Stories from Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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Gordner hopes $8.2M more will be cleared soon for $14M expansion
BLOOMSBURG — The town received approval Tuesday for $2 million more in state funding toward a $14 million floodwall...
Aristes man allegedly fondled 11-year-old
CATAWISSA — An Aristes man accused in the indecent assault of an 11-year-old girl will face charges in court. Leonard...
YBC chain pledges to serve local market through its Milton store
BLOOMSBURG — A contractor-supply store here has shut its doors for good, citing a decrease in walk-in business. But...
It’s a tough Christmas when the top item on mom’s wish list is a set of snow tires. But in Bonita’s case, even sadder...
Bloom man faces no charges, agrees to stay away from ex
BLOOMSBURG — A man allegedly abused his ex-wife — shoving her, spying on her and sexually assaulting her, she claims in...

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Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. John Moore: Storyteller,...
• Scott Township is looking to fill an open position on its planning commission. • A tentative 2018 budget for Montour...
• Actress Anna Faris, 41. • Actor Don Cheadle, 53. • Actor Andrew McCarthy, 55. • Actor Tom Sizemore, 56. •...
1961: Enos the chimp was launched from Cape Canaveral aboard the Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft, which orbited earth twice...
N. Korea missile shakes globe SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has launched its most powerful weapon yet, a...
Son allegedly attacked mom EASTON (AP) — A man has been arrested after police say he assaulted his mother then led...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-9-23-24-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-6; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-2-9; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-8-9-...


 
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Saturday is a big day for Christmas in Berwick. The Elks have a Christmas party for kids, downtown has its Winterfest,...
Police: Passenger had marijuana CATAWISSA — A man traveling as a passenger in a car faces drug charges after police...


 
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LEWISBURG — Secret Agent 23 Skidoo will bring kid-friendly hip-hop to the Weis Center for the Performing Arts on...
Longtime beautician, avid Berwick sports fan
Patricia Kachurka, 74, of East 10th Street, Berwick, passed away Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at The Gardens at Orangeville,...
LIBERTY TWP. — A Milton woman fled from a crash and did not call for help to attend to the injured driver of the car...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Gail L. Timbrell, 77, of Berwick passed away peacefully Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. A complete obituary will be published...
Man charged over pot pipe, beer can CATAWISSA — A man pulled over by police for a burned-out brake light had a pot...
Zane C. Schnee Erin Mills and Zachary Schnee of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Zane Carter, born Wednesday, Nov...
CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Operators of Prince’s former home and recording complex in Minnesota are seeking a special...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest is blasting the Grammys in an angry video for failing to recognize the...
CONYNGHAM TWP. —The Conyngham Township supervisors will hold a special meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Wilburton No....


 
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NEWTON, N.J. (AP) —Wizards and muggles have turned out in droves for a Harry Potter-themed celebration in a small...
Police: Man stole visitor’s pain pills LIBERTY TWP. — A Muncy man stole pain medication from a woman during a visit,...
PITTSFORD, Vt. — A Vermont man is accused of clubbing his mother with a rifle because she took his deer meat. The...


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“With November coming to an end tomorrow, and meteorological winter beginning Friday, there are still no signs of Old...
DANVILLE — A Danville woman stopped for speeding had pot and drug items in her car, police say. Kailey E. Gaw, 19, of...


 
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Three ingredients make unforgettable biscuits
You can’t beat hot-from-the oven, crispy-on-the-outside, tender-on-the-inside, buttermilk biscuits. I like mine...
If you’re serious about cookie baking, let the dough made in this recipe rest for two days. You could skip this step,...
Make-ahead meals and cooking for the freezer, once relegated to suburban supermoms who had it more together than the...


 
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NEW YORK — Thirteen things worth noting about Tuesday’s nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards: Diversity on display...
HARRISBURG — The salaries of Pennsylvania’s 253 state lawmakers, more than 1,000 judges and several dozen top executive...
BLOOMSBURG — Members of the Australian-based Ten Tenors vocal group acknowledge there is a misplaced misconception —...
WILLIAMSPORT —American Airlines will begin regular jet service between Williamsport and Philadelphia today. The first...


 
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As I write this, I am holding our dear foster son, Jesse, who is just over a month old. Only this time, I am not in the...
The weather is getting colder and we’re tucking into comfort food in our home. Doing a recipe makeover on a tasty-but-...
My father and grandfather, both no longer here, loved nothing better than a serious steak dinner at their favorite...


 
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Back in the dark ages, when I was a kid, Route 54 through Danville consisted of a two-lane road at the north end of...
Whether or not state lawmakers exchange “secret Santa” gifts, they’re getting an early, “self-Santa” present: the...
That thing in your pocket rings, buzzes, chimes or plays a snippet of AC/DC. Because it’s your phone, it instantly...
The lying liberals blame Trump for the increase in health care. Let’s look at the truth. Obama was occupying our White...
“And I kept saying no, and I just felt so stupid. But at the same time a massive part of me had shut down. It makes no...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani, the company that helped kick-start the Greek yogurt craze, is shrinking those words on its...
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The...
ALLENWOOD — A Bloomsburg man is accused of swallowing drugs inside the Dollar General’s bathroom here in late October...
FRANKLIN TWP. — A 13-year-old girl defecated on a church pew in Snyder County, lit it on fire, and then urinated on it...
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Time to get rid of our commisoners, we cannot afford to keep getting our taxes raised every time they want a raise and...
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Don’t forget: He was a “Teen Wolf Too.” Stop us if you’ve heard this: A lovely Hollywood figure is allegedly...
DEAR ABBY: Six months ago, I asked a close female friend to help me prepare a gift for my husband for our fifth wedding...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Can you give any reason why a penis wouldn’t grow or form like it is supposed to? My penis is...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are honest and forthright. You also are dependable, friendly, forgiving and warmhearted....
President, network in war of words
WASHINGTON (AP) — CNN says it is boycotting this year’s White House media Christmas party. The news network says in a...
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QB has Eagles on verge of clinching NFC East
PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz is doing things only Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers have done. The second-year quarterback...
Tiger says he’s healthy, done abusing pain meds
NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods says he is on the “other side” of too many years relying on pain medication to cope with...
Auburn moves up to No. 2; Alabama drops to No. 5
Clemson is No. 1, followed by Auburn, Oklahoma and Wisconsin in the last College Football Playoff rankings before the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Coach Urban Meyer has long said that any successful offense starts with a rugged offensive line. And...
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CLEVELAND — Kevin Love scored 32 of his 38 points in the first half, LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 18 4.818 — Toronto 12 7.632 4½ Philadelphia 11 8.579 5½ New...
PHILADELPHIA — Joe Thornton scored the go-ahead goal late in the first period and the San Jose Sharks extended the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 24 17 5 2 36 88 62 Toronto 25 15 9 1 31 88 77...
CINCINNATI — J.P. Macura scored 15 of his 19 points in the first half as Xavier surged ahead to stay, and the 21st-...
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Eli Manning is not going to be the starting quarterback for the New York Giants for the first...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have arrived at the final month of the season in control of a prime place...
HOUSTON — The Houston Texans are trying to regroup and move on after another turnover-filled performance by Tom Savage...
It’s time for Patrick Mahomes to save Kansas City’s season. Alex Smith was an MVP candidate after leading the Chiefs...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams will have to persevere through their difficult late-season schedule...
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OMAHA, Neb. — Nebraska fans are gearing up for what to them seems the imminent arrival of native son Scott Frost as the...
Nov. 29, 1987 • Darryl Dawkins hits a 15-foot jumper with three seconds left to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 117-114...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NE 408 279 3374 26 3 Rivers, LAC 388 241 2948 20 7...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Philadelphia OFF OFF Washington at Detroit 12 218 Phoenix Oklahoma City 6 212½...
AUBURN, Ala. — Gus Malzahn has been part of several successful seasons at Auburn, one built around an otherworldly...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — Auburn at Dayton FS2 — Penn at Villanova FSN — Rider at Providence 7:15 p.m....
PHILADELPHIA — Darcy Lee had 16 points, and Lauren Oeth had nine points and 10 rebounds to lead Bloomsburg University...
Today BASKETBALL College men BU at Felician............................ 7 p.m.