Stories from Friday, December 8, 2017

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Ministry helping firefighter fix up his Nescopeck home
For the Press Enterprise NESCOPECK — A non-profit organization has stepped in to help end to a long-running battle...
Defendants: Dismiss Christmas case
BERWICK — A DUI defendant and a bar/restaurant are contesting a lawsuit filed by a woman injured in a crash on...
Trustees look at $250,000 purchase for gear storage or housing
BLOOMSBURG — Just a few weeks after Bloomsburg University’s Foundation purchased a property along Lightstreet Road, the...
Bloomsburg, Benton facilities to host Saturday classes
Come January, area youngsters will have an opportunity to work out, learn about healthy eating and make new friends...
Press Enterprise Editor Generations ago, our region was served by trains, trolleys and buses. If you needed to get to...

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• Country singer Sam Hunt, 33. • Singer Sinead O’Connor, 51. • Actress Teri Hatcher, 53. • Political commentator Ann...
1941: The United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Imperial Japan, a day after the attack on...
Ariz. GOP lawmaker to resign WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona said Thursday he is resigning...
Carols by Candlelight Concert: 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 345 Market St., Bloomsburg; free tickets are...
• Cooper Township, Montour County, is planning to take on approximately $3.1 million in public debt to install a sewer...
DA pans judge in PSU case BELLEFONTE (AP) — A prosecutor Thursday used a press release to sharply criticize a judge...
TREASURE HUNT: 03-12-14-16-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-6; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-1-4; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-4-...


 
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Three new Danville school directors, Joshua Seidel, Heather Hackenberg and Kevin Brouse, took their seats on the...
MAHONING TWP. — The driver of a truck that was struck by a car on Route 54 Nov. 20 turned into the path of the car,...
FRANKLIN TWP. — A Catawissa man was charged with driving with a suspended license when police pulled him over for...
MIFFLIN TWP. — A Berwick woman was charged with giving false information to authorities after police say she lied on an...


 
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Ranchers report cattle killings KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — Big Island cattle ranchers said there has been a troubling...
NAMPA, Idaho — Jeff Myers spent years working in a four-fingered universe as an animator on “The Simpsons” but he’s...


 
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Northwest custodian enjoyed tending to flowers
Joan I. (Olsen) Matschat, 82, of Shickshinny, passed away Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village I....
Private services to be held for N.J. native
Antoinette (Bellino) Bolles, 74, of Arden’s Hill Road, Benton, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at her residence...
Dorrance man owned and operated dairy farm
Edsel T. Rinehimer, 84, of Dorrance, passed away suddenly Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at home. Born in Dorrance Township...
Sugar tax ends in metro Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago-area’s penny-per-ounce tax on soda and sugary drinks is no...
Griffin J. Klingler Braden and Jayme (Longacre) Klingler, Selinsgrove, are the parents of a son, Griffin James, born...
Car was a Honda A car involved in an accident Wednesday near the intersection of Route 11 and Market Street was a...
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — One councilman wants his South Carolina city to stop writing parking tickets near churches on...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: At a routine follow-up at my doctor’s office, the nurse took my blood pressure on my left arm, and it...
BLOOMSBURG — University police charged a Nottingham man with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, after they say...
HEMLOCK TWP. — An Illinois man was charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a...


 
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NEW YORK — There are survivalists ready to keep themselves alive for months with nothing more than a plastic fork (...
HONOLULU (AP) — Survivors gathered Thursday at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow...


 
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ROSE: We note with sadness the sudden and untimely passing of Vicki Mihalik. This paragraph from her obituary in...
Last Saturday marked the end of an era for area children who have attended the Bloomsburg YMCA Preschool. Vicki Mihalik...
A divorced, mixed-race, Hollywood actress who attended a Roman Catholic school is to marry the son of the next King....
The main reason for the tax cuts proposed by the Republican controlled Congress is, they claim, to spur economic growth...
I would liked to offer my opinion on the topic of global warming. I think that the Earth is warming, but I think that...


 
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BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS ★½ Under-appreciated women (Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn) rebel against the...
Who is Tommy Wiseau? It’s a question that has long befuddled and endlessly amused fans of “The Room,” the infamously...
NEW YORK (AP) — With no major new releases hitting theaters, Pixar’s acclaimed “Coco” again topped the North American...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took a year and nearly 1,000 candidates, but the Walt Disney Studios has found its Mulan. The...
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Just when we think our opinion of Harvey Weinstein couldn’t sink any lower... E! News recently posted that a fresh New...
DEAR ABBY: I spent an evening with a guy I’ve been wanting to date for some time. After a few drinks he confided to...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are generous, warm and caring. You also are creative and determined. This is a busy year...
LODI, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey strip club that served as a favorite hangout for fictional mobsters in HBO’s “The...
DRYDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Residents and officials in a picturesque upstate New York town aren’t pleased with the way their...
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In just two weeks, donations by Press Enterprise readers to the Brighter Christmas Fund have topped the $35,000 mark....
CLEVELAND TWP. — A man and woman were charged with intent to deliver a controlled substance, tampering with evidence...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Nov. 27-Dec. 3. Listings include the week’s...
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“Since it’s become cold and will remain that way, we now have to keep an eye on potential snowstorms. In the coming...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A former Scranton-area lawmaker who served prison time for corruption has won his appeal to get his $...
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Wilmington coach Terry Verrelli was asked earlier this week how his run-first Wing-T offense would be able to move the...
Wilmington enters today’s Class 2A state title game with a nice feel-good story. Coach Terry Verrelli, the Greyhounds...
LOCK HAVEN — Cheyney University will drop its football program, according to a statement from the PSAC on Thursday....
Members of the Trump administration surprised the U.S. Olympic Committee by suggesting the nation’s participation at...
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PITTSBURGH — Matt Hunwick scored 1:29 into overtime, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins over the New York Islanders 4-3 on...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 27 19 6 2 40 101 69 Toronto 29 18 10 1 37 101 85...
PHILADELPHIA — A person familiar with the deal says the Philadelphia 76ers are set to trade beleaguered center Jahlil...
NEW YORK — Baker Mayfield is The Associated Press college football Player of the Year, becoming the fourth Oklahoma...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 22 4.846 — Toronto 15 7.682 5 Philadelphia 13 10.565 7½ New...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vincent Edwards scored 15 points, Carson Edwards finished with 10 points, and No. 21 Purdue...
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Dec. 8, 1987 • High school basketball adopts the 3-point shot. Dec. 8, 1997 • Bloomsburg’s Steph Williams accepts a...
P-Nut Bowl Ray Bartlett Memorial Week 13 W L Larry’s Back 21 15 Scott Town Auto Rental 20.5 15.5 Ron Hoch...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Charlotte 10 203½ Chicago Cleveland 3½ 218 at Indiana at Orlando 1 218 Denver...
BASEBALL American League TEXAS RANGERS — Named Spike Owen manager at Down East (Carolina), Matt Hagen manager at...
BOXING 9 p.m. FS1 — Premier Champions, Jean Pascal vs. Ahmed Elbiali, light heavyweights, at Hialeah, Fla...
Today FOOTBALL High school PIAA Class 2A final at HersheyPark Stadium Southern vs. Wilmington........... 1 p.m....
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NEW YORK (AP) — Morgan Stanley on Thursday fired former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. following allegations of misconduct...
8/FRIDAY Soup & Sandwich Luncheon, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bower Memorial Church Annex, Second and Pine streets,...
Nuremberg Community Players, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “The Night Before Christmas,” Dec. 9 and 10, 3 p.m.,...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville; fiber...
Carols by Candlelight Concert, Dec. 8, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 345 Market St., Bloomsburg; free tickets...
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AP Travel Editor NEW YORK — Destinations around the U.S. are dressing up for Christmas with trees, lights and holiday...
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Someone needs to go out to millville and take a picture of the corner on the post office when you pull in to go around...