Stories from Thursday, January 3, 2019

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Investment woes, flood, pay hikes blamed
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair made a profit in 2018, but it was smaller than the...
Damage in North Centre Township could pose trip hazard, super says
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — Officials are hoping someone can tell them who drove a vehicle in circles through this township’s...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A Bloomsburg man grabbed the steering wheel of a woman’s car, causing the vehicle to swerve into the...
Administrative director aims to speak with seven sponsoring districts at school board meetings
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Before it potentially expands, Columbia Montour Vo-Tech is seeking feedback from its sponsoring...

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• NFL quarterback Eli Manning, 38. • Actress Kate Levering, 40. • Actress Danica McKellar, 44. • Actor Jason...
1938: The March of Dimes campaign to fight polio was established by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, who himself had...
Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape Center, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;...
Priests targeted nuns KURAVILANGAD, India (AP) — An Associated Press investigation has uncovered a decades-long...
• Cleveland Township supervisors have approved a 2019 budget with no tax increase, and has released their schedule of...
Karate lessons KO suspect NEMACOLIN (AP) — A woman’s 10 years of karate lessons are being credited with helping her...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-14-20-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-3, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-8-8, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-6-4-...
 
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Bridge games are alive and well in Ralpho Township. The Ralpho Township Public Library Bridge Club continues to meet...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg teen was charged with stealing a toolbox from the back porch of a residence on West First...
BERWICK — A wanted man from Berks County gave police a false name and date of birth during a traffic stop here early...
Lawsuits filed DANVILLE — The following civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Marvin K....
Hot-chocolate assault alleged SCOTT TWP. — Three women were cited recently, including one who threw a cup of hot...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Dancing tractors, farming drones and story time with Miss Pennsylvania are among the attractions that...
HARRISBURG — Two local lawmakers were named chairpeople of state House committees, according to an announcement from...

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Berwick community leader and entrepreneur
Renee Angela (DiAugustine) Bower, entrepreneur, community leader, every day philanthropist, and consummate ‘hometown...
Danville native was accomplished pianist
Ruth L. (Garrow) Weller, age 102, of Boca Raton, Fla., died unexpectedly at her home at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1,...
Loved and lived for her family
Ruth Ann (Schell) Henrie, 78, of Berwick, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville...
Avid dog lover was consummate homemaker
Ann Theresa Jeanne (McKnight) Deski, 80, of Milton, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at Manor Care in...
Lifelong farmer enjoyed hunting, watching TV
Carl R. Ryman, 80, of Nescopeck Township, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at his home. Born on Feb. 19, 1938,...
Loved helping husband on newspaper route
Helen J. Bierfreund, 74, of Danville, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Grandview Health Homes in Danville. She...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Dawn Zeisloft, age 88, of Bloomsburg, died on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. A...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple acknowledged that demand for iPhones is waning, confirming investor fears that the company’s...
Incident’s location MAHONING TWP. — An incident where an estranged wife allegedly attacked a man and stomped on a game...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Some immigrant youth looking to start over in the United States after fleeing abusive homes are...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has released an earthquake warning app that could give L.A. County residents precious...

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BERWICK — A fund to accept monetary donations for the victims of Sunday’s house fires on Sixth Street has been set up...
LONDON (AP) — The British police officer stabbed while subduing a suspect on New Year’s Eve said Wednesday that “...
MEXICO CITY (AP) —Mexican experts have found the first temple of the Flayed Lord, a pre-Hispanic fertility god depicted...
MOSCOW (AP) — Search crews in Russia pulled more bodies Wednesday from a huge pile of rubble where part of an apartment...
BERWICK — In the seven months that the McBride Memorial Library has offered its 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program...

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Most years, “best and worst” roundups follow a certain pattern. They identify unconnected events on both sides of the...
House made a start
Last year a Pennsylvania lawmaker looking into suspected voter-registration irregularities asked the governor’s office...
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a column Wednesday by Jim Geraghty at nationalreview.com A day before he takes the oath...
The older man placed an order for one hamburger, French fries, and a drink. He unwrapped the plain hamburger and...
 
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Think you’ve got a long commute? You’re not alone. A 2017 Census Bureau survey found Americans average nearly 27...
NEW YORK (AP) — Daryl Dragon of “The Captain and Tennille,” who teamed with then-wife Toni Tennille on such hits as “...

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I agree with the guy that said he likes clean-shaven people. I do, too. If I go in a business and I have a choice...
Here are available school menus for the week of Jan. 7: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: Mini waffles. Tuesday:...
Alexa Moyer, daughter of Gary and Monica Moyer, Hunlock Creek, was named Northwest Area High School’s Senior Student of...
LEWISBURG — The 2019 Days of Remembrance Essay Contest for high school students in the Susquehanna Valley is announced...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished the first trading day of 2019 with small gains as a roller-coaster ride continued for...
Boats bypass flooded road PITTSBORO, N.C. (AP) —Amid one of North Carolina’s rainiest years on record, residents of...

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LOS ANGELES — Bob Einstein, the veteran comedy writer and performer known for “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,” “...
“Wildfires, hurricanes and floods caused widespread destruction in 2018. But the number of tornadoes was well below...
BLOOMSBURG — The members of the Bloomsburg Fair Association are to meet Jan. 12 to choose directors in four contested...
MINNEAPOLIS — Eugene “Mean Gene” Okerlund, whose deadpan interviews of pro wrestling superstars like “Macho Man” Randy...
 
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Philly tries to become third No. 6 seed to win title
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles are back in a familiar role with a different disguise. The defending Super Bowl...
NCAA faces obstacles in going to an 8-team field
When talking about the possibility of expanding the College Football Playoff, the word momentum gets tossed around a...
PITTSBURGH — Mike Tomlin doesn’t want to say Antonio Brown bailed on the Pittsburgh Steelers. The longtime head coach...
 
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NEW YORK — Matt Murray stopped 28 shots to keep up his strong play since returning from an injury, and the Pittsburgh...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 40 31 7 2 64 168 117 Toronto 39 26 11 2 54 144...
CLEVELAND — Josh Richardson scored 24 points and the Miami Heat — playing without Dwyane Wade — rolled past the...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. —Luke Maye scored 14 points to help No. 15 North Carolina beat Harvard 77-57 on Wednesday night....
CLEMSON, S.C. — Clemson center Justin Falcinelli remembers the quiet, hollow feeling in the locker room after last year...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 28 11.718 — Philadelphia 24 14.632 3½ Boston 21 15.583 5½...
 
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. —It hasn’t been a streak of accuracy on a level with Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees or Tom Brady....

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Jan. 3, 1989 • Notre Dame wins its record eighth national title by virtue of a 34-21 win over West Virginia in the...
NFL AFC LEADERS Quarterbacks Att Com Yds TD Int Rthlsberger, PIT 675 452 5129 34 16 Mahomes, KC 580 383 5097 50 12...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at San Antonio 1½ 216½ Toronto Denver 3 227½ at Sacramento at Golden State 8½ 225½...
BERWICK — Katie Starr scored a team-high 20 points for Berwick, which held on to beat Wyoming Valley West, 52-50, in...
GOLF 6 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Sentry Tournament of Champions, first round, Maui, Hawaii ——————————————— MEN’S COLLEGE...
P-Nut Bowl LADIES HANDICAP Week 17 W L Greenwood Action Track 41 23 Unida Pizza 38 26 Danville Pharmacy 36 28...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Lake-Lehman at Northwest.. 7:15 p.m. Berwick at Valley West......... 7:15 p.m....
 
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Sandra Bullock as a Ninja Turtle. A man prying a woman’s eyes open as sunlight streams. “The Simpsons” character Ralph...
DEAR DR. ROACH: For the past four weeks now, I wake up during the night because both of my hands have gone numb. I...
DEAR ABBY: My son-in-law gave me a tablet that he was not using, as he had upgraded. He removed most of his information...
ATHENS, Greece (AP) —Three migrant fishermen received Greek citizenship Wednesday for helping to rescue scores of...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are restless and impulsive, but you are also dogged, hardworking and you never quit. This...

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