Stories from Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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Police chief: Small crowd made a mess
BLOOMSBURG — Just minutes after the Philadelphia Eagles claimed their first Super Bowl victory Sunday night, jubilant...
Neighbor says her parents have long rented out Locust Township property
LOCUST TWP. — Crews battled a fire that destroyed a home near Numidia on Monday, according to fire officials. The fire...
CATAWISSA — Kevin Ferris of Shuman Street confronted borough council Monday night, asking why he was cited for not...
BLOOMSBURG — The final vote for Bloomsburg School District’s proposed reconfiguration and expansion project is just...
LOCUST TWP. — A man plowing snow on an ATV ending up sliding down a steep embankment and getting pinned beneath the...

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1952: Britain’s King George VI, 56, died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; he was succeeded as monarch by his...
• ”Good Morning America” co-host Amy Robach, 45. • Singer Rick Astley, 52. • Country singer Richie McDonald, 56...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Caldwell Consistory, 150 N. Market St., Bloomsburg. Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a....
Deputy and suspect killed DENVER (AP) — A Colorado sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed on Monday, the third officer...
• Pine Township has published its balance sheet for 2017. • Columbia County has two projects planned that may affect...
Districts to be redrawn HARRISBURG (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let a court-ordered redrawing of...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-6-11-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-4; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-3-7; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-4-4...


 
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CATAWISSA — A teenage girl who was speeding into town hit a patch of ice and slid into a nearby yard, knocking down a...
The Bookmobile will be making stops today at the Northern Columbia Community and Cultural Center from 1:30-2:30 p.m.,...
MONTOUR TWP. — A driver is in critical condition after her car veered into oncoming traffic during Sunday’s snowstorm...
JACKSON TWP. — A Benton man grabbed his stepson’s arm and pushed him to the floor, causing a bruise to his face,...
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a vacation home reported stolen by a Houston couple might have been...


 
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Enjoyed gardening, cooking, picnics, nature
Dawn Elaine Bennett, 88, of Bloomsburg passed away Feb. 2, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was born...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Mahoney, who as the cranky, blue-collar dad in “Frasier” played counterpoint to pompous sons...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Theresa M. Ivanina, 81, of West Front Street, Berwick, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Elmcroft of Berwick, where she...
BERWICK — A man accused of invading a child’s privacy by spying on her in a bathroom at his home in North Centre...
NEW YORK (AP) — An estimated 103.4 million people watched the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in the...
BERWICK — The following complaints were filed by landlords in the office of District Judge Richard W. Knecht: •...


 
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Record-level credit card debt and fluctuating incomes create financial challenges for many American households,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a recent column by Will Bunch of the Philadelphia Daily News. When news broke earlier...
Pipeline helps protect us
In addition to Watergate and leisure suits, one of the things that made the 1970s an ugly decade was a series of...
Cape Town, South Africa, one of the most beautiful and green cities in the world, will run out of water in April. On “...
Solar cell and panel manufacturing is to industry as jazz is to music: It’s an American original. In the early 1950s...


 
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Bill Cosby’s lawyers admitted Monday they wrongly accused prosecutors in his criminal sexual-assault...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —One of two men charged in the 2013 shooting death of a disc jockey and activist outside a bar has...


 
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LONDON (AP) — Tempted to stifle a loud or untimely sneeze? Let it out instead, doctors in England warn, based on the...
Replacing lymph nodes may ease painful swelling
WASHINGTON — Breast cancer treatment left Susan Wolfe-Tank with an arm too painfully swollen to lift anything heavy or...
DEAR DR. ROACH: After a diagnosis of low thyroid levels, my formerly long, thick hair has thinned out. I’d say 50 to...
Q. I have been a heavy drinker for 35 years —just in the evenings, after work. I would take six or eight drinks nightly...


 
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WASHINGTON — A device that heats tobacco without burning it reduces some of the harmful chemicals in traditional...
For The Conversation This has been a particularly bad influenza season, starting early especially in the South and...
NEW YORK (AP) — As if the flu wasn’t bad enough already: Researchers have confirmed that flu sharply increases the risk...
LONDON (AP) — Drugmaker Sanofi says that its dengue vaccine, the world’s first, should be given only to people who have...
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Judd Apatow has been one of the most vocal critics of men accused of sexual misconduct in...
“Today will be variably cloudy and cold, with a chance for a few flurries. Tomorrow and tomorrow night, we’ll get hit...
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BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — He has traveled a long road: starter and castoff, journeyman and backup. Now Nick Foles stands at...
PHILADELPHIA — Fresh off their first Super Bowl title, the Philadelphia Eagles arrived home to a hero’s welcome Monday...
DANVILLE — Jordan Bickhart put on a clinic in the second quarter, hitting three 3-pointers and scoring 12 points and...
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NEW YORK — Agent Scott Boras says the number of major league teams rebuilding with younger, lower-cost rosters has...
PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury doesn’t think anything he’s experienced in his 14-year career that could prepare him for...
INDIANAPOLIS — All-Star guard Bradley Beal scored 21 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. had 15 on Monday night to help the...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The International Olympic Committee rejected a request on Monday to invite 15 Russians to...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 39 15.722 — Toronto 36 16.692 2 Philadelphia 25 25.500 12...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 36 13 3 75 187 134 Boston 31 11 8 70 164 121...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Villanova, Virginia and Purdue are making themselves comfortable atop the AP Top 25. And with the way...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
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DETROIT — The Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia on Monday, doubling down on the franchise’s hope it can copy the New...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was no more forthcoming on Monday about his surprise...
MINNEAPOLIS — Not only was the Philadelphia Eagles’ knockout of New England a thrill-a-minute slugfest, it produced...
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Feb. 6, 1988 • Bloomsburg University heavyweight Ron Ippelites defeats John Owens, 5-1, giving the Huskies a 17-16 win...
BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with OF George Springer on a two-year contract. NEW YORK...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Cleveland 7 221 at Orlando Houston 10 218 at Brooklyn at New York OFF OFF...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m. ESPNU — Penn at Princeton 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Xavier at Butler 7 p.m. BTN — Michigan at...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA WB/Scranton 28 12 3 1 60 152 117 Lehigh Valley 27 14...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Bloomsburg Chr. at Rock Solid...5 p.m. St. John Neumann at Vo-Tech..7:30 p.m....
BLOOMSBURG — Jaylen Reichner led Millville with a game-high 18 points in a 44-41 win over Blooomsburg in high school...
Midway Lanes MONDAY NIGHT MENS 2017-18 Week 21 W L Zeislott 18 2 The Old Farts 12 8 Pick Ups 11 9 4 Men and Ah...
Ninth grade boys Thursday Bloomsburg 39, Mount Carmel 38 High scorers: Bloomsburg — Chase Morris 10; Mount Carmel...
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DEAR ABBY: My wife gave birth to our twin girls almost a year ago, and for the most part, things have been great. They...
We never thought we’d miss wardrobe malfunctions. We watched Super Bowl 52 for two reasons: the commercials and the...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: PAIN CREAM DETAILS: The recalled Well at Walgreens Pain and...
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Ladies, if you want more men to march with you around the statue in Bloomsburg, you should carry a large piece of pie...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a dreamer who is multitalented. You often are underestimated. Adventure, exciting...