Stories from Tuesday, November 28, 2017

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Program puts $1.7M in scholarship aiming to hike ‘Neighbor’ enrollment
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University plans to boost enrollment next year through a new scholarship aimed at out-of-state...
BU doctoral student volunteers to fit high-tech aids around globe
BLOOMSBURG — Bethany Noll’s parents knew something was wrong with her hearing by the time she was three. Their...
Woman allegedly drunk in crash that chased resident out of her home
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Police evacuated a woman from her house when a car crashed and burst into flames in her yard,...
Woman crawls unhurt from car stuck under truck in Bloom
BLOOMSBURG — A Connecticut woman escaped serious injury when she pulled into the path of a turning tractor trailer...
Terri is raising three teenagers on an income of about $1,000 per month. Meanwhile, her ex-husband owes more than $35,...

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• Actor-rapper Bryshere Gray, 24. • Actress Scarlett Pomers, 29. • R&B singer Trey Songz, 33. • Actress Mary...
1943: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began...
• On Dec. 5, Huntington Township supervisors will consider naming Blue Ridge Cable Technologies Inc. as cable provider...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 650...
Trump revives Warren jab WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump returned to his own kind of code talking Monday by...
Cops: Blind man attacked UPPER DARBY (AP) — Police say a legally blind 75-year-old man was beaten and robbed in broad...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-6-8-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-3 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-1-9 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-1-4-4...


 
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Kick off the holiday season with a picture-perfect “Christmas on the Bridges” celebration this Sunday! Enjoy some of...
MAINVILLE — A Bloomsburg man showed up late one night on a motorcycle, made a racket, then allegedly roughed up a...
MAHONING TWP. — A man who had to be cut free from his car in a crash Nov. 20 on Route 54 was not on his cell phone,...
DANVILLE — The driver who police say triggered a three-car crash outside Bloomsburg on Saturday was in serious...


 
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Outdoorsman retired from PP&L after 35 years
Reginald A. “Reg” Wright, age 76, of Bloomsburg died on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, a patient of The Gardens at Orangeville...
Avid reader played bass fiddle and harmonica
James J. Hauck Sr., age 89, 355 Tenny St., Bloomsburg, died at his home at 7:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, after an...
Former Bell Telephone operator enjoyed golf
Coryne B. Heller, 95, of Wapwallopen passed away Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born in...
Employed for 40 years in garment industry
Jennie A. Pieri, 95, formerly of the Shickshinny High Rise, died Saturday morning, Nov. 25, 2017, in the Woodland...
Formerly worked as registered nurse at GMC
Debra K. Feaster, 58, formerly of Danville passed away Nov. 27, 2017, at Rosewood Rehabilitation Center in Schuylkill...
Worked 18 years at BU as admin. assistant
Arlene R. (Chamberlain) Pope, age 86, formerly of Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg (Almedia), died at 3:22 a.m. Monday, Nov...
Ruthann Keck is recuperating from surgery at Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital. Cards may be sent to her at...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Patricia Kachurka, 74, of Berwick died Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at The Gardens at Orangeville. A complete obituary will...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Tammy Lee Karns, 55, of Berwick died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at the Berwick Hospital Center. A complete obituary...
LEWISBURG — “Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas” will come to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts this...
TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — Three bears rummaging through trash cans outside a Tahoe City shopping mall are becoming a...


 
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CATAWISSA — A woman suspected of stealing a wallet to buy DVD movies at Walmart was watching one of the movies when...
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite holiday deals all month, shoppers still picked up their spending on Thanksgiving Day and Black...
LEWISBURG — Sweet Honey in the Rock will present a holiday a cappella performance, “Celebrating the Holydays,” this...


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A bill from state Sen. David Argall, R-Schuylkill County, would change the way Pennsylvania selects a lieutenant...
Why two standards?
The scientific quest to understand and cure Alzheimer’s disease has been bolstered by recent developments, but the road...
Robert Beard, Professor Emeritus, Linguistics and Russian Programs, Bucknell University, writes the following in a...
I received a letter dated 10-25-17 from the U.S. Department of the Treasury stating that I owe the VETERANS HEALTH...
Sometimes bigger is better — a piece of pie, your high-definition TV, a first-class seat on an airplane. But sometimes...


 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Susquehanna Surgery Center has sued patients, claiming they have not paid bills. The Center,...


 
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Opioid epidemic shares chilling similarities with the past
NEW YORK — While declaring the opioid crisis a national public health emergency, President Donald Trump said: “Nobody...


 
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Q. I have been taking tramadol, amitriptyline and sertraline for more than three years. I was having a hard time with...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a problem that you might not have heard about. I had shoulder surgery on my left shoulder two...


 
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“November has been unusually dry and it is going to remain that way. “Measurable precipitation has occurred locally...
BERWICK — Thomas Neal, who arrived here in September as an interim, is now Chief Executive Officer of Berwick Hospital...
Police: Speeder charged with DUI GREENWOOD TWP. — Police charged a woman with drunken driving after pulling her over...

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PITTSBURGH — Sitting across from a Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster, Mike Tomlin decided to do longtime friend...
The Green Bay Packers were in prime position for an upset at Pittsburgh, leading by seven late in the third quarter...
In their own ways, the Eagles and Browns are setting new standards for their franchises. In Philadelphia, they’re...
MADISON, Wis. — A team that prides itself on not looking ahead, No. 3 Wisconsin must now avoid dwelling on its recent...
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PHILADELPHIA — LeBron James had 30 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 18 3.857 — Toronto 12 7.632 5 Philadelphia 11 8.579 6 New...
NASSAU, Bahamas —All eyes are on Tiger Woods and his return to golf, even the players he has to beat. Especially the...
PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby redirected Jake Guentzel’s shot past Philadelphia’s Bryan Elliott 1:48 into overtime as the...
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...
CINCINNATI — Gary Clark had 14 point and seven rebounds, and No. 11 Cincinnati stayed unbeaten heading into its game...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
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ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders survived almost an entire game without starting wide receivers Michael Crabtree...
ASHBURN, Va. — Inconsistency is one of the few consistencies on the Washington Redskins’ offense. Another is Kirk...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Tyreek Hill thought everything was back to normal after a midseason swoon when the second-year wide...
NEW YORK — A fumble here, a penalty — or, a handful of them — there and some brutal mistakes all around. That has...
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Nov, 28, 1987 • Dallas tailback Mike Koprowski runs for 202 yards as the Mountaineers defeat Bloomsburg, 36-14, in an...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Norry Chr. at Bloom. Chr........ 5:30 p.m. High school boys Norry Chr. at Bloom...
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with LHP Blaine Hardy on a one-year contract. Agreed to...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland 3 209½ Miami at Minnesota OFF OFF Washington at Chicago OFF OFF Phoenix...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Baylor at Xavier 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Northwestern at Georgia Tech ESPNU — Florida St...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Tickets for the state semifinal football playoff game between Southern Columbia and Dunmore will be on...
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Would somebody please replace the American flag at the Roaring Creek Valley Grange Hall in Numidia? Take a picture. I...
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DEAR ABBY: I have been with my boyfriend for two years. When I’m with him, I often find him annoying and think we have...
Two Academy Awards, Oscar nominations and a Tony Award aren’t enough. “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” star Denzel Washington,...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Bruno Mars hit the stage for his first TV special, he could feel the music — in his bones and his...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are ambitious, independent and optimistic. You also are philosophical, friendly and...