Stories from Friday, January 31, 2020

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Police say admitted embezzler stole more than $8,000
BERWICK — A woman who embezzled more than $35,000 from residents while working at Berwick Retirement Village several...
Nescopeck man’s defense maintains dead infant boy had a number of caregivers
For the Press Enterprise SHICKSHINNY — A Nescopeck man confessed to state troopers that he gave his infant son...
Workers uncover log cabin on site of Washingtonville ‘eyesore’
WASHINGTONVILLE — As a demolition company began taking down an old tavern on the borough’s main street last week, its...
MAYBERRY TWP. — A man who says he practices “naturism” exposed himself to two young girls at his home on multiple...
MAHONING TWP. — A Berwick man unhappy with the scheduling of a psychiatric appointment at Geisinger Medical Center...

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1865: The U.S. House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 13th Amendment to the United States...
• Actor Tyler Ritter, 35. • Singer Justin Timberlake, 39. • Actress Kerry Washington, 43. • Actor-comedian Bobby...
Busy Beavers Builders: Fridays, 10:30-11 a.m., with Miss Beth in the Peters Community Room, Thomas Beaver Free Library...
U.S.: Don’t travel to China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. State Department is advising against all travel to China because...
• Frontier has published its phone rates. • Madison Township is seeking bids on diesel fuel and equipment rental. For...
Boy, 4, shot and killed PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A home invasion robbery early Thursday ended with a 4-year-old boy being...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-10-17-22-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-5; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-0-7; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-4-0...

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As part of a plan to relocate offices for Montour County, Danville borough council recently approved an ordinance...
BLOOMSBURG — Brian Pufnak is leaving as 9-1-1 director of East Central Emergency Network in Columbia and Montour...
Deer strike disables car NESCOPECK TWP. — An Astoria, New York, man escaped injury when his car hit a deer here Jan....

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Enjoyed motor coach travel and many interests
Barbara Lee (Stout) Dent passed away Jan. 29, 2020, at her home while surrounded by loved ones. Barbara was born March...
Enjoyed camping and dirt track racing
Bryon E. Holloway, 49, of Bloomsburg, passed away Jan. 29, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded by...
MILLVILLE — Two new school board members were sworn in at the Millville Area School Board meeting on Monday night....
MILLVILLE — Taxes of $4,578 were voided by the Millville Area School Board at its meeting on Monday as requested by the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Gregory P. Orosz, 81, of Shickshinny, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Funeral...
BLOOMSBURG — Town code enforcers have cited these property owners for alleged maintenance violations or for failing to...
MONTOUR TWP. — A man was charged with assaulting his girlfriend after police say he pushed her into a staircase as she...
BLOOMSBURG — When police pulled over a Bloomsburg man for driving a car with a headlight out, they found he was high on...

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SOUTH BEND, Ind.— Convicted child molester and former WNEP-TV news reporter Jim Renick is in trouble with the law once...
EDITOR'S NOTE: THIS STORY HAS BEEN CORRECTED FROM ITS ORIGINAL FORM TO REFLECT THAT DON DAVENPORT SUED KEN CHURCH FOR...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania watchdog agency tasked with monitoring state misconduct and waste has found itself...
Students at three Pennsylvania schools were told to stay home Thursday amid ongoing concerns over lead and asbestos...

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LAURENS, S.C. — Not many years ago in a small, rural South Carolina town stood The Redneck Shop. It was a racist...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Seinfeld is working on his first book about comedy since the million-selling “Seinlanguage” came...
LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) —Two customers at a movie theater bar were treated at a hospital after being served cleaning...

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Musicians from area schools performing at the District 8 Orchestra Festival: • Clarinet — Thomas Huckans, Central...
 
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The schoolyard quarrel being carried out on the editorial page of the Press Enterprise between Town resident (and...
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Douglas Holtz-Eakin of the American Action Forum, which analyzes the...
ROSE: Never doubt that the people who work in law enforcement have each others’ backs. When Columbia County Probation...
I’ve been reading a lot about pending legislation that would shut down cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania and...
To: Scott Twp. Supervisors It’s Saturday, Jan. 25, raining. Thought you’d like to know we’re flooded again and it’s...
Infections with a new type of pneumonia have been spreading from China to the world. Chinese authorities have said that...
Yesterday, I saw a guy spill all his Scrabble letters on the road. So I asked him, “What’s the word on the street?”...
 
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1917 ★★★★ At the height of the First World War, young British soldiers (George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman) must...
Blake Lively makes a startling effective killer in “The Rhythm Section.” It’s a moody international thriller that turns...
“Gretel & Hansel” is as visually arresting as it is tedious, a 90-minute movie that really should have been a 3-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Salma Hayek is apologizing for promoting a controversial new novel, Jeanine Cummins’ “American Dirt,”...
 
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“Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge,” by Sheila Weller By DOUGLASS K. DANIEL Associated Press Writer Star Wars”...
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Jeanine Cummins’ controversial novel “American Dirt” has cancelled the remainder of...

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Montour County marksmen use air rifles, pistols in competitions
ANTHONY TWP. — Montour County 4-H is looking for a new home for an indoor program that teaches members marksmanship...
DETROIT (AP) — The Hummer, once a gas-guzzling target for environmentalists, is making a comeback. But this time around...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A passenger in a vehicle pulled over by police Jan. 2 took responsibility for pills, marijuana and...
SCOTT TWP. — A man seen walking along Columbia Boulevard at night with a backpack was found to be carrying some...
MONTOUR TWP. — A traffic stop in the area of Legion Road and Rupert Drive here led to the filing of drug charges...
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Catawissa man was charged with DUI and several traffic violations after State Police saw his car...
BUCKHORN — People staying at Comfort Suites hotel were evacuated for about hour Thursday night after a carbon monoxide...

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“I have some good news for those of you who don’t enjoy the cold season we’re in. First, meteorological winter is two-...
BERWICK — School directors here unanimously voted to express their support for the expansion and renovation of the...
BALTIMORE (AP) — A new product from a famous Baltimore-based seasoning company made a sizzling debut this week when it...
 
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Kaleb and Ryan Hause motivate each other, teammates
For the Press Enterprise DANVILLE — There’s nothing wrong with a little friendly rivalry, especially between brothers...
For the Press Enterprise JERSEY SHORE — For Central Columbia’s Nathan Sponenberg, the season has been filled with...
For the Press Enterprise STATE COLLEGE — Batten down the hatches because a storm is brewing in Big Ten wrestling...
 
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MELBOURNE, Australia —Novak Djokovic was wondering, right along with everyone else, what sort of shape Roger Federer...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ilya Kovalchuk and Brendan Gallagher scored in a span of 2:16 early in the second period, and the...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Andres Feliz scored 17 points while Ayo Dosunmu and Kofi Cockburn added 13 each as No. 19 Illinois...
ATLANTA — All-Star Trae Young had 39 points and a career-high 18 assists to lead the Atlanta Hawks past Ben Simmons and...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 34 14.708 — Boston 32 15.681 1½ Philadelphia 31 18.633 3½...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 51 29 10 12 70 169 135 Tampa Bay 50 30 15 5 65 181...
East Fairleigh Dickinson 68, Wagner 63 Merrimack 61, St. Francis (NY) 50 North Alabama 78, NJIT 74 Robert Morris 64...
MIAMI — Few Super Bowls in recent memory have appeared as competitive as the San Francisco 49ers against the Kansas...
 
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Jan. 31
Jan. 31, 1990 • Charles Barkley is one of seven players to finish in double figures with 31 points, leading the...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Nanticoke at Berwick............7:15 p.m. MMI Prep at Northwest........7:15 p.m...
AUTO RACING 8 p.m. NBCSN — NASCAR Hall of Fame Ceremony: From Charlotte, N.C. ——————————————— BOXING 10 p.m. SHO...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Christian’s Maleah Stouffer had a double-double with a career-high 26 points to go with 14...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Toronto 4½ 223 at Detroit at Brooklyn 5 220½ Chicago at Houston OFF OFF Dallas at...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Claimed INF Pat Valaika off waivers from Arizona. Designated RHP Branden...
Feb. 4-6 — Owners meetings, Orlando, Florida. Feb. 4-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix. Feb. 11 — Voluntary...
 
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DETROIT (AP) — When Americans crack open a cold one during Sunday’s Super Bowl, it might not be a traditional domestic...
LONDON (AP) — Britain is leaving the European Union tonight, but a persistent protester known as Mr. Stop Brexit is not...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) —The law school at the University of California, Berkeley has stripped itself of a 19th century...
MOSCOW (AP) — Investigators in the case of three sisters accused of killing their abusive father have been ordered by...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I have multiple chronic health conditions. Because my symptoms are worsened by a lot of foods, I’m on a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: My brother is 65 years old and was spitting up when eating. He went for an endoscopy yesterday and was...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested the viral outbreak in China might offer an unexpected benefit...
HARRISBURG — The Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would extend a grant program for fire and EMS providers...
BORN TODAY You are multitalented, motivated and alert. At times, you appear eccentric. You love the challenge of...

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You should have one of your photographers take a picture of the message on the sign outside of the fire hall in Numidia...
31/FRIDAY Busy Beavers Builders, Fridays, 10:30 -11 a.m., with Miss Beth in the Peters Community Room, Thomas Beaver...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville. Art...
“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr.,” Jan. 31, 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1, 2 p.m., Warrior Run Middle School; tickets at the door...
Siberian State Symphony Orchestra, Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m., Hazleton Area H.S., 1601 W 23rd St., Hazleton; www....

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