Stories from Friday, May 28, 2021

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Court order aims to provide more COVID-19 protection, save money
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia and Montour county criminal offenders on parole or probation could see their supervision time...
Activists to gather Saturday morning in downtown Bloomsburg
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — Discussion on the topic of critical race theory was the main event this week when more than 200...
Berwick woman allegedly kept dozens of pets in filthy conditions
BERWICK — The Pennsylvania SPCA took 37 animals, including puppies, kittens and a hamster, from a feces-encrusted house...
DANVILLE — Geisinger health system turned an $8.6 million profit from hospital, clinic and health insurance operations...
BERWICK — A man already charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly providing the drugs that led to a man’s...
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MIFFLINVILLE CARNIVAL: 4-10 p.m., East First Street, Mifflinville, Tommy Guns Band plays 6-9 p.m. BTE’s “Tiny...
• Pop singer Colbie Caillat, 36. • Television personality Elisabeth Hasselbeck, 44. • Country singer Phil Vassar,...
1912: The Senate Commerce Committee issued its report on the Titanic disaster that cited a “state of absolute...
Ex: Gunman made threats SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Samuel Cassidy, who killed nine people at a rail yard this week,...
• Millville Area School District’s proposed final budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year is available for public...
Feds charge protesters PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men were accused of setting fire to a State Police patrol vehicle...
TREASURE HUNT: 14-16-24-29-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 5-5; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 7-9-1; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-6-...
 
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For those of you who missed Riverside’s parade celebrating its 150th anniversary — no worries, you’ll have several more...
 
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Vet, avid gardener enjoyed motor home travel
Frederick J. Steck, 87, of Muncy passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, a patient of the Gate House Hospice in...
Loved family time and Atlantic City trips
Violet Ruth (Green) Cole, 89, of Bloomsburg passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, a patient of the Sunset Ridge...
Retired engineer, gardener, devoted grandfather
Bruce E. Minnig, 67, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Born Sept. 13, 1953, Bruce lived near Bloomsburg with his wife...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
David J. Varner, 77, of Coopersburg, formerly of Berwick, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Lehigh...
Services to be held for former Kingston woman
Shirley J. Young, 81, formerly of Kingston, died at 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at the Bonham Nursing Center,...
Flower gardener, American Bandstand dancer
Darlene Ann Terry, 82, of Berwick died Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at her home. Born Oct. 6, 1938, in Berwick, she was...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Applicants for a chaplain’s job at a Maryland county jail had to sign a statement affirming...
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines has banned a woman accused of punching a flight attendant in the face last weekend in...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) —Patients and staff at Children’s Hospital New Orleans have chosen “Madu” as the name for an...
NEW YORK (AP) — Plans are afoot to put some old hit songs by Britney Spears into a stage musical about woke princesses...
Dance is June 4 Catawissa First United Methodist Church’s free outdoor dance at its grove pavilion is scheduled for 6...
 
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Pennsylvania’s daily reported new cases of coronavirus fell below 1,000 again Thursday, according to the state Health...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is lifting its mask mandate no later than June 28. The Department of Health announced...
Here are upcoming events planned in celebration of Memorial Day: Today • Central Columbia Middle School Drive-in...
 
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FRANKLIN TWP. — Still grappling with coronavirus concerns, Southern Columbia High School held its graduation ceremony...
BRIAR CREEK — Several electronic items, including a pair of gaming systems and a TV, were taken during a burglary,...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My son has been experiencing what he thinks is neuropathy in his arms and fingers. He currently feels...
Mark Twain was looking in the future when he said: “God made the Idiot for practice, and, then He made the school board...
 
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On a night in mid-December 1773, a group of about 60 men who had disguised themselves as Native Americans boarded three...
ROSE: It took a while to reach, but in the end we think the Bloomsburg Town Council made the right decision about its...
The Chronicle of Higher Education’s April 16 issue featured a discussion about one technique the Academic Industry uses...
China is claiming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “full of lies and disinformation.” That’s not necessarily untrue most...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Far more Americans are receiving unemployment benefits than the last time the jobless rate was at 6.1...
DEAR ABBY: Several years ago, while living with my sister, I bought a $900 rowing machine I could barely afford. I...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are determined and independent. You are straightforward, logical and full of common sense....
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are going back to one of their favorite pastimes: store shopping. More people are getting...
“Low pressure moving slowly across Pennsylvania is gulping in a lot of Atlantic moisture. So you can expect today to...
 
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For the Press Enterprise For the first time in two years, athletes will be competing for state prominence in the state...
Bulldogs mesh at right time, advance
Press Enterprise Sports Editor HONESDALE — The pieces of the puzzle were always there for Berwick’s softball team this...
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins felt so confident in Tristan Jarry’s ascendancy during the offseason they traded...
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — It was a near continuous stream of runs from No. 3 Southern Columbia as it...
 
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MIAMI — Khris Middleton scored 22 points, Jrue Holiday added 19 points and 12 assists and the Milwaukee Bucks moved a...
FIRST ROUND Best-of-7 Monday, May 24 Denver 128, Portland 109, Series tied at 1-1 Tuesday, May 25 Brooklyn 130,...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 32 20.615 — — 9-1 W-2 13-13 19-7 Boston 30 20.600 1 — 6-4 W...
MIAMI — Odubel Herrera tripled leading off the ninth inning and scored the tiebreaking run on Ronald Torreyes’...
NEW YORK — A poised and confident Alek Manoah dominated the Yankees with six innings of two-hit ball to win his major...
NEW YORK — José Peraza homered starting the third inning of the opener and followed with a tiebreaking single in the...
WASHINGTON — Sonny Gray pitched six innings of two-hit ball and Cincinnati defeated the Nationals 3-0 in seven innings...
PITTSBURGH — Chicago’s unpredicatable shortstop Javier Baez ran the first baseline backward while being chased by...
FIRST ROUND Best-of-7 x-if necessary Sunday, May 23 Colorado 5, St. Louis 2, Colorado wins series 4-0 Boston 3,...
MILWAUKEE — Jackie Bradley Jr.’s two-out hit off the right-field wall brought home Omar Narv??ez in the 10th inning to...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Austin Meadows homered and had four RBIs, Shane McClanahan went five scoreless innings, and...
DETROIT — Shane Bieber struck out 12 in seven one-hit innings, and Cleveland beat Detroit. Cleveland 100 003 001 — 5 8...
 
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Press Enterprise Copy Editor Four athletes from District 2 will join the pack from District 4 this weekend. Northwest...
 
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Today in Sports History
May 28, 1991 • The Portland Trail Blazers use a 52-33 rebounding advantage to down the Los Angeles Lakers, 95-84, and...
TODAY CLASS 2A GIRLS CLAUDIA MORRIS Mount Carmel Senior 100 meter hurdles (No. 6 seed, 15.99 seed time; District 4...
Today TRACK AND FIELD High school at Shippensburg University PIAA Class 2A championships... 9 a.m. SOFTBALL High...
Rolling Pines TUESDAY LADIES LEAGUE May 25 Low gross: First flight — Darlene Kocher, 42. Second flight — Justine...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent RHP Mac Sceroler to Norfolk (Triple-A East) for a rehab...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 2:30 a.m. (Saturday) FS2 — AFL: North Melbourne at St. Kilda 5:30 a.m. (Saturday) FS2 —...
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Kyle O’Fier belted a walk-off home run in the 10th inning after Cole Swiger tied the game with a...
 
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In a spectacular red-carpet moment, a sanitation truck arrives, ready to offload its trash. But Emma Stone as Cruella...
A painfully awkward sexual encounter. An impromptu road trip. A tested friendship. The outlines of Natalie Morales’ “...
 
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