Stories from Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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Jury quickly convicts Danville-area woman who says she uses weed to treat ailments
DANVILLE — Candi Wetzel admits that she uses marijuana daily to treat mental and physical ailments she’s been suffering...
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone...
Peers elect Bloom council veteran in unanimous vote
BLOOMSBURG — He may have won his council seat by sheer luck, but Bill Kreisher was the unanimous favorite Monday to...
Homeless mom of three charged in knifepoint holdup; Bloom Police still seek male suspect
BLOOMSBURG — A man and woman picked up an acquaintance in their car last week and refused to let him out, driving...
Motorist found running in road after crash, officers say
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick man involved in a one-vehicle crash April 29 was found running in the roadway, claiming he had...
Zoning board gives blessing to larger, lighted signs
BERWICK — Allied Services is planning to open a new physical rehabilitation center here, a company official told the...

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BLOOD DRIVE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Summer Reading Club for Grades 1-5: 10 a.m., Bloomsburg Public...
Firefighter shot to death LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A retirement home resident shot at firefighters who responded to a...
1870: The first section of Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Boardwalk was opened to the public. 1917: The first troops of...
• Actress-singer Ariana Grande, 25. • Actress Aubrey Plaza, 34. • Actor-musician Jason Schwartzman, 38. • Retired...
Shot teen laid to rest SWISSVALE (AP) — Classmates, teachers, family and neighbors of Antwon Rose Jr. described him...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-7-8-24-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-1; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-5-8; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-9-1-4...


 
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In 2010, Millville math teacher Chris Shultz died of leukemia at just 40. Every year since, friends have organized an...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta is backing President Donald Trump through the immigration debate....
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is starting a program proposed by state Treasurer Joe Torsella to provide college...


 
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Served in U.S. Army Air Corps during WWII
William “Bill” Johnson, 88, of Berwick died Monday, June 25, 2018, at his home, surrounded by family. Born in 1929 in...
MAHONING TWP. — An undersized culvert at Blizzards Run has led to flooding and potentially hazardous sinkholes on a...
DANVILLE — NRS Rentals of Bloomsburg failed to adhere to an order to demolish or repair a condemned home on Church...
Lifelong printer was born in Berwick
John J. Haycock, 50, of Blairstown, N.J., formerly of Wind Gap, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Stroudsburg....
BLOOMSBURG —AGAPE, Love From Above to Our Community, has been given a $20,000 grant from the Berwick Health and...
Union carpenter enjoyed hunting and fishing
William W. Tharp, 92, of Elysburg passed away Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the home of his companion. He was born April...
Don’t forget Mom Brandie Yorks is the mother of birthday boy Tanner O’Neil of Orangeville, who turned 2 on June 22....
Dr. Kotru is GMC transplant surgeon Dr. Anil Kotru was among the surgeons who transplanted a kidney donated to Gwen...
DENT — Jack Wayne, 86, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. A...
LANCASTER (AP) — Police used genealogical information from a close relative to identify the suspect in the rape and...


 
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump got some crime and immigration statistics right Friday but was off the mark on...
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Saturday in Pittsburgh a life-size bronze statue was unveiled of the late Dr. Thomas Starzl, a physician whose name is...
We live in a time of chaos. This condition isn’t accidental but is part of a carefully controlled plan. It is part of...
I am writing this letter to share the accomplishment of a successful Field Day at Millville Elementary School on May 30...
One disturbing aspect of the opioid addiction crisis is the legal and commercial avenues through which it was...
Electricians... wire strippers. Now that we’ve got your attention, some electrifying quips: Sign on the side of an...


 
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Sam Smith is “Burning” to break away from his melancholy reputation, and to call the shots on his “The Thrill of It...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson has announced that production of its motorcycles sold in Europe will move from U.S....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that bestows the Oscars is continuing to lean into its promise to make its ranks...
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man stopped for a nonfunctional exhaust system, had LSD and a small of marijuana in his car,...
Here are Independence Day celebrations taking place in the area: July 3 • HAZLETON — Fireworks, City View Park, dusk...


 
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Some parents fear state laws may shift as U.S. weighs in
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently had a blood and urine checkup. Most everything was within normal range (doing well), except...
More adults try alternative habit, even some nonsmokers, study finds
CHICAGO (AP) — New research shows 1 in 7 U.S. adults have tried electronic cigarettes. That’s an increase but it’s...
Q. I have had acne since the age of 13. I have found a very simple approach most helpful. I purchased about 20 white...


 
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CHICAGO (AP) — They’re the tech-age version of donor jars at the diner: crowdfunding websites that aim to link ailing...
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“The Canadian air that brought our partly sunny, warm, dry, comfortable Monday will do the same today, making your...
BEND, Ore. (AP) — Environmental advocates are calling out the Oregon Department of Transportation and its contractors...
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Portugal advances to play Uruguay in round of 16
SARANSK, Russia — Cristiano Ronaldo’s missed penalty cost Portugal first place in its World Cup group. Portugal...
‘Nova star drafted by father’s favorite team
MILWAUKEE — Donte DiVincenzo’s dad can dust off the old Milwaukee Bucks jerseys he used wear as a fan while he was...
Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending...
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PHILADELPHIA — Jonathan Loaisiga took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, Aaron Judge ripped his 20th homer and the New...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 51 25.671 — — 5-5 W-1 29-11 22-14 Boston 52 27.658 ½ — 5-5 W...
NEW YORK — Josh Bell hit a two-run homer, Gregory Polanco also went deep and the Pittsburgh Pirates took advantage of...
ST. PETRSBURG, Fla. —Blake Snell took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Kevin Kiermaier hit a grand slam and Tampa...
BALTIMORE — Dee Gordon's slick seventh-inning bunt was the lone hit in a two-run uprising that put Seattle ahead for...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Brad Keller pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Lucas Duda and Rosell Herrera drove in the only...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.345; Betts, Boston,.338; Segura, Seattle,.334; Martinez, Boston,.325; Trout, Los Angeles,.325...
DETROIT — Jed Lowrie hit a tiebreaking solo homer in the top of the ninth inning to lift Oakland to a victory over...
MIAMI — Brian Anderson and Cameron Maybin each drove in two runs to help spoil Shelby Miller’s return to the mound...
NATIONAL LEAGUE Nationals 8, Phillies 6 Philadelphia 002 040 000—6 9 0 Washington 000 203 03x—8 17 0 Pivetta, E....
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The first big free agent re-signing with his own team is just the beginning of the frenzy that’s to come around the NHL...
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — Sadly for the fans, Belgium and England are ready to rest and rotate. In it for the long...
SAMARA, Russia — Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani scored a goal each and Uruguay went on to defeat Russia 3-0 on Monday,...
SARANSK, Russia —Hundreds of Iranian fans surrounded the hotel where Portugal’s national team is based, making loud...
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June 26, 1988 • Britain’s Nick Faldo wins the $540,000 French Open golf tournament by two strokes. June 26, 1998 •...
World Cup FIRST ROUND GROUP A W T L GF GA Pts x-Uruguay 3 0 0 5 0 9 x-Russia 2 1 0 8 4 6 Saudi Arabia 1 0 2 2 7 3...
The Links at Hemlock Creek MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE 4 p.m. standings W-L-T Tot. Gross Sterner/Raup 7-1-0 260 Maurer/...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Jared Marshman pitched a three-hit shutout, striking out 10 to lead Berwick to a 1-0 win over...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at New York -120/+110 Pittsburgh at Miami OFF Arizona at Atlanta -141...
BEACH VOLLEYBALL 7 p.m. NBCSN — AVP Pro Series, Seattle Open, at Issaquah, Wash. (taped) ——————————————— COLLEGE...
Today BASEBALL Little League 11-year-old Division at Washies Danville vs. Juniata County....... 8 p.m. Berwick vs...
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DEAR ABBY: I am 32 and in a relationship with a 31-year-old single mother. Her son, “Steven,” is 7. Her daughter, “...
To the demonstrators at the fountain: 2 years ago we went to visit friends of ours at their ranch along the Rio Grande...
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... daughter of Curtis and Terri Coppola, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... son of John Dildine and Melanie Beaver, Penn State University, computer science
... daughter of Chris and Stacey Ertwine, Shippensburg University, biology/pre-medicine
... daughter of Megan and Matt Aten and Justin Huntington, Muhlenberg College, biology
... daughter of Tom and Tiffany Kester, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Rick and Charlotte Kingsbury, Misericordia University, nursing
... son of Maurice and Cheryl McDonald, University of Pittsburgh, computer science
... daughter of Pastor Paul Moseley Sr. and Holly Moseley, Bloomsburg University, music education
... daughter of Ken Mueller and Rebecca Tunaitis, Bloomsburg University, biology/environmental science
... son of Amy Puterbaugh and William Puterbaugh, workforce
... daughter of Eric and Carrie Schaffer, Lock Haven University, physician assistant
... son of Randy Sidler and Susan Sidler, Navy
BENTON — Benton High School held commencement exercises on June 8 in the Richard E. Martin Auditorium. There are 16...
... daughter of Aaron and Rebecca Wandell and Russell Whitenight, LCCC, respiratory therapy
... daughter of Randy and Sharon Wilkin, Wheeling Jesuit University, biology/pre-medicine
... son of Anthony Wyatt and Janice Wyatt, workforce
... daughter of Randy and Lisa Wyllie, Penn State University, physical therapy assistant
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You’re a wonderful conversationalist. You are a fun-loving person with a great sense of humor....
LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year? A British trade group says there’s a shortage of carbon dioxide in...