Stories from Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Cops: Husband pulled trigger in Zion Grove bar
ZION GROVE — A 62-year-old man walked into a bar here Tuesday night, put a gun to his wife’s head and pulled the...
Luck of draw decides Bloom race for Kreisher, against DeMelfi
BLOOMSBURG — A stroke of luck in a game of chance declared incumbent Bill Kreisher the winner of a contested seat on...
Geisinger spokesman defends care provided
DANVILLE — A woman blames Geisinger Medical Center for her husband’s death from colon cancer, so she’s suing the...
Trucker accused of taking $2G in household items such as dish soap, paper towels, aluminum foil
BRIAR CREEK — A truck deliveryman is accused of stealing thousands of household items from the Dollar Tree warehouse...
Annual appeal kicks off 33rd campaign to help families
Press Enterprise Editor The stock market is up 18 percent since last Christmas. Unemployment has fallen. The Great...

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108th Run For The Diamonds: 9-mile race, 10:30 a.m., Market Street, Berwick; registration at Berwick Elks, 117 W....
1889: The first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-operated device...
• Actor Austin Majors, 22. • Actress-singer Miley Cyrus, 25. • TV personality Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, 30. • TV...
• Mahoning Township supervisors have approved a tentative 2018 budget, which is available for inspection; please see...
Hope fades for sub crew MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (AP) —Relatives of a missing submarine’s crew are growing...
Two seniors sought after fire PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Investigators are back at the charred shell of a senior living...
TREASURE HUNT: 8-11-18-22-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-8; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-7-1; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-6-3...


 
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Catawissa Dreaming is hosting the borough’s first Christmas tree lighting with caroling this weekend.Santa Claus will...
BLOOMSBURG — Town Police responded to the following calls from Oct. 1-7: Oct. 1 • 12:24 a.m. — Phone call,...
BRIAR CREEK — An Orangeville man who police say failed to see traffic had stopped caused a chain-reaction crash that...
BERWICK — A man allegedly stole personal checks from a woman and wrote out three checks to himself in amounts totaling...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — Just one of 20 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area was found out of compliance with...
HARRISBURG (AP) —A sheriff can’t be sued by people with permits to carry concealed weapons over mailing notices about...
BERWICK — Volunteers at The Jackson Mansion are helping local residents celebrate a real old-fashioned Christmas,...
SOUTH CENTRE — A man accused of breaking into a bar back in August was driving a stolen vehicle when he led police on a...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated driver who called herself “Miss Drunky Pants” and six others were placed on probation for...
Insurer: Collapse owner’s problem MCCOMB, Miss. (AP) —An insurer says it shouldn’t have to pay for the collapse of a...


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BERWICK — Police pulled over a vehicle with illegally tinted windows and arrested the driver for drunken driving, court...
STROUDSBURG (AP) — A Baruch College fraternity has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses for...
BLOOMSBURG — The holidays are difficult for those who are grieving. Geisinger Home Health & Hospice is offering a...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal Reserve officials generally believe that it’ll soon be time for another increase in the Fed’s...
Gamblers set limits with addiction tool PLAINVILLE, Mass. (AP) — A new study suggests gamblers using a unique gambling...


 
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It is interesting that the Bloomsburg airport used to be cost neutral to the town, but now requires a full time...


 
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Retired from First Columbia Bank & Trust Co.
Betty Louise (Rogers) Serff, of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Bloomsburg, passed away Nov. 6, 2017, at the age of...
Former bank teller, hospital switchboard operator
Nancy M. Utt, age 95, of Bloomsburg died on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, a patient of the Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village in...
Longtime dental assistant in New Jersey
Ruth (Mulville) Candy, 68, of Benton died Wednesday morning, Nov. 22, 2017, at her home following a lengthy illness....
Complete obituary to be published later
Dennis L. “Denny” Fritz, age 66, of Bloomsburg died on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at his Scott Township home. A...
CLAYSVILE (AP) — A tractor-trailer has overturned, spilling thousands of pounds of chocolate on the roadway. Emergency...
Jace A. Gensmer Zebulon and Gabrielle (Rogala) Gensmer of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Jace Arthur, born...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Several North Dakota medical facilities are scrambling to stockpile IV bags in response to a...


 
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RAPID CITY, S.D. — Bob Hicks was spending a cold December night in his barracks 53 years ago at Ellsworth Air Force...

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Cold War-era spy equipment donated SALINA, Kan. (AP) —Kansas Wesleyan University has donated Cold War-era spy...
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NEW YORK — Jermaine Fowler is pleased with his new CBS sitcom, “Superior Donuts.” A midseason entry last February, it’...
They tied the knot in 1996. And since then, it’s been “perpetual bliss.” Country power couple Tim McGraw and Faith...
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DEAR ABBY: My brother and his wife recently had their second child through induced labor. On the delivery day, my...
DEAR DR. ROACH: A woman in my town wears oxygen and has something called “LAM.” What is LAM, and when should one get...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are forthright, high-spirited and impulsive! You also are enthusiastic, energetic and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant...
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Here are available school menus for the week of Nov. 27: BENTON/breakfast — Monday-Thursday: Unavailable. Friday:...
It’s TreeFest time Central Columbia Middle School sixth-graders in Mrs. Crisman ’s second period social studies class...
Friendly send-off Former Bloomsburg Christian School students Lydia, Kiersten and Micah Valiante visited recently and...
Timely subject St. Columba School’s second-graders have been working hard in computer class with Mr. Drumm on their...
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Most Americans probably don’t realize that we have a very limited understanding of the first Thanksgiving, which took...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by John Stossel. Ready for Thanksgiving? Before you eat that turkey, I hope...
‘A very special country’
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a White House transcript of remarks Tuesday by President Donald Trump as he issued the...
Colorado State University Intensive livestock farming is a huge global industry that serves up millions of tons of...
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CHICAGO — Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U....
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical...
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“A big rainstorm or snowstorm during the Thanksgiving travel period creates havoc, and I’m happy to say this won’t...
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Tomlin: ‘Working is one thing, playing is another’
PITTSBURGH — Reinforcements are on the way for the injury-plagued Pittsburgh Steelers secondary. How much? Well, coach...
Owner unhappy with commissioner over Elliott
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have lost both games without Ezekiel Elliott, and owner Jerry Jones is still...
Tigers playoff opponent has offense loaded with D1 talent
FRANKLIN TWP. — When Southern Columbia’s defense lines up across from Neumann-Goretti in Friday’s state quarterfinal,...
Louisville said that freshman forward Brian Bowen will not play for the school and that the Cardinals have parted ways...
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LANSING, Mich. — A sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State...
DENVER — The Denver Nuggets say they’re exploring options to repair All-Star Paul Millsap’s torn ligament in his left...
Purdue guard P.J. Thompson (11) drives to the basket while he’s defended by Tennessee guard Jordan Bowden (23)...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin will miss at least one game with an upper-body injury. Coach...
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Fifth-ranked Villanova failed to speed up Western Kentucky’s controlled tempo and struggled...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 16 2.889 — Toronto 11 5.688 4 New York 9 7.563 6...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 15 3 2 32 80 52 Toronto 14 8 0 28 80 67 Detroit 10...
Cardinals teammates and interim AD Vince Tyra were complimentary of Bowen throughout the investigation that resulted in...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Smith was an MVP candidate and the Chiefs were Super Bowl contenders six weeks ago. Neither...
PITTSBURGH — Respect comes in many forms. For Chris Hubbard, it came a couple years ago when the Pittsburgh Steelers...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Philip Rivers looks forward to his Thanksgiving debut in his 14th season. The six-time Pro Bowl...
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Run for the Diamonds MALE ENTRIES 1 GILLETTE, MATT OREFIELD PA 2 VANACKEREN, TREVOR BETHLEHEM PA 4 HAMPEL,...
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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT
This week, we’re driving the all-new 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT, a sporty four-door hatchback version with roots to the...
Greg I enjoy your nostalgia auto columns and want to know if you could tell us about the World War II years when the...
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DETROIT — After seven straight years of growth, U.S. sales of new vehicles could be hitting their peak. That’s putting...
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Talk to little ones, let them ‘answer’ to bridge word gap
WASHINGTON — Even infants can have conversations with mom or dad. Their turn just tends to involve a smile or some...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Contrary to some political claims, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved more drugs, and two...
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Extra expense in holiday season can be especially burdensome
Medical expenses are a burden whenever they hit, but a study found they’re most common around this time of year. The...
CHICAGO (AP) — Local bans on artery-clogging trans fats in restaurant foods led to fewer heart attacks and strokes in...
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BEVERLY HILLS, California — Seal is in crisis mode. The Grammy-winning singer is deeply concerned about anti-social...
NEW YORK — The movie year seems destined to conclude the way it essentially began: With everybody talking about “Get...
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SAN FRANCISCO — Honeymoons: a chance to relax after the stress of a wedding by sitting on a beach with a cocktail and...
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Unique amber wine creates industry buzz
BURDETT, N.Y. — The sloping vineyards of New York’s Finger Lakes region known for producing golden-hued rieslings and...
Before ‘Godfather’ fame, town had past CORLEONE, Sicily (AP) — Corleone is a Sicilian medieval hill town whose bloody...