Stories from Thursday, May 31, 2018

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Officials visit Bloom with word of money for extension
BLOOMSBURG — Work to extend Bloomsburg’s existing floodwall to protect the high school, town-owned buildings and over...
Mahoning fire chief questions missed calls, possible siren, dispatch errors
MAHONING TWP. — Township supervisors have asked county officials to look into why a fire chief couldn’t reach 9-1-1...
Bloom man allegedly filed claim for crash damages, knowing policy had been canceled
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man is charged with insurance fraud for filing a claim for damages sustained in a car...
16-year-old allegedly kicked mom-to-be in abdomen
DANVILLE — A pregnant woman and her brother’s 16-year-old girlfriend fought each other, but both females claimed to be...
Ga. man denies pulling pistol at Mifflin stop, officers say
MIFFLINVILLE — A Georgia trucker was arrested Wednesday for brandishing a pistol during an argument with another rig...

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Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape Center, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;...
1889: Some 2,200 people in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, perished when the South Fork Dam collapsed, sending 20 million tons...
• Actor Colin Farrell, 42. • Actress Brooke Shields, 53. • Actress Lea Thompson, 57. • Comedian Chris Elliott, 58...
Talks aim to salvage summit SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top lieutenant of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is in the...
• Berwick borough’s zoning board will conduct a hearing at city hall on June 7 regarding a self-service auto repair...
Newspaper mishap kills man ALLENTOWN (AP) — A contractor working at a newspaper has died after being pinned underneath...
TREASURE HUNT: 13-15-21-28-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-0; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-5-1; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-7-...


 
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ELYSBURG — A 40-year-old soccer coach allegedly propositioned a former player — a 13-year-old girl he offered to “lead...
SCRANTON (AP) — Attorneys for a Scranton man are seeking permission to use an insanity defense in the death of a...


 
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Volunteer loved camping, was devoted to family
Judith Ann Paulson Turner died peacefully on Monday, May 28, 2018, at the Grandview Home in Danville. Judy was a...
Millville native was security officer, pilot
James M. Avery, 88, passed away at his home in Lakeland, Fla., on Friday, May 25, 2018. Born in Millville, on March 10...
Forge retiree enjoyed time at hunting cabin
Richard James Taylor, 87, of Berwick passed away peacefully Sunday, May 27, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Bruce A. Jankowski, 64, formerly of Benton, died Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
PHOENIX (AP) — A Texas school district has placed advertisements on Phoenix billboards in an attempt to recruit Arizona...
Berwick United Way organizing event The Celebrate Berwick event scheduled for this weekend is being organized by the...
A thinking-of-you card shower is requested for Arlene Gensel, formerly of Shickshinny. Cards and well-wishes may be...
Rep. Barletta’s statement U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta did issue a statement Wednesday on the granting of $10 million to...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —Federal jurors have sided with 3M Co. in a lawsuit brought by a South Carolina man who contended a...
HONOLULU (AP) — The hottest and fastest-moving lava of the Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption spread across new parts of...


 
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Mahoning Township will defend itself against a discrimination lawsuit that was recently refiled by longtime police...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration is planning to impose tariffs on European steel and aluminum...
UNION TWP. — A Sweet Valley woman who initially insisted she had not been drinking was arrested on suspicion of driving...
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“While the recent wet spell caused a lot of problems, one of the most affected groups are farmers. Too much rain can...
WILLIAMS, Ariz. (AP) — Two orphaned bear cubs have been placed in the care of a wildlife rescue park near the Grand...


 
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Chef, TV star Graham Kerr’s 52-year-old cookbook reissued
NEW YORK — Graham Kerr is having a group of guests over to his home so he’s decided to whip up a batch of his Farmhouse...
Let me tell you about our recent trip to Ohio. On Friday morning at 3, the driver of a Journey Tour bus started making...


 
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DEAR ABBY: My granddaughter, “Emily,” is 13. I have been very involved with her all her life. My daughter, “Ginger,”...
BORN TODAY You are intelligent and creative. You sometimes have a “tough guy” mask that can be misleading. This is a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m set to have a CT scan of my lungs with iodine dye. I have hypothyroidism and am on 25 mg of...
Kansas hits abortion low WICHITA, Kan. (AP) —Kansas has recorded its lowest number of abortions in 30 years, a new...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — An Orangeville woman was charged with driving drunk when she was pulled over for going the wrong way and...
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County Sheriff Tim Chamberlain will offer an active-shooter training seminar open to the public...
HARRISBURG (AP) — A judge is effectively reinstating a $1 million penalty against a former Pennsylvania House speaker...
HUGHESVILLE — The 148th Lycoming County Fair will take place July 11-21 in Hughesville. Premium books are available...
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Pennsylvania legislators have before them five options to try to right the listing ship that is the system of 14 state...
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Matt Vespa at TownHall.com Here’s a news flash: The NRA has experienced...
The Berwick Police Department’s effort to get drug addicts into treatment is bound to be controversial. For some people...
Pennsylvania is fortunate to have one of the world’s most prolific sources of natural gas right under our feet in the...
When I was teaching kindergarten and had a cold, I would often get laryngitis with it. One day a student asked me, “Do...
For some reason — impending midterm elections, perhaps — President Trump and many congressional Republicans think that...
“I don’t want to look backward at some of the frustrations we had seven years ago but can certainly look forward to...
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Building for the future Eighth-graders at Southern Columbia Area Middle School spent their spring building for the...
Here are available school menus for the week of June 4: BERWICK/ELEM/breakfast — Monday-Friday: Chef’s choice....
A team effort Berwick Area High School participated in The University of Scranton’s annual Hayes Family Science...
Patriotism rings! Bloomsburg Christian School concert’s theme was patriotic this year and featured songs, music, and...
Sprouting knowledge First-grade students at Holy Family School are reading about plants, their growth, and how seeds...
Field trips The following PTO-sponsored field trips are scheduled for June at Central Columbia Elementary School •...
Butterflies are free “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” was the story of the day as West Berwick Elementary Title I...
Pre-K Counts Northwest Area School District is accepting applications for 3- and 4-year-old children living in...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An invasive vine originally from Asia has been spotted. The “mile-a-minute” vine has triangular...
CORAOPOLIS (AP) —Dick’s Sporting Goods’ fiscal first-quarter performance topped Wall Street’s view, bolstered partly by...
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Would you please send your photographer to Mifflinville? We have several properties that are in desperate need of some...
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FRANKLIN TWP. —Southern Columbia Area High School held its Senior Awards Program on Wednesday evening in the high...
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A small vintage airplane that was part of a GEICO stunt team with five other planes crashed in a...
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REDMOND, Ore. (AP) — A city in central Oregon seeks $62,000 from a tree removal company that accidentally cut down a...
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Country star Dierks Bentley knows about getting back up on the horse. After whetting the audience’s appetite for Kenny...
SALEM TWP. — A Berwick man had almost three times the legal limit of alcohol in his system while driving in April,...
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Sayre ace Rockwell tosses gem to clinch crown
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Sayre pitcher Jordan Rockwell has been a part of several postseason...
Ovechkin, Orpik provide goals to lift Capitals
LAS VEGAS — The Washington Capitals held on for a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday to even the...
Underdog Northwest claims program’s 2nd D2 title
MOOSIC — There was no tougher out Wednesday than Northwest’s David Piestrak, and no better team in District 2 Class 2A...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers are investigating whether team president Bryan Colangelo used Twitter accounts to...
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NEW YORK — Luis Severino struck out 11 in seven overpowering innings, beating longtime Yankees nemesis Dallas Keuchel...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 39 17.696 — — 8-2 W-3 20-8 19-9 New York 35 17.673 2 — 6-4 W-2...
PITTSBURGH — Joe Musgrove pitched seven strong innings and his hard slide led to both teams emptying their benches in...
PHOENIX — Adam Duvall’s grand slam erased an early four-run deficit, and Cincinnati rallied to beat Arizona. Scott...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.359; Brantley, Cleveland,.343; Simmons, Los Angeles,.335; Altuve, Houston,.332; Segura, Seattle...
BOSTON — J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer over the Green Monster and out of Fenway Park, and Boston beat...
MILWAUKEE — The Cardinals’ Alex Reyes pitched four scoreless innings in his return from Tommy John surgery, and Oswaldo...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 6, Astros 5 (10 innings) Houston 010 220 000 0—5 10 0 New York 110 010 002 1—6 14 5 Morton...
CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber pitched six shutout innings and reached eight victories before any AL pitcher as Cleveland...
BALTIMORE — Max Scherzer pitched eight innings of two-hit ball to earn his eighth consecutive victory, Bryce Harper hit...
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PARIS — Despite all of Novak Djokovic’s success over the years — the 12 major championships, the career Grand Slam, the...
Steve Clifford was there the last time the Orlando Magic were a playoff contender. He’s being asked to make them one...
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers will continue to put their trust in coach Brett Brown. Brown, who took the 76ers...
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May 31, 1988 • Steph Bodnar pitches a three-hitter to lift the Central Columbia softball team to a 5-2 win over...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —The 14th Annual Rich Mills FUNdamental basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-15 will be held at...