Stories from Monday, December 31, 2018

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Berwick fire consumes double, spreads; seven homeless
BERWICK — Fire destroyed one double house and spread to a second, leaving at least seven people, including four...
Woman charged with having pills and meth, lacking license, registration
BERWICK — A woman with a suspended driver’s license hopped into the driver’s seat of a car and reclined the seat to...
Man allegedly said he’d kill her, fired pellet gun
BLOOMSBURG — A Millville woman testified that her ex-boyfriend threatened to kill her and told her he had “a bag of...

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1759: Arthur Guinness founded his famous brewery at St. James’s Gate in Dublin. 1879: Thomas Edison first publicly...
Christmas Boulevard: Open 6-10 p.m., Market Street, Berwick, closing night. New Year’s Eve 5K and 10K Run:...
• Olympic gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas, 23. • Author Nicholas Sparks, 53. • Donald Trump Jr., 41. • Actor Val...
Putin open to Trump meeting MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has told U.S. President Donald Trump in a...
Fire kills girl, injures dad, sis NORTH MAHONING (AP) — A fast-moving house fire in western Pennsylvania has left a...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-19-23-24-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-8, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-6-2, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-5-...
 
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It’s time for the Bloomsburg Area YMCA’s annual New Year’s Eve Run! Registration for the event runs from 4-6:15 p.m....
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) —Just the thought of a bed bug infestation is enough to make you start scratching and tossing out...
ORANGE TWP. — A Unityville man stopped for driving erratically on Route 487 was under the influence of alcohol, police...
 
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All seven establishments in the Press Enterprise coverage area were found to be in compliance with state Department of...
Animal lover’s hobbies included crafts, fishing
Mary A. (Thompson) Stouffer, 74, of Cambra died Wednesday evening, Dec. 26, 2018, at Nottingham Village in...
Dedicated to preserving her family’s farm
Edna M. Worthington, 93, of Unityville died Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at her home. Born Oct. 12, 1925, in Millville, she...
Police: Driver lost control, hit two cars MAHONING TWP. — A 63-year-old man lost control of his pickup and hit two...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Renee DiAugustine Bower, 27, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. A complete...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Three confidantes of President Donald Trump, including his departing chief of staff, are indicating...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was supposed to be a great year for marijuana entrepreneur Brian Blatz. When California broadly...
Emma V. Irey James and Amanda (Weirich) Irey of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Emma Victoria, born Friday,...
Simple machines can be amazing A visitor to the Children’s Museum in Bloomsburg was photographed using the Amazing...
 
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Trump goes to Iran to visit troops, so you think nice move, but then no surprise to anyone he tells thousands of troops...
... twin sons of Curtis and Jackie Mracek, Ponte Vedra, Fla., will turn 7 on Wednesday. Grandparents are Chuck and Lisa...
... daughter of Ladd and Maggie Manning, Millville, turns 9 years old today. Her grandparents are Michael and Lola...
... son of Larue III and Carin Marks, Catawissa, will turn 7 on Wednesday. Grandparents are Christine Kowalchick,...
... daughter of Jamie Lowry and Robert Musselman, stepdaughter of Edward Lowry, Catawissa, will turn 9 Friday....
... son of Ben and Beth Eshelman, turned 3 on Dec. 28. Grandparents are Dennis and Carole Keefer and Tim and Kim...
Q. Most of us do not get nearly enough vitamin D, but taking a daily supplement of vitamin D-3 may not be enough. I...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband, who is 71 years old and very active, had squamous cell carcinoma of his mouth a year and a...
 
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“What a difference a year can make! While temperatures this New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day will be close to normal,...
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Despite win, Ravens keep Steelers from playoffs
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger passed for 287 yards and a touchdown, newly acquired kicker Matt McCrane booted three...
Alabama, Clemson should meet for title next year too
ARLINGTON, Texas — Before Alabama-Clemson IV is even played, know that part five of college football’s epic...
Foles continues magical run to earn wild-card berth
LANDOVER, Md. — Nick Foles’ magic stretched all the way back to Minnesota. Foles did it again, leading the...
There was a soup thrower in the locker room. There was a tickler on the hockey rink. There were science deniers...
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MINNEAPOLIS — The NFC North champion Chicago Bears refused to let up, riding Jordan Howard for 109 rushing yards and...
East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div y-New England 11 5 0.688 436 325 8-0-0 3-5-0 8-4-0 3-1-0 5-1-0 Miami 7 9 0...
NEW ORLEANS — Undrafted rookie Kyle Allen passed for 228 yards and two touchdowns before injuring his shoulder, and...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Kansas City finally clinched their third consecutive AFC West title and the No. 1 seed in the...
DENVER — Philip Rivers and Los Angeles recovered from a slow start to beat the Broncos for their first win in Denver...
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Dak Prescott threw a 32-yard fourth-down touchdown pass to Cole Beasley on a play that was...
TAMPA, Fla. — Matt Ryan’s first career reception went for a touchdown and the Atlanta quarterback also threw for 378...
LOS ANGELES — Brandin Cooks and Josh Reynolds caught two touchdown passes apiece from Jared Goff, and Los Angeles...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Matthew Stafford threw for 266 yards and two scores to T.J. Jones, kicker Matt Prater tossed a...
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Ravens squeezed past the Browns and into the playoffs, using two rushing touchdowns by rookie...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —Tom Brady threw for three first-half touchdowns and New England clinched its ninth straight first-...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. —Bills rookie Josh Allen had a career-best three touchdown passes and scored two more rushing, and...
SEATTLE — Sebastian Janikowski made a 33-yard field goal on the final play, and Seattle beat Arizona, wrapping up the...
HOUSTON — Houston clinched the AFC South title as Deshaun Watson threw for 234 yards and ran for a touchdown, and...
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CORAL GABLES, Fla. —Mark Richt stepped down as Miami coach on Sunday, an announcement that caught the school off-guard...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Evan Fournier’s running jumper in the lane as the buzzer sounded gave the Orlando Magic a 109-107 win...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 27 11.711 — Philadelphia 23 13.639 3 Boston 21 14.600 4½...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — After another nondescript December win, John Beilein and Michigan are eager to resume Big Ten play...
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Dec. 31, 1988 • North Carolina State eeks out a 28-23 Peach Bowl victory over Iowa in a rain-soaked game that is...
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PHOENIX — Growing up, George Hardeen never thought too much about being related to the most famous magician of all time...
He’s hardly “Mr. Cellophane.” Oscar nominee John C. Reilly can be seen everywhere at the multiplex. The “Chicago”...
DEAR ABBY: A year ago, after five years of marriage, I divorced my ex-husband, “Taylor.” We agreed to separate because...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are witty, likable and sincere. People are attracted to your friendly, common-sense approach...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by National Review’s Jonah Goldberg; www.nationalreview.com As we close out...
For more than a century, Democrats have dreamed of nationalizing America’s health care system, but they have never been...