Stories from Saturday, June 11, 2022

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Chief: Tension over topic is increasing officers’ presence
BLOOMSBURG — Tensions between goose advocates and town officials have led to an increased police presence at town...
Defendant still locked up on felony charges
BLOOMSBURG — The accused head of an alleged heroin-dealing ring in Berwick angrily protested a judge’s refusal Thursday...
Valley supervisor mulls health system nixing its plans for psychiatric setup closer to I-80
VALLEY TWP. — It’s possible Geisinger abandoned its plans for a psychiatric hospital closer to Interstate 80 because of...
RIVERSIDE — An LGBTQ+ advocate reports she went before borough council here this week seeking a proclamation in support...
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• Actor Shia LaBeouf, 36. • Actor Peter Dinklage, 53. • Actor Hugh Laurie, 63. • Pro Football Hall of Famer Joe...
1770: Captain James Cook, commander of the British ship Endeavour, “discovered” the Great Barrier Reef off Australia by...
Friends of the Bloomsburg Public Library Summer Book Sale: At the library, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; also Knit in Public day;...
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Civilians fled intense fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday as Russian and Ukrainian forces...
COVID travel rule to expire WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is lifting its requirement international air...
Two pulled from candy tank ELIZABETHTOWN (AP) — Two people were rescued after they fell into a partially filled...
TREASURE HUNT: 6-7-22-26-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-5; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-4-4; WILD: 8 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-8-6-...
 
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LIBERTY TWP. — Both drivers suffered minor injuries Wednesday morning after a farm tractor was struck from behind by a...
BLOOMSBURG — A woman from Luzerne County is accused of shoplifting groceries valued at about $800 during 10 visits to...

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Veteran, longtime owner of Bloom food market
Arthur H. Swisher Jr., 82, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday morning, June 10, 2022, at the Emmanuel Nursing and...
Was jack-of-all-trades and mastered them all
Richard S. Winand Jr., 70, of Bloomsburg passed away on Tuesday morning, June 7, 2022, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital...
Retired Bloom school custodian was Eagles fan
Sally A. Long, 77, of Berwick passed away on Thursday evening, June 9, 2022, a patient of the Geisinger Medical Center...
Lancaster resident loved all things art, design
L.N. Dockey, 77, of Lancaster passed away peacefully at her home. She was the daughter of the late Ruth (Graham) and...
Served 50 years with Operating Engineers
Charles B. (Charlie) Williams of Laurel, Del., passed away on May 26, 2022, in international waters on his long-awaited...
Loved motorcycle riding, flea markets, family
It is with great sadness that the family of Glen F. Bacon Jr. announces his passing on June 5, 2022, at the age of 70...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Pauline Rearick, 93, of Bloomsburg passed away on Friday, June 10, 2022, a patient of the Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital...
Arrangements to appear in Sunday’s edition
M. Madeline (Cousins) Foshay, 78, widow of Louis P. Foshay, of 11 Penn Brook Drive, Bloomsburg, died late Thursday...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The federal government said Friday it will distribute $60 million among 12 states that have...
Lennox A. Longenberger Lee A. Longenberger and Noelle M. Engle, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Lennox Andrew, born...

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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump was told by his campaign team, the data crunchers and a steady stream of lawyers,...
VALLEY TWP. — A Berwick woman and Danville man were rushed to Geisinger Medical Center after colliding at the...
ELYSBURG — A Lancaster County man was identified Friday as the person killed in a head-on collision here Tuesday...

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s realization inflation got worse last month sent markets reeling Friday. The S&P 500...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A decades-long search by a Florida woman and her extended family linked to an unsolved murder case...
DEAR ABBY: A few months ago, my daughter told me she was with her boyfriend at the local bowling alley and they were...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You’re fearless and strong-willed. You don’t bend or cave to anyone. You would much rather be...
 
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BERWICK — Nationally acclaimed Christian comedian and musician Tim Lovelace will be in concert at Berwick Bible Church...
ALMEDIA — A free clothing and household item giveaway will be held at Shiloh Bible Church on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to...
NESCOPECK TWP. — Mount Zion United Church of Christ is hosting a rummage sale and luncheon on June 18 from 8 a.m. to 2...
LOS ANGELES — Robert Redford and George R.R. Martin are the big names behind “Dark Winds.” But they’re not the most...
BERWICK — Holy Annunciation Orthodox Church is hosting its monthly, free Community Meal on Monday at 5 p.m. Call...
DANVILLE — White Hall Baptist Church will host a free, drive-through Hot Dog Lunch on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m....
Child’s father also has pleaded guilty to murder
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 29-year-old Idaho woman convicted of torturing and killing her 9-year-old stepson has been...

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano longs for what he apparently believes were the good old days, when...
ROSE: It was a good call when the Montour County Commissioners earmarked a fixed portion of revenue from the hotel tax...
I am not a mean man and Mr. Larry Lahiff is not a mean man and we could not pick each other out of a booster shot...
Another week, another mass shooting, another round of “thoughts and prayers” without any semblance of meaningful action...
 
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Millville High School graduates 51
MILLVILLE — Sanitize in. Sanitize out. Keep a distance. That’s what 51 graduating seniors at Millville Area High...
The following wills were filed in Columbia County in May. • Daniel T. Makara, Bloomsburg, died April 15, 2022, at age...

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“The third in a series of Canadian weather fronts is slowly crossing Pennsylvania. That means today and tomorrow will...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) —When Raevahnna Richardson spotted a woman standing outside a library in Salem, Oregon, gathering...
NEW YORK (AP) — They Might Be Giants singer-guitarist John Flansburgh was seriously injured in a car crash this week...
 
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Revolutionary battle rages in golf world
The U.S. Open returns to its roots at The Country Club, a location steeped in history. It is one of the five founding...
Hughesville teacher learning a new craft
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — As a high school teacher, it only makes sense that Matt Yoder is a quick learner...
After so many things went right for Rich Strike to win the Kentucky Derby, he’ll likely need even more good fortune at...
 
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DETROIT — Detroit Tigers right-hander Casey Mize, the top pick in the 2018 June draft, will undergo Tommy John surgery...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 41 16.719 _ _ 8-2 W-1 23-7 18-9 Tampa Bay 34 23.596 7 _ 6-4...
PHILADELPHIA —Rhys Hoskins hit a pair of solo home runs and Kyle Schwarber added a three-run shot to lead the red-hot...
PHILADELPHIA —Bryson Stott’s game-winning home run this week for the Phillies just may have been drivin’ on a prayer....
DETROIT — Lourdes Gurriel Jr., George Springer and Bo Bichette homered during a four-run second inning, Jose Berrios...
WASHINGTON — Josh Bell and Keibert Ruiz hit home runs on consecutive pitches in the sixth inning, and Washington beat...
 
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June 11
June 11, 1992 • Jack Morris outduels Boston ace Roger Clemens, and the Blue Jays beat the Red Sox, 4-3. June 11, 2002...
AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL 5 a.m. FS1 — AFL Premiership: St. Kilda at Brisbane ——————————————— AUTO RACING 6:55 a.m...
Today No events scheduled ———————————————Sunday No events scheduled
Mill Race WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE June 8 Letters Division W L Rowdy Men 137 103 Fore Horsemen 131.5 108.5...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club 5-Stand Squad 1: Doug Bardo, 17; Squad 2: George Burgett, 23; Squad 3: Jeff Will, 18...
The field for today’s 154th Belmont Stakes, with post position, horse, jockey and odds: Horse Jockey Odds 1. We...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at St. Louis -142/+120 Cincinnati Milwaukee -158/+134 at Washington at...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball American League DETROIT TIGERS — Placed CF Daz Cameron on the 10-day IL. Reinstated LF...
 
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TAMPA, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Lightning know what type of effort it will take to finish off the New York Rangers. The...
Matt Murray stepped on the ice on the first day of the 2017 NHL playoffs ready to lead the defending champion...
The early days of motocross were technically the same as today: riders racing dirt bikes over humps and around berms,...
ST. ALBANS, England —Former U.S. Open champion Bryson DeChambeau became the latest big name to sign on with the Saudi-...
The International Boxing Hall of Fame might have to build a new wing to host all the inductees after this weekend’s...
 
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Much of gardening is learned by trial and error — for many, mostly error. Planting a shade-lover in full sun isn’t...
Many airlines are resuming in-flight meals and alcohol service. Early on in the pandemic, airlines cut in-flight...
Wrapping a vehicle in vinyl to alter its look was once the domain of show cars, luxury and exotics. It’s gone...
 
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To Kathleen Penles; I’m disturbed by your 6/1 attempt to equate the geese on Harrisburg’s River Front Park with the...
 
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