Stories from Thursday, February 15, 2018

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Proposed ordinance allegedly helps disputed businesses
MAINVILLE — Opponents of a bed and breakfast and wedding barn linked to a township supervisor claim a newly proposed...
Berwick Olympian has another chance for a medal in today’s relay
BERWICK — About 50 people, including a squad of cheerleaders, met before dawn at Reliance Fire Hall on Wednesday to...
Danville district project’s cost increases from $500G to $2M
DANVILLE — The price of a new maintenance building for the Danville Area School District has risen from about $500,000...
BLOOMSBURG — A man who was given a pass to leave Columbia County Prison to have his picture taken for a state ID card...
Bloom woman accused of kicking officer set to face charges in court
BLOOMSBURG — A woman accused of kicking a police officer in the stomach outside Good Old Days expressed remorse for her...

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1798: A feud between two members of the U.S. House of Representatives (meeting in Philadelphia) boiled over as Roger...
• Actress Amber Riley, 32. • Actress Natalie Morales, 33. • Actress Sarah Wynter, 45. • Model Janice Dickinson, 63...
• Berwick Borough is seeking proposals from firms to provide engineering services. • Someone registered a fictitious...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Grace Bible Church, 209 McIntyre Road, Catawissa. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Hope Community Church...
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A former student opened fire with a semiautomatic rifle at a Florida high school Wednesday,...
Man acquitted in terror case PARIS (AP) — A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic...
Mayor: Killer ‘going to hell’ YORK (AP) — A mayor has lashed out against the city’s first homicide of the year in a...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-4-19-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-7, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-1-8, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-4-0-...


 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple’s new internet-connected speaker is proving to be more appealing to the ears than to the...
Catawissa borough council’s public safety committee will meet a week from tonight — Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. — at...
BLOOMSBURG — A driver told police she swerved to avoid hitting a cat in the 800 block of Railroad Street before...
INKERMAN (AP) — Geisinger Health System has announced plans to relocate hundreds of employees to a new building in...
SCRANTON (AP) — Six guards and a former guard at a jail have been arrested on charges they sexually abused inmates....


 
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Built bridges during his entire working career
Marion E. Ernest, 94, of Catawissa went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Signature HealthCare of...
DEERFIELD, Wis. — The grain trucks, school buses, cranes, trailers and semi-tractors are the first priority at the...
Involved in public ministry of her church
Frances M. “Fran” (Greenley) Fought Seidle, 98, of Bloomsburg passed away peacefully Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at...
DAVENPORT, Iowa — A group of Quad-City bowling buddies hope to leave a mark on the sport they love with their new...
Shickshinny native was licensed beautician
Colleen Beverly Getz passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at the age of 90. Longtime Levittown resident and currently of...
Official: Stickers were ‘hate crime’ CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) —An Oregon State University student faces felony charges...
Ensley K. Steward Greg and Sarah (Bozung) Steward of Orangeville are the parents of a daughter, Ensley Khora, born...
DANVILLE — An acoustic coffee house is planned at Grove Presbyterian Church from 7:30-9 p.m. Friday. There will be...
Another eighth-grade scholar Christopher Dodge, eighth grade, was named to the Honor Roll for the second marking...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has broken months of silence about his frequent...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Nescopeck man who begged police not to arrest him was found to be in possession of marijuana and...
BOSTON (AP) — The host of one of National Public Radio’s most successful programs has been fired over allegations of...
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Berwick native Jayson Terdiman isn’t out of the running for an Olympic medal yet. Today, he and his doubles partner,...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Court records say a New Mexico man drove to Austin, Texas, late last month with a plan to harm two...


 
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“It does not happen often in February, but there is a good chance that the high temperature today will reach 60 degrees...
NORTHUMBERLAND —A third roadway lane will be built to relieve congestion underneath the Norfolk Southern Railroad...
BERLIN (AP) — German police are investigating a case of severe pizza stalking in the western town of Dortmund. Police...


 
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SEATTLE — Spam, trout, fried chicken, moon pies and anything slathered in mayonnaise — those are some of the flavors of...
‘Julia, here is a one cup measure for the flour, you may put two level cups into this bowl and Austin, here’s the sugar...
This recipe for a Korean Grain Bowl is built on healthy, filling ingredients —whole grains and vegetable protein — and...
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A prostitution sting in Florida netted a few unlikely johns, including a pastor, a judge, and married “Gossip Girl”...
Matt Zopetti’s attorney said a drug rehab won’t increase crime. Is like to see that study. The studies I read yes it...
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Fruit compote — or stewed fruit — is an old-fashioned thing that seems just right for right now. I love to make all...
This stew consists of chicken thighs, frozen artichoke hearts crisped up in the chicken fat, green olives, chicken...
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More than 1,200 potential rape victims across Pennsylvania have been left waiting in an intolerable limbo of law...
I offer the following as a counterpoint or addendum to your editorial of Feb. 1. Some important facts, factors and...
Just for a moment, put aside, if you can, President Donald Trump’s alleged racism, sexism, nativism, nepotism,...
The Ohio State University When school shootings take place, often they are followed by calls for more stringent...
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Here are school menus for the week of Feb. 19: BENTON/breakfast — Monday: Pancake wrap. Tuesday: Dutch waffle....
Two-day tournament Twenty-five Danville High School students traveled to Pittsburgh last weekend to compete at the...
100 and counting Holy Family School’s first-grade students enjoyed the following activities on Day 100 of school:...
January awards Warrior Run Middle School’s recipients of the Student of the Month Award for January are as follows....
COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Every butterfly that crosses Steve and Kathy Forsness’s path will always remind them of a...
Accused rabbi sues, claiming defamation PIKESVILLE, Md. (AP) —A rabbi who was accused of sexual abuse and fired from a...
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LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — A bomb caused an explosion that killed four people and wounded 10 during Carnival celebrations,...
BLOOMSBURG — Two women who pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of children were sentenced to a year of court...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities arrested 31 people Wednesday who they said are connected to a violent, drug-...
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Alleged burglar blames it on rain HARTLY, Del. (AP) — A man who broke into a Delaware house and was held at gunpoint...
Cashier spent 45 years at Clearwater store
CLEARWATER, Fla. — The store hadn’t opened yet, but Marty Russell was in the break room eating a glazed doughnut,...
BOZEMAN, Mont. —Fourth-graders in Bozeman’s Irving School sang the alphabet song on a recent Friday afternoon — from...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota appeals court says a county housing court lacked the authority to evict a woman from...
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DEAR ABBY: My wife passed away two years ago at age 40 after a long bout with cancer. We had three children, ages 7 to...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My doctor placed me on insulin for diabetes because I was not able to bring my glucose below 100. The...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are charismatic, and people like you. You can overcome obstacles quickly. This year ushers...
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Woman, 83, mugged after evening Mass NEW YORK (AP) — An 83-year-old woman who was knocked down by a mugger as she...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Starting today, Google will start using its Chrome browser to reshape the web in its image. It will...
BLOOMSBURG — Several people were sentenced on various charges in Columbia County Court recently. • Angelique Lee Buck...
DANVILLE — Soil-health management will be the subject of an all-day seminar March 15 at the Pine Barn Inn here. It’s...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella announced on Wednesday the Bureau of Unclaimed Property is full of...
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MAHONING TWP. — A Bloomsburg-area man was caught vandalizing a Geisinger restroom after months of drawing crude artwork...
NEW YORK — Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he’s not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man arrested three times for driving drunk was sentenced into Columbia County’s DUI treatment...
LEWISBURG — World musician Joan Soriano will present bachata music from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday, Feb. 21,...
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German team is too much for Berwick native, teammate
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Just about everyone in the international luge world refers to the German team of Tobias...
For the Press Enterprise SUNBURY — Although Danville didn’t play its best basketball and had difficulty finishing off...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Kyron Cartwright scored 17 points and Providence withstood several late surges to stun third-ranked...
Justin Verlander is looking forward to a full season with the Houston Astros, while the New York Mets are hoping for a...
TORONTO — Nazem Kadri had three goals and two assists, Frederik Andersen made a career-high 54 saves and the surging...
PHILADELPHIA — Ben Simmons had a triple-double, J.J. Redick hit a crucial 19-foot, off-balanced jumper from the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 40 16.714 — Boston 40 18.690 1 Philadelphia 30 25.545 9½...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 38 16 3 79 204 154 Boston 35 12 8 78 185 133...
BEREA, Ohio — Todd Haley’s dad played for the Steelers, so he grew up in a household where enemy lines were clearly...
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — For her 50th birthday, Canadian curler Cheryl Bernard informed her husband that they would...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Shaun White stared down the halfpipe before his final Olympic run and had no doubt what...
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BLOOMSBURG — Alyssa Mack had 19 points, and Marissa Molnar scored the go-ahead basket with 2:49 left in the fourth...
Feb. 15, 1988 • Berwick’s Dominick Bafunno and Chris Haycock sign letters of intent to play football at Lafayette....
AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, NextEra Energy Resources 250, practice, at Daytona...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Kevin Gausman on a one-year contract....
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Milwaukee 3 213 Denver at Minnesota 10 222½ L.A. Lakers COLLEGE BASKETBALL...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls River of Life at Bloom. Chr......... 5 p.m. PHAC semifinals at Shikellamy Mt....