Stories from Tuesday, March 6, 2018

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Woman storms out of meeting as council fires its borough manager
CATAWISSA — Mary Neyer abruptly resigned from borough council Monday night, leaving her five remaining colleagues...
‘God was with us’ during ferocious storm
SUGARLOAF TWP. — Pastor Howard Leh believes he, his wife and their neighbor weren’t alone in their family room when a...
Cops: Catawissa man, 63, used phone, mirror in stunt at Walmart
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Catawissa man allegedly took photos from underneath an 18-year-old woman’s dress while using his...
Berwick’s Terdiman credits hard work, attitude for success
BERWICK — “Who would have thought that a kid from Berwick could make it onto the world stage,” Olympian Jayson Terdiman...
Fair signs ‘America’s Got Talent’ darling and Casting Crowns
BLOOMSBURG — A teenage ventriloquist and a Christian rock band are the first two acts announced for this year’s...

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1933: A national bank holiday declared by President Franklin D. Roosevelt aimed at calming panicked depositors went...
• Basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, 46. • Actress Connie Britton, 51. • Actor D.L. Hughley, 54. • Actor...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Elysburg Presbyterian Church, 320 W. Valley Ave. Music & Movement for Toddlers: 10:30 a.m...
Ex-Russia spy critical LONDON (AP) — British media reported Monday a former Russian spy was in critical condition...
• A member of Defender Fire Co. is asking Columbia County Court to dissolve the inactive fire company. • Salem...
Families sue suspect’s folks PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The families of all four young men killed and buried on a farm are...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-4-14-26-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-5; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-0-5; WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-4-4-...


 
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It’s time to get the kiddos ready for kindergarten. Millville Elementary School will be registering new students March...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A 74-year-old woman was taken to the hospital Monday after the car she was riding in pulled into the...
BERWICK — A podiatrist accused of leaving the scene after backing into another vehicle pleaded guilty to two minor...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators want state law enforcement to be alerted when someone who isn’t...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Gov. Tom Wolf is telling the U.S. Supreme Court it would cost tens of millions of dollars and confuse...


 
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Talented seamstress was native of Italy
Olga Varano, 89, of Shamokin passed away peacefully to rest in eternal life on Saturday evening, March 3, 2018, at...
Ohio native liked country music, baking
During the early morning hours of Feb. 28, 2018, LeeAnn (McLallen) Avery departed this mortal coil to “Go Rest High on...
Here’s a detailed look at recently recalled products: CHILDREN’S SLEEPWEAR DETAILS: This recall involves PL Sleep...
Longtime Director of Housekeeping at GMC
Thomas A. McSurdy, 79, of Woodbine Lane in Danville passed away on March 3, 2018, at Grandview Health Homes in Danville...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Roy H. Kilpatrick, 100, 201 Sunnyside Ave., Bloomsburg, died Monday afternoon, March 5, 2018, at Grandview Health...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Trade wars generate no medals, monuments or military parades. But they do tend to leave a lot of...
BLOOMSBURG — The ATMs at nine First Columbia Bank and Trust locations were out of service, but bank officials said they...
NEW YORK (AP) —Walmart wants a bigger slice of the crowded meal kits business, announcing Monday it will offer easy-to-...
SUNBURY — The Susquehanna Valley Chorale will present “Ein Deutsches Requiem,” a well-loved work by Johannes Brahms,...
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The highly politicized Oscars on Sunday night may have hit a new rock bottom, according to early projections It should...
If you’ve not yet taken an interest in this year’s Pennsylvania gubernatorial campaign, now might be the time,...
When the Republican-controlled Congress first approved its tax bill in December, most Democrats believed it would be a...
First, I agree with President Trump that America isn’t as great as it once was. It has slipped from its greatest nation...


 
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So, the show was longer than the slit on Taraji P. Henson ’s gown. But host Jimmy Kimmel moved the infamously tiresome...


 
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Specialists send older ER patients home with help
CHICAGO — When 86-year-old Carol Wittwer took a taxi to the emergency room, she expected to be admitted to the hospital...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had two angioplasty procedures completed, one in 1999 and the second in 2014. Stents were...
Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to once-mocked technique
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Marine veteran Jeff Harris was among the first to sign up when the Providence VA hospital...
Q. I have taken PPIs for reflux over several years. I asked the gastroenterologist if there would be any danger in...


 
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CHICAGO — Opioid poisonings and overdoses are sending increasing numbers of U.S. children and teens to the hospital,...
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“It does not happen often that a really bad storm is quickly followed by another really bad storm, but it appears this...
Here are “plan-ahead” instructions from the Internal Revenue Service for using its new online tax withholding...
SUGARLOAF TWP. — Although Friday’s storm felled many trees along Camp Lavigne Road, the Boy Scout camp itself was...
PARIS (AP) — French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb says the government is introducing a 90-euro fine ($110) for...
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NFL Films project ‘PHI-NALLY’ chronicles title run
Putting together a documentary of a Super Bowl season is an extensive and exhausting project. Except when it becomes a...
Tar Heels face a tough path in ACC tournament
DURHAM, N.C. — North Carolina’s bumpy last week of the regular season ended up leaving the ninth-ranked Tar Heels with...
It wasn’t easy for driver to reach 100-win milestone
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kevin Harvick once lay in wait for Greg Biffle on the pit road wall at Bristol Motor Speedway....
LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant is a winner in retirement, too. The former Los Angeles Lakers star won an Oscar in the...
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CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 31 points before taking a seat on the bench, Larry Nance Jr. reached career highs with...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 45 17.726 — Boston 44 20.688 2 Philadelphia 34 28.548 11...
PITTSBURGH — Justin Schultz took a pass from Phil Kessel and buried it in the wide-open net 2:36 into overtime to give...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 66 45 17 4 94 240 182 Boston 63 40 15 8 88 209...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
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BRADENTON, Fla. —Gregory Polanco thought the best way to boost his power numbers was by bulking up his body. The...
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) —David Price and the rest of the Boston Red Sox staff are learning a whole new pitch this spring...
MESA, Ariz. — For all the talk about the Chicago Cubs’ new-look bullpen, the biggest key to its success might be the...
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) —Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons says he isn’t counting on having shortstop Troy Tulowitzki...
JUPITER, Fla. — Less than a year after making his big league debut, Paul DeJong was rewarded with a long-term deal. And...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Outfielder Alejandro De Aza has agreed to a minor league contract to return to the...
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March 6, 1988 • Charles Barkley scores 29 points and pulls down 16 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers defeat the...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Chris Lee to Norfolk (IL). DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to...
NBA LEAGUE LEADERS G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 55 505 482 1714 31.2 Davis, NOR 56 575 379 1570 28.0 Antknmpo, MIL...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Philadelphia 2 215 at Charlotte at Washington 5 204 Miami at Toronto 12½ 218...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon ESPN2 — ACC Tournament, first round, at Brooklyn, N.Y. 2 p.m. ESPN2 — ACC Tournament, first...
The Berwick seventh grade basketball team recently won the Division II championship in the Wilkes-Barre Area Basketball...
AHL Eastern Conference Atlantic Division W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Lehigh Valley 38 15 3 4 83 212 176 WB/Scranton 33 17...
Southern Columbia and Danville are selling state playoff tickets for their boys and girls basketball teams this week....
Today No events scheduled
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BLOOMSBURG — Here’s the cast of characters for Bloomsburg High School’s production of “Mary Poppins:” Cast (in order...
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DEAR ABBY: I have been married two years, but my husband and I have been together for more than 10. We have a 3-year...
Beaver Township Road foremen and road crew, Monday 2/19 Presidents’ Day. Why did all work on this government holiday...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a free-spirited perfectionist. You appreciate elegance and beauty. This is a wait-and-...