Stories from Friday, May 18, 2018

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Berwick man facing a long prison term
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man facing trial for kidnapping and robbery pleaded guilty as the jury waited outside the...
Distraction to town council cited
BLOOMSBURG — Eric Bower resigned Thursday as both mayor of Bloomsburg and as a state constable while he prepares to...
Authorities allege Plains Township robbers first burglarized residence in Salem Township
SALEM TWP. — Two men accused of robbing a bank in Plains Township and leading police on a car chase Wednesday have been...
Special to the Press Enterprise BERWICK — As of July 1, the Berwick Area Ambulance Association will be a part of...
SUV’s collision with rig closed Route 54 for more than an hour
RIVERSIDE — A man may have fallen asleep behind the wheel Thursday afternoon when his SUV crossed into the opposite...

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Bus driver accused of DUI MOUNTAIN TOP (AP) — A school bus driver has been charged with driving under the influence...
• Comedian-writer Tina Fey, 48. • Country singer George Strait, 66. • Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, 72...
1967: Tennessee Gov. Buford Ellington signed a measure repealing the law against teaching evolution that was used to...
First female CIA director OK’d WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran spy Gina Haspel became the first female director of the CIA...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Bloomsburg Fire Hall, 911 Market St. Hoagie Sale: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1600 Fowler...
• Derry Township’s vacancy board will meet May 29 at 6:30 p.m. to consider applicants for a vacant supervisor position...
TREASURE HUNT: 07-10-14-27-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-2; Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-3-0; Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-3-...


 
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Memorial Day ceremonies will begin 10 a.m. Monday, May 28, at the Danville-Riverside bridge. Those buried and lost at...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg’s school board will consider a 3 percent district property tax hike to fund a $29.9 million...
Lawsuits filed MILLVILLE — The following civil complaints have been filed in district court. The defendants in such...


 
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For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — It’s a case of déj?? vu for some residents who live on Nicely Street here....
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A Nescopeck woman had several controlled substances and drug paraphernalia in a vehicle that was...


 
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Malana N. Vencak Kallieann Williamoski and John Vencak of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Malana Nichole, born...
Texas native had long career in banking
Alice Jean Long, 93, left us on May 15, 2018. Born Alice Jean Young in Dallas, Texas, she had a full and amazing life...
Longtime medical receptionist enjoyed reading
Kay L. DeHaven, age 66, of Berwick, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at her residence after being in ill health...
Nonagenarian was decorated WWII veteran
Dominic E. Spezialetti, age 93, 840 Market St., Bloomsburg, died Tuesday afternoon, May 15, 2018, at the Robert Packer...
Marine vet enjoyed stained glass, FOX News
Warren (Bill) Collins, 76, of Bloomsburg, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Bonham Nursing Home. He was born March...
Owner of dairy cattle farm enjoyed gardening
Jack Wayne Dent, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Born June...
Sold Avon products for years, loved to sew
Joyce Ann Robison, age 71, 20 Neyhart Road, Orangeville, died at 4:01 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at The Gardens At...
Burial at the convenience of the family
Charles E. Naus, 80, of Berwick, passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Sara E. Tubbs, age 99, Bloomsburg, died at 5:24 a.m. Thursday, May 17, 2018, at the Sunset Ridge Healthcare &...
Central Columbia retiree enjoyed family time
Alice Huntington 73, of Bloomsburg, went to be with the Lord, Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican leaders said Thursday they will take away the committee assignments —and move the seat —...
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DANVILLE — A wanted man had marijuana paraphernalia near Perkins along Continental Boulevard May 9, according to court...
DANVILLE — A Danville woman who left her 5-year-old son unsupervised while she was at work last fall was sentenced to...
Student cited for underage drinking BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student was cited for underage drinking when...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Food processors, soft drink manufacturers and candy makers are squaring off against the U.S. sugar...
READING — UGI Penn Natural Gas (UGI) announced that its purchased gas cost rates will not change on June 1, but are...


 
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ROSE: There’s a need in Bloomsburg for modern, affordable housing, especially among older residents. So chances are...
The Supreme Court ruling allowing New Jersey (and any other state) to legalize sports gambling may make legal sense,...
I do not read 30 Seconds; however, an editorial recently written by Central teacher, Mrs. Bates, brought a comment to...
To the Class of 2018: Now what? In June, once you’ve crossed the stage, flipped your tassel, and thrown your...
Congressional Republicans are negotiating to make last year’s temporary tax cuts permanent, in addition to discussing...
After retiring, I took up substitute teaching. One day, I asked my fourth graders to guess my favorite sport. It...


 
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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR ★★½ The Avengers and their superhero allies face great peril as they try to stop Thanos from...
At a recent screening of “Deadpool 2,” the audience didn’t get up when the end credits came up, patiently sitting...
There is lots and lots of fine wine in “Book Club.” And that’s not a bad idea for the viewer as well. If you have...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Avengers: Infinity War” topped the charts for the third weekend in a row, easily beating out...
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CANNES, France — When J.J. Abrams was a “Star Wars” novice, Lawrence Kasdan, the writer of “The Empire Strikes Back”...
BLOOMSBURG — More than 75 percent of registered voters in Columbia and Montour counties did not cast ballots during...
DANVILLE — On Monday, May 28, Memorial Day ceremonies will be held in Danville, according to a press release. Parade...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 7-13. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1...
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18/FRIDAY Hoagie Sale, May 18, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1600 Fowler Ave., Berwick; will deliver large orders:...
“Marjorie Prime,” sci-fi tale by Jordan Harrison, directed by Daniel Roth, Thursdays-Sundays, through May 20, BTE’s...
First Columbia Teen Star Musical Competition, May 20, 2-4:30 p.m., doors open 1 p.m., Bloomsburg University’s Haas...
Wearable Art, The Exchange, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg, through May 18. Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diahann Carroll recalls a date with Marlon Brando that yielded a slap and career advice. Robert...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are warmhearted, reliable and excellent at caring for others. You also love your creature...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The southern Estonian municipality of Kanepi has a cannabis leaf on its new flag —because...
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Remember the cacophony of criticism resulting from this year’s Grammy Award competitors being overwhelmingly male?...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 63-year-old woman with osteoporosis. A few years ago, I had osteopenia, and my doctor put me...
DEAR ABBY: I have really nice neighbors, and we are always pleasant to each other. We put up a large above-ground pool...
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“Yesterday was mostly cloudy and a little warmer. There was some rain in the morning as a weather boundary continued to...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Tony-winning Broadway actress who was pregnant when a car killed her 4-year-old daughter has lost the...
NUMIDIA —The Roaring Creek Valley United Methodist Church and Kulp United Methodist Church have decided to cancel...
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Supporting cast hasn’t stepped up for Cleveland
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — LeBron James recovered quickly from his neck strain. There’s still too much stress on his back....
Gambling, tech firms look to capitalize on gambling
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The anticipation of legal sports gambling throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of...
Loyalsock gets 13 hits, scores 13 unanswered runs
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Loyalsock showed Thursday why it will be a force to be reckoned with in the...
A year ago at this time the Vegas Golden Knights had one minor league player on an otherwise empty roster and no idea...
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A look at what’s happening around the majors: Mr. Automatic Odubel Herrera tried to extend his on-base streak to 43...
PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco led off the seventh inning with a double and scored the go-ahead run on an error, leading...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.353; Martinez, Boston,.344; Simmons, Los Angeles,.342; Machado, Baltimore,.342; Brantley,...
BOSTON — David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning and held Baltimore to five hits in his first complete game...
MIAMI — Justin Turner tied a career high with five RBIs and Kenta Maeda pitched eight sharp innings to help Los Angeles...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 6, Athletics 4 Oakland 000 020 101—4 5 1 Boston 300 003 00x—6 9 0 Cahill, Dull (6), Hatcher...
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CONFERENCE FINALS Best-of-7 Tuesday, May 15 Boston 107, Cleveland 94, Boston leads series 2-0 Wednesday, May 16...
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May 18, 1988 • Dominique Wilkins’ two free throws spark a 10-0 fourth-quarter run as the Atlanta Hawks defeat the...
AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, North Carolina Education Lottery 200, final practice...
WILLIAMSPORT — Danville took two of the top five spots in the javelin, with Jared Mowery winning at the District 4...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington -210/+190 Los Angeles at Pittsburgh -125/+115 San Diego...
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Bloomsburg man, you are just a bit naive when you think that those little blue no hate here signs are dedicated to...