Stories from Saturday, March 3, 2018

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Storm topples trees, cuts power, disrupts Verizon cell service
A powerful nor’easter that moved through the area Friday afternoon toppled trees onto at least three homes and knocked...
Montour commissioners blame decreased revenues, new costs
MAHONING TWP. — Montour County is about $300,000 in the red this year thanks to a decrease in revenues from last year,...
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick man who was in possession of drug paraphernalia told police he was a diabetic, but later...

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1931: “The Star-Spangled Banner” became the national anthem of the United States as President Herbert Hoover signed a...
• Actress Jessica Biel, 36. • Actor David Faustino, 44. • Actress Julie Bowen, 48. • Former NFL player and...
Poker Run/Breakfast: 8 a.m.-noon, Bloomsburg Municipal Airport; 570-336-7639. Nescopeck Township Fire Company Yard...
Sprawling domus unearthed ROME (AP) — Archaeologists say work to expand Rome’s subway has unearthed a sprawling 2nd-...
• Bloomsburg gives notice today that it has amended the Town Manager ordinance. • A schedule of meetings for the...
Dispensaries lack marijuana DEVON (AP) — Pennsylvania’s budding medical marijuana dispensaries have just about run out...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-7-9-24-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-7, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-9-2, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-9-6...


 
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From 1981 to his second term’s end in 1989, Ronald Reagan and former actress Nancy Davis held a weekend tradition...
Super’s son to serve township, must avoid conflicts
MAHONING TWP. — The State Ethics Commission says a supervisor’s son can serve as an elected township auditor and avoid...


 
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Pair allegedly had eagle feathers MONTOUR TWP. — Two people were cited by the Game Commission for unlawful possession...
SALEM TWP. — An air leak into the control room at the nuclear plant here turned out to be the result of loose gaskets...
BERWICK — A Berwick man was charged with possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia when he was stopped by...
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man reconsidered after checking himself into Geisinger Medical Center for mental health...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man is charged with failing to comply with Megan’s Law requirements, according to court...
BLOOMSBURG — All 16 establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were declared in compliance with the state...


 
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SALEM TWP. — A damaged underground cable cut power to some administrative offices at the nuclear plant Thursday night,...
MAHONING TWP. — A fired Geisinger employee made harassing phone calls to employees and their families, police say....
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The...
WILLIAMSPORT — Two Columbia County residents were sentenced to probation in Lycoming County Court, according to the Sun...
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Enjoyed gardening and motor home travel
Eleanor L. Franklin, 78, of Shickshinny passed away quietly at home Thursday, March 1, 2018. Born Aug. 3, 1939, in...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —A tiny Nebraska startup awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald...
Homemaker, active Salvation Army volunteer
Nancy L. Hess 77, of Berwick went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at the Geisinger Medical Center,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore firefighters probably made record time arriving at the scene of a recent fire. That’s...
Bloom man’s age BLOOMSBURG — Scott C. Lowe, of 352 College Hill, Bloomsburg, is 60 years old, according to voter...
CATAWISSA — Here is the February report from the Judicial District Court of Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY —$6,042...


 
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BRIAR CREEK TWP. —A Berwick woman who was the passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over for a suspended registration...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: HIGHCHAIRS DETAILS: This recall involves Graco Table2Table 6...
The Central Susquehanna Community Foundation has a variety of scholarships available for graduating high school seniors...


 
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NEW YORK — Should any of this year’s Oscars winners use the occasion to promote a political cause, you can thank — or...
Whether the balance in your retirement accounts sits at empty or you’re trying to rev up your planning, it may be time...
HAZLETON — Well-Strung, a New York City-based, all-male, singing string quartet will present an evening of music Friday...


 
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ROSE: A copy of Bette Midler’s “The Rose” to Nicholas Miller for keeping Hollywood Video in Berwick open for business...
I can spin a resumé as good as the next person, but resumés never tell the whole story. Almost 50 years ago, despite a...
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even...
Two wrongs don’t make a right. I learned that in grade school. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court correctly identified our...
Ryan Zinke’s first year as secretary of the Interior Department has been a disaster for the environment and Americans...
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Proposal protects ‘free-range’ parents SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —A proposal aimed at adding safeguards for the practice of...
OMAHA, Neb. — Sparks flew from the disc of a hand-held angle grinder as a member of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) —Some University of Idaho educators hope their new line of scarves will become an invasive trend,...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — It would appear the United States Postal Service has so much money that it can afford to flush...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An additional fuel tax of 2.1 percent would be levied in western Virginia under a Senate bill...
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DEAR ABBY: I have a crush on a guy I work with. I’m 19, and he’s 26. He has a kid, which actually doesn’t bother me...
Trump’s trade war threat met with fears of retaliation WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s claim that “trade...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are popular. Your ideals are more important than your personal comfort. You’re clever,...
A volunteer from Columbia County has been sent to Kentucky to help distribute food and supplies to people suffering...
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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and Alec Baldwin — his chief impersonator — traded online barbs Friday, each...
“Winter storm ‘Riley’ is moving slowly to our east. This means that today will become mostly cloudy and breezy, with...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A winter storm knocked out power to more than 333,000 Pennsylvania customers Friday. The Public...
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Star claims USOC, USA Gymnastics failed to protect athletes
Aly Raisman spent months urging the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics to get serious about taking a long hard...
Danville was sharp from start to finish
For the Press Enterprise SUNBURY — Right from the opening tip, Danville made sure there would be no letdown after a...
Southern wrestler is all-time wins leader
WILLIAMSPORT — Southern Columbia continued its postseason dominance, only this time it was at the Class 2A Northeast...
Deep class features half-dozen potential first-rounders
INDIANAPOLIS — This year’s deep class of quarterbacks features as many as a half-dozen first-round NFL prospects full...
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Mexico Championship Second Round Shubhankar Sharma 65-66—131 -11 Xander Schauffele 65-68—133 -9 Rafa Cabrera Bello...
MEXICO CITY — Success has come quickly for Shubhankar Sharma, and the Mexico Championship is no exception. Sharma hit...
NEW YORK — Alex Galchenyuk completed his hat trick shortly after Paul Byron and Noah Juulsen scored 1:43 apart in the...
NEW YORK — Tony Carr found Josh Reaves for a game-winning layup with 3.1 seconds to play and Penn State may have...
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid had 23 points and 14 rebounds to help the Philadelphia 76ers pull away from the Charlotte...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 65 44 17 4 92 233 176 Boston 62 39 15 8 86 207...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 43 17.717 — Boston 44 19.698 ½ Philadelphia 34 27.557 9½...
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Pirates first baseman came in 3rd for NL Rookie of the Year
BRADENTON, Fla. —Overall, Josh Bell had a fine rookie season in 2017. The Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman finished...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. —Nolan Arenado chuckled at the idea of ever taking the field every day for the Colorado Rockies and...
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) —Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister remembers the first time he saw Bartolo Colon pitch was in...
Padres phenom is one of baseball’s top prospects
PEORIA, Ariz. — There’s no question Fernando Tatis Jr.’s birthright is to play major league baseball. Having just...
Wilson makes Yankees debut
TAMPA, Fla. — Russell Wilson struck out in his first spring training at-bat with the New York Yankees. The Seattle...
TAMPA, Fla. — Baseball union head Tony Clark says it is possible some free agents may not agree to contracts until...
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March 3, 1988 • Hanover’s John Busnowski scores 28 points to lead the Hawks over Berwick, 86-60, in the District 2...
AUTO RACING Noon FS1 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Pennzoil 400, practice, at Las Vegas 1 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR...
Today WRESTLING High school at Williamsport Class 2A Northeast Regional....10 a.m. College at Edinboro BU at EWL...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with RHPs Matt Barnes, Ty Buttrey, Heath Hembree, Austin...
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A $31.5 million victims’ fund that started as a GoFundMe effort announced plans Friday to pay $275,000...
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SUNDAY First Sunday program, Joseph Priestley Memorial Chapel, 380 Front St., Northumberland, 9:30-10:10 a.m., 570-473...
Eagle happenings reported at church MAINVILLE — The congregation at Emanuel Lutheran Church collected food for Souper...
Altoona Mirror Copy Editor ALTOONA — A Columbia County native serving as pastor of a Blair County United Methodist...
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Instead of building new police stations all around Columbia Co why don’t the police open offices in all the schools. It...