Stories from Saturday, September 2, 2017

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Bakeries a part of cash crop sought in Washingtonville
WASHINGTONVILLE — Josh Leidhecker acknowledged Limestone Township supervisors were “not so happy” when he and some...
Bloomsburg husband endures long road to help an engaged stranger
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — It started, as many things do these days, with a Facebook post: All I want for...
BERWICK — A man accused of calling the FBI and threatening to kill Columbia County Judge Gary Norton said he was just...
Catawissa man locked up in Columbia County
ESPY — A Catawissa man was locked up on charges he attacked another man in the basement of a home here while...
Woman in nursing program refused to submit to a drug test
WILLIAMSPORT — A former Bloomsburg University nursing student who got booted from a Geisinger training program for...

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Farm Machinery Show: Through Sunday, Montour-DeLong Fairgrounds, Washingtonville; fireworks tonight at 9. Yard Sale: 8...
1901: Vice President Theodore Roosevelt offered the advice, “Speak softly and carry a big stick” in a speech at the...
• Actor-comedian Katt Williams, 44. • Actress Salma Hayek, 51. • International Boxing Hall of Famer Lennox Lewis,...
Officer allowed to retire MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia police lieutenant recorded on video saying “we only kill...
Archbishop: DACA ‘humane’ PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The conservative leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of...
TREASURE HUNT: 10-15-16-18-28 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 2-0 WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-1-9 WILD: 5 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 2-5-8-...


 
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‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” star Chloe Bennet was at the forefront of an internet firestorm this week after a fan...
BELLEFONTE — A judge threw out involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault charges Friday against members of a Penn...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A seven-hospital network based in Harrisburg is the latest addition to the sprawling University of...
SCRANTON (AP) — A federal judge has angrily rejected a request for more than $900,000 in legal fees in an insurance...
BETHLEHEM (AP) —Pennsylvania’s Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey predicted on Thursday that Congress will move quickly on...


 
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Firm gets contract for prototype wall DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) —A company with a deep history in North Dakota is one of...
DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s sex offender registry is unconstitutional, subjecting offenders to “cruel and unusual...
Protesters get men’s prayer meeting canceledBOSTON (AP) — A Boston-area mosque says its planned service on one of the...


 
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NEW YORK — Once upon a time, the fall rollout from the Big Three broadcast networks was eagerly awaited. The TV “...
Special to Press Enterprise/John Jurta Picnic Starts Today in Mocanaqua Volunteers who helped cook for St. Mary’s...


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Most drownings are Hawaii tourists HONOLULU (AP) — Visitors to the state are drowning at a much higher rate than the...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon court ruled a couple must have their dogs surgically “debarked” after causing their...
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan county near Saginaw Bay has acquired a massive new military vehicle meant to be...


 
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Have your photographer take a picture of the main entrance of our Bloomsburg Post Office. Needs paint. Bloomsburg man...


 
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HOUSTON (AP) — Thick black smoke and towering orange flames shot up Friday after two trailers of highly unstable...


 
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Loved country music and pink carnations
Helen Claire Arnwine, age 90, formerly of Mifflinville, died on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, a resident of The Gardens at...
Bow shooter, outdoorsman, worked at K-Fab
Brian L. “Bones” Bloom, 44, of Berwick, passed away Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, at his residence. He was born Nov. 1, 1972...
Active church member was devoted to family
Betty H. DeHaven, 92, of Lime Ridge, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017, at the Berwick Retirement Village II. Born...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. —While a third of American adults and one in six children are obese, a report Thursday suggests the...
Danville native worked for State of Vermont
Richard Carl Forney, 73, Milton, Vt., died peacefully Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the VNA Respite House in Colchester...
Police: Mother used 2-year-old as shield JAY, Maine (AP) — Police say a Maine woman used her 2-year-old as a shield...


 
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VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court has found a man guilty of contravening the nation’s anti-Nazi laws after he sent a...
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DEAR ABBY: Two years ago, my boyfriend broke up with me by sending me a note. We had been together for 14 years. His...
DETROIT (AP) — Honda and some of the people suing the company over faulty Takata air bag inflators have agreed to a $...
WASHINGTON (AP) —The White House is still trying to decide who will get President Donald Trump’s pledged $1 million...
WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY: You are a fair, understanding, skillful negotiator. You also are a great organizer. This is a...
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“It took some time to get here, but our share of Hurricane Harvey is coming later today, tonight and early tomorrow....
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Berwick gets offense running up to speed
BERWICK — Berwick scored two first-quarter touchdowns and finally brought its offense up to speed in a 23-7 win over...
Hollenbach, Fleming connect for two TDs
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — Southern Columbia’s running game lacked some of its usual flash, but proved...
Danville stops S. Williamsport 2-point attempt
DANVILLE — Danville coach Jim Keiser knew exactly what was coming when South Williamsport lined up for the potential...
Gamble on 4th down sparks rout by Central
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Leading by just seven points at the end of the first quarter, Central Columbia coach Scott Dennis...
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MIAMI — The Philadelphia Phillies were shut out for seven innings by major league newcomer Dillon Peters but rallied...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 77 58.570 — — 5-5 W-1 40-25 37-33 New York 71 63.530 5½ — 4-6...
NEW YORK — Doug Fister dominated for seven innings and the Boston Red Sox backed him with three home runs to beat the...
BATTING—Altuve, Houston,.355; Garcia, Chicago,.323; Hosmer, Kansas City,.318; Schoop, Baltimore,.306; Andrus, Texas,....
BATTING—Blackmon, Colorado,.338; JTurner, Los Angeles,.327; Harper, Washington,.325; Goldschmidt, Arizona,.319; Murphy...
PITTSBURGH — Adam Duvall drove in two runs to lead Cincinnati to a victory over Pittsburgh. Duvall broke the game open...
DETROIT — Mike Clevinger pitched six sharp innings and Cleveland swept a day-night doubleheader, routing Detroit Tigers...
CHICAGO — John Lackey pitched seven crisp innings, Javier Baez’s daring baserunning paid off again and Chicago beat...
NATIONAL LEAGUE Brewers 6, Nationals 3 Washington 002 000 010—3 7 0 Milwaukee 102 020 01x—6 13 0 G.Gonzalez, Kelley...
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HOUSTON — When Houston manager A.J. Hinch called to welcome Justin Verlander to the team, the pitcher’s first question...
NORTON, Mass. — Now that he’s finally won again, Dustin Johnson is starting to look as dangerous as ever. One week...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was aware that one of his lead investigators believed Ezekiel Elliott shouldn’t be...
NEW YORK — So, Denis Shapovalov, do tell: It can’t really be the case that 18-year-olds like yourself never get tired,...
DARLINGTON, S.C. —NASCAR’s vibrant, colorful — and sometimes combative — past was on full display today during...
Dell Championship First Round Dustin Johnson 35-31—66 -5 Kyle Stanley 33-34—67 -4 Marc Leishman 32-35—67 -4...
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Abington 30, Plymouth-Whitemarsh 0 Aliquippa 36, Beaver Falls 0 Allderdice 35, Brashear 13 Allentown Central...
MOUNT CARMEL — It was a slow start for Mount Carmel at the Silver Bowl on Friday, as Shikellamy held the Red Tornadoes...
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Defense gives up just 92 yards in win over Lake-Lehman
For the Press Enterprise LEHMAN TWP. — After letting one slip away last week, Northwest wasn’t about to let it happen...
NANTICOKE — Nanticoke scored three first-quarter touchdowns to beat Vo-Tech, 50-13, Friday. Vo-Tech was outgained on...
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Sept. 2, 1987 • Williamsport Bills catcher Dave Bresnahan is dismissed from the team after trying to trick a...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Chicago -240/+220 Atlanta Los Angeles -150/+140 at San Diego St....
AUTO RACING 8 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, Italian Grand Prix, qualifying, at Monza, Italy Noon NBCSN — NASCAR,...
STATE COLLEGE —When lingering high school injuries cost him his first college football season, DaeSean Hamilton turned...
Today FOOTBALL College Stonehill at BU............................. noon –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– SOCCER...
MILTON — Kennedi Seabridge scored two goals and assisted on one in Vo-Tech’s 5-3 win over Wyalusing at the girls’...
BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Toronto minor league RHP Luis Pena (...
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N.M. city fills effigy with its concerns then burns it to ground
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — High anxiety about White House politics, hurricane flooding and even the threat of nuclear war...
Dispute with officer over legality of blood draw led to confrontation
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) —A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed her and dragged her...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia accused the United States on Friday of a “gross violation of international law” after the Trump...
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Labor Day should celebrate employees’ “freedom of association,” our right to choose the workplace best suited to us....
ROSE: Central Columbia School Superintendent Harry Mathias is right about charging students to park. Taxpayers are...
Isn’t it time for some honest discussion about one very notable corruption of government that is causing many to fall...
Bully Buppets are a kind of tiny puppet whose speech is controlled by master puppeteers. Washington, academia, and the...
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TODAY Concert, Patterson Grove Campground, 1128 Bethel Hill Road, Huntington Township, 7:15 p.m., Campground Capers,...
Rally day slated at Emmanuel UCC DORRANCE TWP. — Emmanuel United Church of Christ will have its rally day at 10:30 a.m...