Stories from Friday, February 1, 2019

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Authorities report motorist, 60, gutted Pizza Hut in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG — A pickup that rammed into Pizza Hut here Thursday afternoon critically injured a delivery driver and...
Southern staffer fined for calling her ex
CATAWISSA — A teacher pleaded guilty this week to harassing Catawissa District Judge Craig Long by phone. Southern...
Layers of clothing, hand warmers help on the job
BERWICK — As a U.S. Postal Service carrier, Hector Gonzalez is prepared for any conditions Mother Nature produces. “...
‘Elvira’ singers, Old Dominion, minivan demolition derby set
BLOOMSBURG — Two country acts — one old and one new — and a demolition derby featuring minivans are among the...

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Soup & Sandwich Luncheon: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bower Memorial UM Church, Second and Pine streets, Berwick; delivery...
• Rock singer Harry Styles (One Direction), 25. • Actress and mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey, 32. • Country...
1943: During World War II, one of America’s most highly decorated military units, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team,...
Leopard injures four NEW DELHI (AP) — A leopard strayed into a residential area in northern India on Thursday and...
• Feb. 12 at 11 a.m., the Montour County Commissioners plan to borrow up to $2.5 million; more details in today’s...
School sued over Bibles MECHANICSBURG (AP) — A school district faces a federal lawsuit claiming officials improperly...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-3-16-23-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-4, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-6-9, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-9-7-...

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Danville Police banned crime during this week’s cold snap in a tongue-in-cheek Facebook post. Police Chief Eric Gill...
HARRISBURG — A Scranton-area drug dealer was arrested when state agents seized fentanyl, heroin, crystal meth and more...
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday that he will ask Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve a severance tax on...
Woman reports identity theft WEST HEMLOCK TWP. —Someone used a 43-year-old Danville woman’s personal information to...
Civil War lecture Wednesday night NUMIDIA — David Thomas will hold a lecture about Civil War medicine and the Civil...

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Church music leader loved fishing with family
Thomas J. (Tom) Thompson, 68, of Marion Heights, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at...
Nonagenarian enjoyed bowling and sewing
Pearl Mae Woodruff, 93, of Danville, passed away at her home on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. She was born in Danville, on...
Bloomsburg native enjoyed gardening, knitting
Joyce Ann Johnson, 75, of Drums, passed away Wednesday evening, Jan. 30, 2019, at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest,...
Liked all sports, especially Houston Texans
Tristian R. “Peanut” Beam, 28, of Warren Road, Milton, passed away on Jan. 29, 2019, in Turbotville. Born in Danville...
Oregon woman murdered in 1979 was victim of the ‘Animal,’ authorities say
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) —A convicted murderer called the “Animal,” who was executed by the state of Texas in 1999 has been...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top prosecutor has filed a rarely used legal petition intended to vacate 3,778 convictions...
Noah A. Artman Mark and Tanya (Deihl) Artman, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Noah Andrew, born Wednesday, Jan....
NEW YORK (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper Cardi B made a brief appearance in a courtroom in a case stemming from a strip...

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Goonies never say die. So “Stand By Me” actor Corey Feldman pounded the pavement in Park City, Utah. He was shopping...
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have been married for 12 years. Things are generally good, but we keep having the same old...
If you’ve ever watched TV’s hugely entertaining “Jane the Virgin,” you know its star, Gina Rodriguez, is one of the...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 21-27. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership....

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from an essay by Sam Pizzigati, a writer for the liberral Institute of Policy Studies. We...
THORN: Sorry to say, Lady Justice has once again lifted her blindfold and peeked in Columbia County Court. Standing...
New York’s Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo, with a huge smile on his face, Jan. 22 signed into law a monstrous piece of...
“Here’s the truth. Brothers and sisters, there’s plenty of money in the world. There’s plenty of money in this city. It...
With February comes Valentine’s Day, and time to get in the mood for love. A group of kids, ages 5 thru 10, were asked...
 
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AQUAMAN ★★ Origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa). PG-13 (violence and action, language...
“The LEGO Movie” is a hard act to follow. Its world was so fresh and vibrant and unexpected, it’s no wonder it spawned...
Director Peter Jackson is upfront about what audiences should not expect from his unconventional World War I...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a “burning tongue.” I’ve had it since my 40s. I’m now 84 years old. I could cook an egg on my...
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it has removed 783 Iran-linked pages, accounts and groups from its service for what it...

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A few years back, a mini security facility, or “Minsec,” secretly moved into the former Hotel Altamont in downtown...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared Thursday there’ll be no “wall money” in any compromise border...
“Today will be variably cloudy, with high temperatures near 20 degrees. We may get a few flurries. With the Arctic air...
NEW YORK (AP) — The author of a highly-anticipated fantasy trilogy is postponing the first book as she faces...
 
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Hall inductee became an international presence
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jeff Gordon graduated from racing sprint cars on “Thursday Night Thunder” to the big leagues of...
Pittsburgh TV station fires man over ‘cheater’ chyron
Michael Telek, a 27-year-old news producer in Pittsburgh, was just trying to have a little fun on the job Monday when...
Despite differences, QBs both seeking Super Bowl win
ATLANTA — Tom Brady vividly remembers the first time he experienced all the hype, hoopla and heightened expectations of...
Just a few miles from the stadium where the Super Bowl will be played on Sunday, there’s a special display of drawings...
 
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BOSTON — Travis Sanheim scored a power-play goal 2:56 into overtime and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Boston Bruins...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 50 37 11 2 76 201 144 Toronto 49 30 17 2 62 174...
NEW YORK — Kristaps Porzingis won’t be rejoining the Knicks once his knee is healed. Instead, he’s on his way to...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. —Harold Varner III overcame an early bogey with three straight birdies, moving himself in position to...
STATE COLLEGE —Carsen Edwards scored 38 points, including 20 in the first half and a four-point play in overtime, to...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 37 15.712 — Philadelphia 33 18.647 3½ Boston 32 19.627 4½...
 
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ATLANTA — Wade Phillips doesn’t understand why everybody is so impressed by his ability to bridge generations of people...
NEW ORLEANS — A courtroom quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders for a full or partial do-over of this year’s...
ATLANTA — Two years before the labor agreement with the NFL runs out, the players’ union is gathering a war chest it...
 
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Feb. 1, 1989 • Rob LeVan scores 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to help Southern Columbia rally...
AUTO RACING 8 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR Hall of Fame Ceremony: Class of 2019 ——————————————— COLLEGE WRESTLING 7 p.m....
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Berwick at Nanticoke........... 7:15 p.m. Hanover at Northwest......... 7:15 p.m...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Charlotte 4½ 206½ Memphis at New York OFF OFF Boston at Miami OFF OFF Oklahoma...
DANVILLE — Shane Kozick scored a team-high 16 points, shooting a perfect 6-for-6 at the foul line, to lead Danville to...
 
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FEB. 1/FRIDAY Soup & Sandwich Luncheon, Feb. 1, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bower Memorial UM Church, Second and Pine streets...
“Industrious Angels,” by Laurie McCants, directed by Sabrina Hamilton, Feb. 1-3, BTE’s Alvina Krause Theatre, 226...
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. “The...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are honest, passionate and intuitive. You are also rebellious. Take care of yourself...
Scott E. Lynn is seeking re-election as Montour County Coroner, a press release says. Lynn has served as Montour...
 
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