Stories from Sunday, February 10, 2019

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Recovering alcoholic urges addicts to reach for help
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — Julie Rishkofski is carrying a lot of bad memories from the last couple of years when alcohol was...
Group: Deputies wrongly disarmed constable entering county courthouse
BLOOMSBURG — A statewide constable organization alleges Columbia County sheriff’s deputies illegally seized a constable...
Suspect allegedly wanted on warrants
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg man who fled police when officers attempted to stop him for vehicle violations had warrants,...
Biting, shoving and punching alleged at Danville residence
DANVILLE — Police filed simple assault charges against two women who got into a fight over a child’s birthday party Jan...

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Chinese Auction: Doors open 11:30 a.m., drawing at 2 p.m., Sugarloaf Fire Hall, 95 W. County Road, Sybertsville,...
• Actress Emma Roberts, 28. • Actress Elizabeth Banks, 45. • Actress Laura Dern, 52. • Political commentator...
1863: Showman P.T. Barnum staged the wedding of General Tom Thumb and Mercy Lavinia Warren — both little persons — in...
Prince Philip stops driving LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip has decided to stop driving at the age of 97, less than a...
• The Montgomery Area School District is requesting proposals for school food service management services. See today’s...
Shots fired at officers PITTSBURGH (AP) — Police are seeking suspects who they say shot at two officers in the city....
TREASURE HUNT: 6-8-10-24-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-1, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-3-9, Wild: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-8-8-...
 
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You can’t unring the bell sounding change in the music industry. But you can make like a broken record and keep...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A man and woman observed at Columbia Park after hours Wednesday were charged with drug offenses when...
From Pennsylvania News Wire JOHNSTOWN — A federal court jury here has awarded punitive damages of $500,000 against a...
 
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Online outdoors retailer opens SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A new online retailer of outdoors gear has opened for business,...
SILVERTON, Ore. (AP) — An injured hiker rescued this week after 40 hours in the woods during a snowstorm said she...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia delegate told a reporter on Friday that he thinks “the LGBTQ is a modern day...
 
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Hunger strike over breakfast SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A majority of inmates at a medium-security prison in Washington...
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) —The main, four-lane roadway on the elevated Bayonne Bridge is scheduled to open Monday, marking...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Facebook is continuing to remove posts by an Alaska Native artist selling items made of sea...
ASBURY, Iowa (AP) —Hundreds of water-soaked library books in eastern Iowa are in a deep-freeze while officials figure...
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Veteran, steelworker was talented musician
Hugh Robert Hauze passed away in Geisinger Medical Center on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, at age 75. He was a wonderful man...
Saturday’s puzzle, a day late The daily crossword was inadvertently omitted from Saturday’s Classifieds section. Here...
Surgery to save okapi calf’s eye YULEE, Fla. (AP) — An endangered okapi calf at a nonprofit wildlife refuge in Florida...
Worked with youth, loved family beach time
KellyJo (Wolf) Waltman, 46, of Berwick passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, at her home. Born in Holy...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Betty L. Clemens, 90, formerly of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville....
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana man found out that turning himself in on a second-degree murder warrant in New Orleans...
TANEY, HELEN — An additional survivor of Helen Taney, who passed away on Feb. 6, 2019, is Tammyrae Benscoter, fiancée...
 
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CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago woman whose biological father was an anonymous sperm donor has discovered via a DNA testing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration is questioning whether electronic cigarette maker Juul...
Critics of Republican Sen. Susan Collins are angry over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s opinion in an abortion...
 
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NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A little more than a year into her recovery from alcoholism, Julie Rishkofski said she knows how...
“A couple of days ago another big Pacific Ocean storm named Maya slammed into the West Coast with destructive winds and...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A.J. Calloway, a host on the entertainment news show “Extra,” was suspended Saturday as his...
 
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Official: Revolving Car Loan Program is funding itself
BLOOMSBURG — After more than a year, 100 payments and seven car owners, the Revolving Car Loan Program has reached a...
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Berwick — First Keystone Corp., parent company of First Keystone Community Bank, reported net income of $9,211,000 at...
Dear Mr. Berko: I have 28 shares of Science Applications International Corp. in my account and don’t know how they got...
DANVILLE — Sandra Culbertson, M.D., a board-certified urogynecologist, has been named chair of Geisinger’s Institute of...
Altoona — Sheetz, which describes itself as “one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience...
Dear Mr. Berko: About six years ago, you wrote that medical stocks and defense stocks are not so affected by the...
LEWISBURG — To address a projected shortage of Registered Nurses, Evangelical Community Hospital has introduced a new...
YORK — JDK Management of Bloomsburg, a franchisee of Perkins Restaurants & Bakeries, has an agreement to open five...
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After attending the Town Hall meeting Thursday regarding the proposed drug and alcohol treatment center in Bloomsburg,...
ROSE: In his budget presentation to the legislature Tuesday, Gov. Tom Wolf included a nice little Pennsylvania history...
Professional sports leagues that once used their clout to obtain a federal law against sports gambling ultimately lost...
A reading of the U.S. Constitution gives one a sense of the greatness of the Founders of our country and their wisdom...
ELDERLY: While working for an organization that delivers lunches to elderly shut-ins, I used to take my 4-year-old...
“People need to know that we’re not doing politics. They need to know that we’re doing something different, that we’re...
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To the yellow belly Berwick woman who felt a crazed need to blast Gail Hummer because of her comment about stray cats....
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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
This week, we’re reviewing the 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport outfitted in SE trim. Four models are available for 2019...
: Greg I still have my ’65 Barracuda Formula S that I bought brand new in February of 1965. At present it has 112,000...
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Laura Lyons of Orinda, California, was in her kitchen on the afternoon of Jan. 20 when a loud alert noise blared in the...
PASADENA, Calif. — Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country...
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For second year in a row, Southern takes silver at states
HERSHEY — For a second straight year, Southern Columbia’s bid for a PIAA Class 2A team wrestling championship title...
ARE, Sweden — Anyone expecting Lindsey Vonn to take it easy in her last race should think again. Doesn’t matter if she...
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SALT LAKE CITY — Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points, Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Utah Jazz beat...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 40 16.714 — Boston 35 20.636 4½ Philadelphia 35 20.636 4½...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. —Paul Casey was far away from all the antics and quietly put together another solid round Saturday...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —Grant Williams scored 16 points as No. 1 Tennessee defeated Florida 73-61 on Saturday to extend its...
PHILADELPHIA — Carter Hart made 30 saves for his eighth straight victory, Sean Couturier had a goal and two assists and...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 55 40 11 4 84 212 154 Toronto 54 34 17 3 71 194...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Chase Elliott took blame for the first crash of NASCAR’s new season on a blustery day at Daytona...
Pebble Beach Pro-Am Third Round Paul Casey 69p-64m-67s—200 -15 Phil Mickelson 65m-68s-70p—203 -12 Scott Piercy...
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LOCK HAVEN — Bloomsburg University’s Taylor Montana, a Berwick grad, poured in a game-high 24 points, and the Huskies...
Feb. 10
Feb. 10, 1989 • Danny Frank, tailback for the state champion Berwick football team, gets a full scholarship to Fordham...
AAF FOOTBALL 4 p.m. CBSSN — Memphis Express at Birmingham Iron ——————————————— AUTO RACING 12 p.m. FOX — NASCAR...
Today WRESTLING College Rider at BU.................................1 p.m. ———————————————Monday BASKETBALL High...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Dallas OFF OFF Portland at Philadelphia 7 234 LA Lakers at Sacramento OFF OFF...
BASEBALL American League KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Signed RHP Homer Bailey to a minor league contract. National League...
Jan. 31-Feb. 15 — Salary arbitration hearings, St. Petersburg, Fla. Feb. 6-8 — Owners' meetings, Orlando, Fla. Feb....
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Show ends today The Great American Outdoor Show being held at the Harrisburg Farm Show Building ends today. Hours are...
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has some hunters at odds with its recent announcement regarding the start of the rifle...
The Pennsylvania State Legislature repealed the law that prohibited fishing on Sunday.
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Bloomsburg man 2/3, try with all your little might to get it right. Pelosi postponed Trump’s speech due to security...
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Don’t let lack of skill foil your Valentine’s Day
Have you taken a shine to someone? Tell them how you feel with a handmade Valentine’s Day card decorated with colorful...
If you’re getting a divorce, it pays to keep quiet on social media, says New York divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman....
Activist’s matchmaking dinners aim to connect immigrants with U.S. citizens
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Nigerian chef-activist based in New Orleans is hosting Pittsburgh-based...
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BLOOMSBURG — Here are Bloomsburg High School honor roll students for the second marking period: High Honors • Ninth...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Joan Erwine, Barbara Pegg, Mary Laubach, Candy Lupini; ER Desk: Chris...
Here are area upcoming Red Cross blood drives: • Feb. 11: 1-6 p.m., First Baptist Church, Brookside Drive, Danville...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period:...
BUCKHORN — Here are Columbia County Christian School honor roll students in the second marking period: High Honors...
Graduates KUTZTOWN — Kutztown University conferred degrees to these local students in the fall semester: • Emily...
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BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — St....
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Good Shepherd United Methodist Church this week: •...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Coffee, toast, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; Scarlet, 10:...
Historical society VP to speak Feb. 20 SHAMOKIN — The William Maclay Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will...
11/MONDAY Scott Class of 1956, Monday, 11:30 a.m., Woody’s, Main Street, Catawissa; 570-784-0279. Bloomsburg Class...
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Feeding birds in winter is one of the nation’s most popular wildlife-watching activities. Yet many ornithologists say...
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DEAR ABBY: My wife and I have been married for 36 years and have five adult children. We have a loving, caring and...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are energetic and curious about life. You have strong humanitarian values. Take care of...
NEW YORK (AP) — A best-selling author and former Boston Globe reporter is completing a project about the September 11...