Stories from Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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WHLM owner acts as furor builds over son’s Va. rally link
BLOOMSBURG — WHLM Radio owner Joe Reilly announced late Tuesday that he has suspended his son David indefinitely and...
Investigators: Suspect sent lewd photos
BERWICK — A 24-year-old man is charged with asking two teen girls to send him naked photos of themselves, but police...
Rural Montour County man says boy startled pet his mom let out of cage against instructions
ANTHONY TWP. — A dog owner denies that his pet mauled a child, and he’s contesting a lawsuit filed by the boy’s family...
Exec offers counterproposal on defining duties
BLOOMSBURG — A frustrated town manager who sees her job being “politicized” by council members shot back Monday night...
DEP official: Small fuel leak at Bloom launch did no real harm
BLOOMSBURG — A pumper truck drawing water from a boat launch here triggered an environmental cleanup after the truck...

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• Aug. 17 at 4 p.m, Bloomsburg’s Personnel Committee will consider a recommendation to Town Council relating to the...
Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. BLOCK PARTY: 2 p.m.,...
• Actress Rumer Willis, 29. • Country singer Dan Smyers (Dan & Shay), 30. • Actor Steve Carell, 55. • Actor...
1858: A telegraphed message from Britain’s Queen Victoria to President James Buchanan was transmitted over the recently...
Oak tree kills 13 at festival LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A huge oak tree crashed down on a popular religious festival on...
Suit: Rodent in sandwich PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman claims she got an extra topping in her Chick-Fil-A sandwich last...
TREASURE HUNT: 5-9-13-25-29 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-4, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 1-0-8, Wild: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-5-6-...


 
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Hannah Clark, an incoming freshman at Berwick High School, recently donated 850 new and used books to the Breakfast...
Fraudulent return at Walmart alleged BUCKHORN — A woman recently returned $104 worth of items that she had never...


 
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Talented seamstress skilled in kitchen arts
Nancy (Anastasia L.) Kuznicki, 94, of Atlas, one week shy of her 95th birthday, passed away Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, in...
WWII veteran had owned store in Mt. Carmel
Theodore Joseph “Ted” Schultz, 99, of 10 Skyview Road, Catawissa, passed away at Brookdale Senior Living, Bloomsburg,...
Served 22 years with Berwick Police Department
James E. Meighan, 79, of Berwick passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded...
Avid seamstress enjoyed canning vegetables
Mildred A. Weatherill, 92, of 5485 Perkiomen Ave., Reading, and formerly of Danville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017...
Former Scout leader, eucharistic minister
Kathryn Rebecca Disori, 87, of 122 S. Shamokin St., Shamokin, passed away at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at...
Avid bowler enjoyed quilting, crocheting, cooking
Loretta J. “Redda” Rossi, 81, of Drums passed away Monday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2017, at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital...
Benton woman worked in clothing industry
Edna J. Puderbaugh, 73, of Benton passed away Aug. 14, 2017, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital. She was born May 4,...


 
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“With partly sunny skies, afternoon temperatures in the mid 80s, and increasing humidity, today will be a reminder that...


 
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Isn’t life filled with curveballs and unexpected events? We do seem to have our share of them around here. Today was...
Use flavors of classic sandwich — the BLT
When I first heard about folks grilling romaine lettuce, I was pretty skeptical. Lettuce is supposed to be crisp....
If you’ve spent much time traveling in Mexico or the southwestern United States, you may have seen folks enjoying an...


 
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Can you believe someone parked one of them big trash bins half way out onto East Seventh Street? Why is this allowed?...


 
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LEWISBURG — Corey Ledet and his Zydeco Band will kick off the Weis Center’s 30th anniversary season Friday, Aug. 25, at...
This Kardashian wants to earn her keep. College graduate Kourtney Kardashian, the only sister with a sheepskin,...
BERWICK — On Thursday, Talen Energy will conduct the annual test of all sirens in the 10-mile radius that are part of...
NORRISTOWN (AP) — A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury...
Police: Probationer had pot pipe in car SCOTT TWP. — A Bloomsburg man placed on ARD probation for having drug-use...


 
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Classmates to plan possible reunion CATAWISSA — Members of SCA’s Class of 1969 will meet tonight at 7 at the home of...
50th anniversary Larry and Dee Hess, 642 Harrison Road, Orangeville, PA 17859, will celebrate their 50th wedding...
BENTON — The McHenry clan held its reunion at Benton Fire Hall; lunch was followed by a short business meeting and...
Kindt family to hold annual gathering MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — The annual Bruce and Grace Kindt Family Reunion will be...
Lawn party raises $31G for hospital MUNCY — The 34th Annual Muncy Valley Hospital Lawn Party held June 17 at UPMC...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg TODAY — Gift shop: Joanne Riley, Peggy Fiedler; Desk: Barbara Pegg, Joan Dinger, Jean Faux, Joan...

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The violent clashes in Charlottesville, Va., have turned a spotlight on freedom of speech — one of the first rights...
America seems to be losing its ability to talk. And that could eventually prove to be the death of this noble...
Now we see the true colors of Confederate sympathizers. They are the Brown Shirts for the neo-Nazis. It was the...
The taxpayers of this country pay a lot of money each year for the legislative branch of government. At the very least...
My old childhood friend Dick Knoebel (we attended the Elysburg Presbyterian Church Sunday School together during the...
In his latest column after listing government deceptions the media has been party too since the Clinton era, Dr. Paul...
“(The) counter-protesters are crazier than the alt-right.” Cliff Erickson Leaning against a fence and taking in the...
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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into the four business leaders who resigned from his White...
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NEW YORK — Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in...
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday signed into law a bill expanding coverage on abortions and other...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a white male, 70 years old, over 6 feet tall and weigh 140 pounds. I am healthy except for...
DEAR ABBY: My mother is dating a married man, and this is not the first time. While I love her, I don’t think what...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are kind-hearted and empathetic. You also are artistically inclined. Many of you will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Pink’s 17-year-old music career will be honored at the MTV Video Music Awards with the Michael Jackson...
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Ex-Penn State standout: ‘I’ll have to step it up’
LATROBE — Jesse James has prepared the last two offseasons to be the starting tight end for the Pittsburgh Steelers...
After leaving Pitt, James could help lead Badgers
MADISON, Wis. — Chris James has waited long enough to take a handoff at Wisconsin. The running back sat out a year...
After releasing top rusher, Philly looks to Blount
PHILADELPHIA — One week into the preseason and it’s still unknown how the Philadelphia Eagles will use their running...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Damien Harris doesn’t believe Alabama’s tailbacks will be bickering over carries, or lack of them....
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. —Tim Tebow’s twenties ended in a slump. That is, a slump replete with a little drama. Over his...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 68 51.571 — — 8-2 W-1 37-21 31-30 New York 63 55.534 4½ — 6-4...
NEW YORK — Sonny Gray outpitched Jacob deGrom, Jacoby Ellsbury and Gary Sanchez homered, and the New York Yankees held...
WASHINGTON — Gio Gonzalez allowed two hits in six scoreless innings, Howie Kendrick hit two solo home runs and...
PHOENIX — Houston had six extra-base hits in the first four innings, building a big enough lead to hold off Arizona....
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.362; Correa, Houston,.320; Gonzalez, Houston,.316; Segura, Seattle,.314; Hosmer, Kansas City,....
BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts had three hits, Hanley Ramirez, Sandy Leon and Jackie Bradley Jr. all added two RBIs and...
MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton homered in his sixth consecutive game to give him a major league-leading 44, but Miami fell...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 6, Tigers 2 Detroit 200 000 000—2 9 2 Texas 211 101 00x—6 11 0 Fulmer, Ferrell (6),...
TORONTO — Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, Wilson Ramos added a solo shot and Tampa Bay beat Toronto, snapping a four-...
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OWINGS MILLS, Md. —Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh’s steely resolve is being tested with nine players already lost...
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. —The re-education of Christian Hackenberg is well underway. The New York Jets’ second-year...
NAPA, Calif. (AP) —Marshawn Lynch isn’t shedding anymore light on his decision to sit during the national anthem before...
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Aug. 16, 1987 • Rick Mears, who had not won since the 1985 Pocono event, wins the Quaker State 500 IndyCar event,...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 77 43.642 — Rochester (Twins) 69 52.570 8½ Lehigh...
AUTO RACING 9 a.m. FS1 — NASCAR, Camping World Truck Series, UNOH 200, practice, at Bristol, Tenn. 11 a.m. FS1 —...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Sent OF Anthony Santander and SS Ryan Flaherty to Frederick (Carolina...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Miami -165/+155 San Francisco at Milwaukee -118/+108 Pittsburgh at...
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