Stories from Friday, January 11, 2019

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Lime Ridge man allegedly returned firearm, failed to refund grandfather
MADISON TWP. — A Lime Ridge man stole a gun and sold it to his grandfather, then retrieved it and returned it to its...
Bloomsburg restaurant damaged
BLOOMSBURG — A driver lost control of his car, hit a curb, and flipped over in the McDonald’s parking lot late...
Trespassing charges are filed in Berwick
BERWICK — People busted through a wall inside the attic of a duplex and were hanging out in the condemned side of the...
Longtime court official: ‘I’m not done yet’
Press Enterprise Managing Editor DANVILLE — Sue Kauwell will run once again for the position of prothonotary and clerk...
DANVILLE — A gas leak caused a power outage Thursday morning in the area of Mill and Northumberland streets here,...

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Arming teachers postponed TAMAQUA (AP) — School board members have voted to postpone a policy allowing teachers to...
• Scott Township has released the schedule for its supervisors’ board and planning commission for 2019. • Briar Creek...
Red Cross Blood Drive: 12-5 p.m., Berwick YMCA. Hoagie/Apple Dumpling Sale: Today and Saturday, Nescopeck Fire Company...
Trump eyes emergency move MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, President Donald...
• Actress Amanda Peet, 47. • Singer Mary J. Blige, 48. • World Golf Hall of Famer Ben Crenshaw, 67. • Country...
1913: The first enclosed sedan-type automobile, a Hudson, went on display at the 13th National Automobile Show in New...
TREASURE HUNT: 14-15-17-25-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-1; Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-2-4; Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-9-...

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Danville school director Randy Keister seemed to take a sarcastic shot at other area football programs during a public...
DANVILLE — The Geisinger Clinic Nurse-Family Partnership has expanded into two more central Pennsylvania counties and...
Cops: Speeder had marijuana SCOTT TWP. — A Ohio man who was pulled over for speeding had marijuana in his vehicle,...

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Dairy farmer was avid hunter, NRA member
Alfred J. Stola Sr., 91, of Salem Township, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening, Jan. 9, 2019, at his home,...
Kawneer retiree enjoyed fishing in Canada
Charles E. Smith Sr., 81, of Lime Ridge, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at his home with his family by his...
State School aide served during Vietnam War
David F. “Chico” Bird, age 67, Orangeville, died unexpectedly at his home at 9:02 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Born in...
Full obituary to appear in Saturday’s edition
Robert J. Eshleman Jr., age 94, of Bloomsburg (Lime Ridge), died at his home at 10:25 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Eleanor Blue, 73, of Millville, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center,...
Historic rail car to find new home MARICOPA, Ariz. (AP) —An historic rail car will be relocated a short distance from...
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Evansville officials say a tree-cutting crew mistakenly felled an oak tree planted for the...
Holly M. Mitchell Joshua and Hannah (Stauder) Mitchell, Elysburg, are the parents of a daughter, Holly Mae, born...
Paul Greenly of Bloomsburg will celebrate his 88th birthday Jan. 14. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to him at 499...
 
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Cheapskates and low spenders aren’t the ideal credit card customers for banks because they’re typically not as...
LEWISBURG — Parsons Dance Group will kick off the Weis Center’s spring 2019 season with six modern works Friday, Jan....
NEW YORK — The star of the upcoming “The Sopranos” prequel says a young Tony Soprano will be a part of the film — but...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Dec. 31-Jan. 6. Listings include the week’s ranking and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Bohemian Rhapsody” will give moviegoers an opportunity to rock out with the film. Twentieth Century...

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ROSE: As our front-page headline last Sunday declared, this young lady is “Berwick’s new fairy godmother.” She’s Emily...
America is in the midst of a worsening security crisis at our southern border. Along with people seeking a better life...
President Trump and all of Congress: My name is Mary E. Manley. I have been a widow for the last 17 years. When my...
Birthright citizenship, or at least what some folks call birthright citizenship, is a topic that is subject to as many...
Donald Trump is not behaving like a man seeking re-election.... There are two theories as to why this is, but only one...
If you lose a sock in the dryer, it comes back as a Tupperware lid that doesn’t fit any of your containers.
 
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AQUAMAN ★★ Origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa). PG-13 (violence and action, language...
It’s said January is one of the prime months that Hollywood chooses to dump its most embarrassing films. “The Upside”...
NEW YORK — Despite widespread attention over gender inequality in film, a new study found the number of female...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I started a new job a month ago. It’s a well-paying job at a great company. My problem is I’m an insecure...
Taylor Swift fans can continue their “Love Story” with the 29-year-old Reading native — provided they’re Netflix...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m in recovery from addiction to opioids, benzodiazepines and cocaine, which I used for up to three...

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11/FRIDAY Hoagie/Apple Dumpling Sale, Jan. 11 and 12, Nescopeck Fire Company, Warren Street. Chicken & Waffle...
John Graham-Magician and Mentalist, Jan. 25-27, Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St.,...
English Country Dancing Lessons, Fridays through Feb. 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 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....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have strong opinions and a strong willpower. You are intelligent, fair-minded and...
Many people don’t know local property taxes in Shickshinny Borough are low because of the generosity of Forest Ludwick...

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Payday will come today without checks for about 800,000 federal employees affected by the government...
“The unseasonably warm air we’d enjoyed for the past five weeks has been replaced by much colder air from northern...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before a House committee...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lady Gaga is sorry for her 2013 duet with R. Kelly in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against...
 
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Injuries have forced Philly to turn to new DBs
PHILADELPHIA — When injuries ravaged the secondary, the Philadelphia Eagles turned to inexperienced guys and castoffs...
Where have all the black coaches gone? To the unemployment line, at least in the NFL. Five of the eight coaches fired...
Automatic ejections for targeting could be dropped in some cases as early as next season if an American Football...
 
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HONOLULU — Andrew Putnam didn’t get a practice round in for the Sony Open because of a bee sting, and he apparently...
It was a terrific moment for tennis, drawing tons of attention to an otherwise meaningless exhibition event in a sport...
MIAMI — Dwyane Wade scored 19 points, Josh Richardson added 18 and the Miami Heat connected on a season-high 18 three-...
PHILADELPHIA — Carter Hart stopped 37 shots and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Thursday night to...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 43 33 8 2 68 180 124 Toronto 43 28 13 2 58 156...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 31 12.721 — Philadelphia 27 15.643 3½ Boston 25 16.610 5...
WASHINGTON — Brian Dozier found his latest team — and the Washington Nationals found a temporary solution at second...
 
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PHILADELPHIA — Just call him Nicky Numbers. Nick Foles is a backup quarterback in Philadelphia but he’s one of the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Eric Ebron has seen the forecast for Saturday’s divisional playoff game between the Indianapolis...

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Jan. 11, 1989 • Unbeaten Bloomsburg University moves into the NCAA Division II women’s basketball poll for the first...
P-Nut Bowl MONDAY LADIES Week 16 W L Sparetimers 39.5 20.5 Pin Shakers 38 22 Gutter Gals 35 25 Foxy Ladies 32...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Milwaukee 7 231 at Washington at Philadelphia 12½ 231½ Atlanta Indiana 8½ 220 at...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Zach Zerbe, Hugh Vastine, Landon Hopper and Andrew Johnson won the final four matches, three of...
Ninth grade boys Milton 45, Bloomsburg 34 High scorers: Bloomsburg — Mike Widom 9, Damon Rasmusen 9; Milton —...
COLLEGE WRESTLING 6 p.m. BTN — Maryland at Purdue ——————————————— GOLF 6 p.m. GOLF — PGA Tour Golf: Sony Open,...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Vo-Tech at Benton............... 7:30 p.m. Warrior Run at Bloomsburg.. 7:30 p.m...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars, including a $300 million fine to the...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials have started killing California sea lions that threaten a fragile and...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second man who died at the Southern California apartment of a Democratic donor in less than two...
SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A reporter who helped police catch a robbery suspect last week followed up with another...
 
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