Stories from Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Benton student, 16, may be charged, district boss says
BENTON — A 16-year-old Benton student has been suspended and will likely face criminal charges after telling other...
DANVILLE — Police are investigating a Facebook post made by a student that caused concern, the chief says. But there...
Buckhorn girl among faces of Geisinger campaign
DANVILLE — Watching Rylee Bond twirl her way around a ballroom Monday afternoon, it’s easy to see why the 10-year-old...
Driver fined $1G, must pay medical costs for injuries to woman’s foot
BLOOMSBURG — A former court administrator has pleaded “no contest” to driving away after running over a woman’s foot...
District foresees $840G shortfall in next year’s spending plan
FRANKLIN TWP. — The Southern Columbia School District will once again seek to raise its property-tax rate above a state...
Pa. resident to appear at Bloom Fairgrounds show
BLOOMSBURG — The star of “Stone House Revival” is coming to the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds for the annual Home and Outdoor...

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1907: President Theodore Roosevelt signed an immigration act which excluded “idiots, imbeciles, feebleminded persons,...
• Singer Rihanna, 30. • Comedian Trevor Noah, 34. • Model Cindy Crawford, 52. • Basketball Hall of Famer Charles...
• EZ Storage will offer for sale contents of units leased by the following: Kristal Hall, Unityville; Michael Radel,...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Play K-Kindergarten Readiness: 10 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library...
‘Troll’ staff trusts indictment ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment...
Resentencing may mean life SCRANTON (AP) — Prosecutors say they won’t seek a new life-without-parole sentence for a...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-11-22-25-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-0; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-1-1; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-2-0...


 
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It’s tax season again, and the AARP is offering help to anyone 50 and older who can’t afford tax preparation services...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania’s high court issued a new congressional district map for the state’s 2018 elections on...


 
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Last worked at BU in custodial department
Rosalie B. (Hunsinger) Newhart, 77, formerly of Espy, died Saturday evening, Feb. 17, 2018, at the Berwick Retirement...
Author, avid outdoorsman enjoyed hunting
Brett M. Landis, 59, of Bethlehem died at home on Feb. 16, 2018. Born in Allentown, he was the son of Carol A. (Kapec...
Enjoyed raising animals, dining out, movies
Rosemarie I. Bailey, 70, of Berwick passed away on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Heath Care, with her...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Roland L. “Fuzzy” Lowery Sr., 81, of Sugarloaf Township passed away unexpectedly Monday morning, Feb. 19, 2018, at his...
LNP newspaper LANCASTER (AP) —Working on a laptop computer in his office last week, Frank Whitesell retrieved an...
Arrangements to be announced Wednesday
Norma J. (Barto) Young, age 82, of 54 Lindsey Ave., Danville, died at her home at 4 a.m. Monday, Feb. 19, 2018....
DENVER (AP) — Sales of outdoor equipment are slipping as millennials drive changes in U.S. consumer habits by favoring...
PARIS (AP) — France’s government is worried about how many of its schoolchildren consider themselves “stupid at math...
Berwick councilman’s request separate Berwick Councilman Andrew Shecktor says he did not ask his fellow council...
McKenna J. Ammons Rachel (Laubach) and Timothy J. Ammons of Wapwallopen are the parents of a daughter, McKenna Jane,...


 
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Has anyone ever called you a racist, a sexist, a socialist or any other prejudicial term? Doesn’t feel too good does it...
Whether it happened on a South Florida campus or closer to home, Wednesday’s high school attack, reportedly by an...
Drop dime on waste
The Montour County Housing Authority saved taxpayers anywhere from $8,500 to $11,000 last year by not sending a gaggle...
My family is filled with drug addicts, dead and alive. Are we supposed to love drug addicts when they cause so much...
Not to make light of a tragedy, but here we go again. Seventeen people killed, 14 injured and 3,000 students and...


 
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BERWICK — The following complaints were filed by landlords in the office of District Judge Richard W. Knecht. The...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man whose vehicle was involved in a one-car accident was under the influence of alcohol,...
LEWISBURG — The Campus Theatre Spring 2018 National Theatre Live series presents “Follies” this Sunday, Feb. 25, at 1 p...


 
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Businessman Kyle Graves shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 70-year-old male. In 2013, I experienced an episode of total urinary retention. My urologist’s...
Common joint injuries can step up damage
WASHINGTON (AP) — Arthritis isn’t always from the wear and tear of getting older — younger adults too often get it...
Q. In most of the news coverage of flu outbreaks, I’ve seen a recommendation to get a flu shot even if it’s not a good...


 
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Regardless of your age, ankle sprains are common. About 25,000 ankle sprains occur daily and more than 70 percent are...
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“If you have been shoveling quite a bit of snow this winter, you’ll find Mother Nature will be giving you a helping...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy will phase out electricity production from coal by 2040 to slash emissions...
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Curler’s failed drug test proves that inclusion was a big mistake
It sounds like some kind of cheap joke, though no one here seems to be laughing about the Russian curler who tested...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Daytona Day was nothing short of a rousing success for NASCAR, which was able to celebrate both...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. — Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 35th goal, and the Washington Capitals reclaimed the top spot...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 59 39 17 3 81 211 159 Boston 57 36 13 8 80 188...
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but...
LOS ANGELES — Fergie tried something different with her national anthem at the NBA All-Star Game, and not everybody was...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 41 16.719 — Boston 40 19.678 2 Philadelphia 30 25.545 10...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Virginia strengthened its hold on No. 1 in the AP Top 25 as it coasts to an Atlantic Coast Conference...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
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GANGNEUNG, South Korea — The first notes of Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” had just played when Gabriella Papadakis...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — The United States will play for a gold medal in women’s hockey for the third straight...
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Feb. 20, 1988 • Brian Boitano captures the gold medal in men’s figure skating, giving the U.S. its first gold medal of...
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Marvel’s “Black Panther” mauled box-office expectations with a $201.8 million haul in North America this weekend. That’...
In the Bible, there are scripture versus that speak of the End Times. This is where God states: In the last days, He...
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DEAR ABBY: I am almost 62 and struggling to get through the day at work. It’s not because of the work itself, but I am...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have an excellent memory. You also are very intuitive. You like beautiful things, but money...