Stories from Sunday, December 3, 2017

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Muslims meet quietly for weekly worship in Scott
SCOTT TWP. — One by one, the men enter the Muslim prayer room on Bentley Drive, slip off their shoes, and step onto the...
Tuzzis sue over bird-feeding accusations by neighbors
CATAWISSA — The Tuzzi family is filing a lawsuit against neighbors who have complained that bread Susie Tuzzi is...
SCOTT TWP. — While some westerners criticize Islam for its treatment of women, the religion holds them in high esteem,...
Driver allegedly displayed ‘body tremors’
BERWICK — An early morning traffic stop in Berwick turned up 14 bags of meth, 11 pipes and a digital scale, according...
Families facing financial struggles tend to fall into one of several familiar categories: Single mothers struggle to...
Police: Washingtonville-area volunteer succumbed
DANVILLE — The 91-year-old woman critically injured in a car accident died Friday at Geisinger Medical Center,...

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1967: A surgical team in Cape Town, South Africa, led by Dr. Christiaan Barnard performed the first human heart...
• Pop/rock singer-songwriter Andy Grammer, 34. • Actress Anna Chlumsky, 37. • Actress Julianne Moore, 57. •...
Hurricane Relief Breakfast Buffet: 7 a.m.-noon, Millville American Legion Post 564, 259 Legion Road, Millville....
Officer saves van on bridge LONDON (AP) — A British police officer has been praised for grabbing hold of a van as it...
• Madison Township’s proposed tax rate for the coming year is published in today’s Public Notices.
Possible homicide in store MEADVILLE — A vitamin store employee’s death is considered a “suspected homicide” by the...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-11-21-23-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-2, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-4-0, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-7-6...


 
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Scarlett Johansson and new boyfriend Colin Jost have finally gone public with their relationship. Rumors started...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg resident was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was charged with furnishing liquor to a minor on Nov. 3, after police say he purchased...


 
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Avid gardener assisted with family farm
Zoe (Beishline) Whitenight, age 91, 669 Fowlersville Road, Berwick, died in the emergency room of the Geisinger...
Wapwallopen native crafted beaded spiders
Arlene D. (O’Neal) Hunsinger, 87, of Binghamton, N.Y., passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at home surrounded by...
Microbiology professor served with U.S. Army
Michael V. Herbert, Ph.D., age 89, Bloomsburg, died at 6:25 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at Brookdale At Bloomsburg...
Daughter in Bloomsburg is among survivors
Barbara C. Smith, 85, of Williamsport and Lakeland, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, at the Williamsport Home....
Services will be at the convenience of family
Margaret J. Michael, 74, of Millville passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at The Gardens of Millville. She was born...
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the attempted murder conviction of a Vancouver...


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“While temperatures will stay near or a little above normal until the middle of the coming week, make your preparations...


 
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Dear Mr. Berko: My 83-year-old dad can no longer manage his $565,000 stock and bond portfolio, so it has become my...
DANVILLE – Service 1st Federal Credit Union President/CE OBill Lavage recently presented Bob Stoudt, Director of the...
Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 250 shares of General Electric at $27 over four years ago, and I’m tired of owning it. Please...
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro has formally demanded that Uber provide information on the data hack that...


 
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ROSE: OK, so some website no one ever heard of declared us the most boring place in Pennsylvania. Big deal! First of...
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit,...
It should be clear to us all now, that none of us, nor any of our in-groups, have the corner market on meanness. I...
Many times individuals write what they think is a biblical view of Jesus and the Bible. It is easy to tell in many...
A core tenant of the pledge taken by all physicians is their promise first and foremost to do no harm. A physician’s...


 
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White people living in Lawrenceville, Georgia, had the chance of a lifetime on Nov. 16 to attend a “Come Meet a Black...
ANN ARBOR TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The members of Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, silently filed into the...
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BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was charged with theft and access device fraud after police said her removed a credit...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —A driver was pulling over to watch deer but ended up rolling his pickup down an embankment Saturday...
Man allegedly stole from Renco SCOTT TWP. — A Sugarloaf man is headed to court for allegedly stealing three extra long...
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Four women in House push for equal treatment over sex claims
PHOENIX (AP) — Four women in the Arizona Legislature called for two prominent women in the House to be relieved of...
Prudhoe Bay jobs hit 10-year low ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The number of jobs in the Prudhoe Bay region dropped this...
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Southern returns to Hershey with hopes of better outcome
Southern Columbia’s run defense has been outstanding all season. So it’s really saying something that the front eight...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed wide receiver Alshon Jeffery to a four-year contract extension that...
Philadelphia’s formula for success mimics Seahawks
SEATTLE — It took a moment for Bobby Wagner to recall four years ago and what it felt like to be on a team that was 10-...
NEW YORK — The Yankees have picked ESPN broadcaster Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi as manager, a person familiar...
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BOSTON — Kyrie Irving had a key 3-pointer and a driving basket in the closing two minutes, helping the Boston Celtics...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 20 4.833 — Toronto 14 7.667 4½ Philadelphia 12 9.571 6½ New...
NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods fell behind early and never recovered. Charley Hoffman pulled away late and made himself...
PHILADELPHIA — Tuukka Rask made 28 saves to help the Boston Bruins beat Philadelphia 3-0 on Saturday, sending the...
DURHAM, N.C. — Grayson Allen scored 15 of his 25 points in an 8-minute opening blitz and No. 1 Duke beat South Dakota...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 26 18 6 2 38 95 67 Toronto 27 17 9 1 35 98 82...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Rodgers celebrated his 34th birthday by returning to Green Bay Packers practice. The two-time...
Hero World Challenge Third Round Charley Hoffman 69-63-70—202 -14 Justin Rose 68-68-71—207 -9 Jordan Spieth 68-67-...
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The place to focus on this week is Down South, as in NFC South. All three contenders in the NFL’s best division have...
ATLANTA — Shaking off a blowout loss to Auburn just three weeks ago, Jake Fromm threw two touchdown passes and No. 6...
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Dec. 3
Dec. 3, 1987 • Ohio State All-American linebacker Chris Speilman wins the Lombardi Trophy as the nation’s outstanding...
Today BASKETBALL College men Slippery Rock at BU....................3 p.m. College women Slippery Rock at BU...
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Fined Los Angeles Clippers G Austin Rivers $25,000 for directing...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2 p.m. ESPN2 — Tulane at North Carolina ESPNU — UCF at Alabama 4 p.m. BTN — Northwestern at...
PIAA State Semifinal Class 3A Middletown 49, Conwell Egan 7 PIAA State Semifinal Class 6A Pine-Richland 28,...
Division II playoff glance First Round Saturday, Nov. 18 West Chester 27, Shippensburg 6 Ferris State 24, Ouachita...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA WB/Scranton 18 13 4 0 1 27 71 52 Lehigh Valley 22...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at New York OFF OFF Orlando Golden State 10½ 217½ at Miami at Minnesota OFF OFF LA...
FAIRFAX, Va. — Bloomsburg University’s wrestling team snapped a three-match losing streak against George Mason with a...
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If there is one word that dominates the deer hunting season in Pennsylvania, it probably is “antlers.” To put it...
Orangeville shoots Thursday night trapshooting at the Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club will resume in the spring....
The total bear harvest for the state of Pennsylvania was 588.
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Retailers striving to suit plus-size males
NEW YORK — Chris Cyr doesn’t like much about the big and tall clothes in stores: They’re “not very adventurous,” he...
I fell behind on my student loan payments, and I’m ready to get them back on schedule. Where do I start? A: Restoring...
Whether you’re looking to release pent-up emotions, motivate yourself or simply clear your mind, keeping a journal can...
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Senior centers list week’s events • Benton — Monday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; pinochle after...
60th anniversary Robert Jr. and Nancy (James) Reed marked their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 30. Both lifelong...
Announcement is made of the engagement of Heather Taylor, daughter of David and Pamela Taylor of Berwick, to Andrew...
NUREMBERG — Re-discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale, “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,” as it comes to...
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4/MONDAY Bloomsburg Area Lions Club, Monday, 7 p.m., Lightstreet Hotel. Compassionate Friends, for parents who have...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St....
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from First Presbyterian and Bloomsburg Christian...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg SUNDAY — Gift shop: Dorene Miguelez MONDAY — Gift shop: Betty Kisner, Janet Burket; Info Desk...
WWII veterans will dine out Thursday ESPY — Susquehanna Valley World War II Veterans will hold their last monthly...
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LOS ANGELES — Welcome back, Donner and Blitzen! And thanks for bringing along Gwen Stefani, Tariji P. Henson and “Love...
NEW YORK — Nikki Giovanni has a thing about words, even a single one —like “needed.” “I’m not needed,” the beloved...
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Decades ago, many people in Alabama were slow to admit that people of another race deserved equal rights. Now it seems...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Since The New York Times published allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Hollywood mogul...
Top 1% of Rich People corrupting our elections by controlling our elected officials w/their blood money, is a threat to...
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DEAR READERS: I am often asked, “Do you ever hear back from the people who wrote to you?” The answer is yes, I do. A...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are strong-willed, confident and independent. You have an energetic enthusiasm that people...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Toobin’s next book will be a probe into Donald Trump’s election as America’s 45th president....