Stories from Saturday, December 29, 2018

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Authorities say couple was wanted on felony warrants
CATAWISSA — About an hour after a pair of newlyweds said their vows before District Judge Craig Long, they appeared...
BLOOMSBURG — After several terse meetings and hours of negotiations over the last month, Town Council voted to approve...
Talen Energy spokeswoman: Lure in Salem Township sees fewer visitors this season
SALEM TWP. — Susquehanna Riverlands and Wetlands have been put in partial hibernation for the winter, a spokeswoman...
Police allege Bloomsburg woman damaged man’s video-game controller, broke window
***EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been modified from its printed form to correct the location where the alleged...
Berwick codes officer: Building’s copper stolen, roof in disrepair
BERWICK — A vacant building that has been drawing complaints for years here has been knocked down, apparently by the...

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• Rock musician Danny Wagner, 20. • Singer-actor-dancer Ross Lynch, 23. • Actor Mekhi Phifer, 44. • Actress Maria...
1890: The Wounded Knee massacre took place in South Dakota as an estimated 300 Sioux Indians were killed by U.S. troops...
• Berwick Area Joint Sewer Authority will hold its reorganizational meeting Jan. 9 at 6 p.m. For more information, see...
Free Fitness Classes: Berwick YMCA, 231 W. Third St. “The Wizard of Oz”: Directed by Richard Cannaday, 7:30 p.m., last...
McCarrick case expands VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican’s sexual abuse case against ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has...
Court: Unborn not protected HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s highest court ruled Friday that mothers who use illegal...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-15-16-20-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-8, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-8-5, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-7-0...
 
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What an un-“Welcome” occurrence. The doll-centered fantasy “Welcome to Marwen” has failed to capture the imaginations...
BERWICK — Berwick Police made at least two drug arrests in the driveway at 1210 Susquehanna Ave. in a matter of eight...
BERWICK — Two men were charged with heroin possession after an early morning traffic stop Dec. 13, according to court...
Cops: Man had needles BERWICK — A passenger in a car had two hypodermic needles and a spoon during a Dec. 20 traffic...
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man had a plastic bag in his underwear stuffed with 25 bags of heroin and three small bags of...

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NEW YORK — The 1940 movie “The Philadelphia Story” opens with a case of domestic assault played for laughs — Cary Grant...
DALLAS — Pennsylvania Game Commission officials announced a Pike County man has been prosecuted for the illegal taking...
DANVILLE — Melinda Lebarron, the woman mauled by a bear near her home in Montgomery, has been upgraded to fair...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bre Payton, a writer for the conservative news site The Federalist and a frequent guest on the Fox...
 
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Decisions about money aren’t always rational. Common tendencies that make us our own worst enemies when investing...
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street capped a week of volatile trading Friday with an uneven finish and the market’s first...
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Danville contractor had ‘eagle eye’ for level
Paul J. Diehl, 71, of Danville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at his residence. He was born Dec. 26, 1947, in...
Business professor involved in community
Dr. Janice Catherine Keil of Plains Township, and formerly of Bloomsburg, passed peacefully on Wednesday evening, Dec....
Berwick native was award-winning teacher
Carol Lindsay Rhinard, born Carol Lindsay Rhodes on Feb. 14, 1946, died of ALS peacefully at home in Miami, Florida, on...
Aristes woman was active in community
Vivian “Dolly” H. Hampton, 88, of 411 Columbia Avenue, Aristes, passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, Dec. 27,...
Enjoyed baking, especially pies; hosting dinners
Phyllis J. (Bitler) Heacock, age 91, of Millville, passed away peacefully at 1:20 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at the...
WOOLRICH — The woolen mill here, built in 1845 and the source of fabric for an iconic American brand of outdoor...
Columbia County Marriage licenses • Weston Todd Brehm, 451 Derrs Road B, Benton, son of Todd and Penny Brehm, to...
HAMPTON — Vivian “Dolly” H., 88, of 411 Columbia Avenue, Aristes — Funeral Services will be held Thursday, January 3,...
Ezra I.W. Long Nathan Long and Jessica Heller-Long of Bloomsburg are the parents of a son, Ezra Isaac William, born...
 
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I know that the lame stream media is still heartbroken that crooked Hillary is still not, and never will be President....
 
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ROSE: Senior Judge David E. Grine put an exclamation mark on 2018 Thursday by sentencing Frank Spencer’s cold-blooded...
In the true spirit of the holiday season, Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) showed their true...
Last Saturday we published our annual report, “The Saga of Young Joe,” a vibrant 25-year-old who lost his life in an...
Dear Santa, I’m writing to let you know that I’ve been naughty and it was worth it.
 
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NEW YORK — Behind every great book are the works that influenced it. The “micro-learning” app and platform blinkist....
DEAR ABBY: I have been married for seven years and have two young boys. My husband, “Cliff,” and I earn approximately...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re thoughtful, responsible and dedicated. You also have a strong sense of justice. This is...
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STATE COLLEGE — As the final hours of 2018 wind down, a large storm will spread rainy and mild conditions over much of...
“Storm-free weekends featuring near-normal temperatures are a rarity during the winter. But we’ll enjoy one today and...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Frank Adonis, an actor best known for his roles in Martin Scorsese films including “Goodfellas,” “...
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Two Southern Columbia athletes also honored
A pair of local football players were named to the all-state team in their respective classifications, as voted on by...
Eagles quarterback: ‘My identity is rooted in Christ’
PHILADELPHIA — Nick Foles plays with a strong sense of inner peace because he doesn’t allow success or failure to...
Coombe leads Central to first win over Shik in nearly five years
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Not many local players can score as well as Central Columbia’s Dominic Coombe. He proved it Friday...
Irish take on Clemson in Cotton Bowl for title shot
DALLAS — The question was about sustaining high-level success in college football and Dabo Swinney’s answer lasted 3...
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PITTSBURGH — With stars such as Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-...
Purchase aimed at keeping Crew from exiting Ohio
CLEVELAND — With their NFL franchise in better shape, Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are tackling soccer. The...
The Associated Press will hand out its individual NFL awards on the night before the Super Bowl in Atlanta. Until then...
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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 26 11.703 — Philadelphia 23 13.639 2½ Boston 20 14.588 4½...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 38 29 7 2 60 160 111 Toronto 38 26 10 2 54 144...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Tavares scored two goals, Garret Sparks had 27 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made seven 3-pointers, Tony Parker had 17 of his 19 points in the...
BLACKSBURG, Va. —Ahmed Hill scored 20 points and No. 10 Virginia Tech shot nearly 66 percent as it drubbed Maryland-...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. —Auburn finished its up-and-down season with a spectacular performance. A record-setting encore in...
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70 — West Virginia vs. Clemson (33) (Orange, Jan. 4, 2012) 67 — Baylor vs. Washington (56) (Alamo, Dec. 29, 2011) 66...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 12 p.m. BTN — High Point at Ohio State ESPN2 — Davidson at North Carolina ESPNU — BYU at...
BASEBALL American League TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Shoemaker on a one-year contract....
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at MILWAUKEE 11 223 Brooklyn Houston 1½ 229 at N. ORLEANS at WASHINGTON 1½ 226½...
BERWICK — Led by Renny Murphy’s 12 points, Berwick topped Mifflin County, 35-32, in girls basketball to win the Judy...
Dec. 29, 1988 • Florida sophomore Emmitt Smith is named the Most Valuable Player of the American Bowl after rushing...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Midd-West at Benton............1:30 p.m. Berwick at Northwest.................2 p...
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MADISON TWP. — A man is accused of using bolt cutters to bust open a padlock on a shed and steal a dirt bike, according...
Creditors seek payments in court BERWICK — Susquehanna Valley Medical Specialties of Bloomsburg is seeking $809 from...
BERWICK — A passenger in a car pulled over by police was in possession of marijuana and ecstasy, court papers say....
BERWICK — A driver had a blood-alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when his car T-boned another vehicle...
Man allegedly lied on gun application BUCKHORN — A man is accused of lying on an application to buy a gun at Dunham’s...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man pulled over for driving erratically was driving drunk, according to police. Briar Creek...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A man pulled over for driving 20 mph over the speed limit admitted having marijuana in his Chrysler...
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TODAY Prayer breakfast, Morris Family Restaurant, 6035 Columbia Blvd., South Centre Township, 7:15 a.m., Doug Davis...