Stories from Saturday, November 25, 2017

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Volunteers beat the clock to revive holiday tradition
BLOOMSBURG — Despite having less than a month to prepare, volunteer organizers who revived the town’s Black Friday...
Berwick man plans to file claim against Bloom man’s estate
BUCKHORN — A van parked on the shoulder and partially blocking a travel lane of Interstate 80 was the cause of a chain-...
BLOOMSBURG — An 81-year-old man from Harveys Lake pleaded guilty to a felony for selling untaxed cigarettes at various...
BERWICK — A Berwick man accused of robbing another man at gunpoint before getting shot in the face and back last month...
Last Christmas was tough for Marissa, a mother of three teenagers. She was injured when a car in which she was riding...

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CHRISTMAS BOULEVARD SET UP: 9 a.m., Market Street, Berwick, volunteers needed. TreeFest: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Caldwell...
1947: Movie studio executives meeting in New York agreed to blacklist the “Hollywood Ten” who’d been cited for contempt...
• Former first daughter Jenna Bush Hager, 36. • Former first daughter Barbara Pierce Bush, 36. • Actress Christina...
Mosque attack claims 235 CAIRO (AP) — Islamic extremists assaulted a crowded mosque Friday during prayers, blasting...
• Orange Township is taking bids on a Ford 3550 tractor, with loader, and a 1986 Ford F-800 Truck with 32,000 miles on...
University collection unused INDIANA (AP) — A state university says it will remove more than 170,000 unused books from...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-11-15-24-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-1, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-4-7, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-9-7...


 
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Backstreet Boy Nick Carter is the latest in a long line of celebrities accused of sexual assault. The claims came...
STRASBURG (AP) — The 85-year-old driver of a horse-drawn buggy is dead after getting hit by a vehicle on a highway here...
SCRANTON (AP) — Repairs on a popular community treehouse here will be delayed. The Times-Tribune reports the closure...


 
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Tax season begins in just a few months, which means there’s precious little time left to prevent unwelcome tax...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Overhauling welfare was one of the defining goals of Bill Clinton’s presidency. It started with a...


 
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Locked buck antlers preserved as European mount in MissouriKIMBERLING CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two tangled bucks that drowned...


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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are sensitive, sentimental and compassionate. You also are creative and affectionate. This...
NEW YORK — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to...
DEAR ABBY: My husband’s sister “Cassie” and I got along well until we had kids. Our children are months apart in age,...
BEIJING (AP) — China is cutting import tariffs on some consumer goods in a new effort to spur economic growth driven by...


 
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Active church member owned consulting firm
On Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, Bryan was called home by his Lord and Savior. Bryan was born on Jan. 14, 1962, the son of...
Cowboys, NASCAR fan enjoyed woodworking
Dennis L. “Denny” Fritz, age 66, of Bloomsburg, died on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at his home in Scott Township....
Devoted mother enjoyed word search puzzles
Joan A. (Eifert) Shymansky, 77, of Mifflinville, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Talented knitter was dedicated BRV volunteer
Betty Jean Topper, 86, of Berwick, passed away Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village I. Betty was born...
Missouri native was former ad executive
Eugene J. “Jack” Schneider Jr., 77, of Danville, passed away at his home on Nov. 21, 2017. He was born in Ladue, Mo.,...
Bloom man, great cook, enjoyed family time
Michael A. Rehm, 61, of Bloomsburg, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center. He was born Oct...
Catawissa native, avid lover of dogs, birds
Doris Jean “Dorie” Linn, 87, of Lebanon, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at her residence. She is survived by her...
BLOOMSBURG — A 19-year-old “lost soul” will spend a month in Columbia County Prison for conspiring to send a teenage...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Sharon P. Sylvester, age 56, 529 Emily St., Philadelphia, died at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Springfield,...


 
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ROSE: Today is Small Business Saturday, a stone in the shopkeeper’s sling aimed at the online Goliath. It’s a good...
The Boys’ Club is alive and well. It is 2017, yet it still prevails and dictates to its male successors that sexual...
Columbia County has raised our taxes 6.4 percent and the town has raised our taxes 11 percent. So where are they...
Goodbye Middle Class: 51 Percent Of All American Workers Make Less Than 30,000 Dollars A Year Posted on October 21,...
I salute our military! I quote from the Air Force Times, 10.30.17 — 11.06.17, editorial ”WHITE NATIONALISTS ARE A...
The Bloomsburg Fire Department is sorry to announce that, at this time, we will no longer be holding our monthly...


 
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Two Berwick men have been charged with an armed robbery in Snyder County. How do you know they are Berwick men? Every...
EDITOR’S NOTE: A story in Thursday’s Press Enterprise recounted how a nuclear warhead fell off a missile in a South...


 
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TODAY Meeting, Spirit Life Church, 1338 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, 10 a.m., Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship...
Concert planned at Cornerstone Bible NESCOPECK TWP. —Commandment 11 will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gun control group founded by former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords asked two web hosting companies on...
“It’s evident we’ll finish the month without experiencing one of the big, powerful storms that November is famous for....
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Southern dominates Neumann-Goretti to advance to PIAA Class 2A semifinal
LEHIGHTON — Neumann-Goretti might have the biggest players of any Class 2A team in the state. And yet in Friday’s PIAA...
LEHIGHTON — The members of Neumann-Goretti’s football team have played in high schools both inside and outside of...
Hurricanes winning streak snapped, playoff hopes hurt
PITTSBURGH — Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation’s longest winning streak behind a...
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FORT WORTH, Texas —Kenny Hill threw touchdowns to three different receivers and ran 3 yards for another score as No. 10...
BOSTON — After letting a pair of two-goal leads slip away in the second period, the Boston Bruins got the break they...
NEW YORK — Jusuf Nurkic apologized to Damian Lillard as they strolled back to their locker room, upset he had missed...
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — Mikal Bridges scored 18 points and Villanova pulled away down the stretch to beat Northern...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 22 16 4 2 34 84 57 Toronto 23 14 8 1 29 81 69...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 16 3.842 — Toronto 11 6.647 4 New York 10 7.588 5...
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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — The New York Jets have reached the point in their season when they might not be able to overcome...
WASHINGTON — Somehow, it was only after losing their top two running backs and two starting offensive linemen to season...
ARLINGTON, Texas —As soon as Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones confirmed he is backing off a threat of legal action over...
PITTSBURGH — Mike McCarthy grew up in Pittsburgh and the roots still run deep for the longtime Green Bay Packers coach...
LOS ANGELES — Just a few weeks ago, the New Orleans Saints’ first visit to Los Angeles since 1994 seemed highly...
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PIAA Class 1A State Quarterfinal Farrell 36, Ridgway/Johnsonburg 0 Homer-Center 20, Bishop Guilfoyle 14 PIAA Class...
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —After a bumpy start to the 2017 season, the New England Patriots are again the team to beat in the...
Nov. 25, 1987 • Craig Berube’s first NHL goal snaps a tie in the third period, and Dave Poulin closes out the scoring...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Philadelphia 5 220 Orlando at Charlotte OFF OFF San Antonio at Washington OFF OFF...
AUTO RACING 8 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, qualifying, at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Arkansas has fired coach Bret Bielema after five disappointing seasons, moments after a season-...
AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 8 2 0.800 290 203 Buffalo 5 5 0.500 208 250 Miami 4 6 0.400...
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KULPMONT — Police are looking for a teen who allegedly fired several shots at a man’s legs during a Thanksgiving Day...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg police responded to the following calls from Oct. 8-12: Oct. 8 • 12:46 a.m. — East Main...
WILKES-BARRE — A judge has ordered a Hunlock Creek couple to serve jail time for abandoning three dogs, one of which...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Here is the October police log from Hemlock Township. Oct. 1 • Property damage — Bridle Walk Road...
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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A woman accused of mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to then-President Barack Obama...