Stories from Friday, September 1, 2017

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Two are facing charges in separate incidents
HUNTINGTON TWP. — Two staff members of Northwest Area School District hurt two elementary students in separate...
Farm outside Riverside grows and develops unusual kiwi berries to sell along East Coast
RUSH TWP. — Dave Jackson used to create music, but now he’s creating unusual fruit — and trying to spread it across the...
Energy firm says immediate start on pipeline is goal
HARRISBURG — An energy firm has received a pair of important air and water permit approvals from the state for the...
Loaded gun, meth pipe, stolen license plate found during stop, police allege
BLOOMSBURG — A Benton man had a litany of excuses for why he had a stolen license plate and a gun without a permit when...
Customer had filed complaint about paint
WILLIAMSPORT — A man who took The Home Depot to federal court, accusing the chain of shorting him on paint and “heinous...

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• M&T Bank gives notice today that it is suing Jason A. Keiper, Sr., to foreclose the mortgage on 480 Main Street,...
1897: The first section of Boston’s new subway system was opened. 1914: The last passenger pigeon in captivity, “...
• Actress Aisling Loftus, 27. • Rock musician Joe Trohman, 33. • Actress Zoe Lister-Jones, 35. • Actor Scott...
Farm Machinery Show: Through Sunday, Montour-DeLong Fairgrounds, Washingtonville; fireworks Saturday, 9 p.m. Rummage...
Public pays tribute to Diana LONDON (AP) — People began laying floral tributes, photos and personal messages at the...
Cops: Officer groped woman MEDIA (AP) — A Chester police officer with a history of sexual misconduct allegations has...
TREASURE HUNT: 02-12-15-23-25 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-5; Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 2-7-1; Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 7-7-...


 
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Danville is once again “Going Gold” to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. For the past two years, Service 1st...
SCOTT TWP. — A Jeep carrying four people west on Interstate 80 near Lightstreet was pushed into the median by a tractor...
POTTSVILLE — Joseph J. Sanders was found guilty of driving under the influence of drugs in April 2016 in Shenandoah,...
ROCK SPRINGS — Last week, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding presented a Century Farm award to Dwight D. and Nancy...
SUNBURY — A man involved in a high-speed chase in lower Northumberland County while driving a vehicle that held dozens...


 
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DANVILLE — American Legion Post 40 here will host a dinner for Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom, and Iraqi Campaign veterans...
NEW YORK — Joe Paterno ranks near the top of the kind of poll in which it’s best to be at the bottom, according to a...


 
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Danville native had passion for gardening
David J. Wysocki, 55, passed away surrounded by loved ones on Aug. 28, 2017, in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was born on Dec. 25,...
50-year baseball coach, mentor, umpire
Samuel Frank Harrison Sr., age 94, passed peacefully into eternity with his Lord on Aug. 30, 2017. Sam, affectionately...
Nonagenarian, Phillies fan, enjoyed crafts
Helen Mae “Sis” Dawalt, age 93, formerly of Lightstreet, died on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, a resident of the Geisinger...
Boston native had distinguished football career
Joseph Cassidy of Mountain Grove, passed away on Aug. 28, 2017, at the age of 75. Born to parents Rose and Joseph, and...
Enjoyed hunting, fishing, travel, family time
Robert D. Davis, age 80, of Orangeville, died on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, a patient of the Geisinger???Bloomsburg...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Brian Bloom, 44, of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at his residence. Arrangements are incomplete and...
Baer clan to meet Saturday The Mellville and Antionette Baer family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 2, at Ber-...
Robert T. Smith John T. and Megan E. (Steffy) Smith, Bloomsburg, are the parents of a son, Robert Thomas, born Friday...


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SCOTT TWP. — A couple was charged with marijuana possession after police found them engaged in sexual relations inside...
The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) recently announced that Bloomsburg University’s Zeigler College of...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County lodging partners, the Columbia County Commissioners and Columbia-Montour Visitors...
HAZLETON — A Nescopeck man jumped from a moving vehicle police were following in Hazleton on Monday, according to court...
RUSH TWP. — Police say an Ashland woman was found with medication that was stolen from the business where she worked,...


 
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NEW YORK — FBI battles with the White House. Revelatory government leaks on the front page. Soldiers haunted by...
ALL SAINTSHH½ Based on the true story of a salesman-turned-pastor (John Corbett), the church he was ordered to shut...
NEW YORK (AP) — A month-by-month listing of 67 films coming to theaters this fall: September “It” (Sept. 8) “Home...
NEW YORK (AP) — The top 10 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters, followed by distribution studio, gross, number of...


 
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DEAR ABBY: I’m an active, 60-something wife, mother and grandmother who was recently diagnosed with early stage...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You have style! You are enthusiastic, charming and have strong leadership skills. This is a...
DEAR DR. ROACH: Cough seems to be going around here in the Northwest. My wife has coughed excessively for months now....
PARIS (AP) — French doctor Frederic Mailliez, the first physician on the scene of Princess Diana’s fatal car accident...


 
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Today is “Force Friday II,” the day when Disney begins draining the bank accounts of “Star Wars” fans — and their...
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 21-27. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership...


 
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“What is left of Tropical Storm Harvey has finally begun to move in our direction and will likely give us some rain...
Alexis Molina took a bullet to the chest, just above her heart, and was shot once in each leg as a gunman opened fire...
OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (AP) — The late actress Katharine Hepburn’s home along the Connecticut shore has sold for $11.5...

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Former head hoops coach lost battle with cancer
PHILADELPHIA — Rollie Massimino took the stage surrounded by a band, students, and scores of blue-and-white balloons...
Half-dozen major schools follow Badgers’ footsteps
LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska’s switch to the 3-4 defense was not solely motivated by the “if you can’t beat them, join them...
Saban, No. 1 Alabama to face Fisher, No. 3 FSU on Saturday
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Andrew Whitworth saw the competitive streaks of Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher firsthand as an...
ARLINGTON, Texas — With Dak Prescott on one end of a row and Dez Bryant near the other, the stars and starters for the...
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For the Associated Press MIAMI — Ben Lively hastened Giancarlo Stanton’s slide into a slump, and the Philadelphia...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 76 58.567 — — 5-5 L-1 40-25 36-33 New York 70 62.530 5 — 4-6 L...
CINCINNATI — When the Mets sent Rafael Montero to the minors at midseason, the message was blunt: Throw strikes or you...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jose Altuve homered, the Houston bullpen pitched 4 1/3 scoreless innings and the Astros beat...
MINNEAPOLIS — Max Kepler took one for the team — and wound up with a hop-off winner for Minnesota. Kepler was hit by a...
PHOENIX — Zack Greinke earned his major league-best 16th victory with six strong innings and Arizona beat Los Angeles...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.355; Garcia, Chicago,.324; Hosmer, Kansas City,.318; Schoop, Baltimore,.305; Andrus, Texas,....
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rangers 8, Astros 1 Texas 000 600 002—8 11 2 Houston 010 000 000—1 4 0 Cashner, Rodriguez (9) and...
BALTIMORE — Baltimore’s seven-game winning streak ended under a barrage of home runs by Kendrys Morales, who went deep...
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Writer looks into college football crystal ball
The result of the Alabama-Florida State game could be a topic of conversation all season, especially among the College...
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Sept. 1, 1987 • Pennsylvania composes legislation to regulate sports agents, including making them register with the...
MLB National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG at Chicago -220/+200 Atlanta at Pittsburgh -127/+117 Cincinnati at...
AUTO RACING 8 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, Italian Grand Prix, practice, at Monza, Italy Noon NBCSN — NASCAR, Xfinity...
MONTGOMERY — Daryn Hess shot a match-low 74 to lead Benton to a win in high school golf Thursday. Benton (14-3)...
Today FOOTBALL High school Dallas at Berwick...................... 7 p.m. Southern at Bloomsburg........... 7 p.m...
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DALLAS (AP) — A shivering 3-year-old girl found clinging to the body of her drowned mother in a rain-swollen canal in...
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HOUSTON (AP) — Rescuers began a block-by-block search of tens of thousands of Houston homes Thursday, pounding on doors...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) —Tropical Depression Harvey soaked parts of Tennessee and neighboring states with heavy rain...
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A 36-year-old condemned Texas inmate scheduled for execution next week has won a temporary...
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Shickshinny fire company it is time you’s start being accountable for your own bills, and stop asking the council for...
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Global plankton is now in Great Lakes TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A type of plankton found in many parts of the world...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Peace. Relief. Safety. Those were the words eight people used to describe their feelings after a...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former southern Wisconsin gravedigger was fired after he tried to blow the whistle on drunken,...
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EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Dave Zirin in The Nation. Joel Osteen, the moneychanger who runs his own...
ROSE: We Americans are nothing if not generous, especially in times of crisis. That’s been made evident again since...
In response to the Aug. 25 opinion from Justin Haskins, executive editor and research fellow at The Heartland Institute...
Another year, another state budget battle that pits extremists against each other without giving regular working folks...
Fighting Nazis is a good thing, but fighting Nazis doesn’t necessarily make you or your cause good. By my lights this...
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or...
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HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston that was battered by Hurricane Harvey is an economic powerhouse whose influence reaches far...
Danville woman faces drug charges JERSEY SHORE — A Danville woman is facing meth-related charges here, according to...
SEPT. 1/FRIDAY Farm Machinery Show, Sept. 1-3, Montour-DeLong Fairgrounds, Washingtonville; fireworks Sept. 2, 9 p.m...
“The Diary of Anne Frank,” Sept. 14-Oct. 8, BTE, Alvina Krause Theatre, 226 Center St., Bloomsburg. “A Christmas Carol...
Campground Capers, Sept. 2, 7:15 p.m., Patterson Grove Campground, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Shickshinny; freewill...
Model Trains, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Pine and East Market streets, Danville; fiber...