Stories from Friday, February 9, 2018

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Police: Volunteer, 16, says man gave unsolicited sex-education speech
MAHONING TWP. — A former Geisinger doctor kissed a teenage girl and gnawed on her ear while she was taking part in a...
Athlete to compete for gold on Valentine’s Day in South Korea
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Watch out for that ninth curve — it’s a doozy. That was the advice from Olympian Jayson...
South Centre man was allegedly looking for former Berwick tenants
BERWICK — A man who police say made threats to burn down a home on Elm Street will face the charges in county court...
LIBERTY TWP. — A 65-year-old man asked a teenage girl to send him nude photos of herself, and discussed performing...
A Catawissa woman won five lottery prizes totaling $5,000 in December. Heather Sharkuski was among 68 local players...

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BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, 400 E. Independence St., Shamokin. Potato Doughnut Sale: Today and...
1870: The U.S. Weather Bureau was established. 1942: The U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff held its first formal meeting to...
• Actor Michael B. Jordan, 31. • Actor Tom Hiddleston, 37. • Country singer Travis Tritt, 55. • Actor Charles...
Bison injured in wildfires RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — None of the bison in Custer State Park and Bear Butte State Park...
• Montour County Salary Board will meet Feb. 13 at 10:30 a.m. • Millville Area School District is requesting proposals...
Inmate admits killing brother YORK (AP) — An inmate is admitting he killed his brother when they were teens two...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-12-13-18-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-1 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-6-8 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-8-1-2...


 
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Danville Police are trying to put the brakes on nagging problem in the borough: gridlock. Police have been watching...
MONTOUR TWP. — An Amazon delivery driver escaped injury when he lost control of his truck and flipped it along Rupert...
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the court of District Judge Russell Lawton....


 
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BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Officials of an ice fishing tournament are investigating some of this year’s winners. Officials...
Man killed saving pets LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a southern Nevada man is dead after he was trapped in his...
HOBBS, N.M. (AP) —Some civil liberties advocates are concerned about the city of Hobb’s sponsorship of last month’s...


 
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Active church member was dedicated volunteer
Pamela J. Lynn of Rush Township, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. She...
Trucker enjoyed hosting family gatherings
Steve Allen Edwards, 66, of Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Barber enjoyed music, playing accordion
Frank A. Barchik, 89, of Old Tioga Turnpike, Benton (Cambra), died early Thursday morning, Feb. 8, 2018, at his home....
Retired Magee secretary enjoyed cooking
Nancy C. Eves, age 82, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center...
WILKES-BARRE — Mohegan Sun Pocono here has been fined $7,500 by the state for giving a cash advance to a person with a...
Nelson Creasy is recovering from surgery. Get-well cards may be sent to him at 530 Summit Ave., Bloomsburg, PA 17815...
Businessman, outdoorsman, enjoyed car shows
Floyd E. “Rags” Frey, age 59, of Bloomsburg, passed away from cancer Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at his home in Beaver...
Carter L. Mench Jared Mench and Victoria Snyder, Catawissa, are the parents of a son, Carter Lee, born Tuesday, Jan....
Catawissa woman loved cats, enjoyed reading
Sarah W. Roberts, age 85, of Catawissa, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, a patient of the Geisinger Medical...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Frances M. (Greenly) Fought Seidle, 98, died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Signature Health Care, Bloomsburg, where she...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Helen Elizabeth (Coleman) Steinruck, 99, of Fishing Creek Township, went to be eternally with her Lord on Thursday, Feb...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Larry Perry, 80, of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at his home. A complete obituary will be published...
Right name of suspect Ryan Samsel pleaded guilty to harassment in the pistol-whipping of his father, Jason, in 2016....
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Kix Brooks backs preservation bid NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kix Brooks of the musical duo Brooks & Dunn is heading a...
GLEN COVE, N.Y. (AP) —Some residents of a suburban New York community told a City Council public hearing on Wednesday...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A woman convicted of using a counterfeit check had herself medically sterilized at the suggestion...
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana legislative committee is seconding a request that the U.S. Department of Agriculture...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Pressure mounted on White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday as questions swirled about his...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is trying to counter North Korean “propaganda” around the Winter...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, the head of the Legislative Women’s...


 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by radio host Larry Elder; www.LarryElder.com Which alleged “racist xenophobe”...
ROSE: The unsung work done by police officers is the subject of this rose, submitted by a friend of a man who was...
Response to the column titled: “In Africa she learned to love the U.S.” (Feb. 3 issue, p. 9) Upon reading the...
The University of Central Oklahoma has opened its arms to drag queen shows and safe sex carnivals but they draw the...


 
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12 STRONG ★★½ War drama based on the book “Horse Soldiers.” It tells of the first Special Forces team deployed to...
With warm nostalgia for Beatrix Potter’s classic children’s tale, “Peter Rabbit” director, producer and co-writer Will...
In his latest film, “The 15:17 to Paris,” Clint Eastwood has taken his famously no-frills filmmaking further than ever...
NEW YORK (AP) — On a typically sluggish Super Bowl weekend, Sony Pictures’ “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” topped the...
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9/FRIDAY Potato Doughnut Sale, pick up after 2 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10 with prior order, Numidia Valley Bible Fellowship,...
BU Players’ “The Machinal,” by Sophie Treadwell, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg...
“Celebrating Bloomsburg University Football: 125 Years of Memorable Moments,” through Feb. 9, third floor, Harvey A....
Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m., K.S. Gross Auditorium, Carver Hall, Bloomsburg University....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You live by your own rules, although you like to seek the opinions of others. You are eclectic...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Documentarian Agnes Varda is not only the oldest person ever nominated for an Academy Award, she’s...
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Omarosa Manigault Newman is starting to tell her story, as promised. And her story is that America is not going to be...
Here’s the local television schedule for the luge races featuring Berwick native Jayson Terdiman, according to NBC,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 29-Feb. 4. Listings include the week’s...
BERWICK — St. Mary’s Church starts its Lenten fish fry today. From now through March 23, the church, at 1730 Fowler...
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“Yesterday was partly sunny and seasonably cold. We had to maneuver around a lot of ice. The fifth storm in a little...
Special to the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Massachusetts-born Matthew Hunter ’s path to becoming a world-class viola...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to the Olympics will go on, whether or not the U.S. government shuts...
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Another asteroid is headed our way — the second this week — but there’s no need to worry....
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) —Two classic American novels will no longer be required reading in eastern Minnesota schools because...
NEW YORK (AP) — Quentin Tarantino apologized Thursday to Roman Polanski rape victim Samantha Geimer for comments he...
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A 99-year-old man killed two teenagers in a head-on crash by driving his RV at night...
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In the United States you are considered innocent until proven guilty.....unless you are Donald Trump! benton rd man,...
‘Don’t you worry none!” Netflix is streaming season 2 of the updated “One Day at a Time.” Season one saw single mother...
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Lurie: ‘This Super Bowl championship is for you’
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia’s first Super Bowl parade ended in a raucous, emotional rally as hundreds of thousands of...
Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce, who appeared to have dressed for the Mummers Parade, was the life of the Super...
Davis hints that race was a factor in deciding honor
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It was a feel-good story for a few hours: Luge veteran Erin Hamlin gets the chance to enter...
Winning coin flip gives SCA advantage at 170, 182
For the Press Enterprise HERSHEY — Life for Jerry Marks and his coaching staff is just a little easier when Southern...
CLEVELAND — With their NBA title hopes fading fast, the Cavaliers got aggressive at the trading deadline. They swapped...
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ORLANDO, Fla. — Evan Fournier scored 22 points, D.J. Augustin added 16 points and nine assists, and the Orlando Magic...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 39 16.709 — Toronto 37 16.698 1 Philadelphia 26 25.510 11...
NEW YORK — The baseball players’ union will open its own spring training camp for the first time since the end of the...
PHILADELPHIA — Travis Konecny scored twice and Claude Giroux had a goal and an assist to help the Philadelphia Flyers...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 53 36 14 3 75 189 140 Boston 52 33 11 8 74 173...
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Feb. 9, 1988 • Pittsburgh’s Mario Lemieux picks up three goals and three assists, setting an All-Star Game record for...
High school boys DISTRICT 4 STANDINGS CLASS 6A W L Williamsport 10 7 CLASS 4A W L Danville 16 3...
BASEBALL MLB — Suspended free agent minor league RHP Landon Hughes 68 games and Boston C Jacob Romanski (Pawtucket-IL...
BENTON — Dana Kingsbury scored 22 points for Benton in a 58-38 win over South Williamsport in high school girls...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Philadelphia 5½ 221 New Orleans at Detroit 3½ 217½ L.A. Clippers at Atlanta OFF...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m. CBSSN — Toledo at Miami (Ohio) 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Davidson at Rhode Island ESPNU — Princeton...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Lebanon Chr. at Bloom. Chr....... 5 p.m. Vo-Tech at Benton............... 7:30 p...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged again, sending the Dow industrials down 1,000 points, as investors continued to get out...
DEAR ABBY: How old does a child have to be before she is able to choose a relative to live with? I’m the one my...
Pence to speak at convention NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at a convention...
DEAR DR. ROACH: A couple weeks ago, I had a sudden fast heartbeat with a very irregular and erratic pulse (...