Stories from Thursday, February 13, 2020

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Berwick Hospital Center officials: Care, employment will continue
BERWICK — The owner of Berwick Hospital Center plans to sell the Berwick Retirement Village to a New York-based...
Police: Danville beau angry over money to purchase fast food
DANVILLE — A Danville man upset with his girlfriend over money spent on fast food dropped her on her head, police said...
Catawissa man, 88, builds fleet of models
CATAWISSA — Tom Roberts gets choked up and teary eyed whenever he speaks of soldiers who gave their lives for our...
After verdict, convict handcuffed and jailed on $500,000 bail to await sentencing
DANVILLE — A man was led out of court in handcuffs Wednesday after a Montour County jury convicted him of child rape...

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• Michael Joseph Jackson Jr. (also known as Prince Michael Jackson I), 23. • Actress Mena Suvari, 41. • Talk show...
Blood Drive: 1-6 p.m., Grace Bible Church, 209 McIntyre Road, Catawissa. Intro to Computers: 10 a.m., McBride...
1945: During World War II, Allied planes began bombing the German city of Dresden. The Soviets captured Budapest,...
Number of virus cases drops BEIJING (AP) — The number of new cases of the coronavirus in China dropped for a second...
• Briar Creek Borough will consider an ordinance that will repeal and replace the adoption of the 2015 International...
Mother to be tried in deaths READING (AP) — A mother has been ordered to stand trial on murder charges in the deaths...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-13-19-21-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-6; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-6-9; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-0-3...
 
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Southern Columbia’s G.C. Hartman Elementary school will offer open enrollment registration for kindergarten students...
MAHONING TWP. — Authorities say no one was injured in a two-vehicle crash on Route 11 Wednesday afternoon, but one car...
MILLVILLE — The Millville Area School Board hired a new business manager to replace the departing Kaitlin Rosselli at...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf followed through Wednesday on his threat to veto legislation designed to prevent his...
SUGARLOAF TWP. — A Benton woman had several pieces of mail stolen from her house between December and February, police...
 
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Methodist minister served St. Paul’s, Berwick
The Rev. David Goodloe Love III (“Goodloe”), 84, of York passed away on Feb. 8, 2020, surrounded by his loving family....
Businessman, youngest master plumber in Pa.
Elwood E. Scheib, age 91, of 51 Sunny Slope Road, Stillwater, peacefully passed away in his sleep on Monday, Feb. 10,...
Contractor, woodworker served his church
Kenneth R. Kelsey, age 96, of Fifth Street, Benton, passed away at 5:35 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at the Brookdale...
Nonagenarian enjoyed watching figure skating
Grace Gish, 99, of Elysburg went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at her residence. Grace was born Jan....
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Gladys Jean Dohl, 85, of Danville and formerly of Berwick, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at Geisinger Medical...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Charles R. Swank, 86, of Elysburg went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at the Mountain View A Nursing...
Berwick native, fan of Penn State, Berwick sports
Betty J. Hauze, 99, formerly of Sybertsville passed away Wednesday morning, Feb. 12, 2020, at Smith Health Care Center...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) —Target admits a onesie it carried in some stores misidentified the mascot for the largest university...
 
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“Another winter storm named Mabel was responsible for the little snow and ice that arrived last night but quickly...
 
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Warm your honey’s heart with a homemade dinner this Valentine’s Day. Chicken and pasta taken to the next level will...
Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food, an adult treat that harkens back to childhood. I never met a grilled...
Hi there, we are having a blessed, busy week. Daniel’s parents from the Amish community in Danville, Ohio, came for a...
 
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DENVER (AP) — The resurgence of Sen. Bernie Sanders in the presidential nominating process is triggering alarm in the...
BLOOMSBURG —PennDOT and the Highway Safety Network honored a number of local police officers for their participation in...
CHICAGO — The day Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick applied for an Illinois driver’s license upended her life. When a...
 
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Nothing says indulgence like noshing on some seriously giant Alaskan King Crab legs. They’re not just tasty, they’re a...
 
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I recently received a surprising response to my Oct. 24 Daily Item editorial about a CBS news segment explaining how...
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a Feb. 7 interview with the always outspoken Democratic political consultant James...
The headline above says it all. The rest of this editorial is probably superfluous. But just in case you didn’t get a...
In response to Feb. 9 30 Seconds comment from “Charity Begins at Home Berwick Man”: Referring to the Berwick Area...
The controversy over the suspension and rapid reinstatement of a Washington Post reporter after a social media...
Sometimes I shock myself with the smart stuff I say and do. Then there are times when I try to get out of my car with...
 
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MONTOURSVILLE — The top individual winner in the Susquehanna Chapter MathCounts Competition held Feb. 8 was Harry Feng...
Here are available school menus for the week of Feb. 17: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: No school. Tuesday:...
Learn about kindergarten Columbia County Christian School, 123 Schoolhouse Road, Bloomsburg, will hold a Kindergarten...
Math mavens Berwick Area Middle School’s Mathcounts team came away with a third-place finish behind Wyoming Seminary...
Applying for school Holy Family School in Berwick will begin accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year on...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. budget deficit through the first four months of this budget year is up 19% from the same...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —Here are Central Columbia High School honor roll students for the second marking period: • Ninth...
LOCUST, N.C. (AP) — A suspect escaped from a hit and run in a McDonald’s parking lot last month. But police aren’t...
 
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I wish people would stay home when they’re sick. How’d you like me to come to your house and pee on your pillow?...
The village of Mausdale, located along Route 642 west of Route 54 in Valley Township, Montour County, has a history...
 
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Oh my gosh, grow up already Bloomsburg people, are you all unemployed? We are all worried about our dirty mulch, how...
DANVILLE — The Danville School District’s counselor-to-student ratio is close to a professional group’s recommendation...
MAHONING TWP. — CSC Federal Credit Union, 530 E. Market St., Danville, recently filed civil complaints in the office of...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 75-year-old male, 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighing 123 pounds with a blood pressure of 110/60....
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I have an elderly (90-plus) aunt who lives with her son in a town about four hours away. She...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY It’s time to identify future goals because you’re entering a year of exciting new beginnings!...
 
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For the Press Enterprise UNIVERSITY PARK — Second-ranked Penn State hosts No. 6 Ohio State at the Bryce Jordan Center...
Danville gets revenge, advances to title game
For the Press Enterprise SUNBURY — There would be no sneaking up on Danville this year in the PHAC playoffs. Last...
CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett is allowed to play and chase quarterbacks again after the NFL reinstated the Browns' star...
Adjustments not enough for MCA
For the Press Enterprise SUNBURY — For much of the season, Tommy Reisinger and the Red Tornadoes excelled coming out...
 
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. —Speedweeks is facing a significant shakeup. The Daytona 500 is scheduled for Valentine’s Day in...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — St. Louis defenseman Jay Bouwmeester was hospitalized and undergoing tests early Wednesday after...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —The Jacksonville Jaguars have hired former New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo as quarterbacks...
NEW YORK — The Toronto Raptors had their franchise-record winning streak stopped at 15 games with a 101-91 loss to the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Toronto 40 15.727 — Boston 37 16.698 2 Philadelphia 34 21.618 6...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 57 34 11 12 80 188 143 Tampa Bay 57 37 15 5 79 203...
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Devon Dotson scored 15 points and No. 3 Kansas finished the game with a 9-0 run to beat No. 14 West...
 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Norman Verbeck scored a team-high 11 points, Trenton Boone added nine and Vo-Tech defeated...
 

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Today in Sports History
Feb. 13, 1990 • Al Bagusky tosses in a gamehigh 27 points to lead Hanover area to a 77-62 victory over Northwest in a...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Lebanon Chr. at Bloom. Chr.... 6:30 p.m. High school girls Lebanon Chr. at Bloom...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL (WOMEN'S) 3:30 a.m. (Friday) FS2 — Melbourne vs. Western ——————————————— AUTO RACING 4 p....
BRADENTON, Fla. — The smile never seemed to leave Derek Shelton’s face as he walked from one practice field to another...
Feb. 4-21 — Salary arbitration hearings, Phoenix. Feb. 16 — Voluntary reporting date for other players. Feb. 21 —...
LOS ANGELES — Mookie Betts and David Price finally turned up in Dodgers jerseys on Wednesday, completing the journey...
Feb. 24-March 2 — NFL scouting combine, Indianapolis. Feb. 25 — First day for clubs to designate franchise or...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Nick White minor league strength and conditioning coordinator,...
TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees catcher Gary S??nchez and manager Aaron Boone are not convinced the Houston Astros’ use of...
Feb. 15 — NHL Stadium Series: Los Angeles Kings at Colorado Avalanche, Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. Feb...