Stories from Saturday, June 16, 2018

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Former solicitor criticizes culture, lack of cooperation in Town Hall
BLOOMSBURG — Unhappy with the culture and management in Town Hall, lawyers for Hummel & Lewis, LLP abruptly turned...
Wilkes-Barre-area damage is estimated at more than $18 million
WILKES-BARRE — A tornado that ripped through 23 buildings here Wednesday night caused over $18 million in damage,...
DANVILLE — A man accused of squatting at a shuttered golf course was set to be freed from jail on unsecured bail, but...
BENTON TWP. — A Berwick man was charged with forgery after police say he stole his father’s check information and used...
Video showed woman taking other shopper’s cash, court papers allege
Press Enterprise staff HEMLOCK TWP. — A Berwick woman who found $20 left behind at a self checkout at Walmart here...

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Blood Drive: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Sylvania Masonic Lodge 354, 249 Trailing Pine Road, Shickshinny. Mission Breakfast: 7-9:...
• Singer Diana DeGarmo (TV: “American Idol”), 31. • Actress Olivia Hack, 35. • Golfer Phil Mickelson, 48. • Actor...
2008: Former Vice President Al Gore announced his endorsement of fellow Democrat Barack Obama for president. 2008: A...
Source: U.S. to quit U.N. body GENEVA (AP) — The United States is about to quit the United Nation’s main human rights...
• The Columbia County Redevelopment Authority has 20 home repair projects throughout Columbia County that it hopes to...
Train hits car; driver escapes ALBURTIS (AP) — Authorities say a driver barely escaped after his car got stuck on...
TREASURE HUNT: 18-20-21-27-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-3, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-0-2, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-8-...


 
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‘A Star Is Born.” And a diva is pleased, according to the Associated Press. Two-time Oscar winner Barbra Streisand...
Six runaway cows have returned about 10 days after escape
LIGHTSTREET — Six cows are back home after wandering away from a pasture near Gensemer’s Meat Co. along Ridge Road here...
BERWICK — Two Berwick women were both fined for disorderly conduct after pleading guilty to fighting with others April...
SCOTT TWP. — Four people were charged with driving drunk here, including two motorcyclists who crashed into each other...
LIGHTSTREET — A Lightstreet man was charged with taking his mother’s car without her permission and crashing it last...


 
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Local school district officials filed truancy complaints in district court against parents who allowed children in...
BERWICK — A Millville man who was pulled over for an inoperable registration light was in possession of marijuana and...
BENTON — An Orangeville man who was a passenger in a vehicle approached by police April 28 was in possession of drug...
Payments sought BLOOMSBURG — The following civil complaints have been filed in the offices of District Judge Russell...


 
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Group seeks to ban prostitution RENO, Nev. (AP) — A group of Lyon County activists has filed a petition to repeal the...
SQUIRE, W.Va. — A pale yellow church sits perched atop a hillside above a swift creek in Squire, West Virginia. Three...
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Active church member owned retreat center
Jesse E. Fritz, 85, of State Route 239, Benton, went to be with the Lord on Thursday evening, June 14, 2018, at...
Bank teller, avid reader, active in her church
Katheryn E. Nooney, 80, 316 Hollow Road, Catawissa, died at 4:33 p.m. Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the Geisinger Hospice...
Wise Foods employee enjoyed auto detailing
Eugene “Joe” Holmes, 58, of Berwick passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Berwick Hospital Center. Born...
Nonagenarian loved cooking, flowers, her dogs
Betty L. (Smoyer) Rupert, 96, 330 W. Third St., Bloomsburg, died at her home on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at 2:23 p.m....
WWII vet, Phillies fan enjoyed family time
Stephen John Lazar, 97, of Berwick passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, June 13, 2018, at Berwick Retirement...
Nonagenarian enjoyed crocheting, doing crafts
Betty M. Zettles, 91, of Orangeville died on Friday, June 15, 2018, a patient of the Geisinger???Bloomsburg Hospital....
FISHING CREEK TWP. —A Berwick woman who was located in a creek bed after she fled the scene of a one-car crash was high...
SUNBURY — This city is considering an ordinance that would force landlords to be current on their taxes or lose rental...
• Flora Hontz of Almedia will celebrate her 95th birthday Monday, June 25. Her children would be grateful if friends...
Reagan R. Kishbach Mitchell and Tarah (Henrie) Kishbach, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Reagan Rose, born...
Berwick man’s age Michael A. Silvetti of Berwick is 47 years old. A story published Friday included an incorrect age...


 
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Cash back is not just for credit cards. More apps and websites are offering ways to earn money on the stuff you buy —...
ATLANTA (AP) — Two years ago, longtime radio reporter Jamie Dupree lost his voice. The 54-year-old veteran political...
NEW YORK (AP) — Natalie Portman says her Harvard classmate Jared Kushner has become a “supervillain.” The Oscar-...


 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is an open letter to Columbia County Commissioners Chris Young, Richard Ridgway and David Kovach....
The Trump administration imperiled access to health care for millions of Americans last week when it declined to defend...
ROSE: Like most of us, Jeff Sutton is not someone who enjoys talking about himself or his troubles. But the Hemlock...
The summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un wound up in a victory of style and image over real substance...
The reason Mayberry was so peaceful and quiet was because nobody was married. Andy, Aunt Bea, Barney, Floyd, Howard,...


 
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DEAR ABBY: My very best friend growing up was repeatedly raped by her father from around age 13. She told me when we...
Apple makes deal with Oprah LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple says it has reached a multi-year deal with Oprah Winfrey to...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are comfortable in your own skin, which is why you appear to be reserved. However, when you...
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N.Y. sugar shack collapse kills one THERESA, N.Y. (AP) —High winds collapsed a sugar shack in northern New York,...
JACKSON, Tenn. — By 10 a.m. every morning Harold Johnson can be found at Regency Retirement Village caring for his wife...
By PAUL HAMMEL Associated Press Writer TAYLOR, Neb. — It takes you by surprise when you first spot the figures out of...
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With so much of the petitions from the residents” Friends of Kevin, Holly and Posse” I have to ask why did they not get...
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration...
“Hopefully, you enjoyed the warm, comfortable conditions we had Thursday and Friday. Today will be a little warmer and...
BLOOMSBURG — A presentation, “The Basics of Alzheimer’s,” will be offered Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Brookdale Bloomsburg...
MAHONING TWP. — Mahoning Township Fire Department will test the tornado warning siren Monday, June 18, between 4 and 5...
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Portugal star scores on free kick in the 88th minute
For the Associated Press SOCHI, Russia — Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in...
Only golfer to par amid poor weather conditions
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Dustin Johnson handled the worst of the weather and wound up as the sole survivor to par at the U.S...
Temple teammates juggle classes, sports, being dads
David Hood has been a dad and a college football player and sometimes he had to do both at the same time. Last year...
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East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 45 20.692 ½ — 7-3 W-2 25-10 20-10 Boston 48 22.686 — — 7-3 W...
NEW YORK — Jonathan Loaisiga pitched three-hit ball over five impressive innings to win his major league debut, and the...
PITTSBURGH — Chad Kuhl pitched six solid innings to win for the first time in more than a month, and the Pittsburgh...
CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber had a rare rocky performance, lasting just five innings and losing for the first time in seven...
TORONTO — Yangervis Solarte homered from both sides of the plate, Devon Travis also connected and Toronto beat...
BALTIMORE — Jose Urena pitched eight innings of three-hit ball, Lewis Brinson tripled twice and Miami beat Baltimore to...
PITTSBURGH — Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang has been reinstated from the restricted list and optioned to Triple-A...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 2, Mariners 1 Boston 010 001 000—2 9 0 Seattle 000 010 000—1 6 0 Price, Kelly (8), Kimbrel (...
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U.S. Open Second Round a-amateur Dustin Johnson 69-67—136 -4 Scott Piercy 69-71—140 E Charley Hoffman 71-69—140 E...
MOSCOW — Jair Murrufo remembers the first time he picked up a whistle and called a soccer match. “My father kept...
Kawhi Leonard’s time with the San Antonio Spurs may soon be over. A person familiar with the situation says Leonard...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Aziz Bouhaddouz, head in his hands and face buried in the turf, was probably unaware of the...
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AUTO RACING 9:30 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, M&M's 200, practice, at Newton, Iowa 11 a.m....
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at PITTSBURGH -121/+111 Cincinnati at MILWAUKEE -134/+124 Philadelphia at...
Little League Bloomsburg Major Division Championship Monday Yost Excavating 6, Magee 2 W — Gradyn Beishline. L...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended OF Los Angeles Dodgers OF Matt Kemp...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Lehigh Valley (Phillies) 38 28.576 — Buffalo (Blue Jays) 31 28.525...
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June 16, 1988 • Joe Tuza and Joel McCabe each knock in two runs as Berwick defeats Mifflinburg, 5-3, in Susquehanna...
Today SOFTBALL Little League Major Division at Echo Park, Danville Berwick vs. Milton......................1 p.m...
IRVING, Texas — Bloomsburg University football greats Danny Hale and Jahri Evans are among 100 athletes and 32...
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Genealogical records will include submissions
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —The Mormon church’s massive genealogical database will begin accepting submissions of names of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Giuliana Rancic will return to E! News this September as co-host of its nightly news program with Jason...
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Add Fireball to the menu served up by Arkansas roads. Two tractor-trailers collided...
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TODAY 300 Club, Emmanuel UCC, Alberdeen Road, Dorrance Township, noon, entertainment: Mud Pond Boys and Jesse and...
$15G check given to Centralia church PHILADELPHIA — On June 10, a presentation from the Supreme Council of the Knights...