Stories from Monday, February 19, 2018

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Totals for some previous Montour housing meetings ran $9G to $12G
DANVILLE — Just the attorney for the Montour County Housing Authority attended a national conference last year in...
Woman allegedly suffers from disabling migraines
BLOOMSBURG — An ex-employee is suing Autoneum, claiming she was fired for missing work due to her migraines, records...
Local PPL workers pitch in to restore electricity to ravaged island
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — For three area linemen, it’s a job like no other on an island 1,600 miles from home. For the...
Bloom suspect accused of stalking, harassment
BLOOMSBURG — A man is accused of sending threatening text messages to his ex-girlfriend, who feared he was serious and...
Mifflin man alleges woman owes him nearly $25G for renovations, vehicle downpayment
FOUNDRYVILLE — A contractor is suing an ex-girlfriend, claiming she owes him money for a renovation project and a down...

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• Pop singer-actress Haylie Duff, 33. • Actress Bellamy Young, 48. • Actor Benicio Del Toro, 51. • Actress...
1934: A blizzard began inundating the northeastern United States, with the heaviest snowfall occurring in Connecticut...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Turbotville Community Hall, Church Street. Toddler Time: 9:15 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library,...
• Bloomsburg will hold a Floodwall Expansion Project Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at the Bloomsburg Fire...
Shooting survivors lash out PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused...
PennDOT worker hit, killed ALTOONA (AP) — A state Department of Transportation worker was struck and killed on icy...
TREASURE HUNT: 08-12-18-23-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-3, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-4-1, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-7-...


 
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‘It’s been a long, a long time coming... But I know a change is gonna come. Oh yes it will.”— Sam Cooke On the heels...
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Hundreds of hardy Penn State students have raised more than $10 million for pediatric cancer...


 
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Enjoyed riding motorcycle, tinkering in garage
Frederick “Butch” Karpinski, 71, of Abbeville, South Carolina, and formerly of Millville passed away Monday, Feb. 12,...
Air Force veteran was avid hunter and farmer
Harold James Wintersteen, 87, of Bloomsburg passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
Longtime Magee Carpet Co. employee
Mary M. (Shaffer) Swisher, age 88, 228 Dahl Road, Bloomsburg, died at 4:05 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the...
Navy veteran had career in finance
George C. Clark, 92, of 1000 E. Market St., Danville, died Saturday morning, Feb. 17, 2018, at 4:26 a.m. in the...
It’s hard to believe that a $100 million payout wouldn’t keep someone financially set for life, but that’s exactly what...
Tax returns surge over Presidents Day weekend, with the IRS saying it receives more phone calls on the day after...
BRIAR CREEK — A man left the Giant grocery store without paying for his items, then had a physical confrontation with...
MAHONING TWP. — A 16-year-old riding his bicycle on the State Hospital grounds here Thursday was sent to the hospital...
POSTAL — Clara B., 85, of 1028 Poplar St., Kulpmont. Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at 10 a.m. in...
No lawsuit over Berwick sidewalk Berwick council members said they would fight Councilman Andrew Shecktor if he...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by John Baer, dean of the Harrisburg press corps, publshed in The Daily News...
Blood from stones
Fourteen years after entering a state program to restore its depleted finances, the city of Pittsburgh last week...
“It’s like the schools are the grain truck. Instead of sharing the grain, they just keep raising the sides on the bed...


 
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DEAR ABBY: When I was in my teens, and even into my 20s and 30s, I was a Plain Jane. I had little self-confidence. But...
Q. I often hear about the medicinal benefits of various herbs and spices. However, I don’t typically hear about pepper...
DEAR DR. ROACH: On three different occasions, I have had to change doctors: once when I moved out of state, once when...


 
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“We often hear of January thaws, but this week will be warm enough to be called a February thaw. “With all the cold...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school,...
BEACH HAVEN, N.J. (AP) — Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat...
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Ironmen await winner of Jersey Shore-Vo-Tech
The Danville and Millville boys basketball teams earned No. 1 seeds and byes for the upcoming District 4 playoffs....
Dillon drives iconic No. 3 car to victory at Daytona 500
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the...
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CLEMSON, S.C. — Gary Trent Jr. hit three foul shots with 1:31 left to put No. 12 Duke ahead for good and the Blue...
PEORIA, Ariz. — Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego...
BUFFALO, N.Y. —Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly says he is disgusted and saddened black athletes such as...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Riley Sheahan scored two goals in the first period, rookie Tristan Jarry had 35 saves and the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 59 39 17 3 81 211 159 Boston 56 35 13 8 78 186...
1. (14) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 207 laps, 0 rating, 42 points. 2. (7) Darrell Wallace Jr, Chevrolet, 207, 0, 39. 3...
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It was, perhaps, the defining moment for the U.S. team at this Olympics. Not Shaun White blitzing the halfpipe in a...
JEONGSEON, South Korea — A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher. The 28-year-old Austrian has a good chance...
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Feb. 19, 1988 • Southern Columbia’s Bryan Delsite scores on a layup with 17 seconds left to give the Tigers a 48-47...
P-Nut Bowl MONDAY LADIES LEAGUE W L Queen B’s 56 28 Sparetimers 53 31 Gutter Gals 49 35 Pin Shakers 46.5 37.5...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — Miami at Notre Dame ESPNU — Howard at NC Central FS1 — Maryland at Northwestern 9...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Placed LHP Zach Britton on the 60-day DL. BOSTON RED SOX — Designated...
Berwick’s Reese Mensinger was named the Wyoming Valley Conference-II Player of the Year, and Northwest’s Brenna...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Oakland 5 at IUPUI at Notre Dame 4½ Miami at Northwestern 1 Maryland...
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... son of Greg and Julie Moore, Sunbury, turned 2 on Feb. 16. Grandparents are Gene and Rosonna Pennebaker, Berwick;...
... son of Shawn and Becca Evans, turned 8 on Feb. 10. Grandparents are Luke and Kathy Black and Dewey and Deb Evans,...
... son of Cheryl and Randy Fry, Danville, will turn 12 on Tuesday. His grandparents are Elaine and Jeffrey Fry,...
... son of Brandon and Samantha Glenn, Mifflinville, will turn 4 Thursday. Grandparents are Marty and Lori Hahn,...
... son of Chris and Amanda Gearhart, Catawissa, will turn 7 on Thursday. Grandparents are Gary and Darlene Zimmerman,...
... daughter of Mike and Cassandra Heaps, Millville, will turn 3 Tuesday. Grandparents are Ted Jr. and Cindy Heaps and...
... daughter of Jenny and Jason Natow, Springfield, turned 1 year old on Feb. 15. Her grandparents are Tony and Pam...
... twin daughters of James Hahn, Bloomsburg, and Marla Engelman, Millville, turned 10 years old on Feb. 15. Tegan and...
... twin daughters of Ron and Heather Jacoby, Mifflinville, are 9 years old today. Grandparents are Ron and Janice...
... daughter of Mark and Kimberly Rishel, will be 3 years old on Tuesday. Her grandparents are Kenny and Linda Rishel...
... son of Rob and Amy Edwards, Bloomsburg, will be 6 years old on Friday. His grandparents are Bruce and Jean Edwards...
To all my friends at the Bloomsburg Diner. MAGA! GO TRUMP!!! bloomsburg man, email ••• If Columbia 911 would get...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a warm, tenderhearted, optimistic dreamer. You put the welfare of others before your...