Stories from Saturday, February 10, 2018

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Service coming to Columbia, Montour counties in summer
BLOOMSBURG — Sometime this summer, residents of Columbia and Montour counties should be able to text 9-1-1 when they...
Berwick charity says new fence and chain are cutting illegal dumping
BERWICK — A new fence, a new chain and a donated car port seem to have solved most of the illegal dumping problems at...
BLOOMSBURG — Matt Zoppetti’s plan to put a drug-and-alcohol treatment center in Bloomsburg passed a major hurdle on...
Berwick Area crew merger with Geisinger team needs approval
BERWICK — Berwick Area Ambulance Association is merging with Geisinger’s ambulance services. The merger of Berwick and...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman who police say was driving drunk told officers that she needed to get out of the house...

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FREE VETERANS BREAKFAST: 8-11 a.m., Berwick Elks, 117 W. Second St., use Third Street entrance. Blood Drive: 12-5 p.m...
• Actress Emma Roberts, 27. • Actress Elizabeth Banks, 44. • Actress Laura Dern, 51. • ABC News correspondent...
1962: The Soviet Union exchanged captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers for Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy held by...
Muslim singer withdraws PARIS (AP) — A French Muslim woman has quit a TV singing competition amid criticism of...
• North Centre Township invites bids by contractors on a roadway fill and driving surface project; details in today’s...
Consensus on proposed map HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican leaders of the state Legislature said Friday they reached...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-4-5-11-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-2, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-3-4, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-7-9-3...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was charged with DUI when she was stopped by State Police for careless driving in the...
We can still be #proudtostandwithcorey. This week, the Los Angeles Police Department said actor Corey Feldman will...
BERWICK — As Jayson Terdiman prepares to race in his second Olympic Games, people in his hometown have the opportunity...
Temp agency sued by former worker MILLVILLE — The following civil complaints have been filed in the court of District...
CATAWISSA — The following civil complaints have been filed in the court of District Judge Craig Long. Defendants in...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — Eight people were admitted into Columbia County’s ARD probation program as first-time offenders recently...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, according to court documents....
BLOOMSBURG — Two out of 32 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were declared out of compliance with...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man was driving under the influence of alcohol when he was pulled over for a defective...
BLOOMSBURG — A woman accused of trying to run over a police officer in Union County, New Jersey, has waived extradition...
POTTSVILLE — A Unityville man faces prison time after a Schuylkill County jury determined on Thursday that he possessed...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant complaints were filed in the office of District Judge Russell Lawton: •...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jill Messick, who served as a producer on films such as “Frida” and “Baby Mama,” has taken her own...
Consummate homemaker loved to quilt
Jean Carolyn (Hinkle) Woodruff, 78, of Danville died at her home unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. She was born on...
Retailers such as Target and Amazon are embracing mobile applications to help consumers save money and time with...
Misconduct alleged BLOOMSBURG — A Springfield man was charged with disorderly conduct and public consumption of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delete your account. That’s what Jim Carrey says Facebook users should do, as the actor looks to...


 
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Lifelong homemaker devoted to church, family
Helen Elizabeth (Coleman) Steinruck, 99, of Fishing Creek Township went to be eternally with her Lord on Thursday, Feb...
Avid gardener was accomplished seamstress
Mary Louise (Kreischer) Beaver, 84, of Numidia passed away peacefully on Feb. 9, 2018, at Signature Healthcare,...
Bloom native had strong faith, many hobbies
Louise Ann Hock Wright Norris, 83, was called to heaven early Wednesday morning, Feb. 7, 2018, at home. Louise was...
Engineer served on Southern school board
Robert P. Gittler Sr., 67, of Elysburg died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2017, after a short illness. Born Dec. 13, 1950, in...
Benton auto mechanic was avid outdoorsman
Alfred T. Hughes of Piper Road, Benton, died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Dec....
The family of Deborah Crispell of Berwick is requesting a card shower for her as she recovers from a hip replacement...
Orangeville woman retired from Bloom Carpet
Mary L. Williams, 87, of Orangeville peacefully passed away at Gettysburg Center on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, surrounded...
Xander W. Bankes Zeb Bankes and Elizabeth Sitler, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Xander William, born Sunday, Feb...
Berwick woman was longtime church organist
Sarah L. Cooper, 89, of Berwick, formerly of Ashland, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Signature Healthcare,...
Funeral arrangements in Sunday’s edition
Sharon Kolenda, 48, of Bloomsburg died on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her family. A completed...
BUNNELL, Fla. (AP) —Looking to stay at the Green Roof Inn? Probably not. A Florida sheriff says rooms are available...


 
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A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even...
ROSE: During hockey’s Stanley Cup finals in 1974, Philadelphia Flyers coach Fred Shero wrote on the locker room...
As I finish out these last few days, I can’t help but think how lucky I’ve been... how lucky we are... to have such a...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from Ann Coulter’s most recent column, at www.anncoulter.com If you’ve been watching MSNBC...
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Adventists win bias case ruling OGDEN, Utah (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of two northern Utah...
ROUNDUP, Mont. — If you’re having a bad day and things aren’t going well, talk to Paul Pawelko. “I’d trade you in a...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. —As a teenager some 30 years ago, Daniel Decker started the journey that led to him playing the...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Students at an Ohio university can go underground during bad weather thanks to a network of tunnels...
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DEAR ABBY: I’m a 16-year-old girl who has started college early. I love my classes, and I’m glad to be here. The...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — The Equifax data breach exposed more of consumers’ personal information than the company first...
ATLANTA (AP) — The family of a longtime guitarist for 3 Doors Down is accusing an Alabama doctor of fueling the rocker’...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are an energetic, curious humanitarian. You will fight for the underdog and try to help...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The Justice Department’s No. 3 official is planning to step down at a time of turmoil in the agency....
“Many of our readers will be happy to know the weather pattern that’s been causing all these very cold and snowy...
MONROE TWP. — A Berwick man backed a tractor-trailer into another rig at about 4:50 a.m. on Feb. 3, but was not injured...
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North, South Korea display unity at ceremonies
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — In an extraordinary show of unexpected unity, North and South Korea sat side by side Friday...
Garcia’s pin in semis sends Southern to state team final
HERSHEY — Gaige Garcia, Connor Fulmer and Jaret Lane each picked up falls to propel Southern Columbia into the PIAA...
PHILADELPHIA — Markelle Fultz, the top overall pick in last year’s NBA draft, may not play again this season as he...
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PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, and Dario Saric had 24 points and four 3s as the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 40 16.714 — Toronto 38 16.704 1 Philadelphia 27 25.519 11...
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HERSHEY — Anthony Scicchitano and Connor Fulmer made a vow before this year. They called it a revenge tour. Before the...
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Feb. 10, 1988 • Bloomsburg University sweeps both relays to edge West Chester, 99-98, in men’s swimming. Feb. 10,...
AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Advance Auto Parts Clash, practice, at Daytona Beach...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG New Orleans 1½ 220½ at Brooklyn Milwaukee 5 207½ at Orlando at Philadelphia OFF...
DANVILLE — Corinna Petrus scored 13 points for Danville, and Bethany Hileman added 12 in a 50-37 win over Central...
BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Petricka on a minor league contract....
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Bloomsburg at Central......... 2:30 p.m. Berwick at Nanticoke........... 7:15 p....
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HARRISBURG (AP) —Penn State said Friday its head football trainer is resigning, a year after he was inside a fraternity...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: LAMP SOCKETS DETAILS: Golo brand 3-way turn knob lamp...
BERWICK — A Berwick man used a company credit card to make seven unauthorized purchases of gasoline totaling $357,...
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TODAY Potato doughnut sale, Numidia Valley Bible Fellowship, 42 Ringtown Mountain Road, Numidia, pickup after 2 p.m.,...
Missionary society plans Lenten series DANVILLE — The Danville-Riverside Women’s Federated Missionary Society is...
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Bloomsburg School Superintendent Donald Wheeler —snow on Tuesday, 1/30; you stated in PE on Wednesday, 1/31/18 that “...