Stories from Sunday, August 27, 2017

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Supers seek tax returns from citizen who questions Conyngham finances
CONYNGHAM TWP. — Conyngham Township resident John McGee says supervisors — angered he’s looking into the township’s...
Bloom woman was out on bail in earlier drug, theft charges
MILLVILLE — A woman out of jail on bail in theft and drug charges was jailed again after she allegedly stole nearly $2,...
Parents of Trump appointee marked 58th anniversary, son’s new job
SCOTT TWP. — Carl and Lenore Risch celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary this month with a trip to an Amish market...
Games, technology, other services on hand at hub
BERWICK — The Teen Center hosted a grand opening party Saturday to give kids a preview of the area’s first community...
Newly hired employee used his work key card to get inside apartments, according to officers
BLOOMSBURG — A newly hired Bloomsburg University custodian stole new TVs from campus apartments, police say. Joshua H...

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Outdoor Worship at Lightstreet Park: 9:30 a.m., rain venue: The Lighthouse, 1650 Main St., Lightstreet; bring lawn...
• Actress Savannah Paige Rae, 14. • Actor Ellar Coltrane, 23. • Actress Alexa PenaVega, 29. • Singer Mario, 31...
1957: The USS Swordfish, the second Skate Class nuclear submarine, was launched from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in...
Terrorists targeting pope ROME (AP) — Pope Francis’ top aide says a pro-Islamic State group video that targets the...
• Locust Township supervisors are accepting sealed bids until 4 p.m. Sept. 7 for the sale of a Massey/Ferguson Tractor...
Man admits aiding suicide LANCASTER (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to aiding his wife’s suicide by putting...
TREASURE HUNT: 3-11-12-18-20 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 8-3, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 8-6-9, Wild: 4 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 3-5-9...


 
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Rapper Joey Bada$$ might need to change his name to something a little less cocky after reportedly losing a battle with...
WASHINGTONVILLE —A dump truck and a pickup collided at the intersection of Routes 54 and 254 here Saturday morning...
HARRISBURG (AP) — The question of what Pennsylvania’s House Republican majority will do about a $2.2 billion hole in...


 
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BLOOMSBURG — A convenience store worker who stole money from the cash register while she worked was allowed to enter a...
WILLIAMSPORT — An Elysburg man was sentenced to probation for possession of drug paraphernalia in Lycoming County Court...


 
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Store employee stole, police say BUCKHORN — An employee at Game Stop falsified transactions of supposed game trade-ins...


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Active church member worked at Harrell Sprinkler
Charles “Barry” Hess, 62, of Mifflin Township joined his Heavenly Father on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at Geisinger Medical...
MILTON, Wis. — Jon Jennings is about to become best friends with a thick manual that explains how the World War II...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
William J. Kreischer, 83, of Jerseytown went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at Berwick Retirement...
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A band of surveyors has found two monuments in central Nebraska that were buried in 1893....


 
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BANGOR, Maine (AP) —Stephen King is retaliating against President Donald Trump for blocking him on Twitter. In a post...


 
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“Calendar summer still has 27 days to go, but will summer conditions continue or will fall make an early appearance...


 
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Car exhibit featured at L.A. museum
LOS ANGELES — Lowrider cars these days are far more than tricked-out automobiles with gravity-challenged rear...


 
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Wilkes-Barre — A first of its kind, new refractory glaucoma treatment was performed by ophthalmologist Frank A. Bucci,...
Dear Mr. Berko: At 63, I need income and growth. I recently retired after 34 years with the same company. I moved my $...
DANVILLE — Geisinger President and CEO David T. Feinberg, M.D., MBA, has moved way up, cracking the top 25 on Modern...
Dear Mr. Berko: In March 2013, I bought 500 shares of Nektar Therapeutics at $12. In March of this year, it traded at...
HARRISBURG — David DiPasquale, who taught electrical occupations at the Columbia-Montour Vo-Tech School for 22 years,...
LEWISBURG — Evangelical Community Hospital has added Germaine Lancaster-Mar Fan, MD, Hospitalist, to the staff. She...
LEWISBURG — The Steve Shannon Tire & Auto Centers chain plans to open a new branch here next month at 505 North...

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In Charlottesville earlier this month, we witnessed more than tensions and violence surrounding the removal of a...
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from the most recent column by Ann Coulter, an early and avid Trump supporter, now unhappy...
ROSE: Here’s yet another police officer who did not hesitate to protect and serve, even at risk to himself:Bloomsburg...
Remember the old TV show, “Car 54, Where are You?” Well now it’s, “AMERICA, WHERE ARE YOU?” When did it become...
A wise Chinese philosopher once said, “Knowledge without wisdom is like a load of books on the back of an ass.”...
“You spray something toxic at something you want to kill.” Vhim Rai Father of Shiva Rai was kicked and hit, sprayed...
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In early August, Volusia (Florida) County Beach Safety officers banished 73-year-old Richard G. Basaraba of Daytona...
PITTSBURGH — Bruno Mars has met the man he’s nicknamed after: former pro wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino. The two...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City couple who met on a bus 13 years ago have now gotten married on one. Random passengers...
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — City officials took steps Saturday to prevent violence ahead of an expected news conference by a...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada has made it easier for aspiring lawyers to pass the state bar exam in response to a growing...
Newly ordained priest charged MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a newly ordained Roman Catholic priest in New...
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WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (AP) — When Heather Partin began filming a hilarious exchange with her husband, she never imagined...
NEMO, S.D. (AP) — After proposing to give a small South Dakota town filters for well water contamination potentially...
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Binder scores on a kickoff return for Vo-Tech’s only TD
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — If Vo-Tech learned anything in its 36-7 loss to Panther Valley, it was just how important John...
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. —Lufkin, Texas, came from five runs down on Saturday to take the United States bracket at the...
CLEVELAND — Just when it appeared the Cavaliers’ chaotic summer had calmed, there’s a flare-up. That blockbuster deal...
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WASHINGTON — As Bryce Harper misses baseball while on the disabled list, many of his Nationals teammates are getting...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 73 56.566 — — 5-5 L-3 40-24 33-32 New York 69 59.539 3½ — 6-4...
WASHINGTON — After a decade in the minors, not even a body blow from a hard-thrown baseball was going to keep Adrian...
BOSTON — Kevin Gausman allowed four singles over 7 2/3 innings, Tim Beckham hit a three-run homer and Baltimore beat...
TORONTO — Josh Donaldson had three hits, including a two-run home run, Kendrys Morales added a solo shot and Toronto...
NEW YORK — Greg Bird reached base three times in his long-awaited return to the Yankees’ lineup and Jacoby Ellsbury...
AMERICAN LEAGUE White Sox 3, Tigers 2 Detroit 000 020 000—2 7 1 Chicago 100 001 001—3 9 0 Verlander, A.Wilson (8),...
CINCINNATI — Gerrit Cole ended his career-long futility against Cincinnati by hitting a solo homer, pitching seven...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Chad Pinder homered twice to help Oakland end Cole Hamels’ five-game win streak with a victory over...
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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —New England Patriots star wide receiver Julian Edelman will miss the 2017 season after tearing the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Chiefs coach Andy Reid floated the idea not long ago that he might keep his top four running backs...
NEW YORK — His voice choking, Andy Murray unexpectedly announced Saturday that he was withdrawing from the U.S. Open...
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. —Jordan Spieth needed only three holes to leave a strong cast of challengers wondering what it’s...
Northern Trust Third Round Jordan Spieth 69-65-64—198 -12 Dustin Johnson 65-69-67—201 -9 Paul Casey 69-68-66—203 -...
PARIS — Ohio State star Kyle Snyder scored a late takedown of Olympic gold medalist Abdusalim Sadulaev in the deciding...
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BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s baseball team will hold a one-day fall clinic for high school students on Oct. 14...
AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, Belgian Grand Prix, at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium 11:30 a.m. CNBC —...
Cen-Penn Alliance Week 2 Pony Division W L T PF PA Bloomsburg 2 0 0 46 13 Central Columbia 1 0 0 25 0 Berwick...
Rolling Pines Wednesday Night League Final regular season standings W L Team 10 52 24 Team 11 43.5 32.5 Team 9...
Midway Lanes MONDAY NIGHT MEN’S Week 1 W L Full House 4 0 Newbies 4 0 Farmers 2 2 Zeisloft 2 2 The Old Farts...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League Pittsburgh -108/-102 at Cincinnati at Miami OFF/OFF San Diego Colorado -...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club TRAPSHOOTING Aug. 17 Squad 1: Denny Stahl, 23; Tony Sinibaldi, 23. Squad 2: Butch...
Bartram 22, Archbishop Ryan 21 Brentwood 32, Carrick 8 Harrisburg 33, Imhotep Charter 14 Holy Redeemer 44, Scranton...
BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed INF/OF Nicky Delmonico on the 10-day DL. Purchased the contract...
Today No events scheduled ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––Monday GOLF High school boys at Benton Columbia County...
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The annual Elk Festival held last weekend in Benezette was a celebration centered on the successful reintroduction of...
3-D shoot today A 3-D archery shoot will be held today at the Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club. All shooters are invited...
Pennsylvania proposed an elk hunt to reduce the 135-animal herd. The plan brought protests from the residents in the...
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Police: ‘Malicious’ punishment used PARKER, Fla. (AP) — Police arrested a couple for allegedly using “malicious”...
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Farmers and ranchers coping with extreme drought in western North Dakota are questioning whether...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) —The New Mexico State Land Office is going after a West Texas county after it was learned that...
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Biker trips geared to empower women
A year ago, Alisa Clickenger helped organize a cross-country motorcycle trip for women to commemorate the 100-year...
Everyone loves a hack —an uncommon solution to a common problem. Sometimes money hacks evolve from details buried in...
Fraught with teen drama and sometimes ruthless cafeteria aides, lunch period has tortured high school students for...
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Breech clan holds 98th reunion CATAWISSA — The 98th annual reunion of the descendants of Martin and Lydia Hower Breech...
Mr. and Mrs. James William Laubach of Bloomsburg proudly announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Louise, to...
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Steinruck family to reunite Sept. 3 ELYSBURG — The annual Steinruck family reunion will be held at noon on Sunday,...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Meals on Wheels will be delivered by volunteers from St. John Lutheran Church and Trinity...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Gift shop: Pam Craig, Janet Burket; Info Desk: Alayne Benner, Betty Kisner, Nancy...
Club learns about relaxation tips DANVILLE — Soroptimists of Montour County hosted speaker Michele Peguero, owner of B...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday —...
28/MONDAY Bloomsburg Class of 1955, Monday, 9 a.m., Perkins, Buckhorn. SMILE, Monday, 5:30 p.m., New Covenant Church...
BENTON — Here are upcoming events at Ricketts Glen State Park, 695 Rt. 487, Benton: • Friday, Sept. 1: Kayak Lake Jean...
EMT grads NANTICOKE — Melissa Fedder of Berwick and Jesse Slusser of Shickshinny were among graduates of Luzerne...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Sit & Fit, 10 a.m.; pain addiction, opiod awareness and...
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While in Bloomsburg today with my boyfriend, we went into Salvation Army Thrift Store. My boyfriend went back out to...
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NEW YORK — For longtime Bruce Springsteen fan Debbie Elster, there’s never been any doubt the competition to get...
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Former President Ronald Reagan, a one-time Hollywood union leader who fired 11,000 air...
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DEAR ABBY: I have a friend, “Charlene,” whom I met through a local charity organization. We have many things in common...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are focused on whatever you do. You also are compassionate and helpful toward others. This...
NEW YORK — Amy Schumer and Steve Martin are teaming up for laughs — on Broadway. The actress and comedian will star in...