Stories from Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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Berwick council considers sidelining firefighters who have marijuana cards
BERWICK — Berwick council is considering barring firefighters who have medical marijuana cards from active service with...
Downsizing suited Lightstreet kitchen-bath business, owner says
LIGHTSTREET — John Coates admits he “lost a lot of money” after deciding to substantially downsize plans for a 60,000-...
Berwick student, 19, gets plea deal in knife-pulling case at bus stop
BERWICK — A 19-year-old high school student accused of brandishing a knife at a seventh-grader at a school bus stop had...
Supporters of trees, meadow near school have experts make case at board meeting
BERWICK — Supporters of a plan to plant fruit trees along Thompson Run and a native wildflower meadow by West Berwick...
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Giant Tent Book sale: 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Columbia County Traveling Library. Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard: 11 a....
Immigrants lose in top court WASHINGTON (AP) — On Monday, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled thousands of people in the U...
• The Pennsylvania Board of Pardons will hear applications of people convicted in Columbia County in virtual sessions....
1966: A merger was announced between the National and American Football Leagues, to take effect in 1970. 1968:...
• TV personality-actress Maria Menounos, 43. • Rapper Kanye West, 44. • Actor Mark Feuerstein, 50. • Former U.S....
Hundreds rally for gun rights HARRISBURG (AP) — A few hundred gun rights enthusiasts attended an annual pro-gun rally...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-7-9-10-21 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-3; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-9-5; WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-6-1-7...
 
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By LEON BOGDANPress Enterprise WriterDANVILLE — Two people charged with impaired driving while having young children in...
Saturday looks to be a yard sale extravaganza in Hemlock Township. Folks from throughout the community are asked to...
By the Press Enterprise staffHARRISBURG — Columbia County reported no new cases of coronavirus Sunday or Monday. Those...
 
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Served as first top administrator of Vo-Tech School
Robert E. Eckrote, 99, of Bloomsburg went to be with the Lord Thursday, June 3, 2021, while at his residence,...
Beloved mother, grandmother and friend
Mabel L. (Fenstermacher) Haas, 90, of Sugar Camp Road, Danville passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 3, 2021, at...
Trained singer took pride in her home’s upkeep
Tharon H. Davis, 89, of Berwick died Friday, June 4, 2021, at her home. Born Aug. 23, 1931, in Berwick, she was the...
Longtime educator, coach, music lover, reader
Marjorie Ann Matash, 80, of Berwick died Sunday, June 6, 2021, at her home. Born Aug. 4, 1940, in Berwick, she was the...
Longtime LPN was very active in her church
Phyllis Arlene Snyder, 74, of Moreland Township went to be with her Lord on Friday, June 4, 2021. Phyllis was born on...
Known for her cooking, baking and crafts
Sophia K. (Bolek) Bond, 96, of Benton died Saturday morning, June 5, 2021, at the Gardens at Orangeville, where she had...
Incarceration place Christopher Lynn’s public defender is Elizabeth Wood. Lynn was in the state prison in Dallas,...
• Emil “Andy” Anderson marked his 90th birthday June 6. Cards will reach him at Maria Joseph Manor, Room 317, Danville...
Complete obituary to be published later
Ella B. Hayes, 94, of Nescopeck passed away Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. A complete...
Oaklynn R. Showers Chris Showers and Triann Rovenolt of Danville are the parents of a daughter, Oaklynn Reignn, born...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Allen L. Hess, 88, of Benton, widower of Dorothy L. (Laubach) Hess, died Monday evening, June 7, 2021, at the Bonham...
 
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You’ve got your vegetable and flower transplants in the ground, their roots are reaching out into surrounding soil, and...
HARRISBURG (AP) — State lawmakers returned to session Monday with a big June agenda and sharp differences over the...
 
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Bloom woman 6/1 it’s obvious you didn’t read the article from May 21, about the RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS PROTECTION ACT...
Q. A while ago I was diagnosed as prediabetic. My weight was normal, and I thought I was pretty good at limiting sugar...
 
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Scientists search for clues to prevent next pandemic
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Night began to fall in Rio de Janeiro’s Pedra Branca state park as four Brazilian scientists...
DEAR DR. KEITH ROACH: I have had plantar warts on both feet for decades. Unfortunately, they are on the pressure points...
 
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... daughter of Matthew Carey and Christine Taylor, Penn State University, business administration
... son of Susan Leach and Thomas Cragle, diesel mechanics
... daughter of Jessica and Michael Crawford, political science
... daughter of Lisa Fierman, Emerson College, journalism
... daughter of Donna and Regis Grattan, Keystone College, pre-med
... son of Sherece and Heidi Hoover, King’s College, civil engineering
... Lock Haven University, health science
... daughter of Julie Kleintob, Thomas Jefferson University, radiation therapy
... son of Thomas and Carie Lewis, Lebanon Valley College, audio and music production
... daughter of Rheannon and Michael Melton, Marywood University, music therapy
... daughter of Galen and Stacy Miller, Pennsylvania State University, undecided
... son of Rachel Bartkiewicz, undecided
... daughter of Joel and Susan Okuniewski, University of Notre Dame, environmental engineering
... daughter of Christopher and Shelley Parnell, Arcadia University, biology/pre-physician assistant
... son of Jeffrey and Sara Pierontoni, Southeast Lineman Training Center, electrical line work
... daughter of Tracy and David Sherrick, musical theater
... son of William Smith and Kimberly Davis, Penn State University, aerospace engineering
... daughter of Jamie Mutchler and Norman Tolsma, Keystone College, biology
Class of 2021 Thomas A. Antolik, Abby Baer, Addy Lynn Bonham, Robert Booth, Ashley Bowman, Britney L. Bowman, Taylor E...
... daughter of Christopher and Christine Zultevicz, King’s College, biochemistry and molecular biology
... son of Edward and Janet Wassel, Misericordia University, biology
With her three teenagers vaccinated against COVID-19, Aja Purnell-Mitchell left it up to them to decide whether to go...
 
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Approval granted despite warning of experts who doubt effectiveness
WASHINGTON — Government health officials on Monday approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Justice Department has recovered the majority of a multimillion-dollar ransom payment to hackers...
DETROIT (AP) — If the auto industry is to succeed in its bet that electric vehicles will soon dominate the roads, it...
 
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“The western edge of the Bermuda High is becoming dirty with clouds, moisture, dust and showers. That means for the...
 
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Consentino sets strikeout mark as Jays blank Bombers
For the Press Enterprise PINE GROVE — Central Columbia’s Mea Consentino has yet to complete her second full season as...
For the Press Enterprise ANNVILLE — Much like it has all season, Berwick stood toe-to-toe with another quality...
For the Press Enterprise SCRANTON — Danville’s softball team couldn’t put the finishing touches on Morgan Wagner’s...
 
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June 8
June 8, 1991 • Michael Jordan, playing with an injured big toe, lifts Chicago to a 97-82 win over the Los Angeles...
Today BASEBALL Junior Legion Bloomsburg at Milton................6 p.m. Danville at Berwick....................6 p....
Arnold’s Golf Course WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Week 5 North Division Pts. Buddy Kowalski/Al Wagner 52.5 Dick...
COLLEGE SOFTBALL 7:30 p.m. ESPN — Women's College World Series: TBD, Championship, Game 1, Oklahoma City...
ARDC Midget Series JUNE 5 at Lincoln Speedway Feature Finish: 1) Steve Buckwalter 2) Tommy Kunsman 3) Jimmy Glenn 4...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League L.A. Dodgers -196/+170 at Pittsburgh at Philadelphia -152/+133 Atlanta...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Zac Lowther to Norfolk (Triple-A East...
BERWICK — Teagan Shortldige scattered two hits and struck out 10 and Max Slusser drove in three runs to lead Berwick...
 
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PARIS — For two sets and more than two hours at the French Open on Monday, Novak Djokovic found himself being outplayed...
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 37 23.617 ½ _ 7-3...
BOSTON — Mathew Barzal scored one power-play goal and assisted on another, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots Monday...
PHILADELPHIA — Trae Young has Atlanta floating through the postseason. Young’s soft release on his high arcing shot...
BOSTON — Christian Arroyo hit a two-run single in Boston’s three-run fourth inning, and the Red Sox took advantage of...
SECOND ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) Tuesday, June 1 Tampa Bay 2, Carolina 1 Wednesday, June 2 Montreal 5,...
FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Tuesday, June 1 Brooklyn 123, Boston 109, Brooklyn wins series 4-1 Denver 147...
NEW YORK — Kevin Durant scored 32 points in three quarters of a top-to-bottom blowout that sent the Brooklyn Nets...
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Already facing a long day, Rickie Fowler found the road even tougher Monday in 36-hole qualifying as...
 
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With COVID-19 cases falling as vaccination rates rise, schools throughout Maine should have no trouble opening up to...
The Town of Bloomsburg has yet to figure out a use for roughly 60% of the COVID-19 relief money it received last year...
It seems all Republican U.S. Congress members find it difficult to interpret the events occurring in our Capitol on Jan...
It is often said that money does not bring happiness. Yet many do not believe it and try to reach that conclusion...
Wife: Our new neighbor always kisses his wife when he goes to work. Why don’t you do that? Husband: How can I? I don...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY Because you are curious about people, you are a great networker. You reach out to all types and...
DEAR ABBY: I am having trouble dealing with my wife’s extended family, who are mostly evangelicals. My family isn’t...
How do we know vaccines are safe? Scientists look for safety issues during the testing phase and continue their...
 
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Greg, I enjoyed the article on the nostalgia TV shows and loved “Taxi” and watched it every week. Can you give us some...
 
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