Stories from Monday, November 27, 2017

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BU student’s roommate hurt trying to intervene; two women charged
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was assaulted inside her dorm room and one of her roommates was hurt...
Cops: Man sold drug as another cooked it in house with kids
MILLVILLE — Police found a small meth lab “fully bubbling” as they served a search warrant on a suspected Main Street...
Berwick-area pet playground finds home after couple of false starts
SALEM TWP. — Work has begun at a new playground for dogs, which should be open by spring, organizers say. The dog park...
Cops: Rural Briar Creek siblings fought over food
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man allegedly punched his brother in the face, breaking his nose after an argument at their mother...
Shickshinny-area pair needs help with food staples for Christmas
Like many couples, Lawrence and Rita worked all of their lives. But the demands of raising a family and a changing...

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Toddler Time with Lisa Doerschler: 9:15 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, age 18 months-3 years. Columbia County...
• The 2018 preliminary budgets for Madison and Scott townships have been approved and are available for public...
1924: Macy’s first Thanksgiving Day parade — billed as a “Christmas Parade” — took place in New York. 1945: General...
• Actress-singer Aubrey Peeples, 24. • Actor Jaleel White, 41. • Actor Kirk Acevedo, 46. • Actress Robin Givens,...
Car-surfing wreck kills man PICHER, Okla. (AP) — One man has died and 11 others were injured after a Jeep Cherokee...
Police: Girl, 3, shot in home PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 3-year-old girl was shot and wounded inside a city home, an injury...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-1-4-6-0, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-8, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-4-2, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR:...


 
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If you’re already feeling like last week’s Thanksgiving turkey — overstuffed — the impending season of holiday food...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians are increasingly turning to a two-year-old Pennsylvania law that expanded protective orders...


 
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Educator, avid reader, active in her community
Sharon P. Sylvester, age 56, Philadelphia, died at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Springfield, Delaware County...
Berwick man was longtime construction worker
Alvin R. “Pete” Vargo, 81, of Berwick passed away on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
Catawissa native, retired R.N. enjoyed cooking
Joan Billig Fleming, age 79, passed to her eternal home on Nov. 23, 2017. Joan was born in 1938, to Lewis and Carrie...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Veteran Hollywood actor Rance Howard, the father of director Ron Howard, died Saturday. He was 89....
WASHINGTON (AP) —The FBI failed to notify scores of U.S. officials that Russian hackers were trying to break into their...
SNYDER, BRYAN — A viewing will be held on Monday, Nov. 27, at 6 p.m. at Bethany Bible Fellowship Church. A Celebration...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Danish mother whose 1997 arrest for leaving her baby outside a New York eatery sparked an...


 
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He’s killed two slayers AND earned back his soul by saving the world. It must have been tough for James Marsters to...
Q. I read your newspaper column about using a bar of soap to curb restless legs. This is a fairy tale. I do not have...
BEAR CREEK TWP. — An 18-year-old who’d just been arrested for shoplifting was hauled off to prison after hitting his...


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Americans have been buried in the last six weeks by a blizzard of reports of sexual harassment, assault, misconduct and...
Sandusky saga costly
While employed at Penn State, former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, despite his lofty athletic position, was...


 
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DEAR ABBY: My 25-year-old son, “Jay,” would like to come home for Christmas. I’m paying, so I made his reservation...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I was diagnosed with a bicuspid aortic valve at age 54 (I’m now 62). I see a general cardiologist...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are perceptive, alert and curious. You’re also friendly, positive and generous. This is a...
BERLIN (AP) — A reported fire in a Hamburg basement turned out to be a false alarm after firefighters determined that...


 
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“Normally, the last several days of November and first few days of December are cold and there is the likelihood of at...

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Oklahoma moves up to No. 2; Wisconsin claims No. 3
Clemson is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, taking a close vote with Oklahoma after the top...
The Georgia Bulldogs get another crack at perhaps the hottest team in college football. It wasn’t a long wait. The...
Wentz tosses 3 TDs as Philadelphia pounds Chicago
PHILADELPHIA — Another strong performance by Carson Wentz. Another dominant effort by the defense. Another lopsided win...
Wisconsin has been to the Big Ten championship game four times before over the first six editions of the event. Never...
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LOS ANGELES — Jared Goff passed for 354 yards and hit Sammy Watkins and rookie Josh Reynolds for touchdowns, and the...
East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div New England 9 2 0.818 325 220 4-2-0 5-0-0 6-1-0 3-1-0 2-0-0 Buffalo 6 5 0....
SANTA CLARA, Calif. —Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns to give him 150 career TDs passing and also ran for a...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —Tom Brady tossed four touchdown passes — including two to Rob Gronkowski — and New England pushed...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Tyrod Taylor threw for 183 yards and a touchdown in his return to the starting lineup, Tre'Davious...
CINCINNATI — Rookie Joe Mixon ran for a career-high 114 yards in Cincinnati's best offensive showing since the last...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Luke Kuechly returned a fumble 34 yards for a touchdown and Kaelin Clay had a 60-yard punt...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes after losing starting receiver Michael Crabtree to an ejection...
ATLANTA — Julio Jones hauled in 12 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns in one of the best games of his career,...
INDIANAPOLIS — Tennessee got its first win in 10 tries at Lucas Oil Stadium when DeMarco Murray scored on a 1-yard...
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Phil Dawson kicked a career-long 57-yard field goal with 1 second to play to give Arizona a victory...
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NEW YORK — Jimmy Vesey scored the tying goal early in the third period and added the winner in the seventh round of a...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 23 16 5 2 34 86 62 Toronto 25 15 9 1 31 88 77...
CHICAGO — Goran Dragic scored 24 points and the Miami Heat followed the lowest-scoring first quarter in team history...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 18 3.857 — Toronto 12 7.632 5 Philadelphia 11 7.611 5½ New...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Rui Hachimura came off the bench to score a career-high 20 points, Josh Perkins added 15 points and No...
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Nov. 27
Nov. 27, 1987 • Bloomsburg High School football coach Tom Lynn is named Coach of the Year in the Central Susquehanna...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Tuesday BASKETBALL High school girls Norry Chr. at Bloom....
Division II playoff glance First Round Saturday, Nov. 18 West Chester 27, Shippensburg 6 Ferris State 24, Ouachita...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — South Carolina at FIU ESPN2 — Maryland at Syracuse ESPNU — Alabama St. at...
ASHBURN, Va. — As Josh Norman’s eyes darted back and forth, they kept going back to the TV showing NFL games unfolding...
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through...
Dec. 16 — Celebration Bowl, MEAC vs. SWAC, Atlanta, Noon (ABC) Dec. 16 — New Orleans Bowl, Sun Belt vs. C-USA, 1 p.m...
Texas A&M has fired coach Kevin Sumlin after six winning seasons. The first black head coach in program history...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Indiana OFF OFF Orlando at Philadelphia OFF OFF Cleveland at New York OFF (OFF)...
Nov. 27-30 — Major League Baseball Players Association executive board meeting, Irving, Texas. Dec. 1— Last day to...
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association ATLANTA HAWKS — Assigned G Tyler Dorsey to Erie (NBAGL). FOOTBALL...
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Let’s look at United Way merging with Luzerne County. Will they really care about Berwick? They have an ordinance...
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... son of Greg and Beth Gensemer, will turn 12 Wednesday. Grandparents are Brenda Gensemer, Berwick, and Paul and...
... daughter of Scott and Meghan Kinney, Charleston, South Carolina, will turn 11 on Thursday. Her grandparents are...
... son of Jeremy Jacobs and Nicole Brassington, Numidia, turned 6 on Nov. 23. Grandparents are Edward and Cindy...
... daughter of Jim and Erin Moran, Bloomsburg, will turn 6 Tuesday. Grandparents are Stephen and Marie Cargill,...
... daughter of Tonya Shultz, Berwick, and the late Chad Castello, turned 11 on Nov. 25. Grandparents are Sherry and...
... daughter of Mark and Tessa Creasy, Bloomsburg, turned 7 on Nov. 24. Grandparents are Wayne and Karen Creasy,...
... daughter of Jenn and Justin DeArmitt, Bloomsburg, will turn 3 on Tuesday. Grandparents are Deb and Paul Gilbert,...
... twin daughters of Ashley and James McMeekin of Berwick, celebrate their fifth birthdays today. Grandparents are...
... daughter of Kimberly Lesnefsky, Bloomsburg, will turn 9 Wednesday. Shyne is the granddaughter of Elaine Lesnefsky...
... daughter of Aleksandr and Allison Turayev, turned 8 on Nov. 21. Grandparents are Bud and Vera Mowery, Mifflinville...
... son of Drew and Kim Hampton, Catawissa, is 1 year old today. His grandparents are Paul and Kathy Shultz, Bloomsburg...
... twin sons of Jenny and Dave Hall, Berwick, and Miguel and Steph Vera, Bloomsburg, will be 12 years old on Wednesday...
... twin daughters of Angie and Ginny Klingerman, Bloomsburg, will be 8 years old on Tuesday. Grandparents are Doug and...
... son of Michelle Snyder, Danville, is 1 year old today. Grandparents are Paul and Sharon Snyder, Danville, and Mary...
... daughter of Randy S. Jr. and Suzanne Rarig, Missouri City, Texas, is 5 years old today. Grandparents are Jim and...
... daughter of Lynn and Tom Jasinski, Berwick, will turn 9 Tuesday. Her grandparents are Linda Fetterman, Nescopeck;...
... daughter of Joe and Christine Varvaglione, Berwick, will be 12 years old on Wednesday. Isabella is the...
... daughter of Bryan and Lindsay Marcotte, Bloomsburg, will turn 5 Friday. Her grandparents are Ray Marcotte,...
Here are this week’s Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School lunch menus received too late for Thursday’s School page: •...
Club prepares for TreeFest SCOTT TWP. — The Columbia County 4-H Hare Raisers and Poultry Club met on Nov. 11 at the...