Stories from Sunday, February 2, 2020

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Bloom fire hall to host offbeat fundraiser
BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg firefighter Tom Vought took a chance on an unusual fundraiser for the department, and it appears...
Cops: Berwick man caught on security camera he stole
BERWICK — A man out on bail for allegedly molesting a mentally disabled teen is now accused of stealing a security...
Two trucks, building bring $140G; proceeds to pay debts, relief fund
SHICKSHINNY — The defunct Shickshinny Volunteer Fire Company went up for auction Saturday, with everything from safety...
She will serve one to two years of state time
DANVILLE — A Bloomsburg woman’s who’s been arrested six times for drunken driving is going to state prison for one to...
Neighborhood clash dates back a decade
BERWICK — Tuzzi Bakery has settled its defamation lawsuit against neighbors who complained that leftover bread Susan B...

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Benton Gun Show: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Benton Fire Company, food available; admission charge. Big Game Sunday: 9 a.m. to...
1887: Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, held its first Groundhog Day festival. 1913: New York City’s rebuilt Grand Central...
• Actress Zosia Mamet, 32. • Country singer Blaine Larsen, 34. • Singer Shakira, 43. • Actress Jennifer Westfeldt...
Virus death toll hits 304 BEIJING (AP) — China’s death toll from a new virus increased to 304 on Sunday amid warnings...
Woman to trial in tot’s death PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman has been ordered to stand trial in the kidnapping and death of...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-12-15-18-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-8, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-8-0, Wild: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-2-7...
 
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Columbia County Marriage licenses • Bradley William Gillespie, 1715 Spring Garden Ave., Berwick, son of David and...
HEMLOCK TWP. — A woman who told police that she had one beer eight hours before being stopped had a blood alcohol-level...
Man allegedly had pot-laced snack HEMLOCK TWP. — A man who police stopped for an expired inspection sticker had a...
 
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SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The carnage didn’t end when state and local police reclaimed the prison after 36 hours of...
Man dies trying to get nickel deposit WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man struck and killed by a vehicle may...
GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who is charged with killing another man by hitting him in the neck with a...
 
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MANDAN, N.D. — Ashley Eisenbeis sent her chickens from Mandan to Minnesota for the winter. She grew up on a hobby farm...
Easter egg pollution fear ends beach hunt HAMPTON BEACH, N.H. (AP) — An annual New Hampshire village’s Easter egg hunt...
MAMMOTH CAVE, Ky. (AP) — Paleontologists working at Mammoth Cave National Park say they have discovered shark fossils...
 
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Tour consultant worked at Knoebels 40 years
Anna M. Horn, 79, of Catawissa passed away Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was...
Longtime Shick resident enjoyed gardening
Gregory P. Orosz, 81, of Shickshinny passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. Born...
Central educator, real estate broker, appraiser
Headley K. Killian, aged 77, of 75 Mountain Road, Berwick, passed away on Jan. 27, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Former flight attendant was born in Toronto
Dorothy J. Capobianco, age 92, Bloomsburg, died at her home Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. She was born in Toronto, Canada,...
Former Milco employee was devoted to family
Rosanne Polokowski Bowes, age 76, passed away peacefully Jan. 31, 2020. She was born Sept. 30, 1943, in Catawissa, to...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Walter A. Kocum, age 92, of 70 Brentwood Circle, Bloomsburg, died at his home on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at 12:30 p.m....
Avid outdoorsman was Bulldogs football fan
James L. Rager Jr., 49, of Berwick passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. Born on Forbes...
MILTON, Mass. (AP) — A blind student sued her Massachusetts college, claiming the school violated her rights by...
 
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Man, 45, gets prison for bombing cruiser BOSTON (AP) — A man has been sentenced to state prison for bombing a Boston...
CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP) —A video of three men playing cards at a folding table while waiting for the traffic light to...
 
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CODY, Wyo. — The famous Smith Mansion along US 14-16-20 West has a new owner. In October, the structure and its...
Good Samaritan’s car runs over man PHOENIX (AP) — A man who had collapsed on a Phoenix street died after being run...
 
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“January was a little dry. The 2.34 inches of moisture I measured was a third of an inch below normal. “Included in...
 
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They’d point to his record with pride, And cheer that “He’s on their side!” But he writes a new book Giving Trump a...
The village of Cambra in Huntington Township, Luzerne County, was once a stop along a turnpike built in the early 19th...
 
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Special to the Press Enterprise HARRISBURG — UGI is seeking state approval to increase its natural gas rates for...
The average sale price of a new vehicle hit a record of just over $39,000 late last year, a figure that chased many...
ALLENTOWN — PPL has been recognized as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality, a company press release says. PPL...
Bloomsburg — CCFNB Bancorp, Inc., parent company of First Columbia Bank & Trust Co., has reported increases for the...
Harrisburg — A new Commercial Driver License certification center and a dental clinic are among regional projects...
Altoona — Sheetz For the Kidz, an employee-driven charity supporting underprivileged children, raised a record-setting...
 
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The Press Enterprise Jan. 28 Editorial, “Walkability Study: Good, Bad, Absurd,” is to be commended for publicizing the...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Here are some highlights of the January Franklin & Marshall College Poll, which has been mapping...
ROSE: For years we’ve advocated in this column for the merger of the region’s smaller school districts. Good advice,...
Top Pentagon officials were stunned when President Trump chose the most extreme option, the assassination of General...
OK, Boomer! This is the latest insult intended to dismiss and devalue the opinions of older adults, including here in...
Paul went to the shopping mall to buy Valentines for his daughter and mother. The 50 feet of display space for...
“I do feel badly. I feel, for lack of a better word, that we were misled.” Jury foreman Joe McLean Saying he regrets...
 
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Best of Last Year
Last week, we presented our five favorite automobile test drives from 2019. This week, it’s our five favorite SUV/truck...
: Greg, I have a 1971 Pontiac GT-37 and it has the eyebrow decals over the wheel wells like the GTO had. I am debating...
 
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Davis has come a long way while remaining close
For the Press Enterprise Before he started clubbing baseballs around Central Columbia High School, Doug Davis had...
For the Press Enterprise DANVILLE — Mitch VandenHeuvel broke away from Jersey Shore’s entire team for a fast break and...
Southern wins title; Benton tops Mt. Carmel
For the Press Enterprise MILTON — For Southern Columbia freshman Wes Barnes, Saturday’s PIAA District 4 Class 2A...
MIAMI — Lamar Jackson’s stunning season not only earned him The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player Award, but he...
MIAMI — He grew his hair so long, it flowed out of his helmet and obscured the name on the back of his jersey. Didn’t...
 
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MELBOURNE, Australia — This, essentially, was where Sofia Kenin was going to win or lose the Australian Open final: She...
LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points, his ninth straight game with at least that many, and the Los Angeles...
PHILADELPHIA — Kevin Hayes and Joel Farabee scored two goals each and seldom-used reserve goaltender Alex Lyon made 28...
LINCOLN, Neb. — Myles Dread scored 14 points, Lamar Stevens and Myreon Jones had 13 apiece, and No. 24 Penn State...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 52 30 10 12 72 171 136 Tampa Bay 51 31 15 5 67 185...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 35 14.714 — Boston 32 15.681 2 Philadelphia 31 18.633 4...
 
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Today in Sports History
Feb. 2, 1990 • Charles Barkley has a game-high 33 points and 14 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers defeat the...
CLARKS SUMMIT — Meleah Stouffer scored 32 points on the day and helped Bloomsburg Christian win the Summit Tournament...
Today WRESTLING College BU at Ohio................................ 1 p.m. Maryland at Penn State............. 2 p.m...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) Noon ACCN — Miami at Pittsburgh 1 p.m. CBS — Georgetown vs. St. John's, New York FS1 —...
Eighth-grade boys Mount Carmel 35, Bloomsburg 13 Top scorers: Mount Carmel — M. Balichik, 10; C. Spears, 9....
BASEBALL National League MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Signed 3B Andres Blanco and RHP Mike Morin to minor league contracts...
Eastern Conference Atlantic Division GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Hartford 45 26 10 4 5 61 134 121 Hershey 47 28 14 2 3...
Feb. 4-6 — Owners meetings, Orlando, Florida. Feb. 4-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix. Feb. 11 — Voluntary...
Feb. 15 — NHL Stadium Series: Los Angeles Kings at Colorado Avalanche, Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. Feb...
 
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Gun show today A gun show will be held again today at the Benton Fire Hall. Hours today are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....
The Pennsylvania Game Commission made history again when they met and tentatively made decisions that hunters will...
It Happened in... 1956 This was the last year Pennsylvania did not have a statewide doe season.
 

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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Coffee, 8:30 a.m.; Board meeting, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville High School Honor Roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished •...
MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Elementary Honor Roll students in the second marking period: Distinguished • Fourth...
 

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50th anniversary Eugene and Janice (Breech) Longenberger of Bloomsburg will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —Columbia...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Josie Portelli, Bernadine Zale, Sandra Lehr, Dorene Miguelez; ER Desk: Chris...
ELYSBURG — Regular play of Ralpho Library Bridge Club continued Jan. 21, with a format of everyone changing partners...
Here are upcoming American Red Cross blood drives: • Tuesday, Feb. 4: 7-11 a.m., front entrance of Geisinger...
BLOOMSBURG — Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from Shiloh Bible and St. Luke’s Lutheran churches this...
3/MONDAY 20th Century Delphians, Monday, 2 p.m., McBride Memorial Library, Berwick. Bloomsburg Area Lions Club,...
 

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Indulge in the table’s newest star
Dinner menus are crowded with mixed greens bowls, savory stews and casseroles. That can create a quandary when it’s...
While some apps help you save money, others have a way of encouraging you to spend more. Changing how you connect with...
NEW YORK — Not even Marie Kondo can follow all her rules for tidying all the time. “Of course, when things get very...
 

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Atari, the arcade game company that ushered in the gaming revolution in the 1980s, is opening eight...
 

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NEW YORK — Melanie Musson does a lot of driving with her four girls. Juggling a broad age range, 1 to 9, she’s forever...
DOVER, England (AP) —One tunneling from France, the other digging from Britain, the two men smashed with pummeling...
LINCOLN PARK, N.J. —The Steinbeck Collection, an upcoming sale at a New Jersey auction house, might as well be called “...
 

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An unnamed 55-year-old man from the town of Pitalito, Colombia, got cold feet before his scheduled marriage over the...
PASADENA, Calif.(AP) —Dave Burd’s persona as rapper Lil Dicky is already a hit, having released music with some of the...
 

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DEAR ABBY: I paid $5,000 for a seven-day cruise with my grandkids. All I asked was for them to pack a carry-on and a...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You value your independence. Although you sometimes appear a bit aloof, you are warm-hearted....
NEW YORK (AP) — The attorney of more than 20 alleged victims of Jeffrey Epstein has written a book about his decade-...