Stories from Saturday, June 2, 2018

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Manager: Scott Township units target professionals
SCOTT TWP. — A new apartment building at the Lions Gate complex is nearing completion, but it will have a different...
Drivers injured in Hemlock Township accident, authorities report
HEMLOCK TWP. — A motorcyclist was “catapulted” when his bike collided with a car Friday along Route 42, police say....
MILLVILLE — Installation of a bank drive-thru may eliminate three public parking spaces instead of just the one shown...
DANVILLE — The Danville Area primary and high schools were locked down just before noon Friday afternoon because of “a...
Student, 19, facing several charges
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student who fled from law-enforcement officers wearing only a flannel shirt and...

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1953: The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place in London’s Westminster Abbey, 16 months after the death of her...
5K Run/Walk: 9 a.m., check in 7:30-8:45 a.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Race streets, Mifflinville....
• Olympic gold medal soccer player Abby Wambach, 38. • Actor-comedian Wayne Brady, 46. • Comedian Dana Carvey, 63...
• An abandoned 15-foot Starr Craft boat at 14 Klingerville Lane in Bloomsburg will be registered by the property owners...
Tax on sugary drinks nixed GENEVA (AP) — The Trump administration has torpedoed a plan to recommend higher taxes on...
Two missing peacocks found PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two of the four peacocks that escaped from the Philadelphia Zoo this...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-12-17-19-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-0, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-4-0, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-3-8...


 
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WNEP, the area’s leading news station, is emphasizing its alphabet network affiliation. This week, on-air talent...
SCRANTON — Three Jersey Shore men were charged in U.S. Middle District Court in Scranton in an alleged conspiracy...
Public drunkenness alleged in Hemlock HEMLOCK TWP. — Edward Kalbach, 48, of 181 Railroad Street, Bloomsburg, was cited...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The state government is heading into the final month of its fiscal year with stable tax collections...


 
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DANVILLE — The following students received awards at Danville Area School District’s valediction ceremony on Thursday...


 
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BERWICK — Ptlm. Holden “Bud” Sprung may be turning in his badge, but he’ll still be working out of the borough police...
Mayor Tim Burke reported that April’s Mayor’s Ball raised more than $5,000 once all the bills were paid. Charities...
GETTYSBURG — Chronicling a football dynasty’s latest run to a state championship. Capturing images of the fall harvest...
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Shamokin woman loved her husband, children
Wanda A. Pasierb, 89, of 21 N. Second St., Shamokin, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at her home. She was born Sept. 19,...
Beloved mother, daughter and friend
Lynette E. Evans, 38, of Bloomsburg passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at her residence. She was born...
Bloom man was custodian of York church
Lawrence M. “Larry” McGurl, 71, of Bloomsburg, formerly of York, died at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at his...
Bloom man enjoyed work on family farm
Richard L. Hartranft, 76, of Bloomsburg passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018, at Berwick Retirement Village II, with his...
Berwick man an avid fisherman, craftsman
Thomas James Sink, 79, of Bowers Road, Berwick, died Friday, June 1, 2018, at Berwick Hospital Center. Born May 8,...
Arrangements to be announced
Richard E. Lynch, 93, of Berwick passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at Bloomsburg Care Center and Rehabilitation Center...
Arrangements to be announced
Roberta E. (Kitchen) Buck, 69, of Bloomsburg died Thursday, May 31, 2018, at her home. She was the widow of Charles B....
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — DNA from a tissue left in a trash can led authorities in April to arrest a former police...
Fate of Princess Pot Roast finally settled
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court routinely weighs in on custody cases — but not very often on battles over...


 
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Remember that one time you spent four years living with roommates, studying around the clock and eating microwaved...
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC’s Joy Reid is apologizing again for past blog posts, including one that had an image of Sen. John...


 
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My knowledge of religion is very limited. However, while working on a related topic I came across interesting...
A Russian missile shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over a conflict zone in Ukraine in July 2014, killing all 298...
THORN: In their decision blocking a farmer’s plans for a migrant camp, Briar Creek Township officials cited an incident...
President Trump recently caused another controversy by calling members of the vicious MS-13 gang, “animals”. The back...
“It certainly feels like we are doing more of these press conferences than we have in the past.” Attorney General T.J...


 
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DEAR ABBY: I read your letters every chance I get. They remind me that I’m not the only one with problems, but...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Another month of strong hiring has driven U.S. unemployment down to 3.8 percent — just a tick away...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are creative, artistic and sensitive to what others think about you. This is the year to...
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‘Toy Story,’ ‘Wonder Woman’ among the star attractions
AP Travel Editor NEW YORK — Orlando, Florida, doesn’t have a lock on theme park news this summer. Sure, Toy Story...
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Fire Chief and President of Fire should be elected seats chosen in a secret ballet for a two or four year term. Have a...
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MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Former Attorney General Eric Holder suggested Friday that President Donald Trump has used his...
“When June begins, we expect the weather to get hot. But that’s not going to happen this time. Long-range data call for...
NEW YORK (AP) — YouTube is dominating social media use among teenagers, as Facebook fades from popularity, according to...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A statewide candidate censured over “egregious” public comments said Friday he is appealing the...
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Cavs spend day off trying to recover from debilitating loss
OAKLAND, Calif. — J.R. Smith’s blunder, a disputed replay overturn and a key missed free throw dealt the Cleveland...
ARLINGTON, Va. — Alex Ovechkin covered his eyes with his gloved hands in disbelief. Barry Trotz hid his disbelief...
So far this season, NASCAR veterans continue to win
LONG POND — Kyle Busch tossed his son into the air at Texas. Clint Bowyer waited for his toddler to run toward him with...
PITTSBURGH — Christian Scotland-Williamson looks the part. Standing on the practice field with the rest of the...
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NEW YORK — Hits exceeded strikeouts across Major League Baseball in May after a historic number of whiffs in April....
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 39 18.684 — — 7-3 L-1 20-8 19-10 New York 36 17.679 1 — 6-4 W-...
BALTIMORE — Sonny Gray pitched six sharp innings, Aaron Judge homered and the New York Yankees breezed past the...
NEW YORK — Kyle Schwarber entered as a defensive replacement in the sixth inning and wound up homering and driving in...
ATLANTA — Mike Foltynewicz pitched a two-hitter for his first career complete game, Dansby Swanson broke the game open...
DETROIT — Nicholas Castellanos homered and had three hits, Miguel Cabrera got a hit in his return from the disabled...
HOUSTON — The Boston Red Sox have released Hanley Ramirez, a week after designating him for assignment. The AL East...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 4, Red Sox 2 Boston 002 000 000—2 6 1 Houston 200 200 00x—4 7 0 Pomeranz, Wright (6) and...
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PARIS — Talented and pegged-for-success as Alexander Zverev might be, there he was in the French Open’s main stadium...
DUBLIN, Ohio — Joaquin Niemann could figure out where Tiger Woods was on the golf course from the mass of people...
The Memorial Second Round Kyle Stanley 67-66—133 -11 Joaquin Niemann 65-68—133 -11 Byeong Hun An 68-67—135 -9...
Pocono 400 Friday's qualifying; race Sunday At Pocono Raceway (Car number in parentheses) 1. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford...
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June 2
June 2, 1988 • New York Yankees manager Billy Martin is suspended for three games after kicking and throwing dirt at...
Today No events scheduled
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at St. Louis -145/+135 Pittsburgh Washington -130/+120 at Atlanta at New...
AUTO RACING 9 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Pocono Green 250, qualifying, at Long Pond, Pa. 11 a.m. FS1 —...
Rolling Pines WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE May 30 — Front 9 W L Demler/Schell 13.5 6.5 Borys/Hagan 13.5 6.5 Phillips/...
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Activated OF Bradley Zimmer from the 10-day DL. Optioned RHP Shane Bieber...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The 14th Annual Rich Mills FUNdamental basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-15 will be held...
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TODAY 5k run/walk, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Race streets, Mifflinville, 9 a.m., check-in 7:30-8:45 a.m.,...
Weekly meal back at Wesley in Bloom BLOOMSBURG — After temporarily being held at St. Matthew Lutheran Church for six...