Stories from Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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Columbia prison staff failed to follow policy, witnesses say
BLOOMSBURG — The jury for a coroners’ inquest ruled Tyler Evans’ death in a prison restraint chair was accidental,...
Council cites problems and complaints
BLOOMSBURG — Citing ongoing problems and concerns, Town Council voted unanimously to fire newly-hired Police Chief Bill...
Two propane tanks blazed at Jerseytown-area home, firefighters say
MADISON TWP. — A large farmhouse that had recently been renovated went up in flames here Monday morning as dozens of...
No foul play suspected; autopsy scheduled today on 22-year-old dean’s list student, officials say
BLOOMSBURG — Sean Lenahan, a Bloomsburg University senior mass communications major, was found dead at his off-campus...
Search of apartment allegedly yielded loaded syringes, pills
DANVILLE — Borough police responded to a request for assistance from state parole officers after finding drug...

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• Berwick Area School District’s building and grounds committee will meet Feb. 7 at 7:30 a.m. in the administrative...
1944: The Bronze Star Medal, honoring “heroic or meritorious achievement or service,” was authorized by President...
blood drive: 7-11 a.m., Main Entrance of Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital; donor coach. Clothing Giveaway: 10 a.m. to 4...
• Rock singer Gavin DeGraw, 43. • Singer Natalie Imbruglia, 45. • Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya, 47...
‘Hamilton’ film scheduled NEW YORK (AP) — Next year, you’ll be able to see the original Broadway cast of “Hamilton”...
One case dismissed in ambush PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trial opened for one man as charges were dismissed against his co-...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-17-20-21-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-6 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-4-3 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-3-5-2...
 
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The Millville High School Class of 1959 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Wednesday at LJ’s Corner Store and Grill....
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man who has four prior convictions for shoplifting is charged with stealing plumbing fittings...
BERWICK — State Representative David Millard (R-Berwick) plans to seek another term in the state House of...

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Loved cooking, gardening, doing acts of kindness
Lottie Fedorco, 94, of Berwick died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at her home. Born Feb. 21, 1925, in Wapwallopen, she was the...
Weinstein trial continues but ends early for the day
NEW YORK (AP) — A key accuser in the New York City rape trial of Harvey Weinstein broke down in tears on the witness...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Flint W. Kressler, age 51, of Millville died on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Sharon J. Kressler, 60, of Millville went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at her residence....
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Mildred Ethel Marchetti, 99, of Drums passed away Monday morning, Feb. 3, 2020, at her home. Arrangements are...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl put a halt to a four-year decline in viewership, with an estimated 99.9 million people...
Megan J. Minnick Bradley and Sandra (Mowery) Minnick of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Megan Jean, born...
Trumpet player was misidentified David Hutchinson of Loyalsock Township High School was the trumpet player featured...
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston accents got poked. “Groundhog Day” got — surprise —resurrected, complete with Bill Murray....
Full address The most recent address for David Shields, the former Berwick teacher and basketball coach who recently...

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Harrisburg — Application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available for eligible Pennsylvanians...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University has a new associate vice president for institutional effectiveness. Mary Lou D’...
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvanians could play a more prominent role in future Presidential primary elections under a bill...
HARRISBURG — The Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would extend an important grant program for fire and EMS...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —A Minnesota medical board has disciplined a doctor who treated Prince for prescribing pain medication...

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party said Monday night that results from the state’s first-in-the-nation...
 
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LNP newspaper LANCASTER (AP) — It all started with a game of pinochle. Six decades ago, four friends started meeting...
Health authorities are preparing for a possible pandemic as they work to contain a respiratory illness in China that’s...

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Artificial intelligence moving into health care
The next time you get sick, your care may involve a form of the technology people use to navigate road trips or pick...
DEAR DR. ROACH: A friend told me that her husband, who is 80, is claiming that the French eat a lot of butter, cream,...

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Q. For most of my life I took aspirin with no ill effects. A few years ago, I felt extremely weak and my heart was...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Long-delayed rules that will more broadly share scarce donated livers go into effect Tuesday, to the...
SEATTLE — People around the world are buying up protective face masks in hopes of keeping the new virus from China at...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — The head of the county prison board said the county will be going over procedures, training and other...
BLOOMSBURG —Members of the jury for the coroner’s inquest were Ann Andrews, George Wilcox, Karen Kline, Roman Johnson...
“Yesterday’s sunny skies and high temperatures in the high 50s made it an unusually nice early February day, and...
 
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Kansas City returns a lot of key pieces to lineup
MIAMI — It took the Chiefs five full decades to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to Kansas City. They don’t intend to...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — When Andy Reid walked into an interview with the Philadelphia Eagles armed with a 6-inch binder...
Danville outlasts Central for sixth straight win
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Danville is continuing to make a late-season surge, and the Ironmen added...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —The sky isn’t falling — or at least it doesn’t feel that way — as NASCAR heads into the first of...
 
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DETROIT — Brian Elliott made 16 saves for his 40th career shutout in the Philadelphia Flyers’ 3-0 win over the sinking...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 53 31 10 12 74 177 137 Tampa Bay 52 32 15 5 69 188...
The head of the French skating federation has been asked to resign by the country’s sports minister after she grilled...
MIAMI — Jimmy Butler scored a season-high 38 points against his former team before getting the fourth quarter off, and...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 36 14.720 — Boston 34 15.694 1½ Philadelphia 31 20.608 5½...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Patrick Williams had 14 points and nine rebounds, Trent Forrest also scored 14 and No. 8 Florida...
 
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Benton (15-5) 106 — Chase Burke (27-7) 113 — Ethan Kolb (21-2) 120 — Remington Morrow (11-12) 120 — Dylan Granahan...
BERWICK — Berwick’s Katie Starr collected another double-double with a game-high 18 points and 15 rebounds, and Renny...
 
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Feb. 4
Feb. 4, 1990 • Johnny Dawkins scores 21 points, Mike Gminski adds 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers hold off the Milwaukee...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Berwick at Pittston................7:15 p.m. Northwest at Wyoming Area..7:15 p.m...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG Milwaukee 6 245 at New Orleans at Houston 14 OFF Charlotte at Denver 4½ 223½ Portland...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — They were celebrating the passage of time as much as football at this Super Bowl: 100-year-old...
2020 — Kansas City (AFC) 31, San Francisco (NFC) 20 2019 — New England (AFC) 13, L.A. Rams (NFC) 3 2018 —...
CHL HOCKEY 12:30 p.m. NHLN — Mountfield HK vs. Fr??lunda Goteborg, Final, Hradec Kr??lové, Czechia ———————————————...
BASEBALL American League MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHPs Jhoulys Chacín and Ryan Garton, Cs Juan Graterol...
College men’s basketball The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place...
 
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) —Google’s revenue grew, but Wall Street wanted more. Parent company Alphabet’s stock fell nearly 5...
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with food industry representatives on Monday to address concerns...
A consortium of buyers, including mall owners Simon Property Group and Brookfield Property Partners, is bidding $81...
 
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One of the minor memories of my childhood are the words that introduced Superman to the world. I’m talking about the...
Parents need options
More parents than ever are exercising their right to seek education for their children outside of Pennsylvania’s public...
On Wednesday the Senate will vote to acquit President Trump of impeachment charges and it will likely happen in...
I’m writing to speak on behalf of “ON THE MOVE: A Continuing Community Conversation on Race.” This event marks at...
We wish to extend our most sincere gratitude to our family, friends and community, including Mayor Tim Burke, the West...
A few years ago, I landed at the Honolulu airport and the stewardess made the following announcement: “Ladies and...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are modern, creative and ahead of your time. You’re an excellent problem-solver. This year...
Jim, you ought to send a photographer up to Benton Township, Upper Raven Creek Road. About 100 yards in, the first pipe...
DEAR ABBY: I am trying hard to let go of my paralyzing fear of driving, which has prevented me from getting a license....

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