January 20th, 2013 Edition

BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A policeman picked a can of brake cleaner out of a suspect’s trunk, and it just didn’t feel right to him. He gave it a...

SCOTT TWP. — A shopper tripped and fell over a metal rod protruding from a concrete parking barrier outside Renco Ace Hardware, suffering...

MAHONING TWP. — Every two hours for six long weeks, Carey Fisher had to drop everything to bottle-feed her seven foster “children.”...

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BERWICK — A man had an argument with his brother, left to buy some vodka, had a drink, then drove around looking for the police, court...

SALEM TWP. — The township’s planning commission voted to approve a natural gas-fueled power plant on the condition that developer Moxie...

Book Sale: Today, 3-7 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Columbia County Traveling Library, 702 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg, 1 mile off Rt....

1940: The 40-hour work week went into effect under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. 1962: A naval quarantine of Cuba ordered by...

Lawsuit: Gory photo posted LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who stabbed pencils in her eyes during a suicide attempt is suing Los Angeles...

• Nescopeck Borough Council plans a special meeting Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. to hire a secretary/treasurer. • Salem Township supervisors are...

Man admits selling knockoff PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who sent a shipment of fake OtterBox cellphone cases to a reseller...

‘You need not wonder whether you should have an unreliable person as a friend. An unreliable person is nobody’s friend.’ Idries Shah (...

TREASURE HUNT: 3-6-18-26-28 MIDDAY DAILY NUMBER: 6-2-0 MIDDAY BIG FOUR: 8-1-4-8 MIDDAY QUINTO: 7-3-4-6-2 EVENING DAILY...

Remember that portion of Bloom Road near Woodbine that flooded every time we got a good rain? Yeah, it’s still happening. PennDOT’s...

WILLIAMSPORT — The Department of Environmental Protection has levied a $306,570 fine against Regency Marcellus Gas Gathering LLC of San...

No one injured in Valley accident VALLEY TWP. — An out-of-state truck driver tried to make a U-turn across two lanes of traffic, leaving...

UNIONTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The middle school teacher from Ohio who was severely injured when a rock was dropped from an Interstate 80 overpass...

MILTON — Geisinger’s Autism...

CANADENSIS (AP) — A Poconos resident said he’s been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for a...

BOVINA, N.Y. (AP) — A car stolen in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains has turned up about 100 miles north in New York, and authorities are...

WILKES-BARRE (AP) —Coughlin High School’s dean of students who is accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student a decade ago says he was...

Mahlon Keefer, 88, of Catawissa passed away Tuesday morning, Oct. 21, 2014, in Nottingham Village, Northumberland. Born in Danville on...

Richard Ray Beasley, age 62, passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in Berwick. He was born in Dallas, Texas, on Sept. 18, 1952, to Samuel...

Elizabeth Ruth “Betty” Williams, age 86, of Danville died Thursday morning, Oct. 23, 2014, at home surrounded by family and under the care...

Robert Lehman Thomas, age 85, of Bloomsburg died on Thursday morning, Oct. 23, 2014, at his home surrounded by family and under the care of...

Evelyn C. Noll, 101, of 115 N. Huntington Ave., Danville, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, at Columbia-Montour Home Hospice at Maria...

Thomas “Tom” Edward Campbell, 89, of Danville died peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, after a lengthy illness. He was born March 7,...

John H. Pursel, 72, of Wapwallopen passed away unexpectedly Thursday morning, Oct. 23, 2014, at his home. Born in Briggsville on Feb. 2...

Judgments awarded DANVILLE — Judgments have been entered against the following people at the Montour County Courthouse, records show...

Solomon D. Hess Samuel Wyatt and Stephanie Ann (Bridenstine) Hess, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Solomon David, born Monday, Oct. 20...

Citation dismissed A harassment citation against Ethan Rimmer, 32, Bloomsburg, has been dismissed, records show. A story published...

• Sarah Peters fell and is facing surgery for injuries to her foot. Get-well wishes may be sent to her at 41 Pine Creek Road, Stillwater,...

Here are Halloween happenings in our area: Today • BLOOMSBURG —Trick-or-treat at participating Downtown stores, 5-7 p.m.; look for...

22 Jump Street ★★★ Cop comedy sequel in which officers Schmidt and Jenko (Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum) go undercover at a college. R (...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an intriguing cinematic twist, Keanu Reeves’ “Matrix” stunt double Chad Stahelski becomes his co-director with David...

If we were going to be curmudgeonly about it — and “St. Vincent” is, after all, a movie about a curmudgeon — we’d focus on the one major...

LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Fury” was the champion of the weekend box-office battle, knocking two-week champ “Gone Girl” to second place. The...

NEW YORK (AP) — Al Pacino will return to Broadway next year in a new play by David Mamet written with the Oscar-winner expressly in mind...

You probably don’t know the name Frank Sivero, but you might know the actor’s face if you saw it. He played Frankie Carbone in “...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Poultry...

Senators seeking nationwide recall DETROIT (AP) — Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with...

NEW YORK — For Maggie Q, “Stalker,” hits close to home. She sees privacy, and guarding her personal space, as vital to her freedom. She...

HAZLETON — The Accordion Virtuosi of Russia will appear in concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. on stage in the Hazleton Area High School...

LEWISBURG — Modern dance ensemble Kyle Abraham /Abraham.In.Motion will perform an urban dance piece called Pavement on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m...

BERWICK — Commonwealth Health affiliates throughout the region, including Berwick Hospital Center, scheduled 488 mammograms when they...

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Oct. 13-19. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football:...

“After several days of overcast, chilly, damp conditions, today’s improvements will be a pleasure. You can expect sunshine and afternoon...

The Animal Resource Center is accepting donations to help with the cost of caring for the puppies. Donations may be sent to ARC, 301-A...

DANVILLE — Tonight in Camp Hill, two Geisinger nurses will be among 26 finalists nominated for the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania,...

BERWICK – Heller’s Gas, 500 N. Poplar St., has sued the following people for payments, records show. The defendants in such cases sometimes...

SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — It didn’t take Lewisburg long to establish itself as the better team in a 4-1 victory over Central Columbia in the...

BLOOMSBURG — Thanks to the combined efforts of quarterback Tim Kelly and lanky wide receiver D.J. McFadden, Bloomsburg University’s passing...

BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg played well enough in the regular season to earn the No. 1 seed for the District 4 Class AA playoffs. And yet,...

LINE MOUNTAIN — Despite a a 4-0 loss to Line Mountain in the first round of the District 4 Class AA playoffs, Danville feels it has a lot...

SAN FRANCISCO — In the middle of a champagne-and-beer-soaked clubhouse after the San Francisco Giants won the NL Championship Series, Tim...

SAN FRANCISCO — Eric Hosmer is eager to see what makes San Francisco's waterfront ballpark unique. "I know absolutely nothing," the...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World...

STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s captains called the team together during an off week to address its two consecutive losses. Quarterback...

BOSTON — Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New...

PITTSBURGH — The call was unconventional. No wonder Todd Haley loved it. Lined up at the Houston 2 late in the first half on Monday night...

PHILADELPHIA — Just when Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy gets his game back on track, here comes the NFL’s best run defense...

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 7 6 1 0 12 22 21 Tampa Bay 7 4 2 1 9 21 14 Ottawa 5 4 1 0 8 14...

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he’s not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share...

McGladrey Classic First Round Brian Harman 31-34—65 -5 Michael Thompson 33-32—65 -5 Erik Compton 32-33—65 -5 Will MacKenzie 31-...

For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Warrior Run’s Tori Ross was jumping around and smiling during the District 4 cross country...

BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg Christian’s Zach Williams netted five goals, and the Knights finished off their season with an 8-3 victory over...

When • Saturday, 2 p.m. at Danny Hale Field in Robert B. Redman Stadium, on BU’s upper campus. It’s Parents’ and Family Weekend....

AUTO RACING Noon FS1 — NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500, at Martinsville, Va. 1:30 p.m. FS1 —...

Oct. 24, 1984 • The Danville boys and Central Columbia girls each bring home District 4 cross country championships. Oct. 24, 1994 •...

Today FOOTBALL High school Berwick at Coughlin...................7 p.m. Bloomsburg at Loyalsock............7 p.m. Mt. Carmel at...

MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG World Series at San Francisco -125/+115 Kansas City NCAA Football FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at South...

BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results from the 159th Bloomsburg Fair: Poultry...

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine mother who’s using social media to have her son’s ashes scattered all over the world has sent him on his...

PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old suburban Detroit girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her...

DEAR ABBY: A former colleague recently moved nearby and sent us an invitation to dinner at her new residence. She lives in an area that’s...

DEAR DR. ROACH: What’s your opinion on cooled thermotherapy for benign enlargement of the prostate? I recently was put on Flomax and...

IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You love to discover something new and wondrous with your painstaking attention to detail. You are a great...

Pennsylvania’s lawmakers have concluded that the commonwealth’s struggling cities are on their own. They adopted changes to Act 47, the...

On the night of Sept. 15, Pennsylvania Wildlife Conservation Officer Mark Gritzer parked his vehicle near a reclaimed strip mine in...

Several people have asked me about a Letter to the Editor (Oct. 22) from the lawyer (Scott Wyland) for Mahoning Township Authority, which...

“ Let us rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, character produces hope...

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of...

Free Comedy Show, headlined by Ron Babcock of Los Angeles, Oct. 29, 9 p.m., Garfield’s, 1 Susquehanna Valley Mall Drive, Selinsgrove; also...

24/FRIDAY Book Sale, Oct. 24, 3-7 p.m., and Oct. 25, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Columbia County Traveling Library, 702 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg, 1...

Gallery Series Concert, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., performer/composer Seth Cluett, Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Building, Bucknell University,...

Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville, free. Wheelchair...

To Fr. Mammarella- Congratulations on your 90th Birthday. I pray God grants you many more happy...