Stories from Monday, March 5, 2018

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Officers seek tips to find driver; girl in hospital with head injury
BLOOMSBURG — A 17-year-old girl suffered a head injury when she was hit by an SUV here early Sunday, and police are...
Sophomore yelled ‘medical amnesty’ as he struggled, campus cops say
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student screamed “medical amnesty” while he struggled with campus police as he was...
Neither officer rushing to medical emergency nor teen driver will be cited, police say
SCOTT TWP. — A Scott Township Police cruiser making a U-turn in the middle of Old Berwick Road was T-boned by another...
Suspect in Town Park Village clash jailed on $50G
BLOOMSBURG — A man threatened a town resident with a gun here over a $60 debt that had gone unpaid for about a month,...
Husband moved back in, paid household bills, charges say
BERWICK — A Berwick woman lied to county officials to collect more than $5,000 worth of food stamps, records show....

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• Sealed bids for the Beaver-Main Elementary School Air Conditioning, Generator, and Kitchen Upgrade Project are being...
1946: Winston Churchill delivered his “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, in which he...
• Actress Eva Mendes, 44. • Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, 52. • Magician Penn Jillette, 63. • Actress...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 215 E. Market St., Danville. Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine...
The Fatherland no more? BERLIN (AP) — A German equality official reportedly wants to change the country’s national...
Train cars blown off track OXFORD (AP) — Officials say the winds from last week’s storm were so severe they blew train...
TREASURE HUNT: 05-07-11-14-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-7, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-9-2, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-5-...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick teen was cited for disorderly conduct at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital for yelling loudly and...
It’s a history mystery! A quilt recently donated to the Columbia County Historical and Genealogical Society is filled...


 
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She’s been called J.Law since seventh grade. The woman who infamously tripped on her gown while ascending the Academy...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have so many talents. You are creative, intelligent and likable. Adventure, exciting...


 
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Former well-known house painter in Danville
Harold W. Ammerman Sr., age 96, formerly of 100 Wall St., Danville, was taken by his guardian angel to be with his Lord...
Retired as foreman at G&B Specialty
Terry S. Kline, 79, of Berwick passed away on Saturday evening, March 3, 2018, at Berwick Retirement Village, where he...
Worked as medical secretary at Geisinger
Dorothea Edith Schaefer, 81, of Millville passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
Q. I believe my friend has carpal tunnel syndrome from doing repetitive work at his job. Is there anything he can take...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Ogden Stiers, a prolific actor best known for playing a surgeon on the “M.A.S.H.” television...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 78-year-old male in good health. This past June, my urologist gave me a test, which revealed...
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School board member Menno Riggleman criticized the inclusion of Darwin’s theory of evolution — which he believes is “...
What’s ‘honest intent?’
Developer Matt Zoppetti is now officially “The Boy who Cried Warehouse.” For months he’s been telling Bloomsburg...
“The U.S. is not a paradise. It is not a heaven, but to compare with the rest of the world — to compare with my...


 
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Don Johnson, I wish I could assist you in interpreting Richard Whitmire’s posts but I am dumbstruck as well. My...


 
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“Meteorological winter — the three coldest months of the year —ended Wednesday. “Unfortunately, this does not mean...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gun store owners called it the “Trump slump.” Sales of firearms slowed dramatically after the...
PARIS (AP) — A man suspected of sexually assaulting dozens of women over more than 20 years has been arrested in...
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LONDON — Roger Bannister, the first runner to break the 4-minute barrier in the mile, has died. He was 88. Bannister’s...
Driver dominates to easily claim 100th career victory
LAS VEGAS — Kevin Harvick raced to his second straight NASCAR Cup win with a dominant performance at the Las Vegas...
Old Forge finishes with 16-2 run to capture D2 title
For the Press Enterprise WILKES-BARRE — With just over six minutes left to play, it looked as if Northwest was poised...
INDIANAPOLIS — All that’s left of the 2018 NFL scouting combine is for the deepest class of defensive backs ever to...
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NEW YORK — Zavier Simpson was a catalyst on both ends of the floor, running Michigan’s efficient offense and leading...
WASHINGTON — Victor Oladipo scored 33 points, Bojan Bogdoanovic added 20 and the Indiana Pacers defeated Washington 98-...
MEXICO CITY — Phil Mickelson ended the longest drought of his career with a playoff victory Sunday over Justin Thomas...
SUNRISE, Fla. — Evgenii Dadonov scored twice, Roberto Luongo made 39 saves and the Florida Panthers beat the...
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...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 45 17.726 — Boston 44 20.688 2 Philadelphia 34 27.557 10½...
Mexico Championship Final Phil Mickelson 69-68-65-66—268 -16 Justin Thomas 72-70-62-64—268 -16 Rafa Cabrera Bello...
1. (2) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 267 laps, 60 points. 2. (13) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 267, 43. 3. (5) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet,...
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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) —Bo Jackson slipped into a Kansas City Royals uniform Sunday for the first time since 1990. A...
BRADENTON, Fla. — If a major league team calls with a job offer, Luke Scott intends to be ready. So do Neil Walker,...
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have finalized a $4 million, one-year contract with free-agent...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. —Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley knows all about the grind of recovering from a major...
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — With at least five necessary hurdles ahead of him, Jacob deGrom is running out of time to...
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March 5, 1988 • Tom Sharrow scores 20 points and Bryan Delsite adds 16 as the Southern Columbia boys basketball team...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Chris Lee to Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to...
NBA LEAGUE LEADERS Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 55 505 482 1714 31.2 Davis, NOR 55 566 374 1547 28.1...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Cleveland 7 218½ Detroit at Indiana 2½ 208½ Milwaukee at Miami OFF OFF Phoenix...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6 p.m. CBSSN — CAA Tournament, first semifinal, at North Charleston, S.C. 7 p.m. ESPN — MAAC...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Lehigh Valley 37 15 3 4 81 209 174 WB/Scranton 33 17...
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... daughter of Nichole Hamilton, Shickshinny, and Jason Bilby, Berwick, will turn 5 on Tuesday. Grandparents are...
... daughter of Joe and Stephanie Andreacci, Bloomsburg, is 3 years old today. Grandparents are Dianne Albertson and...
... daughter of Nate and Michelle Cherrington, Bloomsburg, turned 2 on Feb. 25. Grandparents are Mike and Linda Young,...
... daughter of Nate and Michelle Cherrington, Bloomsburg, turned 1 on Feb. 22. Grandparents are Mike and Linda Young,...
... son of Amanda and Dan Ruckle, Stillwater, is 4 years old today. Grandparents are Ron and Tami Adams, Shickshinny,...
... son of Mark and Jennifer Welliver, Nescopeck, turned 9 on Feb. 27. Grandparents are David and Debra Yaron, Berwick...
... daughter of Jim and Erin Moran, Bloomsburg, will turn 9 Thursday. Grandparents are Stephen and Marie Cargill,...
... daughter of Bobby and Janae Calarco, Berwick, turned 8 on Feb. 23. Grandparents are Joseph and Jeannie DiPippa and...
... son of Preston and Alyssa Biegley, Apex, N.C., turns 4 on Tuesday. His grandparents are Stephen and Carole...
... son of Paige Hinckley, Berwick, and Steven Bilby, Bloomsburg, turned 8 on Feb. 25. Grandparents are Jim and Jackie...
... daughter of Paige Hinckley, Berwick, and Steven Bilby, Bloomsburg, is 6 years old today. Grandparents are Jim and...
... son of Scott and Marni Ryan, Derry, N.H., turned 8 years old Feb. 26. His grandparents are Ginny and Ron Ryan,...
... son of Peter and Erika Kendron, Berwick, is 11 years old today. His grandparents are Perry and Sharon Adams,...
... son of Jeff and Eve Ralston, Bloomsburg, will turn 5 on Saturday. Grandparents are Mike and Beth Dower, Bloomsburg...
... twin daughters of Corey and Lori Surak, Catawissa, are turning 9 years old today. The twins’ grandparents are Gary...
... son of Steve and Amanda Waite, Bloomsburg, turned 6 on Feb. 27. Grandparents are Bob and Linda Campbell,...
... daughter of Brandon and Michelle Long, Danville, turned 3 on Feb. 26. Her grandparents are Headley and Ruth Killian...
... son of Sarah and Nicholas Klein, Gahanna, Ohio, turned 1 year old on March 2. Grandparents are Christina Hauck,...
... daughter of Kimberly Whitenight and Jeffrey Vincent, Bloomsburg, will be 3 years old on Friday. Taighlor is the...
... daughter of Eva O’Donnell, Bloomsburg, is 2 years old today. Her grandmother is Mary O’Donnell and great-...
DEAR ABBY: I’m struggling because my stepson has chosen to get married on my birthday. I have been his stepmom for 18...
GENEVA (AP) — Swiss voters on Sunday handily rejected a proposal brought by free-market advocates to end mandatory fees...