Stories from Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Zoppetti pitches switch to former Windsor Foods property
BLOOMSBURG — A developer returned to Town Council here Monday night to again ask officials to agree to allow a drug and...
Hometown hero inspires lad to chase Olympic dreams
BERWICK — When Jayson Terdiman launches himself down the luge track in pursuit of an Olympic medal Wednesday, he’ll be...
Last year’s budget leftovers will cover meals regardless of a family’s income
BERWICK — All Berwick Area School District students can eat breakfast and lunch for free next year, regardless of their...
200-year-old stone house is a priority for Pa. historical preservation organization
NESCOPECK — The Cooper House here is one of four buildings added to this year’s statewide Pennsylvania At Risk list, a...
Party leaders urge Wolf to reject Republicans’ redrawing plan
HARRISBURG — Top Democratic state lawmakers said Monday they want to work with Gov. Tom Wolf on a consensus Democratic...

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1741: Andrew Bradford of Pennsylvania published the first American magazine. “The American Magazine, or A Monthly View...
• Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. (also known as Prince Michael Jackson I), 21. • Singer Peter Gabriel, 68. • Talk show...
BERWICK ROTARY DOUGHNUT DAYS: Boyer’s Market, Berwick Kmart, Jim and Vera’s Hoagie Hut, Stuccio’s Pizzeria. Play K-...
• The Columbia-Montour Area Vocational-Technical School Budget and Finance Committee has scheduled a meeting Wednesday...
Father won’t be charged CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — No charges will be filed against a man who tried to attack former...
Police shooting victim ID’d PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man shot by a Pittsburgh police...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-10-11-14 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-3 WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-6-7 WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-2-4-9...


 
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DANVILLE — A 75-year-old Danville man was told Monday that he faces what could be a life sentence — up to 47 years in...
A plan to make the Benton Community Park safer and more functional is in the works, thanks to a government grant. The...
SCOTT TWP. — A two-car accident closed Old Berwick Road on Monday afternoon for about half an hour, but there were no...
DANVILLE — A man pleaded “no contest” Monday to assaulting a Geisinger nurse and two security officers when he was...
LIMESTONEVILLE — A driver lost control of a pickup and crashed into a tree along Route 44. Alan S. Olvany, 60, Muncy...


 
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She’s still drinking and self destructing. The Internet Movie Database offers a trailer for season two of Marvel’s “...
DANVILLE — A New Jersey man who originally told police he hit a telephone pole had, in fact, hit a parked car and fled...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — Firefighters responded Sunday night to reports of a house fire that turned out to be a smaller blaze...


 
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Enjoyed playing golf, camping, family vacations
Larry Perry, 80, of Berwick passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at his home....
Served in many capacities at her church
Kathryn I. Warner, 88, of Northumberland County passed away peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Grandview Health...
LEWISBURG — The Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra will perform works by Sibelius, Elgar and Brahms on Friday at 7:30 p.m....
Avid baker enjoyed collecting cookbooks
Elizabeth Jane Berninger, 88, of Bloomsburg passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at Geisinger Medical...
Career included working on Apollo mission
James E. Cornell, 89, of Malibar, Florida, passed away Jan. 27, 2018. He was the son of the late Lamott and Arlean...
NEW YORK (AP) — An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a...
MIAMI (AP) — Vic Damone, whose mellow baritone once earned praise from Frank Sinatra as “the best pipes in the business...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Daryle Singletary, who sang songs like “I Let Her Lie” and “Too Much Fun,” has...
Trump voted against $50 fee The new $50 fee to reserve a pavilion at Bloomsburg Town Park was approved in a 6-1 vote...
BERWICK — The party to watch Berwick native Jayson Terdiman compete in the Olympics is now slated to start even...
Easton J. Long Courtney Mattern and Cody Long of Mount Carmel are the parents of a son, Easton James, born Tuesday,...
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CNN ran an absurd story Saturday afternoon, seemingly praising the sister of one the world’s most evil dictators for “...
Our area gets shifted
While you were busy living your life over the weekend, Columbia and Montour counties got picked up and moved west. Not...
The pages of history can offer us both sober reflection on human folly, as well as stirring inspiration. If we have it...
Blessed with abundant natural resources, a skilled workforce and some of the nation’s top universities, Pennsylvania is...
“He listened very thoughtfully to what I had to say before doing exactly what he always intended to do. I tried to...
Earlier this month the Press Enterprise published several photographs with the headline, “Pipeline progress toward...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Companies selling some of the most lucrative prescription painkillers funneled millions of dollars to...


 
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DEAR ABBY: I’m not attracted to my husband. I love him and don’t want to live without him, but I do not want to be...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are pleasant, cheerful, friendly and full of common sense. You are an interesting...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) —Fenric Towell isn’t nervous about his first time competing at the nation’s top dog show. After all, he’s...
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Student sees new world thanks to bandmates
COLFAX, Ill. (AP) — When he leads the Ridgeview High School marching band in song, Zach Craig used to experience only...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently in your column, you discussed the need for dosages to be exact in some situations. What about...
WASHINGTON — Few people look forward to a trip to the doctor or dentist, especially if they’re not sure how they will...
Q. I experienced a problem with “frozen” medication. Combivent Respimat inhalation spray was shipped to me during an...
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More teens identify as transgender, new research reveals
CHICAGO (AP) — Far more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump makes big promises to reduce prescription drug costs, but his administration...
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“Looking back at January, there were a lot of very cold days and nights, and the month turned out to be one of the few...
The following citations were filed in district court against parents who allowed children to miss school: In the...
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The Winter Olympics are supposed to be cold, of course. Just maybe not THIS cold. Wind and...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles’ victory parade last Thursday had the atmosphere of a giant carnival, a local...
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TORONTO — William Nylander had two goals and an assist, helping the streaking Toronto Maple Leafs top the Tampa Bay...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 56 38 15 3 79 201 149 Boston 54 34 12 8 76 180...
RALEIGH, N.C. — A loss didn't prevent Virginia from climbing to No. 1 in AP men's basketball poll for the first time in...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Jimmie Johnson has never hitched a ride for an afternoon on a champion’s float that snakes down...
PHILADELPHIA — Dario Saric scored 24 points to pace all five starters in double figures, and the Philadelphia 76ers won...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 39 16.709 — Boston 40 18.690 ½ Philadelphia 29 25.537 9½...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts’ second choice for head coach could turn out to be even better than the first....
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The glittering new venues not far from the South Korean coast were clearly the place to be on Monday. Thousands of...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years. American Jamie...
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Feb. 13, 1988 • Danville wins nine of 12 bouts in a 39-9 victory over Muncy, giving coach Ron Kanaskie his 250th...
High school boys DISTRICT 4 STANDINGS CLASS 6A W L Williamsport 10 9 CLASS 4A W L Danville 17 3...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. CBSSN — Georgetown at Butler 7 p.m. BTN — Maryland at Nebraska ESPN — Oklahoma at...
BERWICK — Renny Murphy scored 15 points to lead Berwick to a 48-35 win over Lake-Lehman in high school girls...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Toronto 8 207½ Miami at Milwaukee 7½ 208 Atlanta Houston 2½ 221½ at Minnesota...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Berwick at Meyers............... 7:15 p.m. Northwest at Redeemer....... 7:15 p.m...
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All this hoopla over a bunch of big guys pushing each other around while some clowns in stripes run around throwing a...
BLOOMSBURG — Panmela Castro is a survivor of domestic violence who’s become a well-known advocate for abuse victims in...
Bloom womaninvolved in crash SELINSGROVE — A Bloomsburg woman was injured Sunday when her 2004 Honda CRV was struck by...
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Drive-in delayed over neighbors OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials have delayed approval of a couple’s plans to build a...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — It’s been more than 28 years since a United Airlines DC-10, flying from Denver to Chicago, crash-...
MARGATE, N.J. (AP) — Downbeach business owners and real estate professionals are gearing up for a summer they hope will...
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Annapolis photographer Jay Fleming thought he’d get a few shots on Tangier Island and be on his...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two Democratic U.S. congressmen want Bank of America to explain its decision to eliminate a...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The Interior Department says it is replacing an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Discolored water was discovered flowing from a water fountain near the G.C. Hartman Elementary Center...