Stories from Wednesday, June 5, 2019

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Scott woman to serve at least 11 months for causing accident
BLOOMSBURG — A Scott Township woman who caused a chain-reaction crash that killed a man and seriously injured a...
Estranged wife asks court’s protection from alleged abuse
BERWICK — Shortly after firing upon his estranged wife and her boyfriend, William Miranda called her and threatened to...
Proposed rule would keep all big vehicles from most streets
BERWICK — Tractor truck trailers and other large vehicles will be banned from most of Berwick’s streets if a proposed...
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man pleaded guilty to stalking his ex-wife after placing a GPS tracking device on her car last...
Espy chief says vacant home’s lack of utilities makes blaze suspicious
Press Enterprise Managing Editor ESPY — While firefighters called in a State Police fire marshal to investigate a fire...

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CONSOLIDATED CIGAR REUNION LUNCH: 11:30 a.m., the Unicorn Restaurant, 430 E. Third St., Nescopeck. Blood drive: 1-6 p....
Parolee accused of shooting MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A man who was out on parole was arrested after fatally...
• The Town of Bloomsburg is accepting bids on a street resurfacing project. • Limestone Township supervisors will have...
1917: About 10 million American men between the ages of 21 and 31 began registering for the draft in World War I. 1950...
• Actress Liza Weil, 42. • Actor Chad Allen, 45. • Actor Mark Wahlberg, 48. • Singer Brian McKnight, 50. • Actor...
Mom’s ex convicted in fire WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A man accused of killing three children by setting fire to their home...
TREASURE HUNT: 8-9-25-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-7; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-0-4; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-8-5-...
 
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Berwick’s own Rose Ostrowski, the third-place finisher in First Columbia’s Teen Star contest, is donating part of her...
RALPHO TWP. — A 27-year-old woman rear-ended another driver, causing a three-vehicle crash that sent two people to the...

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Office manager loved camping in Wisconsin
Virginia Ann “Ginny” Lecatsas, 65, of Riverside, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, May 26,...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a...
BERWICK — The Salvation Army here announced Tuesday it received a $10,000 grant from the Berwick Health and Wellness...
HARRISBURG — The town of Bloomsburg has been awarded a $301,154 grant through the Pennsylvania Department of...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A jury convicted a South Carolina father of murder Tuesday in the deaths of his five young...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Spike Lee will honor Denzel Washington’s career by presenting his friend and collaborator with the...
River L. Bankes Eric and Nicole Marie (Rundle) Bankes of Stillwater are parents of a daughter, River Leigh-Evelyn,...
COLE — On April 10, 2019, Dale Miah Cole, of Largo, Fla., aged 81. Memorial services Saturday, June 8, 2019, at noon in...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —San Francisco officials decided Tuesday to force some people with serious mental illness and drug...

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DANVILLE — A seat vacated by a Danville councilman last month due to illness has been filled, but it’s not clear for...
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) —Illinois and Lake County are suing the owner of a Chicago-area silicone factory that exploded last...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A hungry alligator crashed a picnic date by a Florida lake and gobbled down an entire bowl of...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Federal charges against three alleged members of a violent white supremacist group accused of...

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BLOOMSBURG — As Columbia-Montour Vocational-Technical students filed into Bloomsburg University’s Haas Auditorium...
Many people hear the word “budget” and think: Constraints. Restrictions. Hassle. It’s not a surprise that most people...

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HOUSTON — The cardinal leading the U.S. Catholic Church’s response to the sex abuse crisis has been accused of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from...
SCOTT TWP. — The Columbia County Traveling Library bookmobile will be off the road this week, and hours at the library...

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Republicans insist that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation cleared President Donald Trump of...
Governor has good idea
Many things make June one of the best months of the year. Among them is seeing the many photos in the paper of...
Over the past few years I have sat through numerous council meetings and some public hearings listening to a lot of...
I agree with what Founding Father and fellow Pennsylvanian Thomas Paine wrote about guns: “… horrid mischief would...
Thirteen questions. Answers at bottom. 1. In which battle did Napoleon die? 2. Where was the Declaration of...
 
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PHOENIX (AP) — The biggest victims of President Donald Trump’s tariffs won’t necessarily be Mexicans or Chinese. Some...
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A school district in northwestern Indiana has issued an apology after a special needs teacher awarded...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Oakland would become the second U.S. city to decriminalize magic mushrooms under a proposal before...

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90th birthday Emily Homiak celebrated her 90th birthday on May 14. She has five children, 11 grandchildren, and 18...
Tour Lewisburg’s Poetry Path BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg poetry lovers plan to gather in Lewisburg Thursday at 6 p.m. for...
Bookmobile off the road this week SCOTT TWP. — The Columbia County Traveling Library bookmobile will be off the road...
Columbia County Council meeting 4-H Columbia County Council met May 2. The meeting was opened with the American pledge...
Today • BERWICK — 1 p.m. - 6 p.m., Eagle Hose Fire Company No. 2, 325 S. Mercer St. • ELYSBURG — noon- 5 p.m.,...
 
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ON OMAHA BEACH, France — All at once, Charles Shay tried to stanch the bleeding from a ripped-open stomach, dull the...
CHAMBOIS, France — In the spring that followed the terrible battle, the grass grew especially thick and green,...

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“I have some good news for our soggy landscape. “The showers and possible thundershowers we are going to have later...
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — A vicious foe is now a trusted friend. The epitome of evil is now a cornerstone of...
 
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Raptors star has a few things on his mind lately
OAKLAND, Calif. — Toronto star Kawhi Leonard has more than a few things on his mind these days. He’ll be a free agent...
The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — It was late in a listless Eagles exhibition game on the cool and cloudy night...
Boston preparing for Game 5 without captain Chara
BEDFORD, Mass. — The Boston Bruins reached the Stanley Cup Final despite a run of regular-season injuries that...
ROSEMONT, Ill. — Kevin Warren keeps a picture in his office of Curt Flood. There’s another of Jackie Robinson, one of...
 
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PARIS — Roger Federer knew when he returned to the French Open that, if things went exceedingly well, he eventually...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 38 21.644 — — 6-4 L-2 21-12 17-9 Tampa Bay 35 23.603 2½ — 6-...
TORONTO — Freddy Galvis hit a two-run home run, Randal Grichuk added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays held off the...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Astros 4, Mariners 2 Houston 300 001 000—4 5 0 Seattle 002 000 000—2 7 0 Martin, Valdez (4),...
DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera is reluctantly moving into a full-time role as designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers as he...
DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera had a grand slam as Detroit snapped a 10-game home losing streak with a victory over Tampa Bay...
CLEVELAND — Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland’s four home runs and the Indians defeated Minnesota. Lindor hit a...
SECAUCUS, N.J. — Pitchers took a backseat at the Major League Baseball draft. On a night when a record 22 position...
 
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June 5
June 5, 1989 • Former Bloomsburg University standout and Berwick native Matt Karchner is selected by the Kansas City...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Berwick at Danville...............5:45 p.m. Bloomsburg at Shamokin/MC..5:45 p.m...
Berwick Golf Club WOMEN’S GOLF ASSOCIATION Monday League June 3 Tournament (putts) winner: Justine Bridge. Low net...
Belmont Odds The field for Saturday's 151st Belmont Stakes, with post position, horse, jockey and odds: 1. Joevia...
COLLEGE TRACK AND FIELD 8 p.m. ESPNU — NCAA Men's and Women's Outdoor Championships: Semifinals, Day 2, Austin, Texas...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at San Diego OFF/OFF Philadelphia LA Dodgers -157/+147 at Arizona Atlanta...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Reinstated INF Chris Davis from the 10-day IL. BOSTON RED SOX — Sent LHP...
LEWISBURG — Landon Evans, Brody Beaver and Arrick Beagle combined on a one-hit shutout, and Bloomsburg’s junior...
June 13 — Detroit vs. Kansas City at Omaha, Neb. June 15 — International amateur signing period closes. June 19-20 —...
The three Major League Baseball players who hit home runs for their 3,000th career hits are Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez...
 
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The Big Ten and SEC will soon be heading to the Las Vegas Bowl, taking turns facing the Pac-12 when the game moves into...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. —Le’Veon Bell simply couldn’t control himself. Well, mostly his mouth. The New York Jets running...
 
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Flowering “bee lawns” that attract pollinators are a compromise between fastidious turf management and the more casual...
NerdWallet Wallet Shopping can be a form of relaxation, a way to spend time or a hobby. But it can turn into an...
Would you pay more for a car or SUV that warns you if you’re falling asleep or not paying attention behind the wheel?...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a female in my 60s and have always had trouble sustaining my weight. I have frequent thorough...
DEAR ABBY: I am an attractive woman who has been married for 30 years. I think my husband has been cheating on me for...
Lovers reuniting isn’t just for soap opera storylines. Emmy-winning actress Rena Sofer, 50, recently told her...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are friendly, caring and compassionate. People like you. You have high energy and a winning...

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Send a photographer up to Sunny Drive in Stoney Brook to get a picture of the weeds around one home. Someone has to...

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