Stories from Saturday, June 5, 2021

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Business grant helping AGAPE pay for new home
BLOOMSBURG — AGAPE expects to finalize a $1.75 million purchase of the former Amerimax building in Bloomsburg this...
Bloom Fair officials, organizers fail to reach agreement on costs and expenses
Press Enterprise Editor BLOOMSBURG — The organizers of a car show that has raised thousands for charity say it won’t...
Man accused of assaulting Berwick woman who tried to break up a fight
BERWICK — A woman who stepped between two men to break up a fight was slammed to the ground and repeatedly tased by one...
Public defender sought more time to prepare for case in 2019 beating death of Berwick woman
BLOOMSBURG —Attorneys for a man accused of beating a Berwick woman to death in 2019 asked for more time to prepare for...
BLOOMSBURG — A town man suspected in a Maryland rape waived extradition Thursday to face charges in Annapolis, Maryland...
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1912: U.S. Marines landed in Cuba at the order of President William Howard Taft to ensure order and protect U.S....
• Actor Mark Wahlberg, 50. • Singer Brian McKnight, 52. • Actor Ron Livingston, 54. • Actor Jeff Garlin, 59. •...
Food Pantry: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., sponsored by American Legion Squadron 564 at Millville American Legion. OUTDOOR GIFT...
Facebook suspends Trump NEW YORK (AP) — On Friday, Facebook announced former President Donald Trump’s accounts will be...
• Bloomsburg Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. June 14 to consider compensation of council and council president via...
Dad of shot son locked up PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The father of twin sons was sentenced Thursday to six to 12 years in...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-6-9-19-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-9; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-3-2; WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-8-5-3...
 
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The daily count of new coronavirus cases in the four area counties continued to ease Friday, according to the state...
BERWICK — A Berwick woman is facing assault charges after arguing with her boyfriend on the way home from a wedding,...
BERWICK — On Monday, school directors are to hold a public presentation with experts on proposals to turn a vacant lot...
 
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Bloom Carpet retiree loved to cook and bake
Theresa A. (Grassley) Miller, 71, of 705 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, died at 8:44 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at...
Auto mechanic active with youth activities
Charles H. “Chuck” Henrie III, 64, of 816 Old Reading Road, Catawissa, died peacefully at his home with his family by...
Senior living manager enjoyed golf, beach time
Sue Ann (Duerscheidt) Williams, 67, of Catawissa passed into the loving arms of our Lord and Savior on Friday morning,...
Avid outdoorsman was active with 4-H
Gary John Kline, 63, of Berwick, passed away Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born in...
Arrangements to be announced Sunday
Leland R. Grasley, 88, of 2548 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg (Espy), died peacefully at his home with his family by his...
BLOOMSBURG — This month, volunteers will hit the streets for the United Way of Columbia and Montour counties Day of...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Tharon Davis, 89, of Berwick died Friday, June 4, 2021, at her home. A complete obituary will be in Tuesday’s edition...
Observation station’s location A small observation station now located at the Mooresburg one-room schoolhouse was...
SALEM TWP. — The Berwick Church of Christ will have a free Rod and Custom Super Show on Sunday at 126 Stone Church Road...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden says members of the graduating class of 2021 are leaving school at an “inflection...
HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania has started spraying insecticide on spotted lanternflies, a new strategy that state...
 
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BLOOMSBURG — If there was one thing Bloomsburg’s Class of 2021 learned, it was perseverance and adaptability. This...
DANVILLE — Family members and friends waited in a line that wrapped around theDanville High School gym Friday night to...
 
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BENTON — The Class of 2021 at Benton High had a most memorable school career. Graduates lived through a couple of...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Katherine O’Donnell contends Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech gives students a “step up” over students...
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) —A North Carolina high school senior was denied his diploma because he draped a Mexican flag over...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Hiring in the United States picked up in May but was slowed as many companies struggle to find enough...
DEAR ABBY: I’ve been dating the same woman for more than two years. She is a beautiful lady who has quite a few male “...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You want life to be interesting! People enjoy your company because you’re fun to be with. You...
 
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This goes out to Mifflin Township Supervisors. I wonder if it would possible for somebody to get out and trim that big...
CATAWISSA — Kulp UMC will be hosting its annual Strawberry Shortcake Social today. This is a take-out only event that...
MUNCY — Katy’s Church welcomes all to the reopening of our first church service of the year on Sunday at noon. The...
MIFFLINVILLE — The Welcome Table at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Fifth and Race streets, Mifflinville, will be hosting a...
BLOOMSBURG — A prayer breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 12, at 7:15 a.m. at Morris Family Restaurant, 6035...
 
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“With the Bermuda High taking control of our weather, it’s a good bet we’re going to have our first heat wave of the...
HARRISBURG — The Board of Governors of the State System of Higher Education has two public hearings scheduled to take...
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg woman whose boyfriend was trying to walk away from an argument followed him and punched him...
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) —South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Sunday that his country will return to...
 
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Sixers star hurt knee in series with Wizards
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid’s status for Game 1 of Philadelphia’s playoff series is still unknown because of a cartilage...
In this NBA, this much is already clear: There will be a new champion. A lot of first-time champions, too. The second...
Six errors sink Southern in district title game
For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —When it rains, it pours. Following postponements and delays for inclement...
NEW YORK — The Kentucky Derby winner could be disqualified for the second time in three years, the Preakness winner...
 
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June 5
June 5, 1991 • Michael Jordan scores 33 points for Chicago and the Bulls defeat the Los Angeles Lakers, 107-86, to tie...
AUTO RACING 4:55 a.m. ESPN2 — Formula One: Practice 3, Baku City Circuit, Baku, Azerbaijan 7:55 a.m. ESPN2 —...
PARIS — Even a 23-time Grand Slam champion needs to remind herself now and then how to play winning tennis. Serena...
SAN FRANCISCO — The calculus homework awaiting Megha Ganne might have to wait a couple more days to get done. The 17-...
Today SOFTBALL High School District 4 Class 4A final at Elm Park, Williamsport Shamokin vs. Danville...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Cincinnati -132/+105 at St. Louis at Philadelphia -132/+117 Washington...
FIRST ROUND Monday, May 31 Montreal 3, Toronto 1, Montreal wins series 4 - 3 SECOND ROUND N.Y. Islanders 4, Boston...
WINNIPEG, Manitoba —Carey Price made 30 saves for his eighth career playoff shutout and the Montreal Canadiens beat the...
Belmont Stakes Odds The field for today’s 153rd Belmont Stakes, with post position, horse, jockey and odds: 1....
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Claimed INF Domingo Leyba outright from Arizona waivers and optioned him...
 
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BERWICK — Jeff Taylor and Xander Shaffer pitched well enough to put Berwick’s American Legion in a position to win,...
 
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NEW YORK — Two-thirds of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams have been able to relax coronavirus protocols after four...
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 34 23.596 1½ _ 5-5...
NEW YORK — Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer in the first inning off Michael King, Marwin Gonz??lez added a two-run...
PITTSBURGH — Rookie Ke’Bryan Hayes homered for the second game in a row since being activated from the injured list and...
PHILADELPHIA — Max Scherzer outpitched Zack Wheeler, Juan Soto hit a tiebreaking solo homer and Washington beat...
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Zack Greinke pitched his first complete game since 2017, Carlos Correa homered twice and Martin...
DURHAM, N.C. — Minor league pitcher Tyler Zombro was kept overnight at a hospital and remains in stable condition after...
BALTIMORE — Ryan Mountcastle hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning that was upheld by video review and...
 
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The City of Baltimore began a plan June 1 to change its public-safety response to a more effective strategy. When...
ROSE: Honestly, we’re not sure if this one deserves a rose or a thorn. We’re glad to hear from BU Provost Diana...
The Team at Bloomsburg Nationals has made the difficult decision to not host the annual Bloomsburg Nationals Auto Show...
Everyone’s complaining about Congress, but if you want to track the real, festering growth of Trumpism and its...
 
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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) —Teachers and professors in Idaho will be prevented from “indoctrinating” students on race....
In early March, a Boston-based vote-counting firm called Clear Ballot Group sent a bid to Arizona’s state Senate to...
 
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