Stories from Friday, February 7, 2020

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Berwick drug defendant now accused of theft, forgery
BRIAR CREEK — An Adult World employee allegedly created fake bank deposit slips to swindle the shop out of $2,668,...
BLOOMSBURG — After push-back on a plan to pull meters from East Street and switch exclusively to a pay-by-phone app,...
Judge: Building either goes down or owners come up with cash
DANVILLE — District Judge Marvin Shrawder ordered the condemned property at the corner of Mill Street and Friendship...
Bloomsburg superintendent defends response to student’s alleged shooting threat at high school
BLOOMSBURG — A high schooler who told a crowd of fellow students on Wednesday that he was going to “shoot you all” was...
Rural Benton man accused of shooting and killing his wife
BLOOMSBURG — The lawyers for a rural Benton man charged with fatally shooting his sleeping wife plan to question...

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• NHL center Steven Stamkos, 30. • NBA player Isaiah Thomas, 31. • Actress Tina Majorino, 35. • Actor Ashton...
Book Sale Preview: 6-8 p.m., Orangeville Public Library, admission charge. Toddler Time: 10 a.m., Bloomsburg Public...
1817: America’s first public gas street lamp was lighted in Baltimore at the corner of Market and Lemon streets (now...
Smart claims plane sex assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah kidnapping and rape survivor Elizabeth Smart said Thursday...
• Southern Columbia will hold a special meeting Monday, March 2, at 6 p.m. in the District Office conference room. •...
Man charged in firebombing GETTYSBURG (AP) — A man has been indicted on charges that he hurled a firebomb through the...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-8-9-16-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-3 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-1-5 WILD: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-4-6-6...

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Mayor Tyler Dombroski is hoping to obtain grant money to upgrade the electrical system at Jane DeLong Memorial Hall....
No one seriously hurt in accident HEMLOCK TWP. — No one was seriously hurt but both vehicles had to be towed early...
DANVILLE — A judge has ruled that a young girl will be allowed to testify by video at trial here next week about...
BERWICK — A Bloomsburg woman who was prohibited from going to a residence in Berwick is facing charges after going...
BUCKHORN — Two vehicles collided near the north entrance of the mall here Thursday morning, police say. Taylor...

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In the wake of revelations that scores of Roman Catholic priests and religious workers credibly accused of child sexual...
Berwick educator enjoyed crafting, gardening
Mary Jo Alter, 89, of Berwick, died Feb. 5, 2020, at The Gardens in Orangeville. Born Jan. 29, 1931, in Ligonier, she...
Enjoyed time with family, working on crafts
Mary E. (Marshall) Kelchner, 80, formerly of Berwick, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at her home in York,...
Milco retiree enjoyed polkas, church festivals
Betty A. Massina, 88, of Berwick, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville,...
Nonagenarian enjoyed numerous interests
Zelta Taylor, 94, of Berwick, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at her home. Born May 3, 1925, in rural...
LAS VEGAS (AP) —President Donald Trump on Thursday appeared to reverse his position on a proposal to create a national...
Brantley T. Whitenight Justin and Kelley (Butz) Whitenight, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Brantley Terry, born...
DENNIS — Shirley A. (Wassell) Dennis, 93, widow of Curtiss Dennis, formerly of Cragle Hill Road, Shickshinny, passed...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The Legislature should increase licensing fees and take other steps to put the state Bureau of Dog...
BEIJING (AP) — Japan on Friday reported 41 new cases of a virus on a cruise ship that’s been quarantined in Yokohama...

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NEW YORK (AP) — The National Prayer Breakfast — a Washington tradition since 1953 — is by custom a respite from...
NEW YORK (AP) —Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial rested their case Thursday after more than two weeks of...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —A good Samaritan used the power of social media to track down the owner of a stolen pink purse,...
CATAWISSA — A bill collector alleges a Catawissa woman defaulted on a pair of credit accounts. LVNV Funding of...

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I live on 5th St and go for daily walks down around the park area. I am amazed at the number of cars that look...

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Phys ed tests halted over discrimination SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The governor of California wants to pause physical...
One killed in group waiting to donate plasma
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi arrested a man accused of driving a work van into six people waiting...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Republicans on Thursday revived a measure that would make it easier for property owners on the U...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some northern New Mexico ranchers are asking state wildlife managers to do something about...
 
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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from Wednesday’s column by Robert Romano of the conservative Americans for Limited Government...
ROSE: Bloomsburg fire volunteer Tom Vought had some understandable misgivings when his muse, wife Mary, called his...
The recent firing of the Town of Bloomsburg’s new police chief made me wonder about the issues of policing and crime in...
I am so grateful to gather with the people of the Cultural and Religious Alliance, CARA, a part of the Coalition for...
Today is National Periodic Table Day. It’s also National Fettuccine Alfredo Day. I love that dish as much as anyone,...
I’ve reached that age where my brain goes from, “You probably shouldn’t say that,” to, “What the heck, let’s see what...
 
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1917 ★★★★ At the height of the First World War, young British soldiers (George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman) must...
In “Birds of Prey,” crime lord Roman Sionis (Ewan McGregor) sits down with a tub of popcorn to watch Harley Quinn...
Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein is a silent but looming presence in “The Assistant.” It’s essentially the first #...
MIAMI (AP) — Vin Diesel says it’s the spirit of Paul Walker that motivates him to continue starring in the “Fast and...
 
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DEAR ABBY: My 15-year-old granddaughter has lived for the past several years in an environment with adults who have...
NEW YORK (AP) — This should have been a good year for global tourism, with trade tensions gradually easing, certain...
DEAR DR ROACH: I am having a serious, lengthy battle with cellulitis on my lower leg. For nearly three months, nothing...
BORN TODAY You are charming, sweet natured and creative. You are also spontaneous and sometimes rebellious. At times,...
Escaped rapist recaptured PARSONS, Kan. (AP) —A convicted rapist and kidnapper who escaped from a sexual predator...
 
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NEW YORK — After juggling two Bond films, with their cadre of characters and armory of gadgets, Academy Award-winning...
LEWISBURG — West African singer, guitarist, percussionist and dancer Okaidja Afroso will perform as a Trio Thursday,...
NEW YORK — Ljubomir Stefanov and Tamara Kotevska were in a hard-to-reach area of Northern Macedonia when they came upon...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —New York residents will be cut off from “trusted traveler” programs that speed their re-entry into the...
“Winter Storm Kade continues to batter many parts of the United States with everything from heavy snow and ice to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday the U.S. at his direction conducted a counter-terrorism...
 
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Southern’s string of six straight wins sinks Corry Area
HERSHEY — It was business as usual for Southern Columbia in the opening round of the PIAA Class 2A Team Wrestling...
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — The start of Millville’s game against Vo-Tech was somewhat predictable...
For the Press Enterprise TURBOTVILLE — With just under four minutes to play, Mount Carmel’s Danni Rae Renno sank a...
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — It was all about second-half efficiency for the Bloomsburg girls...
 
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — There was nothing special about Hailie Deegan’s sports car debut as she raced around the road...
ORLANDO, Fla. — Major League Baseball intends to impose new limits on what live video is available to teams, and...
MIAMI — Most of the top NBA playoff contenders stayed out of the down-to-the-wire frenzy at the trade deadline. Miami...
TAMPA, Fla. — Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov scored, Andre Vasilevskiy made 29 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 55 33 10 12 78 183 138 Tampa Bay 54 34 15 5 73 196...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 37 14.725 — Boston 35 15.700 1½ Philadelphia 31 20.608 6...
KABUL, Afghanistan — Aspen! Zermatt! Kabul? While Afghanistan’s capital may seem an unlikely destination for...
 
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PLYMOUTH — Berwick’s Blane Cleaver continued to build on his impressive second half of the season by collecting a...
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Feb. 7, 1990 • Chris Mullin’s 35 points leads the Golden State Warriors past Charles Barkley and the Philadelphia...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys CCCS at Grace Prep....................7 p.m. Cow. Valley at Millville..........7:...
Eighth-grade boys Bloomsburg 46, Millville 11 Top scorers: Bloomsburg — Ben Mottern, 15; Nathan Borchert, 10;...
AUTO RACING 6 p.m. FS1 — NHRA: Lucas Oil Winternationals, Qualifying, Pomona, Calif. ——————————————— COLLEGE...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Washington OFF OFF Dallas at Philadelphia OFF OFF Memphis at BOSTON OFF OFF...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB — Promoted Joe Torre to special assistant to the commissioner; Morgan Sword to...
 
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NEW YORK (AP)— Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions...
7/FRIDAY Toddler Time, Feb. 7, 10 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, age 18 months-3 years. Soup & Sandwich...
“The Little Mermaid,” March 5-6, 7 p.m., March 7, 2 and 7 p.m., March 8, 2 p.m., Central Columbia High School; tickets...
Slavic Soul Party, Balkan brass, Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., Carver Hall, K.S. Gross Auditorium, Bloomsburg University....
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville. Press...

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