Stories from Wednesday, February 5, 2020

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Berwick woman allegedly exploited glitch
BERWICK — A data entry technician at a mail order pharmacy here used her position to illegally obtain more than 1,700...
Fewer crashes, less backup sought in South Centre Township
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Township officials are hopeful they’ll see smoother traffic and fewer accidents when traffic signals...
Berwick woman sends theft charges to court
BERWICK — Members of First Reformed Church of Berwick said Monday they weren’t optimistic Sarah Pineda-Scott would ever...
Washingtonville ordinance aims to battle blight
WASHINGTONVILLE — The owner of a building in the process of demolition told Washingtonville council members on Tuesday...
President addresses nation on the eve of impeachment vote
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump declared America “stronger than ever before” Tuesday night as he delivered his...

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Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. Clothing/household item...
1937: President Franklin D. Roosevelt proposed increasing the number of U.S. Supreme Court justices; the proposal,...
• Actor Jeremy Sumpter, 31. • Actor-singer Darren Criss, 33. • Actor Henry Golding, 33. • Country singer Sara Evans...
Virus death toll up to 490 BEIJING (AP) — Deaths from a new virus rose today to 490 in mainland China while new cases...
• Close 2U Storage Inc, 200 Martz St., plans to sell the property of Yvonne Jones and Phillip Shoemaker to settle a...
Killer’s age appeal denied WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A judge has denied the appeal of a man convicted of a 1992 Hazleton...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-7-9-13-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-7; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-2-0; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-0-0-0...
 
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Nescopeck is taking the first step toward cutting down its cat population with a free workshop to teach the volunteers...
MADISON TWP. — Fire officials were unable to come up with an exact cause of Monday’s fire that destroyed a large...
Clothes stolen from laundromat dryer NESCOPECK — A Bloomsburg woman told police that someone stole her clothing out of...
SCOTT TWP. — A Berwick man is accused of stealing a pair of Yeti Tumbler mugs at Cole’s Hardware after admiring them...

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DANVILLE — Council members here voted to send a letter to Valley Township indicating they would suspend fire police...
Offray machinist, Little League coach, umpire
Dennis Horsefield, 60, of Berwick, died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, after a six-year...
Known for mechanical talent and auto repair
Flint W. Kressler, age 51, Millville, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at his home. Born on May 9, 1968, in...
Longtime Orange Township resident
Sharon Harvey Kressler, 60, died tragically along with her husband of 26 years, Flint Kressler, at their home Thursday...
Woodworker made furniture, kitchen cabinets
William M. “Bill” Roup, 87, of Danville passed away on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at his home with his loving wife, Jane, by...
Services to be Saturday for Drums nonagenarian
Mildred Ethel Marchetti, 99, of Drums passed away Monday morning, Feb. 3, 2020, at her home following a short illness...
Berwick man former resident of Lehigh County
James G. Eichelberger, age 82, of 116 Starview Drive, Berwick, died at his home at 4:26 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020,...
SALEM TWP. — A teen who bumped his car into the same SUV twice at a stop sign was under the influence of pot and Xanax...
Here are Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors • Ninth...
No injuries in crash BUTLER TWP. — A Bloomsburg man escaped injuries in an accident at the Interstate 80 and 81...
Cora M. Rhoads Daniel and Jennie (Snavely) Rhoads of Bloomsburg are the parents of a daughter, Cora Mae, born Friday,...

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NEW YORK (AP) — A day after breaking down in tears, a key accuser at Harvey Weinstein’s trial returned to the witness...
MIAMI (AP) — Two men charged with drug trafficking could have done a better job hiding their wares than using a package...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An appeals court heard arguments Tuesday in the case of a Texas mother who does not want a...

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Many former colleagues of mine have died from heart disease and cancer. It’s possible firefighting in one of America’s...
Who’s accountable?
Before we get to the shocking lapses in communication, training and just plain common sense at the Columbia County...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from reporting by Tana Ganeva of The Nation; thenation.com Jason Rochester met Cecilia...
In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell earned her degree as the nation’s first female medical doctor. Her birthday, Feb. 3, is...
Question: Should local and county governmental units and public schools eliminate the use of earned income, occupation...
I saw a news story about a man suing Smart Water for not making him smart, so I’d like to formally announce my lawsuit...
 
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HARRISBURG (AP) —Gov. Tom Wolf is taking aim at student debt and aging public school buildings while continuing a...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party released partial results of its kickoff presidential caucus late...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania’s U.S. senators Republican Pat Toomey and Democrat Bob Casey split Tuesday on how they...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf devoted a section of Tuesday’s budget speech to expressing dismay over a lack of action...

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Auxiliary accepts two new members BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg American Legion Auxiliary Unit 273 met Jan. 8 with President...
TURBOTVILLE — Here are Warrior Run Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished...
Geisinger Hospice receives $10G grant BLOOMSBURG — Geisinger Hospice received a $10,000 grant from the Berwick Health...
Boot camp grad PVT2 Faith Crawford, a 2019 Millville High School graduate, has completed boot camp in the Army...
DANVILLE — Here are Danville Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period: • Sixth grade — Mohamed...
LEWISBURG — The Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way is teaming up with Evangelical Community Hospital to bring the...
 
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Sporting Joe man, via PIAA rules Southern is rightfully designated a Class AA team! You ask why did Coach Roth appeal...
DEAR ABBY: I was married to a wonderful, beautiful woman when we were much younger. We got married because of an...
DEAR DR. ROACH: There are a lot of flu cases in my state, and people are very worried. My mom, a retired nurse, says...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have an inquisitive mind and are perhaps interested in science and technology. You want to...

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“Winter Storm Kade is responsible for warm air and cold air slugging it out over Pennsylvania. So you should be...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the...
 
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SCA seniors helped pave way for team’s success
For the Press Enterprise FRANKLIN TWP. — If you happen to ask Southern Columbia seniors Gaige Garcia, Max Tillett,...
For the Press Enterprise MILLVILLE — Millville’s ability to collect rebounds against Sullivan County helped the...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars have long-term plans in place to generate more revenue. They expect to...
The February signing period in college football is now about tying up loose ends. Most of the scholarships throughout...
 
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BOSTON — Vernon Carey Jr. had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 7 Duke to a 63-55 victory over Boston College on...
WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin recorded his 27th career hat trick and raised his career goal total to 698 during a five-...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 54 32 10 12 76 181 137 Tampa Bay 53 33 15 5 71 192...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 36 14.720 — Boston 34 15.694 1½ Philadelphia 31 20.608 5½...
NEW ORLEANS — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 17 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the New Orleans...
 
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Feb. 5
Feb. 5, 1990 • Purdue’s men’s basketball team outlasts Northwestern, 67-60. Feb. 5, 2000 • Kevin Garnett scores a...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Vo-Tech at Benton.................7:30 p.m. Bloomsburg at Warrior Run...7:30 p.m...
Ninth-grade boys Bloomsburg 46, Central Columbia 18 Top scorers: Bloomsburg — Francis Curran — 10; Jasson Hall, 9...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Detroit OFF OFF Phoenix at Brooklyn OFF OFF Golden State at Toronto 6 215½ Indiana...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 5:15 p.m. WHSK-FM 91.1 — East Stroudsburg at Bloomsburg University 6 p.m. CBSSN — Loyola...
Midway Lanes MONDAY NIGHT MEN’S Week 22 W L Zeislott 16 8 4 Men and Ah Lit 15 9 Pick Ups 14 10 Farmers 13 11...
JUNIATA — Columbia County Christian’s Logan Boucher finished with a game-high 34 points, leading the team to a...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Assigned RHP Denyi Reyes outright to Pawtucket (IL). National League...
 
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DETROIT (AP) — Eight months after it seemed headed for the corporate junkyard, Tesla is now worth more than General...
 
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico Police said Tuesday an autopsy report will help determine who killed an...
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Russia’s eastern Siberia on Tuesday convicted two Jehovah’s Witnesses of extremism because of...
MIAMI (AP) — Zoo Miami is welcoming two meerkat pups born Jan. 18 and being raised by their mother, an 8-year-old named...
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida brewery that recently began placing shelter dogs’ faces on beer cans helped reunite a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Would-be plotters bent on staging an attack aboard a passenger plane know they’ve first got to pass...
An Ohio man is pondering what to do with the 55,000 duplicate statements addressed to his home by a student loan...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Parasite” has continued its march through Hollywood’s awards season by winning the best...
 
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