Stories from Thursday, June 13, 2019

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New digital radios will fix coverage in Columbia, Montour, but cost $10M
BLOOMSBURG — Officials at the 9-1-1 center say a new digital radio system will fix spotty coverage that has plagued...
Hunlock resident calls pro to evict weasel intruder
HUNLOCK CREEK — An Englishman who moved to Pennsylvania 30 years ago to “enjoy the wildlife” got more than he bargained...
Some Bloom leaders question value of oversight process in historic district
BLOOMSBURG — Renovations to an East Street home touched off a debate at Town Council Monday night, with some members...
Directors express concern over troubled but anonymous responses
DANVILLE — A new Danville graduate told school directors Wednesday that an online wellness survey she designed showed...
Berwick woman, 22, facing trial for allegedly tipping suspected drug dealers to coming raid
BERWICK — The lawyer for an informant accused of tipping off drug dealers to a raid last month questioned during a...

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1942: A four-man Nazi sabotage team arrived on Long Island, New York, three days before a second four-man team landed...
• Actress Mary-Kate Olsen, 33. • Actress Ashley Olsen, 33. • Actor Chris Evans, 38. • Actor Steve-O, 45. • TV...
Daily Bread Meal: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape Center, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m...
Trump arms sale challenged WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers on Wednesday grilled a State Department official over President...
• The financial statements of Greenwood Township Municipal Authority for 2018 are published. • Ridge Property Managers...
Bill cuts emissions inspection HARRISBURG (AP) — A proposal is advancing that would end mandatory annual emissions...
TREASURE HUNT: 7-8-15-18-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-9; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-3-8; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-5-7-...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — These civil complaints have been filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawto n. Defendants...
Catawissa First United Methodist Church is hosting a free Father’s Day breakfast Saturday at 9 a.m., sandwiched between...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A thief used a stolen pickup to steal three zero-turn grass mowers and a 16-foot trailer from C.H....

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Bloom High grad was active in N.J. church
Evelyn Livsey Levan died on May 17, 2019, at the AristaCare at Norwood Terrace Nursing Home in Plainfield, N.J. Born...
BERWICK — Scholarships to attend summer overnight camps for children and teens with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) are now...
DALLAS (AP) — A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender...
Tate D. Beagle Michael and Erin (Coombs) Beagle, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Tate David, born Friday, May 31...
FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — An animal rights group that infiltrated a popular Indiana dairy farm and captured disturbing...
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — Apparently hungry and thirsty vandals have trashed a fairgrounds booth in Maine, stealing 120...

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Two responders from Berwick honored for excellence, courage
MOOSIC — Two first repsonders from Berwick were among those honored for excellence and courage in providing lifesaving...
Police: Man caught with meth pipe SALEM TWP. — Police executing a search warrant at a Second Lane property arrested...

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“I wish I could see indications of our wet weather pattern coming to an end, or at least, slowing down, but I don’t. As...
Those who like to listen to emergency responders on scanners will have to upgrade to a digital scanner once the...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With an eye to making Oregon as big in cannabis as it is in craft brews, Oregon’s Legislature passed...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two backers of a pioneering Nevada law to prevent employers from rejecting job-seekers based on a pre-...
 
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Dads may not always show it, but they usually have a sweet tooth. So this year for Father’s Day, why not show dad how...
California-style dish is light meal
A surfside treat, California fish tacos feature battered and fried crispy white fish and sprightly pickled vegetables....
 
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MILLVILLE — Millville High School held it Senior Awards Night on Wednesday. The following awards were presented to...
BLOOMSBURG — A Delaware County man arrested on charges that he sold LSD out of an apartment on Maple Street here waived...
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) —Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow...

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BERWICK — Here’s the schedule for the 2019 Berwick Area Relay for Life: FRIDAY 3 p.m. — Music 4 p.m. — Purple/...

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In Pennsylvania, health won out over big tobacco, but it could lose in this year’s budget. A lot has changed since...
Congratulations on that nice pay raise you got last year. A 7 percent hike — wow! After 40 years of stagnant wages,...
With Memorial Day in the rearview mirror and the school year over, we’re ready to enjoy “Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days...
When is the last time you got a $4,500 raise? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) is leading the charge to cry...
Since 1900, two presidents received the majority vote, but lost the election: • Hillary Clinton won the popular vote...
A woman goes to a counselor, worried about her husband’s temper. The counselor asks, “What’s the problem?” The woman...
 
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Scanning over a list of questions I had filed away from some of you readers, I noticed that a more frequent one is...
For a new take on vegetable slaw, thinly slice sweet snap peas, juicy English cucumbers, and peppery radishes for a...
Robin Givens has an enviable black book. We wouldn’t want to endure her allegedly abusive marriage to former...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) —New Jersey called “Action!” on a new film tax credit program Tuesday, approving its first awards...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Steve Lawrence revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump’s aggressive and unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business...
SCOTT TWP. — An Espy man was arrested for driving drunk after police saw his pickup truck cross over the center and fog...

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Mr. Hummel in Saturday’s paper is totally correct with regard to the history of town council.... however, town council...
Fernville, across Fishing Creek from Bloomsburg on the town’s west end, was first laid out in about 1890 by E.R. and F....
The following list of boys achieved the rank of Eagle Scout in the Columbia-Montour Council in 2018. They’re listed...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I am a gay male. My sister, “Cate,” is in what appears outwardly to be a committed relationship, but I know...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Every year, I used to get a physical, which included a prostate exam as well as blood tests with PSA....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are enthusiastic, curious and energetic in your approach to life. This is a year of...

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Don’t burst your bubble Kelly McHenry ’s fourth-grade students at L.R. Appleman Elementary School are proud of their...
Getting prepared Holy Family School’s first-grade students wrote letters to their next teacher stating subjects they...
 
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BOSTON — The Boston Bruins will look back on three minutes all summer. The Bruins had it all lined up: a raucous home...
Williamsport opens season Friday against State College
WILLIAMSPORT — After nearly three months of spring training down in Clearwater, Florida, the Philadelphia Phillies’...
For the Press Enterprise WILLIAMSPORT — The long road to Williamsport was supposed to be highlighted by a history-...
 
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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brooks Koepka should already have enough motivation for this U.S. Open. At stake is a shot at a...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Merrill Kelly is pitching more like an ace than a 30-year-old rookie. Kelly tossed three-hit ball...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 41 25.621 — — 4-6 L-1 22-13 19-12 Tampa Bay 41 26.612 ½ — 6-...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Ramon Laureano hit his first career grand slam to break an eighth-inning tie and finished with...
CLEVELAND — Rookie Nick Senzel and Joey Votto hit back-to-back home runs to open the game and Cincinnati later got deep...
DENVER — Cole Hamels struck out nine in seven scoreless innings, singled twice and drove in two runs to lead Chicago...
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) —Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting...
BOSTON — Mookie Betts drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning, giving Boston a win over Texas. Andrew Benintendi...
BALTIMORE — Rowdy Tellez hit a grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. had three hits and...
MIAMI — Jordan Yamamoto pitched seven innings to win his major league debut, and Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam and...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 3, Tigers Detroit 100 100 000—2 5 0 Kansas City 000 000 12x—3 9 0 Turnbull, Hardy (7),...
 
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BERWICK — Bloomsburg beat Berwick 3-2 in eight innings thanks in large to a successful suicide squeeze from Mason Yorty...
 

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June 13, 1989 • Detroits Joe Dumars scores 23 points in a 105-97 victory as the Pistons, coached by Bloomsburg State...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Sunbury/Norry at Bloomsburg..5:45 p.m. Junior Legion Bloomsburg at Milton...
GOLF 12:30 p.m. FS1 — PGA Tour Golf: U.S. Open, first round, Pebble Beach, Calif. GOLF — LPGA Tour Golf: Meijer LPGA...
Rolling Pines TUESDAY LADIES LEAGUE June 11 Low gross First flight: Sharon Miller, 46. Second flight: Carol Vezendy...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Atlanta -150/+140 Pittsburgh Arizona -117/+107 at Washington at New...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Optioned LHP Bobby Poyner to Pawtucket (IL) and LHP Darwinzon Hernandez...
Sunday, Feb. 10 — x-Advance Auto Parts Clash, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jimmie Johnson) Thursday, Feb. 14 — x-Duel 1 at...
 

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