born in Main...
Berwick native worked on several NASA missions
Carol Ann Amundsen, 70, a 43-year resident of Crofton, Maryland, found peace after her five-year battle with breast...
Named top volunteer in hospital auxiliary
Shirley Brown Traugh, 93, formerly of Berwick passed away on Oct. 24, 2017, at Addington Place in Titusville, Florida...
Daughter in Bloomsburg is among survivors
Thomas J. Reese, 89, formerly of Kingston died on Nov. 7, 2017, at Geisinger Home Health and Hospice at Maria Hall,...
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury has sided with a group of New York graffiti artists who sued over the destruction of...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Cynthia K. Buckenberger, 67, 198 Mount Zion Road, Danville, died at 2:55 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at the...
Kalie was a senior master sergeant SHICKSHINNY — Carl Kalie retired from the Air Force as a senior master sergeant....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Vicki L. Runge, 57, 128 Ringtown Mountain Road, Catawissa (Numidia), died at 11:33 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Carl H. Raker, 87, of Numidia, passed away Nov. 7, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and will be...


 
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Your car lease is ending soon. You wonder if you’ll be charged for the dent in the driver’s door. Or maybe you’ve...
HARRISBURG — With Democrats stoking an anti-Trump furor, Pennsylvania’s election brought good news for the party ahead...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University football player accused of selling cocaine last month has waived all charges on to...


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DETROIT (AP) — When Wilmot Collins knocked on doors across Helena, Montana, residents wanted to know what he would do...
“Today is expected to be a quiet and uneventful November day. But Pennsylvania’s atmosphere will get a jolt late...
WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans would lose the ability to deduct up to $2,500 in student loan interest under the...


 
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Letters home from WWI were made safe through censorship
EDITOR’S NOTE: This year marks the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into what would come to be known as...


 
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VALLEY TWP. — Four people were taken to the hospital on Wednesday after a two-vehicle crash at an intersection of...
WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — A shooting, pursuit and several exchanges of gunfire between a suspect and police officers ended...
BERWICK — Berwick Senior High School’s annual Senior Citizen Thanksgiving Dinner is set for 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov....
BLOOMSBURG — Courtney Lynn Micalizzi, 23, of 374 Lower Mulberry St., Danville, was cited for public drunkenness around...
Woman accused of bad check ORWIGSBURG — A Slabtown woman is accused of writing a bad check here, according to the...


 
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Kris Kobach has worked day and night to suppress (some) Americans’ right to vote in his state of Kansas, where he’s the...
Can we talk costs?
Today shapes up as the high point of the much-discussed three-day symposium at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville: “...
I’m writing to express my concern about the direction of our country under the present Trump administration. Our...
The Shickshinny Halloween Parade and Trunk or Treat was a huge success, and there are quite a few people to thank. The...
As a voter who votes his conscience, I find Mr. Strausser’s letter (Nov. 7) offensive. You seem to assume that Trump...
My town will soon be gone. I do not know what to say. I never thought I would see this day. This town was established...


 
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Here are available school menus for the week of Nov. 13: BENTON — Unavailable. BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday...
Good-natured fun for a good cause October was “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and the students and staff of Southern...
Calendar reminders • There is no school for Central Columbia Elementary students on Friday, Nov. 10, due to an in-...
What a character! Beth Schweitzer ’s third-and fourth-graders at Bloomsburg Christian School read biographies of...
Forensics forges on Sixteen Danville High School students competed on Nov. 4 at the ADFL-SCFL Kickoff Classic...

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She was the apple of gangster Al Capone ’s eye, the Associated Press reveals. But we fell in love with triple threat...
AT&T deal may require TV sale NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T says it’s uncertain when its $85 billion deal for Time...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Some top comedians — including John Oliver, Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah and Conan O’Brien — helped raise...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Josh Groban is adding the role of police detective to his TV resume. Netflix said Wednesday that...
NEW YORK — What do Stevie Wonder and Kylie Jenner have in common? They’re both fans of rising R&B singer Daniel...
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This week, we drive the 2017 Mazda Miata MX-5, a rear drive sports roadster that starts at just $24,915 for a soft top...
Q: Hello Greg, I just read your story on John and Nickie Millers’ ’69 Pontiac GTIO in our area newspaper, the Spokane...
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Its interesting that Bloomsburg University withdrew support for a local radio station that was covering a news event,...
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7 or 8 Central Football players get caught drinking after the game, that’s not Breaking the law? The Central students...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I have an enlarged prostate but no diagnosed prostate cancer, having had a prostate MRI. My most...
DEAR ABBY: My physical attraction to my boyfriend has significantly diminished due to his baldness. I know this may...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are intelligent, witty and have firm ideas about things. You also are enthusiastic. This is...
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — A cat missing for more than a year has been reunited with his owner 120 miles from their...
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All eyes will be on QB health, shaky officiating
Predicting what’s ahead in an NFL season is no easier than forecasting the weather. Given all the variables, it’s...
Three-time champ may race in Xfinity Series
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Tony Stewart hasn’t ruled out a return in some form to NASCAR, perhaps in the Xfinity Series or at...
Former Phillies pitcher remembered as generous
PHILADELPHIA — A fierce competitor on the mound, Roy Halladay was generous and gentle away from the field. The eight-...
College basketball is better than ever on the floor. Scoring is up, stars players fill every corner of the country and...
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ORLANDO, Fla. — Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points and Evan Fournier added 23 to help the Orlando Magic beat the New York...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 9 2.818 — Toronto 6 4.600 2½ Philadelphia 6 4.600 2½ New...
For Notre Dame and Miami, it is strength versus strength. Notre Dame has one of the nation’s best rushing offenses and...
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Nine-year-old Maddox Smith can no longer play football, not after being treated for a golf ball-sized...
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PITTSBURGH — Terrell Watson has been there. James Conner, too. The Pittsburgh Steelers running backs know what it’s...
NEW YORK — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the NFL over a proposed contract extension for...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Green Bay Packers have waived Martellus Bennett, bringing the tight end’s short tenure at Lambeau...
GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Seattle Seahawks must love the desert. They’ve beaten coach Bruce Arians’ Cardinals three of the...
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Nov. 9, 1987 • Beth Wolf and Jenn Temple are both stopped on second-half penalty strokes as Millville loses the...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Named Dana LeVangie pitching coach, Ramon Vazquez major league coach and...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Washington 10½ 221 L.A. Lakers at Toronto 5 214½ New Orleans at Houston 5½ 227½...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — Ball St. at N. Illinois 7:30 p.m. ESPN — North Carolina at Pittsburgh ESPNU —...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA WB/Scranton 7 2 0 1 15 40 28 Charlotte 8 3 0 0 16 43...
BERWICK — Tickets for the Berwick football team’s District 2 Class 4A semifinal against North Pocono will be on sale in...
Today No events scheduled ——————————————— Friday FOOTBALL High school District 4 Class 2A semifinals Central at...