Stories from Monday, August 28, 2017

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Police: Man’s car went airborne, hit rocky bank near base of River Hill
CATAWISSA TWP. — A 75-year-old man died early Sunday after his car flew 30 feet across a ditch, then slammed into a...
Police: Man broke into bar, then fled in car and on foot
BRIAR CREEK — A man broke into a bar along Route 11 here early Saturday, and later fled police, first in a car and then...
More than 200 flock to holy site for worship
CENTRALIA —Nearly 200 worshipers made their way to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church...
Overwhelmed rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters
HOUSTON (AP) —Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as...
Dispute in Bloom home led to assault, cops say
BLOOMSBURG — A woman has been charged with assault after allegedly shoving her 79-year-old mother to the floor in the...


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• Country-pop singer Cassadee Pope (TV: “The Voice”), 28. • Country singer LeAnn Rimes, 35. • Country singer Jake...
1917: Ten suffragists demanding that President Woodrow Wilson support a constitutional amendment guaranteeing women the...
STORY TIME: 11:30 a.m.-noon, McBride Memorial Library, 500 Market St., Berwick. SCIENCE, MATH AND SOME HISTORY: 4-5 p....
• Berwick is accepting sealed bids for reconstruction of West Sixth Street, between Vine and Mulberry; West Eighth,...
Naked man on trail cited WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A naked man who startled a mother and her children on a nature trail...
Suspect nabbed in towel PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say they’ve apprehended a man who jumped from a window onto a...


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A baby alligator named Chubs, a therapy pooch called Rosie and several other fuzzy friends and exotic reptiles will...
Investigators hope tests on slab may lead to body of young mom missing since 1989
MILTON — Investigators hope tests on a three-ton hunk of concrete will soon solve the 1989 disappearance of a young...
MOUNTAIN TOP (AP) —Authorities say five of the seven pedestrians struck by a car in a residential development here...
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As Billy Flynn’s client sings, “It’s good/ Isn’t it grand?/Isn’t it great?/Isn’t it swell?” After 21 years on Broadway...
For the first time, a drug has helped prevent heart attacks by curbing inflammation, a new and very different approach...
Q. I was walking barefoot in my kitchen when I stepped on a wasp. I figured I was in trouble. I was stung for the...
UNION TWP. — A 21-year-old Shickshinny woman crashed her car into a rock wall off Krushka Road in Luzerne County on...
HAMILTON TWP., N.J. (AP) — State police have helped capture a wayward bull that was found walking along a major...
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Courthouse security retiree enjoyed horse shows
William J. Kreischer, 83, of Bloomsburg passed away Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II, after a...
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved construction of a high-pressure pipeline that...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The Trump administration is preparing to restore the flow of surplus military equipment to local law...

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One of the more powerful and primal images is that of a toppling statue. The fallen statues of Saddam Hussein, Josef...
A staffer speaks out
EDITOR’S NOTE: It is our policy to identify the authors of guest columns. The following is an exception. We know the...
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“When a storm as powerful as Hurricane Harvey strikes the United States, a lot of people wonder whether it will cause...
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Fighter: ‘It was an honor for me to showcase my skills’
LAS VEGAS — Conor McGregor was drinking Irish whiskey and acting like he had won. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was reminiscing...
Tokyo belts three HRs in win over Lufkin
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The crack of the bat, the gasp from the crowd, a fist pump on the trip around the bases and then a...
PITTSBURGH — Juju Smith-Schuster felt a twinge in his left leg and limped off the Heinz Field turf, making a halting...
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PHILADELPHIA — Big-hitting rookie Rhys Hoskins homered yet again — and he added a game-changing diving catch to his...
NEW YORK — Masahiro Tanaka finally flourished under the sun, Starlin Castro had four hits and the New York Yankees took...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 73 57.562 — — 4-6 L-4 40-25 33-32 New York 70 59.543 2½ — 6-4...
LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Nelson took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and Milwaukee beat Yu Darvish in his return from the...
BOSTON — Adam Jones and Trey Mancini hit back-to-back RBI doubles against Doug Fister in the first inning, and...
ST. LOUIS — Logan Morrison hit his second homer of the game in the 10th inning to lead Tampa Bay past the St. Louis....
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Brian McCann tripled with the bases loaded in the eighth inning, and Houston beat Los Angeles....
ATLANTA — Jon Gray pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning, Mark Reynolds hit a two-run homer and Colorado beat...
MIAMI — Giancarlo Stanton hit his 50th home run to break an eighth-inning tie, helping Miami sweep San Diego with a...
PHOENIX — Patrick Corbin pitched seven strong innings to win his fourth straight start, and Arizona used a nine-run...
WASHINGTON — Amed Rosario hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the New York Mets, after blowing a five-run...
CHICAGO — Lucas Giolito threw seven scoreless innings to earn his first major league victory, and Matt Davidson homered...
CLEVELAND — Yan Gomes hit a grand slam to highlight Cleveland’s nine-run second inning against two Kansas City rookie...
OAKLAND, Calif. — Texas starter A.J. Griffin gave up back-to-back home runs in the second inning and retired only 10...
TORONTO — Byron Buxton homered three times and set a career high with five RBIs, helping Minnesota beat Toronto....
CINCINNATI — John Jaso and Starling Marte each drove in two runs and slumping Andrew McCutchen added a run-scoring...
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NEW YORK — The New York Jets acquired safety Terrence Brooks from the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday for cornerback...
OLD WESTBURY, N.Y. —Dustin Johnson faced long odds all day against Jordan Spieth until the longest drive led to an...
NEW YORK — After a bunch of bad news about big names missing the U.S. Open, the folks who run the tournament are...
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Today GOLF High school boys at Benton Columbia County Classic............2 p.m. Hanover at Berwick...............3...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Philadelphia -155/+145 Atlanta at Washington -215/+195 Miami at...
HORSE RACING 4 p.m. FS2 — Saratoga Live, Better Talk Now Stakes, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y...
College football Saturday No. 1 Alabama (0-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 3 Florida State at Atlanta, Saturday. No...
2017—Tokyo 12, Lufkin (Texas) 2, 5 innings 2016—Endwell, N.Y. 2, Seoul, South Korea 1 2015—Tokyo 18, Lewisberry, Pa....
New York-Penn League McNamara Division W L Pct. GB Staten Island (Yankees) 40 23.635 — Hudson Valley (Rays) 37 26....
BASEBALL American League DETROIT TIGERS — Placed DH Victor Martinez on the 10-day DL. Recalled OF JaCoby Jones from...
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University’s baseball team will hold a one-day fall clinic for high school students on Oct. 14...
Sept. 2 — Cutdown to 53-man roster. Sept. 3 — Creation of 10-man practice squads allowed. Sept. 7 — Season opener,...
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DEAR ABBY: I’m not a dog person. I’m not even an animal person. I am, however, surrounded by dog owners — my family,...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an active 68-year-old woman. I still work part time, walk 2-3 miles a day and enjoy gardening....
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... daughter of Jamie and Tiffany Baylor, Berwick, turns 4 years old today. She is the granddaughter of Chuck and Vicki...
... son of Brenda Fry, Bloomsburg, and the late Michael Fry, turned 12 on Aug. 20. Grandparents are Guy and Nancy...
... daughter of Justin and Tara Batiuk, Millville, turned 2 on Aug. 26. Grandparents are Greg and Lori Clemens, Berwick...
... daughter of Dan and Amanda Ruckle, Stillwater, will be 1 year old Tuesday. Grandparents are Ron and Tammy Adams,...
... son of Nate and Becky Sullivan, Chambersburg, turned 8 on Aug. 21. Grandparents are Tim and Sharon Ail, Bloomsburg...
... son of Ruth Marie Wenzel, Philadelphia, and Randy Willis, Willow Grove, turned 9 on Sunday. His grandparents are...
... son of Jeremiah and Rebecca Jacobs, Bloomsburg, turns 2 today. Grandparents are Roger and Charlotte Jacobs, Hamburg...
... son of Kathrine Heady, Benton, and Jason Levengood, Bloomsburg, is 6 years old today.
... daughter of Patrick and Tami Wiehe, Catawissa, will be 5 on Thursday. Grandparents are Thomas and Nancy Bauman,...
... daughter of Frank Weaver and Scarlet Shoup, Danville, turned 2 on Aug. 26. Her grandparents are Ralph and Charlene...
... twin sons of Jenny and Dave Hall, Berwick, turned 4 years old on Aug. 26. Grandparents are Dale and Lori Remphrey,...
I’m calling in regard to the protest at WHLM. The Constitution guarantees us freedom of speech. Although you may...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are sharp, alert and intuitive. Because you are in the beginning of a new nine-year cycle...