Stories from Thursday, May 17, 2018

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Scott Township man jailed
SCOTT TWP. — Police climbed into a second-story window Tuesday night to rescue a 6-month-old after the baby’s father...
Official: Veterans monument could go near Bloomsburg Fairgrounds
BLOOMSBURG — A long-stalled memorial honoring Columbia County’s military veterans that was first proposed in 2004 is...
HARRISBURG — Neighbors who have been fighting for years to shut down a controversial hog farm have taken their fight to...
Plea deal made in Liberty Township bust
DANVILLE — A YouTube celebrity from California pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges arising from a drug bust along...
Man had $2G in cash at Valley Township motel, troopers report
VALLEY TWP. — A 19-year-old man claimed he rented a motel room not to sell drugs, but to party with female students...

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1954: A unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision which held that...
• Southern Columbia Area School District wants to fill a vacancy on its board of directors and is looking for letters...
Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; bring...
• Actress Nikki Reed, 30. • Dancer-choreographer Derek Hough, 33. • Actor-comedian Craig Ferguson, 56. • Singer...
China detaining Muslims ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) — Since last spring, Chinese authorities have ensnared tens, possibly...
Accused killer rejects deal DOYLESTOWN (AP) — Two cousins accused of killing together could find themselves pitted...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-9-15-27-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-3, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-1-5, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-3-7-...
 
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The Roaring Creek Valley United Methodist Church and Kulp United Methodist Church will host a children’s carnival...
TURBOTVILLE — The only grocery store in this neck of the woods will be closing in July, according to a Wilkes-Barre...
SCOTT TWP. — Stephen Parks, 51, of 6345 Mill St., Bloomsburg, was cited for disorderly conduct after he allegedly...

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WAVE taught children of military families
Zoe Shelhamer Shomate, 95, died after a prolonged illness on Monday, May 7, 2018. She had most recently been a resident...
Nonagenarian was retired executive secretary
Rita V. Gudleski, 90, of Muncy died Monday, May 14, 2018, at UPMC Susquehanna, Williamsport. Born June 25, 1927, in...
Had longtime banking career in Catawissa
Mildred Dawn (Rider) Fetterman, 95, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Emmanuel Rehabilitation Center...
PHILADELPHIA —Bloomsburg native Elizabeth Fiedler won a contentious Democratic primary for a state House seat in South...
BUCKHORN — Tonight from 6-8:30 p.m., the Klinger Foundation will host a session on surviving an active shooter...
UNION TWP. — A Benton man blamed the lack of a rearview mirror for continuing to drive for about eight miles despite a...
DANVILLE — Kevin E. Shaffer, 56, Danville, had a small amount of marijuana and a red smoking pipe on a coffee table in...

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and their 30s, leading to the fewest...
BERWICK — The American Red Cross and community partners will install free smoke alarms and provide home fire safety...
MILLVILLE — The Millville Class of 1957 is scheduled to meet for dinner Wednesday, May 23, at 5:30 p.m. at the Brass...

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“The weather boundary that’s been bouncing back and forth across Pennsylvania this week moved to our south yesterday....
For more information about the Veteran’s Memorial of Columbia County Association or the memorial, email...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a veiled shot at President Donald Trump on Wednesday,...
 
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Recipes offer basic directions for several types of proteins
Memorial Day will soon be here. Kicking off summer and grilling season, it’s the perfect time to practice your outdoor...
Relaxing during an outdoor meal can call for a cocktail, especially on a holiday. Try these two recipes. You might make...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I am a working mother of three who may be battling postpartum depression. I feel like I am parenting alone....
BORN TODAY You are intelligent and self-disciplined. You also are strong-willed and independent. People are attracted...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My sister was diagnosed with Huntington’s disease. What are the symptoms she might be experiencing...
In-vitro bison born at Colorado school FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A bison calf has been born at Colorado State...

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‘What’s the forecast for Wednesday?” we all had the same question. We were all hoping for a beautiful sunny day,...
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The state Legislature needs to address the statute of limitations regarding child sex cases. There are far too many...
See their report cards
It’s ironic, but hospitals, where we go to get better, can also make us sick. How you feel when you’re discharged...
Should stricter gun laws be enacted? Should teachers carry guns? What is going on in our world today? The debate about...
The Columbia County Commissioners would like to publicly thank all the poll workers and the entire Columbia County...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by John Stossel. People hate Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. When she...
“It’s kind of like a poker game: ‘I’ll see you and raise you two.’” Charles Bullock University of Georgia political...
Why did the chicken go to the séance? To get to the other side. If you’ve got something short and funny to share,...
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Here are available school menus for the week of May 21: BENTON/breakfast — Monday: Sausage breakfast pizza. Tuesday:...
‘Eggs-citing’ news! At Salem Elementary School, the second-grade students in Kelly Noroski ’s class studied chicken...
Ravenous readers Students at L.R. Appleman Elementary completed the Families and Reading Month Calendar for April. A...
April accolades Warrior Run Middle School announces Students of the Month for April: • Fifth grade — Quentin Frank,...
Warrior Run High School senior Benjamin M. Shoemaker was chosen OutstandSenior for May. He is the son of Marvin and...
CALIFORNIA, Pa. —Months of work by 70 teams from seven states and Puerto Rico will be on the line as the National...
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HARRISBURG — A survey by GasBuddy.com reveals the convenience store chain with the highest-rated bathrooms in...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) —How much is that maltipoo in the window? It could end up costing twice what it says on the price tag...

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BLOOMSBURG — Twelve high school students will have an opportunity to showcase their singing ability at this year’s...
BLOOMSBURG — The judges of First Columbia’s Teen Star competition said this year was one of the hardest ever to pick 12...
Please if your walking your dog on Bissets Lane in Almedia don’t let them do either of their business in peoples yards...
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BLOOMSBURG — More than 4,000 residents in Columbia County were without power as a result of Tuesday’s severe storm that...
BERWICK — The following civil complaints have been filed in the offices of District Judge Richard Knecht. The...
SHICKSHINNY — A Shickshinny man was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence after a blood test showed he had...
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When Ruth Bader Ginsburg was admitted to Harvard Law School, a dean asked her and her eight female peers why they...

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School settles claim with more than 300 women
LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State University agreed to pay $500 million to settle claims from more than 300 women and...
Washington is 3-4 at home, 7-1 on road in postseason
WASHINGTON — The good news for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals is they still lead their Eastern Conference...
Smith, Hill have been badly outplayed in East finals
CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith reached out, placed his hands on Al Horford’s back and shoved Boston’s big man out of bounds....
LAS VEGAS — It was shaping up to be the biggest Super Bowl score ever for Las Vegas’ legal bookmakers. Philadelphia...
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BALTIMORE — Nick Pivetta tied a career-high with 11 strikeouts, Cesar Hernandez homered and the Philadelphia Phillies...
PITTSBURGH — Pinch-hitter Josh Bell singled to break a seventh-inning tie, and the streaking Pittsburgh Pirates beat...
SAN FRANCISCO —Scooter Gennett homered a half-inning after the second baseman saved two runs with a diving catch on a...
SEATTLE — Bartolo Colon laughed off having a line drive hit him in the stomach, allowing four hits in 7 2/3 shutout...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — C.J. Cron homered and scored three runs, and Tampa Bay beat Kansas City to complete a three-game...
MINNEAPOLIS — Dexter Fowler reached base four times and drove in two runs in his return to the lineup, and St. Louis...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Athletics 5, Red Sox 3 Oakland 210 000 020—5 9 1 Boston 000 110 001—3 10 1 Mengden, Trivino (7),...
NEW YORK — J.A. Happ reached three times and allowed only two baserunners over seven innings, and Toronto got its first...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.349; Martinez, Boston,.344; Simmons, Los Angeles,.342; Machado, Baltimore,.342; Brantley,...
PHOENIX — Travis Shaw, Domingo Santana, Christian Yelich and Tyler Saladino homered in the first four innings off Matt...
DETROIT — Trevor Bauer struck out 10 in eight sparkling innings, and Cleveland beat the Tigers, avoiding a three-game...
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BALTIMORE — Within minutes of their arrival at Pimlico Race Course, Kentucky Derby winner Justify and his trainer...
CONFERENCE FINALS Best-of-7 Sunday, May 13 Boston 108, Cleveland 83 Monday, May 14 Golden State 119, Houston 106...
CONFERENCE FINALS Best-of-7 Friday, May 11 Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2 Saturday, May 12 Winnipeg 4, Vegas 2...

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May 17, 1988 • Bryan Wenner tosses a three-hit shutout, leading Benton to a 14-0 win over Millville and giving the...
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Signed RHP Matt Belisle to a minor league contract. DETROIT TIGERS —...
BOXING 10 p.m. ESPN2 — Romero Duno vs. Gilberto Gonzalez, lightweights, at Indio, Calif. ——————————————— COLLEGE...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Miami OFF Los Angeles at Pittsburgh -165/+155 San Diego at St....
CLARK SUMMIT — Joe Norce had two aces, 10 service points, 15 kills, nine digs and three blocks for Berwick in a 3-0...
Today BASEBALL High school MMI Prep at Vo-Tech........... 4:30 p.m. Mt. Carmel at Bloomsburg... 4:30 p.m. SOFTBALL...
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