Stories from Sunday, March 4, 2018

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Expanded shield means move for Little League
BLOOMSBURG — Construction of an expanded floodwall extending from the Bloomsburg High School complex to the east toward...
Council to vote at its meeting on Monday
CATAWISSA — Borough council will discuss dismissing borough manager and code enforcement officer Fred Hess at its...
Reptile, bee experts take sting out of creature encounters at fairgrounds talk
BLOOMSBURG — William Fox Munroe, professional snake wrangler, has handled well over 1,000 wild, venomous snakes since...
Woman says she stepped away for break
BERWICK — A Berwick man stole a Turkey Hill employee’s wallet and keys from a table at the business while she was on...
Victim had recently moved to a senior living center, police say
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man cashed two personal checks without authorization from the account of a woman who...

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BU Equestrian Team Gift Card Bingo: Doors open at noon, bingo at 2 p.m., Bloomsburg Fire Hall, 911 Market St.; tickets...
1681: England’s King Charles II granted a charter to William Penn for an area of land in North America that later...
• Actress Jenna Boyd, 25. • Actress Andrea Bowen, 28. • Actor Josh Bowman, 30. • Gay rights activist Chaz Bono, 49...
China on edge of life ruler BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping is poised to make a historic power grab as China’s...
• The Berwick Area School Board will meet Monday, March 12, at 7 p.m. in the Administrative Office. • Northwest Area...
Storm cut power to 600,000 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The governor says more than half a million utility customers lost power...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-7-18-25-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-2, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-1-7, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-7-4-...


 
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Like Rose’s heart in “Titanic,” we know the show will go on and on. We’re aware the nominees will don dresses and...
BLOOMSBURG — The winds died down this weekend — from gusts that reached over 50 mph in some areas Friday — but nearly 1...


 
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School wrestling referee tended to family farm
William E. Lukashewski, 61, of Hobbie passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 1, 2018, surrounded by family at the...
Centenarian operated motel with husband
Dora Baluta, 102, of Shickshinny, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, at her home after a long and fruitful life. Born Dec. 5...
New Orleans native enjoyed reading, family
Margie May Malloy, 93, of Danville passed away peacefully on Friday, March 2, 2018, at Grandview Health Homes, Inc.,...
Police: Paxinos man caused four-car crash MONROE TWP. — A Paxinos man caused a four-vehicle crash in Snyder County...
Longtime school crossing guard loved animals
Maxine M. Koch, 71, of Danville passed away on Friday, March 2, 2018, at Grandview Health Homes. She was born on Sept....


 
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BLOOMSBURG —A mostly earthen levee extension of the town’s existing $29 million floodwall would stretch from its...
ALMEDIA — A pair of tenants have counter-sued their landlord, who is suing them for failing to pay rent. Onofrio...
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“Winter Storm Riley will have moved far enough away that conditions will show some improvement. Skies will become...


 
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DANVILLE – Geisinger has named 30-year financial veteran Kevin V. Roberts, MBA, CPA, its new executive vice president...
Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce has annual meeting at Rolling Pines
BRIAR CREEK — Member businesses and individuals of The Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce were recognized during the...
CARLISLE — Dickinson College will present Berwick native Dr. Albert Alley with a Doctor of Humanitarian Service...
BERWICK — Maribeth Angeli has been named chief nursing officer at Commonwealth Health Berwick Hospital Center. Angeli...


 
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Dear Mr. Berko: My brother, who does well in the stock market, told me to buy 100 shares of MasterCard. He thinks that...
WILLIAMSPORT – UPMC Susquehanna is now offering inpatient telemedicine at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. The...
Dear Mr. Berko: What can you tell me about a company called Uniti Group, which has a 15.49 percent dividend yield? Do...
BLOOMSBURG — Jestine Myers of Millville maintained first place in the second week on the Leaders’ Board of the Stock...


 
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Most of us will never have our life’s ticker inform us that we have 38 minutes left to live – yet as much as we seek...
Here’s something we wish we could say much more often: Score one for transparency and accountability in Harrisburg —...
THORN: In light of his checkered history, Dennis Stackhouse of Millville has some nerve publicly criticizing Rob Bower...
In the wake of 20 years of school shootings, America’s educational system needs to be reevaluated because it is...
In 2016, after careful deliberation in seeking affiliation with a larger health care system, Susquehanna Health found...
“It might have gotten a little out of hand, but it sure as hell wasn’t rape.” Paul DeMuro An attorney for one of four...
Our government, at this time in our history, is not representing “We The People”! It is however representing “We The...
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Police in Mainz, Germany, responded to an apartment building after cries were heard from within one unit early on Feb....
Author Ta-Nehisi Coates is writing comic series NEW YORK (AP) — Ta-Nehisi Coates is taking on another comics franchise...
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Mausoleum burglarized JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — The ashes of an Arkansas police officer who died in 2015 have been...
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Proposed legislation would designate the main hangar at Fort Wayne’s Smith Field as the...
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Marine sentenced in restaurant rampage PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A highly decorated active-duty Marine who slammed a chair...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In a Shelby Park rehearsal space, a group of six actors stand in pairs, asking permission to touch...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The last drive-thru wedding chapel in Reno has heard its final vows. George Flint, 83, opened the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Selling downloaded entertainment and email service via tablet computers given free of charge to...
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan courts and municipalities are seeing a drop in revenue as police officers are writing a...
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2018 Infiniti QX30
This week, we’re behind the wheel of the 2018 Infiniti QX30, one of four SUV/ crossover models that carry the Infiniti...
: Hi, Greg. I just finished reading your piece on the Little Red Wagon and the Dodge Little Red Express trucks. I have...
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Southern uses balanced scoring attack to beat Hughesville
For the Press Enterprise MILTON — Southern Columbia’s defense was outstanding on Saturday night, and it landed the...
Petrus has 17 points, powers Danville to win
SUNBURY — Danville went on a commanding run in the first quarter, paving the way to a 55-30 shellacking of Shamokin to...
12 local wrestlers qualify for states in Hershey
WILLIAMSPORT —Six dollars was the price of admission at the Class 2A Northeast Regional Tournament on Saturday, but the...
For the Press Enterprise MONTOURSVILLE — Loyalsock used its district semifinal loss to Mount Carmel as motivation on...
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LAS VEGAS — NASCAR’s annual early-season trip to Las Vegas Motor Speedway is an understandable favorite for many teams...
MEXICO CITY — Shubhankar Sharma held his nerve to the end and held a two-shot lead going into the final round of the...
TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos had two goals and three assists for a career-high five points and added a shootout goal...
PHILADELPHIA — Jay Wright moved into a tie atop Villanova’s career wins list with 413 in No. 4 Villanova’s 97-73 win...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 66 45 17 4 94 240 182 Boston 63 40 15 8 88 209...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Evan Fournier broke a tie on a long 3-pointer with 22.5 seconds left, and Orlando rookie Jonathan Isaac...
Mexico Championship Third Round Shubhankar Sharma 65-66-69—200 -13 Tyrrell Hatton 70-68-64—202 -11 Phil Mickelson...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 44 17.721 — Boston 44 19.698 1 Philadelphia 34 27.557 10...
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For the Press Enterprise MILTON — Simply put, Mount Carmel has become the elite program in District 4 girls basketball...
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WILKES-BARRE — Sam Saxe scored 14 points for Northwest, and Jaxson Yaple added nine during a 55-39 loss to Holy Cross...
March 4
March 4, 1988 • Moses Malone scores a game-high 27 points and Washington uses a 13-0 fourth quarter run to beat the...
AUTO RACING 3:30 p.m. FOX — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Penzoil 400, at Las Vegas ——————————————— COLLEGE...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls District 2 Class 2A final at Mohegan Sun Arena Northwest vs. Old Forge...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Atlanta 2½ 222½ Phoenix at Washington 3½ 208½ Indiana at Toronto 9 219½ Charlotte...
AHL Glance Eastern Conference Atlantic Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Lehigh Valley 58 36 15 3 4 79 205 174 WB/...
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Clay shoot today A hunter’s clay shoot will be held today beginning at 9 a.m. at the Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club....
It was December when I started to receive emails about a local hunter who turned 80 years old around the same time he...
The state bear season was closed in 1970, 1977 and 1978.
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Experts reveal sea changes in cruising
AP Travel Editor MIAMI — What are the latest cruise trends? Should consumers worry about Caribbean cruises after last...
: I’m miserable at my job. Should I quit even though I don’t have another one lined up? A: Ideally, you’d effortlessly...
ABOARD CELEBRITY EQUINOX — Honeymooners Zach and Alyssa Bynum had never been on an ocean cruise until last summer when...
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BLOOMSBURG —Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church this week: • Monday:...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Pinochle Club...
The engagement and approaching marriage of Erica Helene Lange, daughter of the late Jerry Lange Sr., is announced by...
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MONDAY — Info Desk: Josie Portelli, Bernadine Zale, Jean Faux; ER Desk: Chris Knepley TUESDAY — Info Desk: Candy...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — CCDP,...
12-step Bible study program offered BLOOMSBURG — A 12-step Bible study program will be offered and facilitated by...
Delphians to meet Monday at library BERWICK — The Twentieth Century Delphian Club of Berwick met Feb. 5 at McBride...
SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Elementary School honor roll students for the second marking period: 95 Honors...
5/MONDAY Bloomsburg Area Lions Club, Monday, 7 p.m., Lightstreet Hotel. Compassionate Friends, for parents who have...
60th anniversary Carl Dale and Reta Margaret (Wheeland) Poust will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on...
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Bloomsburg man 2-6) Yes, I remember Trump asking for $25 Billion for the border wall which would include more Border...
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LOS ANGELES — Can backlash tank a film’s Oscars prospects? It’s a situation that manifests nearly every year, where...
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DEAR ABBY: My wife and I live in a beachfront condo complex with a population of mostly retired people who are...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are trusting and forgiving. You often appear to be casual; but you have strong opinions....
NEW YORK (AP) — Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin hopes her new book will remind readers that career politicians can...