Stories from Saturday, December 2, 2017

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Catawissa mother allegedly said she was kidnapped, needed abortion
NUMIDIA — A distraughtmother of five — including quadruplets —showed up at a couple’s house near here, claiming she had...
Main Township heroin suspect jailed
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who tried to smuggle a powerful opioid into Columbia County Prison after she was arrested for...
Bloomsburg native pens song about rescue pet who made a merry mess
VIRGINIA CITY, Nevada — Country music artist and Bloomsburg native Lacy J. Dalton has a new Christmas song and video...
World War II vet saluted Bloomsburg Civil War Monument each day for years
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — Allen Remley served as a Bloomsburg councilman for eight years in the...
Like many couples in their 60s, a lifetime of physical labor is taking its toll on Ken and Sharon. The Millville-area...

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Breakfast Buffet: 7-11 a.m., Emanuel Lutheran Church, Mainville; takeouts available. Yard Sale: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.;...
1942: An artificially created, self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction was demonstrated for the first time at the...
• Pop singer-songwriter Charlie Puth, 26. • Singer Nelly Furtado, 39. • Pop singer Britney Spears, 36. •...
Argentina gives up on sub BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Families of 44 crew members aboard a submarine that has been...
Three students shot in week PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 17-year-old Pittsburgh boy has been shot and injured as he waited for...
TREASURE HUNT: 9-10-13-15-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-7, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-7-3, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-9-1...


 
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If you’ve been on the Internet this week, you’ve probably seen photos of Sahar Tabar. The 19-year-old woman from Iran...
MADISON TWP. — Icy roads and a sharp turn sent a vehicle skidding upside down over an embankment Friday morning,...
MAHONING TWP. — A Schuylkill County man who was driving to Geisinger and fighting with his girlfriend pulled over...


 
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Man charged with second recent DUI NUMIDIA — A man was charged with drunken driving for the second time in less than...
MILLVILLE — A man and a woman were both charged with harassment and possession of a controlled substance on Nov. 16...
DANVILLE — The 91-year-old woman injured in a car accident Wednesday afternoon has been released from Geisinger Medical...


 
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Scott Twp. — A Hummelstown resident was charged with possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia, and...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was charged with drug possession when campus police responded to the sixth...
GREENWOOD TWP. —A Dornsife resident was charged with possession of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended...
BLOOMSBURG — A Hughesville man was charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia after police say he pulled...


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LEWISBURG — A Colorado man visiting the area for Thanksgiving lost his pet dog when it suffocated in a potato chip bag...
The 2018 Press Enterprise Brighter Christmas Fund, now in its 33rd year, is off to a big start, with donations in only...
COAL TWP. — An inmate who claims he was on his knees in a state prison kitchen helping another prisoner align the...
Pair allegedly had marijuana SCOTT TWP. — Two men are charged with possessing about four ounces of marijuana found...


 
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Names omitted from Bell Concert Pam Samsel, Harland Shoemaker and Bev Collins are also involved in a Bell Concert at...
Harley M. Mensch Jessica Laird and Dennis Deska-Mensch, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Harley Monroe, born...
Veteran, active church member, Phillies fan
Kenneth E. Sorber, age 86, of Bloomsburg, passed away at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at the Grandview Health...
Simulator teaches professional driving skills
MOUNT PLEASANT —Tami Yarnall, a CDL instructor, was behind the wheel of a new teaching tool on a recent day at...
Lived and cared for same home for 91 years
Ada R. Lapinski, 97, formerly of Mocanaqua, died Friday morning, Dec. 1, 2017, in the Meadows Nursing and...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Zoe (Beishline) Whitenight, age 91, 669 Fowlersville Road, Berwick, died at 10:33 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
John L. Coates, 81, of North Centre Township, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family, on Nov. 30...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Superstitious construction workers have placed a small statue of Philadelphia’s founder atop the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Isabella Nicole Brown, 3, of Berwick, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....


 
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NEW YORK — When sexual misconduct allegations surface in the private sector, a boss can say, “You’re fired” — as Matt...
Financial advisers don’t always agree, but when it comes to lending money to family, there’s consensus: Tread carefully...
HAZLETON — Berger Family Dealerships has been sold to Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships, according to the Hazleton...
AT PRESENTATION of $10,000 check to the Montour Area Recreation Association, from left, Colleen Phillips, vice...
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of children in the U.S. foster care system has increased for the fourth year in a row, with...


 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This was written in response to a column by Michael Peterson published Nov. 24, “Review of studies...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Jim Geraghty at National Review; www.nationalreview.com Upon hearing that...
ROSE: Maybe it was the spirit of the season, or maybe it’s just that the news was good, but there was bipartisan comity...
There are many issues on which I disagree with Mr. Trump, but the one that causes me sleepless nights is his cavalier...
We all have opinions, but what makes a particular opinion right and another wrong? Today it seems to be simply a matter...


 
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DEAR ABBY: I’m 22. Ever since I was 8, I’ve had the best friend I could ever have asked for. “Kylie” stood up for me...
NEW YORK (AP) —Macy’s is hiring an extra 7,000 seasonal associates this holiday season, saying traffic in its...
NEW YORK (AP) — The government wants to seize Martin Shkreli’s one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album. The recording that...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are intelligent, frank and imaginative. You also are dependable and loyal. You will be more...

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NEW YORK — The New York Film Critics Circle on Thursday named “Lady Bird” best feature film and its star, Saoirse Ronan...
LONDON — “Wonder” could have been designed as an antidote to the headlines. It’s a thoroughly positive movie about the...
Instrument auction is today in NYC NEW YORK (AP) — Ever wanted to play a guitar like one of your musical idols? An...
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“With only 1.25 inches of moisture during November, you might think we’d have a drought problem. But that’s not the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Flynn, the retired general who campaigned at Donald Trump’s side and served as his first...
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DANVILLE — It doesn’t matter to Julian Fleming who’s watching him play. The five-star wide receiver recruit showed why...
DANVILLE — As the seconds wound down on Southern Columbia’s 16th East championship and state final berth, Gaige Garcia...
Pittsburgh receiver setting himself apart from the pack
PITTSBURGH — Darrius Heyward-Bey wants to get something out of the way about the latest addition to Antonio Brown’s...
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Jimbo Fisher, who coached Florida State to its third national title in 2013 and opened this season...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Kevin Durant had 25 and Steph Curry 23 to help the Golden State...
NASSAU, Bahamas —One of the biggest cheers at the Hero World Challenge came from seeing the name Tiger Woods moved to...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Tristan Jarry made 34 saves for his first career shutout, Sidney Crosby extended his point streak to...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 25 17 6 2 36 90 65 Toronto 27 17 9 1 35 98 82...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 19 4.826 — Toronto 13 7.650 4½ Philadelphia 12 9.571 6 New...
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball owners voted unanimously Friday to approve a new posting agreement with their Japanese...
Hero World Challenge Second Round Charley Hoffman 69-63—132 -12 Jordan Spieth 68-67—135 -9 Tommy Fleetwood 66-69—...
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PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles are hitting the road for a long trip to the West Coast. No suntan lotion...
NEW YORK — The NFL is committing $90 million over the next seven years to social justice causes in a three-segment plan...
ARLINGTON, Texas —In 15th-year tight end Jason Witten’s view, the Dallas Cowboys still have playoff hopes — if they win...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. —Robby Anderson was just a scrawny 11-year-old when he started showing signs of being a speedy...
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Southern defense TACKLES Solo Asst. Tot. Andy Bell 1 2 3 Jake Snyder 0 1 1 Tyler Bendas 1 2 3 Cavern Gosciminski...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls at LCA tournament Bloomsburg Christian..................... TBD High school...
AUTO RACING 2 a.m. (Sunday) FS1 — FIA Formula E, HKT Hong Kong E-Prix, Race 2, at Hong Kong...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Boston 13 214 Phoenix at Dallas 5 207 LA Clippers at Brooklyn 4½ 219 Atlanta...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with C Welington Castillo on a two-year contract and RHP...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University redshirt junior defensive lineman Jake Klinger, a Central Columbia graduate, was...
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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A brewery in Ohio is making a batch of green-colored beer called “Algae Blooms” to draw attention...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: CLAY CRAFT KITS DETAILS: “totally me!” clay craft kits....
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TODAY Alternative gift fair, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Race streets, Mifflinville, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 570-...
Cookie exchange at Berwick church BERWICK — First Presbyterian Church is hosting a cookie exchange at 11:30 a.m....
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Over Thanksgiving weekend there was a large underage drinking party hosted by an underage teenage girl from Berwick...