Stories from Saturday, February 9, 2019

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Luzerne County pair safe, official said
HUNLOCK TWP. — Fire crew members cut a hole in an icy pond here Friday morning to fight a two-alarm fire in a two-story...
Catawissa teen is charged after tip called in to service
FRANKLIN TWP. — A Southern Columbia High School student is accused of threatening to “shoot up the school” after he...
Ephrata man allegedly caught on video
DANVILLE — A Geisinger nurse has been charged with stealing narcotic medication from the hospital on Dec. 23. Wayne...
Officer says motorist ran red light, hit cars, building
BERWICK — A driver ran a red light and hit two cars before crashing into the Eagles building here Friday morning,...
WASHINGTON — Scientists figured out how to hide a shot inside a pea-sized pill —creating a swallowable gadget, inspired...

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• Actor Evan Roe (TV: “Madam Secretary”), 19. • Actor Michael B. Jordan, 32. • Country singer Travis Tritt, 56. •...
1964: The Beatles made their first live American television appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” broadcast from New...
Hoagie/Apple Dumpling Sale: Nescopeck Fire Company, Warren Street. Orangeville Library Winter Book Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m...
Pilot allegedly was drunk LONDON (AP) — Police say an American Airlines pilot has been arrested at Britain’s...
Rabid raccoon attacks hiker BUSHKILL (AP) — Officials say a hiker in the Pocono Mountains was attacked by a rabid...
TREASURE HUNT: 8-11-25-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-7, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-3-7, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-2-2...
 
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She served toaster crispins as Peg Bundy on Fox’s “Married... with Children.” She was the supportive wife, then widow...
LIME RIDGE — One tractor-trailer struck another Friday morning as a driver was pulling his rig off the JM Smucker/Big...
BLOOMSBURG — A man says he received what he believes was a scam call Friday morning: a robotic woman’s voice stating...
BLOOMSBURG — A North Centre Township man was paroled after serving 320 days in prison for shooting another man with a...
DERRY TWP. — A 71-year-old woman allowed a scammer to access her computer and is now out nearly $2,000, according to...
 
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Enjoyed boating and Airstream traveling
Kathy Jane Knorr Forsythe, beloved wife of the late Warren Eugene (Gene) Forsythe, (Feb. 18, 2015), passed on to heaven...
BLOOMSBURG — Seven people were accepted into Columbia County’s ARD program as first-time offenders. All will remain on...
WWII veteran enjoyed work as pharmacist
James H. Spear, 91, of Bloomsburg, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, surrounded by his family. Born in Hazleton...
Girton employee enjoyed car races, wrestling
Harold E. Lyons, 92, of Berwick and formerly of Millville went to be with the Lord Feb. 8, 2019, at the Berwick...
HARRISBURG — A state lawmaker wants to make gamers pay more to feed their appetite for video games involving blood,...
Enjoyed time with family, Bible study group
Roberta Blass, 80, of Berwick, died Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born March 19, 1938,...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
KellyJo (Wolf) Waltman, 46, of Berwick, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at her home. Arrangements are...
WASHINGTON — A new art exhibit at a Washington museum shows an Ivanka Trump lookalike pushing a vacuum cleaner and...
VALLEY TWP. — A Danville man who drove his pickup into a ditch on Kaseville Road told police he shouldn’t have been “...
Democratic event at headquarters The Columbia County Democratic Committee headquarters, 10 E. Main St., Bloomsburg, is...
Coleson E. Keck Corie and Heather (Smith) Keck, Wapwallopen, are the parents of a son, Coleson Evan, born Thursday,...
 
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BERWICK — A man accused of robbing Fulton Bank and KB Dollar Store employees quietly waived charges from four different...
BERWICK — A rural Shickshinny man accused of leading police on a chase in a stolen car had his bail reduced Monday,...
BU students cited for misbehavior BLOOMSBURG — Two students at Bloomsburg University have been cited by campus police...
HERNDON — State police said the threat of a shooting at Line Mountain Middle-High School on Friday was caused by a “...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —Some officers participating in a “Skate with a Cop” fundraiser at a roller rink had to take a break...
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While 2019 is still new, ditch the lofty goals and focus on simple money-saving moves you can handle. These quick...
SCRANTON (AP) — A jury cleared a former prison guard on Thursday of sexually abusing a female inmate. George McHale,...
 
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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The top U.S. envoy for North Korea returned from three days of talks in Pyongyang and will...
Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden proposed legislation Friday that would give states a free hand to allow legal cannabis markets...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Friday that the Justice Department has a taken first-of-its-kind...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —A man who authorities say broke into Rihanna’s Hollywood Hills home and spent 12 hours there when she...
 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from the most recent column by conservative Ann Coulter. It’s great that members of Congress...
ROSE: This rose is for parents we won’t identify because their name already has been in the paper once more than they...
Once again The March for Life was held in Washington, D.C., to support and defend the lives of the unborn. On the...
A few weeks ago, some friends and I planned to meet up for drinks. One person was cagey about what time she was...
NUDITY: I was driving with my three young children one warm summer evening when a woman in the convertible ahead of us...
 
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DEAR ABBY: After two years of dating, my boyfriend and I recently got engaged. We’re in our 30s and grew up in the...
DETROIT (AP) — Subaru, Tesla, Volkswagen and others recall a combined 1.7 million cars with Takata airbags. It is a...
VALLEY TWP. — Four people escaped injury when the car they were riding in swerved to avoid another vehicle that was...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are unique, highly individualized and a freethinker. You try to be kind and caring to...
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BLOOMSBURG — Fifty children, including nine infants and seven toddlers, were evacuated from the Columbia Child...
“This year’s January thaw was impressive. It actually took place in early February. On four of the warmer days,...
LONDON (AP) — Albert Finney, star of films as diverse as “Tom Jones” and “Skyfall,” has died. He was 82. Finney’s...
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar waded into the day’s hot-button issues on “The View” but no mention was made during Friday’s...
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Philadelphia headed to spring training with high hopes
PHILADELPHIA — Still chasing Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the Philadelphia Phillies are headed to spring training...
Garcia’s 100th career victory sends SCA past Chestnut Ridge
HERSHEY — With two matches left in the semifinal round against Chestnut Ridge, Southern Columbia found itself holding...
PITTSBURGH — The franchise’s fourth-best season in a quarter century wasn’t good enough for Pittsburgh Pirates...
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Chad Knaus got his first big break at Hendrick Motorsports when he was picked to build a team...
PHILADELPHIA — JJ Redick scored a season-high 34 points, Jimmy Butler had 22 and the new-look Philadelphia 76ers beat...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 40 16.714 — Boston 35 20.636 4½ Philadelphia 35 20.636 4½...
TEMPE, Ariz. — The score climbs as the clock ticks down. Many fans have started to leave or are already gone. The...
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Feb. 9
Feb. 9, 1989 • Danville’s Josh Gray scores four third-period points to stun Selinsgrove’s Doug Cook, the defending...
AAF FOOTBALL 8:30 p.m. CBS — San Diego Fleet at San Antonio Commanders ——————————————— AUTO RACING 10:30 a.m. FS1...
LEWISBURG — Clara Coombe scored 24 points, Corinna Petrus added 19 and Danville ended the regular season on a high...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Utah 6½ 221½ San Antonio at Indiana OFF OFF Cleveland at New York OFF OFF Toronto...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Bloomsburg at Sayre..................2 p.m. Tunkhannock at Berwick........2:15 p....
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Trump belittles the FBI for how they arrested Roger Stone: Trump thinks this how it should have been done: “Hello Mr...
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TODAY Soup sale, Christ Lutheran Church, Route 44, Buckhorn, 3 p.m., orders only, order by Saturday, Feb. 2, 570-784-...
Berwick Church hosts chili cook-off BERWICK —Members of Berwick Bible Church participated in the church’s first Pastor...