Stories from Saturday, May 29, 2021

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Superintendent explains students didn’t sign off on yearbook photos
BERWICK — At least three team sports photos in this year’s Berwick Area High School yearbook have faces of several...
Authorities investigate thefts of brass, bronze
MAHONING TWP. — Police are investigating the theft of about 40 veteran grave markers from Odd Fellows Cemetery...
Knife-wielding man headed to state prison
BLOOMSBURG — A Berwick man who pleaded guilty in March to robbing two businesses at knifepoint will spend seven to 20...
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County inmate had to be taken to the emergency room at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital after...
DANVILLE — A woman was trapped on the third floor of a home in the 1000 block of Mill Street on Friday as the structure...
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• Singer Melanie Brown (Spice Girls), 46. • Actor Lisa Whelchel, 58. • Singer Melissa Etheridge, 60. • Actor...
1914: The Canadian ocean liner RMS Empress of Ireland sank in the St. Lawrence River in eastern Quebec after colliding...
BERWICK AREA UNITED WAY GRAB-N-GO SOUP KITCHEN: 10:30 a.m. to noon, Salvation Army, 320 W. Second St. Free Grab-n-Go...
GOP blocks Capitol probe WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Friday blocked creation of a bipartisan panel to...
• Columbia County Redevelopment Authority is requesting proposals from qualified environmental professionals or firms...
Feds: Chief violated rights WEST HAZLETON (AP) — The police chief here threatened to retaliate against a social media...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-9-20-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 6-2; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-8-9; WILD: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-3-1-4...
 
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New daily coronavirus cases eased above 1,000 again Friday, though just barely, pushing the state’s total cases past 1....
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man is facing multiple charges of domestic violence and drug possession in two separate...
BRIAR CREEK — A Berwick woman lost control of her vehicle and crashed off Columbia Boulevard while suffering a diabetic...
 
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Berwick native, veteran enjoyed classic cars
David J. Varner, 77, of Coopersburg, formerly of Berwick, passed away peacefully Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at Lehigh...
Vietnam War Navy veteran was avid hunter
Randolph R. Follmer, 68, of Northeast Street, New Columbia, passed away on May 12, 2021, at his home. Born in...
Businessman known for strong work ethic
Jack L. McClintock, 65, of Muncy Valley passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021, at his home. Born Sept. 21, 1955, in Muncy...
Arrangements to appear in Wednesday’s edition
Gloria L. Baylor, 87, of Main Township, widow of Allen Baylor, died on Friday, May 28, 2021, at the home of her...
Arrangements to appear in Monday’s edition
Robert L. Doucette, 88, of 3 Boyer Bottom Road, Millville, died at his home at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, May 28, 2021, after...
FAIRLESS HILLS (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved the first medicine for patients with the most common type of lung...
MIAMI (AP) — Pilot error caused the helicopter crash that killed coal billionaire Chris Cline and six others in the...
 
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Hello Greg. I enjoy your old-car articles and nostalgia associated with them very much. I owned a 1962 Metropolitan at...
Here are upcoming events planned in celebration of Memorial Day: Today • Memorial Day Remembrance — 10 a.m. to 5 p....
 
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BERWICK — For the first time in more than a year, Berwick’s entire Class of 2021 came together — to say goodbye. Most...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — It’s going to be crowded at airports and on the road this Memorial Day weekend. More than 1.8 million...
DEAR ABBY: Seventeen years ago, when my sister “Elise” and I were 19 and 25, our mother kicked us both out. I have...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have a sharp, penetrating mind and a quick wit. People enjoy sparring with you. You might...
 
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As COVID-19 restrictions continue easing, we encourage local governments and school boards to resume meeting in person...
THORN: Here we go again. A shrinking school district is making plans to spend millions on new construction. Danville...
Memorial Day also known as Decoration Day will soon be upon us. So, what does that mean to you? A time to party, picnic...
The calendar opines that summer starts on June 20, but we know better. Metaphorically, it starts on Memorial Day, when...
I only know 25 letters of the alphabet. I don’t know y. ••• What has more letters than the alphabet? The post office!
 
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It just sends me up the wall when I hear people say PEROGIES. It’s spelled pierogi (which in Polish is already plural...
 
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“Once we reach late May, we hope our weekends are good ones. But this one won’t qualify. A large stormy area is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On Friday, President Joe Biden unveiled a $6 trillion budget for next year. It’s piled high with new...
 
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Tigers claim four firsts; team wins title
For the Press Enterprise SHIPPENSBURG — Southern Columbia’s sports program is getting pretty good at asserting its...
For the Press Enterprise SHIPPENSBURG — Central Columbia’s Liberty Gearinger was nervous when she stepped on to the...
 
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For the Press Enterprise .SHIPPENSBURG — Some first-timers at the PIAA Class 2A Track and Field Championships had some...
 
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May 29
May 29, 1991 • Zane Smith tosses the second Pittstburgh one-hitter in three days and the Pirates beat St. Louis, 6-0...
Rain wreaked havoc on Friday’s local schedule, which featured three high school softball playoff games. The games were...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5:30 a.m. FS2 — AFL: Essendon at West Coast ——————————————— AUTO RACING 10 a.m. FS1 —...
Class 2A Girls 100: 1. Maddie Raymond, South Park, 12.17; 2. Hannah McDanel, Mohawk, 12.37; 3. Hayzes Robinson,...
Today BASEBALL High school District 4 Class 3A championship at Bowman Field Central vs. Loyalsock...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Activated INF Abraham Toro from the minor league IL...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Wash. (G1) -122/+104 Milwaukee at Wash.(G2) OFF/OFF Milwaukee at...
 
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With support from WWE’s resident good-time guys, Joel Embiid has channeled his inner wrestler and learned to Thrust the...
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 31 20.608 ½ _ 6-4 W...
Memphis guard Ja Morant says the treatment of his family during Game 2 in Utah was “very unacceptable.” Atlanta guard...
DETROIT — Robbie Grossman hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory...
CHICAGO — David Bote homered, Adbert Alzolay wriggled out of several jams while pitching into the sixth inning and...
CLEVELAND — Hyun Jin Ryu regained his control after a rough first inning battling strong winds and Lourdes Gurriel Jr....
PITTSBURGH — Tristan Jarry doesn't plan to spend his summer moping about his rocky playoff performance. The Pittsburgh...
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) x — if necessary Tuesday, May 25 Brooklyn 130, Boston 108, Brooklyn leads series 2-0 L.A....
FORT WORTH, Texas —Jordan Spieth has started playing well again just about everywhere he goes. He has always felt...
 
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SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man who was a passenger in a car involved in a May 22 crash along Lightstreet Road had...
 
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