Stories from Tuesday, February 5, 2019

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Berwick backs eviction for disruptive neighbors over landlord’s objections
BERWICK — The Clemens family says the trouble they’ve had with neighbors renting the house next door hit a new low New...
Officials learn Salem may have security zone in place already
SALEM TWP. — A big public hearing on the designation of an Agricultural Security Area here was rescheduled Monday after...
National Guard recruiters school Southern students in ‘Knockerball’
FRANKLIN TWP. — Gym class at Southern Columbia High School on Monday featured a whole bunch of students smashing into...
Police seek drug suppliers of Danville man, 41
DANVILLE — The first overdose death of 2019 in Montour County has been ruled a homicide, according to Coroner Scott...
Berwick suspect accused of possession with intent to deliver
BERWICK — A Berwick woman had over 60 baggies of heroin, 17 unused hypodermic needles and a vial of marijuana when she...

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Blood Drive:1-6 p.m., Caldwell Consistory, 150 N. Market St., Bloomsburg Story Time: 1:30 and 5:30 p.m., McBride...
1937: President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed increasing the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices; the proposal,...
• Country singer Sara Evans, 48. • Singer Bobby Brown, 50. • Actress Laura Linney, 55. • Actress Jennifer Jason...
Beset governor watched RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A political death watch took shape at Virginia’s Capitol as Gov. Ralph...
• Benton borough is seeking bids on construction of a bandshell. • Millville Little League will have an organizational...
Ex-guard going on trial SCRANTON (AP) — A trial gets under way this week for the first of seven former prison guards...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-13-18-21-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-6; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-9-0; WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-7-6...
 
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A GriefShare Ministry at the Benton Christian church will feature biblical teaching focusing on grief associated with...
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf will pitch the first budget proposal of his second term to lawmakers today, and the Democrat...
MONTROSE (AP) — A gas driller backed off its demand Monday to have a Dimock homeowner thrown in jail after he agreed to...
SCOTT TWP. — Police say a Bloomsburg University woman will be cited for turning left into oncoming traffic and causing...

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Baton and dance instructor, performance artist
Bette Lee Hogarth Capozello, 85, of Elysburg passed away peacefully on Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Watsontown Nursing...
Enjoyed knitting, crocheting, making scarves
Mary E. (Drum) Eroh, 86, of Mountain Top passed away on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital....
Son in Orangeville among veteran’s survivors
Justin L. “Dutch” Currey Sr., of Swatara Village, Pine Grove, passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2019, in Lebanon Good...
Excellent cook enjoyed making holiday meals
Ethel L. Rough, 90, of Nescopeck passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at The Gardens at Orangeville, where she had been...
Woman was longtime self-employed beautician
Bette H. Gray of Bloomsburg passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, a resident of The Gardens at Orangeville. Bette had...
Full obituary to be published Wednesday
Margaret S. Stanton, age 74, of 41-A Drumm Road, Danville, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
HAZLETON — A shooting suspect was taken into custody after a nearly 24-hour manhunt Sunday and locked up on $250,000...
BERWICK — Police charged a woman with possession of crystal meth after a search during a traffic stop near Berwick High...
Carol (Coates) Owen, formerly of Bloomsburg, will celebrate her 90th birthday Feb. 17. Cards and well-wishes may be...
MAZOL — John. A Celebration of Life for John Mazol will be held at the Journey Mate Ministries, 1700 Main St.,...
 
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BENTON — Benton Area School District has closed several of its water fountains because copper has been detected....
BLOOMSBURG — A Stillwater man was sentenced to three months in jail for recklessly endangering others by leading police...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man arrested last summer for driving impaired after smoking marijuana was accepted Monday into...
HARRISBURG — A Senate committee will consider a measure today that would empower the state Game Committee to allow...
BUCKHORN — A man posted a video on social media of himself flashing a handgun reportedly stolen from a Millville home,...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from the most recent column by Jonah Goldberg at nationalreview.com. The fight over a...
Author questions policy
Billboards along Route 11 proclaim: MARINES FIGHT TO WIN. No doubt that is true. After all, winning is the object of...
Wake up, Bloomsburg citizens. We hope you are against Matt Zoppetti’s nursing home/rehab to be built on Sixth and West...
Ken Skuba thinks abortion is “mass murder.” (Letter 2/1/2019) So I assume he thinks the fetus has a right to life. But...
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, hunters only represent 4 percent of the national population. So why...
If men are from Mars, I say we need to find the bozo who supplied them with spaceships. So far the Mars Rover has...
“Regardless of the veracity of the photograph the governor has lost the confidence of the people and cannot effectively...
 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google parent company Alphabet beat Wall Street expectations for its fourth quarter earnings...
BLOOMSBURG — A man struck by a vehicle near Bloomsburg University’s Carver Hall last week is still in critical...

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Hospital staffer put pressure on 10,000 patients
The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nobody ever warns the patients at Pennsylvania Hospital about Pete...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My question is in regard to prostate cancer diagnosis. I’m a 65-year-old man. Several years ago, I...
SEATTLE (AP) — Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and...

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Q. I had a little mouse problem, so I went to buy some mouse poison. The first brand I bought turned out to contain a...
When you picture heart disease, you may think of someone 60 or older who is overweight and not in great health. The...
HAZLETON — Since 1963, February has been celebrated as American Heart Month to urge Americans to join the battle...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers may tighten restrictions on the state’s organ transplant centers to ensure they don...
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“With sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid 50s — some 20 degrees above normal — yesterday reminded us of an...
LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Prosecutors are researching an appeal after a Kansas judge called two teenage girls the “...
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Pats coach joins Bears’ Halas, Packers’ Lambeau
ATLANTA — Bill Belichick is now standing shoulder to shoulder with the NFL’s all-time greatest coaching icons. When...
Focus in 2019 will be on more exciting racing
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The reset button for NASCAR was triggered as soon as Joey Logano wrapped up last year’s championship...
Ironmen use height, slow down Coombe to top Jays
DANVILLE — Danville coach Lenny Smith had two main themes that his team executed well in a decisive 60-38 win over...
The NFL should’ve ended the season two weeks ago. This Super Bowl was a hot mess, really no better than a sloppy...
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Tennessee had a couple of shaky moments after earning its first No. 1 ranking in 11 years. The Volunteers are sure...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
PITTSBURGH — It wasn’t the hastily arranged private plane ride from Miami to Pittsburgh. Or the police escort from the...
PHILADELPHIA —Carter Hart made 41 saves, Sean Couturier and Jakub Voracek scored, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 52 39 11 2 80 205 146 Toronto 52 32 17 3 67 185...
WASHINGTON — Taurean Prince scored 12 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and hit five of Atlanta’s 20 3-pointers,...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 38 16.704 — Boston 34 19.642 3½ Philadelphia 34 19.642 3½...
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ATLANTA — Sean McVay has had very few bad days during his two seasons in charge of the Los Angeles Rams. His coaching...
CINCINNATI — After 16 years without a playoff win under Marvin Lewis, the Bengals decided to try something different....
ATLANTA — There’s something surgical about the Patriots’ dynasty that has made the rest of the NFL reel for nearly two...

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Feb. 5, 1989 • Penn State’s Jim Martin, an ex-Danville wrestler, records a 7-0 victory over Gary McCall of Iowa State...
Midway Lanes MONDAY NIGHT MENS Week 19 W L 4 Men and Ah Lit 45 31 Zeislott 44 32 Pick Ups 42 34 The Old Farts...
BASEBALL NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM — Announced the retirement of president Jeff Idelson, effective...
NEWPORT — Danville earned three pins, but fell to Newport, 54-24, in the preliminary round of the state team tournament...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG L.A. Lakers 3 217 at Indiana Boston 12½ 214½ at Cleveland at Charlotte OFF OFF L.A...
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 7 p.m. CBSSN — Drake at Loyola-Chicago ESPN — Boston College at Duke ESPN2 — Michigan...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Wyoming Area at Berwick... 7:15 p.m. Northwest at Lake-Lehman.. 7:15 p.m. High...
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Send a photographer to take pictures of the new coating put on Bloom Road by Penn Dot that is now peeling off in many...
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DEAR ABBY: I need your advice. I’m a 66-year-old woman who has been single most of my life. I am semi-retired and don’...
Emmy-winning actor Kristoff St. John has died at 52, his lawyer confirmed Monday. The “Young and the Restless” star...
LEWISBURG — National Geographic ocean photographer Brian Skerry will preside at a multimedia presentation called “...
BERLIN (AP) — A Banksy painting that shocked onlookers as it partially shredded itself after being sold at auction is...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are energetic and interested in life, especially science and technology. You are passionate...
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