Stories from Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Page 1
Judge not swayed, sends Berwick teacher’s charges to court
Editor's note: Moschgat was reassigned to Salem Elementary as of Jan. 10, 2019. The following correction also ran Jan....
Danville native: Immigrants cheered for circus troupe
TORNILLO, Texas —As the stilt walkers, puppeteers, and protesters walked along the fence surrounding the Tornillo...
President argues for funding on security, humanitarian basis
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a somber televised plea, President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-...
Numidia man charged with DUI
SCOTT TWP. — A drunken driver who crossed over the center line of Lightstreet Road told police he was trying to help...
MAHONING TWP. — A Mahoning Township supervisor arrested for DUI had a blood-alcohol level of nearly triple the legal...

Page 2
1931: Bobbi Trout and Edna May Cooper broke an endurance record for female aviators as they returned to Mines Field in...
• Actor Tyree Brown, 15. • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, 37. • Singer A.J. McLean (Backstreet Boys), 41. • Roots...
Free Men’s Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 320 Market St., Berwick. 50 and Fun: 10 a.m.-noon,...
Dozens of students attacked BEIJING (AP) — A male attacker injured 20 children Tuesday inside a primary school in...
• LTD Self-Storage plans to sell off the contents of units owned by Deborah King, Stephen Daily, Anna Samsel and Tina...
Climate-change targets set HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf is stepping up the fight against climate change and setting...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-7-15-16-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-8; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-9-1; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-8-0-...
 
Advertisement

Page 3
The Berwick Area United Way is looking for people who’d like their taxes prepared for free and volunteers willing to...
DANVILLE — Montour County may qualify for flood mitigation funds to help acquire or elevate properties affected in 100-...
 
Advertisement

Page 4
National Select retiree had feisty demeanor
Dorothy I. Lesher, 89, of Berwick, passed away peacefully Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, at Berwick Retirement Village II. Born...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Hemlock Township’s reorganizational meeting Monday featured a few animated exchanges between supervisors...
Bloom High student known for her kindness
Matilda Kathryn Fabian, age 15, of Bloomsburg, passed away in her sleep peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at her...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman and man were in possession of drug paraphernalia when police pulled over their...
Seamstress and LPN enjoyed reading, quilting
Emma C. Judge, 88, formerly of Rock Glen, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at Mountain City Nursing &...
HARRISBURG — Rep. David Millard (R-Berwick) has been appointed to another term as chairman of the House Tourism and...
BERWICK — Commonwealth Health is modifying its visitation guidelines during the cold and flu season, the system...
DANVILLE — Two men pleaded guilty to DUI charges in Montour County Court on Monday, one of whom was sentenced...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Frank A. Ianneillo, 74, of Kline Road, Orangeville, died late Monday evening, Jan. 7, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center...
Small animal was a mink, not a fisher A mink was featured in a photograph published on page 4 of Tuesday’s edition. It...
Sunny Ruth Laubach of Orangeville is celebrating her 96th birthday today. Cards and well-wishes will reach her at The...
 
Advertisement

Page 5
Chrystal McKay knew enough about medical care costs that she skipped the ambulance ride after a car accident. A friend...
A terrified 13-year-old girl secretly recorded video of her father coaching her to lie about having been physically...
HAZLETON (AP) — A foster family beat and starved three young children over a period of six years, police said. Brenda...
Page 6
NEW YORK (AP) — Sears is getting another reprieve from liquidation after its chairman and largest shareholder Eddie...
BRIAR CREEK — A Nescopeck woman who was driving erratically along Route 11 was under the influence of alcohol, court...
MONROE TWP. — Two new stores will open this spring at Monroe Marketplace, according to the Sunbury newspaper. Old...
2,500 earthquakes last year in Wyo. CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming State Geological Survey says more than 2,500...
 
Advertisement

Page 7

Page 7 Ads

1 of 1
 
Advertisement

Page 8
To those parents waging war on dirt and germs: Set down the dustpan. Stow away the antibacterial wipes. And, that dirt...
Find way to say thanks
It seems any more that just about every block on the calendar is dedicated to some kind of cause or observance. Some...
“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” wrote the poet Robert Frost as he described the annual chore that he and...
If you have been looking for a place to have a civil, and maybe even an enjoyable and uplifting discussion about our...
The state of California has so many gun regulations that it’s difficult for anyone outside of the state to keep them...
• One day Mable, Maude and Mary were in a park sitting on a bench. Mable said, “It used to be rock around the clock –...
 
Advertisement

Page 9
Democrats are in....no more working and free Medicare for all....back on welfare for my family Danville man, email...
Page 10
‘Fresh Air’ kids seek host families Join volunteer host families and open your home this summer to a Fresh Air child....
Club to make valentines on Feb. 7 BLOOMSBURG — On Jan. 3, Columbia County 4-H County Council held its first meeting of...
Graduate DALLAS TWP. — Courtney T. Whitmire of Shickshinny earned her bachelor’s degree in medical imaging at...
Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a...
Page 12
“For the first time in a long time, there is the potential for our area to have a snowstorm. “While all of the...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska hunting guide who instructed employees on snowmobiles to herd grizzly bears toward...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has ended “catch-and-release” for asylum seekers, but in cities on the...
Drugmaker Eli Lilly has started posting price information online for drugs advertised on TV. On Tuesday, the company...
Page 13
Clemson coach: ‘I get motivated by winning’
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Dabo Swinney won’t be celebrating for long. After leading Clemson to its second national title...
H.S. hoops team swaps out identical siblings
Lots of basketball teams like to use variations of the trap. One Missouri high school basketball team apparently...
No. 1 Southern rallies to prevail over No. 3 Muncy
FRANKLIN TWP. — In recent years, Southern Columbia and Muncy have been two of District 4’s wrestling powers. This year...
NEW YORK — Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls dropped last season for the first time since 2010, an $18 million...
Page 14
PHILADELPHIA — Rookie Landry Shamet made eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, both career-highs, and Joel Embiid had...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 30 12.714 — Philadelphia 27 14.659 2½ Boston 24 15.615 4½...
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Freshman sensation Zion Williamson scored a season-high 30 points with 10 rebounds, and No. 1...
PITTSBURGH — Matt Murray stopped 36 shots to remain unbeaten since his return from a lower-body injury, Riley Sheahan...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 42 32 8 2 66 176 124 Toronto 42 27 13 2 56 152...
Page 15
FRISCO, Texas — Before he knew the next opponent, owner Jerry Jones likened the recovery of his Dallas Cowboys from 3-5...
LAKE FOREST, Ill. —Chicago Bears receiver Allen Robinson had a tough time coming to grips with the fact that there was...
CLEVELAND — One week into their expansive coaching search, the Browns are huddling. After conducting interviews with...
METAIRIE, La. — Saints linebacker A.J. Klein gushed over the poise and postseason accomplishments of Eagles backup...
INDIANAPOLIS — Pat McAfee watched those two agonizing bounces in Chicago on Sunday and immediately tried to put Cody...
Page 16
TURBOTVILLE — Julian Fleming scored a game-high 24 points to lead Southern Columbia to a 69-52 win over Warrior Run in...
Jan. 9, 1989 • Johnny Bench and Carl Yastrzemski are elected overwhelmingly to the baseball Hall of Fame. Bench...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Philadelphia 2 226 at Washington at Boston 6½ (213) Indiana at Brooklyn 9 227½...
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. FS1 — Georgetown at Xavier SEC — Vanderbilt at Georgia 6:45 p.m. WBUQ-FM 91.1...
Today BASKETBALL College men Wilmington at BU..................... 7 p.m. High school girls Berwick at Crestwood...
Junior high boys Jan, 7 Eighth grade Bloomsburg 51, Mount Carmel 20 High scorers: Mount Carmel — C. Spears 5;...
Page 21
Famous Boston eatery to close BOSTON (AP) — A nearly 200-year-old Boston restaurant famous for its traditional Yankee...
PETERSBURG, Iowa (AP) — An eastern Iowa man’s wedding ring missing since 1974 has been returned after turning up in an...
Page 22
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married 31 years. We have four lovely children and seven grandchildren. I went...
She made a real splash on the red carpet. Kelleth Cuthbert stole the show at this week’s Golden Globes. Swathed in...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’ve had allergies my entire life. I started taking allergy shots, and all my symptoms disappeared. I...
Lessie Brown, a 114-year-old Ohio woman who was believed to be the oldest person in the United States, died Tuesday,...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have a practical outlook on life. You are tolerant, resilient and ambitious. This year hard...