Stories from Friday, June 4, 2021

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Officials: BU programs to remain in-person while partners’ online access would expand
BLOOMSBURG — Under the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s plan to integrate campuses, Bloomsburg...
A proposal to consolidate Bloomsburg University with Mansfield and Lock Haven universities doesn’t show how it’ll save...
Zoners approve plan for congregation to add parking in Danville
DANVILLE — Ten years ago, St. Joseph’s Church bought a house next door and razed it. They’d planned to make the space...
Connecticut pair plans a return for weekend search
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — An out-of-state couple is appealing for help after their cat escaped from his carrier on Interstate...
NUMIDIA — Former Locust Township Police Officer Devan DeFrain resigned from the force after department Chief Allen...
Official hopes evidence will provide answers in a few weeks
DANVILLE — Danville law enforcement and fire officials say they haven’t yet determined the causes of two recent fires...
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BTE’s “Tiny Beautiful Things”: The Alvina Krause Theatre; 226 Center St., Bloomsburg, 6:30 p.m., tickets: 570-784-8181...
1919: Congress approved the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which said the right to vote could not be denied...
• Olympic gold medal figure skater Evan Lysacek, 36. • Model Bar Refaeli, 36. • Actor Robin Lord Taylor, 43. •...
O.J. lawyer Bailey dies at 87 WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — F. Lee Bailey, the attorney who defended O.J. Simpson, Patricia...
• Berwick Industrial Development Association’s annual meeting will be at 5 p.m. July 13 in the Community Room at the...
Alleged killings revealed HARRISBURG (AP) — A Florida inmate who admitted killing six people in Pennsylvania in the...
TREASURE HUNT: 8-12-16-17-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-2; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-4-9; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-2-6...
 
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As the Danville reporter, I’ve greatly enjoyed the opportunity to look back on Montour County history. It often sheds...
MILLVILLE — A Berwick man charged with leading police on a high-speed chase along Interstate 80 in a stolen car last...
 
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Well-known as accomplished musician
Helen M. (Long) Masters, 95, of Fairmount Springs died early Thursday morning, June 3, 2021, at the home of her...
Woman died days later
COAL TWP. — A Mount Carmel man who argued with his ex-girlfriend sped away in his Jeep as she tried to get out,...
Veteran, businessman enjoyed Berwick football
Raymond Stanley Kemler Sr., 81, formerly of Berwick, recently passed away. He had been in declining health for the past...
Enjoyed gardening, yard work, leisurely walks
William H. Shoemaker, 93, of Shickshinny went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Bonham’s...
Navy vet, Wise Chips employee, NASCAR fan
John F. Weaver, 66, of Berwick died on May 31, 2021, with his family by his side. A memorial service will be planned...
CAIRO (AP) — A fire broke out Thursday at a juvenile detention center in Egypt’s capital of Cairo, killing at least six...
Arrangements will be announced Saturday
Charles H.”Chuck” Henrie III, 64, of 816 Old Reading Road, Catawissa, died peacefully with his family by his side at...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Robert E. Eckrote, 99, of Bloomsburg went to be with the Lord, Thursday, June 3, 2021, at his residence surrounded by...
BLOOMSBURG — Town police cited a town man for loitering and trespassing by sleeping on a bench at the Laundromat on...
Maeve M. Haney Jennifer (Webb) and Paul Haney of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Maeve McClain, born Saturday...
 
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Doctors are reporting improved survival in men with advanced prostate cancer from an experimental drug that delivers...
MIAMI (AP) — Professional python hunters and amateurs alike have a chance to win prizes in Florida’s annual hunt for...
 
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Hi Greg. I enjoy your columns on the muscle-car era very much. In what year did the Big Three produce the first real...
HARRISBURG — A key member of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives is flatly rejecting talk of any audit of the 2020...
 
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I’m getting real sick and tired of these police and the like that lose their jobs by getting fired, or through the...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Former President Donald Trump’s insistence about a stolen 2020 election united right-wing supporters,...
 
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UNION TWP. — The following senior awards and scholarships were handed out at a Northwest Area High School awards...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) —A Utah man was sentenced Thursday to 30 years in prison in the beating death of his wife on an...
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. traffic deaths rose 7% last year, the biggest increase in 13 years even though people drove fewer...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Got your popcorn? AMC Entertainment got even crazier Thursday. The movie-theater company’s stock...
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I separated three months ago. She has moved out into her own apartment. We are not legally...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you say something about depression? What can it do to you in the long run if it isn’t treated...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are hard-working and ambitious. You will do what you need to do to get the job done. You set...
 
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“Warm, humid air continues to hang on. So today will be variably cloudy, with a chance for a shower or a thunderstorm...
WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators warned surgeons Thursday to stop implanting a heart pump made by Medtronic due to...
 
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PHILADELPHIA — The federal judge presiding over the NFL’s $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims on Thursday...
76ers need star healthy to make title run
PHILADELPHIA — The Philly fans were fired up, the Sixers about to clinch a playoff series, when the largest crowd of...
A company that has partnered with dozens of college athletic departments on name, image and likeness programming...
League had a short life in ‘80s
The USFL is relaunching in 2022, four decades after the spring football league’s short-lived run that featured such...
DURHAM, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski had pondered for years when it would be the right time to leave a Hall of Fame coaching...
 
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NEW YORK — Ryan Yarbrough became a big leaguer at a time when the highest esteem was reserved for pitchers who started...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 36 22.621 — — 7-3 W-1 15-13 21-9 Boston 33 23.589 2 — 5-5 W...
PITTSBURGH — Jacob Stallings hit a three-run double in the eighth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-3...
CLEVELAND — Like expecting parents, the Cleveland Indians are trying to settle on a name. It's proving to be a tedious...
HOUSTON — Martín Pérez pitched 72/3 scoreless innings, and Boston heads into its first matchup against the New York...
DENVER — Austin Gomber pitched six shutout innings, Charlie Blackmon homered and Colorado beat Texas to finish a...
ATLANTA — Dansby Swanson kept up his power surge with a two-run homer in Atlanta’s four-run sixth inning, and the...
 
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PARIS — Bothered by a painful hip, top-ranked Ash Barty retired Thursday from her second-round match at the French Open...
TOKYO — The countdown clock for the Tokyo Olympics sat at 50-days-to-go on Thursday. It also brought another problem...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. —Brad Marchand scored 3:36 into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 2-1 Thursday...
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Monday, May 31 Washington 122, Philadelphia 114 Utah 120, Memphis 113...
SECOND ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Tuesday, June 1 Tampa Bay 2, Carolina 1, Tampa Bay leads series 2-0...
 
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Today in Sports History
June 4, 1991 • Central Columbia’s baseball team overwhelms District 2 champion, Old Forge, 10-3, in the PIAA...
BERWICK — Braylon Edwards tripled, Grant Albertson drove in two runs and Berwick defeated Bloomsburg, 4-2, in Junior...
Today BASEBALL High school District 4 Class 2A final at Central Columbia Southern vs. Sayre.........................
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 11:30 p.m. FS2 — AFL: Sydney at St. Kilda 2:30 a.m. (Ssaturday) FS2 — AFL: Collingwood at...
Links at Hemlock Creek WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE June 2 Points Dworsak/Enterline 79 Christy/Napersteck 70 Barnes/...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Zac Lowther to Norfolk (Triple-A East). BOSTON RED SOX...
 
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As the Texas legislative session drew near its end Sunday, lawmakers appeared set to pass a bill overhauling the state’...
ROSE: Just a decade ago, our region was packed with World War II veterans in their 80s, full of stories of their time...
I am writing to address the questions posed to me by your reporter, Mike Lester, during a phone call last week, which...
Please take notice: When the Patriots walked and other groups held their signs and gave comments to the paper, they...
Dr. Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration and a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute...
What’s the difference between a poorly dressed man on a tricycle and a well-dressed man on a bicycle? Attire! ••• Why...
 
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The universe of “The Conjuring” proves it may be reaching its spooky limits when a demon pops up from a water bed in...
BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) — The brother of a boy who some thought was possessed by demons has told the Hartford Courant he...
 
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