Stories from Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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Driver with suspended license had meth and pot, charges say
BERWICK — For the second time in 14 months, a man with a suspended driver’s license led police on a vehicle chase...
Medical pot facility will soon be up and growing, CEO says
DANVILLE — Medical marijuana will soon be growing in Danville. GTI received approval from the state to start growing...
Family eatery leaves winter ‘isolation’ for busier spot in Berwick
BERWICK — A popular family restaurant that spent the winter months “isolated” from customers has been relocated and...
Bloom native comes home to read ‘Journey’ to Beaver Main Elementary pupils
BLOOMSBURG — When Bloomsburg native Lindsay Casteel Barry noticed that her sons, ages 4 and 6, took an interest in...
Don Davenport says he never intended to become Santa. Someone bet him he couldn’t go without shaving for a year. That...

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• For a schedule of Central Columbia School District Board meetings, please see today’s Public Notices. • Likewise,...
1864: Confederate forces evacuated Savannah, Georgia, as Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman nearly completed his “March...
• Singer JoJo, 27. • Actor Bob Morley, 33. • Actor Jonah Hill, 34. • Singer David Cook (“American Idol”), 35. •...
BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., Eagle Hose Fire Company No. 2, 325 S. Mercer St., Berwick. Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.,...
Nations to talk about nukes OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The United States and Canada say nations from around the world will...
Harassment case cost $250G HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania House Democrats and a state agency authorized payment of...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-5-9-14-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-7; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-3-7; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-8-3-9...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man with an extensive history of committing felonies in California was given an ultimatum at...
BERWICK — A woman who was caught trying to shoplift health and beauty care products at Boyer’s Food Market gave police...
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who skipped a trial in August for possessing drug use items is now charged with selling a police...


 
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Hospital retiree enjoyed painting, crafts
Barbara Ann (Barr) Mankey, 53, went to her eternal home on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, surrounded by loved ones at Wilkes...
Seamstress enjoyed cross-country road trips
Barbara J. Lindsay, 73, of Shickshinny passed away Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born in...
Lifelong Bloomsburg farmer was avid hunter
Dale L. Lawton, 67, 188 Peppermill Road, Bloomsburg, died at 8:22 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at the Geisinger Medical...
Delaware woman loved flowers and her dogs
Mildred M. “Millie” Shafer, 94, 5 Paul Road, New Castle, Delaware, died at her home early Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Born...
Served as Scott Township Police Chief
Doyle Z. Winn, 85, 118 Fir St., Orangeville (Stony Brook Circle), died at his home on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Born in...
Was lifelong farmer on the family farm
Edward W. Danilowicz, 81, of New Columbus Borough died Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at home. Born May 7, 1936, in Nanticoke...
DANVILLE — Montour County residents will not see a tax increase from the county again this year. Commissioners say...
Freya R. Radel Jason and Chloe (Embick) Radel of Milton are the parents of a daughter, Freya Rose, born Monday, Dec....
Candidates for Berwick board BERWICK — When the Berwick Area School Board chose Principal Sandra Slavick for a seat on...
Most of us tend not to think of health care as manual labor. But for some in the field, especially those providing...
For the Press Enterprise WILKES-BARRE — A Northwest Area School District transportation aide accused of assaulting a...


 
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: This time of year, I’m getting a lot of requests to donate money, but bills and debt payments are hanging over my...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Promotion of religion is “engrained” in a Louisiana school district, a parent said in a federal...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates has had enough. The influential author and journalist deleted his Twitter account...


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“On Dec. 1, we began the three coldest months of the year, a period known as meteorological winter. Thursday at 11:28 a...
Lindsay Casteel Barry is presenting her book, “Journey to Constellation Station,” at the following locations today...
NEW YORK (AP) — In Manhattan, where Donald Trump built his empire, prices for condos in buildings bearing his gilded...


 
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Berry tart uses olive-oil cake as a base
During the holidays, we could all use a fantastic tart recipe in our hip pockets. Tarts are a perfect festive end to...
For the holidays, there are people who absolutely love a classic green bean casserole made with condensed soup, canned...
Want to serve a fancy roast for Christmas dinner without breaking the bank? Try a petite beef filet. Cut from the...


 
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He admits “I Can Do Bad All by Myself.” But 48-year-old writer/ director/producer and actor — in drag! — Tyler Perry...
DEAR ABBY: A year ago, my husband confessed that he was having an affair at work. Before it started, he tried setting “...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are friendly and breezy with others, who may or may not know you have strong psychic...
DEAR DR. ROACH: After a three-year battle with multiple myeloma, my husband passed away in July. During those three...


 
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How can it be that Christmas is actually just around the corner? It just seems unreal that Thanksgiving has already...
Electric pressure cookers are having a moment. And, until recently, I had never used one. My sister bought one and...
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My religious group, former Catholics, is apparently the third largest in the country, coming in just behind practicing...
It was only a matter of time before ongoing revelations about sexual harassment and sexual abuse by powerful men found...
The dishonorable Bob Mellow, disgraced ex-leader of the Pennsylvania Senate, is out of federal prison, free of his ex-...
A recent letter to the editor from a fellow member of Columbia County Against the Pipeline (CCAP) was met with the...
The Berwick downtown is heading for a trans-formative new year! There are many people working together to make major...

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Infants receive hunting licenses MADISON, Wis. (AP) —The state Department of Natural Resources sold 10 hunting...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman was sentenced to nearly six years in prison for beating a woman with a wooden closet...
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Bates College professor has interviewed 300 Americans who believe they’ve been abducted by...
BLACKFOOT, Idaho (AP) — An animal rights group is planning to place a billboard near the site of a highway crash that...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge has thrown out a case against two former corrections officers who lost...
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NEW YORK — It began with a news story, and then a tweet, and suddenly it seemed like everything had changed overnight....
NEW YORK — For book readers in 2017, the choice was often between imagining the worst, hoping for the best or escaping...
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MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook is rolling out a new face recognition service that identifies people in photos, even...
Man settles suit over eating pot PHOENIX (AP) — A man who says he was forced by police to eat marijuana or go to jail...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —A transgender former intern to U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico denies writing a...
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Flower club holds gift exchange NUMIDIA — Members and friends of RCV Flower Club gathered at the Numidia Valley Bible...
Master music award Shawna (Kile) Longo will receive the 2018 Master Music Teacher Award from the New Jersey Music...
ALOHA group to meet next on Dec. 27 LIGHTSTREET — ALOHA, a monthly gathering of older couples and singles, will meet...
BERWICK — The Women’s Giving Circle of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation (CSCF) announces grant...
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This is to the lady from Berwick (Sun Dec. 10-2017) Why didn’t you bring the blankets when the yard sale was open? When...
Iran finds dead sharks in Persian Gulf TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian officials say they have found hundreds of dead...
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Pittsburgh also loses RB Conner for rest of year
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers will have to pick up the pieces from an emotional loss to the New England Patriots...
Danville runner persevered to lead charge to PIAA title
Elaina Klinger had as strong a season as any runner in District 4. It’s even more impressive because the Danville...
For the third straight year, Southern Columbia cross country runner Ethan Knoebel represented his team at the state...
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PHILADELPHIA — Zach Randolph scored 27 points and Buddy Hield added 24 to lead the Sacramento Kings to a 101-95 victory...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 26 7.788 — Toronto 20 8.714 3½ New York 16 14.533 8½...
CINCINNATI — Kerem Kanter had 16 points and 13 rebounds and No. 9 Xavier, playing the second half without three...
PARK CITY, Utah — It’s no stretch to say that snow is the key to success for Jon Lillis. The reigning world champion...
NEW YORK — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 39 shots, Paul Carey scored twice and the New York Rangers beat the Anaheim Ducks 4...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 32 24 6 2 50 123 80 Toronto 35 21 13 1 43 117 98...
Targeting penalties in the top tier of college football reached an all-time high this season and the Pac-12 and...
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Pittsburgh RB Bell, WR Brown get voted in as starters
NEW YORK — The Pittsburgh Steelers lead the NFL in one category this season: most Pro Bowl players. Antonio Brown, Le’...
GREEN BAY, Wis. —This will be a strange couple weeks in Titletown. The Green Bay Packers’ streak of eight straight...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — The Atlanta Falcons’ path to the playoffs is simple — win this week at New Orleans, and they’re...
Bust out the protractors and rulers, refs. All your old-school stationery supplies are fair game for measurements in...
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Dec. 20, 1987 • Randall Cunningham throws for 280 yards and three touchdowns and runs for 47 yards to lead the...
High school 2017 PENNSYLVANIA FOOTBALL WRITERS ALL-STATE TEAM CLASS 1A OFFENSE Quarterback: Isaac Clark, Farrell...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Toronto 1 212 at Charlotte at Brooklyn 5½ 207 Sacramento Indiana 4½ 213½ at...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Dominic Coombe had 17 points, and Eli Morrison hit three 3-pointers to lead Central Columbia to a 51-...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 4:30 p.m. ESPNU — St. John’s vs. St. Joseph’s, at Uncasville, Conn. 6:30 p.m. ESPNU — Providence...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Benton at S. Williamsport.... 7:30 p.m. High school girls Vo-Tech at Panther...