Stories from Sunday, June 17, 2018

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Volunteer passed background checks under new identity, Berwick-area companies say
BERWICK — Local fire companies lost a helpful volunteer when they learned he had passed their criminal background...
Southside suspect said he was dying, resisted arrest, charges state
ROARING CREEK TWP. — A man who was acting erratically told police he was high on meth and dying, describing his insides...
State residents can have blast to rival pros’, Riverside seller says
RIVERSIDE — With a change in the state’s fireworks law, residents can now buy “the good stuff” that rivals some of the...
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man whom police found sitting in the middle of the road after a three-vehicle crash here May 12...
Drivers stop seeking help after flood rescuers are allowed to send bill
PHOENIX (AP) — This monsoon season, Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office will not enforce a so-called “stupid motorist law...

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• Rapper Kendrick Lamar, 31. • Tennis player Venus Williams, 38. • Actor-comedian Will Forte, 48. • Actor Jason...
1928: Amelia Earhart embarked on a trans-Atlantic flight from Newfoundland to Wales with pilots Wilmer Stultz and Louis...
“Run Forrest Run- A Two Man Gump: 3 p.m., BTE’s Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg; tickets: www. bte....
Pope ties abortion, Nazis VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced abortion on Saturday as the “white glove”...
• The Nescopeck Township Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the municipal building to open and...
Co-workers save employee CRESCENT (AP) — Authorities are crediting co-workers with quick action after an explosion...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-20-25-28-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-5, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-3-3, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-7-...


 
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Actress Jada Pinkett has been on the pop-culture radar since her 1990 TV debut in “True Colors.” The second Mrs. Will...
DANVILLE — The following civil lawsuits have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The...


 
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BERWICK — The following civil complaints have been filed in the offices of District Judge Richard Knecht: •...


 
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WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Joe Stager said it was the most harrowing five minutes of his life. Stager, 47, a manager at...
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal case against a Chinese restaurant owner in Kentucky is shedding light on how Hispanic...
Bloom teacher, head coach, served community
Edward Joseph Szymczak, age 79, Bloomsburg, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 8, 2018, at Grandview Nursing &...
Veteran loved outdoors, travel, playing guitar
Daniel A. Garrison, 66, of Briar Creek passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 16, 2018, at his home. Born in Sayre...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A woman accused of fraudulently obtaining visas to bring cooks to the U.S. for cheap labor at two...
Memorial service announced for Bloom woman
A memorial service and reception will be held for Carol Deforest Locke-Endy on Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 2 p.m. in...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Lloyd E. Kremser Jr., 71, of Catawissa, went to be with the Lord, Friday June 15, 2018, at the Geisinger Medical Center...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A dozen bison from a ranch near Delta Junction are being sent to Russia in an attempt to...


 
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“Several days ago, a hot, humid air mass began building up over the Central states, where 90- to 100-degree...
ADRIAN, Mich. (AP) — A seven-time “Jeopardy!” winner who taught history at a small Michigan college faces up to five...


 
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Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker is recommending that I buy 400 shares of Altria ($23,200), the big tobacco company,...
DANVILLE – Service 1st Federal Credit Union board director and founding member Barbara Criswell has been honored with...
Dear Mr. Berko: Malls and shopping centers have fallen significantly in value. I want the names of six mall REITs...
DANVILLE — Property sales recorded in May at the Montour County Courthouse: Anthony Township • Andrew J. S. and...
BLOOMSBURG — Here are property transfers recorded during May at the Columbia County Courthouse: Benton • Harry L....
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ROSE: Last week we criticized a Berwick zoning decision that blocked the opening of a new business because neighbors...
When it comes to the commitment the commonwealth makes to all its students, the language in the Pennsylvania...
An ordinary day, I’m at work, the kids are off to school, my wife getting a two-week checkup following an emergency...
A month ago our family experienced a life-changing event. Tragic in one way and uplifting in another. In working with...
Three years ago, when my grandmother fell ill, I chose to delay my studies to work full time at McDonald’s to pay for...
A husband visited a marriage counselor and said, “When we were first married, I would come home from the office, my...
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I’m calling because I would like to request that you send your photographer to 1 Elm St., in Elysburg. Not only is the...
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2018 Infinity Q60
This week, we’re behind the wheel of the all-new 2018 Infiniti Q60, arriving in Red Sport Coupe dress with all-wheel-...
: Greg I enjoy your column very much and I hope you can answer my question that I’ve been thinking about for 50 years...
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Everyone having trouble with slick course at U.S. Open
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — The only thing that spared Dustin Johnson from another U.S. Open implosion is that everyone around...
SOCHI, Russia — After conquering Europe with his club and his country, Cristiano Ronaldo is out to show he can also...
MOSCOW — Lionel Messi missed yet another penalty kick and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina in an...
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NEW YORK — In his latest peak performance, Luis Severino took matters into his own hands — and glove. Severino jumped...
MILWAUKEE — Zach Eflin has made all the difference for the Philadelphia Phillies against the National League’s top team...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 46 20.697 — — 8-2 W-3 26-10 20-10 Boston 48 23.676 ½ — 6-4 L...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Houston won its 10th straight game, with Dallas Keuchel getting three-run homers from Max Stassi and...
TORONTO — Max Scherzer lost his second straight start for the first time since 2015 when Marco Estrada pitched 6 2-3...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Piscotty hit a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the sixth inning and Oakland held...
CLEVELAND — Cleveland pitcher Carlos Carrasco was pulled after he was struck on the right arm by a line drive, and...
CHICAGO — Nicholas Castellanos homered twice and Jose Iglesias hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Detroit's two-run eighth...
BALTIMORE — J.T. Realmuto homered twice and had four RBIs off Alex Cobb, and Miami Marlins kept Baltimore in a downward...
PITTSBURGH — Josh Harrison hit a two-run homer, Colin Moran and Elias Diaz added solo shots and the Pittsburgh Pirates...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 7, Royals 3 Houston 000 204 010—7 12 0 Kansas City 002 010 000—3 5 0 Morton, Peacock (7),...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Adrian Beltre hit a tiebreaking two-run triple in the eighth inning, and Texas stopped a seven-game...
ATLANTA — Sean Newcomb pitched six scoreless innings, Charlie Culberson homered, and Atlanta beat San Diego. The NL...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. — Coaching runs deep in Mike Pettine’s family. Vacations to the Jersey shore as a child gave the Green...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Sam Darnold and Josh Allen are spending their weekend watching greatness, and for once it’s not...
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Whether he ever wins a U.S. Open — and that prospect is increasingly bleak at age 48 — Phil...
KAZAN, Russia — Technology twice helped France at the World Cup on Saturday in its 2-1 victory over Australia. The...
U.S. Open Third Round Daniel Berger 76-71-66—213 +3 Tony Finau 75-72-66—213 +3 Brooks Koepka 75-66-72—213 +3...
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June 17
June 17, 1988 • Mike Schmidt hits his 536th career home run, tying him with Mickey Mantle at seventh place on the all-...
Today SOFTBALL Little League Major Division at Echo Park, Danville Central vs. Warrior Run...............1 p.m....
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Assigned LHP D.J. Snelten outright to Norfolk (IL). Sent 3B Tim Beckham...
AUTO RACING 2:30 p.m. FS2 — NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Iowa 250, qualifying, at Newton, Iowa 5 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR,...
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Hudson Valley (Rays) 1 0 1.000 — Staten Island (Yankees) 1 0 1....
Berwick Golf Club THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Total points Banyas/Knowles 50.5 Weaver/Titus 50.5 Lally/Hower 49...
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Berwick native Payden Montana finished third in the women’s discus at the New Balance Outdoor...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Pittsburgh -137/+127 Cincinnati at Atlanta OFF/OFF San Diego...
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Today is the final day of the state shoot at the PSSA Home Grounds in Elysburg. When the final shots are fired this...
State shoot ends The largest state shoot in the nation ends today at the PSSA Home grounds in Elysburg. There is no...
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Barney Smith, 96, of Alamo Heights, Texas, is known around those parts as the King of the Commode for his life’s work:...
Trump won’t endorse G-7. He walked away from the G-7 meeting with our seven best allies because he was upset. The...
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Don’t green-thumb your nose at safety precautions
Food safety often is cited as the primary reason why people grow their own edibles. But that’s frequently an illusion....
The world is full of tropical paradises and other exotic places where a couple can live comfortably on $2,000 a month...
EDITOR’S NOTE : The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour...
BERWICK — Join Penn State Extension Master Gardener Mary Jo R. Gibson for a free program on Native Perennials for...
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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Exercise, 10-10:30 a.m.; Pinochle Club, 12-2 p.m.; work on...
60th anniversary Allen and Doris Kile, 1675 State Rt. 254, Orangeville, PA 17859, will celebrate their 60th wedding...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Betty Kisner, Phyllis Metcalf, Joan Dinger, Jean Faux; ER Desk: Chris...
St. Joseph’s Church, Berwick, was the setting on July 22, 2017, for the ceremony uniting Megan Rose Wagner and Joseph...
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Support program geared toward youth WILLIAMSPORT — Heartworks, a grief support program of UPMC Susquehanna’s Home Care...
18/MONDAY History Buffs, Monday, 7 a.m., breakfast; 9 a.m., program, Brass Pelican Restaurant, Benton;Nate McKenzie “...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Rohrbach’...
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NEW YORK — A pair of filmmakers thought they’d be capturing celebrated writer Gay Talese taking a literary victory lap...
WASHINGTONVILLE — Join the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Montour County for a free program about...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amazon Studios says it’s signed a deal with Nicole Kidman and her production company for TV and...
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DEAR ABBY: I got a stepdad when I was a young teen. He never tried to replace my dad, and was very respectful of that...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are entertaining because you have the gift of gab and are constantly curious. You’re hungry...
NEW YORK (AP) — Days after the presidential pardon of Jack Johnson, Sylvester Stallone announced plans for a biopic on...