Stories from Monday, January 7, 2019

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Man who swindled Numidia-area customer apologizes to clients, staff
BLOOMSBURG — A contractor who accepted down payments for work that was never done was sentenced to state prison...
Rural Benton man accused of assault
BENTON TWP. — A man allegedly spat in his wife’s face, pulled her from a vehicle and threw her to the ground on their...
House ‘a total loss’ despite efforts of over two dozen firefighters
BENTON TWP. — Fire destroyed a home here Sunday night while its occupant and her dogs were visiting family. Ann...
Cheerleader remembered online as ‘beautiful soul’
BLOOMSBURG — District officials here brought in counselors and opened the high school Sunday morning to help students...
Charges: Guns also discovered during probe of hostage report
BENTON — Police responding to a reported hostage situation instead found a safe full of drugs and a case of guns in the...

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Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 310 E. Third St., Mifflinville, by...
1904: The Marconi International Marine Communication Company of London announced that the telegraphed letters “CQD”...
• Country singer-musician John Rich, 45. • Actor Doug E. Doug, 49. • Actor Nicolas Cage, 55. • Sen. Rand Paul, R-...
Crash kills Michigan family LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A suspected drunken driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 75...
Dog walkers’ dispute deadly PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dispute between two people who were walking dogs at a park here...
TREASURE HUNT: 05-10-11-14-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-9, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-9-2, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-5-...
 
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The Bloomsburg Elks is sponsoring a basketball free-throw competition for all kids ages 8-13 at the Bloomsburg Area...
 
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Woman retired from Millville insurance firm
Kathleen C. “Kay” Temple, 74, of Millville passed away at Geisinger Medical Center on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, after a...
Volunteer firefighter enjoyed doing yard work
Jeffery N. Brown, 59, of Slocum Township passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-...
HUNTINGTON TWP. — A car lost a tire, which was then hit by an oncoming vehicle on Route 239 Saturday evening, badly...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Shiloh Bible and St. Luke’s Lutheran...
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A Berwick man who allegedly looked into multiple mailboxes as he walked along Summerhill Road was in...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you write about seasonal affective disorder to help so many others who may be suffering with this...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Police recognized a Chevrolet Blazer with a cracked windshield as a vehicle belonging to a driver with...
 
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Despite President Trump’s frequent assertions that China is paying billions of dollars in tariffs to the United States...
‘War’ tactics fell short
Conditioned by a so-called War on Drugs that has dragged on for too long, a lot of people can see only one solution to...
A German Shepherd, a Doberman and a cat die. All three are faced with God who wants to know what they believe in. The...
“If a child is fish allergic I tell the family that if they’re going to fry fish in the house the child has to be in a...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga won for “A Star Is Born,” Christian Bale thanked Satan for inspiration in playing former Vice...
SEATTLE (AP) — As of New Year’s Day, Washington joined a handful of other states that ban anyone under 21 from buying a...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Here is a p artial list of winners at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, available by...
 
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Ravens rookie throws INT, gets sacked 7 times
BALTIMORE — The Los Angeles Chargers kept Lamar Jackson grounded, and by the time the rookie got the passing game going...
Alabama is looking for third title in four years
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Alabama coach Nick Saban and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney went through the familiar routine Sunday....
CHICAGO — The Eagles kept messing up. They’re simply a team that doesn’t give up. Nick Foles hit Golden Tate with a 2-...
CHICAGO — Philip Rivers has come up empty against Tom Brady every time. He gets another shot next weekend. Rivers...
 
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MINNEAPOLIS — Andrew Wiggins scored 25 of his 28 points in the first half, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves take...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 29 12.707 — Philadelphia 26 14.650 2½ Boston 23 15.605 4½...
GLENDALE, Ariz. —Rookie Conor Garland scored twice, Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves for his first shutout of the season and...
The number of unbeaten teams in college basketball is down to three. No. 6 Nevada dropped from the ranks of the...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. —Charles Matthews scored 16 of his 18 points in the first half to help No. 2 Michigan build a double-...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 32 8 2 66 176 124 Toronto 27 12 2 56 152 113...
LOUDON COUNTY, Va. — Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month at a Washington-area airport on a charge of...
 
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RENTON, Wash. — Now that it’s over, Russell Wilson’s belief in the comparison of where the Seattle Seahawks were during...
INDIANAPOLIS —Frank Reich stuck with his old-school philosophy even when the Indianapolis Colts were losing games in...
 
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Jan. 7, 1989 • Central Columbia 160-pounder Matt Gerger pins Milton’s Brad Batman in 1:09 to clinch a 37-34 Blue Jays...
BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Traded INFs J.D. Davis and Cody Bohanek to the N.Y. Mets for OF Ross...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Mt. Carmel at Mahanoy....... 7:30 p.m. High school girls Dallas at Berwick...
SAN JOSE, Calif. — In four years at Alabama, Damien Harris has shared the backfield with several runners who either...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG San Antonio 3 214 at Detroit at Boston 10 218½ Brooklyn at New Orleans 5½ 213½...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. ESPN — College Football Playoff National Championship: Clemson vs. Alabama ESPN2 — College...
Fifteen local players were named to the Pennsylvania Football News coach’s select all-state team recently, which was...
 
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BORN TODAY: You are patient and reserved. Your accomplishments are important to you because you want the respect of...
Abby Huntsman’s husband had a “View” from the doctor’s office floor when informed twins were on the way. The former “...
DEAR ABBY: I’m struggling with a situation with my friends and colleagues. I have a routine I stick to which keeps...
Q. I take 1,000 mg of vitamin C daily with my morning orange juice. I have not had a cold or flu in more than eight...
 
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This is to the guy complaining about the song, “Love the one you’re with” and complaining about liberals. Maybe you...
... daughter of Kevin and Jennifer Lehman, Orangeville, turned 10 on Jan. 3. Grandparents are Albert Jr. and Doris...
... son of Angie and Ginny Klingerman, Bloomsburg, will turn 6 on Jan. 12. Grandparents are Doug and Robyn Klingerman,...
... son of Ron and Kristine Summers, Millville, will turn 6 on Jan. 13. Grandparents are Ronnie and Cheri Brown,...
... son of Matthew and Kimber Swartz Patti, Bloomsburg, turned 7 on Jan. 5. Grandparents are Stephen and Terry Jo...
... daughter of Kim and Jeremy Deterick, Devon, turned 11 on Dec. 26. Grandparents are Bob and Beverly Scoza, Long...
... twin children of John and Sarah Williams, Castle Rock, Colo., will turn 7 on Thursday. They are the grandchildren...
 
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