Stories from Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Surprise move follows firing of top town cop
By JULYE WEMPLEPress Enterprise WriterBLOOMSBURG — For the second time in two weeks, Town Council made a surprise...
Tighter rules govern Champions Club
By SUSAN SCHWARTZPress Enterprise WriterBERWICK — Berwick football once again has a booster club.The new Berwick...
Bloom official: Pedestrians kicked brick chips out of place, into hazard
By JULYE WEMPLEPress Enterprise WriterBLOOMSBURG — A plan to replace expensive mulch around town trees with cheaper,...
Police: Woman's Jeep was struck by van that ran red light
By the Press Enterprise staffDANVILLE — A mail carrier involved in an accident that shut down Route 42 for 51⁄2 hours...
Catawissa official avoids topic, scolds landlords
By HAYLEY ZAVISLAKPress Enterprise WriterCATAWISSA — Catawissa council wanted to stick to Monday night’s agenda, but...
BLOOMSBURG —Dozens of residents crowded into Town Hall on Monday night to air their grievances and offer suggestions...

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• Actor Taylor Lautner, 28. • Singer Aubrey O’Day, 36. • Actress Natalie Dormer, 38. • Rhythm-and-blues singer...
Blood Drive:10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Columbia Colonnade, Buckhorn. Blood Drive:1-7 p.m., Bloomsburg University’s Kehr Union...
1937: A six-week-old sit-down strike against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United...
Virus death toll tops 100 BEIJING (AP) — China’s daily death toll from a new virus has topped 100, with more than 1,...
• The Briar Creek Mutual Insurance Co. will hold its annual meeting at the company’s home office, 426 Main St.,...
E-cigarette maker is sued HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office sued electronic cigarette...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-14-21-22-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-9; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-2-5; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-2-6...
 
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In 2018, flooding wiped out the bridge leading into Camp Lavigne. It was replaced, but the camp is still feeling the...
DANVILLE — A Schuylkill County man pleaded guilty to exposing himself to a 15-year-old girl in Valley Township. Kyle...
DANVILLE — A Danville man pleaded guilty Monday to stealing $2,000 in cash from a Danville High School student in...
WILKES-BARRE (AP) —State burglary and theft-related charges have been dropped against a McAdoo man awaiting sentencing...
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County once again boasts the state’s lowest property tax rate among Pennsylvania’s 24 sixth-class...

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Worked over 42 years in automotive industry
Charles E. Richard, 77, a resident of Petersburg, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at Mount Nittany Medical...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the strongest defense testimony yet, a Mexican model on Monday denied a Harvey Weinstein accuser’s...
Bloomsburg Post Office mail carrier for 20 years
Shelly K. Andress, 58, of Millville went to be with the Lord Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, surrounded by her family, at...
MAHONING TWP. — The next step in the repair of Bald Top Road will go out for bid in the next several weeks, but...
MAHONING TWP. —Mahoning Township officials are planning to bond truckers to limit damage to Bald Top and Klein roads....

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DANVILLE — A Berwick man was found guilty of harassment for striking a Geisinger security officer who had been called...
SCRANTON (AP) — Current and former Scranton school district employees claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday officials knew...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from Dan Lewis’s excellent blog, Now I Know (NowIKnow.com) The 92nd Academy Awards took place...
Counties lobby lawmakers
One of the least shocking revelations at the coroner’s inquest last week in Columbia County was that corrections...
Immediately after the impeachment proceedings, our Republican representatives in Congress, Sen. Pat Toomey and...
I am old enough to remember how Henry Kissinger would conduct, “Shuttle Diplomacy.” His efforts helped to bring peace...
Comments about the latest presidential debate: My understanding is that when the constitution was founded in the late...
A man wrote a letter to a small hotel in a Midwest town he planned to visit on his vacation: “I would very much like to...
 
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SALT LAKE CITY — Polygamists have lived in Utah since before it became a state. Eighty-five years after plural marriage...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Legislation aimed at stopping South Dakota physicians from providing puberty blockers and gender...

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Officials link youth trauma to ills later on in life
NEW YORK — U.S. health officials estimate that millions of cases of heart disease and other illnesses are linked to...
Some chafe at psych ward measures to prevent suicide
HARTFORD, Conn. — New safety standards aimed at limiting suicide risks have led to overhauls inside hospitals around...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I recently read that tuberculosis kills more people than any other infectious illness. Can people who...
Q. I take immune-suppressing drugs for multiple sclerosis. During flu season, I wear a face mask to protect myself from...
 
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German health officials have raised questions about a report that suggested the new virus from China could be spread by...
Two experimental drugs failed to prevent or slow mental decline in a study of people who are virtually destined to...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The U.S. government on Thursday began enforcing restrictions on flavored electronic cigarettes aimed...
 
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 24-year-old Army infantry soldier described by prosecutors as a Satanist who hoped to overthrow...
 
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WASHINGTON — As Congress considers whether to allow college athletes to receive endorsement money, the NCAA and its...
Fourth overall pick in ‘04 draft spent 16 seasons with team
COSTA MESA, Calif. — Philip Rivers’ 16-year career with the Chargers has come to an end. The franchise announced...
For the Press Enterprise MIFFLINBURG — Danville’s Mavin James blocked a shot attempt, quickly got back down the court...
 
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TORONTO — OG Anunoby scored a career-high 25 points and matched his career high with 12 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 27...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 40 14.741 — Boston 37 15.712 2 Philadelphia 33 21.611 7...
FARMINGTON, Conn. —Central Connecticut pitcher Michael Delease was throwing fastballs inside the Center for Motion...
PHILADELPHIA — James van Riemsdyk had a goal and assist, Carter Hart stopped 30 shots in his return from injury and the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 57 34 11 12 80 188 143 Tampa Bay 56 36 15 5 77 201...
DURHAM, N.C. — Tre Jones had 13 points to help seventh-ranked Duke overcome a turnover-heavy performance to beat No. 8...
 
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Feb. 11
Feb. 11, 1990 • Despite Magic Johnson’s 22 points, nine Eastern Conference all-stars score at least eight points as...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys CCCS at Immanuel Chr..........6:30 p.m. Millville at Warrior Run.........7:30 p.m...
District 4 boys THROUGH FEB. 9 Class 1A Record Rating North Penn-Liberty 20-2.667 St. John Neumann 17-3.646...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 6:30 p.m. BTN — Penn State at Purdue 7 p.m. ESPN — Kentucky at Vanderbilt ESPN2 — North...
NBA FAVORITE LINE O/U UNDERDOG at Washington 2½ 230 Chicago at Philadelphia PK 225 LA Clippers at New Orleans OFF...
Men’s basketball The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in...
BASEBALL American League LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Claimed LHP Jose Quijada off waivers from Miami. SEATTLE MARINERS —...
 
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FRANKLIN TWP. — Braeden Wisloski scored a career-high 21 points for Southern Columbia and dished the game-winning...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering a $4.8 trillion election year budget plan that recycles previously...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says nearly 20,000 pounds of cocaine seized in the eastern Pacific Ocean has been...
 
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DEAR ABBY: A year ago, my brother “Leon” had a nervous breakdown at work due to a co-worker constantly harassing him....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are focused and take your responsibilities seriously. You can be competitive. You are...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a milestone win, Bong Joon Ho’s class satire “Parasite” became the first non-English language...

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I watched most of the impeachment trial the past several weeks. You would think the elected officials in the congress...

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