Stories from Thursday, February 7, 2019

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Bloomsburg man accused of stealing boss’s ID, threatening officers
BUCKHORN — A Walmart employee claimed to be his boss when he sent a profane, rambling and racist email to the FBI and...
Suspect, 34, is facing felonies in case involving girl
MILLVILLE — A Benton man was arrested Tuesday on charges of having sex with a 15-year-old girl at his home and engaging...
RED ROCK — A little more than a year ago, a Dollar General store opened a mile from Red Rock Corner Store, which for 28...
FRANKLIN TWP. — Homeowners in the Southern Columbia school district are facing at least a 3-percent property tax hike —...
Greenwood Township woman reported incident
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man caught in a woman’s backyard here pretended to be a state dog warden, according to State Police...

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1817: America’s first public gas street lamp was lit in Baltimore at the corner of Market and Lemon streets (now East...
• NBA player Isaiah Thomas, 30. • Actress Tina Majorino, 34. • Actor Ashton Kutcher, 41. • Actor Jason Gedrick, 52...
Blood Drive: 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Susquehanna Energy Information Center, 634 Salem Blvd., Berwick. Intro to Computers...
Va. political crisis spirals RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The political crisis in Virginia spun out of control Wednesday when...
• Northwest Area School District will hold a finance committee meeting Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the board room. • Briar...
Police: Man gave child meth WEST CHESTER (AP) — A man earlier accused of leaving three young children in a running...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-11-13-22-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-5, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-4-5, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-9-1...
 
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Harrisburg — The Department of Revenue issued a reminder to taxpayers to be cautious of scams and “phishing” schemes...
Southern Columbia High School’s Class of 1969 will gather for its 50-year reunion Friday, April 12, from 4-10 p.m., at...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man threw two firecrackers at a rabbit from his vehicle as he drove around the campus of...
CONYNGHAM TWP. —A man is facing assault and other charges for attacking another man in the driveway of a home here,...

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GMC retiree enjoyed antique tractor shows
Larry Edward Fry, 78, of Danville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at Geisinger...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International terrorist groups carried out more attacks in Iraq and Syria in the last six months...
Bloom Mills worker owned lawn care business
Carlton R. “Carl” Lucia, age 72, of 92 Scotch Valley Dr., Bloomsburg, passed away at his home at 6 a.m., Tuesday, Feb....
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson is facing allegations that she lifted material...
Purple Heart veteran loved to fish and garden
Benjamin Asbury Mead Jr., age 85, of Idabel, Oklahoma, went to be with his heavenly Father on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019....
Speech is free; conference costs $50 The speech by Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton at Bloomsburg University’s...

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SARASOTA, Fla. — Sarasota’s Chris-Craft Corp. and its owner, Winnebago Industries Inc., have big plans. The blueprint...
Utah may increase alcohol in beer SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —A Utah lawmaker wants to raise alcohol limits on beer in...
HONOLULU (AP) — The number of people using a hygiene center in Honolulu has steadily increased during nearly one month...

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LEWISBURG — Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright — a recipient in 2012 of the Presidential Medal of...
HARRISBURG — A bill that would strip taxpayer-funded pensions from public employees who commit job-related felonies was...
DANVILLE — This year for the first time, eligible senior citizens interested in changing or dropping their Medicare...

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Governor Tom Wolf’s new budget proposal has brought on mixed responses from area state representatives. The proposed...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 13 to 26 years in what prosecutors alleged was a child predator ring...
BLOOMSBURG — A man walking with a bicycle along East Street late at night had a meth pipe in his backpack, according to...
SALEM TWP. — State Police had to use a Taser twice on a suicidal man who told troopers he wanted them to kill him,...

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LOS ANGELES (AP) —The black dress a distraught Marilyn Monroe wore to a 1954 press conference announcing her separation...
“Monday and Tuesday were both fine early February days. But things went downhill yesterday when Winter Storm Lucian...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee will launch a broad new investigation looking at Russian...
NEW YORK (AP) — An inmate whose life sentence was commuted thanks in part to the efforts of Kim Kardashian West has a...
 
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Host a dinner party and spread the love
Sure, Valentine’s Day is usually all about couples, but why be so insular? Invite some friends over for a fancy dinner...
 
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Here are available school menus for the week of Feb. 11: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: Breakfast pizza....
Counseling grant Berwick Area School District announces the Berwick Health and Wellness Fund of the Central...
Jacob E. Yacuboski, Berwick Area High School senior, was chosen Berwick Kiwanis Club’s Student of the Month for January...
HARRISBURG — Third-graders across the state will combine oral health education and creativity this month during the...
Open House Columbia County Christian School will hold Kindergarten Open House on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6-7:30 p.m., at the...
DANVILLE — Danville Head Start and Pre-K Counts will hold Open Enrollment Day on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 8 a.m. to 6 p....
READING — Albright College awards $12,000 annual Founders Scholarships to high school students with outstanding...

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DEAR DR. ROACH: I read that condoms have tiny holes in them, and that they don’t provide protection against HIV/AIDS....
WASHINGTON (AP) —Nearly two weeks after the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, many federal...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) —Hundreds of state-level criminal cases stemming from the prolonged protest in North Dakota against...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Police plan to release a sketch Wednesday depicting what a serial killer might look like now in a...

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Last week, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam was hit with a shocking blast from the past: a photo on his medical school...
Governor on same page
There’s been talk among alumni and other supporters of Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech about the need for a campaign...
Philosophy professor Richard Brook inadvertently gave conservatives an argument against health care for all. “No person...
Interested in learning more about Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech? This Sunday, Feb. 10, from 1-4 p.m., the school will...
Nov. 16, 2018 marked one of the most monumental days in the history of Southern Columbia girls athletics. We, the...
“I cannot believe, given my obvious distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual.” Vanessa...
In this life I’m a woman. In my next life, I’d like to come back as a bear. When you’re a bear, you get to hibernate....
 
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This soup recipe calls for a full 2 pounds of broccoli, plus a few other vegetables. A mix of sharp cheddar and nutty...
As I contemplated on what areas of our lives to fill you in on, I thought to myself, “There’s nothing really new going...
 
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Texas Democrat gives end of the month as deadline
NEW YORK (AP) — Breaking months of near-silence about his political future, Democrat Beto O’Rourke said Tuesday that he...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —Sports teams will no longer be known as the “Redmen” at a southern Utah high school, becoming the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman ended their third day of...
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A professional photographer drugged and sexually assaulted young models or aspiring models he...
 
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So you think it’s funny when 2 grown 50 year old men fight in a bar? I thinks It’s disgusting. They should be ashamed....
European settlement in the Waller area of Jackson Township dates back well into the 1800s. In 1828, a road connecting...
BERWICK — Two teens are balancing schoolwork with transforming a former tanning salon here into a sandwich shop....
 
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This Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member wanted to “Shout” when she first started out. Original MTV V JNina Blackwood...
DEAR ABBY: I am a single mom. A few months ago I met a man who contacted me on social media. After meeting him, I...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are spontaneous, rebellious and have moments of genius. Although detached, you are...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The British Academy of Film and Television Arts says it is suspending its nomination of director...

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This is for all the people asking the town to stand up to developer Matt Zoppetti in regards of building a nursing home...

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Southern star injured fibula in basketball game
FRANKLIN TWP. — Word started to leak last week that star Southern Columbia athlete and touted college football recruit...
Southern trying for third state title this season
FRANKLIN TWP. — Southern Columbia has a reputation as a football school. The reputation is well-earned. The Tigers...
MIAMI — Anthony Davis is still a member of the New Orleans Pelicans. By 3 p.m. today, that may change. Davis remained...
 

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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 39 16.709 — Boston 35 19.648 3½ Philadelphia 34 20.630 4½...
NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and its players are discussing bold changes to spark the sport that include a three-...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Golf barely made it out of January when it was hit with what must feel like a two-shot penalty...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Rick Hendrick worked too hard building NASCAR’s top organization to tolerate mediocrity. If his...
LINCOLN, Neb. — Jalen Smith had 18 points and 11 rebounds and fueled Maryland’s decisive surge in the first half, and...
 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck spent three offseasons fighting his way back from injuries. Now he can reap the reward....
Michigan finished the football recruiting cycle with the top class in the Big Ten and four other conference programs...
Clemson just keeps on winning — on the football field, and in recruiting. Less than a month after the Tigers won their...
Florida State and Miami were hoping signing day could help put to the negativity of 2018 to rest and provide a push...
Southern Mississippi administrators and football coach Jay Hopson disagree on whether the school should hire former...
 

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Feb. 7, 1989 • Michael Jordan has a game-high 32 points and adds seven assists and five rebounds to lead the Chicago...
BASEBALL National League CHICAGO CUBS — Signed RHPs Christian Bergman, George Kontos, Carlos Ramirez, Colin Rea and...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Orlando OFF OFF Minnesota at Indiana OFF OFF L.A. Clippers at Atlanta OFF OFF...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Dominic Coombe had 21 points for Central Columbia, but the Blue Jays surrendered a seven-point...
FIGURE SKATING 5 p.m. NBCSN — Four Continents Championships: ladies’ short program, Anaheim, Calif. 11:30 p.m....
NHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 39 11 3 81 207 149 Toronto 32 17 3 67 185 146...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Meyers at Berwick............... 7:15 p.m. Redeemer at Northwest....... 7:15 p.m...
 

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