Stories from Monday, June 7, 2021

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Rural Benton driver who was high on meth faces seven-year minimum
BLOOMSBURG — A rural Benton man has pleaded guilty to being high on drugs when he crashed his car into trees and killed...
Possible impact concerns some in Valley Township
VALLEY TWP. — Supervisors here have taken the first step on a request to set up an Agricultural Security Area, but some...
Dog parks and walking trail among proposed uses for $117G in unspent coronavirus relief money from feds
BLOOMSBURG —With more than $100,000 in federal coronavirus relief aid for the town unspent, a town committee hopes to...
Chief warns against leaving cooking equipment unattended
ORANGEVILLE —An Orangeville man credits the quick response of the fire company and the kindness of a neighbor with...
NORTH CENTRE TWP. — A couple “shacking up” at a park after hours were caught with bags and syringes of heroin,...
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STORY TIME: 11:30 a.m., McBride Memorial Library, Berwick. Giant Tent Book sale: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Columbia County...
• Rapper Iggy Azalea, 31. • Former tennis player Anna Kournikova, 40. • Actor Anna Torv, 42. • Actor-comedian...
1712: Pennsylvania’s colonial assembly voted to ban the further importation of slaves. 1929: The sovereign state of...
23 arrested in curfew clash NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty-three people were arrested in clashes with police officers...
• Columbia County commissioners intend to submit an application to the state Department of Community and Economic...
Lighthouses reopen to tours PITTSBURGH (AP) — Two Lake Erie lighthouses have reopened for tours, and the reward for...
TREASURE HUNT: 13-14-15-16-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-4, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-7-8, Wild: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-7-...
 
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The first Bloomsburg Fair race in 36 years is set for Sunday at 6 p.m., when the American Racing Drivers Club Midgets...
Police: Driver said he was on drug run BERWICK — A driver pulled over for a traffic violation told police he was on...
 
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HARRISBURG (AP) — With Pennsylvania’s wide-open races for governor and U.S. Senate taking shape, Republican candidates...
Health organizations reach out to all groups in rural communities
ELIZABETHTOWN (AP) — In Plain community newspapers, the obituaries for Amish and Old Order Mennonites rose during the...
ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — The mother of a 14-year-old Florida boy accused in a teenage girl’s slaying is facing a...
• John J. O’Brien Sr., 1510 Main St., Scott Township, died Dec. 28, 2020, at age 71, estate divided in one-half shares...
Four more make Vo-Tech Class of ‘21 The school has provided the names of four more Columbia-Montour Area Vo-Tech...
Abigail M. Naiko Madelyn L. Naiko Todd and Trisha (Zdanavage) Naiko of Shelbyville, Kentucky, are the parents of...
Fire timeline is clarified A Bloomsburg man was smoking in the bedroom of his Hemlock Lane home before a fire started...
 
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... daughter of Kenneth and Amanda Bardo, Florida Community College, general studies
... son of Stephen and Erin Comly, Bloomsburg University, digital forensics and computer science
... daughter of John Deitrick and Jill Deitrick, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Robert and Megan Hippenstiel, Bloomsburg University, secondary education/history
... son of Scott and Jennifer Huff, Liberty University, mechanical engineering
... granddaughter of Sam and Beth Burleigh, Bucks County Community College, general studies
MILLVILLE — Millville High School commencement exercises are scheduled Friday at 7 p.m. at Millard C. Ludwig Stadium....
... daughter of Michael and Sherry Kakaley, Lebanon Valley College, computer science
... son of George and Hope Laubach, Liberty University, aviation
... son of Brian Flynn and Sarah Evans, Bloomsburg University, digital forensics
... son of Everard and Dallas Riley, U.S. Air Force, intelligence
... daughter of Seth and Dezeray Shultz, Bloomsburg University, pre-medical biology
After more than a year of pandemic isolation, Americans are ready to have fun again. Now that many people are...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I am an active 90-year-old grandmother who every year treats my family to a week’s vacation at a beach...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are a combination of being spiritual and practical, realistic and interested in your...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 79 years old, at a healthy weight, and I exercise often. Recently I had a blood test that showed...
 
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“It will be hot again today, with high temperatures from 88 to 92 degrees. Many locations where the temperature hit 90...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An inmate scheduled to die later this month under South Carolina’s recently reworked capital...
 
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PARIS — Serena Williams turns 40 in September. Roger Federer hits that milestone the month before. No one knows how...
Young nets 35 as Hawks top Sixers in Game 1
PHILADELPHIA — Trae Young put an early smackdown on Philly that had the Hawks in control of Game 1 and finished the win...
SONOMA, Calif. — Kyle Larson first visited Sonoma Raceway as a young kid dressed head-to-toe in Jeff Gordon gear...
For the Press Enterprise GREENWOOD TWP. — Dennis Williams of Orangeville claimed his sixth victory of the season in...
 
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PHILADELPHIA — In a bizarre scene, stadium workers using tractors scrambled to hoist the protective netting behind home...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 38 23.623 _ _ 7-3 W-2 15-13 23-10 Boston 35 23.603 1½ _ 6-4...
PITTSBURGH — Sandy Alcantara cruised through eight innings, ending the Miami Marlins’ longest losing streak in six...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Donovan Walton hit the go-ahead home run in the third inning. Logan Gilbert struck out seven for his...
ATLANTA — Max Fried outpitched Trevor Bauer, and Atlanta beat Los Angeles to take two of three in the first meeting of...
DENVER — Germ??n M??rquez pitched six effective innings and a beleaguered Colorado bullpen led by Daniel Bard held on...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Minnesota first baseman Miguel San?? swooped in to catch a popped-up bunt and start a triple play,...
SAN FRANCISCO — Patrick Wisdom hit a pair of home runs and drove in three runs in helping Chicago avoid a four-game...
ST. LOUIS — Jesse Winker hit a tiebreaking home run off Alex Reyes in the ninth inning for his second three-homer game...
1. Connie Mack 3,731 3. Tony La Russa 2,764 2. John McGraw 2,763 4. Bobby Cox 2,504 5. Joe Torre 2,326 6. Sparky...
MILWAUKEE — Corbin Burnes struck out a career-high 13 in seven innings, and Milwaukee beat Arizona to deal the...
BATTING—Guerrero Jr., Toronto,.333; Gurriel, Houston,.325; Mullins, Baltimore,.322; Martinez, Boston,.321; Bogaerts,...
BATTING—N.Castellanos, Cincinnati,.359; Winker, Cincinnati,.350; A.Frazier, Pittsburgh,.332; T.Turner, Washington,.311...
SAN DIEGO — Marcus Stroman won his second straight decision after four consecutive losses and doubled in a run,...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Rookie Taylor Walls had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning among a season-high three...
BUFFALO, N.Y, — Jose Altuve led off the game with a home run, rookie Luis Garcia earned his fifth straight win and...
CHICAGO — Tony La Russa moved past John McGraw into sole possession of second on baseball's career manager wins list,...
BALTIMORE — Cedric Mullins hit a leadoff homer as part of a three-hit day, and Baltimore scored its most runs since...
 
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June 7
June 7, 1991 • Central Columbia’s baseball team thumps Pine Grove, 13-0, in the state quarterfinals. June 7, 2001 •...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Bloomsburg at Berwick..............6 p.m. SOFTBALL High school PIAA Class 3A first...
Selinsgrove Speedway JUNE 5 URC 360 Sprint Cars – 22 Entries 25-Lap Kramer Cup A-Main: 1) 35 Jason Shultz 2) M1 Mark...
CLASS 3A FIRST ROUND • WHO: District 11 champion Palmerton (21-4) vs. District 4 runner-up Central Columbia (18-4...
COLLEGE BASEBALL 1 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Tournament: TBD, Regional ESPNU — NCAA Tournament: TBD, Regional 4 p.m. ESPN2...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at San Diego -122/+106 Chicago Cubs American League at LA Angels -135/+...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Recalled LHP Zac Lowther from Norfolk (Triple-A East). Placed LHP John...
Toyota/Save Mart 350 At Sonoma Raceway Sonoma, Calif. Lap length: 1.99 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (1...
 
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SAN FRANCISCO — Yuka Saso birdied the third playoff hole to beat Nasa Hataoka on Sunday and become the second teenager...
DUBLIN, Ohio — The emotion and intensity felt the same to Patrick Cantlay, whether it was his clutch 25-foot birdie...
LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard scored 28 points, Marcus Morris added 23 and the Los Angeles Clippers finally won at home,...
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Wednesday, June 2 Philadelphia 129, Washington 112, Philadelphia wins series 4...
MONTREAL — Joel Armia had two goals and an assist, Carey Price made 26 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens defeated the...
SECOND ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) Sunday, May 30 Tampa Bay 2, Carolina 1 Colorado 7, Vegas 1 FIRST ROUND (...
 
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Some of the defendants facing charges in the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol deserve points for creativity. Among the...
The federal government appears to have declared war on retirement. Unlike other wars, this one isn’t only undeclared,...
 
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... daughter of Brandon and Alyssa McCaffrey, Bloomsburg, is 2 years old today. Grandparents are Chris and Karen...
... daughter of Katie and Terry Appleman, Bloomsburg, turned 4 on June 3. Grandparents are Robert Titman, Millville;...
... daughter of Brian and Christina Scheib, Orangeville, will turn 9 on Tuesday. Grandparents are Jim and Sally Hess,...
... daughter of Crystal and John Comuntzis, Berwick, turned 4 on June 4. Grandparents are Connie and D.J. Comuntzis,...
... son of Aaron and Tiffany Stagliano, Bloomsburg, turned 5 on June 5. Grandparents are Kevin Drasher, Nescopeck; Lori...
... son of Hope and Jonathan Hand, Danville, is 12 years old today. Grandparents are Gloria and Gary Woolcock,...
... daughter of Cliff and Lynn Willson, Bryn Mawr, turned 11 on June 4. Grandparents are Ken and Harlene DeMarco,...
Berwick Man giving his two cents about Madison Twp supervisors: how about you do something more productive with your...
 
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