Stories from Monday, February 12, 2018

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Montour leader doubts bleak funding outlook
DANVILLE — If the Montour County Recreation Commission doesn’t find new funding in the next few months, it could fold,...
DANVILLE — In 2017, about 63 percent of land open to the public was lost in Montour County, the county recreation...
License suspended, sleeping tot was not restrained, police say
BERWICK — A Berwick man was smoking marijuana while a youngster slept, improperly restrained in the back seat, police...
Local students focus on diversity and community acceptance
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Local high school students spent the winter shooting and editing films aimed at...
Business proposes to add drive-through at landmark
MILLVILLE — A 104-year-old landmark here will soon take on new life when a local credit union moves in. The Central...
Bloom discussion participants share experiences
BLOOMSBURG — A discussion about racism packed the cafeteria at Bloomsburg Area High School on Sunday. The Coalition...

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Clothing giveaway: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Stillwater Christian Church, 39 McMichael St., Stillwater. Toddler Time: 9:15 a.m...
1909: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded. 1914: Groundbreaking took place for...
• Actress Jennifer Stone, 25. • Actress Christina Ricci, 38. • Actor Jesse Spencer, 39. • Singer Chynna Phillips...
Mo. eyes sliced-bread day JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers are considering whether to mark an official...
House map scramble still on HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision to throw out the state’s...
TREASURE HUNT: 22-23-24-27-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-7, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-3-9, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-0-...


 
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Storytellers and songwriters will take turns at the mic during the Destination Blues Festival, happening at various...


 
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It seems like the LEAST objectionable thing to come out of an ugly chapter in American history. Charles Manson ’s...
Danville woman crashes SUV VALLEY TWP. — A Danville woman crashed her SUV down an embankment Thursday after losing...


 
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Participated in WWII Normandy invasion
Samuel DiFazio, 102, of Oak Street in Danville passed away at his residence on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. He was born in...
Retired psychiatric aide at Danville State Hosp.
Rodney Allen Hill, 74, of Danville passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Served his community 42 years as firefighter
Elwood D. “Dutch” Kishbaugh, 88, of Berwick passed away at his home Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. Born in Berwick on April 7...
Computer programmer was avid runner
Marie Michelle (Chuckra) Payne, 48, of Sugarloaf passed away Friday afternoon, Feb. 9, 2018, at Geisinger Wyoming...
Retired electrician enjoyed farming, hunting
Robert W. Michael, 94, of Beaver Township passed away early Saturday morning, Feb. 10, 2018, at Geisinger Bloomsburg...
Woman enjoyed baking for restaurant and fair
Dorothy J. Ulrich, 71, of Broadway Road, Danville, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. Born...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of body-painted models walked through the chilly streets and posed for photos in a drizzle on...
HUDSON, N.H. (AP) —Police say a 3-year-old New Hampshire girl wrapped a retractable dog leash around her neck and...
Arrangements private for Bloomsburg woman
Shirley A. Hartman, 90, of Bloomsburg died on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded...
Garage will be up and running soon R&S Automotive Custom Fab is expected to be back in business by Tuesday or...
Accused also goes by ‘Davis’ Courtney Doucette-Jefferson, 37, West Fifth Street, Bloomsburg, is also known by the name...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Common Cause Pennsylvania believes that reducing the size of the legislature would be bad for the...
Discussion set Friday
Last Sunday morning, we published a front-page story about the need for a community discussion on race and racism in...


 
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DEAR ABBY: My brother-in-law found out I smoke marijuana. I have a medical card and some mental disabilities....
Q. I have read that high blood sugar can contribute to erectile dysfunction. My wife died more than two years ago, but...
DEAR DR. KEITH ROACH: I recently received my blood test results. My overall vitamin D was 40 (within the target range...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are an idealist. You also are eccentric and independent. Personally, you can be aloof with...


 
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“Some weeks we can have exciting weather events, but the coming week will be relatively quiet and uneventful. “This...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Hollywood star Robert De Niro took aim at the Trump administration’s stance on...
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U.S. was slow to show approval of North-South display of unity
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — And now: sports. After a weekend in which a fusillade of can’t-believe-it political...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Alex Bowman put a familiar car atop the Daytona 500 leaderboard. Bowman won the pole for “The...
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ATLANTA — Grayson Allen scored 23 points and No. 9 Duke beat Georgia Tech 80-69 on Sunday night to end a two-game...
BOSTON — LeBron James quieted a Celtics crowd that came to celebrate Paul Pierce on Sunday, scoring 24 points with 10...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Ted Potter Jr. outplayed the world’s No. 1 player and held off everyone else Sunday to win the...
ST. LOUIS — Sidney Crosby scored twice, including his 400th career goal, and the Pittsburgh Penguins pulled away from...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 55 38 14 3 79 198 145 Boston 53 33 12 8 74 175...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 39 16.709 — Boston 40 18.690 ½ Philadelphia 28 25.528 10...
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s sister headed home Sunday night after a whirlwind three days...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — A blustery morning wind had just about everyone scrambling in the men’s slopestyle event....
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Feb. 12, 2008 • Larry Bird scores 39 points, including a 3-pointer with four seconds left as Boston beats Dallas, 105-...
BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP John Axford on a minor league contract....
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — Colgate at Bucknell ESPN — Notre Dame at North Carolina ESPNU — Delaware St. at...
VESTAL, N.Y. — The Bloomsburg University wrestling team fell to Binghamton, 21-12, on Sunday, but the Huskies’ Trevor...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA WB/Scranton 30 13 3 1 64 158 124 Lehigh Valley 30 14...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls Bloom. Chr. at Centre Cty..... 5:30 p.m. Lake-Lehman at Berwick...... 7:15 p.m...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Philadelphia 11½ 208 New York at Detroit OFF OFF New Orleans L.A. Clippers 4½...
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Hi, Jim. Thanks for the great editorial reiterating James M. Buchanan’s kind of government focus in economics, and...
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BERWICK — Here are Berwick Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
... daughter of Ryan and Kristine Morrison, Danville, turned 2 on Feb. 9. Her grandparents are Lori Sharpless and Shawn...
... daughter of Jason and Heather Zerbe, Bloomsburg, turned 6 on Feb. 9. Her grandparents are Russ and Nancy Zerbe and...
... son of Mark and Cindy Baylor, Catawissa, turned 7 on Sunday. Grandparents are Scott and Cathy Bitting, Danville,...
... daughter of Dustin Albertson and Ariell Stout, Berwick, is 9 years old today. Grandparents are Jami Albertson,...
... daughter of Riane and Steve Hulme, Berwick, will be 5 years old Feb. 17. Grandparents are Mark and Sue Hulme,...
... daughter of Riane and Steve Hulme, Berwick, turned 7 on Feb. 7. Grandparents are Mark and Sue Hulme, Nescopeck...
... son of Brian and Sara Schraeder, Bloomsburg, turned 7 on Feb. 8. He is the grandson of John and Roberta Glynn,...
Mobile Veterans Center to visit HAZLETON — State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) announces the Department of Veterans...
... daughter of Jen Haubert, Orangeville, and Rick Donald, Bloomsburg, will turn 8 on Friday. Grandparents are Jay and...
... son of Sara and Brian Boyce, New Freedom, is 7 today. Grandparents are Chuck and Lisa Hagemeyer, Jacksonville, Fla...
... son of Danielle Benjamin and Robert Brown, Nescopeck, turned 11 on Jan. 30. Grandparents are Lee and Roxanne...