Stories from Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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Dad, girlfriend allegedly allowed bound victim only salt water to drink and threatened to kill him
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A father and his girlfriend tied up the man’s adult son and kept him prisoner in their trailer for...
BLOOMSBURG — A second suspect in a robbery last week surrendered to police Tuesday after news of his codefendant’s...
Residents of Bloom Mills Apartments displaced for the night
BLOOMSBURG — Residents of the new Bloom Mills Apartment complex here were evacuated Tuesday afternoon when an...
Woman convicted in ex-husband’s murder; father also charged
HARRISBURG — The state Supreme Court has rejected convicted killer Maria Sanutti-Spencer’s request for a new trial in...
Woman allegedly assaulted special-needs pupil
For the Press Enterprise WILKES-BARRE — A former Northwest Area transportation aide accused of assaulting a special-...

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1957: Hurricane Audrey slammed into coastal Louisiana and Texas as a Category 4 storm; the official death toll from the...
Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. 50 and Fun: 10 a.m.-noon,...
• Actor Tobey Maguire, 43. • TV personality Jo Frost, 48. • Writer-producer-director J.J. Abrams, 52. • Actress...
States sue to reunite families LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seventeen states, including New York and California, sued the Trump...
• Union Township has released its audited financial results for 2017. • Mifflin Township will have a zoning hearing at...
Ex-PSU worker charged STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A former Penn State University employee has been charged with filming...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-11-24-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-6; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-7-1; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-9-7...


 
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July 4 is just one week away, and Berwick has celebrations scheduled throughout the day and the community. Festivities...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier lost an appeal Tuesday of his misdemeanor conviction for...
HARRISBURG (AP) — An anti-gerrymandering advocacy group wants Gov. Tom Wolf to call a special session urging lawmakers...


 
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Loved cooking, dancing, reading, writing letters
Julia G. Vanderpool has fallen asleep in the Lord’s arms on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at age 92. She was born in Lopez...
Great conversationalist was avid Yankees fan
Jack Richard Heckman Jr., 48, of Wilkes-Barre died unexpectedly Saturday, June 23, 2018, at Wilkes-Barre General...
Danville Fabtex retiree enjoyed puzzles, crafts
Sandra F. Coho, 70, of Bloomsburg passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018, at her Main Street residence. Sandra was a...
Services to be held at convenience of the family
Janet M. Lapinski, 88, of Berwick passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at the Gardens of Orangeville. She was born Oct....
Arizona man was native of Bloomsburg
Scott H. Brewer, 52, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018, at 10 a.m. in his home in Peoria, Arizona, after a one-and-a-half-...
Was interested in reading and painting
Nancy M. Pega, 48, of Nescopeck died Friday, June 22, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born Sept. 15,...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man who was driving erratically on State Route 93 on June 5, was drunk, police said....
BERWICK — A Berwick man stopped for an inoperable registration light was found to have a small amount of marijuana and...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who police say drove up onto the sidewalk and nearly hit a tree at about 10:30 p.m. on June 14...


 
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Here are Independence Day celebrations taking place in the area: July 3 • HAZLETON — Fireworks, City View Park, dusk...
The Trump administration may deliver on its promise to reduce a commonly used tax form to postcard size, but it does...
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The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania must move forward with the release of reports into child sexual abuse in six of the...
Debate in microcosm
The Candi Wetzel trial Monday in Montour County Court was an interesting snapshot of a nation grappling with a big...
A man who tells lies…merely hides the truth. But a man who tells half-lies has forgotten where he put it. — From the...
I’m bemused by what should be a great event in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We have a budget passage before the...
Regarding the article published on June 19 about the man in Riverside who shot himself in the chest. I think people...
• Interesting sign in a Laundromat over the washers: “Please remove all your clothes when the light goes out” • Sign...


 
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She’s down on animal cruelty. Vegan actress Mena Suvari wants Bed Bath & Beyond to halt its sales of down pillows...
BLOOMSBURG — A Danville man who was reported to have passed out in a parked car explained he had an electronic scale in...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Grammy Awards are extending the number of nominees in its top categories from five to eight. The...


 
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ELYSBURG — On June 12 at Ralpho Township Public Library Bridge Club, first place went to Georgette Smolak and Jack...
Limestone School reunion set July 14 LIMESTONE TWP. — The 10th biennial reunion of the Limestone Township Consolidated...
Area families plan summer gatherings WAPWALLOPEN — The Lewis and Caroline Weiss Smith family reunion is planned for...
Graduates Eric Schleich graduated from the Pennsylvania State University School of Law with his Juris Doctor on May...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania announces local students named to the dean’s list for the spring...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) — General Electric Co. is shrinking again. GE said Tuesday it will spin off its health-care business and...
WASHINGTON (AP) —A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly...
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“Starting Friday and continuing into next week, afternoon temperatures are expected to reach 90 degrees and above as we...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Things are going bust again inside the casino at the northern end of Atlantic City’s...
BERWICK — A Berwick man who failed to stop at a stop sign the night of June 15 was under the influence of alcohol,...
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Rojo’s goal in 86th minute helps down Nigeria
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia —Lionel Messi and Argentina finally came alive at the World Cup. Messi scored an exquisite 14th...
State might soon require protective headbands
PITTSBURGH — Coming soon to a soccer field near you — maybe: 22 girls wearing space-age headbands designed to protect...
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, pioneering black player Willie O’Ree and Martin Brodeur, the league’s leader in wins...
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PHILADELPHIA — Luis Severino became the majors’ first 12-game winner, Aaron Hicks and Didi Gregorius homered and the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 52 25.675 — — 6-4 W-2 29-11 23-14 Boston 53 27.663 ½ — 5-5 W...
NEW YORK — Choking back tears at a surprise news conference, Sandy Alderson revealed what he had just told his team...
BOSTON — Mookie Betts homered on John Lamb’s first pitch of the game, and J.D. Martinez hit his major league-leading...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Nathan Eovaldi took a no-hitter into the sixth inning before an unusual combination of relievers...
BALTIMORE — Kyle Seager homered and hit a pivotal two-run single in the eighth inning to back a fine pitching...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.343; Betts, Boston,.338; Segura, Seattle,.331; Martinez, Boston,.325; Trout, Los Angeles,.325...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Blue Jays 6, Astros 3 Toronto 200 010 120—6 9 0 Houston 101 100 000—3 8 0 J.Happ, Biagini (7),...
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PULLMAN, Wash. — The family of the Washington State football player who died of suicide in January said the 21-year-old...
KALININGRAD, Russia — As gigabytes of data flow from field to fingertips, click by click, the technological divide has...
MOSCOW — A game neither France nor Denmark needed to win produced the World Cup’s first 0-0 draw amid boos and whistles...
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June 27, 1988 • Mike Tyson knocks out Michael Spinks in the first round with a crushing left-right combination to the...
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...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent RHP Chris Tillman to Delmarva (SAL) for a rehab assignment....
DANVILLE — Brady McNamara had two hits and struck out nine in a four-inning no-hitter to lead Central Columbia to the...
Mill Race Tuesday Night League Pts. Pasukinis/Kline 22 Wagner/Rutkoski 21 McHenry/Campbell 20 Wagner/Swiatek...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOGa National League at Atlanta -140/+130 Cincinnati at New York -105/-105 Pittsburgh...
COLLEGE BASEBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — NCAA College World Series, Championship series (Best-of-3), Game 2, Oregon St. vs....
Today BASEBALL American Legion Bloomsburg at Danville....... 5:45 p.m. ——————————————— Thursday BASEBALL 8-10-...
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Have your photographer take a picture of the disgraceful flag display at 410 E. Second St., Berwick. He’ll know it when...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: An 80-year-old was mistakenly prescribed prednisone, 40 mg, for six months and is now being weaned off...
DEAR ABBY: I have been married to “Oscar” for more than 30 years. He has been inattentive for more than 25 of those...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have a wicked sense of humour and a strong personality. You are creative and confident....
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Supreme Court said this week it won’t weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and...