Stories from Tuesday, January 4, 2022

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Salem man with leg wound flown to Geisinger
SALEM TWP. — A 27-year-old man was flown to Geisinger Medical Center after someone shot him in the leg during a...
Police: Pickup driver who set off pileup on Route 11 was drunk
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — A drunken driver slammed a pickup into the back of a car, triggering a five-vehicle crash that...
BU sophomore blamed ‘bipolar episode,’ cops say
BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg University student caused more than $3,000 damage to his apartment on the upper campus when...
Father-in-law failed to show up for hearing
BERWICK — A man accused of holding a knife to his father-in-law’s throat saw most of the charges against him withdrawn...
Police: Woman says husband also threw knife on New Year’s Eve
CATAWISSA — A man seen by a neighbor punching and trying to drag his wife down the street was arrested on New Year’s...
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CENTRAL COLUMBIA H.S. CLASS OF 1958: 8 a.m., Perkins restaurant, Buckhorn. STORY TIME: 1:30 p.m., McBride Memorial...
• Scott Township supervisors will hold a public conditional use hearing 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at 350 Tenny St., Bloomsburg...
1935: President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in his State of the Union address, called for legislation to provide assistance...
• Comedian-actor Charlyne Yi, 36. • Actor Josh Stamberg, 52. • Country singer Deana Carter, 56. • Actor Julia...
Trump children subpoenaed NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general recently subpoenaed former President Donald...
CEO closer to declaring run HARRISBURG (AP) — David McCormick has resigned as CEO of one of the world’s largest hedge...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-16-24-25-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-5; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-5-0; WILD: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-4-6...
 
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Haddon Craftsmen retiree helped meat processor
Robert A. Taylor, 80, of Berwick passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at his residence. He was born Aug. 16, 1941, in...
Former longtime DSH psychiatric aide
Judith Hunsinger Dunn, 67, of Danville passed away on Dec. 31, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. She was...
Homemaker worked briefly at Food Bag
June E. (Gault) Wedge, 70, of Benton Township passed away peacefully with her loving husband by her side on Wednesday,...
Employed as cook at Columbia County Prison
Richard C. “Rick” Wolford, 54, of Bloomsburg and formerly of Benton died late Friday evening, Dec. 31, 2021, at...
Bloom Mills retiree enjoyed jig-saw puzzles
Esther B. (Crone) Johnson, age 86, of 403 W. Ninth St., Bloomsburg died at 5:28 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at...
Enjoyed cooking, puzzles, model railroading
Daniel C. Knelly, 75, of Berwick passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born in...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A jury found Elizabeth Holmes guilty of fraud for turning her blood-testing startup Theranos...
Enjoyed hunting, fishing and flea markets
Bruce H. Haney, age 78, of Bloomsburg passed away on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at his Montour Township home. He was born...
Former special-needs aide in Danville schools
Lois J. Herman, 73, of Danville passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021. She was born June 30, 1948, in Coal Township, the...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) —Conservative firebrand state Sen. Amanda Chase said Monday she is ending her bid for Congress. She...
WILSON — Jill, passed away November 22, 2021. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a celebration of Jill’s life...
VALLEY TWP. — A 31-year-old man from Utah was charged with harassment Dec. 22 after allegedly punching another man here...
 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Police here are requesting information about a dog that was found shot to death near the...

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Animal tranquilizer linked to deadly ODs, has no antidote
CHESTER, Vt. — Brooke Goodwin came home one night last March after being out with friends. She had just turned 23 the...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Recently, I’ve noted within the medical community a dramatic increase in resistance to prescribing...
The U.S. is expanding COVID-19 boosters as it confronts the omicron surge, with the Food and Drug Administration...
 
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NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street got 2022 off to a solid start Monday with more record highs for the S&P 500 and the Dow...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first time Celeste Norris laid eyes on Ashli Babbitt, the future insurrectionist had just rammed...

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“Having missed the snowstorm that passed to our south yesterday, our atmosphere will take a nap for several days. “...
DANVILLE — The school district here announced Monday it had made several policy changes in its response to COVID-19...

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Pittsburgh says goodbye to Big Ben at Heinz Field
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger passed for 123 yards with a touchdown and an interception in likely his last start at...
NFL can still provide help to player in need
Antonio Brown tossed his jersey and shoulder pads toward the bench, threw his glove and undershirt into the stands and...
Berwick nearly takes down WVC powerhouse
For the Press Enterprise BERWICK — The shot at the end couldn’t quite complete an impressive, game-ending comeback....
Resting or playing their starters is the biggest question facing the Philadelphia Eagles this week. The playoff-bound...
 
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NEW YORK — Chris Kreider scored his 20th goal, Ryan Strome had a goal and two assists, and the New York Rangers beat...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 34 21 8 5 47 109 101 Florida 32 21 7 4 46 122 95 Toronto...
Becky Hammon was ready to lead her own team. So she went back to where her professional career began — the WNBA....
LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Louisville plans to retire the No. 2 jersey number of former All-America guard and fifth-highest...
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid had 31 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, reaching the triple-double to the tune of “MVP!”...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Brooklyn 23 12.657 — Philadelphia 20 16.556 3½ Boston 18 19.486 6...
The NBA has rescheduled all 11 games that were postponed in December for virus-related reasons and either shifted the...
 
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The NFL’s schedule changes for Week 18 will feature exactly what the league wanted: a Sunday night showdown for a...
Kirby Smart did his best to get ahead of the questions about Nick Saban while acknowledging the topic was inevitable....
The Philadelphia Eagles have placed defensive tackle Fletcher Cox and tight end Dallas Goedert along with 10 others on...
Oklahoma quarterback Caleb Williams said Monday he is entering his name in the transfer portal so he can speak with...
 
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Benton (0-0) 106 — Seth Kolb (1-2) 113 — Cole Rooker (0-2) 120 — Chase Burke (1-2) 126 — Dylan Granahan (1-2) 132...
HUGHESVILLE — Alyx Flick led Central Columbia with 11 points, and the Blue Jays went from trailing at halftime to...
Jan. 4
Jan. 4, 1992 • The New York Yankees sign Danny Tartabull to a five-year, $25.5 million contract, making him the fifth-...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Triboro Chr. at Bloom. Chr.....6:30 p.m. Berwick at Wyo. Valley West..7:15 p.m....
College men The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses,...
CHL HOCKEY 12 p.m. NHLN — R??gle vs. Fr??lunda, Semifinal, ??ngelholm, Sweden 2:30 p.m. NHLN — Red Bull Munich vs....
College Basketball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Akron 1 Ohio Auburn 10½ at South Carolina Illinois 6 at Minnesota...
BASEBALL Minor League Baseball Frontier League FLORENCE Y'ALLS — Signed C Ronnie Allen Jr. to a contract extension....
Top 25 schedule Tuesday No. 1 Baylor vs. Oklahoma, 7 p.m. No. 2 Duke vs. Georgia Tech, 9 p.m. No. 6 Kansas at...
 
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The pandemic has changed America in many ways. One major change is the migration from states that locked down their...
Over the weekend, our region hit a record — our highest number of active cases over a 14-day period of any time since...
We weathered the holidays of fancy feast and tinsel and songs of good cheer. Now we sit in our humble abodes and face...
In 2021, the nation struggled to come to terms with the complexities of policing. The prior year had been held hostage...
Even though I went bald in my 30s, I still keep my comb. I just can’t part with it.
 
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Evy bashers, if you cannot say anything good, don’t say anything at all. Keep your hate for Evy or cats to yourself....
 
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When Paul Thomas Anderson first told Alana Haim he wanted to put her in a movie, she assumed it would be as an extra....
NEW YORK — Oakland filmmaker Peter Nicks already made two well-regarded documentaries capturing the flawed institutions...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re special and unique. You live your life by your own set of rules. You shy away from...
DEAR ABBY: I’m a 38-year-old woman who used to be nice. Then I had a three-year affair. Knowing I’m one of America’s...
 
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