Stories from Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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Inspection showed residents missed meds; BRV says remedies planned
BERWICK — A September state inspection at the Berwick Retirement Village revealed nursing home staff failed to...
SALEM TWP. — Police charged a Berwick man Sunday with kidnapping a 5-year-old boy after the man had an argument with...
Students use boxes to study a species in decline
BLOOMSBURG — Few people like to venture out into the bitter cold this time of year. But for one group of Bloomsburg...
Frozen at 12:15, Columbia’s courthouse timepiece needs repair
BLOOMSBURG — If you’re heading through town, don’t depend on the clocktower of the Columbia County Courthouse to keep...
Force veteran will serve as interim leader
BLOOMSBURG —Longtime police sergeant Len Rogutski was named interim police chief at Monday night’s council meeting,...

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• Pop-rock singer Adam Lambert (TV: “American Idol”), 37. • Actress Sara Gilbert, 44. • Former House Speaker Paul...
1919: The ratification of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which launched Prohibition, was certified by Acting...
Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Columbia Colonnade, Buckhorn. Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic: Monday-...
Russia probe nearing end WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Monday the special counsel’s...
• The Bloomsburg Zoning Hearing Board will hold two meetings in the next three weeks. The first on Feb. 7 will deal...
Man cops to animal cruelty ALLENTOWN (AP) — A former kennel owner who served time for animal cruelty has pleaded...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-6-14-18-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-1; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-4-8; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-8-6-...
 
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Visit the Orangeville Library’s annual winter book sale to stock up on reading material for those cold winter nights...
BERWICK — An intoxicated man who had been drinking at the Eagle Hose Company attempted to leave and struck a parked...
BERWICK— A man arrested for stealing his girlfriend’s wallet waived his preliminary hearing here Monday in district...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty in the stabbing death of...
DANVILLE — Mikayla McBryan of Bloomsburg remained in critical condition at Geisinger Medical Center Monday, two days...

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Enjoyed hunting, auto maintenance, Westerns
Donald G. Gensel, 81, of Union Township passed away suddenly on Jan. 27, 2019, at his home. Born in Shickshinny on...
Millville nonagenarian was Agway retiree
Stanley F. Matylewicz Jr., age 97, of Millville passed away on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, at Geisinger Hospice at Maria...
Utah woman was native of Berwick
Our angel mother passed peacefully to the next life surrounded by her family on Jan. 24, 2019. She died at Ogden...
Enjoyed fishing, camping, riding motorcycle
Ricky L. Swisher, 62, of Bloomsburg passed away on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove,...
SALEM TWP. — A fire at a trailer home here Monday night did some damage, but didn’t destroy the residence, a fire...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Donald L. Ernst Sr., age 81, of Bloomsburg died on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, a patient of the Bloomsburg Care and...
BLOOMSBURG — The 30th Annual Agricultural Conference sponsored by the Columbia County Conservation District and...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
John L. Seidel, age 82, of Bloomsburg died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019, a patient of Geisinger Medical Center in Danville....
Lyla M. Rhodes Jesse D. and Jessica L. (Mordan) Rhodes of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Lyla Mae, born...
• John W. Morrison, formerly of Bloomsburg, will celebrate his 89th birthday on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Cards and well-...
LIGHTSTREET — Wednesday’s covered-dish luncheon for the group, ALOHA, has been canceled. Its next gathering will be...

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Precision isn’t always possible when it comes to retirement planning. That doesn’t mean you have to wing it and hope...
LEWISBURG — Sounds of China will perform Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Weis Center here. The 90-minute...
BLOOMSBURG — Brenda S. Lupini of Scott Township has announced she will seek her third term as Register of Wills and...

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WASHINGTON — In the year’s first test of divided government, give round one to Nancy Pelosi. And it wasn’t really...
Last week was a painful one for Catholics, both on the local and national stages. For the faithful, especially older...
In all the hubbub about ending the shutdown today, there is one story that may get short shrift. The Republican...
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs, in cooperation with local high schools, is looking for local families to...
Here we go again! You global warming nut cases have another fruitless study. Really, are you serious? I think your...
Friends are like panties. Some crawl up your butt. Some don’t have the strength to hold you up. Some get a little...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on the state-owned oil company of Venezuela, a...
WASHINGTON — The dreaded polar vortex is bringing its icy grip to parts of the U.S. thanks to a sudden blast of warm...

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Cellphones can track teen angst, researchers believe
Rising suicide rates and depression in U.S. teens and young adults have prompted researchers to ask a provocative...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m asking this question for my sister. Is it safe to use a nasal rinse solution when one has a sinus...
Study: Operation may lower heart attack danger in diabetes sufferers
SEATTLE — Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes,...
Q. I am 46 years old. For as long as I can remember, I have had low cholesterol on my bloodwork. I donated blood last...
 
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ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) —Jennifer Myers of Roseburg can breathe easier now that a double lung transplant has given her a...

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BLOOMSBURG —  Here are Bloomsburg Christian School’s honor rolls for the second marking period:Highest honors• First...
“With Winter Storm Jayden passing to our north, we are going to have a cloudy, cold, snowy Tuesday. Snow should begin...
Long before the claim of the world’s first gene-edited babies became public, Chinese researcher He Jiankui shared the...
 
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Union: ‘It should be on the minds of everybody’
Though the next labor fight between the NFL and its players is more than two years off, one issue is already clear....
Five-time All-Star tells Pelicans he won’t extend
Anthony Davis wants out of New Orleans. And the NBA might soon see a blockbuster trade to come together. The five-...
Berwick plagued by turnovers in WVC showdown
BERWICK — It was evident in the early moments that Berwick would have its hands full against Holy Redeemer. The...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic sounds like a man ready to embrace the chase. Already at 15 Grand Slam titles,...
 
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INDIANAPOLIS — Stephen Curry scored 23 of his 26 points in the first half, DeMarcus Cousins added 22 and the Golden...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 37 15.712 — Philadelphia 32 18.640 4 Boston 30 19.612 5½...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Tennessee handled its first week at No. 1 in more than a decade well enough to stay on its AP Top 25...
PHILADELPHIA — Phil Varone, Travis Konecny and James van Riemsdyk scored to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to their...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 49 37 10 2 76 199 140 Toronto 49 30 17 2 62 174...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
 
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ATLANTA — Some entertainers believe social injustice needs to be addressed during the Super Bowl and are ensuring the...
Sports fans love dynasties. And hate them, too. That a team could be so dominant for a long period as the New England...
NEW ORLEANS — Six days before the Super Bowl, the court battle has begun in a longshot lawsuit seeking a possible do-...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Pro Bowl center Alex Mack rattled off all he does before the snap: Checks for blitzes, keeps an eye on...
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Falcons have cleared out of their practice facility and given the keys to the Los Angeles Rams...

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Jan. 29, 1989 • Steffi Graf claims the women’s singles title at the Australian Open, defeating Helena Sukova, 6-4, 6-4...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated RHP Austin Brice for assignment. Claimed INF Jack...
NBA LEAGUE LEADERS Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 46 486 475 1671 36.3 Curry, GOL 38 371 176 1115 29.3 Davis...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Tobias Walden had a game-high 16 points and sparked a second-half comeback that led Southern Columbia...
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 6:30 p.m. SEC — Tennessee at South Carolina 7 p.m. ESPN — Kansas at Texas ESPN2 —...
High school girls DISTRICT 4 STANDINGS Jan. 28 Class 6A W L Williamsport 7 8 Class 5A W L Shikellamy 7 8...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Berwick at GAR................... 7:15 p.m. Northwest at Wyo. Sem....... 7:15 p.m...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Washington 6 219 at Cleveland Milwaukee 6½ 220 at Detroit Oklahoma City 5½ 221½ at...
 
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I was driving through berwick area and I noticed something that was such a terrible sight. An american flag hanging...

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DEAR ABBY: We need some advice. Recently we hosted our annual holiday party and invited all of our neighbors and...
It’s not exactly coming out of left field. But Bloomsburg native Lacy J. Dalton — nee, Jill Lynne Byrem — is...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off of its win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, “Black Panther” is heading back into theaters...
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Vans Warped Tour will come to Atlantic City for two days in June. The music, sports and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are driven by a sense of mission and patriotism to go that extra mile. Take care of...

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