Stories from Monday, February 11, 2019

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Woman allegedly endangered son, 3, left crying for help in Berwick store
BERWICK — A little boy’s cries for help from a store restroom led to the discovery of his unconscious mother who passed...
'One-stop' market to offer head start for those seeking new Pa. credential
BLOOMSBURG — State and county officials are planning a “one-stop” event at the courthouse here later this month for...
Undercover state agent allegedly set up future drug buys
ROHRSBURG — An undercover state agent arranged to buy three grams of crystal meth for $250 from a Millville man in a...
Berwick Police say failure to use turn signal led to a traffic stop, plus drug and other charges
BERWICK — A driver pulled over for not using a turn signal hid two glassine bags of heroin under his tongue before...
Woman, 70, tried to douse late-night fire with bucket of water
UNION TWP. — A woman tried to put out a fire at her home here with a bucket of water late Saturday, but was driven back...

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1937: A six-week-old sit-down strike against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United...
• Actor Taylor Lautner, 27. • Actress Jennifer Aniston, 50. • Singer Sheryl Crow, 57. • Actress Tina Louise, 81.
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., First Baptist Church, Brookside Drive, Danville Clothing giveaway: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Stillwater...
Chimps make ladder, escape LONDON (AP) — Zookeepers say a group of chimpanzees used branches weakened by a storm to...
• Danville is soliciting sealed bids for the design and construction of the new police station; full details in today’s...
Car, pickup collide; two die BERNVILLE (AP) — A head-on collision between a car and a pickup killed two people on...
TREASURE HUNT: 02-08-11-15-18 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-5, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-0-5, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-5-...
 
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Author, broadcast journalist and motivational speaker John Qui??ones will speak tonight at Bloomsburg University for...
DANVILLE — The following civil complaints were filed by Members Choice Financial Credit Union in the offices of...
 
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Loved long rides, watching wildlife, crosswords
Kay Elaine (Laubach) Koser died at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, Ga., Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Born...
Enjoyed reading, spending time with family
Sally A. Nevel, 71, of Berwick went to be with the Lord Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at the Berwick Hospital Center. She was...
NESCOPECK TWP. —The revised DEP Manure Management Manual released in October 2011 requires everyone in Pennsylvania who...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Drake surprised the music world Sunday when he emerged on the Grammy stage to accept the best rap...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) —A man and his wife are suing a Phoenix suburb and three of its police officers, alleging they...
 
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EL PASO, Texas — People walking over the Paso del Norte Bridge linking this West Texas border city to Mexico can watch...
NEW YORK (AP) — The 143rd Westminster Kennel Club dog show begins judging this morning, with Pyrenean shepherds,...
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Even though every state in the Mid-Atlantic region passed gun safety laws in the wake of the Parkland, Florida,...
No high life for criminals
Every month, like clockwork, an ex-con named Bob Mellow gets a state pension check formore than $20,509. It’s because...
EDITOR’S NOTE: We started this column with one rule: no political jokes. There’s plenty of that everywhere else. But...
“It is obvious that a vicious and coordinated smear campaign is being orchestrated against me.” Lt. Gov. Justin...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: Would you be so kind as to send me a copy of your recommended low-carbohydrate diet? I have been...
Q. I read about onion syrup for coughs and colds. How does one prepare this? I have never seen it in a store. A. This...
WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are telling doctors to be on the lookout for a rare cancer linked to breast implants...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —Johnson & Johnson said Thursday it will start giving the list price of its prescription drugs...
 
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“There should have been a little bit of fresh snow on the ground when you got up this morning, as a weak moisture-...
ELYSBURG — Local residents who would like to pre-verify for REAL IDs are invited to join state Rep. Kurt Masser (R-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain,...
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Harper, Machado, Kimbrel still have yet to sign
Bryce Harper, Manny Machado, Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel won’t be around when the bat and ball bags are opened at...
Hendrick in familiar spot for ‘Great American Race’
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — William Byron put Hendrick Motorsports in a familiar position: on the pole for the Daytona 500....
RALEIGH, N.C. — Second-ranked Duke got rolling from 3-point range, then took a big step toward winning the Atlantic...
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PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid had 37 points and 14 rebounds, Tobias Harris scored 22 points in his second game with...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 41 16.719 — Philadelphia 36 20.643 4½ Boston 35 21.625 5½...
HOUSTON — Houston coach Kelvin Sampson has made defense a big part of the Cougars’ DNA. With No. 25 Cincinnati...
ARE, Sweden — Lindsey Vonn walked off with her career haul of medals in her right hand, the gold, silver and bronze...
CHICAGO — Dominik Kahun had two goals and an assist, Cam Ward made 43 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks the Detroit Red...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 56 41 11 4 86 217 156 Toronto 54 34 17 3 71 194...
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — At 37, Adam Wainwright remains confident in his ability to still be effective on the mound for the...
BOSTON — The goal is the same for the Boston Red Sox in 2019: finish the season flopping around on the pitcher’s mound...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Right-hander Homer Bailey and the Kansas City Royals and agreed to a minor contract that...
1. (24) William Byron, Chevrolet, 194.305 mph. 2. (88) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 194.154. 3. (48) Jimmie Johnson,...
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Feb. 11, 1989 • Theresa Lorenzi becomes the first Bloomsburg University women’s basketball player to score 2,000...
P-Nut Bowl MONDAY LADIES LEAGUE Week 20 W L Sparetimers 48.5 27.5 Foxy Ladies 42 34 Gutter Gals 42 34 Queen B’...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Agreed to terms with RHP Nate Karns on a one-year contract. Designated...
H.S. boys basketball 7:15 p.m. WHLM-AM 930 — Southern Columbia at Shikellamy ——————————————— MEN’S COLLEGE...
BLOOMSBURG — Two injury defaults were costly for the Bloomsburg University wrestling team in a 28-13 loss to Rider...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Bloomsburg at Neumann..... 7:30 p.m. Athens at Danville............... 7:30 p.m...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit 4 220 Washington at Cleveland 1½ 209½ New York at Indiana 5 217½...
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have a natural sense of authority; however, you are always charming. This is your year of...
We can’t wait for this to come out, so to speak. The man Meghan McCain dismissed as a “D-list comedian living in a...
DEAR ABBY: Ten years ago, I had an affair with a married man that resulted in a pregnancy and then a miscarriage. I...
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Now that she’s had a few weeks to reflect on her experience as a Golden Globes host and winner...
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... daughter of Tess Bower and Justin Richards, Berwick, turned 9 on Feb. 9. Grandparents are Susan Bower and Gregg...
... son of Bruce and Kristin Schlichter, turned 11 on Feb. 5. Grandparents are John and Susan Johnson, and Rich and...
... daughter of Heather Zerbe, Bloomsburg, and Jason Zerbe, also of Bloomsburg, turned 7 on Feb. 9. Grandparents are...
... daughter of Patrick and Megan Burt, Benton, will turn 4 years old on Tuesday. She is the granddaughter of Fred and...
... son of Sara and Brian Boyce, New Freedom, will be 8 Tuesday. Grandparents are Chuck and Lisa Hagemeyer,...
... son of Kyle and Aimee Bingaman, Danville, turned 10 Feb. 3. Grandparents are Tim and Cindy Bingaman, Lewisburg, and...
... daughter of Sarah and Abdellah Smichi, Kissimmee, Fla., turned 4 on Feb. 5. Grandparents are Jerry and DeAnne...
... daughter of Josh and Tamara Roberts, Bloomsburg, will be 1 on Tuesday. Grandparents are Patti and John Roberts,...
... son of Mark and Cindy Baylor, Catawissa, is 8 years old today. Grandparents are Scott and Cathy Bitting, Danville;...
... son of Brian and Sara Schraeder, Bloomsburg, turned 8 years old on Feb. 8. He is the grandson of John and Roberta...
... daughter of Jennifer Haubert and Rick Donald, Orangeville, will turn 9 on Saturday. Grandparents are Jay and Jean...
... daughter of Charlie and Noelle Savage, Bloomsburg, will turn 8 on Sunday. Grandparents are Angie and Brian Young,...
Why do people continue to ask the town to stand up and fight developer Matt Zoppetti? There’s is a prison with work...