Stories from Wednesday, March 7, 2018

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Judge does not buy ‘lame excuses’ of taking nieces’ money by mistake
DANVILLE — A judge didn’t believe a Danville woman’s story that she was “not paying attention” when she “mistakenly”...
Bloom residents show signs of frustration with ‘Mad Pooper’ as dog mess piles up
BLOOMSBURG — Neighbors on the west end of town have posted signs and circulated a flier in the hopes of catching a...
Shick driver allegedly did ‘donuts’ in lot, blamed police for getting him drunk
SALEM TWP. — A Shickshinny man blamed police for getting him drunk when he was pulled over after a chase along Salem...
Riverside suspect jailed in family disturbance
RIVERSIDE — A Riverside man threatened to kill his father and others with 11 children present, police say. Travis...
‘This is about the safety of people in this town’
SHICKSHINNY — Shickshinny borough has disbanded its own fire company. The move angered Councilman Chris Madl so much...

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1945: During World War II, U.S. forces crossed the Rhine at Remagen, Germany, using the damaged but still usable...
• Actress Giselle Eisenberg (TV: “Life in Pieces”), 11. • Actress Jenna Fischer, 44. • Comedian Wanda Sykes, 54...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 Main St., Watsontown. Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.,...
Trump adviser resigning WASHINGTON (AP) — Top economic adviser Gary Cohn is leaving the White House after breaking...
Hopefuls: Cut school funds PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Debate questions Tuesday about public school funding in Pennsylvania...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-10-14-18-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-5; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-9-1; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-8-7...


 
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HAZLETON — The Pennsylvania State Police at Hazleton have interstate travel tips for motorists in anticipation of the...
NESCOPECK — A homeless couple told employees of Polock’s Pizza here that they were robbed on their way home from...


 
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Collector/seller of antiques enjoyed genealogy
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Dorothy Davis Fisher announces her passing after a brief illness, on Sunday...
Centenarian served with U.S. Army in WWII
Roy H. Kilpatrick, age 100, 201 Sunnyside Ave., Bloomsburg (Fernville), died at 4 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, at the...
Church organist drove school bus for 34 years
Marian Elizabeth Wech, 83, of Stillwater passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at The Gardens of Orangeville, after a few...
Loved to dance, attend Penn State games
Eleanor B. (Reichard) Reese, 93, of Bloomsburg died unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. Born in...
Employed as bank clerk for many years
Teresa V. Freyland, 92, of Orangeville died on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, surrounded by her family and under the care of...
Longtime Director of Housekeeping at GMC
Thomas A. McSurdy, 79, of Woodbine Lane in Danville passed away on March 3, 2018, at his son Michael’s home in Sunbury...
Funeral arrangements changed due to weather
Funeral arrangements for William E. Lukashewski of Hobbie, who entered into eternal rest on March 1, 2018, have been...
Funeral arrangements changed due to weather
Due to inclement weather, services for Wilbur Robinson will be rescheduled. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 13,...
Worked as Northumberland Co. deputy treasurer
Gail A. Miles, 56, of Catawissa passed away Monday, March 5, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. She was born Nov. 13,...
SEITZ — A Memorial Service for Eleanor V. Seitz, age 98, of Riverside, will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 11...


 
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DALLAS — Pennsylvania Game Commission Northeast Region Director Daniel Figured announced more than 4,200 acres of...
BERWICK — A Nanticoke woman allegedly left the scene of a crash on Feb. 16, telling the other driver that was involved...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A Nescopeck man driving on a rarely used road was in possession of drug paraphernalia, police said...
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Gary Oldman is the newly minted Best Actor after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences awarded his stellar...
It’s Wednesday. Here’s a little something to get you over the “hump”: This is a great time to be alive. If you’re a...
It was one of those videos that just appear on your phone from nowhere, but it immediately caught my attention – sounds...
Fifty years ago, Viet Cong attacked more than 100 positions in South Vietnam during the Tet offensive. They took...
Ladies and gentlemen of America, We have all heard the words what is wrong with the world today? The violence and...
“I have no criminal record, no evictions. There’s no reason not to rent to me.” Mindy Wood Who slept on friends’...
I believe that most of us Americans have been victims of bullying and/or some form of abuse at some time in our lives....


 
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CONESTOGA — Turkey Hill Dairy’s Ultimate Flavor Tournament promotion will award someone a lifetime supply of ice cream...
BLOOMSBURG — A winter storm warning is in effect for all of Northeastern Pennsylvania through 8 p.m. today. Last night...
Police say Bloom woman in accident CASS TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman was involved in a Schuylkill County traffic accident...


 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia High School will present the school edition of “Les Miserables” Thursday, Friday...


 
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He’s been cut off and dismissed by his millionaire sugar daddy. His ex-military friend was NOT amused by his postcard...
GOP lawmakers, groups pressure Trump on tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) —House Speaker Paul Ryan is calling on President...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The new owner of the Playboy Mansion has agreed to maintain the home’s facade in its original...
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“Winter Storm Quinn, which made it cloudy with rain and snow showers late yesterday, became another large nor’easter...
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Senior wants to avenge state tourney defeat
BENTON — Cole Rhone had one goal this season — win a state title. After a questionable non-call cost him a...
Villanova, Xavier both looking to earn top seed
RALEIGH, N.C. — The Big East has No. 2 Villanova and No. 3 Xavier aiming for No. 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament. The...
New manager Kapler brings new attitude to team
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Loud music blares inside the clubhouse and several players gather to watch an intense battle during...
CLEVELAND — Suffering for years in silence, Kevin Love has opened up about his struggles with mental health. The...
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MIAMI — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says he won’t force his players to stand for the national anthem, even though...
NEWARK, N.J. — Taylor Hall extended his point-scoring streak to 19 games, Travis Zajac scored two power-play goals and...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Robert Covington scored 22 points, rookie sensation Ben Simmons flirted with a triple-double and the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 46 17.730 — Boston 45 20.692 2 Philadelphia 35 28.556 11...
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Marwin Gonzalez memorizes his position one day at a time. The Houston Astros’ versatile...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — If Yu Darvish was tipping his pitches in the World Series last year, he seems to have fixed it....
MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs ace Jon Lester is trying a new approach when it comes to his biggest weakness. One bounce...
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Designated hitter Brandon Moss has been released by the Oakland Athletics. Moss was acquired from...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Seth Romero, a top pitching prospect selected by Washington with the 25th overall pick in last...
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March 7, 1988 • Matt Karchner drives in nine runs for the Bloomsburg University baseball team in a pair of season-...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned OF Charlie Tilson and RHP Thyago Vieira to Charlotte (IL) and...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPN — ACC Tournament, second round, at Brooklyn, N.Y. 2 p.m. ESPN — ACC Tournament, second...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Indiana PK 200½ Utah at Chicago OFF OFF Memphis Houston 6 216½ at Milwaukee...
Today No events scheduled
Southern Columbia and Danville are selling state playoff tickets for their boys and girls basketball teams this week....
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After reading “Ex-Geisinger doctor charged…gave unsolicited sex-education speech” (PE, 2-8-18), I wondered what *45...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband had surgery two weeks ago to fuse his three lowest vertebrae due to degenerative disc...
BORN TODAY You are creative and psychic. You are compassionate and want to help others. This is a busy, social year,...
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March artist Glen Klein of Danville is Artist of the Month for March at Berwick Hospital Center. A graduate of...
Herb Guild to start meetings March 15 LIGHTSTREET — Shari Edelston, Director of Horticulture and curator of the...