Stories from Saturday, November 19, 2022

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Area leaders hope Luzerne County contributes to costs
and M.J. MAHON Press Enterprise Writers BLOOMSBURG -- Columbia County prosecutors will seek the death penalty for...
Valley Township contractor is facing felony
MILLVILLE -- A Greenwood Township homeowner is out $4,100 after he paid a contractor to work on his roof, but the work...
Bloomsburg officials talk tampering with tire boots after tickets
By M.J. MAHON Press Enterprise Writer BLOOMSBURG -- One fall morning, Town Hall staffers were surprised when a man came...
Bloomsburg man blames custody-fight frustration
BLOOMSBURG -- Police descended on a town street here Friday and took a man into custody for sending allegedly...
‘Girls on the Run’ member has worked with pooches half her life, mom reports
DANVILLE -- Although only 10 years old, Leah Graham already has plenty of experience as a dog handler. When she was...
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Food Pantry: 8 a.m. to noon, sponsored by Sons of American Legion Squadron 564 at Millville American Legion. Mission...
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's electricity grid chief warned of hours-long power outages Friday as Russia zeroed in on...
Trump gets special counsel WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Merrick Garland named a special counsel on Friday to...
* South Centre Township's proposed 2023 budget can be reviewed at the township building during regular office hours. *...
1863: President Abraham Lincoln dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg in...
* Actor Adam Driver, 39. * Actor-director Jodie Foster, 60. * Actor Meg Ryan, 61. * Actor Allison Janney, 63. *...
Democrats take state House HARRISBURG (AP) -- Democrats won a suburban Philadelphia state House race Friday, giving...
TREASURE HUNT: 24-26-27-29-30 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-4; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-6-3; WILD: 1 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-9-4-1...
 
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BLOOMSBURG -- A woman previously convicted of retail theft was allegedly caught stealing again at the Weis Market here...
Pfizer said Friday its updated COVID-19 booster may offer some protection against newly emerging omicron mutants even...
Press Enterprise Staff Report BLOOMSBURG -- A Bloomsburg man who grew angry when told his mail had expired while "on...

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Homemaker enjoyed cooking, reading, knitting
Celia (Wozniak) Farver, 95, of Berwick passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022,...
JERSEYTOWN -- A utility cart stolen this week from Zeisloft Farm Equipment appears to have been sold on Facebook by the...
Dollar Tree employee loved listening to music
Kody J. Cragle, 32, of Berwick passed away unexpectedly Nov. 16, 2022, in Berwick. Born in Berwick on March 30, 1990,...
Press Enterprise Staff Report CATAWISSA -- A woman whose stalled car reeked of marijuana smoke lashed out at a police...
Enjoyed auctions, music, hunting with family
Sevilla A. "Billy" Smith, 73, of Muncy passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at UPMC Williamsport. Born June 5, 1949...
LONDON (AP) -- A book that argues Elizabethan poet John Donne should rank alongside William Shakespeare as a literary...
BLOOMSBURG -- Here are Bloomsburg Middle School honor roll students for the first marking period: High Honor Roll *...
Complete obituary to appear in future edition
Raymond E. Wood, 84, of Orangeville passed away on Friday morning, Nov. 18, 2022, at the Bonham Nursing and...
Kyson F. Ney Katrina Kulp and Skyler Ney, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Kyson Freeman, born Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022...

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Twitter is in chaos. Elon Musk decimated its staff and this week gave those remaining an ultimatum -- work grueling...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A rapidly intensifying flu season is straining hospitals overburdened with patients sick from other...

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DANVILLE -- Here are Danville Area High School honor roll students for the first marking period: Distinguished Honors...
NerdWallet What makes a Black Friday deal worth pursuing? Here's what to consider before you buy. Item selling at...

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DEAR ABBY: My strongest "love language" is physical touch. For 23 years, my husband gave hugs galore to any and every...
NEW YORK (AP) -- A late-afternoon rally on Wall Street helped stocks close higher Friday, though the major indexes...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You're creative and versatile. You don't just have one approach or method for getting things...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Elon Musk's managerial bomb-throwing at Twitter has so thinned the ranks of software engineers...

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On his plane back to Rome from a Middle East trip recently, Pope Francis acknowledged the Vatican faces pushback in...
ROSE: If we're ever going to wean ourselves from fossil fuels, we've got to make accommodations in our communities for...
Like many children's care facilities nationwide, Geisinger Janet Weis Children's Hospital and our pediatric outpatient...
InsideSources.com It's that time of year again for America's mail carriers. With two months to spare before 2023, the...
 
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BLOOMSBURG -- Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ is holding a pre-Thanksgiving bake sale today from 9 a.m. to...
CATAWISSA -- Kulp United Methodist Church will host a Thanksgiving service Sunday at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome. The...
I know why the Phillies lost game 4 (5-0) after winning the previous game (7-0). Jill Biden was there. Everything the...
BLOOMSBURG -- Community of Christ will host a pre-Thanksgiving celebration on Sunday at 11 a.m. Breakfast will be...
BLOOMSBURG -- Good Shepherd United Methodist Church will be offering a free take-out meal today from 4 p.m. until the...
ORANGEVILLE -- The Orangeville churches are holding a Thanksgiving Eve community worship service on Wednesday at 6 p.m...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Most adults in the United States -- including a large majority of Christians and people who identify...

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"If you enjoy cold temperatures, you're going to like Penn State Weather World's latest outlook. It calls for the great...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Abortion opponents who helped challenge Roe v. Wade filed a lawsuit Friday that takes aim at...
 
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Southern Columbia rallies to claim third straight PIAA crown
For the Press Enterprise MECHANICSBURG -- In many ways this season and on Friday in the state final, Southern Columbia'...
Southern turns the tables on Mt. Carmel for title
For the Press Enterprise MOUNT CARMEL -- Southern Columbia is a program with championship mettle firmly entrenched in...
For the Press Enterprise DANVILLE -- Danville's defense rose to the occasion as it took on Loyalsock in the District 4...
 
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For the Press Enterprise MECHANICSBURG -- As the final seconds ticked away, the tears began to fall from Loren Gehret's...
 
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For the Press Enterprise FRANKLIN TWP. -- In addition to Southern Columbia winning a record 30th District 4...
 
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For the Press Enterprise SOUTH CENTRE TWP. -- When examining just how good Central Columbia's girls soccer team has...
Nov. 19
Nov. 19, 1992 * Oakland reliever Dennis Eckersly, who led the majors with 51 saves in 54 chances, becomes just the...
AUTO RACING 5:25 a.m. ESPN2 -- Formula 1: Practice, Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 8:55 a.m....
Today SOCCER PIAA Class 2A final at Eagle View Middle School Central vs. General McLane.....10 a.m. BASKETBALL College...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB -- Suspended Tampa Bay INF Johan Lopez for 80 games, Tampa Bay RHP Egory Manuela...
CLASS A GIRLS SOCCER * WHO: District 4 champion Central Columbia (24-0) vs. District 10 runner-up General McLane (16-5-...
Seventh grade girls Bloomsburg 26, Southern Columbia 11. Top scorers: Bloomsburg, Delaney Zentner 17; Southern,...
EAST Cornell 83, Ithaca 61 Drexel 85, Arcadia 45 Duquesne 85, Colgate 80 Fitchburg St. 72, Maine-Fort Kent 59 Loyola...
Six local boys soccer players were recently named PHAC first-team all stars with Danville's Damien White and Evan...
 
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PHILADELPHIA -- Joel Embiid had 32 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists and the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers...
PITTSBURGH -- To hear Damontae Kazee's teammates and coaches tell it, the chatterbox Pittsburgh Steelers safety never...
DOHA, Qatar -- Flag-draped fans poured into Qatar on Friday ahead of the Middle East's first World Cup as organizers...
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014, Rutgers has found it just doesn't do too well against...
DURHAM, N.C. -- No. 7 Duke raced past Delaware for a 92-58 victory Friday night behind 18 points from Kyle Filipowski....
 
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CHESTER, Va. (AP) -- Police say they have captured a suspect in the fatal shootings Friday of a mother and three...
BRIAR CREEK -- Briar Creek Borough's office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Nov. 21 through Nov. 28. Anyone...
 
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