Stories from Thursday, January 31, 2019

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Charges filed in Bloomsburg fracas over parked vehicle
BLOOMSBURG — A tow truck operator required two hand surgeries after a man allegedly stomped his hand during a dispute...
Motorist lost control on Interstate 80 near the Lightstreet/Bloomsburg exit
SCOTT TWP. — A pregnant motorist fell out of a rolling vehicle and into a ditch along the westbound lanes of Interstate...
BU graduates donate $5G to thank-you plan
BLOOMSBURG —Customers shopping downtown this year could receive a surprise “Thank you” courtesy of the Duane and Susan...
Pedestrian still ‘critical’
BLOOMSBURG —Town Police are still looking for a silver Cadillac SUV that they say struck a pedestrian near Carver Hall...
Proposal would see hourly pay increase to $12
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf rolled out a second-term proposal Wednesday to vault Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to one of...

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Intro to Computers Class: 10 a.m., McBride Memorial Library, 500 Market St., Berwick. AGAPE Center Project Frozen:...
1950: President Harry S. Truman announced he had ordered development of the hydrogen bomb. 1958: The United States...
• Country singer Tyler Hubbard (Florida Georgia Line), 32. • Singer Justin Timberlake, 38. • Actress Kerry...
More monarchs in Mexico MEXICO CITY (AP) — The population of monarch butterflies wintering in central Mexico is up 144...
• Orange Township will consider an ordinance on Feb. 7 that would change the penalty for nuisance and dangerous...
City settles suit for $125G ERIE (AP) — A federal civil rights lawsuit stemming from a 2016 arrest in northwestern...
TREASURE HUNT: 18-21-22-23-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-5, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-1-6, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-6-...
 
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Not long ago, former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim Harbaugh was pacing NFL sidelines as coach of the San Francisco...
PAXINOS — A Coal Township man was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night along Route 61 near Jasmine...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bucks County woman who told police she stole from her employer downtown in order to pay her college...

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Danville woman loved animals, outdoors
Barbara Yeich Edwards, 90, of Danville, beloved grandmother, mother, sister and daughter, passed peacefully into the...
NEW YORK (AP) — James Ingram, the Grammy-winning singer who launched multiple hits on the R&B and pop charts and...
Danville man active in church, avid outdoorsman
Thomas William Harris, 85, of Danville, passed away surrounded by his family on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Geisinger...
Berwick woman an avid Seahawks fan
Elaine J. (Sweppenheiser) Silver, 73, of Berwick passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) —Noah Wyle is back in Chicago for a TV drama that’s far different than the 1990s hit “ER” that...
Music leader at Bloom church loved family
Thomas J. (Tom) Thompson, 68, of Marion Heights, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at...
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — A toddler who fell into a rhinoceros exhibit at a zoo earlier this month suffered bruises to her...
Benton-area man repaired clocks, watches
Richard Edward Port, 82, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at his home in rural Benton (Sugarloaf...

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BLOOMSBURG — Nine people were accepted into Columbia County’s ARD probation program this week as first-time offenders...
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The Penn State Extension will be holding two free sessions in our area in the next few months, according to a press...
Twelve school districts in the Press Enterprise coverage area, as well as Bloomsburg University, are closed today due...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman had marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside a vehicle that was pulled over for a broken brake...
DANVILLE — The following civil complaints were filed at the offices of District Judge Marvin Shrawder. The defendants...
BERWICK — A homeless man was in possession of two hypodermic needles when he was arrested on a warrant at 4:45 p.m. on...

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New Year’s Day has come and gone and perhaps your resolve to stick to your resolutions has disappeared as well. If so,...
LIBERTY TWP. — A truck driver from Nebraska crashed his tractor-trailer into a guardrail and a bridge wall along...
Here’s the list of businesses participating in the customer appreciation promotion: Services Bastian Tire and Auto...

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BLOOMSBURG — A Scranton man who drove 100 mph while fleeing police along Interstate 80 last spring was sentenced to 7-...
SUNBURY — Bone fragments were found inside a wall removed from a duplex in Milton as part of an investigation into the...
COOPER TWP. — An 83-year-old woman had over $3,000 worth of jewelry stolen from her sometime between June 1, 2017, and...
HARRISBURG — State Treasurer Joe Torsella announced the PA ABLE Savings Program (PA ABLE) finished 2018 with $11.6...
Court says Danville man violated order DANVILLE — A Danville man was found in contempt of a protective court order for...

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“Winter storm Jaden produced a significant amount of snow in a number of locations. Up to 12-18 inches fell in the...
DANVILLE — Mikayla McBryan of Bloomsburg has been upgraded to fair condition at Geisinger Medical Center after crashing...
DANVILLE — Interstate 80 west in Montour County will be reduced to one lane from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday so a...

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Sure, take-out and delivery are the easiest ways to stock your Super Bowl party, but, come one, they don’t compare to...
 
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Since his winning presidential campaign, Donald Trump has beenrepeatedly billed as a disrupter. From trade and foreign...
Industry sway over public health gets new scrutiny
NEW YORK — The tweet from a group that finances development in Latin America was direct: Sodas do not offer beauty or...
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported in 2017. The tally of more...

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It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl without chili on the menu, so instead of soup, this week’s recipe is a variation on the...
Since our move here to “the home place,” which is an Amish term used for the homestead where the parents used to live,...
One of the best ways to serve banana bread is with toasted nuts. Spread the nuts out on a rimmed baking sheet and heat...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Jim Geraghty, senior political correspondent at National Review;...
You’ve heard all about the threat to planet Earth posed by global warming, as well as the rancorous debate about...
I have commented before on the sad state of affairs in our country, specifically as it relates to our drug crisis. I...
Recent headlines across the commonwealth trumpeted a drop in state prison population. That has certainly earned...
“Had I known we’d be stranded here, we would have stayed in Mexico longer — where it was warmer.” Anna Ebersol Who...
• Put up a lost-dog poster with a picture of a cat on it. • Buy a donut and complain that there’s a hole in it. • Tie...
 
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Kindergarten signup Danville Area School District will hold Kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year....
Kodie Bloom, a senior in the Food Preparation and Service program at Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech School, is Student...
Here are available school menus for the week of Feb. 4: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: Sausage and cheese bagel...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged and signaling that it could leave rates...
ATLANTA — The National Football League is not aware of any security threats against the Super Bowl, now four days away...

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The other morning I turned on the news to see what is going on and there is the women’s protest. They are interviewing...
This aerial drone photo shows Lime Ridge, a village in South Centre Township located along Old Berwick Road between...
A photographic mystery published recently in the Press Enterprise was solved by George Vastine, who says the photo...
 
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U.S. Sen. Rand Paul was awarded more than $580,000 in damages and medical expenses on Wednesday in his lawsuit against...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 61-year-old Texas inmate was executed Wednesday evening for killing a Houston Police officer...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California panel on Wednesday recommended that Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten be...

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NEW YORK — Sarah Michelle Gellar makes a horror movie parody for Olay. Jeff Bridges and Sarah Jessica Parker tout...
Elephant seals take over beachSAN FRANCISCO (AP) —A colony of elephant seals took over a beach in Northern California...
 
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Oregon also put on alert
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest became more worrisome Wednesday with word that...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy revealed on Wednesday that it secretly shipped weapons-grade plutonium...
BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of a Jewish collector say a painting from a Texas museum on loan in Germany was stolen from...

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Eagles found dead or in poor health SITKA, Alaska (AP) —Alaska Raptor Center officials have found six eagles that were...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —Union Pacific sued an employee union over what the railroad says was its right to fire an engineer...
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A complaint against a Southern California hospital claims an elderly woman with dementia was...

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To quote Freddie Mercury: “Don’t Stop Me Now.” Rami Malek seems more of a lock for the best actor Oscar next month....
DEAR DR. ROACH: Due to an elevated PSA (5.3) my urologist recommended a fairly new test prior to deciding on a...
DEAR ABBY: My wife, a convert to reform Judaism, died this past year. The day before she passed, while she was in a...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are creative, logical and sometimes eccentric. You are multitalented and can juggle several...
 

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Robey-Coleman: ‘I ignored them and moved on’
ATLANTA — The comments on social media grew darker by the hour until Nickell Robey-Coleman decided to stop looking....
Commissioner doesn’t say much about NFL’s woes
This much we know after Roger Goodell’s annual State of the NFL gabfest leading up to the Super Bowl. The league has...
Central gets confidence boost after securing D4 win
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — After Central Columbia mathematically clinched what would eventually become a 45-22 victory in the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There was no need for Roger Penske to stay awake for Daytona’s 24-hour sports car race. Penske has...
 

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CINCINNATI — Yasiel Puig boarded a jet in Los Angeles, flew all night and arrived in his new home just before sunrise....
NEW YORK — Barclays Center is newer, sleeker and has the better food options. Nassau Coliseum has the history. With...
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Even Chris Holtmann’s daughter is a little worried. The second-year Ohio State coach has been...
INDIANAPOLIS —Markus Howard scored 32 points and Sam Hauser added 19 to help No. 10 Marquette pull away from Butler for...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 37 10 2 76 199 140 Toronto 30 17 2 62 174 140...
 

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Jan. 31, 1989??? • Daryn James scores 25 points to give the Danville boys basketball team an 82-56 win over...
P-Nut Bowl MERCHANTS LEAGUE W L Unida Pizza 10 2 P-Nut Bowl 10 2 Tom Brooks Photo 9 3 Fowler’s Construction 8 4...
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 5 p.m. ESPNU — LIU-Brooklyn at Farleigh Dickinson 7 p.m. ESPN2 — Temple at Houston...
DANVILLE — Kaden Kurzawa and Matt Dunkle both earned pins in less than a minute, helping Danville beat South...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Orlando 2 211 Indiana at Detroit 2½ 208 Dallas at Toronto 2½ 229 Milwaukee at...
BASEBALL National League CINCINNATI REDS — Signed LHP Ian Krol to a minor league contract. Named Cristian Perez...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Millville at Benton............... 7:30 p.m. Warrior Run at Southern...... 7:30 p...

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