Stories from Sunday, May 30, 2021

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Locust Township chief, Columbia DA mum on why charges withdrawn
NUMIDIA — Prosecutors have dropped charges in at least 14 criminal cases after a police officer resigned from Locust...
Wall of remembrance salutes the fallen at Danville Legion post
DANVILLE — The Frank W. Sidler American Legion Post 40 here will mark this Memorial Day as it always does: by...
Local political group fears attacks on the Second Amendment
BLOOMSBURG — Despite drizzly, chilly conditions, more than 100 people took part in a peaceful march that began in Town...
ARISTES — A bullet passed through a home’s basement window after a rifle discharged next door, according to police....
Gathering was held the night before Mother’s Day
LOCUST TWP. — A man allegedly pushed his mother-in-law to the ground after holding a Mother’s Day dinner the night...
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MIFFLINVILLE CARNIVAL: Noon-10 p.m.; East First Street, Mifflinville; Guilty Pleasure plays 6-9 p.m. BTE’s “Tiny...
1883: Twelve people were trampled to death in a stampede sparked by a rumor that the recently opened Brooklyn Bridge...
• Actor Jared Gilmore, 21. • Actor Sean Giambrone, 22. • Actor Jake Short, 24. • Rapper Cee Lo Green, 46. •...
Weapon system test fails HONOLULU (AP) — A weapon system test conducted by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency in the...
Gator escapes, is recaptured WRIGHTSVILLE (AP) — An alligator that wandered away from his owner’s home slipped into...
TREASURE HUNT: 8-16-18-19-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-3 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-7-9 WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-7-6-...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man involved in a three-vehicle crash with his Jeep Grand Cherokee along Millville Road was...
Here are upcoming events planned in celebration of Memorial Day: Today • Benton VFW Memorial Day Parade — Steps off...
MIFFLIN TWP. — A Minnesota man was locked up after he was spotted by a police officer driving a stolen car near Love’s...
SCOTT TWP. — A man from Blair County was charged with having a small amount of marijuana and trying to evade...
 
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Lived in Bloomsburg from 1983 until death
Carol Ridenour Topete, elder daughter of Pryce Ridenour and Hazel Hussel Ridenour, was born in Huntington, West...
Vet worked with Danville Area Little League
Jerome “Jerry” William Lemon, 95, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, in Danville. He was born Oct. 15, 1925, in his...
Avid sports fan worked for Wise Foods
David Mark Conrad, 56, of Bloomsburg passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, after a 10-year battle with liposarcoma...
Survived by large family
David H. Morris, 66, of Berwick died Thursday, May 27, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born Oct. 15, 1954...
Judge of elections, community volunteer
Isabel D. (White) Miller, 88, of Nescopeck passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, at The Gardens at Orangeville. Born at...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Gavin MacLeod, the veteran supporting actor who achieved fame as sardonic TV news writer Murray...
 
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“The weather on the first day of the Memorial Day weekend is something most of us would like to forget. It was cloudy,...
DANVILLE — A fire that tore through a three-story brick building Friday night is still under investigation, according...
B.J. Thomas, the Grammy-winning singer who enjoyed success on the pop, country and gospel charts with such hits as “I...
 
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Zimmerman second, Murphy third
For the Press Enterprise SHIPPENSBURG — Unlike most competitors, Berwick’s Renny Murphy and Allie Melchiorre had each...
Loyalsock ends Central’s season with wild win at Bowman Field
For the Press Enterprise WILLIAMSPORT — Central Columbia’s baseball team had its chances to bring home the District 4...
 
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May 30
May 30, 1991 • Central Columbia’s softball team wins the District 4 Class 2A title with a 20-3 pounding of Lewisburg...
AUTO RACING 12:30 p.m. NBC — IndyCar: The Indianapolis 500, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis 6 p.m. FOX —...
Class 3A girls 100: 1. Laila Campbell, Spring Grove, 11.93; 2. Kaila O’Connor, Jim Thorpe, 12.09; 3. Madison Trout,...
Today No events scheduled ———————————————Monday SOFTBALL High school at Elm Park, Williamsport District 4 Class A...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Pittsburgh OFF/OFF Colorado at Washington OFF/OFF Milwaukee Cincinnati...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League DETROIT TIGERS — Placed RHP Jose Urena on the 10-day IL, retroactive...
 
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WASHINGTON — The “M-V-P!” chants came not from the home crowd saluting Bradley Beal but rival 76ers fans for Joel...
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) x — if necessary Thursday, May 27 Milwaukee 113, Miami 84 L.A. Lakers 109, Phoenix 95, Lakers...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 33 20.623 _ _ 9-1 W-3 14-13 19-7 Boston 32 20.615 ½ _ 7-3 W...
CONCORD, N.C. — Those who’ve been around Hendrick Motorsports over the past few years know all about the record. It’s...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Austin Meadows drove in his third run on a tiebreaking RBI infield single during a two-run eighth...
DETROIT — Jonathan Schoop homered and Spencer Turnbull pitched well into the sixth inning, giving up one run on three...
HOUSTON — Fernando Tatis Jr. launched a monstrous, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to tie it, Wil...
OAKLAND, Calif. —Shohei Ohtani hit a key two-run single, Alex Cobb struck out eight over seven scoreless innings to win...
MINNEAPOLIS — Rookie Trevor Larnach homered and Rob Refsnyder drove in two runs as Minnesota hung on to beat Kansas...
WASHINGTON — Luis Urías went 3 for 3 with two RBIs, including the tiebreaking double in a four-run sixth inning, and...
CHICAGO — Joc Pederson, Ian Happ and Eric Sogard each drove in two runs, and Chicago beat Cincinnati for its season-...
PITTSBURGH — Mitch Keller and the Pittsburgh bullpen finished off a pair of seven-inning shutouts, and the Pirates...
FORT WORTH, Texas —Jordan Spieth knows how to finish out of the rough, and still had the lead after three rounds at...
INDIANAPOLIS — The milk is on ice, celebrities are in the house and Indianapolis Motor Speedway is buzzing again both...
(Car number in parentheses) 1. (9) Scott Dixon, Honda, 231.685 mph. 2. (26) Colton Herta, Honda, 231.655. 3. (21)...
CHICAGO — Billy Hamilton hit a solo home run, Jose Abreu had a two-run homer, and Lance Lynn pitched five scoreless...
NEW YORK — Francisco Lindor, James McCann and Jonathan Villar hit three of the Mets’ season-high five homers, Taijuan...
BOSTON — Playing its first game in a rejuvenated Fenway Park since the state dropped limits on crowds during the...
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Monday, May 24 N.Y. Islanders 3, Pittsburgh 2, 2OT Toronto 2, Montreal 1 Florida 4, Tampa...
Right about the time the Boston Bruins made a “C” change by naming Patrice Bergeron captain, the Vegas Golden Knights...
 
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This is the weekend we have been waiting for. It is officially the unofficial beginning of the summer season. With the...
Shoot ends today The Keystone Sportsmen’s Association two-day championship shoot ends today with 200 handicap birds....
The turkey population in the United States was estimated at 100,000 birds. Today, there are nearly 5 million birds.
 
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A mother and metro Las Vegas authorities misidentified an 8-year-old boy as a young homicide victim,...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — The following are some of the property transfers filed in Columbia County in April. Beaver Township •...
A $35,000 grant from the Ralph and Josephine Smith Fund at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania...
DANVILLE — The following property transfers were filed at the Montour County Courthouse from May 1 to 15. Anthony...
 
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We’re driving the 2021 Nissan Armada, available in eight distinct versions. They start with the entry Armada SV at $52,...
 
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Editor Pete, 5/21 if the voting day would be set as a Saturday or Sunday so be it but that would be the only day....
 
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Ballot shortages and misprints plagued election day in spots across Pennsylvania — even as the state is striving to...
THORN: We’ll give President Judge Thomas A. James Jr. credit for creativity in an attempt to get more people in...
As we reflect on how our daily lives have changed over the past year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we can’t...
Whether Warren Spahn was on the mound or in World War II trenches, his opponents agreed that no one was tougher. Spahn...
 

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planning is underway for the 94th Oscars. They are to be held on March 27, 2022, the film academy...
 

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You can be eco-friendly without overspending
When Cliff and Karen Tyllick set out to install solar panels on their Austin, Texas, home in 2012, their goal was to...
The latest coronavirus relief package did more than dole out $1,400 checks. The law also made health insurance free for...
Editor’s Note: The Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Columbia County, of Northumberland County and of Montour...
DANVILLE — Look for the Penn State Extension Master Gardeners at the Ferry Street Growers’ Market in Danville on June 5...
 

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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Closed. Tuesday: Coffee, tea, 9 a.m.; shuffleboard, 10 a.m...
BLOOMSBURG — Columbia County bookmobile and library will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. It will hold aGiant Tent...
Bloom woman installed as treasurer LEWISBURG — Sigma Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its May...
Graduates • NEW YORK CITY — Kendra Ann Jones of New York City graduated from Columbia University on April 30 with a...
BENTON — Here are this week’s programs at Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 S.R. 487, Benton: • Today, 12-1 p.m., Virtual...
 

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DEAR ABBY: My husband has a close friend I’ll call “Al.” (We are like family.) Over the past five months, Al has been...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are imaginative, curious, talkative and full of creativity. People love your friendly style...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing like a prominent life in public service to help your other career as a romance novelist. At...