Stories from Monday, December 4, 2017

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School site lists Berwick among most improved in area
Central Columbia is the top-ranked school district in the area, and in the top 6 percent statewide for the second year...
Former Southern teacher tapped for BBC show on prince’s fiancée’s coal country ties
SHENANDOAH — Retired Southern Columbia English teacher and longtime area football broadcaster Andy Ulicny received an...
Shick teens charged with Northside rash of car burglaries
BENTON — After surveillance photos of a car allegedly involved in a string of vehicle break-ins last month were posted...
Slow start hasn’t discouraged sponsors, who hope public-transportation effort catches on
BERWICK — A dozen people, mostly children, used the low-cost bus provided by the Berwick Swimming Pool Association last...
Although hamstrung by a lack of education, Theresa has been a hard worker all her life, says a social worker who knows...

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• Dec. 12, Cleveland Township Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public meeting on plans by Margaret Swank to have a shed...
Toddler Time: 9:15 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, age 18 months-3 years. Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine...
1867: The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, also known as The Grange, was founded in Washington, D....
• Actress Scarlett Estevez (TV: “Lucifer”), 10. • Actor Orlando Brown, 30. • Country singer Lila McCann, 36. •...
Teen admits molesting 50 RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A teenager who turned himself in to police confessed to molesting...
Sanders warns of ‘oligarchy’ READING (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told an...
TREASURE HUNT: 07-11-15-25-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-7, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-5-9, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-8-...


 
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Drivers walk away from Berwick accident on West Front Street
BERWICK — A two-vehicle collision on West Front Street led to a power pole being snapped in half Sunday night,...
The inaugural Bloomsburg Lights Up the Night Parade last month included 85 radiant floats and drew thousands of...
Activist fined for burning combo flag LEWISBURG — Political activist Gene Stilp was cited last week at one of his...


 
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It’s certainly a “Feliz Navidad” for Disney/Pixar Animation Studios. “Coco” is Pixar’s first feature film with a...
NEW YORK (AP) — The man who replaced Garrison Keillor as host of “A Prairie Home Companion” says the workplace...


 
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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...
Was clerical worker in Green Thumb Program
Elsie J. Evans, 87, of Fourth Street, Bloomsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born...
Lucy J. Womer Karl and Mary (Smee) Womer of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Lucy Josephine, born Wednesday, Nov...
PHOENIX (AP) — Police have recommended charges against the principal, athletic director and head coach at a prominent...
ENTERPRISE, Miss. (AP) — A deer darted through two hallways of a school here, startling students as they were arriving...


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Back in July, we recommended that officials at Penn State University be given a year to test-drive a new prevention...
This should be illegal
Here’s a little mental exercise for both liberals and conservatives. Starting with the former, let’s say you’re an...


 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: In a recent column, you said that red yeast rice acts as a kind of natural statin. Can natural and...
Q. I am confused about using peppermint oil for digestive problems. You have written that it is helpful for symptoms of...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) —A New Hampshire judge has denied an 84-year-old doctor’s request to regain her license to practice...


 
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“So far this late fall and first few days of meteorological winter, we have had only one invasion of very cold air, but...

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Both wide receivers known for making remarkable plays
CINCINNATI — A.J. Green’s tiptoe catch along the sideline was so remarkable that his former offensive coordinator...
GLENDALE, Ariz. — James Franklin has quickly brought Penn State back to national prominence. The Nittany Lions fell...
Crimson Tide to play Clemson; Oklahoma meets Georgia
Alabama is in, winning the great debate over Ohio State to reach the College Football Playoff yet again. The Crimson...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Desi Rodriguez had a season-high 29 points, including an off-balance bank shot with 8 seconds...
CHICAGO — Jonathan Quick made 24 saves, Christian Folin scored the game’s first goal midway through the third period...
NASSAU, Bahamas —Rickie Fowler was the first player to offer a scouting report on Tiger Woods ahead of his celebrated...
MIAMI — Stephen Curry scored 30 points in 30 minutes, Kevin Durant added 24 and the Golden State Warriors rode a big...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 20 4.833 — Toronto 14 7.667 4½ Philadelphia 13 9.591 6 New...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 26 18 6 2 38 95 67 Toronto 28 17 10 1 35 99 84...
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ATLANTA — Case Keenum threw a pair of touchdown passes, and the Minnesota Vikings extended their winning streak to...
East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div New England 10 2 0.833 348 223 4-2-0 6-0-0 7-1-0 3-1-0 3-0-0 Buffalo 6 6 0...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Marshawn Lynch had a 51-yard touchdown run and recorded his first 100-yard rushing game since coming...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Aaron Jones' 20-yard touchdown run on his only carry, with 5:59 left in overtime, gave Green Bay a...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Blake Bortles threw two touchdown passes, Leonard Fournette scored for the first time in six weeks...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. —Rex Burkhead scored twice and New England won its eighth straight by beating Buffalo, continuing...
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Jared Goff passed for two touchdowns, Los Angeles took advantage of two early interceptions thrown by...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LeShaun Sims intercepted a pass intended for DeAndre Hopkins in the end zone with 1:02 left, and...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Xavien Howard's 30-yard interception return for a touchdown highlighted a dominating defensive...
NEW ORLEANS — Rookie sensation Alvin Kamara scored two tackle-shedding touchdowns, New Orleans took advantage of a pair...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Josh McCown scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 2:15 left, and New York bounced back from...
BALTIMORE — Joe Flacco threw for 269 yards and two touchdowns, and Baltimore survived a strong comeback bid by Matthew...
CHICAGO — Robbie Gould kicked a 24-yard field goal in the closing seconds, Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 293 yards in his...
CARSON, Calif. — Philip Rivers passed for 344 yards and hit Keenan Allen for a touchdown, and surging Los Angeles moved...
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Midway Lanes MONDAY NIGHT MEN’S Week 14 W L Pick Ups 36 20 4 Men and Ah Little A 35.5 20.5 Zeisloft 27 29 The...
Dec. 4
Dec. 4, 1987 • A judge rules that the NCAA will be limited in drug testing at Stanford University after complaints of...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Tuesday BASKETBALL High school girls Walnut St. Chr. at...
Saturday, Dec. 16 Celebration Bowl At Atlanta NC A&T (11-0) vs. Grambling State (11-1), Noon (ABC) New Orleans...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Michigan at Ohio St. 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Wisconsin at Penn St. 8 p.m. BTN — Iowa at...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s Meghan Corridoni scored a game-high 19 points coming off the bench, and the...
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Charlotte 8 221 Orlando at Philadelphia 10½ 227½ Phoenix at Boston 6 202 Milwaukee...
BASEBALL National League SAN DIEGO PADRES — Signed executive vice president/general manager A.J. Preller to a...
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DEAR ABBY: I’m 17 and so is my boyfriend. He is an only child, and all throughout his life, his parents have put a lot...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are independent and a risk-taker. You enjoy being eccentric — a bit different. This year is...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York public radio host has been accused of sexual misconduct by an author and former...
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... son of Jamie Maciejewski, Danville, and James Maciejewski, Riverside, turned 11 on Sunday. Logan is the grandson of...
... daughter of Tom Jr. and Kim Levan, Elysburg, turned 7 on Sunday. Grandparents are Ardell and Sue Zielinski, Tom...
... son of Cheryl and Randy Fry, Danville, will turn 5 on Sunday. Grandparents are Elaine and Jeffrey Fry, Danville,...
... daughter of Ben and Tisha Book, Millville, turned 5 Nov. 30. Grandparents are Dave and Kathy Stackhouse, Bloomsburg...
... daughter of Mike and Cassandra Heaps, Millville, will turn 6 Tuesday. Grandparents are Ted Jr. and Cindy Heaps and...
... daughter of Tom and Becky Rambo, Bloomsburg, will turn 7 on Thursday. Olivia is the granddaughter of Deb Evans, Jim...
... son of Michael and Kristy Beagle, Bloomsburg, will turn 10 Saturday. Grandparents are Dale and Ann Beagle,...
... son of James and Kristin Rafel, Bloomsburg, turned 12 years old on Dec. 1. Bryce has four sisters: Leah, Hope,...
... son of Ryan and Jody Ruckle, Collegeville, turned 6 years old on Nov. 29. His grandparents are Dave and Luci Ruckle...
... daughter of Steve and Jenn Kurian, Bloomsburg, turned 5 on Nov. 30. Her grandparents are Tom and Judy Brokenshire...
... son of Kenneth O’Neal and Laura Hill, Mainville, is 8 years old today. Hunter’s grandparents are David and Mary...
... daughter of Chuck and Alli Ross, Belmar, N.J., will turn 5 Saturday. Grandparents are Chuck and Brenda Ross,...
SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Senior High and Middle School Honor Roll students for the first marking period...
The term “equitable matrix,” used by the Danville School Board simply means another way of squeezing the taxpayers to...