Stories from Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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Source, goal of mailings unclear, state election officials say
BLOOMSBURG — Letters have begun arriving in area mailboxes purporting to show the voting history of their recipient —...
The primary elections to select Democratic and Republican candidates for state and federal offices are today. Polls...
Prison staffer looks after the flowers at historic Catawissa Quaker site
Press Enterprise Managing Editor CATAWISSA —Bob McDonald spends his workdays tending the inmates at SCI-Coal Township...
Bloom green-lights Fourth bash thanks to campus veterans
BLOOMSBURG — With more than $6,000 pledged from local businesses, private donors and a university group, town officials...
TV meteorologist comes home to share story of young man’s recovery from devastating strike
ELMIRA, N.Y. — A Southern Columbia graduate now working as a TV meteorologist here will be on the air today telling the...
Only errant motorist taken to GMC after Route 11 crash, police say
Press Enterprise Managing Editor SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A driver went through a red light, smashing into the side of an...

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Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m., Thomas Beaver Free Library, Danville. Play K-Kindergarten Readiness:...
1928: The Walt Disney cartoon character Mickey Mouse made his debut in the silent animated short “Plane Crazy.” 1972:...
• Football Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith, 49. •Actor Lee Horsley, 63. • Baseball Hall of Famer George Brett, 65. •...
First lady in the hospital WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump underwent a “successful” procedure Monday to...
• Millville Area School District is looking for bids on a restroom renovation project at the Millville Area High School...
Cops: Woman beat mother PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say a Pittsburgh woman beat and seriously injured her elderly...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-8-13-22-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-4; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-1-0; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-7-3-...


 
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The fourth annual “From Our Gardens to Yours” plant sale is set for this Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the...
BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the offices of District Judge Russell Lawton: Midland...
BLOOMSBURG — A Benton man claimed to be spotlighting a deer early in the morning on May 5 when he drove his car into a...


 
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Outdoorsman enjoyed hunting and fishing
Keith W. Hook III of South Mercer Street, Berwick, passed away peacefully at his home on May 14, 2018, at the age of 70...
Nonagenarian retired from Berwick Hospital
Elaine Bower Farrell, 96, of Bloomsburg passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Brookdale Assisted Living. She was born...
Employed for 13 years by GMC, Danville
Rachelle Marie Quick Rivera, 45, of Riverside passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, May 11, 2018, at...
Native of Italy had career in pizza restaurants
Raffaele Colone died Wednesday, May 9, 2018, in Allied Services Hospice. His wife is Kim Hinkle Colone. Born in...
Man loved to make people feel special
Ollie Gray, 82, of Bloomsburg passed away May 5, 2018, in Ohio. Born June 12, 1936, in Monroe County, Mississippi, he...
Enjoyed fishing, football, NASCAR, action movies
Adam Joseph Bernoski III, 59, formerly of Plymouth, passed on to be in the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Jesus...
Supervisor at Smuckers enjoyed fishing
Steven J. Madara, 57, of Washingtonville passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at his home. He was born...
ALLENTOWN — Four eggs being incubated by a pair of peregrine falcons began hatching on Mother’s Day in a nesting box on...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Gretchen A. (Lewis) Henz, 80, of Bloomsburg died at 6:20 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Bloomsburg Care &...
CANNES, France (AP) —When Wim Wenders first met Pope Francis before shooting the documentary “Pope Francis: A Man of...
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County recently moved its veterans affairs office across Main Street and into the county’s annex...
Defendant in violence case is 33 Jeremy Lynn of Berwick, charged in a domestic violence case, is 33. An article in...


 
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LOS ANGELES — Margot Kidder, the Canadian actress who starred as a salty and cynical Lois Lane opposite Christopher...
DANVILLE — Andrew Lysiak will lecture on World War I munitions and remembering the 100th anniversary of the “war to end...
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John McCain has not announced a decision to stop treatment for his brain tumor, but his public actions indicate that he...
As the hoopla and initial storm of controversy over the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum have faded...
Drive across the state line into New York and you begin to see signs along Interstate 81: IT CAN WAIT — TEXT STOP 5...
The organizations on our hate group list vilify others because of their race, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation...
“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their...
My husband was leaving a diner just as it began to rain. Forgetting that he hadn’t brought an umbrella, he reached for...


 
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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo has agreed to allow the World Health Organization to use an experimental Ebola vaccine to...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s banking system has somehow misplaced between $18 million and $20 million in electronic...
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan boy found a way to make his mark on the occasion of his mother’s marriage proposal....


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A long-running dispute between American regulators and Chinese telecom company ZTE may have handed...


 
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Sisters really ARE doing it for themselves. Jessica Chastain isn’t just complaining about the lack of female-led...
HAZLETON — All motorists should be aware that the Pennsylvania State Police are taking a zero-tolerance approach to...
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Teachers acquire new skill: how to stop the bleeding
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a snowbird who uses two different cardiologists for my health, and I am devoted to both of them....
Infants who are given antacids like Zantac or Pepcid are more likely to develop childhood allergies, perhaps because...
Q. Both my mother and mother-in-law were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Mom was 76, and my mother-in-law was 72....
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“When the weather boundary that had been located to our south suddenly moved to our north yesterday, we salvaged...
Officer shoots nude man on interstate RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —Police say a Virginia police officer shot a naked man on an...
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Cleveland coach Lue might make lineup change
BOSTON — Put Kevin Love’s name atop the list of the Cavaliers that walked out of Cleveland’s 25-point Eastern...
Supreme Court vote opens door for more gambling
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday gave its go-ahead for states to allow gambling on sports across the nation,...
Eight-run seventh inning helps Bloom defeat rival
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — In the first ever night game played at Central Columbia’s First Keystone...
Jimmy Vaccaro has seen just about everything in 40 years of taking money behind the counter at sports books in this...
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The Seattle Mariners haven’t made the postseason since 2001. This year, they’ve looked like contenders, and at the...
BOSTON — Sean Manaea beat the Boston Red Sox again in his first outing against them since pitching a no-hitter, and...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.360; Machado, Baltimore,.350; Martinez, Boston,.342; Lowrie, Oakland,.340; Simmons, Los Angeles...
CHICAGO — Ozzie Albies hit a leadoff drive for his 13th homer, Jose Bautista connected for a three-run shot, and...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Adeiny Hechavarria danced around catcher Salvador Perez with an inventive slide at home plate to...
DETROIT — Niko Goodrum homered twice and drove in five runs, and injury-plagued Detroit beat Carlos Carrasco and...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 2, Twins1 Minnesota 000 000 100—1 7 1 Los Angeles 000 010 001—2 7 0 Romero, Rogers (6),...
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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Webb Simpson credited everyone around him for winning The Players Championship, his fifth...
WASHINGTON — Jon Cooper walked into the locker room and didn’t get the sense Lightning players were down in the dumps...
CONFERENCE FINALS Best-of-7 Friday, May 11 Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2 Saturday, May 12 Winnipeg 4, Vegas 2,...
CONFERENCE FINALS Best-of-7 Sunday, May 13 Boston 108, Cleveland 83, Boston leads series 1-0 Monday, May 14...
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May 15, 1988 • James Worthy scores 29 points, and Magic Johnson adds 24 as the Los Angeles Lakers defeat the Utah Jazz...
AHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Division Semifinals Best-of-5 Atlantic Division Lehigh Valley 3, Providence 1 Friday,...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Activated RHP Steven Wright. Placed RHP Hector Vel??zquez on the 10-day...
BENTON — Trinity Brown had an RBI single to drive in Taylor Hughes with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Colorado -118/+108 at San Diego Los Angeles -170/+158 at Miami...
CYCLING 4:30 p.m. NBCSN — Amgen Tour of California, stage 3, King City to Laguna Seca, Calif. ——————————————— GOLF...
Rolling Pines wednesday night league W L Demler/Schell 11.5 4.5 Borys/Hagan 11.5 4.5 Phillips/Chyko 11.5 4.5...
Today BASEBALL High school Sugar Valley at Millville....... 4:30 p.m. Benton at Vo-Tech................ 4:30 p.m....
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DENVER (AP) — A 5-year-old Colorado girl attacked by a black bear outside her home over the weekend was expected to...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: BATH TOYS DETAILS: Munchkin’s Waterpede bath toys. The one...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California report finds the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the state reached...
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DEAR ABBY: I’m a mother of two boys, 13 and 12. My oldest son has become very abusive, both physically and emotionally...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are talented and enthusiastic. You also are reliable, intelligent and competitive. This...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Lethal Weapon” will have a new co-star when the action drama returns to Fox for a third season....
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What is wrong with the residents on Boyce Road in Riverside Borough? Boyce Road is unfit to travel. The holes and ruts...