Stories from Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Bloom man gets year on probation, $500 fine in prostitute case
BLOOMSBURG — Former Bloomsburg Mayor Eric Bower was sentenced to a year on probation Wednesday when he pleaded “no...
56-year-old may face up to 28 years in prison, $60G in fines
BLOOMSBURG — A former philosophy professor at Bloomsburg University is now a convicted felon after he pleaded guilty...
Bloom council persuaded to drop sidewalk hurdle for farm market
BLOOMSBURG — A planned warehouse for a local farmer’s market nearly stalled after town council insisted the owner...
Board won OK for hikes higher than Pa. cap
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia school district’s property tax rates will increase by 3.6 percent in Northumberland...
Man was accused of wounding husband of woman he was seeing
BERWICK — A man who spent almost a month in jail after allegedly slashing the husband of a woman he was seeing saw the...

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1777: The Second Continental Congress approved the design of the original American flag. 1943: The U.S. Supreme Court...
• Actor Daryl Sabara, 26. • International Tennis Hall of Famer Steffi Graf, 49. • Actress Yasmine Bleeth, 50. •...
Blood Drive:8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., PPL Susquehanna Energy Information Center, 634 Salem Blvd., Berwick. Blood Drive: 1-6...
Trump and Un credited WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’...
• Bloomsburg will hold an open house at its airport terminal building on June 20 from 5-7 p.m. to discuss the site’s...
Judge elections may change HARRISBURG (AP) — The fight over trying to take politics out of drawing Pennsylvania’s...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-9-11-25-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-0; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-2-3; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-9-2-...


 
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BERWICK — These civil complaints have been filed with District Judge Richard Knecht: • Susquehanna Valley Diagnostic...


 
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Loving wife, mom and grandmother
Nancy E. Vought, 74, of Bloomsburg passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, Friday, June 8, 2018, at Grandview...
BERWICK — Here are Berwick Area High School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors...
Animal lover enjoyed outdoors, photography
Barbara Ann Derr, 74, 2344 Second St., Bloomsburg (Espy), died at her home at 4:31 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2018,...
Berwick native enjoyed shopping, gardening
Karen B. Bittner, 79, formerly of New Columbia, passed away on June 11, 2018, at Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation...
Full obituary to appear in Sunday’s edition
Connor Joseph Bell, 25, of Lewisburg passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at University Medical Center, New Orleans, La...
BENTON — An 82-year-old Benton woman who told police she forgot hitting two parked cars in the 400 block of Main Street...
DANVILLE — RF Rentals LLC, Catawissa, seeks rent from the following, records show: • Ricardo Anderson, 34 Orchard Ave...
Whitesell charged Joel M. Whitesell, 26, of Bloomsburg is charged with simple assault and harassment after police say...


 
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Police: First he choked her, then she threw phone at his face
DANVILLE — The day after a man choked his girlfriend and threatened to kill her, she threw a phone at his face,...
Police: Driver had pot in car LIBERTY TWP. — A man had two bags of marijuana inside the trunk of his Nissan Altima...
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... daughter of John and Lisa Arndt, Susquehanna University, pre-law/accounting.
...daughter of Kevin and Theresa Cardoni, Air Force, then Hawaii Pacific University, marine biology
... son of Michael and Jennifer Craig, Grove City College, mechanical engineering.
... daughter of Jeffrey and Brenda Diltz, Duquesne University, forensic science and law.
... daughter of Jillian Hess and Shawn Welch, Kutztown University, elementary education and special education.
... daughter of Scott and Valerie Eckert, Nova Southwestern University, osteopathic medicine.
... daughter of Angela Sprung and Charles Evans, Wilkes University, pre-pharmacy.
... son of Kelli Filbert and Brian Filbert, Duquesne University, chemistry and environmental science and management.
... son of Dianne and Jay Gardzalla, workforce.
... son of Corey Gilbert and Rebecca Artley, Universal Technical Institute, medium/ heavy diesel equipment.
... daughter of Kelly and Jodi Betz and Robert and Beth Glover, American Musical and Dramatic Academy, musical theater.
... daughter of Amy Gordon and Teddy Gordon, undecided, biomedical engineering.
... daughter of Michael and Rosemary Goresh, Wilkes University, pharmacy.
... daughter of Mark and Rona Hess, Clarks Summit University, pre-physical therapy.
... daughter of Victoria Hileman and Mark Hileman, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, illustration.
... daughter of Terria Hamilton and Brian Howe, Luzerne County Community College, art/animation.
... daughter of Edward and Annette Isenberg, Elizabethtown College, secondary education.
... daughter of Deana and Ray Karafinski, Wilkes University, nursing.
... daughter of Sean and Sandra Kirchner, Conemaugh School of Nursing, nursing.
... son of Bridget Klingerman and Rich Klingerman, Luzerne County Community College, audio/visual communications.
... daughter of Frank and Lisa Levan, Gannon University, biology/pre-veterinary.
... daughter of Joseph Lombardi and Ronda Mackes, University of Pittsburgh, neurology.
... son of Kenneth and Jennifer Marshman, Arcadia University, sports management/pre-physical therapy.
... son of Dan and Stacy Martz, Liberty University, criminal justice.
... daughter of Amber and Matthew Mensinger, King’s College, business.
... daughter of Gray Montana and Beth Montana, Penn State University, sports science.
... son of Ralph and Michele Norce, Mount St. Mary’s University, political science.
... daughter of Brenda Pinterich and Rich Pinterich, Arcadia University, actuarial science and secondary mathematics...
... daughter of Donald and Jeannine Plyler, University of Akron, aerospace systems engineering.
... daughter of Tom and Virginia Rivenbark, Arcadia University, major undecided.
BERWICK — Berwick Area High School held commencement exercises June 8. There are 43 honor graduates, pictured here...
... daughter of Scott and Shelli Sarge, York College of Pennsylvania, graphic design.
... daughter of Michael and Tammy Silvetti, Bloomsburg University, computer science.
... daughter of Mark Slusser and Maria Scalisi, Susquehanna University, biomedical sciences.


 
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... daughter of Linda Shaffer, University of Delaware, political science or international relations.
... son of Kevin and Ivette Tanribilir, Penn State-Hazleton, aerospace engineering.
... daughter of Quinton and Cathy Templeton, Bloomsburg University, speech-language pathology and audiology.
... son of Miche Thelemaque and Marie Jean Thelemaque, Lancaster Bible College, business administration.
... daughter of Christopher and Amanda Toth, University of Pittsburgh, pharmacy.
... daughter of Timothy and Lori Traugh, Bloomsburg University, business.
... son of Colleen and Jeffrey Walker, Penn State-Hazleton, communications, minor in theater.
... daughter of Joann Rismondo and Charles Wolfe Jr., Kutztown University, cinema, television and media production.
... daughter of Jess and Mike Wynings, Wilkes University, biology/pre-dental.
... daughter of Lisa and Glenn E. Zechman Jr., Keystone College, visual arts.
BERWICK — Berwick is going to have a musical next school year, Superintendent Wayne Brookhart announced Monday. “We’...
DANVILLE — Claire Lawrence, whose son is entering Danville Area Middle School this fall, voiced a concern at the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is giving deaf drivers a new tool to improve communication during...


 
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“Yesterday’s clouds and occasional wetness came from two weather fronts crossing the state. The first, a warm front,...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man charged with breaking into dozens of cars last year after police profiled his DNA left...


 
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Charred corn salsa combined with cumin-scented flank steak is a winning match. If you want all the char and perfectly...
It was my great good fortune recently to spend a week in Tuscany on a culinary tour, assisting a friend of mine with...
As summer nears and the promise of perfect tomatoes peeks up over the horizon, the prospect of an excellent BLT shines...
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DANVILLE — A former Penn State student, arrested along Interstate 80 for marijuana possession, pleaded guilty here this...
Misconduct alleged BERWICK — Here are citations filed recently in District Judge Richard Knecht ’s court: • Sandra...
DANVILLE — The driver of a charter bus that crashed while transporting high school students to their class trip in New...
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BORN TODAY You love to travel because you want a fast-paced, stimulating life. You think fast and love to express your...
DEAR ABBY: My husband, who is retired, now prefers to talk exclusively to people under 21. He says he is “mentoring”...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I write to you to try to understand the effects of commingling large amounts of wine — normally a...
DANVILLE — Two people were placed on probation after pleading guilty Monday in separate shoplifting arrests at Giant...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Today we celebrate Flag Day. Long may it wave. I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more...
Some critics have knocked President Trump for making “too many concessions” to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the...
Fed up with hitting bone-jarring potholes on state highways, voters in Michigan have pushed for and won passage of a...
An Open Invitation to Readers: My name is Karen Cotter and I am a local dispute resolution practitioner. I am writing...
Happy LGBTQIA Pride Month! … is not what the Trump White House is saying this June. Instead, LGBTQIA Americans are...
My sister-in-law was teaching Sunday school class. The topic for the day: Easter Sunday and the resurrection of Christ...
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School security Southern Columbia Area School District’s Safe Schools efforts recently received a financial boost from...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Middle and High School honor roll students for the fourth marking period:...
DANVILLE — Here are Danville Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: • Sixth grade —...
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Evy, hot flash news, breaking news. D.J.T. in the White House has now nominated Vladimir Putin to become his vice-...
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Bloomsburg realist, if you do not read Mr Whitmire’s posts how do you know they are misrepresented facts? Bloomsburg...
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BUCKHORN — Here are Columbia County Christian School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: High Honors...
TURBOTVILLE — Here are Warrior Run Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve took note of a resilient U.S. economy Wednesday by raising its benchmark interest...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration’s latest move against “Obamacare” could jeopardize legal protections on pre-...
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Extra! Extra! You won’t have to read all about the Selinsgrove girl whose journalistic pluck inspired a mystery drama...
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) —Actress and activist Rose McGowan will stand trial in January on a charge of felony cocaine...
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FIFA picks U.S., Canada and Mexico over Morocco
MOSCOW — North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for the financial...
Wentz has been cleared to return for 7-on-7s
PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz was having an MVP-caliber season before a torn ACL forced him to the sideline, where he...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — The U.S. Open wants to be the ultimate test in golf, and sometimes that leads to a series of trick...
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PHILADELPHIA — Ian Desmond hit a two-run homer in a five-run fourth inning, Tyler Anderson pitched seven strong innings...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 43 19.694 ½ — 8-2 W-1 23-9 20-10 Boston 47 22.681 — — 7-3 W-...
SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Seattle a victory and...
ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Soroka did not allow a hit until the seventh inning, Freddie Freeman homered and drove in both runs...
PHOENIX — The Pittsburgh Pirates had what looked like an out turn into a home run. They made a couple of questionable...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Mariners 6, Angels 3 Los Angeles 000 010 200—3 6 2 Seattle 100 021 11x—6 14 2 Barria, Bedrosian (6...
MIAMI — Brian Anderson hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to lift Miami over San Francisco. J.T....
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lorenzo Cain homered and Jhoulys Chacin combined with three relievers on a six-hitter to give...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Duffy’s RBI single with two outs in the ninth drove in the game’s only run in Tampa’s...
BALTIMORE (AP) —Chris Sale took a two-hitter into the seventh inning before being ejected, and Boston completed a three...
DETROIT — Victor Reyes’s RBI single keyed a four-run eighth inning and Detroit rallied to beat Minnesota. The Tigers,...
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BEREA, Ohio — Baker Mayfield stood 15 yards away from a semicircle of cameras with a member of Cleveland’s media...
MOSCOW — How bad is Russia’s national soccer team? Even the ruthless leader of Chechnya couldn’t coach it to victory —...
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June 14, 1988 • Adrian Dantley scores 27 points as the Detroit Pistons rout the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-85, to tie the...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled RHP Yefry Ramírez from Norfolk (IL). Optioned LHP Donnie Hart...
BLOOMSBURG — Kolten Smith drove in four runs for Bloomsburg in a 12-6 win over Line Mountain in American Legion...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Miami -105/-105 San Francisco at Philadelphia -119/+109 Colorado...
BOXING 8:30 p.m. ESPN — Mercito Gesta vs. Roberto Manzanerez, lightweights, at Indio, Calif. ——————————————— CFL...
Rolling Pines TUESDAY LADIES LEAGUE Points: First Flight — Mimi Graul, 8; Secondnd Flight — Pat McBride, 6; Third...
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 Berwick........ 5:45 p.m. ——————————————— Friday BASEBALL American...