Stories from Monday, June 17, 2019

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Woman allegedly tried to disguise Suboxone as mail from son’s lawyer
BLOOMSBURG — A Philadelphia woman tried to disguise drugs she was mailing to her son in Columbia County Prison as mail...
Exemption would shift burden toward businesses, rentals
SALEM TWP. — Supervisors here voted to start the ball rolling on a tax break for homeowners — a break that would shift...
Neighbor’s hungry livestock rescue Pond Hill ambulance crew
WAPWALLOPEN —When township officials told an ambulance company here it needed to do some landscaping, members received...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The number of people killed on Pennsylvania’s roads rose in 2018, fueled by increases in the deaths...
Bloom daughter-in-law sentenced as a first-time offender for using kin’s debit card at least 95 times
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman charged with running up more than $13,000 in charges on a debit card stolen from her...

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• Actor Damani Roberts, 23. • NHL forward Nikita Kucherov, 26. • Rapper Kendrick Lamar, 32. • Tennis player Venus...
1930: President Herbert Hoover signed the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, which boosted U.S. tariffs to historically high...
Bloomsburg Public Library Book Sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothing giveaway: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Stillwater Christian Church....
Dad dies rescuing toddler DETROIT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — A father died while trying to save his 3-year-old child who fell...
Police: Four found dead WYALUSING (AP) — Four people were found dead in a home here Friday in what is believed to have...
TREASURE HUNT: 03-07-10-22-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-0, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-3-0, Wild: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-4-...
 
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Celebrate “Summer in Bloom” on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Market Street, with a classic car and motorcycle show...
HARRISBURG — In Pennsylvania, good fiscal times may not necessarily mean good fiscal condition. The rage in the state...

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Funeral arrangements will be announced
Janet M. Konen, 80, of Benton, wife of Gerald Konen, died early Sunday morning, June 16, 2019, at her home....
Farmers say a proposed ‘small city’ will bring too much change
The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA (AP) —For centuries, hundreds of Amish and Mennonite farmers in Manheim...
After receding from the national stage, the free college movement is resurfacing as a central rallying point for...
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — A $28 million statue of Popeye by the artist Jeff Koons. Luxury, “European-style” water shuttles...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A holiday that is spreading across the U.S. and beyond, Juneteenth is considered the oldest known...
MATUKAITIS — Steven C., 75, of Bear Gap. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at 11 a.m. in Church of...
Nevaeh E. Roberts Kaylea Dean and Xavier Roberts, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Nevaeh Erin, born...

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Q. I just read your column about the effects of coffee on moving one’s bowels. It may not be the caffeine doing the...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land...
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump has lashed out at The New York Times, saying it engaged in a “virtual act of...

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Wait, did we hear that correctly? A handful of Republican legislators in Harrisburg are saying this budget season...
This bill is the answer
It’s hardly news that run-down and neglected properties are a blight on our communities. They drag down property values...
“The big donors haven’t paid. Not a cent.” Andre Finot Senior press official at Notre Dame as billionaire French...
My friend couldn’t afford his water bill, so I sent him a “get well soon” card.
 
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“One of the reasons we have not had any really hot temperatures yet is there has been too much cloudiness and moisture...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp....
PARIS (AP) — The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning...
 
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Penn College catcher earned conference honors
For the Press Enterprise Brittan Kittle made easy work of pitchers during his high school baseball career at Millville...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S....
PARIS — Carli Lloyd wasn’t thrilled to open the Women’s World Cup on the bench for the United States. She accepted the...
 
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ATLANTA — A mid-June NL East clash between the Phillies and Braves provided clarity for each team. The Braves gained...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 43 27.614 — — 5-5 W-2 22-13 21-14 Tampa Bay 43 28.606 ½ — 5-...
CHICAGO — James Paxton pitched six effective innings, Brett Gardner and Austin Romine each had four RBIs and the New...
LOS ANGELES — Russell Martin singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Alex Verdugo made a game-saving catch...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Yandy Diaz hit an RBI single during Tampa Bay’s two-run eighth inning, and the Rays held off Los...
HOUSTON — Trent Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hern??ndez hit two of Toronto's...
DENVER — The Padres and Rockies set a modern-era record by combining for 92 runs in a four-game series, with San Diego...
MIAMI — Josh Bell’s go-ahead double in the seventh helped lead Pittsburgh to a victory over Miami. The Pirates rallied...
CINCINNATI — Jesse Winker homered and set career highs with four hits and five RBIs, Yasiel Puig added a two-run shot,...
NEW YORK — Paul DeJong tagged the Mets again, hitting a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning that sent St. Louis...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 5, Royals 4 Kansas City 200 020 000—4 8 1 Minnesota 000 131 00x—5 7 3 Sparkman, Barlow (6), W...
BALTIMORE — Rafael Devers led off the 10th inning with a home run after Marco Hernandez tied it with a solo shot in...
MINNEAPOLIS — Martín Maldonado celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three...
WASHINGTON — Matt Adams homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs, Anibal Sanchez got his 100th career...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Kyle Seager hit a two-run double soon after right fielder Mark Canha appeared to lose a flyball in...
NEW YORK — The New York Mets put pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring,...
DETROIT — Trevor Bauer pitched his first shutout as a pro, ending the longest winless streak of his career as Cleveland...
SAN FRANCISCO — Eric Thames and Jes??s Aguilar homered to help Milwaukee avoid a sweep with a victory over San...
OMAHA, Neb. — Austin Martin homered on Reid Detmers’ first pitch of the game and he went deep again in the seventh to...
 
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June 17
June 17, 1989 • Denny Sweeney fires a one-hitter and strikes out 10 as Jerseytown blanks Hughesville, 11-0, in North...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Berwick at Sunbury/Norry......5:45 p.m. Shamokin/MC at Selinsgrove..5:45 p.m....
Selinsgrove Speedway June 15 360 Sprints – 25 entries 25-Lap A-Main: 1. 29 Jason Shultz; 2. 77 Derek Locke; 3. 49...
COLLEGE BASEBALL 2 p.m. ESPN — College World Series: Texas Tech vs. Arkansas, Game 5, Omaha, Neb. 7 p.m. ESPN —...
If you know a local athlete excelling at the collegiate level, contact Nick Wagner by email at nickwagner34@gmail.com...
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Brooklyn (Mets) 2 1.667 — Aberdeen (Orioles) 2 1.667 — Hudson...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Washington OFF/OFF Philadelphia at Atlanta -158/+148 New York at St....
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned RHP David Hess to Norfolk (IL) CHICAGO WHITESOX — Optioned RHP...
BERWICK — Mike Lombargo cleared the bases with a key double in the bottom of the fifth inning, and Berwick’s American...
Through June 14, 2019 (x-active; RBI became an official stat to 1920) Player No. 1. Hank Aaron 2,297 2. Alex...
 
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Jonathan Toews says he just wants his contract to be worth what it says on paper. Right now, it’s not that simple....
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Washington Capitals have signed winger Carl Hagelin to an $11 million, four-year deal. Hagelin...
TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors were still partying it up in Las Vegas, part of an extended celebration following their...

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She’s a “Good Woman” with a nice figure. Country music star Maren Morris can’t be fenced in. So she’s paying no mind...
Is’nt it funny how the current Mahoning Twp. board doesn’t care for criticism but was (and still is) quick to criticize...
DEAR ABBY: My boyfriend and I are both 34 and have been dating for eight years. I love him, but I’m tired of him being...

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... daughter of Theodore R. II and Bree Anna Bunnell, Orangeville, turned 5 on June 8. Grandparents are Wayne and...
... daughter of Nick and Amy Karnes, Bloomsburg, will turn 2 Wednesday. Grandparents are Donald and Kathy Bowman,...
... daughter of Nick and Amy Karnes, Bloomsburg, turned 11 on June 9. Grandparents are Donald and Kathy Bowman,...
... daughter of Brad and Amanda Jones, Berwick, will turn 5 Wednesday. Grandparents are Brenda and Will Schrader,...
... daughter of Dr. Matthew Varonka and Kimberly Hughey, Alexandria, Va., will be 6 years old on Tuesday. She is the...
... son of Jana Romig, Bloomsburg, and Brian Wright, Selinsgrove, will turn 11 on Wednesday. His grandparents are Rod...
... son of Jess and Kevin Harry, Bloomsburg, will turn 5 on June 20. Grandparents are Doug and Cindy Shuman, Nescopeck...
... daughter of Joe and Darlene, Hobbie/ Wapwallopen, is 12 today. Grandparents are Joe and Terry Donnelly, Hobbie/...
... daughter of Brett and Tesa Sponenberg, Bloomsburg, will turn 2 Thursday. Grandparents are Bob and Francie...
... daughter of Kristin and Bruce Schlichter, Pilegrove, N.J., turned 9 on Sunday. Grandparents are Susan and John...
... son of Shawna and David Schultz, Bloomsburg, will turn 4 on Sunday. Grandparents are Tom and Tassy Swank, and Donna...
... son of Valicity and Chad Hohl, New Market, Md., turned 10 on June 15. Logan is the grandson of Kathleen Smith,...
... son of Keith Hess and Christy Kehl-Hess, Berwick, turned 8 on June 15. Grandparents are Billyett Hess and Catherine...
... son of Adam and Kelly Fensch, Bloomsburg, turned 11 on June 16. Grandparents are Dale and Kay Martenas, Bloomsburg...
... son of Frank Weaver and Scarlet Shoup, Danville, turned 7 on June 12. Grandparents are Ralph Shoup, Catawissa, and...
... daughter of Brian  and Barbara Nagel, Berwick turns 11 today. Grandparents are Marilyn and Gary Weiss, New Jersey,...
... daughter of David Leighow and Janelle Burcicki, Danville, turns 3 on Tuesday. Grandparents are Sharon Frey,...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My husband is tired all the time. He functions but frequently has to sit to recoup his energy, even...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: This year will be more laidback for you. Nevertheless, your relations with others will be...
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Workers at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, voted Friday night against forming a...
 
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