Stories from Thursday, November 16, 2017

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Columbia County seeks repayment for ‘epidemic’ costs
BLOOMSBURG — Tiny Columbia County has sued some of the nation’s wealthiest pharmaceutical companies, alleging that...
Ties to Conyngham Township, Danville jeopardize $60G job
MOUNT CARMEL — A municipal worker with ties to Conyngham Township and a Danville company has been asked to resign his $...
Catawissa-area man says non-native poplar is 10th largest in Pennsylvania
CATAWISSA — This small borough had some big trees. Ken Cook knows — he measured and registered one that’s the 10th...
BUCKHORN — An early-morning restaurant customer called police saying she suspected the cook was high on drugs. When...
Espy chief says townhouse sustained smoke, water damage
SCOTT TWP. — Smoke from a dryer fire Wednesday morning filled a second-story bathroom but caused minimal damage to a...

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Holiday Bazaar: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., St. Paul’s UM Church, 1000 Orange St., Berwick; food available. Daily Bread Meal: 10:30...
1933: The United States and the Soviet Union established diplomatic relations. 1959: The Rodgers and Hammerstein...
• Actor Noah Gray-Cabey, 22. • Actress Maggie Gyllenhaal, 40. • Olympic gold medal figure skater Oksana Baiul, 40...
Aussies debate gay marriage CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A gay lawmaker on Thursday started the Australian Parliament’s...
Hellbender bill advances HARRISBURG (AP) — The state Senate is advancing legislation to make the Eastern hellbender...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-10-12-18-20 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-7, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-9-5, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-8-7...


 
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For those up for starting 2018 in adventurous fashion, the Catawissa Valley Lion’s Club’s fifth annual polar plunge...
Fracking fluid leaks into creek ELDRED TWP. — More than 60,000 gallons of flowback fluid from a natural gas fracking...


 
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Enjoyed gardening, birds, collecting cookbooks
Suzanne Forsythe, 82, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Berwick Hospital Center. Born in Wilkes-Barre, on Jan...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville High School honor roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished •...
Longtime educator was active in her church
Lois M. (Yaple) Allegar, 97, formerly of Bendertown Road, Stillwater, died Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14, 2017, at the...
School crossing guard at Berwick
Frank N. Walton, 49, of Berwick died early Wednesday morning, Nov. 15, 2017, at the Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital....
Was Shriners Hospitals for Children volunteer
Elwood J. Lutsey, 89, formerly of Easton, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Alexandria Manor, Nazareth. Born June...
DANVILLE — Here is the October report from the office of Susan M. Kauwell, Montour County Prothonotary & Clerk of...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Oscar Welsh Jr., 87, of Berwick passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the Berwick Hospital. Arrangements are...
RALPHO TWP. — A Shamokin woman allegedly lied to police about an accident on Oct. 6 here, according to the Shamokin...
Services to be private for Berwick woman
Maryann Morris, 65, of West Second Street, Berwick, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at her home. Born June 5, 1952, in...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Darlis E. Stein, 84, of Berwick went to be with Jesus Nov. 14, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Arrangements...
Aria S. Reich Derek A. Reich and Annabelle R. Krow, Shamokin, are the parents of a daughter, Aria Skye, born Tuesday,...
Berwick nonagenarian worked as chemist
Anthony M. Cedor, 90, of Berwick passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born...


 
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Millennials know student loan debt. Borrowers under 30 are carrying more than $376 billion in student loans and those...
DANVILLE — Two people were placed on probation after being accepted Tuesday into Montour County’s ARD program as first...


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BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L....
BLOOMSBURG — Just one out of 25 businesses in the Press Enterprise coverage area was found out of compliance with...


 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia High School Honor Roll students for the first marking period: • Ninth...
CARLISLE — Giant Food Stores announced it removed from sale Giant’s Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to...


 
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Pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors named as defendants in a federal lawsuit filed by Columbia County that...
“November often features frequent temperature changes. After a few chilly or cold days, there’s a slight warm up before...
HARRISBURG — The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is accepting applications for home heating...


 
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Rare moonfish catch probed OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) —A Maryland fishing party may have made a rare catch — a 105-pound...
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — For Donnaleigh Dedman, the room of Navajo moccasin-makers represented a return to self-sufficiency...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — With current talk of the threat of nuclear war with North Korea, did you ever wonder what...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — About 350 teachers recruited in the Philippines to work in Louisiana schools are set to receive...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s alcohol control board at its latest meeting did not take action on what qualifies as “...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Noemie Emery of the Washington Examiner. President Trump’s “base strategy...
It’s kids who get hurt
That a teachers union would say one thing while doing another is hardly news. For years, the Pennsylvania State...
Highly disliked and disrespected by the vast majority of Americans, Donald Trump (DT) is a Commander-in-Chief (CiC) in...
Members of the Columbia County Quilts of Valor would like to thank everyone who participated in the awarding of Quilts...
An opinion column praising the proposed Trump tax plan appeared in the Press Enterprise recently. In his editorial...
North Centre police service clarified Police coverage in North Centre Township is provided under an agreement with...
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Lawsuits filed BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L....
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Arctic refuge drilling closer as Senate panel backs bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic...
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) —Environmentalists are questioning why the public wasn’t notified about an October chemical spill...
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2017 Toyota Highlander
This week, we test our final 2017 model of the year as from here on, all test drive reviews will be 2018 models. Our...
Hello Greg and I read your car columns in the Press Enterprise and I’m attaching some photos of my car. I am interested...
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CAIRO (AP) — A famous Arab singer will stand trial next month in her native Egypt over a video clip in which she...
NEW YORK (AP) — Christopher Plummer says he doesn’t feel like he’s replacing Kevin Spacey in the upcoming Ridley Scott...
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Wednesday they have indicted two former Nazi SS guards in their 90s on charges of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an Australian diplomat has fallen to his death from a seventh-floor terrace in Manhattan....
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DEAR ABBY: I have been dating my boyfriend for three years. We have lived together for the last two. We have a great...
DEAR DR. ROACH: About 40 years ago, I was given a tetanus shot after a large cut to my hand. Hours later, I developed...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minority television directors made modest gains last season, but the majority of...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are confident, independent and lively. You also are practical and positive about life. This...
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BAUW merger... seems like classic example of “mess up, move up”. She didn’t hit goal last year... Berwick man, email...
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After 11 years of racking up acting credits, lightning has struck for actor Ezra Miller. The 25-year-old star of “The...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Philip Mead was online late one night in May, looking for possible artifacts from the American...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tracee Ellis Ross will be close by when her mom, Diana Ross, is honored at Sunday’s American Music...
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Here are available school menus for the week of Nov. 20: BENTON — Unavailable. BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday...
WWII artifacts Saint Columba School celebrated Veterans Day with a focus on World War II and Army chaplains of that...
Forensics finishers Twenty-one Danville students competed at the Langan Invitational Tournament held at Shikellamy...
Brooke Harvey, daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Harvey, Stillwater, was named Northwest Area High School’s Senior Student...
Classroom happenings • In language arts at Holy Family School, first-graders are learning to recognize a topic, main...
PAXINOS — Here are Meadowview Christian Academy’s honor roll students for the first marking period: A Honor Roll •...
October accolades Here are Warrior Run Middle School recipients of the Student of the Month Award for October: •...
Local honor students MMI Preparatory School in Freeland announces these local honor roll students for the first...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Elks Lodge 436 is sponsoring an Americanism Essay contest for students in grades 5-8 who reside...
Correct date Central Columbia Elementary’s PTO fundraiser pick up will take place in the elementary gym lobby on Nov....
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Washington, Cleveland aces cruise in easy vote
Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife....
Alford: Ball, Hill, Riley will be out indefinitely
LOS ANGELES — Three UCLA basketball players detained for shoplifting at three high-end stores in China publicly...
Pittsburgh in race with New England for home field in AFC
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have a commanding lead in the AFC North and are in a two-way race with New England...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Major League Baseball hopes to put in place a new posting system agreement with Japan by early December...
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NEWARK, N.J. — Desi Rodriguez scored 23 points, keying a balanced scoring attack and leading No. 22 Seton Hall to a...
FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a...
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MADISON, Wis. — Prod Wisconsin players with enough questions about the College Football Playoff and you might crack the...
Nov. 16, 1987 • Jerry Marks runs for 140 yards and scores the 100th touchdown of his career as Southern Columbia beats...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Golden State 7 214½ at Boston at Phoenix OFF OFF Houston COLLEGE BASKETBALL...
BOXING 11:30 p.m. ESPN2 — Jose Martinez vs. Jesus Martinez, junior bantamweights, at Cancun, Mexico (same-day tape...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Southeastern Conference is filled with young quarterbacks this season, with many teams...
Today WRESTLING College Indiana at BU............................ 7 p.m. ——————————————— Friday FOOTBALL High...
LAKEWOOD, N.J. — The Bloomsburg University men’s basketball team outscored Georgian Court by 23 points over the final...