Stories from Wednesday, February 14, 2018

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Police chief sees no conflict in handling of case; Bower files to evict woman who shares his home
BLOOMSBURG — The night Bonnie Fulop was allegedly drunk and disorderly at the Good Old Days bar, her on-again, off-...
Dispute over winter safety leads to Conyngham shouting match
WILBURTON NO. 2 —Repeated criticism about the township roads by a supervisor’s wife led to a shouting match between...
Shotgun suspect seeks lesser charge, denies intent to kill
BLOOMSBURG — A man wounded by a close-range shotgun blast last June testified recently that the gunman told him he was...
WILBURTON NO. 2. — Conyngham Township officials want to make it illegal to have piles of garbage, high weeds and junk...
Man allegedly aims firearm at fellow Texas gas-well worker in Danville
DANVILLE — A man pulled a gun during a road-rage incident between two gas-well workers from Texas, police say. Dustin...
Judge tentatively grants early release for man, 22, who solicited nudes of girl
BLOOMSBURG — An inmate placed in solitary confinement at Columbia County Prison has asked a judge to grant him parole...

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• Orange Township invites bids by March 1 on a roadway fill contract; details in today’s Public Notices. • Greenwood...
Cheer ON Olympian Jayson Terdiman: Doors open 4 a.m., live streaming begins 6:30, Reliance Fire Company, 501 W. Third...
1962: First lady Jacqueline Kennedy conducted a televised tour of the White House in a videotaped special that was...
• Actor Freddie Highmore, 26. • Actor Zach Galligan, 54. • Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Kelly, 58. • Actress Meg...
Blackface sparks debate SAO PAULO (AP) — A top samba school’s use of blackface in a Carnival parade sparked debate...
Wolf blocks district plan HARRISBURG (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf will not submit a new Republican-drawn map of...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-20-21-22-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-7, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-9-6, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-7-6...


 
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If you’re reading this very early, you may still have time to hustle over to Reliance Fire Hall, where folks are...
DANVILLE — With less income from races and corporate donors, Montour County needs to explore new ways of funding...


 
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Daughter in Bloomsburg is among survivors
Louise Schroeder Brown, 88, of (Masonic Village) Elizabethtown, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at her residence. Born...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Frederick “Butch” Karpinski, 71, of Abbeville, South Carolina, and formerly of Millville, passed away Monday, Feb. 12,...
HARRISBURG — As tax season gets under way, Attorney General Josh Shapiro is warning consumers about fraudulent calls...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man was paroled at sentencing last week after spending six months in prison for sending a...
Kittielynnell E. Crane Angel Bardo and Mike Crane of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Kittielynnell Eileen, born...
MAHONING TWP. — Two SUVs collided at the entrance to Geisinger Medical Center’s campus on Tuesday afternoon, police...
Bloom breakfast, not lunch, free for all All students in the Bloomsburg Area School District can get free breakfasts...
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman who claims to be a psychic has been convicted of scamming people — again. WRC-...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: GASOLINE ENGINES DETAILS: Kohler gasoline engine models SH265...
Berwick sixth-grader is scholar Hunter Brown, Berwick Middle School sixth-grader, attained honor roll status for the...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — What’s next for Uno? Dos, of course. Mattel is launching the new card game Dos next month in hopes of...
DANVILLE — A woman who allowed her 5-year-old son to wander alone while she worked at the Salvation Army store here has...
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man was charged with driving under the influence after his vehicle left the roadway on...
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The town/gown discussion on race and racism sponsored by BU’s Community Government Association (CGA), Beyond the...
John Arway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, has the courage of his convictions — and...
Picture a game of chess. On one side of the board is a single player who will take home a nice prize if he wins. On...
From everything I’ve been hearing, there’s a drug epidemic in this country. People who have been reading their Bibles...
The brief statement by the Ministry of National Defense on Tuesday announcing China successfully tested ground-based...


 
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DEAR ABBY: When I was 16 and wanted to get married, my father suggested I write to Dear Abby (your mom was writing the...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a candidate to have an Interstim implant done in January. My problem is that I have had to do...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are an excellent problem-solver and a strong communicator. This year is a time of...


 
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Nearly one year after HBO’s “Big Love” and “Aliens” star Bill Paxton died following surgery for an enlarged aorta,...
DANVILLE — A woman crashed her car into a municipal pickup on the Danville-Riverside bridge Tuesday morning, police...


 
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I was just wondering when the borough is going to dig out the fire hydrants? Don’t you think they should? They are very...
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“Early in February there were long-range outlooks calling for near-normal temperatures in the first half of the month...
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog’s campaign for governor. KWCH-TV...
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Openly gay figure skater from Clarks Summit not afraid to speak out
He’s 28, which is awfully old for a figure skater in the Olympics. That might have been the storyline on Adam Rippon...
One of the most fascinating curiosities of the 2018 Winter Olympics is the North Korean cheerleaders, the mysterious,...
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Danica Patrick and Natalie Decker shared a hug and a little chitchat as they crossed paths at...
LUBBOCK, Texas —Keenan Evans scored 26 points and No. 7 Texas Tech beat 23rd-ranked Oklahoma 88-78 on Tuesday night in...
TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 27 points, Kyle Lowry had 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 115-112 on...
PITTSBURGH — Jake Guentzel scored twice, Zach Aston-Reese scored his first two NHL goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 57 38 16 3 79 204 154 Boston 55 35 12 8 78 185...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 40 16.714 — Boston 40 18.690 1 Philadelphia 29 25.537 10...
MIAMI — Speaking Tuesday at Marlins Park, Derek Jeter said he was about to jump in the car and head down to spring...
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Mark Arcobello had a choice between shuttling to and from the minor leagues in North America...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — It was a day for all ages at the Winter Olympics. A few hours after 17-year-old Chloe Kim...
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Feb. 14
Feb. 14, 1988 • Berwick’s Dominick Bafunno and Chris Haycock sign letters of intent to play football at Lafayette....
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m. ESPNEWS — South Florida at UCF 6:30 p.m. BTN — Iowa at Michigan 7 p.m. CBSSN — Davidson...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit 8½ 212 Atlanta at Philadelphia 7 201 Miami Charlotte 5 213½ at Orlando...
MILLVILLE — Jaylen Reichner and Will Holdren scored 20 points apiece for Millville, and the Quakers blew out...
Midway Lanes Friday No Tap Week 24 W L Eagles 66 30 Lions 48.5 47.5 Horses 42 54 Bears 30.5 60.5 Men’s high...
BASEBALL MLB PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Announced the resignation of director of communications Greg Bouris. American...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys PHAC semifinals at Shikellamy Danville vs. Central Mountain....6 p.m. Mount...
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BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University student who used pilfered prescriptions to fraudulently obtain Oxycodone...
DANVILLE — A man who fled the Mahoning Township Police station, where he was being held following a traffic stop, was...
DANVILLE — A Riverside man charged with “self-medicating” himself by taking Fentanyl intended for a patient at...
VALLEY TWP. — Someone opened a line of credit through PayPal using a woman’s information without her permission, State...
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period:...
Quilt show to mark WWI centennial ALLENWOOD — The WWI Centennial will be highlighted at the quilt show hosted by...
TOWN HILL — The village of Town Hill in Luzerne County now has a Veterans’ Memorial, thanks to the efforts of a Boy...
Honor society William Cirafici of Millville, a sophomore majoring in environmental studies, has been inducted into...