Stories from Wednesday, June 15, 2022

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Governor nominates Berwick district judge to fill local vacancy
BLOOMSBURG — Berwick District Judge Richard Knecht has been nominated by Gov. Tom Wolf to serve on the bench in...
Suspect allegedly ran over foot of trooper, dragged him in chase from Gettysburg to Md.
GETTYSBURG — A Bloomsburg-area man stole a state trooper’s car and fled into Maryland after leading police on a 100-mph...
Local vet tending graves of Civil War medal recipients in Bloom
BLOOMSBURG — A local veteran is tending the graves of two Civil War Medal of Honor recipients after he says the...
About 50 protesters stop at lawmakers’ offices in Bloomsburg
BLOOMSBURG —About 50 members of We the People of Columbia County gathered at the offices of several state legislators...
Path will run from Market to Sixth Street
BLOOMSBURG — Watch for creation of a bike lane on the west side of Market Street from Sixth to the Town Park as the...
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• Actor Neil Patrick Harris, 49. • Actor Jake Busey, 51. • Actor Leah Remini, 52. • Actor Courteney Cox, 58. •...
clothing/household item giveaway: 9 a.m.-noon, Shiloh Bible Church, 123 Church St., Almedia. Little Squids Storytime:...
1864: Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton signed an order establishing a military burial ground which became Arlington...
LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian troops control about 80% of the fiercely contested eastern city of Sievierodonetsk and...
• An application has been filed by Laura G. Adams to form a new limited liability company, Pyxis Psychological...
Skirts-only rule shot down RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A North Carolina charter school violated female students’...
Survey: Youth think of suicide SUNBURY (AP) — An average of 17.43% of students in Northumberland, Snyder and Union...
TREASURE HUNT: 9-11-15-22-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-4 Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-3-6 Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-0-9-0...
 
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Laura Knorr doesn’t just run the local venue for movies —she’s an actress herself. The executive director for the...
DERRY TWP. — A Danville woman who struck a mailbox and guard rail here had been drinking, police allege. They were...
NORTH CENTRE TWP. —A Benton man was found to have methamphetamine in his car after police pulled him over for driving...
BLOOMSBURG — Emergency sirens will be tested at Bloomsburg University this morning during maintenance on the alert...
SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man riding in a vehicle that had been stopped for an invalid registration misidentified...

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Formerly owned pastry shop with late husband
Marilyn Marie (Mills) Tomasacci, 88, of Sunshine Road, Shickshinny entered eternal peace with her Lord and Savior on...
Longtime educator toured states on motorcycle
William J. “Bill” Cleaver, 92, of Fishing Creek Township died Monday evening, June 13, 2022, at Geisinger-Bloomsburg...
Received 15-year service award from Red Cross
E. Marie Houseknecht, 84, of Berwick passed away Thursday, June 9, 2022, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born...
Funeral arrangements to be announced
Tara Helwig-Vining, age 33, of 329 Pine St., Catawissa, died at her home on Monday, June 13, 2022. Arrangements are...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Philadelphia prosecutors asked a judge on Monday to hold a Virginia man in contempt of court over...
The FBI either lied to a federal judge about having video of its secretive 2018 dig for Civil War-era gold, or...
A card shower is planned for Joy Mitchell. Well-wishes and words of encouragement may be sent to her at 113 Southern...
 
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DANVILLE — Here are Danville Middle School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: • Grade 6 — Kate Devon...
BERWICK — Here are Berwick High School honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors •...
JERUSALEM (AP) — Celebrated American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino can add doctor to his long list of titles. The actor...

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I was wondering if PennDOT coordinates how they do their road work so it’s all done at the same time? As I was driving...
 
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MILLVILLE — Here are Millville Elementary honor roll students for the fourth marking period: Distinguished Honors...
BERWICK — A two-vehicle crash here just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday saw two cars towed from the scene, and one person taken...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A small airplane made an emergency landing on a street near downtown Anchorage after it ran...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Internet Explorer is finally headed out to pasture. As of today, Microsoft will no longer support...

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FFA convention The Central Columbia FFA Chapter had several members and both advisers travel to Penn State University...
Rebecca Lehman, a junior at Central Columbia High School and a longtime member of FFA, 4-H and National Honor Society,...
 
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) —Happy the elephant may be intelligent and deserving of compassion, but she cannot be considered a...
 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have a bright and enterprising spirit. You don’t wait for opportunities when you can create...
DEAR ABBY: My husband died recently. I have been approached by a much younger man for a sexual relationship. I want to...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Federal Reserve is expected to announce its largest interest rate hike since 1994 — a bigger...
DEAR DR. KEITH ROACH: I’m looking for some answers or some advice, please. I’m crying out for help, and no one seems to...

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“During the past few days, the powerful mid-June sun made it very warm, with highs in the 80s. But the humidity...

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Curry, Green, Thompson close in on fourth title
SAN FRANCISCO — When Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and emotional, do-everything teammate Draymond Green began Golden...
BROOKLINE, Mass. — Phil Mickelson lumbered his way down the first fairway and flashed a thumbs-up almost by habit, even...
DENVER — Nathan MacKinnon wouldn’t have it any other way. He and the Colorado Avalanche have stubbed their toe many...
BEREA, Ohio — The new lawsuits — and potential for more — against Deshaun Watson may have further damaged his image and...
 
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ST. LOUIS — Miles Mikolas was one strike from a no-hitter when he gave up a double to Cal Mitchell with two outs in the...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 45 16.738 — — 9-1 W-5 27-7 18-9 Toronto 36 25.590 9 — 6-4 L-...
NEW YORK — Gerrit Cole put a career-worst pummeling behind him with six sharp innings, and the New York Yankees...
TORONTO — Toronto Blue Jays left-hander Hyun Jin Ryu will miss the rest of the season because of ligament damage in his...
BOSTON — Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer, Nick Pivetta pitched eight strong innings and Boston beat slumping...
NEW YORK — Chris Bassitt pitched eight sharp innings of three-hit ball, Pete Alonso drove in two runs and New York beat...
WASHINGTON — Michael Harris II and Travis d’Arnaud each had three hits and homered for the second straight game, and...
TORONTO — Ryan Mountcastle hit a two-run home run, Austin Hays had a solo shot and Baltimore held on to beat Toronto....
DETROIT — Dylan Cease allowed one run in five innings to remain unbeaten in 10 decisions against Detroit, and Chicago...
 
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Serena Williams is going to play at Wimbledon, after all. The All England Club announced on Tuesday that Williams was...
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — Golden Tate is trading his wide receiver gloves for an outfielder’s mitt. The former NFL wide...
SAN FRANCISCO — The wear and tear from back-to-back seven-game series seems to be taking its toll on the Boston Celtics...
NBA FINALS (Best-of-7) x-if necessary Golden State 3, Boston 2 Thursday, June 2: Boston 120, Golden State 108 Sunday...
STANLEY CUP FINALS (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Colorado vs. Tampa Bay Wednesday, June 15: Tampa Bay at Colorado...
 
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June 15, 1992 • Minnesota reliever Jeff Readon breaks Rollie Fingers’ career saves mark at 341 when he preserves a 1-0...
Today BASEBALL American Legion Berwick at Hughesvile......... 5:45 p.m. Bloomsburg at Danville....... 5:45 p.m...
HORSE RACING 12:30 p.m. FS2 — NYRA: America's Day at the Races ——————————————— MLB 1 p.m. MLBN — Chicago White Sox...
Rolling Pines MONDAY NIGHT LEAGUE June 13 Points ABL Graphics 157.5 Larry’s Lumber 152 Dan-Ber Concrete 146.5...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -135/+115 Miami at Arizona -116/-102 Cincinnati Atlanta...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed RHP Liam Hendriks on the 15-day IL, retroactive to June 11....
Schedule-winners Feb. 6 — Busch Light Clash at The Coliseum (Joey Logano) Feb. 20 — DAYTONA 500 (Austin Cindric) Feb...
Through June 16 — Owners meeting, New York. July 17-19 — Amateur draft, Los Angeles. July 19 — All-Star Game, Los...
LEWISBURG — Nick Uram and Greysen Kupsky combined for seven hits and seven RBIs, and Berwick routed Lewisburg, 18-0,...
 
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Substance abuse is a favorite topic for bureaucrats and politicians who believe hearing themselves speak on the topic...
Tuesday there was much rejoicing on social media groups that had been created to save the Town Park geese. Bloomsburg’s...
In the nearly 10 years since the Sandy Hook school shooting that killed 20 children and six adults, the NRA has spent...
It is ironic to hear verbal attacks on “the woke mob” in Republican ads being aired during the 2022 campaign season....
It was on June 23, 1972, when the raging waters of the Susquehanna River, caused by Hurricane Agnes, poured over the...
God said, “Sit all day by the door of your house and bark at anyone who comes in or walks past. For this, I will give...
The back-to-back massacres at a Buffalo grocery store and a Texas elementary school have brought into sharp focus the...
 
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BLOOMSBURG —Bloomsburg University announces local students who were named to the spring dean’s list: • Isabela Acosta...
 
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