Stories from Friday, February 16, 2018

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Man, 32, allegedly followed teen and sent her messages
For the Press Enterprise NESCOPECK — A crossing guard in the borough harassed a 17-year-old girl for close to two...
Police: If girl had survived, she would have been blind
BERWICK — A doctor told police the injuries that killed 3-year-old Isabella Brown were so severe, she would have been...
Father of five adds felony to extensive criminal record
BLOOMSBURG — A prison escapee is back behind bars after police received a tip about his whereabouts Thursday morning....
Berwick native, partner briefly took lead in relay
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Berwick native Jayson Terdiman and his doubles partner Matt Mortensen briefly pulled the...
Lawyers claim man was abusive, used and sold drugs
HARRISBURG — Convicted murderer Maria Sanutti-Spencer is now on her third appeal attempt, after she asked the state...

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Fish Fry: 4-7 p.m., Catawissa Hose Company, 400 E. South St., Catawissa. Lenten Fish Fry: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., eat in or...
1968: The nation’s first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system was inaugurated in Haleyville, Alabama, as the speaker of the...
• Actor Mike Weinberg, 25. • Actress Elizabeth Olsen, 29. • Singer Sam Salter, 43. • Olympic gold medal runner...
Sex ban by Australia PM CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister on Thursday banned government ministers...
• The gaps in rural transportation will be the subject of a hearing by the Pennsylvania House Transportation Committee...
Dems submit districts map HARRISBURG (AP) — New proposals to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional districts rolled in...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-13-17-18-19 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-8, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-8-0, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-8-7...


 
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Danville’s school board may start holding its monthly public meetings in a room at the primary school designed for just...
MAHONING TWP. — The township’s zoning officer says he’s finding a lot of safety issues in rental units, so he’s asking...
DANVILLE — A man jailed on sexual abuse charges called the alleged teen victim and asked him not to testify, police say...
WEST HEMLOCK TWP. —A Bloomsburg driver escaped injury Tuesday morning after he reportedly lost control of his truck and...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A Pennsylvania patient is about to make the state’s first legal purchase of medical marijuana, but it...


 
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Seven prison guards have been charged with sexually abusing inmates in what the Pennsylvania attorney general said...
Cops: Hammer man disrupted churches PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man is facing charges after authorities say he...


 
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Well known for her baked goods, loved car rides
Helen Henrie, 93, of Danville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Grandview Health Homes, Inc....
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and without a license after he was...
Family man enjoyed fixing and tinkering
Robert Lee Kipple Sr., 71, of Danville passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at his home surrounded by...
HAZLETON — The Julian Bliss Septet will present a tribute to Benny Goodman Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the...
SCOTT TWP. — A Benton man seen weaving across Old Berwick Road was under the influence of alcohol, according to court...
Shickshinny man was born in Germantown
Wilbur Robinson, age 84, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at his Shickshinny home. Born April 30, 1933,...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former high school teacher and his brother were accused on Thursday of stockpiling explosive...
Ryder R. Brobst Lauren Weller and Michael Brobst, Catawissa, are the parents of a daughter, Ryder Rose, born Friday,...
Another scholar Eighth-grader Luke Bowes made the Honor Roll for the second marking period at Bloomsburg Middle School...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Harold James Wintersteen, 87, of Bloomsburg passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week to their highest level in nearly four years. It’s a...
Eatery to pay $15G in EEOC complaint SEATTLE (AP) — The Cheesecake Factory restaurant chain has agreed to pay $15,000...
JACKSON, Wyo. — Sometimes a jacket is more than just a jacket. Sometimes it’s woven with a lifetime of memories, with...


 
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CHICAGO (AP) — The first blood test to help doctors diagnose traumatic brain injuries has won U.S. government approval...
This winter’s nasty flu season may smack patients with a financial side effect: surprise medical bills. People who...
NEW YORK — A transgender woman has successfully nursed her baby, according to a national newspaper. The 30-year-old,...
Save your life but harm your heart? Health experts are sounding a warning as potential side effects of a growing number...


 
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Your Jan. 31 editorial was about the Nescopeck Elementary School and whether or not it should be saved. Your editorial...
Reducing opioid prescriptions — too often, gateways to abusing street drugs — is an essential public-health part of the...
ROSE: Berwick’s Jayson Terdiman missed the medals stand at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics by about a tenth of a second...
According to the now-released memorandum from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, in October 2016...


 
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12 STRONG ★★½ War drama based on the book “Horse Soldiers.” It tells of the first Special Forces team deployed to...
The supposedly cosmically vast Marvel Cinematic Universe spans planets peppered throughout the galaxy, but Ryan Coogler...
LOS ANGELES — The kooky caveman characters that come to life in “Early Man “ have been kicking around in Nick Park’s...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The top 10 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution...
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Comedian Amy Schumer managed to pull off the impossible this week: a secret wedding! The “I Feel Pretty” star and her...
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend, “Hal,” and I have been dating for a year and a half, living together for six months. I’m...
LOS ANGELES — Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are separating. The couple says in a statement released through her...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 5-11. Listings include the week’s ranking...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently, a physician in my area lost his license for having an intimate relationship with several of...
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16/FRIDAY Fish Fry, Fridays through March 30, 4-7 p.m., Catawissa Hose Company, 400 E. South St., Catawissa. Lenten...
Acoustic Coffee House, Feb. 16, 7:30-9 p.m., Fellowship Hall, Grove Presbyterian Church, Danville; coffee, baked goods...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville; free...
BU Players’ “The Machinal,” by Sophie Treadwell, Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are optimistic, idealistic and goal-oriented. You use your hopeful outlook to make plans...
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“Today will begin cloudy, mild and wet, but become mostly cloudy, breezy and gradually colder as cold Canadian air...
HAZLETON — Two local men were caught burglarizing an abandoned hospital here as they were trying to leave the building...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The runner-up from last year’s “Babe Bracket,” a radio station promotion that places local...
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NEW YORK — The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that’s causing...
Bloomsburg woman complains about different standards in allegations against Trump and Clinton. Here’s the facts, the...
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Mortellite pursued basketball despite no offers
BLOOMSBURG — Christian Mortellite comes from a family obsessed with sports. The Bloomsburg University star — who late...
One gold medal down, more to come for elite American skier
The sun was going behind the mountain, and only a handful of diehard spectators remained as workers struggled for what...
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —Martin Truex Sr. had a familiar deckhand this week when he unhitched his boat for a fishing trip...
MADISON, Wis. — Ethan Happ had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Wisconsin secured its biggest win of a challenging season...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says proposed rules changes to speed pace of play will be in...
PITTSBURGH — Zach Aston-Reese broke a third-period tie with a power-play goal and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Los...
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...
PHOENIX — No. 11 is coming back for the Arizona Cardinals. New Arizona coach Steve Wilks says wide receiver Larry...
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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — After finishing her fourth Winter Games in Sochi, Kikkan Randall decided: It was time to...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing. American Mikaela Shiffrin celebrated by using a...
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SUNBURY — Lewisburg’s Megan O’Hara scored inside at the buzzer, handing Mount Carmel a last-second loss in the PHAC...
Feb. 16, 1988 • Bloomsburg University head football coach Pete Adrian vehemently denies he’s leaving Bloomsburg for a...
AUTO RACING Noon FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, PowerShares QQQ 300, practice, at Daytona Beach, Fla. 1 p.m. FS1 —...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA WB/Scranton 30 13 3 1 64 158 124 Lehigh Valley 31 14...
BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with LHP Jaime Garcia on a one-year contract....
Today BASKETBALL High school boys PHAC final at Shikellamy Danville vs. Loyalsock................ 6 p.m...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Rhode Island 1 at St. Bonaventure Oakland 5½ at Cleveland St. at...
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BLOOMSBURG — When a Bloomsburg University student used social media to fire off a racial slur earlier this month, he...
BLOOMSBURG — A Millville woman whom police found unconscious at the wheel of her car was under the influence of alcohol...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Vandals forced their way into Ruby Tuesday restaurant here late Tuesday or early Wednesday, police say...