Stories from Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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Burglary suspect discovered in shower, Columbia County Prison warden revealed
BLOOMSBURG — A 39-year-old man arrested and jailed for burglarizing a Locust Township home last month was discovered “...
Berwick building owner to replace sidewalks, restore neighboring structure
BERWICK — The site where the Masonic Building partially collapsed and was later demolished will be back filled and...
Benton woman offers thanks for response after Bloomsburg crash
Press Enterprise Managing Editor BLOOMSBURG — The Pizza Hut delivery driver injured in a Thursday crash remained in an...
Eagles Mere nixes fundraiser as temperatures fluctuate
EAGLES MERE — For the fifth year in a row, the toboggan slide here will not be held due to fluctuating temperatures and...
Victim says blows from baseball bat caused nearly $1,000 in damage to his Pontiac sedan
BERWICK — A Berwick woman smashed the windows out of her ex-boyfriend’s car with a baseball bat and then told him to...

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1952: Britain’s King George VI, 56, died at Sandringham House in Norfolk, England; he was succeeded as monarch by his...
• ”Good Morning America” co-host Amy Robach, 46. • Singer Rick Astley, 53. • Country singer Richie McDonald, 57...
Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Clothing/household item...
Man dies trying to save dog ORLAND, Maine (AP) — Investigators say a Maine man died when he returned to a burning...
• Benton Area School District’s building and grounds committee will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Curriculum and...
Deputy charged with sex abuse EASTON (AP) — Authorities are accusing a New Jersey sheriff’s deputy of having sex with...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-5-6-19-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-2 WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-1-5 WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-3-3-2...
 
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Last week’s freezing temperatures were trying, but, as historian Frank Evina recently reminded me, it’s been a lot...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Gov. Tom Wolf is seeking hundreds of millions of dollars more for schools in his budget proposal...

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Devoted mother, Central Columbia teacher
Margaret S. Stanton, age 74, 42 Drumm Road, Danville, died at 6:03 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical...
Nonagenarian enjoyed family time, crafts
Marion E. Powlus, age 93, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, a patient of the Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Milton man retired as PPL plant operator
Kevin L. Fahey of Milton, formerly of Mechanicsburg, passed away on Jan. 8, 2019, peacefully at his home at the age of...
Was letter writer, keeper of family knowledge
Sandra Y. Rupp 82, of Berwick, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at the Berwick Hospital. Sandra was...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Kathy Jane Forsythe, 69, of Berwick, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. A complete obituary...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) —Eva Longoria was so busy behind the scenes of the upcoming series “Grand Hotel,” it took a bit...
Grant A. Hile Miranda Lynn Gipple and James Robert Hile, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Grant Alexander, born...
MAZOL — John. A Celebration of Life for John Mazol will be held at the Journey Mate Ministries, 1700 Main St.,...
CATAWISSA — Here is the January report from the District Court of Craig W. Long. COLUMBIA COUNTY — $5,217...

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LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital and Geisinger have successfully negotiated the terms of an agreement that...
BLOOMSBURG — The following people were cited with failure to remove snow and/ or ice from their town properties after a...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Seven years after Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child molestation and sentenced to decades behind...
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man was charged with having marijuana and drug paraphernalia inside his car during two...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first State of the Union address to a divided Congress, President Donald Trump warned...
ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams stepped into the brightest spotlight of her political career Tuesday night with a speech...
Special to the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — The restoration of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba allowed...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made her first public appearance since undergoing lung...

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BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township man is accused of stealing a cellphone from the waiting area of Geisinger-Bloomsburg...

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Remember that iconic scene from the original Mary Poppins in which Julie Andrews is dancing with Dick Van Dyke and a...
Not-so-great outdoors
The post-Polar Vortex warmth this week has some of us longing for real spring, even if summer remains only a far off...
The Zoppetti family came to Bloomsburg the same year that we did. Their son Matt grew up and became involved with...
In response to Professor Brook’s letter Tuesday, Feb. 5, I feel obligated to give another point of view. If the fetus...
Defending marriage between one man and one woman is easy. Whether examined historically, physiologically, emotionally,...
No one in this town could catch any fish except this one man. The game warden asked him how he did it. The man told the...
“We are acutely hurt by the events that occurred. But it does not compare to the feelings of outrage and pain for our...
 
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DANVILLE — Although the borough council here approved an increase for its Upper Susquehanna Levee Raising Project on...
Trayvon Martin’s mother to speak BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University will welcome Sybrina Fulton as the keynote...
LEWISBURG — Mexican folk music will be performed by Sonia De Los Santos and her multicultural band on Monday, Feb. 18...
BLOOMSBURG — Two Hummelstown men were cited for disorderly conduct in Columbia Hall on the campus of Bloomsburg...

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Graduate BETHLEHEM — Mitchell Johnson of Bloomsburg graduated with a Master of Science degree with a major in civil...
Fresh Air kids seek area host families This summer, join volunteer host families in the Central Susquehanna Valley,...
BERWICK —Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Elementary School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished...
HAZLETON — Penn State Hazleton will host a chamber music concert on Monday, Feb. 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The...
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DETROIT (AP) — General Motors, Fiat Chrysler and Ford are rolling out new heavy-duty pickup trucks this year, courting...
Hit-and-run crashreported on I-80 VALLEY TWP. — A unidentified motorist failed to stop when their vehicle struck an...
HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced a man, formerly of Luzerne County, was sentenced to 13 to 26...
BLOOMSBURG — An intoxicated woman who vomited on herself and had difficulty standing was cited for underage drinking...

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NEW YORK — A federal subpoena seeking documents from Donald Trump’s inaugural committee is part of “a hysteria” over...
“Weather history has been made across much of the United States during the past week. In parts of the Northern Plains...
SCRANTON — A Shickshinny man was one of five people arraigned by a federal grand jury for conspiring to distribute...
NEW YORK (AP) — The red carpet for the premiere of Liam Neeson’s latest film was canceled Tuesday, a day after a...
DANVILLE — Danville Police are investigating a string of thefts from motor vehicles, which occurred on numerous streets...
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After Pats 6th title, fans already clamor for 7th
BOSTON — Hundreds of thousands of jubilant fans jammed downtown Boston on Tuesday for a parade celebrating the New...
Committe sends Bill 147 to Senate for further approval
The Super Bowl marked the official end of the football season. Now it’s time for college basketball’s turn in the...
From staff and wire reports HARRISBURG — The Senate Game & Fisheries Committee approved legislation Tuesday that...
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DURHAM, N.C. — Freshman Cameron Reddish scored 24 points, and No. 2 Duke pulled away to beat Boston College 80-55 on...
WASHINGTON — Already done for this season after one operation, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall now will miss...
ARE, Sweden — One of the hallmarks of Lindsey Vonn’s career has been the way she bounces back from major crashes time...
PITTSBURGH — Curtis McElhinney stopped 23 shots, Brett Pesce and Jordan Martinook scored from way out and Michael...
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...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 38 16.704 — Boston 35 19.648 3 Philadelphia 34 19.642 3½...
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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The Los Angeles Rams have plenty of offseason work to do. Thanks to their run to the Super Bowl...
In a Super Bowl snoozer featuring a single touchdown by victorious New England and the high-scoring, newfangled, all-...
NEW YORK — Detroit Lions linebacker Trevor Bates was arraigned Tuesday from a psychiatric ward on charges accusing him...
Julian Edelman is certainly a compelling story. A diminutive guy with a bushy beard, picked in the final round of the...
LAS VEGAS — Football fans in three states legally bet almost $185.5 million on the Super Bowl this year, with...

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Feb. 6, 1989 • Tami Wise scores 23 points to help the Benton girls basketball team beat Southern Columbia, 48-42. Feb...
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Acquired RHP Nick Wittgren from Miami for RHP Jordan Milbrath....
COLLEGE FOOTBALL Noon ESPN2 — National Signing Day Special 2 p.m. ESPNU — National Signing Day Special...
BERWICK — Zach Evans scored a game-high 21 points, leading Berwick to a 55-39 victory over Wyoming Area in high school...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Brooklyn OFF OFF Denver at Chicago 1 223 New Orleans at Milwaukee 11½ 230...
NBA LEAGUE LEADERS Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 50 533 513 1825 36.5 Davis, NOR 41 430 303 1203 29.3 Curry...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Benton at Vo-Tech................ 7:30 p.m. Bloomsburg at Warrior Run.. 7:30 p.m...
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DEAR ABBY: I’ve been married to my best friend for nine years. We have our ups and downs, but we’re generally happy....
Ted Bundy hasn’t been this hot a topic since his 1989 execution. The notorious serial killer admitted to ending the...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son is studying aviation maintenance, and the instructors tell the students to expect random urine...
HANALEI, Hawaii (AP) —Officials in Hawaii say a surfer has been bitten by a shark off Hanalei. A statement released by...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are quick-witted and artistic. You have self-confidence and inner strength. (Many people...

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Jim, people in the US generate more garbage per person than any other nation in the world & 8 Million tons of...
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