Stories from Sunday, January 9, 2022

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Wawroski, Campbell block challengers; photographer takes over Millard’s post
BLOOMSBURG — Two Bloomsburg Fair directors staved off challengers to keep their seats, and a longtime fair photographer...
44 died of disease in 2020, according to coroner’s office
DANVILLE — Fifty-eight Montour County residents lost their lives to COVID-19 during 2021, according to the county...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Fair shareholders chose to reject a set of proposed by-law amendments at the annual election...
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg woman misidentified herself to police here several times when officers approached her in the...
Danville graduate Marisa Burke to visit hometown on book tour
Press Enterprise Managing Editor It’s been more than eight years since Marisa Burke’s world came crashing down. In...

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1793: Frenchman Jean Pierre Blanchard, using a hot-air balloon, flew from Philadelphia to Woodbury, New Jersey. 1861...
• Actor Tyree Brown, 18. • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, 40. • Singer A.J. McLean (Backstreet Boys), 44. •...
SAA meeting: 2-3 p.m., Agape, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg, for men only. S-Anon Meeting: 3:30 p.m., Agape, 19 E....
• Benton Township Auditors will meet at 2 p.m. Jan. 11 to disburse ARPA Funds. • Articles of Incorporation were filed...
Chicago schools still closed CHICAGO (AP) — Closed-door negotiations resumed Saturday to resolve a standoff between...
Worker dies in mine collapse LAKE LYNN (AP) — Authorities say a worker has died after a roof collapse at a mine. The...
TREASURE HUNT: 11-14-17-25-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-7 WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 9-9-3 WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-3-6-...
 
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WILLIAMSPORT — A woman who claimed Geisinger Medical Center fired her after she sought leave to get her autistic,...

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Union worker with Local 443 loved to volunteer
Thee Chet Lee…..The man, the myth, the legend left this spinning rock surrounded by beautiful women giving their...
Army vet worked at Columbia County Courthouse
Roland E. “Sonny” Johns, 85, of 4276 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg, died Friday afternoon, Jan. 7, 2022, at the...
Raised money for lung cancer research
Stephanie Dunn Haney, 53, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at her Hemlock Township home surrounded by...
Army veteran was plumber in New Jersey
John J. Hanley, 84, of Berwick passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born on...
Full obituary to be published later
Nicole A. Troup, 26, of Bloomsburg died on Saturday morning, Jan. 8, 2022, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center,...
Former private duty nurse enjoyed dancing
Darlis Jean McAfee Docherty, 65, of Berwick died Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at the Berwick Hospital Center. Born Aug....
NESCOPECK — Today’s bingo games at the Nescopeck Fire Co. have been canceled due to weather. Bingo games will start...
Loved reading, camping, family time
Linda K. Fenstermacher, 68, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at her home under the care of Geisinger...
Homemaker loved poetry, enjoyed history
Phyllis P. O’Neal, 94, passed away on Dec. 19, 2021, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born, March 17, 1927, in...
Full obituary to be published later
Betty J. “Boots” Bowman, 81, of Bloomsburg passed away Saturday morning, Jan. 8, 2022, at her Mount Pleasant Township...

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Homemaker also worked at PPL
Ira P. “Bud” Renn, 69, of Turbotville passed away on Jan. 5, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. He was...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former President Barack Obama paid tribute to the late Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Saturday...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The man who bought Kyle Rittenhouse an assault-style rifle when he was only 17 has agreed to plead no...

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Thank you, Mr. Mayor, for looking into getting a Target for Berwick. The surrounding area would be helpful in keeping a...
 
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Ambulances in Kansas speed toward hospitals then suddenly change direction because hospitals are full. Employee...

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“With very cold air dominating our weather and Winter Storm Hatcher approaching from the west, we are going to have a...

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Both Baltimore, Pittsburgh are still in playoff mix
The past week has been a whirlwind for Ben Roethlisberger. The fans in Pittsburgh gave their quarterback quite a...
INDIANAPOLIS — Alabama’s Bryce Young and Georgia’s Stetson Bennett both transferred in 2018. One got a lot more...
 
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DALLAS — Roope Hintz and Joe Pavelski scored 75 seconds apart late in the third period, and the Dallas Stars stopped...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 35 23 7 5 51 137 106 Tampa Bay 37 23 9 5 51 122...
Novak Djokovic’s lawyers filed court papers Saturday in his challenge against deportation from Australia that show the...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Terry Rozier scored 28 points, Miles Bridges added 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Charlotte...
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Kobe Brown scored a career-high 30 points and added 13 rebounds as Missouri beat No. 15 Alabama 92-86...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Brooklyn 24 13.649 — Philadelphia 22 16.579 2½ Toronto 19 17.528 4½...
AMES, Iowa — Morgan Kane scored a career-high 17 points, Ashley Joens had her 40th career double-double and No. 12 Iowa...
 
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EAGAN, Minn. — Confidence might be the most critical of the ingredients necessary for coaching in the NFL, working in a...
DENVER — Linebacker Nick Bolton’s 86-yard fumble return after Melvin Ingram III darted into Denver’s backfield...
Browns Pro Bowl cornerback Denzel Ward has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list and will miss Sunday’s season...
 
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Jan. 9
Jan. 9, 1992 • Mark Price ties the game-high with 25 points and is one of four Cavaliers to finish in double figures...
Today No events scheduled ———————————————Monday BASKETBALL High school boys Bloom. Chr. at Norry Chr........6:30 p...
COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 12 p.m. BTN — Minnesota at Indiana 2 p.m. ESPNU — Yale at Harvard 3:30 p.m. ABC —...
WILKES-BARRE TWP. —Berwick heavyweight Bruce Hartman collected two pins and a decision to win the 285-pound title at...
College Basketball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Indiana 11½ Minnesota at Niagara 3 Quinnipiac Fort Wayne 1 at Robert...
BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA — Fined New York Knicks F Julius Randle $25,000 for the egregious use...
 
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The beginning of a new year for anglers, hunters and most outdoors enthusiasts actually begins indoors with sports...
Gun show today The Nescopeck Rifle Club will hold its annual gun show today at the Nescopeck Township Fire Hall along...
The deer population was so low in Pennsylvania, the Game Commission, started purchasing deer from other states for...
 
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BERWICK — Atlantic Broadband will provide broadband connectivity at discounted prices for financially struggling...
Geisinger is awarded for heart-failure care Geisinger Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s...
Beaver Township • Michael and Kimberly Biros to Nickolas John Honish and Danika Jocelyn Biros, $186,000 • Cyril J....
 
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Greg, I’m a big fan of the muscle-car era, especially the year 1962. I remember those 413 Dodge and Plymouths. Knowing...
 
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It took about 90 minutes for Philadelphia to experience its first homicide of 2022. By 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 1, a 33-year-...
ROSE: Ptlm. Josh Switzer worked quickly when he arrived at a Salem Township home on Monday night and found a man badly...
Last Sunday I was intrigued to read a letter to the editor from one of the sheepots. What is a sheepot you ask? It’s a...
InsideSources.com It’s not easy being political royalty. The Kennedys, Bushes, and Adamses all had a tough time of it...
Five out of four people admit they’re bad with fractions! ••• When the grocery store clerk asks me if I want the milk...
 
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Ever watched a cooking show and wished you could sample the finished product? A professor in Japan has created a...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —“Jeopardy!” champion Amy Schneider is adding to her list of bragging rights and admirers. Already...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonas Poher Rasmussen was 15 when a boy his age arrived in his small Danish town. “He arrived all by...

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Mix traditional, contemporary décor at home
The freshest style in decor these days is mixing styles. Traditional and contemporary often work well together. Think...
Since the COVID-19 vaccine started becoming available, there have been more opportunities to impulse spend on items and...
 

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Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Board meeting, 9 a.m.; share a laugh, 9:30 a.m.; exercise,...
Dean’s list PHILADELPHIA — Isabelle Bardua of Benton, a freshman at Drexel University, attained dean’s list status in...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —St....
 

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DEAR ABBY: My brother dated an alcoholic for years. “Jenny’s” drinking progressively worsened to the point we could no...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You don’t sweat the small stuff because you’re too busy accomplishing the big stuff. It’s your...
NEW YORK (AP) — For Alicia Keys, “Girl On Fire” isn’t just a million-selling single, but the title and inspiration for...