Stories from Monday, June 4, 2018

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Cops: Two passed out on patio display, wouldn’t leave restrooms
BERWICK — A man and woman high on drugs passed out on patio furniture in front of Weis Markets here and then refused to...
Geisinger says ‘care was appropriate’
DANVILLE — A premature baby suffered permanent brain injuries when his mother gave birth to him and his twin brother at...
Berwick library forgives $5G+ fine for daughters of late reader
BERWICK — A pair of sisters nervously approached the circulation desk of the McBride Memorial Library recently to...
But Columbia County must still defend itself in federal case
WILLIAMSPORT — A federal lawsuit filed against Columbia County Sheriff Tim Chamberlain failed to prove claims of sex...
Then homeless, suspect says he broke into Benton Roller Mill to find a place to sleep
MILLVILLE — A man accused of burglarizing the Benton Roller Mill five years ago, leaving behind enough DNA for police...

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1940: During World War II, the Allied military evacuation of some 338,000 troops from Dunkirk, France, ended. British...
• Olympic gold medal figure skater Evan Lysacek, 33. • Actress Angelina Jolie, 43. • Actor-comedian Russell Brand,...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Mill-Green UM Church, 75 S. State St., Millville. Clothing giveaway: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.,...
Cops: Killing over cat abuse DALLAS (AP) — Police say a 47-year-old woman has told detectives she shot and killed her...
Man charged over remains PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been charged with criminal homicide in connection with severed...
TREASURE HUNT: 02-05-13-23-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-1, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-3-9, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-5-...


 
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Come hear the sounds of summer when the Bloomsburg Town Park Summer Concert Series kicks off on Wednesday with music by...
Nescopeck man, 62, freed on $25,000 bail
MIFFLIN TWP. — A Nescopeck man punched his girlfriend in the face three times because he was jealous that she wanted to...
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were cited with having open containers of alcohol on Fetterman Avenue April 21, the...


 
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Descendant of the founder of Millville
Arla Mae (Eves) Miller, 87, of Millville died June 3, 2018. She was the widow of Brandon Edwin Miller, who died Aug. 4...
Enjoyed Yahtzee, crafts, reading and farming
Anna Hazel Sanko, 98, of Sugarloaf passed away Saturday morning, June 2, 2018, at her residence. Born in Nanticoke,...
Longtime Milco employee also worked at Giant
Roberta E. “Bobbie” (Kitchen) Buck, 69, of Bloomsburg died unexpectedly Thursday, May 31, 2018, at her home in South...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Jeffery D. Engle Sr., 42, of Nanticoke passed away Friday, June 1, 2018, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center....
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Richard J. Janicki, 73, of Bloomsburg passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018, at his residence. Arrangements are...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Robert E. Waters, age 75, 130 Mountain Road, Catawissa, died at his home at 3:20 p.m. Sunday, June 3, 2018, after an...
Elizabeth G. Wilson Tim and Sara (Nogle) Wilson of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Elizabeth Grace, born...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego police officer accidentally shot himself in the leg Sunday while pursuing a hit-and-run...
ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Delta Air Lines is investigating the death of an 8-year-old pet dog during a layover at Detroit...


 
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DANVILLE — A program on “The Civil War Telegraph” will be presented on Wednesday evening at the Boyd House Museum, 19...
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The news last Sunday that a lack of shouting in Harrisburg might bring with it the first on-time, controversy-free...
Let’s not go backwards
The concerns voiced publicly last week about emergency communications in the region are certainly valid. But they...
“Our ancestors who traveled back from Fort Sumner, they were thinking of us today. They wanted something better. Now,...


 
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Q. My ear, nose and throat specialist told me not to use Vicks VapoRub in my nose when it is dry. He said that Vaseline...


 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The following scholarships were handed out at Central Columbia’s awards night on Sunday. In...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Christian School will hold graduation exercises on Saturday, June 9, at 10 a.m., at the school...
... valedictorian, son of the Rev. Timothy and Lisa Smith, Bloomsburg, Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C.,...
LEWIS TWP. — Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person who damaged an ATV and broke a window on a...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) —Concert ticketing service Ticketfly says it’s working to get its system back online after a data...


 
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“Looking at the next five days, temperatures will be unusually cool for early June, as air from Eastern Canada...
CHICAGO (AP) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without...
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All-Star hits 9 treys to help Golden St. take 2-0 lead
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry made an NBA Finals-record nine 3-pointers and scored 33 points to lead Golden State to...
Reigning champion stays out on late caution to claim victory
LONG POND — Martin Truex Jr. had his car parked on the White House lawn and was feted with a day in his honor in his...
ARLINGTON, Va. — Of all the ways the Washington Capitals have tried to win in the playoffs, none has been as effective...
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SAN FRANCISCO —Dereck Rodriguez earned his first big league win, giving up a home run to Jake Arrieta but outpitching...
NEW YORK — Jon Lester dominated for seven innings and Javier Baez stole home to break a scoreless tie as the Chicago...
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 40 19.678 — — 6-4 W-1...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Matt Olson hit a three-run homer in the eighth as Oakland defeated Kansas City to win the series....
CHICAGO — Daniel Palka and Adam Engel hit back-to-back homers in a three-run sixth inning, and Chicago beat Milwaukee...
ST. LOUIS — Michael Wacha lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning when pinch-hitter Colin Moran led off with a single,...
DETROIT — Justin Smoak’s sixth-inning homer broke a scoreless tie and Toronto ended its five-game losing streak with a...
DENVER — Max Muncy homered twice, Yasmani Grandal also went deep in a three-run ninth inning, and Los Angeles beat...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 5, Astros 4 Boston 100 001 300—5 5 0 Houston 012 000 010—4 6 0 Price, Hembree (7), J.Kelly...
PHOENIX — Matt Koch allowed three hits over seven scoreless innings and Arizona completed a three-game sweep. David...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Tyler Skaggs pitched six scoreless innings of four-hit ball and Justin Upton homered in Los Angeles’...
ATLANTA — Pinch-hitter Charlie Culberson hit a game-ending two-run homer to lift Atlanta to a win over Washington. It...
SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez was in vintage form, allowing one run in eight innings, and run-scoring singles from Denard...
MINNEAPOLIS — Eddie Rosario hit his third homer of the game, launching a two-run shot in the bottom of the ninth inning...
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DUBLIN, Ohio — Bryson DeChambeau finally got it right on his third try at the 18th hole and won the Memorial in a...
PARIS — In his record 12th French Open quarterfinal, Novak Djokovic will face a man he knows well, even if the rest of...
The Memorial Final B. DeChambeau 69-67-66-71—273 -15 B. Hun An 68-67-69-69—273 -15 K. Stanley 67-66-70-70—273 -15...
STANLEY CUP Best-of-7 Monday, May 28 Vegas 6, Washington 4 Wednesday, May 30 Washington 3, Vegas 2 Saturday, June...
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June 4, 1988 • Gary Redus hits a grand slam, his second of the week, as the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers,...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned C Andrew Susac to Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOX — Placed 2B...
Growing Our Community 5K run/walk Mifflinville June 2 1. Mike Lisnock, Jr., 18:21; 2. Joshua Broadt, 18:37; 3. Dan...
Little League Berwick May 31 Major Division W L Samsel Construction 12 0 May’s Drive-In 8 4 Gray’s Furniture...
NBA PLAYOFF LEADERS Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG James, CLE 19 245 137 663 34.9 Davis, NOR 9 106 53 271 30.1 Westbrook...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Atlanta -111/+101 at San Diego at San Francisco -106/-104 Arizona...
COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Tournament, Regionals, teams and sites TBA (if necessary) ESPNU — NCAA...
1. (4) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 160 laps, 57 points. 2. (13) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 160, 43. 3. (5) Kyle Busch,...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Buffalo (Blue Jays) 26 21.553 — Rochester (Twins) 28 24.538 ½...
Today BASEBALL High school PIAA Class 2A first round at Pittston Northwest vs. Camp Hill...... 4:30 p.m. American...
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A long time ago, in this galaxy, a beauty queen became a chanteuse and then an opponent of gay rights. The Hollywood...
DEAR ABBY: I have rekindled a romance from my youth. “Jerry” and I were engaged to be married 47 years ago, but I...
DEAR DR. ROACH: At what point is high blood pressure a medical emergency (i.e., needs to be treated TODAY, or at least...
ARGENTINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Two girls have found what authorities say is a World War I-era practice bomb while...
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) —A Utah couple ran into a different sort of hazard during a round of golf on Memorial Day near...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: People like you. You like to go with the flow and do things at your own pace. In this busy,...
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Positive behavior reinforcement discussed in fight to stem violence among students
HANOVER, Md. (AP) —Education Secretary Betsy DeVos bumped fists with first-graders and listened as they shared stories...
The ringleader of a whiskey theft operation in Kentucky was sentenced to 15 years in prison Friday for his role in...
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That was a nice Memorial speech Trump gave at Arlington Cemetery. It would have been better if he had praised President...
... daughter of Lynn and Cliff Willson, Bryn Mawr, is 8 years old today. Grandparents are Michelle Kindt and Joe...
... daughter of Dean and Kelly Newhart, Benton, will turn 4 Thursday. She is the granddaughter of Jeanette Peters, New...
... son of Lisa and Jesse Hopper, Catawissa, turned 11 on May 27. He is the grandson of Patsy Doraski, Catawissa; Jesse...
... daughter of Crystal and John Comuntzis, Berwick, is 1 year old today. Grandparents are Lou and Sherrie Bialota,...
... son of Nathan and Rebecca Sullivan, turned 2 on Sunday. Grandparents are Tim and Sharon Ail, Bloomsburg, and Fred...
... daughter of Charles and Dana Covelusky, Bloomsburg, will turn 8 on Tuesday. Grandparents are Carlene Magill,...
... son of Nathan and Michelle Hess, turned 2 years old on Sunday. His grandparents are Dennis and Leslie Hess, Carol...
... son of Megan and Ian MacLellan, Pittsburgh, is 9 years old today. Grandparents are Paul and Karen Houseknecht,...
... daughter of Jolene Norton, Bloomsburg; Wes Norton, Catawissa, and Justin Crawford and Rebecca Crawford, Orangeville...