Stories from Thursday, October 11, 2018

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Auditor: $241G went missing on Tarlecki’s watch
CONYNGHAM TWP. — Former township supervisor and secretary Linda Tarlecki issued herself extra paychecks, accepted...
Six-week-old reportedly has injuries to face, brain
For the Press Enterprise NESCOPECK — A borough man choked a six-week-old baby boy three times to stop him from crying...
Firefighters: Man in SUV may have suffered broken leg
LIME RIDGE — The driver of a Ford Explorer cut across traffic and was clipped by a tractor trailer, sending the smaller...
Police, fire departments submit early budgets
DANVILLE — Danville’s police chief is asking borough council for funds to buy wearable steel plates for officers, and...
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle with terrifying winds of 155 mph...

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Free Workshop: Living Better With Chronic Conditions, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Berwick Senior Center, 1401 Orange St.; must...
• Golfer Michelle Wie, 29. • Actress Emily Deschanel, 42. • Actress Constance Zimmer, 48. • Actress Jane...
1958: The lunar probe Pioneer 1 was launched; it failed to go as far out as planned, fell back to Earth, and burned up...
Wealth explanation sought LONDON (AP) — A woman from Azerbaijan who spent $21 million on jewelry, wine and other goods...
• JAM Housing wants to divide 812 N. Vine St. Berwick into two lots, but one of the lots would be smaller than the...
DJ signature rule repealed HARRSIBURG (AP) — State lawmakers voted Wednesday to repeal the requirement that incumbent...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-6-17-21-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-2, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-0-3, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-2-1-...
 
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A 101-year-old man who witnessed the Hindenberg airship explosion May 6, 1937 in New Jersey will be among military...
Woman cited over harassment at game BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman was cited for harassment at a youth football game...

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Enjoyed Tuesday card games, local carnivals
Dorothy J. “Dot” Larock, 78, of Sugarloaf, passed away early Wednesday morning, Oct. 10, 2018, at Geisinger Medical...
Township supervisor and business owner
Mason L. Samsel, 92, of Berwick passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Berwick Retirement Village II, under the care...
Geisinger pharmacist enjoyed stamp collecting
Otto Frederick Wolke, 84, of Danville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at his...
Enjoyed carpentry, baking, fishing, gardening
Jeffrey P. Kiefer, age 63, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, at his residence. Jeff was a...
DSH psychiatric aide served in U.S. Air Force
Dorothy J. Maloyed, 80, of Danville, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Grandview Health Homes where she was a...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A county road manager in Mississippi is being suspended for two days amid complaints from...
Government probes herbicide in groceries ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says the federal government has been...
BOWDOIN, Maine (AP) —A showy plant thought to have been long gone from Maine has been found this summer. Officials say...

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COLUMBIA — You’ve heard of the Yeti, Sasquatch and Bigfoot. But how about Bigfoot’s little brother? Meet the...
Zephyr railcars bought by line PENINSULA, Ohio (AP) —A tourist excursion railroad that operates in partnership with...
ANTHONY TWP. — A driver was drunk and passed out behind the wheel of his pickup on Sept. 16 at 4:05 a.m., charges say...

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Drug items, weapons also discovered, according to police; hearings scheduled
BERWICK — Police found four people inside a shed with an “AR-styled rifle,” knives, meth pipes and marijuana grinders,...
Here’s the breakdown of money missing from Conyngham Township over the last five years, according to Auditor Sue Darrah...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas have released more body-camera videos showing heavily armed officers in empty...

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DALLAS (AP) — Early next year, all 15 Catholic dioceses in Texas will release the names of clergy who have been “...

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“With a strong cold front approaching from the west and moisture flowing northward from what is left of Hurricane...

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It’s getting to be that time when comfort food reigns supreme at the dinner table. And what’s more comforting than...
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HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania State Police have updated the Ten Most Wanted List. There are five new additions, taking...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania students will host a “Pop-Up Playday” for children 12 and younger on...
LEWISBURG — Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” will be shown Sunday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. as part of the Campus Theatre Fall...
Man fined $100 over carnival sign BLOOMSBURG — A town man who had a carnival sign in his yard without permission was...
MILLVILLE — A contractor began work Wednesday on Route 42 at the intersection of Walnut Street here, installing ADA...

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It’s early Wednesday morning. The house is peacefully quiet, so I’m seizing the opportunity to get in touch with you...
DEAR ABBY: I have been dating the most amazing man for the past 11 months. As we approach the one-year anniversary...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been a pretty regular blood donor for decades. At times, I’m rejected because I just miss the...

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Public transportation in Columbia County is deplorable. With only one provider, Rabbitt Transit, riders are forced to...
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from reporting by Katie Pavlich at Townhall.com It’s been only a few days since Justice...
In poker, when a player bets with an irrational optimism that’s not justified by the cards he holds, he’s said to be...
For 22 non-consecutive days, July to mid-September, I reviewed 882 comments in 30 Seconds. As expected, we are a...
It was late afternoon Monday, Oct. 8, when I was driving down Zaners Bridge Road headed for Benton. There were eight or...
“We all said yes. But once it is there in front of you, the realization that you’re talking about a human life — it...
I rear-ended a car this morning... the start of a REALLY bad day! The driver of the other car got out. He was a dwarf...
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Here are available school menus for the week of Oct. 15: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: No school. Tuesday:...
HAZLETON — Penn State Hazleton’s Office of Admissions will host the annual Penn State Day Open House for prospective...
In recent years, the Batman series of films have gone for a dark and gritty feel. But we’re thinking that what...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Companies that depend on holiday season sales need more workers at a time when the ranks of the...
Civil complaints filed in Catawissa CATAWISSA — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of...

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Berwick Man wrote on 9/24/18 about voting Democratic so that we can get the minimum wage increased. Two points...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are charming, friendly and cooperative. You are also creative and clever. You quickly...

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Alcohol intoxication to blame, official says
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mike Myers’ comical sidekick “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers...
DENTS RUN — Surrounded by dozens of stone-faced FBI agents on a frigid winter’s day, Dennis and Kem Parada stared down...

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BLOOMSBURG — Here are more results of the judging at the Bloomsburg Fair. EDUCATION/4-H/FFA/FCS • Science shows (...
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Injuries, bad play factor into champs’ slow start
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. —After turning over half their roster, it’s not surprising the New York Giants are losing. The...
Career in limbo, injured star aids in preparation
PITTSBURGH — At least one portion of Ryan Shazier’s daily routine hasn’t changed much from the previous time the...
CINCINNATI — Six straight losses, starting with a pregame scuffle and an epic playoff meltdown. Blown lead after blown...
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NEW YORK — The Yankees are in danger of going an entire decade without reaching a World Series for the first time since...
HOUSTON — Carlos Correa is in pain. Every swing and miss hurts, and on the bad days it can even be uncomfortable for...
WILD CARD Tuesday, Oct. 2: Colorado 2, Chicago 1, 13 innings Wednesday, Oct. 3: New York 7, Oakland 2 ——— DIVISION...
BOSTON — Red Sox manager Alex Cora is sticking with David Price, saying Wednesday the left-hander will start Game 2 of...
MILWAUKEE — It sounds, at first, like a long, drawn out “Booooo!” But look at the name on the scoreboard and it...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes are bringing the Lambeau Leap to their hockey rink. Their post-victory parties...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Toronto 4 3 1 0 6 20 17 Boston 3 2 1 0 4 10 10 Buffalo 3...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It’s hard to say whether the New York Giants are engaging in wishful thinking or there is...

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Oct. 11, 1988 • Helen Reeder’s goal with less than four minutes left gives the Bloomsburg Christian girls soccer team...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Friday Los Angeles -147/+137 at Milwaukee American League at Boston...
BASEBALL American League TAMPA BAY RAYS — Extended the contract of manager Kevin Cash through the 2024 season....
BENTON — Griffin Bower scored his 100th career goal eight minutes in, providing all the offense Millville needed in a...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Texas Tech at TCU ESPNU — Georgia Southern at Texas St. ——————————————— GOLF 1:...
High school DISTRICT 2 Class 4A (Top eight qualify for districts) Record PWR Valley View 7-0.831541 Berwick 6-1....
Today FIELD HOCKEY High school Central at Warrior Run.............. 4 p.m. Southern at Mifflinburg............. 4 p...
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