Stories from Thursday, August 31, 2017

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Bloom officer allegedly clubbed wife’s car, hit her in struggle
BEAVER TWP. — A Bloomsburg State Police trooper attacked his wife’s car with a mallet, which ended up hitting her in...
Lawyer points to uneven penalties for ‘goon squad’
BLOOMSBURG — A former Bloomsburg University student pleaded tearfully for leniency during sentencing for his role in...
Police: N.Y.C. couple on way home from pot haven had $2G worth in car
LOCUST TWP. — A couple bought more than $2,000 in marijuana products legally in Colorado, then tried to make the cross-...
Florida man allegedly caught with local official’s iPhone
BLOOMSBURG — A homeless man from Florida was caught breaking into unlocked cars along West Main Street here late...
Police: Bloom teen turned into path of woman’s car
LIGHTSTREET — A father who was test-driving a friend’s car Wednesday afternoon was startled when he came upon an...


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• Actress Sara Ramirez, 42. • Actor Chris Tucker, 45. • Golfer Padraig Harrington, 46. • Singer-composer Deborah...
1939: The first issue of Marvel Comics, featuring the Human Torch, was published by Timely Publications in New York....
Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Agape Center, 19 E. Seventh St., Bloomsburg; Fresh Express, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;...
Artisans making pope a gift NOBSA, Colombia (AP) — Artisans in Colombia’s high plains have been busy crafting a...
Priest won’t face charges SCRANTON (AP) — State police say no charges will be filed against a Roman Catholic priest...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-12-14-27 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-5, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 5-2-7, Wild: 6 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 1-2-4-...


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Ten Knoebels Amusement Resort employees recently received $500 scholarships in recognition of their scholastic...
DANVILLE — The widow of a woman who committed suicide at Geisinger settled a lawsuit against the hospital recently,...
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Longtime educator, enjoyed knitting, reading
Grace Alberta Crawford, 89, of Bloomsburg died on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at her residence. She was a resident of...
Nonagenarian was Bell Telephone operator
Katherine P. “Kay” Reber, 93, formerly of 3 Tower View Circle, Danville, died at 8:14 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017,...
Illinois native served during Korean War
Louis L. Anders, 84, formerly of Stony Brook Circle, Orangeville, died at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, at the...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Helen C. Arnwine, 90, of Orangeville died on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, a patient of the The Gardens at Orangeville in...
Complete obituary in Friday’s edition
Helen Dawalt, 93, of Orangeville died on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, a patient of Geisinger???Bloomsburg Health Care. A...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Betty H. DeHaven, 92, of Lime Ridge died Wednesday morning, Aug. 30, 2017, at Berwick Retirement Village II, where she...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Robert D. Davis, 80, of Orangeville died on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, a patient of the Geisinger???Bloomsburg Hospital...
BLOOMSBURG — No one was hurt when one driver rear-ended a car that had slowed down on East Fifth Street to turn onto...
HAZLETON — The State Police will host a Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) at the Penn State campus here from Oct. 17...
Human resources made decision Geisinger Health’s decision to shift employees covered by Geisinger Health Plan to a...
Oryannah E. Morales Michelle L. Mange and David M. Morales, Milton, are the parents of a daughter, Oryannah E., born...
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WASHINGTON —Opening a new era in cancer care, U.S. health officials on Wednesday approved a breakthrough treatment that...
DANVILLE — There will be a lane closure this morning on Interstate 80 eastbound in Montour County. The left lane of I-...

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“We will receive a potent reminder in the coming 24 hours that Canadian air still plays an important role in our...
Police: Pills, meth found on traveler LIBERTY TWP. — A passenger in a car stopped for tailgating on Interstate 80 had...
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Cape Henlopen State Park, nestled at the mouth of the Delaware Bay just above Rehoboth Beach, offers many fine...
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Man to stand trial in jewel-theft case BLOOMSBURG — A town man will go before Columbia County court on charges...
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The responses to the white supremacy rally and violence in Charlottesville have metastasized out of proportion to what...
The U.S. Supreme Court has an opportunity, indeed, an obligation, to reinforce citizens’ Fourth Amendment right to...
Big news last week was the sale of a lottery ticket worth $2 million right here in Catawissa. It was the largest prize...
Changes required because of the re-addressing project in Montour County. On a road with no changes in ownership or...
After reading A. Malik Muhammad’s article of Aug. 23, I decided not to remain silent any longer about what is happening...
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DALLAS (AP) — With more refineries shutting down along the Gulf Coast, Hurricane Harvey will likely cause temporary...
PHILADELPHIA — It’s true that widespread availability of the overdose antidote naloxone is allowing many overdose...
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Nothing says “modern family” like fighting with your ex-boyfriend over frozen embryos down in a Louisiana court, am I...
DEAR ABBY: My ex is a recovering drug addict. We have a 2-year-old son together. I realized he was using drugs when I...
DEAR DR. ROACH: I have a carotid artery problem. My right side is 79 percent blocked, but the left side is clear. My...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are intelligent, expressive and witty. You have a strong sense of loyalty and organization...
NEW YORK (AP) — A fantasy novel removed from a New York Times best-seller list because of suspicious sales has been...
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2017 BMW 540i
This week, we’re driving BMW’s all-new 5-Series 2017 540i sedan, a new “G30” version and outgrowth of one of the most...
NASCAR still a major sporting and entertainment attraction I’ve been receiving mail from my NASCAR fan readers and...
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Joe Souder, the left is just as bad if not worse then the right. Keep drinking the kool aid!!! Berwick man, email...
LEWISBURG — New York-based world music ensemble Mariachi Flor de Toloache will perform Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the midst of documenting the flooding in Texas, several news reporters have set aside their roles as...
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If SCROTUS were POTUS then (In 1945 as the Nazi Concentration Camps were being liberated by the Allies.): “We condemn...
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Off to a good start L.R. Appleman Elementary Kindergarten Kickoff was held July 24-Aug. 3, at the school in Benton....
Pet project Mia Espositio and her brother, Chase Stauffer, both love animals. During their summer vacation, Mia, a...
FRANKLIN TWP. — The Foster Grandparent Program (FGP) is for men and women over the age of 55 who enjoy spending time...
READING (AP) — Kindergartners and first-graders have started the year doubled up in single classes here, where a...
Here are available school menus for the week of Sept. 4: BLOOMSBURG ELEM/breakfast — Monday: No school. Tuesday:...
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Coach led ‘Cats to national championship in ‘85
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Rollie Massimino, who led Villanova’s storied run to the 1985 NCAA championship and won more...
Houston’s preseason finale canceled after hurricane
ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texans headed home to flood-ravaged Houston after their final preseason game against the Dallas...
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Nate Northington feels satisfaction every time he watches a Southeastern Conference football game and...
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NEW YORK — Trevor Bauer and Ryan Merritt shut down the Yankees’ offense, leading the Cleveland Indians to a...
PHILADELPHIA — Ender Inciarte kept swinging and the hits kept dropping. Inciarte had three more hits, David Freitas...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 75 57.568 — — 5-5 W-2 40-25 35-32 New York 70 62.530 5 — 4-6 L...
DENVER — Justin Verlander struck out nine over six commanding innings and aided his own cause by driving in his first...
WASHINGTON — Stephen Strasburg tossed a complete game six-hitter and also homered, Wilmer Difo added a home run and...
BALTIMORE — Welington Castillo went 4 for 4 with a homer and three RBIs, Jonathan Schoop singled in the go-ahead run in...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 6, Rays 2 Tampa Bay 000 001 100—2 5 1 Kansas City 001 101 30x—6 10 0 Cobb, Boxberger (7),...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.354; Garcia, Chicago,.320; Hosmer, Kansas City,.319; Reddick, Houston,.306; Ramirez, Cleveland...
MILWAUKEE — Domingo Santana and Jonathan Villar homered in the sixth inning, and center fielder Keon Broxton made a...
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Aug. 31, 1987 • The NFL Players Association announces that it has set a strike deadline during contract negotiations...
International League North Division W L Pct. GB S/W-B (Yankees) 85 50.630 — Rochester (Twins) 77 59.566 8½ Lehigh...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League New York -127/+117 at Cincinnati at Arizona -115/+105 Los Angeles at...
BERWICK — The Berwick Bulldogs may be off the radio for now, but you can catch Friday’s game on two television stations...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL 6 p.m. CBSSN — FIU at UCF 7 p.m. BTN — Buffalo at Minnesota 7:30 p.m. FS1 — Tulsa at Oklahoma St...
Today SOCCER College women BU at Chestnut Hill................... 7 p.m. TENNIS High school girls Berwick at...