Stories from Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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Bloom project extension will shield homes, sewer plant, Sen. Casey says
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg will receive $10 million in federal dollars to extend flood...
Bloom shop owner admitted mail fraud, money laundering
WILLIAMSPORT — A federal judge ordered the longtime owner of a downtown Bloomsburg head shop to serve nearly four years...
Patient thanks Geisinger doctors for saving his smashed leg
MAHONING TWP. — After a rock climbing accident in 2003 that left his leg shattered, Carl Byington didn’t know if he’d...
Bloom man and Danville mom injured in accident along Route 11
DANVILLE —Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in front of the Route 11 Car Wash here....
Benton man ordered to pay over $2G to end strangling case
DANVILLE — A former police officer accused of strangling a man outside a church after Easter services saw the most...

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1883: Twelve people were trampled to death in a stampede sparked by a rumor that the recently opened Brooklyn Bridge...
• Rapper Cee Lo Green, 43. • Actress Idina Menzel, 47. • Country singer Wynonna Judd, 54. • Actor Ted McGinley,...
BLOOD DRIVE: 1-6 p.m., Caldwell Consistory, 150 N. Market St., Bloomsburg. Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First...
Attack could be terrorism LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A prison inmate on a 48-hour leave stabbed two police officers Tuesday...
Defense: Woman didn’t spit WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia woman seen on video being punched in the head by a...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-3-5-8-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-4; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-7-2; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-3-6-8...


 
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By the Press Enterprise staffELYSBURG — Knoebels Amusement Resort workers made a gruesome discovery Thursday morning...
There’s much to celebrate here in Berwick, and this Saturday, the borough is going to showcase a lot of it. Celebrate...


 
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DANVILLE — A suburban Philadelphia man who was arrested along Interstate 80 with hundreds of painkillers stashed in the...
Coaching was passion for UPS employee
Robert Allen “Bob” Riley, 50, of Danville passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 28, 2018, at his residence. He was...
Mechanical engineer enjoyed NASCAR, fishing
Richard A. DeMent, 56, of Dairy Road, Berwick, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville....
Enjoyed bowling, hunting, golf, playing cards
James Robert “Jim Bob” Walton, 45, of East Market Street, Danville, died unexpectedly Monday, May 28, 2018. Born June...
GHP Gold retiree enjoyed Ocean City, Md.
Judy L. Davis, 70, of Danville passed away at her home on Friday, May 25, 2018. She was born in Bloomsburg, on April 24...
Carter J. Schultz Becca and Dylan Schultz of New York are the parents of a son, Carter James, born Friday, May 25,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Judith Ann Turner, 82, of Wapwallopen died Monday, May 28, 2018, at Grandview Nursing Home, Danville. A complete...
Motorcyclist hurt BENTON TWP. — A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital Friday night when he swerved to avoid a deer...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — ABC canceled its hit reboot of “Roseanne” on Tuesday following star Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet that...
Reaction to ABC’s cancellation of its hit reboot of “Roseanne:” • “I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is putting limits on the ability of police to search vehicles when they do not have...
HAZLETON — Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Hazleton has entered into a multi-year agreement with Geisinger Health Plan (...
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DANVILLE — Danville Area High School will hold commencement exercises on Friday, June 8, at 7 p.m., in the high school...


 
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Here are the seven marathons Carl Byington ran since nearly losing his right leg from a rock-climbing fall in 2003: •...
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VFW official BLOOMSBURG — Sean Clark of Bloomsburg has been named the senior vice commander for Veterans of Foreign...
Alumni to hold banquet June 16 TURBOTVILLE — Turbotville High School Alumni will hold its 117th banquet on June 16 in...
Produce vouchers for seniors in area BLOOMSBURG — The Senior Produce Program is now under way for Columbia County...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by John Baer, Harrisburg correspondent for the Philadelphia Daily News. The...
Hire best, fire worst
Teacher pay is going to be an issue in this congressional election year. It’s moving up the political charts because...
How does one even begin to fathom one of the thoroughly unsettling spectacles unfolding before us at the present time?...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from an essay by Genny Beemyn of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. There is a long...
The attorney tells the accused, “I have some good news and some bad news.” “What’s the bad news?” asks the accused. “...
“Look I don’t care who you are and what you are, the worst people (to try to subdue) are women.” Mayor Ernie Troiano...
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“During our recent wet spell, the showers we had most days caused the Susquehanna River to become muddy and a little...
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Tuesday it is “cautiously optimistic” about efforts to curb the spread...
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Cup finalists both stress maintaining discipline
LAS VEGAS — Gerard Gallant and the Vegas Golden Knights still think Tom Wilson’s third-period hit on Jonathan...
Recovered Fleming clocks 4.37 in 40-yard dash
LOYALSOCK TWP. — The annual District 4 football combine held Tuesday evening meant two things: Football season is right...
Here we go again. And again. And, well, again. Round 4 — as many predicted, and others probably lamented — is...
DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods has made plenty of progress in his return to golf, especially in the last three months....
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DENVER — The profile page of touted teenage shortstop Xavier Edwards reads: “Bats: S.” A bona fide switch-hitter, the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 38 17.691 — — 8-2 W-2 19-8 19-9 New York 33 17.660 2½ — 5-5 L-...
PITTSBURGH — Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon believes Anthony Rizzo’s slide that upended Pittsburgh Pirates catcher...
CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley, Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis each hit a solo home run, and Cleveland beat Chicago....
PITTSBURGH — Anthony Rizzo shook off the boos and sparked a late rally with his ninth home run of the season as the...
BOSTON — Sandy Leon hit a home run and two doubles, Xander Bogaerts also homered and Rick Porcello took a three-hitter...
BALTIMORE — Bryce Harper hit his NL-leading 17th home run, Mark Reynolds added a solo shot, and Washington beat...
DETROIT — Ian Kinsler hit a three-run homer, Luis Valbuena went deep twice and Los Angeles beat Detroit. Nick Tropeano...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 8, Royals 5 Minnesota 000 021 032—8 12 1 Kansas City 000 020 021—5 13 0 Lynn, Hildenberger (7...
MILWAUKEE — Michael Wacha pitched two-hit ball for 6 2/3 innings and St. Louis Cardinalsboosted by three home runs,...
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NBA FINALS Best-of-7 Thursday, May 31 Cleveland at Golden State, 9 p.m. Sunday, June 3 Cleveland at Golden State...
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March 30, 1988 • Frenchman Henri Laconte defeats Boris Becker at the French Open in a marathon five-set quarterfinal...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Designated RHP Ricardo Pinto for assignment. Placed INF Matt Davidson...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 28 21.571 — Buffalo (Blue Jays) 23 19.548 1½...
PARIS — For all that has changed in the 16 months since Serena Williams last played in a Grand Slam tournament — she is...
Today BASEBALL High school District 2 Class 2A final at PNC field, Moosic Northwest vs. Old Forge............ 5 p....
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League St. Louis -117/+107 at Milwaukee at Arizona -193/+178 Cincinnati...
COLLEGE GOLF 4 p.m. GOLF — Men, NCAA Division I Championships, team national championship, at Stillwater, Okla...
BENSALEM — Joe Norce had 12 kills and five digs for Berwick in a 3-0 loss to District 1 champion Dock Mennonite in the...
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He’s hardly “Out of Touch.” In fact, musician and author John Oates expresses awed appreciation for the fans who still...
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks closed thousands of stores Tuesday and asked employees to talk about when they noticed their...
231 E. 9th St, Berwick would be a good place for some pictures of junk cars, shopping carts and trash. The back yard is...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hyundai plans to invest more than $350 million to build a plant in Alabama and also update an...
Funding earmarked for science-based teen pregnancy prevention
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle on Tuesday became the latest to block President Donald Trump’s administration...
HUGOTON, Kan. (AP) — A recently dug up underground tunnel in southwest Kansas was likely used by 20th century outlaws...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The eldest son of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin will go through...
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DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 13 years and have two beautiful children. I recently found out that...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a man in my late 50s. I now am told to sleep on my right side and not my left side, because it’s...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt and Luke Bryan will...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are friendly, enthusiastic, hard-working and creative. You respect the rules. You enjoy...