Stories from Thursday, June 10, 2021

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Council again puts off decision on closing them for use by businesses
CATAWISSA — The fuss over Bank and Fox avenues won’t go away, and borough council can’t decide what to do with the...
Crews quickly douse blaze confined to dryer in Nescopeck business
NESCOPECK — A dryer fire brought police and firefighters to a laundromat here for at least the third time in about a...
Prisoner revived after overdose to face charges
BLOOMSBURG — A Columbia County Prison inmate who overdosed in his cell on a mixture of heroin and fentanyl after...
Plans feature pergola, benches and walkway
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Area School Board voted Monday to start work on a new memorial garden, with the hope it will be...
Suspect facing firearms charges plans to defend himself
BERWICK — A 39-year-old man who started waving around a sawed-off shotgun and screaming caused alarmed bystanders to...
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Friends of the BPL Book Sale: Bloomsburg Public Library, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. East Berwick Fire Carnival: Salem Township,...
• Montour Township supervisors will receive bids online for Tower Drive stream bank repair and Valley Road embankment...
Meat firm paid $11M ransom GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — The world’s largest meat processing company says it paid the...
1963: President John F. Kennedy signed into law the Equal Pay Act of 1963, aimed at eliminating wage disparities based...
• Actor Eden McCoy, 18. • Sasha Obama, 20. • Olympic gold medal figure skater Tara Lipinski, 39. • Actor Leelee...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-9-20-23-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-0 WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-1-0 WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 8-5-3-3...
Fetal remains bill advances HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require...
 
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A motion at Catawissa Borough Council’s meeting Monday to give two borough employees $3.50-per-hour raises died for a...
All four area counties reported fewer that 10 new cases of coronavirus Wednesday, and the number of deaths attributed...
MAHONING TWP. — A Sunbury man had multiple items of drug paraphernalia when stopped by police on a township road, court...
 
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Alabama native was dedicated homemaker
On Saturday, June 5, 2021, Ella B. Hayes, God-fearing beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great...
NANTICOKE — These local students received their degrees from Luzerne County Community College at commencement on May 27...
Worked in Millville High human resources
Jill M. Deihl, 72, of Orangeville passed away June 9, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was born Aug. 1...
Sandra H. Wolf Johnathan and Jessica (Housel) Wolf, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a daughter, Sandra Hope, born...
SPOKESMAN, Wash. (AP) — A pet dog who vanished for two days after being ejected from a vehicle during a car accident...
The family of Mary (Fedullo) Knorr request a card shower to help her celebrate her 100th birthday. Cards can reach...
Seamstress known for outgoing personality
Ruth Irene Martin, 90, of Danville passed away on Sunday, June 6, 2021, at her residence. She was born Sept. 17, 1930...
LUNGER — On April 22, 2021, Susan M. (Swarts), widow of Richard L. Lunger, of Bloomsburg, aged 78. Graveside services...
Type of printing press The old Morning Press printing press shown in a picture in Wednesday’s edition was a hot lead...
 
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Driver allegedly had suspended license
BERWICK — A woman accused of fleeing after crashing a pickup into a vehicle carrying a mother and two young children...
BLOOMSBURG — The following divorce decrees were issued in May and early June in Columbia County: Divorce decrees •...
 
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I just returned from a week visiting my sister in Benton. Each morning I would read her newspaper, the Bloomsburg Press...
 
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BERWICK — Here are Berwick Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
 
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A Facebook food group comes together to make a cookbook
NEW YORK — The pandemic gave them lemons. So they made lemon rosemary chicken. A Facebook group that swapped homemade...
We’re home! Yes, home sweet home. How is it possible to have such a wonderful trip, but then be so delighted to be home...
 
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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) —The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline says it is pulling the plug on the contentious...
BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
 
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“The very warm, humid air that has influenced our weather this week will hang on for one more day, making your Thursday...
BERWICK — Rescuers prepared to evacuate part of the nursing home formerly known as Berwick Retirement Village on...
BLOOMSBURG — Two men were cited for harassing women in separate incidents here, court papers say. Michael Baylor, 36...
 
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Law on college athletes earning money likely
A federal law governing how college athletes can earn money off their fame and celebrity seems certain to pass — at...
Atlanta has not been able to stop 76ers star
ATLANTA — The Hawks return to Atlanta beaming with confidence in their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the...
Alvarez would be only third American to win medals at both Summer and Winter Olympics
Eddy Alvarez can display his medal, along with his mettle. Alvarez told his unusual story when he met his new U.S....
 
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PHILADELPHIA — Luke Williams walked Philadelphia off with his first big league homer, hitting a two-run shot with two...
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 25.597 2 _ 5-5...
BALTIMORE — Kevin Pillar and Billy McKinney each homered twice, and the New York Mets beat Matt Harvey decisively for...
BOSTON — Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman homered to help Jake Odorizzi pick up his first win since 2019, and Houston...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Brock Holt hit a game-ending single with two outs in the 11th inning and Texas beat San Francisco...
SAN DIEGO — Joc Pederson and Sergio Alcantara homered, and Jake Arrieta threw five strong innings for Chicago, who beat...
Decision aimed at allowing crowd
COOPERSTOWN, N,Y. —Baseball’s Hall of Fame is moving this year’s induction ceremony for Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, Ted...
CINCINNATI — Vladimir Gutierrez pitched seven effective innings, Tyler Stephenson drove in three runs and Cincinnati...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Sean Manaea pitched six innings of two-hit ball, and Oakland handed Arizona its 19th straight road...
 
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CLASS 3A QUARTERFINAL • WHO: District 4 runner-up Central Columbia (19-4) vs. District 3 champion Pequea Valley (17-5...
June 10, 1991 • Paul O’Neill drives in four runs for the Cincinnati Reds as they beat the Phillies, 9-3. June 10,...
COLLEGE SOFTBALL 3 p.m. ESPN — Women's College World Series: Florida St. vs. Oklahoma, Championship, Game 3, Oklahoma...
BERWICK — Berwick scored 5 runs in the sixth, but it wasn’t enough to beat Jersey shore, as it lost, 7-5, in American...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Joe Smith on the 10-day IL, retroactive to...
SECOND ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Saturday, June 5 Brooklyn 115, Milwaukee 107 Sunday, June 6 Atlanta 128...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League L.A. Dodgers -210/+190 at Pittsburgh Milwaukee -115/+105 at Cincinnati At...
Today SOFTBALL High school PIAA Class 3A quarterfinal at Pine Grove Central vs. Pequea Valley.............1 p.m....
 
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SECOND ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Tampa Bay 4, Carolina 1 Sunday, May 30: Tampa Bay 2, Carolina 1 Tuesday,...
PARIS — When one last forehand from defending champion Iga Swiatek landed wide in the French Open quarterfinals, Maria...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. —Brock Nelson scored twice in another big second period by New York, Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 shots...
 
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Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman continues a juvenile campaign to fly flags from his Capitol office in defiance of...
Is cancer on its way to becoming a more survivable disease? A recent series of news stories suggest that science is...
Hey you! Yes, you! You got a good grip on the paper. Breathe deeply in and out a couple of times before continuing....
China Joe Biden is a clear and present danger to our republic. Unfortunately, it is not just his words that are a...
Fun fact: Australia’s biggest export is boomerangs. It’s also their biggest import. ••• I threw a boomerang 15 years...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are strong-willed and determined, in part because you have a lot of personal power. People...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a question about omega-3 fatty acid intake, either through fish consumption or by dietary...
DEAR ABBY: I have a grandson (25) and granddaughter (22) who are both extremely overweight (300 pounds each). They not...
 
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