Stories from Friday, January 4, 2019

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Coal Township man faces prison for contact with teen boy
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg special education teacher could face up to 17 years in prison after he pleaded guilty...
Credit union wall is showcasing Millville painter’s historical images
MILLVILLE — A painting at the Central Susquehanna Community Federal Credit Union here provides a look back at the...
MAHONING TWP. — A Mahoning Township supervisor who crashed his pickup into two parked vehicles and a tree was arrested...
Women allege suspect hit them New Year’s Eve
BERWICK — An intoxicated man who struck others with a bottle on New Year’s Eve was bleeding from his head when police...
NEW YORK — Behind Apple’s disconcerting news of weak iPhone sales lies a more sobering truth: The tech industry has hit...

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Soup & Sandwich Luncheon: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bower Memorial United Methodist Church, Second and Pine streets, Berwick...
• The Columbia County Conservation District has released its 2019 meeting schedule. • Madison Township’s elected...
China lands probe on moon BEIJING (AP) — China’s burgeoning space program achieved a lunar milestone on Thursday:...
1904: The U.S. Supreme Court, in Gonzalez v. Williams, ruled that Puerto Ricans were not aliens and could enter the...
• Actress-singer Coco Jones, 21. • Comedian-actress Charlyne Yi, 33. • Country singer Deana Carter, 53. • Actress...
Court: Drillers must pay fees HARRISBURG (AP) — Natural gas companies are expected to be on the hook for millions of...
TREASURE HUNT: 01-15-16-18-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-6; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-9-8; Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-4-...
 
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WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A second police officer has been added to a lawsuit against the city of Wilkes-Barre over alleged...
The Women’s Center of Columbia/Montour Counties is collecting old cellphones, batteries and chargers this month for...
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A Danville woman who was pulled over for her vehicle’s expired registration was charged with...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Sean Panikkar treats his body well. Even when on the road, he makes time for running and lifting...
BLOOMSBURG — Three people were placed on probation Thursday as first-time offenders entering Columbia County’s ARD...
Traffic stop leads to DUI charges BRIAR CREEK TWP. —A Berwick woman who was pulled over for a suspended vehicle...
 
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Carpenter, avid Bible reader served in WWII
Fred C. Derr, age 95, a guest at Elmcroft of Berwick, died at 10:37 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at the Geisinger...
Gun collector, one of first certified EMTs in Pa.
Lesley H. Samsel Sr., 73, of Nescopeck, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at his home. Born Nov. 10, 1945, in Berwick, he...
Lifelong Bloom resident loved her pet dogs
Dawn E. Zeisloft, age 88, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her home in Montour Township,...
Enjoyed Christian music, devoted to family
Darlene E. Horne, 74, of Paxinos, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, at Geisinger-Shamokin Hospital, Shamokin. Born in...
Enjoyed sewing, gardening, and family time
Loretta Mae Kemper, 79, of Berwick, passed away Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, at Geisinger Medical Center. Born April 4, 1939...
Saturday services announced for N.Y. native
Florence J. Murphy, 74, of Huntington Mills, died Wednesday morning, Jan. 2, 2019, at home surrounded by her family....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Arthur F. “Art” Hess, 60, of rural Benton (Sugarloaf Township), died Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at his home. Arrangements...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a quarter-million New Yorkers who for years dreaded “L-mageddon,” a planned 15-month shutdown of...
Weston R. Hite Jada Auchter and Jared Hite, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Weston Russell, born Monday, Dec. 31...
Mrs. Ruth Dahlgren Freezer, a resident of the Danville-Bloomsburg area for more than 60 years, will celebrate her 99th...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California parole panel has for the first time recommended that Charles Manson follower...
 
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Special to the Press Enterprise STATE COLLEGE — There are no signs of long-lasting, seriously cold weather for the...
Those looking to skirt parking fees at this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show should rethink any plans to park illegally....
If you see someone selling electronic home theater goods from the back of an SUV or van at low prices, it’s probably a...
CATAWISSA — Here is the December report from the District Court of Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY — $4,230 • Checks...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Another store in the Wyoming Valley Mall is set to close. The Children’s Place announced in an...
 
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4/FRIDAY Soup & Sandwich Luncheon, Jan. 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bower Memorial UM Church, Second and Pine streets,...
\John Graham — Magician and Mentalist, Jan. 25-27, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St.,...
English Country Dancing Lessons, Fridays, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jan. 4-Feb. 22, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Main and Iron...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville....
Riverlands has been an asset to our area for many years. It’s a beautiful park all seasons. Without Talen plowing the...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are strong, alert, fun-loving and goal-oriented. You have a quirky charm that appeals to...
 
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AQUAMAN ★★ Origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa). PG-13 (violence and action, language...
In one of Julia Roberts’ many heartbreaking scenes in “Ben is Back” — and they’re pretty much all heartbreaking — she...
LOS ANGELES — The name Joanna Kulig might not ring a bell for American moviegoers. That could change with the release...
From the imaginations of “Fast & Furious” producer Neal H. Moritz and “Insidious: The Last Key” director Adam...
 
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Credit card rewards can be your ticket —literally your plane ticket — to a dream destination. But even if you’ve earned...
WASHINGTON — Cheering Democrats returned Nancy Pelosi to the House speaker’s post Thursday as the 116th Congress...
NEW YORK (AP) —Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 24-30. Listings include the week’s ranking...
 
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Astrophysicist and guitar god Brian May is combining his two loves, Mashable reports. The 71-year-old Queen founder...
BEIJING (AP) — Apple’s $1,000 iPhone is a tough sell to consumers in China unnerved by an economic slump and the trade...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 49-year-old woman who had a massive heart attack in April of this year. My father died of a...
DEAR ABBY: I’m in a mental hospital. I have been in and out for years because of suicide attempts and drug use. My...
 
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“Since mid-November, seven large storms have traveled across the United States. These were soakers. Normally in late...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pegi Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for...
NEMACOLIN (AP) — A woman’s 10 years of karate lessons are being credited with helping her subdue a man suspected of...
MADISON TWP. — One woman suffered minor injuries during a two-vehicle crash that destroyed a newspaper box and damaged...
 
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Eagles receiver established himself in Chicago
PHILADELPHIA — Alshon Jeffery is all business this week. The talented wide receiver is playing in Chicago for the...
Former Redskins great Bailey listed in first year
First-time eligibles Tony Gonzalez, Ed Reed and Champ Bailey are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football...
The satisfying simplicity of sports is in the definitive result. A game is played. There is a winner and a loser and...
 
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ANN ARBOR, Mich. —Iggy Brazdeikis had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 Michigan returned to Big Ten play with a 68-...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. —Nick Saban showed he’s capable of derring-do in Alabama’s past two national championship game wins....
MEMPHIS, Tenn. —Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace has apologized to Memphis’ fans for an apparent altercation...
PHILADELPHIA — Dougie Hamilton, Justin Williams and Teuvo Teravainen scored second-period goals to lead the Carolina...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 40 31 7 2 64 168 117 Toronto 40 26 12 2 54 147...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 28 11.718 — Philadelphia 25 14.641 3 Boston 22 15.595 5...
 
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INDIANAPOLIS — Adam Vinatieri sits at one end of the Indianapolis Colts’ locker room, his expanding white beard nearly...
TAMPA, Fla. — Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a domestic violence charge against Washington Redskins linebacker...
FRISCO, Texas — Ezekiel Elliott won his second NFL rushing title in three seasons for a Dallas offense that has been...
HOUSTON — DeAndre Hopkins had the best season of his career, carrying Houston’s receivers in a year the group was...
 
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Jan. 4, 1989 • Danielle Alexander sinks 10-of-13 free throws and scores 18 as Southern Columbia defeats Millville in...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Boston OFF OFF Dallas Utah 8½ 208 at Cleveland at Memphis OFF OFF Brooklyn at...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Koby Perez senior director/international scouting. MINNESOTA...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Jill Marks went 7 of 11 at the line for a game-high 17 points to lead Southern Columbia to a 46-44 win...
NBA LEAGUE LEADERS Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 33 318 310 1098 33.3 Davis, NOR 34 353 236 976 28.7 Curry,...
GOLF 6 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour, Sentry Tournament of Champions, second round, Maui, Hawaii ——————————————— HIGH SCHOOL...
GP G A PTS Nikita Kucherov, TB 40 19 46 65 Mikko Rantanen, COL 41 17 45 62 Connor McDavid, EDM 39 23 38 61 Nathan...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Benton at Millville............... 7:30 p.m. Danville at Shamokin........... 7:30...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Dec. 30 Squad 1: Ken Johnson, 23. Squad 2: Tom Norek, 23; Tony Sinibaldi, 23. Squad...
Midway Lanes FRIDAY NO TAP W L Lions 39 29 Bears 37.5 30.5 Eagles 32 36 Horses 27.5 40.5 High game (men):...
 
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Cartel boss’s son once claimed to work for DEA
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Mexican drug trafficker who once claimed he was a double agent for the Drug Enforcement...
NEW YORK (AP) — Forget vending machines, PepsiCo is testing a way to bring snacks directly to college students. The...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 21-year-old U.S. soldier is accused of flying to Indianapolis from Colorado to kill his estranged...
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire restaurant that’s preparing to open has removed a sign advertising its name over...
 
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ROSE: The holidays saw two bad house fires in our area. This comment, submitted to 30 Seconds, captures the importance...
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a column by Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum. I appreciate a good drive...
President Trump has been in office for almost two years, which should mean that by now, all the crazy talk in the media...
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has been severely underfunded for years. This has compromised...
After Bob died, everyone gathered at his funeral. Then the minister started to speak: “He was a model husband, a decent...
 
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