Stories from Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Page 1
Bloom Police: Video contradicts her self-defense story
BLOOMSBURG — A man who dresses and identifies as a woman was arrested for pepper spraying two women outside a town bar...
Geisinger adds ninth helicopter to fleet of air ambulances
DANVILLE —When a cardiac patient or crash victim needs to get to a hospital quickly, Geisinger’s Life Flight can make...
Witnesses against mother's boyfriend fail to show at trial
BLOOMSBURG — A man accused of choking his girlfriend’s child, causing the boy to vomit, walked free Tuesday for lack of...
DANVILLE — On average, Life Flight helicopters travel at 120 nautical miles per hour, which is equivalent to traveling...
Budget includes $4G raise for school super
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg school board passed a 3 percent property tax hike this week and agreed to give...

Page 2
1967: Boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted in Houston of violating Selective Service laws by refusing to be drafted and was...
Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. 50 and Fun: 10 a.m.-noon,...
• Rock singer Grace Potter (Grace Potter & the Nocturnals), 35. • Actress-singer Alisan Porter, 37. • Actress...
U.S. leaving U.N. council WASHINGTON (AP) — Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday the United States is withdrawing from...
• In today’s Public Notices, Madison Township announces that it is accepting sealed bids for repair of five bridges; to...
Man charged in tot’s death PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police have charged a 21-year-old man with homicide in connection to the...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-9-20-26-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-8; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-8-6; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-7-...


 
Advertisement

Page 3
HARRISBURG — Details of a $32.7 billion state budget package began emerging Tuesday, as top Republican lawmakers...
The Berwick Regatta Boat and Kayak Races and Carnival return to Test Track Park this weekend, and organizers are adding...
DALMATIA — Authorities downriver are trying to determine the identity of a man whose badly decomposed body was...


 
Advertisement

Page 4
Berwick businessman loved home repair
Kent A. Kissinger, Sr., 77, of Drums, formerly of Bloomsburg and Berwick, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 17, 2018....
MOCANAQUA — A Conyngham Township man allegedly told police he “lost his temper” when his step-daughter claimed he tried...
Hospital employee loved her family
Rebecca Jane Paisley (formerly Stout), 74, of Ruckle Hill, Wapwallopen, died Saturday, June 16, 2018, at Wilkes-Barre...
Bloom man retired from Haden Craftsman
Roy E. Farrell Jr., 74, of Bloomsburg died Monday, June 18, 2018, at his home, surrounded by his family. Born Sept. 3...
Coriana B. Sopkie Steven and Susan Sopkie of Laflin are the parents of a daughter, Coriana Bethany, born Saturday,...
• Norman Ford celebrates his 88th birthday Monday, June 25. His sister says birthday cards would cheer him up. Send...
TRYON, N.C. (AP) — The dilapidated wooden cottage in North Carolina that was the birthplace of singer and civil rights...


 
Advertisement

Page 5
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A Mount Carmel man who was under the influence of drugs is accused of driving into a police car...
NORTH MANHEIM (AP) — Authorities say an Old Forge man shot and wounded by a homeowner after he broke into a residence...
BERWICK —The Paddle for the Gold kayak and canoe event is returning as part of the Berwick Area Regatta this weekend....
BERWICK — Police are looking for tips to help solve vandalism to multiple vehicles in the northeast part of the borough...
DANVILLE — An intertribal pow wow is planned here this Saturday and Sunday at Sunnybrook Park, Route 642 and Columbia...
Page 6
Today is World Refugee Day, and outside cursory nods in the news, most probably aren’t aware of its significance. In a...
Last Wednesday, the American Medical Association approved an expansive list of “common-sense” demands for new gun...
Millville farmer Larry Breech confirms what we wrote in this space April 7: Soybean farmers who voted for Donald Trump...
The Nazis described the Holocaust as “The Final Solution to the Jewish Problem.” Except there never was a “Jewish...
Ambulance providers in Pennsylvania are enthusiastic about a bill advancing in the legislature that would require...
A priest, a minister, and a rabbi want to see who’s best at his job. So each one goes into the woods, finds a bear, and...


 
Advertisement

Page 7
BERWICK — A Stillwater woman took her ex-boyfriend’s cellphone and keys from his vehicle while he was inside Turkey...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over for an inoperable brake light was in...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who failed to yield for a stop sign was charged with possession of a controlled substance and...
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A Berwick man was in possession of heroin, meth and marijuana when he was pulled over for a faulty...
Joint custody of dog decreed MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A rift between two former neighbors has resulted in them...


 
Advertisement

Page 8
It amazes me how lots of Trump supporters actually believe his rantings. That other news stations give fake news and...


 
Advertisement

Page 9
Michael Jackson fans should “Beat It” to the box office. A musical about the King of Pop is moonwalking its way to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China...
Page 10
“According to the new 30-day outlook from Penn State’s Weather World, all we have to worry about will be if a couple of...
BLOOMSBURG — A knife-wielding suspect took a victim’s wallet in the 500 block of Old Berwick Road here Tuesday evening...
Page 11
Google Translate helps bridge gap among fans
SAMARA, Russia — Randall Garcia and his wife were on a bus in the Russian city of Samara when a local resident stared...
Arizona 7-footer highlights choices at center in draft
There’s been little question that Arizona’s Deandre Ayton is the best of a potential-filled group of bigs at the top of...
NEW YORK — Over five seasons as ace of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Gerrit Cole threw one of the game’s hardest, heaviest...
Page 12
PHILADELPHIA — Matt Carpenter hit a tiebreaking solo homer with two out in the ninth, helping the St. Louis Cardinals...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 48 22.686 — — 6-4 W-2 27-11 21-11 Boston 49 24.671 ½ — 6-4 W...
NEW YORK — Domingo German pitched two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New...
CLEVELAND — Mike Clevinger struck out 10 and allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings, and Cleveland defeated the Chicago....
CINCINNATI — Joey Votto ended a long homer drought with his third career grand slam Tuesday night, powering Cincinnati...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.342; Segura, Seattle,.340; Betts, Boston,.340; Trout, Los Angeles,.332; Brantley, Cleveland,....
PITTSBURGH — Rookie Freddy Peralta allowed two hits in six stellar innings, Jesus Aguilar hammered his 14th home run of...
TORONTO — Johan Camargo hit his first career grand slam and went 4 for 5 with five RBIs, and Atlanta beat the Blue Jays...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 6, White Sox 2 Chicago 000 000 011—2 6 3 Cleveland 031 011 00x—6 9 1 Covey, Santiago (6),...
WASHINGTON — Trea Turner went 4 for 4 with a homer, Anthony Rendon drove in three runs and Washington extended its...
CHICAGO — Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two...
Page 14
June 20, 1988 • Shawn Dunston drives in three runs, and Jamie Moyer strikes out eight in eight innings as the Cubs...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated 3B Pedro Alvarez for assignment. Selected the contract of...
DANVILLE — Alex Robenolt earned the win, scored four runs and drove in two others to lead Danville to a five-inning,...
Mill Race Points Billy Pasukinis/Scott Kline 22 Mike Wagner/Pete Swiatek 19.5 Bob Cragle/Bob Cragle 16 Nick...
COLLEGE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — NCAA College World Series, Game 9, Mississippi St.-North Carolina loser vs. Oregon St...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club June 17 Squad 1: Larry Gerber, 24; Roger Mowery, 24. Squad 2: Paul Kozemko, 24. Squad...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Selinsgrove at Bloomsburg.. 5:45 p.m. SOFTBALL Little League Major Division at...
Page 17
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A drunken woman who was pulled over for driving erratically on Route 93 told a police officer that...
BLOOMSBURG — A town man was arrested for indecent assault after a woman told police he placed his hands on her buttocks...
Disorderly conduct alleged in Fernville HEMLOCK TWP. — Cody Robert Palmer, 20, of 66 N. Iron St., Bloomsburg, was...
Page 18
DEAR ABBY: I have a 59-year-old brother-in-law who has always been a “proud bachelor.” He isn’t a rich, handsome,...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are adventurous. You have a big appetite for life. You also are straightforward and...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Do Trimix injections work for erectile dysfunction, and are they safe? — M.B. A NSWER: Erectile...