Stories from Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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Bennett to walk in mentor Curry’s footsteps
BERWICK — Michael Bennett, who became a high school football star under legendary coach George Curry, is stepping into...
BERWICK — The masks are staying on for Berwick students, at least for now, school directors unanimously decided Monday...
Bloomsburg artisan, 74, still crafts ‘art for art’s sake’ after 52 years
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — In a small shop near the corner of Iron and Main streets dangles a window sign...
Returning supervisor angrily resigns before crowd of about 70
MADISON TWP. — A plan to borrow $200,000 to buy a building to house Madison Township’s offices and road crew is “dead...
Judge’s order postpones cases in Columbia and Montour counties as virus cases spike in region
BLOOMSBURG — Jury trials in Columbia and Montour counties have been suspended by President Judge Thomas James as COVID-...
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GROCERY GIVEAWAY: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Nescopeck Area Community Cupboard, 650 Harter Ave., Nescopeck. STORY TIME: 1:30 p.m...
• Pop singer Cody Simpson, 25. • Actor Amanda Peet, 50. • Singer Mary J. Blige, 51. • Movie director Malcolm D....
1908: President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed the Grand Canyon National Monument (it became a national park in 1919...
• Anthony Township supervisors will hold their 2022 regular monthly meetings at 7 p.m. Feb. 2, March 2, April 6, May 4...
Man had THC vape cartridges ANOKA, Minn. (AP) — A jury has convicted a Minnesota man accused of illegally possessing...
GOP seeks more control HARRISBURG (AP) — State House Republicans who just lost a key vote on new preliminary...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-5-19-26-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 1-8 WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-9-9 WILD: 0 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-3-4-1...
 
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Pennsylvania set another record for daily new coronavirus cases Monday, zooming to 38,495 new cases. That’s 7,042 cases...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Starting Saturday, private health insurers will be required to cover up to eight home COVID-19 tests...
In a medical first, doctors transplanted a pig heart into a patient in a last-ditch effort to save his life and a...

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Enjoyed computer games, cards, writing stories
Nicole A. Troup, age 26, of Bloomsburg passed away on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, a patient of Geisinger Medical Center in...
Enjoyed planning parties, baking and cooking
Sharon E. Dawson, 61, of Wapwallopen passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center,...
Construction firm retiree educated in Benton
Gerald W. Yaple, 72, of Houtzdale, formerly of Benton passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022. Born Feb. 6, 1949, in...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Michael Lee Bennett, 53, of Danville passed away on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, a patient of Geisinger Medical Center,...
Complete obituary to be published later
Ronald J. Yaron Jr., 50, husband of Daisy M. (Gregory) Yaron, died Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center...
Complete obituary to be published Wednesday
Nester C. Urban, 86, of Berwick died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at the Veterans Hospital in Wilkes-Barre. A complete...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Stanley J. Zalot, 94, of Fairmount Township died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. Arrangements and...
Before the state realigns its legislative districts, the voters of former Rep. Tarah Toohil ’s office will have one...
HARRISBURG — Columbia County will receive a $750,000 grant from the state to modify homes for seniors, people with...
Kylie A. Eckart Julianna (Zourides) and Brian Eckart of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Kylie Ann, born Sunday...
 
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I switched from drinking caffeinated coffee to Swiss water process decaffeinated coffee about two...
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I got married during the pandemic in a short ceremony. Our first year of marriage has been...
NEW YORK (AP) — Take-Two Interactive, maker of Grand Theft Auto and Red Dead Redemption, is buying Zynga, maker of...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re strong-willed. You stand up for what you believe in and don’t mind breaking the rules....

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SALEM TWP. — A giant transformer is heading to the new Glenbrook substation on the east side of Moores Hill Road...
HEMLOCK TWP. — An inattentive driver who hit another car from the rear on Mall Boulevard here Monday will be cited,...
NESCOPECK — A bus driver is no longer driving for Berwick Area School District after a parent complained about the way...
 
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As 2021 began, there were hopes that Joe Biden’s arrival in the White House might bring progress towards peace. His...
In recent years, the owners of the nuclear power plant east of Berwick have been seeking out new customers. They’ve...
I enjoyed reading Cindy Sanford’s excellent letter of Dec. 31. It may be difficult to be an optimist in today’s world....
Usually when I write a letter to the editor, I try to be respectful, calm and conciliatory. Not this time, buckaroos....
 
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“When it gets as cold as it has become, there are a number of concerns that should get your attention. “One of these...
WASHINGTON (AP) —This year’s tax filing season will begin on Jan. 24, 17 days earlier than last year, the Internal...

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Coaches and GMs let go as shake-ups start
From the NFC North to the AFC East, the firings began almost immediately after the NFL’s first 17-game season concluded...
Georgia beats ‘Bama, ends 41-year drought
INDIANAPOLIS — Stetson Bennett threw two touchdown passes to lead Georgia to a 33-18 win over Alabama on Monday night...
Saga is far from over for No. 1 tennis player ahead of Open
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic returned to the tennis court Monday for training, having won a legal battle to...
 
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WASHINGTON — Brad Marchand returned from a bloody nose in the first period to score two goals and assist on another,...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 35 23 7 5 51 137 106 Tampa Bay 37 23 9 5 51 122 109 Toronto...
Reigning national champion Baylor isn’t showing any sign of loosening its grip on No. 1. The Bears remained the...
South Carolina beat two more ranked opponents to strengthen its grip on the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press women’s...
HOUSTON — Joel Embiid had 31 points and eight rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers over the Houston Rockets 111-91...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Brooklyn 25 13.658 — Philadelphia 23 16.590 2½ Toronto 20 17.541 4½...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records...
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses,...
 
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INDIANAPOLIS — Late Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam of Colorado and two-time Heisman runner-up Andrew Luck of...
Nick Sirianni is approaching his first playoff game with the Philadelphia Eagles against the defending Super Bowl...
PITTSBURGH — It sounded like wishful thinking at best. A throwaway line at worst for a coach bracing himself for...
 
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Jan. 11, 1992 • Troy State eclipses its own NCAA record for points scored in a game, beating DeVry Institute 258-141...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Bucktail at Benton.................... 6 p.m. Dallas at Berwick....................
CHL HOCKEY Noon NHLN — Playoff: Red Bull Munich at Tappara Tampere, Semifinal Leg 2 2:30 p.m. NHLN — Playoff: Rogle...
MILLVILLE — Jessica Dodge scored a game-high 19 points, including her 1,000th career, and Millville pulled away early...
FOOTBALL National Football League ARIZONA CARDINALS — Reinstated LB Tanner Vallejo from the reserve/COVID-19 list....
College Basketball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Quinnipiac 1 at Canisius Iona 5½ at Fairfield at Towson 3 Hofstra USC 5...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA Hershey 31 18 10 2 1 39 97 88 Springfield 31 18 10 2 1 39 102 97...
 
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I see the people are looking through what was in the time capsule under the statue of Robert E. Lee. Why are they...

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