Stories from Saturday, August 19, 2017

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Unityville victim’s family: Inspection firm to blame for death
EYERS GROVE — The family of a worker killed in a trench collapse is suing the company responsible for safety...
Catawissa pair feeds, tries to curb herd of cats overrunning roads
CATAWISSA — Nancy Wilson cradled Cammy the cat in her arms after coaxing the timid stray orange female from some bushes...
Officials say money to go toward update for prison annex
DANVILLE — The borough may not be permitted to use Community Development Block Grant money to fix a pedestrian bridge...
Suspect remains jailed as Berwick woman rues area changes
BERWICK — When 5-foot, 1-inch Melinda Rupp caught a man allegedly burglarizing her home last month, she didn’t stop to...
BERWICK — A 61-year-old man who became upset because his wife was watering her tomato plants repeatedly punched her in...

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• Actress Kyra Sedgwick, 52. • Actor John Stamos, 54. • Actor Gerald McRaney, 70. • Former President Bill Clinton...
1942: During World War II, about 6,000 Canadian and British soldiers launched a disastrous raid against the Germans at...
• Salem Township is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position as Zoning Officer/Building Code Official/...
Mission Breakfast: 7-9:30 a.m., RCV UMC, 6 Orchard Drive, Catawissa; benefits backpack program, Southern Columbia...
Eight stabbed in Finland HELSINKI (AP) — A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland’s western city of Turku, killing...
Man faked Craigslist ad CHAMBERSBURG (AP) — A man accused of posing as his estranged wife in a Craigslist ad that...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-10-17-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-0, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-2-7, Wild: 3 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-6-2-...


 
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Fresh off her recent courtroom victory, pop superstar Taylor Swift has disappeared from social media.Fans noticed Swift...
NESCOPECK — Unless a buyer comes forward with a plan that council members like, the 200-year-old Cooper House will be...
Police say pair fought in Scott SCOTT TWP. — Brianna Cruz, 21, of Lions Gate Apartments, and Tyree Dashawn Collier,...
CHAMBERSBURG — A Chambersburg woman’s fight to have a mural painted on a downtown retaining wall may have broken new...


 
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Police guard for monument CORINTH, Miss. (AP) —Police are guarding a Confederate monument here, citing an online...
Poll: Only 27 percent against Confederate monuments
ATLANTA — President Donald Trump’s widely criticized response to white supremacist violence in Virginia has left...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A group of residents who provides advice to the Anchorage Assembly has come up with a way to...


 
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Cinder blocks used to cause accidents LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities are warning motorists about cinder...
PARIS (AP) — From Barcelona to Times Square and beyond, extremists have used vehicles as deadly weapons with alarming...


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TAMPA, Fla. — Marion Lambert is unapologetic about the abundance of Confederate flags that surround him. A faded...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) —David and Elizabeth Weinlick’s life together began like a reality TV show, blossomed into two...
BERLIN (AP) — A black swan in Bavaria is no longer alone after finding a mate thanks to a lonely hearts ad. The German...


 
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WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump’s conservative campaign...
PHOENIX — Arizona politicians have invoked the “rule of law” for more than a decade as the guiding principle in pushing...
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — After three people tackled the assignment with limited success, the job of keeping President...
JACKSON, N.H. (AP) —Golfers at Eagle Mountain Golf Course in Jackson were joined Monday on the sixth fairway by a llama...


 
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LAFAYETTE, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California man spending his first wedding anniversary overseas was among those...
WASHINGTON — Samwell Tarly knows more than the maesters of the Citadel. Littlefinger knows more than Arya. And Bran...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri lawmaker who temporarily posted a Facebook comment expressing hope that President...
NEW YORK (AP) — Another presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up. Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close...


 
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Professional packer was active church member
Shirley J. Lockard Fulmer, 87, 640 Waller Road, Benton, died at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at The Gardens at...
Talented musician established ministries
Opal Florence Chaffee Linebaugh, daughter of the Rev. Ralph and Marjorie Chaffee and wife of Dr. Dale E. Linebaugh,...
Candy maker owned military relic museum
George W. Marinos, 88, of Gettysburg died Friday morning, Aug. 4, 2017, at Transitions Healthcare, Gettysburg. Born...
Longtime carnival volunteer born in Germany
Gudrun “Gertie” (Rappl) Reidinger, 86, formerly of Elk Grove Road, Benton, died late Wednesday evening, Aug. 16, 2017,...
Avid hunter and fisherman was animal lover
Frank L. Schmeltz Jr., 67, of Danville died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, at the Grandview Health &...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge on Friday denied the impassioned plea of Roman Polanski’s victim to end a four-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Things may look bleak for Democrats these days, but Michael Moore thinks he knows how they can get back...
Shickshinny historical society’s address SHICKSHINNY — The Preservation and Historical Society of the Greater...
Adler A. Savoy Ryan Gregory and Elyse Renee Whipkey Savoy, Williamsport, are the parents of a son, Adler Anthony, born...


 
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IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY Because you are in the beginning of a new nine-year cycle, this is the year to clarify your...
DEAR ABBY: I’m 14, starting my freshman year in high school and, of course, will be joining lots of clubs to prepare...
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Three generations into the Kim family’s ruling dynasty in North Korea, markets have...
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon family’s golden retriever has been honored by a sheriff for digging up $85,000 worth...

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NEW YORK — “Despacito” is easily the song of the summer. The success of the hit stretches beyond Spanish-speaking...
LOS ANGELES — Taylor Sheridan has a knack for telling stories about parts of the American frontier that Hollywood doesn...
LOS ANGELES — Ricky Martin said he reassured Gianni Versace’s longtime partner Antonio D’Amico the pair will be treated...
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After setting up our spot at the Bloomsburg Fair car show, we took a walk around the fairgrounds. I noticed the un-kept...
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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has lost another informal adviser from the business world: billionaire investor...
“While I was hoping for a warm, dry weekend, I have to mention the chance for a brief shower or thundershower today, as...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of sitting on a woman and slicing off her nipples with a pair of...
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Berwick school district is looking for a replacement radio station to broadcast games
BERWICK — The Berwick school district is hunting for a radio station to broadcast Bulldog football games after cutting...
AP Sports Columnist As Usain Bolt prepares for the final race of his brilliant career, it really doesn’t matter if he...
SEATTLE — Nearly two years ago, Amanda Hopkins’ phone rang. It was a call she dreamt of receiving, one that broke...
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CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs got an encouraging report on Jon Lester before placing the ace left-hander on the 10-day...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 69 51.575 — — 8-2 W-2 38-21 31-30 New York 65 55.542 4 — 6-4 W...
PITTSBURGH — Matt Carpenter homered in the second inning to send the St. Louis Cardinals on to an 11-10 victory over...
DETROIT — Chris Taylor had four hits including a pair of doubles, and Los Angeles welcomed Adrian Gonzalez back from...
CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta pitched into the seventh inning and allowed a run, Javier Baez homered and drove in three runs,...
ATLANTA — Cincinnati hit three home runs in the sixth, including a two-run shot by Adam Duvall, Sal Romano threw seven...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 4, Indians 2 Cleveland 000 100 100—2 3 1 Minnesota 001 100 11x—4 13 0 Merritt, Otero (4),...
HOUSTON — Dallas Keuchel threw seven shutout innings, Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve homered and Houston beat Oakland....
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Nelson Cruz hit two doubles and his 30th home run and Erasmo Ramirez won his first game for...
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BRISTOL, Tenn. — Matt Kenseth still doesn’t have a job lined up for next season and the two-time Daytona 500 winner...
STATE COLLEGE —Penn State coach James Franklin has signed a contract extension that guarantees him $34.7 million...
GREENSBORO, N.C. —Ryan Armour shot a career-best 9-under 61 on Friday for a share of the lead with Webb Simpson after...
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Erik Jones’ timing was perfect for first career pole in the NASCAR Cup Series — at Bristol Motor...
Wyndham Championship Second Round Ryan Armour 66-61—127 -13 Webb Simpson 63-64—127 -13 Henrik Stenson 62-66—128 -...
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Aug. 19
Aug. 19, 1987 • Mike Schmidt hits a three-run shot to tie Willie McCovey and Ted Williams for ninth-place on the all-...
AUTO RACING 1 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar Series, ABC Supply 500, qualifying, at Long Pond, Pa. 7 p.m. NBC — NASCAR,...
Today FOOTBALL High school scrimmages East Strouds. South at Berwick..10 a.m. Danville at North Schuylkill.......10...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Aug. 13 Squad 1 — Paul Kozemko, 25. Squad 2 —Chuck Deitz, 25. Squad 3 — Paul Kozemko,...
Rolling Pines WEDNESDAY NIGHT LEAGUE Aug. 9 W L Dan Yeager/Dwayne Prosceno 49 23 Mark Thomas/Hugh Kyttle 41.5...
Sept. 1 — Active rosters expand to 40 players. Oct. 3-4 — Wild card games. Oct. 5 — Division Series start. Oct. 13...
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A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit,...
ROSE: Not much good has come of the tragedy in Charlottesville, but sifting through the debris, it was hard to miss the...
No matter how many Confederate monuments are torn down, the Democrats will never be able to erase from the history...
I hope your life preserver is of the very large size. The Trump ship’s bow is lifting out of the water. Your Go Trump...
If voters in November approve a proposed Pennsylvania constitutional amendment allowing the General Assembly to pass a...
Mr. Gore is at it again! He is predicting doom for the world if we don’t take him seriously. Since his last date of...
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TODAY Free meal, Benton Christian Church, Church and Third streets, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Benton Council of...
Ordination in Ukraine LVIV, Ukraine — Newly nominated Auxiliary Bishop Andriy Rabiy will be ordained on at 11 a.m....
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Out-of-control truck kills jogger SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) — Idaho State Police have identified a jogger who was fatally...
HAMILTON, Mont. (AP) — Craig Jourdonnais was amazed when he stumbled upon what might be “Fight Club” for young bull elk...
KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — Even the smallest gesture can lead to unexpected fortune. Or at least a free year’s worth of sugar...