Stories from Wednesday, June 9, 2021

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Couple creating center for sobriety, mental health
BLOOMSBURG — J.D. Dilks and his wife, Mykee, spent years battling addiction. N ow that the couple is sober, they hope...
Hemlock cop injured woman during arrest for DUI, she alleges
WILLIAMSPORT — A Schuylkill County woman who says a Hemlock Township police officer slammed her face into the rear...
Woman accused of having drugs, packaging in home with three young children
BERWICK — A mother accused of having a large supply of drugs and packaging materials in the home where she lived with...
Board OKs next year’s budget with 3.5% tax hike
DANVILLE — The Danville Area School Board is looking at a $4.3 million bill for its share of a $16.8 million renovation...
DANVILLE — Four Montour County fire departments will get nearly $45,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding,...
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Giant Tent Book sale: 8 a.m. until 8 p.m.; Columbia County Traveling Library, Scott Township. Friends of the BPL Book...
Trump lawyer takes riot case WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer who defended former President Donald Trump during his...
• Scott Township supervisor will meet at 6:30 p.m. June 16 in the township offices at 350 Tenny St., Bloomsburg, to...
1588: Construction began on the present-day Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy, with the laying of the first stone; the...
• Actor Mae Whitman, 33. • Actor Natalie Portman, 40. • Actor Michaela Conlin, 43. • Actor Keesha Sharp, 48. •...
Glitches on jobless site debut HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania’s overhaul of its unemployment claims filing system went...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-7-14-24-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 0-4; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-3-7; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 9-4-2-...
 
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East Berwick Carnival continues in full swing this week, with great food, games and more. The fun at East Fifth Street...
HARRISBURG — Columbia County reported its first new coronavirus case in three days Tuesday. But the number of new cases...
DANVILLE — Geisinger continues to offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccine events this week at its four vaccine centers,...
 
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Retired machinist was avid outdoorsman
Allen L. Hess, 88, of Benton died Monday evening, June 7, 2021, at the Bonham Nursing Center, Stillwater. Born April 9...
Avid train collector enjoyed cruises and beach
Rollie E. Bartlow, 65, of Millville passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 8, 2021, surrounded by his family at Geisinger...
HARRISBURG — On Tuesday, Republicans in the Pennsylvania House pushed through a bill that would ban abortions prompted...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives on Tuesday approved veto-destined legislation designed to help...
Ruth Spear will mark her 92nd birthday Thursday, June 10. Cards and well-wishes may be sent to her at 6900 Scenic...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate investigation of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol found a broad intelligence...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives voted on party lines Tuesday to put an end to the governor’s...
HOZE — George A. “Hoz” Hoze, died January 5, 2021. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 12...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —Liberals cheer the legal and financial jeopardy ensnaring the National Rifle Association. They see the...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The rich really are different: They’re better at dodging the tax collector. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...
 
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PENDOT does not honor NO MOW NO SPRAY signs nor this list held at their office. Over the years I’ve repeatedly had to...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My 76-year-old husband has severe muscle cramps. Originally it occurred in his legs, but now it also...
DEAR ABBY: My college senior daughter, “Lisa,” insists on inviting her “significant other” to every holiday and to our...
 
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... daughter of Julie Adams and Jeremy Adams, college undecided
... daughter of Melissa and Drew Alexander, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Heather Almer and Safa Saracoglu, Bloomsburg University, chemistry
... son of Lynda and Chris Antonopoulos, University of Pittsburgh, film/cinema
... daughter of Amy and Jeff Bauer, Wilkes University, pharmacy
... daughter of Kris and Kenneth Borthwick, Susquehanna University, music education
... daughter of Brenda and Doug Brewer, Gettysburg College, neuroscience
... daughter of Stacey and Bert Brunozzi, Pennsylvania State University, business
... son of Kim and Donald Coleman, Bloomsburg University, physical therapy
... daughter of Keri Dent and Billy Crawford, Pace University, public relations
... daughter of Kimberly Crossley and Wayne Crossley, Bloomsburg University, medical imaging
... daughter of Lindsey and Charles Fish, Kutztown University, elementary education
... daughter of Kelli Peterko, Lehigh University, biology/toxicology
... daughter of Julia Frey and Adam Frey, Lebanon Valley College, audio engineering
... daughter of Nicole and Greg Granville, Bloomsburg University, psychology
... son of Wendy and Lee Gump, college unknown, elementary education
... daughter of Shelly and Charles Harman, Susquehanna University, psychology
... son of Sonal and Donald Harris, Bloomsburg University, accounting
... daughter of Erin and Stuart Hartman, Pennsylvania College of Technology, culinary arts
... daughter of Apryle and Chad Heintzelman, Marywood University, communication sciences and disorders
... son of Vicki and Randy Hess, Pennsylvania College of Technology, software development
... daughter of Holly and Jason Hippenstiel, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, psychology/American Sign Language
... son of Amanda and Craig Hosler, Liberty University, film production and content development
... daughter of Roxann and Ron Humphrey, DeSales University, physician assistant studies
... son of Nasima Akhter and Monirul Islam, Temple University, pre-medicine
... son of Terri and Dave Janson, Pennsylvania State University, health sciences
... son of Amy and Kevin John, University of Pittsburgh, psychology
... son of Terry and Larry Johnson, Triangle Tech, maintenance electricity and construction technology
... daughter of Elizabeth Kelchner and Joe Kelchner, American Musical Dramatic Academy, musical theater
... daughter of Karey and Michael Killian, Houghton College, pre-veterinary medicine
... son of Heather and Richard Kishbaugh, Canisius College, pre-medicine
... son of Deb and Ryan Knelly, Pennsylvania College of Technology, engineering design technology
... daughter of Christine Kiniri and Harry Knorr Jr., Bloomsburg University, early childhood education
... son of Teri and Adam Geedy, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Jennifer and Charles Kurian, Marywood University, nursing
... daughter of Argentina LaFata and Mark Buchhalter, University of Rhode Island, undeclared
There are 72 honor graduates in Central Columbia High School’s Class of 2021, pictured above. Here are remaining...
 
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... daughter of Heather and Aaron McHenry, Dickinson College, neuroscience
... daughter of Leni and Jonathan McHugh, Virginia Polytechnical Institute, biological science
... daughter of Deanna and Jeffrey McKinnon, Fransciscan University of Steubenville, Spanish and business
... daughter of Jillian Hummer, Bloomsburg University, nursing
... daughter of Abigail Mensch and Jonathan Mensch, college undecided, biology/Spanish
... daughter of Jayleen Miller and Lance Miller, Bloomsburg University, medical genomics and counseling
... daughter of Donna Breisch and Howard Miller, Moravian College, bio-chemistry
... Stacie and Christopher Mitchell, James Madison University, nursing
... daughter of Carrie and Kevin Morgan, Saint Vincent College, elementary education/special education
... son of Rhoneila and Michael Morrison, East Stroudsburg University, physical education
... daughter of Gail and Joe Mowery, Bloomsburg University, accounting
... daughter of Karla and James Mungo, Pennsylvania State University, forensic science
... son of Hetal and Jignesh Patel, Temple University, business management
... son of Julie Petersheim and Steve Petersheim, college unknown, psychology
... daughter of Heather and Michael Price, college unknown, criminal justice
... daughter of Mana Chmarney and Matthew Ritter, Bloomsburg University, secondary education-English
... daughter of Jeannine and James Roberts, Bloomsburg University, computer science
... daughter of Julie and Aaron Rowe, Bloomsburg University, secondary education-mathematics
... daughter of Megan and Nate Ryan, Marywood University, physician assistant program
... son of Kara and Kirk Seesholtz, University of Pittsburgh, marketing
... daughter of Muna and Madhav Sharma, George Washington University, psychology
... daughter of Kim and Tony Shiner, Wells College, history
... daughter of Gretchen Shirey and Todd Shirey, workforce, Sunset Ridge Nursing Home
... son of Kara and Ronald Shultz, Bloomsburg University, languages
... daughter of Wendy and Kurt Slusser, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, interior design
... daughter of Michele and Christopher Smith, workforce, Arby’s Road to Success Program
... son of Lynn and Troy Smith, U.S. Army, combat medic 68W Ranger
... son of Jennifer and Scott Snyder, Dickinson College, pre-medicine
... daughter of Jeffrey Stout, West Chester University, business
... son of Michele and Bryan Stout, college undecided, computer science
... daughter of Shayla and Matthew Vertucci, University of Rhode Island, civil engineering
... son of Carrie Yost and Chad Wagner, U.S. Air Force
... daughter of Kelly and Joshua Walker, Penn State University, accounting
... daughter of Amie and Gary Wolfinger, Delaware Valley College, agribusiness
... son of Scott Yorty, no information given
... son of Tina and Tony Zilz, Pennsylvania State University, engineering
 
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“With very warm, excessively humid air established over the state, the stage was set yesterday afternoon for a number...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The state House on Monday approved a set of revisions to Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana law,...
 
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Quarterback’s return to Packers remains uncertain
Aaron Rodgers was a no-show and Tom Brady was full-go. The quarterbacks who faced off in the NFC championship game...
Ayton, Young and Doncic are impressive in playoffs
Phoenix’s Deandre Ayton had Guy Fieri leaping out of his courtside seat with a thundering dunk. Atlanta’s Trae Young...
Milton saves Philly, which evens series at 1-all
PHILADELPHIA — Shake Milton — yes, Shake Milton, with a little help from Joel Embiid — saved Philadelphia’s season....
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers gave Mason Rudolph a vote of confidence when they offered him a contract extension...
 
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BOSTON — Chris Sale: Great pitcher, lousy patient. Moments after Red Sox manager Alex Cora told reporters “We’ve got...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Tampa Bay 39 23.629 _ _ 7-3 W-3 16-13 23-10 Boston 37 24.607 1½ _ 6-4...
PITTSBURGH — Ke’Bryan Hayes hastily missed first base and was called out after hitting a first-inning homer, sending...
MINNEAPOLIS — The pitches Gerrit Cole threw in his last start weren’t rotating as much, and the New York Yankees ace...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Tyler Glasnow struck out 11 over seven strong innings and AL East-leading Tampa Bay beat...
BALTIMORE — Maikel Franco become the sixth player to hit a home run into the second deck at Camden Yards, and Baltimore...
BOSTON — Carlos Correa and Yordan Alvarez homered to back Framber Valdez, and Houston ended Boston's five-game winning...
MIAMI — Pablo Lopez took advantage of an extra day of rest by allowing only two runs in a career-best eight innings,...
 
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June 9
June 9, 1991 • Local school officials blast a plan by the Williamsport Area School District that would charge students...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Jersey Shore at Berwick..............6 p.m. Junior Legion Bloomsburg at Mifflinburg...
COLLEGE SOFTBALL 7 p.m. ESPN — World Series: Oklahoma vs. Florida St., Championship, Game 2, Oklahoma City...
U.S. Open SAN DIEGO (AP) — The 156-man field for the 121st U.S. Open, to be played June 17-20 at Torrey Pines Golf...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at San Diego -198/+172 Chicago Cubs L.A. Dodgers -161/+144 at Pittsburgh...
Sept. 10-13 — Safeway Open (Stewart Cink) Sept. 17-20 — U.S. Open Championship (Bryson DeChambeau) Sept. 24-27 —...
BERWICK — Berwick’s Iaonnis Stout earned the win on the mound and provided the game-winning hit to lift Berwick’s...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Activated RHP Mac Sceroler from the 10-day IL and...
 
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PARIS — Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev both have been viewed as potential future stars of tennis. Both have...
RALEIGH, N.C. — Brayden Point and Ross Colton scored and Andrei Vasilevskiy controlled the crease, helping the Tampa...
SECOND ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary) Saturday, May 29 Boston 5, N.Y. Islanders 2 Sunday, May 30 Tampa Bay 2,...
PHOENIX — It would have been an awesome play even when Phoenix Suns Arena was empty: Cameron Payne floated a pass to a...
 
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Details are as yet scarce, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker appears poised to put Illinois aboard the vaccine lottery bandwagon,...
Berwick council is on the right track as it considers barring those using medical marijuana from serving as active...
On May 28th, 2021 I sent the following acknowledgement to the Members of Council and Town Staff: It’s pretty clear...
Systemic racism does not exist in the whole of the U.S.A.! Some will believe if you have an opinion concerning the...
“Janitor Mike” This concerns Michael Brobst, custodian of the Southern G.C. Hartman Elementary School. Mike dressed up...
If a little humor — fun — means we are returning to normal, I’m for it. While I believe 30 Seconds will have comments...
“I’m really clear: we have to deal with the root causes and that is my hope. Period.” Kamala Harris Vice president,...
A group of Americans was touring Ireland. One of the women in the group was a real curmudgeon, constantly complaining...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) —U.S. employers posted a record 9.3 million job openings in April as the U.S. economy reopens at break-...
BUCKHORN — Northeast Cruisers is holding a Cruise For A Cause from 4 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Home Depot. That’s at 9 Gus...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are focused and determined, which is why you like to call the shots. You have a dramatic...
 
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