Stories from Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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Landlord: Stress of inspection ‘may have shortened’ life of ailing man
BLOOMSBURG — A man was found dead Monday in an apartment that had recently been the subject of a cleanup order by the...
Danville’s former BJ’s Steak and Rib House will soon be vacant lot
DANVILLE — Work to tear down the burned out BJ’s Steak and Rib House building along Mill Street here began Monday. The...
Man facing two DUIs says he’s started rehab, has new outlook
BLOOMSBURG — When Cody Pawelski crashed his car in the early morning hours of Sept. 10, the near-fatal experience was “...
Razing 90-year-old Orange Street building will cost up to $294,000
BERWICK — Workers have begun preparing the former Orange Street School here for demolition. On Monday, workers with...
Month’s top prize a modest $3,250
Halloween didn’t yield large treats for local lottery players. October’s biggest prize was $3,250 from the Evening...

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Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Bloomsburg Fire Hall, 911 Market St. Blood Drive: 1- 6 p.m., Anthony Township Municipal...
1943: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek met...
• Actress Scarlett Johansson, 33. • Actor-singer Tyler Hilton, 34. • Actor Josh Cooke, 38. • International Tennis...
• The West Hemlock Township tentative budget for 2018 is available for inspection. • Dec. 2 at 9:30 a.m., Montec Self...
Dozens die in mosque blast LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for...
Alleged cop killer caught NEW KENSINGTON (AP) — Tips from informants helped lead law enforcement to the man accused of...
TREASURE HUNT: 15-17-18-24-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-7; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-6-7; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-9-...


 
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Berwick welcomes Santa Claus back to the borough Friday in style, with a full-scale parade. The procession steps off...
TURBOTVILLE — Two vehicles collided on Route 642 when a driver attempted to make a left turn into a driveway. Cecilia...


 
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MENLO PARK, Calif. —The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open...
Christmas on the Bridges event slated for Dec. 3 to feature Santa Claus, food
BLOOMSBURG — On Nov. 7, the Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau (CMVB) presented a $2,000 puzzle sales donation to the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania regulators are citing Sunoco for a three recent leaks during its construction of the...
BERWICK — McBride Memorial librarians are on a mission to get more people to try digital reading through a new program...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — Khari Fields, 18, of 806 N. Vine St., Berwick, was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months probation for striking...
BERWICK — Heller’s Gas of Berwick has filed complaints against a pair of customers in district court, alleging they...
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) —A Virginia company is recalling a hummus product sold in several states because of possible...
ORWIGSBURG — A Catawissa man is wanted by Schuylkill County authorities after failing to appear Tuesday for a...
BLOOMSBURG — Two men were caught with marijuana while on the campus of Bloomsburg University, including one who was...


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NEW YORK (AP) — David Cassidy, the teen and pre-teen idol who starred in the 1970s sitcom “The Partridge Family” and...
RINGTOWN — A woman was shot at a bar just across the Schuylkill County line, according to the Pottsville newspaper. A...


 
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Berwick woman enjoyed league bowling
Jean E. Stout, 85, of Berwick passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, at Berwick Hospital Center. Born in Berwick on Dec...
Enjoyed tinkering with electronics, TV repair
Robert D. Kountz, age 89, a lifelong resident of Bloomsburg, died Monday morning, Nov. 20, 2017, at his home, under the...
Was longtime anthropology professor at BU
Robert R. “Bob” Reeder Sr., age 81, of Bloomsburg died on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at his Scott Township residence. Bob...
Central grad retired from Leggett and Platt
Thomas P. Nagle, 68, of Shickshinny died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at home. Born Nov. 20, 1948, in Berwick, he was a son...
Complete obituary to be published Thursday
Nancy M. Utt, age 95, formerly of Bloomsburg, died on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, a resident of Buffalo Valley Lutheran...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Betty J. Topper, 86, of Berwick went to be with the Lord Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at the Berwick Retirement Village I....
Fishing-lure firm to add 60 positions FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) —A company that manufacturers fishing lures and hunting...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court said Friday that a brother and sister who inherited a large share of...
Henry P. Catizone William and Katherine (Stroh) Catizone of Shamokin are the parents of a son, Henry Patrick, born...
Dogs are Therapy Dog members Working dogs shown with their owners at the children’s Thanksgiving party at Christ...


 
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’Tis the season for giblets, wattles and snoods – oh my. On Thanksgiving and Christmas, Americans consume about 68...
Taxpayers get goosed
The raises being given to sports coaches at Danville Area High School — we’re calling them Gold Gloves — were...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Brian Jordan, president of the Illinois Food...
This is how the proposed tax bill will affect you: If you are among the richest 1 percent of the population, you will...
A serious dilemma is happening every day all across this great nation, and most people are not even aware of it. Adults...
“Personally, I got what I needed, but if you look at the bigger picture with all these other veterans, they don’t know...


 
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FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Police are warning residents to steer clear of black market Butterballs. Police say a Hannaford...
Girlfriend sentenced to 2 years over death
GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press Writer PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon woman was sentenced to two years in federal prison...
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) —A newspaper investigation has found that at least a dozen raffles conducted largely by veterans...


 
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Incomes are up, the stock market is soaring, and home prices have largely recovered from the mortgage meltdown. But...
Her voice — it’s like butter. But if you want to hear Barbra Streisand ’s legendary song stylings in concert, you’ll...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —As Wes Goodman built a political career around values including “committed natural marriage,” the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A group of women who worked alongside Al Franken on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” have signed a...

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DEAR ABBY: I live with my fiance, and we are being married in eight months. When I asked him if he would go and stay...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My wife, age 65, has been suffering from abdominal pain for over a year. The pain comes within minutes...
SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Ford came to the real-life rescue of a woman who was involved in a car accident...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are energetic and persuasive! You also are kind, caring, sincere and generous. This is a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Liz Phair is fulfilling a longtime dream: to be an author. The rock star known for “Exile in Guyville...
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“Yesterday’s warmer temperatures and more comfortable conditions did not last very long as a fresh supply of Canadian...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A newly discovered object from another star system that’s passing through ours is shaped...
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Not so fast: Philly has to beat Saints, Vikes, Rams
Hey Eagles fans: Book that trip to Minnesota in February. Carson Wentz is taking Philadelphia to the Super Bowl. The...
Dallas QB pointing all the blame at himself
FRISCO, Texas — Dak Prescott points to a poor throw here or a bad decision there while trying to explain possibly his...
Miami, Clemson, Oklahoma round out latest top 4
Miami moved up to No. 2 behind Alabama in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night, with Clemson slipping...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — J.T. Barrett helped bring Ohio State a national championship but has heard hysterical fans demanding...
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PHILADELPHIA — Brock Boeser scored twice and Daniel Sedin inched closer to a major NHL milestone, leading the Vancouver...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Retired NBA star Ray Allen said he is a victim of “catfishing,” and has asked a court to throw out a...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Four decades ago, Alaska Anchorage head basketball coach Bob Rachal was looking to promote the...
NEW YORK — Robert Williams had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 16 Texas A&M to a 98-87 victory over Penn...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 16 2.889 — Toronto 11 5.688 4 New York 9 7.563 6...
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CLEVELAND — Every day he stays committed and sober, Josh Gordon takes another step toward playing again in the NFL....
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Bills coach Sean McDermott isn’t going to be rushed into choosing a starting quarterback a day...
SEATTLE — When it left his foot, Blair Walsh thought his potential tying kick was good and the Seattle Seahawks were...
DALLAS — Former NFL receiver Terry Glenn, who caught Tom Brady’s first touchdown pass with the New England Patriots in...
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Nov. 22, 1987 • Joe Montana passes for 304 yards, and Jerry Rice catches three touchdown passes in the San Francisco...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPN2 — Battle 4 Atlantis, Tennessee vs. Purdue, at Paradise Island, Bahamas 2 p.m. ESPN2...
BLOOMSBURG — Christian Mortellite had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead Bloomsburg University to an 86-67 win over...
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Are Pennsylvanians aware of Gov. Wolf attending a conference in Carlsbad, California? “Liberal billionaire George Soros...
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Starving birds found at store NEVADA CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say hundreds of birds are being treated for...
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A teenage girl who was badly injured when a violent microburst hit a Santa Barbara beach...
McCOOK, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman has turned her knack for “extreme couponing” into a way to give back to her hometown...
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Civic club’s board meeting set Nov. 28 BLOOMSBURG — The Women’s Civic Club of Bloomsburg met at St. Luke’s Church with...
TURBOTVILLE — Here are Warrior Run Middle School honor roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished...