Stories from Sunday, June 3, 2018

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Sewer overseers booted from Town Hall after 60 years
BLOOMSBURG — For the first time since its incorporation nearly 60 years ago, the Bloomsburg Municipal Authority will...
Former trauma patients gather at Geisinger as healing continues
DANVILLE — Lance Hemmen remembers eyeing the doctor riding in the elevator with him a few weeks ago on his way to visit...
Volunteers air books for all at open house
SHICKSHINNY — More than 100 people have signed a petition asking borough council to let the Shickshinny company fight...
DANVILLE — The last time nurse Marcy Tyson saw Dale Soules, he was still in the trauma ward, bruised, swollen, and...
Man admitted having drug ingredients at Sugarloaf home
BLOOMSBURG — A man facing sentencing recently for operating a meth lab in rural Benton last year told a judge he’s “...
Mental health evaluation ordered for 18-year-old
CATAWISSA — An 18-year-old man accused of beating his mother and resisting arrest has been released from prison, but...

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Children’s Miracle Network Celebration: Begins 7 a.m., campus of Geisinger Medical Center, Danville; also events at...
1943: The “Zoot Suit Riots” began in Los Angeles as white servicemen clashed with young Latinos wearing distinctive-...
• Country singer Jamie O’Neal, 50. • TV host Anderson Cooper, 51. • Actor Scott Valentine, 60. • Singer Dan Hill...
• Benton Area School District will have a policy committee meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. • Berwick borough is...
Circumcision fight makes cut TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Intact Denmark says petition seeking to set a minimum age of 18...
Candidate loses write-in bid PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bid by a Pennsylvania state lawmaker who lost in the Democratic...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-8-22-26-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-5, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-4-7, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-6-0-...


 
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WILKES-BARRE — Carrying signs and chanting words of support, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital nurses Thursday said they...
Shailene Woodley didn’t get the email about the 23-year-old swept up in Hurricane Raymond, and the resulting film...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Hazleton man originally stopped for speeding was unlicensed and provided law enforcement officers with...
WILKES-BARRE — A day after Jamie Leigh Bartoo was arrested on charges she scratched her live-in boyfriend during a...


 
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Outdoorsman enjoyed wrestling, bowling
Willis J. “Jim” Beck Sr., 81, a resident of Nescopeck Township for 50 years, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at...
Orangeville man worked at Wise Potato Chips
Bradley C. Karnes, 47, of Orangeville passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at his residence. He was born Dec. 11, 1970, in...
Berwick woman enjoyed painting ceramics
Joyce M. Shaffer, 88, of Berwick went home to the Lord on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at home, surrounded by family. Born...
Berwick man enjoyed golf, loved dogs
Richard E. Lynch, 93, of Berwick passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at Bloomsburg Care Center and Rehabilitation. He was...
Woman enjoyed flowers, spaghetti dinners
Diane M. Correll, 55, of Ridgewood Drive, Bloomsburg, died Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Fox Subacute, Mechanicsburg. She...


 
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BERWICK — Berwick High School’s band, orchestra and choirs dominated the awards categories at a recent Music in the...
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — Ever since Professor Toni Trumbo-Bell had a house fire in 2005, she said...
Penn College of Technology posts graduate and dean’s lists in the paper. It’s sad that the students now owe $60,000 in...


 
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BERWICK — First Keystone Corp., parent company of First Keystone Community Bank, recently held its annual meeting of...
Dear Mr. Berko: I’ve enclosed my check for you to review my portfolio. My husband passed away four years ago, and I’m...
Dear Mr. Berko: I won’t own stock in companies that sell guns, sell tobacco, sell liquor, poison the environment or...
Bloomsburg — Bloomsburg natives Cathryn Connolley-Kluck, MHSA, partner in SystemCare Health, LLC, and Haili Combe,...
SUNBURY — Weis Markets and UPMC Susquehanna have been designated community partners for 2018 by Sunbury’s...
ALLENTOWN —PPL on Wednesday declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 41 cents per share, payable July 2 to...


 
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A severance tax on the Marcellus Shale gas-drilling industry has been one of Gov. Tom Wolf’s major priorities since he...
THORN: For reasons unknown, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey wasn’t coming to Bloomsburg for last Wednesday’s big floodwall...
Years ago, I happened to have lunch at my company’s cafeteria with a newly hired engineer right out of school. While...
With a hand in everything from charging to plea bargaining and sentencing, locally elected prosecutors retain...
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On May 1, as airmen of the 91st Missile Wing Security Forces traversed the gravel back roads of North Dakota between...
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BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Sherriff’s Department has released the following list of people it says are wanted on...
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2018 Nissan Pathfinder
This week we’re driving the improved 2018 Nissan Pathfinder, delivered in top line Platinum trim with 4WD mechanicals....
: Greg, I am a big fan of Cadillacs and would like to know which ones were the biggest in wheelbase and engine size. I...
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‘Hard to find things that have never been done in this sport’
LONG POND — Kyle Busch spent the week in New York City with his family, hitting the town and taking in the sights like...
WASHINGTON — The Washington Capitals had second-period goals by Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov and one in the third...
OAKLAND, Calif. — All the chatter is that underdog Cleveland could be completely deflated from the way it flopped in...
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ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong has a flair for the dramatic. Wong led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run off...
BALTIMORE — The New York Yankees have been dominant for most of the season, and they certainly don’t need any extra...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 37 17.685 — — 6-4 W-4 22-9 15-8 Boston 39 19.672 — — 6-4 L-2...
ATLANTA — Nationals ace Max Scherzer singled as a pinch hitter in the 14th inning and scored the tiebreaking run on...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Jorge Soler hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, and Kansas City bounced back after...
CHICAGO — Jhoulys Chacin combined with two relievers on a five-hitter, and Milwaukee backed him with four home runs in...
MINNEAPOLIS — Eddie Rosario hit a two-run home run and Brian Dozier drove in two runs to support Lance Lynn's third...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 7, Indians 4 Cleveland 002 002 000—4 7 0 Minnesota 310 200 10x—7 9 0 Carrasco, Beliveau (4),...
DETROIT — John Hicks' two-run single in the eighth inning broke open a tie game and Detroit went on to beat Toronto....
HOUSTON — Dustin Pedroia’s return from the disabled list lasted three games. The four-time All-Star second baseman was...
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WASHINGTON — The text message lit up Troy Mann’s phone the morning after the Capitals eliminated the Penguins with a...
DUBLIN, Ohio — Bryson DeChambeau finished off a 6-under 66 with birdies on two of the toughest holes, giving him a one-...
The Memorial Third Round Bryson DeChambeau 69-67-66—202 -14 Patrick Cantlay 68-69-66—203 -13 Kyle Stanley 67-66-70...
PARIS — There was no rust evident. No comeback needed. Serena Williams quite simply produced the best performance so...
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June 3
June 3, 1988 • Mats Wilander defeats 18-year old Andre Agassi in five sets in a semifinal match at the French Open....
Today No events scheduled ——————————————— Monday BASEBALL High school PIAA Class 2A first round at Pittston...
Pocono 400 Friday's qualifying; race today At Pocono Raceway (Car number in parentheses) 1. (12) Ryan Blaney, Ford,...
AUTO RACING 2 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Monster Energy Cup Series, Pocono 400, at Long Pond, Pa. 3:30 p.m. ABC — IndyCar,...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Chicago -150/+140 at New York Washington -120/+110 at Atlanta at St....
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Placed 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day DL, retroactive to May 30. Recalled...
June 4 — Amateur draft starts, Secaucus, N.J. June 13-14 — Owners' meetings, New York. June 15 — International...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The 14th Annual Rich Mills FUNdamental basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-15 will be held...
Mill Race WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE May 30 Letters Division W L Shannon Tire 67.5 52.5 J&B Honda 65 55 G.R.T....
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Fishing derby today The Fishing Creek Sportsmen’s Association kid’s fishing derby will be held today at 12:30 p.m....
Right now is prime time for growing season in our area. I asked Zach Taylor, a young, local hunter, land manager and...
The Pennsylvania daily limit was 40 trout, six inches or larger. All species were included, except lake trout.
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Pediatrician designed gadget for baby, parents
NEW YORK — “I don’t even call it a bed. I kind of think of it as your grandmother.” So declares Dr. Harvey Karp, a Los...
The emergency fund is a bust. Millions of Americans don’t have one, and some of those who do resist tapping what they’...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour...
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Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Josie Portelli, Bernadine Zale, Joan Dinger, Jean Faux; ER Desk: Chris...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Rohrbach’...
AF commission WILKES-BARRE — Jordan Lindley of Hunlock Creek was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air...
WWII veterans to dine out Thursday ESPY — Susquehanna Valley World War II Veterans will meet for their monthly...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Trinity Reformed U.C.C. and St. John...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.; exercise, 10-10:30 a.m.; Pinochle Club...
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4/MONDAY Bloomsburg Area Lions Club, Monday, 7 p.m., Lightstreet Hotel. Compassionate Friends, for parents who have...
Ralpho Bridge Club posts high scores ELYSBURG — At Ralpho Township Public Library Bridge Club’s May 22 meeting, first...
Graduates NANTICOKE — Megan Mrozek of Bloomsburg was a member of the 2018 graduating class of the Luzerne County...
ELYSBURG — Here are memorial books placed at Ralpho Township Library for 2017: • Mary B. Baigis from Phyllis Boyer •...
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Angelique is soon to arrive in my garden, but only briefly. And as in years past, I’ll miss her when she leaves and...
MOUNT CARMEL — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Mount Carmel Farmers Market, 11190 State Route...
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DEAR ABBY: My daughter is 17. When she was 1, she had leukemia. The treatments have left her with chronic pain as well...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are sharp-witted, clever and candid. People respect your views. You work hard and give...
NEW YORK (AP) — TV host and author Martha Stewart’s next three lifestyle books will be showcases for “the Martha way...