Stories from Wednesday, January 5, 2022

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Salem man told police he fired in self defense, according to charges
SALEM TWP. — A man found shot in the leg Monday night was injured by his stepfather, who now also is hospitalized,...
Woman left nearly $80G each to Berwick, Bloom departments
Fire company leaders in Bloomsburg and Berwick say they were shocked to find they were sole heirs of a Bloomsburg woman...
Lawyer argued case should be dismissed due to inadequate notices at Southern
CATAWISSA — The attorney for three Catawissa-area residents charged with defiant trespass after refusing to leave a...
Police: Threats followed dispute over $50
BLOOMSBURG — A Turbotville man held a knife to his brother’s sweatshirt here and threatened to cut him, police said....
Man allegedly topped 100 mph in pursuit along I-80
LIGHTSTREET — A Schuylkill County man fled state police at speeds topping 100 mph along Interstate 80 before crashing...
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1896: An Austrian newspaper reported the discovery by German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen of a type of radiation that...
• Actor Brooklyn Sudano, 41. • Actor January Jones, 44. • Actor Bradley Cooper, 47. • Rock singer Marilyn Manson...
Clothing/household item giveaway: 9 a.m. to noon, Shiloh Bible Church, 123 Church St., Almedia, wear a mask....
Arrest made in assassination MIAMI (AP) — On Tuesday, the U.S. government announced it arrested one of the main...
• Berwick is requesting proposals from qualified engineers to serve as the borough engineer. A complete copy of the...
Shapiro picks running mate HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Josh Shapiro, the Democratic Party’s presumed nominee...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-7-20-23-26 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-8; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-9-3; WILD: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-7-0-...
 
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If you work with a 501(c)(3) non-profit or a governmental organization, you have the chance for some free funding....
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s daily number of new coronavirus cases backed off Tuesday from Monday’s pandemic record, but...
CATAWISSA — A loaded 9mm pistol was found in the grass along Dent Avenue, near Bucher’s Body & Fender Shop, on...
 
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School nurse retired from Northwest district
Jane M. Whitesell, RN, 85, of Hunlock Creek passed away on Jan. 2, 2022, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after a brief...
Millville woman enjoyed painting, gardening
Mona M. Lebbano, 72, of Millville passed away Jan. 2, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. She was born June 16...
Enjoyed coloring, music, dancing and plants
Joan K. Pelham, 75, of Berwick died Friday, Dec. 31, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born June 14, 1946,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday explained the scientific rationale for...
Lover of nature and her pets known for cooking
Barbara Jean Dawson, 63, of Wapwallopen, formerly of Shickshinny stepped into the light of God’s loving presence Monday...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials indicated Tuesday thousands of National Guard members are refusing COVID-19...
Nonagenarian worked at several local firms
Fred Petroff, 95, of Berwick passed away Dec. 29, 2021, at Glen Brook Rehabilitation Center, Berwick. Born June 20,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — On Tuesday, the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection requested an interview...
 
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The fighting one Capitol Police officer described as “medieval” and another as a “trip to hell” left more than 100 law...
CATAWISSA — A Catawissa man police say confronted a chiropractor at a bar saw the most serious charges against him...
ANTHONY TWP. — A man involved in a crash here Oct. 22 was driving with a suspended license, State Police said. At...
WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County government buildings will have limited access beginning today, county Acting Manager...
HARRISBURG (AP) —Dominion Voting Systems has asked a court to restrict any inspection of its voting machines as part of...
 
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Here are available school menus for the week of Jan. 10: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: Yoguet and granola....
 
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SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A Philadelphia man charged with fighting police in the lobby of Motel 6 while training for a...
 
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I’m calling about somebody took a generator from out of a back yard on Fairview Avenue. Whoever took it, would you...
 
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DEAR ABBY: My preteen son is friends with a boy I don’t quite approve of, but I understand sometimes bad decisions lead...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Would it be reasonable for me to ask the tech to aspirate the plunger when I go for a vaccine? I...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re kind and loving. You want to do your part to make the world a better place. Your...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The incoming mayor of a major Florida city will take office in a virtual inauguration...
 
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“While the weather today and tomorrow in the Susquehanna Valley will be variably cloudy, with high temperatures from 35...
 
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Compiled 50-30 record with Rangers from 2008-14
Press Enterprise Sports Editor SHICKSHINNY — Carl Majer feels like he has plenty of unfinished business to attend to...
Big Ben leaves Steelers in hands of Watt, Harris
PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger clasped hands with his wife Ashley, surrounded himself with the couple’s three children...
Franchise ruling out Wolves with 9 still in the running
Washington’s NFL team announced Tuesday it will unveil its new name on Feb. 2 and that it will not be the Wolves or...
 
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TORONTO — Fred VanVleet scored 33 points, Pascal Siakam had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors extended...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Brooklyn 23 12.657 — Philadelphia 20 16.556 3½ Toronto 17 17.500 5½...
HAMDEN, Conn. — A Connecticut high school apologized on Tuesday after its girls' basketball team beat an overmatched...
KAPALUA, Hawaii —The largest winners-only field ever assembled at Kapalua can make it seem as though getting to...
BOSTON — David Pastrnak scored the tiebreaking goal with 5:49 left in the third period and the Boston Bruins beat the...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 35 22 8 5 49 116 103 Florida 33 22 7 4 48 128 97...
WACO, Texas — James Akinjo matched his career high with 27 points, Adam Flagler scored 22 and top-ranked Baylor...
 
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PHILADELPHIA — Jalen Hurts is asking the Washington Football Team to take action after narrowly escaping harm when fans...
The last time No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Georgia played, things could not have gone much better for the Crimson Tide....
The NFL worked around COVID-19 with pauses and postponements during a 2020 season that figured to be the worst in...
 
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Jan. 5, 1992 • Central Columbia’s wrestling team beats Millville, 71 to minus-1, as the Quakers lose every bout and...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Benton at Montgomery....... 7:30 p.m. N. Penn-Mansfield at Nwest 7:30 p.m....
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 6:30 p.m. FS1 — DePaul at St. John's 7 p.m. BTN — Nebraska at Michigan St. CBSSN — VCU...
BENTON — Landon Hufford matched a game-high 15 points for Northwest, and Alex Kopco contributed 11 as the Rangers...
Eighth grade JAN. 3 Bloomsburg 25, Central Columbia 21 Top scorers: Bloomsburg — Wyatt Brosious, 10; Jack Katulis, 6...
AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA x-Buffalo 10 6 0.625 456 279 x-New England 10 6 0.625 438 270 e-Miami 8 8...
College Basketball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Saint John’s (NY) 4½ DePaul at E. Tennessee St. 3½ VMI at Richmond 9...
x-subject to collective bargaining agreement and end of lockout: Jan. 15 — International signing period opens, 9 a.m....
FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Reinstated CB Breon Borders, LBs Devon Kennard and Markus Golden...
 
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Why is Illinois still building natural gas-powered power plants? The need to convert to renewable energy sources...
It’s been rare since the pandemic began in March 2020 to have time to look up and ahead. But 2022 will bring with it...
I never thought I would write a letter to the editor. However, I need to thank a woman and her family for a letter that...
InsideSources.com We see it all around us. People are losing their tempers at restaurants, in grocery stores, on...
If you’re sitting in public and a stranger takes the seat next to you, just stare straight ahead and ask, “Did you...
 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A record 4.5 million American workers quit their jobs in November, a sign of confidence and more...
 
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