Stories from Sunday, September 3, 2017

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Danville boy, 5, briefly missing, triggers search
DANVILLE — A kindergarten student got off the bus at the wrong stop Wednesday, panicking his mother and sparking a...
Ex-Columbia staffer to serve up to 23 months
BLOOMSBURG — A former Columbia County prison guard caught with drugs he intended to smuggle into the jail is headed...
Berwick couple alleges garage ruined motor in 2009 Pontiac
BERWICK — A Berwick couple is suing a mechanic for $12,000, alleging his garage ruined the engine in their 2009 Pontiac...
Bloom-area driver who lost his license in 1997 was recently arrested on second charge in three months, records show
BUCKHORN — A Bloomsburg-area man was arrested for his second DUI in three months — his ninth overall drunken driving...
Burning jars likely tossed through window of long-vacant building
MOUNT PLEASANT TWP. — A small fire discovered in a long-abandoned church here Friday night appears to be suspicious,...

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• Hip-hop singer August Alsina, 25. • Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White, 31. • Actor Nick Wechsler, 39...
1783: Representatives of the United States and Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the...
Breakfast/Brunch: 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Liberty Township Fire Company, Mooresburg. Breakfast Buffet: 7 a.m.-noon, Nescopeck...
N. Korea updates H-bomb SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspected a new, “super explosive”...
Tiger dies at Pittsburgh Zoo PITTSBURGH (AP) — Officials say the oldest male tiger has died at the Pittsburgh Zoo a...
TREASURE HUNT: 2-4-5-9-14 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 7-1, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 3-4-7, Wild: 9 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 0-9-8-9...


 
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Tennis superstar Serena Williams and her fiance, Reddit cofounder, Alexis Ohanian can now add parents to their list of...
STONINGTON — A massive fire destroyed a large barn and killed 45 heifers early Friday in Rockefeller Township,...
Corrections officer attacked at Retreat SHICKSHINNY — An inmate was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —An Almedia man is accused of dislocating a woman’s arm by pushing her and grabbing it during a...


 
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MILLVILLE — Larry Frace of Larry C. Frace Inspections has sued Joe Harvey, 182 Dutch Hill Road, Bloomsburg, alleging...
BUCKHORN — A Bloomsburg woman is accused of stealing three TVs and merchandise valued at over $2,200 from Walmart last...
BUCKHORN — A Catawissa man is accused of punching a pickup in the parking lot of Walmart last month, causing $949 in...
BENTON — A 78-year-old man is accused of shooting stray cats with a BB gun, and police say he admitted to the crime....
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s public higher education system is getting a new leader. Kristina Johnson formally takes...


 
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HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home,...


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Bloom resident operated several businesses
Evelyn Ann (Deihl) Ralston, age 71, 422 Valley Road, Bloomsburg, died unexpectedly at her home on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017...
Loved luncheons, class reunions, beach life
Phyllis B. Lewis, 90, of Danville, entered into rest at 7:01 a.m. on Sept. 2, 2017. at the Emmanuel Center. Phyllis...
Berwick Giant employee enjoyed reading
Lorraine R. Cottman, 62, of Bloomsburg passed away on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in Geisinger Bloomsburg Health Care, where...
26 great-grandchildren among survivors
Ruth L. Whitebread, 87, of Shickshinny went to be with her Lord on Sept. 1, 2017. She peacefully departed at home...
Free weatherization offered to the needy LEWISBURG — Residents can save money and stay warm this winter with free...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) —Philadelphia police say the body of a missing Temple University student has been found and a man...
Cops: Probationer caught with syringe BLOOMSBURG — A man on his way to see his probation officer ended up in prison...


 
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“With what is left of Hurricane Harvey passing over the state, today will begin cloudy and chilly with a few showers....
UNIVERSITY PARK (AP) — Two Penn State professors have received $300,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop...


 
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Dear Mr. Berko: I have bad osteoarthritis in my knee and read about a new drug called Zilretta (not out yet), which is...
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet just blew out the candles on its 35th birthday cake. Bargain-loving shoppers from across half of...
Dear Mr. Berko: I’ve been given the opportunity to invest in Treasure Investments Corp. by CEO Mark Russo. The...
WILLIAMSPORT — UPMC Susquehanna’s Muncy Valley Hospital and Soldiers + Sailors Memorial Hospital are two of 15 Critical...
Bloomsburg — With interest in keeping backyard chickens continuing to grow, some families are looking to start or add...


 
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have pledged to overhaul the nation’s complex...
So what are you likely to find, should you visit a local Ollie’s? Here are some of the oddest items found recently at...
HARRISBURG — Jared Turner has been named Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) for Northumberland County by the...
WILLIAMSPORT — UPMC Susquehanna has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Brain Injury Rehabilitation...

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Ann Coulter on the media’s hunt for the right-wing menace. The reason normal people are suspicious...
THORN: Lou Barletta is expected to lose his campaign next year to unseat Pennsylvania’s senior U.S. Senator, Bob Casey...
Susie Tuzzi feeds birds and rats pans of leftover bread in the yard between Tuzzi’s Bakery and our home. This has...
People across Texas are experiencing one of the greatest tests of their faith, as the effects of Hurricane Harvey...
I am writing this letter in response to Geisinger’s decision not to carry drinks that contain sugar. I think that...
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A California man with European heritage “strong and pure” placed an ad on Craigslist in advance of the solar eclipse on...
WASHINGTON (AP) —Sean Spicer finally got to meet the pope. The former White House press secretary attended an audience...
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Triceratops bones found in Colorado THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A dinosaur fossil has been discovered in Colorado by...
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The rainfall this summer in one Alaska city is getting close to shattering a 50-year record....
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Tired and sore as I drive home from work, and what do I see? Some idiot waving a political sign (Which is horribly...
Melting glacier’s treasures eyed JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) —Gold miners and environmentalists alike are paying close...
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Running back racks up 226 total yards in Nittany Lions’ win
STATE COLLEGE — Each time Penn State’s offense drove toward Beaver Stadium’s south end on Saturday, Saquon Barkley...
Bloomsburg University unable to recover from early 17-point deficit
For the Press Enterprise BLOOMSBURG — It wasn’t the start Bloomsburg University had hoped for. Right from the...
DARLINGTON, S.C. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is preparing for the end of his NASCAR career and understands it likely won’t...
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HOUSTON — The Houston Astros hoped their return to Minute Maid park would provide a boost for a city devastated by...
NEW YORK — Matt Holliday once again became a bruising designated hitter against his former designated sitter. Holliday...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 77 59.566 — — 4-6 L-1 40-25 37-34 New York 72 63.533 4½ — 4-6...
DETROIT — Corey Kluber pitched eight strong innings and Cleveland won its 10th straight game. The Indians are on their...
SAN DIEGO — Yangervis Solarte homered with one out in the ninth inning to lift San Diego to a victory against Los...
BALTIMORE — Josh Donaldson hit a pivotal three-run homer and Toronto deftly recovered from a second-inning injury to...
MILWAUKEE — Trea Turner’s double to the center field wall scored Wilmer Difo from first base in the eighth inning, and...
CHICAGO — Rene Rivera hit a grand slam, Anthony Rizzo added a three-run triple and Chicago held off Atlanta for a...
SAN FRANCISCO — Nick Hundley hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning, and San Francisco beat St. Louis despite a...
PITTSBURGH — Jordan Luplow picked up the first two hits of his career, including a three-run home run in the eighth...
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rays 3, White Sox 1 Tampa Bay 201 000 000—3 6 2 Chicago 010 000 000—1 7 2 Snell, Cishek (7), Hunter...
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NORTON, Mass. — Jon Rahm knew he was swinging well and finally got rewarded for it when he made five birdies and an...
Dell Championship Second Round Jon Rahm 67-66—133 -9 Adam Hadwin 70-65—135 -7 Paul Casey 70-65—135 -7 Kyle...
Decisions on placekickers and backup quarterbacks dominated Saturday’s round of NFL moves as the league went to one day...
Southern 500 After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday At Darlington Raceway Lap length: 1.366 miles (Car number in...
NEW YORK — Karolina Pliskova can still win the U.S. Open and keep her No. 1 ranking, thanks to a big comeback Saturday...
NEW YORK — Fabio Fognini was kicked out of the U.S. Open doubles tournament Saturday and faces a possible permanent ban...
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East Alfred 20, Ithaca 17 Alma 40, St. Vincent 34 Assumption 31, Kutztown 28 Bowie St. 48, Seton Hill 7 Brockport...
ARLINGTON, Texas —Quinn Nordin became the first Michigan kicker to make two 50-yard field goals in the same game, one...
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Sept. 3
Sept. 3, 1987 • Bloomsburg University’s football team loses two starting offensive linemen to knee injuries. Sept. 3...
Today SOCCER College men BU at Goldey-Beacom............3:30 p.m. FIELD HOCKEY College at Charlotte, N.C. BU vs...
CAYUGA LAKE TRIATHLON Ithaca; New York Aug. 6 Top male: Graham Tuohy; 1:10:41. Top female: Jenelle Glover; 1:19:22...
AUTO RACING 7:30 a.m. NBCSN — Formula One, Italian Grand Prix, at Monza, Italy 1:30 p.m. NBCSN — IndyCar, Grand...
Orangeville Sportsmen’s Club Aug. 27 Squad 1 — Paul Kozemko, 25. Squad 2 —Josh Piestrak, 24; Jeff Piestrak, 24....
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — Bloomsburg’s Paige Temple and Haley Widom scored in the first half, and the Panthers and South...
Rolling Pines TUESDAY LADIES LEAGUE Aug. 29 Low score on blind holes First flight: Maryann Williams, 15. Second...
MLB FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Miami OFF/OFF Philadelphia at Pittsburgh -120/+110 Cincinnati at...
Bishop Guilfoyle 13, Westmont Hilltop 7 Brockway 37, Sheffield 13 Cardinal O'Hara 42, Mastbaum 0 Fort Hill, Md. 75,...
BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Activated OF Jackie Bradley Jr. from the 10-day DL. Recalled INF Tzu-Wei Lin...
P-Nut Bowl MERCHANTS Week 2 W L Fowler’s Construction 4 0 Sharrow Construction Serv. 4 0 Conner’s Body Shop 3...
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Labor Day shoot The Blue Ridge Muzzleloaders Club is sponsoring a Labor Day rendezvous and shoot that runs through...
I’m always excited to hear a good fishing story. I have become accustomed to hearing tales about local anglers having...
The Holtwood Dam was built on the Susquehanna River by Pennsylvania Water and Power Company.
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Autistic son, coach make a splash in documentary
METUCHEN, N.J. — Every dive into the pool is a victory for Michael McQuay. Each breaststroke. Each backstroke. Each...
I’m getting married, and my partner has hefty student loans and credit card bills. I don’t. Should I be worried enough...
NEW YORK — Sexism in Silicon Valley has been an open secret for years. What’s changing: A growing number of women are...
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ELYSBURG — On Aug. 22, Ralpho Township Public Library’s Bridge Club had these high scorers: Ferne and Dale Krothe,...
Geisinger-Bloomsburg MONDAY — Gift shop: Closed. Desk: Closed. TUESDAY — Gift shop: Jean Faux, Joan Brewer; Info...
Senior centers list week’s activities • Benton — Monday: Closed; Tuesday: Pinochle Tournament, 9 a.m.; passing cards...
Confer family marks 90th reunion BERWICK — The 90th Confer Reunion was held Aug. 6 at Ber-Vaughn Park, Berwick....
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Note: Some groups may not be meeting due to the Labor Day holiday. 4/MONDAY Bloomsburg Area Lions Club, Monday, 7 p.m...
LPN honorees LEWISBURG — Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center announced recipients of the Student of the Month for...
BLOOMSBURG — The Columbia County Traveling Library will be stopping at these locations this week: • Monday — No...
Classmates to meet for lunch Sept. 11 LEWISBURG — Bloomsburg High School’s Class of 1964 will gather at the Country...
Healthy lifestyle events scheduled WILLIAMSPORT —UPMC Susquehanna announces these healthy events scheduled in...
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i am calling about a property that I wish a photographer would come up and take: 300 East Third Street in the rear. It’...
BLOOMSBURG — Several people were cited for alcohol violations here by both local and State Police, district court...
BERWICK — A man accused of sending teenage girls nude photos of himself and trying to convince them to reciprocate...
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LOS ANGELES — A deafening, auto-tuned voice screeches “Gentlemen, start your engines.” A lipstick, a rearview mirror...
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has hired conservative commentator Tomi Lahren, who has hosted shows on The Blaze and...
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DEAR ABBY: My brother was adopted at birth through an agency, but he was never told. He’s in his mid-50s now. We have...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You are fast but practical. You also are fair, patient and inquisitive. Because this is a year...
NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Noah is upholding a “Daily Show” tradition: He’s a nominee for the Thurber Prize for American...