Stories from Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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Bloomsburg ophthalmologist may see felony charge tossed in a year
BLOOMSBURG — A longtime local eye doctor admitted Tuesday that he had conspired to prescribe medications for his...
Defense: Suspect is ailing and elderly
BLOOMSBURG — A man who was imprisoned in Argentina with accused killer Anthony Rocco Franklin will be brought here to...
Mahoning Township business adding to menu, seating, storage
MAHONING TWP. — A pizza restaurant here is more than doubling in size to better accommodate customers, the owner says...
Assault and resisting arrest among charges
BLOOMSBURG — A woman kicked a police officer in the stomach while she was being taken into custody for causing a...
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County deputy sheriff was injured while attempting to arrest a man wanted on a warrant, arrest...

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Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Clothing/household item...
• February meetings of the Columbia County Housing Corp. and the Columbia County Redevelopment and Housing Authorities...
1943: The government abruptly announced that wartime rationing of shoes made of leather would go into effect in two...
• NBA player Isaiah Thomas, 29. • Actress Deborah Ann Woll, 33. • Actress Tina Majorino, 33. • Actor Ashton...
Kelly talks ‘lazy’ immigrants WASHINGTON (AP) — Some immigrants may have been “too afraid” or “too lazy” to sign up...
Wolf renews gas-tax battle HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s election-year budget plan unveiled Tuesday...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-10-15-26-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-6; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-2-7; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-7-6...


 
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BERWICK — Two Berwick men accused of being chased down by police late at night after breaking into a soda machine with...
With up to 8 inches of snow predicted to fall by the end of today, Berwick is looking for volunteers to help shovel out...
HUGHESVILLE — A Stillwater woman is facing drug charges here, according to the Williamsport newspaper. Britney...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University plans to test the sirens in its emergency notification system on Thursday, a release...


 
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READING — To help prevent imposters from gaining access to customers’ homes, UGI Utilities urges customers to be aware...
Former Berwick Industries employee
Catherine M. “Katie” Jasinski, 85, of Hosler Road, Berwick, died Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at home, surrounded by her...
Served in Cadet Nursing Corps during WWII
Mary P. Burke, 92, a resident of Maria Joseph Manor in Danville passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at the Mount Carmel...
NEW YORK (AP) — Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will have an anonymous jury at his U.S. trial...
Octogenarian was native of Berwick
Theresa M. Ivanina, 81, of West Front Street, Berwick, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Elmcroft of Berwick, where she...
DANVILLE — A man pinned beneath a flipped ATV on Monday was in fair condition at Geisinger Medical Center the next day...
His name is Doug Catawissa Council President Doug Krum was incorrectly identified in Tuesday’s edition.
Suits filed in Danville DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge...
LIGHTSTREET — A series of free workshops is planned to help landowners navigate revised state rules for manure...


 
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UNIONTOWN (AP) — Two former bus drivers shifted gears to operate snowplow trucks for the Pennsylvania Department of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tayari Jones, whose novel “An American Marriage” has been chosen for Oprah Winfrey’s book club, will...
HAZLETON — The Parkinson’s Wellness Support Group scheduled for 1 p.m. today at Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Health...
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After the Philadelphia Eagles’ thrilling victory over the New England Patriots in the 2018 Super Bowl, faith was front...
In case you missed it —it hasn’t exactly been making the mainstream media rounds — a new study published in the...
After the Philadelphia Eagles’ thrilling victory in the Super Bowl Sunday night, we began to wonder if something...
In the wake of national news that the Humane Society of the United States is going through a major sexual harassment...
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett is known as a “value” investor — someone who buys into companies that are...
“We will once more come together to provide sympathy and strength for the deputy’s loved ones and pray for the recovery...


 
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Fast and furious. That’s how quickly political jokes evolve in the Trump era. And it’s how the president’s supporters...
I admit I’m a little out of my realm here, but Berwick School District keeps talking about part of Hazelton School...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are charming and good-natured. You also are rebellious, spirited and brilliant! This is a...


 
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TURBOTVILLE — Here are Warrior Run Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished...
Berwick class to celebrate birthdays BERWICK — Berwick High School’s Class of 1966 will host a joint class birthday...
Master’s degree Reanna M. Peritz of Bloomsburg received her master’s degree in Educational Leadership: PK-12 School...
BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech honor roll students for the second marking period:...


 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I have severe pain from osteoarthritis. I am able to get some relief with one tablet of 5/325 Norco a...
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to overturn U.S. trade policy and bring down the...
DEAR ABBY: I’m a 72-year-old married woman. My husband has atypical Parkinson’s and can no longer talk or walk. I...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Director Quentin Tarantino has responded to Uma Thurman’s allegation he put her life in danger with a...
“Today’s weather will be a carbon copy of what we had Sunday. Newly formed ‘Winter Storm Liam’ crosses Pennsylvania...
For the Press Enterprise WILKES-BARRE — A trio of dog breeders charged with 130 criminal counts, including numerous...
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A California bakery owner can continue to refuse to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. —Residents here will have to obey snow emergency rules through 9 p.m. today, township supervisors...
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Mayor: ‘Knucklehead contingent’ should stay away
PHILADELPHIA — An estimated 2 million people celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles' long-awaited first Super Bowl win...
Sherrif’s office: Geddert the target of complaints
LANSING, Mich. — Former U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team coach John Geddert is facing a criminal investigation...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — IOC President Thomas Bach called it “a lively and spirited debate.” That’s an...
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NEW YORK — Fresh off the Super Bowl, NBC begins more than two weeks of Winter Olympics coverage on Thursday with a new...
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Feb. 7, 1988 • Michael Jordan follows up his Slam Dunk title at NBA All-Star weekend by scoring 40 points and earning...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with 2B Jonathan Schoop on a one-year contract....
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit 9 208 Brooklyn Houston 4½ 211 at Miami at New Orleans OFF OFF Indiana...
MILTON — Bethany Hileman and Corinna Petrus had 12 points to lead Danville to a 43-20 win over Milton in high school...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. BTN — Maryland at Penn St. SEC — LSU at Florida 7 p.m. CBSSN — St. John's 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 boys Millville at Benton............... 7:30 p.m. Bloomsburg at Southern...... 7:30 p....
Ninth grade boys Bloomsburg 62, Central Columbia 44 Monday High scorers: Bloomsburg — Chase Morris 19; Central...
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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics at hand, Lake Placid is rolling out the welcome mat for...
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Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: CANISTER LIGHT KITS DETAILS: SYLVANIA RT56HO 900 lumen...
CATAWISSA — Here is the January report from the District Court of Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY — $6,317 • Checks...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Field Museum began dismantling its Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton named Sue on Monday. Crews are...
BLOOMSBURG — Here is the January report from the District Court Office of Russell Lawton. ASSESSMENT DETAIL...