Stories from Saturday, January 5, 2019

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Berwick addiction-battle plan launch called a success
BERWICK — Four people attended the Free Assessment Day for drug addicts, alcoholics and their families Friday,...
Millville and Benton ambulance agreement dissolves, which may slow night response
BENTON — A partnership to provide Millville and Benton with 24-hour ambulance coverage has dissolved for lack of calls...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man sobbed while pleading with a judge for help with his meth addiction as he was being...
Georgia man a former state wrestling champ
BLOOMSBURG — A former high school state wrestling champion from Georgia who was arrested for selling marijuana here...

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1925: Democrat Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming took office as America’s first female governor, succeeding her late...
• Actress January Jones, 41. • Actor Bradley Cooper, 44. • Rock singer Marilyn Manson, 50. • Dancer-choreographer...
Library Book Sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., McBride Memorial Library, 500 N. Market St., Berwick. Giant Yard Sale/Breakfast...
Chinese probe on moon BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese space rover explored the lunar terrain on Friday in the world’s first...
• The Columbia County Planning Commission has released its 2019 meeting schedule. • Mifflin Township Auditors will...
Worker dies near Reading SPRING TOWNSHIP (AP) — The federal government is investigating the death of a 66-year-old...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-5-19-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-7, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-8-9, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-2-0-3...
 
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This Latin singer is just “Loca” about his new baby. “She Bangs,” we guess. Former Menudo heartthrob Ricky Martin’s...
Special to the Press Enterprise HERSHEY — Retired state Rep. George Hasay has been honored by the antique automobile...
If you love old cars and would like to join former state Rep. George Hasay as a volunteer at the AACA Museum, Inc. in...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who fought with police officers while trying to break into Bob’s Philly Style Subs has...
LEWISBURG — A group of Lewisburg residents and downtown merchants seeks donations to fund a health and public safety...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man was charged with driving drunk when town police spotted his car swerving near West Main...

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Avid outdoorsman enjoyed hunting, fishing
Arthur F. “Art” Hess, 60, of rural Benton (Sugarloaf Township), died peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at his home...
Nonagenarian loved to knit and crochet
Catherine Ellen (Snyder) Kifolo, 96, of Danville, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Grandview Nursing and...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Wapwallopen man stopped for speeding had a baggie with drug residue in his pant’s pocket, police...
BERLIN (AP) — Berlin’s unwanted Christmas trees have ended their days as a festive snack for zoo elephants and stocking...
Conn. woman was Danville native, loved cats
Peggy Ann (Webb) Johnston, 73, of Middletown, Conn., passed away on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at her home. She was born...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Two U.S. senators have proposed legislation that would give federal aid to help homeowners...
Misconduct alleged BERWICK — Travis Fish, 30, of 419 E. Eighth St., Berwick, was cited with disorderly conduct at 9:51...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Sheila Adams, 62, of Benton, died early Friday morning, Jan. 4, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
ORANGEVILLE — Police responded to a car that overturned on Route 487 on Nov. 25 and found a drunken driver, court...
Bryson L. Diehl Benjamin Lee and Kristen (Wasileski) Diehl, Paxinos, are the parents of a son, Bryson Lee, born...
Hoagie sale is next weekend The hoagie sale to benefit the Nescopeck Fire Company will be held next Friday and...
 
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LOS ANGELES — A journal entry penned when Shameik Moore was a teenager laid out one of his dreams — to play Spider-Man...
S hoppers looking for high-quality linens without hurting their budget may want to skip the white sales at mass...

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A fire broke out at an “Escape Room” game location in northern Poland on Friday, killing five...
MOSCOW (AP) — The American former Marine who is being held in Moscow on spying charges also holds British, Irish and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fumes from cooking fish combined with asthma could have killed an 11-year-old boy in New York City but...
CAIRO, N.Y. (AP) — A 32-year-old woman faces felony charges for posing as a homeless teenager to enroll and attend...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A newly elected Virginia congresswoman is displaying a transgender pride flag outside her Washington...
 
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If you’ve had one of those days, and you find yourself glancing at the clock only to discover that it’s already 5 p.m...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The operator of The Weather Channel mobile app tracks the whereabouts of users and sells their data...
DEAR ABBY: I am writing you about dating in these modern times. Lately, I have become perplexed at the vanity and...

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In testimony to Congress before Christmas, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen spoke at length, and repeatedly...
ROSE: Tom Austin, our veteran Outdoors columnist, closed out 2018 with a treat: a fascinating first-person account by...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Jim Geraghty at nationalreview.com. ‘Germany’s Der Spiegel has announced it...
Among states, Pennsylvania stands nearly alone in making an explicit promise to its citizens that the Commonwealth will...
 
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Last month Trump replaced NAFTA with his new trade agreement USMCA signed by the US, Mexico and Canada. Today he wants...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are dedicated, charming and resourceful. You are optimistic and generous, but you do not...

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TAMAQUA — Parents are going to court to block a school district from allowing teachers to carry guns in school. It’s...
“As you slept last night, rain fell from ‘Winter Storm Fisher’ as it started crossing Pennsylvania. Because Fisher will...
NEW YORK — Prodded by Ellen DeGeneres, comic Kevin Hart says he’ll reconsider his decision to step down as host of the...
 
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Bears, Eagles to square off 30 years after legendary game
PHILADELPHIA — Buddy Ryan’s feud with Mike Ditka dominated headlines when the Philadelphia Eagles returned to the...
Boost possibly spurred by less off-field controversy
All of the NFL television partners have reason to be happy at the end of the regular season — all five packages showed...
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with outside linebackers coach Joey Porter. The team announced...
 
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ARLINGTON, Texas —Russell Wilson won a wild-card game with Seattle as a rookie, a Super Bowl in his second season and...
HOUSTON — Today’s wild-card game between the Houston Texans and Indianapolis Colts is a matchup that seemed improbable...
NEW YORK — From a breakthrough quarterback to a unanimous choice. From two brothers to four rookies for the first time...
 
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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 28 12.700 — Philadelphia 25 14.641 2½ Boston 22 15.595 4½...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 41 32 7 2 66 174 119 Toronto 40 26 12 2 54 147...
Defensive lineman Jared Allen retired from the NFL in 2015 and wasn’t ready to give up on the competition he’d come to...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — LeBron vs. Steph in the spring, Dabo vs. Nick in the winter. As much as Cleveland and Golden...
CLEVELAND — Donovan Mitchell scored 18 points and the Utah Jazz dominated the second half, sending the Cleveland...
PITTSBURGH — Olli Maatta and Matt Cullen scored 11 seconds apart in the first period, Matt Murray stopped 33 shots and...
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Clemson and Alabama are playing in the College Football Playoff for the fourth straight season, and...
 
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AUTO RACING 10 p.m. NBCSN — Monstery Energy AMA Supercross, FIM World Championship, season opener, Anaheim, Calif...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at DENVER 9½ 218½ Charlotte Utah 1 209½ at DETROIT at PHILADELPHIA OFF OFF Dallas...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Claimed RHP Austin Brice off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels....
MILLVILLE — Will Holdren scored 20 points, including six of Millville’s 12 three-pointers, to lead the Quakers to a 61...
Jan. 5, 1988 • Daryn James posts 17 points and 16 rebounds to lead Danville to a 55-47 basketball win over Shikellamy...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Mt. Carmel at N. Schuylkill........ 2 p.m. Hazleton at Berwick............ 2:15 p...
 
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Police: Boy lost toes to shove of TV stand TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man is accused of pushing a television...
LAS VEGAS — A woman plays with her dog inside a small living room inside Noah’s Animal House. These spaces, called “...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska man suspected of stealing a new pickup from a Fairbanks dealership was released from...
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Detroit woman and South Side Chicago man are recovering in a Chicago hospital following rare...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) —Nearly every day for the past eight years, a group opposed to Gov. Scott Walker has gathered just...
 
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FRIDAY Ice cream social, Millville Christian Church, Route 254, 5 p.m., soup, sandwiches and desserts. PLAN AHEAD...
Prayer breakfast speaker named SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Eileen Chapman will be speaking at a prayer breakfast at Morris...
VATICAN CITY (AP) —The Vatican blocked U.S. bishops from taking measures to address the clergy sex abuse scandal...

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