Stories from Wednesday, November 15, 2017

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Danville super: Labor boss urging teachers not to transport students
DANVILLE — The president of Danville’s teachers union is encouraging its members to refuse to drive special education...
‘As they were running me over, they were all laughing’
CATAWISSA — After a heated debate over whether a car had to stop for people directing traffic, the woman guiding...
Street value range between $86G and $172G, police say
LIBERTY TWP. — Authorities seized about 43 pounds of marijuana, along with some hash oil and a 9mm handgun, during yet...
Shickshinny-area man allegedly stole guns and credit cards
BERWICK — Police say tips from the public helped them catch a teen who stole guns and credit cards from at least five...
Money from state fund will help cover Bloom southwest extension
BLOOMSBURG — Some of the money energy companies pay to drill natural gas fracking wells across the state will provide a...

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1864: During the Civil War, Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman began their “March to the Sea” from...
• Actress Shailene Woodley, 26. • Former “Jay Leno Show” bandleader Kevin Eubanks, 60. • News correspondent John...
Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Preschool Storytime: 10 a...
• The proposed 2018 budgets are available for public inspection in North Centre and Roaring Creek townships. •...
Cops: Lockdown saved lives RED BLUFF, Calif. (AP) — Authorities said a gunman tried to get into rooms at an elementary...
Speaker wants Wolf’s job WEXFORD (AP) — Republican House Speaker Mike Turzai, the state Legislature’s most prominent...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-7-17-19-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-8; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-6-2; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-9-7-...


 
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It’s the peak of racing season in Berwick! The borough’s iconic Run for the Diamonds is on Thanksgiving Day. Racers...
Worker who admitted making threat is spared jail time
DANVILLE — A Watsontown man who caused a bomb scare, evacuation and a production shutdown at the Great Dane truck...


 
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Kratom touted as opioid substitute
WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal health authorities are warning about reports of injury, addiction and death with a herbal...
CHICAGO — An increase in suicide rates among U.S. teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new...
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. regulators have approved the first drug with a sensor that alerts doctors when the medication has...


 
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berwick — The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation joins more than 780 similar foundations across America...
BERWICK — After a dropped gun accidentally discharged, killing Kenneth Morris last month, his girlfriend blamed Michael...
RIVERSIDE — A Mifflinburg man was arrested on drug charges here, according to the Shamokin newspaper. Joshua Damion...


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Dedicated church member, Wise Foods retiree
John F. Novelli Jr., 83, formerly of Mocanaqua, passed into the hands of the Lord on Nov. 11, 2017, surrounded by his...
Church camp volunteer, Little League coach
Earl L. VanHorn, 78, 3707 Point Township Drive, Northumberland, and formerly of Bloomsburg, died unexpectedly at his...
Avid outdoorsman also enjoyed electronics
Ian Spenser Hess, 23, of Danville departed from this life on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, in Danville. He was born Oct. 21,...
Memorial service Saturday for Benton woman
Barbara L. (Tripp) Shiers, 84, of Benton died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2017 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a...
Longtime electrician enjoyed fishing, hunting
Edward J. Long, 67, of Millville passed away on Nov. 7, 2017, in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. He was born Sept. 17, 1950...
Was employed by Wise-Borden Snack Co.
Eva M. Smith, 65, of Berwick passed away suddenly on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Berwick Hospital Center. Born in...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Lois M. Allegar died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the Bonham Nursing Center, Stillwater. She was the widow of Robert...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge in Indianapolis has rejected an appeal that former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle, 40...
BLOOMSBURG — Campus Beer Distributor has been cited by the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement for violations, records...


 
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“The high-pressure area that created a decent Tuesday is just large enough to give us a mostly cloudy Wednesday, with...


 
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Recipes make Thanksgiving side dishes easy
The classics are called that for a reason. At Thanksgiving, most expect to see green beans, mashed potatoes, sweet...


 
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He “don’t like Mondays.” Or human rights violations. Former Boomtown Rats rock star Bob Geldof traveled to Dublin this...
ELYSBURG — Rep. Kurt A. Masser, R-Columbia/ Montour/Northumberland, will host a farmers’ breakfast on Thursday, Dec. 7...
BLOOMSBURG — Rep. David Millard, R-Berwick, invites area veterans and their families to his third annual Veterans Expo...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg High School’s honor roll students for the first marking period: High Honor Roll •...
HARRISBURG — Old Berwick Road in Sugarloaf Township, Luzerne County, will be improved with a grant for more than $342,...
HOPEWELL, Va. (AP) —WTVR reported Monday a Carter G. Woodson Middle School teacher downloaded an improper worksheet...

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Editor’s Note: Last week’s Pizza Enchilada recipe should have listed 2 cups of pizza sauce. Apologies for the column...
Digging into the Thanksgiving Day feast is a joy, but preparing it takes work. This Green Salad with Pear Dressing is a...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Senate Republicans said Tuesday they are intent on repealing the health care law requirement that...
BOSTON (AP) — Fidget spinners, a plastic Wonder Woman battle sword and a remote-controlled Spider-Man drone are among...
DANVILLE — A Millville teen is in critical condition following an ATV accident at her family’s salvage yard Monday...
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There they go again. Activist groups and their Congressional surrogates are trying to derail recently proposed federal...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from the most recent column by Pennsylvania political pundits G. Terry Madonna and Michael...
The supervisors in Madison Township seem to have taken the right course by moving on a proposal to sign a contract with...
After Sunday’s biased front-page article, I thought it important to add some historical context to the formation of...
Recent news articles have described instances of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) occurring in the USA, including...
“It was very clear at the onset that we had an individual that was randomly picking targets.” Assistant Sheriff Phil...
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If the Berwick Bulldogs win the District Two football playoffs they will have to play Imhotep Charter School in...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My son (early 40s) has been romantically involved with a woman (early 30s) for the past two years. She...
Stroll your local mall and you may spot empty storefronts where mannequins once stood draped in the latest fashions —...
DEAR ABBY: You have mentioned in the past that you have a booklet on writing letters, including thank-you notes. Where...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are optimistic, kind and generous. You also are alert and observant of your surroundings....
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Scholarships POTSDAM, N.Y. — Beverly Gard of Danville, whose major is music education, received the Crane Centennial...
Conservationists to meet Thursday FRANKLIN TWP. — Roaring Creek Valley Conservation Association’s monthly meeting for...
BUCKHORN — Here are Columbia County Christian School honor roll students for the first marking period: High Honor...
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Patient records at hospital stolen PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Officials at a Rhode Island hospital say someone broke into...
RUSK, Texas — In the late 1800s, prisoners from Rusk Penitentiary started building a railroad to help transport raw...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A former sheepherder says he was forced to work in near slave-labor conditions for years, stranded...
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Call it the bomber boom. A Northrop Grumman contract to build top-secret B-21 stealth bombers...
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Trump helped accused get returned from China
LOS ANGELES — Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting have been allowed to return...
GM meetings focus on ways to speed things up
ORLANDO, Fla. — Puffing on a cigar, Chicago White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf said what many fans believe. “It doesn’t...
Miami jumps to No. 3 after crucial win over Notre Dame
Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson up to No. 2 and Miami and Oklahoma...
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered Tuesday as an amazing husband, father,...
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PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby ended a long goal drought and assisted on Conor Sheary’s game-winner 16 seconds into...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 18 14 2 2 30 71 46 Toronto 19 12 7 0 24 72 63...
SALT LAKE CITY —Rudy Gobert believes he has every right to be upset after sustaining a leg injury that’s expected to...
Paul Molitor and Torey Lovullo both presided over turnaround seasons, guided their teams into the playoffs and won...
CHICAGO — Grayson Allen — Duke’s lone senior — scored a career-high 37 points, freshman Trevon Duval had 17 points and...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 12 2.857 — Toronto 7 5.583 4 New York 7 6.538 4½...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dick LeBeau is more than happy to talk about the challenge of defending Ben Roethlisberger and the...
BOSTON — Martellus Bennett didn’t think he’d play football again this season after his unexpected and contentious exit...
DAVIE, Fla. — Following lopsided losses earlier this season, Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase fumed about missed...
This was a sight no self-respecting bookie in this gambling town would have ever laid odds on seeing. There was Roger...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The baby’s tiny left hand touches a single finger on the hand of his father, 49ers wide receiver...
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Nov. 15, 1987 • Bernie Kosar passes for 346 yards and two touchdowns as the Cleveland Browns beat the Buffalo Bills,...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NE 343 231 2807 19 2 Al. Smith, KC 293 204 2444 18 1...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Miami 1½ 210½ Washington at New York 4½ 204½ Utah at Atlanta 4 205 Sacramento...
Central Columbia and Southern Columbia each had three girls soccer players players named to the all-PHAC first team...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Indiana at Seton Hall 7 p.m. BTN — Montana at Penn St. FS2 — Mount St. Mary's...