Stories from Tuesday, December 26, 2017

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Man again appeals Orange supers’ decision to thwart plan for his land
ORANGE TWP. — A developer is taking Orange Township to court again since it rejected his revised proposal for a...
Police say suspect met woman in Bloomsburg bar
BLOOMSBURG — A 23-year-old man accused of raping and beating a woman he met at the bar last summer is headed to trial...
Catawissa-area couple cements bond by adopting former foster child
LOCUST TWP. — Monday was Tasha Snowden’s first Christmas since being adopted as Curtis and Devon Snowden’s daughter....
Rural Montour County man also threw chair at pickup, cops say
ANTHONY TWP. — A Montour County man who feuds with his neighbors struck a visitor with a tree branch and damaged his...
Two-hour power loss included seniors complex
BLOOMSBURG — A blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker knocked out power for hundreds of Bloomsburg residents Christmas...

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1865: James H. Nason of Franklin, Massachusetts, received a patent for “an improved coffee percolator.” 1944: During...
• Rock singer Chris Daughtry, 38. • Actor-singer Jared Leto, 46. • Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith, 63. •...
• Supervisors in Roaring Creek Township will meet for a reorganizational meeting Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Kulp United...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m-1 p.m., Columbia Mall, Buckhorn. Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Bloomsburg Fire Hall, 911 Market St....
Robotics firms court Army PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine robotics company Howe and Howe Technologies is one of four...
$1G raised for raccoon victim PHILADELPHIA (AP) — People have come forward to help the family of a 4-month-old girl...
MONDAY’S NUMBERS TREASURE HUNT: 05-07-10-16-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-9, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-1-2, Wild: 2...


 
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Get the kiddos on the right track this year with the (free!) Kids Healthy Fit Club, starting in January. The 11-week...
BUCKHORN — A brother and sister on their way home to the Philadelphia area accidentally drove into the path of a Hummer...
No one wants to be caught off-guard when it comes to their finances. So The Associated Press asked several experts to...
WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. regulators want to remove a health claim about the heart benefits of soy from cartons of soy milk...


 
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Enjoyed reading, viewing elk, visiting casinos
Darlene L. “Dolly” Sellers, 74, of Millville passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and Congress after...
Woman enjoyed sports and ultralight flying
Nancy Jean (Hughes) Harrison, 76, of Shannon Hill Road, Benton, died Saturday evening, Dec. 23, 2017, at the Geisinger...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Geneva Z. “Jean” Hallisey, age 102, 3611 Second St., Bloomsburg (Almedia), died at 7:25 a.m. Monday, Dec. 25, 2017, at...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Joanne G. Wallace, age 70, of Millville and formerly of Benton, died at 11:14 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, at the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Actress Heather Menzies-Urich, who played one of the singing von Trapp children in the hit 1965 film...
PennLive.com ENOLA (AP) — A recent Monday was a perfect hunting day. It was sunny, unseasonably warm and Jason McCombs...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The call came in to police dispatch just after 5 p.m. on a cold November evening in the small...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson said he’s relying on daily physical therapy, medication and prayer to manage...


 
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Breast-pump tax break eyed TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —Buying breast pumps and breast milk supplies could get more affordable...
‘Easier to automate than to train’ people
PLAINFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Kyle Mehmen navigated his combine through a cornfield on a drizzly Friday afternoon when he...
ORD, Neb. (AP) — When the Petska Fur truck pulls into a town, people show up with deer hides, raccoons, antlers and...
BLUFFTON, Ohio (AP) — John Dillinger, Public Enemy No. 1, is more than a man, he’s a legend. One act on Aug. 14, 1933,...
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A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit,...
During this special time of year, we all look forward to seeing our friends and especially our family. Mothers and...
The minimal traits of fascism are: “The cult of tradition.” “The rejection of modernism.” “The cult of action for...
On behalf of the entire George Curry family, we would like to thank all of you who supported the first annual George...
In response to the Trump Administration’s tax overhaul, Wells Fargo and Fifth Third Bancorp will raise their minimum...
“Among the conservative Christians, they really do feel embattled. They have a sense of ‘we’re being persecuted.’ This...


 
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CHICAGO — Are poinsettias really poisonous? Are snowflakes really pure as the driven snow? Does feasting really put on...
MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A man bearing gifts visited an Ohio prison on Christmas Eve, but it wasn’t Santa Claus. The...


 
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NIH taps the brain to study power of music
WASHINGTON — Like a friendly Pied Piper, the violinist keeps up a toe-tapping beat as dancers weave through busy...
DEAR DR. ROACH: A few months ago, an oncoming driver lost control of his car and hit me almost head-on, destroying my...
WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials on Tuesday approved the nation’s first gene therapy for an inherited disease, a...
Q. The last time I filled a prescription for Viagra, they wanted $400 for six pills. That’s insane. I pushed the...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration announced recently that it is pausing enforcement of an Obama-era plan to...
LONDON (AP) — About 11 percent of medicines in developing countries are counterfeit and likely responsible for the...
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“While Winter Storm Ethan gave us only a little nuisance snow on Christmas Eve, it was responsible for circulating...
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is celebrating Christmas the way millions of Americans do: surrounded by...
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Pittsburgh rolls despite not having injured Brown
HOUSTON — Ben Roethlisberger threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns, and the Pittsburgh Steelers clinched a first-round...
President spoke out about players’ anthem protest
DENVER — President Donald Trump couldn’t stand NFL players kneeling in protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His...
One week left, lots of questions to answer. And plenty of certainty in the NFL, too. First, to the seemingly sure...
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NEW YORK — Joel Embiid had 25 points and 16 rebounds, JJ Redick scored 24 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Boston 27 9.750 — Toronto 23 8.742 1½ New York 17 16.515 8½...
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ARLINGTON, Texas —Now that Dak Prescott knows how the other half lives in the NFL, the Dallas quarterback can see where...
With yet another touchdown reversal by officiating chief Al Riveron, the only thing that’s “clear and obvious” anymore...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Ezekiel Elliott carried 15 times in the first half of the star Dallas running back’s return from a...
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Dec. 26, 1987 • Gayle Sierens becomes the first woman to handle play-by-play duties for an NFL game on TV, calling the...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Toronto 5 207 at Dallas Detroit 2 208½ Indiana Miami OFF OFF Orlando Milwaukee...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Brady, NE 544 367 4387 30 8 Rivers, LAC 538 332 4128 25 10 Al....
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 1:30 p.m. ESPN — Heart of Dallas Bowl, West Virginia vs. Utah, at Dallas 5:15 p.m. ESPN — Quick...
Today BASKETBALL High school girls at Bloomsburg University Columbia County Christmas tournament Benton vs. Vo-...
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LET’S CALL IT WHAT IT IS: Republicans have FETUS FETISH! They’re so obsessed with protecting “life” in utero, they’ll...
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DEAR ABBY: I’m at a loss as to how to stay in my 21-year marriage. In August, when our twin daughters leave for...
We have to imagine New Year’s Eve with the Baldwin brothers would be a combative gathering. “Like what my mom says,”...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have wit and humor, and will rise to any challenge! This is a busy year; plus, it is a year...