Stories from Sunday, February 11, 2018

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BU exec welcomes report; mayor doubts party ideas
BLOOMSBURG — A recent review of Bloomsburg University’s Greek organizations called Block Party “a disaster” and...
Man given probation, $450 fine for outburst fueled by opioids, sake
BLOOMSBURG — A former police officer from the Lewisburg area blamed opioids mixed with alcohol for a drunken rampage at...
Heart attack survivor praises ‘heroes’ who are up for an award
BERWICK — When a man at the Berwick YMCA fell to the gym floor unconscious, staffers used CPR and an automated external...
Nearby warehouse to make room for more snacks, owner says
BERWICK — Expansion at Wise Snack Foods is spurring an expansion at a nearby warehouse, the warehouse owner told...
Bloom restaurant staffer accused of harassment
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman harassed a co-worker who was “routinely causing problems” for her and other employees...

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1937: A six-week-old sit-down strike against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United...
• Actor Taylor Lautner, 26. • Singer Aubrey O’Day, 34. • Rhythm-and-blues singer Kelly Rowland, 37. • Actor...
Open House: 1-4 p.m., Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School, 5050 Sweppenheiser Drive, Bloomsburg. Free Valentine...
Israel strikes Iranian targets JERUSALEM (AP) — In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting...
• Danville’s Zoning Hearing Board has scheduled a meeting for Feb. 21 at 5:30 p.m. More matters of public interest can...
Released inmate accused PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Officials say a prison guard shot and critically injured a just-released...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-5-6-8-17 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-1, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-3-9, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-3-9-6...


 
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The fat lady has sung. More accurately: A collective of comely country music stars are calling “Time’s Up” on the...
MONTOUR TWP. — A fire broke out at a building leased by a construction business on Route 11 here Saturday morning, but...
BENTON — An Orangeville man was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and other charges after a traffic stop at...


 
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DUNCANNON — A York-based convenience store company is in the early stages of building a new store and fueling station...
Woman allegedly threatened staffer BERWICK — A Berwick woman was charged with disorderly conduct when she allegedly...


 
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Devoted to homeschooling, church ministry
Sharon J. Kolenda, age 48, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at home surrounded by her loving family....
Loved family time and listening to polkas
Mary Ann Steber, 75, of Mocanaqua died Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, surrounded by her family in Geisinger Wyoming Valley...
SPARTANSBURG (AP) —The mayor of a small Pennsylvania town is standing by its volunteer fire company’s re-election of a...
Veteran enjoyed hunting, building projects
William R. “Bill” Nye, 83, of Benton passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at the home of his daughter in Campbelltown....
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman who was pulled over for speeding was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Elwood D. “Dutch” Kishbaugh, 88, of Berwick passed away Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at his home. A full obituary will be...
BERWICK — A Berwick man was charged with failing to maintain his property, which accumulated rubbish and garbage,...
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“Looking at the coming week, we will not have to deal with any bitterly cold arctic air, and no snowstorms are expected...
NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors,...


 
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MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores have sought protection from creditors in bankruptcy court. The retail chain announced...
Dear Mr. Berko: Do you have a Facebook page? If so, our investment club can’t find it. We think it would be very...
BERWICK — The Women’s Giving Circle of the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation recently held an Outreach and...
Dear Mr. Berko: My mother-in-law suffered with a bad back for over 20 years, resisting spine surgery because many of...
DANVILLE — Geisinger Medical Center has been recognized as one of the “100 hospitals and health systems with great...
WILLIAMSPORT — The Williamsport Regional Medical Center has lost its court bid to receive an additional $5 million in...
DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in December at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Jacob B. and...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during December at the Columbia County Courthouse: Beaver Township...


 
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WILLIAMSPORT —UPMC Susquehanna’s Williamsport Regional Medical Center recently became the regions only hospital to earn...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has finalized an agreement to acquire Central Penn Gastroenterology...


 
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St. Valentine is a bit like the character Bynum Walker, a freed slave and conjurer in the 1984 August Wilson play “Joe...
William Bernbach, a titan of Madison Avenue who died in 1982, said, “If your advertising goes unnoticed, everything...
THORN: A hospital is supposed to be a safe place for everyone. However, according to police, Geisinger Medical Center...
I was so appalled by the (Feb. 3) column from a woman who supposedly was a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal. I felt...
Everybody knows that CNN is the Clinton News Network, aka The Most Trusted Lame in News. So, please inform Wolfman...
AMVETS recently submitted a powerful Super Bowl ad to the NFL asking the country to stand for our National Anthem. It...
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The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Switzerland has a new course of study for scholars to pursue: a...
NEW YORK (AP) —“Catastrophe” star and co-creator Rob Delaney has announced his young son’s death from cancer. He...
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To all rockers out there, I am looking for the month and year in the 1960s that Brian Hyland and Gary U.S. Bonds sang...
Satanists to gather trash on interstate CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — A group that advocates for separation of church and...
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia transportation officials are exploring the idea of a separate highway for trucks only. It would...
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2018 Mazda CX-9
This week, we’re driving the 2018 Mazda CX-9, a three row SUV delivered in top class Signature dress with all-wheel-...
: Greg I really enjoy your articles on collectable cars and auto nostalgia each week in The Wayne County Times here in...
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Loss in last match lifts Reynolds over Southern for title
HERSHEY — Southern Columbia’s bid for a PIAA Class 2A Team Wrestling Championships title came down to the last match....
CHICAGO — The winter-long dance is over. Yu Darvish is joining the Chicago Cubs. Darvish has agreed to a $126 million...
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Charlotte Kalla won the gold and Marit Bjoergen made Olympic history. In the first medal...
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid had 29 points and tied a career high with 16 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the...
BOSTON — Scott Wilson had a goal and an assist during Buffalo’s big second period, helping the Sabres cool off Tuukka...
PHILADELPHIA —Donte DiVincenzo scored a career-high 30 points, Jalen Brunson had 27 and No. 1 Villanova bounced back...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 40 17.702 Toronto 38 16.704 — Philadelphia 28 25.528 9½ New...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 54 37 14 3 77 194 142 Boston 53 33 12 8 74 175...
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia’s lone senior Kristin Klingerman scored a career-high 22 points in front of a...
Feb. 11
Feb. 11, 1988 • Southern Columbia wrestler Jerry Marks remains undefeated at 21-0 as the Tigers’ wrestling squad...
AUTO RACING Noon FOX — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Daytona 500, qualifying, at Daytona Beach, Fla. 3 p.m....
Today WRESTLING College BU at Binghamton......................1 p.m. ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Toronto 3 215½ at Charlotte at Boston 4½ 213 Cleveland Detroit 3½ 211 at Atlanta at...
P-Nut Bowl MONDAY LADIES LEAGUE Week 21 W L Queen B’s 52.5 27.5 Sparetimers 49 31 Gutter Gals 47 33 Pin...
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Show ends today The Great American Outdoor Show ends today at the Harrisburg Farm Show complex. Hours today are from...
The best stories always seem to revolve around an item on someone’s bucket list that has successfully been completed....
Pennsylvania was the No. 2 state in the country for the sale of resident hunting licenses with over 640,000. Michigan...
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Dating site pictures can be daunting
Like male peacocks showing off their magnificent plumage to attract a mate, some men on dating sites post topless...
Financial planners tend to have firm ideas about the most important goals: You should save for retirement, pay off debt...
Just a generation ago, long-distance calls were rare and expensive. Today, a video call costs nothing, and it takes...
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12/MONDAY Scott Class of 1956, Monday, 11:30 a.m., Cracker Barrel, Buckhorn; 570-784-0279. Columbia Montour Torch...
Dean’s honors CEDARVILLE, Ohio — Timothy Smith of Bloomsburg and Daniel Stank of Catawissa were named to the dean’s...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St....
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Desk: Joan Erwine, Nancy Rovito, Candy Lupini, Mary Laubach, Jean Faux; ER Desk:...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Luke Lutheran and Shiloh Bible churches...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Here are Southern Columbia Area Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period:...
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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Blood pressure readings by BU nursing students, Sit & Fit...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg High School honor roll students for the second marking period: High Honors • Ninth...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished...
DANVILLE — Here are Danville Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: • Sixth grade — Brooklyn...
WILKES-BARRE — All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. To find out how to donate blood,...
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NEW YORK — Are you a royal desperado, in that binge-watching kind of way? The House of Windsor has provided five...
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say “Mallrats” and “7th Heaven” actor Jeremy London has been arrested in...
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To all you loudmouth Trumpster’s in here. If you only are getting your news from Facebook and Trump TV (Fox), boy do...
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DEAR ABBY: We have some friends who take a couple of expensive extended vacations each year. They go to Europe and take...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are ambitious and have a natural sense of authority. You also can be competitive. This year...
EAST HADDAM, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut theater has canceled a musical based on a Woody Allen film, citing sexual...