Stories from Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Angry over court order, ex-husband allegedly called FBI with threats
BRIAR CREEK TWP. — An irate township man allegedly called the FBI twice threatening to kill Columbia County Judge Gary...
Some high school fans can follow the games online; Berwick in limbo
BLOOMSBURG — It appears unlikely WHLM Radio will broadcast any high school football games during the 2017 season after...
Police: Woman, 19, found face down in road led to charges against Danville parent
MAHONING TWP. — A 19-year-old woman found face down in the middle of Red Lane led officers to a Danville woman who...
Berwick man accused of pointing firearm at PennDOT worker
BERWICK — A man accused of pointing a gun at a PennDOT worker had one charge dismissed recently, but he’ll still face a...


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Men’s Free Breakfast: 7:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church kitchen, 320 Market St., Berwick. BERWICK TEEN CENTER OPEN...
• NBA player Jeremy Lin, 29. • Actress Joanne Froggatt, 37. • Retired NBA player Kobe Bryant, 39. • Figure skater...
1927: Amid worldwide protests, Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed in Boston for...
North Korea decries drills OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (AP) — As North Korea vowed “merciless retaliation” against U.S...
Dozens hurt in train wreck UPPER DARBY (AP) — Federal investigators said Tuesday the operator of a transit train that...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-19-20-21-24 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 9-5; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 4-2-0; WILD: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 6-3-3...


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Berwick is poorer with the passing of two long-time volunteers and leaders — Tom O’Connell July 15, followed by Jimmy...
NEWPORT TWP. — A visitor at the State Correctional Institute near Shickshinny passed an inmate Suboxone, which he later...
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Longtime Benton Foundry worker loved hunting
Paul E. Bartlow Sr., 66, of Danville passed away at his home on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, after losing his battle with...
DANVILLE — Columbia Drywall of Berwick is suing T-Ross Brothers Construction of Montandon for $7,475 in a job dispute,...
Saturday visitation and service announced
Valentina Elaine Estep, 6 weeks old, died Aug. 13, 2017, at her home in Berwick. Born June 30, 2017, at Geisinger...
Lifelong homemaker will have private services
On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, Irene Barrow, 90, was released from her earthly chains and joined her husband, Robert, and...
Berwick Industries retiree enjoyed crocheting
Yvonne E. Smith, 80, of Berwick passed away on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, where she...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The least populated state in the nation has seen total eclipses before but likely never as many...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Lorraine R. Cottman, 62, of Bloomsburg passed away on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, at Geisinger Bloomsburg Health Care, where...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Engineers at a lab in Florida have been working quietly for the last two and a half years on...
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BU seminar offers tools to combat discrimination, person to person
BLOOMSBURG — Some people know how to battle bigotry and hatred in the streets by protesting and calling for action, but...
BLOOMSBURG –WHLM station owner Joe Reilly took to the airwaves this week with a commentary addressing his station’s...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —George and Amal Clooney are donating $1 million to fight hate groups. The couple announced Tuesday...

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“I see a big change coming our way in the coming seven to 10 days. “With the strong cold front that produced last...
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‘Deviled’ recipe brings out layers of flavor in classic
Some good ground beef, preferably not too lean (when making burgers, fat is our friend), and a generous sprinkling of...
Peeling peaches is the pits. And if you’re like us, you end up eating your weight in fresh peaches (ideally over the...
Those who love short ribs LOVE them. Those who haven’t cooked them at home before might be a little intimidated by them...
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If the Forbes list of highly paid actors were a WWE pay-per-view event, this is the part where Mark Wahlberg would hit...
James Donald, I condemn KKK, Nazi’s and any white supremacists, why would you be surprised that most people in this...
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I am fascinated by foods from different countries. To me, it is interesting to see what unique types of foods are...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former lottery computer programmer who admitted to rigging computers to enable him to pick...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The White House on Tuesday renewed its request to the news media for privacy for President Donald...
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In 2003, a mid-level manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology named Bill Burr created a template...
Make Congress work
Like many, we wish President Donald Trump would cancel his Twitter account and start behaving like the grown-up...
My first night in a nursing home, my call bell was ignored from 10:30 p.m. to 10 minutes past midnight, when two...
Why do we continue to play games with the Pennsylvania budget, when nothing substantial changes and nothing exceptional...
The Donald Trump-inspired white supremacists, neo-nazi, and KKK groups carrying torches and marching in Virginia were...
When I think of the world today I wonder how did it all go astray? Some say they are always right and they have the...
I maintain a “Top 20” list of my favorite novels. According to my own rules, a book is not eligible for the list until...
“I believe that the removal of the Confederate statues is a necessary part of showing that this community can be truly...
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DEAR DR. ROACH: My running friends and I are in our mid-70s (with a couple of 80-plus guys), and we continue to run,...
DEAR ABBY: I think my stepdaughter “Caroline” has an unhealthy relationship with my husband. Caroline calls him several...
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Acknowledging he has become a “political distraction,” President Donald Trump has decided to...
IF YOUR WERE BORN TODAY You are sincere, generous and very creative. You notice details. This year will bring...
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MINDEN, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man is accused of aggravated kidnapping after a 2-month-old boy was found abandoned...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks around the world pushed higher Tuesday, as markets firmed following a shaky run the last couple...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dove headlong into a social media skirmish this week,...
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Area families plan reunions for Sunday JERSEYTOWN — The location for the Kindt Family Reunion has been changed. The...
ALOHA to meet for lunch on Aug. 30 LIGHTSTREET — ALOHA, a monthly gathering of older couples and singles, will meet...
Finishes residency Adam C. Satteson, M.D., has completed a five-year residency in Otolaryngology, Head and Neck...
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Heisman contenders highlight preseason team
Southern California quarterback Sam Darnold and Penn State running back Saquon Barkley put on a show at the Rose Bowl...
Fighters arrive to party atmosphere in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS — The fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor may not have sold out yet, but that won’t stop...
Penn State star might be country’s strongest back
STATE COLLEGE — Saquon Barkley bobs his head to Drake’s “Started from the Bottom” as he stands over a barbell loaded to...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — At the Little League World Series, the question now is not whether anyone can beat the team from...
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PHILADELPHIA —Pinch-hitter Ichiro Suzuki hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning, Giancarlo Stanton...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 71 53.573 — — 6-4 L-1 40-22 31-31 New York 67 57.540 4 — 6-4 W...
DETROIT — Gary Sanchez hit two home runs — including a first-inning drive estimated at nearly 500 feet — and Masahiro...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.361; Garcia, Chicago,.315; Hosmer, Kansas City,.314; Segura, Seattle,.310; Gregorius, New York...
NEW YORK — J.D. Martinez hit an early three-run homer, Patrick Corbin pitched eight smooth innings to win his third...
BALTIMORE — Ryon Healy homered twice and had three RBIs, Matt Lowrie hit a two-run drive, and Oakland beat sinking...
AMERICAN LEAGUE White Sox 7, Twins 6 Minnesota 100 001 130—6 8 0 Chicago 200 320 00x—7 6 1 Melville, Turley (4),...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Lucas Duda and Corey Dickerson homered in the first two innings and Chris Archer struck out 10...
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants apparently can breathe a little easier. Leading receivers Odell...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. —Quarterback Tyrod Taylor understood there would be changes at the receiver position when he elected...
CLEVELAND (AP) —Coach Hue Jackson is letting the drama build to a crescendo. His pick as Cleveland’s starting...
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CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving’s next cross-over will come against the Cavaliers. Cleveland’s All-Star guard, who asked...