Stories from Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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Some directors object to activity halt after virus cases send classes online
DANVILLE — School directors here sparred over whether sports and outside activities should be canceled when instruction...
Driver injured along crash-prone curve on rural-Berwick road
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — A pickup driver lost control of the truck on a sharp curve, hit a fence and then a decorative wall...
Officials: Closure is until further notice due to COVID spike
BLOOMSBURG — A surge in COVID-19 cases in Columbia County Prison has forced the facility to close its doors to visitors...
Commissioners said Columbia fund was for ‘last resort’ only
BLOOMSBURG — A set of disputed bills for construction of the floodwall in Bloomsburg will be paid by the town, council...
Berwick, Bloomsburg charities reach their goals
An outburst of generosity filled empty Salvation Army kettles just before Christmas, grateful local leaders said. A...
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1828: The United States and Mexico signed a Treaty of Limits defining the boundary between the two countries to be the...
• Actor Issa Rae, 37. • Singer Melanie Chisholm (Spice Girls), 48. • Rock singer Rob Zombie, 57. • Entrepreneur...
Preschool Storytime: 10 a.m., Bloomsburg Public Library, in-person stories and creative learning activities. Columbia...
• Nescopeck Township supervisors will hold their 2022 workshop meetings at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of the month as...
Officer strikes, kills child RED OAK, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a western Iowa police officer struck and killed a 12...
Wolf: Vax will fight COVID HARRISBURG (AP) — The Wolf administration said Tuesday it has no plans to pursue another...
TREASURE HUNT: 1-10-11-13-23 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-5 WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-7-8 WILD: 2 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 5-8-7-7...
 
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Berwick Brewing is helping forge the way for women in the brewing industry. The local brewery and pub hired one of the...
Singer to open for Justin Moore
BLOOMSBURG — A honky-tonk singer and reality TV star is the latest act to join the Bloomsburg Fair lineup, officials...
Benjamin Whitely headed to a Safeway supermarket in Washington D.C. on Tuesday to grab some items for dinner. But he...
BLOOMSBURG — The following landlord-tenant disputes were filed in the office of District Judge Russell L. Lawton. Such...

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‘Prankster’ had long career in auto industry
Nester Charles Urban, 86, of Berwick passed away peacefully on Sunday evening, Jan. 9, 2022. Nester was the son of the...
Former limo firm owner worked for Talen Energy
Michael Lee Bennett, 53, of Danville, Talen Energy employee and hard cider enthusiast, passed away Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022...
Known for sense of humor, mischief, kindness
Ronald J. Yaron Jr., 50, of Huntington Township went to be with our Lord Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Geisinger Medical...
Retired welder worked part-time at food market
Clifford C. Lutz Sr., 80, of Berwick passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital...
Outdoorsman enjoyed hunting, polka festivals
Stanley J. Zalot passed away peacefully on Jan. 9, 2022, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. Born May 10, 1927, Stanley was...
Retired truck driver enjoyed hunting, fishing
Eugene F. “Moose” McCormick Sr., 81, of Black Creek Township passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 9, 2022, at Geisinger...
DAGOSTIN — Funeral services for William “Bill” Dagostin, 83, of Sugarloaf, who passed away Dec. 23, 2021, at his home,...
Auto parts specialist enjoyed fixing up cars
Anthony C. Eisenberg, age 54, of 5380 Old Berwick Road, Bloomsburg died at his home on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022. Born...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
David F. Steinruck, 69, of Danville and formerly of the Benton area, died late Monday evening, Jan. 10, 2022, at...
Brayleigh G. Martin Shawn and Megan Martin of Berwick are the parents of a daughter, Brayleigh Grace, born Thursday,...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Dennis L. “Pork” Young, 52, of Benton passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at his residence. Arrangements are...
Complete obituary to be published later
Tammy Marie (Jones) Naus, 57, of Berwick passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. A complete...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — J. Cole, Tool and Stevie Nicks will headline this year’s Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival....

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare said Tuesday it will limit coverage of a $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have...
Statewide and area numbers for new daily coronavirus cases eased from Monday’s record highs, but remained elevated...

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WASHINGTON (AP) —Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that high inflation is a serious threat to the Fed’s...
LEWISBURG — American roots ensemble American Patchwork Quartet will perform on Sunday, January 23 at 4 p.m. at the Weis...

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Salem Township Police warn motorists to switch routes Thursday
SALEM TWP. — Transportation of the giant transformer to the new Glenbrook substation has been rescheduled for Thursday...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bank of America slashed the amount it charges customers when they spend more than they have in their...

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“The Canadian air that brought us temperatures well below normal Monday and yesterday did not throw out its anchor....

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Job openings not a concern for coordinator
Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon is more focused on Tom Brady and the Buccaneers than...
Ryan Hause delivers for Danville boys
For the Press Enterprise LEWISBURG — Bucknell’s Kinney Natatorium can be an intimidating place for swimmers to compete...
Key players returning as Pitt eyes an upset
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers could be close to fully healthy when they travel to Kansas City to take on the AFC...
 
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NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and the players’ association are scheduled to meet Thursday, ending a 42-day break in...
COLUMBUS, Ohio —Alex DeBrincat scored twice and Calvin de Haan netted his first goal in nearly a year to lift the...
MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic held a practice session on Tuesday, a day after he left immigration detention,...
WACO, Texas — Texas Tech ended No. 1 Baylor’s nation-best winning streak at 21 games, getting 12 points and a key 3-...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic GP W L OT Pts GF GA Florida 36 24 7 5 53 142 108 Tampa Bay 38 24 9 5 53 128 110 Toronto...
WASHINGTON — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30.8 seconds remaining and the Washington Wizards...
EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Brooklyn 25 14.641 — Philadelphia 23 16.590 2 Toronto 20 18.526 4½...
 
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Jan. 12
Jan. 12, 1992 • Carlton Bailey returns an interception 11 yards for a touchdown, Scott Norwood kicks a 44-yard field...
Today BASKETBALL High school boys Central at Warrior Run..........7:30 p.m. High school girls Muncy at Millville...
College football The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses...
Smart doesn’t want Bulldogs to become complacent
INDIANAPOLIS — Kirby Smart learned from his former boss that the time for celebrating is short in college football....
College Basketball FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG Villanova 2 at Xavier Chattanooga 12½ at W. Carolina at Wofford 10 Samford...
AHL HOCKEY 8 p.m. NHLN — Grand Rapids at Chicago ——————————————— COLLEGE BASKETBALL (MEN'S) 6:30 p.m. FS1 —...
The firing in Miami was a head scratcher, considering Brian Flores won eight of his last nine games and seemed to have...
P-Nut Bowl SUNDAY ADULT/JUNIOR Week 19 W L Max’s Ice Cream Shack 7 1 Ram Pride 7 1 Psycho Killers 5 3 Helpless...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Announced the promotions of Alec Zumwalt to senior director of...
 
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Benton (2-0) 106 — Seth Kolb (7-3) 106 — Aiden Hartman (1-2) 113 — Cole Rooker (0-5) 120 — Chase Burke (7-3) 126...
FRANKLIN TWP. — For the first time since 2016, Southern Columbia’s wrestling team lost to a District 4 opponent, as...
 
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Excerpts from an editorial in The Detroit News about the intersection of technology and automobiles: The ever-...
Where does the line between the government’s right to search using a dog’s nose and a property owner’s right to demand...
“(T)he CDC director Rochelle Walensky tweeted that we must protect people at highest risk of bad outcomes from COVID19...
Words matter. Words of love, of hate, of praise, of scolding, all matter. Sometimes people will say one thing, while...
Is President Biden’s proposal for tuition-free education for community college students a good idea? Yes, and it pays...
 
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DEAR ABBY: I am becoming more and more irritated with people. My fuse is short and I’m prone to bursts of anger. Today...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Since I suffer from age-associated cognitive impairment, I read with interest an advertisement that...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re patient and dedicated. You don’t quit until the job is done. You value hard work because...

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BLOOMSBURG — BTE’s “The Mountaintop” is set in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis during the evening of April 3...
 
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If was just a few short years ago that we were all complaining that the Berwick Christmas Boulevard was made up of...
 
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I understand that you are challenged to publish submissions however your selection is unfair. My statement has not been...

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Here are available school menus for the week of Jan. 17: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: No school. Tuesday: Ham...
BLOOMSBURG — BTE’s “The Mountaintop” is set in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis during the evening of April 3...
 
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