Stories from Sunday, July 1, 2018

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Ambulance outfits can offer 24-hour service, reduced waste, officials say
BENTON — In order to provide better service with a smaller staff, the Millville and Benton ambulance companies have...
Wise workers control flames; firefighters’ chemicals finish job
BERWICK — An oven at Wise Foods burst into flames Saturday, forcing most employees from the building while the...
Berwick woman’s SUV shoved car six feet up street, overturned, officers say
BERWICK — A police officer had to cut a woman out of her seat belt as she dangled upside-down after flipping her car...
Homeless teen allegedly caught kissing child
BERWICK — A Berwick man admitted he was “in a relationship” with a 12-year-old girl after the girl’s father caught them...
Two local residents traveled to Seattle to compete in the 2018 USA Special Olympics. Nina Kaneriya, 35, of Danville,...

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1934: Hollywood began enforcing its Production Code subjecting motion pictures to censorship review. 1946: The United...
• Actress Liv Tyler, 41. • Actress Melissa Peterman, 47. • Actress Pamela Anderson, 51. • Actor-comedian Dan...
Breakfast Buffet: 7-11 a.m., Bloomsburg VFW Post 804, 1258 Millville Road, Bloomsburg. Chicken Barbecue Dinner: 12-4 p...
Thailand search continues MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The frantic effort to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing...
• Triple F Flying Inc. will be applying pesticides by air throughout the 2018 growing season. For more information,...
Bear struck, killed on I-78 RED LION (AP) — State police say car struck and killed a bear on Interstate 78. Troopers...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-11-26-28-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-3, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-1-0, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-5-0...


 
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She’s stopped being polite, and started getting real. “The Real World: London” castmember Jacinda Barrett is...
VALLEY TWP. — A man suffered minor injuries after he crashed an off-road vehicle on private property Thursday, State...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Police launched a quick rescue after seven ducklings fell into a storm sewer Saturday evening...
CONYNGHAM TWP. — One woman allegedly roughed up another woman during an argument over towing service from Klischer...
Cops: Man stole from girlfriend’s mother LIBERTY TWP. — A man stole silver coins valued at $116 and other items from...


 
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NEW YORK (AP) —Frappuccino sales are struggling, and concerns about how much sugar the slushy drinks contain may be...
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Self-employed carpenter, avid outdoorsman
Donald Franklin Hess, 81, of Waller Road, Benton, died Thursday morning, June 28, 2018, at his home following a lengthy...
Talented artist served in Italian Army
Ulderico Margani, 76, of Berwick passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born in...
Pair allegedly fought in Bloom BLOOMSBURG — Brandi Boyer, 38, of 238 W. Ridge Ave., Bloomsburg, and Charles Brown, 39...
GMC orthopedic nurse enjoyed crafts, sewing
Eleanor M. Heller, 94, of Danville, passed away at her home on Thursday, June 28, 2018. She was born in Pittston, on...
REEVS — On April 25, 2018, Judith J. (Condor), wife of Robert L. Reevs, 621 E. Third St., Bloomsburg, aged 76....
Here are Independence Day celebrations taking place in the area: July 3 • HAZLETON — Fireworks, City View Park, dusk...
Emma I. Bitler Eric Bitler and Teresa Bower, Berwick, are the parents of a daughter, Emma Iris, born Sunday, June 24,...


 
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“The mass of hot air that has engulfed Pennsylvania covers more than half the nation. This weekend, at least 100...
BERWICK — A Wapwallopen man drove onto a property on Spring Garden Avenue and stole a bag of copper, according to court...


 
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Nescopeck festival features 21 acts over four days
For the Press Enterprise A lush farm in Nescopeck will take on another hue starting Thursday as the 21st Annual Briggs...
Briggs Farm Blues Festival Destination: 88 Old Berwick Highway, Nescopeck. Site is four miles off Interstate 80’s Exit...
Some thoughts after reading many comments in Monday’s edition (4/25). Conservatives called the Obamas monkeys,...
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Dear Mr. Berko: I’m an 86-year-old widower. Because of your advice six years ago, my $179,000 individual retirement...
BLOOMSBURG — First Columbia Bank & Trust reports that its most recent Teen Star Musical Competition raised over $5,...
LEWISBURG — SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) recently appointed Teri MacBride of Lewisburg to the SEDA-COG...
Dear Mr. Berko: I recently bought $10,000 of Tesla stock, and I hope I didn’t make a mistake, because it doesn’t pay a...
BERWICK — The recent sale of the Catholic War Veterans building at 501 Monroe St. was brokered by Realty World Masich...
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ROSE: If you ever play poker with Columbia County’s commissioners, you better know when to hold ’em and when to fold ’...
I write to challenge comments made in a recent article by CEO Thomas Neal of the Berwick Hospital Center. He had asked...
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a column by Reagan McCarthy, a leader of the College Republicans at Penn State. In the...
After reading the headline story Thursday, “Boy charged as adult in fracas,” I immediately went to my computer to write...
We can do better than this. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders should not have been asked to leave the...
A grizzled old trucker is eating in a diner when three bikers walk in. The first biker walks up to the old man, pushes...
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In the northeastern town of Teesside, England, last August, 22-year-old Jordan Easton of Thornaby was at the home of a...
NEW STANTON — Representatives from 13 area churches got tips recently on proper handling of guns in the event any of...
Andy Samberg says he and others who appear on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” are in awe of fellow cast member Terry Crews after...
Gowns and ensembles worn by Carol Burnett, Cher and Raquel Welch are going up on the auction block. The clothing was...
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Missing cat was only block away PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) —A cat missing from a home for a year has been returned to its...
SEATTLE — For months, Elea Acheson heard the rustling of an intruder. She was pregnant and alone in a new neighborhood...
BEREA, Ky. (AP) — Asher Sharp lives a life of faith and certainty in rural Tennessee. He has a wife, a 9-year-old son...
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2018 Volkswagen Passat
This week, it’s Volkswagen’s 2018 Passat we’re testing, delivered in SE trim with a technology package as standard fare...
Here’s our list of the Top 10 Muscle Cars from the 1970 decade at the request of several readers. You’ll notice that...
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Trump-duty OT pays deputies $3.3 million WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says its...
LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Danish artist has built six giant troll statues scattered throughout an outdoor museum in a...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas couple claims in a lawsuit that burdensome state regulations have put them in a pickle...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Volunteers are sorting through old photos and documents as they prepare to shutter a Lincoln...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — If Oregon, Washington and California ditch coal, it may leave Wyoming’s largest utility, and its...
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Cavani has pair of goals to lead team into quarterfinals
SOCHI, Russia — Edinson Cavani upstaged Cristiano Ronaldo, first with his head and then with his right foot, and sent...
CLEVELAND — LeBron James flew back to Los Angeles from a family vacation in the Caribbean. He could be there longer...
MOSCOW — The men’s World Cup is notable for women. Fox’s Aly Wagner and Telemundo’s Viviana Vila are the first in-...
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MIAMI — The Marlins overtook the Mets on the scoreboard and in the standings Saturday. And for the second game in a...
PHILADELPHIA — Hit on his pitching arm by a line drive, Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez made a dazzling throw...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 56 28.667 — — 7-3 W-1 28-12 28-16 New York 53 27.663 1 — 5-5 L...
ST. LOUIS — Nick Markakis hit a grand slam, Max Fried took a shutout into the seventh inning and Atlanta beat St. Louis...
BALTIMORE — Albert Pujols’ RBI double highlighted a five-run eighth inning and Los Angeles beat the Orioles, extending...
CHICAGO — Minnesota's Eddie Rosario, Bobby Wilson and Max Kepler all left early because of heat illness on a scorching...
LOS ANGELES — German Marquez pitched two-hit ball over eight innings and Ian Desmond homered as Colorado beat Los...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Journeyman Edwin Jackson earned his first win with Oakland, pitching neatly into the seventh inning...
TORONTO — Justin Smoak led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run and Toronto beat Detroit, handing the...
CINCINNATI — Reliever Michael Lorenzen hit the second grand slam by a Reds pitcher in a week, and Cincinnati pulled...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 11, White Sox 3 Chicago 000 100 020— 3 5 2 Texas 073 001 00x—11 12 0 Covey, Volstad (3),...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Wilson Ramos drove in four runs in the first two innings against Justin Verlander, and Tampa Bay...
NEW YORK — Chris Sale pitched his latest Bronx gem, Rafael Devers went 5 for 5 with a first-inning grand slam and the...
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KAZAN, Russia — What Lionel Messi has never done, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappe did twice. The quick-footed French...
JOLIET, Ill. — Martin Truex Jr. just celebrated his 38th birthday. He has won two of his last three races. He is...
POTOMAC, Md. — Tiger Woods ran off four straight birdies and finished the front nine with seven consecutive one-putt...
Quicken Loans National Third Round Abraham Ancer 65-70-62—197 -13 Francesco Molinari 67-65-65—197 -13 Zac Blair 67...
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July 1
July 1, 1988 • Doug Furillo and Matt Kile combine to knock in nine runs as Danville improves to 10-1 in the...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Danville at Jersey Shore........5:45 p.m. Little League Major Division at Ber-...
District 4 All-Star game JUNE 29 at South Williamsport South 63, North 20 North 0 14 6 0 — 20 South 21 14 21 7 —...
AUTO RACING 9:05 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One, Austrian Grand Prix, at Spielberg, Austria 9:30 a.m. FS1 — IMSA,...
The Links at Hemlock Creek THURSDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Total points Fleming/Brokenshire 90.5 Sim/Frazier 84.5...
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Hudson Valley (Rays) 11 3.786 — Brooklyn (Mets) 10 4.714 1...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League New York -109/-101 at Miami Milwaukee -125/+115 at Cincinnati Washington...
XFinity Series Saturday At Chicagoland Speedway Joliet, Ill. Lap length: 1.5 miles Starting position in parentheses...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Sent RHP Tyler Thornburg to Pawtucket (IL) for a rehab assignment. HOUSTON...
SELINSGROVE — Landon Kehoe drove in a pair of runs, and Kane Stroup had three doubles as Danville’s Minor Division...
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3-D shoot today A 3-D shoot will be held at the North Montour Sportsmen’s Club today. The July 22 shoot will be held...
If you’re a Pennsylvania angler, you’re probably well aware that the agency that controls fishing claims it’s running...
This was the last year there was not an antlerless deer season in Pennsylvania.
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Two weeks ago, my four-year old granddaughter was spending the weekend with me. We took our customary walk to Town Park...
DALLAS, Ore. (AP) —When an Oregon valley famed for its wine heats up under the afternoon sun, Pacific Ocean winds rush...
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Resist the calling to keep checking your cell
Why are we checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, then Facebook again when we just wanted to check the weather? Turns...
Good credit opens up a world you may not have known existed. If you jump on the credit-building train at 18, you’ll...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour...
ATLAS — Penn State Extension Master Gardeners will be at the Mount Carmel Farmers Market, Route 61, Atlas, on Saturday...
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Senior centers list week’s activities• • Benton — Unavailable. • Berwick — Monday: Pinochle, Skip-Bo, 9 a.m.; Steph...
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Good Shepherd and Buckhorn United Methodist...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — Rohrbach’...
NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College announces these local students have earned recognition for outstanding...
Stoney Springs Rustic Retreat in Salida, Colorado, was the setting on Aug. 26, 2017, for the ceremony uniting Lisa M....
LEWISBURG — Community Health and Wellness at Evangelical Community Hospital will hold these screenings in July: • Free...
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Note: Some groups may not be meeting due to the Fourth of July holiday. 2/MONDAY Bloomsburg Area Lions Club, Monday...
95th birthday Flora Hontz of Bloomsburg celebrated her 95th birthday on Monday, June 25. 50th anniversary Olen...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Josie Portelli, Bernadine Zale, Joan Dinger, Jean Faux; ER Desk: Chris...
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NEW YORK (AP) — In a year dominated by such anti-Trump best-sellers as “Fire and Fury” and “A Higher Loyalty,” a...
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DEAR ABBY: My husband has become very overweight, which has caused his sex drive — as well as his health — to suffer....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are warm, loving and close to family. You are imaginative, intuitive and attractive to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson is writing a memoir about surviving rape. Viking Children’s...