Stories from Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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Berwick Offray wants government to impose a tax on cheap imports
For the Press Enterprise BERWICK — Berwick Offray wants the federal government to slap Chinese companies with a...
Officer shares his story as reminder not to ignore signs of trouble
BUCKHORN — When Jeff Sutton began to have trouble swallowing food in December, he brushed it off as a sore throat. By...
Official’s test search finds wrong address despite 9-1-1 data sent to tech giant
DANVILLE — A Google executive says the tech company has Montour County’s new addresses, but local officials contend...
Leaders sign pact to work toward removing Kim’s nukes
SINGAPORE (AP) — President Donald Trump wrapped up his five-hour nuclear summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un...
Police: Quad rolled on top of pair off rural road
MONTOUR TWP. — An 86-year-old man and his 7-year-old great-grandson were each hurt when an ATV flipped on top of them...

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• Main Township is looking for bids on a paving contract. • Greenwood Township Municipal Authority has released an...
1942: A four-man Nazi sabotage team arrived on Long Island, New York, three days before a second four-man team landed...
• Actress Mary-Kate Olsen, 32. • Actress Ashley Olsen, 32. • Comedian Tim Allen, 65.
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Hughesville Fire Hall, Railroad and Water streets. Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First...
Domino’s fixes potholes MILFORD, Del. (AP) — National delivery-based pizza chain Domino’s “Paving for Pizza” program...
Gas explosion injures one BENSALEM (AP) — Authorities say a gas explosion sent one person to a hospital in critical...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-6-12-22-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-4 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-2-6 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-6-9-4...


 
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The Berwick Relay for Life returns to the Berwick High School Track from 3 p.m. Friday through 3 p.m. Saturday to raise...
***EDITOR'S NOTE — THIS STORY HAS BEEN CORRECTED TO REFLECT THAT JOEL WHITESELL WAS THE INDIVIDUAL CHARGED WITH ASSAULT...
DANVILLE — A Danville State Hospital staff member was assaulted by a patient at 11:20 p.m. May 30, police said....


 
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Former longtime bank teller enjoyed cooking
Genevieve “Genny” Millham, 83, of Mountain Top passed away June 9, 2018, at Fritzingertown Assisted Living Facility,...
Veteran, family man was avid Phillies fan
Lester Mutchler, 89, of Danville passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on June 11, 2018, at his residence. He...
Worked on Pa. Turnpike near Lehigh Tunnel
Harold O. Chapin, 98, passed away peacefully on June 11, 2018, under the care of Berwick Retirement Village. Born on...
Benton woman was born in Yugoslavia
Esther H. Joscht, 86, 292 Shickshinny Road, Benton, died at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, June 11, 2018, at The Gardens At...
Was retired secretary for state of New York
Marie Lanzafame, 72, of Orangeville, and formerly of Long Island, N.Y., passed away on Saturday, June 9, 2018, a...
Retired nurse active with children’s ministry
Carol Ann Westgate, 71, of Bloomsburg passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018, a patient of The Gardens at Orangeville....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Barbara Ann Derr, 74, 2344 Second St., Bloomsburg (Espy), died at her home at 4:31 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018,...
Authorities waiting for results of Berwick man’s toxicology tests
WILKES-BARRE — Officials are waiting for toxicology results before making a ruling in the death of a Berwick man in the...
Man sentenced in threats over ‘affair’ DANVILLE — A Danville man was placed on probation this week for threatening and...
• Elsa Eveland will celebrate her 92nd birthday Saturday, June 16. Cards will reach her at The Gardens at Orangeville,...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump’s abrupt announcement that he will suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea...
NEW YORK — Put aside the “deliverables” and the “outcomes” and the “takeaways.” Put aside, for argument’s sake, the...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Washington Post analyzes the body language of Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump at their historic summit...
A rare insider admission
A university professor recently made a public confession about his job that was so candid, we were sure while reading...
I was very glad to see the article on the front page of the paper on May 17 about the new plan to locate a memorial to...
Increased awareness through community education and engagement, and strengthening of partnerships within the community...
God is not interested in saving America. He is interested in saving repentant sinners out of this sinful and perverse...
I purchased a really nice bottle of scotch at the liquor store. Worried I might wreck my bicycle on the way home and...
“It’s a mystery to a lot of people who are trying to figure out how exactly it got here.” Jeff Wolfe New Jersey...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday. The...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman allegedly threw a large, serrated knife at her boyfriend during an argument last weekend,...


 
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Nescopeck classto meet for lunch NESCOPECK — Nescopeck High School’s Class of 1953 will meet at Scicchitano’s, 1700 N...
ELYSBURG — At the June 5 meeting of the Ralpho Township Public Library Bridge Club, first place was a tie between the...
BENTON —These programs are offered at Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 State Route 487, Benton: • Thursday, June 21, 9-...
Graduates • Cody W. Olson, son of Craig and Debra Olson of Elysburg, graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg...
Hepler family to gather June 23 PITMAN — The Hepler Family Reunion will be Saturday, June 23, with a Memorial Service...


 
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... son of Brett and Jodi Babcock, Shippensburg University, criminal justice and accounting
... son of Nick and Tina Clements, Duquesne University, health management systems, pre-medicine track
... son of Donna Diltz, Pennsylvania College of Technology, HVAC
... daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Harvey, Penn State-DuBois, wildlife technology
... son of Jerome and Dianna Lencoski, Lees McRae College, wildlife biology/wildlife rehabilitation
... daughter of Mark and Sandra Ruckle, King’s College, physician’s assistant program
... son of David and Lisa Sherman, Lock Haven University, computer science
... son of David and Tracy Sherrick, Wilkes University, biology-medical field
... son of Elaina Elmore and David Elmore, University of the Arts, music education and performance
... son of Thomas and Amy Swiatek, King’s College, mechanical engineering
... son of Robert and Sandy Wolfe, University of Rochester, chemical engineering
SHICKSHINNY — Northwest Area High School will hold commencement exercises on Friday, June 15, at 6 p.m. in the high...
WELLSBORO — Two young women from our area will be in Wellsboro this weekend for the 77th Annual Pennsylvania State...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Sherriff’s Department has released the following list of people it says are wanted on...
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“With a weak storm passing to our north dragging a cold front across the state, today will be mostly cloudy, warm, and...
Man, 20, accused of drunken driving NUMIDIA — Police pulled over a man for driving over the double yellow lines of...
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Steelers star wide receiver missed time at OTAs
PITTSBURGH — Antonio Brown didn’t skip out on the vast majority of the Pittsburgh Steelers organized team activities to...
Major victory would seal successful comeback
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Tiger Woods returned to the U.S. Open for the first time in three years and hardly anyone noticed...
Defending champ tries to make history at World Cup
MOSCOW — After raising the World Cup eight miles from Copacabana Beach four years ago, Germany hopes to lift the trophy...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Jordan Spieth considers himself lucky. As hard as he made it look, winning the U.S. Open three...
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PHILADELPHIA — Aaron Nola struck out 10 in another dominant performance, Scott Kingery hit a three-run homer and the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 43 19.694 — — 8-2 W-1 23-9 20-10 Boston 45 22.672 ½ — 6-4 W-...
NEW YORK — Didi Gregorius ended a long power outage with a pair of home runs, Washington slugger Bryce Harper left in...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Wilson Ramos homered, six Tampa Bay relievers combined for a five-hitter and the Rays beat...
MIAMI — Trevor Richards pitched six effective innings for his first major league win, helping Miami beat San Francisco...
DETROIT — Detroit Miguel Cabrera left the game with a left biceps tendon strain, and the Tigers lost to Minnesota....
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.354; Segura, Seattle,.343; Altuve, Houston,.342; Simmons, Los Angeles,.330; Castellanos, Detroit...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 2, Orioles 0 (12 innings) Boston 000 000 000 002—2 6 0 Baltimore 000 000 000 000—0 5 0...
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June 13, 1988 • Lee Mazzilli singles home the winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning as the New York Mets beat...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Signed RHP Grayson Rodriguez to a minor league contract. CHICAGO...
BELIEVE IN HOPE 5K RUN/WALK 1. Quincy Amobile, 17:08; 2. Katie Sick, 19:46; 3. Brandon Vought, 21:05; 4. Eric Van...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League New York -113/+103 at Atlanta Chicago -110/+100 at Milwaukee at...
MLB Noon MLB — Regional coverage, N.Y. Mets at Atlanta OR Toronto at Tampa Bay (1 p.m.) 3 p.m. MLB — Regional...
Junior Legion Berwick 5, Selinsgrove 2 Monday Berwick 003 001 1 — 5 4 4 Selinsgrove 100 000 1 — 2 3 3 Feudale,...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Bloomsburg at Line Mtn...... 5:45 p.m. Shamokin at Danville........... 5:45 p.m...
DANVILLE — Danville School District will have sports physicals for all fall middle school and high school athletes...
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I was watching on Memorial Day the talks and saw President Trump at Arlington National Cemetery. His talk was very nice...
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The Secret Service has lost track of the president of the United States. America’s leader has gone missing while trying...
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I have been dating for a year and a half. We are planning on moving to California together...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 82-year-old female. In 2002, I had a triple bypass. Something went wrong, and I have been in...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are compassionate and generous to others. You are hardworking. In fact, you work hard and...