Stories from Wednesday, June 2, 2021

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Free online support group reaches out to those suffering after-effects
DANVILLE — A free new support group is meeting online to help survivors of COVID-19 deal with the lingering effects of...
Police: Berwick man may have suffered a medical problem before crash down bank
MIFFLIN TWP. — A medical issue may have caused a Berwick man to let his pickup veer off Interstate 80 and crash down a...
Motorcyclist faces charges in chase
HEMLOCK TWP. — A speeding motorcyclist hit two patrol cars while fleeing police early Sunday in a chase that began in...
Hearing postponed when accused appeared without a lawyer
MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man accused of shooting a BB gun at a neighbor’s Chihuahua showed up at his preliminary...
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clothing/household item giveaway: 9 a.m.-noon, Shiloh Bible Church, 123 Church St., Almedia. Danville Community Band:...
1924: Congress passed, and President Calvin Coolidge signed, a measure guaranteeing full American citizenship for all...
• Olympic gold medal soccer player Abby Wambach, 41. • Actor-comedian Wayne Brady, 49. • TV personality-producer...
• Scott Township supervisors will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 16 in the township offices at 350 Tenny St., Bloomsburg, to...
Firefighter kills co-worker SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty Los Angeles County firefighter fatally shot a...
DOJ and Hazleton settle HAZLETON (AP) — A police department will be required to take steps to remove language barriers...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-9-13-15-16 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 4-8 WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-2-6 WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-2-5-7...
 
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Holli Baer set out in 2007 to make a sentimental gift to her father in memory of her grandfather, Little League Coach...
Pennsylvania reported no deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday as numbers of new infections also continued to dip...
ROARING CREEK TWP. — Police and the Columbia-Montour SWAT Team responded Saturday to a report of a man firing a gun...
BERWICK — A Shickshinny man stopped for a broken vehicle light had marijuana in the car, police say. Tyler William...
BERWICK — A driver who failed to stop at a stop sign had hypodermic needles, drug pipes and small baggies used to...
BLOOMSBURG — A Muncy man busted with drug-use items inside his vehicle near Orangeville was placed on probation Friday...
 
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Enjoyed car rides, word puzzles, Statler Brothers
Gloria Leona (Lesnefsky) Baylor, age 87, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, under hospice care at Kathy...
Army veteran served as longtime USPS postman
Gary Edward Keough, age 74, of Catawissa entered fully into the presence of the Lord on Monday, May 31, 2021, at his...
Construction business and campground owner
Fred D. Hess, 73, of Sugarloaf Township died Sunday morning, May 30, 2021, at his home, following a brief illness....
Enjoyed crafts, yard sales and Sunday drives
Barbara A. Readler, 76, of Wapwallopen passed away at home Sunday, May 30, 2021, with family by her side. Born July 24...
Berwick woman enjoyed winters in Florida
On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, Janice Ilene (Rood) Walton, 82, of Berwick left this life to enter eternity with her Lord,...
Enjoyed hunting and camping
Leonard E. “Jimmy” Mensinger Jr., 75, of Nescopeck Township passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Geisinger Medical...
Loved animals, the outdoors and shooting pool
Tracy Ann Gordon, age 52, of 811 N. Vine St., Berwick died at 4:20 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Geisinger Medical...
HOCK — A Celebration of Life Service for Dale E. Hock, who passed away Dec. 19, 2020, will be held at Shiloh Bible...
 
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HARRISBURG (AP) —County officials reprised their call Tuesday for fixes to Pennsylvania’s mail-in voting law to help...
Enjoyed gardening, yard work, long walks
William H. Shoemaker, 93, of Shickshinny went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Bonham’s...
Avid outdoorsman was longtime truck driver
Frank Nicholas Sanko, 70, of Barnesville passed away Monday evening, May 31, 2021, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical...
Visitation to be June 13 at Espy Fire Hall
Family and friends of Barbara S. Carey, 71, of Lewistown, who passed away Dec. 20, 2020, are invited to attend a...
Former machine operator loved pinochle
Therese Ann Zajac, 64, of Bloomsburg died Monday, May 31, 2021, at Sunset Ridge Healthcare and Rehabilitation,...
DANVILLE — A Sunbury man involved in a hit-and-run accident here last summer pleaded guilty Wednesday to being...
BERWICK, La. (AP) — Police in a Louisiana town fatally shot a would-be carjacker armed with what appeared to be a...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Kids at summer camps can skip wearing masks outdoors, with some exceptions, federal health officials...
N.Y. man charged in break-in MIFFLINVILLE — A New York man seen on camera trespassing at Arnold’s Golf Course...
 
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2 Berwick Classes gave Genetti’s Hazelton $1000 deposits for Proms then Genetti’s closes. Personally, I think it’s...
WILLIAMSPORT — Here are local Pennsylvania College of Technology spring graduates, listed by county: Columbia • Noah...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: How effective are COVID vaccines for people taking immunosuppressive prescriptions? Will we be tested...
DEAR ABBY: I was sexually assaulted by my cousin’s boyfriend a short while ago, and it was hard for me to process....
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY Because you like a predictable outcome, you have a strong need for security. You are witty, warm...
NEW YORK (AP) — Roxane Gay’s latest project is an imprint that will release the kinds of books she likes to read. The...
 
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“Even though we had a significant dry spell during May, thanks to two soaking rains, I was still able to accumulate 4....
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ten years after their first date, Debby Neal-Strickland put on a cream-colored lace gown...
 
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Central clinches spot in states
Press Enterprise Sports Editor TURBOTVILLE — Any number of things could have gone wrong for Central Columbia’s...
Quakers strike out 13 times in no-hitter
For the Press Enterprise WILLIAMSPORT — Montgomery’s Faith Persing lived up to the billing as one of the top pitchers...
Danville overmatched, eliminated in 1st round
For the Press Enterprise SELINSGROVE — It took 16 seconds for Twin Valley to score against Danville in the PIAA Class...
Naomi Osaka’s withdraw brings issue to forefront
The leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments reacted Tuesday to tennis star Naomi Osaka’s stunning withdrawal from...
Lancers pull away with 6-run sixth
For the Press Enterprise TURBOTVILLE — Bloomsburg was hoping for a different result than it got in the first two...
 
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Today in Sports History
June 2, 1991 • Sam Perkins hits a 3-pointer with 14 seconds left to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 93-91 win over the...
Today SOFTBALL High school District 2 Class 4A championship Berwick at Tunkhannock...... 4:30 p.m...
COLLEGE GOLF (MEN'S) 5 p.m. GOLF — NCAA Championships: Team Match Play, National Championship, Grayhawk Golf Club,...
Arnold’s Golf Course MONDAY NIGHT LADIES LEAGUE May 24 Points P. Crisman/S. Boyer 11 L. McGettigan/M. Wagner 9...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Optioned RHP Jimmy Lambert to Charlotte (Triple-A East). CLEVELAND...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Philadelphia -108/-108 at Cincinnati San Diego -114/-103 at Chicago...
Schedule-winners Feb. 9 — Busch Clash at DAYTONA (Kyle Busch) Feb. 11 — x-Bluegreen Vacations Duel 1 at DAYTONA (Aric...
 
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BERWICK — Noah Strish drew a bases loaded walk to score Max Slusser, who started the eighth as a ghost runner on...
 
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PARIS — Winning a match against Rafael Nadal at the French Open is downright difficult, of course: He went into Tuesday...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 35 20.636 — — 9-1 W-5 15-13 20-7 Boston 32 21.604 2 — 7-3 L...
PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said it was his idea to take a voluntary pay cut and...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. keyed a career-best four-hit outing with his major league-leading 17th home run...
CLEVELAND — AL MVP Jose Abreu grounded out with the bases loaded to blunt a ninth-inning rally against Cleveland closer...
BALTIMORE — Cedric Mullins got two hits, scored two runs and made a sensational catch in center field, helping...
SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners placed outfielder Kyle Lewis on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a torn meniscus in...
NEW YORK — James Harden had 34 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his first postseason triple-double with Brooklyn...
FIRST ROUND Best-of-7 Saturday, May 29 Milwaukee 120, Miami 103, Milwaukee advances Portland 115, Denver 95,...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Alex Killorn and Anthony Cirelli scored while Andrei Vasilevskiy was strong in net once again, helping...
FIRST ROUND Monday, May 31 Montreal 3, Toronto 1, Montreal wins series 4 - 3 SECOND ROUND Best-of-7 Sunday,...
 
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Like Pennsylvania, Indiana’s redistricting effort occurs largely in the legislature. Here’s what the Anderson Herald...
When schools register new students, they have for years asked for vaccination records. There’s a reason for that — as a...
If you are a Democrat and have never read what the 1619 Project or The Critical Race Theory is about, you don’t have...
“For years now I have heard the word “wait.” It rings in the ear of every Negro with a piercing familiarity. This “wait...
Ray and Bob, two government maintenance men, were standing at the base of a flagpole, looking up. A woman walked by...
Re: your comments on River front towns, you are partially correct. Since I have been on Bloomsburg Town council, I...
 
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WILLIAMSPORT — Here are local spring dean’s list students at Pennsylvania College of Technology, listed by county:...
Brennen M. Kirchner, a senior at Berwick Area High School, was named Berwick Elks Lodge Student of the Month for May....
 
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The movie theater chain AMC is raising $230.5 million through an 8.5 million share sale, cashing in on the meme stock...
OPEC to increase oil output as global economy recovers FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The OPEC oil cartel and allied...
 
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