Stories from Friday, June 15, 2018

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Troopers allege Berwick parolee started new operation
BERWICK — A former Columbia County probation officer who’s on parole for his role in a nationwide steroid ring dubbed “...
Weather experts believe winds likely reached about 130 mph
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — National Weather Service officials confirmed Thursday that two tornadoes touched down late...
BERWICK — A Nescopeck man who was wanted by the sheriff’s department and parole fled from police by jumping out of the...
Woman in Bloomsburg police fracas put on probation, must get alcohol evaluation
BLOOMSBURG — A woman who kicked a police officer in the stomach during a disturbance outside Good Old Days was placed...
Danville police say Milton motorist will likely be cited after accident
DANVILLE — A woman who was driving the wrong way on a one-way street caused a two-car crash a block from Geisinger on...

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Watchdog rebukes Comey WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stinging rebuke, the Justice Department watchdog declared Thursday that...
• Actor Neil Patrick Harris, 45. • Actor Jake Busey, 47. • Actress Leah Remini, 48. • Actor-rapper Ice Cube, 49...
• The Department of Community and Economic Development is asking for public comment on a plan to release $4.5 million...
1944: American forces began their successful invasion of Saipan during World War II. B-29 Superfortresses carried out...
Man gives prosecutors feces HARRISBURG (AP) — A man who gave prosecutors an envelope containing feces is heading to...
Blood Drive: 12-5 p.m., Berwick YMCA, 231 W. Third St. Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Book Sale: Today, 9 a...
TREASURE HUNT: 18-20-22-27-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-2; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-9-8; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-9-...


 
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The month of May was busy for Danville firefighters, who logged more than 1,000 volunteers hours. Here are reports for...
DANVILLE — The Montour County Sheriff’s Office has released the following list of people it says are wanted on warrants...
HARRISBURG — The Senate voted to adopt historic legislation that changes the way legislative and Congressional...


 
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Complete obituary in Saturday’s edition
Stephen John Lazar, 97, of Berwick, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Katheryn E. Nooney, age 80, 316 Hollow Road, Catawissa, died at the Geisinger Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville, at 4:33...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Betty L. Rupert, age 96, 330 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, died at her home on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 2:23 p.m....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Eugene “Joe” Holmes, 58, of Berwick, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Berwick Hospital Center. A...
B-1 bombers back in Southwest Asia RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) —Ellsworth Air Force Base airmen and two B-1 bombers have...
SCOTT TWP. — A Coal Township man who was spotted driving erratically was drunk and in possession of drug paraphernalia...
VALLEY TWP. — Three people were taken to the hospital June 8 following an accident on Route 54, police say. Paul...
BERWICK — A Berwick man pushed his girlfriend into a baker’s rack and struck her in the face during an argument over...
GETTYSBURG — Imagine, for a moment, that the Civil War had been fought by cats. Yeah, it’s a stretch, cats not being...


 
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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella, a Berwick native, is seeking the rightful owners of World War II...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman’s mother borrowed her car and refused to return it, court documents say. Candice Carr...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was arrested for DUI when a police officer spotted him driving erratically on East Fifth...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Halfway through a news conference Wednesday, the head of the world’s most powerful central bank was...
BLOOMSBURG — Three people were charged with drug-impaired driving in separate arrests, including a man who crashed his...
At least 370 people lost power for several hours Thursday morning, but electricity was restored by the evening....


 
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15/FRIDAY Berwick Area Relay for Life, 3 p.m. June 15 to 3 p.m. June 16, Berwick High School’s old track. DIY Father...
“Run Forrest Run: A Two Man Gump,” June 15-17, BTE’s Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg; tickets: www....
McNett Country, June 20, 7-8:30 p.m., Bloomsburg Town Park. The Shoreliners, ‘50s easy listening, June 20, 6:30 p.m.,...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville; free...


 
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ROSE: Berwick High School’s band, orchestra and choirs dominated the awards at a recent Music in the Parks festival in...
Pennsylvania taxpayers shouldn’t be expected to continue supporting colleges that are virtually a shell of what they...
Minimal traits of a cult leader 1. He has a grandiose idea of who he is and what he can achieve. 2. Is preoccupied...
“A man may die, nations may rise and fall, but an idea lives on.” — President John F. Kennedy By the end of 1967,...
A minister was called to a local nursing home to perform a wedding. An anxious old man met him at the door. The pastor...


 
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ADRIFT ★★½ Based on the true story of a couple (Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin) caught in a hurricane. PG-13 (injury...
“The Incredibles” writer/director Brad Bird has said that his characters’ powers are all born of stereotypes. Dad is...
Director X’s “Superfly” transplants the 1972 Blaxploitation classic from Harlem streets to suburban Atlanta mansions....
Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed” is the name of the church in the film. It’s led by Reverend Toller (Ethan Hawke), who...
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DEAR ABBY: My mother-in-law constantly talks to my husband about committing suicide, because she’s not happy with her...
She’s survived two divorces, multiple broken engagements and seven miscarriages. Now, former “General Hospital”...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have always heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I never eat breakfast....
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) —Two sisters. Two new babies around the same time —again. Piedmont Columbus Regional said in a...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are very creative and love to showcase your talents. You are philanthropic, friendly and a...
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Planning an overseas destination wedding is no day at the beach — even if that’s exactly your vision for your big day...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Stranger Things” actress Millie Bobby Brown has deleted her Twitter account after users posted memes...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 4-10. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1...
NEW YORK (AP) — The female-led reboot “Ocean’s 8” stole the box-office crown from “Solo: A Star Wars Story” at U.S. and...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited the Bible on Thursday in his defense of his border policy, which...
“If you enjoyed yesterday’s sunny, warm, breezy and dry conditions, you’ll likely find today just as pleasant. Your...
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Host nation ends 16-year drought, tops Saudis
MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin craves sporting glory, and he got another taste of it in the opening match of the World Cup....
Shinnecock plays as tough as predicted in first round
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — The return to a classic U.S. Open course brought back the kind of scoring that gave this major its...
OCEANPORT, N.J. — New Jersey’s governor bet that the New Jersey Devils will win the Stanley Cup, while basketball...
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PHILADELPHIA — When Vince Velasquez is calm and composed, he’s tough to beat. Velasquez took a no-hitter two outs into...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 44 20.688 ½ — 7-3 W-1 24-10 20-10 Boston 47 22.681 — — 7-3 W...
DETROIT — JaCoby Jones’ two-run homer capped a three-run seventh inning as Detroit came from behind to beat Minnesota...
MIAMI — Pablo Sandoval’s tie-breaking two-run single in the 16th inning lifted San Francisco past Miami. Andrew...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Justin Verlander pitched five-hit ball over seven innings and Houston beat Oakland for its eighth...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.352; Segura, Seattle,.347; Altuve, Houston,.338; Simmons, Los Angeles,.330; Brantley, Cleveland...
CHICAGO — Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez homered, Mike Clevinger struck out 11 in seven innings and Cleveland beat...
AMERICAN LEAGUE White Sox 3, Indians 2 Cleveland 000 000 020—2 14 1 Chicago 000 021 00x—3 4 0 Bauer, Otero (8) and...
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OMAHA, Neb. — If the College World Series is like the rest of the season, there will be lots of strikeouts when the...
PITTSBURGH — Tyler Matakevich’s signature red beard is a jagged mess. All knots and snarls, a series of small mushroom...
MOSCOW — In jeans, headscarves and veils, dozens of Saudi women draped in their country’s green flag and sporting...
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June 15, 1988 • Teddy Higuera holds Seattle hitless for seven innings as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Mariners, 5-1...
The Links at Hemlock Creek MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE 4 p.m. standings W-L-T Total gross Sterner/Raup 7-0-0 228 Maurer/...
Mlb National League at Pittsburgh -146/+136 Cincinnati at Atlanta -133/+123 San Diego at Milwaukee -135/+125...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University will hold hitting clinics for girls ages 10-18 on June 26-28, July 10-12, July 17-19...
CFL FOOTBALL 9 p.m. ESPN2 — Toronto at Saskatchewan ——————————————— DRAG RACING 6 p.m. FS1 — NHRA, Thunder Valley...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Signed 3B Triston Casas; RHPs Durbin Feltman and Andrew Politi; OF Devlin...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Hughesville at Bloomsburg.. 5:45 p.m. Danville at Berwick.............. 5:45 p.m...
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If Trump found a cure for cancer Richard Whitmire would trash him for discriminating against cancer cells ! I have...