Stories from Friday, June 7, 2019

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Ex-probation officer violated release terms after previous arrest
BLOOMSBURG — A former adult probation officer in Columbia County is headed to state prison for 2-5 years on charges of...
Thousands are expected for Bloomsburg Fairgrounds motorcycle event
BLOOMSBURG — Bikers Arnold George, Brian Bullis, and other members of the Illusions Motorcycle Club braved torrential...
Suspect told authorities he feared victim was abusing girlfriend, 16
SALEM TWP. — A teen accused of breaking someone’s jaw Monday told police he was trying to defend a teenage girl from...
Woman also fined, ordered to pay restitution
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg woman arrested in a string of shoplifting and drug offenses over the past two years...

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• Riverside’s Planning Board will consider a request to subdivide two lots off the property at 11 Boyce Road owned by...
HUGHESVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE CARNIVAL: One80 Band performs 6:30-9:30 p.m. Berwick Class of 1960: 10 a.m., May’s...
Trump hails D-Day alliance COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) —President Donald Trump, who has at times questioned the...
1998: In a crime that shocked the nation, James Byrd Jr., a 49-year-old black man, was hooked by a chain to a pickup...
• Actor Michael Cera, 31. • Actor-comedian Bill Hader, 41. • TV personality Bear Grylls, 45. • Rock musician Dave...
Costa decries Leach conduct HARRISBURG (AP) — The top Democrat in the state Senate said Thursday that an investigation...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-15-16-23-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-3, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-8-4, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-7-4...

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Mahoning Township Police Chief Sean McGinley was recently appointed to the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and...
HUMMELS WHARF — A dealership here is being sued by Nissan who claims the seller owes it more than $600,000 in payments...

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Accomplished seamstress, passionate gardener
Jessie Mae Hoffman of Millville died Monday, June 3, 2019, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Nov. 30, 1925,...
Benton dairy farmer was avid outdoorsman
Robert L. “Bob” Schlichter, 84, of Elk Grove Road, Benton, died early Thursday morning, June 6, 2019, at Geisinger...
Worked as local bank teller and bookkeeper
Susan Ann McLaughlin, 72, of Bloomsburg passed away June 4, 2019, at her residence. She was born Aug. 27, 1946, in...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Ralph E. Manning, 84, of Nescopeck, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at his home. A full...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Claire L. Sweppenhiser, 83, formerly of Nescopeck passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital...
HEMLOCK TWP. — Two passengers in a car face charges after police spotted them parked in a church parking lot along...
Mason B. Travis William and Elizabeth (Rees) Travis, Wilkes-Barre, are the parents of a son, Mason Brooks, born...
Correct date for car cruise The 17th annual Kulpmont Car Cruise is set for Sunday, June 16, with a rain date of June...

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BLOOMSBURG — The 2019 Heritage Passport trail lasts through Saturday, Oct. 12. At each of the 14 stops, passport...
SALEM TWP. — It’s official — there will be a race for township supervisor here this fall. Robert Fisher, a Republican...
CATAWISSA — Here is the May report from the District Court of Craig W. Long: COLUMBIA COUNTY —$7,818 COMMONWEALTH...
DANVILLE — A Danville woman lured her ex-boyfriend to her bedroom and locked the door behind them, pulling up pictures...
GREENWOOD TWP. — A man pulled over for driving erratically around 8 p.m. on May 16 handed a State Police trooper a...

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BLOOMSBURG — Fourteen people were granted ARD probation as first-time offenders in Columbia County court. Their...
NEW YORK (AP) — When dog owners go through a stressful period, their dogs feel it too, a new study suggests. Dog...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 27-June 2. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Dr. John, the New Orleans singer and piano player who blended black and white musical styles with a...

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SEATTLE (AP) — A helicopter crew has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been...

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There is so much talk about Vo-Tech you don’t know what to believe. Millions are being thrown around, it’s enough to...
With the new state fiscal year looming July 1, the Legislature has begun serious deliberations on the budget. Gov. Tom...
ROSE: Coming up next week is something of a non-event, which, in this case, is a good thing. It’s an online meeting...
In October 1947 Eric Blair, known today by his pen name George Orwell, wrote a letter to the co-owner of the Secker...
“We blame Amber on this one. If she had been home doing what she was supposed to do instead of bopping the boy next...
A big-city lawyer was representing the railroad in a lawsuit filed by an old rancher. The rancher’s prize bull was...
 
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ALADDIN ★★ Live-action version of the Disney musical. A street rat (Mena Massoud) frees a genie (Will Smith) and...
The good news is “Dark Phoenix” is neither an apocalypse nor is it “X-Men: Apocalypse.” But this latest installment is...
“Late Night” is an enjoyably zippy if scattershot comedy about a veteran late-night host and her fresh-faced new...
If the sweet, animated 2016 film “The Secret Life of Pets” was mostly for kids, its sequel might be for another segment...
 
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Prince died in 2016, but the doves are still crying. His “Purple Rain” co-star tells the Associated Press the...
DEAR ABBY: My aunt had a stillborn baby 20 years ago. At the time, I was a teenager. Ever since then she has lived a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My son, who is 30 years old, was recently diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnea and currently...

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7/FRIDAY East Berwick Fire Company Carnival, June 7, 5-10 p.m.,East Fifth Street and Central Avenue, Berwick. 8/...
Constellations, 2019 BTE Intern Project, June 13-15, 7:30 p.m., June 16, 2 p.m., BTE, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg....
Hymn Sing, June 9, 7:30 p.m., Millville Mennonite Church, 292 Taylor Road, Millville. Rick Webb Family Gospel Group,...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have a sharp intellect and are a good judge of character. You are adventuresome and...

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“Get out and enjoy the weather today and tomorrow. Both days will be partly cloudy, dry and warm with high temperatures...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country singer Granger Smith said Thursday his youngest son, River Kelly Smith, has died after...
 
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Local girls youth basketball team invited to regional tournament in Maryland
As varsity sports wind down, AAU basketball is just getting underway. And when it comes to the youth sports...
Nuss notches two RBIs as Panthers continue PIAA run
For the Press Enterprise ANNVILLE — The goal going into Bloomsburg’s quarterfinal game against the District 3 runner-...
BOSTON — Jordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and Ryan O'Reilly and David Perron scored for St. Louis on Thursday night...
 
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NEW YORK — Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith hit back-to-back home runs to begin the first inning, then Todd Frazier hit a...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer off Danny Duffy in a four-run third inning, and Boston defeated...
CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as...
CHICAGO — Peter Lambert allowed four hits over seven innings and struck out nine to win his major league debut, helping...
MILWAUKEE — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 23rd home run and Mike Moustakas added two homers to lead...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 39 22.639 — — 5-5 W-1 21-12 18-10 Tampa Bay 37 23.617 1½ — 6...
DETROIT — Travis d’Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for Tampa Bay in a victory...
SEATTLE — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and Houston...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Indians 9, Twins 7 Minnesota 041 010 100—7 7 1 Cleveland 102 020 31x—9 11 0 M.Perez, R.Harper (5),...
ST. LOUIS — Paul DeJong homered and St. Louis tied its season high with four stolen bases in a 3-1 win over Cincinnati...
Jairo Faverus, a defensive back from Amsterdam, was hanging out in Alabama’s football facility for about 20 minutes...
PITTSBURGH — Mike Foltynewicz allowed consecutive home runs to Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco in the second inning of...
TORONTO — J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings to win his fifth straight decision, Aaron Hicks and Gio Urshela...
PARIS — Amanda Anisimova smacked one last backhand winner to complete her upset of defending champion Simona Halep in...
 
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PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz proved to the Philadelphia Eagles in three years he’s worth a huge investment. Wentz and...
 
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Scoring G FG FT PTS AVG Harden, HOU 11 109 82 348 31.6 Leonard, TOR 21 216 169 648 30.9 George, OKC 5 44 40 143 28....
Today in Sports HistoryJune 7, 1989 • Rick Leh is named the new head coach of the Hartford Whalers after spending most...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB Scranton/W-B (Yankees) 33 23.589 — Syracuse (Mets) 29 29.500 5...
AUTO RACING 9:55 a.m. ESPNU — Formula One: Canadian Grand Prix, practice session 1, Canada 1:55 p.m. ESPNU —...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Danville coach Harold Albertson was again denied milestone win No. 700 as Bloomsburg defeated...
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Sent SS Jordy Mercer to Toledo (IL) for a rehab assignment. TAMPA BAY...
MLB Favorite Line Underdog National League at Chicago -130/+120 St. Louis at Philadelphia Off/Off Cincinnati Atlanta...
Today No events scheduled Saturday BASEBALL Junior Legion Berwick at Sunbury/Norry......5:45 p.m.

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MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler’s plan to merge with French carmaker Renault collapsed on fundamental differences over when...
YORK (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence dropped in Thursday on the presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania. While...
 
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... Daughter of Kerri and Ricky Allen, Berwick; Wilkes University, psychology
... Son of Denise Betz, Berwick; Penn State University, finance
... Daughter of Alan and Michelee Cool, Nescopeck; Palm Beach Atlantic Universtiy, pharmacy and biochemistry
... Daughter of William and Bridgett Coolbaugh, Berwick; Wilkes University, nursing
... Daughter of Nick and Pam Dalo, Berwick; Penn State University, orthopedics
... Daughter of Robert and Christine Dent, Nescopeck; Indiana University of Pennsylvania, nursing.
... Daughter of Jeannette Hinchliffe and Chad and Ashely Drumheller, Berwick; Bloomsburg University, nursing
... Son of Steven Eckert and Kelly Berlin, Berwick; Penn Tech, culinary arts and systems
... Son of Bill and Tami Evans, Nescopeck; Wilkes University, business.
... Daughter of Paul and Maiko Ferro, Berwick; Rochester Institute of Technology, chemical engineering.
... Daughter of Karen and Guy Finucan, Nescopeck; Pace University, art history
... Daughter of David and Christina Force, Berwick; Bloomsburg University, early/special education
... Daughter of Todd E. and Donna S. Frankford; Bloomsburg University, nursing
... Geary and Elizabeth Gearinger, Berwick; Muhlenberg College, electrical engineering, computer science
... Daughter of Melissa Mike and Walt Getz, Berwick; LCCC, business.
... Daughter of Paula and Alfred Gizenski, Wapwallopen; Penn State University, chemistry
... Daughter of Scott and Kathy Green, Nescopeck; Drexel University, architecture
... Son of Edward and Kim Groshek, Berwick; Lehigh University, environmental engineering.
... Son of Jill Marie and Patrick Hill, Berwick; Susquehanna University, ecology
... Son of Allen and Kelly Hower, Berwick; Penn State University, mechanical engineering.
... Son of Christopher and Kathleen Keller, Berwick; Vassar College, psychology, neuroscience
... Daughter of Heather and William Kester, Berwick; Bloomsburg University, biochemistry
... Son of Alan and Angela Kishbaugh, Nescopeck; West Chester University, music performance — voice
... Son of Van Nguyen, Berwick; Wilkes University, pharmacy
... Daughter of Chris and Denise Leiby, Nescopeck; LCCC, accounting
... Joseph Lombardi and Ronda Mackes, Nescopeck; West Chester University, marine biology
... Jeff and Debbie Lynn, Nescopeck; Bloomsburg University, nursing
... Daughter of Patrick and Michelle Makar, Berwick; Bloomsburg University, environmental geoscience
... Daughter of Gregory and Jessica Martz, Berwick; Liberty University, psychology
... Daughter of Jeffrey and Valerie McCreary, Nescopeck; Penn State University, global and international studies
... Daughter of Elizabeth Vanatta and Matthew and Natalie McIntyre, Berwick; Penn State, undecided
... Daughter of Susan Erdman and David Miedaner, Berwick; University of Louisville, exploratory
... Son of Daniel and Scarlett Miller, Nescopeck; Wilkes University, electrical engineering
... Son of Susan and David Minning, Berwick; Penn State University, security and risk analysis
... Daughter of Barbara and Gary Moore, Berwick; Slippery Rock University, psychology
BERWICK — The following students are slated to graduate from Berwick Area High School at 7 p.m. Friday in the varsity...
... Daughter of Samuel Sitler and Jennifer Green, Nescopeck; Lock Haven University, biology
... Son of Henry E. Jr. and Donna M. Novicki, Wapwallopen; Bucknell University, environmental engineering
... Daughter of Brian and Jennifer Parker, Berwick
... Daughter of Carlos and Linda Pereira, Berwick; nursing
... Son of Omar Segura and Martha Suarez, Berwick; Liberty Universtiy, mechanical engineering
... Daughter of Joel and Amy Smith, Berwick; Delaware Valley University, animal science
 

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... Daughter of Jill and Wes DePoe and Scott Spaid, Berwick; Bloomsburg University, secondary education
... Daughter of Amber and Kenneth Kershner, Berwick; Bloomsburg University, special education, early childhood education
... Daughter of Michael and Lisa Strachko, Berwick; Wilkes University, nursing
... Son of Bob and Sheila Uitz, Berwick; Bloomsburg University, digital forensics
... Son of Douglas and Priscilla Yacuboski, Shickshinny; University of Pennsylvania, biophysics
Who authorized and approved more money being spent on the mushroom and weed beautification project in front of the Mah...
... son of Scott and Robin Buck, Mansfield University, criminal justice
... daughter of Allan and Kathy Harvey; King’s College, physician assistant
... daughter of Steven and Katherine Koch; Shippensburg University, business
... Son of Ken Mueller and Rebecca Tunaitis; Bloomsburg University, education
... Daughter of Kimberly Notestine and Gregory Notestine; Messiah College, chemistry
... Daughter of Darcy Steinruck and Jennifer Watson; Bloomsburg University, medical imaging
There are eight high honor students in Benton High School’s Class of 2019, which graduates tonight. They are pictured...
... Son of John Watson and Lynne Watson; Southeastern Lineman Training Center
... Daughter of Amanda Lowell; Bloomsburg University, nursing
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville State Hospital patient is facing three citations for allegedly harassing other women. Ida...