Stories from Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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Bloom stands by decision to suspend sorority house over disruptive conduct
BLOOMSBURG — A student housing landlord who had his rental license suspended for a North Street property lost his...
Cops: Bloom driver hit AC units at medical center, later rolled off road
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A 91-year-old woman crashed through a fence and into air conditioning units at a medical center...
Family questioning what happened to father of eight, 41
WILKES-BARRE — A Berwick father of eight died after a short stay in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility, and now...
Defendant says he was hallucinating on day he took vehicle
DANVILLE — A man who went to Geisinger Medical Center last fall seeking mental health care, but instead ended up...
Senior to serve at least 10 years for repeatedly assaulting girl, 12, making videos of the abuse
DANVILLE — A 75-year-old Danville man has been sentenced to spend at least 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a...

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Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard: 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 650 Harter Ave., Nescopeck. Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.,...
• Anthony Township supervisors are looking for bids on an improvement project on Stamm Road. • South Centre Township...
1942: Anne Frank, a German-born Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, received a diary for her 13th birthday, less than a...
• Actor Luke Youngblood, 32. • Country singer Chris Young, 33. • Actor Dave Franco, 33. • Actor Wil Horneff, 39...
Trump, Kim open summit SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un kicked off a momentous...
Lifeguard shot at pool CLAIRTON (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old lifeguard was hospitalized after he was shot in...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-8-15-16-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-6 WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-3-7 WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-2-7...


 
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A gun bingo will be held in Buckhorn later this month to help a police officer with medical bills. Hemlock Township...
School district budget has no hike for 11th year straight
BERWICK — For the 11th year in a row, Berwick Area School District directors passed a budget with no tax increase. The...
DANVILLE — A man and his son allegedly took turns having sex with a 14-year-old girl from Danville, whom the younger...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A Philadelphia man was driving drunk when he crashed his vehicle along Interstate 80, according to...


 
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Talented musician, sports fan loved the outdoors
Jeremy H. Creasy, 27, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018, at Berwick Hospital Center after losing his battle with...
Enjoyed family cruises and time at the beach
Anita Louise Baltrusaitis, 61, of Circle Drive, Berwick, died on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in the Berwick Hospital Center...
Longtime secretary assisted in family business
Kathleen E. (Tansey) Mitchell, 84, a 48-year resident of Vernon, N.J., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family...
Wise retiree took part in Omaha Beach landing
Harold Foster Smith, 100, of Fletcher, N.C., passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018. He was born to Harry D. Smith and Myrtle...
Enjoyed camping, biking and hiking
Dee Anna Williams, age 38, 356 Mill St., Danville, died at her home on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Born in Kelly Township,...
Brother in Danville among PSU fan’s survivors
Mike Lavage of Scranton, known to friends as “Snake,” passed away on June 7, 2018, at the age of 56. He was the son of...
Bloom man cited in May accident BLACK CREEK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man has been cited with driving off the roadway in a...
Enjoyed crafts, coloring and crossword puzzles
SueAnn Balliet, 71, of Berwick passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was born...
Former longtime transportation coordinator
Audrey A. Wary, 81, of Aristes passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at Bloomsburg Care & Rehabilitation Center,...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Esther H. Joscht, age 86, 292 Shickshinny Road, Benton, died at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2018, at The Gardens At...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Harold O. Chapin, 98, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2018, under the care of Berwick Retirement Village. A full...


 
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... son of Kristen Barrett and James Barrett, Ithaca College, music education and performance
... daughter of Denise and Frank Bebenek, University of Pittsburgh, engineering (chemical)
... daughter of Janae Semian and Lonny Bennage, Susquehanna University, business
... daughter of Andrea Burd and Devin Knorr, Bloomsburg University, mathematics
... daughter of Brenda and Brian Cook, Kutztown University, studio art
... son of Lauren and Matt Day, James Madison University, occupational therapy/ health sciences
... son of Lynn and Brian Derk, University of the Sciences, biology (pre-dentistry)
... daughter of Corrine and Andrew Duzick,University of Scranton, physical therapy
... daughter of Nancy and Michael Eby, Bloomsburg University, biology
... son of Roseann and Peter Evans, Susquehanna University, chemistry
... daughter of Amy and Christopher Hager, Bloomsburg University, education (early childhood)
... son of Nicole and Scott Heim, Indiana University of PA, nursing
... valedictorian, son of Mary and David Hoffman, Susquehanna University, biology/pre-medicine
... salutatorian, daughter of Robin and James Joseph, Penn State University, chemistry
... daughter of Dawna and Brian Knoebel, Lebanon Valley College, business administration
... daughter of Jennifer and Toby Kremser, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Suzanne and Eric Kuijpers, Bloomsburg University, Spanish
... son of Colleen and Kent Lane, Lehigh University, business
... daughter of Colleen and Wayne Laskoski, Susquehanna University, political science
... daughter of Sherri and David McDonald, Penn State University, psychology
... daughter of Michelle and Andrew Mudrock, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Linsey and Frank Seltzer and Joshua Notestine, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Kathryn and Ronald Polyniak, Susquehanna University, history
... daughter of Tina Jansen and Christopher Ring, Bucknell University, marketing innovations/design and studio art
... son of Catherine and Anthony Scicchitano, Susquehanna University, business
... daughter of Michele and Mark Sharrow, Penn State University, education (elementary)
... daughter of Elizabeth Berkhardt and John Shimock, Indiana University of PA, nursing
... son of Ruth Ann and Mark Urban, Bloomsburg University, computer science
... daughter of Jennie and Brian Winter, Bloomsburg University, education (secondary English)
... daughter of Carolyn and William Wolfe, Widener University, engineering (robotics)
FRANKLIN TWP. —Southern Columbia Area High School held commencement exercises at Bloomsburg University. The honor...
... son of Amy and Marc Yemzow, Bloomsburg University, political science and business
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National Review I was a huge fan of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown,” which aired on CNN. It was a fascinating mix...
If you look at zoning through the eyes of property owners, you have to wonder how these laws have survived for more...
The Press Enterprise June 8 opinion submission by Matthew Brouillette, titled “Wolf aims to increase bills,” has such a...
At the June 5 meeting in Black Creek Township, Luzerne Country, John Ross, our road crew leader, was terminated for an...
I guess I need to explain to the people of Bloomsburg that, contrary to a 30 Seconds blurb, I am employed by the town...
• Who shaves 10 times a day and still has a beard? The barber. • How did the barber win the race? He took a short cut...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — IHOP, which had teased a name change to IHOb, says the “b’’ is to promote its burger menu. The...
PLYMOUTH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages America’s farmers and ranchers to nominate candidates...
NESCOPECK TWP. — A Sweet Valley woman who hit a guardrail while rounding a curve has been cited for failing to drive at...
DANVILLE — A woman charged with welfare fraud has been admitted as a first-time offender to a probation program that...


 
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Warming, not cooling, organs may improve transplants
WASHINGTON — Surgeons pack donated organs on ice while racing them to transplant patients but it may be time for a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am writing to inquire about the effects of statins on the body. My husband is a 66-year-old diabetic...
LONDON (AP) — In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient —...
Q. In the Consumer Reports ratings on sunscreen, most of the top-ranked lotions contain oxybenzone (aka benzophenone-3...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — New guidelines recommend U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50....
CHICAGO — The deaths of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade highlight a troubling trend —...
CHICAGO (AP) — Black men with advanced prostate cancer fared surprisingly well in two new studies that challenge...
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“Sunday’s rain was a soaker locally, with Williamsport reporting.95 inches; Catawissa, 1.35 inches, and Selinsgrove, 2....
Boyfriend she reportedly feared will face charges, officers say
BERWICK — Store employees and customers rallied to the aid of a woman seeking shelter when her boyfriend came after her...
PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) —A state marketed as a place where people can indulge in all manner of sins is confronting its...
BLOOMSBURG —After announcing at last month’s meeting he would step down as mayor, Eric Bower officially resigned...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who was pulled over for driving through a stop sign was in possession of a controlled substance...
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials on Hawaii’s Big Island let some people back into their homes and scaled down emergency...
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Bowyer’s win caps big weekend for automaker
BROOKLYN, Mich. — Ford vs. Chevrolet is always a subplot to watch when the top auto racers come to Michigan. This past...
Woods has been uneven and only contended once
His irons are sublime, his driver for the most part long and straight. If we’ve learned anything from his latest...
NEW YORK — Andres Cantor screamed “Goal!” for 38 seconds, four fortissimo shrieks of shock, elation and hysteria that...
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Yes, the baseball draft can feel like a bit of a crapshoot, but it does help to be picking near the top. This year’s...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 42 19.689 — — 8-2 L-1 22-9 20-10 Boston 44 22.667 ½ — 5-5 L-...
NEW YORK — Looking to spark their stagnant lineup, the New York Mets are making a change at first base. Slumping...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.359; Altuve, Houston,.342; Segura, Seattle,.337; Simmons, Los Angeles,.330; Castellanos, Detroit...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jake Bauers hit his first career home run to put Tampa Bay ahead in the fourth inning, and the...
MIAMI — Madison Bumgarner blew a sixth inning lead and was ejected on the way out of his second start this season as...
INTERLEAGUE Mets 2, Yankees 0 New York (AL) 000 000 000—0 3 0 New York (NL) 000 020 00x—2 5 2 L.Severino, Shreve (6...
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PARIS — Rafael Nadal’s 11th French Open title raised his Grand Slam trophy count to 17, three away from the men’s...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. —Phil Mickelson is running out of time. Mickelson doesn't need to be reminded that this is his 27th...
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June 12, 1988 • Ken Oberkfell’s two-out single in the top of the ninth inning breaks up Mike Scott’s no-hit bid as the...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Activated OF Mookie Betts from the 10-day DL. Optioned 1B Sam Travis to...
DANVILLE — Will Holdren struck out 11 in 6 2/3 innings to lead Bloomsburg to a 3-1 win over Danville in American Legion...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -160/+150 Colorado San Francisco -121/+111 at Miami at...
Mill Race TUESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Week 2 Team Points Pasukinis/Kline 14 Rider/Kinney 13 McHenry/Yost 13...
MLB 7:30 p.m. ESPN — N.Y. Mets at Atlanta ——————————————— SOCCER 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Women, International friendly,...
Junior Legion BERWICK 4, BLOOMSBURG 0 Thursday Bloomsburg 000 000 0 — 0 3 0 Berwick 002 200 x — 4 6 2 Groshek,...
Today No events scheduled ——————————————— Wednesday BASEBALL American Legion Bloomsburg at Line Mtn...... 5:45 p.m...
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Jerome Cragle. I wish I could be a fly on the wall after the mid-term election and see you choke on your predictions....
Jail for flamethrower wielder protested CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Seven people protesting a jail sentence for a...
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This ex-soap star is cleaning up. Former Calvin Klein underwear model and President Donald Trump supporter Antonio...
DEAR ABBY: I’m turning 17 and live with my dad and his girlfriend. They have broken up four times, causing my dad and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are intelligent and quick to change moods. You are social, friendly and interested in...