Stories from Sunday, February 9, 2020

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Stricken dad’s family thanks Bloomsburg Police with gift
BLOOMSBURG — For seven minutes in November, Alan Wolfe’s heart stopped. But a host of guardian angels, including the...
Council approves Test Track practice for insured team
BERWICK — Adults who love to play football but aren’t on a college or professional team can return to the gridiron at...
Man accused of striking woman after trek ended in Briar Creek
BRIAR CREEK — A 2013 Honda Crosstour a man allegedly stole from Georgia broke down, so he called 9-1-1 to report it...
CATAWISSA — Police filed charges against two brothers, a woman and her daughter after responding to a baseball bat...
Hunlock Creek driver is facing slew of charges
DANVILLE — A teenager driving with only a learner’s permit fled the scene after being involved in a crash around 5 a.m...

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ON THE MOVE: A Continuing Community Conversation on Race, 1-3 p.m., Bloomsburg High School cafeteria; light lunch,...
1825: The House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams president after no candidate received a majority of...
• Actor Evan Roe (TV: “Madam Secretary”), 20. • Actor Michael B. Jordan, 33. • Actress Rose Leslie, 33. • Actor Tom...
Rampaging gunman shot NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand (AP) — Thai officials said a soldier who went on a shooting rampage...
Fumes killed woman, dog YORK (AP) — A vehicle left running accidentally led to the apparent carbon monoxide poisoning...
TREASURE HUNT: 8-11-14-16-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-9; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 6-2-6; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-3-4...
 
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Cops: Bloomsburg man sold meth BLOOMSBURG — A town man was locked up after police say he twice sold methamphetamine to...
MONTOUR TWP. — Two people were seriously injured in a crash that shut down Route 42 for nearly 51/2 hours Saturday...
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to start a major new scholarship program for students at Pennsylvania’s state-...

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LINO LAKES, Minn. —When Pastor Bob Merritt took the pulpit in 1991 of what would become Eagle Brook Church, the...
Sandhill cranes poised to return LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —Sandhill crane watchers are getting ready for a new season after...
ARAPAHOE, Wyo. (AP) —The approximately 250 tribal and community members hadn’t simply come on a Saturday to enjoy a...

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — The mood at Diane von Furstenberg’s lunch honoring this year’s female Oscar contenders could...

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Milco manager was huge ‘Star Wars’ fan
Scott E. Therrien, 48, of Berwick passed away suddenly on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at his home. Born in Glens Falls, New...
MONTGOMERY — Trash collected in Columbia and Montour counties has become a boon for a small township in southern...
Danville Marine served in Bay of Pigs
Harry A. Hartman Jr., 80, of Danville passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He...
WILKES-BARRE — A woman with a diminished mental capacity who admitted she caused the death of her newborn girl near...
Berwick man was The Food Shop owner
James L. Crispell Sr., 75, of Berwick passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at Timber Ridge Health Care Center in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television...
Berwick native worked for Postal Service
Carol Ann Yaninas Horne, age 72, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. She was born in Berwick on Oct....
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Orson Bean, the witty actor and comedian who enlivened the game show “To Tell the Truth” and played...
Full obituary in Monday’s Press Enterprise
Shirley J. Samsel, 81, of Beach Haven passed away suddenly on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at her home. A full obituary will...
BLOOMSBURG — A man who pulled a gun during a fraternity party and began waving it around has pleaded no contest to...

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RICHMOND, Va. — Lawmakers are closing a legal loophole that could charge unmarried people with a crime for having...
JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press Writer BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota could see a rise in workers’ compensation...

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ALLENTOWN (AP) — It’s hours after most businesses have closed, and the streets are dark and desolate on this frigid...
Fiercer and more frequent natural disasters in recent years have many homeowners re-evaluating their landscaping. Many...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Suicides in the active-duty Air Force surged last year to the highest total in at least three decades...

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AP Washington Bureau Chief CONCORD, N.H. — For Democrats, this was supposed be a moment to begin easing three years of...
JACKSON, Miss. — A federal appeals court has ruled a legal fight over a lost dog could continue in Mississippi, even...

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GARY, Ind. (AP) — Aging infrastructure could be adversely affecting operations at steel mills along the Lake Michigan...
Death of diabetic being investigated PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Correspondence between employees of a service provider is...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded Purdue University a $5.9 million contract to...

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“Most temperatures will be close to or above normal for the next few days. But it’ll get colder later in the week and...
PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — A university in Colorado will offer a cannabis-related degree program after receiving approval...

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Just a reminder to those who keep repeating that Bill Clinton was impeached for sex with a young intern. Sorry, he was...
Bendertown is a village in northeastern Fishing Creek Township. According to Walt Brasch’s 1982 book “Columbia County...

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The clock is ticking … March 16 is the last day to make what is likely one of the most important business decisions you...
NerdWallet The way our brains work can cost us a lot of money. But some of our mental quirks can be turned to our...
Montoursville — Kim Smith has been named PennDOT District 3 employee of the month for February. She is the district’s...
Berwick — Elaine A. Woodland, President and Chief Executive Officer of First Keystone Community Bank, has been elected...
NEW YORK — The last three years have been tough on investors in Autoneum Holding AG, Yahoo Finance reports. “...
ZAANDAM, Netherlands — The parent company of Giant Food Stores has slapped a West Coast dog treat maker with a federal...
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget presentation Tuesday drew a critical reaction from David N. Taylor, president and...
ALLENTOWN — To celebrate its centennial, PPL is honoring people who work to transform lives in their communities. “They...
 
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There will be justice for Deana Eckman. At least if the Pennsylvania Senate has its way. No, it will not bring back the...
THORN: That fire sale at the defunct Shickshinny Fire Company last Saturday was a sad affair. But there’s a lesson in...
It has come to my attention that there appears to be a Zoning Board Thesaurus, at least in Mahoning Township and...
All the fussing and complaining, cussing, finger pointing and name calling that we do about political events, will it...
New Hampshire may soon prove the truth of its state motto: “Live Free or Die!” Several state legislators have...
Why are Zoey and Zoe pronounced the same, but Joey and Joe aren’t?
 
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Matthew Davies, 47, of Dunfermline, Scotland, pleaded guilty on Jan. 17 to assault and robbery in the case of a...
It’s time to clean house with another corrupt Danville school board. According to their newly hired football coach/...
 
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Tigers fall to Raiders in final for third year in a row
HERSHEY — Southern Columbia’s run at the PIAA Class 2A Team Wrestling Championships came undone with the word “almost”...
For the Press Enterprise WILLIAMSPORT — The 50 free was particularly intense for Danville’s Kaleb Hause, Cole...
 
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DETROIT — Julius Randle scored 17 points, including a bank shot with 13.5 seconds left that helped the New York Knicks...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 39 14.736 — Boston 36 15.706 2 Philadelphia 32 21.604 7...
WASHINGTON — The debut of the new XFL had a punt blocked for a touchdown, a juiced-up crowd roaring for big plays and a...
WASHINGTON — Sean Couturier scored twice, Claude Giroux recorded three points and Brian Elliott made 25 saves to help...
WACO, Texas — MaCio Teague scored 24 points to lead five players in double figures for No. 1 Baylor, which stretched...
East ALVR 90, Hood 85 Albertus Magnus 108, Rivier 94 American 72, Army 62 Amherst 87, Colby 69 Anna Maria 77,...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 56 34 10 12 80 187 140 Tampa Bay 55 35 15 5 75 199...
 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Marisa Long saved her only bucket of the game for the most crucial moment, scoring the game-...
Feb. 9
Feb. 9, 1990 • Vancouver breaks a 1-all tie with three goals in the third period, propelling the Canucks to a 4-1 win...
AUTO RACING 12 p.m. FOX — NASCAR Cup Series: Qualifying, Daytona Beach, Fla. 3 p.m. FS1 — NASCAR Cup Series: The...
Today WRESTLING College BU at Sacred Heart.....................2 p.m. PSU at Minnesota.......................2 p.m...
BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS — Signed C Cameron Rupp to a minor league contract. National League NEW...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Oklahoma City OFF OFF Boston at Atlanta OFF OFF New York at Philadelphia OFF OFF...
Feb. 4-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix. Feb. 11 — Voluntary reporting date for pitchers, catchers and...
Feb. 24-March 2 — NFL scouting combine, Indianapolis. Feb. 25 — First day for clubs to designate franchise or...
 

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Show ends today The Great American Sports Show in Harrisburg ends today. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission...
Sometimes you just have to be in the right place at the right time. Bruce Ulrich, a well-known outdoorsman from...
There were 59 fatal hunting accidents in Pennsylvania, the highest number of any year since statistics were recorded.
 

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2020 Volvo XC90
This week, we are driving the flagship luxury crossover from the folks at Volvo, namely the 2020 Volvo XC90 T8 E-AWD...
: Greg, I really appreciate the work you put into your feature articles as I look forward to them every week in our...
 

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: Greg, how does the racing season look for 2020? It is a new decade and I am wondering what you feel will be the best...
 

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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Coffee, cookies, 9 a.m.; Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; fair craft...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —St....
BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the second marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
 

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SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Senior High and Middle School honor roll students for the second marking period...
55th anniversary Jesse and Rosemary Hopper of Berwick will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on Thursday. They...
10/MONDAY Scott Class of 1956, Monday, 11:30 a.m., Perkins Restaurant, Buckhorn; 570-784-0279. Columbia Montour...
Pollinator presentation set Monday BLOOMSBURG — Bees, pollination and pesticides will be discussed at the Fishing...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Info Desk: Dorene Miguelez, Barbara Pegg, Betty Kisner, Mary Laubach; ER Desk: Chris...
 

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Hotel owner boasts world’s biggest Ouija board
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —If you bump into something in Blair Murphy’s haunted hotel, chances are it’s a creepy doll or some...
When college students paying their own way have a financial hiccup, they have to make hard choices about how to spend...
PORTLAND, Ore. — Trisha Preston was transporting a patient in a mental health crisis in the back of her ambulance when...
 

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AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch organization that carries out euthanasia received 3,122 requests last year, a 22% increase...
KWEKWE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s rescue agency said Friday it has ended operations at a mine where two people died...
 

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DEAR ABBY: I met a man online I thought was wonderful. OK, I’ll be honest. I wanted a quick roll in the hay — nothing...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are independent and tend to live by your own rules. When you commit to something, you give...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton is working on a book that will address what he calls an urgent moment in American...