Stories from Friday, March 2, 2018

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Officials: Move aids Central, Berwick, Bloomsburg athletes
A youth football and cheerleading league that formed just five years ago has dissolved after several of the...
Man describes gun fracas in Berwick
BLOOMSBURG — Tyler Kline said he thought James “Bam” Hopper was going to kill him regardless of whether or not he...
Permission sought to build nursery for animals in Montour Township
MONTOUR TWP. —A five-year fight over a hog barn proposed between Bloomsburg and Danville has reached the state Supreme...
The dispute over Scott Sponenberg’s proposed pig nursery in Montour Township started in 2103, when he submitted an...
BLOOMSBURG — Pool boosters fear that with the Norris E. Rock Memorial Pool here closed for the 2018 season, they’ll...
Dozens of teams creatively compete in Berwick for Odyssey of the Mind
For the Press Enterprise BERWICK — Berwick Area School District will host a regional Odyssey of the Mind competition...

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Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party: 2-4 p.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, all ages. Lenten Fish Fry: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., eat in or...
• Main Township supervisors will hold a public work session at 4 p.m. Wednesday to review public comments on a proposed...
Punished for anti-NRA move ATLANTA (AP) — Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers Thursday took revenge on Delta for crossing the...
1917: Puerto Ricans were granted U.S. citizenship as President Woodrow Wilson signed the Jones-Shafroth Act. 1933: The...
• NFL quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, 36. • Actress Rebel Wilson, 38. • Rock singer Chris Martin (Coldplay), 41...
Cops: Fire set with kids inside WILKES-BARRE (AP) — Police say a mother of two intentionally set her house on fire...
TREASURE HUNT: 07-10-14-15-19 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-7; Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-3-3; Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-2-...


 
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Danville made an Expedia list of “15 places for the perfect childfree getaway.” Among locations in Ohio, Utah,...
Bloomsburg man sends three cases forward
BERWICK — An inmate who allegedly walked away while out on work release and allegedly stole a woman’s car quietly...
BERWICK — A man who was allegedly drunk when he drove his car into two women who were unloading groceries from another...


 
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SCOTT TWP. — Three men were in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop at the intersection...
DANVILLE — Police say a Berwick man had a stolen handgun in his car and a large amount of cash on him during a traffic...
LEWISBURG — The Early Learning Investment Committee (ELIC) of the Susquehanna River region will hold the Champions of...
BERWICK — A Berwick man was picked up on a warrant out of Cape May, New Jersey, during a traffic stop about 2 a.m. on...
RALPHO TWP. — Ralpho Township Police are seeking the owners of two lost-and-found items, a press release says. •...


 
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Longtime nurse last worked at SCI-Dallas
Carolyn M. Mowery, 55, of Berwick passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at her home. Born in Wanamie, on...
Executive enjoyed baking Italian pastries
Joseph M. DeVito, 64, 62 Brentwood Circle, Bloomsburg, died at 8:58 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at the Geisinger...
Danville educator was first school soccer coach
Daniel Clinton Fegley, 79, of Danville passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Pennset retiree enjoyed gardening, yard work
Jay L. Dietterick, 68, of Berwick passed away at his home, surrounded by his family, Feb. 28, 2018. Born in Berwick...
Talented woodworker was avid Steelers fan
James W. Donnelly, 61, of Hobbie passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at his home. Born in Wilkes-...
Truck driver was Army veteran of Vietnam War
Dean E. Doty, 67, of Nanticoke passed away Feb. 27, 2018, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Wilkes-Barre. He...
Avid golfer retired as buyer for J.S. Raub Shoes
Anthony “Tony” Sewesky, 87, of East Third Street, Berwick, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
North Centre Township man was allegedly drunk, uninsured
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — PPL is suing a driver who crashed into a utility pole on Fowlersville Road while he was allegedly...
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ROSE: To be honest, we don’t “get” the whole tiny-house movement that’s been getting so much air time on HGTV. But it...
Punxsutawney Phil predicted a full six more weeks of winter. However, in reality, spring is just around the corner....
Mark Janus is a child support specialist for the state of Illinois who, like many Illinoisans, has some disagreements...
First, I respond to Christina Richardson’s “Prejudice is natural” (Feb. 20, p. 8): “Thus, if someone labels you with...
The satanic lyrics of hard rock music, even the verbal testimony of most of the rock stars who give credit to Satan as...


 
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15:17 to Paris ★★ Clint Eastwood directs this drama based on the real-life terrorist plot thwarted by three Americans...
In the new thriller “Red Sparrow,” the sex is cold, ugly and often violent. This dark, meandering and cliche-ridden...
NEW YORK — Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-nominated “The Post” has revived interest in the newspaper battles of the 1970s,...
NEW YORK (AP) — “Black Panther” scored $111.7 million at the North American box office in its second week according to...


 
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The images of planes hijacked by terrorists striking the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, is seared into our...
DEAR ABBY: Occasionally, married friends will come to my husband and/or me venting about their marital problems. We...
BORN TODAY You are spiritual and sensitive to the needs of those around you. Family and close friends are important....
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a badly torn rotator cuff on my left shoulder, so that arm is basically a constant problem. In...


 
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The Heartland Youth Football and Cheer teams: Hughesville Loyalsock Montoursville South Williamsport Milton...
BLOOMSBURG — Duo Montagnard, a guitar and saxophone duo featuring Matthew Slotkin and Joseph Murphy, will present a...
LEWISBURG — Circa, a contemporary circus/cirque ensemble from Australia, will perform Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 19-25. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership....
DANVILLE — Midland Funding LLC seeks payments from the following people, records show. • Khadijah Riaz, 1596 Second...
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“The rain and increasing winds we had yesterday afternoon and last night were the result of a winter storm, ‘Riley.’...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has resigned from the board for the...
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Tigers coach on Lourdes: ‘They couldn’t miss’
DANVILLE — Benton struggled against a wildly successful Lourdes offense and had trouble capitalizing on its own shots...
Seniors help Southern earn first crown since ‘03
MILTON — Senior Abby Hager was a force to be reckoned with, scoring 15 points as Southern Columbia defeated South...
Offensive drought dooms Millville in loss in finals
For the Press Enterprise DANVILLE — Millville picked a bad time to have its worst offensive night of the season....
For the Press Enterprise WILLIAMSPORT — One day after breaking a pool record that had stood for nearly 20 years,...
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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio —This LeBron James-to-Philly stuff is getting either silly — or serious. Just days after three...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 43 17.717 — Boston 44 19.698 ½ Philadelphia 32 27.542 10½...
INDIANAPOLIS — The only thing that Saquon Barkley has to prove at the NFL combine this week is that he’s every bit as...
MEXICO CITY — Two of the European Tour’s hottest players brought their best golf to their first World Golf Championship...
PHILADELPHIA — Justin Williams scored two goals, Cam Ward stopped 21 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes snapped a six-...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 64 43 17 4 90 228 172 Boston 62 39 15 8 86 207...
Mexico Championship First Round Louis Oosthuizen 32-32—64 -7 Chris Paisley 31-34—65 -6 Xander Schauffele 31-34—65...
NEW YORK — Duncan Robinson made Michigan’s only field goal in overtime, a go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:15 left, and the...
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AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Pennzoil 400, practice, at Las Vegas 3 p.m. FS1 —...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Detroit 2½ 213½ at Orlando at Philadelphia 3½ 216 Charlotte Golden State 12½ 227...
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with 1B Mike Napoli on a minor league contract. KANSAS...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University redshirt senior Christian Mortellite was named to the All-PSAC East first team for...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys District 4 Class 4A consolation at Shikellamy Danville vs. Selinsgrove...
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Based on what I read in the article Millville employee Bob Bower is not only honest but also an astute judge of...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump says he’ll impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports in response to what he...
2/FRIDAY Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Party, March 2, 2-4 p.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, all ages. Lenten Fish Fry, Fridays...
“The Vagina Monologues,” March 3, 7 p.m., Carver Hall, BU. Circa, contemporary circus/ cirque ensemble from Australia...
Quilt Show to mark WWI Centennial, March 2, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., and March 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Warrior Run Fire Hall at...
Dublin Irish Dance “Stepping Out,” March 2, 7:30 p.m., Mitrani Hall, Haas Center for the Arts, BU. Faculty Recital,...