Stories from Thursday, February 8, 2018

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Southern grad, 18, says he’s afraid after regrettable post
BLOOMSBURG -- A Bloomsburg University sophomore used social media to fire off a racial slur in response to revelry in...
WWE stars, famous athletes come to Berwick man to get unique style
BERWICK — In high school, Mike Henger purchased a pair of $40 clippers from Walmart and started cutting his soccer...
Hunlock Creek man is locked up on assault, endangerment charges
HUNLOCK CREEK — A Hunlock Creek man stabbed another man twice with a pocket knife here Tuesday night during a fight,...
Fired employee, volunteer seek $35M, allege discrimination
DANVILLE — An ex-employee and her son are suing Geisinger Medical Center for $35 million, claiming they were the...
Official fears new cost will discourage use
BLOOMSBURG — Starting this spring, it will cost $50 to reserve a pavilion at the Bloomsburg Town Park on weekends and...

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1910: The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. 1922: President Warren G. Harding had a radio installed in the White...
• Professional surfer Bethany Hamilton, 28. • Actor Josh Morrow, 44. • Actor Seth Green, 44. • Actress-comedian...
Blood Drive: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Susquehanna Energy Information Center, 634 Salem Blvd., Berwick. Daily Bread Meal:...
Russians penetrating email WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing secrets of military drones and other...
• Huntington Township has released its auditors report for 2017. • The Berwick Zoning Hearing Board will meet Thursday...
Two days to redraw maps HARRISBURG (AP) — State lawmakers headed home Wednesday with two days left to comply with a...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-8-19-23-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-8, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-7-8, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-2-8-...


 
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Volunteers from the Catawissa Christian Church are offering help to the elderly and disabled in Catawissa borough to...
DANVILLE — Police here will start carrying a drug meant to reverse the effects of a drug overdose. Council approved...
MOUNT CARMEL — A fire that damaged several homes in the 300 block of North Hickory Street here last week was ruled...
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil suits have been filed in the office of District Judge Russel Lawton. The defendants...
VALLEY TWP. — Two drivers were cited in separate accidents that occurred along Interstate 80 here, State Police at...


 
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Served three terms on Catawissa Council
Donald E. Stewart, 87, of Catawissa passed away Feb. 7, 2018, at his residence. He was born Aug. 2, 1930, in Danville,...
HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced that one year after launching a Transparency Portal, his office has...
Berwick parish secretary was fabulous cook
Mary L. Daddio, 87, a longtime Berwick resident, died Tuesday evening, Feb. 6, 2018, at her home. Born July 27, 1930,...
LIGHTSTREET — A Berwick man was charged with possessing marijuana and a pipe when police spotted his car in a closed...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is making his PGA Tour debut next month in the...
DANVILLE — Here is the January report from Susan M. Kauwell, Montour County Prothonotary & Clerk of Courts....


 
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LOS ANGELES — Mickey Jones, a veteran character actor who played Rodney “Hot Rod” Dunham on “Justified” and...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — One-year-old Lucas Warren’s contagious smile won over executives at Gerber baby food who have...
Marc Malkoskie issued the following apology on Twitter Monday, after a screenshot of a racial slur he had used on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a widely-watched New York City consumer affairs reporter known for his on-camera...
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“Sleet, freezing rain and rain fell on the 2-3 inches of new snow we got yesterday. The slop made Wednesday about as...
MONROE TWP. — A Bloomsburg man driving on a section of Route 11 that runs through Snyder County here went off the road...


 
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Ring in the Year of the Dog with classic flavors, dishes
Dan Dan Noodles are a classic Chinese dish originating in the Sichuan province. Noodles have been part of Chinese...


 
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‘The Dukes of Hazzard” stars are in a heap of legal trouble. John Schneider owes his former wife more than $150,000...
DEAR ABBY: My son bought me a car in 2012. I had no idea he was doing it. He traded my car in for this newer car....
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m an 81-year-old mother of five, and I have an overactive bladder. My situation was the usual “can’...
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a beautiful day in the postal neighborhood. The U.S. Postal Service plans to issue a new stamp...
NEW YORK (AP) — Like Prince William and Kate Middleton before them, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are now getting a...


 
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Grandma has always been a very special person to me. Tonight, we celebrated her 80th birthday. Since Grandpa passed...
Vo-Tech will be holding an ‘Open House’ Sunday February 11 from 1-4 PM. If you have kids it’s important you go. When...
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Here are available school menus for the week of Feb. 12: BENTON/breakfast — Monday: Sausage breakfast pizza. Tuesday...
A taste of literature Laura Hess’ s seventh- and eighth-grade English class at Bloomsburg Christian School had a “...
Get ready for school Kindergarten registration in the Berwick Area School District will begin this month. Your child...
Facts on Phil Holy Family School’s first-grade students are learning about groundhogs and their habitat. They...
Open house slated Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School will hold an Open House on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 1-4 p.m. The...
HARRISBURG — Third-graders across Pennsylvania will combine oral health education and creativity during the...
Recognition program Starting with the new year, Southern Columbia High School’s Student Council has introduced a...
As the U.S. economy is growing, finding a job is becoming ever more competitive. Computer skills are now an assumed...
Tyler Smith, a senior in the welding technology program at Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech School, was named Student of the...
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HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Legislation replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships in Bermuda was signed into...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For generations, as America’s authoritarian rivals strutted their tanks, troops and jets through main...
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Tesla now headed toward asteroid belt CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The world’s first space sports car is cruising...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are quite psychic. You do your homework because you like to be prepared. This is a busy...
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It’s carved a furrow in my brown, wincing every time I see or hear the phrase, “Make America Great Again.” I stifle my...
Several months late, Gov. Tom Wolf and state lawmakers last fall sewed together a patchwork quilt of revenues,...
Berwick ‘in the house’
We are at the start of another Olympic competition, the Winter Games, which are being held in the north of South Korea...
Taxpayers in Columbia County should start to vote to control what happens to their money by telling those who spend...
In our current political crisis, I find comfort in reading about the lives of the great men and women who invented this...
“I have done nothing but try to tell the truth since my come-to-Jesus moment.” Todd Howe When his credibility was...
For a president who enjoys confrontation, Donald Trump’s first state of the union address was unusually emollient and...
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Minnesota teen allegedly tried to recruit for al-Qaida
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota woman accused of encouraging two fellow college students to join a jihad months before...
Nevada’s major political parties are locked in a legal battle over a Republican effort to take control of the state...
WASHINGTON (AP) —One of President Donald Trump’s top White House aides resigned Wednesday following allegations of...
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Tigers heavyweight free of stress ahead of states
At last year’s PIAA team wrestling championships, Southern Columbia heavyweight Connor Fulmer took everything perhaps...
Man starts petition against NBC football analyst
Winning a Super Bowl wasn’t enough to ease Philadelphia Eagles fans. They want Cris Collinsworth’s blood too. Or at...
‘ I feel zero pressure about starting the new season’
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Martin Truex Jr. has been all over the country during his brief reign as NASCAR’s newest champion....
BOSTON — Josh McDaniels sent ripples throughout the NFL with his decision to pull out of an agreement to become the...
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DETROIT — Andre Drummond had 17 points and 27 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons extended their winning streak to five...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 39 16.709 — Toronto 37 16.698 1 Philadelphia 26 25.510 11...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — On the one hand: The world gathers for a scripted, globalized spectacle of competition and...
Georgia was not about to blow this lead. The Bulldogs, who let a 13-0 halftime advantage get away in a national...
PHILADELPHIA — St. John’s took down another of the nation’s elite, and stunned No. 1 Villanova 79-75 on Wednesday night...
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PITTSBURGH — The Steelers have no plans on moving on from All-Pro running back Le’Veon Bell. Team president Art Rooney...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. —Matt Patricia’s unlikely path to becoming an NFL coach began with his buddies, setting up miniature...
PHILADELPHIA — The city is gearing up and shutting down for its first-ever Super Bowl parade, with universities,...
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Feb. 8, 1988 • Bloomsburg University’s Matt Wilson caps a 25-point night with a pair of 3-pointers in the final 2 1/2...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Wyo. Area at Berwick........... 7:15 p.m. GAR at Northwest............... 7:15 p...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. CBSSN — Bryant at Wagner 7 p.m. CBSSN — Austin Peay at Murray St. ESPN2 — Georgia Tech...
CHEYNEY — The Bloomsburg University women’s basketball team won its third straight, beating Cheyney 60-53 on Wednesday...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Orlando OFF OFF Atlanta at Toronto OFF OFF New York at Washington 2 206 Boston...