Stories from Thursday, June 28, 2018

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Lawyer says Berwick parents wanted help for troubled teen who instead wound up in jail
BERWICK — A couple called 9-1-1 hoping to get help for their raging teenage son, but instead, the boy was charged as an...
Nescopeck girl, not yet 2, and her family face uncertainty
NESCOPECK — She’s not quite 2 years old, but Temprince Avera already bears scars from a lifelong battle with cancer....
Man who allegedly molested girl, 8, now faces a rape count
DANVILLE — A man accused of molesting an 8-year-old girl is facing new felony charges in the case, including rape of a...
He now plans to put two mobile homes on Berwick property
BERWICK — A man who planned to put up two self-storage units on a vacant piece of property near a former hydroponics...
81-year-old viewed as ‘man in the middle’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Supreme Court’s decisive man in the middle on abortion, gay rights and...

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• Country singer Kellie Pickler, 32. • Entrepreneur Elon Musk, 47. • Actress-singer Danielle Brisebois, 49. •...
1939: Pan American Airways began regular trans-Atlantic air service with a flight that departed New York for Marseilles...
Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape Center, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;...
Immigration bill rejected WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House resoundingly rejected a far-ranging immigration...
• The Town of Bloomsburg and Mifflin Township both put out a request for proposals on roadwork projects. • Montour...
Officer charged in shooting EAST PITTSBURGH (AP) — A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-11-20-28-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-6; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-8-3; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-6-...


 
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Catawissa officials are seeking help to control the feral cat population in the borough. They’re looking to organize a...
LANCASTER — The man charged this week with strangling a young elementary school teacher in 1992 built a business as a...
BLOOMSBURG — A Montour Township man accused of sending obscene images of himself to a 13-year-old girl waived his...
BUCKHORN — A Mount Carmel woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash at Mall Boulevard and Lunger Drive Tuesday afternoon...


 
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Saturday memorial service announced
Nancy M. Pega, 48, of Nescopeck, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born Sept. 15,...
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...
A gentleman and a gentle man
Bernard “Bud” C. McGill, 91, peacefully passed away on June 26, 2018, at his Riverside residence surrounded by his...
Memorial services to be held Friday
Dottie McHenry Rabb, 97, of Benton, passed away on Wednesday June, 27, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville,...


 
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NEWPORT TWP. — A state prison inmate claims a guard inserted a finger into his anus while he was being restrained,...
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BERWICK — The family of Temprince Avera is holding a fundraiser Saturday to help pay for travel and other expenses...


 
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“Yesterday, clouds and showers came from a hot, humid, air mass beginning to shove clean, dry, Canadian air out of the...


 
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Every party needs to end with a great dessert, and the following recipes offer some terrific, festive ideas for the...
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LOS ANGELES — Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige talks about his job like a fan. To hear his genuine enthusiasm...
DEAR ABBY: My parents went through a bitter divorce five years ago and have had little to no contact since then....
DEAR DR. ROACH: Back in the early 1930s, I had asthma. My dad had asthma all his life. When either of us had an attack...
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We’re actually settled into our new home, and yes we love it! Okay, I can’t say that I don’t have some things that...
The first thing you notice when replacing pasta with whole-grain farro in this nourishing update on pasta salad with...
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Mexico City is a big, sometimes seemingly out of control megalopolis, one of a handful of great cities in the world...
Pennsylvania’s minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. That figure has been stagnant for the past 11 years. Someone working a...
A law is like a wall. No matter how high, wide or long, someone with sufficient motivation will find some way around it...
Last week, the Trump administration announced that it is supporting a Texas lawsuit that would allow insurance...
According to one survey, only one in six Americans age 80 and over felt they had enough sex in their lifetimes. Got...
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BENTON — Here are Benton Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Senior High and Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period...
Decorated musician A photo of John LaRotonda will be on display in the Millville Area High School auditorium lobby....
ALEXANDRIA, Va. —ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with community high schools, is...
Spring honors Wyoming Seminary in Kingston announces these local students were named to the Upper School Dean’s List...
FFA convention Central Columbia’s FFA traveled to Pennsylvania State University to attend and compete at the 2018...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump de-escalated a confrontation with China on Wednesday, dropping plans to impose...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are sociable and witty — a real crowd-pleaser. You are goal-oriented and hate failure....
Here are Independence Day celebrations taking place in the area: July 3 • HAZLETON — Fireworks, City View Park, dusk...
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‘The 51’ pumper joins special display at Bill’s Old Bike Barn along Route 11
BLOOMSBURG — A beloved Berwick fire truck found a new home last week at Bill’s Old Bike Barn on Columbia Boulevard. “...
BLOOMSBURG — Bill’s Old Bike Barn is celebrating its 20th anniversary this weekend, featuring Rhett Rotten’s “Wall of...
ANCIENT & AMERICAN HISTORY, 101, FOR RACISTS, RUSSIAN TROLLS & ENEMIES OF DEMOCRACY: Ignoring the 3/5...
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She’s not just a limousine liberal, determined to defend Democratic policies. “The Nanny” star Fran Drescher is a...
To Jim & Jimmy; I’m very upset by the picture on 6/23/18, page 3. The caption should’ve read “Woman Caught Putting...
NEW YORK (AP) — Never let it be said that Savannah Guthrie doesn’t have her partner’s back. Hoda Kotb left behind her...
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CNN, NY Times, ABC, and other MSM biggies chronically bribed DC area FBI agents to get privileged information, yet we...
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James’ choice will set the market for free agents
MIAMI — The rumor mill is in overdrive, with nuggets such as these: LeBron James has looked at schools in Los Angeles,...
Proposed legislation would give leagues cut of revenue
They’ve been taking action for two weeks now in New Jersey, where basketball great Julius Erving helped kick things off...
Germany falls, suffers shocking early exit in Russia
KAZAN, Russia — Germany is out of the World Cup, the fourth defending champion in the last five tournaments to be...
FAIR LAWN, N.J. — The brother of New York Giants cornerback Janoris Jenkins was arrested and charged Wednesday with...
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PHILADELPHIA — Zach Eflin continued to shine for Philadelphia with a four-hitter over seven shutout innings, and Rhys...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 52 26.667 — — 6-4 L-1 29-11 23-15 Boston 53 27.663 — — 5-5 W...
NEW YORK — David Freese hit a go-ahead, two-run single and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for four runs in the ninth...
DETROIT — Jed Lowrie hit an RBI double in the fourth inning and Chris Bassitt pitched six innings, helping Oakland beat...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 7, Blue Jays 0 Toronto 000 000 000—0 5 0 Houston 000 020 05x—7 12 0 Borucki, Guilmet (7),...
ATLANTA — Adam Duvall had a two-run single in the seventh inning, Jose Peraza homered and scored twice, and Cincinnati...
MIAMI — Robbie Ray pitched six scoreless innings in his first game in nearly two months to help Arizona beat Miami....
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.345; Betts, Boston,.338; Segura, Seattle,.337; Martinez, Boston,.326; Trout, Los Angeles,.324...
MILWAUKEE — Mike Moustakas’ solo homer opened a five-run seventh inning that snapped an extended run-scoring slump for...
HOUSTON — Alex Bregman’s two-run homer in the ninth completed a big rally to lift Houston to a win over Toronto. It...
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NHL teams seeking a center are in luck, especially the ones that can get an audience with John Tavares. It’s no secret...
MOSCOW — Worried no more, Brazil is through at the World Cup. Paulinho and Thiago Silva scored a goal each Wednesday...
KALININGRAD, Russia —If you’re from Belgium and have a yellow card, you’re not likely to be playing today. Belgium...
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June 28, 1988 • The Philadelphia 76ers make a three-way trade during the NBA draft and acquire Hersey Hawkins, 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...
AUTO RACING 9 p.m. FS1 — ARCA Series, Scott 150, at Joliet, Ill. 4:55 a.m. (Friday) ESPN2 — Formula One, Austrian...
The Links at Hemlock Creek MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE 4 p.m. standings W-L-T Gross Maurer/Shires 8-1-0 291 Sterner/Raup 8...
Today BASEBALL 9-11 Division at Washies Central vs. Snyder County.... 5:30 p.m. Berwick vs. Juniata County.. 5:30...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Arizona -165/+155 at Miami at Los Angeles -180/+165 Chicago at San...